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Korean dog meat farmers seek fresh start
Korean dog meat farmers seek fresh start

'It's a dying business,' Gong In-Young said as he watched US activists clear out the cages of his South Korean dog meat farm.

Korean dog meat farmers seek fresh start
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Several new agricultural plants open in Almaty Oblast

Several new agricultural plants open in Almaty Oblast to contribute to the food security of the region.

Several new agricultural plants open in Almaty Oblast
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Eastern Kazakhstan to see massive dairy farming development

43 enterprises of East Kazakhstan Oblast have been selected to participate in a large dairy farming development initiative.

Eastern Kazakhstan to see massive dairy farming development
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Plant for processing poultry manure launched in southern Kazakhstan

A plant for processing poultry manure has been unveiled in Shymkent, southern Kazakhstan. It is the first such plant in Kazakhstan.

Plant for processing poultry manure launched in southern Kazakhstan
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Europe farmers 'not to get full Russian sanction compensation'

Germany's agriculture minister warned that European farmers hit by a Russian import ban would not receive full compensation.

Europe farmers 'not to get full Russian sanction compensation'
Spider venom may save the bees: study
Spider venom may save the bees: study

Venom from one of the world's most poisonous spiders may help save the world's honeybees, providing a biopesticide that kills pests but spares the precious pollinators, a study said.

Spider venom may save the bees: study
Walter "Snowball" Williams. Photo courtesy of youtube.com
US farmer dies again... this time for real

A Mississippi farmer who made global headlines two weeks ago when he woke up in a body bag at a funeral home died on Thursday aged 78.

US farmer dies again... this time for real
Typhoon-hit Philippine farmers to reap harvest: UN
Typhoon-hit Philippine farmers to reap harvest: UN

Farmers in the Philippines will soon reap a harvest after using emergency seed supplies to grow crops following a devastating typhoon that struck during planting season.

Typhoon-hit Philippine farmers to reap harvest: UN
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Wanted: Billions of bees for European farms

Many countries in Europe face a worrying lack of crop-pollinating honeybees, a problem caused mainly by an EU policy shift in favour of biofuels.

Wanted: Billions of bees for European farms
Biden calls for tough choice to strike Pacific trade deal
Biden calls for tough choice to strike Pacific trade deal

Thousands of ageing farmers took to the streets of Tokyo Tuesday, underscoring opposition in Japan to an ambitious free trade deal, as US Vice President Joe Biden called on countries to make "tough choices".

Biden calls for tough choice to strike Pacific trade deal
Peru coca growers switch to coffee, battle fungus
Peru coca growers switch to coffee, battle fungus

Peru's anti-drug strategy hinges on persuading farmers to grow coffee instead of coca, the raw material of cocaine, but low prices and plant disease are getting in the way.

Peru coca growers switch to coffee, battle fungus
©REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
Chinese buy up Canada farms; is Beijing behind it?

With too few farms in China to feed a burgeoning population, Chinese immigrants have started buying up agricultural lands in Canada and shipping produce to Asia.

Chinese buy up Canada farms; is Beijing behind it?
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Sour French farmers miss out on baby milk boom

Got milk? Too much, say French dairy farmers caught in a pricing squabble with supermarkets while missing out on the Chinese thirst for imported powdered milk.

Sour French farmers miss out on baby milk boom
Drought declared in New Zealand's North Island
Drought declared in New Zealand's North Island

New Zealand declared a drought across its entire North Island for the first time in at least 30 years on Friday, with low river levels in the capital Wellington also worrying officials.

Drought declared in New Zealand's North Island
Chairman of the Veterinary Control Commission of Kazakhstan Agriculture Ministry Nigmat Zhakupbayev. ©Tengrinews.kz
State to pay for exterminated sick cows in north Kazakhstan

The state agreed with KazAgroFinance on reimbursement of costs to the Kazakhstan farms, including the expenses for food and care, as well as the salaries of the farms' employees.

State to pay for exterminated sick cows in north Kazakhstan
Yakov Leonov. ©Tengrinews.kz
Hazardous virus causes extermination of elite cows in north Kazakhstan

An epidemiological team has arrived in Akky region of North-Kazakhstan oblast with all the required equipment for extermination of cattle.

Hazardous virus causes extermination of elite cows in north Kazakhstan
Dutch court rules in Nigerian farmers' suit against Shell
Dutch court rules in Nigerian farmers' suit against Shell

A Dutch court will decide on Wednesday whether Shell should clean up oil damage that destroyed a group of Nigerian farmers' land, a case that could set a precedent for global environmental responsibility.

Dutch court rules in Nigerian farmers' suit against Shell
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Baltic farmers demand fair slice of EU aid

As the EU braces for bruising budget talks, the bloc's three small Baltic states have stepped up their campaign to get what they say is their fair share of farm aid.

Baltic farmers demand fair slice of EU aid
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Kazakhstan farmers call for state of emergency

Kazakhstan farmers have sent a letter to the government and President asking to declare the state of emergency in several regions of the country.

Kazakhstan farmers call for state of emergency
Philippine flood deaths climb to 60
Philippine flood deaths climb to 60

Weary farmers in the Philippines' farming heartland struggled amid their worst floods in decades on Friday, as the death toll from torrential rains that also pounded the capital rose to 60.

Philippine flood deaths climb to 60