November 30, 2012

30/11/12: Stories on mapping the wheat genome; conferences and events; new staff at Anaprio

  • An international team of scientists have successfully mapped the wheat genome for the first time. The break through could be used to increase yields and help develop varieties of wheat with enhanced nutritional value.  Read more...
  • The Agricultural Industries Confederation has announced that its annual conference for the supply industry – Agribusiness 2014 – will be held at the East of England Showground on Wednesday November 13, 2014. Details of the programme will be posted to the Confederation’s website.
  • Anpario welcomes two new staff members. Dr Fiona Short has joined as technical manager and will be the main technical contact for Vitrition, Anpario’s organic feeds business. Elizabeth Norton has joined as a nutritionist providing technical support across the company’s brands.Elizabeth is responsible for product formulations and labelling and providing core technical support to the production and sales teams as well as providing nutritional advice and diet formulations for customers.
  • The U.S. Grains Council’s 10th International Marketing Conference and 53rd Annual Membership Meeting is scheduled for February 11-13, 2013, in Charleston, South Carolina. This meeting is where Council Advisory Teams gather and sector meetings are held to review global strategies and set an operational course for the Council for the coming years. More information...
Location of Charleston in South Carolina
Location of Charleston in South Carolina (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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