NIFA offers $5 million in Cyber Physical Systems funding for smart agriculture implements

In Washington, D.C., up to $5 million for research to strengthen the science behind the next generation of internet-connected agricultural implements and resources through...

Stacked Microbial Seed Treatment Boosts Corn and Soybean Yields

In California, Marrone Bio Innovation and Israel’s Groundwork BioAg say joint field trials have shown yield increases in corn and soybean from using the...

Azotic brings natural nitrogen fixing tech to US

In the UK, Azotic Technologies has laucnhed its natural nitrogen fixing technology, Envita, in the US market. Envita is derived from a naturally occurring...

Genetic Study of Soil Microbes May Offer Help for Climate Change

In New Hampshire, scientists at the University of New Hampshire received $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of...

Gates Foundation extends sorghum research with a $6.1 million grant to the Danforth Center

In Missouri, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center received a three-year $6.1 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to expand and...

DigitalGlobe and Vodafone release Sensing4Farming to increase farm efficiency

In Colorado, DigitalGlobe, a Maxar Technologies company, released Sensing4Farming, an Internet of Things product for smart, digital and precision agriculture. Created in partnership with...

First agricultural commodity transaction using blockchain completes between the U.S. and China

In The Netherlands, Louis Dreyfus Company, Shandong Bohi Industry Co., Ltd, ING, Societe Generale and ABN Amro completed the first full agricultural commodity transaction...

CNH Industrial and Farmers Edge optimize farm productivity

In Canada, CNH Industrial N.V. and Farmers Edge, a data-driven agricultural decision-support system company, entered into a strategic digital agriculture agreement in which Case...

The Climate Corporation accelerates farmer innovation with new partners

In Canada, The Climate Corporation added three new partners – SoilOptix, A&L Canada Laboratories Inc. and AgCon Aerial Corp. – to the company's Climate...

Enhanced soybeans with 36% more seeds, doubled nitrogen fixation: research

In Washington, Washington State University biologist Mechthild Tegeder developed a way to dramatically increase the yield and quality of soybeans. Her greenhouse-grown soybean plants fix...

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