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As Congress deliberates over SNAP, farmers express frustration over partisan maneuvering that they argue distracts from the original purpose of the bill: to assist farmers affected by price fluctuations, drought, flooding, wildfire or other natural disasters. The bill expanded to include environmental ...
ACCORDING to the UN, German farmers grew 7,200kg (15,873 lbs) of cereal crops for every hectare of land in 2016. Overall, farming is 0.6% of the German economy. Meanwhile, in Mozambique, which depends on agriculture for 25% of its GDP, farmers grew just 820kg per hectare, a little more than ...

“We're really looking forward to providing the community a mid-week opportunity to buy locally-grown food and providing them with a full farmers' market experience.” Texas Farmers' Markets also hosts a Saturday farmers market at Lakeline Mall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can find out more about the ...
The issue covers the amazing progress made with swine and cattle treatment, highlighting farmers who put animal health and care front and center. But, Hennessey asks, who are the workers tending to the animals, picking our fruit and our vegetables, and manning the fields? How are the living and ...
WASHINGTON - Brian Thalmann has been selling corn for ethanol for two decades. In that time the farmer from Plato, Minn., says he has never seen an attack on renewable fuel like the one currently underway by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Using a secretive process, EPA ...
Brian Kuehl with the bipartisan, non-profit group Farmers for Free Trade says some California farmers are already feeling the impacts. "We know anecdotally a number of farmers have already lost contracts for wine, as an example,” says Kuehl. “California obviously exports a huge amount of wine, a lot of it ...

As a Kansas rancher, I know firsthand that President Donald Trump won his 2016 election with tremendous support from communities like mine. Farmers and ranchers, whom Trump promised to support and stand behind, are under major threat from big agribusiness. Unfortunately, despite Trump's ...
Raymond Brisson exerts self-control when he walks by the Great Harvest Bread Company at Duke Farmers Market. Flavors like apple cinnamon, caraway rye and potato chive tempt him into buying more than one loaf, or nibbling on it right away. “I ended up eating a whole loaf of apple cinnamon bread ...
The collection, rich in color blocking and bold colors, is to roll out May 5 at the company's headquarters where Guess' spin on a farmers market will culminate in a marketplace of local brands, food and skateboarding set to include companies such as Chinatown Market, Pleasures, Cali Thornhill Dewitt, ...
STAFF WRITER. Tariff threats by President Donald Trump dismay Hancock County farmers, a local agriculture expert said Monday. Soybeans would become collateral damage in a Trump trade war, according to Ed Lentz, Ohio State University Extension educator for agriculture and natural resources.
It wasn't just bad luck that Friday the 13th was the last Monterey Park Farmers Market for the foreseeable future. After a dispute over costs, the city decided in March to terminate its contract with operator Sprouts of Promise and begin a search for a replacement. The April 13 farmers market was the last to ...
Spring weather has been all over the map, so it may surprise some of you that it's almost farmers market time. Our cold spring and relentless rain mean some crops will be delayed, said Susan Turner, vice president of Campbell County Farmers Market Inc. But from the get-go, there should be a decent ...
And, How does the farmers market keep out store-bought products? "We're really, really passionate about quality here at Farmers Market of the Ozarks and so we implemented a really in depth process for how we bring in farmers and producers," said Dick. To ensure all the customers throughout the Ozarks ...
Fewer than 1 percent of the population of America can count themselves as farmers, so the question becomes, “Who will comprise the next generation of farmers?” A nationwide movement by the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) believes that veterans might serve their country in a new capacity, as providers ...
To the editor: It's nice to be reassured by the politically conservative farmers in the parts of California that voted for President Trump that they no longer require immigrant workers in their fields, thus they will continue to swear fealty to the man in the White House. ("Raids and tariffs? We'll take our lumps, say ...
On a bitterly cold April morning outside Alexander, Iowa, Roy Arends stands on a county road and stares at ground seeded the previous fall. Bare, black dirt across a naked 40 acres. Despite planting tillage radishes in October, he is forced to walk into the field to find a visible trace of isolated 2” sprouts with ...
INDIANAPOLIS -- On a rainy Indianapolis day, just hours before the opening of his new restaurant, Kimbal Musk can be found in the farmland, what he likes to call the “heartland” of the Midwest. Kimbal Musk is known for his close ties with to innovative companies like PayPal, Tesla, and SpaceX. For the ...

