Fishing and Farming (TRBC)

Scottish Conservatives warn PM May on post-Brexit fishing

Scottish Conservatives warn PM May on post-Brexit fishing

Published 15/11/2018

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May’s party warned her on Thursday that their 13 votes in parliament were conditional on getting [more…]

China commerce ministry says U.S., China have resumed high-level…

China commerce ministry says U.S., China have resumed high-level…

Published 15/11/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States have resumed high-level talks on trade, the Chinese commerce ministry’s spokesman Gao Feng said at a weekly [more…]

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Hubei province

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Hubei province

Published 15/11/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agricultural ministry said on Thursday it had confirmed a new African swine fever outbreak near the city of Huangguang in the [more…]

Hunt the malaria bug – a new game for sniffer dogs

Hunt the malaria bug – a new game for sniffer dogs

Published 29/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - In a lab room, two-year-old springer spaniel Freya bustles along a row of vials positioned on stands, sniffing each for signs of [more…]

Bulgaria detects bird flu at two duck farms

Bulgaria detects bird flu at two duck farms

Published 29/10/2018

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria’s food safety agency reported an outbreak of the virulent bird flu virus on Monday on two duck farms in southern Bulgaria. [more…]

Eggs with benefits: Sydney’s same-sex penguins become parents

Eggs with benefits: Sydney’s same-sex penguins become parents

Published 26/10/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Two male penguins entrusted with the care of a fostered egg have welcomed a tiny sub-Antarctic Gentoo chick into the world, Sydney’s [more…]

Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland’s government said on Thursday that a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, had been discovered on a [more…]

Modified cotton could be human food source after U.S. green light

Modified cotton could be human food source after U.S. green light

Published 17/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have cleared the way for farmers to grow a cotton plant genetically modified to make the cottonseed edible for people, [more…]

Virus hurts hopes of fatter returns for Russian pork producers

Virus hurts hopes of fatter returns for Russian pork producers

Published 01/10/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s pork industry is being hampered by African Swine Fever (ASF) as outbreaks of the virus are preventing producers from exporting more [more…]

China to lift restrictions where second African swine fever…

China to lift restrictions where second African swine fever…

Published 30/09/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is set to lift restrictions on an area in central Henan province, where the country’s second African swine fever outbreak occurred [more…]