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Elanco Announces Agreement to Acquire Bayer’s Animal Health Business

Deal strengthens and accelerates Elanco’s Innovation, Portfolio, and Productivity (IPP) strategy, creating second largest animal health leader by global revenue Continues mid-single digit revenue growth; accelerates achievement of adjusted EBITDA and gross margin goals; accretive to adjusted EPS in first full year post-close, high single to low double-digit accretion in second year post-close; significant value-creating synergies Doubles pet business [...]

August 20th, 2019|

Inari Reaps $89M and Eyes Global Farm Markets for Gene-Edited Seeds

Plant genetics startup Inari, which is developing crop varieties that produce higher yields and use fewer resources, has raised $89 million to advance its research toward the US and international markets. Corn, soybean, wheat, and tomatoes are the Cambridge, MA-based company’s initial target crops. CEO Ponsi Trivisvavet says the company aims to launch several products in time for the [...]

August 6th, 2019|

Forbes Announced AgTech Summit In Indianapolis With Focus On The Future Of Food, Animal Health, Soybeans And More

Speakers include Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Forbes; Beth Bechdol, President & CEO, AgriNovus Indiana; Teddy Bekele, SVP & Chief Technology Officer, Land O'Lakes, Inc.; John Hartnett, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, SVG Ventures & THRIVE AgTech and more INDIANAPOLIS – July 25, 2019 – Forbes today announced its second annual Forbes AgTech Summit in Indianapolis, taking place Sept. 18-19. Following up on [...]

July 25th, 2019|

AgriNovus Indiana launches QUADRANT – a new program to convene and grow the agbioscience community

AgriNovus Indiana today announced the launch of a monthly convening series aimed at bringing together a diverse group of professionals to further connect the agbioscience community in the state. The program, called QUADRANT, will hold its first gathering on August 7, 2019. To continue to build the agbioscience community, where food, agriculture, science and technology converge, QUADRANT creates a [...]

July 15th, 2019|

Purdue professor helps longtime grape growers embrace new technology

California vineyard owners are carefully watching grapes mature on the vine this summer, just one in a list of responsibilities that determines their chances at a successful season. Years of experience working the land have been the main tool for these growers, but environmental restrictions and requirements are making the job increasingly complicated. David Ebert of Purdue University’s College [...]

July 9th, 2019|

Inari chosen as ‘Technology Pioneer’ by World Economic Forum

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.— Joining companies like Google and Twitter, Inari was chosen as a 2019 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum on Monday. Inari, a company recently expanded to West Lafayette developing seeds that improve the economic and environmental realities of production agriculture, was chosen from hundreds of candidates worldwide that are also in the design, development and [...]

July 7th, 2019|

Elanco Announces R&D Collaboration with AgBiome for Swine Nutritional Health Innovation

Collaboration furthers Elanco’s commitment to antibiotic stewardship and offering alternatives to pork producers’ most difficult challenges Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN), announced today a new global R&D collaboration with AgBiome, Inc. to develop nutritional health products for swine. The collaboration further demonstrates Elanco’s commitment to antibiotic stewardship and bringing alternatives to producers’ most difficult challenges. The research and [...]

June 27th, 2019|

Aquaponics Makes a Splash at Huntington University

Inside INdiana Business Host Gerry Dick interviews Huntington University President Dr. Sherilyn Emberton. The Ware Plant Science Production Facility at Huntington University is expanding its production from soil-grown flora and fauna to plants grown in water, thanks to the addition of an aquaponics system this semester. “Huntington University continues to look for ways to strengthen the [...]

June 21st, 2019|

Indiana fish farm poised to make history with genetically modified salmon

Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds in indoor tanks, they could be served in restaurants by late next year. The salmon produced by AquaBounty are the first genetically modified animals approved for human consumption in the United States. [...]

June 21st, 2019|

Biodyne USA and Trellis Growing Systems announce joint venture: Trellis Growing Solutions

Biodyne USA and Trellis Growing Systems, two privately held ag-tech companies based in Fort Wayne, IN, have announced a new joint venture: Trellis Growing Solutions. “Trellis Growing Solutions will bring together the experience and expertise of our companies to offer our customers turnkey solutions for small- to medium-sized private horticulture,” said Gil Farley, president of Biodyne USA. Starting with [...]

