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Grains & Seeds

Livestock farmers advised: secure feed grains sooner rather than later

Figures released by the Arable Industry Marketing Initiative show that strong demand for feed during the drought and other events has resulted in lower stocks of unsold feed grains, despite another year of high yield in cereals.

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Is GM a failing technology?

A study by University of Canterbury researchers has shown that any advantages for the use of GM in seeds is not detectable, and GM use is failing to lower pesticide use in North America.

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Agricultural revolution needed to feed the world

With only four percent of the world having arable soil, finding new ways to farm it sustainably, in order to face the challenge of feeding the world's growing population has become an important challenge.

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Arable farming organisations

An overview of the organisations that represent the interested of New Zealand arable farmers.

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