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A Green Revolution, This Time for Africa

A Green Revolution, This Time for Africa

Πηγή – New York Times, Opinionator blog By Tina Rosenberg Date – 9 Απρίλιος 2014 Δικτυακός τόπος – opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com Last month was the 100th anniversary of the birth of Norman Borlaug, the father of the Green Revolution. Σε 1944, Borlaug moved to Mexico to work on breeding high-yield, disease-resistant strains of wheat. Mexico adopted them — and […]

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New U.S. BSE Rule Conforms with International Standards

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (ΑΡΗΙδ) of USDA has issued a final rule that will align the agency’s import regulations for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) with international standards. The regulations are based on the actual risk of animals or products harboring the disease, while protecting U.S. cattle producers and consumers from introduction of […]

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Obama expected to call for U.S.-EU trade talks in speech

Πηγή – Reuters By Doug Palmer Date – 11 Feb 2013 Δικτυακός τόπος – www.reuters.com President Barack Obama is expected to call for comprehensive trade and investment talks with the 27 nations of the European Union in his annual State of the Union speech on Tuesday, following more than a year of exploratory discussions. “There’s a buzz in […]

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Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership foundering?

PublicationForeign Policy AuthorBy Clyde Prestowitz Date — Απρίλιος 27, 2012 Δικτυακός τόπος — http://prestowitz.foreignpolicy.com U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk was here in Singapore yesterday and told an audience at the Singapore Management University that prospects are good for completion of talks by the end of July to establish a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) […]

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E.P.A. Denies an Environmental Group’s Request to Ban a Widely Used Weed Killer

PublicationThe New York Times AuthorBy Andrew Pollack Date — Απρίλιος 9, 2012 Δικτυακός τόπος — www.nytimes.com The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday said that the widely used herbicide 2,4-D would remain on the market, denying a petition from an environmental group that sought to revoke the chemical’s approval. The E.P.A. said that the environmental […]

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U.S.-South Korea FTA takes effect March 15.

Brownfield Ag Network February 21, 2012 By Bob Meyer The United States and South Korea say the Free Trade Agreement between the two countries will take effect on March 15th. The deal was originally signed in 2007 but was held up by numerous delays and concerns including access to the Korean market for U.S. automakers. […]

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Chinese sign for $4.3 billion worth of soybeans

Des Moines Register By Dan Piller February 15, 2012 www.desmoinesregister.com

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