Some Vietnam coffee farms thrive despite drought, but may not stop espresso price hikes

PLEIKU, Vietnam — Vietnamese coffee growers have been hit hard this year by the worst drought in nearly a decade, raising concerns of pricier...

US food safety regulators expand bird flu testing in milk products

THE US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has begun testing more dairy products for evidence of the bird flu virus as outbreaks spread among...

Denmark will be first to impose CO2 tax on farms

COPENHAGEN — Denmark, a major pork and dairy exporter, will introduce a tax on livestock carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from 2030, making it the...

Climate-proofing India’s daily bread: The race for resilient wheat

RAMBA, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When all else fails, Satveer Singh knows his family will manage if they have a sack of wheat flour in...

Some Vietnam coffee farms thrive despite drought, but may not stop espresso price hikes

PLEIKU, Vietnam - Vietnamese coffee growers have been hit hard this year by the worst drought in nearly a decade, raising concerns of pricier espressos across...

Farmers back 4-6 months of tariff review

A FOUR-TO-SIX-MONTH review of tariffs imposed on agricultural goods would promise relief for domestic producers against tariffs lowered potentially until 2028, farmers said.

PHL coffee imports seen falling 3.7% this year

PHILIPPINE coffee imports are expected to fall 3.7% this year, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). In a report, the USDA estimates that...

Canada to ban open-net salmon farms in British Columbia waters by 2029

Canada will ban open-net salmon farms off the coast of British Columbia by the middle of 2029 in order to help protect dwindling wild...

NFA palay procurement currently equivalent to 4 days’ consumption

THE National Food Authority (NFA) said its procurement of palay (unmilled rice) has hit 3.37 million 50-kilogram bags as of June 13, sufficient to...

PHL milled rice production seen at 13.3 million MT by 2025 — FAO

PHILIPPINE milled rice production is expected to hit 13.3 million metric tons (MMT) next year, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization...

From northwest to east China, parched and baking regions grapple with drought

BEIJING — Weeks of scarce rainfall in parts of China, coupled with sweltering heat, has brought drought to several provinces, prompting alerts and actions...

G7 leaders launch initiative for global food security

BARI, Italy — Group of Seven (G7) leaders have pledged to step up efforts against global malnutrition, according to a draft statement on Friday...