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Typhoon-hit Philippines farmers race to plant seeds to repay loans
Typhoon KoppuFriday November 20, 2015 5:10AM ET
In the fertile plains of Luzon island in the Philippines, farmers are in a race against time.
Poland to give 80 million euros to growers hit by drought
Poland droughtFriday November 20, 2015 3:40AM ET
More than 341 million zloty (over 80 million euros) is going to growers affected by this year's drought in Poland.
Novel food regulation for the EU’s agro-sector
Novel food regulationFriday November 20, 2015 1:58AM ET
The European Commission’s proposal on a new food regulation will improve conditions for businesses in new and innovative food in EU market, while maintaining high level of food safety.
U.S., Ghana announced Food for Progress agreements
Krysta HardenFriday November 20, 2015 1:34AM ET
Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden and Ghanaian Minister of Food and Agriculture Fifi Kwetey announced two Food for Progress agreements to support agricultural development and trade within Ghana's poultry sector.
UK milk price index increased first time since November 2013
UK milkThursday November 19, 2015 11:05AM ET
The UK Agricultural Price Index (API) for all crop products was 0.2% lower in September 2015 compared to September 2014.
Adverse weather pushes food prices up in October
Food comoditiesThursday November 19, 2015 11:04AM ET
Major food commodity prices rose in October, spurred by weather-driven concerns about sugar and palm oil supplies.
USDA funding expands broadband access to nearly six million Americans
Rural internetThursday November 19, 2015 11:01AM ET
USDA Rural Utilities Service Administrator Brandon McBride announced that nearly six million Americans who live and work in rural areas now have access to new or improved high-speed internet service.
UK Soil Association launches online market place for organic businesses
Organic ChristmasThursday November 19, 2015 11:00AM ET
The Soil Association is supporting all organic businesses by guiding customers to a more sustainable Christmas with the Soil Association’s new online Organic Christmas Market.
Mauritania and EU sign Fisheries Partnership Agreement
Mauritania fishermenThursday November 19, 2015 10:59AM ET
A new four-year Protocol to the Fisheries Partnership Agreement (FPA) has been signed between the EU and Mauritania.
New project promotes climate-smart agriculture in Guatemala
Guatemala agricultureThursday November 19, 2015 10:58AM ET
A new program funded by the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) will enhance the ability of thousands of farmers in Guatemala’s Dry Corridor to withstand droughts.
India raises minimum support prices for 2016 rabi crops
India wheatThursday November 19, 2015 10:57AM ET
The Ministry of Agriculture of India increased on 5 November the Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for 2016 winter rabi crops, currently being planted and to be harvested from April onwards.
2016 will promote protein power, health benefits of dried legumes
Dried beansThursday November 19, 2015 10:55AM ET
Pulses are an affordable alternative to more expensive animal-based protein, which makes them ideal for enhancing diets in poorer parts of the world.