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"26.02.2017 00:56:12" npr.org To End Food Waste, Change Needs To Begin At Home The U.S. throws out 35 million tons of food each year. While many restaurants, supermarkets and processors are taking responsibility, many consumers aren't. An EPA pilot program aims to change that. The amount of food consumers waste is staggering:
"24.02.2017 22:45:12" Timeline Photos There's good news in the fight against food waste: http://bit.ly/2ldBHOn
"23.02.2017 16:56:14" Timeline Photos The National FFA Officer Team visited Dow AgroSciences recently where they learned about our history, products, and strategy. They shared with Dow AgroSciences their focus during their time in office over the next eight months. David Townsend, the
"22.02.2017 22:28:13" dowagro.com Dont Get Caught in a Food Label Trap These 13 food labels may not mean what you think they mean.
"19.02.2017 20:14:12" dowagro.com Dont Get Caught in a Food Label Trap There are a lot of buzz words used on food labels at the grocery store. What do they actually mean?
"16.02.2017 22:45:12" Timeline Photos Steer clear from these 13 healthy-sounding labels next time you're at the market (they're likely junk food in disguise): http://bit.ly/2kXfSVS
"15.02.2017 21:15:13" dowagro.com One plus One Equals Two As a proud older sister of two brothers, I recently found myself talking with another friend about the joys of being an older sibling. She shared a story about a time she tried teaching her younger brother math. She asked him, “What is one plus one?” He As we gain access to more and more information, having the tools to fact check is even more important. Read our latest blog to see the signs of fake news about agriculture.
"15.02.2017 16:00:14" isoclast.com About Isoclast | Isoclast Active | Dow AgroSciences Mrs. Ju-mei Li went from 8 applications of her previous insecticide to only 5 applications of Isoclast™ active. “Isoclast really made a difference in my life,” she said. Her success story has inspired more than half of the growers in her village to use Peach farmers across China are looking for new answers to control aphid infestations. Timely use of Closer™ and Typoonee™ insecticides with Isoclast™ active has made a significant impact in improving peach yield in the Shan Xi province.
"14.02.2017 23:27:02" Timeline Photos Celebrating Valentine's Day at our Global Headquarters today with United Way of Central Indiana! Employees went through a poverty simulation to learn about the difficult choices our neighbors make every day. We commit to continuing our outreach throughout
"14.02.2017 22:00:10" well.blogs.nytimes.com How Well Do You Know Your Food Labels? Test your supermarket savvy with this quiz. Can you get a perfect score on this food label quiz? Test your knowledge:
"12.02.2017 23:06:14" dowagro.com One plus One Equals Two With so much information at our disposal, how can we discern fact from fiction? Read our newest blog for Jenna's take.
"11.02.2017 23:00:14" eatingwell.com The 13 Biggest Nutrition and Food Myths Busted - EatingWell Did you know that cooked vegetables are just as nutritious as raw vegetables? These nutrition and food facts debunk 13 popular myths.
"09.02.2017 22:45:11" Timeline Photos Deciding between food claims can be stressful. Plan ahead to make grocery shopping an easier task. Here are a few tips to get you started: http://bit.ly/2kTwoXH
"09.02.2017 16:26:55" Timeline Photos How does biotech help farmers improve each year? A 7th generation farmer shares their story on crop improvement. http://bit.ly/2lkgshC
"08.02.2017 21:07:10" dowagro.com How Are GMOs Made? For thousands of years we've altered plant DNA through traditional plant breeding to create a plant or crop with the characteristics, or traits, we desire. Since the advent of biotechnology, scientists are able to create GMOs faster and improve upon those A Dow AgroSciences scientist explains the process of genetic modification.
"07.02.2017 23:01:06" sitn.hms.harvard.edu Will GMOs Hurt My Body? The Public's Concerns and How Scientists Have Addressed Them There have been over 100 research studies comparing the effects of traditional food to genetically modified food, the results of which have been reviewed in various journals. Here's what Harvard scientists have to say about GMOs and your health:
"07.02.2017 15:00:16" arylex.com Arylex Herbicides | Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences In this wheat field in Ploermel (Morbihan), France, the left side is treated with Pixxaro™ EC herbicide. The right side shows an untreated area, where poppy weeds are flourishing. Now registered! Pixxaro™ EC and Zypar™ herbicides, mixtures of the groundbreaking Arylex™ active molecule, are now registered in France! These products offer control of broadleaf weeds in cereals and represent the first southern zone European
"04.02.2017 20:14:24" dowagro.com How Are GMOs Made? Have you ever wondered how a GMO is actually made? Alicia gives us step by step instructions of what she does every day.
"03.02.2017 18:37:11" dowagro.com AMPATH Update Dow AgroSciences, working together with Ampath Kenya are conducting demonstration plots in Western Kenya to help farmer groups develop, empowering them to obtain greater yields and have improved soil fertility.
"02.02.2017 22:45:12" Timeline Photos This is how we make GMOs: http://bit.ly/2jAFmt6
"01.02.2017 16:00:13" isoclast.com Wildlife and Environment | Isoclast Active | Dow AgroSciences Isoclast products are designed to focus on harmful insects while having a low impact on beneficial organisms. When used according to the label, products in the Isoclast™ active insecticide family have been proven to have a minimal impact on beneficial insects, like the green lacewing.
"31.01.2017 22:30:09" bhg.com How to Plan a Vegetable Garden Here's all you need to know about what to plant in a garden filled with vegetables. You don't need a large space to have a vegetable garden (try a can!). Learn what it takes to grow produce, and read more tips from Better Homes and Gardens:
"29.01.2017 22:02:14" dowagro.com What we can learn from farmers in Kenya I had the opportunity to move from Australia to live in Kenya for six months in 2015 as part of the Dow AgroSciences partnership with AMPATH, a medical based group with social workers, agribusiness managers, researchers, nutritionists and legal aid Kenyan farmers had a lot of wisdom to share with Sarah, who lived in Kenya for six months through Dow AgroSciences' partnership with AMPATH. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2kdsIg0
"28.01.2017 23:00:12" popsugar.com 8 Effective Ways to Stop Wasting Money on Groceries Spending money on groceries feels great until you realize that half of them have spoiled within a week. Read this to avoid wasting greens. Limit the amount of greens, herbs and veggies you waste with these eight storage tips:
"26.01.2017 18:45:10" Timeline Photos The dynamic personalities of farmers in Kenya taught this blogger the value of food security and the power of working together. Read Sarah's story: http://bit.ly/2kp3cnn
"25.01.2017 20:49:16" dowagro.com What we can learn from farmers in Kenya Learn more about the partnership between Dow AgroSciences and Ampath Kenya, and the work our employees do in Kenya with farmers.
"13.01.2017 20:15:09" Timeline Photos Today, we were honored to host Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn, President of The World Food Prize Foundation. During an address to employees he reminded us, if you want to change the world, work in #agriculture. We couldn't agree more.
"13.01.2017 02:00:02" thestar.com Kids who drink whole milk are leaner, researchers say | Toronto Star The study also found higher vitamin D levels in children who drank whole milk than those who had a low-fat version. Milk provides a variety of benefits to kids, but it has recently been discovered that whole milk can help manage their weight:
"12.01.2017 22:45:09" Timeline Photos Get the facts on serving the right milk for your family: http://on.thestar.com/2js8pKO
"12.01.2017 02:30:09" health.usnews.com Should You Start Drinking Whole Milk? Get the facts before switching from skim. Whole milk may deserve a place in your fridge for its nutrition and flavor (don't fear the fat!). Learn why you should put whole milk in your shopping cart:
"09.01.2017 22:45:08" Timeline Photos Can't decide between organic or non-organic milk? Let us reassure you, all milk is tested for antibiotics and safe for your family. Learn why: http://bit.ly/2jludaZ
"04.01.2017 20:01:12" dowagro.com Chlorpyrifos Petition Link jumps to the petitions page of www.chlorpyrifos.com and enables those interested to access crop-specific petitions to sign and send to U.S. EPA. EPA threatens to ban chlorpyrifos, a key tool for farmers that protects 50-plus crops from devastating pests. Petition EPA by Jan. 17 to maintain the availability of this vital pest management tool at http://bit.ly/2fLUIp0
"29.12.2016 22:45:09" Timeline Photos Start teaching your kiddos how to make informed food decisions, and they'll reap the benefits as they grow. http://bit.ly/2hLKfgK
"27.12.2016 12:00:04" moms.popsugar.com 80 of the Best Kid-Friendly Recipes Kids love macaroni and cheese, pizza, and lasagna, but the same old recipe gets boring for kids and adults. Mix things up with reinvented recipes and spins on Need recipes to get your kids cooking? Here are a few kid-friendly meals that will help teach them about food selection:
"27.12.2016 01:00:12" Timeline Photos Help your kiddos live up to their full foodie potential: http://bit.ly/2hLKfgK
"23.12.2016 12:00:05" foodandwine.com Are Emojis the Key to Helping Kids Make Healthy Food Choices? Even as we are still be figuring out when it's appropriate to use “love” or “like” on Facebook, food resear This food teaching technique will help your little one when grocery shopping. A study found that emotional icons help them determine the healthfulness of food.
"22.12.2016 22:45:33" Photos from Dow AgroSciences LLC's post Help your kids become more knowledgeable about what they eat. Chef Kimm has tips: http://bit.ly/2i5IM2F
"21.12.2016 22:00:09" chicagotribune.com Frustrated by self-checkout? Retailers look to smartphones to cut the line Self-checkout is supposed to be a time-saver. Score! Grocery shopping without the checkout lines is closer than you may think (thank you, smartphone technology):
"21.12.2016 13:32:10" telegraph.co.uk What's eaten for Christmas dinner around the world? Over the next few days, people around the world will be celebrating a number of holidays and food will be a big part of those celebrations. What food is always a staple at your holiday meals?
"20.12.2016 21:30:04" savvysugar.com 6 Awesome Money- and Time-Saving Grocery Apps Although we've provided you with a ton of tips on how to save on groceries, sometimes it's nice to have a helping hand from technology. Read on to find out Easier grocery shopping? Yes, please. While it may take years to see the full benefits of digitization, here are apps that can help make buying food easier:
"20.12.2016 00:00:17" dowagro.com Food is About To Get Informative Digitization. We are hearing this word a lot lately and we'll be hearing it even more over time. It brings to mind a number of topics: Internet-of-Things, Digital Marketing, Big Data, Analytics, 3D Printing… to name a few. Longing for more transparency from food companies? Learn how companies are working to make product information readily available for you.
"18.12.2016 23:00:13" dowagro.com Food is About To Get Informative Digitization. We are hearing this word a lot lately and we'll be hearing it even more over time. It brings to mind a number of topics: Internet-of-Things, Digital Marketing, Big Data, Analytics, 3D Printing… to name a few. Digital capabilities are expanding to ensure a safer and more secure food supply chain.
"15.12.2016 22:45:11" Timeline Photos Big changes are coming to how we grocery shop. Here's how: http://bit.ly/2hSMxr5
"14.12.2016 22:00:05" medium.com Alum partners with Dow AgroSciences, develops international STEM program By MARISA MATA, Student Writer Ronda Hamm's proudest accomplishment while working at Dow is forming the program that helps kids learn and gain interest in how foods get from the farm to the aisle. Read her story:
"13.12.2016 20:15:04" popsugar.com 25 of Our Editors' Favorite Gifts For Everyone on Your List Every month, our editors curate a list of the best new food products of the month, and now it's time to bring you the best of the year. It's becoming more common to buy groceries online during the holidays. About 23% more online purchases were made this Thanksgiving. Did you brave the crowded stores?
"13.12.2016 18:00:15" arylex.com About Arylex | Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences Just to name a few. Find out how this game-changing tool can boost your productivity and profitability. What are the features and benefits of Arylex™ active for the cereal market?
"12.12.2016 22:00:12" Timeline Photos Tap into the curiosity of kids (and revisit yours!) to teach them where the foods they eat originate. Our latest blog post shares ways to increase this understanding with a few DIY activities:
"11.12.2016 21:00:13" Timeline Photos Never stop being curious, regardless of your age: http://bit.ly/2hheKeZ
"09.12.2016 17:31:06" fieldtomarket.org National Indicators Report 2016 - Field To Market The third edition of this report analyzes trends over time in sustainability performance for U.S. commodity agriculture for ten crops from 1980-2015. The 2016 Field to Market U.S. Indicators Report highlights sustainability trends in U.S. commodity crop production and calls for collective action from farmers and the supply chain to drive continued improvement.
"08.12.2016 22:45:12" Timeline Photos Do your kids know where food comes from? Plan a family trip to the farm or your local grocery store and use this scavenger hunt to teach them how food is grown. http://bit.ly/2hjwlz3
"06.12.2016 13:00:08" news.psu.edu Trimming the spare tire: Canola oil may cut belly fat | Penn State University One more reason to love canola oil:
"05.12.2016 18:23:13" Timeline Photos Today is World Soil Day! Did you know that there are more organisms in one tablespoon of healthy soil then there are people on Earth?
"05.12.2016 13:00:10" Timeline Photos We're getting smarter about the fats in our diets. Here's one way the fats are getting better, too: http://bit.ly/2gZLHMK
"04.12.2016 19:00:04" webmd.com Canola Oil Cooking Benefits WebMD explains why cooking with canola oil may reduce your risk for heart disease. Is canola the new olive oil?
