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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. PRECISE INJECTION OF NH3 USING PULSE-WIDTH MODULATION METERING

    SBC: Capstan Ag Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Anhydrous ammonia (NH3), a heavily used nitrogen fertilizer, is a volatile gas which flashes at -40 F. It is handles as pressurized liquid and difficult to meter accurately and dispense. Its low cost, due to inexpensive energy, has encouraged wasteful over-application rather than investment in currently costly and ineffective application control systems. Ammonia costs will increase with energy cos ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Agriculture
  2. Cytokines And Cytokine Assays For Swine

    SBC: Endogen, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Cytokines play a key role in the immunobiology of swine, and have the potential to improve themanagement of these animals. The pattern and tissue distribution of inflammatory cytokine expressionmay be indicative of the health or infectious status of the animal. Thus, the development of rapidcytokine tests is necessary to exploit this useful diagnostic information.Cytokines may also play another ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Agriculture
  3. Immunoassay for the Detection of Botulinum Toxin A

    SBC: Hawaii Biotech, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Agriculture
  4. TARO IMPORT SUBSTITUTION: STRATEGIES FOR HAWAII'S AGRICULTURE

    SBC: Hawaii Taro Growers Hui            Topic: N/A

    Hawai'i's agriculture has been transforming in response to changing world conditions and competitiveness. No longer are sugar and pineapple plantation farming the mainstays of Hawai'i's agricultural economy. The focus now is on diversified and sustainable agriculture, taking place on small to medium size family- farms. These entrepreneurial farmers are providing new opportunities toward increasing ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Agriculture
  5. Development of SPR (Taura-Resistant) Shrimp for Improved Performance

    SBC: High Health Aquaculture, Inc. (HHA)            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Agriculture
  6. A Rapid Collection And Detection Method For

    SBC: Immunological Associates Of Denver            Topic: N/A

    Studies have found Cryptosporidium parvum (C. parvum) oocysts in 65-97% of surface water tested inthe United States. The current Surface Water Treatment Rule does not include analysis for C. parvum.However, the increased incidence of outbreaks involving Cryptosporidiosis have instigated aninvestigation into whether or not testing should be included in the Enhanced Surface Water TreatmentRule. Th ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Agriculture
  7. RAPID DETECTION OF ESCHERICHIA COLI 0157:H7

    SBC: Immunological Associates Of Denver            Topic: N/A

    Escherichia coli 0157:H7 is an emerging cause of foodborne illness first identified as an etiological agent in 1982. There is a need for low complexity, rapid (less than four hours) detection method capable of being performed on site at food processing plants in association with Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Plans (HACCP). Ideally, this test should be simple to perform and interpret, be low ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Agriculture
  8. An Innovative Network Marketing System

    SBC: Jo Ann Johnston & Co.            Topic: N/A

    For over a hundred years, the agricultural base in Hawaii has been sugar cane. In recent years,all plantations on the major islands of Oahu and Hawaii have closed, and many are jobless. Onealternative to work opportunities is specialty crop production, but changes in global trade haveeroded Hawaii's market share through increased competition in U.S. and foreign markets.Problems faced by the indu ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Agriculture
  9. Development of a Corn Protein, Zeamatin, as a Novel Antifungal Pharmaceutical

    SBC: MycoTox, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Agriculture
  10. Development of Automated Pig Weighing

    SBC: Osborne Industries, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Raising pigs has become a specialized agribusiness. Pork producers have a desire to improve their efficiency of production in a cost effective manner. One tool to accomplish this is knowing the weight of the pig as it grows. This knowledge provides greater assistance in managing the feeding program as well as avoiding financial penalties when marketing. Feed costs account for 60% of the cost p ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Agriculture

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