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Water Sustainability for Global Agriculture
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A day for water and water for sustainable development 

Water Sustainability for Global Agriculture, Issue 1 By the year 2050, agriculture will need to produce 50% more food globally, and 100% more in developing countries to feed a population predicted to reach nine billion. Globally, agriculture currently uses nearly 70% of the world’s fresh water, Day on March 22, we will focus on how water availability impacts agriculture and how plant science, to drought will help them yield more crop per drop. Join us next week to more learn how agriculture
Improving Agriculture through RNA
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RNA silencing is applied to crops to protect against pests and diseases, increase survival during droughts, advance plant performance and enhance nutritional value.
Improving Agriculture through RNA, For over a decade, new technologies like RNA silencing have been used to discover and investigate plant traits to improve crops. RNA silencing is a powerful tool within the plant scientist’s toolkit to understand how plants resist pests and diseases, produce valuable products and survive in diverse and changing environments. The technology is already being, the impact that this science will have on the future of agriculture and the commercial marketplace
Social Sharing: 10 Agriculture Blogs to Follow
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As 2014 wraps up, we’d like to share some remarkable blogs that we followed this year and hope you find them interesting as well. 

Social Sharing: 10 Agriculture Blogs to Follow, As 2014 wraps up, we’d like to share some, for agriculture entrepreneurs including topics such as marketing, economics and the latest news in the agriculture industry. Agriculture Proud Ryan’s blog is dedicated to sharing stories about people involved with all aspects of agriculture and encourages others to share their stories. Biofortified This blog, Forward Blog Written by the staff of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy the blog covers
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits St. Louis
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Learn more about him: Tom Vilsack was appointed by President Barack Obama as the 30th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and sworn into office on January 21, 2009. As Secretary of Agriculture, Vilsack is working hard to streng ...
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits St. Louis, Learn more about him: Tom Vilsack was appointed by President Barack Obama as the 30th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and sworn into office on January 21, 2009. As Secretary of Agriculture, Vilsack is working hard to strengthen the American agricultural economy, to revitalize rural communities, to protect, Way, Every Day' USDA. As Agriculture Secretary, Vilsack has worked to implement President Obama's
(St. Louis American) Investing in African agriculture
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Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:05 am Investing in African agriculture By Rebecca S. Rivas (St. Louis American) Africa’s food problems largely hinge on low agricultural productivity. Recently, Nigeria’s Minister for Agriculture and Natur ...
(St. Louis American) Investing in African agriculture , Investing in African agriculture, productivity. Recently, Nigeria’s Minister for Agriculture and Natural Resources Akin Adesina chose, Center. Total productivity of agriculture has been low in Sub-Saharan Africa. Between 1992 and 2003, . “It is a privilege and honor for me to be invited by the Honourable Minister of Agriculture, . Fregene to employ his experience and capabilities to assist the Honourable Minister of Agriculture
(Chemical & Engineering News) Transforming Agriculture, Again
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Gene-editing with CRISPR/Cas9 accelerates trait development in crop plants.
(Chemical & Engineering News) Transforming Agriculture, Again, A new day is dawning for agriculture. When asked to describe the magnitude of the coming change, experts harken back to seminal advances such as the rise of mechanization, the invention of synthetic fertilizers and crop protection chemicals, and the advent of transgenic crops. Within the next five years—less time than it takes to discover and commercialize a new agricultural chemical—gene editing will transform seed and trait
(International Innovation- North America) Adaptive Agriculture
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Dr. Thomas Brutnell expands on his continued research into the genetic makeup of crop plants such as maize. In this enlightening interview, he illuminates how a more complete picture could have an impact on not only genetic engineering but, ultimately, the future of agriculture.

(International Innovation- North America) Adaptive Agriculture, Dr. Thomas Brutnell expands on his continued research into the genetic makeup of crop plants such as maize. In this enlightening interview, he illuminates how a more complete picture could have an impact on not only genetic engineering but, ultimately, the future of agriculture. Can you elaborate on the goal of your research into the genetics of maize? Our goal is to use the dissociation transposon (Ds) as a tool to clone
The Future of Agriculture is Center Stage at Ag Innovation Showcase
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Bees, new food sources and machine learning are leading trends
The Future of Agriculture is Center Stage at Ag Innovation Showcase, Los Angeles, CA and St. Louis, MO – August 30, 2017 - Trained bees that pollinate specific target crops, snacks that make eating bugs more of a novelty, and sugar without the guilt or health issues and sensing technologies that give real-world advice to farmers are just a few disruptive innovations highlighted at this year’s Ag, ideas in healthcare, agriculture and energy. Larta Institute has helped more than 10,000 companies
Agriculture Secretary Appoints Danforth Center Scientist to Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture
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ST. LOUIS, MO, June 27, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed Dr. Paul Anderson, Executive Director, Office of International Programs at the Danforth Plant Science Center to the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Ag ...
Agriculture Secretary Appoints Danforth Center Scientist to Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture, ST. LOUIS, MO, June 27, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has, Plant Science Center to the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture, or AC21, agriculture,” said Anderson. Other appointees include: Russell C. Redding, Interim Dean of Agriculture, . Goehring, North Dakota Commissioner of Agriculture, Menoken, N.D.; Melissa L. Hughes, Corporate
(The New Economy) Agriculture Innovators Prepare for September’s Ag Innovation Showcase
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The Ag Innovation Showcase brings together the industry’s brightest minds in the hopes of securing a more efficient and sustainable future for agriculture.
(The New Economy) Agriculture Innovators Prepare for September’s Ag Innovation Showcase, The world’s most revered innovators, investors and thought leaders will gather later this year at the Ag Innovation Showcase to revolutionise what in some quarters remains an inefficient and environmentally, – and reshaping – agriculture today. Since 2009, the Ag Innovation Showcase has been the barometer of changing trends, issues, concerns and solutions in the agriculture industry. Every year since its inception