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Trace Genomics announces the appointment of Dr. Robert (Robb) Fraley to its board of directors. Dr. Fraley, who served for nearly 40 years as chief technology officer at Monsanto and helped develop the first genetically modified seed, will provide guidance to the company as it advances its ground-breaking science and products in the field of soil DNA testing.

His role in advancing biotech innovation in global agriculture the past four decades is truly unparalleled. We are honored to have Robb, a true pioneer in ag biotechnology who will bring his vast expertise and unique vision to a talented board

Dan Vradenburg, chief executive officer, Trace Genomics

Often recognized as the father of agriculture biotechnology, Dr. Fraley led a team of agriculture scientists at Monsanto dedicated to developing seeds and solutions that help farmers produce a more abundant, affordable and sustainable food supply. He oversaw a team of researchers focused on plant breeding and biotechnology, ag biologicals, ag microbials, precision agriculture and crop protection innovations.

Additional information can be found in the agfundernews article.