An ode to millets

An ode to millets

Jun 04 2019 Deccan Herald If you thought risotto, gnocchi, buns and pancakes are a sheer indulgence, you are wrong. These days, chefs are presenting a whole lot of high-calorie dishes with a ‘healthy’ twist. The dishes don’t ooze of regular ingredients like cheese or...
Grain Sorghum Could Be a Fit for Waterlogged Farms

Grain Sorghum Could Be a Fit for Waterlogged Farms

May 30 2019 Successful Farming With just 58% of the nation’s corn crop planted and conditions unsuitable for planting for the next several days, some farmers are looking for alternative crops to plant. Imagine a crop that grows similar to corn, has many of the same...
Millet in the U.S.: A Farmer’s Perspective

Millet in the U.S.: A Farmer’s Perspective

May 2019 foodtank Millet production in the United States increased 16 percent from 2016 to 2017 according to Statista, and is experiencing a sharp rise in popularity. Jean Hediger, a certified organic millet farmer, says the rise is due to consumers recognizing the...
OPINION: Wild relatives of pearl millet can take the heat

OPINION: Wild relatives of pearl millet can take the heat

23 May 2019 Thomson Reuters 42°C in the shade? No problem for pearl millet, thanks to its wild relatives Michael Major is a science communicator at Crop Trust and works to disseminate information regarding the Genebank Platform, Crop Wild Relatives and Genesys. ...
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