WorkSafe New Zealand has released a suite of draft health and
safety guidelines for those working in the agriculture industry for
public consultation. WorkSafe NZ’s National Programmes Manager,
Francois Barton said that the draft guidelines are based on
accepted best practice and have been developed in partnership with
industry bodies and subject experts to ensure they meet the needs
of New ...
Strong export data boosted corn futures Thursday. The Black
Sea situation seemed to weigh on grains Wednesday night. However,
the weekly USDA Export Sales report proved quite supportive of the
yellow grain market, since the latest total easily topped industry
One of Canada's biggest lenders is offering some relief to
farmers hit by a cash crunch because of a backlog in shipping grain
across the country, offering delayed loan repayments and flexible
terms on new and existing credit lines.
In trading on Thursday, agriculture & farm products
shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 3.4%.
Helping drag down the group were shares of Origin Agritech (SEED),
off about 12.8% and shares of Agria (GRO) off about 7.3% on the
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- With farming as the main source of
livelihood in the area, the local government of Tublay crafted a
measure institutionalizing organic agriculture in the town in its
advocacy on sustainable agriculture.
Today pigs in Canada are one step closer to freedom from sow
stalls and painful farming practices. The Canadian Federation of
Humane Societies secured the move after years of negotiations among
If you are a child from a farming background, you know that
even though farming and agriculture is a tough business, growing up
in wide open spaces is something special. In fact, according to a
2010 report from the USDA , there are currently more jobs available
in agriculture, food systems, renewable energy and the environment
than there are qualified graduates to fill them. There are also
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohamamd
Ishaq Dar Thursday termed the agriculture as backbone of country's
economy and said that government was giving special attention
towards this sector to ensure sustainable economic growth.
CHICAGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world
celebrates the International Year of Family Farming, Food Tank: The
Food Think Tank (http://www.FoodTank.com) highlights new research
in a report, Food Tank by the Numbers: Family Farming, that
features original research from the U.N. Food and Agriculture
Organization (FAO) and draws on dozens of experts. The report
proves that family farms ...
In trading on Wednesday, agriculture & farm products
shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 3.9%.
Leading the group were shares of Origin Agritech (SEED), up about
11.1% and shares of Agria (GRO) up about 9.6% on the day.
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has appointed Shaun
Quissell as North Dakota's new livestock development director.
Quissell succeeds Wayne Carlson, who has retired after 21 years in
the Agriculture ...
The crisis in Ukraine is roiling grains markets, but with
wheat already harvested and shipped and global stockpiles of corn
that can substitute for Ukrainian maize, it appears unlikely, at
least for now, that there will be major global supply shocks. Some
traders are even seeking lessons from the 1986 disaster that hit
the nuclear plant at Chernobyl in northern Ukraine. When the plant
Missoula County is shirking what a district judge says is its
statutory duty to promote and encourage small Montana tourist
businesses, in particular small guest ranches, in attempts to
over-regulate Dunrovin Ranch in Lolo.
LAS VEGAS -- via PRWEB - The second annual Indoor Agriculture
Conference, May 14 -- 15, 2014, not only highlights some of the
industry's top technological advances, it also offers attendees
access to its ...
The intellectual war over modern agriculture has been won by
the "cultural elite," but agriculture's continued commercial and
technological success still bode well for its future, a political
After a lifetime of farming and mining in the hills of
southwest China, Zhang Zongfu was thrust into subsidised housing
closer to town, and into a monumental urbanisation drive aimed at
boosting growth. ...
Tokyo, Mar 4, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Michisaki, a farming
corporation located in Gamo in the district of Miyagino in Sendai
City, today held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of a
large-scale hydroponics facility in the area. Michisaki is the
recipient of 100 million yen in loan funds from the Mitsubishi
Corporation Disaster Relief Foundation. This investment complements
grants already ...
The findings raise hopes of park managers, Native American
tribes and wildlife advocates that efforts to restore bison
populations derived from the nation's last pure-bred band of wild
bison will face less resistance from the cattle industry. WHERE THE
BUFFALO ROAM Those worries helped shape a federal-state management
plan for Yellowstone bison that has allowed thousands to be shipped
WATSONVILLE — A retired federal judge is buying more than 500
acres in the largest farmland transaction in the Pajaro Valley in
years. The Borina Foundation announced Thursday the sale of eight
ranches for an undisclosed price to retired U.S. District Court
Judge Vaughn R.
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Bankers Healthcare Group recently teamed up with the American Heart
Association and Broward PULSE in the fight against heart disease.
BHG joined on ...
A new government survey shows New Mexico has more farms and
ranches than it did five years ago. The U.S. Department of
Agriculture survey also shows the state has seen significant
increases in the number ...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials have discovered hundreds
of skeletal remains scattered on ranches in a stretch of towns
along the U.S.-Mexico border as they carried out a wide search to
locate missing people.