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Land “Grabbing” Grows as Agricultural Resources Dwindle
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Since 2000, more than 36 million hectares—- an area about the size of Japan—- has been purchased or leased by foreign entities, mostly for agricultural use. Today, nearly 15 million hectares more is under negotiation ( “Farmland is lost or degraded on every continent, while ‘land grabbing’—- the purchase or lease of agricultural land by ...

Forage crop promising as ecologically friendly ornamental groundcover
calendar 06/10/2015 · 0 Comments

A new, ecologically friendly groundcover for warm-weather landscapes is on the horizon. Rhizoma peanut, a warm-season perennial native to South America, has been used almost exclusively as a forage crop in the United States since the 1930s, but a study in the July HortScience says the perennial has potential as an ornamental groundcover or turf alternative. "Rhizoma peanut is grown in U.S. ...

Registration Open for 2016 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show
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Registration and housing for the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Trade Show opens today. The 118th Annual Convention will be held in San Diego, Calif., Jan. 27-29, 2016. Advanced registration is open until Jan. 4, 2016. Convention participants will hear from industry leaders, gather insight on industry trends, enjoy an evening of stars and stripes ...

Bioprospecting Moringa - Sustainable practices for production and utilization
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2 day Global Moringa Meet (GMM 15) on November 21 & 22 , 2015 at Jaipur India shall provide new insight in the Bioprospecting Moringa - Sustainable practices for production and utilization and potentiality of this crop for future exploitation and formulate strategies for developing moringa failsafe farms and also helps new growers to have holistic information on moringa crop. Moringa ...

More California winemakers using less water to grow grapes
calendar 05/10/2015 · 0 Comments

The grape vines that grower Frank Leeds tends in Napa Valley stand among the unheralded heroes of California's drought, producing decade after decade of respected Cabernets and other wines without a drop of added water. In a state where farms and dairies take the biggest gulp of the water supply, Leeds and the owners of his Frog's Leap Winery are among a minority - but a growing minority - of ...

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  • ESA Annual Meeting 2015
    Oct 11

    From October 11th to 13th, the European Seed Association will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting and the European Seed Trade Meeting in Vienna, Austria. To secure your spot in Europe’s key seed event, I kindly invite you to register via this website as of April 1st. Last year, our Annual Meeting took place in Lisbon, Portugal, and saw a record attendance of more than 900 participants. This confirms the importance

  • Watec Israel 2015 - Water Technology Exhibition and Conference
    Oct 13

    WATEC Israel 2015 will bring together thousands of top Israeli and international business executives, politicians, decision makers and leading researchers, to foster substantive debate and insights, on the key issues facing the world`s water and ecological systems. The unique exhibition will present state of the art Israeli technological innovations in the fields of water and environmental control. Among the compa

  • International Farming Technology Expo
    International Farming Technology Expo
    Oct 15
    An Integrated show for agricultural, live stock and aquaculture.
  • 38th Annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition 2015
    Oct 20

    The 38th Annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition explodes with 3 days of non-stop action unveiling new technology in agriculture and rural living. Over 1,200 exhibitors will display and demonstrate products and welcome thousands of visitors to the 100 acre show site.

  • Global Algae Biodiesel World 2015
    Oct 25
    2 Day Algae Fuel State of Art International Workshop Jaipur, India Algae Biodiesel: Commercialization, Research & Business Platform Potential, Promise and Problems of microalgae for liquid transportation fuels MAIN THEME 1. Commercializing Algae Biodiesel: Prospects and Priorities 2. Algae Growing, Harvesting and Extraction Technologies 3. Scaling Up Algae Production to Commercially Viable Lev
  • 2nd AgricBusiness Tradeshow & Conference
    2nd AgricBusiness Tradeshow & Conference
    Nov 03
    The 2nd AgricBusiness Tradeshow & Conference holds at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, Nigeria from 3 - 4 November, 2015. The Annual AgricBusiness Tradeshow & Conference serves as a platform to discuss the potential and viability of the Agricultural business in Nigeria and the West Africa sub-region. The event seeks to symbolize the opportunities in the Agribusiness, as well as synergize on technologies, t
  • Agritechnica 2015
    Nov 08

    The world’s largest trade fair for agricultural machinery and equipment. Innovations in agricultural machinery and equipment and the latest solutions and concepts for the future of plant production are presented every two years at AGRITECHNICA in Hanover, Germany. The world’s leading exhibition for agricultural machinery and equipment will be held again from 8 to 14 November 2015.

  • 2015 Annual Meeting
    Nov 15

    The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America will host more than 4,000 scientists, professionals, educators, and students from more than 50 countries at the 2015 International Annual Meeting, "Synergy in Science: Partnering for Solutions," Nov. 15-18, 2015, in Minneapolis, MN. The 2015 Annual Meeting offers a unique opportunity as ASA, CSSA, and SSSA co-loc

  • 2nd World Congress on the Use of Biostimulants in Agriculture - 2015
    Nov 16

    The 2nd World Biostimulants Congress will see over 1,000 delegates gather to explore the recently acquired scientific and technical knowledge on biostimulant products, which are increasingly used in crop production around the world, as well as the various aspects of legislation on these products in the main markets around the world.

    Nov 21
    The Advanced Biofuel Center (CJP) is delighted to announce the 2 Day Moringa State of Art International Workshop viz. Global Moringa World – 2015 to be held on 21- 22 November 2015 at Jaipur, India. India meets more than 80% demand of Moringa Products and thereby enjoying dominant position in the World Moringa Scenario. The global Moringa Products market estimated to be over US$ 4 billion is highly dependent on Ind
  • 7th Global Biodiesel CropSphere 2015
    Nov 24

    The 7th Global Jatropha World 3.0 Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme which shall be held November 24-28, 2015 at Jaipur, India, is mostly dedicated to multifeedstocks for building a sustainable biodiesel industry. The JatrophaWorld 2015 is re—designated as 7th Biodiesel CropSphere 2015 and re- designed to educate all stakeholders about critical issue of availability of r

  • Quality Management of Organic Horticultural Produce (QMOH2015)
    Dec 07

    Welcome to the First International Symposium on Quality Management of Organic Horticultural Produce (QMOH2015) in conjunction with The International Conference on Sustainability of Organic Agriculture (SOA2015) ( to be held on 7-9 December 2015 at Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. This symposium is a part of the Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University Centenial Celebrations The organizing committ

  • Global PongamiaWorld 2015
    Dec 12
    2 Days Global Pongamia Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme December 12& 13, 2015, Jaipur, India Development of pongamia as a biofuel crop has largely been underway in India, at CJP where scientists have been assessing new crops to support sustainable rural development. There is significant interest in developing pongamia as a new source of biofuel. Its reputation in India as a
  • Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show 2016
    Jan 27

    The Cattle Industry Convention is the oldest and largest convention for the cattle business. The 2016 convention will be the 118th annual convention. The convention and trade show create a unique, fun environment for cattle industry members to come together to network, create policy for the industry and to have some fun! If you’re in the cattle business, then you need to be in San Diego.

    Feb 20
    2 Days Global Castor Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme Global CASTOR CONGRESS 2016 February 20 & 21, 2016 Jaipur, India Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) is pleased to announce the 2 Day Castor State of Art International Workshop viz. Global Castor Congress – 2016 to be held on 20- 21 February 2016 at Jaipur, India. India meets more than 80% demand of Castor oil th
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