in brief…

June 2006
Farmers Weekly;6/9/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 23, p18
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs on the farming industry as of June 2006. The Canadian National Farmers' Union has written to United Nations secretary Kofi Annan calling for a summit of world leaders to address the problem of global food security. A Swiss court has ruled hat the government does not have to pay damages to over 2,000 farmers. A consortium of Australian wheat companies has won its first major contract with the Iraqi government.


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