Agriculture

The ancient grain that could transform West African fortunes
Milk is one of the world's most popular commodities ©kiankhoon/123RF
Global focus on… milk
Arla pledges profits to drought-hit farmers
Best for Britain calculated the figure using last year's NHS spending data as a baseline ©123RF
No-deal Brexit medicine stockpiling ‘could cost £2bn’
Slavery sense of obligation missing in agriculture
Gail Soutar, the NFU's chief international trade advisor, warned against an "unacceptable race to the bottom" if buyers abandoned British suppliers in a no-deal Brexit © PA Images
Buyers: back British farming to beat no-deal Brexit, says NFU
Farmers will be allowed to abstract more water than usually permitted to fight water shortages © PA Wire/PA Images
Gove pledges support for drought-hit farmers
Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State for Future Food Security, said the agreement was the “cornerstone of achieving future food security objectives” © Masdar
UAE signs deal to test 'smart home farm'
The recent heatwave has led to concerns over growing conditions for cereals, said the NFU © PA Images
Farmers call emergency drought summit
Theresa May visited the Royal Welsh Show in Powys today © PA Wire/PA Images
May lays out farming subsidy plans
Officials elected last month could have a real impact on the future of the palm oil industry ©Sipa USA/PA Images
Elections increase ethical risks of Indonesian palm oil
An "excess of apples" has left some growers surplus to requirements ©Anthony Hall/stock.adobe.com
Heineken pulls the plug on cider apple orchards