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USDA predictions: Turkey largest cherry producer in 2020/21

September 24, 2020
World cherry production is expected to increase by 60,000 tonnes to 3.9 million tonnes this year, as the increase in Turkey, Chile and China more than offset losses in the European Union and the United States caused by poor weather conditions.

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Grant money available to Minnesota livestock owners for prevention of wolf attacks

Invasive vine spotted in Stearns County, Minnesota


Iraq bans import of 29 products

September 24, 2020
On Tuesday, the Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture banned the import of 29 agricultural crops and animal products due to their abundance in the local markets.

Invasive vine spotted in Stearns County, Minnesota

September 24, 2020
An invasive vine not seen in the United States for decades has been discovered in Stearns County, Minnesota.

Grant money available to Minnesota livestock owners for prevention of wolf attacks

September 24, 2020
New money is available to Minnesota livestock producers to help prevent wolf attacks.

Brazil buying Uruguayan soybeans to compensate for lowest stockpiles in decades

September 23, 2020
With stockpiles of oilseed at their lowest in decades, Brazil's Bunge SA is processing soybeans from Paraguay, and now also from Uruguay, which also plants over a million hectares of the oilseed.

Ukraine is considering ban on potato imports from Russia

September 22, 2020
The Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine is considering the possibility of introducing a ban on the import of potatoes from Russia as a way to support the domestic producers.

India makes exception to onion export ban for neighbouring Bangladesh

September 22, 2020
The Indian government has stated it will make an exception to the ban on export to help tide over a crisis in the neighbouring country.

Kazakhstan says bird flu outbreak came from Russia

September 21, 2020
The bird flu outbreak registered in northern Kazakhstan has been caused by the same H5N8 virus strain as that recorded in Russia which presents no immediate danger to humans, Kazakh officials said on Monday.

Invasive shrimp parasite continues northward Pacific expansion

September 21, 2020
Researchers have identified an invasive blood sucking parasite on mud shrimp in the waters of British Columbia's Calvert Island.

Hong Kong: CFS notes outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in Kazakhstan

September 20, 2020
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department on September 18, noted a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in Kazakhstan.
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