Worldwide

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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Labelling to differentiate milk products in UK

UK retailer Tesco has launched a consumer awareness campaign for milk sold in its stores....

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Bayer increases offer for Monsanto

Bayer AG has upped its takeover offer for Monsanto to about US$65 billion in a bid to overcome...

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No square watermelons for SA

In 2014, Japan started exporting rare, cube-shaped watermelons produced in Zentsuji, Kagawa Pre...

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Growing demand for lemons internationally

The demand for lemons is growing significantly in domestic and international markets. Eben Krug...

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Increased demand for lamb in China

Demand for lamb and mutton in China has increased amidst soaring pork prices, with imports in M...

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SA celebrates first National Rooibos day

Clanwilliam, referred to by some locals as the ‘Rooibos Capital of the World’, will host Sou...