Agriculture

Preventing food terrorism and sabotage

September 21, 2018 ecodaily 0

  The integrity of our food supply chain has become ever more important as the global market place has shrunk thanks to improved freight options. News of sewing needles being found in Australian strawberry crops […]

Agriculture

Oil palm price hike sought

September 16, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Agriculture Department Principal Secretary C. Parthsarathi requested the Central government to make amendments to the support price being paid for farmers engaged in oil palm cultivation. Mr. Parthasarathi wanted the Centre to fix the […]

Agriculture

China Sees GMO Soybeans as a Trade War Tool

September 10, 2018 ecodaily 0

  The plan to grow the genetically modified soybeans in Argentina is notable because Chinese law bans them domestically. Beijing has been a proponent of GMO technology, denying it poses health risks, even while it […]

Agriculture

Palm oil edges higher on weaker ringgit

August 31, 2018 ecodaily 0

  KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 30): Malaysian palm oil futures inched higher on Thursday on a weaker ringgit, but caution ahead of export figures due early next week capped the gains. The benchmark palm oil contract […]