الأخبار ذات الصلة بالتكنولوجيا ag, التكنولوجيا الحيوية, التجارة – وربما بعض مثيرة للاهتمام البنود الأخرى هناك المتصلة بالزراعة – ستنشر على هذه الصفحة طوال الأسبوع (الأسبوع سيتم تقدم أحدث العناصر الموجودة في الأخضر في أسفل المقاطع). ومن المؤكد أن تحقق انتظام.


Regarding the first story below, on the IMF ‘warningsof US protectionism and the retort by US Commerce Sec. Ross that the US is less so that Europe, China or JapanPut it under things that make you gohmmand categorize it under the old saying ofthe pot calling the kettle black”.

What’s the proper response, other than to react by goingduhand wonder why doesn’t everyone just look in the mirror at themselves. The various list of barriers and impediments from all involved is rather lengthy to say the least. Guess that’s why negotiations take so long

التجارة, المتصلة التجارة, البنية التحتية:

IMF warnings of US protectionism ‘rubbish’, says Ross – الفاينانشيال تايمز (المملكة المتحدة) – By Shawn Donnan and Demetri Sevastopulo (أبريل 16)

They [أوروبا, اليابان والصين] talk free trade. But in fact what they practise is protectionism. And every time we do anything to defend ourselves, even against the puny obligations that they have, they call that protectionism. It’s rubbish”الارتباطOR see at Irish Times

Japan looks to revive moribund TPP, sans US – استعراض نيكي للأسهم الآسيوية (أبريل 15)

“11-member pact would give Tokyo lead on Asian tradeJapan is mobilizing the remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact to resurrect the agreement without the United States, seeking a path forward for free trade in Asia with Tokyo as the senior partner.” – الارتباط

Japan rejects U.S. request for bilateral trade negotiationsThe Asahi Shimbun (أبريل 13)

There is a possibility that Japan will eventually agree to hold bilateral trade talks under strong U.S. الضغط, the sources said.” – الارتباط

China remains Africa’s top trading partner – وكالة أنباء شينخوا (الصين) – أبريل 16

Bilateral trade between China and Africa reached 149.1 الولايات المتحدة مليار. dollars in 2016” – الارتباط

Trump’s Chinese Trade Tension Claims Grain as Latest Victim – بلومبرج (أبريل 13)

“ما زالت, falling prices for DDGs have proved alluring to buyers other than China.” – الارتباط

China’s economic picture brightens as trade beats forecasts, Trump softens tone – رويترز (أبريل 13)

Washington’s improving ties with Beijing were underscored when Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview on Wednesday that he would not declare China a currency manipulator as he had pledged to do on his first day in office.” – الارتباط

Canadian milk pricing scheme causes major disruptions in U.S. منتجات الألبان – الأعلاف – قبل جاكي فاتكا (أبريل 14)
Dairy groups continue to make case for Trump to intervene in Canadian dairy trade disruptions.” – الارتباط
Trump’s Trade Plans Spell Uncertainty for Mexican Port – وول ستريت جورنال – By Robbie Whelan (أبريل 16)

Shippers weigh impact of trade barriers on new high-tech terminal at Lázaro Cárdenas” – الارتباط

Japan Wants to Keep Trade Hardliner Wilbur Ross Away From Some Economy Talks – بلومبرج – (أبريل 17)

During his confirmation hearing in January, Ross was outspoken about barriers to U.S. exports of autos and agricultural products. While he didn’t single Japan out for criticism, he said some countries used non-tariff barriers like environmental standards and inspections to stymie U.S. الواردات…” – الارتباط

Cornell professor of agricultural economics: US took advantage of ‘loophole’ in dairy trade with Canada – مراسل الألبان – بماري إيلين شوب (أبريل 19)

Multiple US dairy groups have blasted Canada recently saying that the country is blatantly violating terms of the NAFTA trade agreement and that US dairy processors are suffering due to lost Canadian purchases of ultrafiltered (UF) milk.” – الارتباط

