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Grain mixed, livestock higher

Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery rose 3.25 cents to $6.8275 a bushel; July corn was 7.50 cents higher at 5.0950 a bushel; July oats were 3.75 cents ...

Grain Mixed, Cattle Mixed and Pork Higher

Grain mixed on the CBOT, cattle mixed and pork higher on the CME

Grain Mixed, Cattle Mixed and Pork Higher

Grain mixed on the CBOT, cattle mixed and pork higher on the CME

Grain News

(April 22 / ChinaGlobalTimes ) -- Amid a trade conflict that has gained increasing attention, Chinese industry analysts have urged US seed companies and exporters to act more responsibly when selling genetically modified (GM) products to China.

Sangre Chronicle > Archives > Cimarron > Cimarron-area ranches want in on village water

CIMARRON — The village of Cimarron will hold the first of two public hearings April 10 on whether to expand municipal water service to an area that includes the Chase Ranch, the C.S. Ranch and the Express U.U. Bar Ranch.

Cattle Truck Crash Snarls Fort Worth Traffic

An overturned cattle truck created a traffic mess near downtown Fort Worth on Wednesday morning, as authorities worked to rescue the trapped livestock and lead them to safety.

Agriculture is the future

VINELAND — Good things grow in Ontario — and will continue to do so thanks in part to joint funding from the federal and provincial governments.

Farming in ARMM goes high-tech with mobile app

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/23 April) – A management tool for farmers using mobile apps is being eyed for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to boost yield and income. Department… »

Kazakhstan to boost grain exports to Iran, China

* Kazakhstan to supply 1.2 mln T of wheat to Iran-state trader * Says supplies to China to more than double in 2013/14 * Ups 2013/14 exportable grain surplus to 9.5 mln T (Releads to focus on exports to Iran, China, adds details) By Raushan Nurshayeva ASTANA, April 23 (Reuters) - Kazakhstan will boost grain exports to Iran and China this 2013/14 marketing year as it seeks to diversify regions of ...

Ag commissioner candidate faults rival on bill to allow horse sale for slaughter

AUSTIN — Agriculture commissioner candidate Tommy Merritt is drawing attention to rival Sid Miller’s past support for horse slaughter, noting in a mailer to Republican primary voters that Miller introduced measures in the House to legalize the sale of horses for eventual human consumption.

Vilsack urges ag interests to be adaptable

DES MOINES — Agriculture will need to adapt to the changing climate, which could present economic opportunities, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said Tuesday.

Agriculture can provide 62.5 million jobs – NDE boss

The Director-General, National Directorate of Employment, Mr. Abubakar Muhammed, has said that if the potential of agriculture is fully explored, no fewer than 62.5 million unemployed youths and graduates in the country will be gainfully engaged. Quoting the National Bureau of Statistics data, he said the country had a population of over 67 million unemployed...  [Read More...]

A one hundred year dairy dynasty | PHOTOS

MY FARMING FAMILY: This year, the Alley family will celebrate 100 years of dairy farming and as Ian Alley says “some people are destined to be dairy farmers.”

Point Reyes National Seashore ranches begin planning process

Looking to provide West Marin ranches with more security and opportunity, the National Park Service is beginning a planning process for working beef cattle and dairy ranches within the Point Reyes National Seashore.

Vilsack: Agriculture needs to adapt to climate change

DES MOINES | Agriculture will need to adapt to the changing climate, which could present economic opportunities, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said Tuesday.

Mechanized farming needed – Marcos

Manila, Philippines --- Sen. Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., a member of the Senate agriculture committee, said yesterday mechanized farming is the key to competing well with neighboring countries in the world market. This competition to be faced by Filipino farmers would be felt when the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Free Trade Agreement is to be implemented next year when all tariffs on ...

Agriculture Department accepting specialty crop grant applications

The Arkansas Agriculture Department is accepting applications for grants to fund specialty crops in the state.

Grain News

Des Moines, Iowa—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced April 22 that USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded $6 million to 10 universities to study the effects of climate on agriculture production and develop strategies to provide farmers and ranchers with the solutions they need to supply the nation with quality food.

Sale of cattle for slaughter hits village economy: Modi

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday reiterated his opposition to what he described as "pink revolution" or cow slaughter, saying cattle was an integral part of village economy and the issue should not be linked to any community. In an interview to ABP News TV channel, Modi said the disappearance of "pashu" or cattle from villages was "bad for the ...

