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  • Less is more in Soybean row widths

    Soybean production has continued to increase in the Northeast United States with more and more first time growers planting the crop and many experienced growers planting alongside corn crops. To save on time and expenses, some farmers plant soybeans with a corn planter in 30-inch rows instead of 7.5-inch rows with the regularly used grain drill. Dr. William Cox, a Cornell University scientist, ...

  • Innovative rice technologies for climate change adaptation attract farmers in Ilocos Norte field day

    Unpredictable or erratic rainfall patterns are among the consequences of climate change that greatly affect lowland rice farmers in the Philippines. Its effect is deeply felt particularly by farmers in the Ilocos Region, where majority hold less than a hectare of rice land. Because of this, farmers are seeking for drought-adaptive technology. To help address this need, ...

  • MIT, Chevron announce energy program

    MIT and Chevron Corporation have announced an energy research program to develop remote, ultra-deepwater exploration and production technology. The $5 million Chevron Remote and Ultra-deepwater Research Program will focus on developing the technologies required to access hydrocarbons in water depths up to and greater than 3,000 meters in a safe, cost-effective and environmentally friendly manner. ...


    By MIT Press Journals

  • AXcess News: Chasing Copper, Chilean Style

    July Copper futures closed up 10 cents Thursday at $4.43 per pound, making exploration companies like Red Metal Resources Ltd. (OTCBB: RMES) cheer, especially considering the company just added its fourth Chilean property to its stable. In a press release issued Wednesday, Red Metal Resources President Caitlin Jeffs said, "We believe that we have assembled one of the most attractive, ...


    By Axcess News

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