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The year 2013 was difficult for coffee farmers worldwide. Prices were gloomy in the world market remain low by the pressure of supply exceeding demand and existing stocks.

Brazil had record crop for a cycle of low productivity in the coffee of biennial in 2013.

Vietnam also reached the end of the year with entrance to a great harvest of robusta, while Colombia and Central America also increased production of high quality Arabica coffee.

Published on 15 weeks 2 days ago
Location Brazil
Publisher cooperacionglobal blogs
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   The newly sequenced genome of the Amborella plant addresses Darwin's "abominable mystery" -- the question of why flowers suddenly proliferated on Earth millions of years ago. The genome sequence sheds new light on a major event in the history of life on Earth: the origin of flowering plants, including all major food crop species.

Published on 15 weeks 2 days ago
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Publisher terradaily.com
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The innovative new programme will enable poor vulnerable farming households to improve food security, nutrition and income while strengthening their long-term resilience.

Published on 15 weeks 2 days ago
Location Zimbabwe
Publisher indiainfoline.com
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Published on 16 weeks 3 hours ago
Location PASCO, Washington, USA
Publisher syngentacropprotection.com
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A warmer world is expected to have severe consequences for global agriculture and food supply, reducing yields of major crops even as population and demand increases. Now, a new analysis combining climate, agricultural and hydrological models finds that shortages of freshwater used for irrigation could double the detrimental effects of climate change on agriculture.

Published on 16 weeks 6 hours ago
Location Chicago
Publisher sciencedaily.com
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According to analysts of APK-Inform Agency, in November 2013 the supplies of Ukrainian sunflower oil in the direction of the largest importer of the commodities - India - increased to the level of 135.54 thsd tonnes, against 68 thsd tonnes in the same month of the previous year, and 130.03 thsd tonnes in October 2013.

Published on 16 weeks 8 hours ago
Location Ukraine
Publisher uga-port.org.ua
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Agricultural research and technology experts have called on the farmers to conduct chemical tests of their agricultural land to gauge the level of fertility before sowing any seasonal crop.

Published on 16 weeks 4 days ago
Location Sialkot, Pakistan
Publisher The Express Tribune
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Some States have expressed apprehension about inadequate coverage of population and reduced allocation of foodgrains under NFSA as compared to their present allocation under the existing Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS).

Published on 16 weeks 4 days ago
Location New Delhi
Publisher indiainfoline.com
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The world will need 70 per cent more food, as measured by calories, to feed a global population of 9.6 billion in 2050, and must achieve this through improvements in the way people produce and consume, according to a report released today by the United Nations and its partners.

Published on 16 weeks 6 days ago
Location United Nations
Publisher un.org
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The Punjab Seed Council has approved 39 new verities of different crops for general cultivation.

The new varieties included 15 Bt Cotton, six rice, two wheat, one Sugarcane, two Gram, three Citrus, four Peach, three flowers and one variety of each potato, tomato and turnip. The approval was granted in 44th meeting of the Council held at Agriculture House.

Published on 16 weeks 6 days ago
Location Lahore
Publisher nation.com.pk
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