Farming News Daily This is the RSS syndication feed for Sugar production Growing sugar cane is arousing little interest among the Cubans who are taking advantage of the plan to turn over unused agricultural land to them for cultivation, official media reported Monday. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Oxfam and farming The international aid and charity organization Oxfam has in the past two decades helped Cuba develop sustainable agriculture by bringing irrigation technology and promoting clean energy. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Sharing farm expertise The provincial director of the National Company of Agricultural Mechanisation (MECANAGRO) in central Bié , Felizardo Brito Capepula, Thursday in Kuito praised the technical assistance provided by Cuba for the increase of production. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farms lying in ruins Hurricane Sandy, which killed 11 people and damaged more than 188,000 homes when it tore across eastern Cuba, also ravaged almost 100,000 hectares (245,000 acres) of crops, a UN report warned on Wednesday. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT Changes to farming Cuba has announced that it is modifying rules for the handover of fallow land to independent farmers. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 03 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT Cuba to expand Ostrich farming The only ones who will make money are the supliers and it has been a global failure farming these birds. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farmers going private Cuba, trying to lure people back to the land and lift food production, has modified a land lease program so that private farmers can rent more land and keep it in their family as if they owned it, farmers said over the weekend. newsroom - Thu, 05 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT Growing rice with help from Vietnam Vietnamese teaching Cubans how to grow rice efficiently Thu, 22 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT Leasing farms Cuba to lease larger plots to private farmers hoping to increase food production Sun, 06 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT Farm imports up 25 % Cuba admits food imports bill is up 25% and “miracles are running out” Sat, 07 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT US trade good for farmers Legislators like Illinois Senator Dick Durbin would like to see increased trade with the island nation -- as would many US companies. newsroom - Tue, 15 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT