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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|

gBETA Indiana Announces AgBioScience “Fall 2019” Cohort

gBETA Indiana is pleased to announce the participants of its gBETA Indy Fall 2019 and gBETA Agbioscience 2019 cohorts. This will be the first time two cohorts will run at once in Indianapolis; the first stage of gBETA’s state-wide expansion announced earlier this year. The gBETA Indy Fall 2019 cohort includes five local startups who represent a diverse mix [...]

October 15th, 2019|

Agriculture-technology company bringing innovative food system to Electric Works

Electric Works is adding an innovative Commercial Regenerative Agriculture (CRA) technology company to its expanding list of tenants. Muncie-based agriculture technology firm Balance Holdings, Inc. will locate one of its patented Environmentally Controlled Sustainable Integrated Agriculture (ECSIA) systems at Electric Works. The ECSIA system combines Commercial Regenerative Agriculture with raising fish and crayfish in tanks to grow the most [...]

October 7th, 2019|

The Bee Corp lands $750,000 grant

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Bee Corp, an agriculture technology startup founded by Indiana University alumni, has received additional federal funding to commercialize its pollination measurement technology. The National Science Foundation has awarded The Bee Corp a two-year SBIR Phase II grant of $750,000. This funding follows a Phase I grant from NSF of $225,000 awarded in 2018. The [...]

September 30th, 2019|

Startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices receives grants worth $150,000

JUA Technologies International, a Purdue University-affiliated startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices, has received federal and state grants worth $150,000 to help further develop the technology. JUA Technologies International received a $100,000 Small Business Innovation Research Phase I grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and a $50,000 match investment from Elevate Ventures, through the 21st Century Research and Technology Fund. [...]

September 18th, 2019|

Paine Schwartz Partners Makes Growth Equity Investment in Advanced Agrilytics

Paine Schwartz Partners, a global leader in sustainable food chain investing, today announced that it has made its first growth equity investment through its Paine Schwartz Food Chain Fund V ("Fund V") in Advanced Agrilytics (the "Company"), an agronomics services business with advanced precision analytics capabilities. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Huntington, Indiana and soon to [...]

September 17th, 2019|

Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb Joins Speaker Lineup at Second-Annual Forbes AgTech Summit in Indianapolis

Speakers include Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Forbes; Bill Even, CEO, National Pork Board; Mike Federle, CEO, Forbes; Sara Menker, Founder & CEO, Gro Intelligence; Jeff Simmons, CEO, Elanco Animal Health; Jim Sutter, CEO, U.S. Soybean Export Council, and many more Indianapolis, IN – September 5, 2019 – Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb today joins an impressive lineup of speakers [...]

September 5th, 2019|

Aiming to improve nutrition with ‘Orange Corn,’ NutraMaize receives more than $1 million in funding

Naturally selected Orange Corn has abundance of antioxidant carotenoids WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A project that began as part of an ongoing humanitarian effort to improve nutrition in low-income countries has received more than $1 million to adapt a more nutritious, naturally selected variety of corn to the United States. Purdue University-affiliated startup NutraMaize LLC was recently awarded a Phase II [...]

September 3rd, 2019|

‘Google of microbes’ could provide digital data from bacteria to solve world problems in health, crops

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – It may be an unsettling thought for some – but the human body is home to trillions of “good and bad” bacteria, viruses and other tiny organisms called microbes. But the scientific big data communities recognize the value of good microbes because they show promise in curing diseases and improving crop yields. Purdue University-affiliated startup Karyosoft has [...]

August 29th, 2019|

Autonomous robots enter fields to collect precise soil samples, help farmers improve yields, reduce environmental impact, save money

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Collecting precise soil samples is essential for farmers because a small amount of soil determines the amount of nutrients needed for acres of crops and can determine crop yields. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that soil testing can help farmers increase yields, reduce production costs and prevent surface and groundwater pollution. “Smartcore,” an autonomous robot [...]

