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Lung damage from agricultural fires probed

Tags: Biomass(1), Agricultural(1), Biomass(1), Agricultural(1)
The range of particles released from burning biomass and damage they cause are not yet fully explored, study suggests.

Cash is best way to aid farmers hit by drought, says new agriculture study

Tags: Weather(1), Africa(1), Pesticides(1), Smallholder(2), Drought(2), Climate change(1), Agricultural(1), ASIA(1), Agriculture(1), Weather(1), Africa(1), Pesticides(1), Smallholder(2), Drought(2), Climate change(1), Agricultural(1), ASIA(1), Agriculture(1)
Cash handouts are the best way to support smallholder farmers struggling due to drought, but for farmers experiencing wetter weather, agricultural inputs such as fertilisers and pesticides help most, a study has found....

Greek farmers highlight the need for advisory in agriculture

Tags: Greece(2), Agricultural(2), Agriculture(1), Greece(2), Agricultural(2), Agriculture(1)
Greece needs new and functional structures and enhanced farm advisory services in order to give smart farming a boost, an agricultural expert told EURACTIV.com....

African women are starting to take a lead in agricultural sciences

Tags: Africa(1), Food security(1), Agricultural(4), Agriculture(2), Africa(1), Food security(1), Agricultural(4), Agriculture(2)
... The same also needs to happen away from the fields, in agricultural research institutions devoted to address challenges and provide solutions to farmers. Fewer women than men are trained and employed in agricultural sciences, critically undermining the role of women in policy and decision-making processes....

Nigeria lacks capital to actualise its potentials in agriculture

Tags: Agricultural(3), Agriculture(2), Agricultural(3), Agriculture(2)
Managing Director of the Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing system for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Mr Aliyu Abdulhameed has lamented that Nigeria lacks the full capital to actualize its potentials in agriculture....

US: Colorado explores agriculture import/export opportunities with Cuba

Tags: Colorado(6), Wheat(1), Mills(1), Coloring(6), Department of Agriculture(1), Agricultural(2), Agriculture(3), Colorado(6), Wheat(1), Mills(1), Coloring(6), Department of Agriculture(1), Agricultural(2), Agriculture(3)
Commissioner of Agriculture, Don Brown, and a Colorado contingent of agricultural companies, manufacturers, and a financial services company have recently returned from Cuba to discuss export/import opportunities with the market....

Why Australian agriculture can't draw investment

Tags: Weather(1), Australia(2), Plough(1), Agricultural(1), ASIA(1), Agriculture(2), Weather(1), Australia(2), Plough(1), Agricultural(1), ASIA(1), Agriculture(2)
With Asia’s expanding middle class hungry for its produce, you’d think Australia’s agricultural sector would have institutional investors lining up to plough money into future growth – but they’re not....

How a giant agriculture merger could price Texas farmers out of their jobs

Tags: Texas(2), Missouri(1), Agricultural(3), Agriculture(1), Texas(2), Missouri(1), Agricultural(3), Agriculture(1)
Two of the world's largest agricultural firms plan to merge, and some Texas farmers fear the move will diminish competition in an already shrinking market and cause prices for seeds and other essential products to spike....

CAP holds opportunities and challenges for Greek agriculture

Tags: Greece(3), European Union(1), Common agricultural policy(1), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(5), Greece(3), European Union(1), Common agricultural policy(1), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(5)
The future of the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) holds major challenges as well as huge opportunities that Greece could utilize, Tassos Chaniotis, director of Economic Analysis at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Agriculture, said in Athens on Thursday....

Irish agriculture now in line for options boost

Tags: Ireland(1), Wheat(1), Mills(1), Rapeseed(1), Agricultural(2), Agriculture(1), Ireland(1), Wheat(1), Mills(1), Rapeseed(1), Agricultural(2), Agriculture(1)
Ireland’s top agricultural businesses stand to benefit from Euronext’s €137m merger with the Irish Stock Exchange as the pan European exchange weighs a post-deal expansion of its soft commodities products....

Time for Vietnam agriculture to go hi-tech

Tags: Vietnam(1), Forestry(3), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(3), Vietnam(1), Forestry(3), Agricultural(1), Agriculture(3)
It’s time for the Vietnamese agro-forestry-fishery industry to promote the application of modern agricultural equipment and technologies to build a sustainable industry. After more than 30 years of Ð?i m?i (Renewal Process), the Vietnamese agriculture sector has seen significant growth, said Ph?m Ð?c Nghi?...

Kentucky farm income rebounds from 2016 levels

Tags: Kentucky(3), Agricultural(1), Kentucky(3), Agricultural(1)
Kentucky's farm income is expected to bounce back slightly from last year's downturn, but remains well below record levels from earlier in the decade due to lackluster prices for many commodities, agricultural economists said Thursday....

479074-2017: Poland-Bydgoszcz: Agricultural, farming, fishing, forestry and related products

Tags: Poland(1), Forestry(1), Agricultural(1), Poland(1), Forestry(1), Agricultural(1)
Publication date: 30/11/2017 | Deadline: 15-12-2017 | Document: Contract notice

479663-2017: Portugal-Lisbon: Agricultural services

Tags: Lisbon(1), Portugal(1), Agricultural(1), Lisbon(1), Portugal(1), Agricultural(1)
Publication date: 30/11/2017 | Deadline: 08-01-2018 | Document: Contract notice

Farming Today This Week: Food and Farming Education

Tags: Somerset(1), Britain(1), Agricultural(3), Agriculture(1), Somerset(1), Britain(1), Agricultural(3), Agriculture(1)
All this week, Farming Today's been looking at what school-age children are taught about farming, food and the environment - and how successfully the next generation is engaging with Britain's agricultural sector....

U.S. 2017 Ag Exports Reach 3rd Highest Level Ever

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... agricultural exports on record. On Thursday, the USDA announced total ag exports of $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, up $10.9 billion from the previous year, USDA Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue stated in a press release. “U.S. agriculture depends on trade....

Early Marketing Year Data Finds Soybean Exports Behind

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...  By using data from the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service, the U.S. share of Chinese soybean imports since the 2010-2011 marketing year averaged approximately 38% of total Chinese imports. If we assume this market share for the 2017-18 marketing year, total U.S. exports to China would equal 1,343 million bushels, a mere 11....

Moderate Soybean, Corn Acreage Expansion in 2018?

Tags: South America(1), North Dakota(2), Michigan(1), Kansas(2), Illinois(1), America(1), Wheat(3), USDA(2), Canola(1), Mills(11), Grain(1), Ethanol(1), Agricultural(1), South America(1), North Dakota(2), Michigan(1), Kansas(2), Illinois(1), America(1), Wheat(3), USDA(2), Canola(1), Mills(11), Grain(1), Ethanol(1), Agricultural(1)
Byline: Todd Hubbs Corn and soybean prices have weathered the USDA’s November  Crop Production  report that contained larger forecasts of the size of the 2017 harvest, relative to market expectations, for both crops.  Considerable speculation...

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