Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Recipients of African Women in Agricultural Research and Development Award Work to Improve Food Security
The career development program brought three women to the United States to study current scientific techniques to help improve global food security.
Friday, December 09, 2016
What does photosynthesis actually look like?
Danforth Center Scientist Featured in Science in Real Life Episode
Thursday, December 01, 2016
St. Louis Health and Environment Reporter Travels to Africa to Gain Insight into Challenges Facing African Farmers and the Potential Impact of Agriculture Research
Scientists are developing an improved cassava that will allow communities to produce more food and income from cassava farming.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
2016 ANNUAL THANKSGIVING LETTER BY WILLIAM H. DANFORTH, FOUNDING CHAIRMAN
Thanks to each of you for your role in what I believe is a noble effort to make the world a better and safer place for humans and many other living things.
Friday, November 18, 2016
John F. McDonnell Recognized for Extraordinary Service at Plantasia Gala
A night to celebrate outstanding members of the plant science community. Read his remarks here
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Join us on Nov. 29th for Giving Tuesday
A global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
New York Times National Correspondent to Address the Public’s Perception of Scientific Data at the Danforth Center’s Conversations Event
Let's Talk About...Technology, Truth and the Public
Tuesday, October 25, 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, October 18, 2016
Raspberry Pi Jam Attracts Innovators to the Danforth Center
The Danforth Center’s third Jam featured robotics, microcomputers, art, 3D printing and other interactive displays.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
How to Fertilize the St. Louis Startup Ecosystem
David Karandish, the 2016 Seeds of Change speaker, highlights ways to support entrepreneurs and their goals.
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Danforth Center Hosts the 18th Annual Fall Symposium “Genetics and Genomics of Crop Improvement”
Plant science has the potential to generate discoveries that can yield more food and energy for people while preserving our planet’s environment.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Momentum Continues with the Eighth Annual Ag Innovation Showcase
Expanded content sessions, panels and participants reflects the growth and potential in the agtech space.
Monday, September 12, 2016
Get Social During Ag Innovation Showcase #16AIS
We invite you to learn more and interact with the presenters, speakers, panelists and event organizers. Use this social media directory of Twitter handles to connect with many of those participating at Ag Innovation Showcase.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Young Professionals Network and Learn at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Join the Danforth Center Young Friends on Thursday, September 8, 2016 for a happy hour and discussion on food security.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Unique Imaging Platform to Advance Research on the Development of Roots
The new system is the first of its kind dedicated to plant science in the U.S. academic research sector and can provide accelerated insight into what affects plant growth.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Ask a Postdoc: Alex Harkess
Alex Harkess, National Science Foundation Plant Genome Initiative Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Blake Meyer’s Lab answers a few questions about his research and life at the Danforth Center as a postdoc.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Conversations Event to Highlight Partnership Between the Danforth Center and Mizzou
Let's Talk About...People, Plants and Partnerships: The Mizzou Connection
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Undergraduates Gain Research Experience and Insights Through Summer Internship
Scientists at the Center mentored and trained 26 students during the 11-week program.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
New Robotic Phenotyper Deployed to Advance Improvement of Key Bioenergy Crop
The world’s largest robotic field scanner is providing insight on how plants adapt to their changing environments.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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!