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  • Vials are labeled and coded at NewLeaf Symbiotics’ headquarters located at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in suburban St. Louis. There’s a growing need across the ag industry for scientists at every level.
    Brian Munoz
    St. Louis Public Radio
    Agriculture companies are looking for people who are interested in science, and hiring managers are increasingly looking for people who don’t have traditional ag backgrounds.
  • pantry with food
    Porokhniak Valentyn 2/Porokhniak Valentyn - stock.adob
    A new report from the University of Missouri finds inflation and other economic concerns during COVID have kept food insecurity at higher levels than before the pandemic. Some 52% of food pantry clients surveyed said they get more than half the food they consume from a food pantry.