Ag Innovation Showcase


We are building on the strength and reach of the Ag Innovation Showcase brand to develop additional high-quality community events in other locations, including this ground-breaking Showcase in conjunction with the World Food Center at the University of California Davis.

Since 2009, Larta Institute and the St. Louis-based Donald Danforth Center for Plant Sciences in St. Louis have produced the Ag Innovation Showcase.  Each September in St. Louis, the “Showcase” as it has become known, curates discussions about trends in the Ag industry, and presents high-impact innovations from around the world.  It is widely acclaimed as the “go to event” for Ag innovation globally.

The Showcase will leverage world-class research in crop, animal and food science at UC Davis alongside Larta’s high-impact programs that energize ideas and accelerate the path of innovation to the marketplace. Rising entrepreneurs from startup companies will join with agtech investors from this booming sector and researchers at the forefront of innovation.

The Showcase will span innovations from the farmer to the consumer, from climate-smart technologies to advanced food safety solutions.