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Marijuana stocks lose ground as Canada ushers in a new era of legal cannabis

Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY) Encapsulating the ballooning interesting in cannabis, medical marijuana company Tilray has drawn scores of headlines in recent months both for...

Hares are dying mysteriously amid fears myxomatosis has ‘jumped’ from rabbits, UEA study says

Hares are dying mysteriously in Suffolk and Norfolk amid fears myxomatosis has “jumped” to them from rabbits, a University of East Anglia (UAE) study has found....

Oregon vineyards face losses as smoke fears kill contracts

Some Oregon lawmakers and winery owners scrambled Thursday to help a dozen vineyard owners who face the prospect of tons of grapes withering on the vine after a...

Japan to revise northern Pacific sei whaling program

Japan says it will revise one of its two major research whaling programs after an international organization said bringing home and selling sei whale is illegal — a...

Meet the farmers of the future: Robots

Brandon Alexander would like to introduce you to Angus, the farmer of the future. He’s heavyset, weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, not to mention a bit slow. But...

Gassy cows are bad for the planet; could seaweed diet help?

The smelly reality is that cows will always pass gas. But if farmers had more access to seaweed, cow flatulence might just stink a little less for the planet....

Drive to tackle drought in agricultural data launched, as global hunger rises

“It’s not about inventing new stuff”, said Ms Melamed. “We already know these surveys work – they’ve been used for a long time, and honed over many years....

Firm plans robotic indoor farm to supply Whole Foods Jungle Jim’s

Cincinnati-based 80 Acres Farms revealed Friday that it plans to build a large, fully automated indoor farm in Hamilton, which will produce specialty greens to supply...

Inside China’s strategy in the soybean trade war 

The executive from one of China’s biggest soybean crushers sat on a panel at a Kansas City agricultural exports conference, listening to an expert beside him...

US-China trade tariffs impact on farmers: Iowa agriculture secretary

American farmers have already been hurt by retaliatory tariffs from the U.S.-China trade war, and the ratcheting of tensions once again is unfortunate and comes at a bad...