Verdant Robotics Raises $46.5 Million to Reduce Ag Chemicals, Improve Farm Profits

Multi-action autonomous robot delivers simultaneous solutions beyond weeding Verdant Robotics announced the close of a $46.5 million Series A funding to scale its advanced robotic technology and accelerate broad adoption of its regenerative and precision ag solutions. Lead investor Cleveland Avenue was joined by DCVC Bio, Future Ventures, SeaX Ventures and all existing investors, including Autotech Ventures, Cavallo Ventures, and …

MyLand Company Completes $12M First Closing of Series B Funding to Advance Scale-up of Soil-as-a-ServiceTM in Key Regions

The new funding will significantly expand MyLand’s approach to regenerative agriculture in California, Arizona, Florida, Texas, and the Pacific Northwest PHOENIX, AZ — MyLand Company Inc. (“MyLand”), a soil health company, announced today the recent successful first closing of its Series B financing round led by The Borden Family Trust and Waterpoint Lane. The new $12M investment will fuel MyLand’s …

Soil Regen Co-Owner Breaks National Dryland Corn Yield Record

Soil Regen is proud to share that co-founder and first-generation farmer, Russell Hedrick has submitted an entry of 459.51 bushels per acre to the North Carolina Corn Growers Association. The yield bests the current national yield record of 442 bushels per acre held by Francis Childs.  “The average corn yield for Catawba County is somewhere between 100 and 124 bushels …

MyLand Offers Educational Webinars

MyLand Company, LLC (“MyLand), a company dedicated to the advancement of soil health and regenerative agriculture, will hold two free educational webinars on November 17th and 29th at 9 a.m. PST to promote the perspective of Soil-as-a-Service. This new paradigm of soil health will help growers to better understand and enhance the natural capabilities of their soils.  The free webinar opportunities will …

AMVAC® and NewLeaf Symbiotics® Partner to Bring Biological Solutions to North American Crop Markets

Partnership to bolster AMVAC’s growing GreenSolutions™ biological portfolio; NewLeaf Symbiotics set to gain wider market access NEWPORT BEACH, California, Oct. 31, 2022 — AMVAC®, an American Vanguard® Company, and NewLeaf Symbiotics® of St. Louis, Missouri, are pleased to announce a new partnership to bring new and existing biologicals solutions to North American crop markets beginning in 2023. This collaboration will …

New Podcast Explores How Farm Financing Works… And When It Doesn’t

“Nothing Borrowed, Nothing Gained” Helps Agricultural Decision Makers Understand The Risk And Reward Of Today’s Farm Financial System AEI Premium, the online community for agricultural decision makers, presents the third season of its award-winning AEI Presents podcast series: “Nothing Borrowed, Nothing Gained.” This season, hosts Sarah Mock, Brent Gloy, and David Widmar are back, along with a team of experts. …

YIELDMASTER SOLUTIONS ANNOUNCES CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP WITH AZOTIC IN THE UNITED STATES

Grounded in the same principles of providing solutions for farmers, YieldMaster Solutions (YMS) is pleased to announce its continued partnership with Azotic through a recently signed 3-year agreement. The mission of YMS is focused on bringing leading-edge biological technologies and innovations to growers across North America to enhance crop performance, health and increase yield potential through their strong dealer and …

Custom Agronomics announces strategic partnership with Inverness Graham Investments

Custom Agronomics, Inc., providing customized formulation and manufacturing of private-labeled liquid plant nutrition and other specialty products serving the agriculture and turf and ornamental markets, announced today that it has received a strategic investment from Inverness Graham Investments, a private investment firm that targets growth orientated investments in innovative technology-enabled manufacturing, service and software companies. Company co-founders Michael Williams and …

Land O’Lakes, Inc. Project Aimed at Scaling Production and Addressing Equity in Climate-Smart Farming Selected by USDA in Historic Funding for Climate-Smart Commodities

Project will deploy funding from USDA’s Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities and matching funds from grant partners to scale production and demand for climate-smart corn, soybean, wheat, cotton and milk production Arden Hills, Minn. (September 15, 2022) – Truterra, LLC, the sustainability business of Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives, and American Farmland Trust (AFT), a nonprofit focused …

Land O’Lakes, Inc. Positioned to Support Carbon-curious Farmers

Cooperative leveraging sustainability and agronomic expertise with program that provides a warranty to farmers transitioning to regenerative agriculture practices (Arden Hills, Minn., August 30, 2022) – Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives, is encouraging more farmers to adopt regenerative farming practices by working to remove one of the biggest barriers – fear of lost profitability and productivity …

J.M. HUBER CORPORATION SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE THE BIOLCHIM GROUP FROM NB RENAISSANCE, CHEQUERS CAPITAL AND MANAGEMENT TEAM

(Atlanta, Georgia) – J.M. Huber Corporation (Huber), a global, family-owned specialty engineered materials manufacturing company, announced today that it has signed a binding agreement to acquire full control of the Biolchim Group from NB Renaissance, Chequers Capital and the Biolchim Group management team. The Biolchim Group, managed and headed by Galileo Quattro SARL, has its main operating base in Italy …

U.S. Farmers Receive $1.2 Million in Carbon Farming Payments Through CarbonNOW® Program

Payments were made to farmers in Locus Agricultural Solutions’ CarbonNOW® carbon farming program, through funding from Anew Climate, LLC (previously Bluesource) and Green Star Royalties Compensation was received within 8 months of enrollment in CarbonNOW—making them the fastest carbon payments made through any carbon farming program  CarbonNOW is the most accessible carbon farming program and the only agriculture program …

Concept AgriTek Field Day 2022 Showcases Product Successes

(Oran, Missouri) – On July 21, 2022, farmers gathered between two corn fields to learn about the efficacy and results of the Concept AgriTek line of products at the company’s 2022 field day. Held at the Seyer Farm, the day served to showcase leading research on the company’s micronutrient and biological product portfolio and answer questions farmers have regarding implementing …

Plant Response Adds to Team, Aligned with Continued Growth Plans

(Research Triangle Park, NC) — Plant Response Inc. announces new employees joining the company as its biologicals business continues to grow. Two of the roles add sales and agronomy leadership in the field, while the third role is based in the company’s Research Triangle Park headquarters. “Nutrient utilization and soil health have been getting more attention on farm and our …

Performance Nutrition Launches NutriWise Biofertilizers

NutriWise

Performance Nutrition is announcing its new NutriWiseTM brand, a granular fertilizer and water-soluble powder (WSP) that will replace the old NutriSmart® product line. The new products are available now for growers in agricultural markets. NutriWise will be manufactured in the United States from components produced here. “This allows us to provide our customers with a practical alternative for agricultural applications,” …