PowerPollen® receives patent for on-demand pollination technology

IARN — PowerPollen®, an agtech company focused on improving agriculture and global food security through improved pollination, now has a patent for applying preserved or fresh pollen outside the window of natural pollination of maize seed. With PowerPollen’s pollination on-demand technology, pollination is no longer reliant on the male plant’s daily shedding window of approximately three hours, and U.S. Patent 10,905,060 for the technology was recently granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Read more

Red meat exports thrive in first year of U.S.-China Phase One Agreement

IARN — The U.S. Meat Export Federation says the U.S.-China Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement has been beneficial to U.S. red meat exports.

It’s been a year since the red meat trade provisions of the agreement entered into force, expanding access for U.S. beef and pork in the world’s largest red meat import market. Read more