UK's organic cows are cream of the crop
...ms in Wales, which are not certified organic but use very similar production methods to organic farms (the main difference was the use of some mineral fertiliser
and shorter withdrawal periods after antibiotic use).
To reduce costs, these farmers calved all their cows in spring and grazed them throughout lac...
Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms
...rs in India, where more than 70 percent of the people depend on the land, eke out a living -- or else fall steadily into debt -- trying to grow water, fertiliser
and pesticide-heavy crops on an acre or two of land.
Growth has clocked in at a mere two percent -- far behind the wider figure of nine percent...
Medicines to Cost Less
... be enforced from Thursday with the government fixing the wholesale and retail margins.
Addressing a press conference, Minister of Chemicals and fertiliser
Ram Vilas Paswan said Tuesday that as against the 200 percent and more margin earlier charged by the wholesalers and retailers for various drugs, now ...
Free Medicines, Health Insurance for Poor Soon: Paswan
... Chemicals and fertiliser
Minister Ram Vilas Paswan promises a new policy for the poor that will ensure them free medicines, health insurance and subsidised treatment for// tub...
Impact of New Drug Retail Prices Soon: Paswan
... full impact of the new pricing regime for hundreds of generic drugs in a month when the current stocks with chemists were phased out//, Chemicals and fertiliser
Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said Tuesday.
"The agreement by the pharma industry to reduce the retail margin for generic and generic branded drugs h...
Organic Farming May Increase The Output Of Apples In Himachal
...articularly in countries like Switzerland.
"The heavy use of chemical fertiliser
and pesticide by Himachal apple farmers has degraded the soil of the orchar...greatly restoring the eco-system damaged due to the use of harmful chemical fertiliser
"China, the world's largest producer of apples, has al...
More Vitamin C in organic oranges
...e is brighter and about twice as big.
It's not clear why organic oranges are more vitamin C rich. The researchers think it may be to do with the fertiliser
used by conventional farmers, which draws more water up into the fruit. So the vitamin content might be diluted. However, there's no real cost benefit...
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New national genome center launched
...ome of perennial ryegrass, an important source of energy for livestock, scientists will gain the knowledge to increase the crop's yield while reducing fertiliser
requirements making sustainable bioenergy a real option
Protecting livestock from exotic diseases. Emerging exotic diseases pose a serious threat ...
Adding high doses of sludge to neutralize soil acidity not advisable
... This release is available in Spanish .
Sludge obtained from water purification plants can be reused, as fertiliser
for soils, for example or to reduce their acidity. The main aim of this University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) PhD research thesis was to study th...
More food at lower cost
... up nutrients and water more efficiently becomes increasingly important, as fertiliser
and water supplies incur significant energy and environmental costs.
New...ill be crucial in helping farmers to produce food sustainably and to reduce fertiliser
waste, which can cause severe damage to ecosystems.
Dr Claire Grierson,...
Dosage of fertilizer helps to enhance quality of wheat
...er conclusions, applying an insufficient dosage of fertiliser
will result in scant yields in terms of volume of ...r, according to the research, the distributing the fertiliser
dosage in three stages (instead of two) not only e... According to Ms Fuertes, increasing the dosage of fertiliser
or distributing it better produces stronger and mo...
Scientists to discover why flamingos are in the pink of health -- in the poo!
...lesser flamingos in East Africa over the past 15 years have sometimes been blamed on poisoning from mankinds industries or the consequence of too much fertiliser
or human wastes in the lakes.
But people who blame human wastes should go to India to see how well lesser flamingos thrive and how pink they grow, ...
Soils offer new hope as carbon sink
...se remained the same when applications of nitrogen fertiliser
were added to both the agrichar and the control pl...s about as beneficial for yields as using nitrogen fertiliser
only. "And that is without considering the other ...l.
"Soil biology improved, the need for added fertiliser
reduced and water holding capacity was raised," he...
Alternatives to the use of nitrate as a fertiliser
...greater contaminant capacity. The current use of nitrates as a nitrogenated fertiliser
in intensive farming has given rise to environmental problems such as the c...oot tissues of the different varieties of pea are increased when ammoniacal fertiliser
is applied and, this increment is related to the concentration of ammonium ...
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Proplant Awarded Qatar Project
... HOUSTON, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Proplant Inc. announced today it has been awarded an EPC contract by Qatar fertiliser
Company for their ammonia and urea plants Steam Integration Project. QAFCO operates the world's largest single site fertilizer complex with four ammo...