Agtech startup accelerator The Yield Lab has selected six startups to form its latest cohort. The group will invest $100,000 into each business and spend nine months mentoring, training and supporting them.
U.S. corn and wheat ending stocks will be higher than previously expected at the end of the marketing year due to a drop in already weak demand for U.S. supplies on the export market, the government said on Tuesday.
Monsanto Co. will pay $80 million to settle civil accounting violations after it allegedly misstated its earnings in connection with its top-selling Roundup product, U.S. securities regulators said on Tuesday.
As 2016 spring wheat variety selection continues in the Pacific Northwest, Syngenta reminds growers to implement proactive management plans including varieties selection. Adding to its portfolio of AgriPro brand wheat varieties, Syngenta is introducing SY Coho and SY Selway hard red spring wheat varieties.
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), announced that it has submitted a new biological fungicide (MBI-110) to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The broad spectrum product, MBI-110 is especially notable for its activity on downy mildews and white molds, as shown in two years of field trials in the U.S., Canada and Europe.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency has approved Vive Crop Protection’s combination product Fenstro. Fenstro uses Vive’s proprietary Allosperse delivery system to combine bifenthrin, a broad-spectrum insecticide, with azoxystrobin, a broad-spectrum fungicide.
Trimble announced that it is extending its distribution channel by establishing a new global network of independent distribution partners to serve the needs of the rapidly evolving precision agriculture industry. The new Vantage distribution network will provide growers, advisors, retailers, co-ops and local OEM dealers with precision agriculture expertise for the entire farm.
All Drone Solutions launched its ROAM – Remotely Operated Agriculture Mapping solution for growers and agronomists at the World Ag Expo , Feb. 9-11. An in-house and portable local processing system for multispectral and thermal data acquired via drone or UAS.
Monsanto Company received export approval from China for its Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans, and Growmark has been ready with FS HiSOY brand soybeans. Eleven new varieties featuring the trait have been released.