June 21st, 2019|

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com

WHIN Ag Alliance Summit

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Quadrant

September 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Indianapolis Ag Club Luncheon

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - December 24 @ 2:00 pm

Quadrant

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Quadrant

November 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

2019 Agbioscience Innovation Summit

November 20 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Elanco Announces Agreement to Acquire Bayer’s Animal Health Business

Deal strengthens and accelerates Elanco’s Innovation, Portfolio, and Productivity (IPP) strategy, creating second largest animal health leader by global revenue Continues mid-single digit revenue growth; accelerates achievement of adjusted EBITDA and gross margin goals; accretive to adjusted EPS in first full year post-close, high single to low double-digit accretion in second year post-close; significant value-creating synergies Doubles pet business [...]

August 20th, 2019|

Inari Reaps $89M and Eyes Global Farm Markets for Gene-Edited Seeds

Plant genetics startup Inari, which is developing crop varieties that produce higher yields and use fewer resources, has raised $89 million to advance its research toward the US and international markets. Corn, soybean, wheat, and tomatoes are the Cambridge, MA-based company’s initial target crops. CEO Ponsi Trivisvavet says the company aims to launch several products in time for the [...]

August 6th, 2019|

Forbes Announced AgTech Summit In Indianapolis With Focus On The Future Of Food, Animal Health, Soybeans And More

Speakers include Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Forbes; Beth Bechdol, President & CEO, AgriNovus Indiana; Teddy Bekele, SVP & Chief Technology Officer, Land O'Lakes, Inc.; John Hartnett, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, SVG Ventures & THRIVE AgTech and more INDIANAPOLIS – July 25, 2019 – Forbes today announced its second annual Forbes AgTech Summit in Indianapolis, taking place Sept. 18-19. Following up on [...]

July 25th, 2019|

AgriNovus Indiana launches QUADRANT – a new program to convene and grow the agbioscience community

AgriNovus Indiana today announced the launch of a monthly convening series aimed at bringing together a diverse group of professionals to further connect the agbioscience community in the state. The program, called QUADRANT, will hold its first gathering on August 7, 2019. To continue to build the agbioscience community, where food, agriculture, science and technology converge, QUADRANT creates a [...]

July 15th, 2019|

Purdue professor helps longtime grape growers embrace new technology

California vineyard owners are carefully watching grapes mature on the vine this summer, just one in a list of responsibilities that determines their chances at a successful season. Years of experience working the land have been the main tool for these growers, but environmental restrictions and requirements are making the job increasingly complicated. David Ebert of Purdue University’s College [...]

July 9th, 2019|

Inari chosen as ‘Technology Pioneer’ by World Economic Forum

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.— Joining companies like Google and Twitter, Inari was chosen as a 2019 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum on Monday. Inari, a company recently expanded to West Lafayette developing seeds that improve the economic and environmental realities of production agriculture, was chosen from hundreds of candidates worldwide that are also in the design, development and [...]

July 7th, 2019|

Elanco Announces R&D Collaboration with AgBiome for Swine Nutritional Health Innovation

Collaboration furthers Elanco’s commitment to antibiotic stewardship and offering alternatives to pork producers’ most difficult challenges Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN), announced today a new global R&D collaboration with AgBiome, Inc. to develop nutritional health products for swine. The collaboration further demonstrates Elanco’s commitment to antibiotic stewardship and bringing alternatives to producers’ most difficult challenges. The research and [...]

June 27th, 2019|

Aquaponics Makes a Splash at Huntington University

Inside INdiana Business Host Gerry Dick interviews Huntington University President Dr. Sherilyn Emberton. The Ware Plant Science Production Facility at Huntington University is expanding its production from soil-grown flora and fauna to plants grown in water, thanks to the addition of an aquaponics system this semester. “Huntington University continues to look for ways to strengthen the [...]

June 21st, 2019|

Indiana fish farm poised to make history with genetically modified salmon

Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds in indoor tanks, they could be served in restaurants by late next year. The salmon produced by AquaBounty are the first genetically modified animals approved for human consumption in the United States. [...]

June 21st, 2019|

Biodyne USA and Trellis Growing Systems announce joint venture: Trellis Growing Solutions

Biodyne USA and Trellis Growing Systems, two privately held ag-tech companies based in Fort Wayne, IN, have announced a new joint venture: Trellis Growing Solutions. “Trellis Growing Solutions will bring together the experience and expertise of our companies to offer our customers turnkey solutions for small- to medium-sized private horticulture,” said Gil Farley, president of Biodyne USA. Starting with [...]

June 21st, 2019|

WHIN Ag Alliance Summit

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Quadrant

September 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Indianapolis Ag Club Luncheon

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - December 24 @ 2:00 pm

Quadrant

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Quadrant

November 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

MORE EVENTS

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com

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