The project includes construction of a new building with state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment to conduct research in agronomy, entomology, nematology, plant pathology and pomology.
December 23, 2019
The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation, Boise, Idaho, invested $1 million in a Parma, Idaho, facility at the University of Idaho (U of I), Moscow, Idaho, designed to support the fundamental elements of Idaho agriculture.
Plant Response Biotech is a plant biotechnology company specializing in plant innate immunity, plant physiology and nutrient use efficiency.
November 21, 2019
Response Biotech and Koch Biological Solutions, LLC, Wichita, Kan., combined operations to form Plant Response Biotech, Inc., Madrid, to leverage both companies’ capabilities, assets and product offerings.
Bowery plans to use this capital to put additional resources toward driving innovation in agriculture science, technology, robotics and automation.
November 8, 2019
Bowery Farming, Inc., New York, raised an additional $50 million in a B+ round of financing from existing investors, including Temasek, Singapore, and Henry Kravis, co-founder of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., New York.
In studies performed by Yield10 in greenhouse or field tests, these traits have shown a range of promising activities such as good agronomic performance, increased photosynthesis, increased seed yield and/or increased biomass production.
October 23, 2019
J. R. Simplot Co., Boise, Idaho, signed a research agreement with Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., Woburn, Mass., to evaluate three novel yield traits in potato.
Hortau and its partners have been working since late 2017 on developing what is said to be the first predictive and global monitoring tool for crop production.
October 22, 2019
Gestion AgrIA, Canada, received a $4.7 million financial contribution from the Government of Quebec through the Green Fund to complete a key research project designed to help growers boost their productivity while significantly reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Integrated CBD maintains approximately 10,000 acres of certified organic land for sustainable farming at scale.
October 9, 2019
Integrated CBD, Scottsdale, Ariz., announced the closing of $50 million in senior secured debt and a Series A equity round in a combination of debt and equity financing led by a New York-based hedge fund.