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New Zealand | 1 December 2010
NZ milk powder prices rise

Prices rose in Fonterra’s December 1 auction, led by whole milk powder, while butter milk powder fell.


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USA | 1 December 2010
Wheat prices rocket on Egypt order, weather fears

Wheat prices soared 8% in Chicago, helping lift London wheat to a fresh two-year high, after a US grand slam in Egypt’s latest tender fuelled expectations for demand for the grain just as weathe...


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USA | 1 December 2010
Beef demand stabilizing as prices go up

Beef cattle rank fifth in California’s agriculture economy at $1.82 billion in value of production.


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Canada | 1 December 2010
Canada, South Korea in talks on beef ban

The Canadian beef industry is cautiously optimistic that Canada and South Korea will resolve a seven-year-old beef trade dispute outside of the World Trade Organization, a top official said on Wednesd...


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Canada | 1 December 2010
Avian flu strikes farm

Thousands of turkeys have been destroyed at a Rockwood-area turkey operation following a diagnosis of a low-pathogenic strain of avian influenza in mid-November.


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USA | 1 December 2010
Hog Futures Extend Decline as Heavier Animals Boost Pork Supply

Hog futures fell for the fourth straight session, the longest slump in a month, as heavier animals signal increased U.S. pork supply.


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USA | 1 December 2010
Dairy farms miss ag boom, feed costs surge

Despite crop rallies in 2010 and bright prospects for agriculture producers in 2011, the U.S. dairy industry once again finds itself in difficult economic straits.


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USA | 1 December 2010
Louisiana sweet potato disaster aid deadline

Louisiana sweet potato growers hurt by rains in 2009 must apply for federal disaster aid by Dec. 9.


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New Zealand | 1 December 2010
Pork prices tipped to rise

Agriculture Minister David Carter says prices of pork products will rise following a ban on sow stalls, which will come into effect by 2015.


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Bulgaria | 1 December 2010
Former head of the Agriculture Fund Kalina Ilieva sacked and disgraced

The former head of the Agriculture Fund Kalina Ilieva has been publicly disgraced and sacked after revelations that she lied about her professional credentials, diploma and pregnancy, the Bulgarian Na...


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New Zealand | 1 December 2010
Pig farmers hope ban on sow stalls will buy loyalty

Pig farmers are hoping New Zealanders will be willing to buy ham, pork and bacon made from locally farmed, happy pigs over cheaper imported products, following changes to welfare rules that are expect...


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USA | 1 December 2010
Farm groups back $5 million estate tax exemption

At least 10 groups agreed on one part of the looming tax battle in Congress next month. On a day when President Barack Obama and Republican and Democratic congressional leaders met to talk about the B...


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United Kingdom | 1 December 2010
Badger vaccine shows promise for tackling cattle TB

Vaccinating badgers could prove a good way to tackle the spread of TB in cattle, according to research.


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Taiwan | 1 December 2010
Taiwan's curbs on US beef could complicate trade

The visiting chairman of the board of trustees of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Raymond Burghardt, yesterday expressed concern over Taiwan’s restrictions on the imports of certain U.S ...


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Pakistan | 1 December 2010
Rice exports may hit 4m tons

The top rice export body said on Tuesday that it aims to export four million tons in fiscal year 2010-11, about one million tons more than previous estimates made after destructive floods in August.


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New Zealand | 1 December 2010
Kiwifruit disease sees Eastpack bale out of Satara merger

Satara Co-operative Group Ltd says EastPack Ltd has baled out of the proposed merger between the two companies, as a result of the bacterial infection spreading through the nation’s kiwifruit or...


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USA | 1 December 2010
Monsanto GMO sugarbeets to be destroyed- court

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the destruction of plantings of genetically modified sugar beets developed by Monsanto Co (MON.N: Quote) after ruling previously the U.S. Agriculture Department ille...


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USA | 1 December 2010
Grains futures mixed, livestock prices mostly drop

Grain futures traded mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.


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USA | 1 December 2010
U.S. farm exports reach record levels

Farm life is pretty good right now. The U.S. Department of Agriculture just announced that U.S. farm exports will total $126.5 billion, a new record, in the year that began October 1.


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USA | 1 December 2010
Genetically modified canola is being blamed for the loss of one farmer's entire crop

Corn futures closed lower and soybeans higher in Chicago Tuesday, with a slump in equities on Wall Street persisting for a third consecutive trading session.


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Australia | 1 December 2010
Seed companies blame weather, not GM, for sprouting canola crop

Genetically modified canola is being blamed for the loss of one farmer’s entire crop.


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Australia | 1 December 2010
Australian wheat prices rise as rainstorms affect yields

Wheat prices edged higher Monday after rainstorms reportedly hurt the crop in eastern Australia, one of the world’s top exporters of the grain.


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Australia | 1 December 2010
Wheat Advances on Concerns Rains May Damage Australian Crop

Wheat futures advanced on speculation rains in Australia will hurt the harvest in the fourth-largest exporter of the grain, limiting supply available to buyers. Rice advanced on production worries and...


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China | 1 December 2010
China, Argentina sign beef, barley, dairy protocols, not corn

China and Argentina have signed quarantine agreements to allow the import to China of deboned beef, dairy products and barley, China’s quarantine administration said on Wednesday, but it made no...


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Ghana | 1 December 2010
Wheat killing pathogens devastating crops in developing world

Very soon bread could be a luxury reserved the rich. A new wheat killing pathogen is making inroads to four of the five largest wheat producing nations in the world and means 90 percent of the world&r...


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USA | 1 December 2010
US farm earnings expected to surge on higher livestock sales and rising crop prices

US net farm income will increase 31% this year as exports push crop prices higher and livestock sales expand, according to a government forecast released yesterday.


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USA | 1 December 2010
Reinstatement of estate tax will harm cotton producers

If estate taxes are allowed to be reinstated at the beginning of 2011 with only a $1 million exemption and top rate of 55 percent, U.S. agriculture will be affected very negatively.


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New Zealand | 1 December 2010
NZ 'Leading The Way' On Pig Welfare, Says Minister

Use of sow stalls on New Zealand pig farms is to be limited to four weeks after mating in 2012, and prohibited by December 3, 2015, says Agriculture Minister David Carter.


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USA | 1 December 2010
RM Seed plunges on poor domestic demand

The mustard seed futures witnessed a choppy trend on Tuesday with negative bias. Lack of active buying interest from local traders and crushers led to decline in the prices.


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United Kingdom | 1 December 2010
Warning of soaring price of pig meat as output set to slide

A warning was issued this week that falling pig production in Europe could lead to a rise in prices, especially in Britain which is a net importer of pig meat.




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