A CHINESE tycoon's purchase of vast wheat fields in France highlights China's increasing acquisition of foreign farmland as the Asian giant seeks to keep up with its massive population...

OIL palm-focused investment holding company, First Resources saw its fourth-quarter net profit plunge 41.1 per cent to US$34.16 million as an increase in cost of sales outweighed an increase in...

[SHANGHAI] China will try to make around 90 percent of its contaminated farmland safe for crops by the end of 2020, and will also restrict development on a quarter of the country's territory,...

[LONDON] A cargo of US soybeans shipped to China has become the first fully-fledged agricultural trade conducted using blockchain, participants said on Monday.

CONTAINERS are not just for shipping shoes and apparel or even seafood across oceans. Modified versions of these metal structures are now used to rear fish in at least six provinces across China.

[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.