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Agricultural Market Information Virtual Library

Market Information Sources Available Through the Internet, by Jean-Charles Le Valee of the Department of Agricultural Economics at Michigan State University, is a handy compendium of Internet-accessible marketing information. It contains selected annotated pointers to market reports and prices, exchanges and quotes, weather and farm journals, email discussion lists, and selected other agricultural...
Concern over buckwheat shortage prompts panic, hoarding, and speculation

Wheat price soars, Kremlin scrambles Stockpiling as Russian food prices soar Ask Food Network: What is buckwheat? Buckwheat...
Farming Today

When people think of rural England, they frequently think of the tranquil farms that dot the country’s landscape. As in many other places in the developed world, agricultural practices continue to change quickly, and this radio program from the BBC 4 network provides some insight into this process and what it means to those persons who live in the countryside. Hosted by Anna Hill and Miriam...
International Fund for Agricultural Development

As a special function and agency of the United Nations, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2003, "was created to mobilize resources on concessional terms for programmes that alleviate rural poverty and improve combat hunger and rural poverty in developing countries." To that end, the fund seeks to assist "the poorest...