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Tested in laboratory and in the fields, the intelligent fertilizer is less volatile than conventional urea, which in comparison usually volatilizes about half of the applied amount. The new product contributes to reducing greenhouse gases by two thirds of emissions from conventional fertilizer applications, and it can also be used as an animal supplement to increase the digestibility of forage.

Wind, rain and industrial agriculture techniques accelerate soil erosion, but can be mitigated before the world faces catastrophic loss in terms of agricultural performance and critical ecosystem functions.

Prolonged droughts and heavy rains, a consequence of current erratic weather patterns, have destroyed more than half of the farmers' corn and beans crops along the Central American Dry Corridor, leaving them without food reserves.



The Dominican Institute of Agricultural and Forestry Research (Idiaf) presented to dozens of agricultural producers and technicians on edible bean legumes and pigeon pea, two projects sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (Mescyt), to develop agricultural production technologies in the San Juan Valley to manage the effects of climate change on agricultural produc

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Organic production, diversified and integrated with the efficient utilisation of water, turned this small farm into a showcase for how to coexist with the semi-arid climate in Brazil’s Northeast.