In California, VG Energy, an agricultural biotech company, announced a strategic alliance with DAK Renewable Research to conduct field trials using LipidMax to increase the corn oil yield. DAK Renewable Research headquartered in Brandon, South Dakota brings agricultural innovations together with investors. It is primarily focused on developing viable and cost-effective green energy solutions. DAK is providing twelve 2,000 ft2 plots in South Dakota to measure the effect of LipidMax in corn oil production and test the robustness of LipidMax in field conditions. The crop will reach maturity in mid-October and results will be announced shortly thereafter. All data from the results will be exclusively owned by VG Energy.