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Turkey lifted restrictions on potato and onion exports

July 27, 2020
In January, Turkey imposed a permission requirement on the exports of potatoes and onions in order to prevent domestic shortages and price fluctuations.

Recycling liquor leftovers as animal feed produces happier pigs and tastier pork

July 27, 2020
Tastier pork comes from pigs that eat the barley left over after making the Japanese liquor shochu.

Certification scheme targets Indonesian shrimp and tilapia farmers

July 27, 2020
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has translated its shrimp, tilapia, and tropical marine finfish Standards into Indonesian to help more farmers in the country work towards more responsible practices.

Irish farmers and fishers will benefit from liquidity supports

July 26, 2020
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Dara Calleary T.D., outlined the main elements of the July Stimulus which will benefit the agri-food and marine sector.

Berry pickers from Thailand cleared to come to Finland

July 26, 2020
The obstacles for Thai nationals to come to Finland to pick up wild berries have been removed, as the Finnish Foreign Ministry confirmed on Saturday that Finland will begin granting visas to them.

Rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus outbreak in Western States

July 25, 2020
The State of Tennessee wants to make Tennesseans aware, that in several western states, there is currently an outbreak of rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus type 2 (RHDV2).

Invasive species impacting Louisiana crops

July 25, 2020
A recent report from the LSU AgCenter regarding the apple snail (Pomacea maculata) sheds light on this foreign invasive species that is now negatively impacting two Louisiana food staples: crawfish and rice.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Youth Employment and Skills Program to create 800 youth jobs

July 24, 2020
Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau announced that approximately 800 new positions are expected to be created through the Youth Employment and Skills Program for the 2020/2021 program year.

UK supports FAO's desert locust fighting with £17 million contribution

July 24, 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) welcomed a £ 17 million contribution from the United Kingdom to support efforts to combat the ongoing desert locust surge in East Africa and its potentially devastating impacts.

Scotland frozen out of maritime security discussions

July 24, 2020
Justice Secretary expresses deep concerns that Scotland has been excluded from Brexit Ministerial talks.

Queensland: Feral pigs spreading devastating fungal disease

July 23, 2020
According to Australian Banana Growers\' Council deputy chair, Leon Collins, feral pigs are spreading Panama TR4, a devastating fungal disease with no treatment.

Number of beef cattle in Korea hits new high in Q2

July 23, 2020
The number of beef cattle in South Korea hit a record high in the second quarter of the year amid rising beef prices, government data showed Thursday.
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