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3rd Precision CRISPR & NBT AgBio Congress

Optimize the Discovery of Functional Traits & Engineer Next Generation Ag-Products that Improve Yield, Productivity & Tolerance

Securing sustainable food security for the global population has never been so critical. Join fellow agbiotech and R&D experts as they harness CRISPR, alongside other NBT’s to secure a more sustainable agricultural future and deliver improved seeds, crops and livestock that boosts tolerance, productivity and yield

Developed with industry experts from the likes of Acceligen, Cibus, Syngenta, USDA and leading professors from top agricultural institutes; this year’s 3rd Precision CRISPR & NBT AgBio Congress aims to explicate how we are working to produce more from less through functional trait genomics and novel breeding innovation.

Futuristic Jellyfish Barge Offers Floating Food Scarcity Solution to Farming-Challenged Regions

As the world population continues to climb, so does the demand for food. With a finite amount of arable land, keeping up on the supply side is a major challenge for farmers located in certain regions of the world.

Smart Irrigation Provider CropX Nabs $9M Series A Marking Farm2050’s First Investment

 

Smart irrigation company CropX has announced a $9 million Series A round led by Innovation Endeavors, Finistere Ventures, GreenSoil Investments. Prior backer OurCrowd also participated in the round. CropX uses wireless sensors and big data to help farmers conserve water used in crop growing operations.