Latest Arable land Stories

2014-12-09 08:32:09

DUBAI, UAE, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Food security is a significant concern for governments in the MENA region, which is already heavily dependent on food imports.

2014-08-26 08:32:46

DUBAI, UAE, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pegasus Agriculture, the hydroponics leader in the MENA region believes its technology of soilless farming can strictly control

2010-11-05 15:39:13

Estimating the long-term impact of agriculture on land is tricky when you don't have much information about what a field was like before it was farmed.

2009-07-30 14:47:15

Iraq is on the brink of an environmental catastrophe thanks to decades of war, mismanagement and drought, environmentalists say. Near daily dust storms, and shriveling riverbeds and marshes are turning arable land into desert, killing trees and plants, and transforming what was once the region's most fertile soil into an agricultural wasteland, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. We're talking about something that's making the breadbasket of Iraq look like the Dust Bowl of Oklahoma in...

2008-08-28 00:00:22

Driving around Lincolnshire I notice that more land has been entered into large-scale arable reversion environmental schemes - a process where the land is allowed to revert to a natural state for the benefit of farmland wildlife species.

2008-07-22 06:00:00

By Andrew Martin Global food shortages have placed the Middle East and North Africa in a quandary because they are facing a choice of growing more crops to feed an expanding population or preserving their already scant supply of water.

2008-06-17 00:00:15

OFFICIAL plans that could result in Yorkshire's sea defences being abandoned, leaving areas of top-quality farmland to the encroaching sea, will cost at least Pounds 70m each year in lost crops, campaigners are warning.

2006-07-12 20:17:05

By Michael Byrnes DICKS CREEK, Australia (Reuters) - Farmer John Ive squints through the barbed wire fence separating the roadside from an ulcerous patch of ground where salt has risen from the earth to collapse the land into crumbling, barren ravines.

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