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2011-09-13 12:42:30

An article in the current issue of Global Change Biology Bioenergy reviews the history and current state of ethanol production of sugarcane in Brazil and presents a strategy for improving future ecosystem services and production. Researchers introduce a new approach that prioritizes a sustainable and responsible way of producing ethanol called the "midway" strategy. This innovative strategy involves producing the necessary biotechnology to increase biomass yield and ethanol production....

2011-08-19 16:14:00

BELLE GLADE, Fla., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul R. Orsenigo was appointed to the Board of Directors of Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative at its August 18, 2011 Board meeting filling the unexpired term ending January 2013 held by the recently deceased Fritz Stein, Jr. Orsenigo, 54, was born in West Palm Beach and raised in Belle Glade. He graduated from the University of Florida (UF) in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture. He knew he wanted to be a farmer since he...

2011-08-16 19:02:00

LUXEMBOURG, Aug. 16, 2011 /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 2Q11. Highlights: Adecoagro recorded Adjusted EBITDA of $65.5 million in 2Q11 (adjusted EBITDA margin of 37.1%), representing a 645.6% increase compared to 2Q10. 6M11 Adjusted EBITDA stands at $75.9 million (adjusted EBITDA margin of 32.3%), $61.0 million or 409.2% higher than 6M10....

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