"02.12.2016 12:00:15" Timeline Photos When you think healthy oils, do you think canola? Here's why you should: http://bit.ly/2gZLHMK
"01.12.2016 22:45:11" Timeline Photos We're helping make the easy choice the healthier choice when you need dinner to be quick. Here's how: http://bit.ly/2fQ3ot5
"01.12.2016 16:00:14" isoclast.com Crops and Pests | Isoclast Active | Dow AgroSciences Given its excellent performance and residual activity, Toretto has become a key product under most of the whitefly management programs in Mexico. Whiteflies are one of the main concerns for export crops in Mexico, mainly tomatoes, cucurbits and peppers. Insecticide resistance pressure is a big issue in this market segment. Toretto™ insecticide with Isoclast™ active brings a novel alternative that
"29.11.2016 17:00:12" arylex.com Around the Globe | Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences See where this new line of customized formulated products is available. Arylex™ active, taking on broadleaved weeds around the globe.
"26.11.2016 16:23:04" buzzfeed.com Using Drones To Make Better Wine Commercial drones are helping to produce more delicious wines, but they can also play an important part in increasing the world's food supply as doing more with less defines the future of agriculture. Wine just got even better. Here's how vineyards are becoming more sustainable:
"25.11.2016 22:28:12" I feel so strongly that we in agriculture need to do the right thing to protect it. Farmers are Parking Their Plows to Reduce Greenhouse Gasses I feel so strongly that we in agriculture need to do the right thing to protect it. Sustainability is a tradition for this farming family.
"24.11.2016 11:42:10" Timeline Photos Here's one way we're helping change for the better: http://bit.ly/2f3Qk8c
"23.11.2016 21:37:05" yumsugar.com Thanksgiving Cheat Sheet: How Much Food Is Needed Per Person? As you are planning your Thanksgiving feast, here are a few handy cheat sheets (one without images and one with) to help you determine how much food you need Sustainable eating can start at your dinner table. Here's how much to feed each guest to cut down on food waste this holiday season:
"23.11.2016 02:30:10" psychologytoday.com Psychology Today - Post Food Pics Posting Food Pictures on Facebook? 10 Reasons Why So that's why we're so into posting food pics on social media...
"22.11.2016 23:00:12" Timeline Photos Good food, less environmental impact. That's something we're thankful for. Here's one way we're helping make a difference: http://bit.ly/2f3Qk8c
"21.11.2016 23:50:12" Timeline Photos Would you ever share your food truth? Here are tips from one of our experts on sparking the conversation: http://bit.ly/2f1kXcN
"21.11.2016 18:24:07" Timeline Photos Congratulations to Ashish Batra, Global Leader for Formulations and Packaging, for receiving AIChE's Industrial Progress Award. This achievement celebrates his innovative contributions to industrial practices.
"18.11.2016 17:52:08" Million Meal Movement Dow AgroSciences employees packing 52,000 meals for hungry Hooisers. #mannequinchallenge. Midwest Food Bank - Indianapolis Division Dow AgroSciences LLC We are proud to partner with the Million Meal Movement to package and bring thousands of food packets to those who are food insecure. And we had a little bit of fun in the process. #mannequinchallenge
"18.11.2016 17:48:17" Timeline Photos Share your food truth: http://bit.ly/2f1kXcN
"17.11.2016 22:44:13" Timeline Photos Craving a convo about food that goes beyond the headlines? Let's get one started: http://bit.ly/2f1kXcN
"17.11.2016 16:00:19" isoclast.com Map of Registrations | Isoclast Active | Dow AgroSciences New insecticides like Isoclast are selective in comparison to pyrethroids, OPs and carbamates, designed to focus on harmful insects while having a low impact on beneficial organisms. Isoclast™ active is now registered in 40 countries and has been used on millions of hectares, over four growing seasons, with no reports of any adverse effects on bees or pollinators.
"16.11.2016 15:12:13" cravedfw.com How Social Media Affects Our Food Habits If you're in the business of selling food to consumers you've noticed how much has changed since social networking became a part of our daily lives… young girls no longer learn to cook from their mothers, meal planning happens on the fly, and it's now It's official: social media does influence what we eat.
"15.11.2016 16:00:21" arylex.com Weed Control | Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences Add Arylex to your arsenal to fight resistant broadleaved weeds in cereals. Let Arylex™ active herbicide reduce weed competition in your fields.
"09.11.2016 16:00:22" isoclast.com Crops and Pests | Isoclast Active | Dow AgroSciences Channel partners and growers have expressed a high level of satisfaction with the insecticide, which is supporting their work as exporters to countries where MRLs are established. (photo: whitefly control in citrus) Tree fruit and nut farmers in Chile are experiencing their first season using Closer™ insecticide with Isoclast™ active. This product controls scale insects, mealybugs, and aphids in pome, stone fruit and nuts, as well as whiteflies and psyllids in
"08.11.2016 19:30:10" Timeline Photos We believe in the power of science and its ability to feed the growing world. That's why our #ScienceAmbassadors are passionate about #STEM, so we can inspire the next generation of scientists to solve our global challenges.
"08.11.2016 17:36:12" isoclast.com Map of Registrations | Isoclast Active | Dow AgroSciences See where Isoclast products are registered today. Isoclast.com is officially live! Find info about registered Isoclast™ active products and learn how this best-in-class insecticide can help boost your profitability by controlling destructive sap-feeding pests.
"04.11.2016 14:54:38" Timeline Photos Our scientists know that it will take novel technology to feed the growing world. That's why we're honored that R&D Magazine recognized our #Paradigm™ WG Herbicide with #Arylex™ Active as a top innovation in 2016 during the #R&D100Awards last night!
"03.11.2016 14:19:12" dowagro.com Farmers Market Fake outs I love the farmer's market and try to go every week. I am lucky enough to live in a city with a winter's farmers market as well so I can get my fix of fresh vegetables all year long. They are locally grown, often by small acre farmers, and picked at the How do you pick the freshest produce at your local farmer's market?
"01.11.2016 15:30:09" dowagro.com Farmers Market Fake outs I love the farmer's market and try to go every week. I am lucky enough to live in a city with a winter's farmers market as well so I can get my fix of fresh vegetables all year long. They are locally grown, often by small acre farmers, and picked at the Our resident foodie talks beyond organic in our latest blog post. Here's what you should know:
"01.11.2016 15:00:15" arylex.com Mode of Action and Resistance Management| Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences Arylex™ active is a new herbicide for the control of broadleaved weeds in cereals. Learn about its unique mode of action. Not all synthetic auxin herbicides are created equal.
"31.10.2016 17:33:10" Timeline Photos Local food is fresh food. A study shows 85% of farmers market finds are grown within 50 miles (compared to 1,200 miles for grocery store produce).
"31.10.2016 13:42:10" theplate.nationalgeographic.com Can GMOs Save Chocolate? GMOs may be able to save chocolate. The bigger question is whether we want them to. Chocolate–the scrumptious confection of Valentine boxes and Easter baskets–is in trouble. The average American ea… A chocolate shortage, to the tune of one million metric tons, is predicted to hit within the next years, the result of climate change, disease, and the demands of rapidly growing populations of chocolate lovers in China and India. Could GMO's save
"30.10.2016 23:28:07" well.blogs.nytimes.com Really? The Claim: Fresh Produce Has More Nutrients Than Canned Despite their reputation, canned fruits and vegetables retain many of their nutrients, in some cases better than fresh produce does. One more reason we love the farmers market: The food there really can be more nutritious than fresh grocery store produce.
"29.10.2016 15:10:11" Timeline Photos Only 10 genetically engineered crops (GMO) are available for commercial production and sale, yet hundreds of products are labeled as "Non-GMO". Check out this article to learn more about this practice and how you can be a better informed shopper.
"28.10.2016 14:14:03" youtube.com Careers in Manufacturing – Production Leader Growing up working side-by-side with her dad solving problems and discovering how things worked sparked the love of #STEM and learning to apply the sciences ... From an early age, Lisa Callender has enjoyed learning about the sciences and applying that knowledge to solve world problems. As a Production Leader for Dow AgroSciences, Lisa is able to apply her #STEM knowledge to make products that are helping to
"27.10.2016 22:00:15" dowagro.com Farmers Market Fake outs I love the farmer's market and try to go every week. I am lucky enough to live in a city with a winter's farmers market as well so I can get my fix of fresh vegetables all year long. They are locally grown, often by small acre farmers, and picked at the Here's how you can tell what is and isn't a GMO at the farmers market. (It's easier than you think).
"24.10.2016 19:45:51" Timeline Photos Not all of the employees at Dow AgroSciences grew up on a farm, yet that doesn't make them any less interested or passionate about how their food is grown, where it comes from, and the rigorous science behind it. All of our employees are passionate about
"20.10.2016 15:23:12" foodinsight.org A Brief History of Food – Rethinking “Processed” Processing food and incorporating different ingredients help make possible a safe, convenient, healthful, flavorful and affordable food supply. Didn't grow up on a farm? No problem! Great information about where your food is grown and how science keeps it safe helps you make informed decisions for you and your family. In fact, here's a great article from Food Insight.
"16.10.2016 16:49:17" fao.org Home | FAO | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Climate change threatens the sustainability of capture fisheries & aquaculture development in marine & freshwater environments. On October 16, 1945, 42 countries assembled in Quebec, Canada, to create the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Their goal was to free humanity from hunger and malnutrition, and to effectively manage the global food system.
"13.10.2016 15:43:11" Timeline Photos Volunteering isn't only beneficial for the community. Science tells us it's good for volunteers, too. Learn how some of our employees are doing their part. http://bit.ly/2d74AH7
"12.10.2016 17:51:23" Timeline Photos Happy National Farmer's Day! In the U.S., farm and ranch families only account for 2 percent of the population. Lucky for the other 98 percent, farmers today produce 262 percent more food with 2 percent fewer inputs (labor, seeds, feed, fertilizer, etc.),
"11.10.2016 17:38:10" Timeline Photos The second week of October is National Food Bank Week in the United States. Approximately 14% of American households are food insecure and many, if not most, of these families rely on food banks. Help your neighbors and donate to your local food pantry
"10.10.2016 16:45:12" dowagro.com Thinking fresh and healthier to help end local hunger It seems that all eyes are on food these days. What's the best choice? Is this really healthy? Should I be eating something else instead? Was this made responsibly? While science is at the root of every solution produced by Dow AgroSciences, service is at the core of who we are. As members of a global community, our employees are doing their part to end hunger in their own back yards. Here are two examples.
"07.10.2016 20:15:51" Timeline Photos We will be at The Latino Expo tomorrow being held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Come stop by our booth!
"06.10.2016 15:15:14" whitehouse.gov FACT SHEET: America the Bountiful Initiative to Strengthen U.S. Agricultural Workforce Today, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the White House Rural Council, in collaboration with Federal agencies and private-sector stakeholders, is announcing new efforts to expand and diversify the U.S. agriculture Feeding the growing world will take the best problem solvers. That's why we've put #STEM as a priority in our #Sustainability2025 goals and have made a commitment to @WhitehouseOSTP and @USDA to support the #AmericaTheBountifulInitiative. Our
"06.10.2016 13:00:12" Timeline Photos #STEM is a priority in our #Sustainability2025 goals. That's why more than 500 of our employees volunteer as #ScienceAmbassadors around the world!
"05.10.2016 15:41:27" Timeline Photos There is a common misconception that companies “buy and pay for” university research. But the truth is that there is a much more ongoing, collaborative relationship between the private sector and academia. The two have been working together for over a
"03.10.2016 18:37:06" extension.psu.edu October is Eat Better, Eat Together Month (PROSPER) Benefits of Eating Together:
Family meals provide nutrients that kids need to grow strong and healthy, such as calcium, fiber and iron. October is Eat Better, Eat Together Month! What is your favorite part of when your family eats together?
"03.10.2016 17:12:48" dowagro.com GMO Perspectives Parenthood and GMO Research We know GMOs are a complex topic that warrants many different perspectives. Here are a couple from our own employees we think are valuable additions to the conversation. Sometimes it helps to know what the scientists think as we work to determine what is Being a parent and a scientist allows for a uniquely informed perspective when it comes to GMO research, safety, and availability in the mainstream food channel. Check out this week's blog, whose contributors are both parents and scientists.
"30.09.2016 18:24:14" Timeline Photos If you are in Central Indiana, come see our Science Ambassadors and enjoy activities for students of all ages at the state's largest FREE #STEM event. Saturday, 10/1 9:30 - 5:00 at Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center.
"29.09.2016 18:28:16" Timeline Photos Biotechnology is a vital tool in providing sustainable food security and nutrition for children all over the world. More than 1,000 studies reviewed by 11 organizations worldwide, confirm there are zero health hazards connected to genetically engineered
"26.09.2016 17:09:06" eatright.org Raising Healthy Eaters from Preschool to High School Food, nutrition and eating skills are among the most important things you can share with children. Raising healthy eaters can be challenging, especially with so much information available. Yet, we all have a part to play in helping youngsters find the nutritional sweet spot. Check out this article for tips on how to raise your healthy eater from
"22.09.2016 15:12:10" dowagro.com US Food Labeling Food labels and their language impact consumer food choices, sometimes creating confusion around the risk and value certain health outcomes imply. Learn more about "halo" and "reverse halo" effects in this Iowa Farm Bureau post. http://bit.ly/2cp7IB6
"21.09.2016 22:35:12" dowagro.com 2016 AGROW Awards Announcement Farmers around the globe continue to face new challenges from pests and weeds, making continued innovation essential. Today, Dow AgroSciences, has been recognized at the AGROW awards for key innovation it is advancing for farmers. Thank you @Agrow News by honoring us with four #AgrowAwards! Bringing #farmers new solutions every year so they can continue feeding the growing world drives our #innovations. Congratulations to all of our teams who worked together to create award-winning
"20.09.2016 14:00:45" arylex.com Weed Control | Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences Confidently apply Arylex across a wide spray window, even in tough conditions. Arylex™ active controls weeds independently of temperature, giving farmers more spray days.
