25 Nov

This article was originally published Nov. 21, 2018 in Global AgInvesting.    By Thomas Overbay, D.V.M., Managing Director, Covenant Animal Health Partners     Right now there are more connected “things” than there are people on this planet. Early last year, Gartner predicted the Internet of Things (IoT) would have at least 8.4 billion connected “things” in use […]

24 Nov

This article was originally published Nov. 19, 2018 in SeedQuest.  By Brad Fabbri, Ph.D, TechAccel Chief Science Officer It’s easy to look at the vast array of upscale restaurants and groceries touting non-GMO (genetically modified organism) offerings and conclude that it is hazardous for your health to consume genetically modified organisms. The anti-GMO movement has […]

23 Nov

This article was originally published Nov. 19, 2018, in Feedstuffs. By Brad Fabbri, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer, TechAccel The appropriate use of a varieties of technologies holds promise to improve nutrition and quality, reduce waste, improve environmental sustainability and help ensure good food choices. From fitness trackers to at-home genetics and microbiome tests, consumers are becoming […]

12 Nov

TechAccel will participate in the Midwest Funding Showcase, 2-4 pm Thursday Nov. 15 in the Global Entrepreneurship Week KC at Plexpod Westport Commons, 300 E. 39th St., Medallion Theater, Kansas City. Brett Morris, CFA®, Principal, will represent TechAccel in the panel discussion, which features early-stage investors in the Kansas City region. Global Entrepreneurship Week is […]

AgroSpheres icon 07 Nov

Study to examine effectiveness of proprietary nanotechnology platform in biopesticide delivery KANSAS CITY, MO, and CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA–November 7, 2018–TechAccel LLC and AgroSpheres Inc. today announced they have entered a research collaboration to study the delivery of certain RNA materials as biopesticides using AgroSpheres’ proprietary bioparticle encapsulation technology. AgroSpheres has developed a platform technology for encapsulation of biomolecules […]

02 Nov

TechAccel is a proud sponsor of the 2nd Annual Science Communication Week, Nov. 5-10, at the Kansas State University. Candace Seeve, Ph.D.,science advancement manager for TechAccel, will participate in the panel discussion “Considering CRISPR,” which will be held 9-10 am in the Bluemont Room of the Union at K-State. Gene-editing tools are revolutionizing biology, crop science, […]

Dairy Cattle and Red Barn 02 Nov

This opinion piece was first published Nov. 1, 2018, by Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D.,  in Forbes: “Is It Time To Sell The Farm?” This harvest season, American soy farmers are missing their biggest customer. “They can’t get rid of the beans,” said Joe Ericson, president of the North Dakota Soybean Growers Association, because China will not […]