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Grant License for RNAi Technology in Eucalyptus Enhanced

FuturaGene, a wholly owned subsidiary of Suzano Pulp and Paper, and Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), are pleased to announce that a patent has been issued in Brazil to CSIRO.

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New tech in agri sector - Gene-editing tool

Genome editing (also called gene editing) is a group of technologies that give scientists the ability to change an organism's DNA.

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Successful sequencing and assembly of the Impatiens walleriana genome.

The nation’s two largest general farm organizations are teaming up to confront the issue, as farming communities face mounting challenges with the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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Farm Groups Launch “Farm Town Strong” Campaign

The nation’s two largest general farm organizations are teaming up to confront the issue, as farming communities face mounting challenges with the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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UW-Extension offer pesticide applicator training Program

The University of Wisconsin (UW) Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) Program provides training materials required to become a certified applicator in the state of Wisconsin.

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Stable Forecast for U.S. Crop Prices

According to Dr. Keith Coble, former chief economist for Senate Agriculture Committee Republicans and the head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Mississippi State University, U.S. grain prices and crop demand for 2017-2018 will likely show no major changes.

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Ag Law Experts Review Top Legal Issues Affecting Farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of $17.6 million in grants focused on organic agriculture research, education, and extension activities.

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NIFA Announces Support for Organic Agriculture Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of $17.6 million in grants focused on organic agriculture research, education, and extension activities.

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Fund Grant to Promote Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture

Improved farming practices, healthier animals and – ultimately – increased food security will be the outcomes of projects supported by a US$ 600 000 grant by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Fund for International Development (OFID) under a partnership with the IAEA signed last week.

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France and FAO Renew Partnership on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change

France and FAO renewed the blueprint for their collaboration, putting climate change, sustainable agriculture, the eradication of hunger, rural development and efficient use of natural resources at the center of their joint strategic actions in coming years.

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Use of Space Technology to Save Water in California Vineyards

Using satellite data and computer models to better manage water resources, ARS scientists are saving water in California's vineyards.

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To Protect Sows and Piglets Use of High-Tech Camera

To protect newborn piglets, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and collaborators are using 3-D imaging by monitoring adult female pigs' behavior.

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'Cultivating Success’ course for Farmers at WSU

A 12-week course, “Cultivating Success: Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Farm Business Planning,” begins Jan. 8 and will be offered 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Mondays, in Stanwood and Renton, via simulcasting.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Making Farming Hi-Tech

The AI solutions promise informed inputs to farmers and other stakeholders in the ecosystem, right from sowing to harvesting and then to post-harvest help.

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OIP enable partnership to unlock potential of new soybean variety

The oil from a new specialty soybean variety developed by the University of Guelph has potential for use in industrial applications – and Oilseed Innovation Partners (OIP) is helping to unlock that potential.

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USDA-NIFA Funding Supports Farmers with Disabilities, Youth Safety Programs

Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has been awarded funding from the U.S Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture for programs to help prevent fatalities and serious injuries associated with farming and to provide assistance to individuals farming with disabilities.

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KBG Launches First Sector Brief on Agriculture

The Kenya Business Guide has published and launched its first Sector Brief entitled ‘Agriculture Established and Emerging Trends’. The brief contains an overview of current trends in the agriculture sector and an analysis of its projected trajectory.

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Wyffels Hybrids Seed Company Donated Farm Equipment to WIU

Wyffels Hybrids recently donated some of its retired and fully-operational research equipment to Western Illinois University, including a combine with a three-row corn head and a four-row planter.

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Ag Start-ups Turning Towards AI and IoT to Increase Production

In H1 2017, agri and food tech start-ups have raised $4.4 billion. Accenture estimates the digital agriculture services market to hit $4.55 billion by 2020.

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Global Fertilizer Company Acquires Cornell Digital Agriculture Tech

Scientists have long recognized the crucial, and potentially damaging, role of nitrogen in the food cycle. If farmers don’t add enough of the fertilizer to their fields, crops are less productive.

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CountrySTAT platform for sharing agriculture and food security information

CountrySTAT is a web-based information system on food and agriculture which provides easy access to statistical data of good quality that can aid decision-makers in better, evidence-based policy-making and greater efficiency in development politics.

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