Silos Cordoba, a family business that succeeds in international markets

Juan Lopez Lietor, founder of the company in the 70s, could not imagine that Silos Cordoba would bring a whole lot of specific products designed to meet the grain storage needs all More »

Growing a Diversified Agriculture Industry

Governments Invest in Agrifoods and Garden Show Newfoundland and Labrador – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The annual Agrifoods and Garden Show, the largest agriculture event in the province, will receive Can$150,000 (€106,564.686) More »

Bee disease confirmed: Small hive beetle confirmed in Italy

Small hive beetle (SHB), a pest which affects honey bee colonies, has been detected in South West Italy, in the port city of Gioia Tauro. There has been a substantial level of More »

FAO calls for “paradigm shift” towards sustainable agriculture and family farming

Director-General urges support for science-based options in pursuit of global food security Policy makers should support a broad array of approaches to overhauling global food systems, making them healthier and more sustainable More »

New Generation of GM Crops Puts Agriculture in a ‘Crisis Situation’

With the first of a new generation of genetically engineered crops ready to hit the market, the battle lines are being drawn. Food safety activists have promised to fight the crops—corn and More »

 

Silos Cordoba, a family business that succeeds in international markets

Juan Lopez Lietor, founder of the company in the 70s, could not imagine that Silos Cordoba would bring a whole lot of specific products designed to meet the grain storage needs all over the world....
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Growing a Diversified Agriculture Industry

Governments Invest in Agrifoods and Garden Show Newfoundland and Labrador – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The annual Agrifoods and Garden Show, the largest agriculture event in the province, will receive Can$150,000 (€106,564.686) in funding from...
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Bee disease confirmed: Small hive beetle confirmed in Italy

Small hive beetle (SHB), a pest which affects honey bee colonies, has been detected in South West Italy, in the port city of Gioia Tauro. There has been a substantial level of imports of package...
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FAO calls for “paradigm shift” towards sustainable agriculture and family farming

Director-General urges support for science-based options in pursuit of global food security Policy makers should support a broad array of approaches to overhauling global food systems, making them healthier and more sustainable while acknowledging that...
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New Generation of GM Crops Puts Agriculture in a ‘Crisis Situation’

With the first of a new generation of genetically engineered crops ready to hit the market, the battle lines are being drawn. Food safety activists have promised to fight the crops—corn and soybeans designed to...
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Grain shippers: Worried about a repeat of poor railway performance

The railways say there hasn’t been enough grain to move to 
meet their government-mandated thresholds. Ottawa has ordered the railways to move at least 526,250 tonnes of grain a week and there’s a smaller crop...
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AFIA Seminar to Address Regulatory Trade Requirements

Registration is now open for the American Feed Industry Association’s 2014 Import & Export Seminar in Arlington, Va., December 9-10. The seminar is a collaboration of educational courses and discussions to address issues related to...
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Australia’s Chief Scientist warns agriculture is missing the benefits of scientific breakthroughs through lack of collaboration

Australia’s Chief Scientist says agriculture will begin to lose productivity unless it puts science back at the heart of research and development. Professor Ian Chubb has urged governments and business to develop a clear strategy...
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Cereal Quality Survey 2014

Low nitrogen levels in GB barley favour distilling sector The second set of results from AHDB/HGCA’s Cereal Quality Survey have confirmed that the average nitrogen content of GB barley is the lowest since records began in 1977....
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USDA Invests $20 Million to Hire 11,000 Youth and Veterans on Forest Lands

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said today that in fiscal year 2014, the US Forest Service invested a total of US$20 (€15.767) million in partnerships that supported work and training opportunities for 11,000 youth and veterans...
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North Dakota Mill to expand

The North Dakota Industrial Commission has authorized the expenditure of US$19,815,000 (€15,621,373.215) to increase milling capacity at the North Dakota Mill in Grand Forks, N.D., by 11,500 cwts per day. The mill currently has capacity...
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Syngenta appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Syngenta today announced that John Atkin, Chief Operating Officer, will retire from the company at the end of 2014. He will be succeeded by Jon Parr, who will assume responsibility for two of the company’s...
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Specialty Crop Committee to Host Public Meeting

The Specialty Crop Committee will meet on October 1 and 2 in Washington, DC, to provide consultation to the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) on the relevancy review process for the Specialty Crop...
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Arable business efficiency the focus for expanded Monitor Farm programme

HGCA’s Monitor Farm programme is expanding this autumn to include eight more arable farms across England and Wales, bringing the total to 20 – including four in Scotland. It is a UK-wide scheme run by...
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