FILE - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks during a
Rural Tour stop at the Iowa State Fair, in this Aug. 19, 2009 file
photo taken in Des Moines, Iowa. A remote Alaska Native village
where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural
communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to rural water
and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from
the U.S ...
LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes
the worldwide markets for Whole Grain and High Fiber Foods in US$
Thousands by the following Product Segments: Cereals, Baked Food,
Snacks, and ...
The National Economic Council on Thursday endorsed the
disbursement of N100bn by the Central Bank of Nigeria for the
establishment of mini ranches nationwide. Governor Gabriel Suswam
of Benue, who said this when he briefed State House correspondents
on the outcome of the monthly NEC meeting presided over by
Vice-President Namadi Sambo, said the ranches... [Read
It’s drought resistant, easy to harvest and cook, and easier
to spell than freekeh and quinoa. Meet teff, the diminutive ancient
grain that’s been feeding Ethiopia for 5,000 years—and might soon
be coming to a store near you.
WINNIPEG, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Thanks to a
partnership with the University of Alberta Libraries, data on grain
elevators in Canada collected by the Canadian Grain Commission
beginning in 1912 is now freely available online. Fully searchable,
digital copies of these records from 1912 to 1998 are openly
accessible via the University of Alberta Libraries' website, Peel's
Prairie Provinces ...
The National Economic Council on Thursday resolved that the
Central Bank of Nigeria should provide seed funding of N100bn to
assist states establish mini modern ranches across the country.
This was one of the solutions proffered to the incessant bloody
clashes between cattle rearers and farmers in parts of the country.
Governor Gabriel Suswam of... [Read More...]
Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) posted third-quarter profit that
beat analysts’ estimates as a bumper grain crop and a rebound in
consumer demand boosted shipments at the biggest publicly traded
Research and product development aimed at increasing crop
yields while reducing chemicals in agriculture
MONTREAL, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inocucor Technologies, Inc.
and McGill University have signed a research and licensing
agreement to co-produce a new class of sustainable bio-stimulant
products for large-scale agriculture that have the potential to
increase crop yields by at least ...
Write everything down. There have been many times he has seen
farming businesses fall apart because of a lack of understanding
about the business and its operations. The rights and
responsibilities of individuals and the farming structure all need
Environmental advocacy group Greenpeace Philippines called on
Filipinos to stand up and fight for the country’s diversified food
crops, and promote ecological agriculture, as the Philippines
joined other nations in marking World Food Day last week. “Demand
for government’s support for ecological agriculture — highly vital
in addressing food security and health issue,” Greenpeace
‘Unsung heroines’ are these admirable women’s groups. Their
lives have been transformed by the significant shift they made in
their farming practice in the same breath that they have
transformed the quality of the farm products they have heretofore
produced. The post A Glimpse of an Ideal Farming Community appeared
first on Davao Today .
Grain futures were higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery rose 5.75 cents to $5.1925 a bushel;
Dec corn was 7.75 cents higher at 3.56 a bushel; Dec oats rose .50
cent to $3.51 ...
Nestle has inaugurated the Dairy Farming Institute in
Northeast China, in one of the company's biggest dairy investments
that will help modernise Chinese dairy farming practices to enable
farmers to meet the country's fast-growing milk demand in a
sustainable manner in the years ahead.
DALLAS, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new
market research report " Precision Farming Market - b y Technology
(GPS/GNSS, GIS, Remote Sensing & VRT), Components (Automation
& Control, ...
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that Andrews
Farming Inc., and its sister company ANDCO Logistics Inc., will
invest more than $5.6 million to expand their operation in Carroll
County. The operation includes agricultural production,
warehousing, and distribution.
ELKO, Nev. -- Dozens of cattle have been shot mysteriously in
Northern Nevada. The Nevada Cattlemen's Association said so far
about 65 head of cattle have been injured and some even killed in
the shooting spree over the last three months. Nevada ranchers are
now offering more than $25,000 as a reward to catch the person or
people responsible in this shooting spree. ...
CP-served grain facility in Wisconsin capable of loading
entire trains MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The
inaugural train from Landmark Services Cooperative's new Fall
River, Wis., grain terminal is loading today, consisting of 100
cars of soybeans for export through the Gulf Coast. The departure
marks the creation of new shipping options and an ability to reach
new markets for ...
AUSTIN — Daily chores included gathering eggs and milking
cows. They started working young and didn’t let up. That was life
on the farm, and it began in much the same way for the top
contenders for state agriculture commissioner.
Sticking to the recipe that has so far proved such a smash
hit (over 2 million units sold on PC and consoles with the previous
2013 version), the Farming Simulator franchise will be entering a
whole new era in October! A new graphics and physics engine,
new visual effects, a new interface, new gameplay mechanics, new
vehicles and, of course, a new and vast game
environment. Farming Simulator 15 ...
DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing the
trend of investing in some of America's most iconic viewsheds and
working landscapes, The Land Report released the 2014 Land Report
100 presented by Fay Ranches highlighting the major investments and
even bigger personalities of America's largest landowners. Among
the major movers is nationally known homebuilder D.R. Horton,
founder and ...
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- via PRWEB - Indoor agriculture is
experiencing rapid growth as drought, supply chain challenges and
the scarcity of new farmland force growers to seek more efficient
and sustainable ...
Moreno Ranches is a Florida producer of superior Brahman
Cattle. They will participate in the ABBA National Brahman Show in
Dallas, Texas, on October 12-16, showcasing their top Brahman show
cattle. (PRWeb October 13, 2014) Read the full story at
DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fay Ranches and Republic
Ranches, two of the most successful land brokerage firms in the
country, are announcing a groundbreaking strategic alliance that
will create one of the most powerful brokerage teams in the United
States and further expand each company's reach and breadth of
services. The two firms have built strong business
relationships over the ...
(Corrects headline of Oct. 8 story to remove reference to
scale of Aeon’s rice-farming ambitions, adds cooperative reference
in second graph.) Aeon Co. (8267) , Japan ’s largest supermarket
chain that sells everything from fresh food to bicycles across 424
stores, plans to add rice fields to its farming portfolio, possibly
making it the nation’s biggest corporate grower of the
A tough choice over Central Florida's water future is
unfolding now as the giant Deseret Ranches proposes to dam a pair
of creeks, an idea rejected long ago by state officials as
Edgar Silva, 20, harvests Tomahawk hops at Loftus Ranches in
Yakima on one of the final days of the 2014 growing season.
Tomahawk hops are highly bitter due to their high alpha acid
content, and just one of the varieties grown on the farm's 950
acres of hops.