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Heart-shaped lemons a hit in Japan

A farm in Japan has succeeded in producing a heart-shaped lemon. The product has become highly ...

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US chicken farmers sue poultry companies for alleged corruption

Chicken farmers in the US state of Oklahoma sued poultry companies for allegedly sharing paymen...

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World Wetlands Day: Agriculture can use wetlands sustainably

Agriculture can sustainably make use of wetlands; it is not a case of not utilising them at all...

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Seychelles bans SA tomato imports due to suspected TLM

The island nation of the Seychelles has reportedly banned the import of tomatoes from South Afr...

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Vets’ training remains key priority for OIE

Safeguarding the training of vets remains a top priority for the World Organisation for Animal ...

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Tree nut and dried fruit production set to increase

Estimates for global tree nut production for the 2015/2016 season currently stand at 3,8 milli...

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Moratorium on peatland drainage

Indonesia recently issued a moratorium on the conversion of peatland in order to curb carbon em...

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New blight-resistant potato for the UK

British scientists have developed a genetically modified potato that is resistant to blight, ac...

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Potandon introduces light-blocking potato bags

US potato and onion supplier and distributor, Potandon Produce, has launched a range of light-b...

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Investment in agriculture could boost growth in Central Asia

Policy reviews published recently by the UN suggest former Soviet Union countries Tajikistan an...

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Target set to introduce vertical farming in-store

One of the U.S largest retailer, Target, will be implementing vertical farms in a new way of pr...

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Cucumber sorting tool

A Japanese farmer has used Google’s open-source machine learning library to build a machine t...

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Lumpy skin disease, three-day stiff sickness outbreaks in SA

Outbreaks of lumpy skin disease and three-day stiff sickness have been widely reported across So...