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critical, our work grows more urgent. “Our grand challenge is not just providing food and energy, and infrastructure, generates new companies and creates jobs and investment opportunities in plant
Senator McCaskill Highlights the Importance of Plant Science Research and Innovation to Missouri’s Economy During Visit to Danforth Center and BRDG Park
"I think it’s important to remind people that agriculture is not just in the fields, but it is research," McCaskill said. "And it’s the commercialization of research that allows for food and security and better yields and better nutrition, and that’s what’s going on here."
and president, BRDG Park learning more about how research, innovative technology and critical infrastructure are advancing the ag innovation ecosystem in St. Louis. During the tour, the Senator had, technologies to identify and understand traits. The science enabled by this platform is critical to breeding
Conversations Series: Decreasing Food Waste-From Farm to Market
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Conversations Series: Decreasing Food Waste-From Farm to Market, Join us for a discussion about preventing crop spoilage and reducing food waste, which will be critical to feeding a world population projected to grow to 10 billion people by 2050. We will discuss how improved disease and pest resilience in major staple crops can preserve yield in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere. We will also, , increased exploration, increased infrastructure, increased facilities and increased talent.” – Becky
The Plant Pulse March 25, 2011
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that  includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and eve ...
additional critical infrastructure needed to advance the research at not only the Danforth Plant
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Plant Science Center expansion gets $6M in bonds
by Kelsey Volkmann The Missouri Development Finance Board approved $6.2 million in tax-exempt bonds Tuesday for an $8.25 million expansion at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in Creve Coeur. The expansion is expected to retain 184 jobs and ...
the U.S. Department of Commerce in July. “The badly needed greenhouse will provide additional critical infrastructure needed to advance the research at not only the Danforth Plant Science Center but also
The Plant Pulse October 19,2012
From Uganda to the U.S. Heartland: a Look at Global Food Security Creve Coeur Patch The distinguished panel will explore the stresses caused by an expanding population and limited agriculture resources and the effect on global food security. The sp ...
policies, providing infrastructure for agriculture and supporting their farmers," Annan said, always understood the critical importance of agriculture, and we have recognized that smallholder
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center, universities win $20 million from NSF to study climate impact
A state-wide research collaboration that includes the nonprofit Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and St. Louis universities has won a five-year, $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study the effects of climate variability.
2013. “By combining so much of our state’s research capacity and infrastructure in the atmospheric, , and catalyze commercial development in areas that are so critical to Missouri’s future,” said Jim
Commerce Department Shares Vision of a Prosperous Future for Region
The Danforth Center and BRDG Park’s placement at the epicenter of the burgeoning plant and life science ‘node’ in St. Louis County has helped attract another grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce, this one awarding $4.6 million to the St. Loui ...
will provide additional critical infrastructure needed to advance the research at not only the Danforth
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James C. Greenwood, President and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Washington, D.C. James C. Greenwood is President and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) in Washington, D.C., which represents more than 1,200 ...
critical to the success of the biotechnology industry at the state and national levels as well, threats to our nation's infrastructure; and waste and fraud in federal government agencies. Prior
The Plant Pulse May 25, 2012
  Serial entrepreneurship in a conservative business town St. Louis Beacon “Risk taking is celebrated, rewarded,” Fiorello said of innovation hubs. “Here we have a Midwestern sensibility and I think we need to continue to build a culture where ...
they need to grow it. Natural disasters, conflict, lack of infrastructure, and poor farming practices, researchers and educators is more critical than ever before. NAABB Chooses Harvesting and Extraction