• Urban India hasn’t stopped spending yet 21 May 2019 01:57 NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: Leading listed companies selling discretionary products ranging from apparel to fast-food have posted double-digit sales growth in the fourth quarter ended March, indicating strong latent demand, especially in urban markets despite an …
  • Second land audit on cards 21 May 2019 01:42 The Herald Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter Government is expected to start rolling out the second phase of the national agricultural land audit, which is expected to rationalise farm ownership and sizes. Farmers, on the other hand, are expected …
  • High Level residents given evacuation order 21 May 2019 01:40 The Town of High Level is evacuating roughly 4,000 residents as a 69,000-hectare fire burns just three kilometres away.  Mayor Crystal McAteer said the evacuation order was made at 4 p.m. Residents have been told to prepare to be evacuated for 72 hours, at …
  • Analysis of the Impact of China-Liberia 42 Years of an Amazing Friendship and Cooperation - The New Dawn Liberia 21 May 2019 01:39 There is an old Chinese saying: It is better to teach somebody how to fish than simply give him the fish. In order to help Liberia in the areas of socio-economic development, industrialization, innovation and technical advancement, global economic powers …
  • Liberian muscian urges Weah to invest in agriculture - The New Dawn Liberia 21 May 2019 01:39 Home/Other/Politics/Liberian muscian urges Weah to invest in agriculture A veteran Liberian musician Ben O. Gibson urges President George Manneh Weah to prioritize agriculture in making Liberia self-sufficient in food. He gave the suggestion on …
  • Lynn Kavanagh: Public expects transparency to trust that farm animals are well-treated 21 May 2019 01:39 A PETA video shows pigs allegedly in a B.C. farm. PNG Farm animals are some of the most abused and exploited creatures on the planet, and when it comes to their welfare, few laws protect them. The recent undercover footage showing pigs living in horrible …
  • Cattle disease outbreaks hit Kratie 21 May 2019 01:29 Veterinary experts at Kratie’s provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries are trying to save villagers’ cattle following outbreaks of the pasteurellosis and blackleg diseases which have killed more than 20 animals in Chitr Borei district’ …
  • The Country - Salmon edition 21 May 2019 01:29 Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay investigates how climate change may be affecting the aquaculture industry. On with the show: Dr Jacqueline Rowarth: Is a leading farming academic who talks some good old-fashioned common sense about climate change and why …
  • Nigeria's real GDP grows marginally in first quarter of 2019, says NBS - Premium Times 21 May 2019 01:28 Nigeria’s real gross domestic product (GDP) grew marginally in the first quarter of 2019, compared to the rate in the last quarter of last year. The latest Nigerian Gross Domestic Product Report by the National Bureau of Statistics showed the country’s …
  • Malaysians generate 38,000 tonnes of waste every day 21 May 2019 01:15 Even as the country gets called out by the international media as one of the “waste capitals” of the world – Malaysians are rising up against waste. While the issue of imported plastic waste continues to hog local and international headlines, Malaysians …
  • The radio station connecting California farmers 21 May 2019 00:52   Vila Xiong helps Michael Yang set up for his weekly radio show. Tomas Ovalle for High Country News From a one-story stucco building in Fresno, California, Michael Yang’s voice travels through the airwaves across the Central Valley, where hundreds of …
  • Can small-scale farmers grow a healthier California? 21 May 2019 00:52   LaCha Her attaches bottle gourd to fencing. Her feeds his family with the produce from his farm and sells the rest. Tomas Ovalle for High Country News From above, the crops of California’s Central Valley look like a giant tile floor. Some of the tiles …
  • Demand for CBD Drives Resurgence of Legalized Hemp Farming 20 May 2019 23:53 With marijuana's nonintoxicating cousin hemp making a comeback, a group of growers in the Antelope Valley wants to get in on the ground floor. "Hemp meet big agriculture," said Zac Cullen by way of introduction at Friday's ribbon cutting …
  • Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and Iowa Governor to Receive 2019 George Washington Carver Award 20 May 2019 23:12 WASHINGTON — The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today announced that former U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary and former two-term Governor of Iowa Tom Vilsack will receive the 12th annual George Washington Carver Award for …
  • Nigeria increases agricultural export to 77% in 2018 – Minister 20 May 2019 23:08 Nigeria’s agricultural exports to other countries increased by 77 per cent in 2018 due to intensified efforts at diversifying the economy, according the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh. He said this at the “2019 NAPRI Open Day” organised by the …
  • Godwin Emefiele and The Task Ahead, By Abdulfatai Olamilekan 20 May 2019 22:59 At the time Godwin Emefiele was appointed the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, the economy was in trouble, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) had declined, and inflation was around 19 percent and unemployment rate at the flying speed of a rocket. The …
  • Stakeholders meet at UENR on sustainable urban agriculture curriculum 20 May 2019 22:53 By Nana Osei Kyeretwie/Christopher Tetteh, GNA Sunyani, May 20, GNA – The Schools of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) on Thursday organised a stakeholders’ meeting to develop curriculum for …
  • FEC approves N4.03bn projects for FCT 20 May 2019 22:52     …impressed with economic growth of 2.01% By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Executive Council, FEC on Monday approved about N4.03 billion for infrastructural development in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja. His Excellency Vice …
  • ZIMBABWE: Former commercial farmers to get interim relief for land expropriated by Mugabe 20 May 2019 22:45 Two of 11 of Zimbabwe's last white farmers (unnamed) leave court after being ordered to stand trial for defying a government eviction notice, at Chegutu magistrates court in Mashonaland West province, 100 kilometres north-west of Harare, Zimbabwe, 11 …
  • One of the Easiest Fruit Trees to Grow 20 May 2019 22:29 If you are looking for something to add to your garden, or yard, Cathy Isom is letting you know about one of the easiest fruit trees to harvest and grow. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. One of the Easiest Fruit Trees to GrowIf you’re looking for an …
  • Nomination Deadline Nears for 2019 California Leopold Conservation Award 20 May 2019 22:29 AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Nomination Deadline Nears for 2019 California Leopold Conservation Award The deadline is coming up to make nominations for the 2019 California Leopold Conservation Award.  The prestigious honor, which …
  • HLB Disease Found in Riverside Again, Same Location 20 May 2019 22:29 AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news HLB Disease Found in Riverside Again, Same Location Another tree has tested positive for huanglongbing (HLB) disease in California’s citrus birthplace. The California Department of Food and Agriculture …
  • Farm City Newsday Monday, 05-20-19 20 May 2019 22:29
  • Bayer Provides Salad Bars to Several California Schools 20 May 2019 22:29 Bayer is working to increase the access and consumption of fresh produce to school children by donating salad bars to four schools in the Rosedale Union School District in Bakersfield.  Bayer worked with the United Fresh Start Foundation through its …
  • Peru : President of Peru joins call for sustainable production of agricultural commodities 20 May 2019 21:58 May 20, 2019 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- GEF-supported Good Growth Conference takes place in Peru, May 13-17, 2019 Peru has strengthened its credentials as one of Latin Americas most sustainable countries by becoming the first nation to host the …
  • 'A place to be': Minneasota student embraces ag and state leadership role with FFA 20 May 2019 21:37 But the 18-year-old high school senior now embraces both agriculture and FFA, so much so that she was selected to a Minnesota State FFA leadership post — and even plans to become a high school agricultural education instructor and FFA advisor herself. …
  • Grants can aid in produce operations 20 May 2019 21:37 by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant Applying to grants early can make the difference between obtaining funding and not. Elizabeth Higgins, Extension specialist Ag Business Management, spoke about upcoming grants in a recent webinar hosted by Cornell. Higgins works …
  • New Montana law creates farmer-rancher student debt assistance 20 May 2019 21:37 State Rep. Zach Brown, D-Bozeman, was the prime sponsor. He is an urban legislator who works for a non-profit called "One Montana" that promotes rural vitality. His district includes part of the Montana State University campus, including the …
  • 2020 Executive Women in Agriculture Trailblazer Award 20 May 2019 21:08
  • Pineapple identified as alternative crop for Felda settlements, says minister 20 May 2019 20:51 Datuk Salahuddin Ayub speaks to Malay Mail in Putrajaya January 23, 2019. — Picture by Miera ZulyanaISKANDAR PUTERI, May 20 — The Agriculture Ministry has identified pineapple as an cash crop for oil palm and rubber as part of the government’s efforts to …
  • Southern receives Champion of School Breakfast Award 20 May 2019 20:51 RACINE — The Southern Local School District recently received the prestigious Champion of School Breakfast Award from the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge. Schools and their administration were recognized for their innovative and collaborative school …
  • Decision on maize imports due this week 20 May 2019 20:41 By GERALD ANDAE More by this Author The Government will this week decide on maize imports, with the available stocks expected to be depleted by the end of next month, causing jitters among stakeholders. The Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of …
  • FEC approves 0.2% new import levy 20 May 2019 20:33 Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Monday approved the rate of 0.2 per cent as the new import levy of Cost, Insurance and Freight (CIF) on goods coming into Nigeria. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, …
  • American Battery Solutions Emerges from Stealth-Mode with Engineering, Testing and Manufacturing Services for Transportation, Industrial and Commercial Markets 20 May 2019 20:06 (MENAFN - PR Newswire) LAKE ORION, Mich., May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- American Battery Solutions, Inc. ("ABS"), an advanced battery systems company, announced its emergence from stealth-mode today with engineering, testing and …
  • The Stages of Growth: When Governments Fail to Create Enabling Environments 20 May 2019 19:59 [Letter From New York] Yoweri Museveni. The Ugandan dictator for the past 33 years has failed to create an enabling environment to nurture development. Photo: Facebook   For easy reference, let us assume that there is a country with scattered communities …
  • Pinarayi Vijayan says European tour a big success 20 May 2019 19:44 Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday that his recent European tour was highly successful and that it would pave the way for investments in various sectors and launching of projects in port, transport, agriculture, coir and …
  • Video: CME Group Chief Economist Blu Putnam Discusses Agriculture Cross Currents 20 May 2019 19:43 Washington, DC - May 20, 2019 - The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed news on Friday that leaders from the U.S., Mexico, and Canada reached a deal which would lift the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs, removing a major roadblock to passage …
  • Faulu awarded as the leading microfinance bank of 2019 20 May 2019 19:30 Monday, May 20, 2019 20:54 By JAMES KARIUKI (L-R) Faulu Managing Director Apollo Njoroge, Deputy Governor Murang'a County - James Kamau Maina, Faulu Board Director Joshua Muiru and Faulu Murang'a Branch Manager Joseph Gaitho officiating the Faulu …
