News from Uruguay

27-11-2014 00:11 AM
Uruguay's world first in cattle farming
Uruguay is sometimes described as "one big farm". It's a country, albeit a small one, where cattle outnumber people by four to one and farming is the ...
20-08-2014 04:18 AM
Cattle rustling an everyday issue in Uruguay, claim farmers
“This criminal activity discourages farmers” said Echeverria and mentioned several recent cases, usually close to towns, but which do not get much med...
16-05-2014 01:47 AM
El Nino's threat to major food crop yields
El Nino events can have a significant impact on the yields of certain major food crops, a study has shown. Researchers say the climatic phenomenon,...
03-05-2013 09:42 AM
Uruguay promotes irrigation investment to lift agriculture
The Uruguayan government recently welcomed a team of World Bank experts to tour the country as part of a program to promote irrigation investment. ...
07-01-2011 09:22 AM
Uruguay's Drought Is Worsening
A drought that has plagued northern Uruguay since last month is getting worse and looks likely spread to other parts of the South American country.
24-12-2010 09:16 AM
Agriculture emergency due to drought
Uruguay has declared an "agriculture state of emergency" because of the drought situation to the north of the country.
29-11-2010 09:14 AM
Farmers laud delegation to Uruguay conference
Farmers from various areas in the north expressed their appreciation to the Philippine delegation to a global assembly in Uruguay for raising their co...