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Rapeseed gets relief from rain but EU crop still set to shrink

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PARIS (Reuters) – Rain brought some relief to European Union rapeseed crops this month, but analysts still expect this year’s harvest to be the lowest in more than a decade after drought and insect attacks. FILE PHOTO: A farmer plows next to a rapeseed field, near the Mont Saint-Michel 11th century abbey, in Ardevon, Normandy, Read More

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia’s south may hold key

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FLORENCIA, Colombia (Reuters) – Colombia’s isolated south could be crucial to the country’s push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up productivity amid security improvements. Coffee plants are seen in in Florencia, Colombia May 6, 2019. Picture taken May 6, Read More

U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle

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GILROY, California (Reuters) – Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump’s latest economic attack accordingly. Ken Christopher holds a garlic plant at Christopher Ranch in Gilroy, California, U.S., March 29, 2019. Picture taken March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Sales of Read More

EU wheat in good shape after rain eases concerns over dry spring

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HAMBURG (Reuters) – Welcome rain in the four largest European Union wheat producers raised hopes for a good harvest this summer after a dry spring sparked fears of a repeat of last year’s drought-damaged crop, experts said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A field of unharvested wheat is seen in Remouille, western France, July 6, 2017. Read More

No kissing gays or conservative hunters: Overcautious Facebook blocks political ads in Sweden

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Two political parties in Sweden have been told by Facebook that they cannot promote their campaign videos on the platform. One featured a gay couple kissing while another showed a candidate carrying a hunting shotgun. Just like other EU members, Sweden is preparing to elect its representatives to the European Parliament, so various parties are Read More

Weapons tests, stalled talks complicate South Korea’s push for food aid to North

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SEOUL (Reuters) – Impoverished North Korea is suffering its worst drought in decades and food supplies are reportedly running low, but South Korea’s push to provide aid is bogged down in the growing tension marked by missile tests and sanctions crackdowns. FILE PHOTO: A North Korean flag flutters on top of a 160-metre tower in Read More

Famine fears as North Korea suffers worst drought in decades

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid growing concerns that the country is dangerously short of food. Just 54.4mm (2.1in) of rain fell across the country in the first four months of this year, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). The Read More

Ukraine seen harvesting more wheat, barley, less corn: APK-Inform

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KIEV (Reuters) – Favourable weather this winter and spring will allow Ukraine to increase its 2019 wheat harvest to 26.2 million tonnes and its barley harvest to 7.9 million, the APK-Inform consultancy said on Wednesday. But the country is likely to cut its corn production to 33.1 million tonnes from a record 35.6 million tonnes Read More

Harvest Oil & Gas Announces First Quarter 2019 Results

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HOUSTON, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Harvest Oil & Gas Corp. (OTCQX: HRST) (“Harvest” or the “Company”) today announced results for the first quarter of 2019 and the filing of its Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on May 15, 2019. Harvest is the successor reporting company to EV Energy Partners, Read More

Russia to retain crown of world’s top wheat exporter

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Global grain production is set for a sharp increase in the next 12 months with Russia remaining the top exporter, according to a report from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA projects global wheat production to grow by 46 million tons from the previous year to a record 777 million tons. Russia Read More