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What some farmers grow as pasture plants others view as weeds. But with the need to cheaply feed food animals rising, circumstances are right for the...
Science Daily ~ 26th Nov 2014 ~ 6am
Eddie Kehoe, a Nuffield Scholar from Wexford, has been exploring how beef farming operates at an extensive level in countries such as Brazil and New...
Eddie Kehoe, Nuffield Ireland Scholar via Irish Farmers Journal ~ 26th Nov 2014 ~ 5am
“More From Less: Can Science Deliver?” was the theme of this year's international Agri-Food Forum held on 11 - 12 November at the...
AFBI, Northern Ireland ~ 26th Nov 2014 ~ 5am
New research shows there is at least 10GW of untapped resource across UK farms – equivalent to more than three times the installed capacity of...
Farm Power Coalition ~ 25th Nov 2014 ~ 11am
Our Special Interest Groups are the engine to help drive new collaborations and we are pleased to announce the launch of our Remote Sensing and...
Belinda Clarke, Director, Agri-Tech East ~ 25th Nov 2014 ~ 8am
Research on Broadbalk weed communities has helped to answer the question of how a single plot of land can support up to 20 different weed species....
Rothamsted Research ~ 25th Nov 2014 ~ 6am
The domestication of wheat in the Fertile Crescent 10,000 years ago led to a genetic bottleneck. Modern agriculture has further narrowed the genetic...
B B Wulff et al, Sainsbury Laboratory and John Innes Centre ~ 21st Nov 2014 ~ 11am

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