Mexican official ready to start NAFTA talks – الصحافة مزرعة جنوب غرب / بلومبرج – مارتن إريك (أبريل 19)
“الولايات المتحدة. waiting for Lighthizer to be confirmed before starting formal talks.” – الارتباط
بنسا: لنا, Indonesia to Trim Trade Barriers – كونا, رويترز (أبريل 21)

Indonesia and the United States agreed Friday to find ways to reduce barriers to U.S. companies operating in Southeast Asia’s largest economy…” – الارتباط

AG, التكنولوجيا AG, إنتاج, حماية, القضايا ذات الصلة:

To Save Florida’s Famous Oranges, Scientists Race to Weaponize a Virus – سلكي – قبل مولتيني ميغان (أبريل 12)

Florida’s citrus growers are running out of time. ومنذ 2005, when a deadly disease called citrus greening first showed up in the state, they’ve been fighting a losing battle to slow the spread of the sugar-sucking bacterium behind the scourge. اليوم, it has infected 90 percent of Florida’s citrus groves. Fifth-generation farmers are abandoning their acres, packing factories are shuttering their operations, and the state is hemorrhaging a billion dollars every year.” – الارتباط

Sorghum Breeding Research Cuts Time in Half – أجويب – طريق بيجمان سونيا (أبريل 13)

For the past several years sorghum research has lagged behind that of corn and soybeans, but that could soon change with technology advances.” – الارتباط

Ag tests new precision tech – الأرض (أستراليا) – من مايك فولي (أبريل 12)

The technology, which is new to Australia, could improve a range of applications for agriculture, such as monitoring, precision machinery and yield mapping.” – الارتباط

Let Farmers DecideFinancial Chronicle (الهند) – By V Ravichandran (أبريل 17)

I assure you, farmers are always looking for new ways to enhance their productivity and improve their income and standard of living. I strongly feel we need to be given the opportunity of accessing modern technologies, and allow demand and supply to determine prices including rational policies to promote export markets…” – الارتباط

*ملاحظة – the author was the 2013 جائزة كليكنير recipient and recently joined the GFN board of directors.

‘Treatment-free’ Beekeepers Give Varroa Mite Free ReinThoughtscapism blog (أبريل 10)

“…honey bee colony survival depends on beekeeper education and disease control. It shows that it is first and foremost hobby beekeepers, who have trouble with epidemics…” – الارتباط

Project builds capacity of fish farmers to raise yields – سسيديفنيت – By Sarah Ooko (أبريل 11)

An initiative is enabling الأسماك farmers in Kenya boost their production through training in good management practices.” – الارتباط

With DroneDeploy’s Fieldscanner, pilots can create maps as they flyTechcrunch – قبل كولودني لورا (أبريل 18)

“…makes it possible to draw a low-resolution satellite map in real time with a drone, in the field, even where there’s no internet connectivity.” – الارتباط

إثيوبيا: Smart Technologies to Ensure Sustainable Farming – الفريك / صحيفة هيرالد الإثيوبية – By Homa Mulisa (أبريل 17)

We would like to employ a strategy of ‘one village at a time’. For a reason that agriculture requires the collective action of all actors which actually are equally important, the deployment of an integrated approach is very important.” – الارتباط

From corn to cattle, gene editing is about to supercharge agriculture – الاتجاهات الرقمية – By Dyllan Furness (أبريل 17) – الارتباط
Nutrient-Poor Farms Get a Vitamin Boost From Zinc Mines – بلومبرج – By Danielle Bochove (أبريل 18) – الارتباط
Converting native land to organic farms has ‘unintended consequences’ on biodiversity, economies – الغذاء المستكشف الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية – من كروفورد إليزابيث (أبريل 19)

