The Global Seed Vault is getting some upgrades to protect it from effects of climate change, like possible flooding. Learn what the Global Seed Vault is and why seed banks are important.

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During my career I've enjoyed being an entrepreneur, and now an intrapreneur. My days have never been routine and every week brings new challenges.

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As a research scientist, my job is to discover and study plant diseases that affect agricultural plants. Our ultimate goal is to reduce their impact on our ability to grow abundant and safe food.

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Learn about what chemicals make tomatoes taste good and how researchers are using genetics to understand how we can make grocery store tomatoes taste great again. (4:12 min.)

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I write content for marketing pieces specific to the agricultural industry. But unlike traditional copywriting, understanding and interpreting science plays a huge role in my job.

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No matter how you feel about tofu, you’ll probably think it’s pretty neat once you hear how it’s made!

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Have you ever looked at a lake and wondered why there was a thick layer of green scum on the water? Chances are, you were looking at an eutrophic lake.

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It’s worth taking the time to understand the nitrogen cycle, because it has many important impacts on the planet. In particular, it helps you and many other living things get the nitrogen they need to survive.

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I evaluate technologies behind new agriculture startups to see if the companies can do what they say they can do. I conduct commercial due diligence, and source deals for our venture fund.

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Do you live in close contact with animals, including pets, livestock, and wildlife? If yes, you’re at risk of catching zoonotic diseases like rabies.

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