When I started this column just over four years ago, I had no idea that I would continue with it for even a year. My interest in writing a column was to share with other members of the Midwest life-science community information that I thought would help them with business plans, presentations, and just overall awareness about life science in the Midwest.
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s own with two companies: Hackmack & Rosen North China Trading Co., based in Shanghai, and Dai-ichi (Number 1) Raw Silk Trading Co., based in Yokohama, Japan during the early part of the 20th century. Travels to New York and Europe and meeting my grandmother, a German Jew, lead to the family setting up life in New York, although my grandfather continued his peripatetic ways.
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e actually had a number of very cool concerts during my years at Beloit, including the likes of Leo Kottke
, the James Cotton Blues Band
, and others.
Surprisingly, Beloit got me interested in Latin America, which led to an important pathway and theme of my life. (Grandfather ......Full article >>>
released; had I had the benefit of this movie before starting my own Fargo stint, I might have saved myself a lot of anguish.)
Minneapolis was not only the place where I often had to change planes to get to Fargo, but also where a number of the company's consultants and later chairman of the board were domiciled, as well as some of the companies we were trying to partner with. As a resul......Full article >>>
, with key production of major U.S. crops such as soybean and corn, and many dairy products, it is logical that I review the impact of biotechnology on the agricultural sector.
According to a recent article in BIO News
, global biotech crop acreage increased 13 percent during 2006, reaching 252 million acres in 22 countries. I must clarify that agricultura......Full article >>>
ercent of all cotton grown in the U.S.)
48.4 million acres of biotech corn.
But the U.S. is not the only country benefiting from biotech crops: 9.3 million small farmers in 11 countries, including China, India, the Philippines, and South Africa, significantly increased their plantings.
The key benefits of biotech crops are:
Reduction in production costs (estim......Full article >>>
through development of biotech sugar cane.
The Midwest saw significant expansion of its own bio-fuels capacity with the creation of new manufacturing and processing facilities. The stock prices of companies in this business segment saw spectacular increases during 2006, as a number of companies went public and held successful initial public stock offerings.
Of course, with increa......Full article >>>
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