  • Equity rated best bank in Think Business awards 20 May 2019 19:30 Monday, May 20, 2019 21:23 By JOHN MUTUA An Equity Bank outlet in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Kenya’s second-biggest lender by assets, Equity Group #ticker:EQTY, shrugged off competition to win the overall best bank at the 2019 Think Business Awards. Equity …
  • Fruits for all seasons 20 May 2019 19:28 What if the fruit you love is available in the market not only for a few months, but throughout the whole year? And what if this very fruit does not need to be imported but is grown locally and sold at a street cart in your neighbourhood? That is the goal …
  • Why an industrial policy is crucial 20 May 2019 19:26 The contribution of manufacturing to GDP in 2017 was only about 16%, a stagnation since the economic reforms began in 1991. The contrast with the major Asian economies is significant. For example, Malaysia roughly tripled its share of manufacturing in GDP …
  • Wildlife, forest and environmental risk of timber export in Sierra Leone 20 May 2019 19:19 Dr. Mohamed A. Bereteh: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 May 2019: My concern is that timber export from Sierra Leone can be very damaging, if there are no rehabilitation programs under way. The revenue from timber is of less Importance and benefits to the …
  • Governor, attorney general among statewide races in Kentucky 20 May 2019 19:14 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Candidates in Kentucky’s primary election are seeking party nominations in the governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide races. More than 3.4 million Kentuckians are registered to vote, and Election Day polls …
  • Workforce education, tourism and hemp will boost economy in 2019, Influencers say 20 May 2019 19:08 Workforce education, tourism and hemp will boost economy in 2019, Influencers say More jobs in South Florida, but no one is getting hired Local contractors are struggling to find enough skilled workers to fuel the construction boom. By × Local contractors …
  • FEC approves N4.03 billion for FCT infrastructure 20 May 2019 19:00 The Federal Executive Council on Monday approved a total of N4.03 billion for various infrastructural developments in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Minister of FCT, Mohammed Bello briefed State House correspondents at the end of FEC meeting …
  • Donkorkrom: Agric Department receives 17 motorbikes 20 May 2019 18:55 Business News of Monday, 20 May 2019 Source: Nii Teiko Armah 2019-05-20 Mr Kena presenting the bikes to Agric Director The Kwahu Afram Plains North District’s Department of Agriculture has received 17 motorbikes from the government. The motorbikes were …
  • Tri Counties Bank looks to expand into Wine Country ag-related lending 20 May 2019 18:55 Santa Rosa and the North Bay are not the first areas many people think of when they think of Tri Counties Bank, but President and CEO Rick Smith wants to change all that. Opening its lone Sonoma County and North Bay Branch after a merger with North Valley …
  • FAO urges nations across world to support agroforestry 20 May 2019 18:47 Montpellier (France), May 20 (IANS/AKI) More robust policy support is needed to reap the benefits of growing trees near crops and livestock, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation said at an agro-forestry summit in France on Monday. “ …
  • Pakistani cotton demand increasing in international markets 20 May 2019 18:44 Home business Pakistani cotton demand increasing in international markets Multan Director General Pest Warning & Quality Control of Pesticides Punjab Muhammad Zafaryab Haider has said that demand of Pakistani cotton is increasing in the international …
  • Ministry hails Salima farmers for embracing research 20 May 2019 18:42   Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Food Security has commended farmers in Salima for championing research initiatives through farmer field schools under the European Union (EU)- funded Kulima Better project. Speaking on the sidelines of a farmer …
  • 'Extinction Crisis' Speciously Targets Free Markets 20 May 2019 18:42 Brace yourself – but also try to relax a little. You didn’t really create another new crisis. Capitalism didn’t either. Be prepared for findings of a soon-to-be released gloom and doom report to be issued by the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Science-Policy …
  • Valmont Industries: Uncertainty In Utilities And Irrigation 20 May 2019 18:30 Valmont Industries, Inc., (NYSE:VMI) has declined about 23% from its 52-week high of $157.15. It's forward earnings multiple of 14 is very enticing, but in the short-term uncertainty remains in its utilities and irrigation segments. Price increases …
  • Food Service And Farming Jobs Provide A Path Out Of Addiction 20 May 2019 18:29 It’s lunch hour, and Cafe Appalachia is bustling. Located in South Charleston, West Virginia, the former church turned restaurant has a funky, yet calming vibe. Twinkle lights and mismatched dining room sets dot the space. For $8 to $10 a plate, diners can …
  • Uganda needs to create 600,000 jobs for economic growth to be felt 20 May 2019 18:25 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on May 9 released a report on Uganda. The Resident Representative for Uganda, Clara Mira, talked to The Independent’s Haggai Matsiko about its important points. What is the IMF’s assessment of the performance of the …
  • ‘Last’ legislative day ugly but not really the last 20 May 2019 18:25 The final day of the 2019 legislative session on Monday, May 20, was not smooth as House-Senate conference committee members struggled to wrap up their five months of work in one day. The theory was that committees would approve nearly a dozen budget areas …
  • Bolivian quinoa producers place hope in China - China Dialogue 20 May 2019 18:07 Bolivian producers began exporting organic quinoa to China last December (Image: the International Quinoa Centre) Hundreds of Bolivian farmers have expressed their pleasure at China opening its market to the country’s organic quinoa, 40 tonnes of which was …
  • Carbomer Market Growth Fuelled By Ongoing APAC Water Crisis 20 May 2019 17:49 May 20, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- IndustryARC has published a new market research report on Carbomer (Polyacrylic acid) which will attain growth due to recent efforts made by governments around the world in accentuating the growth of cosmetic …
  • Mike Pence: Time for Congress to 'do its job' on NAFTA rewrite 20 May 2019 17:47 Vice President Mike Pence told Congress to get moving and pass the White House’s rewrite of the North American trade deal before autumn, after President Trump cleared a major hurdle by agreeing with Canada and Mexico to lift tariffs on aluminum and steel. …
  • STATHS building a legacy of agricultural science 20 May 2019 17:40 Audley Sanson, head of the agricultural department at the St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS), is convinced that his school has the best agricultural science programme in the country. In fact, he has a five-year plan of making it the best programme in …
  • How Cover Crops Can Help Farmers, Protect Drinking Water and Fight Climate Change 20 May 2019 17:39 As farmers struggle with a plummeting farm economy in the wake of President Trump’s trade war, the administration is rushing to send a second round of cash payments – reportedly totaling $15 billion to $20 billion – to farmers across the nation. Trump’s …
  • Pinduoduo Inc.'s (PDD) CEO Zheng Huang on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 20 May 2019 17:23 Pinduoduo Inc. (NASDAQ:PDD) Q1 2019 Results Earnings Conference Call May 20, 2019 7:30 AM ET Company Participants Victor Tseng - Investor Relations Zheng Huang - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Unverified Company Representative - Vice president of …
  • Jordanian Air Force Fights BIBLICAL MENACE That Iran Needs $1.7 Million to Quell 20 May 2019 17:18 Middle East 20:08 20.05.2019Get short URL While Jordan deployed its warplanes to obliterate the threat from above, Iranian authorities dealing with a similar enemy sought additional funding to defeat it and protect their country’s “food security”. The …
  • Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on 20 May 2019 17:08 DUBUQUE, Iowa (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of hot and sticky supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China. Farmer Ken …
  • Central African Republic: CAR-Agriculture Recovery and Agribusiness Development Support Project (ARADSP) 20 May 2019 16:45 ABSTRACT The development objective of the Agriculture Recovery and Agribusiness Development Support Project for Central African Republic is to increase agriculture productivity of small scale farmers, strengthen capacity of micro, small and medium …
  • Meating In The Middle: The Challenge of Lowering Greenhouse Gas Emissions On Farms 20 May 2019 16:31 Cow guts are quite the factory. Grass goes in, microbes help break it down and make hydrogen, then other microbes start converting it to another gas. In the end, you get methane, manure and meat. One of those things is not like the other. Methane emissions …
  • Farmers show their determination against shale gas – Agri SA 20 May 2019 16:29 Organisation says it cannot support government’s apparent appetite for a full-scale gas industry in this country Farmers show their determination against shale gas in Supreme Court of Appeal  20 May 2019 The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein heard …
  • Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus 20 May 2019 16:15 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving nearly a third of U.S. lands. FILE …
  • Nicaragua: Hydrometeorological and Climate Services Modernisation Plan For Nicaragua - January 2019 20 May 2019 16:03 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Hydrometeorological phenomena such as hurricanes, flooding, drought and landslides have significant influence on the population and economy of Nicaragua. Between 1994 and 2013, the average number of deaths due to hydrometeorological …
  • Flooding Continues to Disrupt Agriculture Transportation on Mississippi River 20 May 2019 15:29
  • Why agriculture and food science? 20 May 2019 14:23 Agriculture is moving centre stage. Consume less meat? Grow and eat more plants? Protect the environment? These are among the most discussed and urgent topics in the conversation about climate change and how we need to change our behaviours. How can we …
  • Iranian Villager Establishes Museum of Agriculture 20 May 2019 14:22 Ebrahim Tajik, 78, from Khaveh village of Varamin County in Tehran Province, has set up the museum in one of the rooms of his home by gathering old family instruments used in agriculture. Most of the instruments belong to Tajik, his family members or …
  • Colorado agriculture gets some good news on tariffs; but trade winds still stormy for farmers, other businesses 20 May 2019 12:35 In the midst of the U.S.-China tariff battles, there’s good news from the trade front for farmers and ranchers in Colorado and across the country: Japan is lifting long-standing restrictions on the imports of U.S. beef and President Donald Trump is lifting …
  • Farming Minister Robert Goodwill pushes for multi-annual agriculture budget 20 May 2019 08:49 According to Scotland’s Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing, Mr Goodwill issued a ‘plea’ to introduce a multi-year framework during a recent meeting held with Ministers from the devolved nations.   Mr Ewing has also put on record his support for a long- …
  • Agriculture bank proving a boon to farming sector 20 May 2019 07:28
  • Agriculture bank proving a boon to farming sector 20 May 2019 07:00 By Rosemary Mirondo @mwaikama rmirondo@tz.nationmedia.comDar es Salaam. The notion that agriculture is not bankable has bedevilled farming for decades, with commercial banks virtually shutting their doors on the sector ostensibly on grounds that it is …
  • Countryfile presenter calls for agriculture to be taught at GCSEs to stop rise of 'vegan vigilantes' 20 May 2019 05:26 Countryfile presenter Adam Henson has expressed anger over the online intimidation increasingly dished out by militant vegans as he called for agriculture to be taught at GCSE level. Mr Henson, who owns a 1,600-acre working farm in the Cotswolds, believes …
