Leveraging the Plant Microbiome to Improve Crop Resilience

The $30 million Collaborative Crop Resilience Program (CCRP) brings together investigators from NC State University and three Danish institutions to discover ways to leverage the plant microbiome to make wheat more resilient against heat, drought and frost. Funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation, the parent organization of biological solutions leader Novozymes, the interdisciplinary research team will examine the microbes that …

Benson Hill Builds a Home for the Future of Food

Newly Constructed Headquarters Will Nourish Innovation from Plant to Plate Benson Hill, one of the fastest-growing food tech companies in the country, placed St. Louis, MO at the forefront of the future of food today with the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art headquarters located in the 39 North Innovation District. Benson Hill’s leading food innovation engine taps nature’s genetic …

Arizona-Based AG Biotech Company Continues to Elevate Sales Team

Jon Collison Joins Heliae® Agriculture as Regional Sales Manager for California and Arizona Heliae® Agriculture is pleased to announce the addition of Jon Collison as a Regional Sales Manager for California and Arizona. In his new role, Collison will work closely with distributors and retail partners to strategically implement the PhycoTerra® product line into their recommended grower applications. “We are …

Farmobile Named Blockchain-based AgTech Solution of the Year & Yield Forecasting Solution of the Year by AgTech Breakthrough Awards

Annual Awards Program Recognizes Innovation in Agricultural Technologies Around the Globe Farmobile, The Independent Ag Data Company™, today announced it is the recipient of the ‘Blockchain-based AgTech Solution of the Year’ and ‘Yield Forecasting Solution of the Year’ awards in the inaugural AgTech Breakthrough Awards program. These awards are conducted by AgTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes …

Big Data for Better Sweet Potatoes

When it comes to growing sweet potatoes, North Carolina is a superstar – growing more than the next three states combined. Now an interdisciplinary team from NC State, SAS and Intero Life Sciences are partnering for a three-year project that will use artificial intelligence to make sweet potatoes even more profitable. The team will work with sweet potato producers including …

Farmobile Delivers Daily Yield Insights with Farmobile Index for Harvest

Paired with planting data, Farmobile Index aims to give farmers an exclusive edge in bringing crops to market Farmobile LLC, Agriculture’s Independent Data Company™, today announced the release of the Farmobile Index for Harvest — a crop progress and benchmarking tool that gives data subscribers daily, state-level crop insights as corn and soybeans are harvested. Users can view total aggregated …

Presidion Ag. Introduces New Enhanced Efficiency Nitrogen Products

Presidion Ag. LLC is pleased to announce the introduction of N-yield MaxxTM and N-BoundTM Maxx to their Enhanced Efficiency Nitrogen Product line which includes NeonTM Air, Surface and Soil, which are all blends of NBPT and DCD at differing ratios that address a customer’s needs based on soil makeup, geography, and potential mode of nitrogen loss. N-Yield Maxx includes 50% …

Plant Aid: Big-Data Project Detects Plant Diseases Faster

Early detection of disease is critical for reducing its impact – that’s as true for plants as it is for people. And early detection of crop diseases can make or break a farmer’s growing season. That’s why an interdisciplinary team of researchers at NC State is setting out to combine small sensors with big data to detect diseases plaguing tomato …

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Farmobile in Farmers Edge Lawsuit

Leawood, Kan., August 17, 2020 — Today, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled in favor of Farmobile — Agriculture’s Independent Data Company — in the appeal brought by Farmers Edge in the case styled, Farmers Edge Inc. v. Farmobile LLC, et al. (Case No. 18-2900). Farmers Edge had sued Farmobile, along with its founders Jason Tatge, Farmobile CEO, …

Canadian Federal Court Announces Final Trial Date to Resolve Patent Dispute between Farmobile and Farmers Edge

Farmobile seeks justice in long-standing claim for patent infringement Farmobile, Agriculture’s Independent Data Company, today announced that the Federal Court of Canada (Court File No. T-449-17) set April 19, 2021 as the final trial date in Farmobile’s patent infringement lawsuit against Farmers Edge Inc. (Farmers Edge). In the Canadian lawsuit, Farmobile seeks over $20 million CAD in damages and an …

Arizona-Based Company Announces Multiple Internal Promotions

Employees Promoted to Boost Efforts on Growing Sustainable Impact Worldwide Heliae® Agriculture is pleased to announce the promotion of two team members, Karl Wyant and Shelley Baugh. In an era of sustainable uncertainty, Heliae is focused on delivering solutions that make a difference to global caretakers now and in the future. With dedication to finding and growing the right talent …

Fed Cattle Exchange Acquired by Central Stockyards, LLC

The Fed Cattle Exchange, the only weekly fed cattle online auction for the cattle industry, has been acquired by Central Stockyards, LLC from 5150 Productions Company, LLC. Since 2016 the Fed Cattle Exchange has provided the cattle industry with weekly, cost-effective cattle auctions that provide a platform for price discovery through competitive bidding. The prices determined in the weekly auctions …

Accelerate Discovery and Launch Solutions with N.C. PSI

The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative (N.C. PSI), the global hub for plant science innovation, brings together the brightest minds in academia, government and industry to drive vital research and innovation that: Produces new technologies, patents and start-up companies Trains adaptable plant science leaders Redefines team science Leverages big data, machine learning and IoT Develops new plant varieties and improved …

Advanced Biological Marketing Announces New Product Launch for 2021

Advanced Biological Marketing (ABM), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of agricultural biologicals, announces a new product launch for 2021. It is a metabolite, derived from Trichoderma and has consistently provided increased yields in numerous field trials. This novel product is ABM’s first non-living biological seed treatment. It will also be available as an in-furrow application. It provides superior field …

Heliae Introduces Regenerative Agriculture and Soil Health Programs to Canada

Ron Taylor to lead the launch of Heliae Agriculture within Canada Heliae® Agriculture is pleased to announce the addition of Ron Taylor as Canadian General Manager to lead their regenerative agriculture initiatives expansion in Canada. Relentlessly focused on addressing soil concerns for the next 50 years, Heliae is introducing innovative new biological products that enhance soil health and thereby improving …