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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|

National Pork Board to Host First-Ever Swine Innovation Summit

The National Pork Board will host the inaugural Swine Innovation Summit in Indianapolis on September 17, 2019, as a special event, prior to participating in the Forbes AgTech Summit Indianapolis. National Pork Board leaders will attend the Forbes AgTech Summit, held on September 18 and 19, as part of its ongoing support of AgTech innovation and the THRIVE Midwest Challenge. Forbes and SVG Ventures-THRIVE are [...]

August 26th, 2019|

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|

Bringing ag to the classroom: Vincennes University Agricultural Center opens doors

VINCENNES, Ind. — Leaders from Vincennes University celebrated the grand opening of a new Agricultural Center Aug. 5. The 45,000-square-foot facility houses the Vincennes University/Purdue University agriculture, horticulture, agribusiness, John Deere Tech and precision agriculture programs. Vincennes University is one of 16 colleges in the nation with an exclusive John Deere partnership that educates technicians using the company’s latest [...]

August 14th, 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|

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com

Quadrant

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

Farm Journal AgTech Expo

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

Purdue Ag Fish Fry

February 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

MORE EVENTS

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|

National Pork Board to Host First-Ever Swine Innovation Summit

The National Pork Board will host the inaugural Swine Innovation Summit in Indianapolis on September 17, 2019, as a special event, prior to participating in the Forbes AgTech Summit Indianapolis. National Pork Board leaders will attend the Forbes AgTech Summit, held on September 18 and 19, as part of its ongoing support of AgTech innovation and the THRIVE Midwest Challenge. Forbes and SVG Ventures-THRIVE are [...]

August 26th, 2019|

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|

Bringing ag to the classroom: Vincennes University Agricultural Center opens doors

VINCENNES, Ind. — Leaders from Vincennes University celebrated the grand opening of a new Agricultural Center Aug. 5. The 45,000-square-foot facility houses the Vincennes University/Purdue University agriculture, horticulture, agribusiness, John Deere Tech and precision agriculture programs. Vincennes University is one of 16 colleges in the nation with an exclusive John Deere partnership that educates technicians using the company’s latest [...]

August 14th, 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|

Quadrant

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

Farm Journal AgTech Expo

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

Purdue Ag Fish Fry

February 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

MORE EVENTS

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com