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The Ministry's agricultural economic research unit, Agricultural and Rural Transformation Centre (ADRTC) of the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bengaluru, investigated farmers' suicides in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra ...
CHAMPAIGN - In a lot of ways, weeds are like crops. They need pretty much the same resources crops need. The main difference?
Manhattan - Each year, the Kansas farm Bureau Foundation for agriculture awards scholarships to college students studying in fields that benefit agriculture and rural Kansas. 36 recipients have received $21,500 in scholarships for the 2017-18 school year.
LEICESTER - Heidi Cooper says that while most little girls are obsessed with the movie, "Frozen," her 3-year-old daughter, Ellie, prefers animal movies.
LINCOLN - Growers and industry representatives who want to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension's field crop scout training course May 10 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Eastern ...
Also, last fall marked the first time the college of agriculture had more female students than male students. A third trend is that fewer incoming freshman actually grew up on a farm. And there have also been more out-of-state students coming to Iowa ...
The House agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit held a hearing April 4 to evaluate the effectiveness of farm bill authorized ...
After 17 years, Oneida County is working to update its 2000 agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan, aiming to keep agriculture strong in the county and keep local farms going. "Agriculture plays a major role - it's the No. 1 industry in Oneida ...
Fruit growers across Central Massachusetts are bringing in hives of bees for pollination of tree fruit crops, and all are thankful for the 180-degree turn from a year ago.
BHUBANESWAR: agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy on Saturday said the state government is considering on waiving of farm loan and to cover farmers ...
LITTLETON -- The ongoing debate over state versus local control of commercial hog-farm locations has shifted to a community of fewer than 200 residents ...
WEST Des Moines - With one in five Iowa jobs tied to agriculture, there are many agriculture-based careers for Iowa students to pursue.
Pacific Biodiesel Technologies is cultivating a 14-acre sunflower field as part of an initial 115-acre crop project site dedicated to growing combine-harvested oil crops on land previously used for sugar cane production. "The major bloom is now over ...
Replacing the state's single family-owned farm are 21st century "agribusinesses" which employs modern farming methods and technology to produce crops more efficiently and more locally than in the past, said W.Va. ... W. Va. farms could start first by ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - America's two most prominent general interest farm membership organizations don't agree on everything. So Mary Kay Thatcher, senior ...
The annual "Update for Veterinarians" program, organized by Iowa Beef Center, features a full day of education and demonstrations focused on beef cattle.
farmers across the Corn Belt have kicked off another growing season, investing billions of dollars in seed and fertilizer despite U.S.
When it comes to buying national seed brands capture more large farms business. National ... However, input costs, like those associated with crop protection chemicals, and other production expenses continue to rise despite declining crop prices, with ...
The definitions adopted by the town board this week were the product of more than five years of effort by the Southold agricultural advisory committee, whose members aimed to tackle the complex task of defining the very essence of agriculture. ... the ...
IndianaPOLIS - Indiana farm Bureau is inviting all Hoosier entrepreneurs who are focused on food and agriculture to compete for $145,000 in startup funds from the American farm Bureau Federation. The Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge is open to ...
Smithburg high school FFA members Sydney Gose and Harleigh Lehman take part in the school's farm Fun Day by teaching elementary school students about ...
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of agriculture Sonny Perdue joined President Donald Trump on Tuesday for a farmers roundtable at the White House as the president signed an executive order establishing an interagency task force on agriculture and rural ...
With the trend of below-average rainfall continuing into the spring, some growers are already irrigating crops which are showing signs of drought stress.
... help farmers protect specialty crops, pollinators from chemicals · Capacities, placements of cattle higher since '16 · Dent Popper receives Doing Business Award · Medication aide course planned at CCC-Lexington · Pocket field guide helps diagnose ...
Once terminated, the plants are also more effective as a mulch for weeds in and around the cash crops. In the study, two farmers compared the effects of terminating a cereal rye cover crop two to three weeks prior to seeding soybeans vs. terminating ...
RALEIGH - North Carolina lawmakers decided Thursday that hog and poultry operations should get added protection from lawsuits by neighbors complaining ...
The owners of Songbird farm will install a rainwater catchment system on their barn this summer.
WINDSOR, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A mega farm draws new concerns but this time from parents of students at a nearby elementary school.
