Fundecitrus professionals participate in Congress in Argentina

A team of specialists from Fundecitrus recently participated in the X Argentine Citriculture Congress in Concordia, Argentina. More than 400 professionals participated in the event, such as producers, researchers, students and national and international references in citriculture and industry, whose main theme was scientific and technological innovations for the sustainable development of citriculture. Fundecitrus researcher […]

What are functional foods?

Food advertisements that promote their therapeutic properties often confuse many consumers. However, those looking for information to respond to their concerns can resort to existing technical assessments on the matter. In an article published in “Salud para Todos”, experts point out that food is a substance that is ingested with the aim of satisfying the […]

How is the corn market?

Corn prices in Chicago also rose a little this week after Easter. The cereal bushel closed on Thursday (13) at US$ 6.52, against US$ 6.43 a week before. The USDA report, on the 11th, brought little news. He held the latest US crop at 348.8 million tonnes and ending stocks at 34.1 million. In world […]

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 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 […]