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Patented precision ag-tech promises Latam farmers big savings

By Niamh Michail

Israeli ag-tech firm Taranis says its precision agriculture tools can boost yields and cut costs - and is already doing so for millions of hectares of farmland in Latin America. “This is a one-of-a-kind patented technology," says its CEO.

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Mexican firm files patent for extruded chickpea flour

By Kacey Culliney

A Mexican firm has developed a method to make extruded chickpea flour, high in protein and fiber with good bioavailability, opening up options for nutritional food product development, it says.