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  • USDA Secretary Announces Creation of Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the creation of the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR) and the appointment of a 15-member board of directors. The new foundation will leverage public and private resources to increase the scientific and technological research, innovation, and partnerships critical to boosting America's agricultural economy. Authorized by Congress ...

  • DNAble for Salmonella Receives AOAC Certification

    EnviroLogix is pleased to announce that its DNAble Detection Assay for Salmonella has been certified as a Performance Tested MethodSM(#041404) by the AOAC Research ...


    By EnviroLogix Inc.

  • Agilent to host wine industry webinar

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it will host a webinar Oct. 8 featuring Dr. Helene Hopfer, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California at Davis, Department of Viticulture and Enology. Dr. Hopfer will present data on trace-metals analyses in the ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • New joint initiative to combat metabolic resistant ryegrass

    On the heels of its A$45 million partnership with the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) to develop weed control solutions for farmers, Bayer CropScience has announced it is joining forces with The University of Western Australia (UWA) to combat herbicide resistant annual ryegrass. Together with funding from the Australian Research Council, the three-year, A$1.1 million initiative ...


    By Bayer Crop Science AG

  • Agdia Releases New Molecular Test for Avocado Sunblotch Viroid

    Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN) has commercialized a Nucleic Acid Hybridization Assay for Avocado sunblotch viroid (ASBVd). ASBVd is found in avocado growing regions worldwide.  Trees that are infected with ASBVd can result in a loss of yield and / or production of unmarketable fruit.  However, symptoms are not always present making pro-active testing a critical disease control ...


    By Agdia Incorporated

  • Dow AgroSciences and Synpromics Announce R&D Collaboration

    Synpromics, the synthetic promoter company, announces an important collaboration with Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), to develop Synpromics’ proprietary technology for application in plant science. An initial proof of concept project with Dow AgroSciences has commenced to demonstrate the application of Synpromics’ synthetic promoter ...


    By Dow AgroSciences LLC

  • Science: what has it done for the millennium development goals?

    When the United Nations published the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2000, with aspirations including the ending of poverty and hunger; the promotion of gender equality and a reduction in child mortality, there was little mention of science. Yet most people involved in working towards the goals accepted that achieving them would rely on the successful application of science. Now, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • BIO Announces NSF Track featuring 10 emerging biotech companies

    The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced an agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to bring SBIR-funded early-stage biotech companies to present at the 12th Annual BIO Investor Forum. The companies, funded by NSF and focused on drug discovery, diagnostics and other platform technologies, will participate in a dedicated track of company presentations. ...


    By POS Bio-Sciences

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