ARS collaborates with scientists tackling tar spot threat to US corn

Helping farmers turn the tide on an emerging disease of corn called tar spot is the focus of a multi-organisation team of scientists, including from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in West Lafayette, Indiana. Although fungicides offer the hardest-hitting counterpunch, resistance to tar spot disease in corn...Read more

Benson Hill acquires soybean crushing facility in Seymour, Indiana

Benson Hill, a US-based food technology company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants with its cutting-edge food innovation engine, has announced the closing of its acquisition of a soybean crushing facility in Seymour, Indiana.The investment will further solidify the company's position in the value ch...Read more

Cargill introduces new revenue stream for farmers

Cargill has been enrolling farmers in Cargill RegenConnect, a new regenerative agriculture programme that pays farmers for improved soil health and positive environmental outcomes, including payment per metric tonne of carbon sequestered. The new programme connects farmers to the growing carbon marketplace and wil...Read more

NewLeaf and Meristem collaborates to bring Innovative Biologicals

   NewLeaf Symbiotics® (NewLeaf) and Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC announced a new strategic alliance designed to efficiently bring new biologicals to more farmers faster. Under the new relationship, Meristem and NewLeaf will work together to make this yield-enhancing technology reliable, acc...Read more

GROWMARK, Indigo Ag collaborates to expand Carbon Farming opportunities  

     GROWMARK, a farmer-owned cooperative focused on the success of its customers, and Indigo Ag, a company leveraging nature and technology to unlock economic and environmental progress in agriculture, announced a joint effort to spur participation in the growing market for agricultural carbon. U...Read more

Bayer Fund kickoffs 2022 America's Farmers Grow Communities prog

Bayer Fund has recently announced the kickoff of the 2022 America's Farmers Grow Communities programme, which has been revamped to make it even easier for farmers across the country to find and fund the organisations and institutions that keep their communities thriving. From August 2 to November 1, eligible farme...Read more

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