Agtech

Missouri-based Monsanto Launching New Digital Farming Platform

Missouri-based Monsanto Co.’s Climate Corp. unit has completed development on a new in-field sensor network, which includes an industry first soil nitrate sensor, and plans to expand its software infrastructure to ... Read More

Missouri Proves Prime Choice For Israeli Agtech Companies In U.S.

In 2014, plant scientists and business leaders from St. Louis, Missouri, visited Israel in the hope of “planting seeds” that could one day draw expanding Israeli agtech companies into the St. ... Read More

Brookings: Missouri in Top 10 for Advanced Industry Growth

A report released last week by the Brookings Institution tracked the growth of advanced manufacturing industries across the US, and discovered that Missouri was in the top 10 for both output and jobs. ... Read More

Hacking the Farm

Missouri is the global leader in AgTech due to Missouri companies such as Monsanto and the Climate Corporation. “We’re using data science to de-convolute what’s going on [on the farm],” Climate Corporation ... Read More

Missouri AgTech Tool is First of its Kind

Missouri is the global leader in AgTech, and a new tool from Valent BioSciences Corporation and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is about to add to that leadership position. The large-scale X-ray ... Read More

Israeli AgTech Firms See Missouri As A Place To Grow

When a group of St. Louisans visited Israel in 2014 to build ties with that country’s entrepreneurs, they expected to wait years for the effort to bear fruit. Instead, it took ... Read More

Missouri Will Be Road Map For PACE Success In Ag

Missouri is already the global leader in AgTech, and now Clean Energy is part of our AgTech industry. Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) funding, an increasingly popular tool for financing commercial energy ... Read More

Gov. Jay Nixon Tours the BioGenerator Accelerator Labs

Governor Jay Nixon along with executives from area bioscience companies toured the BioGenerator Accelerator Labs in the Cortex Innovation District to celebrate Missouri’s leadership in new business creation. The BioGenerator Accelerator ... Read More

ICYMI: Advanced Manufacturing, AgTech and President Obama

In case you missed it, here is our July newsletter. You can sign up to receive future newsletters here.   Missouri: A Center of Advanced Manufacturing Excellence President Obama Highlights Missouri’s ... Read More

Missouri’s AgTech Leadership Expands with Nation’s Largest Ag Drone Company

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) just announced the first rules for the commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems, commonly referred to as drones. With these new rules in place, companies ... Read More