  • Agriculture: A sad story of agricultural input pricing 20 May 2019 04:44 The rupee lost 16 per cent value against the dollar last fiscal year. It has lost another 16.4pc so far in 2018-19. In the last fiscal year, domestic prices of petrol and high-speed diesel increased 26pc and 29pc, respectively. Their prices have surged …
  • BioGro in support of NZ Agriculture 20 May 2019 04:28 Monday, 20 May 2019, 4:01 pm Press Release: BioGro Climate Change is the biggest environmental challenge of our time, with overwhelming evidence showing that this is happening across the planet. The likelihood of humans being the dominant cause of this …
  • OPINIONISTA: US-China trade row: SA should hold course on agriculture exports 19 May 2019 23:08 One of the questions I am often asked is whether the US-China trade friction presents any opportunities in the near term that South Africa’s agricultural sector can explore. The question is typically premised on two points. First, the view that China’s …
  • Need for paradigm change in agriculture research: Vice-president Venkaiah Naidu 19 May 2019 18:00
  • Illegal appointment: Perm. Sec., Federal Ministry of Agriculture under fire 19 May 2019 15:11 Mohammed Bello Uma Ademola Adegbamigbe Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), is under a serious attack by members of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN). In its letter, …
  • Senator Baker Supports Passage of “Farming First” Bills to Support PA Agriculture 19 May 2019 14:24 HARRISBURG – Senator Lisa Baker, R-20th, supported passage of a package of bills on May 8 that would help Pennsylvania agricultural operations remain competitive and profitable for current and future generations of farmers. Bills in the “Farming First< …
  • Kenyan agriculture masterplan requires $2.2b 19 May 2019 12:31
  • Extremists settlers, led by agriculture minister, storm Al Aqsa compound 19 May 2019 11:43 (MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Ramallah, May 19 (Petra) - A group of Jewish extremist settlers, led by Israeli Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel, on Sunday forced their way into Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied Jerusalem, according to a Palestinian …
  • Middle America’s Low-Hanging Carbon: The Search for Greenhouse Gas Cuts From the Grid, Agriculture and Transportation 19 May 2019 11:27 The American Midwest is at a turning point as it confronts the global climate crisis. It’s a landscape of opportunity, where investment is starting to pour into renewable energy, farmers are turning to climate-friendly practices, and automakers are …
  • Kenyan agriculture masterplan requires $2.2b 19 May 2019 07:41 By NJIRAINI MUCHIRA More by this Author Kenya requires a staggering $2.2 billion to resuscitate the agricultural sector from its current decay and ensure the country becomes a key regional food producer. Another $2 billion is needed to finance …
  • Texas A&M agriculture experts visit Baladna, Qatar branch campus 19 May 2019 07:09 Doha: Texas A & M University at Qatar recently hosted a delegation of agriculture experts from its main campus in Texas to visit Baladna Food Industries, Qatar's largest producer of fresh dairy, as well as to explore opportunities for collaboration …
  • Wana’s agriculture 19 May 2019 02:51 AGRICULTURE is a major source of living for the people of South Waziristan Agency. The region remained a conflict zone for more than a decade where several military operations against terrorists have been conducted. But now, when the government says that …
  • Echoes of the past in new plans for agriculture 18 May 2019 22:20 By TOM MSHINDI More by this Author The country unveiled proposals this past week that if well implemented could significantly improve the contribution of the agriculture sector to the overall economy and the food security situation. But this, like many …
  • Local expert gives insight on effects of trade war on Idaho agriculture 18 May 2019 18:49
  • Census of Agriculture shows more renewables on farms 18 May 2019 17:04 Farmers are increasingly adopting renewable energy on their farms. According to the U.S. Census of Agriculture, released on April 11, 2019, solar and geothermal energy systems on farms have increased significantly since the last Census in 2012. In 2017, …
  • AGRICULTURE DRIVING BENUE’S ECONOMY – AKASE 18 May 2019 15:39 May 18, 2019 News 0 Views By Benjamin Ngutsav Chief Press Secretary to Benue State Governor, Mr Terver Akase says the Ortom administration has given priority to the agriculture subsector for greater job creation and improved internally generated revenue. …
  • Arizona’s Hemp Industry Trade Association to Host Department of Agriculture Speaker Panel 18 May 2019 14:28 The HITA-AZ networking event is open to the public and will take place on May 23rd. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 18, 2019 The Hemp Industry Trade Association of Arizona (HITA-AZ), the state’s first hemp-specific, non-governmental agricultural organization …
  • Agriculture Ministry dismisses reports of beet armyworm outbreak in Manchester 18 May 2019 13:16 The Agriculture Ministry is seeking to refute reports of  an outbreak of  beet armyworm in Manchester.   Minister without portfolio in the ministry JC Hutchinson says there was a flare-up, which is now under control. He however pointed out that neglect by …
  • Amaechi’s 54 Birthday: His Feats In Agriculture Sector As A Case Study Of His Examplary Leadership In Governance (Part Two) 18 May 2019 12:24 “The current problem we are having in Nigeria is tied to poverty and unemployment.  I believe that one solution to this insurgency is education and employment. The easiest employment is farming, because a large number of our youths are not educated and …
  • ‘Heeding winds of change in Scottish agriculture’ 18 May 2019 08:34 The First Minister has declared a global climate emergency. The evidence is irrefutable and the science is compelling. People are clear, they expect action and the world needs to act now, not least for future generations. We are leading this response. This …
  • Gov’t to spend $50M to boost agriculture in Reg. 8 18 May 2019 07:25 …100 farmers to benefit FOLLOWING an outreach to several villages in Region Eight, the Ministry of Agriculture, through the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA), will be carrying out a series of works to ensure farmers have access to proper …
  • Manipur Agriculture dept actively combating against spread of FAW 18 May 2019 05:00 Newmai News Network Imphal | May 17 Manipur Agriculture department has intensified it combat against the spread of Fall Armyworm (FAW) in the state. State Agriculture Director, Laltanpuii Vanchhong said that all possible steps have been taken up to combat …
  • Industry Reaction on the Removal of Section 232 Tariffs 18 May 2019 04:20 Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released the following statement after the Section 232 Tariffs were removed from Canada and Mexico. “Today’s announcement is a big win for American agriculture and the economy as …
  • Prime Minister views 25th Azerbaijan International Food Industry and 13th Azerbaijan International Agriculture exhibitions 18 May 2019 02:26 Baku, May 17, AZERTAC Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Novruz Mammadov has viewed the 25th Azerbaijan International Food Industry-WorldFood Azerbaijan and 13th Azerbaijan International Agriculture-Caspian Agro exhibitions at Baku Expo Center. …
  • Australia, NZ shares slip on growing worries over trade war escalation 21 May 2019 01:56 * U.S. blacklist on Huawei triggers worries of trade talks fallout * Miners, energy and tech stocks lose most * Financials gain as APRA eases customers borrowing capacity * Focus on RBA Governor Philip Lowe’s speech due later By Rashmi Ashok May 21 ( …
  • Dairy-free frozen desserts recalled due to containment of milk   21 May 2019 01:22
  • Synlait Milk Acknowledges Receipt Of Cease And Desist For Pokeno 21 May 2019 01:05 May 21 (Reuters) - Synlait Milk Ltd ::RECEIVED A CEASE AND DESIST LETTER IN RELATION TO ONGOING COURT PROCEEDINGS REGARDING ITS POKENO LAND..CO ACKNOWLEDGES RECEIPT OF CEASE AND DESIST FOR POKENO.  Full Article Jan 28 (Reuters) - Synlait Milk Ltd :: …
  • Georgie Anne Geyer, Foreign Correspondent and Columnist, Dies at 84 21 May 2019 01:00 Ms. Geyer often turned up on public-affairs programs, like PBS’s “Washington Week in Review,” as well as on the college lecture circuit. In 2000, writing a new preface for a reissue of her autobiography, she noted that young people would often ask her how …
  • Brexit leader blames Remainers after milkshake attack 21 May 2019 00:53 Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has what is thought to have been a milkshake thrown over him as he visits Newcastle Upon Tyne on May 20, 2019 | Ian Forsyth/Getty Images Suspect says he does not regret throwing beverage at Brexit Party leader. By …
  • Police Release Disturbing Video Of Car Crashing Into Dairy Queen Patio 21 May 2019 00:47 LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – New video shows the moment a car slammed into the patio area of a Dairy Queen on Eisenhower Boulevard in Loveland. The crash happened Saturday. (credit: Loveland Fire) Investigators say the 31-year-old driver, Michael Dupuis, drove …
  • Synlait receives cease and desist letter regarding Pokeno 21 May 2019 00:38 Synlait receives cease and desist letter regarding Pokeno plant By Rebecca Howard May 21 (BusinessDesk) - Synalit Milk has received a cease and desist letter regarding its Pokeno land but believes a practical solution is attainable. Synlait has begun …
  • Lactose the intolerant: How milkshakes became the latest weapon against the far right 21 May 2019 00:26 The “milkshaking” of Nigel Farage on Monday was the latest in a series of milk-based protests against far right political figures in the UK, with “lactose the intolerant” the latest evolution of a long-standing British slapstick tradition of throwing eggs …
  • Two Princess Kay finalists hail from McLeod County 21 May 2019 00:24 Two young women from Lester Prairie are among the Princess Kay of the Milky Way finalists named this past weekend in St. Cloud. They were participating with other dairy princesses at a dairy promotion and leadership event. The local finalists are Grace …
  • "To convert shoppers in a store, we got them to taste our product first...": Siddarth Menon, CMO, Epigamia 21 May 2019 00:19 How does Epigamia sell Greek yogurt to an Indian audience? Menon has some interesting insights... Shortly after Deepika Padukone invested in the company Drum Foods International, she was spotted snacking on a cup of Greek yogurt on the front page of Times …
  • Southland/Otago Young Farmer of the Year finalist 21 May 2019 00:08 Southland sheep and beef farmer Matt McRae is preparing to compete in this year's FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final in Hawke's Bay. It will be his last shot at taking out the prestigious title. Matt McRae is one of the driving forces behind …
  • Lifeway: 1Q Earnings Snapshot 21 May 2019 00:07 MORTON GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Lifeway Foods Inc. (LWAY) on Monday reported a first-quarter loss of $388,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Morton Grove, Illinois-based company said it had a loss of 2 …
  • Things to Do in N.Y.C. This Summer: A Day Trip to Cold Spring, Complete With Kayaking and a Castle 20 May 2019 23:41 What to do Take a ride alongside the Hudson on the Metro-North Hudson line and you won’t believe your scenic good fortune. All river all the way, the water catches the sun, sparkling the surface as you zoom past palisades, marinas and mountains. If you’ve …
  • NZ dollar steady ahead of central bank speeches 20 May 2019 23:32 By Rebecca Howard May 21 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was steady ahead of speeches by US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell and Australia's central bank governor Philip Lowe. The kiwi was trading at 94.50 Australian cents at 8am in …
  • OPINIONISTA: Fitness of the Public Protector to hold office is in serious question 20 May 2019 23:19 The Public Protector is again in the news and still for all the wrong reasons. This time the bad news for the office of the Public Protector was based on the so-called Vrede Dairy project, the role of Estina (Pty) Ltd, which is linked to the Guptas and her …
  • BRITAIN TALKS: What happens when you challenge a vegan and a dairy farmer to find common ground? 20 May 2019 22:47 BRITAIN TALKS: In the second instalment of our ground-breaking Britain Talks series, we introduce a vegan and a dairy farmer and challenge them to find something in common. Abi Reader is a third-generation dairy farmer from the Vale of Glamorgan in South …
