01.02.2021

Brazil’s federal government announced a new National Fertilizer Plan. A decree made public last week mandates the establishment of a work group to devise the strategy.

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01.02.2021

FMC Corporation has entered into a strategic collaboration with Novozymes to research, co-develop and commercialize biological enzyme-based crop protection solutions for growers around the world.

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29.01.2021

Andermatt Biocontrol Suisse AG and Ceradis Crop Protection B.V. have entered into an exclusive distribution agreement to distribute Ceradis’ new bio-sulphur fungicide, CeraSulfur, in Switzerland.

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28.01.2021

AlgaEnergy N.A. Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Spain-based AlgaEnergy S.A., has become the exclusive worldwide distributor of Laboratoire M2 biocontrol products. AlgaEnergy is also collaborating with the Quebec-based biotechnology company’s scientists on new disease control products for agriculture.

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27.01.2021

AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc., a drone systems and solutions provider, has acquired MicaSense, Inc. from Parrot, Europe’s leading drone group, in a combined cash and stock transaction valued at USD$23 million. 

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26.01.2021

Following a successful year of building, prototyping and delivering services to select customers and partners, the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) in Canada has launched the Omics and Precision Agriculture Laboratory (OPAL), a state-of-the-art facility that combines the digital data analysis of microbial, plant and animal genes and traits with the latest precision agriculture technologies (agtech).

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12.01.2021

Viridix, an Israeli precision irrigation company, has received a $400,000 grant from the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) to enhance the remote sensing and AI capabilities of its RooTense solution.

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12.01.2021

Valley Irrigation and private holding company Kusto Group have formed a joint venture to improve sustainability and resource conservation in the Republic of Kazakhstan, to introduce advanced farm technology to local farmers in the region, and serve as the foundation for making the country an agricultural hub in Central Asia.

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08.01.2021

Cotecna, a provider of testing, inspection and certification services, has acquired Fitosoil Laboratorios SL, a Spanish laboratory in the agriculture and food safety market.

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06.01.2021

Effective today, the European Crop Protection Association will operate as CropLife Europe, expanding its mandate to include digital and precision farming, plant biotech innovation and biopesticides alongside conventional pesticides.

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