The Future Growth Loan Scheme aims to support SMEs and farming and fishing businesses as they navigate COVID-19 and Brexit.
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The USDA report described five indicator categories to assess the impacts of climate change on agriculture, including physical, crop and livestock, biological, phenological and socioeconomic.
A report by Selina Wamucii has given a ground-up perspective on how Africa’s coffee farmers are being exploited by an industry that makes billions of dollars every year.
International Trade Secretary Liz Truss goes ahead with new Trade and Agriculture Commission.
The funding will support food safety targeted outreach, education and training at the University of Arkansas Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative and the National Farmers Union.
The study set out to trace global patterns of livestock expansion, biodiversity and infectious diseases in order to determine their possible links.
The Governments of Canada and Manitoba have announced a new $3 million programme to support agri-food and agri-product processors, food distributors and agri-food industry organisations during the next stage of the pandemic.
Focusing on sustainability, the campaign hopes to continue some of the organic trends that emerged as a result of the pandemic and has stated that “this shift means now, more than ever, is the time be championing the organic.”
The study has identified a sub class of peptides which inhibit to growth of Botrytis cinerea, a grey mould causing fungus which is said to be a major problem for farmers growing strawberries, grapes, raspberries, tomatoes and lettuce.
The nine projects to receive funding are applying big data, artificial intelligence and robotics to UK farming, with the aim of establishing a more efficient system of food production that cuts costs and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
FAO and WFP have collaborated on an analysis of countries which could be part of the "worst food crisis in generations".
A peer-reviewed report has revealed that large quantities of head and up to one-fifth of Brazil's surging soy exports to the European Union are tainted by illegal deforestation.
The interdisciplinary study combining biology and engineering set out steps towards accelerating the growth of this branch of precision agriculture, including the use of aeroponics which uses nutrient-enriched aerosols in place of soil.