  • Nurse Hitchhikes to Help Girl Whose Photo Drew Attention to Hunger in Venezuela 20 May 2019 22:41 CARACAS, Venezuela — When an image of the young Venezuelan girl first began to circulate last week, the reaction was almost instantaneous. She is 2 years old, but malnutrition and untreated illness have wasted her body back to a state of virtual infancy. …
  • Lifeway Foods, Inc. Announces Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2019 20 May 2019 22:26 MORTON GROVE, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Lifeway Foods, Inc. LWAY, -1.89% ("Lifeway" or "the Company"), the leading U.S. supplier of kefir and fermented probiotic products to support the microbiome, today reported …
  • Massive 2015 natural gas leak caused by microbial corrosion, report says 20 May 2019 22:22 Aliso Canyon methane leak 6. 4 with 4 posters participating A massive natural gas leak at a storage facility in Southern California was caused by microbial corrosion of well equipment, according to a new independent report from analysis firm Blade Energy …
  • Delaying approval of new trade deal hurts American workers, families and the economy 20 May 2019 22:21 The U.S. will be losing out on more jobs, more customers for Made-in-America goods and a stronger economy unless the U.S. House of Representatives takes up the updated trade agreement with Mexico and Canada. Last fall the three countries came together to …
  • Synlait hit with cease and desist letter regarding Pokeno plant 20 May 2019 22:11 Synalit Milk has received a cease and desist letter regarding its Pokeno land but believes a practical solution is attainable. Synlait has begun building a second nutritional powder manufacturing site that had been set to be commissioned in the upcoming …
  • Shareholders to vote on Westland sale 20 May 2019 22:06 Westland Milk Products' farmer shareholders are awaiting full disclosure from their board of directors on the proposed sale of their business to Chinese company Yili for half a billion dollars. Shareholders are expected to vote in July on the …
  • How to Get Your Kids on Board with the Mediterranean Diet 20 May 2019 22:01 (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Arlington, VA (May 2019)—The Mediterranean diet has been named Best Diet Overall and is shown to prevent diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, and certain cancers, and increase longevity. These facts may be enough to convince parents …
  • The low-carb/high-fat diet: The latest way to lose weight and stay healthy is to switch between both 20 May 2019 22:00 Settling on a sensible diet has never been harder. A civil war is raging in the world of nutrition, pitching proponents of fats into fierce academic conflicts with those who favour carbohydrates as the route to good health. An opening shot (though he didn’ …
  • Investment in plant-based protein growing 20 May 2019 21:59 News Investment in plant-based protein growing May 20, 2019 By Tom Steever Filed Under: Crops, Dairy, Livestock, News Plant-based protein companies have attracted $16 billion in investment during the last 10 years. The Good Food Institute says $13 billion …
  • Trade war hits US dairy exports 20 May 2019 21:45 United States dairy farmers are warning that the country's trade war with China is hurting the sector. The US Dairy Export Council reported earlier this month that exports to China had fallen 43 per cent since the tariffs went into effect last July. …
  • Jessica Hula-Fredericks receives 2019 Silver Cow Award 20 May 2019 21:37 by Elizabeth A. Tomlin Herkimer County’s Dairy Promotion Committee held their annual banquet at the Miners Table near Herkimer, with Holly Pullis of Roedale Dairy and Hollywood Enterprises, Richfield Springs, NY, acting as MC for the event. Dairy Princess …
  • Start-up dairy farmer remains optimistic 20 May 2019 21:37 by Sally Colby In a time when dairy farming is tenuous at best, a relatively new dairy farmer in Stockton, NJ, is looking toward the future. Heidi Kovacs grew up on a generational dairy farm, but the farm was sold and the family moved off it in the late …
  • Loveland PD: Man accused of driving into Dairy Queen picnic area was under the influence 20 May 2019 21:33 Please enable Javascript to watch this video LOVELAND, Colo. -- Police said the man accused of driving into a Loveland Dairy Queen's picnic area and injuring a family of four on Saturday was under the influence. The Loveland Police Department said …
  • Do animals have same rights as us? Vegans say yes 20 May 2019 21:27 I READ an interesting comment the other day, and considering that protests are on again at meat works across Australia, and and they saying that we will all perish if nothing is done about "global warming", e.g. one of the cycles of Mother Nature …
  • Fundraising page to buy Nigel Farage a new suit after milkshake incident in Newcastle 20 May 2019 21:27 A spoof fund-raising page has been set-up to buy Nigel Farage a new suit after he was 'milkshaked' in Newcastle. Just hours after leader of The Brexit Party was doused in the takeaway drink on Blackett Street an online donation fund has been …
  • Retaliatory dairy tariffs from North American partners removed 20 May 2019 21:23 News Retaliatory dairy tariffs from North American partners removed May 20, 2019 By Nicole Heslip Filed Under: Dairy, News, Trade Dairy groups are celebrating Mexico and Canada lifting tariffs on U.S. dairy exports. As the U.S. removes steel and aluminum …
  • Local family welcome The Bully into their home for Ramadan 20 May 2019 21:20 THE SALAM family sat at their dinner table with an impressive spread of pakoras, samosas, yoghurt, hummus and a range of dips and curry. The Australian-Pakistani family living in Rockhampton had not eaten or even drunk water all day, but once the sun went …
  • Tariffs have varying fallout in trade-heavy Washington state 20 May 2019 21:02 Photo: Elaine Thompson, AP In this photo taken Wednesday, May 15, 2019, customer Torre Treece, left, talks with Rad Power Bikes sales associate Becs Richards about the two electric bikes he bought at the shop in Seattle. The bicycle company said that they …
  • Dried Fruits Global Market By Technology, Top Key Player, Demand, Region, Opportunities Analysis & Free Sample Report Forecast To 2025 20 May 2019 20:55 (MENAFN - iCrowdNewsWire) Wiseguyreports.Com Adds "Dried Fruits -Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities And Analysis Of Top Key Player Free Sample Report Forecast To 2025" To Its Research Database. Description: Dried fruit is a processed fruit in …
  • Orville Peck Had a Very Special Surprise Opener 20 May 2019 20:52 Last Saturday, shoegazing country crooner Orville Peck surprised audiences at his sold-out show in Seattle. "I am beyond excited to announce that our show tonight at [Barboza] will be featuring a secret opening set by a legendary guest," Peck …
  • Classifieds week of 05/20/2019 20 May 2019 20:51 *Announcements WCAN (Wisconsin Community Ad Network) and/or the member publications review ads to the best of their ability. Unfortunately, many unscrupulous people are ready to take your money! PLEASE BE CAREFUL ANSWERING ANY AD THAT SOUNDS TOO GOOD …
  • Southern receives Champion of School Breakfast Award 20 May 2019 20:51 RACINE — The Southern Local School District recently received the prestigious Champion of School Breakfast Award from the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge. Schools and their administration were recognized for their innovative and collaborative school …
  • Broadband and Food Safety 20 May 2019 20:50 I recently saw a presentation that showed how food safety is starting to rely on good rural broadband. I've already witnessed many other ways that farmers use broadband like precision farming, herd monitoring, and drone surveillance, but food safety …
  • Tariffs have complicated fallout in trade-heavy Washington 20 May 2019 20:42 Gene Johnson, Associated Press Updated 1:17 pm PDT, Monday, May 20, 2019 SEATTLE (AP) — President Donald Trump's trade war with China is having some complicated effects in Washington, one of the nation's most trade-dependent states. Washington' …
  • Ice creams for sale, unfortunately 20 May 2019 20:29 I'm always up for a scoop, although it seems one of our iconic scoopers has gone overseas. I will embark on this literary rant with the simple excuse that I don't really understand the intricate nuts and bolts of corporate finance, except to note …
  • ‘Astonished’ Mkhwebane to consider appealing to Concourt after blow in Estina case 20 May 2019 20:19 In a statement on Monday, Public Protector Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane welcomed the Western Cape High Court dismissing with costs an application by the Democratic Alliance (DA) for the court to compel her to produce, for inspection, a copy of her application …
  • GCHS student to renovate shot put area for Eagle Scout project 20 May 2019 20:15 Granite City High School student Kurt Clark (class of 2020) is on a mission to become an Eagle Scout. To do so, he must complete his service project — renovating the GCHS shot put area.  “In the spring, it gets really rainy and nasty and there are a bunch …
  • Maine task force on PFAS 'forever chemicals' begins work this week 20 May 2019 20:14 AUGUSTA, Maine (Tribune News Service) — A governor’s task force will convene for the first time this week to begin studying the impact of a class of “forever chemicals” showing up in water, soil and even some milk samples in Maine. Gov. Janet Mills created …
  • Industry reports record organic sales in 2018 20 May 2019 20:10 News Industry reports record organic sales in 2018 May 20, 2019 By Nicole Heslip Filed Under: News The Organic Trade Association says U.S. organic sales pushed pasted the $50 billion mark to a new record. Total organic sales were up more than six percent …
  • Mkhwebane considers appealing ruling setting aside Estina report 20 May 2019 20:05 Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is considering appealing the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria's decision to set aside her report on the Estina Dairy Farm Project, her office said on Monday evening. The Democratic Alliance (DA) claimed victory after …
  • A sneak peek at the new Dash's Market on Hertel 20 May 2019 19:57 When customers walk into the new Dash's Market Wednesday, the only thing they may recognize from the old Hertel Avenue store will be the service desk counter. Owner Joe Dash had workers preserve it before the store was demolished, then install it in …
  • Alberta beef producers carefully watch Beyond Meat veggie burger complaint 20 May 2019 19:54 Beef producers in Alberta are carefully watching an ongoing complaint from their Quebec counterparts. The complaint's target? American veggie burger company Beyond Meat.  The company swept into Canada earlier this year, advertising a plant-based, …
  • Nigel Farage 'will press charges' against man who threw milkshake 20 May 2019 19:53 He was hit with a caramel milkshake (Picture: Reuters)Nigel Farage has made a statement to police and will press charges after he was doused in milkshake today, it has been reported. The Brexit Party leader was hit with the Five Guys dairy drink less than …
  • Amul milk to cost more from Tuesday 20 May 2019 19:35 The new price will come into effect on all six brands being sold in major markets of Delhi-NCR, Gujarat, West Bengal, Kolkata, Uttaranchal, Maharasthra and few other states. Dairy major Amul said on Monday that it will increase milk prices by Rs 2 per …
  • Hawley repeats calls for Assembly hearings on farm worker unionization 20 May 2019 19:25 This is awesome news for Farm Workers across the state! For those folks that follow the legislative successes of Assemblymember Hawley, or read TheBatavian regularly, you know that much of his time is spent issuing press releases for things happening that …
  • EFF calls for fresh investigation into Estina dairy project 20 May 2019 19:21   The Economic Freedom Fighters  (EFF) in the Free State has called for a fresh investigation into the controversial Estina dairy project in Vrede. This after the High Court in Pretoria declared Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report on the Vrede …
  • Farm Bureau Wants Immigration Problem Solved 20 May 2019 19:21 While the American Farm Bureau was pleased that President Trump put forth a proposal on fixing the nation’s immigration system, they say proposals aren’t going to solve the problem. AFB President Zippy Duvall says, “Nowhere is immigration reform more …
