Sustainability and New Pathways in Agriculture, May 2010

Join us as we take a look at what’s new in bio-based products and consumables and advances in agriculture. A distinguished panel will explore the benefits, challenges, and potential of using these discoveries to move us toward a more sustainable economy. Moderated by Jim Davis, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis, our panel will feature: Dr. Jan Jaworski, Vice President for Research, Donald Danforth and Plant Science Center and Dr. Mike Edgerton, Technology Lead for Corn Ethanol and Quality Traits, Monsanto.

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

Sustainability and New Pathways in Agriculture, May 2010

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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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