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Puzzle Solved as Maize Pest Reveals its Achilles Heel
Scientists at Rothamsted Research have identified the crucial controls of population cycles of the European corn borer pest, which...
McDonald's Suppliers Address Global Sustainability Challenges
More than 170 McDonald's supply chain partners submitted 400 stories addressing sustainability challenges to help improve food sources,...
Almost 40 Per Cent of Worldwide Crops Lost to Diseases
With extensive experience in plant pathology, Prof. Richard Strange's research activity is based mainly on the interaction between...
Study on Food Chain Price Setting and Transfer
According to recent studies, the multifaceted nature of the food crisis and the rising trend in food prices in recent years might indicate...
Cycles in China’s Pork Market
The sharp increase in pork prices during 2007 drew attention to the Chinese market’s volatility and cycles, highlight Fred Gale,...
The Real GM Food Scandal
GM foods are safe, healthy, and essential if we ever want to achieve decent living standards for the world's growing population. Misplaced...
US Farm Outlook: Another Profitable Year Expected
The 2011 crop year will remembered for several reasons, the flooding along the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, the drought that plagued...
New EU Metals Thresholds In Fertilizers Unlikely to Cause Problems
With new suggested EU threshold values for six heavy metals in fertilisers, the amounts of heavy metals found in mineral fertiliser...
Common Denominators in Food Safety
Arun Bhunia is not an engineer, although scientists confuse him with one sometimes at conferences....
Direct Marketing of Local Foods in US
Despite increased production and consumer interest, locally grown food accounts for a small segment of US agriculture. ...
Risks for Animal, Public Health Related to Toxins in Feed, Food
Alternaria toxins are mycotoxins produced by Alternaria species that cause plant diseases on many crops. They are the principal contaminating...
Flour Power
Holiday hosts seem intent on making sure that we’re very well fed. Everywhere you turn, there’s a snack tray laden with...
US Food Prices Continue to Rise
It's not your imagination: It costs more to fill your grocery cart this fall than it did at the beginning of spring. ...
Agroecology Could Be The Key To Food Security
Sustainable food production in developing countries can be achieved through "agroecology" - where farming practices mimic nature rather...
Working to Provide International Food Security
Well, it takes a planet to feed all of them. While each continent, country, and region faces unique agricultural challenges,it will...
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