Agriculture

Software Effective Solutions (OTC: SFWJ) Secures Distribution Agreement with Netafim, World’s Leading Drip Irrigation Technology Firm

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

It was recently announced that Medcana has acquired a controlling stake in Eko2o Environmental Solutions S.A.S.

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  • It was recently announced that Medcana has acquired a controlling stake in Eko2o Environmental Solutions S.A.S.
  • of Medellin, Antioquia, a company focused on developing infrastructure for agriculture, primarily with greenhouse construction and irrigation systems in Colombia and South America.
  • Netafim is the world's leading drip irrigation technology company, with 5,000 offices worldwide, spread across 110 countries.
  • “The agreement ensures that our Company becomes a leader in Colombia in irrigation and greenhouse technology, “states Eko2o CEO Juan Ricardo Velez.

Edible Garden Order Fulfillment Rate Exceeds Industry Average, Contributing to Successful Holiday Season

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

BELVIDERE, NJ, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Edible Garden AG Incorporated (“Edible Garden” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: EDBL, EDBLW), a leader in controlled environment agriculture (CEA), locally grown, organic, sustainable produce and products, today announced that it has achieved above-industry order fulfillment rates, which led in part to a successful 2022 holiday season.

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  • BELVIDERE, NJ, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Edible Garden AG Incorporated (“Edible Garden” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: EDBL, EDBLW), a leader in controlled environment agriculture (CEA), locally grown, organic, sustainable produce and products, today announced that it has achieved above-industry order fulfillment rates, which led in part to a successful 2022 holiday season.
  • Mr. Jim Kras, Chief Executive Officer of Edible Garden, commented, “We are proud to report that during the recent 2022 holiday season, the Company’s order fulfillment rate (“fill rate”) across all of our retailers and distribution partners contributed to a successful holiday season.
  • Achieving this level of performance, despite the unprecedented supply chain challenges facing the industry, demonstrates the high levels of service and execution that Edible Garden is able to provide to its customers.
  • By continuing to exceed our partners’ expectations, not only during the holiday season, but throughout the entire year, we believe that our partners have gained confidence in Edible Garden as a trusted, dependable supplier for sustainably grown produce.”

Quarterly Window on the Real Estate Market: Relative Price Stability and a Propensity for Buyers and Sellers to Wait, in the Last Quarter of 2022

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

This context is indicative of sellers’ propensity to wait before lowering their price or to temporarily withdraw their property from the market.

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  • This context is indicative of sellers’ propensity to wait before lowering their price or to temporarily withdraw their property from the market.
  • Among the smaller urban centres, some localities stood out with a more significant decrease in sales between 2021 and 2022.
  • In the fourth quarter of 2022, the trend is finally catching up with that of the agglomerations outside the CMAs.
  • The majority of urban centres outside of metropolitan areas saw a price increase between the fourth quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2022.

Case IH and New Holland win 2022 Good Design Awards  

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

Case IH and New Holland, global agricultural brands of CNH Industrial, have been awarded 2022 G ood Design Awards .

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  • Case IH and New Holland, global agricultural brands of CNH Industrial, have been awarded 2022 G ood Design Awards .
  • The Case IH Patriot® 50 series sprayer and New Holland’s Straddle Tractor Concept and TK4 Tractor received recognition.
  • The Good Design Awards are organized by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd.
  • Building products worthy of such prestigious awards once again demonstrates our commitment to excellence in design and innovation for the world’s farmers.

Numerator Monthly Inflation Report: Food at Home Prices Up 1.2% in December

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

According to Numerator, seasonally adjusted prices for all food at home purchases increased 1.2% in December, an acceleration from the 0.5% increase in November.

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  • According to Numerator, seasonally adjusted prices for all food at home purchases increased 1.2% in December, an acceleration from the 0.5% increase in November.
  • In December, seasonally adjusted prices for cereals and bakery products increased 0.4%, prices for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs increased 1.8%, prices for dairy and related products increased 0.9%, prices for fruits and vegetables increased 0.8%, prices for nonalcoholic beverage and beverage materials increased 0.1%, and prices for other food at home increased 1.5%.
  • On a year-over-year basis, between December 2021 and December 2022, prices for food at home increased 11.4% overall, prices for cereals and bakery products increased 14.2%, prices for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs increased 8.6%, prices for dairy and related products increased 14.3%, prices for fruits and vegetables increased 8.6%, prices for nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials increased 11.2%, and prices for other food at home increased 13.1%.
  • The Numerator Inflation Report is produced and published by Numerator under the leadership of Numerator Chief Economist, Dr. Leo Feler.

