Gene-Detecting Technology brings resilient super wheat closer to reality

Scientists at the John Innes Centre (JIC) and The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) have pioneered a new gene-detecting technology, which, if deployed correctly could lead to the creation of a new elite variety More »

USDA announces $6 Million in Available Funding for Antimicrobial Resistance Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the availability of $6 million to fund research to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This funding is available through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative More »

Bangladesh to reject 50,000 T of Russian wheat on quality woes

Bangladesh will reject yet another cargo of 50,0000 tonnes Russian wheat on concerns over grain quality, a senior official at the state grains agency said, barely two weeks after it refused two More »

AHDB recommended list pocketbooks for 2016/17 online

This year’s handy AHDB Recommended List (RL) Pocketbook publications are now online. Providing summary information on varieties from our RL trials, the pocketbook format is particularly useful for taking to summer variety trials, with More »

Urgent action needed to help Ethiopia’s farmers produce food in main cropping season

FAO seeks $10 million to provide underserved districts with seeds, prevent further rise in food insecurity With just six weeks left before the start of the main cropping season in Ethiopia, FAO is More »

 

Gene-Detecting Technology brings resilient super wheat closer to reality

Scientists at the John Innes Centre (JIC) and The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) have pioneered a new gene-detecting technology, which, if deployed correctly could lead to the creation of a new elite variety of wheat with...
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USDA announces $6 Million in Available Funding for Antimicrobial Resistance Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the availability of $6 million to fund research to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This funding is available through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), authorised by...
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Bangladesh to reject 50,000 T of Russian wheat on quality woes

Bangladesh will reject yet another cargo of 50,0000 tonnes Russian wheat on concerns over grain quality, a senior official at the state grains agency said, barely two weeks after it refused two shipments totalling 100,000...
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AHDB recommended list pocketbooks for 2016/17 online

This year’s handy AHDB Recommended List (RL) Pocketbook publications are now online. Providing summary information on varieties from our RL trials, the pocketbook format is particularly useful for taking to summer variety trials, with printed copies available...
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Urgent action needed to help Ethiopia’s farmers produce food in main cropping season

FAO seeks $10 million to provide underserved districts with seeds, prevent further rise in food insecurity With just six weeks left before the start of the main cropping season in Ethiopia, FAO is calling for urgent...
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AFIA, NGFA Foundations partner with University of Minnesota to Develop Generic Hazard Analysis to Assist FSMA Compliance

The research and education arms of the American Feed Industry Association and National Grain and Feed Association are partnering to finance a major project that will help animal feed, feed ingredient and pet food facilities...
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DuPont’s Rebounding agriculture sales signal end for Farm Rout

DuPont Co. lifted the outlook for its agriculture business, forecasting a profit for the first time in three years in a sign that the worst for the beleaguered farm industry may be coming to an...
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Continued spread of Peste des Petits Ruminants bolsters case for eradication

FAO and OIE map campaign to stamp out a virus that kills millions of sheep and goats each year. A devastating livestock disease is continuing to extend its global reach and is now present in...
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New leadership team at the UFU

The Ulster Farmers’ Union elected a new leadership team at its Annual General Meeting. County Down, sheep, cereals and cut flower producer, Barclay Bell, was officially voted in as President for two years. County Armagh...
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Big slump in feed barley as dairying remains in a down cycle

Canterbury’s arable farmers are looking for alternative cropping options as industry figures show a massive slump in plantings and sales of feed barley as the dairy downturn bites. Planned autumn and winter sowings of feed...
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WGRF invests $800,000 for U of A Wheat Breeding

The Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) and the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Agricultural, life & Environmental Sciences (ALES) announced that they have renewed their partnership in wheat breeding. WGRF will invest $811,587 into the...
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Can UK export momentum be maintained?

Combined UK wheat and barley exports hit the highest monthly level since November 2011 in February, aided partially by currency movements. Nevertheless, uncertainty around future exchange rates combined with factors such as the price carry...
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Victorian Farmers Federation celebrates ‘one of the best’ state budgets for agriculture ever

Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) president Peter Tuohey describes the 2016 State Budget as “one of the best” for agriculture he has ever seen. Most of the major projects had already been announced — including $220...
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Syngenta Annual General Meeting

At the Annual General Meeting of Syngenta AG held on April 26, 2016, the 1337 shareholders representing 50.68% of the total shares approved all the motions proposed by the Board of Directors. The shareholders approved...
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