Aug 16

Argentine farmers investing heavily for the next planting season following on a record crop year

Argentine farmers will increase investments in the next corn planting season despite fears about a political comeback for former President Cristina Fernandez, who implemented export taxes and restrictions despised by the sector, according to industry lead

Aug 15

The global hybrid seeds market to reach $99 million by 2023

Keywords: hybrid seed , forecast , crop , fruit & vegetable The hybrid seeds market was valued at $52,114 million in 2016 according to a new report published by Allied Market Research. And it is projected to reach at $99,854 million by 2023, growing

Aug 14

Multi-nutrient rice against malnutrition −− ETH researchers develop rice variety that has increased levels of iron and zinc and produces beta-carotene

ETH researchers have developed a new rice variety that not only has increased levels of the micronutrients iron and zinc in the grains, but also produces beta-carotene as a precursor of vitamin A. This could help to reduce micronutrient malnutrition, or "

Aug 14

USDA forecasts record-high soybean production in 2017

Keywords: USA , soybean , production According to the Crop Production report issued today by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. farmers are expected to produce a record-high soybean crop this year. Up 2 percent from 2016, soybea

Aug 11

Global vertical farming market to grow at significant rate of around 25% in coming years

Keywords: Vertical farming , forecast , growth According to a newly published report from Acumen Research and Consulting, the global vertical farming market is projected to grow at a noteworthy CAGR of around 25% during the period from 2016 to 2023. And

Aug 11

Shaanxi seed industry innovation achievement excellence

July 27, Shaanxi Provincial Science and Technology Department organized the Shaanxi Province seed industry science and technology innovation results conference. Since the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan", Shaanxi Province has focused on the development of modern

Aug 10

Performance Plants announces key advancement of drought tolerant cotton in Bayer Crop Science product development collaboration

Keywords: Performance Plants , Bayer Crop Science , drought tolerant , cotton , collaboration Performance Plants Inc. (PPI) is  a leading developer of agricultural biotechnologies for crop improvement world-wide. It announces that the company has reach

Aug 09

U.S. rice exports to China yet to go through legal procedures

Keywords: Rice , China , U.S. , export U.S. rice exports to China are yet to go through legal procedures, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Wednesday. The first China-U.S. Comprehensive Economic Dialogue (CED) held on July 19, 2017. At that time the

Aug 09

National Corn Consortium Test began

In order to strengthen the unified management of the national maize variety consortium test, standardize the joint test to ensure the overall quality of the national maize variety test, the National Agricultural Technology Center issued a notice from the

Aug 08

Brazil poised to surpass the U.S. in soybean production

Keywords: Brazil , USA , soybean , production Brazilian farmers have steadily increased their market share in world grain and oilseed production over the last few decades. And in the next decade, they will surpass the United States in soybean production.