kas is pleased to be providing administrative leadership for The Emerge Foundation and DNP123 Co. to launch their first joint venture, ExpresSeed LLC. This revolutionary new genetic detection platform, co-developed at Simpson College, is one of the world's least expensive mobile genetic detection platforms. The team also received state incentive funding for customer discovery, which is the next stage of development being led by kas. ExpresSeed is now actively seeking ag industry partners seeking to apply low-cost, portable, and cloud-enabled genetic marker detection in their R&D and supply chains. Their commercialization of both scientific and product innovation demonstrates how rural America can thrive given a supportive ecosystem. Which doesn't just happen on its own or as a random event.