An event starting Monday at the Danforth Plant Science Center is looking to match up investors with emerging agricultural technology companies from across the globe.
The third annual Ag Innovation Showcase will draw international venture capitalists and corporate agricultural investors like Monsanto, Syngenta and Dupont.
Showcase organizer Mark Gorski says sixteen agricultural start-ups from the Netherlands, India, and a number of other countries will be vying for their attention.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is holding drills across six states this week to see how prepared they are for a major earthquake along the New Madrid fault.
FEMA is teaming up with the military, as well as local hospitals, shelters and morgues for the simulation.
Beth Freeman is the FEMA regional administrator for Missouri and several neighboring states.
A national river quality organization has listed Missouri's Current River as a victim of over-use, and one of the most endangered rivers in America.
The report by American Rivers shows that in 1984 the Current River in the Ozark Riverways Scenic Park had only 13 access points.
Today, there are more than 130, leading to erosion, pollution and overuse.
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