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  • Has a New Strain of Deadly E. coli Reached the U.S.?

    Over 1,600 people across Europe have become ill from E. coli contaminated food and 18 have died so far.  Several sick people in the United States who had recently traveled to Germany are currently undergoing testing to determine if they too have the illness. The majority of the outbreak so far has taken place in Germany, but health officials there have not yet been able to pinpoint the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Plants host pathogenic bacteria from livestock farming

    Disease-causing bacteria resulting from livestock farming can contaminate food products and find their way to humans. This occurs remarkably effectively via plants, which explains why recent outbreaks due to infection with EHEC and other E. coli and Salmonella strains are regularly attributed to the consumption of fresh vegetables. These are the findings of researchers from Wageningen UR ...

  • Joining hands for sustainability and innovation in horticulture

    From September 30th to October first, Bayer CropScience is hosting over 175 industry professionals from over 15 different countries at its Horticulture Symposium in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The symposium addresses issues of sustainability and innovation in modern horticulture and is designed to allow leaders in the field to network, share knowledge and expertise and exchange best practices. Over ...


    By Bayer CropScience AG

  • Home town farms solves skyrocketing food costs

    We are in the midst of a global food crisis, with the price of food skyrocketing globally over the last year. As the cost of corn has jumped 87% and wheat 74%, tens of millions of people are finding it harder than ever to feed their families, with the rising price of food even helping to trigger the wave of social unrest sweeping the Middle East. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Bayer CropScience acquires European distribution rights for biofungicide Contans from Belchim Crop Protection

    Bayer CropScience announced today that it has acquired the sole European distribution rights for the biological fungicide Contans™ WG from Belchim Crop Protection NV effective October 1, 2014. This acquisition further strengthens Bayer CropScience’s crop protection portfolio and is another step in building up a comprehensive range of biologicals as part of integrated crop solutions. ...


    By Bayer CropScience AG

  • Global Biofertilizers Market Forecast to 2017 - Nitrogen Fixing, Phosphate Solubilizing, Potash Mobilizing

    Biofertilizers are preparations containing living cells or latent cells of efficient strains of micro-organisms which helps the crop plants in uptake of nutrients from the soil. Once applied the biofertilizers quickens the microbial activities in the soil. These microorganisms generate plant nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorous through the activities in the soil or rhizosphere which is ...


  • Big Hanna at Mount Allison University in Canada

    Early January our distributor Vertal Inc in Canada installed and held a training of the composters at Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. Participating at this training was Chef Tom Burrell, Perry Eldridge, Brian Slemming, Michelle Strain and Andrea Ward from Mount Allison. ...


    By Susteco AB

  • World Biofertilizers Market (Nitrogen Fixing, Phosphate Solubilizing, & Potash Mobilizing) by Types, Applications & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to

    Biofertilizers are preparations containing living cells or latent cells of efficient strains of micro-organisms which helps the crop plants in uptake of nutrients from the soil. Once applied the biofertilizers quickens the microbial activities in the soil. These microorganisms generate plant nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorous through the activities in the soil or rhizosphere which is ...


  • Green Revolution adds to human burden on planet

    Humans are changing not just climate overall, but also the difference between seasons in any given year. Researchers in the US believe they now know why global warming has begun to announce itself both in annual rises in temperature and in the seasonal records of carbon dioxide in the northern hemisphere − the same seasonal variation in atmospheric chemistry that also contains within it the ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Traditional rice helps beat soil salination

    Rohana Rosairo has hung a sprig of paddy rice over his front door, a good omen for prosperity from the first harvest he reaped a few weeks ago from a long unused field. Rosairo's field, across a dirt track from his home, was just a mass of weeds until April when he cleared the plot and planted seed paddy. 'My father used to grow rice here, but he stopped a long time ago,' he said. High salinity ...


    By IRIN

  • Food prices fall in November amid robust global inventories

    Major food commodity prices fell in November, reversing about half their rise in the previous month, as the cost of internationally-traded staples, except for sugar, fell across the board. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 156.7 points in November, down 1.6 percent from its revised October average, and 18 percent below its ...

  • World food prize recognizes leadership in agriculture, but more policy support is needed to feed the world’s hungry

    Policymakers around the world need to step up their critical efforts to combat hunger, malnutrition, and poverty by providing greater support for agriculture, according to researchers with Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet project. As the awarding of the annual World Food Prize approaches, the project acknowledges the important contribution that the Prize makes in recognizing ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Asia and the Pacific must increase food production to meet future demand

    Governments in Asia and the Pacific should take some major, fundamental decisions – and soon – about ways to increase their food production and address undernourishment, FAO has warned. The warning comes as nearly 40 FAO member countries gathered in the Mongolian capital for the 32nd FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific to examine the state of food and agriculture in the ...

  • Water reform urgently needed in Asia to feed extra 1.5bn people by 2050, says new report

    A comprehensive new study of irrigation in Asia warns that, without major reforms and innovations in the way water is used for agriculture, many developing nations face the politically risky prospect of having to import more than a quarter of the rice, wheat and maize they will need by 2050. This warning, along with related forecasts and possible solutions, appear in a report entitled, ...

  • Global Seeds Industry

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


    By ReportLinker

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