Farminguk
22 February 2019 | Online since 2003

Agricultural news from around the world


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Bulgaria | 6 December 2010
Bulgaria's maize yield highest since 2004

Bulgaria reaped 1.93 mmt of maize from 97% of the sown area, 45% more than a year ago mainly due to favourable weather, a senior farm ministry official said.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
India | 6 December 2010
Over Rs. 860bn farm loan disbursed to farmers by August

The total loan amount disbursed to farmers during 2010-11 (April to August) by Public Sector Banks is Rs. 862.85bn. It has benefited 77.68 lakh farmers for meeting their credit requirements for agricu...


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Japan | 6 December 2010
Japan Seeks 63,000 Tons Foreign Rice in Tender

Japan is seeking to import 63,000 metric tons of rice in a tender on Dec. 8, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
USA | 6 December 2010
Growth in US walnut exports to Asia

US walnut exports to Asia – China in particular – have rocketed this year on the back of a promotional push and a record-breaking crop California, the hub of US nut production.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
New Zealand | 6 December 2010
Taxpayers to pay $30m more a year to control cow TB

Taxpayers will pay $150 million in the five years to 2015 to fund the Government’s share of killing possums and managing bovine tuberculosis.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Philippines | 6 December 2010
Organic agriculture to get P900M

The Department of Agriculture would allocate P900 million next year to promote organic agriculture, a ranking DA official said on Thursday.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
India | 6 December 2010
Agri Ministry Expects Favourable Weather For Rabi Crop

There has been no major impact on wheat production of the rising temperature in India, Minister of State for Agriculture K.V. Thomas said on 4th December even as experts say global warming threat loom...


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
USA | 6 December 2010
Agriculture Department offering sage grouse funding

U.S. Department of Agriculture officials are providing money for Wyoming farmers and ranchers for special sage grouse projects aimed at protecting the bird’s populations and habitat, state and f...


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
USA | 6 December 2010
High grain prices lead to big profits for farmers

High grain prices have led to big profits for crop producers, strengthening the farm economy while Mainstreet continues to struggle.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Italy | 6 December 2010
Albania and Italy discuss cooperation in agriculture

Albania’s Prime Minister Sali Berisha received on Friday Mr. Giancarlo Galan, Italy’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
New Zealand | 6 December 2010
Call to follow NZ lead in banning sow stalls

New Zealand has announced a complete ban on the use of sow stalls by the end of 2015.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
South Africa | 6 December 2010
Farmers’ group pledges good labour practices

Agri SA on Friday committed itself to a code of conduct that sets good labour practice for its members as a basic requirement.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
USA | 6 December 2010
Arizona cotton growers seeing strong yields

Arizona cotton growers have just finished their harvests and now are getting their land ready for planting again next spring.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Japan | 6 December 2010
Some Japanese take up weekend farming

More city dwellers are renting plots of land in the city or in nearby rural areas, where they grow their own vegetables and fruit. Underlying the trend is the philosophy of jisan jisho, or ’loca...


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
India | 6 December 2010
Farmers reap rich harvest at Chandigarh agri-fair

Farmers came from all over Punjab, Haryana and even from countries like Afghanistan to reap a rich harvest of technology at the Agro Tech 2010, and organisers said the response to the agri-fair from c...


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Thailand | 5 December 2010
Sustainable rice farming techniques starting to pay off

Thailand’s move to upgrade its rice plantations to meet good agricultural practices or GAP is progressing though it covers few harvesting areas so far.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
USA | 5 December 2010
Don't call it 'swine flu,' farmers implore

Hog farmer David Moody has stopped letting strangers into his barn because he’s afraid they’ll infect his pigs with swine flu.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Ghana | 5 December 2010
Farmers cautioned against the use of unlabelled chemicals

Maize farmers have been cautioned against the use of unlabelled pesticides and other chemicals in the storage of their products.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Ghana | 5 December 2010
Private capital flows into Africa hit $55 billion

Private capital flows into Africa are estimated at $55 billion this year from $49 billion in 2007 owing to improved macroeconomic policies across the continent, an Africa Economist for the World Bank ...


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Australia | 5 December 2010
New South Wales Orders Evacuations as Australian Floods Claim First Victim

Authorities in Australia ordered evacuations in the nation’s most-populous state and warned of crop damage as rains and floods swept the east coast, prompting Commonwealth Bank of Australia to c...


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Kenya | 5 December 2010
Kenyan farmers using agriculture to fight climate change

Thousands of farmers in Western Kenya are attracting global attention after being the first group in Africa to win financing from the World Bank (WB) to use agriculture to fight climate change.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Australia | 5 December 2010
Family wineries still popping corks

Winemakers with deep historical roots are defying the downturn and remaining profitable - unlike their giant rivals, writes Eli Greenblat.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
USA | 5 December 2010
U.S.-Seoul FTA deal may keep Japan exporters at bay

A sweeping free trade deal clinched Friday between the United States and South Korea most likely will deal a heavy blow to Japan’s export industries.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Australia | 5 December 2010
Farmers meet strong market

The International Monetary Fund’s commodity food price index of commonly traded soft commodities reversed a four decade trend to make a notable upward swing in farmers’ favour during the p...


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
USA | 5 December 2010
Levy announces $1.2 million farmland buy in Riverhead

Development rights on an 18-acre parcel of farmland on Sound Avenue in Riverhead will be purchased by Suffolk County for $1.2 million.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Australia | 5 December 2010
Australia Rains Will Cut Wheat Exports, Commonwealth Bank Says

Wheat exports from Australia, the world’s fourth-largest shipper, will be curbed as heavy rains and floods damage crops, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia said.


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Venezuela | 5 December 2010
Venezuela food sovereignty project launched

"Nature is our home and is the system of which we form a part, and therefore it has infinite value, but it does not have a price and is not for sale" said a November 3-5 meeting of the Bolivarian Alli...


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
India | 5 December 2010
Support for GM crops sparks protest

Forget the ongoing war on genetically-modified rubber in the State with the Rubber Research Institute at Kottayam getting the nod for trials on GM rubber strains and the Agriculture and Forest Ministe...


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
USA | 5 December 2010
Agricultural areas of Midwest thrive as other regions suffer

The unemployment rate in North Dakota is 3.7 percent, and "if it wasn’t for cable news, we probably wouldn’t have any idea that the rest of the country was any different," said D...


FarmingUK
FarmingUK Logo
Jordan | 5 December 2010
Cabinet discusses ways to improve people's living conditions

The Cabinet discussed on Saturday several issues related to improving Jordanians living standards and ways to enhance the level of services through boosting the performance of the economy and developi...




Trending Now

World News