Rice at center stage in Uruguay big data workshop

9 June, 2015 by (comments)

From yesterday until next Friday, 12 June, a workshop on the analysis of big data from Uruguay’s commercial rice production is being held in the Uruguayan city of Treinta y Tres. The purpose of the event, which brings together rice producers, millers, and researchers from Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, and Colombia, is to share and promote the use of newRead More …


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Fighting Asia’s alien invasions

4 June, 2015 by (comments)

Our global resource base is fragile. As demand for food, animal feed and fuel is on the rise, together with growing global populations, farmers need to produce more food on less land. The earth is struggling to keep up, as soil fertility and environmental health are degrading. Our environment can fight for itself. For thousands of years, complex ecosystems have evolved,Read More …

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