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18 November 2011
New Technology to Manage Crops
GERMANY - A new app for the iPad that can help farmers assess crop progress, manage work patterns and identify problems and diseases was one of the new technology highlights at Agritechnica this...
14 November 2011
Monsanto Focuses on Yield, Latin America
GLOBAL - Monsanto Company detailed the company's strategic path to deliver mid-teens earnings for 2012 and set up continued growth going forward, explaining to investors how the company's next...
08 November 2011
US National Guard Deploy to Afghanistan to Help Revitalize Agriculture Industry
US & AFGHANISTAN - A team of Georgia National Guardsmen will soon deploy to Afghanistan on a special mission to revitalize the war-torn country's agriculture industry. And University of Georgia...
07 November 2011
Farmers, Scientists Say Greater Efforts for Productive Crops Needed
GERMANY - Public and private institutions will need to invest more in research and development worldwide if production of wheat is to be boosted in the future. This is the conclusion drawn on...
India Joins 16 Nations to Crack Wheat Genome in 3 Years
GLOBAL - The elusive wheat genome - the most important crop globally - will be cracked within the next three years. Indian scientists have joined 16 other nations - the US, the UK, France, Italy,...
04 November 2011
Experts Suggest China Should Enhance GM Breeding
CHINA - During the food security forum held by Chinese Society of Agricultural Biotechnology (CSAB) in late October 2011, lots of grain experts showed their support to GM crops....
13 October 2011
Australia Sustains World's First Perennial Wheat Crop
AUSTRALIA - A small town in central west New South Wales is home to the world's only successful perennial wheat crop....
07 October 2011
Call for More Stress-Tolerant Varieties
BANGLADESH - Against the backdrop of concern about global food security, experts suggested use of more hybrid and stress-tolerant varieties as well as modern technologies in agriculture to...
03 October 2011
MANA Launches New Parallel® Plus Herbicide for Corn, Sorghum
US - Parallel® Plus herbicide, manufactured by MANA Crop Protection, has received approval by the US Environmental Protection Agency for a new state of the art formulation of metolachlor...
Increasing Food and Fuel Production – Thinking Outside the Box
UK - New research projects, announced by BBSRC in September, aimed at overcoming some of the fundamental limitations to exploiting photosynthesis could lead to major increases in crop yields...
28 September 2011
Wheat Researchers From Around the Globe Gather in Paris
GLOBAL - More than 100 members of the global wheat research community gathered in Paris, France, last week to participate in the kick-off meeting for the International Research Initiative...
26 September 2011
Bayer Receives Approval for LibertyLink Soybeans in Argentina
ARGENTINA - Bayer CropScience has received the final approval for its herbicide tolerant soybean technology from the National Ministry of Agriculture in Argentina. ...
Farmers Adopt New Method to Grow More Rice With Less Water
KENYA - Kenyan rice farmers are switching to a new technology that is set to double production and help bridge supply deficit for the country's domestic consumption....
20 September 2011
Farmers Fund Endowment to Tackle Emerging Threats
CANADA - Prairie farmers, through the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB), have funded a major university endowment designed to tackle emerging threats to Canada's international competitiveness in the...
16 September 2011
Digital Camera Can Assess Nitrogen in Corn
US - Assessing leaf nitrogen needs of corn during the growing season can be important for optimizing yield and for preventing over-application of fertilizer and associated environmental consequences....
15 September 2011
Plant Syence Expanding Fertiliser Use
IRELAND - A change in the period for the application of N and P fertilisers - following the revised Statutory Instrument (SI) enacting the Nitrates Directive - has got to be good news to cereal...
12 September 2011
Kit and Knowledge at Tillage-Live
UK - One of the year's biggest cultivation demonstration show runs on Wednesday near Abingdon, in Oxfordshire. ...
29 August 2011
World Class Export Grains Innovation Centre for WA
AUSTRALIA - The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) today announced that it will partner with the WA State Government to establish a new Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre...
22 August 2011
Farmers Use Social Media to Boost Profits
UK - Farmers are turning to social media as a way to promote their business and boost profits, a survey has revealed....
10 August 2011
Alltech Partners With Global Online Network
US - Alltech has partnered with global online network iHigh for the creation of a web portal and streaming video channel specifically devoted to agriculture....
09 August 2011
New Sprayer Heads John Deere’s Trailed Range
UK - Designed specifically for larger arable farms, John Deere's new R962i 6200-litre sprayer is now the biggest model in the company's trailed range, with the highest ever pump capacity....
19 July 2011
Mexican Student Designs Robot Able To Grow Corn
MEXICO - A Mexican student has designed a robot capable of doing farm work including "plowing, planting, spraying and harvesting" corn, authorities said. ...
13 July 2011
Pioneer Hi-Bred Expands Services With New FIT Studio
US - Pioneer Hi-Bred unveils FIT® Studio, an extension of Pioneer FIT Services. This new comprehensive mapping software provides Pioneer sales professionals another tool to help growers...
17 June 2011
Crops Monitored By Remote Control
U.S - Technology could soon be helping farmers monitor crops after the invention of a new remote controlled crop monitoring robot....
16 June 2011
Biodiversity Guide Launched at Cereals
U.K - HGCA has put together a new guide packed with practical information aimed at helping growers decide what methods and measures they can introduce to encourage biodiversity on their farms....
01 June 2011
Taiwan Donates to Rice Production Efforts
CHINA - The Republic of China government in Taiwan has donated E35 million towards the development of a rice irrigation scheme to be established in the Hhohho region. ...
25 May 2011
Wheat Breeder’s Tool Kit Boosts Sustainability
UK - A new BBSRC project is to develop a 'breeder's tool kit' that will help breed wheat varieties that produce higher quality flour and reduce wastage, boosting the economic and environmental...
16 May 2011
EU Is Leader in Plant Breeding Research
EU - The EU leads research in the field innovation in plant breeding, but still lags behind in patenting the resulting technologies, a JRC study reveals....
13 May 2011
Wheat, Barley 2011 Variety Guides Available
AUSTRALIA - Wheat and barley 2011 variety guides for Queensland's winter cereal growers can now be accessed online or are available in print from the Department of Employment, Economic Development...
11 May 2011
First Guidelines on Nano-Technology in Feed & Food
EU - European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its first practical guidance for assessing nano applications in food and feed....
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