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British Crop Production Council challenges Green Alliance`s opposition to glyphosate and GM crops
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Dr Colin Ruscoe, chairman of BCPC, has contacted Keith Taylor, Green MEP for SE England, to challenge the 'Green Alliance of 46 MEPs opposed to renewal of glyphosate licences. The EU Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed continues to be deadlocked over renewal of licences for glyphosate use, which, unless extended, will expire on 30 June 2016. The Alliance’s concern is that ...

ARPA-E Provides $300,000 In Third Round Funding For PETROSS Project
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In May of 2016, the DOE's Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) awarded the University of Illinois and the University of Florida $300,000 to continue researching ultra-productive biofuel crops. The research project is called Plants Engineered To Replace Oil in Sugarcane and Sweet Sorghum (PETROSS), and this is the third round of funding that it will receive from ARPA-E. PETROSS is ...

Farming needs lead role in GHG cuts
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The world’s farmers and food producers must do more – perhaps five times as much – to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that threaten catastrophic global climate change, according to new research. Right now, scientists calculate that the options available to meet the recent Paris Agreement to limit global warming to a maximum of 2°C above ...

Unlimited Studio transforms tractors
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When a tractor rolls off the assembly line and is sent to the Unlimited Studio, it undergoes a complete transformation. The team of experts in the Unlimited Studio don’t just fit options and equipment to tractors; they design them, test them, source parts, install them and document the entire work process to ensure that everything is legal and compatible with the tractor’s other ...

Late-Planted Corn Can Still Reap Strong Yields
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Growers worried about delayed planting for corn, take heart – late-planted corn sometimes has reaped better yields than early planted corn, says an agronomist in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. It’s true that the optimal time to get corn planted in southern Ohio is between April 10 and May 10 and in northern Ohio between ...

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