Emeritus Professor Neal First, a pioneer in cattle
reproduction and cloning who studied animal physiology at the
University of Wisconsin-Madison for 45 years, died Nov. 20 from
complications of cancer. His work in the 1980s on how sperm and
eggs are prepared, or matured, for fertilization set the stage for
in vitro fertilization of cattle.
Rarely used emergency measures to ease volatility in
livestock futures provided support for the market on their first
day of implementation on Thursday, making it unlikely the Chicago
Mercantile Exchange ...
Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for Mar delivery gained 6.75 cents to $6.5525 a
bushel; Mar corn was up 2.75 cents to 4.11 a bushel; Mar oats rose
1.25 cents to ...
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Philippines) Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 Published Date
Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso J. Alcala
reiterated to agriculture sector stakeholders in his recent visits
to Regions I and II that the programs and projects of DA are best
implemented and optimized with the support from farmers'
organizations and ...
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle rose more than 1
percent on Thursday on short-covering after the exchange late on
Wednesday expanded trading limits for cattle futures, an analyst
said. * CME Group ...
Moreno Ranches, a producer of superior Brahman cattle, is
pleased to announce formation of “Florida Youth Brahman Boosters
Association”, to support Brahman Juniors. The junior program
supports youth who have an interest in American agriculture and
Brahman cattle breeding. (PRWeb December 17, 2014) Read the full
CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures market operator,
on Wednesday took emergency action to adjust trading limits for
feeder cattle futures after prices plunged for five days in a row.
A CME Group ...
By Karl Plume CHICAGO (Reuters) - Exports of U.S.
agricultural products such as wheat, rice, soybeans and meat
products stand to gain from a surprise U.S. move toward repairing
relations with Cuba, agriculture industry officials said on
Wednesday. U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
called the move an "important opportunity" that will make exports
of U.S. farm goods cheaper ...
A good deal of modern farming is being done in the cloud, not
just the soil, using data science as well as tractors and combines
as tools – at least that’s the way Michigan agricultural technology
* Deputy PM meets with grain exporters to discuss curbs *
Traders' lobby complains of hidden state regulation * Egypt says
confident Russia will honour contracts (Adds details from Deputy PM
meeting with exporters) By Polina Devitt and Sarah McFarlane
MOSCOW, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Russia, one of the world's main wheat
exporters, is taking steps to restrict grain exports in an attempt
to cool ...
BACOLOR -- Some farmers here have scrapped conventional
farming, citing that it is not only dangerous for human consumption
due to chemical fertilizers, but is also costly to maintain. With
growing awareness about the different processes of organic farming,
the town of Bacolor, particularly in Barangay Sta.
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the
Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Mar delivery was 6.50 cents
higher at $6.2975 a bushel; Mar corn was 1.75 cents higher at
$4.0775 a bushel; ...
In the wake of a new survey showing that 68 percent of
Canadians with an opinion support a ban on fur farming in Canada,
Humane Society International/Canada is renewing its call for a
AS THE agriculture sector has taken a backseat to the
industry and services sectors, the National Economic and
Development Authority (Neda) has worked with the Department of
Agriculture to help the sector perform better. Neda 7 Director
Efren Carreon admitted that Central Visayas may not be able to
compete with the regions in Mindanao due to its smaller land areas,
but said it has an edge when ...
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Egypt's state grain buyer, the General
Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), said on Wednesday it was
confident all Russian wheat import contracts would be honoured and
that it would continue to include Russia as an origin in its import
tenders. Sources told Reuters on Tuesday that Russia's Veterinary
and Phytosanitary Surveillance Service (VPSS) had restricted grain
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/
-- Each holiday season, the Salvation Army works with local
businesses, churches and schools to collect gifts for needy
children and teens who otherwise may not receive any presents for
the holidays. Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of
innovative financing solutions for healthcare professionals, was
one of the more than 100 ...
Russia may be forced into protecting domestic bread prices
from the country's currency crisis later in the 2014/15 marketing
year, analysts said, challenging government pledges to avoid curbs
on grain ...
Cattle hauler Preston Newcomer found lucrative work in recent
years moving cows from a quarantine center in Pennsylvania to the
Port of Wilmington, Del., for export on floating feedlots to
countries such ...
AUSTRALIA’S prosperity in the past decade may have been
underpinned by the resources industry but it might be worth knowing
that the big four banks have roughly twice as much exposure to
agriculture than they do to resources
Long touted as the only sensible alternative to an industrial
agriculture system that has wreaked all sorts of environmental
havoc, organic farming has nevertheless been forced to limp its way
through the debates surrounding the future of our global food
supply. The notion of farming without chemicals is dogged by an
Achilles' heel of epic proportion: Simply put, you can’t feed the
planet with ...
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tampa
Bay Business Journal's 2014 Florida Fast 100 recognizes Florida's
fastest-growing private companies based on 2011-2013 revenue. This
year, construction ...
A teenager who was found dead next to the horse she was
riding along a canal in Southwest Ranches has been identified. The
16-year-old rider who died Thursday afternoon was identified as
Lucia Rodrigo, the Broward County medical examiner's office said
Friday. Witnesses said they saw Rodrigo riding her horse, Brownie,
at full speed along the canal shortly before they were found dead.
It still isn ...
A horse and a teenager were found dead on a riding path
Thursday in Southwest Ranches, Davie police said. The discovery was
made by a canal off Griffin Road and Southwest 188th Avenue after 4
p.m. Thursday. Witnesses said they had seen the teen, who appeared
to be a very experienced rider, riding her horse at full speed
along the canal. Vicki Geddis told Local 10 News she saw the horse
and rider ...