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MAPHEX, the shorthand name for a mobile system that removes phosphorus from manure, is steps closer to offering dairy farmers greater flexibility in where, when, and how they use the nutrient to fertilize crops.


USDA Red, the world's first true red spinach variety has been developed and released by the Agricultural Research Service.


A team of scientists from the Potosino Institute for Scientific and Technological Research (Ipicyt) created a 100 percent potosine formulation that works as a seed biostimulant, that is, it is a substance that protects chili, sorghum, corn and sugar cane seeds against fungal attacks, while improving crop yields and protecting them against other pathogens.

INTA Informa

With a 49% share in the global oil and soybean flour market, for 20 years, Argentina has been leading exports of these specialties.


Scientists from Skoltech have trained neural networks to evaluate and predict the plant growth pattern taking into account the main influencing factors and propose the optimal ratio between the nutrient requirements and other growth-driving parameters. The results of the study were published in the IEEE journal Transactions on Instrumentations and Measurements.

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

IITA-Rwanda, together with partners, has launched a digital Application which will serve more than 5,000 farmers across the country to diagnose, control and prevent Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW) in banana plantations.