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AgroSpheres Receives Competitive Grant From Virginia Catalyst1

AgroSpheres Receives Competitive Grant From Virginia Catalyst

Virginia Catalyst Awards $600,000 to AgroSpheres CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — November 02, 2021 – The Virginia Catalyst, also known as the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC), today announced that it has awarded $600,000 in grant funding to AgroSpheres. This grant, which will be met with significant matching funds was awarded through Grant Round 12 of …

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AgroSpheres Welcomes Dr. Robert Fraley, and Longtime Monsanto CTO, to Board

AgroSpheres Welcomes Dr. Robert Fraley, “Father of Ag Biotech” and Longtime Monsanto CTO, to Board

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — October 26, 2021 – AgroSpheres, a leader in developing the next generation of environmentally friendly crop protection products, announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Fraley to its board of directors. Dr. Fraley, who served for nearly 40 years as chief technology officer at Monsanto and is often recognized as the father of …

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AgroSpheres Awarded Competitive SBIR Phase II Grant from the National Science Foundation to Combat Fall Armyworm

AgroSpheres Awarded Competitive SBIR Phase II Grant from the National Science Foundation to Combat Fall Armyworm

Small Business Innovation Research Program Provides Funding for R&D Charlottesville, Va. — October 19, 2021 – AgroSpheres, Inc. has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for $999,653 to progress its R&D collaboration with the University of Tennessee on an RNAi biological insecticide targeting fall armyworm (FAW). …

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ospraie-ag-science-Judge rules in favor of U.S. Department of Agriculture’s certification of organic hydroponic producers

Judge rules in favor of U.S. Department of Agriculture’s certification of organic hydroponic producers

A ruling issued March 19 by the U.S. District Court in San Francisco has upheld the legality of U.S. Department of Agriculture certification of organic hydroponic operations. “USDA’s ongoing certification of hydroponic systems that comply with all applicable regulations is firmly planted in (the) Organic Food Production Act,” Richard Seeborg, chief U.S. District Judge, said in …

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Agrospheres – 30 Under 30 Directory

As immigrants from developing countries, Payam Pourtaheri (who is from Iran) and Ameer Shakeel (from Pakistan) had seen how synthetic pesticide use and misuse contaminated the environment. As students at the University of Virginia, they founded AgroSpheres to make bio-based crop protection that could replace those chemicals. Their proprietary bioprocessing and manufacturing AgriCell platform, for …

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CubicFarms announces sale of control rooms to global agtech leader, Terramera

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 31, 2020 /CNW/ – CubicFarm® Systems Corp. (TSXV: CUB) (“CubicFarms” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the sale of three Control Rooms to Terramera, a global agtech leader transforming how food is grown and the economics of agriculture. Terramera is a British Columbia-based company on a mission to reduce global synthetic pesticide use 80 percent by 2030 …

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CO2 GRO Inc. Announces a Commercial Feasibility on Peppers with El Salvador Based Hidroexpo

TORONTO, ON – August 26, 2020 – Toronto based CO2 GRO Inc. (“GROW”) (TSXV: GROW, OTCQB: BLONF, Frankfurt: 4021) is pleased to announce that it will install a CO2 Delivery Solutions™ VCO2 system for a Commercial Feasibility at one of Hidroexpo S.A. de C.V.’s (“Hidroexpo”) 1-hectare peppers greenhouse in El Salvador. Hidroexpo operates over thirty …

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ospraie-ag-science-CO2 GRO Inc. Announces Closing of $1.38M fully-subscribed Non-brokered Private Placement

CO2 GRO Inc. Announces Closing of $1.38M fully-subscribed Non-brokered Private Placement

Led by Ospraie Ag Science LLC A leading Global Strategic Ag-Tech Investment Fund NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES TORONTO, ON – August 17, 2020 – Toronto based CO2 GRO Inc. (“GROW” or the “Company”) (TSXV: GROW, OTCQB: BLONF, Frankfurt: 4021) is pleased to announce the …

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