AgBiome raises $65 million to bring plant-based pest solutions to market

In North Carolina, AgBiome LLC, a private company harnessing the plant microbiome for novel agricultural pest solutions, secured $65 million in Series C financing...

SWIIM and Western Growers extend water management partnership

In Colorado, SWIIM System secured a first of two funding tranches to expand its water management platform and extended its strategic development agreement with...

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...

AgEagle buys Agribotix to offer food sustainability analytics

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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...

TerrAvion and FieldX deliver high resolution aerial imagery to field agronomists

In California, TerrAvion, the largest volume provider of aerial imaging real-time data for agriculture, partnered with FieldX to launch the GeoNotes mobile app that...

AgEagle proposes high resolution aerial imagery to verify sustainability

In Kansas, AgEagle Aerial Systems, Inc. intends to help farmers and agribusinesses better identify sustainability opportunities by using its expertise in high resolution imagery...

Gamaya’s agronomic intelligence platform for tobacco now in use

In Switzerland, Gamaya's TobaccoFit solution is now in use by Philip Morris International and will be commercially available to growers in Brazil in early...

New approach offers more accurate end-of-season yield forecasts earlier in the season

In Illinois, researchers at the University of Illinois developed a new method to report forecasts of end-of-season yield that outperforms the real-time farmer surveys...

HerdDogg corrals $2.3 million to commercialize herd health monitoring

In Oregon, HerdDogg, an innovator of precision livestock and remote animal health, secured $2.3 million in seed financing. The seed funding from several mid-western...

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