TFI has commended Chairman Pat Roberts and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow for working in a bi-partisan fashion to move S. 3042 the ‘Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018’ out of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.
Hawk Energy has partnered with Airponix, which will harvest its first large crop of potatoes grown without soil, in a promising sign for a technology that claims it can deliver high vegetable yields with minimal costs and environmental degradation.
Global fertilizer company EuroChem Group AG has announced that it has signed a further agreement with the John Nurminen Foundation – a private Finnish foundation that looks to protect the Baltic Sea.
Agrible Inc. is developing a new program in cooperation with the IFCA that will capture and document the metrics of all nutrient applications made to meet 4R practices.
Chinese agricultural firm Kingenta has announced that a large scale public benefit campaign officially started on 26 March this year.
According to Reuters, the World Bank is supporting efforts to control agricultural pollution in East Asia as the region’s food demand increases due to rising consumption and urbanisation.
The Washington State Department of Ecology has announced that Tidewater Barge Lines Inc. has been fined for spilling fertilizer into the Snake and Columbia rivers.
According to Reuters, the Chinese government has approved plans by 15 different provinces and regions to draw up ‘red lines’ that will prevent economic development in large areas of land.
According to Reuters, Scott Moe has been chosen as the new leader of the governing party of Saskatchewan, Canada.
According to Reuters, agriculture production costs in China are set to rise quickly this year due to the higher cost of pesticide and fertilizer.
According to Reuters, maize production in Zambia could drop by approximately 50% in the 2017/2018 crop season if the current dry spell continues into February.
China’s National Development & Reform Commission has asked local governments and companies to help ensure both stable prices and supplies of fertilizer for upcoming spring planting.
According to Reuters, the Asian Development Bank has approved a third loan to help improve the air quality in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region of China.
Black & Veatch has announced that it helped guide a Koch Industries subsidiary to an award-winning water treatment project at the Koch Fertilizer plant in Enid, Oklahoma, US.