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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...

First accelerator cohort tailored for agritech and aquatech start-ups showcases program successBaltimore, Maryland (December 21, 2018) – Five Baltimore start-up companies took a big leap forward to launch their respective new businesses as graduates of Maryland’s first F3 (farm, fish and food) Tech Accelerator during a Demo Day presentation and...

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,...

Participants in agriculture accelerator form company to benefit beekeepers and farmers When two Venture for America (VFA) Fellows from the Mid-West met in Baltimore, the result was sweeter than honey. Dawn Musil and Nick Zajciw discovered their shared passion for apiculture – aka beekeeping – on opening day of their VFA...

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....