Author name: Freya Thomson

Freya is a Digital Editor for Agro Cultures. Her role is to create daily content for our website on the latest news across all our sectors.

Conserving water is essential to feeding the world

A major worldwide issue may be summed up in one word: water. Our demands for water conservation are complicated by the fact that there is either too much water from deadly floods or too little water from record-breaking droughts, which climate scientists warn will grow more regular and violent as temperatures continue to increase. Agriculture …

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South Dakota Posts Improved Wheat Yield

Chad Henderson of XtremeAg’s Alabama wheat crop is off to a strong start, but Lee Lubbers is worried about emergence in South Dakota’s parched landscape.In Madison, Alabama, Chad Henderson works as a fifth generation farmer. Henderson Farms cultivates dryland and irrigated corn, dryland soybeans, wheat, and double-crop dryland and irrigated soybeans on more than 8,000 …

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US administration defines upstream reach of clean water laws

The Biden administration recently unveiled a new water pollution rule that will protect Americans’ access to safe drinking water, while supporting agricultural and local economies. The rule seeks to restore the reach of the Clean Water Act to its intended scope, covering territorial seas, interstate waters, and upstream water resources that significantly affect those waters. …

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U.S. refuses Mexico claim of accord on GMO corn

The Biden administration is studying potential resolutions to the growing dispute over GMO corn exports between the United States and Mexico. On Wednesday, officials from the Biden administration refused to offer any further details other than they were studying potential resolutions. However, Mexico‚Äôs agriculture minister Victor Villalobos said that an informal agreement had already been …

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Does coconut need lots of water to grow?

How do I start a coconut farm?

Coconut trees can thrive in a range of soil and water conditions, but they do need a consistent supply of moisture to grow and produce coconuts. Coconut trees are adapted to growing in tropical and subtropical regions, where they receive an abundance of rainfall and humidity. In these conditions, coconut trees can generally obtain the …

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