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Ethiopia faces critical shortage of spraying aircraft to combat locusts

October 10, 2020
The Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture has issued a statement saying it needs more additional aircraft to spray the fields in the face of the fast spreading desert locust swarms.

France flies in Moroccan workers to pick fruit

October 10, 2020
This week, hundreds of Moroccan workers will be airlifted to Corsica as the French island races to save its clementine harvest in the face of coronavirus restrictions.

Argentina first country to approve GMO wheat

October 9, 2020
Argentina has become the first country in the world to approve HB4 drought-resistant transgenic wheat by biotechnology firm Bioceres SA, the government has confirmed.

$75 million land based pink salmon farm planned in Argentina

October 9, 2020
News site Noticias Radio Reflejos reports that a new project envisages an aquaponics land based pink salmon farm in Argentina.

Confirmed African swine fever cases in Germany rise to 53

October 9, 2020
The total number of confirmed cases of African swine fever (ASF) in wild boars in Germany increased to 53 since the first case was detected in mid-September, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) said on Thursday.

Korea culls 1,500 pigs after new cases of African swine fever

October 9, 2020
For the first time in a year, South Korea found new cases of African swine fever on a farm this week, forcing authorities to cull at least 1,500 pigs, the Yonhap news agency said on Friday.

Insecticide harmful to bees temporarily allowed in France

October 8, 2020
French MPs have voted through a law allowing temporary use of a controversial insecticide in a bid to help the struggling sugar beet industry.

Indian government set to lift ban on dehydrated onion exports

October 8, 2020
It has been reported that the Indian government is set to lift the ban on export of dehydrated onions of all varieties in cut, sliced or in powder form.

Wisconsin: Burnett County deer farm tests positive for CWD

October 8, 2020
The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) confirms that a whitetail deer at a Burnett County deer farm has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD).

Malta deploys army to fight illegal fishing

October 8, 2020
Responding to claims by local fishermen that they have to wage \"wars\" at sea with their Tunisian rivals, the Maltese government has decided to deploy the army to combat illegal fishing.

Namibia restricts cross border cattle movement over foot and mouth disease

October 7, 2020
Namibia said that it had temporarily banned the cross border movement of cattle into and out of northern neighbour Angola due to an outbreak of highly contagious foot and mouth disease.

£25 million available to help farmers boost productivity

October 7, 2020
£25 million has been made available in grants for productivity-boosting farming equipment in the third and final round of the government’s Countryside Productivity Small Grants (CPSG) scheme.
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