Grain mixed, cattle higher and pork lower

Grain futures were Mixed Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery was unchanged at 6.6825 a bushel; May corn was 3.75 cents higher at 4.9225 a bushel; May oats were ...

Mangalore: Cattle trade turning into battle in district

Mangalore, Apr 22: The killing of 24-year-old Kabeer, a cattle trader from Krishnapura, Suratkal, at Sringeri reportedly by the Anti Naxal Force (ANF) personnel shows how risky it is for cattle traders to venture into the business.

Cows, Cooper's Hawks And Calippe Silverspot Butterflies, Oh My!

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tim Koopmann is every bit as protective of the endangered California tiger salamander that live on his 850-acre ranch in Sunol as he is of the cattle. Scott Stone is a loyal steward of thousands of acres of native grasslands and riparian habitats he helped restore on his beef ranch in Yolo County. Jack Varian is a fierce guardian of ...

Chili pepper farming originated in Mexico

New York, April 22 (IANS) Farming of chili peppers, the most widely cultivated spice crop that have conquered cuisines around the world, was born in central-east Mexico, says a study. The researchers relied on genetic, archaeological, linguistic and ecological evidence to discover the hotspots where farmers first cultivated Capsicum annuum, the most common kind of chili pepper, the study added ...

Sen. Marcos: 'Mechanized' farming makes Phl agri competitive in AFTA

April 22, 2014. "Mechanized" farming is what the Philippines need to compete with neighboring countries in the world market. This developed as Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" R. Marcos, Jr. allayed fear by farmers that machines will displace them if introduced as tools and equipment in the agricultural sector for...

Grain exports to be streamlined

AUSTRALIAN bulk grain and seed set for export can now be inspected earlier in the supply chain under a new process.

Farming and fashion at Fieldays

Farming and fashion don't often go together, but that will be the theme for this years Ag Art Wear competition at Fieldays.

Grain lower, livestock mixed

Grain futures were lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery fell 23 cents to $6.6825 a bushel; May corn was 6.25 cents lower at 4.8850 a bushel; May oats were 8.75 cents lower ...

Birthplace of Chili Pepper Farming Revealed

Chili peppers reign as the world's most widely cultivated spice crop; But before they conquered cuisines around the globe, chili peppers were domesticated in Central and South America. Now, scientists say they've found the hotspot where ancient farmers first cultivated Capsicum annuum, the most common kind of chili pepper.  By drawing on genetic, archaeological, linguistic and ecological ...

USDA Establishes Rural Business Investment Program

(DES MOINES, Iowa) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday a new $150 million program designed to provide investment capital to help small agriculture-related business in rural areas with cash needed to expand. MoreWhy There Is No Lime Industry in America AnymoreYour Grilling Season Budget Just Went Up in SmokeMen Charged With Toppling Ancient…

Grain lower, cattle and pork lower

Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery was unchanged at 6.9125 a bushel; May corn was 6.25 cents lower at 4.8825 a bushel; May oats were ...

Idaho guest ranches reinvent themselves

BOISE - Halfway through an interview with a Business Insider reporter, Brad Ford mentions why he's a little distracted. He is riding one horse and leading another, trying to calm the animals' nerves during an expo in Lewiston. That's Ford's job. He trains and sells horses - at least, that's what he does in the offseason. From May to October, he hosts vacationers and the occasional reality-show ...

Agriculture is sprouting up in Huntington

HUNTINGTON -- Farm-fresh eggs and produce are no longer limited to farmers markets and rural farms as city-dwellers are picking up seeds and feed as they take to the land to raise chickens and crops.

Idaho Guest Ranches Reinvent Themselves after Recession

BOISE — Halfway through an interview with a Business Insider reporter, Brad Ford mentions why he's a little distracted. He is riding one horse and leading another, trying to calm the animals' nerves during an expo in Lewiston. That's Ford's job. He trains and sells horses — at least, that's what he does in the offseason. From May to October, he hosts vacationers and the occasional reality-show ...

Spicy fight over hot sauce doesn't stop county grower's pepper planting

Moorpark-based Underwood Ranches will continue planting peppers for Sriracha, even though its creator is entertaining relocation ideas.

The Armed Rebellion on a Nevada Cattle Ranch Could Be Just the Start

The Feds may have set a troubling precedent by allowing a Nevada rancher and his band of armed followers to win a standoff with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The rancher refused to pay more than $1 million in fines for letting his cows graze on government land

Feronia Inc. Arable Farming Update

Feronia Inc. is pleased to announce further progress in its arable farming operation following the recent harvest of a 200 hectare trial rice crop planted in October 2013.

