Agriculture Sector

Market advantages of GMO ban remain unidentified

Market advantages of GMO ban remain unidentifiedIt was impossible to measure the market advantages of a ban, says the departmental review of the moratorium on genetically modified organisms in Tasmania.

Bryan Green, the Deputy Premier yesterday announced an indefinite ban on GMO crops citing the market advantages of a clean, green brand.

Live animal export ban finds no support

Live animal export ban finds no support The Federal parliament voted down plans for an interim ban on Australia's live animal export trade.

On Thursday, Labour senators voted with the coalition in the upper house to overturn an Australian Greens motion calling for the cessation of exports until an investigation into previous welfare issues is complete.

UK to export pig semen to China

pig-semenUK will now export pig semen for breeders in China according to an agreement. This a deal could be worth as much as £45m to the industry.

Prime Minister David Cameron has signed a multi- million pound trade deal with China which will benefit the Pig farmers in Northern Ireland.

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s water report :A wakeup call for farmers

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s water report :A wakeup call for farmers

Traders Wait for Release of the FSA’s Prevent Plantings Report

USDAEarly morning comments for September 17, 2013 at 5:00 am have been made by Paul Georgy. According to her, grain futures are higher because the dealer holds on till the release of prevent plantings report by the FSA.

Growing of soybeans' must have been helped by the weekend rains. The condition of crops shows the speedy growth of beans.

The conditions of soybean have been descreased by USDA from 2% to 50% G/E.

India Passes Food Security Bill; Larger Implications on Indian Economy

India Passes Food Security Bill; Larger Implications on Indian EconomyIndia is one step closer to implement the Food Security Bill as it has been passed in Rajya Sabha with voice voting. The food security bill has been pushed by Congress President Sonia Gandhi as the nation goes for elections next year. UPA government is expecting to win voter's confidence by offering cheaper food-grains to 67% of majority of voters, who are below poverty.

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