Agriculture Related News

Inocucor Raises $9.5 Million USD ($12.1 Million CAD) in Series B Second Close Led by Pontifax AgTech, Raising Total Proceeds of Series B Financing to $38.5 Million USD ($50.9 Million CAD)

Funds earmarked for further commercialization of two biostimulants, R&D on biocontrol product suite, and opening of Denver headquarters and production facility DENVER, Jan. 8, 2018 — Inocucor Corporation, a developer and producer of biological crop inputs for high-value produce and row [...]

Yield10 Bioscience Announces Closing of $14.5 Million Public Offering

WOBURN, Mass., Dec. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:YTEN) today announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of units for gross proceeds of $14.5 million, which includes the full exercise of the underwriter's over-allotment option to purchase additional shares and warrants, [...]

Why eco-friendly solutions?

A tragic accident happened in Chernobyl, Russia, a far away country. But it had a dramatic effect on our food, land, and lives then and years to come. At that time, I was a kid and did not think [...]

Yield10 Bioscience Grants Research License to Monsanto to Evaluate Two Novel Yield Traits in Soybean

WOBURN, Mass., Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:YTEN) announced today that it has granted a non-exclusive research license to Monsanto Company to evaluate its novel C3003 and C3004 yield traits in soybean. Under the license, Monsanto plans to research [...]

ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing Patents to Charles River

DUBLIN, Ireland, December 6, 2017 - ERS Genomics today announced a patent license agreement whereby U.S.-based Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. gains non-exclusive access to the Company’s CRISPR/Cas9 patents to offer customers an expanded range of in vivo and in vitro genome [...]

Algae could feed and fuel planet with aid of new hi-tech tool

Vast quantities of medicines and renewable fuels could be produced by algae using a new gene-editing technique, a study suggests. Scientists have devised a method that could lead to cheap, environmentally friendly ways of making products for use in the [...]