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Purdue software helps farmers make better decisions for long term sustainability

In Indiana, Purdue University researchers are working to create software to simplify the complex relationships between agriculture and resource scarcity. With a focus on...

Kiwa Bio-Tech initiates the new Harmless Agriculture Standard in China

In California, Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation, a company focused on eco-friendly bio-based fertilizers promoting soil health, was authorized by China's Ministry of Agriculture...

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