Global food prices have been rising during the coronavirus pandemic, hitting food security

Last Thursday, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reported global food prices rose for the third straight month in August, hitting their highest levels since February .
On Wednesday, China’s Bureau of Statistics said the country’s food prices rose 11.2% from a year ago in August on the back of high pork prices due to the African swine fever outbreak which has decimated China’s hog herds. In August, pork prices rose 52.6% from a year ago.

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Qingdao Dazeshan 35000 Mu grape enters the picking season "picking + sightseeing", "brand + e-commerce" to broaden marketing channels

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On the morning of September 8, the reporter walked into the grape plantation of shanlinrenjia fruit farmers' Cooperative in Yinjia village, Dazeshan town. Xu Weizheng, the person in charge, led several workers to prune and box the grapes picked. The grapes sealed behind will be sent to various places through e-commerce platform soon. During the conversation, Xu Wei told reporters that he took over the baton of grape planting from his father's generation, and opened stores for sale on Taobao, pinduoduo and other e-commerce platforms. Recently, the 34th China Dazeshan Grape Festival opened.

Wuchuan naked oats noodles, Fragrant beyond the Great Wall

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In autumn, sweet potato and wheat fragrance. At the 8th Wuchuan naked oats (oats) Cultural Festival and naked oats food skills competition held recently, folk experts showed their unique naked oatmeal making skills, and showed their unique "cheating horse feast" of Wuchuan naked oats. More than 100 kinds of naked oats products constitute a delicious feast for tourists.

Fruit farmers look to replace labour with robots

FUNDING of £2.5million has been awarded to a consortium aiming to create the world’s first robotic farm.

‘The Lockdown Killed My Father’: Farmer Suicides Add to India’s Virus Misery

Farm bankruptcies and debts have been the source of misery in India for decades. But experts say the suffering has reached new levels in the pandemic.

A farmer planted over 2 million sunflowers to provide a respite during this rough year

Located just 10 miles from Kenosha, Wisconsin, in Bristol, Thompson Strawberry Farm is drawing people to a simpler family outing where they can picnic, wander fields of florals and take home a dozen sunflowers.
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Virginia researchers studying 'the sound of plants dancing' to improve agriculture

Using experimental technology, the scientists are trying to figure out how the sonification of plant movements could be used to assess plant health and aid farmers who need to monitor their greens at an industrial scale.
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What Is Coffee Leaf Tea?

The most valuable part of a coffee plant is its cherry. After harvesting and processing, it gives us the beans which we roast, grind, and brew. But what about the rest of the plant?

Pakistan looks for Chinese help in corporate farming

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is seeking support of China for corporate farming through the inclusion of agriculture in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) programme in the hope of triggering a green revolution.

EuroTier China 2020 exhibition kicks off this week

Exhibitors and visitors will be meeting both physically - at the fairground in Chengdu - and virtually on the online platform “EuroTier China LIVE”; German Pavilion organized by the German Ministry of Agriculture reflects Sino-German agricultural cooperation

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