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The PLOS Crops, Food Security & Food Systems Channel

    We were very please to learn that just 2 weeks (27th September 2019) after publication in the PLOS One journal that our article was selected by the editors of the PLOS Crops, Food Security & Food Systems Channel to feature in their Related Content section for the next few weeks. This is a global forum

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    Rising CO2 Increases Plant Growth at the Cost of Nutrient Density

      Researchers at the University of Washington collaborated with scientists at USDA, as well as others in Japan, China and Australia, for more than two years to study how rising carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could affect rice — humanity’s most important crop. They found that it not only loses protein and minerals but is also

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      Why Farming Needs a Circular Input Economic Focus.

        In 70,000 years, Homo sapiens has grown from thousands of hunter-gatherers teetering on the brink of extinction to a global population of 7.7 billion. We have peopled the planet through our growing capacity for harvesting energy from our environment: food from plants, labour from animals and energy from fossil fuels. Civilisation has developed by dominating

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        The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit – We are featured.

          The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit is a powerful opportunity for early to mid-stage agri-tech companies to showcase their technology or solution and connect with a senior-level audience of global agribusinesses, technology integrators, corporates and VC investors. Participants are subject to selection criteria to ensure the best outcome for every company, with an exciting curated mix

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          Phosphate Fertiliser ‘Crisis’ Threatens World Food Supply

            On the 6th September 2019 the Guardian Newspaper ran an article exploring the future risks associated with managing the finite stocks of phosphate, a nutrient essential for all plant growth and human health and in the discussion led by Dr Martin Blackwell of Rothamsted Research our first publication in PLOS One out the previous day

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            It’s Time to Emphasise the Purpose of Farming

              You must have heard time and again that millennials want meaningful careers that help make the world a better place. Often that interest is funnelled towards jobs in CleanTech, non-profits, the environment or the arts. But farming is an overlooked industry with incredible potential to help improve the world. However, its possibility and essentiality is

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              How a Changing Climate Impacts the Nutritional Value of Food

                We believe Elemental Digest (EDL) has a commercial and circular answer to mediating the challenges below. We often think of climate change solely in terms of influencing the weather and the environment. We may also link climate change with reduced food production due to drought and adverse weather. But we are also now learning that

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                New EU Fertiliser Regulations Favour Thallo®

                  Recognising the need to secure and re-use clean phosphate and valuable organic carbon and nutrients being lost to waste in the EU, recent regulatory developments have qualified the opportunity for selling and creating Thallo® in the UK and the EU. These new EU fertiliser regulations (2019) establish the need to make use of recycled or

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