The ranking published yesterday by the National Taiwan University (NTU) of the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart once again confirms the highest research level in Germany in the agricultural, food and nutrition sciences. The university ranks 6th in Europe and 21st worldwide, while the NT ... more
A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers produce more crops and make grocery store offerings such as strawberries, potatoes, and avocados stay fresher longer.
J.R. Simplot Company on Monday anno ... more
The drought makes wheat considerably more expensive. At the Matif commodity futures exchange in Paris, which is important for the European market, the price of wheat rose by 20 percent to over 200 euros per tonne from May to the end of July. This was reported on Thursday by Klaus Josef Lutz ... more
Amazon announced Wednesday the launch of grocery pickup in as little as 30 minutes from select Whole Foods Market stores. The company is beginning pickup in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, with more cities to come throughout 2018. Prime members can now shop Whole Foods Market's products and ... more
How will algae and insect products be produced in the future? How can the meat industry react sustainably to the nutritional needs of the population? And how will food actually be prepared in the kitchen in the future? FOOD2020 has the answers.
The German-Dutch cooperation project will be c ... more
Despite international breeding efforts, advanced agronomy and effective management of pests and diseases, sugarcane yields have been static for decades owing to constraints on culm development. The culm's sugar storage capacity is physically limited, restricting the volume of sucrose and bi ... more
While research has shown that visibility in the workplace is critical for professional advancement, the reality is that for some women, it’s easier said than done.
According to a new study by Stanford scholars, professional women have strong reasons to ignore recommendations that urge them ... more
Federal authorities have issued a public health alert about more than two dozen beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products as a precaution due to possible parasite contamination.
The Agriculture Department's Food Safety and Inspection Service says the products, distributed by Indianapol ... more
An English soccer team has become the first professional sports team in the world to be certified carbon-neutral by the United Nations.
Forest Green Rovers, which plays in English soccer's fourth tier, has adopted a number of environmentally-friendly measures, from using electric vehicles, ... more
The prolonged heat wave this year is causing considerable yield losses in agriculture and horticulture in large parts of Germany. This is not only due to a lack of irrigation, but also to the influence of heat on the metabolism of plants.Tomatoes are important yield crops in vegetable culti ... more