World Jul 1, 2019

India fears for crops and economy after driest June in five years

India had its driest June in five years due to a delay in monsoon rains, the weather department said late Sunday, raising fears for crops and the broader economy. Overall, rains were a third below average, although in some states, including the sugar cane growing ...

Agricultural sustainability for a growing population

Jun 25, 2019

Agricultural sustainability for a growing population

On a sunny weekend during rice-planting season, the people of Japan's largest rice-producing prefecture, Niigata, welcomed ministers and delegates from the 20 major economies of the world as well as six invited countries and eight organizations, as the G20 Niigata Agriculture Ministers' Meeting was ...