Agriculture Related News

How this synbio startup is transforming agriculture, feeding the world, and cleaning up the planet

The modern farmer is key to solving some of our environmental challenges. Pivot Bio will give farmers the tools they need to slow or even reverse air and water pollution that comes with current agricultural practices. Photo by Mika Luoma [...]

Asilomar Bio rebrands as Sound Agriculture

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Asilomar Bio, Inc., developer of products to help farmers grow more efficient, resilient and healthier crops, has announced it will change its name to Sound Agriculture Company. The name Sound Agriculture reflects the [...]

Plant Sensory Systems Receives Notice of Allowance from USPTO for Patent on Taurine Production

Patent Will Cover Compositions and Uses of Taurine Biosynthesis in Bacteria BALTIMORE, MD, September 14, 2018 -- Plant Sensory Systems, LLC (PSS), an R&D company developing biotechnologies and biochemical solutions to address global market needs, today announced that it has [...]

Yield10 Bioscience Reports Promising Seed Yield Results for Novel Yield Trait C3004 in Growth Chamber Studies in Camelina

--Fast-Tracking Deployment of C3004 Trait into Canola and Soybean WOBURN, Mass., Sept. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (Nasdaq:YTEN), a Company developing new technologies to create step-change improvements in crop yield to enhance global food security, today [...]

Benson Hill Biosystems Raises $60 Million to Improve Food and Ingredients

Investors back crop genomics and data platform to tap nature’s genetic diversity ST. LOUIS, MO.—September 10, 2018—Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvement company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants, today announced the first close of its $60 million Series [...]

New Crop Innovators Partner to Unlock Intrinsic Yield and Sustainability Genes Conserved Within Multiple Crop Species

Agribody Technologies will employ Benson Hill Biosystem’s novel gene editing system to express gene targets validated to increase yield, stress tolerance and shelf life ST. LOUIS—August 22, 2018—Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvement company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of [...]