Agriculture News from Week 34

 

New Zealand

https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/300089130/grants-make-it-rain-in-thames-valley-following-months-of-drought

https://www.interest.co.nz/rural-news/106688/new-dira-settings-give-fonterra-what-it-wanted-make-life-much-more-challenging-any

https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2020-08-23/corporate-agriculture-take-lead-reducing-emissions-from-cows/12577402

https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/agribusiness/122488369/two-products-changing-the-game-for-brassica-growers

https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/prosper/advice/122465324/manufacturing-underpins-our-economy-but-most-people-dont-realise-it

Australia

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-23/australia-china-agriculture-trade-tensions-analysis/12585884

https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/China-locks-onto-Australian-farm-imports-as-relations-fray

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2020/aug/21/how-to-buy-direct-from-australian-producers-its-like-having-shares-in-a-farm-and-your-dividend-is-vegetables

https://www.farmweekly.com.au/story/6890169/passionate-about-business-and-community/

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/politics/federal/agriculture-s-future-is-riskier-with-no-climate-change-goals-farmers-20200824-p55ork.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_feed

South America

https://en.mercopress.com/2020/08/22/argentina-s-wheat-crop-under-pressure-from-unfavorable-climate-conditions

Agrochemicals and industrial waste threaten Argentina’s Gran Chaco

https://en.mercopress.com/2020/08/21/un-water-rights-expert-questions-chile-for-placing-economic-development-over-human-rights

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-indigenous/brazilian-indigenous-tribe-lifts-blockade-of-key-grains-export-road-idUSKBN25H2DX

https://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/9507-new-functional-ingredients-in-latin-american-dog-foods

 

Food Updates

https://www.specialityfoodmagazine.com/news/the-rise-and-rise-of-plant-based-milks

The Role of Magnesium in Improving Crops and Yields

https://www.newfoodmagazine.com/news/116099/study-urges-farmers-and-consumers-to-consider-alternatives-to-soya/

More work needed on recycling labelling

https://www.comstocksmag.com/web-only/seeds-future

OTA Releases Blueprint for Advancing Organic in Climate Change Policy