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  • Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

    The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics covered include: DOJ sues to prevent Deere’s acquisition of Precision Planting, California bill could require overtime for agricultural workers, HPAI discovered in Alaska, PA extends permit for point source discharges, FSIS requests extension ...

  • Two heads are better than one

    A Verderflex Smart F30 tube pump has delivered many benefits to the Hungarian ice cream manufacturer Magic Ice. Including substantially increased productivity because the pump can accommodate several pump heads allowing the company’s production to be doubled. Currently Magic Ice has a twin head Verderflex Smart F30 on their production line but the pump can easily be expanded up to four ...

  • Sizing up livestock farming’s carbon footprint

    A new and interactive tool released by FAO allows farmers, policy makers and scientists to calculate meat, milk and eggs production as well as greenhouse-gas emissions from livestock to make the sector more productive and more climate-friendly.   GLEAM-i, the Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Modelinteractive, provides answers to a ...

  • Life-cycle studies: candy bars

    Background Stop at almost any checkout counter and you"ll find dozens of varieties of candy bars. In the United States, where people consume an average of 10 kilograms (22 pounds) of candy each per year, candy bars are associated with popular holidays like Halloween and Valentine"s Day. In Scotland, the deep-fried Mars bar, dipped in batter and immersed in a vat of boiling oil, swept the ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Ecosystem-based farming comes of age

    A new FAO book out today takes a close look at how the world's major cereals maize, rice and wheat - which together account for an estimated 42.5 percent of human calories and 37 percent of our protein - can be grown in ways that respect and even leverage natural ecosystems. Drawing on case studies from around the planet, the ...

  • Algae: 10 superstars with strategies for success

    From the low points like the closure of the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Aquatic Species Program to highs like 2009′s “Summer of Algae”, aquatic organisms from cyanobacteria to macroalgae have maintained a hold over the imagination of a large cheering section of the biofuels industry, and indeed, the world. Lately, relentless television advertising from ...


    By Green Power Conferences

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