Ag Innovation Showcase
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Sep 12, 2014 06:55 PM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- The Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis is used to growing plants, but this week, the center turned its meeting rooms and lobby into an incubator for a different life form -- dozens of young agricultural start-ups, eager to grow into legitimate companies.

The sixth annual Ag Innovation Showcase, hosted by the Danforth Center and Larta Institute, brought in 415 attendees this year -- a potent mix of entrepreneurs, investors, and representatives from agricultural corporations, universities and government agencies.

Out of more than 100 applications from agricultural start-ups, 20 budding companies were selected to present ...

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