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Most crops on the planet are plagued by a photosynthetic glitch, and to deal with it, evolved an energy-expensive process called photorespiration that drastically suppresses their yield potential. Researchers report that crops engineered with a photorespiratory shortcut are 40 percent more productive in real-world agronomic conditions. Source: Scientists engineer shortcut for...

Agricultural publications for the Mid-Technology has been part of agriculture since the first plow went in the ground but, here lately, advancements have farming on the cusp of a technological revolution. This is the fourth such revolution, say Drs. David Rose and Jason Chilvers, in a recent journal article; the first...

Opportunity for Maryland Farmers, Seafood Producers and Food Processors to Connect with Buyers from Retailers, Restaurants, Schools & MoreANNAPOLIS, MD (Dec. 18, 2018) – The Maryland Department of Agriculture will host the Maryland’s Best Food & Beverage Expo Wednesday, January 23. The Maryland’s Best Expo provides an opportunity for Maryland farmers,...

The first cohort of five startups participating in the F3 Tech Accelerator program are on dsiplay at Demo Day on Thursday, December 20 starting at 6:00pm.  The event is being held at bwtech@UMBC South in Halethorpe, MD.Please visit the invitation for details and to RSVP....

Value-added agriculture is bringing fresh ideas and young entrepreneurs into farming. That energy and enthusiasm was evident in this year’s Grow & Fortify Summit, held Dec. 6. Source: Value-Added Agriculture Gaining Momentum | Southern Edition | lancasterfarming.com...