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29 July 2014
Indian Agri Institute Develops GIS Based Soil Fertility Maps for 19 States
INDIA - Bhopal based Indian Institute of Soil Science (IISS) has developed Geographic Information Systems (GIS) based soil fertility maps of 19 states using data of different soil testing laboratories...
EU and FAO Partner to Help Flood-Affected Serbian Farms Rebuild
SERBIA - The European Union (EU) will partner with FAO to help small-scale farmers in Serbia recover from the devastating floods of the past spring....
28 July 2014
MPs: Government Must Accept Ban on Bee-harming Pesticides
UK - A new report published today (Monday 28 July 2014) by a committee of MPs criticising the lack of effective Government action to protect UK bees from harmful insecticides, and the reliance...
23 July 2014
Honey Bee Survey of Winterkill Results Published
CANADA - Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) has released the results of its survey of winterkill of honey bees in 2014 showing overall, beekeepers reported that 18.5 per cent of...
15 July 2014
Indian Farmers to Get Soil Health Card
INDIA - India will soon provide soil health card to all its farmers in the coming years that will make possible for farmers to improve productivity by wisely using inputs....
27 June 2014
Karnataka to get Central Agricultural University
INDIA - Indian Agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh has assured that a new central university will be set up in Karnataka state....
Sidedressing Gives Corn Extra N Needed to Finish Season Strong
US - Growers across the US are continuously searching for new ways to improve their fertility programs. ...
20 June 2014
Alberta Beekeepers Conduct Winterkill, Management Survey
CANADA - Alberta Agriculture is currently conducting its annual honey bee winterkill and management survey 2014....
16 June 2014
Fertilisers Market to Grow in India
INDIA - Increasing demand for food grains will increase fertilisers production in the country, TechSci Research, a research based global management consulting firm said in its report....
12 June 2014
Monsanto India Expands Farmer Offer, Insights
INDIA – Monsanto India is expanding its Monsanto Farm AgVisory Services (MFAS) in India. ...
04 June 2014
Timing, Product Choice Important for Postemergence Herbicide Applications
US - Weather has prevented Indiana corn farmers from applying herbicides before much of the crop emerged from the ground. But that doesn't mean it's too late, a pair of Purdue Extension weed...
02 June 2014
Global Significance for Tasmanian Pasture Experiment
AUSTRALIA - The results of a 12-year experiment by University of Tasmania School of Biological Science researcher Associate Professor Mark Hovenden could lead to major changes in the way farmers...
27 May 2014
New Manure App to Minimise Losses, Boost Profit
UK - A new mobile app designed to help farmers and growers value the nutrients found in manures to save waste and money has been launched....
20 May 2014
Deepak Fertilisers Records $15 million Profit
INDIA - Navi Mumbai based fertiliser producer, Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd (DFPCL) has posted a three-fold increase in net profit at $15.39 million for the fourth quarter...
16 May 2014
Zuari Agro Chemicals to invest $950 MN in Ras Al Khaimah Plant
INDIA - Goa based fertiliser company, Zuari Agro Chemicals, part of $3 billion Adventz Group will be investing $950mn for building an integrated diammonium phosphate (DAP) facility in Ras Al...
13 May 2014
Nepal’s Nimbus to Open 200 Agri Stores
NEPAL - Nimbus Krishi Kendra will be opening 200 agri stores in Nepal that will market agricultural products and equipment across the country as a one-stop solution for farmers....
12 May 2014
Farmers Expect to Plant More Oilseeds, Pulses and Fewer Cereals
CANADA - A weather and crop specialist with CWB reports prairie farmers are expecting to plant about the same number of acres this year as last, but more of those acres will be seeded to oilseed...
30 April 2014
Rallis India’s Sales Up 16 Per Cent
INDIA - Mumbai based agrochemical company, Rallis India has registered a 16 per cent growth in net sales at $52.94 million for the fourth quarter ended 31 March....
21 April 2014
Pollen Collected by Bees Contaminated with Toxic Pesticides
EU - Over two third of the pollen that honeybees collected from European fields and brought to their hives to feed their larvae is contaminated with a cocktail of up to 17 different toxic pesticides....
18 April 2014
US Fertilizer Transportation Decision a 'Step in Right Direction'
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) has praised a decision by the US Surface Transportation Board (STB) that ordered BNSF Railway (BNSF) and Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP) to direct all necessary...
31 March 2014
£4 Million Investment for UK Food Production Innovation
UK - Businesses including an urban farm and spin-outs from Universities across the UK have received a share of £4 million of funding from government and industry to develop their innovative...
28 March 2014
How Variable Fertiliser Application Can Remove Variability in Crop Yields
ANALYSIS - Variability of soil types in a field will produce variability right through the season and differences in biomass through the season will produce differences in yields....
13 March 2014
Hybrid Import and Domestic Development Model to Support China’s Food Demand
CHINA - A quadrupling in the world’s population in the past 100 years has required a fundamental change in soil and crop management to meet growing food demand globally....
12 March 2014
Using Precision Technology to Increase Yields and Reduce Costs
ANALYSIS - A general even application of nitrogen, phosphate and potash might not only waste fertiliser adding cost but it might not give the best yields....
11 March 2014
Fertilizer in Small Doses Yields Higher Returns for Less Money
US - Crop yields in the fragile semi-arid areas of Zimbabwe have been declining over time due to a decline in soil fertility resulting from mono-cropping, lack of fertilizer, and other factors....
13 February 2014
BCPC Congress 2014: Precaution or Innovation?
UK - This year’s BCPC Congress is expected to attract a large and diverse representation from the European and international crop protection industry....
10 February 2014
Crops Management Clinic to Occur in Late February
US - Purdue Extension Kosciusko County will sponsor a crops management clinic February 25 at the Lake Center Pavilion in Warsaw....
05 February 2014
How Much Does Organic Farming Rely on Conventional Agriculture?
FRANCE - The rules for organic farming are pretty strict. When it comes to fertilizer, in Europe it’s recommended that farmers use organically produced manure. But conventional manure is an...
27 January 2014
International Experts Meet in London for Bee Health 'Summit'
UK - Leading researchers from around the world met in London last week for a three-day "summit" on the impact of pesticides on bee health. ...
22 January 2014
Post-harvest Corn Research Updates Released
US - Purdue Extension agronomists have published research updates regarding corn plant populations and nitrogen management guidelines for Indiana growers....
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