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Argentinian agtech startup plots expansion into St. Louis

Argentinian agtech startup plots expansion into St. Louis By Nathan Rubbelke – Reporter, St. Louis Business Journal Jun 27, 2019, 1:22pm CDT An Argentinian agtech startup has plans to open a lab in St. Louis, making it the latest company from the South American country to be recruited to the region. Bioheuris will mark its first international location with the firm's expansion into St. Louis. The startup is based in Rosario, Argentina, a sister city of St. Louis. Bioheuris, which develops herbicide-resistant technologies in crops, plans to begin operations in St. Louis later this year. “I think St. Louis is ...

First startups named for Danforth Center/Wells Fargo agtech incubator

Growers Share Their View of the Future of Precision Agriculture

We asked growers, how advanced are you now, and how advanced do you envision your farm getting, i.e. do you see robots, artificial intelligence, or other more advanced technology in your farm’s future?

How to Do Market Research: A 6-Step Guide

Learn how to conduct market research using primary and seconday research methods to identify your target customers and competitors. 

Initial look at Methane reduction technology for livestock

  Matt,   Did some preliminary looking on the methane reduction ideas (per Davin’s point about Mike Deering’s interests).   Looks like a lot of work on this across the globe, particularly Australia and UK.   You might want to check out these sites if you are interested:   Products for Reducing Methane Emissions future-feed.com - seaweed additive cites 80% reduction - more below https://mootral.com/ - Mootral Ruminant feed supplement showing 30% reduction https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02094/full - journal article on Mootral.  https://www.wipo.int/ip-outreach/...

Innovative program gives ag startups a boost

Is St. Louis the Silicon Valley of Agtech?

Is St. Louis the Silicon Valley of Agtech? NOVEMBER 2, 2017 LOUISA BURWOOD-TAYLOR AND EMMA COSGROVE St. Louis has worked hard to be a magnet for Fortune 500 companies. Nine members of this elite class call the city home, not the least of which is multinational agricultural giant Monsanto. Walmart has more than 20,000 employees in St. Louis alone. Post Holding Co., which owns 24 of the most recognizable boxed cereal brands in the US, is based in the city and fast casual juggernaut Panera Bread is too. With these headquarters surrounded by nearly 100,000 farms — Missouri is a major production state for soybeans, pork, ...

Kenny Hulshof

Laboratory for intelligent agricultural decision support systems (LADS)

Lt. Gov. Kehoe establishes food manufacturing task force

MFA: Mainstreaming Precision Ag Services

Microsoft puts $1.5 million into farm project near Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Microsoft Corp. on Thursday, Oct. 17, announced a $1.5 million, three-year investment into the Fargo-based tech firm Emerging Prairie to help build what Microsoft calls the farm of the future at Emerging Prairie’s Grand Farm project.   Among the dignitaries attending the event at the Microsoft campus in Fargo were North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, Microsoft President Brad Smith and Barry Batcheller of Fargo, one of the nation’s leading entrepreneurs in agricultural technology. Smith said the money will help develop a building at the project site, south of Fargo near the town of Horace, ...

MU's Kent Shannon profiled as an “exceptional extension specialist”

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension natural resource engineer Kent Shannon was featured in the November 2017 issue of Successful Farming magazine, which profiles “10 Exceptional Extension Specialists(opens in new window).”

Pivot-based artificial intelligence at work

The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers

List of articles for The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers.

USDA Adds Flexibility for Cover Crop Management in Crop Year 2020

WASHINGTON DC, June 28, 2019 – The 2018 Farm Bill mandated changes to the treatment of cover crops for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs, which add more flexibility to when cover crops must be terminated while remaining eligible for crop insurance. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) developed new guidelines and policy provisions to enact these changes, which will be available beginning with the 2020 crop year.