AMVAC, Verdesian Life Sciences Expand Relationship, Add MicroSync® IronClad to SIMPAS-applied Solutions

Relationship broadens SIMPAS system micronutrient portfolio offerings NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 11, 2022 — AMVAC® and Verdesian® Life Sciences have agreed to expand their relationship to include MicroSync® IronClad IDC micronutrient along with MicroSync® ZINC micronutrient among crop inputs available through the SIMPAS® system. MicroSync® ZINC supplied by Verdesian was made available for the 2021 planting season through SIMPAS-applied Solutions™ …

Benson Hill Makes Strategic Acquisition to Accelerate Go-to-Market Strategy for Plant-Based Protein Ingredients

Food-grade soy ingredients operation immediately unlocks opportunities for proprietary soybean portfolio in a significantly undersupplied market ST. LOUIS, MO – January 4, 2022 – Benson Hill, Inc. (NYSE: BHIL, the “Company” or “Benson Hill”), a food tech company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants with its cutting-edge food innovation engine, today announced the acquisition of ZFS Creston, LLC, an …

Benson Hill Finalizes First Commercial Harvest of Ultra-High Protein Soybean Varieties to Scale Production of its Innovative Soybean Ingredient Portfolio

Company’s proprietary soybean varieties demonstrate quality trait performance needed to execute commercial plans Extensive data gathered informs product sales opportunities and provides insights to the CropOS® technology platform to improve prediction capabilities 2022 committed soy acres expected to exceed 2021, a key indicator of farmer and market demand for Benson Hill’s differentiated offerings (ST. LOUIS, MO – December 15, 2021) …

Verdesian Life Sciences to Provide Exclusive Media Day Opportunity

Known industry-wide as the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™, the team at Verdesian Life Sciences is excited to share more on the innovation and technology that is helping to drive in-field biostimulant use. On January 12 at 10 a.m. central standard time, Verdesian will provide a media-only event centered on the company’s SEED+ portfolio. SEED+ is a proprietary technology that packs …

Truterra Carbon Program Pays $4 Million to Farmers for 200,000 Metric Tons of Carbon Stored in First Year; 2022 Program Now Open

In 2022, Truterra will offer two approaches, one to reward recent adopters for their investment in carbon-sequestering practices and one to engage and support farmers through the process of implementing new practices Through Truterra, companies and others looking to buy carbon credits can connect with farmers and support the long-term adoption of more sustainable practices on farms across the country …

VERSOVA, NORTHWEST FARMS AND PROTERRA INVESTMENT PARTNERS UNITE TO ACQUIRE AND OPERATE WILLAMETTE EGG FARMS

New partnership reflects increasing demand for cage-free eggs, customer deadlines and recent state law changes on hen housing and egg production SIOUX CENTER, IA (December 3, 2021): Northwest Farms and Proterra Investment Partners (Proterra) has acquired the operations and assets of Willamette Egg Farms (Willamette) in the Pacific Northwest from Michael Foods, Inc., a subsidiary of Post Holdings. Northwest Farms …

Intrinsyx Biology Corp. Appoints New Chairman of the Board

Intrinsyx Bio, one of the nation’s leading biological companies focused on the development and commercialization of plant microbes, has appointed Greg Thompson as Chairman of the Board. Thompson, 48, was one of the original founders of Verdesian Life Sciences, a North Carolina-based agricultural technology company specializing in nutrient use efficiency technologies. As President and Chief Operating Officer, he led the …

DOUGLAS PLANT HEALTH ANNOUNCES NEW NAME – DPH BIOLOGICALS™

Expands industry leading SP-1 biofertilizer as the basis for a portfolio branded as TerraTrove™ Rapidly scaling production to help lessen impact of synthetic fertilizer shortages (LIBERTY, MO) Today at the Biostimulants World Congress, Douglas Plant Health announced it has changed its name to DPH Biologicals. The new name recognizes the century-long commitment of its parent company, Douglas Products, to deliver …

Benson Hill Deepens Business, Operations and Food Science Expertise with Senior Strategic Hires During Period of Rapid Commercialization and Growth

Benson Hill, Inc. (NYSE: BHIL, the “Company” or “Benson Hill”), a food tech company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants with its cutting-edge food innovation engine, has announced senior strategic hires Andres Martin, Trent Collins, and Ratna Mukherjea. The Company continues to attract top talent from a range of disciplines and backgrounds as it prepares to commercialize its soybean …

New Podcast Compares and Contrasts the Rise of Corn Ethanol with Today’s Carbon Markets

“Corn Saves America” explores agriculture’s role in environmental solutions, then and now AEI Premium, the online community for agricultural decision makers, presents the second season of its award-winning podcast series: “Corn Saves America.” Today, carbon is The Next Big Thing in American agriculture. But questions remain about where carbon markets are headed. And in this environment of financial, political, and …

Novihum Technologies Appoints Alexa Hergenröther as New Chairperson of the Advisory Board

Change of leadership at the top of Novihum Technologies: Alexa Hergenröther, member of Novihum Technologies’ Advisory Board, was elected its new Chairperson as of September 23, 2021. Former Chairperson Dr. Rolf Nagel will act as her deputy. He was one of Novihum Technologies GmbH’s first investors and played a significant role in the successful development of the company during its …

Salvus Gearing up to Start Clinical and Market Trials in 2022

Company adds product manager role to support future growth Salvus™ LLC, part of the CJB family of companies, expects to take delivery on its first commercial pathogen and chemical contamination detection devices in December and anticipates clinical and market/demo trials to commence in early 2022. “Global semiconductor supply chain challenges have delayed device deliveries by three to four months. We …

Skyward Apps Expands its Developers’ Training on Software Security Risks

Maryland agriculture technology firm takes added steps to protect client applications (Columbia, MD) – Skyward Apps, a top-tier agriculture technology firm, has put its software engineers through training on the Top 10 software security vulnerabilities, as defined by the global Open Web Application Security Project. Skyward’s additional training comes amidst a sharp uptick in ransomware attacks on the agriculture food …

BetterSoil Alliance Rewards Growers for Sustainable Achievements

Yara and Heliae® Ag invite the almond industry to join them in driving practical solutions that positively impact food production by improving water productivity and soil health Yara North America, Inc. with Heliae® Agriculture, has launched the BetterSoil Alliance to support the California almond industry in the pursuit of sustainable farming practices to improve water productivity and soil health, while …

Benson Hill Launches Food System Innovators Program to Validate Technology Concepts, Enhance CropOS® Technology Platform

Provides farmer partners early access to innovative ag technologies, including Benson Hill’s proprietary seed offerings Benson Hill, Inc., (the “Company” or “Benson Hill”) a food tech company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants with its cutting-edge food innovation engine, today announced the launch of the Benson Hill Food System Innovators Program (the “FSI Program”). Through the FSI Program, the …