Good morning. (Want to get California Today by email? Here's the sign-up.) Farmers across California's agriculture industry are worried over the escalating trade conflict between the United States and China, with steep new tariffs specifically targeting some of the state's most lucrative exports.
PAL is a two-year program for farmers and ranchers that focuses on creating effective advocates for agriculture. The program allows us to build relationships with local, state and federal legislators. It also helps foster new perspectives such as the international one we gained while visiting the U.K. and ...
In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018, photo, farmers Sarah Turkus, left, and Dave Kuma, both of Providence, R.I., plant chives on a leased plot of land in Seekonk, Mass., as Sarah's dog Mabel, a 3-year-old hound mix, greets Dave. Rhode Island is going to buy farms and sell them to beginning farmers for dirt cheap ...
But as the number of wolves increase in France, so too have attacks on livestock – primarily sheep – leaving farmers little recourse when faced with immediate attacks. The government responded in late February with a strategic plan to handle the return of the wolves, but their attempt at a solution has ...
But Phipps fears tariffs and trade tension could end up cutting American farmers off from a vital market, decimating domestic operations. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates roughly half of all soybeans produced domestically in recent years have been shipped abroad, and no country's appetite for ...
In communities around the world, agroforestry – which involves growing trees among or around food crops – has been a proven method for farmers to cultivate more diverse, productive and profitable crops. What's more, it helps protect the environment by preventing soil erosion and reducing reliance on ...
East Lansing — President Donald Trump doesn't intend to let China hold farmers “hostage” in an escalating trade dispute with the United States, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Tuesday at Michigan State University. Perdue declined to share details of any pending administration response but ...
Many farmers in Vermont say they're getting paid less than what it costs to produce the milk. Like his father before him, Rainville farmed for over 30 years. He drives a milk truck for work now, but says he's still a farmer at heart. We're visiting Canada with his cousin, Phil Parent, who has a dairy farm in nearby ...
Joel Bein pulled his Rub food truck into the Cherry Street Farmers Market area around 5 a.m. on those Saturdays last year when he was scheduled to fill in for ... After 12 years participating in Cherry Street Farmers Market, Fermo will be preparing to-go brunches from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at her ...
Staunton and North Augusta farmers markets are set to open this week. Waynesboro Farmers Market is set to open this May and the West End Farmers Market is set to open this summer, with a to-be-determined date. app-facebook. Staunton Farmers' Market. on Saturday. By this time next week, the Market ...
... the U.S. and China. So how are farmers dealing with the news, and preparing for possible escalation of international trade battles? ... [in our products]. We may have to have lower prices, and that could hurt our farmers, but we would continue to work as we always have to compete in the global economy.
Some American farmers say they are paying the price for the aggressive trade actions of President Trump, actions he's taken against China. Lawmakers certainly worried last month in a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee. Secretary Steven Mnuchin of the Treasury Department defended ...
Our farmers face obstacles every year,” said Wiregrass Research and Extension System Peanut Agronomist Kris Balkcom. “Whether it's the weather, fuel prices, or commodity prices, they always have an obstacle to overcome. This year, many farmers are worried about the pricing of peanuts and how it will ...
MELBOURNE, Australia — South Africa's foreign minister said Monday that the Australian government had retracted comments by its home affairs minister suggesting that South Africa was not a “civilized country” because of its treatment of white farmers. In March, the minister, Peter Dutton, said that ...
Today, the Chinese government announced tariffs on 128 American products, including food. Pork will be taxed 25 percent, and wine, dried fruit, and nuts are now subject to a 15 percent duty. The announcement comes in response to the tariffs President Trump recently imposed on steel and aluminum.
Many farmers are performing the finishing touches on servicing their planting equipment, such as replacing discs, seed boots or hoses. Others may be putting new sweeps on the cultivator or new blades on the Salford. I can see activity pick up locally at Tronson Grain's seed cleaning plant in Lakota, N.D., ...
Farmers are using primitive means — including oxen — to re-grow their livelihoods. The PRCCF, a nonprofit group based in Sarasota, has been working with small farmers for 12 years to export products. They established the "Puerto Rico Farmer's Fund" in November to help hurricane-affected ranchers ...
