19.11.2018

Taranis, a precision agriculture intelligence platform, announced the closing of a $20 million Series B round of financing led by Viola Ventures, with participation from existing investors Finistere Ventures, Vertex Ventures, OurCrowd, Eyal Gura and Gal Yarden. The round is also joined by strategic investors – Nutrien, Cavallo Ventures, the venture capital arm of Wilbur-Ellis, and Sumitomo Corporation Europe.

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16.11.2018

Global crop protection company ADAMA is partnering with Pessl Instruments, a developer and distributor of hardware and software for smart agriculture applications.

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06.11.2018

Vegalab, Inc. has signed a distribution agreement with Van Iperen International B.V., the specialty fertilizer and agricultural solutions producer in The Netherlands. According to the agreement, Vegalab will begin to distribute Van Iperen International’s high tech Dutch agricultural products beginning calendar year 2019.

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23.10.2018

As previously announced, three products were finalists for the Bernard Blum award for Novel Biocontrol Solutions: COS-OGA, a biofungicide for powdery and downy mildew control from Fyto Fend; Burkholderia rinojensis strain A396, a new bacterial strain with uses as a bioinsecticide, bionematicide and bioherbicide from Marrone Bio Innovations; and ECO-NOC, a microbial bioinsecticide effective against lepidopteran species from Plant Health Products.

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17.10.2018

Israel Chemicals is in talks to buy Haifa Chemicals, a supplier of specialty fertilizers, for more than a $1 billion in cash and stock, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on Oct. 5.

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12.10.2018

IBMA has announced three shortlisted products or the Bernard Blum Award in 2018: Fyto Fend, Marrone Bio Innovations and Plant Health Products.

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04.10.2018

Indiana University (IU) researchers are collaborating on a new project to repurpose waste and carbon emissions from the environment.

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04.10.2018

Argentina is launching a new microwave imaging satellite to monitor natural disasters and soil moisture, in a long-term bid to bolster the farm sector, an industry that has historically been the backbone of the country’s economy.

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26.09.2018

Limagrain Europe, one of European’s leading field seeds companies, and Farmers Edge, a global leader in decision agriculture, are joining forces to provide farming operations in Russia and Ukraine with high-quality seeds and precision digital tools designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact and protect the economic viability of the farm.

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20.09.2018

Sirius Minerals Plc announces the signing of a take-or-pay supply agreement between its wholly-owned subsidiary York Potash Ltd, OFD Supply Inc. and Cibrafertil Companhia Brasileira de Fertilizantes (together the Cibra Group Companies) for the supply and resale of POLY4 into Brazil and certain other countries in South America.

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