Agriculture Sector

South Africa Reels Under Drought Conditions; Crop Production Affected

South Africa Reels Under Drought Conditions; Crop Production AffectedThe drought in South Africa is tightening its grip as the country records one of the driest rainy seasons. The water supplies are depleting and people are facing shortage throughout the nation. Almost scarcity is affecting almost 2.7 million households. The rural areas are facing the most difficulties as the residents require collecting water and carrying them in buckets once in a day.

Overall Look at the Grain Market Suggests Increase in Soya Beans Prices with Lower U.S. Output

Overall Look at the Grain Market Suggests Increase in Soya Beans Prices with Lower U.S. OutputOn Monday, the soya bean futures gained owing to reports of lower U.S domestic productions.

UAW Members Ratify Master Labor Agreement with Deere & Co.

UAW Members Ratify Master Labor Agreement with Deere & Co.Deere & Co, the American corporation that manufactures agricultural, forestry, construction machinery, diesel engines and more, said that the UAW or United Auto Workers members approved a new 6 years agreement for all three states.

El Nino Weather May Hit Sugar Crop Resulting in Rebound of Sugar Prices

El Nino Weather May Hit Sugar Crop Resulting in Rebound of Sugar PricesSugar crops all around the world may suffer from an El Nino changed weather pattern. This could simply mean that the global demand may surpass the supply in the forthcoming season speeding up the rebound sugar prices from a six and half year low witnessed in the previous month.

USDA Revises Rules for ‘Actively Engaged’ Farmers

USDA Revises Rules for ‘Actively Engaged’ FarmersThe U. S Department of Agriculture is revising its explanation of what is meant by farming, when it comes to subsidies.

The government is changing the rules for those people who get farm subsidies without doing any farm work. With the revised rules in place such people will receive less from the government funds.

Syngenta Revived Lawsuit against Bunge over GMO Corn

Syngenta Revived Lawsuit against Bunge over GMO CornSyngenta Seeds gets a chance to renew a lawsuit which it had brought in 2011 against Bunge North America for the agribusiness company's refusal over a certain kind of corn that has been genetically modified.

Syngenta and Swiss-based Syngenta AG its parent company, have both become the target of lawsuits taht concerns the same type of corn, Agrisure Viptera.

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