"14.09.2016 19:10:11" arylex.com Cereals | Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences Wheat treated with Classico™ herbicide is shown in the center. Malva, a common weed in Israel, is growing in the untreated crop. Wheat is planted on 100,000 hectares in Israel, with an average yield of 4 tons per hectare. This photo demonstrates the effectiveness of Classico™ herbicide with Arylex™ active, a game-changing product that is now registered in Israel.
"14.09.2016 15:52:07" dowagro.com Heres How GMO Labels Work in Europe Supermarkets…that's where I seem to spend most of my weekends nowadays. I am accompanied by a one-year old who tries to climb out of the cart, and a two-year old who assists us choosing the healthy and nutritious food that should help the family through Green, yellow, or red? Food labelling has long been mandatory in the European Union. Yet, clarity for consumers continues to be a challenge as this recent offering from Food Navigator suggests. http://bit.ly/2cJ3Pq5
"13.09.2016 18:00:16" arylex.com Weed Control | Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences Arylex™ active provides a unique spectrum of selective, post-emergence control of annual broadleaf weeds in cereals, forage brassica and burndown applications, as well as offering some activity on certain perennial weed species. What are the signs of Arylex™ active working? Poppy treated with Arylex shows first visible effects within a few days after treatment (14 days shown here), offering farmers a game-changing tool to fight resistant weeds.
"12.09.2016 19:39:14" arylex.com Mode of Action and Resistance Management| Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences The affinity of Arylex™ active to bind with specific receptors differentiates it from other synthetic auxin herbicides. Do you know how Arylex™ active works?
"12.09.2016 17:38:15" dowagro.com Heres How GMO Labels Work in Europe Supermarkets…that's where I seem to spend most of my weekends nowadays. I am accompanied by a one-year old who tries to climb out of the cart, and a two-year old who assists us choosing the healthy and nutritious food that should help the family through GMO labeling in the EU causes a lack of clarity and fewer choices on grocery shelves. Contrary to what many people believe, GMOs are not banned in the EU. However, many stores are reluctant to stock items labeled as GMO due to pressure from those opposed
"10.09.2016 13:24:11" dowagro.com Mom to Mom Lets Talk About Raw Milk It's no secret that moms today make the majority of the health and food/nutrition decisions for their families. And, as decision makers, moms are being inundated with information, making it very difficult to have time to sort through the rhetoric and Our food wouldn't be as safe without science. Here's why:
"09.09.2016 19:09:13" Timeline Photos So this is what the dates on your milk cartons mean (and thanks to food science, it's not what you'd think). http://to.pbs.org/2bWRRqI
"08.09.2016 18:16:10" Timeline Photos This scientific advancement may one-up the century-old pasteurization technology and help you curb food waste. http://bit.ly/2bJ0pkp
"07.09.2016 18:26:48" Timeline Photos From morning show headlines to PTA meetings, it seems all eyes are on food these days. Here are the four must-check resources to get to the bottom of the raw milk trend, direct from our RN. http://bit.ly/2cC0qMQ
"07.09.2016 13:00:18" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? Brits, a small town in the North West province of South Africa is a major vegetable producing area in South Africa. All the vegetables are irrigated with water from the Hartebeespoort Dam. Dow AgroSciences from a big
"05.09.2016 17:24:10" dowagro.com Mom to Mom Lets Talk About Raw Milk It's no secret that moms today make the majority of the health and food/nutrition decisions for their families. And, as decision makers, moms are being inundated with information, making it very difficult to have time to sort through the rhetoric and Learn how Louis Pasteur's scientific advancements are helping keep your family safe.
"05.09.2016 13:00:18" Timeline Photos This area produces more than 20% Of South Africa's Vegetables Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"02.09.2016 17:05:11" Timeline Photos Often, our food starts with the family who grows it. http://bit.ly/2cmqtYh
"01.09.2016 15:55:13" Timeline Photos Chances are the food you feed your family starts with a family. Learn all about how family farmers are good for our food supply, for agriculture and for our world: http://bit.ly/2bx6bpc
"31.08.2016 17:00:18" Timeline Photos Bonus location: Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? This area is in Roedtan, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Also known as Springbuck Flats, it is a major producing area in the northern part of South Africa. They produce mainly row crops in this area.
"31.08.2016 13:00:19" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? The photo was taken in East Anglia, England. East Anglia is an area that consists of 3 counties, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. East Anglia produces enough wheat to make over 5,700 million loaves of bread and
"30.08.2016 19:13:11" dow.com Fifteen Dow Technologies Named R&D 100 Award Finalists , recognizing new product innovations introduced in 2015. Fifteen Dow technologies are among the 300 finalists, and three of these products are finalists in two categories. We love providing farmers with new innovations to help them feed our growing world—and it's even better when those efforts are recognized for their scientific excellence! Thank you R&D Magazine for recognizing Paradigm™ with Arylex™ active as one of this
"30.08.2016 16:00:13" arylex.com Weed Control | Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences Arylex™ active provides a unique spectrum of selective, post-emergence control of annual broadleaf weeds in cereals, forage brassica and burndown applications, as well as offering some activity on certain perennial weed species. Arylex™ active offers farmers powerful control over a wide spectrum of broadleaf weeds. Cleavers treated with Arylex show first visible effects within a few days after treatment (14 days shown here).
"30.08.2016 13:34:12" Timeline Photos Learning where our food comes from means getting to hear thousands of tales just like this one about families who've farmed their land for generations: http://bit.ly/2cmqtYh
"29.08.2016 23:16:11" Timeline Photos This past weekend we celebrated the opening of the remodeled Dow AgroSciences LLC Science Works exhibit The Children's Museum of Indianapolis. Our #ScienceAmbassadors were part of the show talking to families about #agricultural #sciences and their
"29.08.2016 20:34:12" Timeline Photos United Nations research finds family farmers who grow much of our food across the world as vital to environmental sustainability. http://bit.ly/2bvIX67
"29.08.2016 17:00:15" Timeline Photos Bonus location: The area where this photo was taken is a major production area in South Africa for sunflowers, sorghum and dry beans. It is also know as the Springbok Flats. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"29.08.2016 13:00:18" Timeline Photos This photo was taken in area that consists of 3 counties, growing predominantly wheat, barley, oilseed rape and sugar beet. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"27.08.2016 13:01:13" Timeline Photos From the United States to Australia, South Africa, France, China and Brazil, 247 million acres across the world are being farmed without plows. This is a huge step forward when trying to grow food sustainably, for so many reasons. http://bit.ly/2bRIOv0
"26.08.2016 16:07:07" washingtonpost.com No-till farming is on the rise. That's actually a big deal. A key practice to avoid soil erosion has been making surprising gains in the U.S. So why hasn't it caught on in the rest of the world? Farmers have been able to produce food much more sustainably since the 1980s. Find out a major reason why. http://wapo.st/2b2zxlb
"25.08.2016 17:35:14" dowagro.com Farmers are Parking Their Plows to Reduce Greenhouse Gasses There's just something about summertime that makes you fully appreciate all nature has to offer. Growing up, I would help my grandpa in his vegetable garden back in Indiana (a garden that could feed our family and the neighbors, none the less!) Did you know the way food is grown hundreds of miles inland can impact the quality and health of your favorite beaches? Here's how farmers are helping #DOW2025
"25.08.2016 13:00:17" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? This photo was taken in Colombia. In Colombia, the green rice production reached 2.4 billion tons, and the total output value of the industry reaches $ 3 trillion, equivalent to 2% of the nearly national industrial
"24.08.2016 19:02:53" Innovative farmers like Jeff Taylor are smarter than ever about being sustainable when growing food. That means more trees, healthier streams and rivers and improved air quality. #Dow2025
"24.08.2016 15:53:09" washingtonpost.com No-till farming is on the rise. That's actually a big deal. A key practice to avoid soil erosion has been making surprising gains in the U.S. So why hasn't it caught on in the rest of the world? Deforestation accounts for 20% of global emissions, according to the New York Times. Find out how farmers are growing food differently to preserve our natural resources. #Dow2025
"23.08.2016 15:00:47" arylex.com Environmental Profile | Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences What is the environmental profile of Arylex™ active? This highly effective solution for farmers breaks down quickly due to its low dose rate and superior efficacy.
"23.08.2016 13:00:16" Timeline Photos This photo was taken in a country that produces more than 450,00 ha of rice. Can you guess #wherewegrow? Give us your best guess in the comments below and check back on Thursday for the correct answer!
"22.08.2016 17:35:10" dowagro.com Farmers are Parking Their Plows to Reduce Greenhouse Gasses There's just something about summertime that makes you fully appreciate all nature has to offer. Growing up, I would help my grandpa in his vegetable garden back in Indiana (a garden that could feed our family and the neighbors, none the less!) Learn how we're helping make growing food more sustainable.
"17.08.2016 18:00:18" Timeline Photos Bonus location: Did you guess #wherewegrow? This photo was taken in the San Joaquin Valley, California, USA. It shows an almond orchard in full bloom. Dow AgroSciences has a strong relationship with California almond producers. Our products are their #1
"17.08.2016 17:00:27" dowagro.com State Fair Memories Taking a prize-winning pig to Indianapolis. Milkshakes at the Dairy Bar. Grandpa's eyes lighting up over historic tractors in Pioneer Village. Winning a goldfish. The memories came flooding back for Dow AgroSciences employees when they were asked about Like most people who have visited a local Fair, many of the employees at our Indianapolis, Indiana headquarters have fond memories of all that our Indiana State Fair has to offer. As we celebrate the bicentennial of the State of Indiana, read about some
"17.08.2016 14:30:31" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? This photo was taken in Ecuador, a country where livestock is growing every year thanks to Dow AgroSciences products.
"16.08.2016 23:15:14" Timeline Photos What would you ask a scientist about GMOs if you had the chance?
"16.08.2016 17:15:05" sitn.hms.harvard.edu From Corgis to Corn: A Brief Look at the Long History of GMO Technology - Science in the News Gabriel Rangel: To date, scientists have engineered bacteria that produce medication-grade drugs & crops with built-in pesticides. While these are all relatively recent advances in scientific technology, humans have been altering the genetics of organisms GMOs are not a brand new technology, but not everyone knows the full history of how this technology came about. This piece from Harvard's Science in the News Special Edition on GMOs gives a great overview of what led to this technology and how it has fit
"16.08.2016 14:00:14" arylex.com Arylex Herbicides | Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences With Arylex™ active, farmers have unrivaled freedom in terms of crop rotation. Do you know what crops Arylex™ active can be used on?
"15.08.2016 18:00:15" Timeline Photos Bonus location: The area in this photo has approximately 900,000 bearing acres which produce around 2 billion lbs. of almonds each year. This represents 80% of the worlds almond production. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"15.08.2016 15:15:53" dowagro.com GMOs Will the Change Generation Help Advance Agriculture I grew up far from any farm and not familiar with the overall production techniques. During college, while getting my B.S. in Biology, I took several environmental courses that discussed agricultural practices—but many class discussions still left voids GMO technology is just the next advancement in plant breeding—that has modified our food and its genetics for thousands of years—and allowed us to advance agriculture to create crops like the corn farmers grow today.
"15.08.2016 13:00:20" Timeline Photos This photo was taken at the middle of the world. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"11.08.2016 18:17:46" croplife.org The Fungus Felons Destroying Our Food CropLife International is an association, based in Brussels, Belgium, which promotes agricultural technologies such as pesticides and plant biotechnology. These infectious villains are ruining food around the world. Find the 5 worst fungus felons in CropLife's latest article.
"11.08.2016 14:55:13" dowagro.com Abundant Choices Abundant Responsibility It's 2016 and our choices are abundant. No matter what you need or want, the consequent choices are endless. Modern agriculture provides us with my choices when it comes to feeding ourselves and our families. What is your favorite food item? Why do you like it?
"10.08.2016 13:00:17" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? This photo was taken in Madagascar island in Antsirabe area and shows a farmer in his rice field, which has been treated with Granite (Penoxsulam herbicides). He is proud of the result because Granite application will
"09.08.2016 18:12:20" dowagro.com Abundant Choices Abundant Responsibility It's 2016 and our choices are abundant. Do you want an iPhone, Android, Windows or even a non-smart phone? Do you want a car designed for speed, one that has great gas mileage or a van to fit all the kiddos? Or maybe you need a 4-wheel drive truck with There are more food choices now than in any time in history. You can not only choose if you want plain graham crackers or honey flavored, you can choose if you want them low fat or gluten free. Advances in agriculture and food processing techniques have
"09.08.2016 15:00:19" arylex.com Cereals | Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences Pre-launch event with local farmers, technical assistants, and the Dow AgroSciences MesoAndean team (Sonora, Mexico). Now registered! Pixxaro®, a mixture of the groundbreaking Arylex™ active molecule with fluroxypyr, is now registered in the Mexico. This product offers control of broadleaf weeds in wheat and barley crops. http://bit.ly/2aWZbnx
"08.08.2016 17:46:30" Timeline Photos Our #ScienceAmbassadors and @IndianaFFa are so bright working the Indiana State Fair , you'll need to wear shades at our booth! Come get a pair of your own and do some science with us. #BeakersInTheBarn #STEM
"08.08.2016 13:00:21" Timeline Photos The area where this photo has been taken boasts more than 1 million hectares of rice, in addition of vegetables and fruit trees. Can you guess #wherewegrow? Let us know in the comments, then come back on Wednesday for the answer!
"07.08.2016 18:07:10" Timeline Photos Today marks the beginning of the 17th Annual National Farmers Market Week! Farmer's Markets are an important part of local and regional food systems and are a great way for the consumer to know the farmers that grow their food. Do you go to the Farmers
"07.08.2016 15:16:06" youtube.com 2016 Indiana State Fair Featured Farmers What does it take to farm in Indiana for more than 100 years? You can ask the 17 Hoosier Homestead award winners who will be Featured Farmers at the 2016 Ind... Looking for more information on our 2016 @Indiana State Fair #FeaturedFarmers? Look no more! Check out this great video that captures all 17 of them!
