XTB Laboratories wins Larta Institute’s “Ideas, energized” prize at Ag Innovation Showcase

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

A woman-led California company won top prize at the Ag Innovation Showcase last month. Amid drones that communicate with sensors in the field to manage water, smart lighting systems that [...]

Ag Scientists share ways to discuss technology By Nat Williams

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Published by Illinois Farmer today, September 22, 2016. Read the article here. Extraordinary advances in plant breeding, especially around the newest entrant, gene editing, have given us a treasured opportunity to [...]

Monsanto Bayer merger, opinions from the co-founders of Ag Showcase

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

On the third day of the Ag Innovation Showcase we heard that Monsanto and Bayer had agreed to terms for the merger.  Indeed, the press conference announcing this was held [...]

The New Economy covers Ag Innovation Showcase

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Larta is excited about our new media partners at The New Economy (TNE). The New Economy is an online and print outlet with a mission that aligns well with our [...]

Agriculture innovators prepare for September’s Ag Innovation Showcase

By | September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

The Ag Innovation Showcase brings together the industry’s brightest minds in the hopes of securing a more efficient and sustainable future for agriculture The world’s most revered innovators, investors and [...]

Ag Showcase alumnae continue to break new ground

By | August 24th, 2016|0 Comments

There’s nothing we love more than spotlighting the successes of companies we have mentored through our Commercialization Assistance Programs, or CAPs as they are known. Eve Turow Paul from Forbes [...]

Top 10 reasons why Ag Showcase is a world-class ag event

By | August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

In 2009 Larta Institute, the Donald Danforth Center and BRDG Park joined forces to launch an unparalleled ag event, known as the Ag Innovation Showcase or, simply, “The Showcase.” Over [...]