News tagged with agricultural sector

Minimizing methane release

"Methane emissions from cows are decreasing, but not at the pace which the agricultural sector and the government agreed. The project, Reduced methane emission of dairy cows (ME001), will provide insights ...

Jun 03, 2014
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Moving beyond agricultural pesticides

The smart use of fertilisers could help reduce global dependence on pesticides in agriculture, and slow the trend of pests developing resistance to the chemicals meant to control them, new research suggests.

Nov 27, 2013
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Farming loved but misunderstood, survey shows

A survey exploring public opinion about the UK's agricultural sector has revealed that farming has a special place in most people's hearts, even though they know surprisingly little about it.

Aug 24, 2012
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Accelerating adoption of agricultural technology

Research shows that it takes about eight years from the time public research funds are invested in technology development to the time the technology is first implemented. In the agricultural sector it can ...

Dec 12, 2011
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Central America launches its 'Google' of weather

Officials launched a database Thursday they dubbed the "Google of Central American weather," designed to predict natural disasters as the region grapples with devastating consequences blamed on climate change.

Jul 22, 2011
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