"04.08.2016 17:23:08" forbes.com How GMOs Can Help Protect Our Habitats And Ecosystems The impact of GMOs on the environment has been a hot button issue for decades. GMO Answers sourced reputable facts and statistics to highlight the role GMOs play in preserving diverse ecosystems that otherwise would be brought into agriculture production. Environmental stewardship is an integral part of everyday life for those who make their living by growing the food we all rely upon. GMOs play a significant role in protecting our land, habitats, water and air. Check out the infographic and story on
"03.08.2016 20:00:16" arylex.com None Arylex will be available in many co-formulations with Dow AgroSciences proprietary actives to provide cereal growers with effective, flexible and easy to use herbicides. Now registered! Quelex®, a mixture of the groundbreaking Arylex™ active molecule with florasulam, is now registered in the US. This product offers control of broadleaf weeds in cereals (wheat, barley, triticale) and is available starting in the fall of
"03.08.2016 18:00:16" Timeline Photos Bonus location: Did you guess #wherewegrow? The picture was taken in Carlsbad California at The Flower Fields.The nearly fifty acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that make up The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch® in Carlsbad, California, are in
"03.08.2016 17:03:24" dow.com Dow's Craig Faulkner Named 2016 NSC Rising Star of Safety Craig Faulkner, global biosafety officer for Dow AgroSciences in Indianapolis, Indiana, was recognized as one of the 2016 “40 under 40” Rising Stars of Safety by the NSC. Craig Faulkner, global biosafety officer for Dow AgroSciences was recognized as one of the 2016 “40 under 40” Rising Stars of Safety by the National Safety Council in recognition of his leadership and efforts in capturing and helping to further improve
"03.08.2016 13:00:15" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? This photo of mango trees was taken in the Bagré region of Burkina Faso. To protect mangoes against fruit flies, farmers are using Success bait (GF120), which is a very efficient product. Several West Africa programs
"01.08.2016 18:00:19" Timeline Photos Bonus location: There are nearly fifty acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers at this location. Can you guess #wherewegrow? Let us know in the comments and check back on Wednesday for the correct answer.
"01.08.2016 13:00:21" Timeline Photos The area where this photo has been taken, boasts also cotton, rice and more. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"30.07.2016 15:27:12" Timeline Photos Recently, graduate #students from @University of Georgia in the College of #Agricultural and Environmental Sciences visited our Global Headquarters. We hope that seeing our #research and development work first hand inspired them to be the next generation
"29.07.2016 18:06:29" isfblog.com Featured Farmers: Bishop Family | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage The Bishop family, today's #FeaturedFarmers, are very involved in their community. In addition to farming more than 5,000 acres, Bob and Waneta are instrumental in several initiatives that benefit their Northern Indiana community. They organized a program
"29.07.2016 15:19:06" forbes.com Factory Farmer? No, I'm A Family Farmer - Forbes No one understands the evolution of farming technology better than the farmers themselves. Lawson Mozley, a sixth-generation farmer, discusses how perceptions behind the use of technology and GM crops can often overshadow a farmers' dedication and Did you know that 97% of U.S. farms are family farms? A lot of people don't! We hear the term "factory farm" thrown around a lot, but that doesn't really paint the full picture. Hear from a so called "factory farmer," as he tells his story.
"27.07.2016 18:02:23" isfblog.com Featured Farmers: Hammelman Family | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage Our #FeaturedFarmer today, the Hammelman family, aren't just farmers. They are also athletes. Randy and Ramona coach, while their four oldest children-- Rylee, Reeva, Reece and Reegan-- are all players. The youngest, Ryplee, is just learning to crawl.
"27.07.2016 13:00:18" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? This photo of a young apple orchard was taken in Durham County, near New Castle, Ontario, Canada!
"25.07.2016 18:04:19" isfblog.com Featured Farmers: Brown Family | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to celebrating Indiana's history Today's #FeaturedFarmer is the Brown family. Phillip and Kathy both have Master's Degrees from Purdue University and consider themselves lifelong learners. The farm has been in the Brown family for more than 100 years, and the tradition will continue with
"25.07.2016 13:00:20" Timeline Photos Over 125 different fruit and vegetable crops are grown in this country from coast to coast. This includes apples, pears, peaches, cherries, cranberries, blueberries, grapes, ginseng, garlic, onions, carrots, peppers, asparagus, potatoes, cauliflower,
"22.07.2016 18:02:18" isfblog.com Featured Farmers: Maple Farms | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage As this #FeaturedFarmer family grew, so did their operation, Maple Farms Inc. The Maple family touches numerous facets of agriculture from commercial grain farming to drainage tile installation. All 16 members of the family and 3 non-family employees
"22.07.2016 15:18:09" croplife.org Tackling Uganda's Banana Crisis As Banana Bacterial Wilt is devastating banana crops across the Uganda, eradicating the disease has become a major focus for the government, scientists and industry. Banana Bacterial Wilt is devastating banana crops across Uganda, and eradicating the disease has become a focus for the country. A genetically modified banana has been developed by Ugandan scientists that is resistant to the disease, but will have
"21.07.2016 15:29:09" dowagro.com Exalt Launches in Philippines Dow AgroSciences Philippines recently launched EXALT 60 SC (Spinetoram) in key areas planted with cabbage. In a market where resistance issues with current insecticide products has been a problem for years, a new, effective and green chemistry product Dow AgroSciences Philippines just launched EXALT 60 SC (Spinetoram)! Farmers are excited for this green chemistry product after observing the actual performance of the product in field demonstrations!
"20.07.2016 19:02:13" isfblog.com Featured Farmers: Dull Family | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage The Dull family farm, today's #FeaturedFarmer, may have been around more than a century, but this family knows how to keep things fresh! The farm has evolved from a grain farm to growing pumpkins, Christmas trees and being a year-round agritourism
"20.07.2016 18:00:22" Timeline Photos Bonus location: Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? This photo of a potato field was taken along the red sand shores of Canada's Prince Edward Island!
"20.07.2016 13:00:16" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? Monday's photo of wheat crops was taken Adana, Turkey. This particular image shows the traditional herbicide spraying machine in Turkey. Dow AgroSciences has a strong in Turkey, especially in herbicides. We employ 21
"19.07.2016 18:03:23" croplife.org The Evolutionary Story of Four Vital Crops CropLife International is an association, based in Brussels, Belgium, which promotes agricultural technologies such as pesticides and plant biotechnology. Many of today's common crops have gone through quite the transformation in the thousands of years it took to get them to their modern versions! Take a look at the stories of these four vital crops.
"18.07.2016 20:03:18" isfblog.com Featured Farmers: French Lick Winery | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage The Doty family is today's #FeaturedFarmer. John and Kim Doty established Heaven's View Vineyard and grow wine grapes for their French Lick Winery. The vineyard overlooks the White River Valley and John says it is the "most beautiful place in the world."
"18.07.2016 18:06:12" Timeline Photos Bonus location: This country produces about 10 billion pounds of potatoes per year. The province in this photo is the country's largest producer of potatoes generating approx. 2.5 billion in 2013. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"18.07.2016 13:00:31" Timeline Photos The country where this photo was taken grows more than 10 million hectares of cereals, 70% total world hazelnut production, and the main grower of apricot in the world. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"15.07.2016 20:53:52" Timeline Photos The 2016 #AgrowAward finalists have been announced! This year we're honored to be recognized in six categories.
"15.07.2016 18:02:26" isfblog.com Featured Farmers: Booher Family | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage The Booher family is today's #FeaturedFarmer. A.J. and Amy both grew up on corn and soybean family farms that have been passed down for more than 150 years. Now, A.J. and Amy farm land from both sides of the family. They even still have the first tractors
"14.07.2016 20:10:10" coalitionforsafeaffordablefood.org CFSAF Celebrates Final Passage of National Uniform Food Labeling Legislation July 14, 2016 CFSAF Celebrates Final Passage of National Uniform Food Labeling Legislation (Washington, D.C.) – The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food today applauded members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted 306 to 117 to pass legislation We just got the great news that the U.S. House of Representatives voted 306-117 to pass legislation to protect family farmers and small businesses. This follows passage of the bill in the Senate last week, and clears the way for the President to sign it
"14.07.2016 18:27:13" Timeline Photos What do you think takes longer: training astronaut candidates for space travel or developing and registering a crop protection product? At Dow AgroSciences and throughout the agriculture industry, we take every precaution to ensure a safe and sustainable
"13.07.2016 18:07:35" isfblog.com Featured Farmers: Kunkel Family | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage Kunkel Dairy is today's #FeaturedFarmer. Both Fred J. and his son Fred W. were drawn back to the farm after pursuing other careers outside agriculture. Kunkel Dairy has been around for 171 years, and Fred W. and his wife Becci are set to raise the next
"13.07.2016 13:00:17" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? This photo of specific rack of rice experimentation has been taken in Yamoussoukro region, Ivory Coast. In that specific rack, new rice herbicides has been tested for killing grasses and broadleaves in rice and
"12.07.2016 17:30:07" nyti.ms How Square Watermelons Get Their Shape, and Other G.M.O. Misconceptions No, these watermelons were not genetically modified. And neither were those funny looking white strawberries. As the House prepares to vote on a bill that would require G.M.O.s to be labeled as such, we take on some misconceptions about what it means for There are many misconceptions of GMOs floating about. For one, are these square watermelons a GMO? No, they are just grown in a box. Read this in-depth The New York Times piece on many more misconceptions about genetically modified foods. We love that
"12.07.2016 13:06:25" Timeline Photos Hoje celebramos o #DiaDoEngenheiroFlorestal
"11.07.2016 18:04:17" isfblog.com Featured Farmers: Beard Family | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage Shawn Beard is determined to farm and is today's #FeaturedFarmer. Shawn, wife Emily and daughter Kennedy are the fourth and fifth generations of the family to be on Beard Family Farms, but the road has not always been easy. When Shawn was old enough to
"11.07.2016 13:00:12" Timeline Photos The area where this photo has been taken boasts also Cocoa, Coffee, Mangoes, Cotton, Rice and more. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"08.07.2016 18:08:27" isfblog.com Featured Farmer: Rulon Enterprises LLC. | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage Rulon Enterprises, today's #FeaturedFarmer, holds soil health and sustainability to be of the utmost importance on their sixth generation farm. The Rulon family plants cover crops and adopted a no-till system in order to maintain optimal soil health and
"06.07.2016 19:05:18" Timeline Photos This #FeaturedFarmer has a history dating to before the Civil War. Norm and Carolyn Keiser still display their farmland's original lambskin deed that was signed in 1939. Both Norm and Carolyn are retired teachers, but have always farmed. "After teaching
"06.07.2016 18:07:45" Timeline Photos Bonus location: Israeli growers produce different varieties of datte in a very dry area due to a high technology water management system. The total area for this crop is close to 4,000 hectares. Despite the small size of the country, Israeli agriculture
"06.07.2016 13:00:22" Timeline Photos This picture shows a farmer which is treating is paddy rice field. As the fields are small (1/4 ha) in West Africa, farmers use knapsack sprayers to treat their field against weeds. Dow AgroSciences West Africa plans to develop its herbicide solution in
"04.07.2016 18:00:22" Timeline Photos Bonus location: Probably the deepest Datte tree plantation in the world is located here? Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"04.07.2016 13:00:37" Timeline Photos The area where this photo was taken is one of the most important areas for irrigated rice in West Africa. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"01.07.2016 18:05:32" isfblog.com Featured Farmer: John Sands | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage "We've been up, we've been down and you have to be able to deal with the highs and the lows." The Sands family knows the value of hard work and are today's #FeaturedFarmer. The Sands family prides itself in growing corn, soybeans, hay and wheat while
"30.06.2016 01:00:14" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? The photo was taken in Córdoba, Andalucía, Spain. The image shows nice cereal fields next to a big area of olives. The combination of both crops represents the typical landscape of this region. Cereal and olives are
"29.06.2016 20:00:18" arylex.com Mode of Action and Resistance Management| Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences Arylex™ active is a synthetic auxin herbicide active ingredient that acts through a synthetic auxin mechanism. With Arylex, farmers have an alternative auxinic herbicide mode of action to manage weed biotypes that are resistant to other herbicides. The effectiveness of Arylex™ active is directly related to its exceptional binding receptor technology. In a research collaboration with the University of Warwick, UK, plant signaling experts identify unique aspects of this important class of synthetic
"29.06.2016 18:03:48" isfblog.com Featured Farmer: Ramsey Farms | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage Today's #FeaturedFarmer values the advancement of technology in agriculture. The Ramsey family has seen agricultural technology exceed expectations and break barriers over and over again throughout their farm's almost 150 year history. Phil and Cindy and
"28.06.2016 18:22:36" mnfarmliving.com Why I Grow GE Crops - Minnesota Farm Living If there is anything that farmers can agree on is the fact that farming practices have changed. Farmers are doing a much better job than years past due to the use of new technologies. One of those technologies is GE (genetically engineered) seeds. "As a farmer, we are continually looking for ways to be more environmentally friendly while enhancing our crops.
And this is why I grow GE crops." Minnesota farmer Wanda Patsche shares a farmer perspective on the benefits of using Genetically Engineered
"28.06.2016 12:00:25" Timeline Photos Arylex™ active is the foundation of a new line of customized formulated products. See where these products are available.
"27.06.2016 18:13:53" isfblog.com Featured Farmer: Springstun Family | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage Our #FeaturedFarmer today is the Springstun family! Debbie, Philip and their son, Logan, raise beef cattle and grow corn, soybeans and hay on land that has been in the family for 145 years. The family's love of agriculture expands into their community;
"27.06.2016 13:00:21" Timeline Photos This picture was taken in a province where more than 300,000 hectares of olives are grown. Can you guess #wherewegrow? Comment with your answer below and check back here on Wednesday for the answer!
