NEWS

  • ICE Closing Review: Canola prices continue to descend July 15, 2024 11:10 pm MarketsFarm The ICE Futures canola market took a step back on Monday following overall weakness in comparable oils. Chicago soyoil, European rapeseed and Malaysian palm oil all retreated. Crude oil was also down after peak demand from the Independence Day holiday in …
  • Hayleys Chief Mohan Pandithage outlines strategic vision for rubber industry July 15, 2024 6:47 pm Daily FT Addressing at 105th AGM of the CRTA, Hayleys PLC Chairman and CEO Mohan Pandithage analyses current state of rubber industry, proposed strategic initiatives for future growth and sustainability Insists on importance of compliance with international …
  • Netting a better seal deal, balancing animal welfare with fishing rights July 15, 2024 6:35 pm EurActiv Animal welfare groups are hoping EU legislation protecting seals is kept above board, while Baltic fishermen are trying to salvage political nets to aid their fight for adequate fish hauls. “We’re hoping that this REFIT is simply a box-ticking exercise to …
  • Agriculture ministers call for next CAP to go ‘back to roots’ July 15, 2024 5:55 pm ENDS Europe The European Commission should focus on cutting ‘red tape’, the affordability and availability of food, and international competitiveness in the next Common Agricultural Policy for 2028-2032, a group of farming ministers has said. by Simon Pickstone
  • Rwanda elections likely to confirm Kagame as President July 15, 2024 2:23 pm Vatican News The leader of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), who has led the central African nation since the 1994 genocide, is deemed to be the most likely winner of the general elections, despite criticism from human rights organizations for his “autocratic” rule. …
  • EDITORIAL: Water for My Coffee, Part Six July 15, 2024 2:16 pm Pagosa Daily Post - Colorado Read Part One Heading for the grocery store on Saturday morning to buy another bag of ground coffee, I noticed, within the first few moments of my outing, several life forms. A grasshopper on my front steps, jumping out of my way. A few birds flitting …
  • Ladybugs: Understanding the beneficial predators among us July 15, 2024 2:14 pm Phys.org Lady beetles, also known as ladybugs, are distinct, varied and abundant, with approximately 500 species in North America and 6,000 worldwide. Their oval, dome-shaped bodies can be colorful and decorative, but the "lady" designation has nothing to …
  • ICE Canada Morning Comment: Canola sliding toward support July 15, 2024 2:13 pm MarketsFarm Intercontinental Exchange canola futures are lower on Monday morning, with the most-traded November contract pulling back towards its support level of C$600 per tonne. Pressure came from sharp losses in the Chicago soy complex, along with moderate losses …
  • Environment commissioner resigns to take up role as MEP July 15, 2024 12:31 pm Agriland.ie European Commissioner for environment, oceans and fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevicius has informed European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen of his decision to resign from the commission. The decision was made in order for him to take his seat in …
  • “We are happy that our patent is no longer challenged” July 15, 2024 12:23 pm Fresh Plaza The Australian-based PTC automation company Nic-In Systems® announces that it maintains its patent right in Europe. A patent challenge procedure According to Nico van Rooijen of Nic-In Systems, the European patent of their system was challenged 2,5 years …