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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.

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  1. Development of a Rural Safety Mailbox

    SBC: Adian Engineering Corp.            Topic: N/A

    Current designs for rural safety mailboxes combined with a lack of safety design regulations, produce a hazardous situation for errant rural motorists. When impacted, rural mailboxes have been shown to dislodge from their posts and penetrate automobile windshields. In addition, rural residents are faced with a constant maintenance problem from winter snow plows, vandals, and vehicle impacts. A ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  2. TELEPHONE TECHNOLOGY AND RURAL TOURISM DEVELOPMENT: ROMANCING THE METRO TOURIST

    SBC: Associated Enterprises Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Agriculture
  3. Remote Needle-less Delivery of Ceftiofur to Cattle

    SBC: Antech Laboratorytories, In            Topic: N/A

    This project is designed to investigate an innovative remotely delivered needle-less controlled release implant to provide antimicrobial (ceftiofur) therapy to calves with bovine respiratory disease complex. Bovine respiratory disease complex is the most economically important (an economic impact of $624 million in 1992) infectious disease of calves in North American feedlots. Although antimicro ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  4. HIGH-SPEED LASER-BASED FRUIT AND VEGETABLE MATURITY MEASURING SYSTEM

    SBC: Astleford Inc.            Topic: N/A

    AT THE PRESENT TIME, ALL MATURITY SORTING OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, SUCH AS APPLES, PEACHES ANDTOMATOES, IS ACCOMPLISHED EITHER BY HAND, BY COLOR OR BY THE USE OF THE MAGNESS-TAYLOR . EACH OF THESE TECHNIQUES HAVE MAJOR DISADVANTAGES IN THE HIGH-SPEED MATURITY GRADING OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. THE ANNUAL VALUE OF THE THREE NAMED FOOD CROPS ALONE IS IN EXCESS OF ONE BILLION DOLLARS, AND THE OPPORTU ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Agriculture
  5. DUAL ENERGY X-RAY TECHNIQUE FOR FOOD PROCESSING MEASUREMENTS

    SBC: BIO-IMAGING RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    WE PROPOSE TO EXPLOIT DUAL ENERGY X-RAY MEASUREMENT TECH- NIQUE TO QUANTITATIVELY DETERMINE THE PRO PORTIONS OF TWO DIFFERENT MATERIALS IN A FOOD PROCESSING LINE AT CONVEYOR BELT SPEED. THE MAIN PROBLEM WITH A SIMPLECONVENTIONAL X-RAY INSPECTION SYSTEM IS THAT IT REQUIRES KNOWN MATERIAL THICKNESS BETWEEN THE X-RAY SOURCE AND DETEC-TOR ARRAY. OFTEN IT IS VERY DIFFICULT TO OBTAIN KNOWN OR DEFINITIVE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Agriculture
  6. A COMPUTERIZED HOG FEEDING PROCESS FOR IMPROVED FEED CONVERSION AND GROWTH RATE

    SBC: Biomat Feeding Systems Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE U.S. PORK INDUSTRY IS CURRENTLY OPERATING WITH RELATIVELY INEFFECIENT FEED CONVERSION RATIOS OF 3.4 TO 3.5 DURING THE GROWER-FINISHER STAGES, AND IS TRYING TO MEET CONSUMER DEMANDS FOR LEANER PRODUCT WHILE FACING STIFF PRICE COMPETITION FROM THE POULTRY INDUSTRY. THE PORK INDUSTRY WILL NEED TO IMPROVE PRODUCTION EFFICIENCIES TO REMAIN PROFITABLE WHILE MAINTAINING OR INCREASING MARKET SHARE AT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Agriculture
  7. In Vitro Mass Production of Baculovirus Insecticides

    SBC: Biosys            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  8. Foam in Place Mulching Method for Specialty Crops

    SBC: C And A Country Gardens            Topic: N/A

    Frothed foams will be prepared and applied in place as low cost mulches for weed control in small plot specialty crop operations. Foam mixes will be formulated from degradable natural polymers including gelatins and starches. Fillers will be common cellulosic mulch ingredients such as crushed seed hulls and corncobs. A conventional portable spray tank modified with an impeller blade will mechan ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Agriculture
  9. GPS for Precision Farming: A Dense Network of Differential Reference Stations

    SBC: Caregiver Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This research proposes development of a low-cost, Wide Area Differential GPS (WADGPS) capability utilizing a dense network of multiple reference receivers (RR). The research will focus on determination of possible resolution with the dense network of reference receivers as applied to precision farming applications. "Resolution" is defined as repeatability vs. accuracy at a location once a Differ ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  10. Self-Monitoring Surveillance System for Prestressing Tendons

    SBC: Construction Technology            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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