Food security and fast population growth

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Global meat consumption is forecast to double by 2050, while providing food for as many as 9.1 billion people is going to become a challenge for the inhabitants of our planet. We should therefore seek solutions which will enable easier access to food generally speaking, as well as help change eating habits, so that people consume less meat, which is available in smaller and smaller supply, and eat more cereals, fruit and vegetables.

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Testing the impact of crop fertilization on climate change

Grupa Azoty PUŁAWY and three research institutions have launched a new project whose goal is to examine the impact of field fertilization on climate change. To this end, the special purpose consortium coordinated by the Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation – State Research Institute has obtained financing from the National Center for Research and Development.

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Happy and peaceful Easter!

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This Holiday, we would like to wish you good health and all the best, as well as many successes in your private and professional lives. We hope that this time off work will create an opportunity to relax and spend time with your families and friends. May you be happy and joyful, may your days be sunny and life – full of satisfaction.

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Soil erosion of farmland

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Water erosion is the destruction of the soil by water, which washes out nutrients from the soil, causing their loss. The process might even lead to the deformation of the terrain, especially farmland, which could result in the loss of 10% – 80% of the yield! Soil erosion is an issue for the large farms as well as the small family farms. Globally, the phenomenon causes losses of 75 billion tonnes of crops per year.

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Climate change poses a threat to wheat

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Climate changes are having a more and more visible impact on agriculture and food manufacturing in the world. Experts on the topic have some alarming news: wheat yields are going to fall by 6% each time the temperature on the planet increases by one degree Celsius. On the international scale, this means as many as 42 million tonnes of wheat fewer each year.

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Crop planning and climate diversity

Climate type has considerable impact on the quantity and quality of yield, making it advisable to take a closer look at the annual rainfall and temperature while planning the crops. Also, depending on the latitude of the farm, particular kinds of cereals and cultivation methods prove the most suitable. Instead of monoculture, or planting a single crop, it is worthwhile to use the more innovative solutions.

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