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Last week I wrote about how a consensus statement released by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) on criteria for identifying...
Gregory Bond in Science 2.0 ~ 30th May 2016 ~ 8am
Central Queensland grower Andrew Bate has announced the imminent commercial release of an agricultural robot purpose-built for killing weeds, in a...
SwarmFarm Robotics via Australian Govt Grain Research and Development Corporation ~ 30th May 2016 ~ 8am
Researchers in China have developed a new biopesticide by tricking a virus into attacking several species of insect it normally wouldn’t....
Carla Pegoraro in Chemistry World ~ 30th May 2016 ~ 8am
As a small organic farmer, I got a kick out of of a recent article advertising ‘Farming Camp’ for little ones. We used to go to church...
Janna Anderson for the Genetic Literacy Project ~ 30th May 2016 ~ 7am
Mat Boley’s dairy farm in Somerset seems to be achieving the impossible. Despite the crisis currently facing the dairy industry, with...
Megan Parry, Sustainable Food Trust ~ 30th May 2016 ~ 7am
Pentabus Rural Theatre Compnay From Land to Mouth - Farmers on farming. "It’s……it’s a way of life more than a way of...
Pentabus Rural Theatre Company ~ 30th May 2016 ~ 6am
The influenza virus (flu) is a major health threat to humans and animals such as pigs, causing illness and major economic losses to producers and...
The Pirbright Institute ~ 30th May 2016 ~ 6am

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