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2015-02-18 23:07:11

With the added capacity and reduced delivery times made possible by a new Biola, California manufacturing plant, NutriAg is well positioned

Trade-offs Between Food Security And Climate Change Mitigation Addressed By New Study
2013-07-16 12:20:30

Improving crop yields using sustainable methods could cut greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 12% per calorie produced according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters. At the same time, these changes could provide more food to people in need.

2013-06-20 23:20:45

Crop yields worldwide are not increasing quickly enough to support estimated global needs in 2050.

Feeding 9 Billion In 2050
2013-06-10 13:15:57

A new model report in the journal Nature Climate Change helps solve the problem of world hunger once the Earth's population hits 9 billion by mid-century.

2012-12-13 12:19:16

As one of the top 10 barley producers in the world, Canada faces a problem of adapting to the 'new normal' of a warmer, drier climate.

2011-11-01 14:48:36

Choosing how much nitrogen (N) to put on corn fields isn't something farmers take lightly.


Latest Crop yield Reference Libraries

Seed Drilling
2013-05-18 07:39:11

Seed drilling is a method used by farmers in order to have a more unified, crop-yielding season. The first known use of seed drilling was in 1500 BC by the Sumerian. At this time, they were using a single tube. Later, in the 2nd Century BC, the Chinese developed a multi-tube iron drill. This facilitated in a larger crop planting allowing them to feed their large population. The first recorded patent of a sowing machine was in 1566 by the Venetian Senate, attributing Camillo Torello. In the...

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