Auburn University to study irrigation possibilities of poultry processing wastewater

As fresh water supplies become increasingly limited and the world's population continues to grow, US based Auburn University College of Agriculture researchers are working on ways to find and utilize alternative water resources for irrigating crops. "One proven source that can meet this demand is wastewa...Read more


USDA picks NIHC Chairman to helm ATAC for trade in Tobacco, Cotton & Peanuts

The Chairman of the Board of the National Industrial Hemp Council Patrick Atagi was recently appointed to the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee (ATAC) for Trade in Tobacco, Cotton, and Peanuts by United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and United States Trade Representative...Read more


Sonoma County Winegrowers upbeat about relaunch of everyvine wine industry portal

At the 2021 Dollars and $ense Virtual Conference, one of the North Coast’s longest-running and most widely attended wine industry tradeshows for grape growers and vintners, everyvine relaunched under new ownership, with a new site and presence for 2021. “everyvine is a classic website that deserves to...Read more


Charlotte's Web secures US Utility Patents for two new Hemp varieties  

 Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc, the market leader in hemp CBD wellness products, has announced that Charlotte's Web, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary, has been granted US Utility Patents for its hemp genetics by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The newly issued patents cover two of the company's ...Read more


USDA supports Plant Protection projects with $70 mn fund

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is allocating more than $70 million to support 383 projects under the Plant Protection Act’s Section 7721 program to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification, threat mitigation, to safeguard the nursery production...Read more


Kreider Farms awarded first ever American Humane Certification

Manheim based Kreider Farms, Central Pennsylvania's favorite producer of farm-fresh milk, ice cream, premium eggs, and more, is proud to be the first dairy farm to be American Humane Certified on the East Coast. Animal welfare has always been top-of-mind for the team at Kreider Farms and they know that ...Read more


South Mill Champs acquires The Mushroom Company

South Mill Champs (SMC), one of the largest high-quality mushroom growers in North America, has acquired The Mushroom Company based in Cambridge, MD. The Mushroom Company is one of North America's largest mushroom processors. Over the last 90 years it has built a reputation for high-quality, i...Read more


Centrol crop control launches app for farmers of American Midwest

US-based Centrol Crop Consulting has successfully launched a new mobile app available on both iOS and Android to help farmers easily access technical data and all their important contacts on demand. The app was developed in partnership with agriculture app development company, DreamCo Design. With the Centrol Po...Read more


USDA to deploy Draganfly Drone for phenotyping tasks

      The US Department of Agriculture has selected the use of the Draganfly Commander drones to do phenotyping and other related data collection and analysis. The Draganfly Commander Ag-Pro model is a turn-key UAV package providing extended flight times, high level of data resolutions and accur...Read more


Miraflora's 160-acre hemp farm receives USDA Organic certification

Driven to help people be their best naturally through the unique properties of the hemp plant, Miraflora has received USDA Organic Certification for its 160-acre farm in Boulder County, Colo. To earn USDA certification, Miraflora's practices had to meet the strict standards included in the organic certi...Read more


Granular releases web-based ‘Crop Rotation ROI Calculator’

Granular, a Corteva Agriscience™ company, is Farm Management Software (FMS) has created a proprietary Corn vs Soybeans Calculator to help farmers with their decision to rotate or not. It is estimated that around 20% of traditional corn-corn acres remain undecided, and taking into account certain agronom...Read more


Matrix Meats completes seed-stage round

Ohio-based Matrix Meats, Inc., the leader in the development of industry enabling nanofiber scaffolds for the cultivating of meat products reported the completion of its seed-stage round on 22 Dec 2020. This funding, which was oversubscribed, will allow the company to expand its scientific, manufacturing, and busi...Read more