Friday January 8, 2016 2:58AM ET
An avian flu outbreak on poultry farms in Taiwan has intensified over the past few weeks as the weather turned cooler, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said.
Friday January 8, 2016 2:26AM ET
Hong Kong authorities banned the import of poultry meat and products from France's Lot Department because of outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza.
Thursday January 7, 2016 9:50AM ET
The Councillor of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Water of the Canary Islands, Narvay Quintero, said that the potato sector will be the most hurt by the lack of rainfall.
Thursday January 7, 2016 9:15AM ET
New research reveals that phytosanitary irradiation can be effective in preserving the quality of blueberries and grape during long-distance transportation, distribution, storage.
Thursday January 7, 2016 8:32AM ET
The U.S. pig herd reached a new record on December 1, 2015, hitting 68.3 million head, the highest since size estimates began in 1988, according to AHDB Pork.
Thursday January 7, 2016 6:58AM ET
Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss has committed the government to improving the country’s resilience to animal disease” by investing around £65 million in new centres for livestock, crop health and precision engineering.
Thursday January 7, 2016 5:32AM ET
The NFU is urging the RPA to give farmers certainty and confidence in lieu of a paid claim as the RPA announces that just 50 percent of farmers received a BPS payment last month.