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2014-02-21 08:26:47

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance to Convene Panel at USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) will convene a panel of farmers, ranchers, nutritionists and food pundits for a discussion on food production, nutrition and making healthy food choices this morning from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EST at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va. The Food Dialogues®: Washington, D.C. is part of the USDA...

2014-01-08 23:05:00

Company will display mobile CMMS/EAM solution to food production and processing organizations. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 SOMAX, Inc. will showcase their mobile CMMS/EAM solution during the International Production and Processing Expo 2014 inside the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, January 28 - 30. On display will be one of the industry's only truly mobile CMMS/EAM system, built from the ground up on the Android platform. "Food production and processing has...

Nations Approve First Plan And Budget For Intergovernmental Platform For Biodiversity And Ecosystem Services
2013-12-16 13:57:30

Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services The groundbreaking Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) today agreed to develop a set of assessments on pollination and food production, land degradation and invasive species aimed at providing policymakers with the tools to tackle pressing environmental challenges. Around 400 delegates from over 100 governments, scientific organizations, civil society and the private sector, attended...

2013-11-26 10:39:08

More frequent harvest could substantially boost global food production on existing agricultural lands Harvesting existing cropland more frequently could substantially increase global food production without clearing more land for agriculture, according to a new study from the Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University of Minnesota. The study, published in Environmental Research Letters, tracked global harvest trends of 177 crops between 1961 and 2011. It found that the total...

2013-10-16 08:26:54

Results from revolutionary in-line rheology platform shows utility in food production, oil and gas, personal care and fuel and chemical applications MONTREAL, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Aspect Imaging, the world leading developer of compact high-performance MRI systems, is featuring its FlowScan(TM) Real-Time Non-Invasive Rheology Platform at the 84(th) Annual Society of Rheology Conference in Montreal, Quebec in the commercial exhibits and as part of the scientific sessions....

2013-08-23 23:22:10

Fertigation leader claims sustainable agriculture will combat impending water, soil and food shortages. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 There is a major crisis facing the world and it’s not oil and gas. It is water, soil health and food production and society must start preparing for it today. People can live without cars, cell phones and the internet, but humans cannot live without food and water. Fox News aired a video on March 21st, 2013 entitled "The Shocking Reality...

2013-05-22 16:22:58

ATLANTA, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from industry, academia, NGOs and government representing more than 40 countries will gather June 18-20 in Atlanta, Ga., for the 23(rd) Annual International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) World Forum and Symposium. The overarching theme of the event "The Road to 2050: The Talent Factor" will focus on how to develop and sustain talent across the diverse value chain of global food production - from smallholder farmers in...

2013-04-08 23:04:06

Feeding the Planet in a Warming World, a new report by The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and the London School of Economics (LSE), argues for enhanced investment in research and development of plant and animal genetics and new agricultural practices to address the twin impacts of climate change and population growth on food production. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 The ever widening effect of climate change on the planet requires the development of...

2012-12-10 12:23:25

Public-private partnership to advance science and policy for global food and nutrition security SASKATOON, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Province of Saskatchewan, the University of Saskatchewan, and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) today formally launched the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) to develop Saskatchewan-led solutions to feed a growing world population. With initial commitments of up to CDN $35 million from PotashCorp and CDN $15 million...

2012-11-15 08:33:58

CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For New Yorkers, food knowledge means social status. According to a new survey of New York area consumers released today by the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), 54 percent of New Yorkers believe that being knowledgeable about food is a social status symbol. The survey, released in conjunction with The Food Dialogues(SM): New York, found that New Yorkers in general were less informed about how food is grown and raised, but if they...