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2014-07-10 08:20:57

Potential regulatory changes could limit corn and soybean output and cost Ontario's economy OTTAWA, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Restricting the use of neonicotinoids -- an insecticide commonly used by crop farmers -- could reduce revenues from corn and soybean production by more than $630 million per year in Ontario. The province's gross domestic product would be cut by nearly $440 million if neonicotinoids were not available for use, according to a Conference Board of Canada report issued...

2014-07-09 23:05:22

North America Dairy Alternative market is segmented and studied on the basis of ingredients and regions. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-dairy-alternative-7897785006.html (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The global dairy alternative beverage market is projected to reach a value of $14 billion by 2018. The market for plant-based dairy alternative beverage grows with the increasing demand for healthy products and support from the government and health associations. The...

2014-07-09 08:28:04

United Soybean Board's 21st Annual Survey Cites Benefits of Soy Consumption ST. LOUIS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every parent has heard the inevitable question from their children, "What's for dinner?" Healthy options are always a priority when searching for the answer - for their families and themselves. According to the United Soybean Board's 21(st) Annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition study, consumers demonstrate increased interest in knowing what is on their plates, and the plates...

2014-07-08 23:10:23

The new program by Field to Market, the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, will focus on benchmarking current sustainability outcomes, catalyzing continuous improvement at the field and landscape level, and enabling supply chain sourcing claims. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Today, Field to Market®, the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture announced the launch of a new agricultural supply chain program for U.S. commodity crops. The Field to Market metrics and benchmarks...

2014-07-08 20:22:32

Protease Allows For Alternative Sources of Protein in Swine and Poultry Rations ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High corn and soy prices have poultry and swine producers seeking alternative protein sources. Previously, nutritionists have discounted using sorghum as an alternative ingredient as it contains proteins that are difficult to digest. Sorghum, the fourth largest crop produced in the U.S. at 389 million bushels in 2013, is also grown in many regions of the world where...

2014-07-05 12:20:34

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Feed Fats & Proteins Market by Source (Animals, Plants & Others), by Livestock (Ruminant, Poultry, Aqua, Swine & Equine) & by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific & ROW) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" to its store. DALLAS, July 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This research report provides a separate in-depth market insight into, the global feed fats and proteins market that are currently witnessing a steady growth owing to the increasing...

2014-07-02 23:06:55

Eating less fat has caused people to eat more processed foods. People should worry less about limiting saturated fat in their diets and focus more on eating a variety of whole or minimally processed foods. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Decades of well-meaning advice to not eat much fat (especially saturated fat) led food manufacturers and consumers to replace fat with refined carbohydrates and sugar. But low-fat chips, cookies, and other highly processed foods aren't necessarily a...

2014-07-01 08:29:49

New National Survey Shows Only 2 Percent of Consumers Concerned About Consuming Biotech Foods ST. LOUIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While consumer awareness about biotechnology and GMOs skyrocketed in 2014, only 2 percent of consumers cite GMOs as a barrier to eating foods or beverages, according to the 21st Annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition study. At the same time, 57 percent characterize the role of biotechnology as positive or neutral/no opinion based on the survey conducted...

2014-06-30 23:04:46

Concerns for unanswered questions to the GMO food industry (1) and EPA continue as Moms Across America plan to march in over one hundred 4th of July parades in America. Additionally, MAA moms have been working diligently to gain the EPA's consideration of increasing evidence (2) supporting glyphosate dangers in its current review process. MIssion Viejo, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For the second year, Moms Across America are gathering around the country to spread awareness of GMOs...

2014-06-29 23:01:02

Growing Demand for natural sources of ingredients & Rise in consumption of Convenience Foods drives the Lecithin Market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-lecithin-4958455009.html (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 In 2013, North American Lecithin market was valued at $243,349.2 thousand. It is projected to reach $324,310.3 thousand by 2019, at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2014 to 2019. In North America, the mandatory labeling of the ingredients of food items has increased the demand...


Latest Soybean Reference Libraries

Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

Enviropig
2013-10-02 09:09:32

Enviropig is the trademark for a genetically modified line of Yorkshire pigs with the capability to digest plant phosphorus more efficiently than ordinary unmodified pigs that was developed at the University of Guelph. The benefits of the Enviropig, if commercialized, include reduced feed cost and reduced phosphorus pollution as compared to the raising of ordinary pigs. Enviropigs create the enzyme phytase in their salivary glands. When cereal grains are consumed, the phytase mixes with...

Soybean Cyst Nematode, Heterodera glycines
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) is a parasitic worm that infects soybean plants, and other legumes, across the world. It is thought to be native to Asia, but was found in the United States in 1954 and in Colombia in the 1980’s. It can be found in Italy and Iran and its most recent sightings have occurred in Brazil and Argentina, two major areas where soybeans are grown. These worms are highly damaging to American soybean crops, costing the industry as much as 500 thousand...

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