02.05.2018

A consortium of Dutch consulting firms and industrial companies has joined forces with German Cooperation in a development partnership that aims to assist farmers in Myanmar in increasing the productivity and improve the quality of vegetable cultivation.

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30.04.2018

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research awards $5 million to advance irrigation technology development and transfer.

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27.04.2018

In light of the proposed acquisition of Monsanto, Bayer has signed an agreement to sell further Crop Science businesses to BASF for up to 1.7 billion euros.

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20.04.2018

Bayer, International Finance Corporation (IFC, a member of the World Bank Group), Netafim, and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, today launched a global alliance, Better Life Farming, to provide holistic and innovative solutions for smallholder farmers in the developing world to enable them to grow their farms into sustainable businesses.

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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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