"24.06.2016 14:02:36" isfblog.com Featured Farmer: TK Hattery Farms | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage Brothers Troy and Kendel Hattery run TK Hattery Farms together with their families and are today's #FeaturedFarmer. The family will be featured at the Indiana State Fair on August 7th. Troy and Kendel are fifth-generation farmers and have grown the farm
"23.06.2016 17:24:11" Timeline Photos Imagine losing or throwing away one third of every meal your family ate. Worldwide, one third of all food production is lost or wasted. Biotechnology can play a large part in reducing this loss.
"22.06.2016 18:01:13" isfblog.com Featured Farmers: Rissler Family | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage Mike and Sandy Rissler are "River Friendly Farmers" and will be a #FeaturedFarmer at the Indiana State Fair on August 6th. Conservation is at the core of Rissler Farm, where they use conservation practices to help preserve Indiana's rivers, lakes and
"22.06.2016 17:00:34" Timeline Photos Bonus location: Did you guess correctly #wherewegrow? The photo was taken in the Republic of Ireland. This particular picture was taken in County Cork, and shows some of Ireland's 6 million cows producing both beef and milk. Dow AgroSciences has strong
"22.06.2016 13:00:21" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? The answer is New Zealand! We characterize products in the discovery phase at our Waireka Global Discovery Research Station and our New Plymouth facility supplies many of the Dow AgroSciences products sold in
"21.06.2016 12:00:22" Timeline Photos Arylex™ active breaks down quickly in soil and plant residues, which means minimal crop restrictions.
"20.06.2016 18:04:14" isfblog.com Featured Farmers: Eliason Family | Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of the past, present and future of Hoosier agriculture and the Indiana State Fair – Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial which proudly dedicates your Great Indiana State Fair to Indiana's history and heritage The Eliason family is the first #FeaturedFarmer for the Indiana State Fair. The Eliason Homestead is the only farm in the Featured Farmers to have received the Hoosier Homestead bicentennial award. Doug, his wife Jeanie, and their son Dustin now operate
"20.06.2016 17:00:27" Timeline Photos Bonus location: Of the total land use of the small country where this photo was taken, 50% is permanent meadows and pastures. Grass grows very well here due to the annual average rainfall being around 1100 mm. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"20.06.2016 13:00:32" Timeline Photos Agricultural product in this location feeds over 40 million people, with 7,500 animal products and 3,800 dairy products going to 100 countries every month. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"18.06.2016 15:54:07" 1.usa.gov Introducing Hultgren Farms For most, receiving phone calls at 3 in the morning is an unnatural and unpleasant experience. Farmers like Noah work around the clock to ensure Americans and others around the world have food on their tables. We sat down with Noah to get a glimpse about The House Committee on Agriculture has started a Homegrown Blog! Homegrown will look at the daily life of American farmers and ranchers from the producer's perspective. This first blog introduces us to Noah Hultgren and his family. We will get periodic
"17.06.2016 15:22:15" Timeline Photos Today at our corporate headquarters in Indianapolis, we stand together with our Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, including Eli Lilly and Company, Salesforce, Out & Equal Indiana, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and many more in solidarity
"16.06.2016 17:28:14" Timeline Photos What is the biggest reason why we must do everything we can to stop food loss and waste worldwide? 1 in 7 already know the answer.
"15.06.2016 17:09:17" dowagro.com DowAgro Sponsors 2016 Invictus Games I was honored to be a part of a Dow and Dow AgroSciences team as part of the team on the ground representing Dow as sponsors. We were excited to reflect the employees' support for veterans and military folks who are differently abled, and meet the We are proud to be a sponsor of the 2016 Invictus Games, the international sporting event for wounded veterans. We not only sponsor, but our employees are personally involved. Dow AgroSciences had a team of employees present at the 2016 Games. One of
"15.06.2016 13:00:14" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? This photo of a canola crop was taken in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the location of Dow AgroSciences Global Centre for Canola Research. Nexera Canola, the only canola that contains heart healthy Omega 9 Oil, was
"14.06.2016 14:42:10" dowagro.com 2016 Green Chemistry Award Instinct® nitrogen stabilizer from Dow AgroSciences was developed to help farmers protect their crop yields as well as the environment by helping to keep nitrogen in the root zone. Today, the company's achievement with nitrogen stabilization has won a Dow AgroSciences' Instinct® nitrogen stabilizer – recently awarded the U.S. EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award – has helped to add approximately 50 million bushels of additional corn grain yield and reduce carbon dioxide equivalent emissions
"14.06.2016 12:00:06" Even at use rates as low as 5 to 10 grams of active ingredient per hectare, Arylex™ active offers superior efficacy to control many common and invasive weeds.
"13.06.2016 13:00:31" Timeline Photos The area where this photo was taken boasts more than 20 million acres of canola, a crop with it's country of origin built right into the name! Comment below with your guess of #wherewegrow?
"11.06.2016 15:33:03" Indiana Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom Thanks to Dow AgroSciences for hosting this year's workshop! Glad to have many Indiana teachers at our headquarters today! #STEM
"10.06.2016 13:34:59" Dow AgroSciences EU Today we're launching our Fields of Gold contest – Simply take a picture of the most stunning crop field in your local area for a chance to win a Go Pro action camera! #arylexfieldsofgold
Terms and conditions at: http://bit.ly/1Y6na69 Take a photo of a beautiful field near you and submit to the Fields of Gold contest for a chance to win a Go Pro camera!
"09.06.2016 17:23:12" foodinsight.org Sensationalized Science We love science at Dow AgroSciences, but some scientific studies are so sensationalized that it is hard to decipher what they really mean. Food Insight helps you separate the fact from the fiction!
"08.06.2016 17:00:17" dowagro.com Página principal | México | Dow AgroSciences Encuentre noticias y novedades sobre el sector agropecuario y entérese de las actividades de Dow AgroSciences en su país. Bonus location: Did you guess correctly? The picture is from Mexico where you can see Convert, pasture's seeds launched by Dow AgroSciences.
"08.06.2016 13:00:24" Timeline Photos The total agricultural area of the Nordic region is 2.7 mill. hectares which amounts to 61 per cent of Denmark's total surface, why farmland really dominates the landscape. Danish farmers produce an amount of food sufficient to supply 15 million people
"07.06.2016 12:00:21" Timeline Photos What is the key benefit of the new mode of action that Arylex™ active offers? Fighting resistant weeds. http://www.arylex.com/en
"06.06.2016 17:00:20" Timeline Photos Bonus location: This photo was taken in a country where pastures are the main crop in some regions. Can you guess #wherewegrow? Let us know in the comments!
"06.06.2016 13:00:19" Timeline Photos The country which received the first 2 registrations of Arylex active containing products in Europe. Zypar™ and Pixxaro EC™. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"02.06.2016 19:05:29" United Way of Central Indiana Congratulations to Impact Award winners Dow AgroSciences LLC, Aon and South Central Indiana REMC ! Dow AgroSciences fosters and supports programming that aligns to United Way of Central Indiana's priority areas of education and basic needs that addresses identified and relevant community needs, offers opportunities for our employees to become actively
"01.06.2016 16:15:08" foodinsight.org Healthy Foods for the Highway Whether you are riding solo for a few hours, hitting the road with your best friends for an overnight adventure, or packing up the kids for a cross-country haul, you can still eat healthy while on the road. Are you planning a road trip this summer? Make sure you pack a lot of healthy snacks. Here is a good list no matter how long you will be in your car.
"31.05.2016 12:00:20" Timeline Photos Since the 1950s, Dow AgroSciences has successfully brought many game-changing tools to market to help cereal farmers increase productivity. Arylex™ active is the newest. http://www.arylex.com/en
"26.05.2016 15:53:13" dowagro.com Agricultures Conventional Path According to the thesaurus, the term “conventional” can be interchanged with “ordinary,” “normal” and “regular”. For those of us involved directly in “conventional” farming, we know that nothing could be further from the truth, and this label is the Many of our employees farm or come from farm families. One of those people, Joe Kelsay, provides his view on why today's modern agriculture is far from 'conventional'. He contends that it is 'abnormally extraordinary'!
"25.05.2016 18:00:22" dowagro.com Home | Puerto Rico | Dow AgroSciences Bienvenido al mundo de Dow AgroSciences, donde la ciencia encuentra soluciones para el mundo en crecimiento. Bonus location: Did you guess correctly? Monday's photo of Sunflowers was taken in our Puerto Rico Site located on the towns of Salinas and Guayama where we grow corn, soybeans, and sunflower seeds to discover and develop sustainable solutions that will
"25.05.2016 13:00:21" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow? Lithuania is a very small country with less than 3 million people which has a shoreline of the Baltic sea at the east part of the country. Nevertheless, Lithuania is considered an agricultural country as agriculture is a
"25.05.2016 12:00:12" Timeline Photos Hoje celebramos o #DiaDoTrabalhadorRural
"24.05.2016 12:00:15" Timeline Photos What makes Arylex™ active a game-changing tool to help farmers keep pace with ever-shifting weed pressures?
"23.05.2016 18:00:19" Timeline Photos Bonus location: This Island offers many advantages including: year-round growing seasons, skilled and professional labor, close proximity to the mainland, rapid transportation system, and agricultural academic research centers. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"23.05.2016 13:00:19" Timeline Photos A small country with developing agricultural business and a newly established Dow AgroSciences office. Primary crops include oilseed rape, barley and rye. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"18.05.2016 17:50:11" www8.nationalacademies.org Home | The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine WASHINGTON – An extensive study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has found that new technologies in genetic engineering and conventional breeding are blurring the once clear distinctions between these two crop-improvement 900 research and other publications examined. 80 diverse speakers at three public meetings and 15 public webinars. More than 700 comments from members of the public. The conclusion by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on the
"18.05.2016 13:00:12" Timeline Photos This photograph is taken in Jiang Xi province, China, where is there is a large rice market. The way to make the rice planting is very typical in China - thrown in transplanting . And still lots of girls are taking care of the rice planting in this region
"17.05.2016 17:08:13" dowagro.com Kelsay Farm visit by employees Editor's Note: As part of our ongoing advocacy program, employees from our global headquarters in Indianapolis visited a nearby dairy farm to hear from a farmer and learn about their modern farming practices. One of these employees, Olga Kaufman, shares Several Dow AgroSciences' employees from our corporate headquarters had the opportunity recently to visit a modern dairy operation. Thanks to one of those employees, Olga Kaufmann, for providing us with her impressions of the experience.
"17.05.2016 12:00:13" wssa.net 2016 Award Winners Named by Weed Science Society of America | Weed Science Society of America LAWRENCE, Kansas — February 9, 2016 – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) has honored 30 individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science. The awards were presented during the organization's annual meeting, held this This past February, Roger Gast, Product Development Leader at Dow AgroSciences, received the Outstanding Industry Award for his contributions to the field of weed science. Congratulations, Roger!
"16.05.2016 13:00:19" Timeline Photos One of the highest productions of rice happens in this area of the world. These women are throwing rice in the field to transplant it. Can you guess #wherewegrow? Comment below with your guess!
"12.05.2016 13:10:37" Dow365 Local Australian farmers and Dow AgroSciences LLC come together to support neighbors impacted by the 2015 Pinery fires. In an effort to alleviate some of the damages, 130 bales of hay were produced at the South Australian research facility and transported #DoingGood
"11.05.2016 18:02:26" Timeline Photos Bonus location: At 5000 feet above sea level, the Benguet province in Philippines lies on top of the Cordillera Mountains. Rugged and sloping terrain and valleys characters the province. The three major ethnolinguistic groups are the Ibalois, Kankana-eys
"11.05.2016 13:02:26" Timeline Photos Did you guess correctly? The photo was taken in Luis Eduardo Magalhães, State of Bahia, Brazil.
The city is located in the heart of a growing agribusiness region and, as a result, it is the fastest growing city in Brazil. The region is a major producer
"10.05.2016 19:02:48" Timeline Photos Now registered! Zypar, a mixture of the groundbreaking Arylex™ active molecule with florasulam, is now available in Denmark. This product offers control of broadleaf weeds in winter wheat, rye and triticale, as well as in spring barley and wheat.
"09.05.2016 18:02:46" Timeline Photos Bonus location: Fifty four percent of the population of this area is involved in the production of vegetables and cutflowers. They grow cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, potatoes, carrots and other temperate produce. Agriculture has been the traditional
"09.05.2016 13:02:28" Timeline Photos Considered the main business of this town, the agriculture contributes directly to its economic and cultural development. This city is also known for the migration of southern people to the northeast of the country. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"05.05.2016 17:42:46" bit.ly Purdue professor talks GMOs - AgriNews MARTINSVILLE, Ind. — The image of a mad scientist injecting corn with a syringe full of DNA does not accurately portray the use of genetically modified organisms. Purdue professor of botany and plant pathology Peter Goldsbrough recently spoke about the misinformation and misunderstanding about how #GMOs are created. “Genetic medication is something we humans have been doing for thousands of years,”he said.
"04.05.2016 13:02:40" Timeline Photos Many of you guessed #wherewegrow correctly! Iowa is the state in the US that grows more corn and soybeans, raises more pigs, and produces more eggs than any other state.
"03.05.2016 18:16:10" Timeline Photos Even when it's cold and wet this spring, Arylex™ active can be working to control broadleaf weeds in your fields. Even during inactive periods of growth, Arylex works when competitive herbicides won't.
