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July 9, 2020

Forage sorghum and pearl millet: water-saving alternative forage crops for Texas livestock

June 17, 2020

Kommt die äthiopische Superhirse bald nach Deutschland? (Deutschlandfunk Kultur)

May 22, 2020

Rispenhirse-Saatgut von Die Saat verfügbar (Österreichische Bauernzeitung)

May 11, 2020

West Africa - 2020 forecast predicts a shortage of certified maize, sorghum, millet, cowpea, and groundnuts seeds (CORAF)

May 8, 2020

Österreich - Rispenhirse : Saatgut wieder verfügbar von DIE SAAT

May 7, 2020

Let’s not forget the quality of food in crisis, millet entrepreneurs speak out

May 1, 2020

India - Kharif sales of rice, maize, cotton, pearl millet and vegetable seed likely to fall 20%  (Economic Times)

April 20, 2020

Mali : De nouvelles variétés de cultures en perspective (SciDev Net)

Plus de 40 000 agriculteurs maliens vont bénéficier de semences améliorées (Commodafrica)

April 9, 2020

Kenya & Tanzania - Rising market pull for dryland crops prompts move for setting up efficient seed delivery systems

March 30, 2020

First Lady of Niger leads millet movement

February 17, 2020

First public research facility to put agriculture on fast-forward launched at ICRISAT

February 14, 2020

Bundessortenamt - Beschreibung der Werteigenschaften der neu zugelassener Sorten

November 8, 2019

Pre-breeding work with grasspea and finger millet gets a boost

October 22, 2019

Mapping millet genetics

October 17, 2019

Crop-improvement lab established with $25M USAID grant

October 7, 2019

Grasspea and finger millet pre-breeding get a boost

October 3, 2019

Neglected no longer: grasspea and finger millet pre-breeding get a boost

September 16, 2019

Burkina Faso - Du mil hybride pour lutter contre l'insécurité alimentaire (SciDev.Net)

May 24, 2019

Wild relatives of pearl millet can take the heat (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

April 24, 2019

Proso millet's fan club includes researchers, growers (High Plains Journal)

April 10, 2019

Pakistan - Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) on Maize, Sorghum, Fodder and Other Cereals recommend 9 new varieties for commercial cultivation in Pakistan

March 5, 2019

Sequenced genome of ancient crop could raise yields

February 24, 2019

Digital Green Revolution: Indian Council of Agricultural Research’s plan to digitise breeding programmes of eight crops to double annual yield (Financial Express)

January 30, 2019

Dryland Genetics boosts proso millet yields twenty percent using conventional breeding 

Scientists sequence the genome of broomcorn millet, a cereal crop with highest water-use efficiency

January 28, 2019

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) researchers develop better millet varieties (The Star)

January 24, 2019

Extended partnership to deliver high-yielding, disease-resistant finger millet to farmers (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

September 11, 2018

‘Historic’ India Millet Mission campaign to begin in September

June 29, 2018

Walmart Foundation invests nearly US $2M in ‘Farmer Market Readiness Program’ in India




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