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Africa’s Food Security Threatened by Deadly Maize Disease

More than 150 participants will gather in Nairobi for an international conference from May 12 to 14, 2015, to share knowledge on the latest diagnostics and screening methods for the maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease [..]

Press-release; CIMMYT, via CGIAR Consortium press-release, May 11, 2015

UC ANR scientists urge citrus farmers and backyard growers to be vigilant in face of new disease find

Now that two additional backyard citrus trees in Southern California were found to be infected with the bacterium that causes Huanglongbing (HLB) disease, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) Cooperative Extension advisors [..]

Press-release; UC ANR News, July 22, 2015

Researchers identify gene that controls soybean seed permeability, calcium content

Agronomist Jianxin Ma holds a dish of seeds from cultivated soybeans (right) and from their wild, hard-coated progenitors (left). (Purdue Agricultural Communication / Tom Campbell) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University researchers have pinpointed the gene that controls whether soybean seed coats are hard or permeable, a finding that could be used to develop better varieties for southern and tropical regions, enrich the crop's genetic diversity and boost the nutritional value of soybeans. [..]

Press-release; Purdue University (Indiana, USA) - Agronomy Department, June 22, 2015

Launch of the Food Security Portal for Central America

“Despite the increase in global food supply and the increasing use of agricultural technology in key food-exporting countries, today more than ever before policy makers in food net importing countries (like most countries in Central America) are confronted by increasingly complex challenges to food and nutrition security,” said... (press-release; IFPRI)

Press-release; International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), May 11, 2015

Climate and Sustainable Development Goals Begin on The Farm (press-release)

Don’t abandon farmers to climate change, minister tells audience of first CGIAR Development Dialogues 25th September 2014, New York, USA— Nigeria’s agriculture minister today issued an impassioned plea to governments and the agriculture research community “not to abandon farmers to climate change”, with the head of a UN specialized agency emphasizing the need for research in tackling rural poverty and climate change. “Agricultural research is one of our most powerful allies in [...]

Press-release; Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research’ (CGIAR), September 26, 2014

BumbleBee program developed together with farmers at Deleware University

The Deleware University is testing the polllination with native bumble bee instead of honeybees. Pollinators are very important in crop production and their activity affects 80% of the whole crop production in Deleware. For this reason a research project is investigating the field application of bumble bee pollination, also to improve their pollinating performanches.

-->Article; Mar 18, 2011

IFAJ launches IFAJ-Yara Award for Reporting on Sustainable Agriculture

The IFAJ Presidium signed an agreement creating a new professional development contest at its annual Executive Committee Meeting in Berlin January 22. From left rear: President Mike Wilson, USA, Vice President Markus Rediger, Switzerland. Seated, from left: Secretary General Owen Roberts, Canada, contest organizer Jørgen Lund Christiansen, Denmark; and Treasurer James Campbell, Ireland. [...]

Press-release; International Federation of Agricultural Journalists, January, 26, 2011

2011 Winners Announced in Weed Science Society of America’s Annual Awards Program

This week during its 51st annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) honored nearly two dozen individuals from academia, government and private industry for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science. “These are true innovators who are making a significant mark on our profession through their research, teaching, publishing, outreach and development of new best practices,” [...]

Press-release; National & Regional Weed, February 8, 2011

Green Super Rice is coming

Rice bred to perform well in the toughest conditions where the poorest farmers grow rice is a step away from reaching farmers thanks to a major project led by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Green Super Rice is actually a mix of more than 250 different potential rice varieties and [...]

Press-release; IRRI (International Rice Research Institute), January 14, 2011

Consortium to rebuild AG extension in world's poorest countries

In an effort to alleviate poverty and improve the livelihoods of millions of rural farmers in 20 of the world's poorest nations, UC Davis' College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is partnering with a consortium of five other research universities and several private organizations to modernize and [...]

Press-release; University of California, Davis; December 22, 2010

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