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In the latest edition of Talking Crop, Gideon Ashworth examines the concerning problem of an increasingly ageing farmer population, and asks what can be done to turn the tide.
The pest is expected to spread to parts of the US as well as major areas of Asia and Central America, according to the report written by scientists at the CABI.
New research is shining a spotlight on the many nutritional attributes of cereals such as maize and wheat, with calls that they deserve greater consideration in supporting a healthy diet.
In a letter to Government, 21 of the UK’s major food companies are calling for more stringent regulation to ban imports of food produced from deforestation, reports BBC News.
Greenpeace urged the supermarket giant to stop buying meat from companies involved in Amazon deforestation, and Tesco has now called on Government to make deforestation-free food a policy.
A peer-reviewed report has revealed that large quantities of head and up to one-fifth of Brazil's surging soy exports to the European Union are tainted by illegal deforestation.
In an a-maizing discovery, UNM researchers find out more about the diets of Mesoamerica and when corn became popularised.