A low carbohydrate diet can be an effective diabetes management strategy

In the UK, new research by London Metropolitan University suggests following a reduced carbohydrate diet as a potentially safe and effective diabetes management strategy....

Plant Meat Matters kicks off to enable industrial-scale plant protein production

In the Netherlands, the Plant Meat Matters project, a four-year, public-private partnership kicked off to study the appearance, texture, taste and sustainability benefits of...

Hummingbird receives development funding for AI-enabled real-time crop imagery

In the UK, SmithsonHill Ltd invested an undisclosed amount in Hummingbird, a start-up focused on precision farming, to enable the next generation development of...

Adding Good Bugs to Lotion Can Treat Skin Disorders

In San Diego, University of California researcher Dr. Richard Gallo is working to harness the skin's microbiome to create lotions that help treat skin...

Deveron UAS Signs Contract with Thompsons Ltd for Drone Remote Sensing Data

In Canada, Deveron UAS Corp, an agriculture drone data services company, signed a multi-year deal with Thompsons Ltd, an ag retailer that is a...

Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness Acquires Innovative Seed and Consulting

In Colorado, Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness, a precision agriculture technology company that focuses on plant protection chemistry, plant nutrition and seed technology, acquired Innovative Seed and...

Mathematics prove the value of precision agriculture for hand-picked specialty crops

In Illinois, researchers at the University of Illinois used mathematics to prove the potential for financial rewards by applying precision agriculture techniques to hand-picked...

Steam cleaning melons kills pathogens better than existing treatments

In Pennsylvania, Agricultural Research Service scientists demonstrated that a relatively inexpensive steam cleaner designed to remove wallpaper and clean outdoor grills can rid cantaloupes...

Drones Not Going Anywhere But Up for PrecisionAg Farmers

In Washington, Dr. Lav Khot is working on several drone projects to help farmers with their precision ag methods. He is using drone thermal...

Feed a Bee contributes $500,000 and calls for pollinator forage proposals in all 50...

In North Carolina, Bayer, in coordination with the new Feed a Bee steering committee, made a call for proposals to establish additional forage for...

Stay connected

0FansLike
7,613FollowersFollow
56SubscribersSubscribe

Latest article

N-butanol and beyond: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Green Biologics

Green Biologics is focused on the production of renewable n-butanol and other C4 chemicals from various renewable feedstocks, including sugar (cane, molasses, beets), starch...

Tasty Energy Treats You Can Make From Brownies

Terpenes may be the most unloved class of energy molecule of all time, if you compare R&D spending to potential. Even ARPA-E, the home...

To protect the global milk supply, Cornell and IBM use genetic sequencing and bioinformatics

In New York, IBM and Cornell University are using next-generation sequencing combined with bioinformatics to help reduce the chances that the global milk supply...