Covid treatment can be harvested
Cutting-edge therapy can help get ahead of viral variants. Arizona State University scientists use transient expression in tobacco plants to quickly and cheaply “harvest” large amounts of a new type of monoclonal antibody that prevents infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus and has a low risk of generating resistance upon binding to an area away from […]
Should I include wheat in the diet?
Especially in recent years, some people have become more concerned about the use of wheat in food. Whether it’s an allergy associated with celiac disease (immune reaction to the ingestion of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. However, you may have also heard that wheat has many nutritional benefits. How about we […]
Russia out of grain exports: Does it affect the price?
Grain markets opened the week reacting moderately to the suspension of Russian exports through the “Black Sea corridor”. According to consultancy AgResource Brasil, the reaction was “adequate”: “There is no doubt that some measure of risk premium is necessary, but the perceived discomfort in global trade flows is much calmer than what was demonstrated in […]
Argentine corn only gets worse: WHAT NOW?
The Buenos Aires Grain Exchange (BCBA) reported this Thursday, October 20, that the percentage of the 2022/2023 season corn crop in “excellent/good condition” is only 10%. The result represents a drop of two percentage points compared to the 12% registered in the previous week – marking yet another drop in the productivity of the Argentine […]
Can El Niño return in 2023?
The chance that La Niña will continue to be present during the next months of December 2022 and in January and February 2023 has increased by 75%. However, after the end of the weather phenomenon and some period of neutrality, chances of the return of the El Niño. The forecast came from the International Research […]
Scientific study shows that coffee reduces the risk of heart problems
The results of a recent study suggest that light to moderate intake of instant and decaf coffee should be considered part of a healthy lifestyle, according to Peter Kistler, head of clinical electrophysiology research at Alfred Hospital in Melbourne (Australia). The researchers found “significant reductions” in the risk of coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure […]
wheat and soybean futures soar
US wheat futures jumped in overnight trading on concerns that Russia will halt Ukraine’s grain exports, according to agriculture.com. Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba reportedly said in an interview with RBC-Ukraine that Russia is likely to discontinue an agreement that allows safe passage of Ukrainian agricultural products to importing countries. He said the government is […]
Drinking beer makes you fat? SEE search result
“Drinking beer is good for the gut microbiota”, having the potential to prevent chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. This was the result of research by the Center for Research in Health Technologies and Services (CINTESIS), in the city of Porto, Portugal, and by the NOVA Medical School – Faculty of Medical […]
Corn starts to accumulate: Does it affect the price?
Global forage grain production for 2021/22 was raised by 2.7 million tons by the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture), for a total of 1,501.6 million. “The prospect of foreign forage grains [fora EUA] for 2021/22 this month is higher production, reduced trade and higher ending stocks compared to last month,” the report points out. […]