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 2018-04-26 07:00 

Viet Nam News

Vit Nam rice exports face uncertain Q1...

Vitnbsp;Nam's rice exports faced an unpredictable first quarter this year, increasing in January, declining in February and recovering in March, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development....

 2018-04-26 06:08 

KYMA KSWT KECY Yuma

Capturing the voice of the AG industry...

The Imperial Valley is one of the most productive farming regions in California. Bringing in 4.5 billion dollars to the area every year. So it only makes sense to release an annual digest magazine about agriculture....

 2018-04-26 06:00 

Viet Nam News

Agricultural innovation needed for growth...

Without a proper supply chain, Vit Nam's agriculture may be in for a harsh winter....

 2018-04-26 03:47 

The Hindu

Acreage under agriculture crops goes up in Tirupur district...

Due to increase in rainfall and innovative cultivation technologies...

 2018-04-26 02:13 

Yonhap News

S. Korea lowers bird flu alert status...

South Korea has downgraded its bird flu alert status and lifted a movement ban on local poultry farms as no additional cases have been reported in over a month, the agriculture ministry said Thursday....

 2018-04-26 01:40 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Gordon Plaza residents demand new homes in federal suit against Landrieu, city...

Homeowners say toxic wastes from Agriculture Street Landfill, abandoned homes, threaten their health....

 2018-04-26 01:10 

KDAF CW Dallas

Attorney General Ken Paxton sides with restaurants, retailers on enforcement of "Barbecue Bill"...

by Alex Samuels, The Texas Tribune A nonbinding opinion issued Monday by Attorney General Ken Paxton continues a battle between lawmakers, restaurants and Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller over the regulation of scales used to measure food....

 2018-04-26 01:00 

Markets Insider

Climate-Smart Seeds: The Solution to Climate Change and Food Shortage Being showcased in the Seed & Seedling Pavilion at Asia Agri-Tech Expo & Forum...

TAIPEI, Taiwan, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Taiwan and Council of Agriculture (COA) collectively launch 2018 Asia Agri-Tech Expo & Forum at Taipei World Trade Center from July 26-28. Themed "innovative, eco-friendly, sustainable," the trade...

 2018-04-26 01:00 

Markets Insider

Climate-Smart Seeds: The Solution to Climate Change and Food Shortage Being showcased in the Seed & Seedling Pavilion at Asia Agri-Tech Expo & Forum...

TAIPEI, Taiwan, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Taiwan and Council of Agriculture (COA) collectively launch 2018 Asia Agri-Tech Expo & Forum at Taipei World Trade Center from July 26-28. Themed "innovative, eco-friendly, sustainable," the trade...

 2018-04-25 23:12 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa House OKs some budget bills while broader deal unclear...

The Iowa House has begun chipping away at the series of spending bills that will make up the next state budget.The Republican-controlled chamber voted 57-36 Wednesday to approve legislation to fund agriculture and natural resources. That followed a unanim...

 2018-04-25 22:45 

The Tampa Tribune

Column: Agriculture commissioner should protect rural Florida...

If all of the people moving to Florida were to locate in the same place, we would create a city the size of Tampa every year. Not just this year or next, but every year for as long as you and I can hope to live.Every year, we lose nearly 200,000 acres to ...

 2018-04-25 22:26 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'Hands-on learning:' Cow barn at Vincent High School inspires students interested in agriculture...
 2018-04-25 22:26 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'Hands-on learning:' Animal barn at Vincent High School inspires students interested in agriculture...

MILWAUKEE -- You might be surprised to hear that a high school in the City of Milwaukee has an on-site cow barn, but for the past three years, Vincent High School has been cultivating college and career opportunities some students never expected to have....

 2018-04-25 22:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Tech grants aim to expand access to health care in Nebraska...

Thousands of dollars are available to help improve access to health care and educational services in rural communities, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The USDA is accepting applications for grants to use broadband e-C...

 2018-04-25 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Higher grain target...

The agriculture ministry has set a target to increase foodgrain production by over 6 million tonnes to a record 283.7 million tonnes in the 2018-19 crop year on hopes of a normal monsoon....

 2018-04-25 21:39 

Washington Times

Federal prosecutors in Iowa say 4 indicted in fraud case...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A former employee at agriculture and industrial heavy equipment maker Vermeer Corp. in Pella, as well as three others, have been indicted on fraud charges. Federal prosecutors in Iowa say 54-year-old Scott Whitehead, 38-year-olld N...