  • Amul hikes milk rates by Rs 2 per litre; effective from Tuesday 20 May 2019 19:09 [India], May 20 (ANI): The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which sells dairy products under Amul brand name, on Monday announced to hike the milk prices by Rs 2 per litre across all its six variants. The new rate will be applicable …
  • Columbus officer accused of murder, Kadie the Cow and the Impossible Whopper 20 May 2019 19:07 Columbus officer accused of murder, Kadie the Cow and the Impossible Whopper Who is Sgt. William Leonard Talley? Sgt. William Leonard Talley, 51, has been with the Columbus Police Department since 2002. He was charged with murder in the death of Kelly …
  • SpartanNash Co (SPTN) CEO Dave Staples on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 20 May 2019 18:53 SpartanNash Co (NASDAQ:SPTN) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call May 20, 2019 8:00 AM ET Company Participants Katie Turner - Investor Relations Dave Staples - President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Shamber - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial …
  • What the city is and is not recycling, and why 20 May 2019 18:43 Plastic bags are out, but corrugated cardboard is still accepted for curbside recycling. (Mid-City Messenger) A crisis in the recycling industry is reflected in what we can and cannot put in our recycling bins starting with this week’s pickup, the city …
  • Finalists for Princess Kay of the Milky Way named 20 May 2019 18:37 To compete to be a finalist for Princess Kay of the Milky Way, each princess had to submit an application, participate in a personal interview, prepare and deliver a speech and participate in a mock media interview. The event also included training on how …
  • Museveni reversing privatization after 33 years 20 May 2019 18:25 Uganda Airlines will get back into the competitive business of flying passengers around the world later this year.Will government enterprises that failed under the 1990s inefficiency fare any better with current corruption? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE …
  • What is ‘milkshaking?’ Ask the Brits hurling drinks at right-wing candidates. 20 May 2019 18:15 LONDON — Angry Brits are fighting against hate speech and unpopular right-wing campaigners with an unlikely weapon: the milkshake. In recent weeks, the act of “milkshaking” has become a symbol of protest on British soil, with Brexit Party leader Nigel …
  • Sharing Knives Grows into Sharing Farms 20 May 2019 18:01 For its third season, the collaborative dinner series at Ace Hotel will celebrate the region’s growers. by Hal B. Klein May 20, 2019 photos courtesy Ace Hotel I’ve been smitten with the Sharing Knives collaborative dinners since Whitfield’s executive chef, …
  • 'Crack-a-lacking' rodeo adds thrilling finale in Gympie 20 May 2019 17:58 CROWD numbers for the Gympie Show may have been slightly down this year, but the number and quality of exhibits was off the charts, Show Society secretary Sarah Niemand said yesterday. Cody Tincknell, 14, was the Junior Showjumping Champion on Connect The …
  • Public Protector may approach ConCourt on Vrede Dairy farm report 20 May 2019 17:56 Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, says she is considering her legal options – including a possible approach to the ConCourt – following the Pretoria High Court’s decision to set aside her report into the Estina Vrede Dairy Farm Project at Vrede in the …
  • Mike Pence: Time for Congress to 'do its job' on NAFTA rewrite 20 May 2019 17:47 Vice President Mike Pence told Congress to get moving and pass the White House’s rewrite of the North American trade deal before autumn, after President Trump cleared a major hurdle by agreeing with Canada and Mexico to lift tariffs on aluminum and steel. …
  • Is vegan diet healthy for kids? Belgian doctors say no 20 May 2019 17:26 Belgium’s Royal Academy of Medicine recommended last week that children, teens, pregnant women and nursing mothers do not follow a vegan diet. An estimated 3% of Belgian children follow this type of vegetarianism that excludes meat, eggs, dairy products …
  • Ag News: Tariff Hike on China 20 May 2019 17:23 **As we’ve all heard, the U.S. slapped 25% tariffs on several fruit and vegetable imports from China, and then China reciprocated. These latest tariffs, enacted at 12:01 a.m. China time on May 10th, are the Trump administration’s last-ditch effort to …
  • 'Hayi, well, no, all the speculations are wrong' - Mabuza on rumours that he will be removed as deputy president 20 May 2019 17:22 Meanwhile, ANC secretary general Ace Magashule told journalists that the NEC meeting was yet to decide on who the ANC would nominate to be the next speaker of the National Assembly, and the new chairperson of the National Council of Provinces. Just before …
  • North businesses in contention for hospitality awards 20 May 2019 17:01 A MILITARY museum, the north’s biggest shopping centre and popular city bars could all be bringing national awards back to the Inverness area after being shortlisted in the Scottish Hospitality Awards. The Highlanders’ Museum at Fort George is shortlisted …
  • Talbot Fisher: British issue White Paper of 1939 20 May 2019 17:00 Attention and headlines drifted away from Europe during the week of May 15-21, 1939. Instead, a war zone was developing in Harlan County, Kentucky, between striking coal miners, their replacements, and National Guard members. “Muzzles of machine guns …
  • 'Complete failure': Nigel Farage has milkshake thrown over him outside campaign rally 20 May 2019 16:53 Updated May 21, 2019 02:44:40 Pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage has become the latest in a series of public figures to be 'milkshaked' during a rally in England's north. Key points: Mr Farage was 'milkshaked' outside a campaign event …
  • Retirement sale of Cerrig Hereford cattle peaks at 3,330gns 20 May 2019 16:46 A former dairy farmer waved goodbye to his Hereford cattle as he winds down towards toward retirement. Peter Lewis, of Groudd Hall, Cerrigydrudion , dispersed their Cerrig herd of polled Herefords at Shrewsbury mart (Tues, May 14). A total of 49 Cerrig …
  • Low-fat diet with more fruits and vegetables may decrease risk of dying from breast cancer 20 May 2019 16:43 For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer. (May 15) AP Women who lowered the fat in their diets while eating more fruits, …
  • Ace Magashule and Mosebenzi Zwane must face prosecution – Mmusi Maimane 20 May 2019 16:30 DA says High Court decision a step closer in seeking justice for 100 intended beneficiaries in Vrede Dairy Project sham Public Protector’s Vrede Report: Ace Magashule and Mosebenzi Zwane must face prosecution 20 May 2019 Today’s decision by the North …
  • $6 million for Whanganui's port and rail links 20 May 2019 16:10 Whanganui's first slice of the Government's Provincial Growth Fund will be a $6 million contribution to an upgrade of the port and rail line. Regional Development Minister Shane Jones launched the $3 billion fund in Gisborne on Friday alongside …
  • Better Brew: Best flavored coffee and creamers beyond dairy 20 May 2019 13:27 For a lot of people, coffee is not just about their roast. They need their creamers and flavors. Here's how to do that better too! I'm always intrigued by flavored coffee but so often disappointed. I think I'm getting Southern Pecan or Swiss …
  • News24.com | Vrede dairy farm: DA feels 'vindicated' by court ruling on Public Protector 20 May 2019 12:47 The Democratic Alliance has claimed victory after the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane had failed in her duties to investigate and report on the controversial Free State Vrede dairy project. DA leader Mmusi …
  • Dairy Industry Cheers Tariff Rollback Bolstering USMCA Chances 20 May 2019 11:27 Dairy Industry Cheers Tariff Rollback Bolstering USMCA Chances USAgNet - 05/20/2019 U.S. dairy officials congratulated the governments of the United States, Mexico and Canada for reaching an agreement to roll back metal tariffs that have soured U.S …
  • Vrede dairy farm project: Gauteng High Court rules Public Protector’s report is unconstitutional 20 May 2019 08:48 READ: #GuptaLeaks: The Dubai Laundromat – How millions milked from Free State government paid for Sun City wedding In the application, the DA's advocate Janice Bleazard, argued that Mkhwebane failed to investigate a complaint lodged by the party's …
  • News24.com | Vrede dairy farm project: Gauteng High Court rules Public Protector's report is unconstitutional 20 May 2019 08:33 The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane failed in her duties to investigate and report on the Vrede dairy project in the Free State.  Judge Ronel Tolmay on Monday ruled that Mkhwebane's report was …
  • Armed robbers steal cash register from Christchurch dairy 20 May 2019 06:40 Three people are on the run from police after storming a Christchurch dairy and stealing a cash register.  Police were called to the robbery at the Dallington Discounter dairy, at the intersection of Gloucester St and Avonside Drive, about 11.30am on …
  • What happens to your bones if you cut dairy out of your diet? 20 May 2019 05:46 I’ve cut dairy – should I be worried about the impact it might have on my bones? We got the answer. So, what actually happens to your bones if you cut dairy out of your diet? In news that’s about as welcome as a compound fracture, women reach peak bone …
  • Dairy farming special: How to make your milking routine more efficient 20 May 2019 04:58 MILK PER STALL PER HOUR   ■ MR Greenham says this is another good measure as it is a good way to benchmark farms of different sizes and different milking parlour styles against each other.   He says: “If you are just using one single measure, this is …
  • Genomics: dairy's quiet revolution 20 May 2019 03:50 A high-tech revolution is occurring on Australian dairy farms but it's not one that's readily visible. The technology is not a bright, shiny piece of machinery, nor some fancy computer software. But it's embedded in almost every calf born on …
  • Dairy industry big winner 20 May 2019 02:19 The dairy industry is a big winner with the re-election of the Coalition Government, having squeezed $22 million worth of specific commitments from the Liberal-Nationals in the lead up to the poll. Labor had targeted the dairy industry with a raft of …
  • Scholarship to help fund dairy research 19 May 2019 22:22 Rose Collis from Pahiatua, daughter of Tararua District mayor Tracey and dairy farmer Mike Collis (Eketahuna), has won a Freemasons' research scholarship worth $10,000. It was awarded at Parliament on Wednesday May 8. Rose's three-year PhD is …
  • McDonald's allegedly gives hot chocolate to man with deadly dairy allergy 19 May 2019 16:28 A mistaken drink order could have killed a man at a  McDonald’s in England. A paramedic reportedly ordered a black coffee but was accidentally given chocolate milk. Unfortunately, the customer suffers from a severe lactose allergy. All it took was one sip …
  • African swine fever could impact dairy prices as pig feed demand reduces 19 May 2019 11:03 Rabobank has flagged the potential for falls in the prices of some milk-derived products used in pig feed as the Chinese herd contracts.   Between 2016 and 2018, China imported an average of 84,000 tonnes of lactose annually plus about 530,000t of whey and …
  • Trial hears dairy farmer among five men deceived into transferring... 19 May 2019 05:07 0 Comments Trial hears dairy farmer among five men deceived into transferring approximately €1.765 million into bank accounts Farming Independent A man has gone on trial charged with deceiving five men into transferring approximately €1.765 million total …
  • Hamilton dairy targeted by armed robbers, cigarettes and cash taken 19 May 2019 04:09 Three people have been arrested following the armed robbery of a Hamilton dairy by a pair armed with a knife and a piece of wood. The Cameron Rd Foodmarket was the target of the two males, who walked into the store about 1.50pm. After threatening the store …
  • Car plows into Loveland Dairy Queen picnic area, injuring family of 4 18 May 2019 23:27 × Car plows into Loveland Dairy Queen picnic area, injuring family of 4 LOVELAND, Colo. — Authorities say a vehicle veered off a roadway and crashed into a picnic area at a Loveland Dairy Queen, injuring a family of four. Loveland Police Department Lt. …
