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2011-06-27 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) today released its final policy issue brief which estimates a $90 billion annual agricultural investment gap and outlines the significant role of the private sector in closing this gap and addressing global food security. The policy issue brief, "Enhancing Private Sector Involvement in Agriculture and Rural Infrastructure Development," points to the private sector as one of the key influencers in creating economic...

2011-06-13 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) today published a new policy issue brief which highlights the importance of science-based technologies in sustainably addressing the mounting challenges of global hunger and food security in order to feed an anticipated nine billion people globally by 2050. The policy issue brief, "Embracing Science-Based Technologies," suggests that closing the global agricultural productivity gap between supply and demand and...

2011-05-24 07:30:00

Significant Progress Achieved But Hard Work Lies Ahead; Symposium Features Bill Gates, Rajiv Shah and Tom Vilsack as Keynotes Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Significant U.S.

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2011-05-06 05:50:00

A group of prominent scientists, economists and farmers is urging the federal government to shift its agriculture policies in order to accelerate the development of farm practices that are more economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable.

2011-03-29 13:37:48

Manure has long been used as a crop fertilizer, but the challenge of finding an efficient use of the nutrients found in manure is ever present.

2011-03-25 09:30:00

QIQIHAR, China, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Fuer International Inc.

2011-01-07 11:09:38

Scientists at Rothamsted Research, United Kingdom, in collaboration with the International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Syria have developed a method of accounting for spatial trend in single crop field trials.

2010-12-07 07:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yongye International, Inc.

2010-10-22 16:49:24

Researchers at the University of Florida Research and Education Centers and scientists at the South Florida Water Management District have published a report regarding the trends in water quality feeding into Everglades National Park.


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sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
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