Sili-Max® limita la absorción de arsénico en el arroz
Informe de investigación Realizado por: Lic. Luisella Celi, Universidad de Torino, Italia El arroz (Oryza sativa) es el alimento básico para más de la mitad de la población mundial, y alimenta a unos 3.500 millones de personas. Sin embargo, en comparación con otros cultivos, el arroz acumula mayores cantidades de arsénico (As) dado que se...
This Week in Ag #37
One of the greatest inventions in history is the combine. The concept of threshing and separating grain in one operation revolutionized our food system, as well as redefined our labor force. Consider that in the mid-1800s, 90% of the US workforce was involved in some aspect of farming. Now it’s under 2%. To think my grandfather harvested corn by hand and threw the ears in a wagon! He used the pull-behind model in the 1940s to harvest small grains (that’s him, Fred Nichols, combining oats on our family farm). My mother still talks about dad wearing a Jesse James style mask while operating their first self-propelled combine without a cab.
This Week in Ag #16
If the TV show MythBusters ever did a program on farming, there are several common myths about farmers they could bust.