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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Brexit brings new questions about investing down on the farm
The Guardian • Phillip Inman Observer Economics Editor
If EU workers go, will robots step in to pick and pack Britain’s dinners?
The Guardian • Sarah Butler
Kim Jong-nam killing: Suspect 'was paid $90 for baby oil prank'
BBC
Team Trump's Mistake On Regulations - The Bureaucracy Won't Cut The Bureaucracy
Forbes • Contributor, Tim Worstall
Boko Haram violence leaves over 7 million facing starvation
The Economic Times of India
Norwegian salmon biomass rose 4% in January
Intrafish • Intrafish Media
Lesotho's 'pilot' fruit and flower farm
BBC
Changing RFS obligation would line refiners’ pockets, increase gas prices
The Hill • Bryce Rawers, Opinion Contributor
Asian Box Begins Sourcing Sustainable Rice, Seafood
QSR Magazine • Nicole
Forest drilling to generate $80 million this year
NPR State Impact • Marie Cusick
 
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Agriculture, Environment
Brexit brings new questions about investing down on the farm
The GuardianPhillip Inman Observer Economics Editor
Compared to most industries subject to the ups and downs of global markets, farming is a cottage industry. Where mining has a few operators dominating the scene, agriculture involves thousands of producers in each country. That simple fact works against the high...
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Agriculture, Technology Industry
If EU workers go, will robots step in to pick and pack Britain’s dinners?
The GuardianSarah Butler
Octopus-like robots are plucking strawberries in Spain, in the US machines are vacuuming apples off the trees, and in the UK they are feeding and milking cows. Robots are taking over fields around the world, and last week food and rural affairs...
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Agriculture
Kim Jong-nam killing: Suspect 'was paid $90 for baby oil prank'
BBC
An Indonesian woman arrested for the murder of the half-brother of North Korea's leader has said she was given 400 Malaysian ringgits ($90) to carry out a prank. Indonesian embassy officials met Siti Aisyah on Saturday in the Malaysian capital. She said...
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Agriculture, Politics & Policy
Team Trump's Mistake On Regulations - The Bureaucracy Won't Cut The Bureaucracy
ForbesContributor, Tim Worstall
Donald Trump's administration is most certainly talking the right talk on cutting regulation. The costs of that administrative state in terms of lost growth and wealth have been put, by some of the more contentious calculations to be sure, up as high...
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Agriculture, Food Security
Boko Haram violence leaves over 7 million facing starvation
The Economic Times of India
ROME: Over 7 million people are starving in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria as a result of violence by the Boko Haram terror group, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported. Coinciding with a humanitarian conference in Oslo to mobilise funds...
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Biomass, Fishing Industry
Norwegian salmon biomass rose 4% in January
IntrafishIntrafish Media
Full access to all content published on IntraFish.com Full access to latest news across all sections The IntraFish Seafood Price Tracker, the latest species prices Archive of over 177,000 articles – Two decades of stories 1 week unlimited digital access to the...
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Agriculture, Finance
Lesotho's 'pilot' fruit and flower farm
BBC
Fruit and flowers are the focus of a new commercial farming venture in the central region of Lesotho. The farm is the result of a World Bank pilot programme, which gives smallholders money to buy a stake in a 10-hectare farm and...
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Agriculture, Biofuels
Changing RFS obligation would line refiners’ pockets, increase gas prices
The HillBryce Rawers, Opinion Contributor
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is now confirmed as the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). One of his first tasks will be to decide whether to restructure the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) – which ensures a minimum volume of renewable...
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Agriculture, Restaurants & Food Services
Asian Box Begins Sourcing Sustainable Rice, Seafood
QSR MagazineNicole
Asian Box continues its commitment to quality with the addition of sustainable rice and seafood products from Northern California–based Rue & Forsman Ranch and Passmore Ranch. The fine-casual lifestyle brand has plans to continue expansion from six existing locations throughout California to...
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Energy & Utilities, Forestry & Logging
Forest drilling to generate $80 million this year
NPR State Impact Marie Cusick
Natural gas drilling in state forets will generate about $80 million in royalties this year, according to an estimate by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. That’s up about $8 million over the previous year. The money will be helpful...
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