FLM Harvest is now Curious Plot

Agency rebrands for evolving food and agriculture markets For FLM Harvest, it’s time for a plot twist. The 12-year-old company today has rebranded as Curious Plot, a marketing, communications and consulting agency driven to find what’s next for food and agriculture. While the agency’s ownership, leadership, team members, clients and services remain unchanged, the firm is evolving into the new …

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 …

MyLand Announces New Senior Director of Marketing

Shelley Baugh to Assist with Positioning Soil Health Company as Regenerative Agriculture Leader MyLand Company, LLC (“MyLand”) announced today the hiring of Shelley Baugh as Senior Director of Marketing. Shelley will be responsible for leading all marketing initiatives, communications, and public relations for the organization. Based in Phoenix, she will work directly with Peter Williams, Chief Executive Officer, to showcase …

MyLand Announces Appointment of Dr. Pradeep Monga to the Board of Directors, Strengthens Commitment to Global Land and Environmental Agenda

Soil Health Company adds Former Deputy Executive Secretary of UNCCD to its Board MyLand Company LLC (“MyLand”) announced today the appointment of Dr. Pradeep Monga, former Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) to the Board of Directors. This appointment elevates the company as a global leader in soil health and regenerative agriculture and positions it at …

MyLand Appoints New Director of Sales for Western Region, Positioning Company to Drive Regenerative Agriculture

Joe Ruiz, Jr. to Lead Western Regional Client Expansion and Acquisition MyLand Company, LLC (“MyLand”) announced today Joe Ruiz as Director of Sales, Western Region. Joe will serve as a regional sales director, responsible for client expansion and new client acquisition in the important Western United States and Mexico. Joe will work with growers and partners in this region to …

Eco World and Solvay reach mutually agreeable settlement and patent agreement

Eco World Research and Development Group, LLC (“Eco World”) and Solvay USA, Inc. (“Solvay”) announced that the companies have entered into a mutually agreeable settlement and multi-year United States patent license agreement. The agreement relates to enhanced fertilizer technologies containing dimethyl sulfoxide (“DMSO”), urease inhibitors, and nitrification inhibitors. The agreement provides Solvay a license to a portfolio of World Source …

Erasing emissions: Minnesota Soybean showcases biodiesel’s ‘heroic’ environmental impact

Over the course of two decades, biodiesel has proven to be nothing short of heroic in helping to clean Minnesota’s air. This month, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotional Council (MSR&PC) is debuting a super-powered campaign that highlights the wonder of biodiesel. Throughout the spring and summer, biodiesel’s carbon-reduction message will be splashed across dozens of Metro Transit buses in …

MyLand Welcomes Vice President of Operational Planning to Help Spearhead Regenerative Agriculture Mission

Jonah Parker to Assist in Advancing Progress for Soil Health Company (May 21, 2021 – Phoenix, AZ) MyLand Company, LLC (“MyLand”) announced today Jonah Parker as Vice President of Operational Planning. In this role Jonah will oversee the development and roll-out of MyLand’s regional Soil Health Center network. The Soil Health Centers are key to MyLand’s soil health mission and …

Yara Announces the Commercial Launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, enabling the decarbonization of the North American food system

(Tampa, Florida, May 10, 2021) Yara, a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, today announced the commercial launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, a global business created for farmers to earn additional revenue through positive climate action. By adopting climate-positive practices, farmers can produce Farm Carbon Credits or climate-smart certified crops while helping to decarbonize food supply chains. Agoro Carbon puts farmers …

Ayrstone Announces New Compact Product Line AyrMesh Hub 2x2C and AyrMesh ReceiverC

The global COVID-19 pandemic is causing us all to think a little bit more about having good Internet access everywhere in our homes, as well as across our farms and ranches. For over ten years Ayrstone’s AyrMesh line of products has made it easy to have a wireless network covering whatever parts of your property you want and need. Our …

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Summit Agro USA and Seipasa Announce Exclusive Distributorship

Two leading players in the biologicals crop protection space have announced an exclusive distributorship arrangement. Summit Agro USA will now have the sole rights to Seipasa S.A.’s products for sale in the United States based on this newly signed agreement. “This partnership between the two companies is based on Seipasa recognizing the strength of Summit Agro and its commitment to …

Yara North America Launches Irrigation Solution for California Farmers

Yara North America today announced the launch of Farm Water Advisor, an irrigation solution that enables precise irrigation scheduling with no expensive hardware or additional costs, now offered free of charge for all California growers and advisors for immediate use. Made in partnership with The Weather Company, an IBM business, Farm Water Advisor uses a range of data, including field-specific …

Land O’Lakes, Inc. reports strong annual results for 2020

Farmer-owned cooperative reports 29 percent year-over-year earnings increase Land O’Lakes, Inc. today reported net sales of $13.9 billion and net earnings of $266 million for the year ending December 31, 2020, compared to net sales of $13.9 billion and net earnings of $207 million in 2019. Net Earnings improved $59.1 million compared to the prior year despite the economic challenges …

Shooting Hunger Expands Support to the Entire State in 2021

Annual fundraising event will donate funds to food banks in 95 Tennessee counties During what was one of the hardest years for the U.S. due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Tennessee saw a 26.6% increase in food insecurity with every 1 in 6 adults needing food support. Shooting Hunger, an annual fundraising event that helps feed hungry Tennesseans …

Register: Webinar Explores Lessons Learned From The 1980s Farm Crisis For Today’s Ag Business Leaders

Go beyond the popular “Escaping 1980” podcast to improve your decision making AEI Premium invites agricultural decision makers to participate in a virtual event exploring lessons learned from its “Escaping 1980” podcast to be held on March 3 at 1 pm eastern. Farmers, agribusiness leaders, farm policy wonks, and students can click here to register for the free webinar. Agricultural …