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Chile | 17 September 2018
Chile’s drive to reinvigorate agricultural co-operative economy

Chile’s agriculture minister Antonio Walker has announced a meeting of Congress in October to explore “the best legislation to reinvigorate modern co-operativism in Chile”. Speaking at a special se...

Chile | 5 January 2017
Chile detects bird flu at poultry producer Agrosuper's plant

Chile has detected bird flu at a turkey production plant run by poultry producer Agrosuper in the country's central Valparaiso region, the Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG) said on Wednesday. ...

Chile | 23 June 2016
World’s largest robotic dairy coming to Chile

By the start of next year, Agricola Ancali’s 6,500 cow dairy near Los Ángeles, Chile will be home to 64 individual robotic milkers. It was formally announced June 22 that Fundo El Risquillo farm ow...

Chile | 21 April 2016
Fonterra says it treats Chilean farmers fairly

Fonterra has rejected assertions that its Chilean subsidiary Soprole has turned its back on small farmers in the Latin American country. Kiwi expat farmer Matt Saywell told Fairfax Media last month...

Chile | 4 October 2013
Chile frost hits fruit and wine, emergency declared

Chile has declared a state of emergency after a late frost caused an estimated $1 billion worth of damage to fruit crops, potentially hitting wine production and impacting trade from one of South Amer...

Chile | 19 April 2013
Latin American promise in the face of climate change

New climatic scenarios will have implications not only for food production but also global trade. Dr. Fernando Santibañez of the Universidad de Chile explained what lies ahead for climate change in La...

Chile | 23 June 2012
Mayol announces agricultural incentive program

The Ministry of Agriculture announced a new incentive and subsidy program for farmers in the Región de La Araucanía earlier today. Minister of Agriculture, Luis Mayol, joined by Intendente Andrés Moli...

Chile | 23 March 2012
War for water in Chile's Atacama desert

Chile’s Copiapo Valley should be a picturesque grape-growing region. Instead, there is mile after mile of rows of withered vines along this stretch of the Atacama Desert.

Chile | 2 March 2012
Salmon industry loses $52m due to protests

It’s being reported today by the Fish Information & Services (FIS) web site, that the Industrial Salmon Industry of Chile has sustained economic losses of USD$52.3 million...

Chile | 6 December 2011
Chilean poultry companies deny collusion

Agrosuper, one of the three Chilean poultry companies accused of collusion last week, has publicly denied the charges.

Chile | 28 November 2011
Chilean apples overtake US in Taiwan

Chilean oversupply of Taiwan in 2010/11 boosted it to become the market’s largest supplier of apples, overtaking the US...

Chile | 28 November 2010
Salmon companies to join Stock Exchange

The director of SalmonChile, Alvaro Jimenez, was surprised by the valuation of salmon-producing companies in the Santiago Stock Exchange.

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