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Farm Day teaches the secret of growth

Farm Day teaches the secret of growth | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona Agricultural Center and the USDA Arid Land Agricultural Research Center teamed up on Saturday to host a Farm Science Day, attracting children from area to come learn about everything from plants to bugs to water. A cricket-spitting contest and tractor rides were part of the mid-day event.
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Danforth Plant Science Center receives $8 million for big data research | Ag Professional

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced it was awarded an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy ARPA–E TERRA program. Funds will be used for research to accelerate breeding and the commercial release of economically viable bioenergy sorghum hybrids. Todd Mockler, Ph.D., Geraldine and Robert Virgil Distinguished Investigator at the Danforth Center is the principal investigator of this multi-institutional project.
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