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Florida Agriculture Still Reeling From Irma Damage, Relief Sought

Most years attendees at the annual Farm-City Week luncheon at the South Florida Fairgrounds leave with a box full of locally-grown produce such as...

Chicago Agricultural Commodities Settle Mixed

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains closed mixed on Thursday with corn futures falling to new contract lows as lower-than-expected weekly export sales and...

Pakistan, Belarus Signed MoU To Boost Agri Cooperation

Pakistan and Belarus have signed a memorandum of understanding to step up cooperation in agriculture, with a mutual interest in establishing joint milk processing...

Monsanto, BASF Weed Killers Strain U.S. States With Damage Complaints

U.S. farmers have overwhelmed state governments with thousands of complaints about crop damage linked to new versions of weed killers, threatening future sales by...

Russia Gains Access To Saudi Arabia’s Meat Market

Russia will start exporting beef, other meat, poultry, dairy products and eggs to Saudi Arabia after the food safety ministries of the two countries...

Sizable Opportunities In Egypt For Ukrainian Corn As Harvest Ploughs On

Buyers in Egypt are increasingly shifting their focus to Ukrainian corn on the possibility of lower premiums amid a growing harvest and sourcing smaller...

British Airways Propose To Fly Nigerian Yams To UK

The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, disclosed during the weekend in chat with the press in Abuja, that British Airways has offered to fly...

Palm Oil: Malaysia 2018 Output To Rise By 2.5%

The world’s second largest Palm oil producing country, Malaysia is expected to increase by 15.5 percent this year and will grow by 2.5 percent...

ALGON Unveils Agricultural Plan To Create Over 1 Million Jobs

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), has unveiled an agricultural plan called Comprehensive Local Agriculture Plan, C-LAP, that is set to create...

China Takes Drought-resistant Rice Farming Technique To Asia, Africa

China has developed a drought-resistant rice breed and introduced its farming method nine countries, mainly in southeast Asia and Africa. According to Dr. Wang Shimei,...

Adesina Calls For Immediate Action Over Deepening Crisis Of Global Malnutrition

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has called for urgent action from stakeholders over the deepening crisis of global malnutrition. Adesina made the call as...

Oilseed Rape Light Leaf Spot Risk Higher In The North

Oilseed rape growers in northern Britain face a higher risk from the crop’s most yield-damaging disease light leaf spot than those further south. The risk...

Low Commodity Prices Spur Senate Interest In Idling Cropland

Senators from the Plains and Upper Midwest pressed for expansion of the long-term CRP during a friendly confirmation hearing for Bill Northey, the USDA...

Ben & Jerry’s To Improve Farmworker Conditions

Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s promised Tuesday to improve the pay and working conditions of laborers hired by the farms that provide milk...

Maintain A Balanced Grain Marketing Approach, Analyst Says

As harvest picks up steam, so could the potential for price movement, as the market factors in changing expectations for this year's production. Soybean prices...
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