• Growth & Jobs | Agriculture sector to get more extension officers – Green 28 Jan 2020 10:10 An agricultural assistant programme, aimed at strengthening extension services provided to the farming sector, will be launched in March. Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Floyd Green, said that the …
  • Growth & Jobs | Company to invest $280m in bamboo farm 28 Jan 2020 10:10 Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Floyd Green, says a company is set to invest US$280 million in the development of a bamboo farm in Trelawny. Green made the disclosure at the official launch of the 65th …
  • GBP/JPY: Potential For Upside Risk 28 Jan 2020 10:09 The GBP/JPY currency pair, which expresses the value of the British pound sterling in terms of Japanese yen, is currently closely correlated both to global risk sentiment and UK politics. It is January 31, 2020 that the United Kingdom is officially set …
  • SCM Holdings Limited acquires Les Cedres villa from Campari Group in French Riviera 28 Jan 2020 10:03 SCM Holdings Limited investment company has announced the acquisition of a property from Campari Group, the Les Cedres villa, in the French Riviera (Cote d'Azur) in the Mediterranean Sea. "The company sees the asset as a long-term investment,…
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Agriculture Global Market Study Reveal explosive growth potential 28 Jan 2020 09:58 Jan 28, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- The research study forecast Revenue Opportunities and Sales Volume Area taken into consideration the primaries from industry experts and includes relevant data such as (revenue, market Size, growth rate, and product …
  • Syrian Arab Republic: Humanitarian Update Syrian Arab Republic - Issue 08 | 28 January 2020 28 Jan 2020 09:56 In this Issue P.1 Humanitarian conditions in north-west worsen P.2 Families brave winter at Areesha camp P.4 New insight into disability in Syria P.5 Working to build response quality and accountability Humanitarian situation in north-west worsens …
  • Timor-Leste: Fill the Nutrient Gap - Timor-Leste Final Report, December 2019 28 Jan 2020 09:56 Executive Summary The ability of a population to access and consume nutritious, diverse foods in necessary quantities warrants particular attention as poor diets are a root cause of malnutrition in all its forms. A number of studies and surveys carried out …
  • Punjab CM seeks PM’s intervention on locust attack 28 Jan 2020 09:50 Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Concerned over the spate of attacks on crops by swarms of locusts in neighbouring areas of southern Punjab bordering Rajasthan, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Union …
  • Understanding Ag consulting, education firm names CEO 28 Jan 2020 09:29 Understanding Ag LLC, the regenerative agriculture consulting education company that Gabe Brown, Bismarck, N.D., co-founded a year ago, has hired a CEO. In response to what it called “overwhelming demand” for its services, UA announced the appointment of …
  • Landbank’s downgrade to ‘Junk Status’ – Agriculture sinks into deeper crisis 28 Jan 2020 08:07 The downgrade of the Landbank to junk status by the credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Services is just the start of financial challenges that will give the agricultural industry a blow this year. “It is increasingly getting more difficult to have a …
  • EU farmers tread carefully on Green Deal, as balance with CAP is not easy stuff 28 Jan 2020 08:02 Policymakers are being called to take up the challenge of finding a place for bloc’s farm aid provided under the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in the ambitious new environmental flagship policy of the European Commission. The new von der Leyen …
  • Avian flu detected in Odisha Agriculture and Technology University 28 Jan 2020 07:26 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneshwar | Published: January 28, 2020 12:27:16 pm Seven teams will be engaged for culling operation within one km radius of the infected site. (Representational Image) Odisha government authorities will start culling …
  • Villar blames Agriculture Department agency for kids' poor performance 28 Jan 2020 07:10 Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 28) — Senate Committee on Agriculture Chairman Cynthia Villar blamed the Philippine Carabao Center, an attached agency of the Agriculture Department, for the poor performance of children in school. Villar, during the …
  • Turkmenistan: Authorities seek farm consolidations to boost agriculture 28 Jan 2020 06:55 ASHGABAT (TCA) — As agricultural production in Turkmenistan is decreasing every year, Turkmen agricultural authorities say that small private farms need to be consolidated to improve the situation, Chronicles of Turkmenistan independent news website …
