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Dairy cattle numbers in New Zealand fall for first time in 10 years

December 16, 2015
The number of dairy cattle has dropped for the first time in a decade according to provisional figures from Statistics New Zealand's 2015 Agricultural Production Survey.

Tomato prices in Spain increase by 500% from field to table

December 16, 2015
Since early November, Almeria's growers have been suffering the low prices registered by the region's horticultural products, especially those of cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers.

Brazil in recession but farming is booming

December 16, 2015
Financial and political turmoil that have Brazil on the brink of a depression is also contributing to one of the best years ever for domestic farmers.

Macri slashes agriculture export duties; farmers promise 30% larger crop

December 16, 2015
Argentina's business friendly president Mauricio Macri, announced large tax cuts on agricultural exports and emphasizing that “the camp was essential to get Argentina back on its feet”.

UK dairy sector reducing impact on environment

December 16, 2015
The updated and refreshed Dairy Roadmap highlights some of the progress by dairy farmers, processors and retailers in the UK since its launch in 2008.

It's exciting time to be farmer in Australia

December 15, 2015
Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull said opportunities for Australian farmers have never been greater.

PED will have to be reported to UK authorities

December 15, 2015
From this Friday, pig-keepers and vets will be legally required to inform the UK Animal and Plant Health Agency of any suspicion of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED).

Agricultural producer prices in Hungary up 4.8%

December 15, 2015
Agricultural producer prices in Hungary were up by 4.8% in September 2015 compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.

Thailand's rice industry at turning-point moment

December 15, 2015
Thailand's rice industry must negotiate several risk factors that are pressuring farmers to speed up the development of rice breeds to strengthen the sector, the Thai government says.

Tunisia increases olive oil exports sixfold

December 15, 2015
Tunisia’s olive oil exports totaled TND 1.835 billion ($910 million) from January to November 2015.

Cucumber virus quarantine to be lifted for NT growers

December 15, 2015
Australian Vegetable and Potato Growers Federation (AUSVEG) has welcomed the announcement from the Northern Territory Department of Primary Industries that property quarantine for Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) will be lifted next year.

Growth of New York agricultural sales outpaces national average

December 14, 2015
New York agriculture industry sets new record and sees a $1.7 billion increase in cash receipts since 2010.
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