Thailand and Vietnam to supply 250,000 tonnes of rice to Philippines

Thailand and Vietnam to supply…


A quarter of a million tonnes of rice to be imported by the Phillippines will be part of a scheme to secure food supplies in the country

Indonesian agribusiness invests to sustain beef industry

Indonesian agribusiness invest…


Small farmers in Indonesia are benefiting from expert advice and new techniques from a grass roots breeding programme 

Case IH launches concept vehicle at farm progress show

Case IH launches concept vehic…


Case IH unveiled an autonomous concept vehicle, cabless Case IH row crop tractor, at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa

ICT developments strengthen APAC food safety and security

ICT developments strengthen AP…


Recent advances in information and communication technology (ICT) are leading to remarkable improvements in agricultural production and food safety in Asia and the Pacific, according to a UN forum of...

Protecting plants from Fusarium

Protecting plants from Fusariu…


Vanodine has recently extended its protection efficacy to Fusarium Wilt, TR4 and other pathogens

Enzyme biodiversity key to future of crops

Enzyme biodiversity key to fut…


A research study conducted in collaboration between Lancaster University and the University of Illinois have made an important advance in understanding the natural diversity of a key plant enzyme which...

China looks to Brazil for beef imports

China looks to Brazil for beef…


China is seeking to import the high-protein, low-fat meat in bigger quantities from Brazil with the country experiencing a widening production deficit as mports are heading for a record

Reducing broiler heat stress with light

Reducing broiler heat stress w…


A University of Georgia study has shown that extended lighting periods help enhance welfare and production of big broilers during high temperatures

Salinity-tolerant rice varieties produce high yields in Myanmar

Salinity-tolerant rice varieti…


Sixty farmers participated in evaluating new salinity-tolerant rice varieties in a farmer’s field in Meikhtilar District, Mandalay to identify new high-yielding varieties

Eco-friendly aquaculture and agriculture centre for Malaysia

Eco-friendly aquaculture and a…


Raub, a district in the Malaysian city of Pahang, is set to benefit from a new aquaculture and agriculture centre, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) earlier...

Food price index continues rise in June

Food price index continues ris…


International food commodity prices shot up 4.2 per cent in June, the highest monthly increase in the last four years

Scientists to use drones to boost food production

Scientists to use drones to bo…


Scientists from the United Kingdom are ensuring China is able to meet demands for food production through the use of aerial drones

Corn silages enhancing crop contamination, says study

Corn silages enhancing crop co…


A new research study has found corn silages are to blame for aiding crop contamination

Cargill to build new feed mill in Vietnam

Cargill to build new feed mill…


Cargill has announced plans to construct a new US$30mn animal feed mill in Binh Duong province

Strong Japanese bluefin catches see prices dip

Strong Japanese bluefin catche…


A high number of bluefin tuna catches this year are causing prices to drop in Japan, reported the Nikkei index

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