20.04.2018

Bayer, International Finance Corporation, Netafim and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions form a new alliance to unlock potential of smallholder farmers.

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13.04.2018

The Biocontrol Africa 2018 Conference, organised by 2BMonthly and New Ag International, took place 19-20 March in Nairobi, Kenya.

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12.04.2018

Germany’s Bayer (BAYGn.DE) plans to sell its digital farming business to BASF (BASFn.DE) as part of changes to concessions it has offered to win over antitrust regulators for its proposed takeover of Monsanto (MON.N).

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03.04.2018

Syngenta and Strider announced today that Syngenta has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Strider, a Brazilian AgTech company focused on operational management solutions for farms.

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27.03.2018

As announced in a PR distributed in Russia on 21 March, Eurochem (one of the biggest world’s fertilizers producers) is entering the Water Soluble Fertilizers (WSF) market.

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12.03.2018

Partnering with horticultural specialists at Hortilux, First Consulting has developed a data-driven Internet of Things (IoT) application for a client in the greenhouse horticulture sector. The Hortisense application is geared to supply users with real-time insights into the performance of a greenhouse’s electronic infrastructure, as well as broader greenhouse analysis, enabling growers to adapt their strategies, and deliver optimal crops.

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06.03.2018

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and Bayer have signed an agreement confirming Bayer’s participation in the Direct Seeded Rice Consortium (DSRC) led by IRRI.

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06.03.2018

Saturas’s sensing system is comprised of miniature implanted sensors and wireless transponders that can measure Stem Water Potential (SWP), a metric that’s widely recognized as one of the most accurate for determining the water status of plants.

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19.02.2018

Morocco’s Office Cherifien des Phosphates, the world’s largest phosphate exporter, had signed a deal in November 2016 with Ethiopia to build a fertiliser plant in the east African country. The project is now entering a concrete phase.

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15.02.2018

Syngenta recently announced it has acquired FarmShots, Inc., a North Carolina-based innovator of high-resolution satellite imagery that detects plant health by analyzing absorbed light from field images.

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