India to receive above-average monsoon rains, boosting crop output

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India is likely to receive above average monsoon rainfall for the second straight year in 2020,

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Drought adds to Belgian farmers’ coronavirus misery

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – As coronavirus lockdowns disrupt food supply chains and shuttered restaurants curb demand for some of their produce,

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Monsoon rains forecast to arrive on India’s southern coast around June 1

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast around June 1, the state-run

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Chinese dams held back Mekong waters during drought, study finds

BANGKOK (Reuters) – China’s Mekong River dams held back large amounts of water during a damaging drought in downstream countries

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Singapore ramps up rooftop farming plans as virus upends supply chains

FILE PHOTO: Comcrop CEO Peter Barber shows vegetable seedlings at his rooftop hydroponics farm at an industrial estate in Singapore

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U.S. EPA waives fuel requirements, extends biofuels deadline to help refineries

(Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday unveiled measures to help oil refineries cope with fallout from the

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Wheat in Whitehorse: how climate change helps feed Canada’s remote regions

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OTTAWA (Reuters) – After failing to grow wheat in Canada’s subarctic Yukon territory 15 years ago, farmer Steve Mackenzie-Grieve

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China urges authorities to prepare for possible locust invasion

FILE PHOTO: A desert locust is seen feeding on a plantation in a grazing land on the outskirt of Dusamareb

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EPA consulting White House over biofuel waiver program: source

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking White House guidance on the future of its controversial

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