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Livestock antibiotics in New Zealand to be replaced with vaccines
CowsNovember 24, 2015 ET
Antibiotics for livestock are likely to be replaced with various vaccines by about 2030, and the value of New Zealand meat exports will grow because of the switch.
For promotion of European food 33 programs were approved
European foodNovember 24, 2015 ET
The European Commission approved 33 new promotional programs for European agricultural products.
Indonesia and Malaysia create an OPEC-like council for palm oil
Palm oilNovember 24, 2015 ET
Indonesia and Malaysia, the world's top two palm oil producers, signed an agreement to set up a council for palm oil producing countries.
South Carolina agriculture losses from flood double to $600 million
South Carolina farmerNovember 23, 2015 ET
South Carolina’s estimated agricultural losses from last month’s floods have grown to almost $600 million and farmers statewide are hurting, state officials say.
Rising pork demand from China boosts EU exports
PigNovember 23, 2015 ET
Demand from China is continuing to drive EU exports of pigmeat, which reached their second highest level on record in September, according to AHDB Pork.
Selling of Kidman farmland is against Australian national interest
Scott MorrisonNovember 23, 2015 ET
Kidman is Australia's largest private land owner and holds approximately 1.3 per cent of Australia's total land area, and 2.5 per cent of Australia's agricultural land.
Study uncovers missing link between neonicotinoids and bees
BeesNovember 23, 2015 ET
Researchers in France found the missing link behind the different conclusions reached by tests on neonicotinoids and bees in the laboratory and in the field.
High expectations in Argentina of record soybean sowing
Argentina soybeanNovember 23, 2015 ET
Argentina's much-watched soybean sowings will set a record this season, but the country is heading for a weaker wheat harvest despite ideas of very good yields, the country's farm ministry said.
World Bank satisfied: No child labor in Uzbekistan's harvest
Uzbekistan cottonNovember 23, 2015 ET
The World Bank disclosed the findings of the Third Party Monitoring of the use of child and forced labor during the 2015 cotton harvest in Uzbekistan with particular focus on areas where projects supported by the World Bank are implemented.
Peru eliminate tariffs on Vietnamese fruit
LoganNovember 23, 2015 ET
Exporters of four types of Vietnamese fruit will enjoy zero tariffs on shipments to Peru immediately after the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) accord takes effect, a Peruvian diplomat said.
Agro-food exports from Spain to China up by more than 30%
Spain fruitNovember 21, 2015 ET
Spanish Secretary General of Agriculture and Food, Carlos Cabanas trade with China has reached a record 658 million euros in 2014.
The causes of rising global food prices and the Syrian crisis
Food pricesNovember 21, 2015 ET
The disintegration of Syria and Europe’s refugee crisis are only the latest tragic consequences of two spikes in food prices in 2007/2008 and 2010/11 that triggered waves of global unrest, including the Arab Spring.