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    Indian banana grower develops a way to grow bananas without pesticides

    For a long time the banana plantations in Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj have relied on pesticides. Now, eco-friendly...

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    Is there a problem with farm labor contractors in California or not?

    While a storm of discussion rages about immigration and deportation issues, University of California researchers have found surprising stability in the state’s huge agricultural workforce, largely composed of immigrants. By recognizing that many farm workers in California work at two seasonal jobs in a year’s time the report has pegged the number of...

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    Vegetable and sugarcane crop in the path of cyclone Debbie

    SOME vegetable prices could rise in the wake of Cyclone Debbie, which is due to hit one...

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    Citrus greening is currently the most dangerous disease for citrus

    Huanglongbing (HLB) or “citrus greening” is currently the most devastating disease of citrus worldwide. The disease was first reported in 1919 in China, and again in Brazil in 2004 and discovered in Miami, FL in 2005. Since then, the disease has affected most of Florida’s citrus-producing areas leading to a remarkable 75...

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    Can robots help to reduce chemical inputs?

    Associate professor Alistair Murdoch, of Reading University, UK, says trial work there shows robotic weeding can reduce...

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    Global Agriculture Robots Market Expected To Expand 24.1%

    Global Agriculture Robots Market Is Expected To Continue Expanding At A CAGR Of 24.1% Within A Forecast Period From 2016 To 2024 To Reach US$5.7 bn Researchmoz added Most up-to-date research on “Agriculture Robots Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 – 2024” to its huge collection...

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    Mango production in regions of India cut in half due to climate change

    Maharashtra, one of the largest producers of mangoes in the country, has witnessed an over 50% drop in yield of the fruit since 2013-14. Growers have blamed climate change as the biggest cause for the drop in production in the state.  The first production estimates for 2016-17 showed that the yield may...

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    India are likely to harvest the largest ever volume of horticulture crops

    New Delhi: Small and marginal farmers across India are likely to harvest the largest ever volume of horticulture crops like fruits and vegetables, estimated at 287.3 million tonnes in 2016-17, shows the first advance estimated released by the agriculture ministry. The record harvest is a little over a million tonne higher than...

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    ICA first in Sweden with sustainability marking of fruits and vegetables

    ICA has begun – as the first grocery chain in Sweden – testing a new method for...

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    Mexico becomes third largest producer of asparagus

    The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) said that Mexico was the third biggest producer of asparagus in the world and that the country had tripled its crops over the past 10 years, thanks to Mexico’s agricultural power. Through a press release, the federal agency stated that the...

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