Mergers & Acquisitions Plant Science

ForFarmers N.V. Receives Approval to Sell Belgian Compound Feed Activities to Arvesta

Key Takeaways: The Belgian competition authority has approved ForFarmers N.V.’s sale of its compound feed activities to Arvesta. The transaction includes the transfer

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AgTech Partnerships

SolAgra Partners with University of Delaware for Pioneering Agrivoltaics Research

Key Takeaways: SolAgra has contracted with the University of Delaware to build two agrivoltaic solar arrays at campuses in Newark and Georgetown. The

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Food Tech Grants

Novel Farms Secures Nearly $1M NSF Grant to Advance Cultivated Meat Production

Key Takeaways: Novel Farms has been awarded a $999,967 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Corporate Plant Science

Corteva Files Lawsuit Against Inari To Safeguard IP

Key Takeaways: Corteva has filed a lawsuit against Inari Agriculture, Inc. and Inari Agriculture NV for alleged intellectual property theft. The lawsuit aims

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Biden-Harris Administration Allocates Historic $3 Billion for Agricultural Conservation

Key Takeaways: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced more than $3 billion in funding for agricultural producers and forest landowners to

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Investments Plant Science

Uterra To Invest $20M in Ras Al Khaimah’s First Organic Fertilizer Project

Key Takeaways Uterra, part of the multi-national UniPax Investment Group, has acquired a 33,000 m² land plot in Al Ghail Industrial Zone, Ras

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Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit to Showcase Breakthrough Technologies

Key Takeaways The Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit, scheduled for October 31 to November 2, 2023, aims to showcase breakthrough technologies in the agri-food

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RAE-Led Partnership Secures $80M for Climate-Smart Agriculture Project ‘Horizon II’

Key Takeaways Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) leads a partnership of 13 public and private entities that have secured an $80 million grant from

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Organic Trade Association Applauds Introduction of Organic Market Development Act

Key Takeaways The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has endorsed introducing the Organic Market Development (OMD) Act in both the Senate and the House

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Controlled Environment Agriculture

NatureSweet Introduces Bite-Sized Snacking Tomatoes

Key Takeaways NatureSweet, a leading greenhouse grower, is introducing bite-sized snacking tomatoes like Cherubs®, Glorys®, and Constellation® to the food service industry. NatureSweet

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