Taiwan government guarantees ample supply of essential goods, commodities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government of Taiwan sought to assure the public of an adequate supply of essential goods amid supply chain disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The coun...

Taiwan’s floriculture industry hit by coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government of Taiwan is seeking ways to prop up the island country’s floriculture industry, which has been dealt a heavy blow by the relentless spread of the cor...

National Geographic exhibition spotlights Taiwan’s sustainable agriculture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Geographic magazine has joined Taiwan's Council of Agriculture (COA) in holding an exhibition shedding light on Taiwan’s efforts to promote sustainable ...

Taiwan lychee debuts in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by Taiwan's Council of Agriculture (COA) Deputy Minister Chen Junne-jih (陳駿季) held a lychee planting trial on Wednesday (Oct. 23) in Queensland, Austr...

Taiwan to clamp down on falsely labeled farm products to avert glut

The Council of Agriculture (COA) announced Tuesday a clampdown on falsely labeled imported agricultural products following complaints from farmers and importers that cabbages from China have allegedly...

Taiwan signs deal to purchase US$3.7 billion worth of US agricultural products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese delegation signed an agreement with the U.S. on Wednesday (Sept. 18) to purchase billions of dollars worth of corn, soybeans, and beef from American farmers. ...

Taiwan steps in to relieve US farmers hurt by trade war with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the U.S. and China continue to impose retaliatory tariffs on each other's goods, Taiwan will fill some of the trade void by buying US$3.6 billion (about NT$113.1 bi...

Taiwan young agricultural ambassadors to visit Thailand, India

Two groups of Taiwan young agricultural ambassadors will visit Thailand and India later this month as part of government efforts to forge closer ties with New Southbound Policy target countries, accor...

Trichogramma wasps shown to be effective against fall armyworm in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s fall armyworm (FAW) emergency response center said on Monday (July 15) that tiny Trichogramma wasps have proven effective in suppressing the growth of fall ...

Crop-devouring caterpillars spreading across Taiwan

An invasive caterpillar species -- the fall armyworm -- has spread to almost every city and county across Taiwan, including several outlying islands. Since the first report of the crop-destructing ...

Taiwan-Philippines demo mushroom farm breaks ground

Officials from Taiwan and the Philippines broke ground Friday on a demonstration mushroom farm in the country's Baguio City, as part of a joint collaboration aimed at helping the Southeast Asian n...