Agriculture News

There are lots of great sources of agriculture news on the internet that will keep you informed and knowledgeable about the sector. At Wiser, we take the best of this content and deliver it to you in the form of an easy-to-use and comprehensive free daily email. With our service, you will get the information that you need from the sources that you trust quickly and efficiently. Agriculture is one of the oldest industries in the United States, and it is also one of the most important. The US is a net exporter of food while the industry employees millions of people. This is before you look at the impact the industry can have on the everyday life of Americans, or the influence of the agricultural sector in other parts of the world. It is also an industry that is changing as populations shift, new technologies become available, and governments strive to maintain food security for their countries. Whether you need information on crop prices, details on the latest innovations in technology, or you want to stay up-to-date with government policies and initiatives, the Wiser daily agriculture news email is for you.

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Oregon, Washington shrimp fisheries renew MSC certification
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Fish Talk in the News – Friday, February 16
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New online tool helps seafood companies fight slavery
Christian Science Monitor • Jared Ferrie
For and against students getting the crops in | Letters
The Guardian • Letters
Agro-forestry as a huge opportunity for UK | Letters
The Guardian • Letters
Plyscraper city: Tokyo to build 350m tower made of wood
The Guardian • Elle Hunt
In GMO debate, Uganda seeks to balance hope and fear
Christian Science Monitor • Christopher Bendana
Opposition parties concerned over SC verdict reducing quantum of water to Tamil Nadu
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Lab-Grown Meat Is Coming, Whether You Like It or Not
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Fishing Industry
Cooke 'disappointed' at anti-salmon farming legislation
IntrafishIntrafish Media
'The simple fact is that banning Atlantic salmon farming will not bring a single wild salmon back into Puget Sound and will not enhance the fishery,' says Cooke exec.
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Fishing Industry
Oregon, Washington shrimp fisheries renew MSC certification
IntrafishIntrafish Media
In Oregon, about 60 vessels are covered under MSC certification.
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Fishing Industry
Fish Talk in the News – Friday, February 16
TalkingFishTalking Fish
In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, a famed fishing port shudders as the Codfather goes to jail; Rep. Moulton says NOAA cuts are ‘a recipe for disaster’; NOAA Fisheries upgrades its pre-trip notification system; listening to right whales could...
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Fishing Industry, Human Rights
New online tool helps seafood companies fight slavery
Christian Science MonitorJared Ferrie
February 16, 2018 Phnom Penh, Cambodia—A new online tool helps seafood companies assess the risk of forced labor or human trafficking in their supply chains, the developers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California have said. The Seafood Slavery Risk Tool provides...
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Agriculture, Colleges & Universities
For and against students getting the crops in | Letters
The GuardianLetters
In the agricultural sector there is a shortfall of 4,300 jobs with a tiny proportion of the population working on farms. Yet Aileen Hammond (Letters, 15 February) demands that 2.28 million students in higher education descend on to the farms of this...
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Agriculture, Environment
Agro-forestry as a huge opportunity for UK | Letters
The GuardianLetters
John Vidal is absolutely correct in identifying the multiple benefits of agro-forestry (A eureka moment – we’re finally planting trees again, 13 February) but these benefits need to also be unleashed in the developed world, not only in Africa, Asia and South...
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Construction, Environment
Plyscraper city: Tokyo to build 350m tower made of wood
The GuardianElle Hunt
A skyscraper set to be built in Tokyo will become the world’s tallest to be made of wood. The Japanese wood products company Sumitomo Forestry Co is proposing to build a 350 metre (1,148ft), 70-floor tower to commemorate its 350th anniversary in...
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Agriculture, Biotechnology
In GMO debate, Uganda seeks to balance hope and fear
Christian Science MonitorChristopher Bendana
Kampala, Uganda—Scientists in Uganda had hoped it was the dawn of a new era in food security for a drought-prone region. In October, Uganda’s legislature moved to lift a ban on genetically modified crops, a move that stoked both hopes and fears...
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Agriculture, Politics & Policy
Opposition parties concerned over SC verdict reducing quantum of water to Tamil Nadu
The Economic Times of IndiaBharani Vaitheesvaran
BENGALURU/CHENNAI: Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah may be the biggest beneficiary after the Supreme Court verdict on the Cauvery water dispute marginally increased the quantum for the state, even as politicians in Tamil Nadu rued the lack of ‘strong leadership’ like that of...
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Agriculture, Greenhouse Gases
Lab-Grown Meat Is Coming, Whether You Like It or Not
WiredMatt Simon
Standing in a kitchen in San Francisco, in a state where foie gras is illegal, Josh Tetrick cuts into the pale gray pate anyway and smears it on a thin piece of bread. “You prettied it up a little bit,” he says...
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