25 Jan

This article by Lynda Kiernan was originally published Jan. 24, 2019, at Global Ag Investing. Lynda Kiernan is Editor with GAI Media and daily contributor to GAI News.  As part of TechAccel’s strategy to address global crop losses through the development of safe, effective, and sustainable biopesticides, venture and agtech development company TechAccel has announced additional strategy investments. […]

RNAissance Ag "bug" 24 Jan

Moves include new venture with Danforth Center to commercialize RNAi technology, investment in GreenLight Biosciences KANSAS CITY, Mo.—January 24, 2019 —TechAccel today announced the launch of RNAissance Ag LLC, a new company that holds the exclusive license to RNA-interference technology in partnership with the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, MO. The new company will use […]

RNAissance Ag "bug" 24 Jan

  TechAccel and Danforth Center Launch New Company to Control Insects  New Technology aims to dramatically reduce crop losses ST. LOUIS, MO.—January 24, 2019 — The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, the world’s largest independent plant research institute located in St. Louis, MO and TechAccel, a technology and venture development company located in Kansas City, MO […]

soybean field in july 22 Jan

This article by Gil Gullickson first appeared Jan. 22, 2019, at Successful Farming.    This fall, soybeans grown by 78 farmers in Minnesota, South Dakota, and Iowa churned out of combine augers into awaiting trucks destined for a new type of market. They’re high-oleic soybeans developed by Calyxt, a Roseville, Minnesota, company. These soybeans differ […]

Veterinarian with dairy cattle 10 Jan

This opinion piece was first published Jan. 8, 2019, by Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D., in Forbes. Avoiding widespread use and abuse of antibiotics — particularly at sub-therapeutic levels — is one way of limiting resistance-related outbreaks, but how far should we go? Especially since we lack thorough, comprehensive evidence that antibiotic use in food animals results […]

VMX 2019 logo 10 Jan

TechAccel’s partners, Covenant Animal Health Partners, will be attending the 2019 VMX (Veterinary Meeting & Expo) Jan. 18-23 in Orlando, Fl.     Attending are: Thomas Overbay, DVM Tom Kennedy, Ph.D. Bob Nordgren, Ph.D. The team will also attend “The Gathering” Jan. 20 hosted by the KC Animal Health Corridor.       And, Covenant […]