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First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Landscape screening options

If you are looking for ways to increase privacy for your southwest desert home, you may have found that growing hedges are challenging, since plants take years to grow to a height sufficient for creating a good screen. You may also be looking for ways ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

SA Only Country Allowing GM Staples - We Have No Choice

South Africa is the only country in the world that has allowed its staple foods to be genetically modified (GM). Last week, The Journalist illustrated how bread was affected. This week, we take a look at the second staple, maize.Forty-four percent of ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

CSIRO talk northern food bowl

AUSTRALIA's potential to satisfy growing global food demand was on the menu at the 30th annual Brodie-Hall Memorial Address this month.Almost 250 guests heard from CSIRO land and water flagship research director Peter Stone.Dr Stone discussed CSIRO's ... [Published Farm Weekly - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Roofing Estimates -- It Pays to Know What You Want

Posted:Thursday, August 28, 2014, 1:46 AMA roof is a roof, right? Well, yes and no. When you’re looking for an estimate on a roofing job, you’ll save time and get the best value for your money if you know what you want. You’re already one step ahead of ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil's biotech crops drastically cut water use

One of the benefits of plant biotechnology is its ability to conserve water by reducing the need for tillage. Certain biotech crops can also cut water usage by reducing the need for agrochemical applications.For example the adoption of soybean, corn ... [Published AgProfessional - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia: More Crops for the Drop

The United Nations has called drought the "world's costliest natural disaster", both financially, imposing an annual cost of six to eight billion dollars, and in human terms. Since 1900, it has affected two billion people, leading to more than 11 million ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Q&A: GMO cultivation in the EU

The EU has one of the toughest genetically modified food regulations in the world and the cultivation of GM crops is only allowed following a thorough risk assessment. Yet, as member states are calling for more possibilities to restrict GMO cultivation ... [Published New Europe - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Roofing estimates -- it pays to know what you want

Provided by Networx.comA roof is a roof, right? Well, yes and no. When youre looking for an estimate on a roofing job, youll save time and get the best value for your money if you know what you want. Youre already one step ahead of the game if youre thinking ... [Published Fox41.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t be scared, GMOs are just fine - Expert

Dr Bongani Maseko of the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) says Swazi farmers and the Swazi people should not be misled by the anti biotechnology campaigners who speak ill of this new technology aimed at improving ... [Published Swazi Observer - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Three Aphid-Management Practices To Consider On Your Farm

(Aug 20, 2014)The soybean aphid is an invasive pest that affects many states across the Midwest. Infestation risk can be increased by cooler mid-to-late-summer temperatures, and soybean stress from late planting, disease or drought. But farmers can manage ... [Published Farms.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Genetically-modified corn allowed in Vietnam

The first four genetically-modified (GM) maize varieties have been licensed for both human consumption and as animal feed in Vietnam.The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) granted licenses to four GM corn varieties, including ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

More crop for the drop

By Henry I. MillerSTANFORD ― The United Nations has called drought the "world's costliest natural disaster," both financially, imposing an annual cost of $6-8 billion, and in human terms; since 1900, it has affected two billion people, leading to more ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 18 2014]

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...2012 Tiger Brands' milling and baking division achieved a profit margin of 22%, compared to a 15% overall operating profitprofit margin," she said. "Sakso, the milling and baking division of Pioneer, achieved a 9.5% profit margin, compared to an overall group margin of 6.2%."
"What's really up for discussion here is the size of the side salad it offers."

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Landscape screening options [Published Examiner.com - Sep 12 2014]
SA Only Country Allowing GM Staples - We Have N... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 12 2014]
SA Only Country Allowing GM Staples [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 12 2014]
CSIRO talk northern food bowl [Published Farm Weekly - Sep 10 2014]
How to engage with participants in field research [Published SciDev.Net - Sep 08 2014]
Brazil evaluates commercial release of GM eucal... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 07 2014]
Roofing Estimates -- It Pays to Know What You Want [Published Philly.com - Sep 05 2014]
Brazil's biotech crops drastically cut water use [Published AgProfessional - Sep 05 2014]
Kenya’s ban on GM foods driven by fear, prejudice [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 05 2014]
GMO Labeling: a Debate for the Well-Fed [Published I Am Biotech - Sep 05 2014]
GMO Labeling: a Debate for the Well-Fed [Published Get the Facts from Farmer Gene - Sep 05 2014]
Ethiopia: More Crops for the Drop [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 03 2014]
The Precautionary Principle: Closing the gap be... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 02 2014]
Q&A: GMO cultivation in the EU [Published New Europe - Sep 02 2014]
EPOCH of Weston director: Understanding GMOs [Published Wicked Local Wayland - Sep 01 2014]
Roofing estimates -- it pays to know what you want [Published Fox41.com - Aug 30 2014]
Don’t be scared, GMOs are just fine - Expert [Published Swazi Observer - Aug 30 2014]
Experts urge GMOs be removed from banned list [Published Vietnamese Investment Review - Aug 29 2014]
GMOs in Food and Medicine: An Overview [Published GMOAnswers - Aug 29 2014]
Good Crop, Bad Crop [Published Project Syndicate - Aug 20 2014]
Three Aphid-Management Practices To Consider On... [Published Farms.com - Aug 20 2014]
Multinational scientists request help from the ... [Published Natural News - Aug 20 2014]
More Pesticides Coming to Our Food [Published Mercola - Aug 19 2014]
More crop for the drop [Published Korea Times - Aug 18 2014]
Genetically-modified corn allowed in Vietnam [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Aug 18 2014]
Dirty Little Secrets [Published Daily Kos - Aug 17 2014]
Fiber cement offers perfect fit for affordable ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 15 2014]
Polyurethane: Form meets function [Published PlasticsToday.com - Aug 14 2014]
DuPont announces $35 million research facility ... [Published News Works - Aug 14 2014]
Nine diseases that threaten food and how GM can... [Published AgProfessional - Aug 14 2014]
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GMO Labeling: a Debate for the Well-Fed [Published I Am Biotech - Sep 05 2014]
BIO wanted to bring to your attention a great piece by Dr. Richard Raymond, former USDA undersecretary for food safety and scheduled keynoter at this month’s BIO  Livestock Biotech Summit . Dr. Raymond wrote for the  Feedstuffs Foodlink blog  a commentary ...
GMO Labeling: a Debate for the Well-Fed [Published Get the Facts from Farmer Gene - Sep 05 2014]
BIO wanted to bring to your attention a great piece by Dr. Richard Raymond, former USDA undersecretary for food safety and scheduled keynoter at this month’s BIO  Livestock Biotech Summit . Dr. Raymond wrote for the  Feedstuffs Foodlink blog  a commentary ...
Report Shows Biotech Crop Varieties Continue to... [Published I Am Biotech - Jul 29 2014]
Tom Saidak reported for BioBased Digest on the latest U.S. adoption data for genetically engineered varieties of corn, cotton and soybeans. In Washington, BIO commented on the USDA’s Economic Research Service Report, Genetically engineered varieties ...
Report Shows Biotech Crop Varieties Continue to... [Published Get the Facts from Farmer Gene - Jul 29 2014]
Tom Saidak reported for BioBased Digest on the latest U.S. adoption data for genetically engineered varieties of corn, cotton and soybeans. In Washington, BIO commented on the USDA’s Economic Research Service Report, Genetically engineered varieties ...
Details of the field performance of South Asia’... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 25 2014]
Institutional partners involved in the Bt brinjal project today released an interactive map ( http://wp.me/P4F4ac-4Q ) giving full details of the field performance of South Asia’s first GMO food crop during its first season in the hands of Bangladeshi ...
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