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Local Microbes Can Predict Wine’s Chemical Profile, Study Finds

Regionally distinctive groups of bacteria and fungi, associated with local climate and environmental conditions, may leave a very specific “fingerprint” on a wine’s chemical composition, report University of California, Davis, researchers who [..]
-->Press-release; University of California - Davis, June 14, 2016 »Read more

About Avian-Flu - Dairy Focus: Biosecurity is Everyone’s Business - Biosecurity is vital for protecting all agricultural operations

The recent outbreak of avian influenza among poultry operations in the Midwest has had a devastating impact on the birds and the families who produce and care for them. As you listen to the news [..]
-->Press-release; North Dakota State University, May 12, 2015 »Read more

New turfgrass handbook available through AgriLife Extension

Homeowners and professional turfgrass managers now have a new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service publication available to help them when selecting herbicides, insecticides and fungicides to control common turfgrass pests. Regardless of the type of turfgrass [..]
-->Press-release; Agrilife Today (Texas A&M University), April 29, 2016 »Read more

Greenhouse gas mitigation potential from livestock sector revealed

Scientists have found that the global livestock sector can maintain the economic and social benefits it delivers while significantly reducing emissions, and in doing so help meet the global mitigation challenge. The global livestock sector supports [..]
-->Press-release; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO; Australia), March 22, 2016 »Read more

Survey Reveals Top Ten Design Trends for Residential Landscape Architecture

Sustainable design is the big trend for residential landscapes, according to the 2016 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). The top trend—rainwater/graywater harvesting—reflects a growing consumer demand for beautiful residential landscapes that also save water. [..]

-->Press-release; American Society of Landscape Architects - WASHINGTON, D.C. »Read more

Forgotten Crops May Hold Key to Nutritional Security

UC Davis is partnering in a global plant-breeding consortium that is fighting malnutrition and poverty in Africa by improving the traditional crops of the continent.
The African Orphan Crop Consortium ­­— conceived by [..]

-->Press-release; University of California, Davis, February 24, 2016 »Read more

Neonicotinoids are no longer the best tool to get rid of the bed bugs

Annapolis, MD; January 28, 2016 — A new study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology is the first to report that bed bugs have developed resistance to a class of insecticides known as neonicotinoids, or neonics, the shortened name. Neonics are the most [..]

-->Press-release; Entomological Society of America (ESA), Annapolis, MD; January 28, 2016 »Read more

High Plains Crop Profitability Analyzer available to producers

Producers in the Texas High Plains have a new budgeting tool available with the release of the 2016 High Plains Crop Profitability Analyzer, [..]
-->Press-release; Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - Agrilife Today, January 4, 2016 »Read more

ASLA Statement on Historic Passage of FAST Act

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) commends the leaders of the U.S. House and Senate for their passage of a bipartisan, multiyear transportation reauthorization bill, [..]

-->Press-release; American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), December 4, 2015 »Read more

With sufficient and smart support, refugees can positively impact European and other host countries

The surge of refugees, including those flowing into Europe from Syria, can positively affect economic growth by increasing the labor force and boosting demand for goods, without introducing [..]

-->Press-release; The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), November 25, 2015 »Read more

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A selection of links to press-releases, news-articles and documents about agriculture:

- Positive public view of farmers on the rise - National Farmers Union (NFU - UK), June 21, 2016

- Copa & Cogeca urge Member States to ensure all decisions concerning criteria to identify endocrine disruptors and authorization of them on EU market based on science using risk-based approach ('.pdf') - European Farmers European Agri-Cooperatives (Copa - Cogeca), June 16, 2016

- Global Nutrition Report: Malnutrition Becoming the 'New Normal' Across the Globe - International Food Policy Research Institute, June 13, 2016

- Pollution: Following tricky triclosan - American Society of Agronomy, May 25, 2016

- New Study: Trans-Pacific Partnership a Win for U.S. Agriculture - National Corn Growers Association (USA), May 19th, 2016

