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Agriculture Continues to Be Neglected

This blog analyzes Papua New Guinea’s agricultural sector in several posts, providing information on workshops and political influences on the state of agriculture. http://malumnalu.blogspot.com/2011/12/agriculture-continues-to-be-neglected.html

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NARI Hosts Rice Stakeholders’ Workshop

This blog analyzes Papua New Guinea’s agricultural sector in several posts, providing information on workshops and political influences on the state of agriculture. http://malumnalu.blogspot.com/2011/11/nari-hosts-rice-stakeholders-workshop.html

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The Contribution of Fossil Fuels to (a) Feeding Humanity and (b) Habitat Conservation?

Guest post by Indur M. Goklany, policy analyst for the US Deptartment of the Interior, assessing “The Contribution of Fossil Fuels to (a) Feeding Humanity and (b) Habitat Conservation.” The article acknowledges that PHL reduction often increases the amount of fossil fuel, and examines other instances of productivity and efficiency that are creating problems in […]

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Managing Deoxynivalenol (DON) Contamination in Fusarium Head Blight Affected Wheat

This article provides on overview of the different results of two papers dealing with wheat contamination, as well as their suggested solutions and practices. Two papers addressing deoxynivalenol contamination in Fusarium head blight affected wheat were covered, the report from Ohio having been recently published and the other from Japan (PDF) published in 2010. blog.plantwise.org/2011/12/05/managing-deoxynivalenol-don-contamination-in-fusarium-head-blight-affected-wheat/ […]

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Conference Covers Past, Present, and Future of International Food Aid and Development Assistance

USDA and USAID collaborated with others at International Food Aid and Development Conference. 600 people from over 25 countries. Had sessions and discussions about reducing postharvest loss.  http://blogs.usda.gov/2011/06/30/conference-covers-past-present-and-future-of-international-food-aid-and-development-assistance/

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