"02.05.2016 13:02:37" Timeline Photos This state in the US grows more corn and soybeans, raises more pigs, and produces more eggs than any state in the nation. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"29.04.2016 12:37:32" safefruitsandveggies.com Pesticide Calculator | Safe Fruits and Veggies Scientists and health experts overwhelmingly agree that the mere presence of pesticide residues on food does not mean they are harmful. A woman could consume 263 servings of peaches in one day without any effect even if the peaches have the highest pesticide residue recorded for peaches by USDA. Find out how much produce you can eat in a day with no effect with the Pesticide Calculator by
"28.04.2016 15:53:46" foodinsight.org A (Half) Dozen Reasons to Ignore the Dirty Dozen The Environmental Working Group released its annual “Dirty Dozen” list today. In actuality, the report features a lot of pseudoscience, misinformation, and questionable methodology. Here are a half dozen reasons to ignore the Dirty Dozen. Don't believe the hype. The 'dirty dozen' list of foods to not eat due to pesticide residue is out. Here are the facts.
"27.04.2016 15:02:33" Did you guess Monday's Bonus location? It is Croatia! The photo from Monday is from a special location of vineyard on Peljesac peninsula (Dalmatia area) providing special variety of grape and special red wine which is highly respected. The largest share
"27.04.2016 13:02:47" Timeline Photos Did you guess correctly? Monday's photo of wheat crops was taken in Horsham, State of Victoria, Australia. This particular image shows the difference between crops that have and have not been treated with herbicides. Dow AgroSciences Australia employs
"26.04.2016 17:02:33" foodinsight.org 3 Agricultural Innovations That Are Helping the Earth Sun, seeds, soil, and now… satellite positioning. Technology has added a whole new dimension to farming. New innovations don't just make life easier for farmers, they can help to protect the environment. This Earth Day, let's look at three ways that Agriculture has changed a lot in the past 40 years. Today, technology is helping farmers improve not only their yields and the quality of what they grow, but helping them farm greener!
"25.04.2016 15:02:45" Timeline Photos Bonus: We have so many great places to show you, we are giving you two to guess this week. This location has favourable agro-climatic conditions which enable diverse agricultural production. In a relatively narrow agricultural area, due to diverse
"25.04.2016 13:02:37" Timeline Photos The area where this photo was taken boasts more than 20 million hectares of cereals, horticulture, cotton, rice and more. Can you guess #wherewegrow?
"22.04.2016 18:28:39" Peterson Farm Bros Happy Earth Day from Farmers! Of course, every day is Earth Day for farmers and ranchers because being good stewards of our land and animals is how we make a living.
-In 1960, the average farmer fed only 25 people. Today, the number is over 155 on roughly Every day is #EarthDay for farmers!
"22.04.2016 14:04:26" onforb.es Are GMOs Causing Food Allergies? A Farmer And RD Sets The Record Straight In a one-on-one interview, registered dietician and farmer, Jennie Schmidt, dispels the myth that GMOs cause allergies. From gluten-free wheat to non-allergenic peanuts, genetic modification actually has the potential to help those with food allergies. Jennie Schmidt, a farmer and Registered Dietitian from Maryland, recently tackled the question of whether GMOs cause allergies. (We will give you a hint: they don't!) Read more about what Jennie has to say.
"21.04.2016 15:16:12" arylex.com Home | Arylex Active | Dow AgroSciences Arylex™ active exemplifies the commitment Dow AgroSciences is making to offer farmers game-changing tools to help increase productivity. Arylex.com is officially live! Find info about registered Arylex™ active products, learn about the unique mode of action of this molecule and how this innovative herbicide can boost productivity and profitability for your cereals.
"20.04.2016 13:02:43" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? This photo of a rice crop under cover of palm oil plantation has been taken in Asaba state, Nigeria. Agriculture is very important in this region and farmers often grow more than one crop at a time. The Nigerian
"18.04.2016 13:02:54" Timeline Photos The area where this photo has been taken boasts more than 2 million hectares of rice, in addition of manioc, cocoa, cotton, corn and more. Can you guess #wherewegrow? Comment below with your guess.
"15.04.2016 14:14:35" Timeline Photos Fruits and vegetables contain many beneficial natural chemicals like proteins and vitamins, however, some can also contain natural toxins. The potato, for example, contains the naturally occurring pesticide solanine to prevent insect attack. Solanine
"14.04.2016 18:02:38" endocrinesciencematters.org Endocrine Science Matters - Strong scientific evidence shows that crop protection products do not cause endocrine-related diseases or conditions such as cancer, diabetes and obesity. Learn more at EndocrineScienceMatters.org.
"13.04.2016 15:31:21" Timeline Photos Did you guess #wherewegrow correctly? Photo of sunflower was taken in Voronezh region, Russian Federation. This particular image shows high-oleic sunflower hybrid 8H288CLDM. Dow AgroSciences Russia Team actively assists farmers to increase the
"12.04.2016 18:41:35" Timeline Photos Congratulations to the Indianapolis Children's Choir for their 30th Anniversary! We enjoyed having their display at our headquarters in Indianapolis this week and celebrating how this group impacts thousands of kids in Central Indiana through song. Many
"11.04.2016 17:10:52" Timeline Photos The area where this photo was taken is famous for the most rich black soils in the world. And the area under the sunflower in this country is the biggest sowing area of this crop. Can you guess #wherewegrow? Let us know where you think this is by
"11.04.2016 13:20:00" Timeline Photos Dow AgroSciences does business around the world. We live, work, play and grow in more than 130 countries. Each Monday for the next several months, we will post pictures of agriculture from around the world. Can you identify #wherewegrow? Answers will
"07.04.2016 16:46:03" huff.to http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joni-kamiya/farmers-are-the-musicians_1_b_9599510.html Farmers are the musicians of the land. Much like making good music, farming requires a lot of practice, precision and choreography. When you appreciate the fruits of what farmers provide us, don't forget about all that goes into making the music.
"04.04.2016 17:44:34" geneticliteracyproject.org If you care about the future of our planet, here's why you should support GMOs Farmers describe how GMOs have enabled them to reduce their use of the older, more toxic insecticides, and reduce their carbon footprint. "You go to your doctor for medical advice, your lawyer for legal advice, your mechanic for car advice… Doesn't it make sense to go to farmers to find out what's really going on on our farms?" One farmer on why GMOs and sustainability go hand-in-hand.
"29.03.2016 17:16:13" U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance "Animal welfare is fundamental to the work we do as farmers and ranchers. It’s an ethical responsibility – for the animal and the safety of our food supply." Read our CEO Randy Krotz's piece featured in USA TODAY's special insert focused on animal U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance CEO discusses why animal welfare is so vital to farmers.
"24.03.2016 15:26:34" blog.agcocorp.com What does IoT on the Farm even mean? Recently I had the opportunity to talk with Kevin Harwood and Ryan Considine, the hosts of Mutual Mobile’s Tech Table podcast. You have probably heard about the Internet of Things concept. But how does that translate to the farm? How can farmers take advantage of advances in technology to integrate systems and make their work more productive?
"23.03.2016 14:16:12" modernfarmer.com Meet the Modern Farmers: Bailey Hale and Thomas McCurdy - Modern Farmer Today, the 39-year-old tends more than 100 Ameraucanas, Marans, and “Olive Eggers” on 49 acres in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, purchased with an inheritance from his grandmother Ardelia. Meet Modern Farmer's Bailey Hale and Thomas McCurdy from Irasburg, Vermont.
"22.03.2016 15:23:24" foodinsight.org Biotech Benefits: Drought and Salinity Resistant Crops Biotech crops can be resistant to the effects of global warming "We're going to end up in a situation where we have a multitude of things happening that are going to negatively impact crop production," said Jerry Hatfield, a USDA plant physiologist. A recent study has shown that the impact of climate change on
"21.03.2016 17:08:25" youtube.com Do #GMOs Get into Your Meat? The Answer Might Surprise You! Steve Evans, Dow AgroSciences' scientist, answered one of the most frequently asked questions about GMOs: If livestock eat genetically modified grain, will t... One of the common questions about #GMOs is around genetically modified animal feed and whether it means that there are GMOs in the meat that you eat. One of our scientists explains why there are no GMOs in your meat.
"17.03.2016 19:27:34" isaaa.org Suppressing Growth: Opposition to GMOs Hurting Developing Nations- Crop Biotech Update ( 3/16/2016 ) A new study published by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and authored by Val Giddings, Robert D. Atkinson, and John Wu reveals how opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) hurts developing nations. A new study by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) dives into how opposition to genetic modification in agriculture is doing harm to developing countries.
"15.03.2016 13:53:28" Timeline Photos If you are one of the lucky people in this world who have ready access to fresh food, make sure to #ThankAFarmer this National Ag Day.
"14.03.2016 16:18:35" tablefortwenty.org CropLife | Table For Twenty Since 1996, biotech crop yields have added 97.5 million tons of soybeans and 159.4 million tons of maize to the world food supply. How can GMOs help us feed the world’s growing population? And what’s next in crop biotechnology? CropLife International is celebrating 20 years of crop biotechnology. Check out some of the top achievements from the past at their new Table for Twenty website.
"10.03.2016 18:32:35" dowagro.com Dow AgroSciences Blog We are proud of our people and the work we do around the world. Below you will find information about that work around the world. Do you follow our Dow AgroSciences blog? Learn about what is going on around our company by subscribing to the RSS feed.
"09.03.2016 16:23:26" portuguese.gmoanswers.com Tudo Sobre Transgênicos | Tudo Sobre Transgênicos O Tudo Sobre Transgênicos foi criado para responder às suas perguntas sobre organismos geneticamente modificados (OGMs) e facilitar o entendimento de informações sobre o uso desses organismos na agricultura e na alimentação. GMO Answers launched this week in four new languages - Portuguese, Mandarin, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Have you submitted a question to the site? What information have you found most valuable?
"08.03.2016 18:10:46" internationalwomensday.com International Women's Day International Women's Day (IWD) is March 8 and the 2016 campaign theme is Pledge For Parity. Celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women Today is International Women's Day. Women currently comprise an average of 43% of the agricultural workforce in developing countries. Studies show that when women are given the opportunity to support their families through farming, they spend their
"04.03.2016 18:58:31" sciencedaily.com https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/02/160218145141.htm More than 1,000 individual scientists from all areas of research and academia say that public misconceptions about plant biotechnology are hindering the next Green Revolution. Do you agree?
"03.03.2016 16:22:23" onforb.es Ten Thousand New Reasons Not To Worry About Pesticide Residues Each year, the farmers around the world who produce our food (fruits, vegetables, grains) get the equivalent of a “grade” on a giant “group project.” For 2014 they got another A+ as they have for many years. The U.S. Department of Agriculture conducts a random study each year to determine levels of pesticide residue in the food that we eat. The latest report shows that "...overall, pesticide residues found on foods tested are at levels below the tolerances
"29.02.2016 17:53:27" ibj.com Dilemma for farmers: Which crop will lose least money? A three-year plunge in prices has sent farm income to the lowest in more than a decade and left parts of the Midwest agricultural economy in recession. With commodity prices down, farmers have a big decision to make this year. Which crops will lose the least money?
"26.02.2016 16:37:37" Timeline Photos Most of us picture farms as massive “amber waves of grain,” but 90% of the world’s 570 million farms are small.
Liz Caselli-Mechael at @FoodInsight explains how biotechnology helps smallholder farmers remain sustainable. http://onforb.es/1Q8QRwv
"23.02.2016 15:41:26" Dow365 Bioengineer Jonathan Jones plays an important role in the #Science Ambassador program at the Dow AgroSciences LLC Indianapolis site. He volunteers in the community on a number of the team’s projects, including their work with School on Wheels Indianapolis This Engineering Week we celebrate our engineers who not only do great work for agriculture but also do good out in their communities. Many of them are Science Ambassadors...like Jonathan! #STEM #EWeek2016
"22.02.2016 17:16:18" dowagro.com FFA Officers Visit Dow AgroSciences One of my favorite memories is spending time with my grandparents every summer. I loved running in their house after a long car ride, receiving the biggest hugs, and feeling right at home. National FFA Organization President Taylor McNeel took a few minutes to share with us what our partnership with FFA means to her and the more than 600,000 members.
"15.02.2016 18:27:31" youtube.com Ag More Than Ever - Get in the food conversation (DOW AgroSciences) Everyone in agriculture needs to be involved in the food conversation and Ag More Than Ever can help. Stand up. Speak up. Be an agvocate. DOW AgroSciences is... We’re proud to be a partner of Agriculture More Than Ever and excited to share this new video. Your voice matters. Let’s all stand up and speak up for agriculture together.
"12.02.2016 15:03:33" Timeline Photos We enjoyed hosting the 2016 officers from the National FFA Organization during one of their business and industry visits. Our own Susanne Wasson, U.S. Commercial Leader - Crop Protection, is an active member of the National FFA Foundation Sponsors' B
"11.02.2016 18:05:36" Organic, conventional, GMO, free-range? Deciding on what to pack in your kids’ lunch has become a complicated task. Jillian Etress, a mom and farmer’s wife, explores these questions and provides some reassurance and clarity about food choice. http://
"09.02.2016 20:32:23" ibj.com 2016 Forty Under 40: Monica Sorribas Amela Monica Sorribas Amela is a global leader and research and development director at Dow AgroSciences' Centers for Biology Excellence where she leads operational aspects for the Crop Protection R&D function. Congratulations to our Centers for Biology Excellence Global Leader, R&D Director, Monica Sorribas, who has been named to the Indiana Business Journal's 40 Under 40 list! #WomeninSTEM
"05.02.2016 16:29:20" From commercial drones to even GMOs – you'd be surprised, farmers actually work in a high-tech space. Brian Scott, a fourth-generation farmer, helps us rethink modern-day agriculture. http://onforb.es/1SqDRZ9
"03.02.2016 16:28:23" youtube.com What is a GMO? Genetics. It's all rather complicated, isn't it? What is a GMO? This video explains why genetic modification is more precise and less harmful than traditional breeding methods. Watch and tell us what you think in the comments below!
