Can Cities Grow Their Own Food?

Buying locally grown food has advantages; Transportation costs are reduced, and it increases the availability of fresh produce. A meta-analysis considers the agricultural productivity of urban spaces by asking three questions: What can be grown? Is it productive? Is it sustainable? To get at those questions, the researchers dove into the data in 200 studies. … Read more

Industrial Uses of Soil Microbes

Rapid increase in the population, industrialization, and so many human activities are all interrelated to each other and causing harm not only the environment but also the soil ecosystem too. Soil ecosystem comprises of various microorganisms, which may be beneficial or harmful to plants, soil, animals and human beings. Some microbes such as algae, bacteria, … Read more

Lubbock ISD Agri-STEM complex to prepare students for college, careers

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – In the past year agricultural education enrollment at Lubbock ISD has increased by 156 students. That number is projected to rise even more after the new LISD Agri-STEM complex opens in the Fall. Those students who are involved in the agriculture program are passionate about the industry. “Agriculture, nobody really talks … Read more

Chicago Urban Prep-Bronzeville hands Chicago Agricultural Science a shutout 34-0

Chicago Urban Prep-Bronzeville played judge, jury and executioner in ruling a 34-0 verdict over Chicago Agricultural Science during this Illinois football game. In recent action on September 22, Chicago Urban Prep-Bronzeville faced off against Chicago King and Chicago Agricultural Science took on Chicago Bogan on September 17 at Chicago Bogan High School. For a full … Read more

Dairymaster student awards presented to two students

Lucy Culleton and Stephen Frend were presented with their Dairymaster Ag Science Student Awards for the best final year project presentations at the South Eastern Technological University at this year’s National Plowing Championships. Culleton, a Windgap Co. Kilkenny native, completed her project on the effect of grazing method in the autumn and nutrient application in … Read more

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Global Market Report 2022

ReportLinker Major players in the integrated pest management (IPM) market are BASF SE, Shin’etsu Kagaku Kogyo kabushiki kaisha, IPM Pest Control, SGS SA, Bayer CropScience Ltd, Ecolab Inc, IPM Technologies Pty Ltd, Hercon Environmental Corporation, Suterra LLC, AgBiTech , Russell IPM, AgrichemBio, Atlas Agro Products Pvt Ltd, Laboratorio Agrochem, Agrisense BCS Ltd, and Atgc Biotech … Read more

Regenerative ag not a one-size-fits-all approach

GLADSTONE, Mo. — As more food companies move toward regenerative agriculture commitments to meet bold sustainability goals, close collaboration between the food industry and farmers is key to ensuring true sustainability along the supply chain. That was the overarching message when soybean farmers and food companies discussed the complexities of regenerative agriculture during a September … Read more

Experts see ag observations from space as helpful but with challenges

Observations of agriculture from space can help predict global food security problems and help farmers be more efficient, but there are still challenges in using the technology, particularly in addressing sustainability, a panel of experts said last Monday at a conference at the German Embassy in Washington . The conference was titled “Earth Observation for … Read more