USA: NASA investigating effects of sugarcane burning on air quality in the Glades
DATE 23Jul 2021

NASA invested over a quarter of a million dollars into a research project investigating the air quality in the Glades region and the effects of sugarcane burning on public health.

USA: Brazil’s Second Corn Crop is a ‘Disaster’
DATE 23Jul 2021

Brazil’s second-corn crop was hit hard by frost during the final two days of June and the first day of July. Dr. Michael Cordonnier, President of Soybean and Corn Advisor Incorporated, says Brazil hadn’t been that cold in decades. “It was the coldest air in 20 years, and it was pretty bad. Depending on where… Read More »

USA: New sugarcane biofuel plant commits to bringing 126 jobs to Iberia Parish
DATE 23Jul 2021

Hundreds of jobs are now officially heading to Iberia Parish. The company Delta Biofuel committed to A $70M renewal fuel plant following final approval of a significant tax exemption. Louisiana is no stranger to producing power, but Delta Biofuel has committed to doing it in a new way. The company is purchasing the leftover dry… Read More »

USA: SOFTS-Arabica coffee soars 10% to 6-1/2 year high on freak Brazil frosts
DATE 23Jul 2021

Arabica coffee futures on ICE jumped more than 10% to hit their highest in 6-1/2 years on Thursday as trade houses considered doubling their estimates of the damage done to crops in top producer Brazil from this week’s frost.

Ireland: Sugar rush creative targeting growth with ulster bank support
DATE 23Jul 2021

Belfast-headquartered mobile app development agency Sugar Rush Creative is targeting growth, supported by Ulster Bank. The company, which specialises in mobile apps, software, augmented reality, and virtual reality development, now undertakes more than 60 percent of its business outside of Northern Ireland. It has recently won significant projects with Olympus UK/Ireland, Angling Direct, Stryker, Sandvik,… Read More »