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Sustainability

On Aug 22, 2020
@stuartsmyth66 shared
@bdowduribe A good study of Bt cotton in Burkina Faso shows that farmers had significant gains from adoption. https://t.co/T4bFteCGQl
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The Socio-economic Impacts of GM Cotton in Burkina Faso: Does Farm Structure Affect How Benefits are Distributed?

The Socio-economic Impacts of GM Cotton in Burkina Faso: Does Farm Structure Affect How Benefits are Distributed?

Significant impacts of Bt cotton have been consistently reported over the past two decades—improved control of pests, enhanced yield performance, reduced production costs, farming …

On Aug 18, 2020
@stuartsmyth66 shared
RT @ICRISAT: #ICRISATNews Our #AnnualReport2019 📃is now out, with key stats on our research milestones & impacts in sub-Saharan Africa & Asia. Check out announcement in #Happenings: https://t.co/ZBVAFwEtJo Click 👇for report : https://t.co/pYLWMWSrHp @GLDC_CGIAR @IcrisatW @ICRISATESA https://t.co/y57SJwxTrj
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EVOLVE

EVOLVE

Message from the Director General Director General, ICRISAT Sustainable, productive and impactful – that is what I would want ICRISAT’s work to be over the next years and to be …

On Aug 21, 2020
@GHGGuru shared
RT @IICAnews: #SaveTheDate 📌#Webinar Dairy’s Role in a Responsible and Sustainable Food System. 🐄🥛 🗓️ 26 August 2020. ⏰ 9:00 a.m. (Costa Rica Time 🇨🇷) 📽️📺Live transmission on social media. More info 👉 https://t.co/liKkOV5Yx6 https://t.co/VajPVtLZkA
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On Aug 20, 2020
@SynBioBeta shared
[email protected], a biomanufacturing company at the forefront of synthetic biology, announced a new partnership with agricultural sciences company @FMCCorp to build the best and fastest pipeline for bringing new natural products to growers. https://t.co/leBsVaYDSr #synbio #agtech
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Can Technology Make More Natural Pesticides? Zymergen-FMC Partnership Offers A Peek Into The Future Of Crop Protection

Can Technology Make More Natural Pesticides? Zymergen-FMC Partnership Offers A Peek Into The Future Of Crop Protection

Zymergen, a biomanufacturing company at the forefront of synthetic biology, announced a new partnership with agricultural sciences company FMC Corporation to develop new crop protection ...

On Aug 20, 2020
@CropLifeIntl shared
RT @Bayer4CropsUS: What makes our approach to #ModernAgriculture different? We believe that every commitment to innovation should be a commitment to #sustainability. Balancing the two is the key to addressing current and future #Ag challenges. https://t.co/PwKWmYNiN1
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Sustainable Solutions

Sustainable Solutions

Learn how Bayer is developing sustainable solutions to help tackle weed resistence around the globe.

On Aug 20, 2020
@Dirt_To_Dinner shared
About 75% of the U.S. is #overweight or #obese, so researchers at @TuftsUniversity conducted a study to answer the ultimate question - are we to blame or is it a higher power that's responsible & how? #government #political #federal #health #nutrition https://t.co/g3JoetWq3N
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Demanding Health: A Federal Call to Action

Demanding Health: A Federal Call to Action

The blunt warning contained within a recent research report from Tufts University’s Federal Nutrition Research Advisory Group on the rising health issues among Americans today is simple: we ...

On Aug 19, 2020
@SuccessfulFarm shared
As #farmers become more comfortable with automation, companies forge ahead to evolve 8 concepts. https://t.co/tnZSOViDQY
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Robots on the rise

Robots on the rise

As farmers become more comfortable with automation, companies forge ahead to evolve 8 concepts.

On Aug 20, 2020
@pharminews shared
Roche and Regeneron collaborate to significantly increase global supply of REGN-COV2 investigational antibody combination for COVID-19 https://t.co/Bse6f0QWQO #news #pharma #pharmiweb
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Roche and Regeneron collaborate to significantly increase global supply of REGN-COV2 investigational antibody combination for COVID-19

Roche and Regeneron collaborate to significantly increase global supply of REGN-COV2 investigational antibody combination for COVID-19

REGN-COV2 is Regeneron’s two-antibody combination currently in late-stage clinical trials for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19 infection.The companies will collaborate on ...