28.08.2017

BASF and Proagrica have signed an agreement to bring farm management interfaces to market. Growers will benefit as they will be able to connect BASF’s digital offer Maglis® with different digital farming applications, including their preferred farm management system. Proagrica is a global division of Reed Business Information, specialised in the agriculture industry, its integration and connectivity solutions and expertise guarantee that the data shared between Maglis and growers is efficiently transferred and protected.

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13.08.2017

Within six months, 311,400 acres of land in Egypt will be transformed into an agriculture city. The $10 billion deal was signed on Tuesday by Egypt and the Korea-Arab Society (KAS). The project will feature 50,000 smart greenhouses in addition to a number of seawater desalination and solar power plants.

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10.08.2017

Due to Land reform after WWII, there have been 20 millions of small rice farmers (less than 1 ha) in Japan. And to ensure them to survive, rice price have been protected by the government. Today the farming population is below 2 million, while it was 20 million in 1955, 13 million in 1975 and 7.5 million in 1995.

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09.08.2017

Transaction Reflects DuPont’s Commitment to Shaping the Agtech Market; Granular’s CEO Sid Gorham to Lead Digital Agriculture for DuPont

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08.08.2017

Mexican chemical firm Mexichem has agreed to buy an 80 percent stake in Israeli irrigation firm Netafim in a deal valuing the company at $1.895 billion, Netafim said on Monday.

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01.08.2017

As reported today in the Israeli newspaper Arutz Sheva, the management of Haifa Chemicals has informed the employees...

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01.08.2017

AMVAC Chemical Corporation recently announced a collaboration with the J. R. Simplot Company to field test AMVAC’s proprietary SIMPAS™ prescriptive application equipment. SIMPAS stands for Smart Integrated Multi-product Prescriptive Application System. This technology enables Simplot Grower Solutions (SGS), a division of the J. R. Simplot Company and full-service agronomic input supplier, to test-run the application equipment as part of SGS’s comprehensive services to their growers. SIMPAS allows growers to apply multiple differentiated products to only the portion of the fields needing specific inputs. This is possible by using SmartCartridge™ container technology that uses on-the-row RFID-tagged containers for application.

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27.07.2017

July 26, 2017 — Senet, a leading provider of global connectivity and network management for the Internet of Things, and Sensoterra BV, a leading provider of low-cost, wireless soil moisture measurement sensors today announced a multi-year partnership to operate Sensoterra’s soil moisture system on Senet’s standards-based IoT network.

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26.07.2017

Brentwood, TN (AgPR) July 25, 2017 – EFC Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce a new integration between its FieldAlytics product and Geosys Bridge® API for direct delivery of in-season and historical imagery. With this functionality now in release, FieldAlytics users can leverage field-level satellite imagery layers and associate them to existing fields within their software for in-season field scouting, analysis for field variability management zone creation or export for crop treatment recommendations.

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21.07.2017

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA (July 20, 2017) – With education and public affairs as core initiatives of the Irrigation Association’s strategic plan, the IA is proud to announce the creation of its first elementary school lesson plan. Focusing on grades three through five, the curriculum’s activities take the student on a journey through the history and benefits of irrigation, including both agriculture and landscape.

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