 2018-04-25 21:12 

WPMT

[ FOX Harrisburg ]

May dates in which dog wardens will conduct dog license, rabies vaccination checks...

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has released the dates for May in which dog wardens will conduct dog license and rabies vaccination checks....

 2018-04-25 21:11 

KQFX

[ Columbia, MO ]

USDA hosts an opioid roundtable discussion in Columbia...

The United States Department of Agriculture met in Columbia today to discuss strategies to fix the opioid problems in rural areas where the crisis hits them hard....

 2018-04-25 20:56 

The Hindu

Over 10,000 crore credit plan released for Vellore...

60.58% allocated for agriculture; 6.77% non-farm sector; 32.65% other priority sector...

 2018-04-25 20:20 

Ecns.cn

Jiangxi Hakka Terrace named world agricultural heritage...

The Hakka Terrace in Chongyi county, Jiangxi province, was inscribed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations as a Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System on April 19. Three other Chinese agricultural systems were also named ...

 2018-04-25 20:13 

The Hindu

Pay property tax, avail of discount...

The Udupi City Municipal Council (CMC) has directed all owners/users of buildings and non-agriculture land to pay property tax under the Self-Assessment Scheme (SAS) for 2018-19 by April 30 and avail...

 2018-04-25 18:35 

CRN

5 Major IoT Challenges Executives Are Grappling With...

A recent survey of more than 100 IoT executives found that many of them face issues when it comes to scalability, implementation, connectivity and security of IoT deployments, pointing to potential opportunities for solution providers....

 2018-04-25 18:20 

WXXA News 10

[ Albany, NY ]

New exotic tick species has invaded the U.S. possibly carrying new diseases, officials warn...

Agriculture officials say an exotic tick species was found in a farm in New Jersey, and no one knows how they got there. According to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, in November of 2017, officials were made aware of the East Asian tick (also kno...

 2018-04-25 18:12 

The Hindu

Ministry hikes target for foodgrain production...

Banking on the forecast of a normal monsoon, the Ministry of Agriculture has set a target to increase foodgrain production to a record 283.7 million tonnes in 2018-19. That would be a 6 million tonne...

 2018-04-25 17:26 

WNCT-TV

New exotic tick species has invaded the U.S. possibly carrying new diseases, officials warn...

Agriculture officials say an exotic tick species was found in a farm in New Jersey, and no one knows how they got there. According to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, in November of 2017, officials were made aware of the East Asian tick (also kno...

 2018-04-25 16:54 

Maui News

Hali'imaile Pineapple president to be new GM at A&B...

Darren Strand, president of Hali'imaile Pineapple Co., will be moving to Alexander & Baldwin and becoming the new general manager for diversified agriculture on Maui, A&B announced Tuesday.He replaces Rick Volner, who resigned in January to become gen...

 2018-04-25 16:28 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Official: Albania entering gate of Iran to Balkan...

Tehran, April 25, IRNA Head of Iran's Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture in a meeting with Albanian Deputy Foreign Minister for economic affairs Etjen Xhafaj underlined the need to develop economic ties between the two countries....

 2018-04-25 16:27 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

County calls on public to report invasive frogs...

The Yilan County Government has urged residents to report sightings of spot-legged tree frogs to its Agriculture Department as part of efforts to protect native tree frog species from the invasive species....

 2018-04-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

In southern Iraq, drought tightens its grip...

Abu Ali carefully crank-starts a generator to pump water from a well out into his parched field in southern Iraq. There used to be no need for a well in his village, but a creeping drought is now threatening agriculture and livelihoods in the area....

 2018-04-25 15:58 

KRON4

New exotic tick species has invaded the U.S. possibly carrying new diseases, officials warn...

Agriculture officials say an exotic tick species was found in a farm in New Jersey, and no one knows how they got there....

 2018-04-25 14:56 

DELFI

[ Lithuania Tribune ]

Opposition MPs see agriculture minister's resignation as belated...

Agriculture Minister Bronius Markauskas would have done less harm to his own reputation and to the ruling party's reputation had he stepped down earlier, opposition lawmakers said on Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 14:53 

DELFI

[ Lithuania Tribune ]

Seimas speaker expects agriculture minister's post to be filled shortly...

Viktoras Pranckietis , the speaker of the Seimas, welcomes Agriculture Minister Bronius Markauskas ' decision to step down and expects that it will not take long for the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVS) to find a replacement....

