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2010-02-02 16:11:52

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have developed an efficient and cost-effective method to speed up the breeding of scab-resistant barley cultivars, thus improving crop quality for small-grain breeders in the Northern Plains.

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2009-12-04 13:40:00

Japanese beer maker Sapporo Breweries Ltd on Thursday announced it would market a new beer made from barley grown in space.

2009-07-21 14:21:14

Researchers at the University of Warwick have recovered significant DNA information from a lost form of ancient barley that triumphed for over 3000 years seeing off

2008-12-22 07:38:00

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Snowed in? Heat up your holidays with winter warmers and barley wine marshmallows.

2008-12-03 11:53:41

The United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency is urging increased use of radiation to produce high-yielding plants to help people avoid hunger. IAEA officials said the nearly century-old technique called mutation induction is safe and cost effective and the plants it can help create are adaptable to droughts, floods and other harsh weather conditions, and can be bred to be resistant to diseases and pests. Selecting the crops that are better able to feed us is one of humankind's oldest...

2008-10-27 12:00:25

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the groundbreaking of its first barley-based ethanol and protein feed bio-processing facility in Hopewell, Va., Osage Bio Energy LLC is launching the Barley Bin Builder Yield Contest for the 2009 crop season.

2008-10-23 06:00:27

Diabetes is one of today's most significant and frightening health issues. Almost 24 million Americans have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and up to 57 million are considered pre-diabetic.

2008-10-06 15:00:34

By PATRICK KANE HOPEWELL -- The state's first ethanol plant should be ready in time for 2010's barley crop, company officials said at Friday's groundbreaking. The Appomattox Bio Energy facility will produce 65 million gallons per year of ethanol and food and fuel byproducts.

2008-10-01 15:00:44

By PATRICK KANE HOPEWELL -- An ethanol plant that whipped up controversy in the community will produce a huge impact on local farmers and energy production, company officials say. Appomattox Bio Energy, the state's first ethanol production facility, is holding a groundbreaking Friday.

2008-10-01 06:00:40

By DAN BUGLASS RURAL JUST 12months ago all appeared set fair for arable farmers, with the price of wheat and malting barley in theUKheading close to GBP 200 per tonne for those who hadnot locked into forwardcontracts. The spot market was the place to operate.


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