Archive for July, 2013

  • Research Shows Soil Phosphorus Levels in Balance

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

    Researchers with the University of Manitoba and Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives in partnership with the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative have completed a project aimed at “Estimating Soil Phosphorus Budgets for Rural Municipalities in Manitoba.”
    The intent was to provide phosphorus budget estimates for each RM by updating the existing phosphorus budget model using [...]

  • Mitigating Methane Emission from Ruminants at European Level

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

    In order to mitigate methane emission from livestock, over 50 scientists from 17 European countries have joined forces.
    “In all these countries reliable methods to measure methane emission from cows are already being worked on. This knowledge is now being compiled,” said Yvette de Haas from Wageningen UR Livestock Research. The European Commission provides €600,000 for [...]

  • Brazil simplifies visas to attract researchers from other countries

    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

    Agência FAPESP – The ongoing process of cultural exchange and internationalization of research underway in Brazil gained a major advantage with the simplification of the work visa application process for foreigners. Researchers, university professors and graduate students will have to face fewer bureaucratic stumbling blocks to work in Brazil.
    Published in the Diário Oficial da União [...]