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CoverCress Inc Press Release:
CoverCress Inc. Names New CEO
as Winter Oilseed Edges Closer to Commercialization
Mike DeCamp, former COO, will lead company through launch of new crop (May 13, 2021)
FarmWeek Now: CoverCress preparing launch of commercial pennycress (May 12, 2021)
The Pantagraph: New crop potential in Illinois farming off-season (May 09, 2021)
AgriNews: CoverCress offers value of cover crops plus income from selling grain (May 07, 2021)
CoverCress Inc Press Release:
CoverCress Inc. announces $8 million in partner funding for
new low carbon oilseed. The First 'Cash Cover Crop' Edges Closer to Commercialization (Mar 24, 2021)
Agricultural Utilization Research Institute:
Growing Markets for Winter Oilseeds:
Camelina and Pennycress (Webinar)
Mike DeCamp, CoverCress Inc's COO presentation starts at time 28:48. (Mar 01, 2021)
The Agribusiness Adviser:
Episode 16. A Discussion with Mike DeCamp, Chief Operating Officer of CoverCress, Inc.
Hear how CoverCress helps provide more revenue opportunities for growers. (Feb 06, 2021)
AG News Daily:
CoverCress: A New Cover Crop
Mike DeCamp's interview starts after the 12 minute mark (12:25).
Hear the details about the first commercial launch of CoverCress for fall of 2021 (20:40).
Learn how the Founding Farmers Club supports the sustainability movement in farming. (Feb 03, 2021)
Agtech CVC: Leaps by Bayer on adopting an impact lens for corporate venturing
CoverCress is highlighted as a great example of a company in Leaps by Bayer's investment portfolio. (Jan 26, 2021)
St Louis Business Journal:
St. Louis Business Journal announced today the top companies in biotech and ag-tech.
CoverCress Inc, came in number 10! (Nov 20, 2020)
The NEXT 50 Companies to Disrupt the World* (*in a really great way) for 2020.
CoverCress on slide 17 of 52. (Nov 18, 2020)
Newswise: Great news for CoverCress and increased carbon sequestration! (Oct 20, 2020)
The Pantagraph: 'Wonder weed' research at Illinois State University called a 'game changer' (Oct 13, 2020)
25 News Week.com: Cashing in on Pennycress (Oct 12, 2020)
The Van Trump Report: NEW “Cash Crop” Project to Consider! (Summer, 2020)
BiofuelsDigest: Till, Baby, Till – $13M DOE grant advances new high-value feedstock, pennycress (Aug 24, 2020)
ABLC Digital 2020: CoverCress' CEO, Jerry Steiner, on ABLC (Advanced Bio-economy Leadership Conference). (2020)
CoverCress Inc Newsletter: $5M raised in April. Mike DeCamp COO. Founding Farmers Club. (2Q/2020)
CoverCress Inc Press Release:
CoverCress Inc. Secures $5 Million in New Financing
for Low Carbon Intensity Crop Development and hires new COO. (Apr 13, 2020)
Midwest Cover Crop Council event:
We had a great time at the Midwest Cover Crop Council event in Kansas City.
(Feb 11-12, 2020)
Biofuels Digest: Biofuels Digest features CoverCress as the new winter crop for the Midwest. (Dec 16, 2019)
CoverCress Inc Newsletter: 2019 Awards and Grants. Field Trials. CoverCress Team. (3Q/2019)
biofuels international magazine:
"Diverse, domestic feedstocks" article discusses CoverCress's US biodiesel role.
see page 10, column 4 (Jul / Aug, 2019)
CoverCress Inc. was selected to participate in the first agtech cohort of IN² companies!
(May 14, 2019)
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St. Louis Business Journal
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN²)
Wells Fargo News Release:
Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator Selects Five Startups Focused on Sustainable Food Production.
CoverCress is one of the chosen five. (May 13, 2019)
CoverCress Inc Quarterly Newsletter: CoverCress is here! Team is growing. Farmers provide feedback. (1Q/2019)
Where Will All the Feedstock Come From?
