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New data portal makes research more accessible

When policy makers need to make conservation decisions, the evidence is either hard to find, hard to access, and/or hard to understand. Much of the information that conservationists seek is in PDFs locked up behind paywalls, buried in organization websites [..]
-->Press-release; The University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) - News; Daniel Miller, July 19, 2016 »Read more

Entomologists, Engineers Work Together to Weigh a Bee

How do you weigh a bee? That’s the question that brought together insect specialists at the University of California, Davis, and two teams of UC Davis engineering students this year, to try and solve what turns out to be a tricky technical problem. But the consequences are [..]
-->Press-release; UC Davis News and Media Relation, July 6, 2016 »Read more

American Society of Landscape Architects Announces 2016 Honors

Washington, D.C., June 28, 2016 – The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) today announced its 2016 honors recipients. Selected by ASLA’s Board of Trustees, the honors represent the highest awards ASLA presents each year. The honors will be [..]
-->Press-release; American Society of Landscape Architects, June 28, 2016 »Read more

More is better: the diversity and number of soil animals determine leaf decomposition in the forest

Small animals that decompose fallen leaves in the forest form complex food webs and are essential to a functioning ecosystem. A study comprising over 80 forests in Germany and on Sumatra (Indonesia) has now shown that two factors particularly influence this function [..]
-->Press-release; Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, June 6, 2016 »Read more

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

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

- Secretary Vilsack Announces $36.5 Million for Specialty Crop Research and Extension Investments - United States Departement of Agriculture, August 2, 2016

- New EU study reveals EU would need 19 million more hectares of farm land to produce same amount of food without plant breeding techniques [..] ('.pdf') - - European Farmers European Agri-Cooperatives (Copa - Cogeca), July 28, 2016

- Innovations from Crop Research - SCI, July 28, 2016

- NFU meets new Defra Secretary of State - National Farmers Union (NFU - UK), July 22, 2016

- The power of scientific meetings - Researchers begin collaboration on research as a result of 2013 Fukushima symposium - American Society of Agronomy, July 18, 2016

- Americans’ Eating Patterns and Time Spent on Food: The 2014 Eating & Health Module Data (51 pp) - United States Departement of Agriculture - Economic Research Service, July 2016

- USDA Funds 80 Distance Learning and Telemedicine Projects in 32 States - United States Departement of Agriculture, July 14, 2016

- Neonics emergency application refused - NFU response - National Farmers Union (NFU - UK), July 5, 2016

- Organic equals conventional agriculture in the tropics - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) (Germany; English website), June 30, 2016

- 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

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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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