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Oxford Real Farming Conference 2015 Offered Alternative Solutions
Now in its sixth year, the Oxford Real Farming Conference has become a fixture of the UK's agricultural calendar, reports Sarah Hulbert....
Sustaining Feed Fuel and Food
Consumer spending on food is expected to double over the next decade, writes TheCropSite editor in chief, Chris Harris. ...
Focus on Smart Farming at Agritechnica
Modern farming methods are increasingly characterized by high-tech innovations, with navigation, sensor technology, data management...
Is there a Future for GM Crops in the UK?
It is a question that has been asked since the late 1990s and for much of that time the answer from the public, media and politicians...
Volatile Farming Markets in CAP Reforms
The UK and European agricultural sector will have to face up to growing volatility in both prices and income as reforms to the Common...
US Farm Economy in 2011: What's in Store?
Prospects for the US farm economy appear bright, but the sharp rise in crop prices has created some anxiety Dr Joseph W. Glauber, Chief...
Commodity Crops, Biofuels and a Volatile Market
Energy and the agriculture sector are intrinsically linked and how the energy sector behaves has a decisive effect on agricultural...
Weather, Politics and Biofuels Make Volatile Markets
Volatility in the grain markets is something that is here to stay and the industry has to learn to live with it, writes TheBioenergySite...
Developing Nations Lead Way Out of Recession
The growth of biofuels and their importance on food prices will be one of the major factors as the world emerges from the effects of...
Agriculture and Food Chain Needs Collaborative Approach
The meat and livestock industries will need to collaborate along the chain if they are to pull themselves out of the current recession...
Food Technology Vital to Feeding Growing World Population
To feed a world population projected to exceed 9 billion people by 2050, technology that can enhance food production will be a significant...
Corn, Oil and the Future of the Livestock Sector
Kevin Grier and Steve Meyer predicted a crisis in the North American livestock sector at the 2010 Banff Pork Seminar....
Biofuels 2010: Spotting the Next Wave
The Prometheus Institute has turned from solar energy to biofuels in a new study by Joshua Kagan and Travis Bradford that gives an...
CHP Save Energy in Brewing
A cool, freshly drawn beer – for many a person this is the greatest of pleasures. But, in fact, a bad conscience should haunt...
DDGS for Growing-Finishing Gilts with Previous Exposure to DDGS in the Nursery
The inclusion of high concentrations of corn dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS; 30 per cent) in both the nursery and growing-finishing...
 
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