Agriculture News

There are lots of great sources of agriculture news on the internet that will keep you informed and knowledgeable about the sector. At Wiser, we take the best of this content and deliver it to you in the form of an easy-to-use and comprehensive free daily email. With our service, you will get the information that you need from the sources that you trust quickly and efficiently. Agriculture is one of the oldest industries in the United States, and it is also one of the most important. The US is a net exporter of food while the industry employees millions of people. This is before you look at the impact the industry can have on the everyday life of Americans, or the influence of the agricultural sector in other parts of the world. It is also an industry that is changing as populations shift, new technologies become available, and governments strive to maintain food security for their countries. Whether you need information on crop prices, details on the latest innovations in technology, or you want to stay up-to-date with government policies and initiatives, the Wiser daily agriculture news email is for you.

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Senior adviser admits failure to eliminate hunger.
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Cuban food output stagnates, may decline in 2017
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A Bank of Tanzania report has shown that the sector’s credit grew by 0.2 per cent during the second quarter of this year, from zero per cent during a similar quarter in 2016 Dar es Salaam. Credit growth has been lower than...
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Agriculture, Sustainability
Farming for Britain in a great post-EU future
The Commentator
The Uk currently runs a massive £20bn trade deficit in food with the rest of the EU. In 1984, the UK was 78 percent self sufficient in food. It produced 95 percent of all the temperate food we needed at home. The...
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Fairphone & Apple Lead, Samsung, Huawei & Amazon Fail Greenpeace Greener Electronics Guide
CleanTechnicaJoshua S. Hill
Fairphone and Apple lead the way on Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics which is published this week, with big-name companies like Amazon, Samsung, and Huawei receiving failing grades. Greenpeace scores 17 of the world’s leading tech companies in its latest Guide to...
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Agriculture
In the Netherlands—the globe’s number two exporter exporter of food—climate-controlled farms work around the clock.
The Morning NewsLuca Locatelli
In a potato field near the Netherlands’ border with Belgium, Dutch farmer Jacob van den Borne is seated in the cabin of an immense harvester before an instrument panel worthy of the starship Enterprise. From his perch 10 feet above the ground,...
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Agriculture, Biodiversity
Innovations in Urban Farming 2017 - Research and Markets
BusinessWire
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Innovations in Urban Farming" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. Urban farming is the practice of growing, processing, and distributing food and other produce through plant cultivation in and around cities for self consumption or for feeding...
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Agriculture
Needed Not Needy: Why Changing The World's Perception Is Critical To How We Tackle Poverty
ForbesForbes Staff, The Forum
Nakuru, Kenya. Evelyn, a young, sharply dressed woman in heels, walks me down dirt roads and through corn fields to her village to meet with families who have purchased solar home systems. These innovations are replacing kerosene with clean, affordable energy for...
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Fishing Industry
Decision coming on Maine quota for lucrative baby eels in 2018
Bangor Daily NewsThe
Robert F. Bukaty | AP | BDN PORTLAND, Maine — Maine fishermen could soon learn how many pounds of baby eels they’ll be able to catch next year for the worldwide sushi market. An arm of the interstate Atlantic States Marine Fisheries...
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Agriculture, Food Security
Senior adviser admits failure to eliminate hunger.
The Nation NewsAtif Khan
Islamabad - Suggesting a new regulatory authority for food safety standards, Senior Advise Ministry of National Food Security and Research Malik Zahoor on Monday admitted the failure of the state to eliminate hunger and malnutrition. The confession by the adviser stunned the...
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Agriculture, Food Security
Rebooting Subsistence Agriculture in Rural Areas
World Policy Institute - World Views on Global ChallengesAdmin
Achieving and fulfilling the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) overwhelmingly depends on making progress in rural areas, where most of the hungry and poor live. This was the main conclusion of the new report “The State of Food and Agriculture: Leveraging Food...
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Agriculture, Food Security
Cuban food output stagnates, may decline in 2017
ReutersMarc Frank
HAVANA () - Cuban food output stagnated during the first half of 2017, the government reported this week, and may decline this year because of damage from Hurricane Irma. The non-sugar agricultural sector, which has stagnated for a decade, further suffered through...
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