Technology

Winner of Round Two of Grow-NY food and ag business competition named

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Nov. 23 that animal science company Soos Technology of Kidron, Israel was named as the $1 million grand prize winner of Round Two of Grow-NY, a global food... more »

Irrigation Association names winners of 2020 New Product Contest

The Fairfax, Virginia-based Irrigation Association announced Nov. 20 the winners of the 2020 New Product Contest. The contest is usually held during the annual Irrigation Show and Education Week, but this year the IA hosted... more »

Several specialty ag-related projects included in USDA grant allocations

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) on Nov. 19 awarded over $16 million in FY 2020 grants for 29 projects in the Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR), Phase II. The USDA-NIFA Small... more »

AgBiome gets new sister company, LifeEdit

Cambridge-based cell and gene therapy holding company ElevateBio, and AgBiome, a leader in developing innovative products from natural microbial communities, announced Nov. 16 that LifeEDIT Therapeutics has joined ElevateBio’s growing portfolio of companies. According to... more »

John Deere introduces AutoPath for more accurate row guidance

To help producers more accurately document and follow each row of crops in fields throughout the season, John Deere introduces AutoPath™. This new precision ag application uses data collected from the first pass in the... more »

Interpoma Startup Award designates nomination of the finalists

Space for quality innovation at Interpoma Connects - Digital Days for the Apple Economy, the digital appointment dedicated to the apple organized by Bolzano/Bozen Exhibition Center in Bolzano, Italy, on Nov. 19-20. Among the initiatives... more »

Fecon Stumpex 2-speed touted for eradicating stumps 50% faster

Lebanon, Ohio-based Fecon has upgraded their Stumpex auger-type stump grinder to include a 2-Speed hydraulic motor for faster stump removal, especially on soft woods. Designed to maximize 100% of machine output, the Stumpex 2-Speed improves... more »

Virtual Grow-NY Summit to feature food and ag innovation

Smart drones that distribute beneficial insects on crops, packaging materials to extend the shelf life of bread, and technology to transform food waste into nutrients for hydroponic farming – these are a few of the... more »


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