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Conversations Series: Decreasing Food Waste-From Farm to Market
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Join us Thursday, August 24, 2017
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, discuss initiatives to decrease loss and waste in the processing, transportation, storage, and sale of food products throughout the world, but starting here in St. Louis. Panelists will be Joanie Taylor
(Iowa Farmer Today) Entrepreneurs Explore Food Waste Solutions to Feed 9 Billion
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Dan Morash from California Safe Soil turns food waste into plant food. Morash and other members of a panel recently shared their ideas on food waste at the Ag Innovation Showcase, held at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
(Iowa Farmer Today) Entrepreneurs Explore Food Waste Solutions to Feed 9 Billion, Dan Morash turns food waste into plant food. The California entrepreneur, through his company California Safe Soil, growth using less water. Morash and other members of a panel recently shared their ideas on food waste at the Ag Innovation Showcase, held at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center here, of 400 pounds of food per American. Stephanie Potter of RaboBank said 40 percent of all food
Ag Innovation Showcase Calls for Applications
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Cutting edge start-ups and research projects are invited to apply to present in four categories: precision agriculture, farming innovations, biological solutions, and renewables and sustainables at the 2014 Ag Innovation Showcase. 
to novel products that extend the use of food waste as fertilizers. A review committee will judge each, and improve yield, mitigate disease, control pests, enhance efficient distribution, reduce waste, of problems and concerns in agriculture and food production. They cover impressive ground, or create new opportunities to re-use waste, leading to greater environmental sustainability
New Research Reveals Sustainable Method to Produce Lifesaving Opiate Antidotes at a Reduced Cost
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Cost of current method limits availability and generates harmful waste products.
identified a new method of producing these compounds using a microorganism discovered in a waste stream, in large amounts of harmful waste. Details of the discovery were published as the cover story, utilizes noxious reagents, resulting in harmful waste. One way to make opiate production more sustainable, processing waste stream sample to identify an organism capable of catalyzing opiate N-demethylation, , education and outreach aim to have impact at the nexus of food security and the environment
Food Security & Climate Change Challenges Accelerating
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Research at the Danforth Center includes the search renewable, clean energy, using algae and oilseed crops such as camelina. Center scientists are also focused on developing crops that require less nitrogen-based fertilizer and harmful pesticides the ...
and Climate Change calls for an ambitious new program to tackle the problems of food supply, food waste, that food waste, overeating and other poor eating habits are a major part of the problem, Food Security & Climate Change Challenges Accelerating, Research at the Danforth Center includes, . ________________________________________________________________________ A Clarion Call on the Food Supply The New York Times By JUSTIN GILLIS For anyone who thought the run-up in food prices in recent years was a fluke
Plant Pulse
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/plant-pulse-Oct-2016
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about agriculture, the environment, food security, climate change, bioenergy, events and the impact of plant science.
) and agtech entrepreneurship than ever before. Entrepreneurs Explore Food Waste Solutions to Feed 9 Billion Iowa Farmer Today Dan Morash from California Safe Soil turns food waste into plant food. Morash and other members of a panel recently shared their ideas on food waste at the Ag Innovation, African Farmers Consider Genetic Modification of Food Security Crops to Avoid Shortages St. Louis
Momentum Continues with the Eighth Annual Ag Innovation Showcase
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Expanded content sessions, panels and participants reflects the growth and potential in the agtech space.
or expertise,” she added. The second disruptive dialogue panel explored the causes for food waste, of food production, from matching supply and demand to producing products from food waste. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, food waste is estimated at between 30 – 40 percent, and the opportunities to reduce waste by addressing the confusion that consumers have with food labeling. “Everyone, the world’s growing demand for sustainable sources of food, fuel and fiber. With a rapidly
Plant Pulse
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/plant-pulse-july-21
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about agriculture, the environment, food security, climate change, bioenergy, events, and the impact of plant science.
celebrity swagger to promote the region. U.S. Households Trash $640 in Food a Year USA Today According to the Environmental Protection Agency, food waste makes up more than 20% of what’s, Scientists uncover how caterpillars created condiments. How to End Food Waste One Ugly Vegetable at a Time Fast Company By making soup with veggies that would otherwise get trashed, a new food brand
The Power of Corporations Adopting Sustainability
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“Inspiring. Amazing. Thought-provoking.” These are some of the words guests used to describe remarks given by environmental economist Peter A. Seligmann, chairman and CEO of Conservation International at the SEEDS of CHANGE event on October 14, 2015. 
and waste as well as effective adjustments corporations can, and in some cases have made to reduce, products are used for production which in turn reduces the output of waste. Consumers today, of that.” “The teams we are building at the Danforth Center are focused on providing food security without
Plant Pulse
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/plant-pulse11813
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 events, and the impact of plant science.
-nourished – were "unacceptably high" and called for a concerted global campaign to cut food-waste. Feeding, Plant Pulse, Climate Change Seen Posing Risk to Food Supplies The New York Times Climate change will pose sharp risks to the world’s food supply in coming decades, potentially undermining crop production and driving up prices at a time when the demand for food is expected to soar, scientists, are not the only solution to improving our food supply, but another tool in our arsenal. Unbalanced media hype