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2022.06.30
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In response to the important issues of climate change and net zero emissions, reducing carbon emissions from livestock farming is one of the important goals of agricultural production. Adding probiotics to the feed to improve feed efficiency is indeed a feasible measure for carbon reduction. This...
2022.06.01
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North Dakota farmer Dwight Grotberg wanted to plant more wheat this spring to capitalize on soaring prices since Russia's invasion of Ukraine cut grain exports and left the world short of millions of tonnes of wheat supply. Heavy rain has prevented Grotberg from planting as much wheat crop as he...
2022.06.01
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Thailand and Vietnam are in talks on a pact to raise the price of their rice exports to increase their leverage in the global market and improve farmer incomes, a Thai government official said on Friday. Agriculture officials from Thailand and Vietnam, the world's second and third biggest rice...
2022.06.01
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The Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute (TARI) on Tuesday said it had registered with Japan's agricultural ministry a new pineapple variety that it developed in 2019. The new cultivar, named Tainung No. 23, was developed by TARI's Chiayi Agricultural Experiment Station, which is known to have...
2022.06.01
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Modern "smart" farm machinery is vulnerable to malicious hackers, leaving global supply chains exposed to risk, experts are warning. It is feared hackers could exploit flaws in agricultural hardware used to plant and harvest crops. Agricultural manufacturing giant John Deere says it is now...
2022.06.01
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On May 31, JA Zen-Noh announced the decision on the price of autumn fertilizer (June-October) for the 2022 (Reiwa 4) fertilizer year. Imported urea increased by 94% from the previous quarter (compared to spring fertilizer), and many items reached record highs. The price of fertilizer raw...
2022.05.02
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Indonesia widened the scope of its export ban on raw materials for cooking oil to include crude and refined palm oil, its chief economic minister said on Wednesday, leaving markets in shock over the latest policy reversal. The announcement flipped the minister's statement a day earlier, in which...
2022.05.02
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LG Group’s IT solutions unit LG CNS said Tuesday that it has joined the government’s new smart farming project to build an artificial intelligence-based platform that offers the ultimate guidelines for more efficient and high-yield farming. The project, launched by the Agriculture Ministry and...

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