Following last summer's heatwave and subsequent dwindling supplies
of cereals, farmers have been encouraged to prepare early for this
year's growing season to try and mitigate the increasingly damaging
effect of climate...
US scientists have been examining newly-developed varieties of
low-phytate, high-phosphorus wheat in order to assess its impact on
baking quality, nutritional content and suitability for industrial
The latest IT systems on offer to help dairy farmers have been
displayed at a major farming event in Ireland amid concerns that
Irish dairy farmers are not making full use of the IT equipment
available to them, reports Chris Mercer.
The US will host its first international symposium on the
burgeoning threat of agroterrorism to discuss ways of reducing the
US food supply chain's vulnerability to terrorist tampering, Tom