August 28th, 2019|

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Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com

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December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Farm Journal AgTech Expo

December 16 @ 8:00 am - December 17 @ 5:00 pm

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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|

gBETA Indiana Announces AgBioScience “Fall 2019” Cohort

gBETA Indiana is pleased to announce the participants of its gBETA Indy Fall 2019 and gBETA Agbioscience 2019 cohorts. This will be the first time two cohorts will run at once in Indianapolis; the first stage of gBETA’s state-wide expansion announced earlier this year. The gBETA Indy Fall 2019 cohort includes five local startups who represent a diverse mix [...]

October 15th, 2019|

Agriculture-technology company bringing innovative food system to Electric Works

Electric Works is adding an innovative Commercial Regenerative Agriculture (CRA) technology company to its expanding list of tenants. Muncie-based agriculture technology firm Balance Holdings, Inc. will locate one of its patented Environmentally Controlled Sustainable Integrated Agriculture (ECSIA) systems at Electric Works. The ECSIA system combines Commercial Regenerative Agriculture with raising fish and crayfish in tanks to grow the most [...]

October 7th, 2019|

The Bee Corp lands $750,000 grant

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Bee Corp, an agriculture technology startup founded by Indiana University alumni, has received additional federal funding to commercialize its pollination measurement technology. The National Science Foundation has awarded The Bee Corp a two-year SBIR Phase II grant of $750,000. This funding follows a Phase I grant from NSF of $225,000 awarded in 2018. The [...]

September 30th, 2019|

Startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices receives grants worth $150,000

JUA Technologies International, a Purdue University-affiliated startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices, has received federal and state grants worth $150,000 to help further develop the technology. JUA Technologies International received a $100,000 Small Business Innovation Research Phase I grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and a $50,000 match investment from Elevate Ventures, through the 21st Century Research and Technology Fund. [...]

September 18th, 2019|

Paine Schwartz Partners Makes Growth Equity Investment in Advanced Agrilytics

Paine Schwartz Partners, a global leader in sustainable food chain investing, today announced that it has made its first growth equity investment through its Paine Schwartz Food Chain Fund V ("Fund V") in Advanced Agrilytics (the "Company"), an agronomics services business with advanced precision analytics capabilities. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Huntington, Indiana and soon to [...]

September 17th, 2019|

Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb Joins Speaker Lineup at Second-Annual Forbes AgTech Summit in Indianapolis

Speakers include Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Forbes; Bill Even, CEO, National Pork Board; Mike Federle, CEO, Forbes; Sara Menker, Founder & CEO, Gro Intelligence; Jeff Simmons, CEO, Elanco Animal Health; Jim Sutter, CEO, U.S. Soybean Export Council, and many more Indianapolis, IN – September 5, 2019 – Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb today joins an impressive lineup of speakers [...]

September 5th, 2019|

Aiming to improve nutrition with ‘Orange Corn,’ NutraMaize receives more than $1 million in funding

Naturally selected Orange Corn has abundance of antioxidant carotenoids WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A project that began as part of an ongoing humanitarian effort to improve nutrition in low-income countries has received more than $1 million to adapt a more nutritious, naturally selected variety of corn to the United States. Purdue University-affiliated startup NutraMaize LLC was recently awarded a Phase II [...]

September 3rd, 2019|

‘Google of microbes’ could provide digital data from bacteria to solve world problems in health, crops

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – It may be an unsettling thought for some – but the human body is home to trillions of “good and bad” bacteria, viruses and other tiny organisms called microbes. But the scientific big data communities recognize the value of good microbes because they show promise in curing diseases and improving crop yields. Purdue University-affiliated startup Karyosoft has [...]

August 29th, 2019|

Autonomous robots enter fields to collect precise soil samples, help farmers improve yields, reduce environmental impact, save money

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Collecting precise soil samples is essential for farmers because a small amount of soil determines the amount of nutrients needed for acres of crops and can determine crop yields. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that soil testing can help farmers increase yields, reduce production costs and prevent surface and groundwater pollution. “Smartcore,” an autonomous robot [...]

August 28th, 2019|

Quadrant

December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Farm Journal AgTech Expo

December 16 @ 8:00 am - December 17 @ 5:00 pm

MORE EVENTS

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com