Research & Development

RiceTec partners with K&R for Head of Global Research and Development
Feb 2, 2024

Recently, global market leader in developing high yield rice seed RiceTec, Inc. (RiceTech) welcomed Amitabh Mohanty, PhD to the organization as the Head of Global Research & Development. Responsible for aligning the technology vision with the overall company strategy, Mohanty will drive the transformation of product development function. He will…

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K&R places VP, Science and Innovation at American Sugarbeet Growers Association
Jan 30, 2024

Earlier this month, seed and crop protection industry veteran Nicholas Storer, PhD, joined the team at American Sugarbeet Growers Association (ASGA) as the organization’s Vice President of Science and Innovation. Prior to joining ASGA, Storer held roles with Dow AgroSciences and Ciba Bunting across a variety of functions from Quality…

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VP placed by K&R at Northwest Horticultural Council
Aug 22, 2023

The Northwest Horticultural Council (NHC) recently welcomed Virna Stillwaugh to the organization as the new Vice President for Scientific Affairs. Based in Washington, NHC is a nonprofit trade association representing the tree fruit industry in Idaho, Oregon and Washington on policy and regulatory matters at a federal and international level.…

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K&R partners with Global Institute for Food Security for search
Jan 26, 2023

This week, Benjamin Scott joined the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) as the organization’s Platform Lead, Engineering Biology. In his new role, Scott is responsible for overseeing the scientific functions and development of new processes, technologies and products for the organization. He is tasked with managing the R&D portfolio…

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