Agriculture and Horticulture Press Releases

Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour Finds Further Reduced Yield Potential vs. Recent Estimates

​​​Thousands of farmers, agribusiness executives and national and local media attended a series of meetings across the Midwest this week as part of the annual Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour. The Crop Tour focused on crop conditions going into the…

Farm Journal to Host Live Webcast

Join farmers, agribusiness and commodities leaders and national, state and local media for a live webcast as Pro Farmer unveils estimates for 2019 corn and soybean yields. What:  Announcement of Pro Farmer’s National Production Estimates When:  Friday, August 23, 2019, 2:30 pm…

Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour Will Assess Yield Impact of Severe Planting Delays

Pro Farmer scouts will blanket the countryside to measure this year's corn and soybean yield potential during the 27th annual Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour, Aug. 19-22, 2019. The tour is conducted each year by Pro Farmer, a Farm Journal…

Farm Journal Sells Out First Hemp College

Farm Journal Sells Out First Hemp College

​​More than 500 farmers, retailers, legislators and representatives from across agribusiness attended Farm Journal’s first Hemp College in Lexington, Ky., demonstrating a growing demand for information around the legalization of hemp as a viable crop in many states.  “Being on…

Violet Defense Group Sets Its Sights on South Africa

Violet Defense Group Sets Its Sights on South Africa

​​​​​​Violet Defense Group, the parent company to Violet Defense, the UV germ-killing light company, and Violet Gro, the agricultural lighting company, announced today it’s expanding its commercialization efforts into South Africa in collaboration with Logan Medical and Surgical (Pty) Ltd. …

America's Conservation Ag Movement Convenes USDA, EPA and Leaders From Across the Agri-Food Value Chain

​​​Last week, leaders representing the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), conservation organizations, and international agribusinesses and food companies gathered in Washington, D.C., to rally around America’s Conservation Ag Movement and unveil the Agriculture Through the…

Ag-Analytics to Release Several Machine Learning Driven Environmental APIs on Azure, Supported by Microsoft's AI for Earth Program

Ag-Analytics to Release Several Machine Learning Driven Environmental APIs on Azure, Supported by Microsoft's AI for Earth Program

Ag-Analytics®, through a new strategic partnership with Microsoft’s AI for Earth program, today announced the launch of several new APIs and data feeds for public use, including mirroring over 100 TB of Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) data on Azure. By enabling…

Triminator Introduces Industrial-Sized Hemp Dryers

Triminator Introduces Industrial-Sized Hemp Dryers

​​​​​​Triminator, a leading designer of hemp and cannabis processing equipment, has designed two industrial hemp dryers capable of processing 1,100 pounds of biomass per hour. The new machines will revolutionize current drying methods with a 90% time savings and total…

Heliae Development LLC Welcomes Norm Davy and Lon Kreger

​​Heliae Development LLC, a leading Arizona biotechnology company with a world vision in which microalgae plays a vital role in supporting healthy life, hired Norm Davy as chief revenue officer and Lon Kreger as senior director, international sales. Both executives will…

Violet Gro Gets a Jump Start in the Grand Valley

Violet Gro Gets a Jump Start in the Grand Valley

​​​​​​Violet Gro has been approved for the Colorado Rural Jump Start program, a statewide economic development initiative created to attract primary jobs to rural areas to spur diversification. In Mesa County, where Violet Gro has chosen to establish its Colorado operations,…

Violet Gro LED Grow Lights Partners With Hyperponic on Their Fully Integrated Vertical Tower Growing System

Violet Gro LED Grow Lights Partners With Hyperponic on Their Fully Integrated Vertical Tower Growing System

​​​Violet Gro announced today that Hyperponic has selected their LED grow lights as the primary light source for its fully integrated, patent-pending CropTowerTM. The Hyperponic CropTowerTM is a technologically advanced growing system that provides growers with a complete computer-controlled environment…

Lighting the Way to Better Cannabis, Violet Gro Works With Greener and Manx Farms in a Joint Effort to Develop Best Practices for Cannabusiness

Lighting the Way to Better Cannabis, Violet Gro Works With Greener and Manx Farms in a Joint Effort to Develop Best Practices for Cannabusiness

Violet Gro Inc. is teaming up to continue exploring the optimal use of its lighting technology for growing cannabis indoors. Through a joint effort to develop best practices for producing pharmaceutical-grade cannabis, Violet Gro is working with Greener, an advanced analytics and…

Ag-Analytics and LSU AgCenter Partnership Brings AI and Machine Learning to Yield Predictions

Ag-Analytics and LSU AgCenter Partnership Brings AI and Machine Learning to Yield Predictions

Ag-Analytics is partnering with the LSU AgCenter to help farmers maintain and improve yields through the use of machine learning and big data. Ag-Analytics, a cloud-based secure farm management platform, works with farmers, industry and universities with the goal of helping…

Farmers and Food Industry Leaders to Celebrate Inauguration of U.S. Agriculture Exhibit on the National Mall

Farmers and Food Industry Leaders to Celebrate Inauguration of U.S. Agriculture Exhibit on the National Mall

Farm Journal announces a new national effort to promote conservation, sustainability and stewardship across all segments of agriculture, and the grand opening of a major installation about U.S. agriculture, will be the focus of a media event July 26 hosted…

Cultivating a Pipeline of Next-Gen Innovation and Talent in the Food and Agriculture Industry

Cultivating a Pipeline of Next-Gen Innovation and Talent in the Food and Agriculture Industry

​​The Thought For Food (TFF) Foundation and KWS announce the next phase of their multi-year partnership. The celebratory event “Thought For Food and KWS - Connect, Engage, Share” brought together 70-plus stakeholders at the KWS WeWork space in Berlin. The two…

Sucro Sourcing Announces New Sugar Refinery in Hamilton, Canada

 Sucro Sourcing announced today the completion of its new granular sugar refinery in Hamilton, Canada. The refinery was completed with the support of the Port of Hamilton and will begin refining sugar immediately. The construction of the granular sugar refinery represents…

Farmwave's Leading AI Tech in Agriculture Goes Live With a Subscriber Model

Farmwave's Leading AI Tech in Agriculture Goes Live With a Subscriber Model

​Craig Ganssle, Founder and CEO of Farmwave, never thought he'd be working on software in agriculture. In 1995, Craig set out for a life career in the United States Marines but a medical discharge in 2001 for heart problems meant he had…

Centaur Announces Issuance of US Patent for Wireless Sensors for Crop Quality and Pest Management

​​​​Centaur Analytics Inc., a company creating the post-harvest quality chain for agricultural crops and food, announced today the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. patent 10,296,863 covering wireless sensor devices for digitally monitoring Post-Harvest Crop Quality and Pest Management.…

BC Company 'Steaks' a Claim in New Micro Beef Industry

BC Company 'Steaks' a Claim in New Micro Beef Industry

Meatme.ca, a BC-based platform that enables conscious consumers to purchase pasture-raised meat directly from local farmers, has announced a global first: micro beef. Produced from a breed of cow that was ignored for decades because of its diminutive stature, this…

NutriAg Launches SproutMax™, One of the First Registered PGR Products in Canada for Blueberries

NutriAg Launches SproutMax™, One of the First Registered PGR Products in Canada for Blueberries

NutriAg is excited to introduce a newly registered fertilizer called SproutMax™. This is one of the first PGR products available in Canada for blueberries and it marks the second registered PGR product for NutriAg in less than a year. The…

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