Bushel provides real-time account information directly to growers by integrating into a grain elevator’s accounting system and market feeds.
December 27, 2019
Bushel, a Fargo, N.D.-based provider of software technology solutions for growers, grain buyers, protein producers and food companies, announced the closing of its $19.5 million Series B investment led by Continental Grain Co., New York.
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.
France and the United States thought farmers should benefit most when ag-tech improves operations.
December 12, 2019
Technology in agriculture (ag-tech) is how to feed a growing population, make farming more sustainable and improve the lives of farm animals, say 85% of the 3,000 participants in Cargill’s new three-continent consumer survey.
The €85m center, named Hive for its location amidst leading academic research centers, start-ups and external partners, will lead global foods innovation programs for brands like Knorr, Hellmann’s, The Vegetarian Butcher and Calvė.
December 10, 2019
Unilever, UK, opened its new global Foods Innovation Centre on the campus of Wageningen University, a global agri-food research hub based in The Netherlands.
The project signals CPS’s entry into solving the safety of water applied to fresh produce crops.
November 19, 2019
The Center for Produce Safety (CPS), Woodland, Calif., funded its first-ever research project to study the effectiveness of various agricultural water treatments, awarding $200,000 to a team led by Channah Rock, associate professor of soil, water and environmental sciences and water quality specialist at University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.
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.
Research will address constraints on water usage and environmental quality while supporting the agricultural sectors of the dairy, livestock, cropland and food processing industries and exploring solutions for long-term sustainability.
November 5, 2019
Design of what is said to be the nation’s largest research dairy begins as University of Idaho (U of I), Moscow, Idaho, secured an additional $11 million for the 540-acre Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE).
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