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Electronic payment for cocoa beans to be implemented in Ghana
Ghana cocoaSaturday January 23, 2016 4:06AM ET
The Cocoa Sika Payment System, an electronic payment of cocoa beans which was launched last year could be implemented in Ghana soon.
Progressive Licensed Cocoa Buyers Association launched
CocoaFriday January 22, 2016 9:32AM ET
Progressive Licensed Cocoa Buyers Association (PLCBA) has been launched in Accra to manage the businesses of member companies.
Clean and safe insecticide to combat nuisance flies
InsecticideFriday January 22, 2016 8:50AM ET
The University of Queensland and Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries researchers have developed a clean and safe insecticide to combat nuisance flies in cattle feedlots, using spores of a naturally occurring fungi.
Iowa farmers set production records for soybean and corn
Iowa soybeanFriday January 22, 2016 8:32AM ET
In 2015, Iowa farmers set production records to regain the title of top soybean producing state and retain the title of the top corn producing state.
UAE environment minister issues resolution on banned pesticides
UAE farmFriday January 22, 2016 5:50AM ET
Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, UAE Minister of Environment and Water, has issued a resolution to regulate the distribution and use of banned and restricted pesticides, given the risks they pose to public health.
CoBank predicts easing of U.S. protein glut in 2016
MeatFriday January 22, 2016 4:14AM ET
The supply glut that plagued U.S. beef, pork and poultry markets last year and ratcheted down margins is expected to ease in 2016, according to CoBank.
Argentine wine's more affordable, export tax reduced
Argentine wineFriday January 22, 2016 3:00AM ET
The Argentine wine industry is finally breathing a sigh of relief, according to the most recent Rabobank Wine Quarterly report.
India to convert organic waste into compost for agriculture
India compostFriday January 22, 2016 2:30AM ET
As part of Prime Minister's Swachh Bharat (Clean India) mission, India has set its eyes on processing 62 million tonnes of organic waste, generated in 4,000 cities, to convert it into compost for use in agriculture.
U.S. soybean oil net export sales jump 1,051%
U.S. soybeanThursday January 21, 2016 8:50AM ET
U.S. soybean oil net export sales rose to 41,170 mt in the week ending January 7, increasing 1,051% from 3,574 mt the prior week, U.S. Department of Agriculture data showed.
Draft rule paves way for EU exports of apples and pears to U.S.
EU applesThursday January 21, 2016 7:32AM ET
EU welcomed the draft rule by the USDA as a necessary step in the process to facilitate the export of apples and pears from the European Union to the United States.
New study will lead to more resilient and nutritious edible crops
Edible cropsThursday January 21, 2016 5:58AM ET
New University of Adelaide research has reveal for the first time how plants protect themselves from elements such as boric acid, which in soils at high concentration becomes toxic to plants.
Milk price in Germany covers just 65% of production costs
Germany milkThursday January 21, 2016 4:32AM ET
The current figures on German milk production costs by BAL (German Office for Agriculture and Agricultural Sociology) shows that there is a crisis in the milk market.
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