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AgriNovus Seeks Summer Intern

Position: Field Atlas Program Intern Time Period: Approximately May 11, 2020 – August 21, 2020 Initiative: AgriNovus Indiana Reports to: Field Atlas Manager Internship Overview AgriNovus Indiana is the state’s initiative focused on advancing the agbiosciences sector as a nationally recognized leader through education, research, and talent development; strategic collaborations among corporations, industry associations, government, and universities; the creation [...]

January 23rd, 2020|

How Indiana is building a bridge between Silicon Valley and the Midwest

There’s no question that Silicon Valley is touted as the epicenter of innovation and venture capital in the world, but a few folks are starting to question whether the agri-foodtech investment ecosystem needs to plant roots elsewhere. A handful of startups have recently told AFN about their decisions to establish headquarters beyond the bounds of Palo Alto, and California altogether. The Bay [...]

December 31st, 2019|

Purdue-based Solinftec to move global headquarters to West Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Solinftec, a digital precision agriculture company, plans to move its global headquarters from South America to West Lafayette. Solinftec established its U.S. headquarters at Purdue Research Park West Lafayette earlier this year in a move to bring high-tech solutions to American farmers, creating 90 jobs in 2020 and up to 334 high-wage jobs by 2023. Daniel [...]

December 12th, 2019|

Startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices forms new partnership for East Africa distribution

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – JUA Technologies International, a Purdue University-affiliated startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices, is partnering with BrazAgro Ltd., a supplier of Brazilian farm machinery, to distribute its solar-drying tray. Dehytray is a solar-drying solution for small and mid-size growers and food processors and home gardeners. Its convenient size and ease of use are backed by years of research into [...]

December 11th, 2019|

Huntington University Announces Strauss Animal Center

Huntington University’s agriculture footprint continues to grow as plans are finalized for the latest capital addition to the institution: The Don Strauss Animal Science Education Center. The development of the nearly 10,000-square-foot structure was made possible thanks to a generous lead gift from Strauss Veal Feeds and Midwest Poultry Services. Named in honor of the late Don Strauss, a [...]

December 4th, 2019|

Multi-sensor drone technology for plant phenotyping receives $4.5 million from energy agency

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University-affiliated agbioscience startup is creating technology to help meet the growing global demand for bioenergy and, in partnership with Purdue, has received new support from the U.S. government. GRYFN offers precise geomatics solutions for coaligned and repeatable multi-sensor drone data collection. The approach enables breeders to scale research operations and empowers them with precise, [...]

December 2nd, 2019|

Italpollina announces the launch of Biostimulant.com

Anderson, IN (November 18, 2019) Italpollina, a world leader in the production of organic fertilizers, natural biostimulants and beneficial microbials for use in agriculture is pleased to announce a new global initiative – the launch of www.biostimulant.com. Italpollina acquired the domain of biostimulant.com for the purpose of providing the industry with an innovative website with complete information about this very important topic. [...]

November 18th, 2019|

AgriNovus Indiana announces new hire expanding support in talent initiative

INDIANAPOLIS (October 29, 2019) — AgriNovus Indiana, the state’s initiative to promote and accelerate the growth of the agbiosciences sector, announces a staffing addition to support its expanding talent-focused programming. Tami Neighbors will serve as Field Atlas manager and will continue the ongoing content development and promotion of the Field Atlas platform. Field Atlas is a career exploration website [...]

October 29th, 2019|

Innovation Abounds In Indiana—Here’s Why

Indiana is done being modest. And global companies, top-tier publications and “places to watch” lists are taking notice. Indiana has made headlines as a rising tech hub and continues to be a place where national and global companies are establishing headquarters and business centers. Beck’s Hybrid Farm Presentation during Forbes AgTech Indianapolis Summit 2019 (COURTESY OF VICTORIA ENGBLOM [...]

October 28th, 2019|

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com

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AgriNovus Seeks Summer Intern

Position: Field Atlas Program Intern Time Period: Approximately May 11, 2020 – August 21, 2020 Initiative: AgriNovus Indiana Reports to: Field Atlas Manager Internship Overview AgriNovus Indiana is the state’s initiative focused on advancing the agbiosciences sector as a nationally recognized leader through education, research, and talent development; strategic collaborations among corporations, industry associations, government, and universities; the creation [...]

January 23rd, 2020|

How Indiana is building a bridge between Silicon Valley and the Midwest

There’s no question that Silicon Valley is touted as the epicenter of innovation and venture capital in the world, but a few folks are starting to question whether the agri-foodtech investment ecosystem needs to plant roots elsewhere. A handful of startups have recently told AFN about their decisions to establish headquarters beyond the bounds of Palo Alto, and California altogether. The Bay [...]

December 31st, 2019|

Purdue-based Solinftec to move global headquarters to West Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Solinftec, a digital precision agriculture company, plans to move its global headquarters from South America to West Lafayette. Solinftec established its U.S. headquarters at Purdue Research Park West Lafayette earlier this year in a move to bring high-tech solutions to American farmers, creating 90 jobs in 2020 and up to 334 high-wage jobs by 2023. Daniel [...]

December 12th, 2019|

Startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices forms new partnership for East Africa distribution

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – JUA Technologies International, a Purdue University-affiliated startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices, is partnering with BrazAgro Ltd., a supplier of Brazilian farm machinery, to distribute its solar-drying tray. Dehytray is a solar-drying solution for small and mid-size growers and food processors and home gardeners. Its convenient size and ease of use are backed by years of research into [...]

December 11th, 2019|

Huntington University Announces Strauss Animal Center

Huntington University’s agriculture footprint continues to grow as plans are finalized for the latest capital addition to the institution: The Don Strauss Animal Science Education Center. The development of the nearly 10,000-square-foot structure was made possible thanks to a generous lead gift from Strauss Veal Feeds and Midwest Poultry Services. Named in honor of the late Don Strauss, a [...]

December 4th, 2019|

Multi-sensor drone technology for plant phenotyping receives $4.5 million from energy agency

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University-affiliated agbioscience startup is creating technology to help meet the growing global demand for bioenergy and, in partnership with Purdue, has received new support from the U.S. government. GRYFN offers precise geomatics solutions for coaligned and repeatable multi-sensor drone data collection. The approach enables breeders to scale research operations and empowers them with precise, [...]

December 2nd, 2019|

Italpollina announces the launch of Biostimulant.com

Anderson, IN (November 18, 2019) Italpollina, a world leader in the production of organic fertilizers, natural biostimulants and beneficial microbials for use in agriculture is pleased to announce a new global initiative – the launch of www.biostimulant.com. Italpollina acquired the domain of biostimulant.com for the purpose of providing the industry with an innovative website with complete information about this very important topic. [...]

November 18th, 2019|

AgriNovus Indiana announces new hire expanding support in talent initiative

INDIANAPOLIS (October 29, 2019) — AgriNovus Indiana, the state’s initiative to promote and accelerate the growth of the agbiosciences sector, announces a staffing addition to support its expanding talent-focused programming. Tami Neighbors will serve as Field Atlas manager and will continue the ongoing content development and promotion of the Field Atlas platform. Field Atlas is a career exploration website [...]

October 29th, 2019|

Innovation Abounds In Indiana—Here’s Why

Indiana is done being modest. And global companies, top-tier publications and “places to watch” lists are taking notice. Indiana has made headlines as a rising tech hub and continues to be a place where national and global companies are establishing headquarters and business centers. Beck’s Hybrid Farm Presentation during Forbes AgTech Indianapolis Summit 2019 (COURTESY OF VICTORIA ENGBLOM [...]

October 28th, 2019|
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MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com