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  • Oilseed rape genome sequenced

    An International consortium of more than 30 research institutes, coordinated by scientists at INRA and CEA-Genoscope and associating CNRS and University of Evry, just succeeded in deciphering the complex genome of the recent oilseed rape1 (Brassica napus L, also known as rapeseed, rape or canola), the most important oilseed crop in Europe, Canada, and Australia. This scientific breakthrough paves ...

  • New European Oilseed Processing Center will help drive Bayer’s Seeds business

    On Tuesday, Bayer CropScience inaugurated its new European Oilseed Processing Center in Monheim at a ceremony attended by industry representatives, authorities, agricultural stakeholders and customers. With this facility, the company has substantially expanded its excellent platform to offer oilseed rape growers a fully integrated system from field production to delivery. “We see future ...


    By Bayer CropScience AG

  • USDA to Begin U.S. Oilseed Crush Reports in 2015

    Starting in 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking responsibility for collecting and publishing the oilseeds data. Since the U.S. Census Bureau discontinued the reports in 2011 due to budget cuts, ASA worked to gain congressional support and urge the USDA to take over development and publication of the reports. The information is important to government agencies, private ...

  • SG Biofuels and Bunge Form Strategic Alliance to Process Jatropha Seeds Into Sustainable Crude Oil

    SAN DIEGO - SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company developing and producing elite seeds of Jatropha, today announced it has established a strategic partnership with Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), to research and develop a model to process Jatropha seeds into a biofuel feedstock. SG Biofuels ...


    By SGB, Inc.

  • Rapeseed-based animal feed cuts greenhouse gases by up to 13 per cent

    The use of rapeseed cake in the production of livestock feed cuts methane and carbon dioxide emissions by up to 13%, according to the initial results of the research carried out by Neiker-Tecnalia within the framework of the Life-Seed Capital project. Specifically, the incorporation of this oilseed plant into animal food cuts methane emissions by between 6% and 13% and carbon dioxide emissions by ...

  • GM crops could reduce need for herbicides

    Analysis of large-scale European field trial data reveals that lower quantities of herbicides are applied to crops genetically modified for herbicide-resistance compared with conventionally grown crops. However, the data also suggest that biodiversity may be reduced if genetically modified (GM) crops are grown widely. Transgenic crops are currently grown in 22 countries across the world, ...

  • The Crown Expander: Pelleting without a Pelleting Press

    Our customers operate more than 600 expanders worldwide. In the U.S.A. for example, turkey fattening feed is expanded before pelleting in most cases. The annular gap expander has proved to be a good solution also in other fields such as starch modification or the oilseeds-processing industry. And last but not least, we have developed our Kahl extruder on the basis of the expander. With the ...


    By Amandus Kahl GmbH & Co. KG

  • BioDiesel Technologies establishes first commercial jatropha oil biodiesel project in Brazil

    Brazil’s first commercial jatropha biodiesel project goes into operation this month following the delivery of BioDiesel Technologies’ (BDT) processing unit. BDT will deliver a further four processing units to increase the plant capacity to 40,000t/y by the end of the year. The President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, will officially open the plant in September. Project operator, ...


    By BioDiesel Technologies GmbH

  • Proactive stewardship is critical in sustainable agriculture

    Bayer CropScience is committed to proactive stewardship to underline the company’s strong commitment to sustainable agriculture. “We help growers around the world produce high-quality and high-yielding crops,” said Matthias Haug, Head of SeedGrowth at Bayer CropScience. “We take product stewardship very seriously, as it is important to maximize the benefits of seed ...


    By Bayer CropScience AG

  • Global Seeds Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Seeds Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • NCC Pleased With Perdue Confirmation

    The National Cotton Council (NCC) looks forward to working with Sonny Perdue who was confirmed today by the Senate as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. NCC Chairman Ronnie Lee said, "Sonny Perdue is highly qualified to lead USDA and he can help ensure a strong and viable agricultural and rural economy. His strong production and agribusiness background makes him keenly aware of U.S. ...

  • Conference on Outlook for Doubling Global Egg Production by 2050 Scheduled for 2014 IPPE

    Sponsored by the United Egg Producers and USPOULTRY, the Meeting the World Challenge: Outlook for Doubling Global Egg Production program will be held from 1 – 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, during the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. The program is $100 for registered IPPE attendees. Eggs are nearly universally ...

  • Eight things you should know about GMOs

    The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) remains controversial, which is why the EU has very strict rules and complex authorisation procedures concerning their cultivation and commercialisation. Since April 2015, EU countries are able to ban the cultivation of GMOs on their territory, but should they have the same power regarding their commercialisation? Parliament's environment committee ...


    By European Parliament

  • FAO expects more balanced food markets, less price volatility

    Food commodity markets are becoming more balanced and less price volatile than in recent years thanks to improved supplies and a recovery in global inventories of cereals, according to FAO's Food Outlook report published today (on November 7. 2013). "The prices for most basic food commodities have declined over the past few ...

  • Global Jatrophaworld 2012 Prioritizes Better Biodiesel Crops for Sustainable Future

    In the biofuels business, establishing the feedstocks for advanced biofuels is crucial for commercial development, given that the largest cost associated with production is for the feedstock. As such the 5th Global JatrophaWorld 2012 shall make Investors more comfortable and knowledgeable for second-generation nonfood biofuel feedstocks to select right technology that will be a make-or-break ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • EPA Issues Pesticide Tolerance Crop Grouping Program Amendment IV

    On May 3, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule that amends current pesticide tolerance crop grouping (Crop Group) regulations. Crop groupings allow petitioners to request a tolerance for multiple related commodities based on research data for one ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Jatropha can revive degraded land, says study

    Large-scale cultivation of Jatropha – known as a potential source of biofuel – can improve the soil quality of degraded lands and address climate change, says a new study. Jatropha curcas seeds yield ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Bayer CropScience and Farm Frites jointly implement sustainable practices in European potato cultivation

    Bayer CropScience and Farm Frites recently started a Food Chain Partnership initiative designed to implement sustainable agricultural practices in potato cultivation in the Netherlands and Belgium. The goal of the partnership is to support a bottom-up approach with potato farmers addressing value-adding sustainable potato-growing practices at individual farm level. This is intended to minimize ...


    By Bayer CropScience AG

  • Moringa State of Art International Workshop slated for November 25 & 26, 2012

    CJP is all set to discuss All important Topics covered relating to Agronomy, Horticulture, Biology, Engineering, and Marketing and Financial aspects of Moringa commercialization -the entire Moringa production from ground zero to scale.in 2 Day Moringa State of Art International Workshop from November 25-26, 2012, Jaipur, India. Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) is recognized as ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • CJP Releases Promising Various Biodiesel Crop Cultivation Technology

    The Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) is a bioenergy crop research and development company that is meeting global demand for sustainable plant oil by working towards scientific commercialization of nonfood biodiesel trees/crops that will lend credibility; reliability and scalability. With a fully integrated platform featuring a world-class leadership and science team, the most ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

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