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Syngenta to Improve Soil Fertility for 10 Million Hectares of Farmland

For more than three decades, Carl Casale has worked in agribusiness. In the latter part of 2017, Carl Casale was nominated to become an independent director on the Syngenta board of directors. 161 more words

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The technology is there to address climate change: Syngenta exec | World Economic Forum


Governments must address conflicts between firms mitigating climate change and other targets, Syngenta Chief Sustainability Officer Alexandra Brand said.

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Support SB3095 (Environmental Protection) if you believe in Care of Creation. Testimony due Sun Feb 11

https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=3095&year=2018

If Catholic teaching on stewardship of the planet matters to you, supporting SB 3095 would be a practical expression of that faith.

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New wheat variety to honor former Kansas senator

MINNETONKA, KANSAS, U.S. — Syngenta and the Kansas Wheat Commission (KWC) have joined forces as part of a public-private partnership to introduce a new hard red winter wheat variety named in honor of Bob Dole, former Kansas state legislator and U.S. 214 more words

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A distribution problem: Experts recommend that governments encourage peasant agriculture

Peasants, indigenous and family farmers produce 70 percent of the world’s food, despite having only 25 percent of the land. In contrast, agribusiness companies account for 75 percent of the land but only produce 25 percent of the food.    

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EPA to Consider Approving Spraying of Bee-killing Pesticide on 165 Million Acres of U.S. Farmland

by Lori Ann Burd, Center for Biological Diversity, 12/19/17

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will consider allowing the bee-killing pesticide thiamethoxam to be sprayed on the most widely grown crops in the United States. 260 more words

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Top Legal Developments in 2017: A Joint Podcast with Ag Law in the Field

In this episode, Paul is joined by Tiffany Lashmet from Texas AgriLife Extension to discuss the top legal issues in agriculture for 2017.  This is a joint podcast with  107 more words

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