To increase supply of organic and avoid the financially challenging three-year transition period necessary to convert conventional farm land, some producers are converting native ecosystems to organic farms – a practice that the National Organic Standards Board wants to discourage.” – الارتباط

الولايات المتحدة. المزارعين, Who Once Fed the World, Are Overtaken by New Powers – وول ستريت جورنال – By Jess Newman and Jacob Bunge (أبريل 20)

Bumper soybean and wheat harvests in Brazil and Russia push down global prices, imperiling America’s growers; ‘hard for our psyche’” – الارتباط

السياسة العامة, التنظيمية, النشاط, الأخرى:

Clearance for genetically modified mustard to be delayed – ليفيمينت (الهند) – By Mayank Aggarawal (أبريل 13)

If genetically modified mustard wins approval from the nodal regulator, it will become the first transgenic food crop to be commercially cultivated in India” – الارتباط

Bills reversing GMO pre-emption die in Oregon – الصحافة الرأسمالية – قبل بيركووسكي حفراوي (أبريل 13)
A battle over Oregon’s statewide pre-emption of local GMO regulations has died in the House and Senate.” – الارتباط
Dannon attacks ‘daisy-chained’ logic in all-natural lawsuit over GM feed and dairy products – الغذاء المستكشف الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية – ماري واتسون (أبريل 14)

Should brands making dairy products from cows that may have consumed GM feed be allowed to market their wares as ‘all natural’? Absolutely, insisted Dannon in court papers filed this week urging the judge to dismiss the “daisy-chained” logic of a false advertising lawsuit filed in New York.” – الارتباط

Bio-politics of GM Crops: A Counter Point to “The Big Business of Genetically Modified Food”Kashmir Reader – الدكتور. Amjad M. Husaini (أبريل 13)

It is not the difference of “scientific” opinion that has hindered large scale acceptance of biotech crops, but the prejudiced campaign by vested interests and NGO’s.” – الارتباط

Glyphosate Vs. Caffeine: Acute and Chronic Toxicity Assessments ExplainedFood and Farm Discussion LabBy Alison Bernstein, درجة الدكتوراه (أبريل 13)

Fear of chemicals in our food has taken on an outsized role in the food discussion. Too much of the debate have become … let’s say – a bit light on the facts and long on emotion. While these are important conversations to have, confusion and misinformation about these issues abound as sound bites are traded as evidence for each “side” and everyone talks past each other.Whether it’s fear of additives in processed food or pesticides used in growing crops, too many people are needlessly wondering if we are slowly poisoning ourselves. This has come to overshadow many useful innovations.” – الارتباط

Young Africans chart new path for agriculture as climate heats up – رويترز – قبل سوا بيوس (أبريل 18) – الارتباط
Resettled Zimbabwe farmers left high and dry – شبكة المعلومات الإقليمية المتكاملة – قبل تاوندا ميني (أبريل 21)

“قبل عشر سنوات, former bricklayer Samuel Musengi was allocated a nine-hectare plot to cultivate in Zimbabwe as part of an accelerated phase of land reform that saw tens of thousands of black families resettled on what were once vast, mostly white-owned commercial farms. It’s not going so well for him; nor for many others.” – الارتباط

Biotech Blog—Shopping for Honesty: Sorting Out Non-GMO Claims – استثناء, مركز العلوم في المصلحة العامة – قبل جريج جافي (أبريل 17)

Some companies market their food product as “non-GMO” to create a nonexistent distinction that gives them a competitive advantage (sometimes at a premium price). على سبيل المثال, Tropicana Orange Juice includes the “Non-GMO Project” seal on its package, yet its sole ingredient is oranges, and there are no commercially grown, genetically engineered oranges. Every brand of orange juice is naturally “non-GMO,” provided the only ingredient is oranges. The same can be said for Emerald Natural Almonds or Woodstock Peanut Butter, which both have “Non-GMO Product” seals even though their only ingredient is almonds or peanuts, and there are no GM varieties of those nuts.” – الارتباط