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Plant Pulse
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/plant-pulse-july-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.
are becoming more frequent. Mobile Drip Irrigation Has Huge Potential AG Professional The real advantage of Teeter Irrigation's Dragon-Line is its potential to increase water efficiency
BELLWETHER PLANT GROWTH FACILITY ADVANCES FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABILITY RESEARCH
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/bellwether-plant-growth-facility-advances-food-security-and-sustainability-research
Discover the features of the new growth chambers
in these important crops • Auto-irrigation in each chamber for superior drought testing capacity
2016 ANNUAL THANKSGIVING LETTER BY WILLIAM H. DANFORTH, FOUNDING CHAIRMAN
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/2016-annual-thanksgiving-letter-by-william-h.-danforth-founding-chairman
Thanks to each of you for your role in what I believe is a noble effort to make the world a better and safer place for humans and many other living things.
cross breeding to develop more productive food crops and fertilizers and irrigation to stimulate growth
Less is Clearly More: Reducing the Amount of Water Needed to Grow Nutritious Food, Fiber and Fuel
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/less-is-clearly-more-reducing-the-amount-of-water-needed-to-grow-nutritious-food-fiber-and-fuel
New discoveries can help us grow more nutritious food using less land, soil and water while reducing fertilizer and pesticide use.
into streams and rivers that run into our oceans. Irrigation depletes precious water resources
Water Sustainability for Global Agriculture
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/water-sustainability-for-global-agriculture

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, primarily for irrigation. Inefficient use of water for crop production depletes aquifers, reduces river flows, degrades wildlife habitats, and has caused salinization of 20% of the global irrigated
(St. Louis Business Journal) Ag Innovation Showcase agenda and list of startup presenters
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/in-the-news/in-the-news-item/(st.-louis-business-journal)-ag-innovation-showcase-agenda-and-list-of-startup-presenters
The Ag Innovation Showcase takes place at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Tuesday and Wednesday. Here’s the agenda. 
(The Netherlands) Nautilytics LLC (Boston) Surface Irrigation Monitoring & Altering Systems (California) Read
New study identifies promising agricultural tools for feeding the world’s hungry
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/new-study-identifies-promising-agricultural-tools-for-feeding-the-world-s-hungry
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. 
percent, but irrigation increased the yields by another 21 percent. Heat-tolerant varieties of wheat could increase crop yields from a 17 percent increase to a 23 percent increase with irrigation
Letter from the President
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/letter-from-the-president
2017 Danforth Center Annual Report 
as much irrigation water from lakes, rivers and groundwater sources, because technology has given us far
The Plant Pulse May 25, 2012
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-May25-2012
  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 ...
increasingly important. And, as new technologies for seeds, cultivation, irrigation, preservation
Better water, better jobs: World Water Day 2016
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/better-water-better-jobs-world-water-day-2016
Almost half of the world's workers are employed in water-related sectors.
and rivers that run into our oceans. Irrigation depletes precious water resources. At the Danforth