Yield10 Bioscience Changes the Name of its Canadian Subsidiary to Yield10 Oilseeds Inc.

Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (Nasdaq:YTEN) (“Yield10 Bioscience” or the “Company”), an agricultural bioscience company, today announced the name change of its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary to Yield10 Oilseeds Inc. from Metabolix Oilseeds, Inc. effective July 12, 2022. This name change creates an alignment of Yield10 Bioscience’s Canadian subsidiary with the branding associated with the Yield10 Bioscience business, which is focused on innovation …

Benson Hill Exceeds Soybean Acreage Target for 2021 and Begins Commercialization of Its Innovative Ultra-High Protein Soybean Ingredients for Food

The Company Continues to Execute its Plan to Meet the Growing Demand for Sustainable Plant-Based Ingredients Benson Hill, Inc. (the “Company” or “Benson Hill”) today announced that it has exceeded its previous target of doubling contracted acres of its proprietary soybean varieties. The Company has now contracted with partner farmers in the U.S. to grow 70,000 acres in the 2021 …

INTERGRO INTRODUCES THE FIRST FOLIAR BIOENHANCER

Part of a new line of chitin-based products, PreBiotech enhances the beneficial microbial community to improve plant vigor and help defend against crop stress (CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, September 9, 2019) Agricultural Solutions, a subsidiary of Intergro, Inc. dedicated to the development of sustainable innovations to improve agriculture through the enhancement of plant and soil microbiomes, has launched a new portfolio of …

New Ag International Brings Two Events to Brazil in August 2019

New Ag International is looking forward to taking two conferences to Brazil in August 2019. InfoAg International Conference & Exhibition, a three-day event jointly organised with the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), will run in Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil from 28-30 August 2019. This is the ideal event to learn how digital revolution is changing agriculture in South America. …

New Ag International Brings Precision Agriculture and Biocontrol Events to Brazil in August 2019

New Ag International is looking forward to taking two conferences to Brazil in August 2019. InfoAg International Conference & Exhibition, a three-day event jointly organised with the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), will run in Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil from 26-28 August 2019. This is the ideal event to learn how digital revolution is changing agriculture in South America. …

Dr. Adrian Percy Joins Finistere Ventures

Dr. Adrian Percy, former head of R&D for the Crop Science Division of Bayer, recently joined Finistere Ventures as Chief Technology Officer. Percy will provide strategic, technical and regulatory guidance for current portfolio companies. He will also support Finistere’s continued investment efforts, working with the team to identify and evaluate potential opportunities. Percy is pictured with Arama Kukutai, co-founder and …

Crops & Chemicals USA 18 to Feature Regulatory Updates

Federal regulators representing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Federal Drug Administration (FDA) are among the presenters at this year’s Crops & Chemicals USA meeting, July 23-25, 2018 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The agenda for this year’s meeting provides attendees with the critical science, technologies and contacts needed to …

SMART Farmer and Food Evolution

In this episode of the SMART Farmer podcast, we hear from an Academy Award nominated director who produced a documentary film that explores the debate about genetically modified organisms – better known as GMOs. The film is called Food Evolution and Scott Hamilton Kennedy attended the recent Commodity Classic in California to talk about how he came to tell this …

Ag Groups Step Up Support of Sustainable #GMOs

Agricultural organizations are doubling down on their defense of biotechnology as sustainable, after challenging Dannon for its pledge to eliminate genetically-modified ingredients from some products, citing that it improves sustainability. “There comes a time when we as farmers and ranchers need to step up and challenge when companies misinform consumers,” said U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance CEO Randy Krotz on …

Senate Passes #GMO Disclosure Bill

Late Thursday evening, the U.S. Senate voted 63-30 to pass the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard that preempts individual state laws to require labeling of foods containing genetically engineered ingredients. The bipartisan compromise legislation, which was worked out by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), requires mandatory disclosure with several options, including text …

Safe Food Coalition Urges Senate to Act

The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) and leaders of America’s agricultural and food industries are sounding the alarm that Congress needs to act immediately to pass a bipartisan solution, such as the SmartLabel™ Initiative , before Vermont’s mandatory on-package labeling law goes into effect July 1. As of today, there are only seven days left on the legislative calendar before …

Senate Debates GMO Labeling on #AgDay

The Senate heard debate Tuesday on legislation proposed by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) to provide a voluntary national standard for foods containing genetically modified ingredients as well as an incentive to provide more information on biotechnology to consumers. During his floor speech on the Biotechnology Labeling Solutions bill, Roberts stressed the pressing need for Congress to act …

Panelists Announced for Biodiesel & Bioheat Forum

A diverse group of energy influencers is set to appear August 19 at the Biodiesel and Bioheat Forum sponsored by the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council. Home heating oil and biodiesel leaders will discuss a biodiesel blend with significant environmental and economic benefits and the role Minnesota soybean farmers can play in meeting the demand of this market. Find …

GROWMARK Testifies for Food Labeling Bill

The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing Thursday that demonstrated an urgent need to pass the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act this year to create a uniform national food labeling standard for products made with genetically modified organisms. Among those testifying at the hearing in support of the bill for agriculture was GROWMARK president …

2015 ASTA Annual Meeting

The 132nd annual meeting of the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) was held June 17-20, 2015 in Washington DC. With a focus on advocacy, seed industry representatives met with their elected officials in Congress to talk about important issues such as trade, pollinator health and labeling. Participants heard from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, elected new officers for the coming year, …