31.03.2021

Irrigated agriculture is the planet's largest consumer of freshwater and ultimately produces more than 40 percent of food worldwide. Yet the exact amounts of water actually being used in irrigation remains largely unknown.

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29.03.2021

The Mosaic Company and AgBiome are collaborating to discover, develop and launch novel biological approaches to enhancing soil fertility.

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26.03.2021

Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals Inc. (SMMI) will start construction on a CDN$220 million sulphate of potash (SOP) fertilizer production upgrade at Chaplin, Saskatchewan (Canada) sodium sulphate plant by late 2021. The upgraded facility is expected to be complete by the end of 2023 and will produce 150,000 metric tonnes of SOP per year.

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25.03.2021

The Fertilizer Institute (TFI), along with the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC), The Nature Conservancy and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), have announced the organizations and products selected for phase two trials in the Next Gen Fertilizer Challenges

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25.03.2021

ICL is acquiring Compass Minerals América do Sul S.A., which includes the South American plant nutrition business of Compass Minerals, for approximately R$2,207 million (approximately USD$402 million).

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24.03.2021

CNH Industrial has completed its acquisition of a minority stake in Augmenta, an agricultural technology company, focused on automating farming operations using computer vision and artificial intelligence “on the edge,” whereby data is processed in real time, directly by the system.

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23.03.2021

Water Ways Technologies Inc. has signed an agreement to deliver a strawberry irrigation project in Ethiopia with a value of CAD$330,000. 

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22.03.2021

An industrial computer vision company providing precision agriculture solutions to indoor growers, has raised USD$7 million in an oversubscribed Series A financing led by S2G Ventures and Ceres Partners.

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19.03.2021

Following a successful 22-year joint venture, Cargill will purchase southeastern Saskatchewan (Canada) crop inputs retailer, Precision Ag, in a move that deepens its commitment to farmers in the region.

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18.03.2021

After a dozen years of research and testing, the biological herbicide Kichawi Kill has been approved for commercial use against Striga (witchweed) by the Kenya Pest Control Product Board (PCPB).

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