Farm nutrient and water mapping tools for local needs

In Spain, EU-funded researchers developed new mapping tools and services to help farmers better manage the application of nutrients and water to their fields...

Escorts Limited unleashes the Automated Concept Tractor

In India, a leading engineering conglomerate, Escorts Limited, announced its unique Automated Farming Solutions with the launch of the Automated Concept Tractor that brings...

Benson Hill receives $60 million to advance improved crops

In Missouri, Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvement company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants, announced the first close of its $60 million...

The Climate Corporation moves predictive seed selection and placement to pre-commercial testing

In Iowa, The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Bayer, announced the advancement of a new predictive seed selection and placement technology to pre-commercial testing....

Bear Flag Robotics automates common farm tasks

In California, Bear Flag Robotics closed a $3.5 million seed funding round to continue developing autonomous technology for farms, which will help growers lower...

TeleSense reaps $6.5 million to improve food safety

In California, TeleSense, an IoT technology innovator providing food safety and grain storage solutions, closed a $6.5 million Series A financing round led by...

New funding for MyAgData expands geospatial data collection on the farm

In Illinois, MyAgData, an agriculture data analytics company closed $2 million in convertible debt from Open Prairie to scale its technology infrastructure and expand its...

Enterra expands North American insect-based feed availability

In Canada, Enterra Feed Corporation is on track to complete construction of new facilities in Alberta in 2019, British Columbia in 2020 and the...

Benson Hill and Agribody Technologies partner for biomass and seed yield increases

In Missouri, Benson Hill Biosystems and Agribody Technologies, Inc. partnered to deliver non-GMO yield and sustainability traits for seed companies working in corn, soy, alfalfa,...

Nexgen Plants emerges to commercialize novel crop technologies

In Australia, Nexgen Plants secured $3 million to commercialize two novel platform technologies developed at University of Queensland’s School of Agriculture and Food Sciences. The...

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