  • Driver Crashes Into Dairy Queen Patio Area Where Family Was Eating 18 May 2019 23:20 LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – A Toyota Corolla slammed into a Dairy Queen in Loveland on Saturday. A witness told police the 33-year-old driver was driving erratically and suddenly drove off the road. Police responded to the family picnic area at the restaurant …
  • Car plows into Dairy Queen picnic area, injuring family of 4 18 May 2019 22:10 LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Authorities in Colorado say a vehicle veered off a roadway and crashed into a picnic area at a Dairy Queen, injuring a family of four. Loveland Police Department Lt. Jeff Pyle says the accident occurred just after noon on Saturday. A …
  • An ice cream sandwich dessert says ‘dairy free.’ It might not be. It’s been recalled 18 May 2019 17:22 An ice cream sandwich dessert says ‘dairy free.’ It might not be. It’s been recalled What to do if you think you have a recalled product There are many numbers and dates on the foods, drugs, cosmetics, and other products we use every day. When unsafe …
  • Ag News: Dairy's ASF Impact on Milk 18 May 2019 13:51 **The dairy industry is keeping a wary eye on China’s devastating outbreak of African Swine Fever. What does the rapidly spreading disease in China have to do with milk prices? According to milkbusiness.com, Chinese hogs are a driving force of U.S. whey …
  • Dairy Product Market to Witness Massive Growth by 2025: Amul, Agra Industrier, Dairy Farmers, Kraft Foods 18 May 2019 08:01 May 18, 2019 (HTF Market Intelligence via COMTEX) -- A new research study from HTF MI with title Global Dairy Product Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025 provides an in-depth assessment of the Dairy Product including key market trends, upcoming …
  • GEA’s New Aseptic Double-Seat Valve Increases Shelf Life of Beverages and Dairy Products 18 May 2019 06:31 GEA has launched its new D-tec D/DV double-chamber valve. This special double-seat valve is designed with a sterile leakage chamber which is hermetically sealed from the atmosphere by two side valves. As with the entire aseptic D-tec range, the …
  • Hard-hit Northern beef farmers switching to dairy as outlook for milk... 18 May 2019 05:22 And he said the prospect of Brexit was also influencing some farmers to make a move into a different sector. "There are also farmers coming out of beef production and into dairy, because it's just not generating the profit. "There has been …
  • Chef Kelly Whitaker Adds Wood-Fired Eatery and Coffee Bar to Dairy Block 18 May 2019 04:24 Kelly Whitaker's restaurant projects are rarely easy to define. His first eatery, Basta, may have started out as a simple pizzeria, but it soon morphed into a full wood-fired Italian joint where slow-fermented bread and pizza dough are made from house- …
  • 5 ‘SI Swimsuit’ Models Spill Their Diets: Dairy Out, Tequila In 18 May 2019 03:29 It’s the job of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models to look good in bikinis. And while the 2019 models follow some of the same diet and fitness tips as each other to get beach-ready, they also have differences. ‘Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’ Issue Covers …
  • Zoning board still has questions; tables Dairy Treat appeal 18 May 2019 03:02 The city’s Zoning Board of Appeals voted 4-0 to table the issue until its June 19 meeting, hoping a report from city staff can clear up some lingering questions. The seven-member board shrank to four, as ZBA members Ryan Cummins, Amy Kozaneck and Bill …
    • The radio station connecting California farmers 21 May 2019 00:52   Vila Xiong helps Michael Yang set up for his weekly radio show. Tomas Ovalle for High Country News From a one-story stucco building in Fresno, California, Michael Yang’s voice travels through the airwaves across the Central Valley, where hundreds of …
    • Where the wild things are: This group in Berkeley makes a case for eating weeds 21 May 2019 00:52 A collection of foraged wild greens and flowers, including wild radish, white clover, vetch, and dandelion, that grow abundantly and readily in the East Bay. Photo: Cirrus WoodThe fifth annual Wild/Feral Food Week takes place May 24-31 across the world …
    • Can small-scale farmers grow a healthier California? 21 May 2019 00:52   LaCha Her attaches bottle gourd to fencing. Her feeds his family with the produce from his farm and sells the rest. Tomas Ovalle for High Country News From above, the crops of California’s Central Valley look like a giant tile floor. Some of the tiles …
    • Make Memorial Day memorable with drumsticks 21 May 2019 00:39 Memorial Day is a federal holiday created to remember those who died while serving our country. The holiday originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers. It was estimated that 620,000 soldiers from both sides …
    • Pharmacists prescribe food vouchers in fight against diabetes 21 May 2019 00:32 Community Health and Wellness Partners houses the trappings that one would find in other medical practices. But, thanks to a contract with the Ohio Department of Health, it relies less on syringes, bandages and braces to treat those with chronic disease, …
    • The 10 Best Deals of May 20, 2019 21 May 2019 00:16 We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today. An inflatable kayak, Instant Pot, swimwear Gold Box, Marmot sale, and Cole Haan lead off Monday’s… Read more Read Head over to our main post for more deals, …
    • Things to Do in N.Y.C. This Summer: A Day at the Astoria Pool (and Where to Refuel Nearby) 20 May 2019 23:41 What to do They say Astoria is where you go to have it all: great food, more space, cheaper rent. But it’s the Astoria pool that really seals the deal. This gem sandwiched between Astoria Park and the East River offers that lovely, lazy, classic day-at-the …
    • Black Women Lead California State Fair’s Cultural Advisory 20 May 2019 23:25 Instead of the usual fireworks display you watch at every-state-fair, USA, a high-tech computer-controlled drone light show will light up the skies over the California State Fair this year. And organic, pesticide-free fruits and vegetables, grown on The …
    • Editorial: The value and the danger of “Climate Change Adaptation” programs 20 May 2019 23:19 Readers may well wonder about the “danger” mentioned in this headline.  The value of climate change adaptation is obvious to the well-informed: it will help willing residents and their communities better survive the extremes that climate change is bringing …
    • Boosting 'good' gut bacteria could curb anxiety - but a varied diet will do better than probiotics 20 May 2019 23:09 Improving gut bacteria could help curb anxiety, according to a review of medical studies. Probiotics and sticking to a balanced diet have both been found to have a positive effect on symptoms. Eating more fruit and vegetables appears to be the most …
    • Stakeholders meet at UENR on sustainable urban agriculture curriculum 20 May 2019 22:53 By Nana Osei Kyeretwie/Christopher Tetteh, GNA Sunyani, May 20, GNA – The Schools of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) on Thursday organised a stakeholders’ meeting to develop curriculum for …
    • Grilled Vegetable Kebabs 20 May 2019 22:46 GRILLED GOODNESS. These Grilled Vegetable Kebabs have a crisp exterior and juicy interior. The recipe appears in the cookbook Master of the Grill. (Daniel J. van Ackere/America’s Test Kitchen via AP) From The Asian Reporter, V29, #10 (May 20, 2019), …
    • FPs Can Lead on Changes That Keep Patients Out of Hospitals 20 May 2019 22:32 A few months ago, an attending at my teaching hospital gave a patient $40 when she was discharged. Then, for the first time in a while, Mrs. G went more than a month without being readmitted as a "bounce back." Previously, she had been on a …
    • Bayer Provides Salad Bars to Several California Schools 20 May 2019 22:29 Bayer is working to increase the access and consumption of fresh produce to school children by donating salad bars to four schools in the Rosedale Union School District in Bakersfield.  Bayer worked with the United Fresh Start Foundation through its …
    • Lazivores unite: A manifesto for lazy gardening 20 May 2019 22:22 It's time that the lazy gardeners among us rise up and take an explicit stand. Food has become the front line of the battle for sustainable living. Yet while I appreciate the proliferation of blog posts, videos, and books about locavore diets and …
    • Tuesday Could Be the Beginning of the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax 20 May 2019 22:10 PHILADELPHIA — Jeff Foster, 58, a retired security guard with an abiding sweet tooth and a generous paunch, scowled as he considered the cornucopia of refrigerated soft drinks at his local convenience store. “It’s just not right,” he said, complaining that …
    • Curfew Lifted from Bhaderwah  20 May 2019 22:02 BHADERWAH—Curfew was lifted in the entire Bhaderwah town for the first time on Monday since its imposition last week following the killing of a person in a firing incident and subsequent violence, officials said. Bhaderwah Tehsildar Zeeshan Tahir said …
    • How to Get Your Kids on Board with the Mediterranean Diet 20 May 2019 22:01 (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Arlington, VA (May 2019)—The Mediterranean diet has been named Best Diet Overall and is shown to prevent diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, and certain cancers, and increase longevity. These facts may be enough to convince parents …
    • The low-carb/high-fat diet: The latest way to lose weight and stay healthy is to switch between both 20 May 2019 22:00 Settling on a sensible diet has never been harder. A civil war is raging in the world of nutrition, pitching proponents of fats into fierce academic conflicts with those who favour carbohydrates as the route to good health. An opening shot (though he didn’ …
    • Ramadan: Include beans, cheese, eggs in suhoor to... 20 May 2019 21:58  12 May 2019 - 20:21 Mediterranean Bean Salad (Photo courtesy: theviewfromgreatisland.com) The fasting person has an opportunity to adopt a healthy lifestyle that contributes to maintaining the ideal body weight and controlling the blood sugar level, says …
    • What to know about detox drinks 20 May 2019 21:41 Some people claim that detox drinks help remove toxins from a person's body and promote weight loss. Typically a person will include detox drinks as part of a detox diet. However, there is very little evidence that these types of drinks and diet have …
    • Food lovers rejoice, a new produce market has arrived 20 May 2019 21:37 A NEW weekly food market promises to tantalise the local taste buds. In a region seen as one of the country's most fertile food producing areas, the newly created Bellingen Farmers and Producers Market, which kicks off on Wednesday, May 29, has already …
    • Grocery chain wraps $18.3M re-branding project 20 May 2019 21:11 A locally based grocery chain has re-opened 18 stores after an $18.3-million re-branding process that created 120 jobs. Byron Center-based SpartanNash adopted the slogan “keeping it real” for all of its Family Fare supermarkets, according to the company …
    • Community Action Agency offers free summer meals for kids 20 May 2019 21:07 Staff Report ROCKFORD – The Community Action Agency of Winnebago and Boone Counties Summer Food Service Program will be back again this year. The program helps area kids healthy and nourished so they can return to school in the fall ready to learn. Kits 18 …
    • Informing Business (May 16) 20 May 2019 20:52 Speakers highlight the benefits of business coaching A workshop promoting the benefits of coaching in business was a success, with speakers giving out ‘inspirational’ advice, writes George Roberts. The Exceptional Beginnings Tribe workshop, run by business …
    • The 44 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: May 20-27, 2019 20 May 2019 20:51 Our music critics have already chosen the 38 best music shows this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn to recommend the best events in their areas of expertise. Here are their picks in every genre—from a reading with Karen Russell to Richard …
    • A Look At This Year's Top Restaurant Trends: Cannabis, Craft And Casual 20 May 2019 20:48 Back in January, The National Restaurant Association released its annual list of top trends in the restaurant and food industry. With the summer wind starting to blow in, here’s a look at what’s hot in the restaurant industry this year along with some the …