"01.02.2016 16:39:27" compoundchem.com Compound Interest - Natural vs. Man-Made Chemicals – Dispelling Misconceptions The term 'chemophobia' has been used on social media amongst chemists with increasing regularity over the past year. It refers to the growing tendency for the public to be suspicious and critical of the presence of any man-made (synthetic) chemicals "Everything is poison, there is poison in everything. Only the dose makes a thing not a poison" - Paracelsus "The Father of Toxicology" Do you know the difference between a natural and man-made chemical?
"29.01.2016 17:08:26" Timeline Photos Our #Science Ambassadors had a great time doing demonstrations in botany, polymers and entomology at Christamore House Family & Community Center in Indianapolis during the Family Science Night! #STEM
"29.01.2016 15:20:55" youtube.com Are #GMOs Causing an Increase in Allergies? Are #GMOs causing an increase in allergies? The answer is no, and our scientific expert Tristan Coram explains why in this video. Here is a concern that you might hear about GMOs - that they cause an increase in allergies. One of our scientists discusses why this is simply not true.
"26.01.2016 16:13:06" Dow AgroSciences Puerto Rico #DowCommunity | Trabajamos junto a las escuelas, colegios y universidades en nuestra zona para apoyar sus programas STEM ya establecidos. Proporcionando experiencias de campo para los futuros científicos. Foto del Taller The Modern Biotechnician #STE #DowCommunity | We work with schools, colleges and universities in our area to support their STEM programs already established, providing field experiences for future scientists. Photo: The Modern Biotechnician Workshop #STEMtheGAP
"25.01.2016 15:11:50" Peterson Farm Bros This is a video put together to show how we use pesticides on our farm. There is also a blog to go along with the video that explains why farmers use pesticides and the safety of their use in growing food and the environment. Blog: http://bit.ly/1Qj Thanks to the Peterson Farm Bros for sharing with us how they apply crop protection materials.
"21.01.2016 18:09:30" When the biotech industry needs extra support and fresh-thinking, it looks to academia. President of University Industry Demonstration Partnership explains why. http://onforb.es/1KpvV1U
"20.01.2016 20:38:46" Elanco Many thanks to the Dow AgroSciences LLC team who helped us pack meals today for local community members in need. Another great event with our partners at Elanco that will help our neighbors in need.
"20.01.2016 18:33:30" tablefortwenty.org CropLife | Table For Twenty Since 1996, biotech crop yields have added 97.5 million tons of soybeans and 159.4 million tons of maize to the world food supply. How can GMOs help us feed the world’s population? And what’s next in crop biotechnology? These are some of the concerns It has been 20 years since the first commercial #GMOs were planted. So what topics are we talking about, 20 years later? Table for Twenty lays out the hot conversations.
"18.01.2016 18:55:50" croplife.org VIDEO: Feeding the World in 2015 | CropLife International CropLife International is an association, based in Brussels, Belgium, which promotes agricultural technologies such as pesticides and plant biotechnology. The world population increase by 85 million people in 2015. How do farmers keep up? By being smart about the tools and processes they use to increase yields.
"15.01.2016 15:35:50" foodinsight.org What is THAT Doing in My Food? Have you ever heard the mantra “If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it?” This saying may be popular among some fear-mongering food bloggers, but food scientists will tell you that they are missing the point. Just because you can't pronounce an ingredient doesn't mean it is bad for you. For example, research has shown that you should get plenty of dihydrogen monoxide to keep you healthy!
"14.01.2016 17:45:42" onforb.es How Biotech Will Help Achieve Zero Hunger You wouldn’t expect a certified yoga instructor and two-time Peace Corps volunteer to be a fierce GMO advocate, but Kimberly Flowers recognizes how biotechnology can help feed our future. Hunger in the 21st century continues to be a serious global is Why we shouldn’t overlook biotech’s role in eradicating global hunger.
"13.01.2016 18:10:57" wthitv.com agBot Challenge introduces robotics into the agriculture industry | WTHITV.com The future of agriculture is in the hands of 11 teams from schools across the country. This year's AgBot Challenge asked teams to develop a robot that would perform a number of agricultural tasks. Congrats to the team from Purdue University who won this year!
"12.01.2016 21:14:53" Dow AgroSciences Puerto Rico #DowCommunity Colaboramos a mejorar la calidad de vida de las comunidades donde viven y trabajan nuestros empleados. We collaborate to improve the quality of life of the communities where our employees live and work.
"07.01.2016 18:25:35" From gluten-free diets to 14-day juice cleanses – it’s no wonder the concept of “healthy eating” has become increasingly complicated. Here’s why it doesn’t have to be. #NewYearsResolution http://onforb.es/1IQNTz0
"06.01.2016 18:57:32" modernfarmer.com Farm Confessional: I'm a Family Farmer (But Some People Call Me a Factory Farmer) - Modern Farmer With two turkey houses that collectively hold 36,000 turkeys at a time, some would say John Sponaugle runs a “factory farm.” Sponaugle would choose the term “family farm. "Sometimes folks come out here and build a house right next to a turkey house or whatever and start complaining because it smells. But they still want to eat. Somewhere along the line, people have to tolerate a little bit of something." Many people w
"04.01.2016 18:08:32" mnfarmliving.com 10 Things You May Not Know About GMOs A fast quick list of some facts you may not know about GMOs. Biotechnology is important to food as well as the medical community. Find out more about GMOs. "GMOs are not a food. GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are a breeding technology." This, and nine other facts about GMOs fromMinnesota Farm Living.
"31.12.2015 16:32:35" Timeline Photos Food plays a big part in how we celebrate the New Year around the world. CropLife America has pulled together some of those traditions. How does agriculture play into your celebrations?
"30.12.2015 15:48:29" Timeline Photos Soil is one of the most valuable assets to a farmer. But it can take a very long time for the right type of soil to develop.
"25.12.2015 13:45:58" Timeline Photos No matter where or how you celebrate this holiday season, we wish you and your loved ones the happiest of holidays.
"24.12.2015 20:39:31" dowagro.com Values | Dow AgroSciences Our values clearly articulate what our expectations are as an organization — what we hold to be fundamental to our culture. Dow AgroSciences’ employees, ensure that these Values are maintained and upheld. Our values of Integrity, Respect for People and Protecting our Planet drive everything that we as a company do.
"23.12.2015 15:45:56" theconversation.com GM crops can benefit organic farmers too Have you eaten organic food today? If you have eaten anything, then technically you’ve eaten organic. By definition, all food is organic, it just may not have been grown under industry standards, such as Australian Certified Organic (ACO). The Conversation US recently posited that there are many reasons why GMOs should be allowed for use in organic farming. Benefits to the environment and reduced inputs are two of the most important.
"22.12.2015 16:45:58" superservicechallenge.com Dow Agrosciences | Super Service Challenge Dow AgroSciences is excited to participate in the Super Service Challenge. We value service and we recognize that when employees serve together, it furthers the impact on both our business and local communities. We hope you enjoy our stories of servi Dow AgroSciences is participating in the 2015 Super Service Challenge. The Super Service Challenge is a nationwide movement to transform business through service. They have found that one of the best ways to create teamwork and engagement is to serve
"20.12.2015 20:31:14" foodinsight.org Biotech Foods are Safe. Says Who? [INFOGRAPHIC] Biotech foods ('GMOs') are safe. Period. That may seem like a bold statement, but it comes with the weight of a huge body of research and global consensus among preeminent health organizations. To understand the safety of food biotech, it helps to lo Who decides if biotech foods are safe for human consumption? Many regulatory agencies around the world!
"18.12.2015 15:15:00" twitter.com Dow AgroSciences (@DowAgro) | Twitter The latest Tweets from Dow AgroSciences (@DowAgro). Dow AgroSciences is a top-tier agricultural company providing innovative agrochemical and biotechnology solutions with sales of $7.3 billion. Indianapolis, IN, US Tweet, tweet! We are on Twitter. If you are too, make sure to follow us.
"15.12.2015 16:31:32" youtube.com Are There Scientific Studies on GMOs? - YouTube Dow AgroSciences toxicologist Sabitha Papineni studies the human health assessments of #GMOs. She explains that as a scientific expert and a mother, she is confident in the science and safety testing done on GMO crops. Learn more about the testing an People who oppose the use of genetically modified crops often state that they have not been thoroughly tested. This could not be further from the truth. Dow AgroSciences' toxicologist Sabitha Papineni explains how some of this testing works.
"08.12.2015 17:20:57" nature.com History of Agricultural Biotechnology: How Crop Development has Evolved | Learn Science at Scitable Have you ever wondered where our agricultural crops come from? And what were they like thousands of years ago, or hundreds of years ago? Our food crops today are in fact very different from the original wild plants from which they were derived. Are you interested in learning more about the history of crop development? This article by Nature describes the long history and how progress has evolved how we view our food and how it is created.
"04.12.2015 19:03:03" Photos from Dow AgroSciences LLC's post Our employees volunteer throughout the year and throughout the world. Today, some of our employees were helping at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Inc. filling BackSacks that children would be taking home from school to supplement their weekend nutrit
"03.12.2015 16:16:30" dowagro.com What is Crop Protection Stewardship? | Dow AgroSciences Product Stewardship at Dow AgroSciences is the way we bring responsible and ethical management to our Agricultural Chemicals throughout their lifecycle. Proper stewardship is the only responsible and ethical way to manage our crop protection products. This process includes everything from research and development to storage, distribution and container management - 7 key areas in all.
"03.12.2015 00:24:28" fastcoexist.com The "Farm From A Box" Delivers Modern Agriculture To Places That Need It The Farm from a Box contains everything needed to run a small, off-the-grid farm: solar panels for power, water filtration equipment, pumps for irrigation, and decent tools. There's even an on-board computer for land mapping and soil monitoring. We often talk about 'out of the box' thinking when it comes to agriculture. But this is 'in the box' agriculture, literally!
"01.12.2015 15:10:42" What does transparency mean to you? Transparency is at the heart of trust, and consumers expect it from food companies. On Forbes, @FoodIntegrity examines what authentic transparency looks like and why a commitment to communication is crucial in earn
"26.11.2015 14:13:25" Timeline Photos Happy Thanksgiving to our U.S. followers. As you sit down to a hearty meal with your friends and family, remember to #ThankAFarmer for all that goodness.
"25.11.2015 19:42:36" dowagro.com About Dow AgroSciences | Dow AgroSciences We provide a variety of products and services to meet the needs of our customers. Our research with strategic partners is bringing breakthrough and sustainable solutions to the industry such as: Our story started in 1897 when Herbert H. Dow started experimenting with chemicals in his garden. The rest, they say, is history. You can view our timeline on our website.
"25.11.2015 03:08:47" I Love Kellie Pickler Kellie Pickler is feelin' the need for speed this Thursday!
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"24.11.2015 18:31:10" issues.ibj.com Giving Guide The Harvest for Hunger Garden at our corporate headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana was recently featured in the Giving Guide of the Indianapolis Business Journal. We are proud to give back to the community in the form of fresh fruits and vegetable
"21.11.2015 20:52:27" agprofessional.com Seaweed component found to be a rice fertilizer | Ag Professional Scientists at the National Crop Protection Center (NCPC) at the University of the Philippines Los Baños have found that a type of edible seaweed can be used as a fertilizer for rice and increase yields by up to 65%.
"20.11.2015 20:48:37" fao.org Home | FAO | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Food-based dietary guidelines (also known as dietary guidelines) are intended to establish a basis for public food and nutrition, health and agricultural policies and nutrition education programmes to foster healthy eating habits and lifestyles. Did you know that the international Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has a list of the dietary guidelines for more than 60 countries on its website?
"18.11.2015 15:46:21" dowagro.com Solutions for the Growing World | Dow AgroSciences Dow AgroSciences is committed to increasing crop innovation through sustainable agriculture, higher yields & targeted pest management. Learn more today. We recently updated our website and would love to know what you think. We have added a lot of new information with a fresh new interface. Leave your comments below.
"17.11.2015 18:16:31" foodinsight.org 8 Crazy Ways They're Trying to Scare You About Fruits and Vegetables [UPDATED] Fruits and vegetables should not be scary! Don't buy into the fear tactics associated with crop protection products. This list of common questions and their answers from Food Insight sheds light on the facts.
"14.11.2015 15:42:56" Photos from Dow AgroSciences LLC's post More than 250 employees at our Dow AgroSciences headquarters helped pack meals in conjunction with Thrive360. Each pallet contains 7,128 meals. We are proud to partner with this humanitarian organization that has helped provide meals to over 25 mil
"12.11.2015 17:14:28" Timeline Photos Who says cotton can't grow in Indiana? This year Dow AgroSciences partnered with the Indiana State Fair to grow cotton during the fair in August, and it has come to full bloom in the Fair's Education Department Green House. Check out this good-look
"11.11.2015 19:10:55" Photos from Dow AgroSciences LLC's post We are glad to have Senator Joe Donnelly with us to honor the men and women who have bravely fought for our freedom. This Veterans Day we take a moment to remember the many sacrifices made by those who have served and their families.
"05.11.2015 17:25:43" Timeline Photos "If you are uncomfortable, that means you are growing." That quote from Roberta Ressler, R&D Formulations leader at Dow AgroSciences, illustrates why she was named a Women of Influence by the Indianapolis Business Journal for 2015. She continues to p
"04.11.2015 19:26:26" Timeline Photos We are busy preparing our new website! Stay tuned for more details!
"03.11.2015 18:27:24" foodinsight.org Here’s What Your Diet Would Look Like If You Ate Based on Internet Headlines Do you find today’s headlines about diet and nutrition to be endlessly confusing? Do your eyes glaze over while reading blogs about gluten-free, raw, vegan diets, only to snap out of it with an empty bag of potato chips in your lap? Well, then I gues How do you choose healthy food for you and your family? Do you keep up with the latest fads or do you research credible sources? Here is what your diet would look like if you only paid attention to internet headlines about food.
