Agriculture

Fonterra buys 18.8% stake in mainland baby food & formula firm

New Zealand dairy export heavyweight Fonterra (FCG.NZE) has purchased an 18.8% stake in mainland ba

China's farmers still cash-starved as banks clean balance sheets

Official calls for China's major banks to lend to farmers have been effectively undone by other off

White House files WTO case against China export subsidies

US trade representative Michael B.

China struggles to protect both forests and farmers

Growth vs growth

China imports of US hogs down thanks to restrictions, economy

China's corn stockpiles climb as policy pushes prices higher

A corn stockpiling policy begun in 2008 to raise rural income in China has raised domestic corn pri

US, China reach deal on imports of American apples

American and Chinese officials have reached a deal allowing for the import and sale on the mainland

NDRC unshackles prices for a new slew of commodities and services

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has freed the prices of 24 commodities an

Beijing plans doubling of patent applications, with focus on agriculture

Authorities have announced plans to double the number of patent applications in China to 14 per 10,

Agriculture ministry OKs modified corn strain for import from US

China's Ministry of Agriculture has approved the import of a genetically modified strain of corn fr

Ministry of Agriculture said to plan lifting ban on GM corn

Traders and officials have been told by the Chinese government that the Ministry of Agriculture is

Mainland tobacco monopoly chief decries proposed smoking restrictions

Director of the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration Ling Chengxing took aim at proposed curbs on

Farmers use dangerous hormone to speed bean sprouts' growth

Inspectors have discovered an illegal plant hormone in daily shipments of as many as 20 tons of bea

Suits mount against Syngenta after China rejects GM corn shipments

Chicago-based grain processor Archer Daniels Midland (ADMN.NYSE) has filed suit against Syngenta AG

Why health hazards continue to spring from China's poisoned soil

Metastasized growth

Australia and China sign major free trade agreement

Australia and China struck a deal Monday establishing a substantial free trade agreement that opens

Chinese feed company pays $18m settlement to SEC

The Chinese hog-production and animal-feed company AgFeed Industries agreed to pay USD$18 million t

South-North Water Transfer nearly done

The RMB38.1 billion (USD$62 billion) South-North Water Transfer Project is set to start pumping 9.5

Hukou reform: Beijing abolishes "agricultural" residence class, but rural-urban split remains

Long way from home

Chinese scientists increase crop yields with less fertilizer

Chinese researchers have claimed to have found a way to grow more food without an environmental tol

China prohibits some US pork imports using feed additives

China has barred pork imports from six US processing plants and six cold storage facilities effecti

Soil remediation efforts are failing the agricultural sector

Cleaning China

Ain't no need for speed this week

The world's fastest growing major economy hits the breaks

The crackdown is all it's cracked up to be

Because communists need to get their kicks too

China's Bright Food to buy Israel's biggest food company

China's Bright Food Group will buy a majority stake in Tnuva, Israel's largest food company,

Tepid manufacturing and property data for April

Poor manufacturing and property data has shown China's weak property market is taking a toll on fac

Employees of Japanese trading firm held in Shandong

Three Chinese nationals who work for a unit of the Japanese trading company Marubeni (8002.TYO) hav

16% of Chinese soil polluted: Ministry

Up to 16% of China’s soil is heavily contaminated,

Ukraine tensions flag risks for Beijing's grain importers

Feeding China

China and Brazil sign corn deal

China said on Tuesday that it signed a deal on March 31 to allow substantial imports of Brazilian c

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