SANFORD, Maine — The Southern Maine Regional Planning
Commission will hold its annual meeting on June 12 at the Town Club
at 4 Washington St., next to Town Hall. The meeting will feature
the presentation, "Is Farming the Future of Maine?"
Seed Dynamics to host symposiumSeed Dynamics Inc. will host
an educational symposium Thursday at the Pivot Point Conference
Center on vegetable seed science and technology for seed dealers,
producers and growers.Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the meeting
The cattle business today has evolved into several distinct
segments. Each draws certain people whose personality, skill and
savvy make them best suited to that segment.We'll start with the
The Division of Agriculture, Marketing, Marine Affairs and
the Environment held its fourth meeting, in series of its District
meetings with Farmers’ Group’s. This meeting took place last
Tuesday at the Whim Community Centre and targeted farmers and
stakeholders in the Plymouth District.
WASHINGTON -- The organic food industry is gaining clout on
Capitol Hill, prompted by rising consumer demand and its entry into
traditional farm states. But that isn't going over well with
everyone in Congress.
For a horse like Orb, the sculpted colt that won the Kentucky
Derby, the future holds plenty of promise. But when a racing or
breeding career ends, many horses are cast aside without homes to
call their own.
Federated Farmers Grain & Seed has completed its final
drought feed shipment into the Port of Tauranga, with containers
being unpacked last Thursday for delivery in coming days. In all,
some 100,000 small ...
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed lower
on Friday as traders adjusted positions ahead of the U.S.
Department of Agriculture monthly cattle-on-feed report that was
released after the futures closed, analysts and traders
The number of cattle placed in U.S. feedlots last month was
up 15 per cent from a year earlier, a government report showed
Friday, and analysts said reduced feed costs encouraged fattening
cattle for slaughter.
As the mountain real estate market rebounds, a Dallas private
equity firm is making bold moves, buying disheveled mountain
ranchland and forging top-tier trophy sport ranches with investors
who get to hunt, fish and play on the ranches.
Living in Southern California, residents are well aware
they're just a car ride away from the beaches, mountains and
desert, but there's another cool geographic anomaly - often
overlooked - on the sunny side of the state: ranch life.
Bandar Seri Begawan - Brunei Darussalam and Vietnam have
agreed to take the level of cooperation in both agriculture and
fisheries to greater heights with the signing of a Memorandum of
Understanding (MoU) between Brunei's Minister of Industry and
Primary Resources, Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Utama Dato Seri Setia
Awang Haji Yahya bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Haji Bakar, who
represented the ...
Grains futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 4.5 cents to $6.8325 a bushel;
July corn rose 11.25 cents to $6.5275 a bushel; July oats slipped
2.25 cents ...
After years of research, an animal scientist looking for ways
to keep inflammation down in cattle came up with a novel approach:
feed them flax. The flax in their food helps keep animals healthy
and has an added benefit for people who later eat their meat:
omega-3 enriched beef.
ST. LOUIS, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The online votes
have been tallied, and Betty Rosson, a Virginia grain and cattle
farmer, is Monsanto's 2013 America's Farmers Mom of the Year.
Betty's nomination, ...
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): According to the latest statistics
released by the Government, rice has so far been planted in 2.4
lakh hectares in the country. . This is 52 thousand hectare more
than that reported a week ago (1.88 lakh ).
People in Forest Hills may soon be able to raise chickens and
bees on their property. Some residents have been pushing for urban
farming to be allowed within the borough. People in favor of this
proposal argue that it will allow residents to live cleaner, more
organic lifestyles. “It's alright with me if that is what they want
to do, as long as it doesn't harm the environment,” said Delane
* Grain sales being routed via brokers * U.N. says Syria
conflict a humanitarian catastrophe By Jonathan Saul LONDON, May 17
(Reuters) - Syria has managed to increase itsgrain imports in
recent months after a period when it was lessactive on
international markets, traders say, a development thatsuggests
President Bashar al-Assad has found a way to feed hispeople despite
war. Traders say Syria ...
PEARL CITY — The Plum River fault line is inactive, but you
never know what tomorrow will bring. The 100-mile crack in the
Earth’s crust extends west from Byron to Iowa, right through Conrad
Iandola’s farm, 5886 S. Loran Road, in Pearl City.
Grains futures mostly fell Thursday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 6 cents to $6.8775 a bushel;
July corn fell 9.25 cents to $6.415 a bushel; July oats slipped
1.75 cent to ...
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) live cattle futures fell on
Wednesday on trade ideas that the top of cash markets are set
following a series of gains to record highs in the wholesale beef
market, traders and analysts said.
The Agriculture Energy Coalition today thanked Reps. Timothy
Walz , Cheri Bustos , Ann Kuster, , William Enyart and Mike
McIntyre for introducing an amendment during the House Agriculture
Committee’s markup of legislation to reauthorize the Farm Bill that
would provide robust mandatory funding for renewable energy and
energy efficiency programs.
(Adds details, reason) Tunis, May 16 (Reuters) - Tunisia's
grain harvest will fallthis year to around 1.5 million tonnes from
2.2 million lastyear, the minister of agriculture said on Thursday.
"We expect that this year's grain harvest will drop by about30
percent compared with last season to reach between 1.4 and1.5
million tonnes," Mohamed Ben Salem said. That compares withan
average of about ...
DENVER, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Rivers Water &
Farming Company (OTCQB: TURV) ( www.2riverswater.com ) announced
today that directors supportive of Two Rivers' rotational farm
fallowing business ...
Grains futures fell Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for July delivery fell 17 cents to $6.9375 a bushel; July
corn fell 1.75 cent to $6.5075 a bushel; July oats fell 4.75 cents
to $3.795 a ...
Grains futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the
Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 5.75 cents to
$7.05 a bushel; July corn added 0.75 cent to $6.5325 a bushel; July
oats were ...
The Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday approved a
five-year farm bill that reveals a new consensus on crop and
nutrition policy, but it emerged over the objections of three
Republican senators from the Plains—Pat Roberts of Kansas, Mike
Johanns of Nebraska, and John Thune of South Dakota—who offered
amendments on food stamps and commodities that a majority of the
Farmer David Hunt has spoken out about his battle with mental
illness in a bid to raise awareness of the warning signs for
depression in rural communities.At a FarmSafe conference in
Wellington today, Mr Hunt said he chose to speak...
The appeal of owning your own property — and all the private
goods that came with it — may have convinced nomadic humans to
settle down and take up farming. So says a new study that tried to
puzzle out why early farmers bothered with agriculture.
"Urban Farming" has been helping communities around the globe
since 2005 by creating gardens for food on unused land. You can get
a dozen plants for your own garden by registering it on Urban
Cattle rose for the second time in three sessions on
speculation that demand for beef will rise before the U.S. Memorial
Day holiday on May 27 and Father’s Day on June 16, traditionally
popular times to grill steaks.
DUBAI, UAE, May 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After inaugurating
its Jumeirah branch on Al Wasl Road in November 2012, HSBC has now
officially opened the doors to its Arabian Ranches Customer Service
Unit (CSU) ...
Southwest Ranches issued a “Notice of Recommended Award” on
April 29, endorsing Sun Bergeron to receive the Town’s sole
contract for their municipal solid waste needs. Notable in the
contract is the considerably higher price Sun Bergeron is paying
the city for recyclables than was offered by Waste
EDGAR SPRINGS - High gas prices and a difficult economy mean
more and more hunters are venturing farther away from home to
practice their sport, and are choosing Missouri hunting ranches
over famous ones in Texas.