19.05.2017

The Egyptian government's vast project to recover land from the desert and to introduce suitable technologies to transform it into arable land is being realized through agreements with companies from the Murcia region of Spain.

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10.05.2017

More than 125 ag startups from across the globe expressed interest in the 2017 AgLaunch Accelerator, many of which were referred by leading venture capital groups and farmer organizations. Ultimately, three startups were chosen based on their stage of business, product development lifecycle and need to access the local agricultural ecosystem.

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09.05.2017

The Climate Corporation recently announced the acquisition of HydroBio, an agriculture software company based in Denver, Colo. The HydroBio team will join The Climate Corporation, strengthening the company’s efforts to deliver industry-leading digital technologies to farmers around the world.

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28.04.2017

28 March 2017 - With SparkInData Analytic Platform from Atos, experts from the start-up TerraNIS are capturing satellite images with biophysical indicators that help farmers from La Coop Fédérée to learn about their crops and to optimize their farm practices.

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26.04.2017

April 25th 2017 - BASF has signed an agreement to acquire US-based company ZedX, a leader in the development of digital agricultural intelligence. The acquisition is expected to be completed within four weeks.

ZedX’s expertise lies in the development of agronomic weather, crop, and pest models that can rapidly translate data into insights for more efficient agricultural production. With the planned acquisition, BASF strengthens its digital farming footprint and further invests in helping growers take advantage of the increasing amount of big data generated in farming and beyond.

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25.04.2017

Jain Irrigation Systems Limited has been awarded the Poorigali Integrated Micro Irrigation Project by Govt. of Karnataka through National Competitive Bidding.

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25.04.2017

April 25th 2017- Simplot and Spensa enter into multiyear partnership to build the Simplot Advisor Platform

“I’m very pleased to share that J.R. Simplot Co., a diversified agribusiness with business operations in 40 countries around the world, has entered into a partnership with Spensa to build the Simplot Advisor Platform”, said Johnny Park, Founder and CEO at Spensa

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20.04.2017

April 20th, WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Farmers Edge™, a global leader in decision agriculture, announced today it has partnered with Allied Cooperative, a leading provider of agronomy, feed, grain, and equipment services to growers through 12 branches and across 700,000 acres in central and western Wisconsin. Now, with the all-in-one Farmers Edge Precision Solutions™ platform, Allied’s more than 2,200 customers have access to the wide range of products and services.

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19.04.2017

Mumbai, April 19, 2017 - Jain Irrigation Systems Limited (“JISL”) thru its USA subsidiary agreed to acquire 80% stake in 2 large micro-irrigation entities: Agri-Valley Irrigation, Inc. (“AVI”) and Irrigation Design and Construction, Inc. (“IDC”). Those 2 dealers have entered into an agreement to merge ownership of their businesses into a newly formed distribution company. The new organization gathers competencies in design, construction, service, and innovative Ag Technology. This new distribution company will provide a platform to help growers implement state-of-the-art irrigation technology and achieve “More Crop Per DropTM”. AVI and IDC have been long tenured stable companies with operations in USA.

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31.03.2017

Monheim, March 31st, 2017 - Sustainable agriculture is possible. It has been demonstrated by the Capurso family, recently opening the gates of their farm, Moranda, the first Bayer ForwardFarm in Italy and the fifth ForwardFarm in the global network. The farm is located a few kilometers from Verona in Valpantena, literally the "Valley of the Gods", one of the most famous areas of cultivation of grapes and production of excellent wines such as Amarone, Ripasso and Valpolicella.

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