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Rotten shark made you queasy? A vomit bag for every guest at the…

Rotten shark made you queasy? A vomit bag for every guest at the…

Published 04/11/2018

MALMO, Sweden (Reuters) - The dead mouse in the Chinese wine sure looks nasty, and the maggots in the cheese tend to put people off. [more…]

Shades of 2014 lurking in CBOT soybean market: Braun

Shades of 2014 lurking in CBOT soybean market: Braun

Published 16/10/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - When the Chicago Board of Trade closed for business on Monday, November soybean futures ended up 24 cents on the day, and [more…]

Argentina bets on $600 million satellite to boost agriculture sector

Argentina bets on $600 million satellite to boost agriculture sector

Published 21/09/2018

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina is launching a new microwave imaging satellite to monitor natural disasters and soil moisture, in a long-term bid to bolster [more…]

U.S. energy industry slams Trump’s ‘job-killing’ steel tariffs

U.S. energy industry slams Trump’s ‘job-killing’ steel tariffs

Published 02/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: Steel pipes for sale are displayed at a shop in the Mullae-dong steel product district in Seoul July 13, 2010. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak/File PhotoHOUSTON/WASHINGTON [more…]

U.S. farmers have much to lose if NAFTA deal collapses

U.S. farmers have much to lose if NAFTA deal collapses

Published 29/01/2018

Farmer Blake Erwin drives a combine as he harvests corn on his farm near Dixon, Nebraska, U.S., October 26, 2017. Picture taken October 26, 2017. [more…]

Soy source: Brazil’s share of soybean exports to China hits record

Soy source: Brazil’s share of soybean exports to China hits record

Published 25/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File PhotoBEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brazil’s share of soybean [more…]

China’s COFCO makes painful cuts in drive to lead global food trade

China’s COFCO makes painful cuts in drive to lead global food trade

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: The company logo of China Oil and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) is seen at its headquarters in Beijing, China, November 3, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File [more…]

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

Published 01/12/2017

French farmer Marc Leprince pulls up a dead weed in an alfalfa field non-treated with weedkillers during an interview with Reuters in Greneville-en-Beauce, France, November [more…]

Low water still hampers Rhine and Danube shipping in Germany

Low water still hampers Rhine and Danube shipping in Germany

Published 17/07/2017

June 30, 2017 - A general view shows The Rhine Tower (Rheinturm) on the Rhine river in Duesseldorf.

Water on the Rhine and Danube in Germany remains shallow and cargo vessels cannot sail fully loaded, traders said on Monday.

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Brazil seeks meeting with USDA chief to discuss beef ban

Brazil seeks meeting with USDA chief to discuss beef ban

Published 07/07/2017

The Brazilian government has requested a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to discuss a ban imposed on the country's fresh beef, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Friday.

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