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Five-year project will investigate field performance of plants making heart healthy oils
09 May 2019
Calling all farmers: join the first national survey of earthworms on farmland and discover how they support environmental stewardship and improve crop productivity sustainably.
07 Sep 2018
A major international research collaboration has revealed what makes wheat tick, promising discoveries to combat disease and produce higher yields more sustainably in tough conditions.
16 Aug 2018
Reducing year-to-year variability in the demand for trees for planting could reduce the import of exotic pests and diseases that can damage local forests and woodlands.
15 Aug 2018
A popular technique for studying genes from different organisms plus a new carrier to transfer them to plants have yielded a powerful tool for understanding crops better.
13 Aug 2018
European lawyers have ruled that a crop whose performance has been altered by a modern genome technique must pass the same checks as GM crops that include foreign genes.
25 Jul 2018
Earth observation data from satellites and drones promise support for hard-pressed farmers in Colombia who are seeking to improve the viability of the country’s agriculture.