Agro World News

Ministers agree Black Sea fish quotas for 2019

Bulgarian and Romanian fishermen will be able to continue fishing at the same levels as in 2018, following EU agreement on 2019 catch quotas for the commercially most important fish stocks in the Black Sea.

Small Agriculture—The National Agricultural Library’s Newest Digital Exhibit

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Library (NAL) has launched a new digital exhibit named “Small Agriculture.”

We have continued interest in EBZ

We have submitted a new binding offer, funded, and unconditional for the bank’s approval. For the time being we are waiting for the banks reply and stand ready to implement the plan as of the next day of the approval, hence well before Christmas this year

I’m Not Going to Turn Another Clod

Plunging his shovel into a wheat field covered in soybean residue, Gary Hula hefts up a mound of crumbly soil with a grin. The county is under moderate drought and it’s just above freezing outside, but the soil in his shovel is full of moisture and riddled with worm holes—sure signs of healthy soil.

Farmers, frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance

Farmers, frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance.

EU cuts deep-sea fishing quotas for 2019-20

EU fisheries ministers agreed Monday on the total allowable catches (TACs) and quotas for certain deep-sea stocks in the EU and international waters in the North-East Atlantic, for 2019 and 2020.

EU action on animal welfare not living up to promise: auditors

EU action on animal welfare has been successful in important aspects, but weaknesses persist in relation to farm animals, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors.

The International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers

Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals is a direct and firm response to member countries’ enthusiastic encouragement for FAO to play a strong catalytic and supporting role to empower family farmers through innovation.

Βράβεια Agrow για την FMC

The award for Best R&D Pipeline went to FMC.

Farmers, frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance

Farmers have a vital role to play in stemming the spread of antimicrobial resistance among disease-causing pathogens, and can make a significant contribution simply by adopting good hygiene practices during their day-to-day farm operations.

Macro Trends in the U.S. Food System

What are the macro trends in food production and policy? In this blog, USDA Senior Economist Anne Effland gives an overview of how consumers are shaping the way food is grown .