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Farmer in Argentina
04/04/2018

World Bank's senior agriculture economist highlights the need for agricultural insurance in Argentina

Diego Arias Carballo proposes an alliance with the public sector, emphasizing the importance of covering sectors that still don't have agricultural insurance. [...]
Handful of dead bees
28/03/2018

72 million bees die in Cordoba, Argentina

The main cause appears to be poisoning due to crop dusting.
Satellite image of the Caribbean
19/03/2018

Eleven Caribbean Ministers of Agriculture go on tour

They seek to improve access to technology and food cooperation for their countries, in a mission led by Manuel Otero from Argentina, [...]
Dinosaur egg fruit
19/03/2018

Dinosaur egg fruit - the new fruit on the market in Argentina

The arrival of this product created a stir in the markets due to its marketing potential and important nutritional value.
Woman at the market in Comarapa, Department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia
15/03/2018

Contributions of Bolivian migrants are significant in Argentina

It is estimated that 80% of fruit and vegetable production in the surroundings of Buenos Aires in 2017 was thanks to Bolivians. [...]
Cows in Argentina
28/02/2018

Argentinian refrigeration operators call for greater state intervention in the livestock sector

The president of the Federation of Argentinian Refrigeration Industries indicates that current taxation does not favor private investment in the livestock sector. [...]
Jyrki Katainen, European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
12/02/2018

EU-Mercosur trade talks move to 'endgame'

Commission vice president Katainen said he was 'hopeful' about the trade talks
Soy crop in Argentina
07/02/2018

Argentina's dry weather returns, drops soybean estimate

The early planted fields have crops that are finishing the growth stages, awaiting the beginning of the harvest in the coming weeks. [...]
Forest fire
08/01/2018

Argentine agriculture crisis: droughts and 300,000 hectares affected by fires

The state of agricultural emergency could be declared soon. President Macri overflew the fire zone in both Mendoza and La Pampa.
Spraying crops with herbicide
08/12/2017

Argentina moves to ban glyphosate and allows other herbicides

The glyphosate controversy caused concern in Argentina, number one exporter of soybean meal and soybean oil and fears exports to the EU [...]
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