Entrepreneurship

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New Year, New AgWatch

Welcome to 2019!   2018 has finally ended (although some people are still trying to get cotton out of the field in Texas), and most of us are gla...
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Local foods workshops present strategies for marketing local foods products

Food growers and entrepreneurs looking to break into local foods markets can attend a series of workshops by the University of Arkansas System Divisio...
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Tennessee : New program to help veterans and others who want to farm

Fewer than 1 percent of the population of America can count themselves as farmers, so the question becomes, “Who will comprise the next generation o...
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Arkansas : Biosciences Institute to hold fall research symposium Oct. 25

The Arkansas Biosciences Institute will be holding its fall research symposium Oct. 25 at the just-opened Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences. ...
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DuPont Pioneer and CasZyme collaborating to advance new CRISPR-Cas gene-editing tools

DuPont Pioneer and recently formed CasZyme, a startup company based in Vilnius, Lithuania, announced today that they have entered into a multiyear col...
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Boozman convenes inaugural Congressional Youth Cabinet

Arkansas high school students are lending their voices to Washington policies as members of U.S. Senator John Boozman’s Congressional Youth Cabinet,...
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Kiva Launches “Farm & Table” Campaign

On September 13, Kiva.org is launching the “Farm & Table” campaign to raise over $3 million in crowdfunded loans for 2,000 small farmers and f...
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Syngenta evaluates Premier Crop Systems advanced trialing capabilities and makes venture capital investment

Syngenta and Premier Crop Systems, LLC, today announce a successful trial of Premier’s Enhanced Learning Blocks and an investment by Syngenta Ventur...
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Podcast No. 2: John Smith helicopter crop duster

    John Smith is the co-founder/co-owner of J&R Flying Service in Alicia, Arkansas. J&R Flying Service employs 3 Bell UH-1 “H...