Tucson, AZ 85721

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $700K
First Award Date 06/08/15
Most Recent Award Date 09/15/16

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Hernandez Ricardo Hernandez 2 Message
Jackson John J Jackson 1 Message
Jacson John J Jacson 1 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.13
Budget: 09/15/16 - 12/31/16

The problem: Currently in the US, there is not an affordable way to fulfill the need of high quality grafted vegetable transplants for field growers and hydroponic greenhouse growers. The key issues that intensify the problem are: 1) the large number of seedlings needed in a single batch (US large farming operations), 2) the current high price o...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.13
Budget: 06/08/15 - 12/31/15

Current Problem & Importance of Solution Vegetable field growers are constantly faced with soil borne disease pressure that significantly reduces crop yields and profitability, limits the amount of quality vegetables in the stores, and increases the price of fresh produce. To solve the problem large vegetable growers treated their fields wit...