ePaint is a company located in East Falmouth, Massachusetts, that has received support from the NIFA’s Small Business Innovation Research program (SBIR).
Tomatoes are a highly nutritious source of minerals, vitamins, and phytonutrients.
Operational Technologies Corporation in San Antonio, Texas has developed a highly sensitive and specific test strip for the major foodborne pathogens. This technology significantly reduces the time required to test pathogens in foods from 24-72 hours to approximately 30 minutes.
Ridge Quest has developed a device that quickly distributes pheromone-releasing devices, substantially reducing the cost of this biocontrol approach.
The Regional Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Centers of Excellence (RNECE) initiative was created to strengthen the science and enhance dissemination of nutrition education and obesity prevention strategies and interventions that produce measurable improvements in health, obesity, nutrition (food behavior), and physical activity-related outcomes of interest to USDA.
Cornell researchers participating in the Eastern Broccoli Project, which aims to produce broccoli varieties suited to grow on the East Coast, have devised a statistical method to standardize evaluations of broccoli, in order to make plant breeding decisions more consistent and efficient.
Two Fort Valley State University (FVSU) researchers are investigating ways to help local farmers grow a naturally sweet plant that could have a huge impact on human health.
Like much of what lies just beneath the earth’s surface, soil microbes present a mystery. University of Florida scientist Sarah Strauss seeks to help untangle the web of intrigue surrounding soil microbes to improve agricultural production in Florida and globally.
Over 133 billion pounds of food per year is lost due to waste at different stages in the farm-to-fork continuum.
While cattle production represents a $2.5 billion industry in Alabama, the economic impact could be even greater if not for the limiting factor of reproductive inefficiency.