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Texas is gaining another publicly traded company from California. 

RiceBran Technologies (Nasdaq: RIBT), which is based in the Sacramento area, will relocate its headquarters to Houston in the second quarter, CEO Robert Smith said on a conference call...

Agricultural technology company moving headquarters from California to Houston

Texas is gaining another publicly traded company from California. RiceBran Technologies (Nasdaq: RIBT), which is based in the Sacramento area, will relocate its headquarters to Houston in the second quarter, CEO Robert Smith said on a conference call… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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A local manufacturer has won another large contract to build remote-controlled, high-speed drones for the military to use for target practice.

Earlier this month, the Unmanned Systems Division of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. was awarded a ...

Kratos wins $24 million contract for more military target-practice aircraft

A local manufacturer has won another large contract to build remote-controlled, high-speed drones for the military to use for target practice. Earlier this month, the Unmanned Systems Division of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. was awarded a … Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/781311/strawberriesbasketfruit*100xx1111-1111-0-67.jpg">The Public Strawberry Breeding Program at the University of California Davis has been awarded part of a $6.3 million federal grant and additional industry funding to improve disease resistance for strawberries.

The bulk of the money, $4.5 million, comes from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the U.S. Department of Agriculture The California Strawberry Commission also pledged an additional $1.8 million for the research, which will also be used to develop sustainable strawberry production…<div>
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UC Davis gets grants to develop disease resistance for huge cash crop

The Public Strawberry Breeding Program at the University of California Davis has been awarded part of a $6.3 million federal grant and additional industry funding to improve disease resistance for strawberries. The bulk of the money, $4.5 million, comes from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the U.S. Department of Agriculture The California […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10576673/dsc4300a*100xx3751-3751-1093-0.jpg">Once part of a unit up for sale, Syngenta AG’s Woodland seed research lab is being kept as a valued part of the seed giant’s business.

Two years ago, Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) completed a $11.2 million expansion of its Woodland lab.

Now, after the recent $43 billion acquisition of Syngenta by China National Chemical Corp., the local seed business is likely to see ongoing investment.

Syngenta has been spending $1.3 billion annually in research and development and “our bias is to have more money…<div>
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After considering sale, Syngenta remains committed to Woodland seed research center (PHOTOS)

Once part of a unit up for sale, Syngenta AG’s Woodland seed research lab is being kept as a valued part of the seed giant’s business. Two years ago, Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) completed a $11.2 million expansion of its Woodland lab. Now, after the recent $43 billion acquisition of Syngenta by China National Chemical Corp., […]

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