Citizens of Humanity Group and Kiss the Ground partner to create “Kiss The Ground Cotton,” taking a fresh approach to promoting Regenerative Agriculture

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles, CA (January 11, 2022) – Citizens of Humanity Group and Kiss the Ground announce their strategic partnership to establish “ Kiss the Ground Cotton ,” a fresh approach for promoting regenerative agriculture and a pathway to regenerative cotton.

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  • Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles, CA (January 11, 2022) – Citizens of Humanity Group and Kiss the Ground announce their strategic partnership to establish “ Kiss the Ground Cotton ,” a fresh approach for promoting regenerative agriculture and a pathway to regenerative cotton.
  • While there are many different methods and techniques that make up regenerative agriculture based on context, the principles remain universal.
  • Kiss the Ground has become a leading voice in bringing awareness to regeneration through its storytelling, education, and advocacy of regenerative agriculture and soil health.
  • Citizens of Humanity Group first embarked on its regenerative agriculture journey early in 2022 after being inspired by the Kiss the Ground film.

Sompo International appoints Brad Leighton as President of AgriSompo North America and Marji Guyler-Alaniz COO of AgriSompo North America and President of AgriSompo International

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Brad Leighton has been named President of AgriSompo North America and Marji Guyler-Alaniz has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of AgriSompo North America and President of AgriSompo International.

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  • Brad Leighton has been named President of AgriSompo North America and Marji Guyler-Alaniz has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of AgriSompo North America and President of AgriSompo International.
  • Mr. Leighton will report to Mr. Haney and Ms. Guyler-Alaniz will directly report to Leighton for her North America responsibilities and Haney for her International responsibilities.
  • Brad and Marji have helped Bob to revolutionize the crop insurance industry and I’m proud of what they have accomplished so far.
  • Bob Haney, AgriSompo Chairman and CEO shared, “I am incredibly proud of what AgriSompo has achieved over the past few years.

Genetic Technologies Provides Business Update

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genetic Technologies Limited (ASX:GTG; NASDAQ:GENE,”Company”, “GTG”), a global leader in guideline-driven genomics-based tests in health, wellness and serious diseases, is pleased to provide the following business update for the first half of the 2023 financial year.

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  • MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genetic Technologies Limited (ASX:GTG; NASDAQ:GENE,”Company”, “GTG”), a global leader in guideline-driven genomics-based tests in health, wellness and serious diseases, is pleased to provide the following business update for the first half of the 2023 financial year.
  • Our portfolio features the most comprehensive genetic solutions for the modern medical challenges.
  • The Company’s geneType tests are underpinned by 27 patents, 18 of which are granted patents, protecting geneType sales in key markets.
  • Authorised for release by the board of directors of Genetic Technologies Limited.

AeroFarms Launches 9 New Community Farms to Provide Additional 2 Tons of Fresh Food Access to 4,500+ Local Students

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

The AeroFarms Community Farm uses patented and proprietary aeroponic technology to bring the benefits of vertical farming directly to the community.

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  • The AeroFarms Community Farm uses patented and proprietary aeroponic technology to bring the benefits of vertical farming directly to the community.
  • Building on these benefits, this month AeroFarms expanded its Community Farm program to key strategic partners in the greater Newark / New York City area.
  • The AeroFarms Community Farm at the school will help advance its mission to empower students through community, health, and wellness initiatives.
  • AeroFarms is working with Jersey City to deploy vertical farms throughout the City to increase individual and community health by providing access to healthy foods.

Case IH and New Holland Agriculture win four ASABE 2023 Innovation Awards

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Case IH and New Holland, global agricultural brands of CNH Industrial, have won four 2023 ASABE AE50 awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).

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  • Case IH and New Holland, global agricultural brands of CNH Industrial, have won four 2023 ASABE AE50 awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).
  • These prestigious awards honor the year’s 50 most innovative products and systems engineered for the food and agricultural industries.
  • New Holland Agriculture was recognized for its 2023 Guardian™ Front Boom Sprayer with PLM Intelligence™ which features all-new electronic controls and offboard connectivity.
  • Globally, Case IH and New Holland Agriculture supply 360° agriculture applications from machines to implements and the digital technologies that enhance them; and CASE and New Holland Construction Equipment deliver a full lineup of construction products that make the industry more productive.