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  • Lavie Bio Secures Second Installment of Corteva Advance Payment

    Lavie Bio Ltd., a prominent agricultural biotechnology company specializing in microbiome-based bio-stimulants and bio-pesticides, and a subsidiary of Evogene Ltd., has announced the successful acquisition of the second installment of the advance payment amounting to $2.5 million from Corteva. This achievement follows the fulfillment of the conditions outlined in the licensing agreement signed in July…

  • Corteva Agriscience Launches Corteva Biologicals: Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Farming

    Celebrating the one-year milestone since the successful acquisition of Stoller and Symborg, Corteva Agriscience proudly unveils Corteva Biologicals, an innovative portfolio of solutions designed to empower farmers in navigating dynamic market landscapes and evolving agricultural challenges. Through these strategic acquisitions, Corteva has solidified its position as a global leader in the biologicals sector, demonstrating its…

  • AgPlenus Ltd Appoints Dr. Dan Jacob Gelvan as New CEO

    AgPlenus Ltd, a renowned global leader in pioneering sustainable crop protection products and a subsidiary of Evogene Ltd. (Nasdaq: EVGN) (TASE: EVGN), is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Dan Jacob Gelvan as its latest Chief Executive Officer, effective February 19, 2024. Dr. Gelvan brings over thirty years of extensive expertise in leading science…

  • Biotalys Achieves Milestones and Progress in 2023

    Operational Highlights: In 2023, Biotalys demonstrated its commitment to innovation within the biocontrol sector, achieving significant milestones and enhancing internal operations to drive progress in its technology platform and product pipeline. Throughout the year, the company made substantial strides towards the development of its second-generation technology platform, marking a notable advancement in its capabilities. Concurrently,…

  • Collaborative Effort to Develop Sustainable Herbicide: AgPlenus and Bayer Join Forces in AI-Driven Innovation

    AgPlenus Ltd., a subsidiary of Evogene Ltd., has forged a strategic collaboration with Bayer AG to harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) in the development of a groundbreaking, sustainable herbicide with a broad-spectrum mode of action (MoA), specifically targeting the APTH1 protein. This innovative partnership seeks to tackle pressing challenges faced by farmers, including…

  • Pioneering Unity: Standardizing Plant Biostimulant Regulation

    The recent approval of a model bill by organizations like the Association of American Plant Food Control Officials (AAPFCO), National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), and The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) marks a major achievement in bringing consistency to the burgeoning plant biostimulant sector. This bill, unanimously passed by AAPFCO, aims to establish a…

  • Futureco Bioscience Expands Presence in Latin America with Costa Rica Subsidiary

    Futureco Bioscience, a leading Spanish company specializing in biotechnological products for sustainable agriculture, has further solidified its footprint in Latin America with the establishment of a subsidiary in Costa Rica. This strategic move underscores the company’s commitment to global growth and expansion, following recent successes in Mexico and Peru. With Costa Rica’s conducive climate for…

  • SAGROPIA: Advancing Sustainable Crop Protection in EU’s Horizon Europe Project

    The Horizon Europe project SAGROPIA has successfully launched, marking the beginning of a promising five-year collaborative approach to research and innovation in sustainable crop protection. With a budget of €6 million, SAGROPIA, that counts with Rovensa Next in its consortium of 10 partners, aims to reduce chemical pesticide use by 50% in potato and sugar…

  • DEFRA’s Farming Innovation Programme Awards £391k to Eagle Genomics for Groundbreaking Soil Microbiome Research

    DEFRA’s Farming Innovation Programme has awarded Eagle Genomics, leveraging science from Rothamsted Research and CABI, a £391k award to explore the vital role of soil microbiomes by analysing data signatures between different agricultural practices and linking these to develop a soil health barometer. The award – to be delivered in partnership with Innovate UK’s Transforming…

  • Breaking News: Koppert Secures €140 Million Strategic Investment from HAL Investments to Propel Global Growth

    Breaking News: Koppert Secures €140 Million Strategic Investment from HAL Investments to Propel Global Growth

    We are thrilled to share groundbreaking news from the agricultural and horticultural industry: Koppert, a leading provider of sustainable solutions, has secured a strategic investment of €140 million in preferred share capital from HAL Investments. This significant investment will be instrumental in accelerating Koppert’s global expansion and fostering innovation in the field of biological pest…