Jimmy Frederick Sets New World Record for Dryland Soybeans

Nebraska farmer grows 148.8 bu/A soybeans to break his own record For the second time in three years, Jimmy Frederick has set a new world record for rain-fed soybeans, producing 148.8 bu/acre over a five acre area on his Rulo, Nebraska farm. This tops his own mark of 138 bu/A set in 2018 in the very same field. Supported by …

Heliae® Agriculture Helps Producers Rethink Soil Productivity

Heliae® Agriculture will offer an in-depth 2-day soil health webinar on November 17th and 18th Healthy soil is within the reach of every farm and ranching operation. The principles that govern healthy, productive soils are simple: nourish, build and leverage the soil microbiome. These are the principles in which Heliae® Agriculture continues to invest time, money and research-building a product …

Big Challenges Require Agile Partners

Discovering how to feed, clothe, heal and fuel a growing population is no easy task, and no one entity can do it alone. The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative (N.C. PSI) brings together leading minds from academia, government, industry and start-ups to collaborate on data-driven plant sciences and develop resilient agricultural systems. N.C. PSI and its partners are creating a …

C-LOCK Inc. Funds Over $500K in Equipment Grant Proposals to Research Institutions Globally

C-Lock Inc. has announced the award recipients of their inaugural 2020 Research Equipment Grant program. This competitive grant program was designed to provide an opportunity for institutions to research and test cutting-edge ideas that use C-Lock Inc. technology which will improve efficiency, productivity, and sustainability in animal agricultural production. C-Lock received 44 research proposals from 17 countries and the U.S. …

Heliae Agriculture® Welcomes New Regional Sales Managers

Regenerative Agriculture Company Brings Aboard Experienced Sales Executives to Enhance Presence in Key Regions Heliae® Agriculture is pleased to announce the addition of Julia Engler and Porter Phelps as Regional Sales Managers to oversee two new U.S. territories. In their new roles, Engler and Phelps will work closely with distributors and retail partners in their regions to strategically implement the …

StressCam Monitors Crops Remotely

Being able to identify crop problems early can make the difference between saving a crop and losing it, but high-tech solutions can be costly. An interdisciplinary team of researchers are launching an inexpensive camera system that can monitor crop stress remotely-and it costs less than the average smartwatch. Developed by NC State computer vision and machine learning expert Paula Ramos-Giraldo, …

Food and Agriculture Company Announces Regulatory Affairs New Hire

Appointment Reflects Company’s Enhanced Commitment to Deliver Commercial Scale Products and Services to Help Grow Sustainable Impact Worldwide GILBERT, AZ (October 2, 2020) – Heliae Development, LLC, a food and agricultural tech company that focuses on researching and developing microalgae for commercial scale production of products, today announced the addition of B. Pratyusha Chennupati as Regulatory Affairs Manager. The expansion …

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% …