Innovative IT products help farmers optimize the use of their resources.
Bayer and the University of Hamburg (Institute of Geography and Department of Informatics), have agreed to enter into a five-year research partnership aiming at the joint development of new digital solutions for a sustainable agriculture based on geoinformatics methods and models. The project will leverage relevant geobasic data such as soil, climate, terrain and other parameters for IT-based visualization of agricultural processes.
Bayer and Trendlines, an Israeli innovation commercialization company, announced a partnership to invest in agricultural technologies through the establishment of the Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund. The flexible five-year partnership agreement includes a $10 million investment from Bayer, which will be managed by Trendlines. The partnership couples Bayer’s decades of experience in agricultural science, innovation and regulatory affairs with Trendlines’ specialization in investing in cutting-edge, early-stage medical and agricultural technologies.
SST Software and Servi-Tech announce an application program interface (API) connection through the agX Platform to streamline data processing and seamlessly integrate with other agricultural services.
Semios, a provider of real-time agricultural information and pest management tools, today announced it has closed an $8 million financing with private equity individuals from the Agtech community, with assistance from Haywood Securities. This precision agriculture company is dedicated to mitigating risks, protecting valuable crops such as tree fruits, nuts and grapes, it ultimately improves the grower’s profitability. It leverages its proprietary internet of things (IoT) wireless network and big data analytics to help manage insect pests, disease, frost and irrigation. Semios delivers a full service solution which thought to easily start and use.
CropX, San Francisco, USA & Tel Aviv, Israel, provider of adaptive irrigation service, today announced that the sensor manufacturing company—Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) and the Flex technology accelerator, Lab IX—have invested in the company. Already serving 20 top farms across the United States, CropX plans to use the strategic partnerships to accelerate product development and rapidly expand market adoption. In tandem, CropX also unveiled a new version of its proven soil sensors that reduces installation time.
Atessa (CH) April 6, 2016 – At the 14th edition of New Ag International Conference, being held April 6 to 8 in Beijing, China, Valagro, a global leader in the production and commercialization of biostimulants and specialty nutrients, has chosen this opportunity to announce the opening of its Chinese subsidiary.
It is with great honour that New Ag International announce the appointment of Professor Patrick Brown as Chairman of the Congress Scientific Committee.
Münster, April 1st 2016 - COMPO EXPERT, leading producer of special fertilizers and biostimulants for professional use, takes notice that there will be a change of ownership at COMPO GmbH, a supplier of branded goods for home and garden consumer use, as announced on April 1st", 2016.
With more than a decade of research and development behind the company and its products, Pulse Aerospace from Lawrence, Kansas, USA, recently introduced new technologies for UAS (unmanned aircraft system) applied to the agricultural industry.
TORONTO, ONTARIO- Eurocontrol Technics Group Inc., a Canadian public company specializing in the acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative authentication, verification and certification technologies, announced that its subsidiary, Xenemetrix Ltd. , has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Netafim, the leading player in drip and micro-irrigation solutions, to develop a unique and innovative testing system utilizing Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence (ED-XRF) technology for farmers and the greater farming community.