Agriculture

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Name: Agriculture
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 10 reports

Colourful Tributes to late PNP Stalwart and Agri Minister, Roger Clarke

Glowing tributes have been pouring in for the late agriculture minister, Roger Clarke who passed away this morning in the United States. He was 74-years-old.The nation’s leaders, political and farming  organisations have all hailed Mr Clarke's contribution ... [Published Irie FM - 5 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Farmers warned climate change is intensifying the challenge of feeding growing populations

Farmers are being warned climate change will intensify the challenge of feeding an increasing global population, with an expected 9 billion on the planet by 2050.The World Bank Group vice-president and special envoy for climate change, Rachel Kyte, says ... [Published ABC Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 6 reports

USDA to spend additional $45m to help clean up Lake Champlain

BURLINGTON, Vt. — US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced in Vermont on Thursday that his agency will double the pace of spending on efforts to reduce farm runoff entering Lake Champlain.Vilsack, US Senator Patrick Leahy and US Representative Peter ... [Published Boston Globe - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 11 reports

Farmer’s roots date to 1873, but he tends to a modern vision

Though raised on the farm where he lives today, amid thousands of acres of corn and soybeans, Tony Thompson is anything but a homebody.Educated over many winters at Montana State University, where he earned an agronomy degree, Thompson, 58, remains steadfastly ... [Published Ashtabula Star-Beacon - 7 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

Chicago agricultural commodities rise across board

Please support our site by enabling javascript to view ads.CHICAGO, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Chicago agricultural commodities closed higher Thursday amid the escalation of tension in Ukraine and tight supplies in the spot cash market.The most active corn contract ... [Published GlobalPost - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Chicago, Agriculture, Wheat, Corn
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Overseas trips cut for Nevada agriculture officials

CARSON CITY — State agricultural officials are not going to France or Brazil this year to promote Nevada farm goods.The Legislative Interim Finance Committee refused Wednesday to allow the state Department of Agriculture to use part of its savings to ... [Published Las Vegas Sun - 10 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 6 reports

EU to aid dairy sector after Russia ban

The European Commission announced financial support for exporters of dairy products hit by Russia's ban on Western food imports, adding to emergency measures already taken to help fruit and vegetable producers.Moscow this month imposed a one-year embargo ... [Published FX Centre - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 4 reports

Swaziland Is Moving Towards Commercial Farming

press releaseMbabane/Rome - EU-FAO backed government initiative has put thousands of farmers on a new track In a major effort to revitalize agriculture here, the government, the European Union and FAO have helped over 20,000 smallholder farmers produce ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Gaza conflict costs agriculture and fisheries sectors more than $100 million

- Christian Aid partner in Gaza, the Agricultural Development Association, estimates that the recent conflict has cost the agricultural and fisheries sectors more than US$100 million, resulting in more than 8,700 families losing their means of income ... [Published Christian Aid - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Agricultural exports increase by 12 percent in eight months

Vietnam has generated US$ 20.22 billion in revenue from its farming, forestry and seafood exports in the first eight months of 2 ... [Published People's Army Newspaper Online - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Agricultural Financing Still a Big Problem in Tanzania

A total of 53 commercial banks are currently operating in Tanzania, the highest number in the East African region but agriculture sector remains under served in as far as loan disbursement is concerned. Although considered the backbone of the national ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Jonathan Directs CBN to Provide N50 Billion Support Fund for Agric Mechanisation

By Joke FalajuAbuja — THE nation's drive towards enhancing full mechanisation of its agricultural sector may have received a boost as President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday, directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to provide N50 billion support fund ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 27 2014]

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"We look forward to continuing on this strong growth trajectory and to further collaborate with our trading partners in mainland China"
"We predict that a similar process has occurred in other domestic animals and that we will not find a few specific "domestication genes" that were critical for domestication" Leif Andersson from Uppsala University in Sweden noted
"We are considering venturing into a dairy partnership with the Kitui county. We can exchange the milk with products like honey , which they produce in large quantities" Ragwa said

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The future in a remote place [Published Daily News South Africa - 11 mins ago]
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Rwandan MPs delay EALA business [Published IPP Media - 17 mins ago]
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Delegation in Hong Kong for Seafood Expo Asia [Published VOCM - 17 mins ago]
Liz Truss interview: Cutting red tape is high o... [Published Farmers Guardian - 18 mins ago]
Rapid transcriptome sequencing of an invasive p... [Published BMC - 19 mins ago]
SlurryKat Products on Display at Agrishow 2014,... [Published PR Fire - 23 mins ago]
Millions needed to compensate Bukalo villagers [Published New Era - 23 mins ago]
Why domestication makes animals tamer [Published ProKerala.com - 23 mins ago]
Foals to foals: Electric Picnic, Oughterard sho... [Published Irish Times - 29 mins ago]
BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA to move to a three-year cy... [Published Construction Review Online - 32 mins ago]
Q&A: Get ready for sprayer rule changes [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - 32 mins ago]
Wide variety of farms and grassland for sale [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - 32 mins ago]
Livestock farmers protest in Ballinasloe [Published Connaught Tribune - 33 mins ago]
John Deere spreader Oz first [Published Weekly Times Now - 34 mins ago]
Crane Bank to Issue Guarantees for Roads [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 34 mins ago]
WHEAT KINGS [Published Portland Tribune - 35 mins ago]
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High Expectations for EAPIC as Hundreds of Ener... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 1 hour ago]
Nairobi, Kenya, August 29, 2014 --( PR.com )-- More than a thousand people will gather for the annual East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) in Nairobi from 3-4 September as the region prepares for massive investments in the power sector. Not ...
Nigerian Business Giant Tony Elumelu to Open An... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 1 hour ago]
Lagos, Nigeria, August 29, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Well-known global business leader, financier, entrepreneur, investment guru and philanthropist Tony Elumelu is heading up a high-level list of power experts who will address this year’s West African Power ...
Nepal: U.S. Provides Additional Funds to Help F... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: US Agency for International DevelopmentCountry: Nepal, United States of America The U.S. Mission in Nepal, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will contribute more than $450,000 in food assistance to the UN World Food ...
Thailand: PM tasks military with assisting floo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: Government of ThailandCountry: Thailand BANGKOK, 28 August 2014 (NNT) – Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has expressed concerns over the risk of flooding in the country during this period and instructed military units to be ready to lend a hand ...
12 Foreign companies await results on Kyaukphyu... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 2 hours ago]
Twelve companies from seven countries have submitted proposals for the development of a Special Economic Zone in Kyaukphyu, western Burma, according to the SEZ selection committee. Proposals include plans to develop factories, housing projects and the ...
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Insurance for the World's Crop Diversity, in th... [Published regjeringen.no - Video - 22 hours ago]
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Japan economy minister: 'Radical' reforms underway [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 11 2014]
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