  • Madison County Extension good for a zombie apocalypse 28 Jan 2020 06:50 by Troy Bishopp MORRISVILLE, NY – There was a bit of tongue-in-cheek going on at the 2019 annual meeting of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County. Executive Director Karin Bump referenced an Instagram post from a program participant that …
  • Farm Workforce Modernization Act 28 Jan 2020 06:50 by Tamara Scully The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act on Dec. 11, 2019. The bill now heads to the Senate, where proponents are hopeful that the bipartisan support the bill received in the House will be replicated. …
  • 'CPEC offers opportunity to enhance Pakistan’s agri sector' 28 Jan 2020 06:46 ISLAMABAD: As the second phase of the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) begins, substantial emphasis needs be laid on the development of the agriculture sector in Pakistan, which offers huge prospects of growth, experts said on Monday, reported The …
  • COTTON SPIN: Old crop cotton likely rangebound 28 Jan 2020 05:52 The January WASDE report from USDA showed a continuation of tightening world cotton. Beginning stocks were decreased 200,000 bales in Bangladesh, which outweighed a small increase in West Africa. The U.S. (-100,000 bales), Turkey (-200,000 bales), …
  • Agriculture And Farm Equipment Market Analysis by Top Companies | CNH Industrial N.V., Iseki & Co., Same Deutz-Fahr Group S.P.A. (SDF), J.C. Bamford Excavators Limited, Kubota Corporation 28 Jan 2020 05:32 Jan 28, 2020 (Market Insight Reports via COMTEX) -- New Jersey, United States, - The report on the Agriculture And Farm Equipment Market is a compilation of intelligent, broad research studies that will help players and stakeholders to make informed …
  • NABARD pegs credit potential at Rs 90,000 crore for Odisha 28 Jan 2020 02:29 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on Monday projected a credit potential of Rs 90,395.69 crore for Odisha under priority sector for 2020-21 fiscal. The projection was made in the State …
  • Coastal women rebuild life by combating soil salinity 28 Jan 2020 02:25 Coastal women rebuild life by combating soil salinity HYDERABAD: Zarina, a peasant, looks at her precious fodder crops - jantar (Sesbania), barseem (Egyptian clover), and lucerne (Alfalfa) - standing on saline land in coastal village Anb Ratto near Mirpur …
  • 'Scientists achieve initial success in locusts prevention' 28 Jan 2020 02:14 ‘Scientists achieve initial success in locusts prevention’ MULTAN: The Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture has detected locusts attack in nine south Punjab districts and started research on them. Talking to The News, MNSUA Vice Chancellor Prof …
  • LETTERS: Agriculture sector still facing major challenges 28 Jan 2020 02:02 Tuesday, January 28, 2020 0:01 By EDITORIAL Locusts feed on crops in Gurar, Wajir North Constituency. PHOTO | BRUHAN MAKONG   The desert locusts invasion has caused havoc in the country. The agriculture sector has faced many challenges including the …
  • Bull sale's new manager brings unique perspectives 28 Jan 2020 01:36 Amanda Bradshaw will bring some unique perspectives into her job as the Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale’s new manager. A Red Bluff native, Bradshaw’s family has a cattle operation and she also grew up showing horses competitively, which will give her …
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Lands begins animal health outreach clinic series for 2020 28 Jan 2020 01:35 Given the importance of animal disease control thus, safeguarding global food safety and animal health through the implementation of International Standards for better agricultural practices, the Veterinary and Livestock Division will hold a series of …
  • 3rd edition of Agricultural Students Career Guidance and Mentorship Dialogue Bootcamp 2020 launched. 28 Jan 2020 01:23 Business News of Monday, 27 January 2020 Source: Agrictoday.com.gh 2020-01-27 The AG-STUD 2020 Bootcamp launch The 3rd Agricultural Students Career Guidance and Mentorship Dialogue (AG-STUD) Bootcamp 2020 under the theme: Growing the Future: Establishing …
  • Parliament approves Organic Agriculture Law  28 Jan 2020 01:07 Egypt’s Parliament approved on Sunday, a new law drafted by the government to regulate organic agriculture. It aims to limit the negative effects of traditional farming methods that depend on synthetic chemicals in planting and animal feeding. Using these …
