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- New 'architecture' discovered in corn
New research on the United States' most economically important agricultural plant -- corn -- has revealed a different internal structure of the plant than previously thought, which can help optimize how corn is converted into ethanol.
Science Daily. Monday, 21 Jan 2019.
- Agrilife Specialist Dotty Woodson is Retiring
Congratulations on retiring and thank you for all of your wonderful tips and facts about agriculture.
NBC. Sunday, 20 Jan 2019.
- Wild blueberry health, growth the subject of February summit
ORONO, Maine (AP) - One of Maine's most important agricultural exports will be the focus of a conference next month. The University of Maine Cooperative Extension says it is hosting a free wild blueberry conference all day on Feb. ...
Washington Times. Sunday, 20 Jan 2019.
- China reports African swine fever outbreak in Ningxia region
China's agriculture ministry on Sunday reported a new African swine fever outbreak in the northwestern region of Ningxia.
Reuters. Sunday, 20 Jan 2019.
- German farmers and their supporters protest, demanding climate-friendly agriculture
Thousands of '"we are fed up" farmers joined by supporters took to the streets of Germany on Saturday demanding climate-friendly agriculture and healthy food.
CNBC. Saturday, 19 Jan 2019.
- Northern Crops Institute looks to expand its marketing plans
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - An agriculture support center located at North Dakota State University is beefing up its marketing plans. ...
Washington Times. Saturday, 19 Jan 2019.
- Brazil agriculture minister wants to open indigenous land to commercial farming
Brazil should open indigenous land to commercial farming, Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday, while also seeking to soften many of President Jair Bolsonaro's controversial stances on native people and the environment.
Reuters. Friday, 18 Jan 2019.
- Kansas City Southern (KSU) Q4 Earnings Meet, Revenues Top
Kansas City Southern's (KSU) Q4 results benefit from an impressive performance of Chemical & Petroleum and Agriculture & Minerals segments. However, high operating expenses partly affect results.
Zacks. Friday, 18 Jan 2019.
- Farmer frustrated over government shutdown as bills pile up and his loan is delayed
After 27 days of a partial federal government shutdown, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue ordered 2,500 employees on Wednesday to open half the Farm Service Agency offices around the country. ...
CNBC. Thursday, 17 Jan 2019.
- Orchards in natural habitats draw bee diversity, improve apple production
Apple orchards surrounded by agricultural lands are visited by a less diverse collection of bee species than orchards surrounded by natural habitats.
Science Daily. Thursday, 17 Jan 2019.
- Plugged in Hives Providing Information on Bee Health
Preliminary numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) suggest that the population of domesticated US honeybees is still declining. ...
Voice of America. Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019.
- Steve King Loses House Committee Seats Over White Supremacy Remark
Republicans voted Monday night to remove Mr. King from the House Judiciary and Agriculture committees after he made remarks questioning why white supremacy is considered offensive.
New York Times. Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019.
- Thailand to make it rain as pollution chokes Bangkok
Thailand is set to deploy rainmaking planes to seed clouds in an effort to tackle the pall of pollution that has shrouded the capital in recent weeks. "The Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation... ...
Yahoo. Monday, 14 Jan 2019.
- France to cull wild boar at Belgium border in swine fever alert
France will cull all wild boar in a zone along the Belgian border to try and avoid an outbreak of a deadly swine disease after new cases were discovered nearby in Belgium, the French agriculture ministry said on Monday. ...
Yahoo. Monday, 14 Jan 2019.
- American Vanguard Takes Over Agrovant & Defensive in Brazil
The acquisitions help American Vanguard (AVD) expand access to the Brazilian agricultural sector.
Zacks. Monday, 14 Jan 2019.
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