4 February 2000
- Greaves to divest tractor business
Greaves Ltd has proposed to divest its tractor business to a joint venture with Same Deutz Fahr SPA of Italy as the partner
- Ireland reports 14 new cases of BSE
Irelands BSE figures for January show 14 cases of the disease, one more than the same time last year.
India and Mongolia sign seed pact
India and Mongolia have signed a Work Plan for exchange of seed samples, scientific and technical information and training-cum-study visits.
- US GM crop sites under attack
Opponents of genetically engineered foods have staged night attacks on university and corporate research sites in at least 18 incidents and seven states since July.
- Hungarian premier says country ready for EU in 2001
Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban is confident that his country will be totally ready to join the EU by the end of 2001.