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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|

Four startups advance through investments totaling $80,000 from Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund

Black Award investments provide Purdue-affiliated startups with funding to grow. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund has announced that it has awarded a total of $80,000 in investment funding to four Purdue University-affiliated startups. The four startups, representing sectors from cybersecurity to agriculture, were selected to receive tier-one “Black Award” investments of $20,000 each. The startups are [...]

June 5th, 2019|

Corteva Agriscience Now Stands on Its Own

The New Pure-play Agricultural Company has Completed Separation from DowDuPont. Corteva, Inc. today separated from DowDuPont, becoming what its executives say is a global pure-play agricultural company.  The new firm features a balanced offering between seed and crop protection, underpinned by expanding digital capabilities, according to a company news release. “Today marks the launch of a new kind [...]

June 3rd, 2019|

This firm harnesses AI, big data to make farms more efficient

A Brazilian digital agriculture company that has set up its North American offices at Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette is pursuing one of the holy grails of 21st-century farming. Solinftec wants to create a data-aggregation system powered by artificial intelligence that allows U.S. farmers to closely monitor everything from rainfall to tractor-fuel consumption, and use that data to [...]

May 31st, 2019|

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com

Purdue Soybean Showcase

July 23 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Cybertech Midwest 2019

July 24 @ 8:00 am - July 25 @ 6:00 pm

2019 Indiana State Fair

August 2 - August 18

Innovation Showcase

2019 Innovation Showcase

August 22 @ 11:30 am - 7:30 pm

Farm Journal AgTech Expo

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

MORE EVENTS

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|

Four startups advance through investments totaling $80,000 from Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund

Black Award investments provide Purdue-affiliated startups with funding to grow. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund has announced that it has awarded a total of $80,000 in investment funding to four Purdue University-affiliated startups. The four startups, representing sectors from cybersecurity to agriculture, were selected to receive tier-one “Black Award” investments of $20,000 each. The startups are [...]

June 5th, 2019|

Corteva Agriscience Now Stands on Its Own

The New Pure-play Agricultural Company has Completed Separation from DowDuPont. Corteva, Inc. today separated from DowDuPont, becoming what its executives say is a global pure-play agricultural company.  The new firm features a balanced offering between seed and crop protection, underpinned by expanding digital capabilities, according to a company news release. “Today marks the launch of a new kind [...]

June 3rd, 2019|

This firm harnesses AI, big data to make farms more efficient

A Brazilian digital agriculture company that has set up its North American offices at Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette is pursuing one of the holy grails of 21st-century farming. Solinftec wants to create a data-aggregation system powered by artificial intelligence that allows U.S. farmers to closely monitor everything from rainfall to tractor-fuel consumption, and use that data to [...]

May 31st, 2019|

Purdue Soybean Showcase

July 23 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Cybertech Midwest 2019

July 24 @ 8:00 am - July 25 @ 6:00 pm

2019 Indiana State Fair

August 2 - August 18

Innovation Showcase

2019 Innovation Showcase

August 22 @ 11:30 am - 7:30 pm

MORE EVENTS

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com