Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Partnership with Benson Hill Biosystems Focuses Efforts on Sorghum as a Next-Generation Bioenergy Source
Sorghum’s adaptability to diverse environments, low fertilizer requirements, high biomass potential and its compatibility with row crop production position it to become the premier bioenergy crop in the United States.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
2016 Ag Showcase Presenting Companies
Ag Showcase alumni transform ideas into practical solutions that combine humanitarian concern with commercial viability.
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Less is Clearly More: Reducing the Amount of Water Needed to Grow Nutritious Food, Fiber and Fuel
New discoveries can help us grow more nutritious food using less land, soil and water while reducing fertilizer and pesticide use.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Grass Species Named to Honor Danforth Center Investigator
New genus named after Toby Kellogg in recognition of her numerous contributions to understanding grasses and mentorship of students.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Student’s Enthusiasm for Soil Science Earns Her Accolades
Monica Malone’s Honors Science Fair project placed first in the region and sent her to an international competition. Congratulations to Monica and all her recent success!
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Announcing New Research to Address Global Food Security and the Sustainability of Coastal Golf Courses
The Danforth Center’s mission to improve the human condition through plant science directly translates to addressing the food security and sustainability challenges in our world.
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about agriculture, the environment, food security, climate change, bioenergy, events and the impact of plant science.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
What Roots Can Tell Us About Sustainable Agriculture
Guest blogger, Hallie Thompson discusses how more efficient root systems can impact soil health and the sustainability of crops.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Danforth Center Intern Given Botanical Society of America’s 2016 Young Botanist Award
Congratulations to Rebecca Valls on her recent award!
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Sustainable Solutions Through Plant Science
Plant science has the potential to generate discoveries that can yield more food and energy for people while preserving our planet’s environment.