  • Agriculture Minister Kondwani Nankhumwa Salutes Small-scale Farmers 28 Jan 2020 00:50 AGRICULTURE MINISTER KONDWANI NANKHUMWA SALUTES SMALLSCALE FARMERS Lilongwe (MaraviPost):  The Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Kondwani Nankhumwa, MP says smallholder farmers play a significant role in socioeconomic development of …
  • UNDP Calls For Agriculture Startups To Participate In [email protected] Initiative 27 Jan 2020 23:28 The United Nations Development Program has called for startups tackling challenges in Agriculture to participate in its [email protected] initiative. [email protected] is bringing together a “coalition of partners and stakeholders that want to bring technology and …
  • Upcoming Agriculture Events, Programs (Jan. 27-31, 2020) 27 Jan 2020 22:17
  • FFA: Making a Difference in Agriculture, One Student at Time 27 Jan 2020 20:44 Courtesy National FFA (FFA) — Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch shares with others how much of an impact FFA had on her late daughter Sara Braasch Schmidt’s life. Bob Funk, co-founder of Express Employment, says his ambition developed when he was in FFA from 1954-58. …
  • LGMA to Reform Food Safety Practices 27 Jan 2020 20:44 With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration declaring the latest E. coli outbreak linked to California romaine as being over, the industry is looking to strengthen safety efforts moving forward. The California …
  • Working Together: California Walnut Conference a Huge Success 27 Jan 2020 20:44 AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Working Together: California Walnut Conference a Huge Success California walnut growers proved the need for an official event by turning out in droves for the newly branded California Walnut Conference. …
  • Farm City Newsday Monday, 01-27-20 27 Jan 2020 20:44 AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Monday, 01-27-20 Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering how your operation might be …
  • Industry Concerned About FARMER Incentive Funding in Newsom Budget 27 Jan 2020 20:44 While the overall consensus on Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget was positive for agriculture, one key program for air quality saw another reduction in funding.  The budget proposal calls for only $50 million in FARMER incentive funding to replace …
  • Upcoming Agriculture Events, Programs (Jan. 27-31, 2020) 27 Jan 2020 20:07 class="post-template-default single single-post postid-436173 single-format-standard custom-background group-blog masthead-fixed full-width singular wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-6.1 vc_responsive" Upcoming Agriculture Events, Programs (Jan. 27-31, …
  • U.S. Agriculture Secretary Perdue Says EU Needs to Address Trade Imbalance and Adapt Food Safety Rules 27 Jan 2020 19:00 BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union needs to redress a $10-12 billion imbalance in farm produce trade with the United States and adapt its food safety rules to reflect “sound science”, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. …
  • Weekly Grain Movement – Corn climbs, wheat tumbles 27 Jan 2020 18:44 USDA’s latest grain export inspection data showed mixed but mostly favorable results for the week ending January 23. Corn volume nearly doubled, and soybeans took a modest turn lower, while wheat fell to less than half of last week’s tally. Corn export …
  • Wheat market improves, cattle numbers on feed 'high' 27 Jan 2020 18:44 The wheat and cattle market topped Stan Bevers' presentation at the 2020 Red River Crops Conference in Altus, Okla., last week. Bevers, the practitioner of ranch economics, King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management, Kingsville, said while there's …
  • EU Ban on US Chicken and 'Hormone-Treated Beef' Should Be Revisited - US Agriculture Secretary 27 Jan 2020 18:03 Business 17:45 GMT 27.01.2020Get short URL Concerns that a previous EU-US trade deal was anti-democratic and would lower food safety, labour and environmental standards resulted in in mass protests in Germany, Austria and France in 2015. Speaking with …
  • You need to know this about persistence of lactation 27 Jan 2020 17:13 A while back I was studying a book that was thoroughly written and heavily touted as a history of settling of the Cumberlands. The North American Indians of the East and South played a gigantic role. Indians had several disadvantages when it came to …
  • Farm Progress America, January 27, 2020 27 Jan 2020 17:13 The animal ag industry in Iowa is trying to get an ag gag law on the books, but judges keep blocking it. A new law was written to help livestock businesses who have undercover trespassers who try to film or photograph. The ACLU says it's …
