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East African Honeybees are Safe from Invasive Pests - for Now
Several parasites and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and the United States are spreading across East Africa, but...
Focus this Spring on Short-Term Fertility, Quick Start
Lower commodity prices, high land rent costs and the desire to get a running start on the 2014 growing season will combine to make...
Top 12 Ways to Eliminate Agriculture's Climate Footprint
Annual carbon emissions from global agriculture can be reduced by as much as 50 to 90 per cent by 2030 — the equivalent of removing...
Water Users Reduce Risk of Spreading Invasive Species
Foreign species that are devastating water ecosystems could be "hitchhiking" around Britain on canoeists' and anglers' kit, according...
Researchers Question Published No-till Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration Rates
For the past 20 years, researchers have published soil organic carbon sequestration rates. Many of the research findings have suggested...
Brazilian Policy Could Cut Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Brazil may be able to curb up to 26% of global greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation by encouraging the intensification of its...
Study Casts Doubt on the Climate Benefits of Corn Residue Biofuels
Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline,...
Rice: A Staple Food for More than Half of World’s Population
Rice (Oryza sativa) is one of the most important cereal grains in the world today and serves as a staple food source for more than...
Discovery of the Tsetse Fly Genome Makes African Farmers Hopeful
AFRICA - Scientists have cracked the genetic code of the tsetse fly hematophagous, giving hope that the discovery will help in future...
Scientists Discover Way to Make Ethanol Without Corn
Stanford University scientists have found a new, highly efficient way to produce liquid ethanol from carbon monoxide gas. ...
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...
Adjusting Corn Management Practices for a Late State to Planting
As of Sunday April 20, no appreciable acreage of corn had been planted in Ohio. Although weather forecasts call for some warmer than...
Pioneer: Yield-Limiting Factors in Continuous Corn Production
Numerous studies have documented yield reductions when corn follows corn rather than soybeans, even when all yield-limiting factors...
Do Soybeans Need Nitrogen Fertilizer?
According to a University of Illinois crop sciences researcher, there has been a great deal of interest recently in the idea of using...
Energy Demands See Energy Sector’s Water Footprint Increase by 66 Per Cent
Increases in global energy requirements could lead to a rise in the energy sector’s water footprint of up to 66% in the next 20 years,...
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