Brookside Agra Launches H2OExcel Micro-Site

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If you’re looking for information about the water conservation agent H2OExcel, you’re in luck. Brookside Agra has recently launched a micro-site with video, research library, and other things to know about the product. H2OExcel is a proprietary blend of desert plant extracts and high-quality, humic acid-containing biologicals and other natural, non-plant derived nutrient enhancers. The unique chemistry in H2OExcel works …

Agribusiness, Water Management, Website

Sentera Releases AgVault Web

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AgVault Web is Sentera‘s new platform that allows easy viewing and sharing of crop health data to any connected device. Users can even send data to those without an active account, making it simpler than ever to get advisory input. “Viewing, sharing, and analyzing crop health data has never been easier for the agriculture industry than with the introduction of …

Agribusiness, Connectivity, Data, Platform

Weather Extremes Threaten Nitrogen Loss

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It’s either too wet or too dry and any farmer can tell you there’s rarely a happy medium, which is why Verdesian Life Sciences is offering advise on getting the most out of your nitrogen investment despite weather conditions. Often the first challenge is wet weather that prevents growers from getting into the field for pre-plant, top dress or sidedress …

Agribusiness, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management

AgLaunch Announces 2017 Accelerator Companies

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There were well over 125 companies interested in the 2017 AgLaunch Accelerator program, but only three will receive $50,000 and three months of intensive business development support. This year’s three companies are: • Microbiometer (Englewood, NJ): Microbiometer is a rapid on-site soil testing tool that measures microbial mass. This means soil health can be assessed quickly and inexpensively, compared to …


Sentera Launches High-Precision Sensor Product Line

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Sentera, a leading supplier of complete data solutions to the ag industry, is adding to their product line-up with a new, lightweight sensor. The High-Precision NDVI Single (normalized difference vegetation index) and High-Precision NDRE Single (normalized difference red edge) have improved spectral band separations for more accurate vegetation index measurements. They integrate onto any drone and come pre-installed on the …

Aerial Imagery, Agribusiness, drone, Sensors

ASCEND Conference Now Offering Mentor Meetings

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The ASCEND Drone Business Conference & Expo is coming up in Portland, Oregon on July 19-21, so mark your calendars for the opportunity for one-on-one meetings with experts in UASs. The conference offers sessions designed to teach attendees about commercial application workflows, understanding policy and regulations, financial and legal risk, maintenance and repair, and finding resources, as well as the chance to …

Agribusiness, drone, Events, UAS, UAV

Laboratorie M2 to Commercialize THYMOX

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THYMOX™ is a the breakthrough, botanically-derived disinfectant with applications in animal health and crop protection. Laboratorie M2, the maker of this new product, has raised $4.6 million in financing to move from being a technology development company to having the ability to commercialize THYMOX. THYMOX is derived from thymol, an active ingredient in the plant thyme. It is biodegradable, non-toxic, …

Agribusiness, Fungicides

Swift Navigation, Carnegie Robotics Announce Duro

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When Carnegie Robotics saw Swift Navigation‘s centimeter-accurate GPS technology, they knew the mashup with their rugged robotics components would lead to great things. Today the two companies are announcing the first of their joint projects, the Duro– a dual frequency RTK GNSS receiver ready to withstand what precision agriculture can throw at it. “In precision agriculture what customers demand is …

Agribusiness, GPS, Robot, RTK

Agriculture Robotics Expected to be Worth 8.8 Billion

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A report from Grand Veiw Research Inc. suggests that the agriculture industry robotics market will reach 8.82 billion USD by 2025.  The study looked at the use of UAVs, antonymous tractors, automatic milking systems, and management materials.  Milking robots dominated the robotics sector in 2014 and are expected to maintain the lead in the foreseeable future.  Antonymous tractors are expected …

Agribusiness, Robot

Syngenta Shareholders Meet ChemChina Requirements

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China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) is one step closer to acquiring Syngenta.  Syngenta has announced the provisional interim results from their May Offer Period.  The company was required to see that 67 percent of their shares were tendered.  As of May 4th, they have reached approximately 80 percent of shares, with a few more days till the final count is due. The prospective …

Agribusiness, Syngenta