Agriculture

First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Climate-smart agriculture is corporate greenwashing, warn NGOs

On the sidelines of the UN’s heavily hyped Climate Summit, the newly-launched Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture announced plans to protect some 500 million farmers worldwide from climate change and “help achieve sustainable and equitable increases ... [Published Eco-Business - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Minimum grazing requirement must be met

A stocking rate of at least one ewe per 1.5 hectares is the only thing a farmers with commonage will require, to get a single farm payment, according to Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney.“Essentially, he or she will need to have one sheep for each area ... [Published Irish Examiner - 2 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Stronger controls for new farming probe unit

The Department of Agriculture's highly controversial Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is being replaced. Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney announced the move to create a new Investigations Division yesterday just weeks after his department settled a ... [Published Irish Independent - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

BUSINESS - SBP issues guidelines on value chain contract farmer financing

karachiState Bank of Pakistan has issued guidelines on value chain contract farmer financing to encourage banks to extend credit to small and marginalised farmers by leveraging on the strengths of inter-relationships that exist in the agriculture value ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 23 reports

Expectations high for corn, soybean harvest

BRIMFIELD — The harvest has begun in central Illinois with the question being whether what farmers find in their fields can match the high expectations for this year’s crop of corn and soybeans.Good weather along with a quiet year for pests has raised ... [Published PJStar.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Help farmers reap benefits

Thai rice exports are on course to hit the 11 million tonnes mark by the end of this year, and, for that matter, Thailand has reclaimed the title of being the world's No.1 rice exporter. This will be the biggest rice sale since 2004, when 10.4 million ... [Published Bangkok Post - 4 hours ago]
Entities: farmer, Thailand, Vietnam
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Plan to grow Tassie fruit and veg

Fruit and vegetables from the apple isle will flood the Asian market. Source: SuppliedSPUDS, nuts and stone fruit are among the export growth items earmarked for Tasmania.Fruit and vegetables from the Apple Isle will flood the Asian market as part of ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 8 reports

Price drop is bad news

DOWN, DOWN, DOWN: A screengrab from Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction site showing the downward trend of auction prices.A dairy price slump has seen ANZ slash its forecast for Fonterra's milk price payout to below $5 a kilogram, with "significant implications" ... [Published Timaru Herald - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 10 reports

Food Share hopes to get fresh

Photo by Mike PearsonFood Share hopes to attract more fresh food donations from the agricultural sector, like this large shipment of vegetables.By Mike Pearson, News StaffFlanked by nine bins of fresh vegetables at Hamilton Food Share, political rivals ... [Published Stoney Creek News - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 29 reports

Rout in ag prices 'drawing to a close' - Deutsche

The rout in agricultural commodity futures, led by grains and oilseeds, is "drawing to a close", Deutsche Bank said, even as broker mulled the potential for corn falling below $3 a bushel, and soybeans below $9 a bushel.The bank said that agriculture ... [Published Agrimoney.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 28 reports

Research and Markets: Brazil Seed Treatment Market Outlook 2020: Corn/Maize, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice, Canola, Cotton and Other Crops Analysis

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Brazil Seed Treatment Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Canola, Soybean, Wheat, Market
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 10 reports

Media: Italian farmers fear that you will not be able to return to the Russian market

Italian farmers feel the negative effects of the political tensions between the EU and Russia over the Ukrainian fall, and hopes of the farmers happy future and the opportunity to develop its economy gradually taper off, writes." These political decisions ... [Published RIN.ru - 20 hours ago]

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"Kellogg's has supported Foodbank since 1998, and we’re proud to be continuing our partnership with Foodbank in efforts towards hunger relief,” Andrew Towle, managing director of Kellogg Australia & New Zealand said."
"The authority is currently identifying the scope and priorities for its review. In the coming weeks the authority will invite all interested stakeholders to contribute" she said
...The moisture content limit of paddy should be restored to 15% as 1% reduction was causing problems to both farmers and millers. "Crop insurance scheme should be implemented by involving MNCs. Punjab government should announce compensation to cotton growers at the rate of Rs 8,000 per acre" Congress mentioned in the memorandum
...Farmers competed in last years’ district finals and NZYF National Events Manager, Pip Cox is optimistic about an even larger turnout this season, "combined with a fantastic prize pool, young farmers from around the country are keen to get out and show off their skills to their peers as well as industry leaders"

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