Category Archives: Press Releases

Cargill Boosts Cocoa Productivity and Quality Using Crop Enhancement’s Sustainable Crop Production Technology

Alex Whitebrook/ September 19, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

Indonesian cocoa growers in Cargill’s extensive network are eager to expand their use of this effective, farmer-friendly solution that reduces the need for synthetic pesticides Healthy cocoa beans from a pod treated with Crop Enhancement’s CropCoat® product (left) are contrasted with (right) damaged beans from a pod treated with conventional grower-standard insecticides (thiamethoxam, lambdacyhalothrin, and chlorpyrifos). (Photo: Business Wire) Crop

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5 Cargill digital initiatives making food more sustainable

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

How the agriculture giant is using the cloud, AI and facial recognition tech to transform the agriculture industry.  Agricultural production needs to increase by 70 percent globally by 2050 in order to keep pace with population growth and shifting diets, according to the UN. Agriculture giant Cargill is turning to digital technology to tackle this challenge. Whether through creating predictive software

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Syngenta set to grow NK Corn

Alex Whitebrook/ September 6, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

With an aim of offering more choice to farmers, Syngenta is continuing to plough more resources into its NK brand of corn and soybean seed. This comes on the heels a year after announcing a comprehensive commitment to the NK seed brand. The company made a pledge after seeing a desire from farmers for a better, more personalized seeds experience.

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Global Agriculture Biotechnology Market 2018-2024

Alex Whitebrook/ August 21, 2018/ Press Releases/ 0 comments

The “Global Agriculture Biotechnology Market – Technologies, Market share and Industry Forecast to 2024” report has been added to’s offering. Rising global food demand is a major factor contributing in the growth global agriculture biotechnology market over forecast period 2017-2024. Major factor in the increasing food demand is the rapid growth in the world populations. Agriculture biotechnology market refers to the market of

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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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