"30.10.2015 19:51:33" Evil scientists, frankensteins, vegetables that have come ALIVE! A spooky movie plot, or just a GMO image search? During the final week of Get to Know GMOs month, @GMOAnswers pulls the curtain back on some of the internet’s creepiest GMO images. http
"29.10.2015 17:35:01" Photos from Dow AgroSciences LLC's post The Customer Services team at our corporate headquarters in Indianapolis are having fun for a good cause. Employees can 'vote' using their spare change for their favorite pumpkin decorated by the team. All proceeds benefit the Clothe-A-Child campai
"29.10.2015 11:17:16" youtube.com Are #GMOs Increasing Food Prices? Get the Facts! Are #GMOs increasing the price of our food? Our scientist Cory Larsen answers this question as a scientist and mom working in the agricultural industry. See ... Do #GMOs increase the price of our food? One of Dow AgroSciences' plant biologists, Cory Larsen, answers this question as a mom and a scientist working in the agricultural industry.
"28.10.2015 17:46:14" Do #GMOs increase the price of our food? One of Dow AgroSciences' plant biologists, Cory Larsen, answers this question as a mom and a scientist working in the agricultural industry.
"27.10.2015 14:33:32" Timeline Photos Soil is of utmost importance to farmers. And there is a science to making sure the nutrient mix is just right for each specific crop.
"26.10.2015 18:22:22" youtube.com Do #GMOs Get into Your Meat? The Answer Might Surprise You! - YouTube Steve Evans, Dow AgroSciences' scientist, answered one of the most frequently asked questions about GMOs: If livestock eat genetically modified grain, will there be GMOs in my meat? When an animal eats #GMO feed, does that genetic modification show up in their meat? Science gives us the answer. (Hint: it doesn't!)
"22.10.2015 03:25:40" Timeline Photos By using genetically modified crops, farmers are able to use much fewer inputs such as pesticides. In fact, in the United States alone the application of pesticides has been reduced by 37% since the introduction of GMOs.
"20.10.2015 13:21:34" Timeline Photos Rajan Gajaria, Dow AgroSciences' Vice President, North and Latin America, recently delivered the keynote address at 2015 Indiana 4-H Congress. Gajaria shared career and business insights with the audience of several hundred attending the annual progr
"16.10.2015 18:03:49" Photos from Dow AgroSciences LLC's post Employee volunteers from Dow AgroSciences are spending the day landscaping the Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity Ag Homes that were built during the Indiana State Fair. Trees, shrubs, flowers will be planted, sod will laid, and mulch will be spread t
"16.10.2015 16:25:37" youtube.com World Food Day 2015 - YouTube This year’s World Food Day video explores the theme of Social Protection and how it can contribute to the eradication of hunger and poverty by 2030. The focu... This World Food Day, the focus is on not just ending hunger, but promoting social protection to address the underlying issues of food insecurity. Issues such as poverty, inequality and lack of access to basic goods and services are the beginning of
"14.10.2015 11:53:25" gmoanswers.com What is GMO? | GMO Answers What is GMO? Did you miss the launch of the #100DaysofGMOs over at GMO Answers? They are celebrating having answered over 1,000 questions about #GMOs since their launch by posted their top 100 questions and answers.
"12.10.2015 19:54:27" Timeline Photos Do you know the difference between different types of seed improvement techniques? They are not all the same.
"09.10.2015 15:02:41" Timeline Photos Have you heard the myth in the news that all countries besides the United States have banned GMOs! This is NOT true! Make sure you research claims that you see on the internet for yourself.
"08.10.2015 17:05:00" wallstreetdaily.com Agriculture 3.0: The Innovative Food Production Solutions for a Rising Global Population By 2050, the Earth’s population will surpass nine billion people. We are now entering into the third historical period of agriculture. This period is characterized by the use of advanced data from high-tech sensors and specialized software are being integrated into farming. What excited you about this new phase o
"06.10.2015 14:59:22" Timeline Photos Bringing a GMO to market is no easy task. Research & development, testing, regulatory, supply channels...all of these go into the creation and distribution of quality seed. #GMOFact
"05.10.2015 17:10:38" farmtoschool.org Farm to School Month Use the quick guide to search through our resource database. You can search by topic, setting, or keywords in order to find exactly what you are looking for. Choose a filtering mechanism above to get started. Did you know that October is National Farm to School Month in the United States? The National Farm to School Network helps connect students to the agriculture that provides the foods that they eat every day.
"03.10.2015 14:27:22" geneticliteracyproject.org More than half of pesticides used by California farmers are active ingredients approved for organic Did you know that organic farmers use pesticides? Would it surprise you to know that many of the same pesticides are used by both conventional and organic farmers? Just over half of all the pesticides used in California are active ingredients that ar Did you know that even organic agriculture uses pesticides? In fact, over half of the pesticides used in the entire state of California have active ingredients that are approved for organic use.
"02.10.2015 15:33:52" Photos from Dow AgroSciences LLC's post We have harvested almost 5,000 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables from our Harvest for Hunger Garden maintained by Dow AgroSciences volunteers located in Indianapolis. The food grown is donated to local food pantries.
"02.10.2015 14:59:23" Timeline Photos The answer to yesterday's question is: Wheat! Contrary to popular belief, there is no wheat that is currently on the market anywhere around the world. #GMOFact
"01.10.2015 15:45:51" Timeline Photos There is a lot of misinformation floating around about genetically modified crops (GMOs). Do you know the facts? Let's start with an easy - but often misunderstood - fact. #GMOFact
"29.09.2015 17:16:03" morningagclips.com FFA hits record of 629,367 students | Morning Ag Clips The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 629,367 student members who belong to one of 7,757 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Isl The National FFA Organization has grown its membership to a record high. Not only the number of students, but the number of chapters and alumni are greater than ever.
"28.09.2015 18:01:15" news.nationalgeographic.com See the ‘Doomsday’ Seed Vault Opened in Response to Syria Crisis Rising concern over the ability of Middle Eastern countries to grow food has led to the first ever request for a deposit from the “doomsday” seed vault in a frigid corner of Norway. The 'doomsday' seed bank in Aleppo, Syria was recently opened to allow for the removal of some 160 boxes of seed which will be moved to The Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Seed banks around the world house hundreds of thousands of seed varieties from al
"28.09.2015 17:03:34" researchpark.illinois.edu University of Illinois, Dow AgroSciences Celebrate Grand Opening of Innovation Facility at... CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (Sept. 28, 2015) – The University of Illinois and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), today announced the grand opening of a facility located in the Research Park at the University Dow AgroSciences is excited about its new space in the University of Illinois Research Park. Projects done at the new facility will focus on exploration and implementation of analytics technologies applied to agricultural challenges and will allow st
"25.09.2015 14:08:22" dispatch.com Computers and data help farmers know what to grow | The Columbus Dispatch Farmers use a lot of data to decide not only which crops they are going to grow, but when it is the best time to plant, harvest and apply crop protection.
"24.09.2015 15:30:50" naae.org National Teach Ag Campaign - National Teach Ag Day | National Association of Agricultural Educators The 2015 National Teach Ag Day live celebration will be held in Washington, D.C. the week of September 21st, culminating on Thursday, September 24th! It's never too early to start making your Teach Ag Day plans. Today is National Teach Ag Day in the United States. Teaching agriculture to students of all ages is a calling to many. Do you know a person who has shared their love of agriculture by teaching it to others? Let us know in the comments why that pe
"22.09.2015 18:45:50" Timeline Photos We were honored last night for our 25 years of support for The Children's Museum of Indianapolis.
"22.09.2015 14:36:38" Dow AgroSciences Puerto Rico Hoy celebramos #AmericanBusinessWomensDay y queremos destacar a Lucy Cruz, Gerente General de Dow AgroSciences Puerto Rico. Lucy es la única mujer puertorriqueña al mando de una compañía de Agrobiotecnología en Puerto Rico.
Conoce mas sobre ella vi Today we celebrate #americanbusinesswomensday and we want to highlight to Lucy Cruz, general manager of Dow AgroSciences Puerto Rico. Lucy is the only Puerto Rican woman leading an agricultural biotechnology company in Puerto Rico.
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"19.09.2015 14:09:26" tcrn.ch The Next Food Frontier: How AgTech Can Save The World | TechCrunch As investors, our job is to find the visionaries that dream up the future and partner with them to help make that dream a reality. Great article from Tech Crunch on how #agricultural #technology can save the world.
"18.09.2015 15:10:42" newsroom.dowagro.com Dow AgroSciences Receives Two Agrow Awards | Dow AgroSciences Media Relations Farmers need innovative products to successfully produce food for the growing world, and Dow AgroSciences earned honors as an industry leader for its ability to deliver new technologies with a customer focus. We're proud to announce that we won two #AgrowAwards last night in London! Our winners include: Best Industry Collaboration for our work with GVK Biosciences and Best Formulations for our Arylex™ Active Herbicide. Congratulations to all the teams tha
"17.09.2015 17:35:37" newsroom.dowagro.com Harvest Has Begun | Dow AgroSciences Media Relations You last heard from me as several maize demonstration plots had been planted and were at the tassel stage. During that time, the team was also working on prioritizing the many opportunities for us to help local growers here in Eldoret, Kenya. Osama Emara, the Dow AgroSciences employee currently working with Ampath Kenya in Eldoret explains how this harvest season is a time for celebration. #agforafrica
"16.09.2015 16:05:38" huff.to To Achieve Food Security, We Must Prioritize Women's Rights as Human Rights At the end of this month, world leaders will converge on United Nations headquarters in New York to affirm and formally adopt the global sustainable development priorities for the next 15 years. One of the most important efforts is the second goal: " The Former President of the Republic of Finland, Her Excellency Tarja Halonen, explains why solving food insecurity issues are dependent upon the welfare and human rights afforded to women.
"15.09.2015 13:05:35" newsroom.dowagro.com Dow AgroSciences Introduces Inatreq™ Active Fungicide | Dow AgroSciences Media Relations Dow AgroSciences revealed its plans to launch an innovative new fungicide to control key diseases in cereal crops. Inatreq™ active, a product derived from naturally occurring material with outstanding performance, represents a new market opportunity. Inatreq™, an innovative new fungicide, joins previously announced actives Arylex™ active, Isoclast™ active, and Rinskor™ active to expand our portfolio of novel active ingredients “Inatreq will be the only fungicide in the industry that represents a
"14.09.2015 15:48:20" grist.org Farming flicks help teach ag skills where they’re really needed | Grist In this age of Wikipedia and Google, information is never more than a few clicks away. For many people in the world the spread of knowledge is slow and cumbersome. And nowhere is this more of a problem than among farmers. Can video learning sessions help teach agronomy to farmers in developing countries? Digital Green thinks this will help get key learnings about farming to rural areas.
"10.09.2015 18:52:15" n.pr These Are The People Who Haul Our Food Across America : The Salt : NPR "Trucking is not a 9 to 5 job. It's really a 24-hour operation," says Cody Blankenship, owner of 4BTrucking, out of Waco, Texas. He logs about 100,000 miles a year on the road. A planned run during harvest time this year will keep him away from home, Farmers are not the only heroes of the food chain. Take, for example, the drivers who haul your squash, watermelons and beef across the land. They often work long hours to make sure our food is fresh when it hits our dinner tables.
"09.09.2015 18:25:30" geneticliteracyproject.org 244 reasons why GMOs are safe: Global science organizations endorse crop biotech The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The The Genetic Literacy Project found that 244 institutions and organizations around the world agree that #GMOs pose no more risk than conventional crops.
"07.09.2015 13:43:22" on.fb.me Women in Agribusiness's Photos - Women in Agribusiness | Facebook Drag the corners of the box above to crop your new profile photo. Congratulations to our own Megan DeVelvis on receiving a Women in Agriculture Demeter Award!
"05.09.2015 13:54:18" huff.to Crops Ahoy: Farms That Float | XPRIZE No Land? No Problem. If Barcelona-based Forward Thinking Architecture has its way, farms of the future will operate autonomously as they float on the open sea. Farmable land is getting more and more scarce. Could floating #farms help solve our dilemma and feed a growing population?
"01.09.2015 14:03:32" Indiana State Fair The first of two Habitat for Humanity homes built at the Indiana State Fair is on the move to its permanent location! Thank you to all who made this happen and congrats to the deserving family on their new home!!! The first of the Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity homes are on the way to its final destination. We are so happy to have helped with this great initiative!
"31.08.2015 17:04:15" foodtank.com Growing Farmers Around the Globe | FoodTank.com Worldwide, the average farmer is around 60 years of age. Recruiting new and young farmers and helping them get the training they need to sustainably feed the world is essential to long-term food security. Here are 10 training programs cultivating a n It has been known for years that an aging #farmer population was going to need to bolster by younger generations. New training programs around the world are helping to ensure that #agriculture is top-of-mind for young people entering the workforce.
"28.08.2015 18:28:44" cottonfarming.com Miracle In Monticello By Carroll Smith Senior Writer Transform My Community Contest Winners Announced Grand Prize Winne... How successful was Dow AgroSciences' Transform My Community contest? Read about how winner AJ Hood plans to use the $10,000 grand prize to help The Miracle League of Southeast Arkansas.
"27.08.2015 22:51:18" read.bi Foods before genetic modification - Business Insider Genetic Literacy ProjectNext time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: These familiar fruits and veggies didn't always look and taste this way. This bears repeating: Here's what your food would look like if it weren't genetically modified over millennia
"25.08.2015 21:02:21" bbc.in Genetically modified trees are being 'strangled' by red tape - BBC News US researchers say it has become "virtually impossible" to plant genetically modified trees in any part of the world. Genetically modified trees could help prevent the devastation caused by drought and ash borer around the world. Unfounded concerns and lengthy trial periods have caused delays in approvals for these projects.