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Plus: Verdant Robotics scaling up technology with $45.6 million investment


December 26, 2022


 
  Research probes food safety risks posed by food-borne pathogens

New research focused on wild bird species in agriculture aims to create a photographic guide to help pinpoint food safety risks posed by birds that carry and transmit food-borne pathogens.



 
 
  Verdant Robotics to use $46.5 million investment to scale technology

Verdant Robotics will use $46.5 million in venture capital funding to scale its advanced robotic technology. The company’s autonomous platform features an ag robot that can simultaneously weed, fertilize and treat plants for pests and diseases while collecting data.



 
 
 
  Midwest students to cultivate native plants through pollinator grants

Twenty-one Midwest schools will receive pollinator habitat grants from a Wisconsin-based nonprofit land conservation organization.



 
 
  GROWMARK elects Wisconsin farmer as new board chair

Kevin Malchine, a corn and soybean farmer and longtime board member, is GROWMARK Inc.’s new board chair.



 
 
 
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  Survey: Tell us about your farm labor this year

Our editors are taking an in-depth dive into the ag labor situation — and what’s to come in the future. This survey seeks to learn more about how growers fared with labor this year, and how they plan to address farm labor challenges in the upcoming year.



 
 
 
 
 
 

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