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Mad cow case prompts earlier inspections in US

Mad cow case prompts earlier inspections in US

Publication — China Post Author — By Grace Soong Date — May 1, 2012 Website — www.chinapost.com A delegation of officials from the Department of Health (DOH) and the Council of Agriculture (COA) will shift their U.S. slaughterhouse visit to an earlier date due to the recent discovery of a case of mad cow disease […]

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Officials, businesses say agriculture must go hi-tech

VietNam News‏ December 16, 2011 Thuy Ha Original Source HCM CITY — Officials and entrepreneurs have called for a master plan by the Government to ensure farmers embrace advanced agricultural technologies. Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Agriculture Bui Ba Bong, chairing a meeting held in HCM City yesterday to discuss development of farming technologies, […]

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Officials, businesses say agriculture must go hi-tech

VietNam News‏ December 16, 2011 Thuy Ha Original Source HCM CITY — Officials and entrepreneurs have called for a master plan by the Government to ensure farmers embrace advanced agricultural technologies. Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Agriculture Bui Ba Bong, chairing a meeting held in HCM City yesterday to discuss development of farming technologies, […]

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Sotto Voce Signing

The Wall Street Journal October 24, 2011 Original Source President Obama’s biggest legislative success so far this year was last week’s passage of three long-stalled trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia. But is he embarrassed by his accomplishment? Steve Moore on the rising food and energy costs and stagnant incomes. We began to […]

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The Senate’s New Protectionists

The Wall Street Journal October 14, 2011 Original Source Free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama were heading for Congressional passage late yesterday after years of delays. But no good economic deed is politically easy in Washington these days. And partly to cover their political posteriors for these trade votes, the Senate voted […]

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Australia and South Korea fast track trade deal

ABC News (Australia) April 26, 2011 www.abc.net.au Australia and South Korea have agreed to conclude negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement by the end of this year. The agreement was made at a meeting in Seoul yesterday between South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and Prime Minister Julia Gillard. "I am very pleased that out of […]

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Check out “Today’s Organic, Yesterday’s Yields” at Biofortified

There’s a good piece “Today’s Organic, Yesterday’s Yields” posted February 10 at the Biofortified website by Steve Savage. The post by Savage has some interesting charts on yield comparisions he did using analysis from 2008 USDA-NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service) data, and a comparative analysis using publically available data – which he has also posted here […]

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Russia Says WTO Membership by July Is ‘Realistic’

Bloomberg Businessweek By Maria Levitov and Lyubov Pronina December 8, 2010 www.businessweek.com (Updates with comments from Ignatiev, starting in sixth paragraph.) Dec. 8 (Bloomberg) — Russia may join the World Trade Organization in the first half of 2011, attracting investors and opening markets for the country’s exporters, Economy Minister Elvira Nabiullina said after the European […]

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Exports Key to Obama India Trip

Washington Trade Daily October 28, 2010   President Obama will underscore the importance of India as a growing market for US exports – and announce some big commercial deals – when he travels to Mumbai and New Delhi next month, White House officials said yesterday. Trade will be at the top of the agenda on […]

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Obama Said to Consider Easing Educational Travel to Cuba

Bloomberg News By Jens Erik Gould and Nicole Gaouette August 7, 2010 www.bloomberg.com President Barack Obama may ease travel restrictions on Cuba, allowing more Americans to visit the island on educational and cultural trips, said a U.S. official who declined to be named because he isn’t authorized to speak on the subject. Obama first loosened […]

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Japan Seeking U.S. Wheat, Corn for Feed Use After Russian Exports Banned

Bloomberg News By Aya Takada and Ichiro Suzuki August 6, 2010 www.bloomberg.com Japan, Asia’s second-largest wheat buyer, is seeking U.S. supplies for livestock feed after Russia halted exports because of the worst drought in at least 50 years. The country buys Russian wheat and barley for feed makers, and imports milling wheat for bread and […]

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