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Sector | Management

USDA awards $300 million to diversify export markets for U.S. agriculture

Department of Labor recovers more than $450k in back wages, damages for 62 workers at Half Moon Bay farms

Dr. Elliott Grant of Alphabet’s Mineral named a Sun World director

FEFCO welcomes new President Nina Iversen

Statistics South Africa: Inflation slowed in April

Investing in Australian agriculture: a $600 million initiative

Water dispute escalates between the US and Mexico, impacting Texas

'Time for action on supermarket pricing'

Fruit Growers Victoria insists supermarket pricing conduct should be addressed now

List of forbidden fruits and vegetables barred from entering Botswana set for new additions

Indian Congress candidate outlines priorities for agricultural sector

Recent ALVS failure really frustrates UK importers

Seasonal workers From Kenya needed in the UK

BAPL welcomes announcement of much-needed government funding for UK apple and pear growers

Kenyan court upholds ban on avocado farming next to Amboseli National Park

Inflation trends in the U.S., impacting the dollar

France fights shrinkflation in supermarkets

Claude Sarrailh nominee for CEO of Ahold Delhaize Europe and Indonesia

Wage growth in Australia during the first quarter of 2024

‘Keep your money’: Farmers plea at painful budget

India and Nigeria to strengthen economic ties with local currency agreement

Rungis International Market shows interest in Philippines' Clark Food Hub Project

Fairtrade launches a global campaign to make farmers’ voices heard

Dollar shows stability against major currencies as market participants await U.S. inflation data

'Changes will impact thousands of family farms'

National Farmers’ Federation sounds the alarm on superannuation tax impost

Facilitating construction of agrivoltaic systems throughout the nation

Czechia introduces first rules for agrivoltaics

Zimbabwe initiates campaign to attract foreign investment, highlighting its new currency

UK government announces five-year extension

NFU secures win for Seasonal Workers Scheme

Greener future on the way for Scenic Rim agriculture

New micropropagation lab to produce up to 24 million plants a year

New Zealand prepares for action against Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Project encourages diversification into tomatoes, onions, French beans, bananas, and more

Expanding irrigation in Embu County, Kenya

Australia: Senate Inquiry confirms unconscionable treatment of growers by big supermarkets and Bunnings

USDA announces new fee rates for Specialty Crops Inspection Grading, Audit Services

Manish Sirohi appointed as CEO of Decco WW

First increase in groundwater supplies in 4 years

Groundwater supplies increase in California

Eskom reaches significant milestone in curbing load shedding

Nadine Tunley, Chief Executive of Horticulture New Zealand, resigns

Trade credit insurance facility aims to enhance South Africa-Zimbabwe trade

Improving protections for H-2A workers in the United States

'potentially balance labor cost advantages of other countries'

Florida shifts towards mechanized tomato harvesting

Change at the helm of Peru's Trade Office in New York

Britain's new border system faces challenges

Charl du Bois appointed as new managing director of Capespan

New UK trade checks will escalate import costs

Regarding their influence on the food supply chain

UK: Supermarkets' senior executives to face parliamentary questioning

EFRA Committee raises concerns and seeks clarity from Defra over reported delays to 30 April checks

Looking at the water footprint of Egypt's strategic crops

Star Group names four vice-presidents of sales and procurement

European Parliament approves a revision of the EU’s common agricultural policy

Agroseguro denies the elimination of virus coverage in the insurance for protected cultivation of vegetable crops

MEPs approve trade support measures for Ukraine with protection for EU farmers

FPC Chief Executive

Nigel Jenney decries “extortionate costs” of border checks from April 30th

Pound experienced slight increase against the euro on Monday

NSW Farmers:

'Scrap the biosecurity bill'

Moroccan parliamentary group queries minister on agricultural product sabotage in Spain

Fruit sector supports the '40 Hours Law' in Chile

Paddie Allen appointed as new air freight director for PML Seafrigo

Minister Pandor welcomes Egypt into family of BRICS nations

USDA accepting applications for August trade mission to Colombia

U.S. - Mexico water dispute threatens Texas citrus cultivation

Ecuador confronts electricity crisis ahead of referendum

New data shows Australian farmers will walk away if worker access is further eroded

Fabio Zanesco on his new adventure, set to start in September 2024

From apples to kiwifruit - "a thrilling challenge"

Justin Chadwick, CGA:

“South Africa’s WTO call to consultation on CBS not aggressive to EU, but to clear up technical issue”

South Africa's agricultural sector loses visionary leader

Carrot producer Vito Rugani dies at 64

EU/GB border controls update:

Tightening of the rules in the Border Target Operating Model on April 30

Major challenges in the future require water knowledge

Highlighting the potential of the Brazilian fruit sector

Fruit Attraction São Paulo has had a successful start

Ignacio Antequera - FoodPLUS GmbH

South Africa’s GlobalG.A.P-certified producers triple over six years

Álvaro González, from Tropicsur: "This year, many growers will have fruit from the first flowering"

Could the Spanish mango season start earlier?

