Posts tagged "diseases"

Farmer confidence at its weakest in 6 years

[1 August/Rural Life] New Zealand farmer confidence fell to its lowest level in six years due to uncertainty with government policies. According to the latest Federated Farmers confidence survey, around 39 percent of farmers surveyed were pessimistic about the economic conditions over the next year. This was the lowest level recorded since 2012. ANZ’s business...

The World’s Most High Tech Indoor Farm Doesn’t Grow Food or Cannabis

[27 June/AgFunder News] CEO of iBio CDMO, Barry Holtz, said the real transfection of plants to make biopharmaceuticals was hatched in Palo Alto in a bar called the Sundance Mining Company in 1987. Transfection is the introduction of foreign DNA into plant cells to instruct them to create specific proteins. iBio used highly automated indoor...