Sugarcane Camp 2016 held at Australia

Sugarcane Camp 2016 held at Au…


Case IH organised a workshop for its key sugarcane customers from Africa and Middle East in Australia called Sugarcane Camp

Biotechnology to improve crop performance

Biotechnology to improve crop …


New research has successfully used biotechnology to enhance a plant’s tolerance to stress, which in turn improves how it uses water and nutrients from the soil

Now a vaccine to protect pigs from PCVD

Now a vaccine to protect pigs …


CIRCOVAC, vaccine introduced by multinational animal health company, protects pigs from porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVD)

Chicken slaughter made more humane

Chicken slaughter made more hu…


A PhD research student at UK’s University of Glasgow has successfully created a ‘neck dislocation glove’, which aims to humanely kill chicken in poultry farms

Thailand to host Global Rubber Conference 2016

Thailand to host Global Rubber…


The 12th Global Rubber Conference (GRC 2016) will take place at Deevana Plaza hotel in Krabi, Thailand from 11-13 October this year

FAO, China strengthen partnership for south-south cooperation

FAO, China strengthen partners…


The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Chinese government have announced plans to intensify their partnership in south-south cooperation activities, FAO announced last week

Global meat production to remain stable, says FAO

Global meat production to rema…


The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has assured the global food commodity markets are on a stable path for the year ahead with firm production prospects and abundant stocks

Indonesia remains top US shrimp supplier, despite fall in exports

Indonesia remains top US shrim…


The latest figures from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have revealed that Indonesia is the top shrimp exporter to the US in April 2016 despite a 15.5 per...

Filipino Halal Act expected to promote meat exports

Filipino Halal Act expected to…


President Aquino has signed into law the Philippine Halal Export Development and Promotion Act, which is expected to boost the country’s exports

UK’s TGAC to train Vietnamese rice breeders

UK’s TGAC to train Vietnamese …


Scientists from UK-based The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), in partnership with Agricultural Genetics Institute (AGI), hav begun bioinformatics training programme to rice breeders in Vietnam

'Largest' live export vessel unveiled

'Largest' live export vessel u…


Australian livestock exporter Wellard Limited has unveiled the M/V Ocean Shearer, its largest purpose-built ship designed to transport live stock

Drive to improve South Asia’s potatoes

Drive to improve South Asia’s …


The International Potato Center (CIP), global seed potato company HZPC and the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA) have come together in a new partnership to develop better potatoes for...

Cambodian mangoes enter European market

Cambodian mangoes enter Europe…


Cambodia-based agro-industrial company Mong Reththy Group has sent 13 shipments of mangoes to Europe this year, totalling 54,000 kg

Myanmar’s agriculture minister to boost rice production

Myanmar’s agriculture minister…


Reparing Myanmar’s dams and canals could more than double the supply of water to rice-growing areas and could increase rice exports, stated the country's deputy agriculture minister

Taiwanese pig farmers urge president-elect to maintain stance on ractopamine ban

Taiwanese pig farmers urge pre…


Pig farmers in Taiwan have called on President-elect Tsai Ing-wen to ‘show integrity’ and maintain her view on US pork containing ractopamine

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