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Faster than ever, neutron tomography detects water uptake by roots

A team from Potsdam, Berlin and Grenoble was able to visualize the transport of water in soil as well as through roots of lupine plants using ultrafast 3D neutron imaging. [..]
-->Press-release; Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie, 25 settembre 2019 »Read more

IIT researchers show how plants can generate electricity to power LED light bulbs

In Advanced Functional Materials, the study shows that single plant leaves can generate more than 150 volts; a 'hybrid tree' made of natural and artificial leaves can act as an innovative 'green' electric generator. [..]
-->Press-release; IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Pontedera (Pisa, Italy), December 12, 2018 »Read more

Smartphones the stick needed to eat more carrots

Smartphone apps could be key to addressing Australia's significant under-consumption of vegetables, especially with men and people who are overweight or obese. [..]
-->Press-release; The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), May 7, 2018 »Read more

Big data is coming to agriculture

Unmanned aerial vehicles, autonomous tractors and other technologies will continue to emerge as producers meet world food needs in the near and distant future, according to experts. Those experts believe technology will continue to emerge and make possible giant leaps throughout the next decade [..]
-->Article published on January 05, 2017 »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

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

Innovative device counts corn stalks in experimental fields

Agricultural businesses that develop and market corn seed varieties typically use high school students or other unskilled labour to walk their experimental fields counting corn stalks. The information is useful in determining important seed qualities and planter [..]

-->Press-release; University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences - Tony Grift - March 18, 2010 »Read more

The New York State Authority for the energy sector develops an innovative agricultural research program

NYSERDA, the New York State Authority for Research and Development in the energy sector is defining a new way for the local agriculture offering fundings to support urban agriculture, hoping to secure food supplies and also to fulfill those citizens involved in the new tendencies directed to the protection of natural environment.
-->Article published on September 02, 2008 »Read more

Remote controlled cattle will graze in futuristic rangelands, thanks to GPS technology

The same GPS technology, we frequently use to understand what is the unusual location we are driving our car, or our mountain-byke to, when we move across the country, among corn fields or woodlands, has being used by some ARS-USDA agricultural scientists to track the cattle, moving across wide rangelands (ARS is a scientific research agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture).
-->Article published on June 06, 2008 »Read more

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

- How to alleviate soil compaction on farm land. Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs of Northern Ireland, July 16, 2020.

- How to alleviate soil compaction on farm land. Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs of Northern Ireland, July 16, 2020.

- Nematode has potential to reduce cotton yields by 50 percent​. The American Phytopathological Society (APS), July 6, 2020.

- GPS isn’t just for road trips anymore. American Society of Agronomy, June 29, 2020.

- Holey Moley! Wet weather triggers mole activity. University of Missouri Cooperative Media Group, June 17, 2020.

- Downstream Countries Right to Information Claim on Filling Dam Baseless: Experts. Ethiopian News Agency (ENA) - Addis Ababa, May 30, 2020.

- Farmers fear famine as locust swarms destroy crops in Pakistan. Russia Today's page on Twitter, May 29, 2020.

- Uganda's coffee exports up 17 pct in 4 years. Xinhua News Agency (China), May 26, 2020.

- Freezing tolerance in blueberries. Koppert Biological Systems, May 6, 2020.

- CAFIA found harmful food supplement with anabolic steroids and further unauthorised substances. Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA), April 23, 2020.

- We must do all we can to help the agri-food sector. Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs of Northern Ireland, April 10, 2020.

- How drones can help farmers. American Society of Agronomy, March 23, 2020.

- FAO welcomes €17 million contribution from Germany to combat the impact of the Desert Locust upsurge in East Africa. Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO), February 28, 2020.

- Tulips grow in winter, thanks to the summer sun. Wageningen University & Research, February 12, 2020.

- Traditional Chinese medicinal plant yields new insecticide compounds. American Chemical Society, January 29, 2020

- CAFIA detected 71 cases of non-compliant advertising of food in 2019 The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA), January 24, 2020.

- Protecting plants, protecting life: Canada celebrates 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, January 16, 2020.

- Purdue scientists develop way to track salmonella infection in real time. Purdue University - West Lafayette, Indiana (USA), January 7, 2020.

- Researchers reveal secret of Chinese medicinal herb. Wageningen University & Research, December 18, 2019.

- Towards faster cooking varieties of beans: ACIAR launches an innovative breeding project in East Africa. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), December 11, 2019.

- Woody Plants with Undesirable Tendencies. American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) - November 26, 2019.

- New material points toward highly efficient solar cells. Purdue University - West-Lafayette - Indiana (USA), November 12, 2019.

- African swine fever: early detection is key to controlling spread. European Food-Safety Authority, November 5, 2019.

- What is phytoremediation? Soil Science Society of America,October 15, 2019.

- A no-deal Brexit threatens the long-term sustainability of British agriculture. The Soil Association (UK), October 10, 2019.

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UK and US newspapers Websites about agricultural journalism Agricultural weather forecast services Italian newspapers Contacts

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

-> 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)

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

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