(STLMade) Sunflower Power

David Woodburn, CEO of St. Louis-based agtech startup Edison Agrosciences, vividly remembers the first time he saw a commercial sunflower field. It was years ago, during a family road trip through South Dakota, and he recalls being struck by the flowers, in all of their golden glory set against a bright blue sky, covering the gently rolling landscape as far as the eye could see — and so extensively, the scene seemed infinite. And yet despite how profound the experience was, it would be many years before he’d come to understand the plant’s full power — one that is poised to solve one of the most vexing problems in the U.S. supply chain.  Read more in this article!