Groundwork BioAg Supercharges Agricultural Carbon Sequestration

Rootella Carbon Program Unlocks Carbon Credit Revenue for Farmers Potential to Sequester One Gigaton CO2 Equivalent within One Decade Mazor, Israel, October 31, 2023 — Groundwork BioAg® announced today the global launch of the Rootella Carbon™ program, based on mycorrhizal carbon – a frontier technology that leverages mycorrhizal fungi as a nature-based solution for carbon dioxide removal. Rootella Carbon harnesses …

Fusionware Hires Seasoned Vice President of Sales, Lon Gretillat, to Lead Continued Growth

(Idaho Falls, ID – October 3, 2023) – Fusionware, a leading agriculture supply chain platform that enables companies to digitize their processes from the farm to freight, has named Lon Gretillat as vice president of sales to lead their continued growth. “Lon brings a great combination of industry and sales experience that will enable us to rapidly expand across the …

American Vanguard Releases 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report

New Detailed Report Reemphasizes Company’s Commitment to Sustainable Agriculture Newport Beach, CA – September 19, 2023 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE: AVD) is pleased to announce the release of its 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report, a detailed update of the Company’s commitment to the principles of Sustainable Agriculture, which is at the center of its Environmental, Social Responsibility, and Governance (ESG) …

Azotic Technologies, Ltd. Expands Team to Better Serve Growing Customer Demand

Walnut Creek, CA — To serve the increased demand and acre expansion of the company’s flagship product, Envita, Azotic Technologies, Ltd. has made key personnel changes and additions to its U.S. sales and agronomic services teams. The new positions, as well as the restructuring of existing roles, have been strategically aligned with the areas of growth and increased technical service …

Truterra Announces New Flexible and Farmer-Friendly Programs Beyond Carbon

Programs include long-awaited solution for long-term adopters, Truterra’s first cotton-specific and nitrogen management programs and more Arden Hills, Minn., Aug. 2, 2023 – Truterra, LLC, a leading agricultural sustainability business that offers consultation, tools and solutions for the ag and food value chain, today announced the launch of four new data-driven regional and crop-specific programs to support farmers as they …

2023 Tech Hub LIVE

Des Moines is once again host of the third annual Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo, bringing together tech-enabled, data-driven agriculture practitioners for a groundbreaking conference, July 24-26 at the Iowa Events Center. Central to the unique event experience is the exhibit hall, where leading companies showcase their latest products and services. Tech Hub LIVE continues to enhance its offerings …

ZimmCast 713 – The Work of AgGateway

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. I’m Chuck Zimmerman. In this episode I am sharing a couple of interviews from the AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting. One of those is with Andres Ferrerya, Data Asset Manager for Syngenta Digital. The kind of work that he does and the work of AgGateway can get pretty technical but he describes it in a clear …

Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo Announces Keynote Presenter Dr. Alyssa Whitcraft, Director of NASA Harvest and NASA Acres

Tech Hub LIVE, the premier event for advancing tech-enabled agriculture, is thrilled to announce Dr. Alyssa Whitcraft as the keynote presenter for this year’s event taking place July 24-26th in Des Moines, Iowa. Alyssa brings a wealth of knowledge about and expertise in the intersection of technology and agriculture, making her an ideal choice to address the audience of ag …

2023 AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting

2023 AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting

The AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting, June 12-15, 2023, is the place where the work of digital connectivity gets done. Getting together in-person catalyzes the progress that member Working Groups have made to that point on existing projects, while new work is identified and prioritized through Meet-Ups. Ample networking opportunities throughout the event provide time for attendees to share ideas and discuss …

Athian Names Scott, Livestock Sustainability Expert, to Leadership

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) Corey Scott of Scandia, Minn., has been named Athian’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Scott is an experienced livestock sustainability professional who understands how to bridge the gap between farmers and ranchers and the remainder of the animal agriculture value chain. Prior to joining Athian, Scott spent 15 years in food agriculture, most recently with Truterra LLC, …

BioLumic and Gro Alliance Scale First UV Light Technology for Corn and Soybeans

Light Treatment Improves Crop Performance Without Genetic Modification or Increased Chemical Inputs Achieves Double-Digit Yield Increases, More Sustainable Outcomes for Farmers Champaign, IL, (June 6, 2023) – Today BioLumic ™ and Gro Alliance LLC announced a strategic partnership to deploy BioLumic’s ultraviolet (UV) light seed treatment technology for corn and soybean seed production, propelling commercial-scale entry of UV light technology …

Bio Huma Netics® Marks 50th Anniversary with New Name: Huma®

Huma® Inc., formerly known as Bio Huma Netics®, Inc., is consolidating its six product and service lines under one entity across the world GILBERT, Ariz., U.S., June 1, 2023 — Bio Huma Netics® announced today it is ringing in its 50th anniversary by officially renaming itself Huma®, Inc. The name “Huma” is inspired by the word “humus”: the highly fertile, …

Preview of the 2023 AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting

2023 AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting

It is almost time for the 2023 AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting and you can still register. To get a preview of the program I spoke with Brent Kemp, President and CEO of AgGateway. Besides some interesting keynote speakers and working group meetings there will be plenty of networking time. That will include racing at Prairie Meadows! The AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting, June …

Pluton Biosciences Raises $16.5M Series A Led by Illumina Ventures and RA Capital to Discover and Deploy Microbes that will Fight Climate Change

Pluton Biosciences, a startup leveraging the power of microbes to create cost-effective innovative solutions that address sustainability challenges facing agriculture, announces the close of a $16.5 M Series A funding round. The round was co-led by Illumina Ventures and RA Capital, with participation from existing investors Fall Line Capital, The Grantham Foundation, and First In Ventures, as well as new …

Custom Agronomics Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Custom Agronomics, a leading provider of private-label liquid plant nutrition and other specialty products for the agriculture, turf, and ornamental markets, announced today that Jerry Cook has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. “We are excited to have Jerry join our executive leadership team,” said Brian Scott, Custom Agronomics co-founder and co-CEO. “He is a skilled financial leader who will help …