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Pressure to Reduce Wasteful Production of Animal Products Creates Opportunities for Efficient Ag Chem
Posted on May 25th, 2017 by Christina Valimaki in Chemical R&D
One third of all food produced for human consumption worldwide – an amount ranging between 1.3 and 2.1 billion tons – is wasted or lost annually. The majority of these losses are a result of over-consumption, consumer waste and production inefficiencies. In aggregate, the costs of food waste total more than $680 billion in industrialized nations and over $310 billion in developing countries. Continue reading “Pressure to Reduce Wasteful Production of Animal Products Creates Opportunities for Efficient Ag Chem” »
Posted on April 25th, 2017 by Christina Valimaki in Chemical R&D
Worldwide demand for many crops far outstrips production – and the situation is worsening. While drought and famine have long been relatively common in many areas, the 2016 El Niño warming phenomenon disrupted growing conditions throughout the world Continue reading “Increasing Varieties of Domesticated Crops Demand New Specialized Agricultural Chemicals” »