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Future of Agriculture Meets Technology Innovation at Fourth Annual Ag Innovation Showcase
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Ag Innovation Showcase, one of the most influential forums about agricultural technology in the U.S., will be held Sept. 10-12, 2012, at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis.  Twenty two companies from six countries will present th ...
Future of Agriculture Meets Technology Innovation at Fourth Annual Ag Innovation Showcase , Ag Innovation Showcase, one of the most influential forums about agricultural technology in the U.S., at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Dr. John J. Tracy, chief technology officer of The Boeing, in the agricultural technology space. The world-class Showcase provides an international, agricultural technology companies,” said Rohit Shukla, CEO and Founder of Larta Institute
(Ag Professional) The Future of Ag Tech in the Midwest
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The development of new technology in agriculture has helped encourage young people
(Ag Professional) The Future of Ag Tech in the Midwest, The development of new technology in agriculture has helped encourage young people READ MORE, (Collection), (Collection)
(Daily Monitor) Counting Potential Benefits of Biotechnology to Uganda
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In crop agriculture, genetic modification (GM) technology has been used to improve appearance, taste, nutritional quality as well as drought, pest and disease tolerance.
(Daily Monitor) Counting Potential Benefits of Biotechnology to Uganda, In crop agriculture, genetic modification (GM) technology has been used to improve appearance, taste, nutritional quality as well as drought, pest and disease tolerance. The most adopted trait is that of herbicide tolerance, which enables weed control through chemical application as opposed to hand weeding. In Uganda, research on GM technology is going on in these key crops: Banana (for bacterial wilt, nematodes
(St. Louis Public Radio) Meet the Three St. Louis Companies That Will be Featured at the Ag Innovation Showcase
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This year at Ag Showcase, 19 early stage companies will present to possible investors, three of which are companies based in St. Louis.
(St. Louis Public Radio) Meet the Three St. Louis Companies That Will be Featured at the Ag Innovation Showcase, The Ag Innovation Showcase began on Monday at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis. In its seventh year, the three-day event includes panel discussions on trends in agriculture and technology and gives startups a chance to find investors and partners. This year, 19, agriculture, renewables and sustainables, biological solutions and farming innovations. Three
(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.
, is agricultural technology, “which has the potential to completely reshape global agriculture, (Farm Press) Agricultural technology ‘absolutely essential’ to meet world food needs, by Hembree, technology will be absolutely essential to meet this goal.' With total food demand expected, , 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
(St. Louis Business Journal) Bioscience company with St. Louis ties to present at Ag Innovation Showcase
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The Ag Innovation Showcase at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, which attracts some of the biggest names technology and bioscience, isn’t until September. But the list of startup companies set to present to investors has officially been released.
Danforth Plant Science Center, which attracts some of the biggest names technology and bioscience, (BRDG) Park at the Danforth Plant Science Center as it grows. Benson Hill is an agriculture biotech startup that develops technology to increase intrinsic crop yields. The company, based out of Research Triangle Park, N.C., recently received a $175,000 investment through the Missouri Technology, are grouping presenters in thematic blocks. The other blocks include precision agriculture, traditional
Ag Day Celebration
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  Ag Day dialogue to address future of food and farming Pork Newtork By: Marlys Miller Is technology in agriculture creating environmental improvements and economic growth or perpetuating public fears? Ag Day 2012, is on March 8, but on the day prio ...
By: Marlys Miller Is technology in agriculture creating environmental improvements and economic growth, in the United States—that technology is as a catalyst for improving some many developments and for most industries. However, there is a growing skepticism and opposition associated with technology applied to growing, raising and producing food. The USFRA session will address the role technology plays, farmers and ranchers will come together to discuss whether innovations in agriculture are creating
Letter from the President
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2017 Danforth Center Annual Report 
Letter from the President, I have been thinking a lot recently about technology and how it has evolved in agriculture over our lifetimes. Many with whom I speak ask, why do we even need technology in agriculture? The answers are fairly straightforward. Without technology developed since 1960, agriculture today yields over twice as much product per acre. We would also need nearly twice as much irrigation water from lakes, rivers and groundwater sources, because technology has given us far
(West Newsmagazine) Leaders in biotechnology come to West County for two days of ‘Ag Innovation’
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Anyone viewing agriculture as an industry ranking low on the technology sophistication scale would have received a radically different picture at the recent Ag Innovation Showcase at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
’, By: Jim Erickson Posted 09/23/13 2:00 pm Anyone viewing agriculture as an industry ranking low on the technology sophistication scale would have received a radically different picture at the recent, , Dr. Robert T. Fraley, executive vice president and chief technology officer at Monsanto, observed, “Innovation must increase to enable agriculture to keep pace with demand (from a rapidly growing, and management solutions. For example, data from precision agriculture information mapping soil types
(Science) Plant Scientists: GM Technology is Safe
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Danforth Center scientists Rebecca Bart and Noah Fahlgren are among the authors of the letter published in the journal Science
(Science) Plant Scientists: GM Technology is Safe, The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) “supports the continued responsible use of genetic engineering… as an effective tool for advancing food security and reducing the negative environmental impacts of agriculture” (1). A recent petition advocating the ASPB position collected more than 1400 signatories from the plant science community, technology for crops is safe and effective, and future use should be guided by scientific evidence