[PERTH]A weak La Nina weather pattern has formed in the Pacific Ocean, Australia's weather bureau declared, and the event may bring wet weather to cropping and coal mining regions in the nation...

NINE Singapore vegetable farms have formed the Singapore Agro-Food Enterprises Federation (Safef) to address challenges and improve standards for the industry.

[BRUSSELS] The European Commissioner charged with food safety has called for a meeting of ministers and national watchdogs to discuss the fallout of an eggs contamination scare that has led to finger...

[WASHINGTON] The US Soybean Export Council says the Chinese Ministry of Commerce may make a commitment to buy a record volume of US soybeans when its officials are in Iowa next month.

AFTER a steady five-month climb, the total value of 747 Singapore Exchange-listed companies dipped 0.1 per cent in May to S$962.3 billion, from the S$962.8 billion a month ago.

CHINA'S agricultural landscape can be summed up fairly simply: it has too little arable land, divided into too many tiny plots, tended by too many farmers, who are mostly too old. And much of...

[WASHINGTON] The US Senate on Monday easily confirmed Sonny Perdue, the son of a farmer, as the next secretary of agriculture, filling one of the few remaining vacancies in President Donald Trump...

[TOKYO] Japan will push to leave agriculture out of its first economic talks with the Trump administration next month, sources say, hoping to prevent thorny topics such as its heavily protected farm...

PARTS of Australia's farming industry are rushing to recruit a new generation of tech-savvy graduates as the sector swaps its bucolic past for a future of drones, robots and automated sensors...