IRRI, WorldFish and Myanmar work together to optimize rice-fish farming productivity

Posted: 2018-09-24 09:29PM
IRRI, together with WorldFish and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Irrigation of Myanmar is exploring opportunities to improve the the ...


UQ scores silver in home Uni 7s round

Posted: 2018-09-24 09:22PM
Image: Marioulla Belessis (Credit: Rugby Australia/Sportography)24 September 2018The University of Queensland has regained the lead in the Aon Uni 7s ...


Ancient mice discovered by climate cavers

Posted: 2018-09-24 09:22PM
Dr Jonathan Cramb emerging from the cave where Leggadina irvini was discovered24 September 2018The fossils of two extinct mice species have been disco...


IRRI discovers SWEET solution to bacterial blight

Posted: 2018-09-22 09:28PM
IRRI is leading innovations to provide adequate solutions to problems such as bacterial blight which severely affect rice production. In irrigated...


Need a refill? New approach streamlines estimation of groundwater recharge

Posted: 2018-09-22 09:25PM
Groundwater / Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA ...


2017-18 UC Statewide Small Grain Variety Testing Results Update

Posted: 2018-09-22 09:15PM
The most up-to-date results from the 2017-18 UC Small Grain Variety Testing Program trials as well as trials from previous seasons can be found at t...


After the ECJ ruling: KWS continuing to invest in precision breeding

Posted: 2018-09-21 09:30PM
Even after the ruling by the European Court of Justice on new plant breeding methods, KWS will continue to invest in them. “The new means of tar...


NCGA Statement on EPA RFS Website Updates

Posted: 2018-09-21 09:29PM
The following is a statement from North Dakota farmer Kevin Skunes, president of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), in response to the Envi...


House Biofuels Caucus Calls on EPA to Protect the RFS

Posted: 2018-09-21 09:29PM
In a recent letter to EPA Acting Administrator Wheeler, members of the U.S. House of Representatives Biofuels Caucus provided comment on the Agency&r...


Hoover gives hope for novel nanomedicine cancer treatment

Posted: 2018-09-21 09:21PM
Owner Brenda Douglas with Hoover, the world’s first patient to receive the novel nanomedicine21 September 2018A ten-year-old beagle with prostate canc...


UMN researchers obtain grant to study how soil health impacts potato production

Posted: 2018-09-21 09:17PM
Soilborne diseases in potato production represent a major challenge to the potato industry often requiring fumigation for their control. Increasing ev...


WISHH Hosts Nigerian Fish Feed Workshop

Posted: 2018-09-21 09:13PM
The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) organized a fish feed and management workshop in Ibadan, Nig...


Additional Tariffs on China Will Escalate Effect on American Beans

Posted: 2018-09-21 09:13PM
President Donald Trump announced this week that the U.S. will impose 10 percent tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese imports next Monday. ...


BASF has developed the world's first particle foam based on polyethersulfone

Posted: 2018-09-20 09:31PM
Prototypes with unique combination of properties: lightweight, stiff and strong, highly temperature resistant, intrinsically flame retardant Suitable ...


Harvesting? Don’t Forget to Complete National Yield Contest Harvest Entry

Posted: 2018-09-20 09:29PM
With harvest already underway in many parts of the country, the National Corn Growers Association reminds farmers that National Corn Yield Contest ent...


IRRI transforms rice breeding processes through market-oriented product profiling

Posted: 2018-09-20 09:28PM
Cambodian farmers invest in future rice varieties—digital product profiling through the Investment Game Application (IGA) (photo credit: Mat...


Study shows ‘precision nutrition’ may help prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Posted: 2018-09-20 09:25PM
Texas A&M, Central Texas Veterans Health Care Systems, others collaborate on study Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu...


UQ determined to learn from losses

Posted: 2018-09-20 09:22PM
Erica Fowler in action (Credit: Rugby Australia/Karen Watson)20 September 2018The University of Queensland will head into Round 3 of the Aon Uni 7s Se...


“Ground coffee” with soil perks in Brazil

Posted: 2018-09-19 09:13PM
Sept. 19, 2018 - Coffee is one of Brazil’s biggest crops. Brazil’s favorable climate helps coffee beans ripen and be ready for picking dur...