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2014-09-08 08:23:10

WALNUT, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the first harvest of Giant King Grass in the Imperial Valley of California, was completed on September 2, 2014. At the University of California site in Holtville, California, two planting methods were compared. One is to plant single nodes that each grow into individual plants, and the other method is to plant whole Giant King Grass stalks continuously end to end similar to the way that...

2014-08-27 23:07:54

Sugar Manufacturing in Australia has been plagued by revenue volatility, due to erratic climatic conditions and fluctuations in global supply and demand. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Sugar Manufacturing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Sugar Manufacturing in Australia has been plagued by erratic climatic conditions and fluctuations in global supply and demand, which have contributed to considerable...

2014-08-14 20:24:12

SAO PAULO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosev (BSEV3), the second largest sugarcane processor in the world, posted an EBITDA of R$ 219.2 million, with a 3.4 percentage point increase on its margin, to 24.1 percent in the first fiscal quarter of 2015. The major contribution to this result came from higher crushing volumes, improved prices, and revenue growth coming from energy sales. In the first quarter of the 14/15 crop year, the company crushed 9.7 million tons, up 5.6 percent...

2014-08-14 20:24:08

LUXEMBOURG, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE: AGRO, Bloomberg: AGRO US, Reuters: AGRO.K), one of the leading agricultural companies in South America, announced today its results for the second quarter of 2014. Important Notice: -- Under IFRS accounting, the sale of a non-controlling interest in a subsidiary is accounted for as an equity transaction, with no gain or loss recognized in the consolidated statement of income. Any difference between...

2014-07-28 08:31:30

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, today announced that the company will enhance its product development programs in Brazil and expand its development activities in biotech traits for sorghum and sugarcane over the next four years. The programs will now be funded in part under the Brazilian government's PAISS Agricola initiative, which promotes agricultural innovations in sugarcane as well as...

2014-07-23 00:21:52

BASEL, Switzerland, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Exclusive access to innovative CEEDS(TM) technology -- Step change in planting speed and quality -- Complements PLENE Evolve and PLENE PB for nurseries Syngenta today announced plans to broaden and scale up its PLENE(® )platform of integrated sugar cane solutions. Through an exclusive licensing agreement with New Energy Farms, Syngenta will access an innovative planting system for sugar cane in Brazil: CEEDS(TM) (Crop...

2014-06-28 10:01:02

WHRC Fossil fuel emissions release billions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere each year, which is changing the climate and threatening the sustainability of life on planet Earth.  In Brazil, the demand for alternative energy sources has led to an increase in biofuel crops.  A new “News and Views” paper in Nature Climate Change, co-authored by Woods Hole Research Center scientists Marcia Macedo and Eric Davidson, reviews new research conducted by Brazilian colleagues...

2014-06-25 08:33:32

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Research Report on Water Soluble Fertilizer Market in Chinahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/agricultural_chemicals/research_report_water_soluble_fertilizer_market_china.html Research BackgroundWater soluble fertilizer (WSF) refers to liquid or solid fertilizers that can be used in fertigation, leaf dressing, soilless culture, seed soaking and root irrigation after water dilution or...

2014-06-11 08:33:21

- First field trials established in South America THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, will evaluate a number of its biotech traits in sugarcane in South America. Plantings were recently completed and preliminary performance observations will be available by the end of the year. Ceres expects to receive sugar yield results in the second half of 2015 when the first growing cycle is...

2014-05-30 23:07:07

Increased sugar consumption across many developing economies and the depreciation of the Australian dollar is expected to aid sugar exports. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Sugar Cane Growing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Over the five years through 2013-14, Australian sugar cane farmers have battled adverse growing conditions caused by extreme weather patterns, volatile commodity prices and fluctuations...


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