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Russia limits fruit and veggies from Ukraine

11:30 - Fri 31/10/2014

Russia has placed a ban on the import and transit of all fruit and vegetables from Ukraine, starting last week, for fear they may originate from the EU, Russia’s consumer heal...

Naivasha flower farmers welcome EAC-EU pact

11:28 - Fri 31/10/2014

Kenya’s flower growers in Naivasha, about 90 km southwest of Nairobi on Thursday welcomed the move by East African states to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with...

Ghana govt eager to pass Plant Breeders Bill

11:16 - Fri 31/10/2014

Ghana’s government is desperate to pass a Plant Breeders Bill that would remove farmers’ ancient ‘seed freedom’ to grow, retain, breed and develop crop varieties – while givin...

US(CA): Fruits and veggies generate ag jobs

18:58 - Thu 30/10/2014

Most of California’s 464,000 farmworkers are hired by farmers who grow high-value fruits, vegetables and horticultural specialties, underscoring the importance of these crops,...

Chilli exports help boost UK economy

18:52 - Thu 30/10/2014

New export opportunities for Britain, including sending chillies to Pakistan, are said to have boosted UK economy by 300m. British chilli exports to Pakistan is being touted ...

Produce record keeping to be streamlined

18:50 - Thu 30/10/2014

A trial of electronic record keeping began at Melbourne’s Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market this week  in Australia. If successful, the new system — created by the Dep...

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16:52 - Thu 30/10Federal grant to help tackle rose disease (AmericanHort)

16:44 - Thu 30/10First anniversary newcomer seeds and plants (Evanthia)

11:46 - Wed 29/10Ecuadorian flower exports have fallen (Ecuavisa)

11:45 - Wed 29/10DLV Plant/GreenQ trained Chinese people (GreenQ/DLV Plant)

11:44 - Wed 29/10Sign in for Klaas Schoone Memorial Award (TuinbouwCommunicatie)

11:43 - Wed 29/10Poland has increased export volumes fourfold (Fructidor)

11:42 - Wed 29/10Fair Food label coming to Florida tomatoes (The Columbus Dispatch)

10:32 - Wed 29/10Four fruit fly species are actually the same (phys.org)

10:24 - Wed 29/10Zimbabwe targets US$150m in horti exports (Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation)

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