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April, 2017

  • 23 April

    Hawaii’s Department of Agriculture sued for dumping hazardous pesticides into waterways

    Hawaii’s Department of Agriculture sued for dumping hazardous pesticides into waterways Saturday, August 06, 2016 by: L.J. Devon, Staff Writer Back in May 2016, Earthjustice threatened to sue Hawaii’s Department of Agriculture for allowing hazardous pesticides to flow into waterways on the island of Kaua’i. After having the water samples …

  • 21 April

    Red Algae

    Red algae destroying the environment off the coast of Chile… salmon farming the likely cause  by: Isabelle Z. An algal bloom that carries a potent neurotoxin is spreading hundreds of miles along Patagonia’s coast, and the Chilean salmon farming industry is being blamed for what is quickly becoming Chile’s worst …

November, 2016

December, 2015

  • 19 December

    PALM OIL TICKS UP

    Malaysian palm oil futures gained on Friday, boosted by concerns that production would be hit by year-end monsoon and expectations of higher imports by China. The year-end monsoon season in palm producing Southeast Asian countries brings heavy rains and floods, curbing supplies and lending support to prices. The benchmark palm …

  • 19 December

    TRACTOR INDUSTRY ON THE VERGE OF SHUTDOWN: PAAPAM

    Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufactures has raised concern over the collapse of tractor sales resulting in the closure of Millat Tractors, AGTL and 300+ vending industry located in the Lahore and Karachi vicinity and associated with this industry. Currently 10% GST is levied on tractors which amounts …

  • 19 December

    KP CHIEF MINISTER STEPS UP OPPOSITION TO KALABAGH DAM

    KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that he still stuck to his clear stance on Kalabagh Dam issue and expressed the apprehension that not only entire Peshawar Division would sink but the whole province would also badly suffer if the dam is built saying that WAPDA could also not …

  • 19 December

    US FOB GULF SOYA PREMIUMS STEADY

    Export premiums for soyabeans shipped from the US Gulf Coast held steady on Wednesday on light to moderate demand from China for near-term shipments, but values were capped by expectations for an increase in shipments from Argentina, traders said. Argentina said Wednesday it was lifting its currency controls in a …

November, 2015

  • 28 November

    Higher temperatures delay wheat planting in India

    India’s wheat planting has been delayed by at least a week due to high temperatures, threatening its output of the grain yet again after hailstorms during harvest earlier this year dragged down annual production levels for the first time since 2007. Lower wheat acreage, down around 26 percent so far …

  • 28 November

    US MIDDAY: wheat tumbles ahead of deliveries

    Chicago wheat futures fell to a 2-1/2-month low on Friday, pressured by expectations of big deliveries next week and strength in the US dollar, during a shortened trading session after the Thanksgiving holiday. Expectations of big wheat deliveries, starting with first notice day on Monday for December contracts, weighed on …

  • 28 November

    Canadian canola rises on short-covering

    ICE Canadian canola rose on Tuesday, halting a five-day skid, on short-covering and strength in soyoil. January canola added $3.70 at $464.60 per tonne. March canola climbed $3.40 to $471.10 per tonne. January-March spread traded 4,256 times. Chicago January soybeans finished little changed, underpinned by short-covering and technical buying. Malaysian …