    • Charleston-area residents remember the first time they ate in white-owned restaurants 20 May 2019 20:30 Americans who have even a fuzzy notion of how restaurant desegregation unfolded are familiar with Woolworth’s. The site is so pivotal to the struggle that Atlanta’s National Center for Civil and Human Rights created a high-tech interactive station so …
    • 10 places in the U.S. to pamper your dog on National Rescue Dog Day 20 May 2019 19:30 May 20 is National Rescue Dog Day, which means if you've ever rescued a good boy, it's a great time to celebrate the bond you share with your dog.  To help you celebrate, Yelp created a list of 10 places in the U.S. where you can pamper your pooch …
    • Farm Bureau Wants Immigration Problem Solved 20 May 2019 19:21 While the American Farm Bureau was pleased that President Trump put forth a proposal on fixing the nation’s immigration system, they say proposals aren’t going to solve the problem. AFB President Zippy Duvall says, “Nowhere is immigration reform more …
    • Anambra: NEMA to distribute agro input grants to 4,390 2018 flood victims 20 May 2019 19:19 The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), says it will this week commence the first phase in the distribution of agricultural inputs grants to farmers  affected by the 2018 flood disaster in Anambra. This will enable affected farmers in the state to …
    • SpartanNash Co (SPTN) CEO Dave Staples on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 20 May 2019 18:53 SpartanNash Co (NASDAQ:SPTN) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call May 20, 2019 8:00 AM ET Company Participants Katie Turner - Investor Relations Dave Staples - President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Shamber - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial …
    • Business Profile: Cherry Coffee, Roasted in New Orleans 20 May 2019 18:43 Cherry Coffee Roasters opened at 1581 Magazine St. in April 2018. The elegant Lower Garden District shop serves coffee roasted in New Orleans. (Zach Brien/Cherry Coffee Roasters) Lauren Fink, roaster and owner at Cherry Espresso Bar and Cherry Coffee …
    • Community servant Dr. Myrtle Hightower on diversity yesterday, today and tomorrow 20 May 2019 18:42 Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments Dr. Myrtle Hightower captured by David DownsWhen Dr. Myrtle Hightower was growing up in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, she didn’t know what segregation was. It’s not that she was exempt from it, but rather that it was her …
    • Rural households improve nutrition 20 May 2019 18:42   Malnutrition and stunting have become a thing of the past in Chitsulo Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Mwadzama in Nkhotakota following the adoption of improved agricultural and nutritional practices. The development follows the application of …
    • Ingredients tell a story at Corazon de Tierra 20 May 2019 18:40 The meal started with a platter of shellfish, each harvested off the coast of Baja California, whether on the Pacific or Sea of Cortez side. There were kumamoto oysters, tiny Cortez clams swimming in local olive oil, and a pickled mule paw clam garnished …
    • 3 things for better health - May 20 20 May 2019 18:25 1. Dealing with anxiety, sleeplessness? A weighted blanket may help provide a calming effect. Harvard Medical School reported noted the weighted blanket may provide benefits for people with insomnia and anxiety. While research is still scarce, Harvard also …
    • Chicken dinner benefits Eagle Rock Fire, EMS 20 May 2019 18:01 The Eagle Rock Volunteer Fire Department, Rescue Squad and Ladies Auxiliary will have their annual barbeque chicken dinner from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at the fire house. The meal includes half a chicken, two vegetables, dessert, bread and a drink; $10 …
    • Sharing Knives Grows into Sharing Farms 20 May 2019 18:01 For its third season, the collaborative dinner series at Ace Hotel will celebrate the region’s growers. by Hal B. Klein May 20, 2019 photos courtesy Ace Hotel I’ve been smitten with the Sharing Knives collaborative dinners since Whitfield’s executive chef, …
    • New street food van offers tacos with an Asian twist 20 May 2019 17:48 PUBLISHED: 18:30 20 May 2019 Charlotte Smith-Jarvis These Asian fusion tacos have been going down a treat Picture: Moco Kitchen Archant Pulled hoisin jack fruit and slow-cooked beef shin on the menu at Moco Kitchen which will be out and about around …
    • St Mary Infirmary making strides, but some areas going to waste 20 May 2019 17:40 While the $4 million spent to refurbish the St Mary Infirmary from the 2013 National Labour Day Project is seen as value for money, several of the areas that got attention have since regressed. The list of things done included reviving the vegetable plot, …
    • Customers should be on alert for artificially ripened fruit 20 May 2019 17:28 Dear Editor,  Over the years I’ve repeatedly penned my concerns regarding farmers lacing their produce, mainly fruits and vegetables, with chemicals and putting it on the market without giving the produce time for the chemicals to work themselves out.   …
    • Ag News: Tariff Hike on China 20 May 2019 17:23 **As we’ve all heard, the U.S. slapped 25% tariffs on several fruit and vegetable imports from China, and then China reciprocated. These latest tariffs, enacted at 12:01 a.m. China time on May 10th, are the Trump administration’s last-ditch effort to …
    • The Safer Solution: Impactful Method Provides Effective Responses to Citizens Facing Violence in Public Places and Active Shooter Situations 20 May 2019 17:21 Army Special Forces Medic, Executive Protection Specialist and Former US Navy SEAL Operator Team Up to Share Experiences and Skillsets That Go Far Beyond “Run, Hide, Fight” LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) May 20, 2019 Workplaces, schools, hotels, sporting events, …
    • Little Caesars will sell meatless pizzas, but they’ll cost more than regular pizzas 20 May 2019 16:58 The future of fast food is plant-based. Fast-food restaurants are pivoting to vegetarian fare. Burger King QSR, -0.06%  announced this month that it would sell a meatless Whopper, made with a vegetarian patty by Impossible Foods that tastes and bleeds like …
    • Punjab govt grapples with price hike as citizens cry foul 20 May 2019 16:50 PHOTO:FILE LAHORE: Following surplus supply in the wholesale markets, prices of some seasonal commodities have witnessed a little decrease when compared to previous week’s rates of Ramazan bazaars and open markets but overcharging and profiteering is still …
    • Low-fat diet with more fruits and vegetables may decrease risk of dying from breast cancer 20 May 2019 16:43 For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer. (May 15) AP Women who lowered the fat in their diets while eating more fruits, …
    • A compound in broccoli and kale helps suppress tumor growth 20 May 2019 16:42 The body has its own mechanisms for fighting cancer, but sometimes they are too weak to suppress tumor growth. Now, scientists have found that broccoli, kale, and other cruciferous vegetables contain a compound that could reinvigorate one of these innate …
    • Take your Caesar salad to the grill to get a smoky char 20 May 2019 16:40 The smoky char of the grill brings a whole new dimension to plain old Caesar salad. To develop good char and maintain crisp lettuce without ending up with scorched, wilted, even slimy leaves, we used sturdy, compact romaine hearts, which withstood the heat …
    • Meating In The Middle: The Challenge of Lowering Greenhouse Gas Emissions On Farms 20 May 2019 16:31 Cow guts are quite the factory. Grass goes in, microbes help break it down and make hydrogen, then other microbes start converting it to another gas. In the end, you get methane, manure and meat. One of those things is not like the other. Methane emissions …
    • Battle of the Baps: market traders fight back as 'lunch war' breaks out 20 May 2019 16:26 Video PUBLISHED: 17:05 20 May 2019 | UPDATED: 17:08 20 May 2019 Caroline Culot Deb Champion of Deb's market stall with the mighty breakfast bap. Picture: Ella Wilkinson, Archant Sandwich-makers on Norwich's market are calling for people to boycott …
    • Morrison's becomes FIRST British supermarket to offer plastic-free fruit and veg 20 May 2019 16:22 Morrison's becomes the FIRST British supermarket to offer plastic-free fruit and veg in a bid to cut down on waste Follows ten-month trial in three Morrison's stores in Skipton, St Ives and Guiseley This saw consumption of loose fruit and veg …
    • Tesco launch new grocery offers as part of centenary sale including Skips for 8p a pack 20 May 2019 16:16 It's round two for Tesco's centenary sale, as the retailer slashes more food items to celebrate its 100 years of great value. Customers who already snapped up 39p avocados and discounted chicken dippers , can now pick up half price or better deals …
    • California fish tacos are a light and fresh surfside treat 20 May 2019 15:58 A surfside treat, California fish tacos feature battered and fried crispy white fish and sprightly pickled vegetables. When done right, they are light and fresh, with a lively mix of textures and flavours. This recipe may look involved, but the components …
    • Celeb Chef Offers to Hire NH Lunch Lady Fired for Free Lunch 20 May 2019 15:46 A New Hampshire cafeteria worker who was fired after giving a hungry student a free lunch has been offered a job with a world renowned chef. Chef José Andrés, who is known for providing free meals to survivors of natural disasters, tweeted the story of …
    • Tariffs Force Shippers To Take A Pause 20 May 2019 15:32 After a booming first four months of 2019 in Los Angeles, volumes plummet after tariff increase faster than trucks can exit the market. (SONAR Outbound Tender Volume Index, Trucks-in-Market – Los Angeles OTVI.LAX, TRUK.LAX)) FreightWaves' SONAR chart …
    • World: Declining bee populations pose threat to global food security and nutrition 20 May 2019 15:21 FAO urges countries to step up efforts to protect our crucial allies in fight against hunger, as it observes World Bee Day 20 May 2019, Rome - The global decline in bee populations poses a serious threat to a wide variety of plants critical to human well- …
    • Annual exports from Sistan, Baluchestan to Pakistan at above $580mn 20 May 2019 15:09 According to Nader Mirshekar, the head of Sistan-Baluchestan Industries, Mining and Trade Organization, the exact amount was 580,110,695, showing a growth of 150 increase in comparison with the preceding year 1396. The exported goods to Pakistan in the …
    • A sneak preview inside The Great Pavilion at Chelsea Flower Show 20 May 2019 14:44 The Great Pavilion at Chelsea is a dramatic showcase of the world's leading nurseries and growers, with more than 80 exhibitors creating dazzling displays of new plants, garden designs and planting techniques. The Stihl Hillier stand, always a draw, …
    • Coles’ new move to offer cheaper fruit, veg 20 May 2019 14:43 COLES is now offering its own range of unattractive fruit and vegetables to the public, in another attempt to cut its level of food waste. The supermarket giant's new I'm Perfect range is being trialled in Victoria and South Australia first and …
    • Ease up on the sugar. It’s time to start treating rhubarb like the vegetable it is. 20 May 2019 14:43 In the first 1938 edition of “Larousse Gastronomique,” an encyclopedic tome on gastronomy, editor Prosper Montagné advised treating and cooking rhubarb’s leaves as you would spinach. While the effects may well have proved fatal (high concentrations of …
    • Turn your taco inside out for a nostalgic update on the hard-shell classic 20 May 2019 14:43 I have a soft spot in my heart for hard-shell tacos. It’s partly thanks to joyful childhood memories of meals whipped up from those boxed kits, but it’s also because they taste lip-smackingly good with their warm, spiced meat; crisp, cool vegetables and …
    • World Bee Day: Australia Zoo's plea to protect vital species 20 May 2019 14:42 COFFEE and chocolate lovers could face the demise of their favourite treats with one of the worlds smallest animals under threat. Without pollinators like bees, bats, birds and butterflies, more than 75 per cent of the world's food crops wouldn't …
