Category Archives: Press Releases

Finalists Named for AgTech Conference of the South Pitch Off Competition

Alex Whitebrook/ July 12, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

The AgTech Conference of the South, a premiere conference dedicated to the innovation, entrepreneurship and investment that is shaping the future of agriculture, announces the finalists for its Pitch Off competition. Fourteen startups were named, with the top four earning a spot to present to a panel of judges from leading companies such as Climate Corp., Cox Enterprises Clean Tech division and

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Get good crop data first, then invest in technology

Alex Whitebrook/ May 10, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

The path some farmers take in their strip-tillage journey is to quickly adopt — and heavily invest in — RTK farm-by- the-inch technology. But for Tom Cotter at Cotter Farms near Austin, Minn., he would rather first get research need vs. want and properly develop prescriptions before going to deep, too fast. “I’m working closely with a crop consultant who

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Cropstream offers communication app to see nearby crop technology traits

Alex Whitebrook/ May 4, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

Cropstream, a new communication network built for agriculture, announces the release of a free crop registry app that allows growers to share their crop trait information with other farmers, agronomists and applicators from their computer browser. Additionally, a mobile app allows users to view nearby crop technology traits to help manage the federal dicamba requirement of consulting a sensitive crop

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Yield10 Addresses Application of Metabolic Engineering

Alex Whitebrook/ April 27, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:YTEN), a Company developing new technologies to create step-change improvements in crop yield to enhance global food security, today highlighted upcoming events in the form of a scientific research paper published in Plant Science, a leading peer-reviewed scientific journal, as well an upcoming presentation at a plant conference in late April. Both opportunities are a result of Yield10’s

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Wilbur-Ellis Launches New Drift Reduction Product

Alex Whitebrook/ April 16, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

Wilbur-Ellis Co., a leader in the marketing and distribution of crop protection, seed, and nutritional products, as well as precision agriculture technology, has  released DILIGENCE-EA, a new deposition and drift reduction product powered by ACCUSTRIKE technology. An addition to agricultural tank mixes, DILIGENCE-EA is designed to mitigate drift issues with a variety of agricultural chemicals, while maximizing the amount of

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Bee Vectoring Technologies Secures Two New Milestone Patent Approvals

Alex Whitebrook/ April 16, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

Bee Vectoring Technologies (the “Company” or “BVT”) (TSXV:BEE) is pleased to announce that it has received two new key patent application allowances: US Patent Application Ser. No. 15/092,968: This application received a Notice of Allowance and, upon issuance, will provide a second patent in the US for the unique carrier formulation that allows beneficial microbes to be carried by bees. The

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Brandon Batten uses drone to zero in on crop problems and answers

Alex Whitebrook/ April 11, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

When an image of a field causes a grower to ask more questions, that’s when they can improve. “If you’re questioning what you’re doing, then you are looking for a better way and if you can measure it, you can make it better,” said Brandon Batten, Johnston County, N.C., tobacco farmer and drone operator. One way farmers and ranchers are

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Upgrading crop adviser tech

Alex Whitebrook/ April 9, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

The changing nature of data acquisition on the farm creates an upstream challenge for those who support farmers — maximizing management information. Trimble has announced a new tool to help tackle that issue. Advisor Prime provides a crop adviser or agronomist a centralized location for bringing in farmer data; but more than a storage tool, the system also allows the

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Alex Whitebrook/ March 1, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

Sentera, a Minneapolis-based supplier of technology solutions to the agriculture industry, has signed an agreement to bring University of Minnesota-developed corn nitrogen deficiency technology to the market. The technology allows growers to more precisely match applied nitrogen fertilizer to the optimal needs of the crop. Officials say minimizing over-application of nutrients saves money; reduces the risk of fertilizer runoff into

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NewLeaf Symbiotics Launches Transformative Ag Biological Technology

Alex Whitebrook/ February 26, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

NewLeaf Symbiotics announced the launch of its Terrasym™ technology and the sale of its first two nutrient enhancing products, a totally new class of natural, beneficial biologicals called M-trophs. Terrasym 401 is a seed treatment for soybeans that maximizes the yield potential by enhancing plant nutrition. Terrasym 402 is a bio-complement applied to peanuts that provides season-long performance and significantly higher yields. Both products

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