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Norwegian seafood exports equal earlier July records

August 5, 2020
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 7.9 billion in July, maintaining the same export levels as July 2019.

Washington traps first Asian giant hornet

August 4, 2020
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) trapped its first Asian giant hornet last month.

Oregon announces update on Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease

August 4, 2020
In March 2020, Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus, Type 2 (RHDV2), was confirmed in by the United States Department of Agriculture in pet rabbits in New Mexico.

North Carolina sees first Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis cases of year

August 4, 2020
Four horses have recently tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis in North Carolina.

Japan lifts ban on import of Polish poultry and eggs

August 4, 2020
Japan lifted the ban on the import of Polish meat and poultry products as well as eggs and their products, informed the Chief Veterinary Inspectorate. The restrictions were introduced due to the outbreaks of HPAI (avian influenza) in Poland.

Pandemic’s impact on agrifood in Eurasia is as diverse as the region itself

August 3, 2020
Prospects for cereal production in Europe and Central Asia are generally positive, but a reduction is expected in regional wheat production, according to a regional FAO policy brief on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.\r\n

FAO warns large desert locust swarms in East Africa could migrate west

August 3, 2020
Large numbers of desert locust swarms that have formed in Horn of Africa (HoA), mainly Ethiopia and Kenya, since January 2020 could move west in the coming weeks, threatening fields, pastures and livelihoods in West Africa.

Tanzania allocates 35 mln USD to fight aflatoxin contamination of crops

August 1, 2020
The government of Tanzania has set aside 35.3 million U.S. dollars to fight aflatoxin contamination of crops, a statement by the Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday.

Mongolia to hand over first batch of 30,000 sheep to China

July 31, 2020
Mongolia is planning to give the first batch of its donation of 30,000 sheep to China in September, a senior official from the Mongolian Foreign Ministry said Friday.

Turkey starts to export Superior Seedless grapes

July 30, 2020
Superior Seedless is a variety of white grapes and an important export product of Turkey’s Aegean Region.

USDA finds new African swine fever detection method

July 30, 2020
Researchers from the USDA Agricultural Research Service have been able to quickly detect the African swine fever virus with a commercially available cell line.

Zimbabwe agrees to pay $3.5 billion compensation to white farmers

July 30, 2020
Zimbabwe agreed to pay $3.5 billion in compensation to white farmers whose land was expropriated by the government to resettle black families, moving a step closer to resolving one the most divisive policies of the Robert Mugabe era.
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