Farmers Edge and Blair’s bring precision agriculture tools to the Canadian Prairies

In Saskatchewan, Farmers Edge partnered with Blair’s Family of Companies to provide growers in the Canadian Prairies with an accurate view of where moisture...

FMC buys the portion of DuPont’s Crop Protection business to meet EC merger mandate

In Pennsylvania, FMC Corporation agreed to acquire the portion of DuPont's Crop Protection business that DuPont must divest to comply with the European Commission...

The Climate Corporation and Koch Agronomic Services partner to enhance nitrogen management

In California, The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, and Koch Agronomic Services, LLC announced an agreement in which Koch will provide product...

Pongamia to be cultivated in Maui as a sustainable, highly productive energy crop

In Hawaii, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. and TerViva plan to cultivate pongamia on 250 acres of former sugar plantation lands in Central Maui. Pongamia is...

Centaur Analytics decreases food waste in the post-harvest supply chain

In California, Centaur Analytics, Inc. raised $3 million in funding to accelerate the deployment of its Internet-of-Crops Platform and to expand its predictive analytics...

TerrAvion raises $10 million to expand into key U.S. agricultural areas

In California, with a goal to offer service to 80 percent of U.S. irrigated agriculture by the end of 2017, TerrAvion raised $10 million...

Plant respiration accounts for more carbon emissions that previously thought

In Minnesota, University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences researchers suggest plant respiration is a larger source of carbon emissions...

Non-exclusive CRISPR-Cas9 licensing made easier by DuPont, MIT and Harvard

In Massachusetts and Iowa, DuPont Pioneer and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard reached an agreement to jointly provide non-exclusive licenses to foundational...

Monsanto and NRGene enhance plant breeding with genome analysis technology

In Missouri, Monsanto Company reached a non-exclusive, multi-year global licensing agreement with Israel-based NRGene that allows NRGene’s genome analysis technology to enhance Monsanto’s ability...

AFBI Hillsborough installs UK’s first precision feeding system for sheep

In the United Kingdom, the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute installed the UK’s first electronic feed and water intake monitoring system for sheep at their...

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Pope weighs in on sustainability, calls for circular economy

In Vatican City, the Catholic Church has called for a transition to a circular economy, including the use of more biobased products. Pontifical Academy of...

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