“Some farmers have told me their barns and outbuildings were damaged,” he said. McGriff believes the winter wheat crop took a hit from hail in portions of the area. Row cropper Brian Glenn said he is fortunate his 460 acres of wheat were spared from Monday's storm and Thursday's cold. “We had very little ...
"The rain tax is highly unfair especially to rural farmers and rural communities, and we have multiple problems with it," said David Norford, a farmer. The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has been considering a stormwater utility fee, otherwise known as a 'rain tax,' which would be based on if the ...
Al Lawson hosted his Farmers Roundtable to address issues affecting the nation's agricultural industry and rural communities on March 24. During the two-hour discussion, held at the Tallahassee Community College Center for Workforce Development, Lawson discussed federal crop insurance, nutritional ...
Few farmers are sick of their work, but for many, their work can make them sick. Ask Andy Mason, a grain farmer from Lynnville in rural Morgan County. “I get fever, chills, no appetite and a chronic, deep cough until my head is pounding, like this influenza B that is going around, a deep, respiratory sickness,” ...
The Athens Farmers Market is both local and sustainable. Starting bright and early at 8 a.m., the opening day hosted a multitude of fresh produce, everywhere from braising greens to kohlrabi, as well as food like honey popsicles, breads and preserves. Various meats, like grass-fed beef and pork, as well as ...
From hog producers in Iowa to apple growers in Washington state and winemakers in California, farmers expressed deep disappointment Friday over being put in the middle of a potential trade war with China by the president many of them helped elect. After President Donald Trump announced plans to ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Tuesday was “Ag Day on the Hill” at the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville, where state leaders and citizens recognized farmers and forestland owners. The event focuses on those who help feed, clothe and fuel the world, but it's also a place where farmers can discuss the ...
The GIIN's plan for an impact makeover of legacy financial markets.Impact investing has been described as a quiet revolution within markets. Watch out — the revolutionary drumbeat is getting louder. A new roadmap for the revolution from the Global Impact Investing Network, the decade-old coalition of ...
The cold and wet conditions has taken a toll on some mid-state farmers, who were hoping for warmer weather to start Spring. Snow was falling at the Hill Family Farm in White House on the first day of Spring Tuesday. Owner, Byron Hill, said it has been a very wet winter, and that is impacting the start of the ...
A federal judge ruled last week that a federal agency's actions to improve habitats for endangered species along the Missouri River exacerbated floods, causing damage to local farmers whose land was temporarily inundated. Although this was only the first part of a multiphase case, if the ruling is upheld it ...
WATERTOWN — Local Chamber of Commerce officials are exploring the feasibility of moving the popular farmers market around the block to Public Square this year. To take advantage of downtown's recent momentum, Kylie S. Peck, president and CEO of the Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of ...
California FarmLink: Succession planning for retiring and next-generation farmers, loans and database of lands for sale or lease, 335 Spreckels Drive, Aptos: Mika Maekawa, mika@cafarmlink.org or 831-425-0303 ext. 7022. Resource Conservation District Santa Cruz County: Technical, and financial ...
National Ag Day, an event that was sparked 45 years ago by the Ag Council of America, has grown in importance as groups around the country highlight the work of farmers in local communities. For 2018, the ACA had a few dignitaries on hand for National Ag Day including Vice President Mike Pence and ...
Cape Town in South Africa is running out of water, and farmers in rural areas surrounding the city are suffering. About 30,000 seasonal farm workers have been laid off, with the threat of more layoffs if it does not rain soon. The crisis is so severe that the city may soon have to shut off access to tap water.
Understanding what happens on that acreage is complicated—for individual farmers and agricultural conglomerates. Understanding how to improve what's going on is even harder. That's why Granular—a farm software business under the agriculture division of DowDuPont—penned a deal with Planet.
It appears President Trump has been focusing on the manufacturing side of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) an the trade deficit. This has been worrisome to farmers because some feel agriculture is a bargaining chip during the negotiation process. One of the things Perdue has been ...


 

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