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  1. Business - China Business - AGRICULTURE

    Overseas meat suppliers struggle to keep up with rising Chinese demand

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com Livestock exports to China are booming, but many overseas suppliers struggle to satisfy demand Feeding a hunger for meat In 2013 Sophie Wang had one of her best years yet. Arranging the export of 45,000 live cows to China, her firm accounted for over half of Australia’s cattle livestock sales to the mainland and helped feed ...

  2. Business - Companies - AGRICULTURE

    Cofco's grain deals threaten to undermine Marubeni's China dreams

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:54am by Reuters

    ... for protein in China, which is determined to strengthen its overseas procurement network and find new sources of food, soya bean meal and corn to feed livestock. Chinese soya bean imports are expected ...

  3. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Tech companies try to build a smarter farming industry on mainland China

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 03:59am by MANDY ZUO

    ... it said, adding that its difficulties ranged from selecting the farm's location, the best livestock, managing the waste and smell, and dealing with a record heat wave in Zhejiang, where ...

  4. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Drought and heat take toll on China's crops

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... and Guizhou provinces, had also created a drinking water shortage for more than five million people and more than two million head of livestock, the Office of the State Flood Control and Drought ...

  5. Business - Commodities - AGRICULTURE

    Record US pork supply seen as farms return to profit on lower feed costs

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... and lower hog prices," said Ron Plain, a livestock economist at the University of Missouri. "We're going to end up with more pigs being born in the second half of this year than ...

  6. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Party cadre Zhu Zhangjin pins hopes of food security on overseas farms

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of rent for a farm in China could buy me the same amount of land in Brazil," Zhu said. Meanwhile, China faced entrenched food safety problems, Zhu said. For instance, livestock, living ...



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