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South Korea Looks To Expand Overseas Grain Farming

South Korea, the world’s fourth-largest grain importer, plans to expand overseas grain production to ensure supply and curb inflation as it faces record high grain prices. The Finance Ministry said in a statement March 2 that it would form a task force team with the ministries of agriculture and foreign affairs to prepare measures by […] Read more

South Korea Reopens Slaughterhouses After FMD

South Korea, battling against its worst foot-and-mouth outbreak, said March 2 it had reopened most slaughterhouses nationwide to ease a supply shortage after closing them to contain the animal disease. The government of Asia’s fourth-largest economy said in a separate statement that it had confirmed 150 cases in 11 provinces in three months so far, […] Read more