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United Kingdom | 28 November 2010
North Wales Police warn over sheep thefts spate

Police are joining forces with farming unions to issue warnings after a series of sheep thefts across north Wales. Since September, more than 70 animals have been taken in incidents stretching from Do...


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Ghana | 28 November 2010
Man, 23, jailed for having sex with a sheep

Yao Flah, 23, a kente weaver, is to go prison for 12 months for having sex with a female sheep and killing it afterwards. He pleaded guilty to the charges of an unnatural carnal knowledge and cruelty ...


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Vietnam | 28 November 2010
Green production and trade to increase incomes for the rural poor

About 4,800 poor farming households in Vietnam’s northern provinces of Thanh Hoa, Hoa Binh, Nghe An, and Phu Tho will receive aid worth more than US$4.1 million from the Spain’s fund for M...


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United Kingdom | 28 November 2010
Public warned over ‘micro pigs’ ahead of Christmas

DEFRA has issued a warning to would-be micro pig owners after media reports about people being mis-sold the animals in recent weeks. It comes after stories emerged of people buying micro-pigs only to ...


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China | 27 November 2010
Biggest consumers of antibiotics in China: Livestock

We all know that, thanks to worries about superbugs, taking antibiotics isn’t the best course of action when all you’ve got is a bit of a cold... but it seems like we may be throwing them ...


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Japan | 27 November 2010
Japan shouldn't bet farm on China's 'middle class'

Many Japanese corporations are pinning their hopes on what they see as the expanding "middle class" in China, which they think will offer a huge potential market for their products. In reali...


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India | 27 November 2010
Land diversion makes case for intensive, modern farming

The acquisition of farm land for industrial and infrastructure use is beginning to show up in substantial numbers, indicating an urgent need to get more out of declining agricultural land to moderate ...


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China | 27 November 2010
Chinese dairy raises the bar for cow-pat power

A Chinese dairy farm is installing the world’s largest system to turn steaming cow pats into enough electricity to power thousands of homes, it was reported Tuesday. The device at the Huishan Da...


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United Kingdom | 27 November 2010
Clone farming would introduce cruelty on a massive scale, say animal welfare groups

The introduction of clone farming would result in cruelty on a massive scale, academics and animal welfare groups warned last night. They spoke out after a committee of Government advisers ruled that ...


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United Kingdom | 27 November 2010
90% of farmers to have EU Single Farm Payments in the bank by end January 2011

Rural Affair Secretary, Richard Lochhead, has announced the start, on the 1st December 2010, of a new system for paying the EU Single Farm Payment (SFP) subsidy to qualifying farmers.


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India | 27 November 2010
Stray cattle brings Rahul's convoy to halt

Commuters on the main roads of the city face this every day. On Friday, Congress leader and youth icon Rahul Gandhi had a first-hand experience of the menace of stray cattle on city roads. His convoy...


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USA | 27 November 2010
Cash grain prices appreciate 1%-5% this week

U.S. cash grain prices rallied back to mid-month highs this week, appreciating by about 1% to 2% for wheat and 3% to 4% for corn and soybeans during a trading period that was truncated by Thursday&rsq...


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United Kingdom | 27 November 2010
Hampshire farmer is killed by charging bull

A farmer has been killed by a charging bull in Hampshire, the National Farmers Union (NFU) has said. The 58-year-old, named locally as Ian Rook, was said to have been "tossed in the air" ...




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