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Fire leads to mass salmon escape in Tasmania

November 23, 2020
Around 50,000 farmed Atlantic salmon have escaped following a fire at a salmon farm in Tasmania.

Peak season soil testing fees begin December 1 in North Carolina

November 23, 2020
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Agronomic Services Lab announces its peak-season testing fee effective December 1 through March 31, 2021.

Michigan: Bovine tuberculosis present in an Alpena County beef herd

November 23, 2020
Michigan State Veterinarian Nora Wineland, DVM, released the following statement due to the discovery of a bovine tuberculosis (TB) positive herd in Alpena County.

Seven additional Maine towns found emerald ash borer

November 23, 2020
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry\'s (DACF) Maine Forest Service (MFS) reports evidence of spread of emerald ash borer (EAB) within regulated areas of Maine.

Dutch authorities slaughtered around 190,000 chickens after bird flu found

November 23, 2020
Dutch authorities slaughtered around 190,000 chickens after a particularly contagious strain of bird flu appeared on at least two poultry farms, agriculture minister Carola Schouten said on Sunday.

Qatar farm starts harvesting saffron for first time

November 23, 2020
A Qatar farm has started harvesting saffron for the first time in the country and is eyeing 25 percent local market share.

Pakistan develops two new varieties of banana

November 22, 2020
Pakistan has achieved a breakthrough in banana production, as the country’s apex agricultural research institution has developed two varieties of the fruit for cultivation in Sindh.

Farmers in northern UK to get trees to plant from NFU

November 21, 2020
Farmers across Yorkshire and the North-East are being offered the chance to collectively plant 5,000 native trees.

China reports strong hog production recovery in October

November 20, 2020
China\'s hog production saw rapid recovery in October, leading to an increased pork supply and further price declines, official data shows.

Latvia bans import of mink, raw mink skin

November 19, 2020
The Cabinet of Ministers and the Crisis Management Council in Latvia decided to ban import of mink and raw mink skin by the end of the state of emergency, informs LETA.

U.S. farmers earn 11.9 cents for each Thanksgiving food dollar

November 19, 2020
For every dollar Americans spend on their Thanksgiving dinner this year, farmers and ranchers will earn approximately 11.9 cents, according to National Farmers Union (NFU).

Michigan asks interstate freight workers to keep watch for invasive spotted lanternfly

November 19, 2020
MDARD is asking freight carriers, warehouse workers and delivery drivers to be on the lookout for invasive spotted lanternfly after the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed dead spotted lanternfly insects were found in Michigan in recent weeks.
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