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  • Egg-Tech Prize Opportunity to Revolutionize Egg Production, Improve Animal Welfare and Save Billions

    WASHINGTON (March 20, 2019) – The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) today launched the Egg-Tech Prize. FFAR and the Open Philanthropy Project are together offering up to $6 million in prizes to the firm, group or individual who successfully develops a technology that can accurately and rapidly determine

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  • Crop Modeling Project Awarded $5M

    URBANA and WASHINGTON — The University of Illinois’ Crops in silico (Cis) project received a $5 million grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) to continue building a computational platform that integrates multiple models to study a whole plant virtually. “Four crops – corn, soybean, sorghum, and

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  • FFAR Grant Establishes Pacific Bluefin Tuna Egg Hatchery

    Project Has Potential to Blow Tuna Market Out of the Water WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11, 2019) – Currently, Pacific Bluefin Tuna (PBFT) farming production relies on catching wild juvenile tuna and raising them to maturity before distributing the fish to markets. This practice is unsustainable, as it increases fishing pressure

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