Pennsylvania producer of tomatoes, beans, ancient grains and vegetables marks 100 years, while looking toward future growth
June 10, 2021
2021 marks Furmano’s 100th year of harvesting nature’s goodness in the heart of Central Pennsylvania’s farmland. It’s a momentous milestone for the family-owned business – one they’re using as a springboard into the future.
Cranberry seeds are part of Ocean Spray's commitment to food innovation and health and wellness, and can help support heart, digestive, immune, and cognitive function as part of a healthy diet
December 11, 2020
Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., the agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 farmer families, introduced Ocean Spray® Cranberry Seeds, a new innovative, upcycled, and clean-label product harvested from cranberries certified as sustainably grown and offering an array of powerful nutritional benefits to support a healthy lifestyle.
Acquisition enhances ICL's position in the high growth, high margin Brazilian specialty plant nutrition market
October 27, 2020
The acquisition will expand ICL's specialty plant nutrition product portfolio and significantly enhance its customer base and on-ground presence across agriculture regions in Brazil, one of the world's fastest growing agriculture markets. Fertiláqua had been previously controlled by Aqua Capital, a leading ag and food private equity firm.
$1 million grand prize and six other winners to be chosen among 20 finalists from across the world at Summit on Nov. 17-18
September 22, 2020
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the 20 finalists for year two of Grow-NY, a food innovation and agriculture technology business challenge focused on enhancing the emerging food, beverage and agriculture innovation cluster in Central New York, the Finger Lakes, and the Southern Tier.
New AgTech Company is founded by Larry Ellison and Dr. David Agus
July 27, 2020
Sensei Ag continues the spirit and draws upon the technological foundations of its sister company Sensei Retreats. With the shared vision of helping people live longer, healthier lives, Sensei Ag will take the learnings of its pilot farm on Lāna’i across the globe and bring hyper-local, nutrient-rich, affordable food to developed and emerging economies.
The Soy Innovation Challenge calls on ag-tech startups and teams to create value for soybean farmers through innovation and technology
March 31, 2020
US soybean farmers principally are price takers in the existing soybean supply chain, without transparent access to market signals originating from end users. Similarly, the complexity of the value chain makes it difficult for end users to buy raw materials that meet their needs.
As national crisis continues, impact study reinforces the significance of critical to day-to-day American life
March 24, 2020
The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has served as a reminder of the critical role that the United States food and agriculture industries play in fueling our nation and ensuring that Americans are supplied with an abundance of safe food during this time of need. America's food and agricultural industry is committed to helping the country get through the COVID-19 pandemic.