Agriculture

Portugal lures dry farmers with water

September 3, 2018 ecod37nur 0

  As wildfires scorched California yet again this summer, Jose Dariush Leal da Costa, a Bay Area native with Portuguese roots, was harvesting his first almonds in a sun-drenched, watery oasis in southern Portugal. The […]

Africa

Stakeholders task FG on organic farming

July 15, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Stakeholders in the organic farming sector are advocating the need to put pressure on the Federal Government to enact policies that will encourage farmers to go back to organic farming, to promote healthy ecosystem […]

Agriculture

Battle Breaks Out Over GMO Labeling

July 7, 2018 ecodaily 0

The USDA comment period on its proposed GMO labeling rule brought in more than 11,000 comments from farm groups, consumers, and multinational companies like Hershey’s. Politico says food manufacturers are at odds with farmers over […]

Agriculture

Forestry fund a threat to farmers – SF

July 7, 2018 ecodaily 0

SINN Féin MEP Matt Carthy has called for full transparency on the workings of a private forestry fund which he claims is having a negative impact on Irish farmers. Last year the European Investment Bank […]