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South Africa’s white farmers at risk of genocide – Australian senator

By ethan / March 26, 2018

People attacking South African farmers are “subhuman,” according to Australia’s Queensland Senator Fraser Anning, who has described recent events there as “the start of genocide.” The former member of One Nation, a right-wing populist party in Australia, Anning talked to supporters of South African white farmers outside Queensland’s parliament in Brisbane on Sunday. Read more […]

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Russian farmers feeding half the world thanks to biggest grain harvest ever

By ethan / March 9, 2018

This season’s grain production in Russia has beaten last year’s bumper crop and the record harvest set by the USSR in 1978, according to new data revealed by the statistics agency Rosstat. Russia has harvested around 135.393 million tons of grain, including 85.9 million tons of wheat, during the current growing season. This is a […]

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Beijing says US surplus dumping is hurting Chinese farmers

By ethan / February 5, 2018

US President Donald Trump is not the only one unhappy about US-China trade. A Beijing investigation into US agricultural exports to China has found that America is dumping its produce. Chinese authorities announced Sunday they would check US subsidies on the export of sorghum, a crop used to feed livestock and make a liquor known […]

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Monsanto sued by Brazilian soybean farmers over GMO seed

By ethan / November 9, 2017

Published time: 9 Nov, 2017 14:54 Edited time: 9 Nov, 2017 15:37 Growers in Brazil’s largest soybean producing state Mato Grosso have asked a court to cancel Monsanto’s Intacta GMO seed patent. They claim irregularities, including the company’s alleged failure to prove it brings de facto technological innovation. Read more The Mato Grosso branch of […]

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