Let’s Talk About Regional Efforts to Address Global Water Agriculture, June 2013

Water is the foundation for all forms of life and absolutely necessary for our environment to flourish. In part two of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Conversations series, the discussion on water availability and the exploration of regional efforts to improve agriculture sustainability will continue, featuring guest speakers Dr. Tom Brutnell, Director of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels, and Dr. Bob Sharp, Professor of Plant Sciences and Director of the Interdisciplinary Plant Group at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Jim Davis, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Washington University, will moderate the distinguished panel.

This program brings the viewer a series of in-depth discussions from leaders throughout the area on a variety of biotechnical and science subjects.

Let’s Talk About Regional Efforts to Address Global Water Agriculture, June 2013

The Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World

Farmers worldwide are entering a period of increasing uncertainty as climate change compromises food production in areas already sensitive to food insecurity.

Big Ideas – Meeting Grand Challenges

Watch as three teams of Danforth Center scientists make a pitch for a grant that would extend their current research in agriculture and the environment.

Decreasing Food Waste - From Farm to Market

A discussion about preventing crop spoilage and reducing food waste, in order to feed a world population projected to grow to 10 billion people by 2050.

39 North_Cultivating An Innovation Ecosystem, May 2017

Join us for a discussion about 39 North, the 600-acre innovation district built to help strengthen St. Louis' innovation ecosystem through Ag Tech Innovation.


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