"This grant helps MRCD to build on their already completed groundbreaking research, and start to implement agricultural practices that can improve soil health, increase water storage and sequester carbon," Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, wrote ...
farmer Brian Miller out in his unharvested canola crop field about 600 acres worth, he's like many other farmers who still have last falls harvest on the ground because of wet weather near Barrhead northwest of Edmonton, Monday, March 27, 2017.
Tokyo/Hong Kong -- Japan imported China-grown corn for livestock feed for the first time since February 2010 in March in order to ease shortages, according to the Japanese Ministry of finance.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Secretary of agriculture Sonny Perdue joined President Trump for a "farmers Roundtable" at the White House on April 25 to address issues facing the American agriculture community, as the president signed an executive order ...
"Expanding opportunities for U.S. crop and livestock producers to access international markets will boost farm income in the United States. Just as important as expansion, we need your engagement on behalf of agriculture to protect our current access ...
With the support of her partner, Susan Hausmann, Barger opened Hausbar urban farm and GuestHaus, an organic farm in East Austin that raises chickens, supplies local restaurants with fresh produce and even provides its own lodging for visitors through ...
The board for the California Department of Food and agriculture (CDFA) enlisted the assistance of a San Diego-based public relations firm to help set a course of action and establish its California Agricultural Vision. Within this "vision" includes ...
From left, Chris Hoffman, vice-president of the Pennsylvania farm Bureau, who spoke at the spring banquet of the McKean-Potter farm Bureau Spring Banquet Tuesday, meets with Gary Isadore, MPFB president; and Justin Clapper, Region 7 Organization ...
This Tuesday, April 25, the town adopted 13 definitions of modern agricultural practices, with plans afterward to develop a section of the code that spells out how modern farmers and viticulturists can use their land.
When it comes to producing big bales, density matters most, and the New Holland BigBaler 340 Plus gives farmers the perfect tool to pack crop into each bale for efficient handling, storage and transport. Featuring a bale chamber that is 31.5 inches ...
But major farm groups are alarmed at Trump's opposition to the deal. "Withdrawing from NAFTA would be disastrous for American agriculture. We cannot disrupt trade with two of our top trade partners and allies. This decision will cost America's farmers ...
LITTLE VALLEY - The Cattaraugus County agriculture and farmland Protection Board reminds farmers to participate in this year's U.S.
Spring wheat only comes from the Northern Plains states, along with some from PNW states, with an estimated 60 percent of the crop moving to Asian markets. As of April 6 in the current marketing year, which started last June and will end May 31, total ...
Sky-Top is the first of a large number of potential farm preservation closings in Morris County in 2017. Another 13 farms, totaling 533 acres, are under consideration for enrollment in the county program. They are located in Chester Township, Harding ...
... Western New York's farm country. Maureen Torrey, Genesee County farmer, met with the president at the White House this week during an agricultural roundtable -- and told Trump all about the labor shortages local farmers are experiencing. ... back ...
A bill that would protect North Carolina's hog farms and agricultural operations from lawsuits over smells and other nuisances won approval in the N.C.
... of Snelson farms since 1988. They farm 1,500 acres of hard red winter wheat and 3,500 acres of soybeans with these crops going to the Port of Catoosa for shipment to feed the world. Snelson said it is important to her to reduce the farm's carbon ...
Symposium On agriculture Highlights Importance Of Miami farm. The Miami Institute for ... The institute took part in the recent Agricultural Legacies/Rural Opportunities in Southwest Ohio symposium. It was designed to ... Marguerite Shaffer, professor ...
MOTT, N.D. - On the flat-topped buttes, along with rolling hills and prairie valleys found in southwestern North Dakota, the Thomas family grows a wide variety of crops. They also raise a commercial cattle herd together on the family farm/ranch ...
More than 900 third-grade students from 13 area schools learned about forestry, soil erosion, beekeeping, corn production, soybeans, poultry, pork, beef and dairy Wednesday at the 22nd annual farm Day. The event at Flickerwood Arena in Fruitland was ...
Spray from a vegetable farm settled near an Aiken County elementary school Wednesday, forcing administrators to close some classrooms and send the ...
With the loss of the Little City gardens commercial farm last year and a fast-paced development boom, San Francisco's commitment to urban agriculture is being put to the test. But the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday ...


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