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14 May 2012
How Iowa Corn Farmers Explain the Success of Steve Job's Apple
ANALYSIS - Long before the iPod, iPhone and iPad were a glint in the eye of Steve Job's Apple Corp, a group of researchers at Iowa State University published a series of landmark papers - on...
08 May 2012
New Market Opportunities for Canadian Oat Farmers
CANADA - A new technology developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada scientists and put in practice by Edmonton-based biotechnology company Ceapro Inc. will help open new market opportunities...
01 May 2012
Varieties for all at Cereals 2012
UK - Whatever combinable crops they grow, visitors to Cereals 2012 are almost guaranteed to find the varieties they need to boost productivity next season....
26 April 2012
Crop Plots Showcase Arable Innovations at Cereals 2012
UK - New fungicides, novel breeding techniques and the latest nutrition findings are among numerous arable innovations that will be brought to life through hundreds of crop plots at Cereals 2012....
13 April 2012
Living Under the Shadow of Pesticides and Antibiotics
ANALYSIS - In the livestock sectors there has been great concern recently over the use of antibiotics both as therapeutic measures and also as growth promoters, writes Chris Harris. ...
19 March 2012
Premier Wen Inspects Agriculture in China
CHINA - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visited Central China's Henan province over the weekend to inspect the country's major farming base and rally efforts for this year's grain harvest....
16 March 2012
Crop Residue Becomes Money-Maker in US
ANALYSIS - Residue buildup has become a big challenge for growers, but partial corn stover removal could not only improve stand establishment and yield, it could also offer additional income,...
15 March 2012
Samar Farmers Adapt Rice Ratooning
PHILIPPINES - Samarnons may adapt rice ratooning to augment their dwindling harvest....
14 March 2012
New Online App Tracks Insect Data in Crop Fields
US - A new online application developed and launched by Spensa Technologies Inc. will help growers and pesticide consultants electronically track the number of insects in their crop fields so...
07 March 2012
New Technology Offers Barley Digestible Energy Analysis
CANADA - A new Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy calibration is providing barley growers and their customers a quick and accurate analysis of the digestible energy content of barley....
05 March 2012
Vilsack: Passing US Farm Bill Is Critical
ANALYSIS - US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made it clear in his speech to a standing-room-only crowd of US farmers and ranchers at Commodity Classic on Friday that the most important item...
18 February 2012
MANA's New Vulcan Insecticide Granted EPA Approval
US - Vulcan™ insecticide, developed and manufactured by MANA Crop Protection, has received approval by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its new state of the art chlorpyrifos...
16 February 2012
John Deere Innovations Recognised at Spanish Agricultural Trade Fair
SPAIN - A number of innovative John Deere solutions have been recognised with awards at this year's FIMA fair in Zaragoza (14-18 February 2012), Spain's most prestigious international agricultural...
10 February 2012
Russian Government Subsidises Fuel for Farmers
RUSSIA - Russian agriculture minister Yelena Skrynnik this week announced an increase in the subsidised fuel granted to farmers in the March to June period to cultivate the land. ...
09 February 2012
Seed Destructor on Course for Commercial Production
AUSTRALIA - The Harrington Seed Destructor is edging closer towards commercial production, offering an additional strategy in the grains industry’s battle against herbicide resistance in weeds....
20 January 2012
It's Still about Yields: Developments in Drainage
US - Excessive nitrates in surface waters from tile-drained areas have been associated with several health and environmental problems. ...
19 January 2012
Pairing Poncho/VOTiVO with AERIS Improves Cotton Vigor, Yield
US - Bayer CropScience discussed the benefits of pairing Poncho®/VOTiVO® with Aeris® seed-applied insecticide/nematicide on cotton, as well as the new On Demand® seed treatment system, at...
18 January 2012
Irrigation Meets Innovation
ANALYSIS - Variable rate technology, as a component of precision farming, is moving into many facets of agriculture, including fertilizer, seeding, fungicide and herbicide applications and its...
11 January 2012
John Deere Introduces New Tillage Solutions
US - For the 2012 tillage season, John Deere offers three new 2600 Series Disks and one new vertical tillage tool designed to provide everything from more muscle for penetrating, chopping and...
04 January 2012
Monitoring and Control Device Named One of Top Products
US - A device from a Purdue Research Park affiliate that improves safety during agricultural and industrial processes like feeding livestock, loading grain trucks and operating conveyor belts...
Chinese Technology to Increase Rice Yields
MOZAMBIQUE - Mozambican Prime Minister Aires Ali has challenged the country's young people, as well as its businesses, to increase food production, by banking on the introduction of new agricultural...
29 December 2011
Chinese Technology To Increase Rice Yields
MOZAMBIQUE - Mozambican Prime Minister Aires Ali has challenged the country's young people, as well as its businesses, to increase food production, by banking on the introduction of new agricultural...
21 December 2011
Biologicals: Crop Protection that's Greener than Your Crop
ANALYSIS - It's not often you hear about a truly new approach to protecting your crop that's also sustainable and safe to the environment, but use of a biological does just that - it protects...
18 December 2011
Coca-Cola to Develop Plastic Bottles Made Entirely from Plants
GLOBAL - The Coca-Cola Company has announced multi-million dollar partnership agreements with three leading biotechnology companies to accelerate the development of the first commercial solutions...
15 December 2011
China to Build New System to Count Emissions
CHINA - China plans to develop its own new comprehensive system for monitoring and accurately calculating the country's greenhouse gas emissions, a leading Chinese scientist said Tuesday. ...
12 December 2011
China's Economic Trends Drive Change to Modern, Efficient Agriculture
ANALYSIS - With a growing population but a shrinking rural population, China's farmers are changing from man-power to iron horse-power as they move to a more contemporary approach to agriculture,...
05 December 2011
ADM Exec Speaks About Global Food Challenges
GLOBAL - While global food challenges are real, ADM VP Mike Baroni believes that agriculture can meet those challenges as our population ratchets 160,000 people higher every day with expectations...
22 November 2011
Satellite Data Helps Inform Decisions in Agricultural Sector
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, today welcomed the release today of satellite imagery that provides a complete and consistent picture of different...
Pioneer Reports Strong 2011 Harvest Results
US - DuPont announced strong seed product performance results for the 2011 North America harvest. Farmers planting seed from DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred experienced another year...
21 November 2011
Agritechnica: High-Tech Iron Roundup
GLOBAL - Experiencing Agritechnica for the first time, I'd describe it as a giant playground for men. I saw countless grown men climbing up and dangling half in and half out of ag equipment -...
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