Agtech

Manufacturing, Biotech, and Technology Drive Growth in St. Louis

Written by: Marion During, Marketing Specialist | Missouri Partnership and Christopher Chung, CEO | Missouri Partnership [Originally published by Construciton Forum St. Louis] Though the city of St. Louis covers just 65 ... Read More

Israeli Agtech Company Chooses St. Louis as U.S. Headquarters

St. Louis innovation ecosystem attracts Kaiima BioSTL, the St. Louis organization advancing regional prosperity by cultivating the innovation ecosystem and bioscience sector, announced that Israeli agtech company Kaiima Bio-Agritech has selected St. ... Read More

Report: Animal health presence continues to grow in KC corridor

The Kansas City Animal Health Corridor released a new survey at its annual homecoming dinner Monday night showing that more than half of worldwide animal health, diagnostics and pet food sales ... Read More

Danforth Center, universities win $20 million from NSF to study climate impact

A state-wide research collaboration that includes the nonprofit Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and St. Louis universities has won a five-year, $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study ... Read More

Federal grant to help Danforth scientists find drought genes

The Danforth Plant Science Center announced Wednesday a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture to map the genes that control drought response in grasses used as ... Read More

Global plant science company makes St. Louis its North American research center

KWS will invest $13.7 million to locate in BRDG Park, creating 75 new jobs A leading global plant science company has selected St. Louis to be the home of its new ... Read More

Agricultural wholesale company to rebuild in Higginsville and create 28 new jobs

Gov. Jay Nixon today joined officials from Ag-Power to break ground on the company’s new facility in Higginsville. After Ag-Power’s previous facility in Higginsville was destroyed in a fire in March, ... Read More

Cofactor Genomics invested $3.8 million in its St. Louis expansion, plans to create 24 new jobs

Gov. Jay Nixon today joined officials from Cofactor Genomics to celebrate the opening of the company’s new $3.8 million headquarters and laboratory facility in St. Louis. As part of this expansion, ... Read More

Monsanto’s Billion-Dollar Bet Brings Big Data to the Farm

Monsanto (MON) has agreed to acquire the Climate Corp. for $930 million. The real stunner of a deal marks one of the largest buys of a new-era data analytics company. Climate ... Read More

MOgene gets $1.5 million grant to make bacteria for fuel

A St. Louis startup has received $1.5 million from the Department of Energy to engineer a bacteria that can convert methane into a liquid fuel. MOgene Green Chemicals LLC, a subsidiary ... Read More