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What happens when our taps run dry? Featuring 2016 Presenter Ignitia

By On April 18, 2017

Digital technology allows us to step back and ‘smart up’ around the current cycle of water consumption and wastage.  Read the full article here.… Read More


Barrix Agro Sciences Named 2017 TIME India Startup Innovator

By On April 12, 2017

2017 started off with a bang at Larta Institute, with Ag Innovation Showcase alumnus Barrix Agro Sciences leading the way. In January, TIME, Inc. and McKinsey and Company awarded Barrix Agro Sciences… Read More


Ideas, energized: XTB Laboratories Quarterly Series, Installment 1

By On April 12, 2017

Last September XTB Laboratories won Larta Institute’s first “Ideas, energized” prize at the 2016 Ag Innovation Showcase. The prize included $10k, a year of commercialization consulting from Larta Institute, and open doors… Read More

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What We’re Reading: Regulatory Pathways Emerge For Gene-Edited Products

By On March 24, 2017

From our partners at Sidley Austin March 24, 2017 There has long been uncertainty about when and how U.S. regulators would respond to emerging genetic technologies such as gene editing (e.g., CRISPR, TALENs).… Read More


Meet the AIS @ Davis Keynote – Tom Nassif of Western Growers Association

By On March 17, 2017

Ag Innovation Showcase at Davis, organized by the World Food Center and Larta Institute will include a keynote address from Tom Nassif, President and CEO of the Western Growers Association. A sneak… Read More