  • Morning Market Review for Jan. 27, 2020 27 Jan 2020 17:13 Economic slowdown following the global spread of the virus weighs on commodities Corn down 6-8 cents Soybeans down 11-12 cents, soyoil down $0.95, soybean meal down $2.1 Wheat down 7-13 cents *Prices as of 6:50am CST. Corn: March corn futures tumbled $0. …
  • Hot topics at the 2020 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show 27 Jan 2020 17:13 Many farmers are glad to put 2019 in the rearview mirror, and hope this year is better in many respects. “This past year was definitely one for the record books,” said Tim Price, manager of the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show. “Weather was definitely a key …
  • Court rules on Small Refinery Exemptions 27 Jan 2020 17:13 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit late on Friday (Jan. 24) struck down three exemptions that were issued by EPA. The court ruling stems from a May 2018 challenge brought against EPA by the Renewable Fuels Association, the National Corn …
  • At Beltwide: Entomologists concerned with VIP vulnerability 27 Jan 2020 17:13 Extension entomologists from across the Cotton Belt expressed concern that using the three-gene Bt trait in corn could lead to resistance. The five entomologists participating in an insect management panel discussion at the recent Cotton Consultants' …
  • All of North Carolina must prosper. Not just the big cities 27 Jan 2020 17:13 In many ways, North Carolina is a tale of two states: You have the urban areas of Raleigh and Charlotte that are showing rapid population growth and the rural areas, particularly in the northeastern part of the state, that are losing population. This year’ …
  • Bart Fischer talks trade, WHIP program 27 Jan 2020 17:12 Trade with China and the addition of drought loss to USDA's Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP) top the list of topics covered at the 2020 Red River Crops Conference by Bart Fischer, co-director & research assistant professor,  …
  • The time – and price – are right 27 Jan 2020 17:12 Worries about the spread of the coronavirus in China are roiling markets around the world. But as so often happens, bad news can perversely be good news, at least for growers needing to lock in market-sensitive inputs for 2020 crops. Most fuel and …
  • Protein levels decline in key oilseeds but demand grows 27 Jan 2020 17:12 The protein levels of soybeans in the United States and globally has declined since the mid-1980s, but the demand for more protein-rich soybean meal continues to grow to meet the growing global need for feed for fish, hogs and poultry. “Soybeans are the …
  • Farm’s next leader: Ready for marketing decisions? 27 Jan 2020 17:12 Whether you’re preparing someone else from the next generation to be the farm’s next leader, or if you are that person – it’s key to be planning for that leadership transition. It takes a lot of intentional effort on both sides for a smooth handoff, but it …
  • State Water Project allocation increases to 15 percent 27 Jan 2020 17:12 The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has announced an increase in 2020 State Water Project (SWP) allocations to 15 percent of requested supplies, up from the year’s initial 10 percent allocation announced on December 2. Allocations are …
  • Agriculture Dept liaising with veterinary authorities after Cork rabies case confirmed 27 Jan 2020 16:57 The Department of Agriculture is liaising with international veterinary authorities following confirmation of rabies in an imported pet in Cork. An 8km surveillance zone remains in place around Riverstick after test results last week confirmed that a sable …
  • US agriculture secretary to EU: follow 'sound science' on food safety 27 Jan 2020 16:22 0 Comments US agriculture secretary to EU: follow 'sound science' on food safety Farming Independent The European Union needs to redress a $10-12 billion (£9.1 billion) imbalance in farm produce trade with the United States and adapt its food …
  • Precision agriculture for livestock, not just crops 27 Jan 2020 13:30 Bell could see exactly how much of each component of his calves’ ration his employees had put down, using the Performance Beef app on his phone. The app has been a game changer for Bell’s Edgewood Ranch. Unlike in the old days, when mixing feed meant “half …
  • South Africa: Agriculture confirms FMD in 16 locations 27 Jan 2020 13:21 A total of 16 locations inside Limpopo province have been confirmed positive for Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) since the start of the outbreak. The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development said additional premises have been identified as …
