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2014-02-12 08:31:43

New study identifies most promising agricultural tools for feeding the world's poorest WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased demand for food due to population and income growth, and the impacts of climate change on agriculture will ratchet up the pressure for increased and more sustainable agricultural production to feed the planet. A new report by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) measures the impacts of agricultural innovation on farm productivity,...

2013-11-14 23:21:20

Crop Science Company’s Agricultural Sustainability Efforts Showcased on Rural America’s Most Important Network Nov. 19 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 In recognition of Bayer CropScience’s ongoing commitment to agricultural sustainability, RFD-TV will feature the company in a segment on American Farmer to run Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 8:30 a.m. EST. The segment showcases Bayer CropScience’s leadership in the continuation of the “green revolution,” a movement...

New Way To Save Africa's Beleaguered Soils Proposed By Researchers
2012-09-19 12:49:28

'Perenniation' promises increased yields, sustainability A Washington State University researcher and colleagues make a case in the journal Nature for a new type of agriculture that could restore the beleaguered soils of Africa and help the continent feed itself in the coming decades. Their system, which they call "perenniation," mixes food crops with trees and perennial plants, which live for two years or more. Thousands of farmers are already trying variations of perenniation, which...

2012-04-10 23:01:43

Research Expansion Boosts Agricultural Productivity, Leads to 400 Jobs DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 DuPont opened a $40 million plant genetics research facility in Johnston today to further support its commitment to increasing agricultural productivity and food security worldwide. Approximately 400 new jobs will be created through the increased research and development capabilities housed in the 200,000 square foot state-of-the-art building. “Beaver Creek will take...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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