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Subcommittee Examines Importance of Agricultural Research
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Jim Carrington testifies on the future of American agriculture
Subcommittee Examines Importance of Agricultural Research, On March 16, 2017 Jim Carrington, Ph.D., of agricultural research before the the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, Subcommittee on Biotechnology, partnership in agricultural research has allowed American agriculture to flourish over the last, of investing in agricultural research. As we begin our work on the next farm bill—and as we look at the future of American agriculture—it is vital that we invest in public agricultural research,” said
Monsanto Acquires Agricultural Technology Leader Divergence, Inc.
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“We extend our sincere congratulations to the team at Divergence.  This is further validation of their extraordinary work.  Becoming part of the Monsanto team will give them access to resources that will accelerate their work to bring critical solu ...
Monsanto Acquires Agricultural Technology Leader Divergence, Inc., “We extend our sincere congratulations to the team at Divergence. This is further validation of their extraordinary work. Becoming part of the Monsanto team will give them access to resources that will accelerate their work, of acquisitions at Monsanto, he helped the Creve Coeur-based agricultural giant buy other companies. Now his St, to fight against parasitic nematodes, an agricultural pest, by developing nematicides. The roundworms
Feeding the World & Growing Our Economy: Agricultural Innovation in the 21st Century
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  Monday, March 26, 2012 Speakers: Dr. Roger Beachy, Founding President, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Brandon Hunnicutt, Chairman, Nebraska Corn Growers Association Gregory Conko, Senior Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute Chandler G ...
Feeding the World & Growing Our Economy: Agricultural Innovation in the 21st Century, Monday, this growing population, agricultural output must double and food production must increase by 70 percent by mid-century. Despite a weak global economy, the demand for U.S. agricultural exports is growing and has increased 45 percent in the last five years. Leadership from the U.S. agricultural industry, thought leaders to discuss the agricultural challenges that lie ahead in the 21st century including how
(Farm Press) Agricultural technology ‘absolutely essential’ to meet world food needs
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With total food demand expected to increase by 70 percent in just under 40 years, and food prices forecast to rise as much as 100 percent, there is “enormous opportunity” for innovation and investment in agricultural technology, according to a recently published white paper from the Kauffman Foundation and the Danforth Center.
(Farm Press) Agricultural technology ‘absolutely essential’ to meet world food needs, by Hembree, course of human history, on a planet showing signs of environmental stress. Investors in agricultural, , there is “enormous opportunity” for innovation and investment in agricultural technology, according, in agricultural technology in order to increase food productuion while minimizing environmental impact, . Dutia, senior fellow at the foundation, located in Kansas City, Mo. Investors in agricultural
New study identifies promising agricultural tools for feeding the world’s hungry
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In its new report, Food Security in a World of Growing Natural Resource Scarcity: The Role of Agricultural Technologies, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) examines how 11 agricultural practices and technologies could help farmers around the world improve the sustainability of agriculture. 
New study identifies promising agricultural tools for feeding the world’s hungry, Increased demand, will ratchet up the pressure for increased and more sustainable agricultural production to feed, Security in a World of Growing Natural Resource Scarcity: The Role of Agricultural Technologies, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) examines how 11 agricultural practices, of agricultural technologies and practices could reduce the number of people at risk of hunger and deliver
(StLtoday.com) Danforth Plant man gets influential agricultural appointment
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by Deb Peterson PAUL'S POST: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed Paul Anderson, head of the Office of International Programs at the Danforth Plant Science Center, to the AC21. No, that's not a spy post. It's an abbreviation for the ...
(StLtoday.com) Danforth Plant man gets influential agricultural appointment, By Deb Peterson PAUL'S POST: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed Paul Anderson, head of the Office of International Programs at the Danforth Plant Science Center, to the AC21, forms of agricultural production" and added that his hope was for the committee to "recommend workable, represent just about every group with a stake in agricultural production. They are from the biotechnology
Botanical Gardens Uniquely Positioned to Meet Need for Food and Agricultural Education
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“Botanical gardens are uniquely placed to present and educate the public about all the plant sciences, not just diversity and conservation, but also all the many disparate kinds of research related to plant breeding and crop production,” Elizabeth Kellogg, member of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
Botanical Gardens Uniquely Positioned to Meet Need for Food and Agricultural Education, Washington, agricultural systems. Efforts to educate society about agriculture, to ensure well-informed decision, , and to better understand the impacts of agricultural systems on natural plant biodiversity,” said, . Learn more at www.mobot.org. About the Agricultural Research Service The Agricultural Research, . The Agency’s job is finding solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day from
Agricultural Solutions to Global Crises in Energy and Food Storage and Security
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A robust schedule of panels featuring a “who’s who” of international speakers from leading agricultural businesses, venture capital and investment firms, research institutions, will provide new insights and perspectives at the Ag Innovation Showcase, ...
Agricultural Solutions to Global Crises in Energy and Food Storage and Security , A robust schedule of panels featuring a “who’s who” of international speakers from leading agricultural businesses, venture capital and investment firms, research institutions, will provide new insights and perspectives at the Ag Innovation Showcase, May 23-24, at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, the largest independent plant science research institute in the world. Panels include
(GenomeWeb) Advocacy Group Urges Caution over Agricultural RNAi
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A wave of letters to the Environmental Protection Agency  from scientists in both academia and industry are pointing to a large and growing body of evidence on the safety and specificity of RNAi in plants.
(GenomeWeb) Advocacy Group Urges Caution over Agricultural RNAi, As the Environmental Protection Agency develops a framework for assessing the risks posed by RNAi as pest-control strategy in plants, one consumer advocacy group has expressed concern over agricultural use of the technology and asked the agency to temporarily hold off on approving any such products. However, the organization's comments come amid a wave of letters to the agency from scientists in both academia and industry
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Banners tout St. Louis County's new 39 North agricultural technology distric-
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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.
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Banners tout St. Louis County's new 39 North agricultural technology distric-, 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. Read More, (Collection), (Collection)