Countries reaffirm political will to eradicate PPR

Over 45 countries renewed their commitment to globally eradicate, by 2030, peste des petits ruminants (PPR), a highly contagious and devastating disease responsible for...

Drone details for farmers in new book

Environmental Manager and licensed drone pilot, Louise Jupp has released her debut book, titled Precision Farming from Above: How Commercial UAV/Drone Surveys are Helping...

Can artificial intelligence do as well as farmers?

August 2018 marked the start of the Autonomous Greenhouses Challenge as five international teams try to grow cucumbers at a distance with the use...

FAO Food Price Index holds steady in August

The FAO Food Price Index remained stable in August, as cereal prices rebounded while vegetable oils and sugar declined. The monthly index, released, averaged 167,6...

World Potato Congress: Key challenges identified in Peru

The International Potato Center hosted the 10th World Potato Congress (WPC) - XXVIII Latin American Potato Association Congress (ALAP) in Cuzco, Peru, from 27...

New tool for fighting crypto in calves

Like Kryptonite hidden from Superman until it was too late, a similar foe hides from dairy producers only to strike when little can be...

Qatar, South Africa trade rises by 70%

The trade volume between Qatar and South Africa has increased by 70% during the post-blockade period as a result of emerging market opportunities and...

Research to minimise impact of ozone pollution on crops

A multinational study, led by the UK’s Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, quantifies the negative impact of ozone pollution on crop yields and identifies...

Brazil rules in favour of glyphosate

Bayer welcomes the ruling issued by a Brazilian court that ensures growers in that country will have continued access to glyphosate-based herbicides. “This ruling is...

African swine fever threatens to spread to other Asian countries

The rapid onset of African swine fever (ASF) in China, and its detection in areas more than one thousand kilometres apart within the country,...
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