Speculative Investors Boost Bets on Higher Soybean Prices

Money managers increased their bets that soybean prices will rise to the highest level in almost five months amid strong demand for U.S. supplies. Investors were net-long 137,371 soybean futures contracts, up 19% from the prior week, and the largest such position since July 8, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said in a report on […]


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Russia, the World’s Largest GMO-free Territory, Platform for the Development of Organic Agriculture

Moscow Bans GMO: In July 2016 the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed a law to ban the cultivation and breeding of genetically modified plants and animals (GMO), except in cases where they will be used in testing and scientific research. In fact, this law makes Russia the world’s largest GMO-free territory and offers a […]


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Over 50 cooperative farms established in Armenia as part of EU program

YEREVAN, September 27. /ARKA/. As many as 53 cooperative entities have been established in Armenia as part of the Eastern Partnership Program’s agriculture development project, Armen Harutyunyan, deputy agriculture minister, told journalists on Tuesday. “The EU-financed project was launched in 2015 and will last until 2017,” he said. “Its budget amounts to €25 million and […]


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