 2018-04-25 14:52 

KJTV

[ Lubbock ]

USDA designates 11 Texas counties as prime natural disaster areas...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 11 counties in Texas as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought....

 2018-04-25 14:40 

DELFI

[ Lithuania Tribune ]

Lithuanian president sees agrimin's resignation as 'basis for constructive cooperation'...

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskait on Wednesday welcomed Agriculture Minister Bronius Markauskas ' decision to step down, saying that it will provide a basis for constructive cooperation between the authorities....

 2018-04-25 14:17 

Talking Points Memo

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Urges Trump To Rejoin TPP...

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue reportedly told senators Tuesday that he advised President Donald Trump to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the......

 2018-04-25 13:53 

DELFI

[ Lithuania Tribune ]

Ruling party leader says 'very sorry' about agrimin's resignation...

Ramnas Karbauskis , chairman of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVS), says he is very sorry about Bronius Markauskas ' decision to step down as agriculture minister....

 2018-04-25 13:37 

Markets Insider

Agriculture Drone Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2026...

LONDON, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Agriculture Drone Market: Overview Agriculture Drone market report provides analysis for the period 2016 2026, wherein the period from 2018 to 2026 is the forecast and 2017 is the base year....

 2018-04-25 13:26 

Manila Bulletin

Hailstorm damage on Benguet vegetables negligible...

The almost one hour of hailstorm that struck Benguet province over the weekend had caused only a "negligible" damage to the province's crops, a senior agriculturist from the Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPAG) said on Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 13:07 

DELFI

[ Lithuania Tribune ]

Markauskas steps down as Lithuania's agriculture minister...

Bronius Markauskas is stepping down as Lithuania's agriculture minister amid criticism over his family's farming practices, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 13:00 

Irish Independent

Hogan stands firm on Mercosur as EU delists Brazilian suppliers...

European Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan insisted there would be...

 2018-04-25 13:00 

APK-Inform Online

Belarus planted early spring grains throughout over 0.7 mln ha — Ministry of Agriculture...

As of April 25, Belarus planted early spring grains and pulses throughout 721.3 thsd ha, or 70.8% of the planned areas, declared the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus....

 2018-04-25 12:42 

Bangkok Post

Chinese firm eyes local market in Cambodia...

Pagoda, a Chinese fruit retailer, is exploring business opportunities in Cambodia, hoping to invest in the local agriculture sector....

 2018-04-25 12:42 

Bangkok Post

Chinese firm eyes Cambodia market...

Pagoda, a Chinese fruit retailer, is exploring business opportunities in Cambodia, hoping to invest in the local agriculture sector....

 2018-04-25 12:35 

TASS

Russian agriculture minister supports tit-for-tat measures against US...

The Russian agriculture minister supports the initiative of limiting supplies of US agricultural products to Russia as one of responsive actions against US sanctions...

 2018-04-25 12:20 

Korea Herald

S. Korea lowers bird flu alert status...

South Korea has downgraded its bird flu alert status and lifted a movement ban on local poultry farms as no additional c...

 2018-04-25 12:05 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Researchers in South Carolina play tag the alligators...

Researchers from Clemson University, the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources and a local wildlife group hope to track alligators as they become more active this spring....

 2018-04-25 11:05 

Reuters

BRIEF-Heilongjiang Agriculture's Q1 Net Profit Up 18.2 Pct Y/Y...

Heilongjiang Agriculture Co Ltd:...

 2018-04-25 10:10 

APK-Inform Online

Kyrgyzstan planted spring crops throughout nearly 350 thsd ha — Ministry of Agriculture...

In Kyrgyzstan, agrarians already provided the spring field works throughout 346.9 thsd ha, or 64% of the planned areas, declared the chief specialist of the department for development of agriculture, seeds production and organic production at the Ministry...

 2018-04-25 10:05 

AKIpress News Agency

Mongolia, India discuss bilateral ties...

AKIPRESS.COM - Prime Minister of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh has expressed the Government's commitment to bolster Mongolia-India cooperation in defense, agriculture, tourism, health, education and information technology areas, Montsame reports.The ...

 2018-04-25 09:24 

Reuters

[ UK ]

After sorghum spat, U.S.-China trade fears halt soybean imports...

China's purchases of U.S. soybeans have come to a grinding halt, trade and industry sources say, as fears of further action by Beijing to curb imports of U.S. crops following last week's anti-dumping move on sorghum rattles the agriculture industr...

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