Precision agriculture techniques could have substantial financial benefits for producers of hand-picked specialty crops, according to Professor Richard Sowers of University of Illinois.
The SoftBank Group Corp. chief’s Vision Fund is leading a $200 million investment in Silicon Valley startup Plenty, which says it has cracked the code on growing crops indoors super efficiently. Read moreRead More »
EP introduces diversity within a plant’s individual genome by identifying desirable traits from seed provided by germplasm partners. Currently the group is focusing on increasing yield, but will add focus on disease and stress tolerances. Read moreRead More »