Farming News Daily This is the RSS syndication feed for Chemical and drug companies banging on the door DuPont, the Delaware-based chemical company, will start providing agricultural assistance to Myanmar in the fourth quarter after it opens its first office in the country. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT International farm investment The International Fund for Agricultural Development will offer Burma’s government US $36 million in soft loans, which will be used to boost growth and development of the country’s farming sector, government mouthpiece The New Light of Myanmar reports. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 19 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers seeking compenstion Myanmar authorities have started giving compensation to farmers whose lands were confiscated to make way for a copper mine project in Monywa in northwestern Sagaing region, official media reported Monday. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Bird flu strikes again Myanmar detected abnormal chicken deaths in poultry farms in 2012 and dead chickens were traded without permission from authorities, an official from the epidemiology section of the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department (LBVD) told Eleven Media Group. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers forum More than 200 people took part in a “Farmers’ Forum” at Excel Treasure Hotel in Yangon on February 25-26 to draw up the charter. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers seek compensation Angry farmers in Pyu township, Bago Region, are demanding compensation for land confiscated for government projects, including highways, roads and dams. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Rice farming problems Hundreds of farmers are asking the government for help after a dam project in Burma’s southern Mon State destroyed more than 5,000 acres of their rice paddies, an ethnic Mon lawmaker says. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers being expoilted All roads from the West and the East these days are leading to Myanmar, and all eyes of foreign investors are focused on opportunities in this newly opened frontier country, but is it really right to jump on the bandwagon just because everyone else is doing so? Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 15 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Problems for small farmers Thein Zaw has been a rice farmer in the Irrawaddy River delta of Myanmar all his life. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Looking at land reform The agricultural land reform issue in Burma is rapidly shifting and changes in the wind indicate a pro-farmer shift might be occurring in both governmental and business policies. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT More problems on the farm Rangoon (Mizzima) – A group of farmers said they will prepare a lawsuit after Labutta Township officials denied them a permit to stage a demonstration over the confiscation of their land. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 11 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Exporting rice As Myanmar emerges from decades of isolation and oppression, it hopes to reclaim its nearly forgotten status as the world's biggest rice exporter. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Problems on the farm The ALRC, a non-governmental organization with general consultative status, has submitted a report to the Asian Human Rights Council, outlining the problems involved in land confiscation. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 24 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farmers and collectors The extraordinary plans to dig up the lost squadron were revealed this weekend as David Cameron visits the country. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 01 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farming The party from Myanmar were presented with an overview of the history, growth and achievements of the NDDB. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 23 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Weather and farming EXTREME weather conditions have had a significant impact on agricultural production in Myanmar in recent years, a government official said at a forum in Yangon last week. newsroom - Tue, 13 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT Drug companies cashing in Two forums were held to reach out to industry players in both Lower Myanmar and Upper Myanmar. Delegates from Lower Myanmar gathered at Hotel Yangon on 19 May and those from Upper Myanmar met in the Sedona Hotel, Mandalay on 21 May. These events highlighted the key issues and challenges concerning the Myanmar livestock industry with respect to the impact of mycotoxins contamination and covered important aspects relating to the management of these challenges. 5mpublishing Thu, 30 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT Pig health problems Checkpoints in Hlegu (45 km northeast of Rangoon) and Htandapin are stopping trucks to inspect their animal cargo. newsroom - Sun, 12 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT Pig farming problem PIG farmers in Yangon say they are tightening up their biosecurity systems to prevent an outbreak of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS). newsroom - Fri, 03 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT Blue ear kills 500 pigs The PRRS disease is also known as blue ear disease occurring with pig for the first time in Myanmar recently. Thu, 07 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT Pigs being culled Last week it was indicated that Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) struck Burma’s second biggest city, Mandalay. The first report of the disease was made on 15 Feb, while currently the disease is rapidly spreading. Wed, 30 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT Poppy farming The illegal cultivation of poppies in the neighboring country of Myanmar has doubled during the past three years and is presenting a growing problem for those protecting China's borders, said a senior police officer from Southwest China's Yunnan province. Tue, 29 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT Rice exports begin again Myanmar will probably resume rice exports after the new harvest starts in April, according to the United Nations’ Food & Agriculture Organization. bloomberg Tue, 29 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT Pig disease confirmed An outbreak of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) has striked in Burma. The disease outbreak occurred in Mandalay, the country’s second biggest city. newsroom - Fri, 25 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT