During 2018, iSelect, The VanTrump Report and The Yield Lab Institute are sponsoring a series of weekly webinars featuring the best in agriculture innovation. Agrifood Conversations is all about driving innovation and each month will highlight a specific theme, from biologicals to vertical farms, featuring emerging topics such as soil health, biologics, plant genetics, vertical farming, precision agriculture, herd health and management, and aquaculture, to name a few. Once a quarter, we’ll open up the conversation with a panel of experts on that month’s topic. Learn about new trends in ag, connect with industry leaders and discover new solutions.
Join us each Thursday at 3pm CT for Agrifood Conversations.
Learn More About “Agribody”
Description: Agribody Is Increasing Crop Yields, Stress Tolerance and Shelf Life Using Patented Gene Technology
When: Thursday, March 15 at 3:00pm
Prodcuers face growing demands for high-quality, low-cost food in the face of a burgeoning population, a decrease in arable land and resources, and extreme weather events. Producers and seed companies must prepare for these profound changes by substantially increasing the efficiency of food production and storage under normal and stressed conditions. Using Agribody’s patent-protected transgenic and genome editing technology, farmers can grow a larger variety of crops with significantly higher yields using the same inputs. What sets Agribody apart is that it is the only field-demonstrated, broadly applicable technology that has proven to significantly improve crop yields. The commercialization of genome editing in crop plants, requiring no governmental deregulation, is expected to yield significant and rapid revenues with no GM risks. The company’s technology was validated in studies across multiple crop species. During two years of replicated field trials, yield improvements of 20-45% were demonstrated in an elite alfalfa variety, while maintaining crop biomass quality. The company is currently seeking licensees and co-development opportunities with innovative seed companies in corn, soy, alfalfa, cotton, sugarbeets, canola, potatoes, peanut, beans, rice, sorghum, wheat, flowers, and other crops.