Ag Tech Investment Way Up Worldwide! reports on the latest figures for worldwide investment in ag.  Agricultural technology is a significant area of this growth.  Read the full story here:  Ag Investment    

Farming Notes – October 2015

                  Our past president, Duncan Allison, continues his series of enlightening articles on a variety of current ag topics.  Enjoy! FARMING NOTES – OCTOBER 2015 Science, Scale, Mechanization and New Technology – … Continued

Animal Welfare at Research Lab Questioned

PSPA member, Bettsy Mosimann, drew attention to this recent article in the New York Times.  Articles like this often cloud the issues around essential research efforts.  Read the article here:  NYT Article

Slide Presentation by Keith Fuglie, Economist (USDA)

Note:  Dr. Fuglie was unable to speak at the January luncheon of the Society, however, he did supply us with his presentation.  You can download it here>>  Fuglie_RD to feed the world_PSPA_2015 No one doubts the challenges facing the world in feeding … Continued

New Path to Safer Eggs

The USDA Research Center at Wyndmoor (recently visited by PSPA) is featured in an article in Lancaster Farming. A new method of pasteurizing eggs is the subject of the article focusing on lab research at Wyndmoor. This is one of … Continued

Stenzel Impresses Society With Talk on Fruits & Vegetables

Fruits and Vegetables: Challenges/Emerging Issues in Today’s Food Supply Tom Stenzel, CEO, United Fresh Tom Stenzel covered the topic in detail and brought new insights concerning the current status, and future prospects, for the fresh fruits and produce industry in … Continued

Climate Change – Simplified!

So you’ve been wondering what to recommend to your open-minded friends who want a readable but authoritative introduction to climate change, one which answers their key questions. Look no further! The US National Academy of Sciences and the U.K. Royal … Continued

Urbanchuk Speaks on Renewable Fuels Standards

John Urbanchuk, principal of ABF Economics, presented a most interesting talk concerning the U.S. Renewable Fuels Standards and how these have affected agriculture and consumers. Using detailed economic analysis and his vast knowledge in the subject area, John provided clear … Continued

February Farming Notes

Once again we share observations and insights of interest to PSPA from our member, Duncan Allison. Ag research, ag diversification, healthy food, precision ag – are all fair game for Duncan! Click here:  FARMING NOTES February 2014