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Study adds to Evidence that Organic Fruit Consumption Leads to Lower Levels of Pesticide Contamination in Children, Pregnant Women

(Beyond Pesticides, October 24, 2019) Fish and fruit are undoubtedly healthy foods, but modern-day contamination is leading scientists to caution pregnant mothers and young children to stick within current dietary guidelines, or switch to organic, in order to avoid adverse health effects. This new public health message is based on research published in the journal Environmental …

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ospraie-ag-science-This startup is saving crops by making super bees

This startup is saving crops by making ‘super bees’

(CNN) One company wants to help farmers adapt to a world of rapidly declining bee populations. Argentina-based startup Beeflow has developed a special nutrient-packed formula for bees meant to boost their immune systems and make them stronger to work better in colder temperatures. According to CEO Matias Viel, it enables bees to do seven times more flights …

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ospraie-ag-science-Former CHS chief Carl Casale talks about becoming a player in ag venture capital

Former CHS chief Carl Casale talks about becoming a player in ag venture capital

He called his move a natural progression.  Carl Casale, former CEO of Inver Grove Heights-based CHS Inc., now pursues his passion for agriculture as an investor. A fourth-generation farmer, Casale seeks investment opportunities aligned with sustainable food production as senior agricultural partner with Ospraie Ag Science. Casale helped launch the venture arm of Ospraie Management …

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ospraie-ag-science-Ag Innovator Terramera Wins US$1 Million in Funding at First-ever Nutrien-Radicle Challenge Canada

Ag Innovator Terramera Wins US $1 Million in Funding at First-ever Nutrien-Radicle Challenge Canada

Livestock Water Recycling Earns US$250,000 as top early-stage innovator SASKATOON, Oct. 2, 2019 /CNW/ – Canadian agriculture and food technology companies Terramera and Livestock Water Recycling emerged victorious to claim USD$1.25 million after the final pitching competition in the Nutrien-Radicle Challenge on October 1 and 2 in Saskatoon. Terramera of Vancouver, BC, took home the US$1 million prize in the growth-stage category. The company develops high-performance natural …

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ospraie-ag-science-Intelligent Growth Solutions Raises an Additional 1.6M for Its Automated Vertical Farm Solution

Intelligent Growth Solutions Raises an Additional £1.6M for Its Automated Vertical Farm Solution

Scotland-based agtech and lighting solutions company Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS) announced today a further raise of £1.6 million (~$2 million USD) in what’s the second and final close of its Series A round. Agtech investor Ospraie Ag Sciences contributed the bulk of the funding, with participation from Agfunder. This brings IGS’s total Series A funding and …

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ospraie-ag-science-Marrone Bio Acquires Jet Ag and Jet Oxide Product Lines

Marrone Bio Acquires Jet Ag and Jet Oxide Product Lines; Significantly Expands Opportunity in Agricultural Bioprotection Market

New product lines provide immediate revenue growth and near-term earnings accretion DAVIS, Calif., Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading developer of bio-based products for pest management and plant health, has acquired from Jet Harvest Solutions all rights and assets to the Jet Ag and Jet Oxide product lines.  Jet …

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Terramera raises $45 million for its technology to reduce the use of chemicals in agriculture

Terramera, a Canadian company selling bio-pesticides and seed treatments to reduce the use of chemicals in agriculture, has raised $45 million in its latest round of financing. The round was led by strategic investor Ospraie Ag Science and the company’s previous backer, Seed2Growth Ventures. Led by Carl Casale, a former Monsanto executive, Ospraie Ag Science …

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AgroSpheres Raises $4.5 Million In A Series A Financing Round Led By Ospraie Ag Science

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – August 28, 2019 – AgroSpheres, Inc., an agricultural technology company developing a novel delivery system for crop protection products, announced today that it has raised $4.5 million in a Series A financing round.  Venture capital firm Ospraie Ag Science led the investment round that also included Cavallo Ventures, the venture capital arm …

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ospraie-ag-science-Marrone Bio announces transformative acquisition of Pro Farm Technologies in the $4.6 billion seed- and soil-treatment market

Marrone Bio announces transformative acquisition of Pro Farm Technologies in the $4.6 billion seed- and soil-treatment market

Pro Farm products expected to substantially accelerate growth trajectory. DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII), an international leader in sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, announced today that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Pro Farm Technologies OY, which will increase Marrone Bio’s market share …

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