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Farmers taking part in a nationwide protest effectively shut down parts of 15 highways in five Colombian provinces, the Invias road authority said Tuesday. continue reading »
Latin American farms that grow coffee and bananas in an environmentally sustainable manner are serving as biological corridors and even habitat for various species of wildlife, according to a new report by the Rainforest Alliance. continue reading »
The government will provide 2.46 billion pesos ($199 million) in assistance to ranchers affected by droughts and freezes in Mexico, Agriculture and Ranching Secretary Enrique Martinez y Martinez said. continue reading »
Brazil is expected to have another record grain harvest in 2013, according to forecasts, but the South American country's agricultural success is being tempered by the problems caused by limited infrastructure for handling its bumper crops. continue reading »
The 2012-2013 crop season in Argentina, one of the world's biggest grain exporters, will produce 103.2 million tons, according to a report released Saturday by the private consulting firm IES. continue reading »
Mexico's government and farmers have offered to accept higher prices for tomatoes exported to the United States in a bid to avert the scrapping of a 16-year-old agreement, a senior Mexican official said. continue reading »
The United States is leaning toward scrapping a 1996 tomato accord with Mexico that has provoked complaints from growers in Florida, the Commerce Department said. continue reading »