research

JR Simplot, Yield10 Bioscience reach deal to study novel yield traits on potatoes

Yield10 Bioscience has announced that it has signed a research agreement with Boise, Idaho-based J. R. Simplot to evaluate three novel yield traits ... continue reading »

University of Florida researchers seeking to develop tastier tomato

In their quest for a tastier tomato, University of Florida scientists are finding traits they believe will tempt consumers with flavor that triggers t... continue reading »

Texas A&M developing ‘super-repellent’ food surfaces to reduce outbreaks

Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, TEES, were recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of ... continue reading »

Washington State Wine Commission announces $1 million for research programs

The Washington state wine industry has earmarked over $1 million for research in the coming fiscal year June 2020. More than $1,034,000 will fund 2... continue reading »

Microgreens progress target of University of Alabama study

While helping small farms in Alabama, researchers at The University of Alabama (UA) and the University of West Alabama hope to provide agricultural so... continue reading »

FMI, Nielsen partner for digitally engaged consumers program

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Nielsen have formed an analytic alliance to uncover comprehensive insights on the “Digitally Engaged Food Shopp... continue reading »

Packaging advances extend veggie freshness

Eva Almenar, with MSU’s School of Packaging, focused on onions, one of the highest-volume vegetables sold worldwide. Her team’s results, featured ... continue reading »

USDA announces funding for nanotechnology research

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced an investment of more than $5.2 million to support nanotechnology research at 11 universities. The univers... continue reading »

Vegetable surfaces can contribute to foodborne illness

Foodborne illness outbreaks do more than make us sick. Not only can the U.S. economy suffer as a result of reduced worker productivity, particular sec... continue reading »

Agricutlure Secretary Vilsack announces US-Cuba ag agreement

While in Cuba, Secretary Vilsack announced that USDA will allow the 22 industry-funded Research and Promotion Programs and 18 Marketing Order organiza... continue reading »