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 - 29 Apr 2014
Many efforts to reduce the environmental impacts associated with commercial horticulture production have failed to influence the general public. For example, one recent study showed that the use of...
News - 22 Apr 2014
Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate...
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 - 21 Jan 2013
The time is now for a Greener Revolution in Agriculture, to increase the productivity of farming in a more sustainable and environmentally compatible way, said Bayer CropScience’s new CEO Liam...
News - 18 Oct 2012
With climate change and high oil prices, alternate fuel sources are more important than ever for a more sustainable future.
Now, Cornell is playing a major role in the Northeast...
News - 16 May 2012
The Environment Agency and Waterwise are sending a strong message at the sixth Water Efficiency Awards that businesses saving water save money. The awards is a biennial competition celebrating the...
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...