Scroll for details on CoverCress' role in developing farmer-friendly, soil-supporting,
high-quality feedstock and virgin oil. (Apr 02, 2019)
CoverCress Inc Video News: Hear Jerry Steiner, CoverCress Inc.'s CEO describe company name change timing. (4Q/2018)
CoverCress Inc Quarterly Newsletter: CoverCress: New Name, New Crop. Highlights of exciting future plans. (4Q/2018)
CoverCress Inc. Press Release:
Arvegenix Changes Name to CoverCress Inc.
Secures $2 Million in New Financing for Novel Crop Development
BioGenerator and Bayer Growth Ventures co-lead latest funding round (Nov 14, 2018)
Arvegenix Press Release: Arvegenix - Stakeholder Update - New CEO (Jan 28, 2015)
Arvegenix Press Release: Arvegenix - Closes on Series A Finanacing (May 7, 2015)
AgFunderNews: Cargill to pay Iowa farmers for carbon sequestration and water quality with Iowa Soybean Association (Apr 21, 2020)
Knowable Magazine, from Annual Reviews: Sustainability: The Soil Solution (Mar 11, 2020)
USA Today Special Edition:
U.S. Department of Agriculture 2019 Special Edition
Features articles on soil health, cover crop adoption and more. (Mar 27, 2019)
Inc. Magazine: This St. Louis Company Invented a Weed That Could Save Farming (and the Environment) (Feb 01, 2019)
Illinois AGRINEWS: New Cover Crop Introduced; Cash in on cover crop (Dec 14, 2018)
American Seed Trade Association: ASTA's CSS 2018 & Seed Expo (Dec 3-6, 2018)
World Soil Day:
Startups Aiming to Improve the Condition of Agricultural Soils (Dec 5, 2018)
iSelect webinar series: Ag Food Conversations:
"Arvegenix: A Productive Winter Cover Crop That Pays."
Webinar series sponsored by iSelect, VanTrump and The Yield Lab. Scroll down to watch replay.
Registration required for viewing. (Sep 13, 2018)
NPR: "A Grass-Roots Movement For Healthy Soil Spreads Among Farmers" (Apr 09, 2018)
BIODIESEL Magazine: World Energy doubles down on biodiesel amid coronavirus pandemic (Apr 3, 2020)
Washington University in St. Louis, FUSE: Olin alum leads ag tech startup to new $2M funding round (Feb 19, 2019)
St. Louis Business Journal:
Bayer co-leads $2 million financing for local agtech startup
Subscription required for viewing. (Nov 14, 2018)
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis startup chasing new cash crop raises $2 million, rebrands as CoverCress (Nov 14, 2018)
AgFunderNews: BREAKING: CoverCress Raises $2m to Develop Gene-Edited Cover Cash Crop (Nov 13, 2018)
St. Louis Business Journal: Arvegenix and 39N cited in the new Brookings report (Jul 25, 2018)
Nature Reviews Magazine: Arvegenix cited in the interesting article: "The future of CRISPR technologies in agriculture" (May 01, 2018)
City of Creve Coeur: Arvegenix received the "Most Innovative Business Award: 2018" from the city of Creve Coeur. (Apr 17, 2018)
Forbes: Arvegenix included in Forbes' 25 most innovative ag-tech startups (Jun 28, 2017)
St. Louis Public Radio:
Pennycress, a common weed in Missouri, could be the next big thing in biofuel innovation.
"Jerry Steiner, CEO of Arvegenix, and Toni Kutchan, Vice President for Research at Donald Danforth Plant Science Center discussed new research in the field of bioenergy on St. Louis on the Air" (May 12, 2016)
Monsanto places its bets on the future of agriculture.
"So far, its only investment here is in Arvegenix, a Creve Coeur company developing a plant called pennycress as an oilseed crop" (Feb 25, 2016)
Bunge, a strategic investor in the crush plant value chain, led the funding. (Mar 2021)
New Financing for Low Carbon Intensity Crop Development. Fulcrum Global Capital and Hermann Companies co-lead the funding round. (Apr 2020)
CoverCress is the commercial partner in multi-institution effort led by WIU.
(Fall 2018 Planting)