    • Presidential candidate Bennet unveils climate action plan in Iowa 20 May 2019 14:41 An Iowa community college’s wind turbine technology program is the backdrop this morning as Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet releases his plan to address climate change. “Climate change is a global crisis that we must confront now and the …
    • Split Croatia guide including best things to see and do on a long weekend 20 May 2019 14:37 Split is one of Croatia's best cities if you're after history, culture and a fun nightlife. The hotspot served as one of Game of Thrones' filming locations, standing in for King's Landing (minus the damage the GoT city sustained). There…
    • Google Restricts Huawei's Use of Android: How Does it Affect Users 20 May 2019 14:33 Tech 17:31 20.05.2019Get short URL Google has restricted Huawei's use of its Android operating system days after the Trump administration placed the Chinese telecom giant on the US Commerce Department’s “Entity List”. Why Did Google Impose the …
    • Vietnam Great Gastronomic Festival in Moscow 20 May 2019 14:17 2019 has been declared the Vietnam and Russia cross year. The Vietnam Great Gastronomic Festival will launch a series of intercultural events in Moscow.       The event will be held with the support of the Vietnam Embassy to Russia.       What to do at the …
    • The Top 5 Veggies to Add to Your Diet 20 May 2019 14:08 MONDAY, May 20, 2019 -- The guidelines to eat more vegetables are clear, and eating a rainbow of colors gets you the widest variety of nutrients and phyto-nutrients, those hard-to-duplicate compounds that go beyond vitamins and minerals. But whether you…
    • Philacatessen | Isot BYOB a Turkish Find in Bella Vista 20 May 2019 13:24 Mixed mezeIsot chef/owner Fatih Kekec moved to the U.S. in 2001 from his native Turkey to bring his culinary heritage and passion to Philadelphia. His profession came as no surprise; he is descended from three generations of restaurateurs and worked in …
    • MIKE JAMES: Alone in the wilderness 20 May 2019 13:18 I stepped into the kitchen and walked over to the refrigerator. "The freezer," I intoned in a sepuchral stage whisper, "the coldest place in the house." Fast as lightning, I whipped open the freezer door. "In its depths — cartons …
    • Smart device detects food contaminants in real time 20 May 2019 13:16 Some consumers place importance on locally grown or organic food. Others want the products they purchase to look and taste good. Yet others focus on low prices. However, no matter what their other requirements, everyone would like their food to be free of …
    • Morocco: Authorities Seize 56 Tons of Unsafe Food in First 10 Days of Ramadan 20 May 2019 12:55 The Casablanca-Settat branch of the National Office of Food Security (ONSSA) seized and destroyed 56, 249 kg of food products considered unfit for human consumption between the first and the tenth day of Ramadan this month. The ONSSA audited 2,148 food …
    • Long Life to Their Majesties, The Bees! 20 May 2019 12:53 Biodiversity, Environment, Food & Agriculture, Headlines Environment Credit: UNDP-Guatemala/Carolina Trutmann MADRID, May 20 2019 (IPS) - Amazingly organised social communities, bees ensure food chain. ‘Bee’ grateful to them… at least in their Wold …
    • Vaccine rates climb on ‘hippie’ island amid measles outbreak 20 May 2019 12:49 VASHON ISLAND, Wash. — Sarah Day is a school nurse with “street cred” when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washington state known for its rural beauty, counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates. Since she …
    • Replace soil with foam to solve global food security crisis, say scientists 20 May 2019 12:36 Specially developed foams could help avert a global food security crisis by replacing fast-degrading soils, according to scientists. Experts from the new Institute for Sustainable Food at the University of Sheffield have found that crops planted in …
    • Walk for Rice: A community tradition to fight hunger 20 May 2019 12:35 Walk for Rice fundraising teams like the “Mighty Monsters” walk 2.5 miles at Seward Park to help fight hunger. Photo: ACRS archivesIt’s 7 AM in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District, and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) seniors are lining up …
    • Soft robot gripper guided by touch and slip 20 May 2019 12:33 20th May 2019 11:10 am 20th May 2019 11:10 am Cambridge Consultants has unveiled a new gripping robot that uses soft air-filled fingers guided by an embedded sense of touch. Known as Hank, the robot could have applications for picking and packaging in …
    • Rachel Roddy’s recipe for fava bean puree with wilted greens 20 May 2019 12:20 At this time of year in Rome, broad beans act like cheerleaders chanting “S-P-R-I-N-G” from plates and piles in shops. They also come with a warning. This warning usually takes the form of a note stuck to the door of a shop or trattoria saying something …
    • A Separate Ministry Of Food Security And Nutrition Is Key For A Nutrition Revolution To Succeed 20 May 2019 11:48 India needs to fight on all fronts for a Nutrition Revolution to succeed – through focus on the first 1,000 days of the child (from the womb to the first two years), combating rampant anaemia among women and children, focus on bio-fortification of crops, …
    • U.S. Organic Sales Reach Record $50 Billion in 2018 20 May 2019 11:27 U.S. Organic Sales Reach Record $50 Billion in 2018 USAgNet - 05/20/2019 Clean, transparent, fresh, sustainable. Environmentally friendly, animal humane, high quality, social activism. Those traits are all identified with organic, and in 2018 they …
    • Coles to start selling 'ugly' fruit and vegetables at a discount 20 May 2019 11:16 Prices seen by The Age indicates that shoppers could save between 10 and 30 per cent on products in the range, however, a Coles spokesman said that there were no hard and fast rules about how big the discounts would be. Coles says the "I'm Perfect …
    • How community gardens offer Toronto neighbourhoods a chance to grow 20 May 2019 11:10 When some people in Toronto’s Thorncliffe Park neighbourhood decided to grow their own vegetables, they were faced with an immediate problem. Thorncliffe Park is a densely populated community with a lot of highrise apartment buildings and little spare land …
    • Could wheelie bin worm farms solve the UK's soil crisis? 20 May 2019 11:07 Britain's intensive farming industry has taken its toll on the fertile ground - with a looming deadline to save our soil. As the clock ticks, one Nottingham social enterprise has harnessed the power of worm poo to attempt to reverse the damaging trend. …
    • The Lavish Roman Banquet: A Calculated Display Of Debauchery And Power 20 May 2019 11:04 The banquet of a noble Roman in ancient Rome was more than a lavish social meal, it was a crucial power tool — a way of keeping your friends close and your enemies closer. Bildagentur-online/UIG via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bildagentur- …
    • What happened to all the food donated to CAO for kids' meals? 20 May 2019 10:43 Children enrolled in Community Action Organization's after-school and summer programs are typically handed simple items for their meals: yogurt, cereal bars or granola bars. Then a staff member started ordering more substantial fare: whole chickens, …
    • From Kabuli Pulao to Chicken Kebab: Delicious Iftar recipes you can prepare within an hour 20 May 2019 10:35 Enjoy your Iftar evening with these mouth-watering recipes. During the holy month of Ramadan, the Muslim community observes a fast, or roza as it is popularly known, from dawn till dusk. Followers of the faith eat a meal before sunrise and abstain from …
    • First Edition: May 20, 2019 20 May 2019 10:32 Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Kaiser Health News: Why Missouri’s The Last Holdout On A Statewide Rx Monitoring Program Missouri retained its lonely title as the only state without a statewide prescription drug …
    • Why climate change does not mean we should give up meat entirely – Aoife Behan 20 May 2019 10:15 Meat consumption accounts for nearly 20 per cent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, leading to calls to stop eating it entirely. But it’s not that simple, writes Aoife Behan It’s official: we’re in the middle of a climate emergency. For the first …
    • Eurovision Shabbat: Locals host visitors for dinner 20 May 2019 10:11 Eurovision Shabbat dinner Dov Lasker, an active member of the Modern Orthodox community in Tel Aviv, prepared for visitors to the event. (photo credit: SHANNA FULD) What’s a Eurovision experience in the Holy Land without a Shabbat dinner? Two British …
    • Stockholm: Akasaka 20 May 2019 09:44 If you’ve never experienced the pleasures of a real Swedish smorgasbord, this is the place to indulge your curiosity. Stockholm has been going strong since 1971, spending the first 30 years or so in the Sweden Center in Roppongi and now conveniently …
    • A Rare Genetic Mutation Leads to Cancer. The Fix May Already Be in the Drugstore. 20 May 2019 09:40 When Kelley Oliver Douglass got breast cancer, a genetic counselor posed an odd question: Do you and your children have trouble finding hats that fit? They did, and that gave the counselor a clue to the source of the cancer: a mutation in a gene called …
    • Woman who weighed 160 kilos and lived on McDonald's reveals how she lost HALF of her body weight 20 May 2019 09:37 Laura Durheim's breaking point with her uncontrollable weight gain was attempting to ride 'The Claw' at Dreamworld amusement park and not being able to fit in the seat. The next week the 27-year-old from Lismore, New South Wales, decided to …
    • We’re all acting on impulse... 20 May 2019 09:11 Enter most large supermarkets and the first few aisles you reach are for fresh fruit and vegetables. By the time you reach the final few aisles, things are very different. Here you will find biscuits, crisps and cakes. These tempting treats are intended to …
    • New study adds evidence to link between nutrition and breast cancer risk - The Globe and Mail 20 May 2019 08:37 While such studies don’t prove cause and effect, eating more vegetables, more fibre and less red meat, for example, has been linked to a lower risk. iStockPhoto / Getty Images Diet may play a role in preventing breast cancer, some observational studies …
    • World Bee Day: the buzz around Imperial’s research 20 May 2019 08:23 To mark World Bee Day, we take a look back at Imperial’s un-bee-lievable research into these pollinating insects. Bees are essential to a healthy environment and healthy economy. We rely on bees and other insects to pollinate most of our fruit and …
    • #UHAWAreYou?: Your kids may not be getting the proper hydration they need every day 20 May 2019 08:22 Hydration is extremely important for the proper functioning of all organs of the body as water serves as the body’s solvent, reactant, lubricant, temperature regulator, and provider of dietary minerals. Thus, constant replenishment of the fluids lost …
    • SMART project to bring residue-free vegetables to Pune markets 20 May 2019 03:51 Farmers use multiple chemicals in the form of pesticides, growth stimulants. (File) URBAN consumers in Pune will soon be able to buy fruits and vegetables that are free of any residues of insecticides and other chemicals. The Department of Agriculture, …
    • 4 Surprising Facts About Nightshade Vegetables 20 May 2019 00:31 Would you be shocked if someone asked you to stop eating vegetables? Some experts say eliminating nightshade vegetables from your diet may be the secret to optimal health. You’re probably confused right now, if you don’t know what nightshade vegetables are …
    • Spring Vegetables Add Freshness to Any Meal 19 May 2019 08:47 By Eleni Sakellis May 19, 2019 Turnip with turnip greens. Photo: by Jamain, via Wikimedia Commons Springtime is a wonderful season for fresh fruits and vegetables. Among the vegetables at their peak right now are asparagus, beet greens, lettuce, mesclun ( …
    • Jacks: Season for fresh vegetables is here 18 May 2019 17:00 I must say I had the Best Mother’s Day weekend. I got to spend time with my son and see what amazing things he is doing. I spent time with the mother of my amazing grandsons who is an amazing mother and someone I dearly love. And I had a great visit with a …
    • Verna Foster (Buchanan) 18 May 2019 02:58 Verna was a native of Burnsville before moving to Erwin in 1968. She was a member of South Side Free Will Baptist Church.  Verna retired from the United States Forestry Service in 2008 after thirty years of service. The family would like to thank the …