Research and Markets: Global Vertical Farming, Plant Factory Market 2014-2020 - Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts

Research and Markets has announced the addition of Wintergreen Research, Inc's new report "Vertical Farming, Pl

Armed Standoff Over Cattle Grazing Comes to an End

Government officials from the federal Bureau of Land Management attempted to seize cattle from a Nevada farmer over the weekend, arguing that the farmer, Cliven Bundy, owed money to the government for grazing his cattle on public land. Bundy did not accept the change and continued to use the land anyway without paying grazing fees. Protester Eric Parker from central Idaho aims his weapon from a ...

After Japan beef deal, Australia eyes cattle sales to China

* Australia keen to sell live cattle to China * Chinese delegation to Australia discussed biosecurity * Australia live cattle exports steadily growing SYDNEY/BEIJING, April 14 (Reuters) - Hot on the back of winning lower tariffs for beef exports from its largest buyer Japan, Australia is setting its sights on winning another major prize for its beef industry by persuading China to open its ...

Nevada ranching family claims victory as government releases cattle

By Jennifer Dobner BUNKERVILLE, Nevada (Reuters) - U.S. officials ended a stand-off with hundreds of armed protesters in the Nevada desert on Saturday, calling off the government's roundup of cattle it said were illegally grazing on federal land and giving about 300 animals back to the rancher who owned them. The dispute less than 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas between rancher Cliven Bundy and ...

Nigeria eyes private funds to spark agriculture boom

Can investors get rich by backing Nigerian agriculture? An increasingly loud chorus of voices say that answering this question may be the most pressing challenge facing Africa's most populous country, ahead of defeating Boko Haram Islamists or curbing rampant corruption. Nigeria last week jumped ahead of South Africa as the continent's biggest economy after the re-calculated results of national ...

Nevada cattle wars: Nevada senator sides with rancher against feds

Nevada cattle owner Cliven Bundy claims ancestral rights to graze his cattle on federal lands in Nevada. Federal officials say the cattle are trespassing on endangered tortoise habitat. The battle has waged in the courts for decades, and Bundy has disregarded several court orders to remove his animals.

Canada grain handlers to expand as crops overwhelm system

By Rod Nickel WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Three Canadian grain handlers said this week that they will expand facilities to handle the country's crops, after a record-smashing harvest overwhelmed the transportation system. Viterra, owned by Glencore Xstrata PLC , said on Thursday it will spend C$100 million ($92 million) to boost grain shipping through Port Metro Vancouver, while CWB, formerly ...

Wilson Ranches Retreat adds cowboy component near one of '7 Wonders of Oregon' (photos)

The Painted Hills are about a 55-mile drive from Wilson Ranches, but you'll be looking at some of the best cowboy scenery that Oregon can dish up.

Cargill to expand Manitoba grain elevator amid crop backlog

Cargill Ltd , Canada's third-largest grain handler, will increase storage and rail-car capacity at Morris, Manitoba, the latest in a series of expansions by Canadian grain companies. The move, announced on Wednesday, comes as the country's grain handlers and railways have struggled to move a record-large harvest to port, causing a massive backlog. Cargill said it would add 20,000 tonnes of grain ...

Pentair Re-Imagines Fish Farming with Innovation in Aquaponics

  Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) provide sustainable, closed-loop solution to help address growing global demand for fish protein Schaffhausen, Switzerland - April 10, 2014 - Through its work ...

U.S. seizes cattle in rare fight over federal land use in Nevada

Armed U.S. rangers are rounding up cattle on federal land in Nevada in a rare showdown with a rancher who has illegally grazed his herd on public lands for decades, as conflict over land use simmers in western states. The dispute in Nevada came to a boiling point after environmentalists told federal land managers they planned to sue to protect a threatened tortoise whose habitat was being ...

Runnin’ the ranch

Friends from other ranches help keep branding a lighthearted event, says Walton Ranch manager Bill Cawley. The help “makes a big difference,” he said.

Lawsuit claims Jewish cemetery had false advertising, deceptive sales

A Southwest Ranches cemetery owned by a company that is the subject of several lawsuits across the country has been sued by a Plantation woman who alleges it did not adhere to Jewish laws and customs as it promised in its advertising.

Florida Sheriffs Ranches Youth Villa to Have Open House

The Florida Sheriffs Ranches Youth Villa for Girls in Bartow is hosting an open house on Saturday with campus tours and Polk Sheriff's Office equipment demonstrations.
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