- Exemplary Photosynthesis - How could green algae improve our crop plants? - Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology (MPIMP), May 13, 2016

- What a chemist needs to know about patents - Society of Chemical Industry, April 26, 2016

- An online supermarket sourcing guide has been launched by the NFU so shoppers can find out who is backing British farming - National Farmers Union (NFU - UK), April 5, 2016

- ASPB Names 2016 Awards Recipients - Honors to be presented at Plant Biology 2016 in Austin - The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), March 28, 2016

- Topsoil and soil fertility tips for spring - North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, March 3, 2016

- USDA Invests $25 Million in High-Priority Watersheds to Improve Water Quality - United States Departement of Agriculture, February 26, 2016

- Economic Issues in the Coexistence of Organic, Genetically Engineered (GE), and Non-GE Crops - U.S. Department of Agriculture - Economic Research Service, February 26, 2016

- The facts on GM feed - National Farmers Union (NFU)(UK), February 24, 2016

- Plant Scientists Start Grassroots Petition in Support of GM Technology - American Society of Plant Biologists February 18, 2016

- 17th edition of "The World of Organic Agriculture" presented at BIOFACH - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) (Germany; English website), February 15, 2016

- Bluetongue: what you need to know - National Farmers Union (NFU-UK), February 11, 2016

- EPA Announces Updated Draft Efficacy Protocol for Copper Surface Sanitizer Products - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), February 10, 2016

- Can linking social protection and agriculture end extreme poverty? - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - Blog, February 4, 2016

- DLG (German Agricultural Society) and Iranian Ministry of Agriculture agree on cooperation - German Agricultural Society (DLG), January 29, 2016

- Andean bean: Small bean for sweet dreams - American Society of Agronomy (ASA), January 27, 2016

- Blog: Should UK farmers be worried by EU-Ukraine agreement? - National Farmers Union (NFU-UK), January 19, 2016

- The Entomological Society of America (ESA) Statement on the Importance of Insect Collections - The Entomological Society of America (ESA), January 19, 2016

- Interactive map of illegal logging - Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO) - FLEGT Projects, January 12, 2016

- Action Team Explores Public Policy Impacts on Ag - National Corn Growers Association(NCGA - USA), January 8, 2016

- Linkedin: Key for young ASA members - Agricultural Science Association (ASA) (Ireland), January 6, 2016

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- You can send your agro-scientific press-releases to (remove the Xes): comunicatiXXX@XXXagrolinker.com (please, add also a link to the page where the press-release is published).

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Some favourite links about international @gricolture, landscaping & @gronews from the internet:

-> 'Italian agriculture in figures': (annual economic survey from INEA, now: CREA)

-> ICE - Italtrade - The Made in Italy Official Portal (UK page):

-> Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (New York - USA):

-> GARR - The Italian Academic & Research Network:

-> Italian Life Sciences Federation (FISV): Is composed by the following societie: AAI · ABCD · AGI · SIBBM · SIBE · SIBV · SICA · SIF . SIGA · SIMA · SIMGBM · SINS · SIP · SIPaV

-> Italian Phytopathological Society (SIPaV):

-> Abstracts of papers published on the Journal of Plant Patology (SIPaV):

-> Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics (SIGA):

-> Italian Society for Agronomy (SIA):

-> Mediterranean Agro-industries Institute of Bari (CIHEAM):

-> International Dairy Cattle Show (Cremona):

-> Italian National Association of Holstein Breeders (ANAFI):

-> Italian Environmental Agency (ISPRA):

-> Euraxess.it: Italian version of the European Commission's portal 'Euraxess'; with informations & jobs about research in Italy

-> Bomarzo (Viterbo): The park of monsters: (photos of sculptures from a Renaissance strange italian garden)

-> 'Appia Antica' regional park - Rome:

-> Istituto Valorizzazione Salumi Italiani: (a consortium to promote the gastronomic heritage of italian processed meat products)

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