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1425 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
agriculture
"Why pesticides make pest problems worse – new study The higher the biodiversity on farms, the less pest problems they have, shows a new study led by USDA scientist Jonathan Lundgren. There’s a fun and informative video presentation by Lundgren o..."

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292 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Rentokil Pest Control is the world’s leading commercial pest control company, operating in over 60 countries. This is a growing global market and Rentokil is strongly positioned for growth with leading positions in the UK, continental Europe, Asia,..."

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466 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"The arrival of this insect in North America could put 65% of U.S. agricultural output at risk. Brace yourself for an ugly, expensive pest family reunion: Helicoverpa armigera , a cousin of the corn earworm ( Helicoverpa zea ), appears to be heade..."

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1026 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
agriculture
"A strategy widely used to prevent pests from quickly adapting to crop-protecting toxins may fail in some cases unless better preventive actions are taken, suggests new research by University of Arizona entomologists published in the Proceedings of th..."

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"Transgenic corn’s resistance to pests has benefited even non-transgenic corn, a new study led by scientists from the University of Minnesota shows. The study, published in the Oct. 8 edition of the journal Science, found that widespread planting of..."
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304 words • advanced • 2 years, 2 months ago
sales, marketing, business
"Norwood, MA, September 28, 2016 --( PR.com )-- EHS Pest Services, a pest management company with 31 years in business in Massachusetts and Rhode Island is proud to announce Brian Alexson as their Director of Sales and Marketing. “It’s great to ha..."

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603 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
agriculture
"Introduction Non-pesticidal Management (NPM) describes various pest-control techniques which do not rely on pesticides . It is used in organic production of foodstuff, as well as in other situations in which the introduction of toxins is undesirable...."

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284 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
finance
"Farmers should expect to see an unusually thick wave of insect and pest populations in crops across the state, which outdoors experts blame on widespread flooding in the spring and early summer and late-season planting. Experts with the University o..."
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618 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
agriculture
"When it comes to weed control in pastures and hayfields, it may require several tools in the toolbox to be successful. The best defense against weeds is a good, dense stand of grass or forage. There are several things to help us be successful in weed..."
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442 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
agriculture
"Scientists To Bring Immunity Back to Domesticated Crops By Khurram Aziz   Domesticated crops were modified to resist pests and increase the crop's yield. This modification, combined with chemical sprays, may have destroyed these crops' immun..."

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210 words • intermediate • 2 years, 8 months ago
business
"Reporting to and working closely with the Country Manager UK&IE. The main responsibility of this position is to propose product strategies and crop focus in line with the overall crop and marketing strategy and identify and develop new business oppor..."

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341 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
agriculture
"Help save the honeybee by making the right plant choices 15 Jan 2013 Every Australian can help boost the survival of honeybees and protect the food we eat that depends on their pollination services, by growing the right plants and trees. A new guid..."
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379 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
agriculture
"Western corn rootworms have been consuming genetically modified (GM) crops that have been developed to be resistant to them, raising questions about the longevity of some GM traits, according to a study in the online journal PloS One . The researche..."
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902 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
agriculture
"California Department of Food and Agriculture, via Associated Press The light brown apple moth. SAN FRANCISCO, June 15 — Full grown, the light brown apple moth is roughly the size of a nickel: a little dirt-colored insect with an adult life span sh..."
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339 words • advanced • 3 years ago
agriculture
"OPINION: WITH harvest now well underway, both grain growers and livestock producers need to keep on-farm biosecurity in mind. Harvest poses a risk to growers with the increase in vehicular traffic and equipment coming on to the farm that can bring w..."
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2899 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
agriculture
"Pests and diseases can affect crops and have a serious impact on the economic output of a farm. Farmers should vary their prevention and treatment methods depending on the crops they grow and the pests or diseases they are susceptible to, as they aff..."
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492 words • advanced • 2 years, 3 months ago
agriculture
"Extreme weather patterns, pests and diseases are impacting food security in China and the world, according to experts at the 7th International Crop Science Congress being hosted in Beijing this week. Earth's overall temperature rose by about 0.75 C ..."
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621 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
agriculture
"LODI - Alfalfa fields scarred by wide patches of stunted and dead-looking plants, and that should have been lush green carpets at this time of the year, came under scrutiny Friday from a team of University of California scientists. Nematodes, or micr..."
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153 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
startups
"Vestaron Corporation , a Kalamazoo, MI-based developer of a new generation of insecticides using natural peptides from spiders, has completed a $10.2m Series B financing . Backers include: – new investors Pangaea Ventures , Michigan Accelerator Fu..."

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243 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
agriculture
"Climate-adapted Companion Cropping Increases Agricultural Productivity in East Africa 20:00 EDT 26 Aug 2015 | Meridian Institute A recent article in the journal Field Crops Research shows that a companion cropping system known as “push-pull” co..."
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