Article - 3 Sep 2008
As transport improves, borders come down and tastes broaden, the food we eat comes from becomes increasingly distant and diverse locations, farmed in potentially damaging ways. The idea of sustainable...
News - 22 Mar 2009
With less than one tenth of Turkey's irrigable land under modern irrigation techniques vast potentials for water saving exist in agriculture, user of nearly three quarters of the nation's increasingly...
News - 16 Nov 2008
The amount of agricultural land required to produce 15 billion gallons of grain ethanol in the United States by 2015, as required by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), is likely to...
News - 3 Jun 2009
There is growing interest in using crop residues as the feedstock of choice for the production of cellulosic-based ethanol because of the more favorable energy output relative to grain-based ethanol....
News - 31 Jan 2008
The DC-based research and consulting firm Social
Technologies recently released a series of 12 briefs that shed light on
the top areas for technology innovation through 2025. “Biofuels,”...
News - 13 Dec 2018
A new research headed by Cornell University has revealed that Midwest agriculture is becoming more and more susceptible to climate change owing to the region’s dependence on the cultivation of...
News - 9 Feb 2009
For the first time, farmers have data that tracks at the county level on-site and off-site energy use and carbon dioxide emissions associated with growing crops in the United States.
News - 6 Mar 2017
Researchers from the Agroenergy group at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (GA-UPM) have developed a methodology that allows them to identify suitable marginal lands to grow plant species...
News - 8 May 2015
Researchers at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid have obtained biochar using manure waste, a new material that can improve soil properties and increase crop yields.
The results of the...
News - 1 Nov 2011
The term Green Polymer Chemistry is being used here to describe the production of established thermoplastics and elastomers from renewable sources, including polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP),...