Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 caused an immediate disruption in the global wheat market, with serious implications for food prices and global food security. Wheat is a staple commodity in many countries and one of the most extensively traded crops worldwide.
Illinois researchers look forward to working with the government of South Korea on food chemistry, food flavor, and fermentation projects thanks to a new agreement signed with the Korea Food Research Institute (KFRI).
Lauren Karplus, assistant director for the Office of International Programs in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a recipient of the highly competitive Fulbright International Education Administrators Award.
Puerto Rico has faced several human-made and natural crises in recent years, including the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria in 2017. Building disaster resilience and recovery is crucial for community well-being and requires a comprehensive approach with cooperation from multiple organizations.
Empowering smallholders and women farmers in Indonesia is the focus of two new projects funded by ADM Cares, the social investment program of ADM. The projects will be managed by a team from the ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss (ADMI), which is based in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois.
A delegation from Sri Lanka’s largest university, the University of Peradeniya, visited the University of Illinois in mid-November as guests of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) and the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Three representatives from the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) traveled to Honduras in November to strengthen Illinois ties with Zamorano Pan-Agricultural School, one of the premier agricultural universities in Central America, and the research program at Alliance Bioversity and CIAT.
Students from the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) and across campus embraced the opportunity to interact with the highest-ranking career Foreign Service Officer at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) during several meetings arranged by the Office of International Programs.
URBANA, Ill. — A team of animal scientists from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is set to deliver a potential game changer for subsistence farmers in Tanzania: cows that produce up to 20 times the milk of indigenous breeds. <
Over the past decades, Brazil has become the world’s leading soybean producer, as well as the leading consumer of pesticides. Despite concerns about potential public health consequences, little is known about the effects of pesticide exposure in the general population.