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UK gene-edited food plans must not harm animal welfare, say ethicists

Gene-edited foods may one day be sold in UK shops, but ethicists warn that using the technology in livestock may…

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Science

Heirloom tomatoes are less genetically diverse than standard varieties

A study of traditional ‘heirloom’ tomato varieties from Europe has revealed little genetic diversity despite their enormous variety in size,…

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Business

Modi’s U-turn on farming laws reflects anxiety over looming elections

Narendra Modi never admits to missteps, even when Indians have suffered intense hardship owing to his policies. But the Indian…

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World

This farming experiment is helping refugees put down roots in Australia

Thang Kin Shetta says watching plants sprout makes him happy. Source: Lucy Murray “That’s what we dream of in this…

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Vegas News

Say yes to ethical farming

By Stacey Birkby, Las Vegas Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 | 2 a.m. It’s time to reimagine our approach to agriculture.…

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Business

Why critics says food, farming emissions need to be on the menu at COP26 | CBC News

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled Our Changing Planet to…

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Europe

France tightens poultry farm measures amid bird flu outbreak in Europe

French authorities have ordered all outdoor poultry farms to shelter animals indoors amid fresh outbreaks of bird flu in Europe.…

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Tech

These Robots Follow You to Learn Where to Go

Fruit and nut growers are increasingly incorporating computer vision into their work. Tastry, for example, uses AI to look for…

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World

Conservation, farming groups query pledge to halt deforestation

Live Conservation and farming groups are digesting the impact of a pledge by Australia to halt and reverse deforestation and…

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Europe

Rising fertiliser prices may prompt French farmers to switch grain crops

Issued on: 14/10/2021 – 08:49 Surging prices and tight supply of fertilisers have swelled grain farmers’ costs and could prompt…

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