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What Will the 2014 Farm Bill Mean for Agriculture?
The Agriculture Act of 2014, better known as the 2014 Farm Bill was signed into law on February 7, 2014 said Roman Keeney, Associate...
US Farmers Respond to Changing Crop Demands
US farmers have been adjusting to some dramatic changes in the past eight years, said Chris Hurt, Professor at Purdue University....
Control of the Global Banana Trade Is Changing
Despite the continued importance of multinational companies in the global trade of bananas, their involvement in banana production...
China in Next Decade: Rising Meat Demand, Growing Imports of Feed
There are signs of robust demand for meat and feed grains in China as the country moves into a new stage of development, according...
Water Forecast Shows Record Snow in Parts of West, Parched in Southwest
March storms increased snowpack in the northern half of the West but didn’t provide much relief for the dry southern half, according...
Turning South Africa Into Africa’s Agriculture Hub
South Africa continues to play a leading, and vital, role in the African agriculture landscape. ...
Fertilizer: Controlling Costs with Lower Crop Revenues
From 2006 to 2013, fertilizer costs rose substantially, increasing by 144% for corn and 161% for soybeans, writes Gary Schnitkey, Department...
Rabobank: Consolidation Needed to Create Value in European Biscuits Sector
Although the €12 billion Western European biscuits market has maintained steady growth in recent years, the sector presents great...
Science, Technology's Role in Sustainable Intensification
Professor Charles Godfray, University of Oxford, recently delivered the fourth lecture in the Teagasc/RDS lectures series on 'Sustainable...
Do Ethanol Prices Drive Corn Prices?
The impact of the boom in ethanol production on corn prices has been the subject of an intense debate since 2006. It is no easy feat...
Closing India’s Gap Between Beer, Barley
Barley is the most commonly used grain in the production of malt for use in making beer. ...
Challenges of Feeding Seven Billion and Beyond – Role of Scientific Innovations
This is the second in a series of articles to review some of the current information on challenges to feeding the nine billion world...
Challenges to Feeding Seven Billion and Beyond – Role of Fertilizers
Commercial fertilizer accounts for 40-60 percent of cereal food production. Best management practices that utilize fertilizer more...
A New Look at Where Our Food Dollars Go
The ERS marketing bill has been a popular statistical series for food market observers interested in knowing the costs of getting food...
Developing Countries Dominate World Demand for Agricultural Products
According to USDA’s baseline projections, developing countries will account for much of the increase in projected growth in global...
 
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