Agriculture

The NEDA is working on improving the production of coconut-based commodities as the Philippines is a major exporter. (Image source: Hans Dekker/Flickr)

The Philippines’ National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has stated that the southeast Asian country recorded US$447.2mn in sales of agricultural products in 2014

The farm is located at central China’s Hunan Province. (Image source: Stéphane Toumayan/Flickr)

Chinese researchers have created a record for hybrid rice production with an average yield of 66.7 kg per ha

The winter rice is growing well due to favourable weather and good irrigation, MARD said. (Image source: Mee Lin Woon/sxc.hu)

Vietnam is expected to produce 45mn tonnes of paddy rice in 2014, up almost 800,000 tonnes over 2013, according to Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)

The development of the app stemmed from a collaboration between Seed Services Australia and UniSA’s School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences. (Image source: IRRI/Flickr)

Australian researchers have developed a new smartphone app to help farmers and exporters test the quality of seed

World inventories of wheat at the end of the 2014-15 season may total 195mn tonnes. (Image source: Nupur Das Gupta/Flickr)

Global wheat production will rise to a record 717mn tonnes in the 2014-15 season and 0.6 per cent higher than the previous year, UK-based International Grains Council (IGC) said

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