39 North Innovation District Plan Unveiled
The Science in Our Food
Thursday, September 27, 2018
(Greenhouse Management) A Look Inside Plants
PET scans and X-rays can improve our understanding of plants, say researchers at two St. Louis, Missouri, institutions.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
(Agri-View) Startups share innovative solutions
Ag Innovation Showcase celebrated its 10th anniversary in September in St. Louis.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
(Farm Futures) 4 ways tech will transform your farm: Part one in a series
CRISPR? Robots? Ag’s latest buzzwords will revolutionize how you farm — sooner than you think.
Monday, September 24, 2018
The Bioinformatics Chat
Transposons and repeats with Kaushik Panda and Keith Slotkin
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
(St. Louis Public Radio) Innovation incubator to support ag-tech solutions to food, water, energy shortages
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will partner with the incubator, called IN2, to provide research labs and support for early stage startups.
Friday, September 14, 2018
(Agri-Pulse) Farm Hands on the Potomac - House aide Pam Miller moves to Food and Nutrition Service
Danforth Center adds New Joint Faculty Members
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center partners with Wells Fargo to expand company’s incubator program
Partnership to advance solutions aimed at the interconnection of food, water and energy
Monday, September 10, 2018
(St. Louis Public Radio) Ag Innovation Showcase marks 10th anniversary
The Ag Innovation Showcase launched by the Danforth Center in 2009 has helped put St. Louis on the map as an ag tech hub for scientists, entrepreneurs and investors.
Friday, September 07, 2018
(St. Louis Business Journal) 12 companies presenting at next week’s Ag Innovation Showcase
Among the presenting agtech and food companies is Plastomics, which is based at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Friday, August 31, 2018
(St. Louis Public Radio) Danforth Center’s corn study could make crops more resilient to climate change
Researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center want to learn how a changing climate could affect the fertility of corn and other major crops.
Friday, August 17, 2018
(St. Louis Business Journal) How St. Louis became the heart of global agtech
"39 North is an extension of Dr. Danforth’s vision to make St. Louis a world center for plant science and innovation,” said Sam Fiorello, COO, Danforth Center and president of BRDG Park.
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
(EQ) St. Louis Has “Agglomeration” In AgTech, According To A Brookings Report, And That’s A Good Thing
A report last week from the Brookings Institution looks at regional economic strategies surrounding industry clusters
Thursday, July 26, 2018
(WIRED) European Ruling Could Slow Africa’s Push For Crispr Crops
Many European scientists cheered back in January when it seemed the court of the European Union would ease its restrictions on gene-editing technology in food.
(St. Louis Public Radio) Brookings touts agtech cluster in St. Louis
After two decades of building, the region’s agricultural technology cluster is poised to take off
Monday, July 02, 2018
(Ag Innovation Showcase) Keynote 2018: Dr. Mehmood Khan, MD
Dr. Mehmood Khan, MD is PepsiCo's vice chairman and chief scientific officer of Global Research and Development.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
(EQ) From Science Research To IoT Device Design: Plant Analytics Startup Grows With Arch Grants
Dr. Nadia Shakoor is pioneering the future of agriculture and plant research with an IoT-enabled phenotyping and data collection device. She opens up about her debut in the business world.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) County accepts federal grant to redesign Lindbergh and Olive interchange
The grant will pay to redesign and construct a “folded diamond” interchange at Olive and Lindbergh boulevards
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Banners tout St. Louis County's new 39 North agricultural technology district
Banners attached to streetlight poles were added Tuesday along Olive Boulevard for 39 North to publicize the new agricultural technology district in St. Louis County.
Friday, June 15, 2018
(Modern Agriculture) The Future of Food and Farming
Agriculture in 2050: Big Challenges, Bigger Dreams
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
(Innovation City) Dr. Jim Carrington on Innovation City
Innovation City gives you an inside look at how rapidly business and culture are changing thanks to increasing diversity and inclusion