Fabiola Novelo Torrero joins the Axia Team

EU decides to provide 1 billion euros in financial aid to Egypt

Mercosur meeting concludes with new initiatives in Paraguay

Japan open to employ broad range of strategies in response to the yen reaching very low value

Rep. Dan Newhouse focuses on Washington state agri workforce dilemma

New Zealand apple and pear growers consult on industry levy

'But more work is needed to fix competition problems'

Australian farmers welcome proposed governmental merger reforms

PAYR, the Finnish Potato Sector Association, joins Europatat

Sentence by the Court of Cassation concerning table grapes

Clauses in breeder contracts violating the Nadorcott ruling declared null and void

Kiwi rugby star Renee Holmes partners with First Fresh

AJ Griesel appointed as Managing Director for InteliGro Crop Solutions

"Eight companies will be present at Macfrut":

Turkmenistan companies seek commercial partners

1.08 million euros allocated to Ukrainian agribusinesses for orchard and greenhouse development

Agricultural sector faces the repercussions

Electricity price hike in South Africa

COAG and ASAJA deem the proposal document from the Ministry of Agriculture insufficient

APHIS establishes Mexican Fruit Fly Quarantine Areas in Texas

Fruit and Vegetable Trade Mission of Egypt and Morocco to Uzbekistan

Unique opportunity for fruit and vegetable exporters from Egypt and Morocco

Maui Council evaluates increased budget to fight invasive beetles

Jeroen Den Haerynck joined new Belgian company in January

"Creating equal negotiating positions for South American and African exporters"

Various factors impact values of California's agricultural land

Iran's currency market experiences significant fluctuations

"Freshfel Europe presents PEFCR research for public consultation - Part 1"

"Uniform and reliable methodology needed across the entire sector"

Silke Lehmköster to become Managing Director Fleet at Hapag-Lloyd

Wanda Goldwag named as new Chair of Covent Garden Market Authority

Several counties in Georgia declared natural disaster zones after severe drought

Bulgaria and Romania join the Schengen area

Grow Your Learning Education Program launch

APAL partners with Montague to develop pilot education program for primary aged students

Mexico delays glyphosate ban amidst agricultural and trade pressures

'Until growers are fully consulted'

NFU calls for a halt to proposed changes in SMETA standard

Yen's new low sparks intervention debate in Japan

EU Commission proposes common agricultural policy revisions following farmer protests

Dutch Water Technology & Horticulture sectors combine forces in the Gulf Region

Logistics UK urges government:

'Sort the border to prevent supply chain breakdown'

Pierre Leroy, Paysans Résistants

French brand saves farms from abandonment

“The European law must be the same for everyone”

Interfel calls for repeal of French decree on the use of plastic packaging

Hainan - The Gateway to Horticultural China:

“For breeders around the world the combination of the 2022 China Seed Law and the Hainan FTZ offers exciting opportunities"

Laurent Le Mercier joins Tosca as EMEA President

Coalition, Greens and independents unite to back Australian farmers

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission could force grocery giants to sell off parts of their operation

Australia to welcome 1,000 Vietnamese agricultural workers in 2024

British farmers protest outside Parliament over post-Brexit trade deals

CASI reports historic results at its assembly for the second consecutive year

Oregon potato plant settles over wastewater violations

Jaime Martínez-Conradi, Managing Director of Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de Andalucía:

"While we've been protesting for a month and a half in Spain over mirror clauses, everything is entering through the Netherlands without issue"

Perry Dekkers resigns as Commercial Director at Growers United

Chile-EU trade agreement continues on track

Citrus Growers’ Association of Southern Africa welcomes new Chairman Gerrit van der Merwe

EU-NZ FTA ratification boost for New Zealand's horticulture sector

Visa delays for Mexican workers may impact Canada's agricultural season

UK food industry leaders demand government action on foreign workers

Egypt increases fuel prices amid local currency depreciation

Jan Willem Tolhoek, FreshRecruitment:

"We see ourselves as our clients' temp worker"

Water crisis hits Johannesburg

New Zealand's free trade agreement with the EU to take effect in May

Indonesia focuses on rupiah stability amid global monetary policy shifts

An assessment by Riccardo Martini from DCS Tramaco

Fresh produce exporters express interest in the currency reforms in Egypt

CBP officers make massive methamphetamine seizure in carrot shipment

Portsmouth's new facility faces uncertainty following governmental delays