crops

cassava disease

Research: Global crop-disease surveillance is needed

· June 27, 2019

In the same manner that nations collaborate to detect and stop human pandemics, a global surveillance system for crop diseases needs to be created to safeguard agricultural trade and food security, argues a team of experts in Science   More than 20 percent of the five staple crops that provide half the globe’s caloric intake […]

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Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue extends MFP deadline

· January 8, 2019

Creating havoc  this week, landlords across the country were contacted via mail that a deadline for the Market Facilitation Program was fast approaching and that they needed to be signed up. A friendly reminder would be much welcomed in most cases, except this friendly reminder had no way of being handled. Since the government shut […]

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