USA: Syngenta’s Agrisure traits portfolio delivers strong performance against insects in 2017

The innovative Agrisure® traits portfolio from Syngenta once again delivered a strong performance in the field this year, with best-in-class insect control of pests that can cause severe damage to corn yield. In 2017 destructive pests like western bean cutworm continued to pose threats to growers, damaging corn fields across the Corn Belt and leaving […]

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Los caminos que abre la nueva ley de riego

La nueva ley de riego “no expandirá la producción agrícola, sino que la potenciará”, aseguró a El Observador Agropecuario Álvaro Roel. El actual vicepresidente del Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria (INIA) desmenuzó la potencialidad que abre la nueva ley de riego para incrementar la producción. Roel recordó que en Uruguay hay un promedio anual de lluvias de 1.300 mm, un poco […]

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Angolan bioenergy company plans to produce 100,000 tonnes of sugar

In 2018 Angolan biofuel company Biocom plans to produce around 100,000 tonnes of sugar, 20 thousand cubic metres of ethanol and generate 146,000 megawatts of electricity by processing of 900,000 tonnes of sugarcane, said Deputy Director-General Luís Bagorro Júnior. It is reported by Macauhub. This year, after the June-December harvest, the company processed 567,000 tonnes […]

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