Leaders Commit to Strengthen Partnership for Global Food Security | News | SDG Knowledge Hub

The leaders of Spain, the US, the African Union (AU), the EU, Colombia, Germany, Indonesia, and Nigeria co-hosted a summit to catalyze global action to advance global food security. The leaders sought to identify sustainable solutions to provide immediate relief and strengthen agriculture resilience. The Leaders’ Summit on Global Food Security convened on 20 September … Read more

The Institute of Food Technologists Partners with Mexico Section IFT to Support Global Science of Food Community | News

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 28, 2022– The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced it has partnered with the first IFT section in Latin America, Mexico Section IFT, to further support connection among the global food system communities and promote the science of food and its applications. The Mexico Section is the fourth international section of IFT, … Read more

WC agriculture program growing strong at 75

WILMINGTON — Wilmington College’s observance of the agriculture program’s 75th anniversary offers a unique perspective as it embarks upon a new era of preparing students for careers involved with feeding a rapidly changing and ever-hungrier world. Agriculture is one of the college’s greatest, hands-on learning success stories as the academic area founded in 1948 boasts … Read more

Scientists say One Health approach to plant h

A team of scientists argue that a One Health approach to plant health is vital if we are to sustainably feed a growing population expected to reach 10 billion by 2050. The researchers, who published a commentary in the CABI Agriculture and Bioscience journal, suggest that a One Health perspective can help optimize net benefits … Read more

Viewpoint: Will King Charles abandon his kooky ideas about agriculture and help accelerate Britain’s embrace of sustainable biotechnology tools?

Eengland is in crisis. They lost a beloved figurehead this month but for decades prior were losing scientific ground. If you look for the home of the modern organic food and anti-vaccine movements, you find their nexus in 1990s England. The primary royal behind those beliefs is now King Charles III. In order to manage … Read more

Bayer Crop divests environmental science biz for Rs 111.1 crore

Bayer Cropscience said that its board has approved the sale of its Environmental Science Business to 2022 ES Discovery India on a slump sale basis, for a consideration of Rs 111.1 crore. The company’s Environmental Science Business offers solutions to control pests, diseases and weeds in non-agricultural areas such as vector control and professional pest … Read more

USDA funds $1.9M of next stage in genome-to-phenome collaboration | Nebraska Today

A transdisciplinary collaboration genetic science to the study of crop and animal traits, or phenotypes, has received a new $1.9 million funding installment from the US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is one of three universities taking lead roles in the multi-institutional Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative. … Read more