Crops

DDGS exports to SE Asia soar

Southeast Asia’s imports of distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) between January and February 2010 showed a 73 per cent year on year increase, the US Grains Council has announced. In 2009, the region imported 890,000 metric tons of the ethanol co-product, accounting for 16 per cent of the US total DDGS exports, up from 590,000 tons in 2008.

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Developing climate change ready varieties

WHEN THE WORLD gets warmer with climate change, the dryland tracts will become even drier making it more difficult for the farmers to grow crops in this region.

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Nuclear science for food security

International agency promotes plant breeding technique to help beat world hunger

THE INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC Energy Agency (IAEA) has called for increased investment in a plant breeding technique that could bolster efforts aimed at pulling millions of people out of the hunger trap.

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Working to improve the ground

Guidance on ways to ameliorate poor, infertile soil, with reference to chemical and organic cultivation

THERE IS NO soil in the world that is not able to produce some form of healthy food crop if it is properly understood and cared for.

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A first for IT services in consumer packaged goods

EDS, AN HP company, has worked with Kraft Foods to become the first IT provider working in the consumer packaged goods industry to achieve the internationally recognized ISO/IEC 20000 certification.

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