California Energy Commission (CEC) Awards $2.9 Million to Polaris Energy Services for Grid Responsive Irrigation Automation

Polaris Energy Services, the leader in Agricultural Demand Flexibility, announced today that the California Energy Commission approved a $2.9 million agreement for Polaris to deploy irrigation automation systems that are responsive to the power grid at subsidized or no cost to farmers. The myPOLARIS web and mobile apps enable agricultural energy users to minimize energy … Read more

First Prescriptive, on Planter Seed Treatment Solution Made Possible by a Product Development and Licensing Agreement Between Inflexion Point Technologies and ALMACO

Inflexion Point Technologies, LLC (IPT) and ALMACO announced today a business relationship that will sustainably increase food productivity and farmer profitability by enabling researchers and growers to increase their use of sustainable biological seed treatments while also more effectively tailoring their treatments to their agronomic zones and growing conditions. IPT, co-founded by CEO Steve Smith … Read more

Enviro Tech Introduces PeraGuard® – the First Dry Peracetic Acid (PAA) Sanitizer

Specialty chemical manufacturer Enviro Tech Chemical Services (ETCS) has introduced the world’s first and only dry peracetic acid (PAA) floor and equipment sanitizer. PeraGuard®, a patented formulation, is designed to improve environmental biosecurity and sanitation on surfaces where conditions favor microorganism growth. The product is EPA registered for use in food and beverage facilities, as … Read more

Man Donates Entire Antique Tractor Collection to YMCA

Jimmy Wilson has donated a collection of 85 antique tractors, valued at approximately $500,000, to be auctioned off to support the Powdersville YMCA. Money raised will help fund a Child Development and Training Center (CDTC) in the Powdersville/Wren community. The YMCA’s CDTC will meet some of the community’s needs by providing three core services. First, it … Read more

Plantations International Launches Organic Durian Research & Development Centre

Malaysian based United Tropical Fruit Sdn. Bhd. (UTFSB), a fully owned subsidiary of the Plantations International Group Of Companies, is very pleased to announce that it has entered into a Multi-Year Collaboration Agreement with University Institute Technology MARA (UiTM), which is an Agro Technology based university in Jengka, Pahang, Malaysia to develop Malaysia’s first and … Read more

Non-Protein Nitrogen in Feed Market to Hit $1.2 Billion by 2027, Says GMI

The non-protein nitrogen in feed market revenue is projected to cross USD 1.2 billion by 2027, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights Inc. Increasing disease outbreaks among livestock coupled with the need for protein-rich feed are anticipated to positively influence the market demand. Increasing meat and dairy consumption across the globe … Read more

AgEye Earns ‘Overall Sensor Solution of the Year’ Award in 2021 AgTech Breakthrough Awards Program

AgEye Technologies, provider of AI-powered cameras, sensors and predictive analytics for indoor farming, today announced it has been selected as winner of the “Overall Sensor Solution of the Year” award in the 2021 AgTech Breakthrough Awards conducted by AgTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the … Read more

Sascha Welz Joins MyLand as Chief Operating Officer

MyLand, a soil health company, announced today that Sascha Welz has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Sascha will oversee the engineering and system design, innovation, algae production, Ag Science, manufacturing, and remote operations teams. Based in Phoenix, he will work directly with Dane Hague, Co-Founder and President, to provide the platforms needed to … Read more

Agriculture Equipment Market to Hit US$ 165 Bn by 2027; Global Market Insights Inc.

Global Market Insights Inc. has recently added a new report on the agriculture equipment market which estimates the market valuation for farm equipment will cross USD 165 billion by 2027. The integration of advanced technologies, such as IoT, AI, and machine learning, into agriculture machines will boost industry growth. The increasing adoption of Big Data … Read more