News - 31 May 2014
Okra, peanuts, cotton and bananas are not exactly staple crops on Ithaca farms and home gardens.
But as the world gets warmer, will there be a place for tropical varieties in New York state?...
News - 6 Aug 2013
Ponder sustainable fuels and think Rumpelstiltskin: Growers in New York state may one day turn craggy, rugged and lumpy marginal land – by growing grasses and bushy plants – into a...
News - 28 Jul 2016
Dr Greg Walker, Senior Lecturer in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Otago, has received a $25,000 grant from the KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Fund to aid his mission to protect our crops from...
News - 10 Apr 2019
The hunt to avoid plastic from reaching landfills while at the same time meeting the demands of the food industry is full of hindrances.
A biodegradable substitute for petroleum-based products...
News - 10 Oct 2011
Alcoa proclaimed that the company’s Canadian Global Primary Products Operations and the new Centre for Sustainable Development have signed a partnership deal.
As per the deal, Alcoa and the...
News - 22 Feb 2011
Haygrove, a horticulture business based in Ledbury, is harvesting solar power to create its own energy.
The 35kW Solar project, which is possibly the largest in the UK, is to generate 30,000 units...
News - 26 Nov 2010
Scientists of Purdue University have discovered a gene that helps in the production of amino acid, phenylalanine. The finding can prove helpful in controlling amino acid to increase the nutritional...
News - 17 Aug 2010
JSH international, a Mount Laurel, New Jersey-based global bioproducts company, has launched a string of environmental friendly products that eliminate oil lubricant from tainted water stream and...
News - 7 Sep 2009
One way to maximize the eco-friendly factor of a structure is to include a green roof—and this doesn't refer to the paint color. "Greening" a roof, or covering a roof with...
News - 10 Dec 2008
Sky Vegetables, will host a summit of industry-leading specialists from around the world at the first-ever Building-Integrated Sustainable Agriculture (B-ISA) Summit, December 12th and 13th at the...