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Taiwan | 31 July 2018
Taiwan Agriculture Week 2018 to showcase tech strengths and innovations

Taiwan Agriculture Week 2018, the only international exhibition held in Taiwan that features refined agriculture, will include exhibits under four themes this year: TFVE Food & Vegetable Show, AGRITEC...

Taiwan | 23 July 2018
Taiwan fruit farmer raises funds for Japan flood victims

A Taiwanese farmer held a two-day dragon fruit sale in Taipei over the weekend to raise money for victims of the floods and landslide in western Japan. Lin Ting-tsai, 65, said he harvested 1,380 kg...

Taiwan | 6 March 2018
Taiwan expert introduce new agriculture know-how to local farmers

Taiwan Technical Mission in Saint Lucia cooperated with the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Physical Planning, Natural Resources and Co-operatives of Saint Lucia held the Pitaya(dragon fruit) Prod...

Taiwan | 16 January 2018
Taiwan varsity keen to modernise state’s agriculture

A Taiwanese university is keen to modernise the agriculture sector in Sarawak, revealed the Special Envoy to Taiwan, South Korea and Japan Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing. He will meet up with Deputy Ch...

Taiwan | 2 November 2017
Lawmaker warns of solar power impact on agriculture

A lawmaker voiced concerns on Wednesday that the government's push for solar power is motivating local governments and farmers to sacrifice agriculture in pursuit of harnessing lucrative solar energy....

Taiwan | 21 September 2017
King gives “thumbs up!” to $2.8 billion agriculture deal with Taiwan

Congressman Steve King released the following statement and photos after joining with Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg, IEDA COO Rita Grimm, Iowa Corn’s Mark Heckman, Iowa Soybean’s Rolland Schnell, and...

Taiwan | 25 November 2016
Agriculture to be on negotiating table in Taiwan-Japan trade talks

Important agriculture issues will be brought to the negotiating table in annual trade and economic talks between Taiwan and Japan that will be held in Taipei on Nov. 29-30, according to a Taiwanese of...

Taiwan | 7 January 2016
Avian flu outbreak escalating in Taiwan

An avian flu outbreak on poultry farms in Taiwan has intensified over the past few weeks as the weather turned cooler, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Wednesday. It said that in the period fr...

Taiwan | 2 December 2015
5 million poultry culled this year due to bird flu

More than 5 million head of poultry have been culled this year due to avian influenza outbreaks, the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine said Tuesday. As of 6 p.m. Monday, 1...

Taiwan | 3 September 2015
Taiwan steps up bird flu prevention as fall migration looms

The government has devised measures for the cleaning and disinfection of poultry transport vehicles and cages or crates to help prevent avian influenza from spreading, effective Wednesday, the Council...

Taiwan | 1 September 2015
Bird flu virus detected in southern Taiwan poultry farms

Three poultry farms in southern Taiwan have reported avian flu infections and all the birds at two duck farms, in Chiayi and Pingtung counties, as well as a chicken farm in Yunlin, have been culled, t...

Taiwan | 31 January 2013
Farmers call on public to join protest in Taipei

Farming activists yesterday protested against the government’s plan to allow more imports of agricultural products from abroad — especially from China — and called on the public to join a rally in fro...

Taiwan | 31 January 2013
Research team produces first cloned miniature pigs

A Taiwanese research team has produced the world’s first cloned miniature pigs, as well as improving a method used to clone animals, which only requires about one-third the manpower and one-sixth the ...

Taiwan | 28 August 2012
Typhoon causes damage in southern Taiwan

Total agricultural losses from Typhoon Tembin, which brought heavy rainfall to parts of eastern and southern Taiwan, had reached NT$196.87 million (US$6.57 million) as of Monday, according to the Coun...

Taiwan | 26 June 2012
Agricultural losses from recent rains top US$32 million

Taiwan - The agricultural damage caused by the recent torrential rains had reached NT$976.63 million (US$32.56 million) as of Monday morning, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said its latest update. ...

Taiwan | 22 June 2012
Vegetable prices surge as agricultural losses continue rising

Wholesale prices of leafy vegetables in Taipei rose 64 percent Friday from levels before the recent period of heavy rain and Tropical Storm Talim, as countrywide agricultural losses continued to incre...

Taiwan | 19 June 2012
Agricultural losses due to heavy rain reach NT$548 million

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Heavy rain around Taiwan in June has caused agricultural losses totaling NT$548 million (US$18.34 million) as of Monday, according to the latest statistics released by the Cabine...

Taiwan | 11 May 2012
Chicken deaths 'not a cause for alarm'

More than 3,000 chickens have died at a farm near Yunlin since Monday, but the county’s agricultural department said the birds had not entered the market and there was no need for alarm.

Taiwan | 2 April 2012
Taiwan pig farmers expect bankruptcy

Despite assurances of support from the government, the country’s pig farmers, worrying that pork prices might remain low until mid-2013...

Taiwan | 19 March 2012
Taiwan looks to agriculture niche

For 26-year-old Japanese Shinnichi Kawasumi, transplanting rice seedlings in a rice paddy in northeastern Taiwan was a unique experience because it brought back childhood memories.

Taiwan | 9 March 2012
Thousands of farmers protest US beef

Angry over the government’s plan to conditionally lift an import ban on US beef containing ractopamine residues, thousands of pig farmers converged...

Taiwan | 17 September 2011
Taiwan to send agriculture delegation to US

A Taiwanese delegation will depart for the United States next Monday to purchase U.S. agricultural products, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday.

Taiwan | 16 July 2011
Farmers in building-curb fight

A group of farmers and real estate developers staged a public demonstration in Taipei yesterday to protest the government plan of restricting the construction of farmhouses...

Taiwan | 20 June 2011
Haikou agriculture to invest 150m in securities

Haikou Agriculture and Industry and Trade and its controlling subsidiary will use 150 million yuan to invest in securities with idle funds...

Taiwan | 24 March 2011
FMD breaks out in offshore Taiwan county

More than 900 pigs have been culled in the offshore county of Penghu...

Taiwan | 23 March 2011
Taiwan to help Japan buy agriculture products

The Council of Agriculture said Tuesday it would help traders in Japan buy Taiwan-grown produce...

Taiwan | 22 March 2011
H5N2 bird flu reported in Taiwan

An outbreak of low-pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza is unfolding at a chicken farm in Sikou township...

Taiwan | 17 February 2011
Losses from cold weather exceed $225m

Taiwan’s agricultural sector has suffered losses of roughly NT$227.6 million (US$7.7 million) over the past month...

Taiwan | 3 January 2011
Agricultural technology show kicks off

A mammoth agricultural technology exhibition commenced Dec. 31 in Taipei, showcasing 192 industry innovations as part of the nation’s centennial celebration.

Taiwan | 31 December 2010
Taiwanese fishing vessel feared hijacked

A Taiwanese fishing boat was feared to have been hijacked by Somali pirates in waters near Madagascar...

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