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Burn More Corn To Avoid Overproduction, Ethanol Leaders Says

If farmers want to avoid a crisis from overproduction of corn, they and consumers need to urge fuel sellers to offer higher blends of...

Toxic Eggs Scare Hits Europe

Europe is roiling under toxic eggs scare making countries pull eggs from the shelves and Netherlands poised to cull millions of chickens. Britain said 20,000...

IITA Remains Unmatched Globally – Adeshina

The president, African Development Bank, AFDB, Mr. Akinwunmi Adeshina, in his opening remarks at IITA's golden jubilee celebration on Monday, in Ibadan, the Oyo...

Global Agriculture Innovators Vie For Top Honours At Future Agro Challenge...

Two South African innovators in the agriculture industry, Reel Gardening and Meat Naturally, will on Wednesday battle it out against 48 other agripreneurs for...

South Africa’s Economy Contracts In Fourth Quarter As Mining & Manufacturing...

South Africa’s economy contracted 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in the final three months of last year as mining and manufacturing output shrank, the statistics agency...

Portugal, Nigeria Partner To Enhance Tropical Agriculture, Food Security

The Portuguese Minister of Science, Technology and Education, Professor Manuel Heitor has indicated the interest of Portuguese government to partner with the National Biotechnology...

U.S. Confirms Avian Influenza In Tennessee Chicken Flock

A strain of bird flu has been detected in a commercial chicken breeder flock in Tennessee's Lincoln County and the 73,500 birds will be...

6 Weeks Later, Senators Question Delay On Agriculture Pick

President Donald Trump picked former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be his agriculture secretary six weeks ago, but the administration still hasn't formally provided...

Sub-Saharan Africa Faces Food Insecurity, Poverty Posing Challenges To End Hunger

Some 153 million people, representing about 26 per cent of the population above 15 years of age in sub-Saharan Africa, suffered from severe food...

Agricultural Exports From Russia To North Africa, Middle East And Gulf...

Agricultural exports from Russia to several nations in North Africa, the Middle East and Gulf states could see an increase of products totaling more...

Stakeholders Seek Increased Use of Fertilizers In Africa

Hundreds of fertiliser stakeholders including suppliers, farmers’ organisations and government officials from 55 countries in Africa are calling for increased use of fertilizer by...

Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050 Regional Launch

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is partnering with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry...

Ivorian Cocoa Farmers Call Off Strike To Enable Talks With Regulator

Cocoa farmers in the Ivory Coast have called off their strike in order to allow for negotiations with the authorities. This comes despite claims...

3 Big Things Today, February 14

1. Soybeans, Grains Lower On Weather, Mexico Threat Soybeans and grains were lower overnight on signs of favorable weather in competing exporting country and amid...

Variable-Rate Technology Turns Marginal Land Into A Moneymaking Investment

When a 160-acre parcel of farmland in southern Minnesota came up for sale, many wrote the irregular-shape field off as not worthy of a...