Training Nematodes

By Tim Hammerich,  Podcaster/Writer/Speaker at “Future of Agriculture”
Imagine a farmer with a tank of solution full of microscopic worms that have been “triggered” to be especially hungry for an insect host. That farmer releases those hungry microscopic worms to kill the pests that want to eat his or her crop.

No, this isn’t science fiction. It’s nematology.  Keep reading

Innovation awards celebrate cutting-edge technology

By   – Staff Writer, Sacramento Business Journal November 1, 2018

Honorees at the 2018 Sacramento Region Innovation Awards.

Picked from more than 100 applicants in eight categories, the companies were judged and selected by a panel of dozens of entrepreneurs, technologists, technology executives and financiers. For Food & Agribusiness, the top pick was Pheronym, which is developing pheromones for agricultural pest control. Keep Reading