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Kenya to enhance monitoring of ag exports

16:46 - Thu 26/03/2015

Kenya said on Monday it will enhance the monitoring of agricultural exports to ensure they conform to strict European Union (EU) maximum pest residue standards. Esther Ki...

Scientists to aid Indian tomato growers

16:40 - Thu 26/03/2015

Scientists at the Mysuru-based Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), a premier food research establishment under the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), h...

No risk of Ebola in imported African produce

16:13 - Thu 26/03/2015

At the moment there is no evidence that the Ebola virus can be transmitted through food in the European Union, according to EFSA scientists. The published report assesses...

International Trials Conference

11:34 - Thu 26/03/2015

The prestigious 2015 International Trials Conference will be held this year in conjunction with the 2015 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon. The cutting-edge conference focuses ...

Germany’s strong support to organic farming

16:30 - Wed 25/03/2015

Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture spent EUR 7.91 billion on organic foods and beverages, marking an increase of around 4.8 percent over the previous year. This is the r...

Caffeinated flowers give bees a buzz

16:07 - Wed 25/03/2015

Bees prefer to visit flowers that lace their nectar with just the right amount of caffeine, say James Thomson and his colleagues at the University of Toronto. Plants with the ...

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Weather limits tomato volumes, size profile

A slow start to new-crop Florida production and continued weather-related...

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