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Applying auto industry's fuel-efficiency standards to agriculture could net billions

Added: 15.10.2018 23:17 | 7 views | 0 comments

Adopting benchmarks similar to the fuel-efficiency standards used by the auto industry in the production of fertilizer could yield $5-8 billion in economic benefits for the U.S. corn sector alone, researchers have concluded.

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UN Report Calls On Developing Countries To Invest In Farming To Curb Youth Exodus To Cities

Added: 15.10.2018 20:08 | 8 views | 0 comments

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 report released on Monday said developing countries needed to focus on improving the strength of the rural economy to help curb international migration, according to The Guardian. The report from the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said agriculture was not receiving enough resources and attention and that modernizing the industry in poor areas could result in substantial benefits. Those benefits would include raising the productivity of the area and help to provide more opportunities to keep young people in rural areas instead of migrating to larger cities for more employment. The FAO report said jobs inside "agricultural value...

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Applying auto industry's fuel-efficiency standards to agriculture could net billions

Added: 15.10.2018 17:09 | 2 views | 0 comments

Adopting benchmarks similar to the fuel-efficiency standards used by the auto industry in the production of fertilizer could yield $5-8 billion in economic benefits for the U.S. corn sector alone, researchers have concluded.

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Twitter exposes X Factor 'first class' trickery

Added: 15.10.2018 14:17 | 13 views | 0 comments

The final 24 contestants were seen in business class on a flight to LA - but then went back to economy.

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DUP MP says EU Brexit backstop proposal would 'destroy Northern Ireland economy'

Added: 15.10.2018 11:38 | 9 views | 0 comments

The European Union's proposals to ensure that there is no infrastructure on the Irish border would destroy Northern Ireland's economy by creating barriers with Britain, a Democratic Unionist Party member of parliament said on Monday.

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Asian shares slip on lingering trade, U.S. rates worries

Added: 15.10.2018 1:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Asian shares slipped on Monday as worries over Sino-U.S. trade disputes, a possible slowdown in the Chinese economy and higher U.S. borrowing costs tempered optimism despite a rebound in global equities late last week.

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UK steps towards zero-carbon economy

Added: 15.10.2018 0:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

Ministers are responding to scientists' climate challenge. But are they doing enough so far?

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Trump’s economic adviser and Marco Rubio question extent of human contribution to climate change

Added: 14.10.2018 20:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

The established scientific view is that the majority of warming is caused by humans.

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