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Finding a Launching Pad for Success in 39 North

Scientists, entrepreneurs, and students are all finding a launching pad for success at the Danforth Center and BRDG Park in the 39 North innovation district. With over 1,000 plant science PhDs, 100 bioscience companies, $1.3B in bioscience venture capital under local management, and a close proximity to the heart of […]

Agriculture Business Council Spotlight on Innovation in Kansas

It was such a pleasure to participate in a panel while discussing challenges and opportunities in the industry alongside Jim Carrington, President of Danforth Plant Science Center, Michael Helmstetter, CEO, TechAccel, Chelsea Good, VP Government & Industry Affairs, Livestock Marketing Association, Doug Dresslaer, Director of Cultural Innovation for Dairy Farmers […]

Danforth Center Features Aker

There are approximately 900 million acres of farmland in the US and less than two percent of the population directly works on farms. To ensure profitability, farmers and agronomists need to regularly scout their fields to ensure their crops are not being damaged by pests and diseases. This process takes […]

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