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News & Highlights. Here you can submit information on agrometeorological issues, happenings and other news in agrometeorology. [Send items you might have to the Web Editor.]

Bumper crop from a toll-free call — Last modified October 27, 2014 15:26
Business Line. New Delhi, 25 October 2014.
RSS wing against investments from genetic engineering firms — Last modified October 03, 2014 09:34
Business Standard. 26 September 2014                         
Centre to bring out pro-farmer crop insurance policy — Last modified October 02, 2014 11:06
Business Line. New Delhi, 27 September 2014
Everyone has weather updates on their fingertips in this village — Last modified September 29, 2014 13:19
The Hindu. New Delhi, 7 September 2014
Open online course for India’s agri-professionals launched — Last modified September 29, 2014 13:17
New Delhi, 6 September 2014. The Statesman
Let's Use Rainwater! Recent Trends in Rainwater Use in Japan — Last modified August 29, 2014 08:48
In recent years, a growing number of municipalities in Japan have been making use of rainwater. Blessed with a large amount of rainfall compared to other countries, since the post-war urban development period Japan has tended to deal with this abundance by "disposing" of rainwater. Over the years, however, this thinking has gradually shifted toward taking advantage of rainwater as a natural resource. In this article, we will introduce the recent trends in rainwater use in Japan.
Synthesis and Review: Advancing agricultural greenhouse gas quantification — Last modified July 21, 2014 10:49
Environmental Research Letters. Environmental Research Letters Volume 9 Number 7. Lydia P Olander et al 2014 Environ. Res. Lett. 9 075003 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/7/075003.
Pest Control Method Using Sex Pheromone Developed to Keep Sugarcane from White Grubs — Last modified July 21, 2014 09:08
The Japanese National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS), the Okinawa Prefectural Agricultural Research Center, and Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., a Japanese manufacturer of plastic, silicon, and semiconductors, announced on February 20, 2014, that the new method they developed for sugarcane pest control showed successful results.
Investigating afforestation and bioenergy CCS as climate change mitigation strategies — Last modified June 27, 2014 15:06
Florian Humpenöder et al 2014 Environ. Res. Lett. 9 064029 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/6/064029
New renewable energy law to allow conversion of farmland in Japan to wind farmers — Last modified April 24, 2014 09:27
Takumi Nemoto, Minister of Reconstruction, announced at a press conference on December 20, 2013, the government's intention to allow the conversion of agricultural land to wind farm use, based on the newly enacted Act on Promotion of Generating Renewable Energy Harmonized with Healthy Development of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery.
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