Bayer updates on path to closure of Roundup litigation

Bayer provided an update on its five-point plan to address future Roundup litigation risk after its May 27th decision to withdraw from the national class process. The company is now in more control of important aspects of the risk mitigation process and has sketched out two basic scenarios going forward to provide...Read more

Corteva Agriscience signs agreement with Andermatt USA

Corteva Agriscience and Andermatt USA signed a multi-year agreement for two technologies that will benefit US farmers. Andermatt USA is the US subsidiary of Andermatt Biocontrol AG, global pioneer in producing microbiological products for biological pest control.   As part of the agreement, Corteva receives...Read more

US Department of Agriculture selects NV5 for $8 M geospatial forestry contract

NV5 Global, a provider of professional and technical engineering, geospatial, and consulting solutions, announced that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has selected NV5 for an $8 million contract to provide geospatial services to support forestry management in Alaska. NV5 will provide digital aerial imagery...Read more

Nufarm launches Longbow™ EC herbicide and harvest aid

Nufarm Americas Inc. has announced the launch of Longbow™ EC. Longbow EC is the latest in Nufarm’s versatile portfolio of herbicides and harvest aids, helping growers achieve with cleaner crops at harvest time and providing weed management by controlling more than 60 broadleaf weed species, such as var...Read more

NK Seeds releases Field Forged Series of top-performing corn and soybeans

NK Seeds has released the first-ever Field Forged Series of top-performing corn and soybeans. Now available for the 2022 growing season from retailers across the US, this combination of proven performers and elite newcomers represents the best in seed innovation from Syngenta Seeds' leading research and devel...Read more

NCX creates largest forest carbon project in US

NCX, a venture-backed climate tech company, announced the creation of the largest forest carbon project (by acreage) in the continental United States. Previously known as SilviaTerra, NCX (Natural Capital Exchange) is a data-driven forest carbon marketplace sourcing high-quality forest carbon credits from American...Read more

Bayer announces plan to address potential future Roundup claims

Bayer has recently announced a series of actions it plans to implement following the denial of the motion to preliminarily approve the Roundup class settlement agreement, designed to address potential future litigation, by Judge Vince Chhabria of the US District Court for the Northern District of California. The n...Read more

Coca-Cola enrolls 1Mn acres of its US corn supply to support  sustainable agriculture 

The Coca-Cola Company has enrolled more than 1million acres of its US corn supply in Field to Market’s continuous improvement accelerator, supporting farmers through locally-led conservation projects across the company’s key sourcing regions. Coca-Cola’s projects in the Accelerator utilise Field ...Read more

UPL launches new podcast for agricultural growers

UPL, a leader in global food systems, has announced the launch of a new podcast, “The Root of the Matter”. The series invites the brightest minds in agriculture to an open conversation about topics that affect a North American grower’s operation, livelihood and future. “At UPL, we are comm...Read more

AGCO to grant $50,000 to support small-scale farmers

The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF), a private foundation with the vision to prevent and relieve hunger through agricultural development, announced its 2020 AAF Award goes to the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) along with a $50,000 grant to help small-scale farmers in North America strengthen thei...Read more

BVT announces first revenue commitments in US Pacific Northwest  

    Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. has announced that it has secured its first revenue commitments in the US Pacific Northwest from four blueberry growers in Oregon and Washington. BVT also has secured two R&D demonstration trials in the region.   “This rapid market penet...Read more

Vive Crop Protection receives EPA approval for AZterknot fungicide  

    AZterknotTM fungicide from Vive Crop Protection received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently. AZterknot fungicide is the world’s first three-way fungicide combination that harnesses the benefits of biologicals, the performance of chemistry and the ease of Allospers...Read more