Yara Announces the Commercial Launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, enabling the decarbonization of the North American food system

(Tampa, Florida, May 10, 2021) Yara, a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, today announced the commercial launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, a global business created for farmers to earn additional revenue through positive climate action. By adopting climate-positive practices, farmers can produce Farm Carbon Credits or climate-smart certified crops while helping to decarbonize food supply chains. Agoro Carbon puts farmers …

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Summit Agro USA and Seipasa Announce Exclusive Distributorship

Two leading players in the biologicals crop protection space have announced an exclusive distributorship arrangement. Summit Agro USA will now have the sole rights to Seipasa S.A.’s products for sale in the United States based on this newly signed agreement. “This partnership between the two companies is based on Seipasa recognizing the strength of Summit Agro and its commitment to …

Yara North America Launches Irrigation Solution for California Farmers

Yara North America today announced the launch of Farm Water Advisor, an irrigation solution that enables precise irrigation scheduling with no expensive hardware or additional costs, now offered free of charge for all California growers and advisors for immediate use. Made in partnership with The Weather Company, an IBM business, Farm Water Advisor uses a range of data, including field-specific …

Land O’Lakes Sustainability Business Truterra Launches TruCarbon™, the First Farmer-Owned Carbon Program

TruCarbon Promises Streamlined Experience for Farmers; Novel Approach for Buyers to Incentivize Change at Scale TruCarbon Launching With Microsoft as First Secured Buyer Arden Hills, Minn., February 4, 2021 – Truterra, LLC, the sustainability business and subsidiary of Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives, today announced the launch of TruCarbon, a transformational new carbon program that will …

Yara Celebrates 75 Years in North America

Yara North America is celebrating its 75th anniversary as a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, working toward a mission to responsibly feed the world and protect the planet. For the past 75 years, Yara has helped farmers in North America produce better, healthier crops through nutrition fertilizers, industrial products and digital farming tools. Yara’s crop nutrition solution approach is centered …

Heliae® Agriculture Adds New Seed Treatment Product to Portfolio

Heliae® Agriculture is strengthening its product portfolio with the introduction of PhycoTerra® ST, a new seed treatment formulation specifically designed to supercharge the seed microbiome, improving the ability for soil to provide necessary water and nutrients to the developing seed and ultimately improving crop yield. PhycoTerra® ST has a unique formulation that allows growers to tap into the potential of …

Heliae® Agriculture and Rizobacter Collaborate to Deliver Unique Soil and Crop Nutrition Technologies

Heliae® Agriculture announced today a new strategic collaboration with Rizobacter, a subsidiary of Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp., a global leader in sustainable solutions for agriculture. Through this collaboration, Heliae® Agriculture will integrate Rizobacter’s world class biological solutions into their comprehensive product and technology offerings, starting in January 2021. Adoption of inoculants and other biological solutions is growing, driven by increased …

Benson Hill Raises $150 Million in Series D Funding Round to Accelerate the Pace of Food Innovation on a Global Scale

Financing was co-led by Wheatsheaf and GV with broad participation from strategic and environmental, social and governance (ESG) focused investors across the food and agriculture value chain. Benson Hill will use the funds to scale its commercial operations and its platform food innovation engine CropOS™ across multiple food and ingredients markets. ST. LOUIS, MO – October 29, 2020 – Benson …

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 …

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 …

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 …

EPA and USDA Announce Next Gen Fertilizer Challenge

The Environmental Protection Agency has teamed up with USDA to advance agricultural sustainability with the Next Gen Fertilizer Challenges. The competition includes two challenges that seek proposals for new and existing fertilizer technologies to maintain or improve crop yields while reducing the impacts of fertilizers on the environment. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced …

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% …

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Farmobile in Farmers Edge Lawsuit

Leawood, Kan., August 17, 2020 — Today, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled in favor of Farmobile — Agriculture’s Independent Data Company — in the appeal brought by Farmers Edge in the case styled, Farmers Edge Inc. v. Farmobile LLC, et al. (Case No. 18-2900). Farmers Edge had sued Farmobile, along with its founders Jason Tatge, Farmobile CEO, …