  • US agriculture chief urges EU to listen to science, not fear-mongering NGOs 27 Jan 2020 12:58 When it comes to food, EU policymakers should make science-based decisions if they want to help European their farmers tackle the “legitimate concerns” over sustainability, Sonny Perdue, the US State Secretary of Agriculture, said on Monday (27 January). …
  • Agriculture varsity adopts 500 farmers to increase their financial health 27 Jan 2020 12:14 DHARAMSHALA: Under a special program, the Agriculture University of Himachal Pradesh situated at Palampur had adopted 500 farmers of a village near Baijnath in Kangra district and has increased their income. University had started ‘Farmer's First’ …
  • Why education, agriculture and growth in business matter 27 Jan 2020 10:35 to flourish, it needs support of the public sector; and for the public sector to raise the resources to run the country and create employment, it needs the private sector. So, it’s a symbiotic relationship which depends much on understanding. Having …
  • Want to learn about ag policy? 27 Jan 2020 09:31 Applications are now being accepted for Ag Voices of the Future, a program for students, held in conjunction with the summer American Soybean Association Board meeting and Soy Issues Forum from July 6-9, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Ag Voices of the Future …
  • Lamb leaders elected 27 Jan 2020 09:31 Gwendolyn Kitzan of South Dakota is the new chairwoman of the American Lamb Board. Vice chair is David Quam, Texas, Greg Deakin, Illinois, is secretary and Rob Rule, Iowa, is treasurer. Kitzan raises South African Meat Merinos and Suffolks. She is a fourth …
  • Steps to contain coronaviruses 27 Jan 2020 09:31 The new cluster of viral pneumonia cases originating in Wuhan, China, marks the third time in 20 years that a member of the large family of coronaviruses has jumped from animals to humans and sparked an outbreak. In a new JAMA Viewpoint essay, Anthony S. …
  • Learning from last March 27 Jan 2020 09:31 After last spring, summer and fall, there aren’t many Great Plains and Midwest farmers who will ever forget the growing season of 2019. Depending on where you were operating, weather provided ample reason for concern throughout the growing and harvest …
  • Thank those who stand up to extreme animal rights groups 27 Jan 2020 09:31 If the goal of the Animal Recovery Mission in releasing videos in June that showed Fair Oaks Farms workers abusing calves was to make life difficult for the farm, it succeeded in the short term. Unverified reports indicate tourism was off at Fair Oaks …
  • CHS Inc. hires on new chief financial officer 27 Jan 2020 09:31 CHS Inc. recently announced the hiring of Olivia Nelligan as its new executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Jan. 29. Nelligan has more than 20 years of experience as a global finance leader and business partner. Most recently, she …
  • USDA invests $5.7 million in broadband for rural Nebraska 27 Jan 2020 09:31 Greg Ibach, USDA Marketing and Regulatory Programs undersecretary, recently announced that USDA has invested $5.7 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create or improve rural e-connectivity in parts of three Nebraska counties. …
  • One case where time of year impacts soil sampling 27 Jan 2020 09:31 Suppose your soil consultant pulled samples right after you harvested corn this year. When results came back, potassium levels were lower than you expected. Could there be a problem with the results? “What you’re likely seeing is that potassium tends to be …
  • Tile installation: DIY or hire out? 27 Jan 2020 09:31 Each month in Wallaces Farmer, the Timely Tips panel answers questions sent by readers. Members of the panel are Alejandro Plastina and Wendong Zhang, Extension economists, Iowa State University; Leslie Miller, Iowa State Savings Bank, Knoxville; and Rob …
  • Building on Nebraska success for 2020 27 Jan 2020 09:31 With spring work already creeping up on farmers, it’s also a reminder that fall show season really can’t be that far behind. In my role as events manager for the company that owns Husker Harvest Days, I understand how valuable our shows can be to visitors. …
  • Returning to Boone, Iowa for 7th time 27 Jan 2020 09:31 As farmers are prepping equipment in the shop to get ready for spring planting, I’m doing the same thing on our family’s farm. Yet I’m also thinking about the year ahead and the 2020 Farm Progress Show. This year, we return to the Central Iowa Expo site in …
  • 10 reasons to consider cover crops in 2020 27 Jan 2020 09:31 Read on to find 10 reasons why cover crops help improve crop yields. You don’t need to spend lots of money or time for cover crops. One of my friends, the late Marshall Alford, Dearborn County, Ind., bought regular wheat from neighbors and asked his …
  • High-yield soybeans come through in wet '19 27 Jan 2020 09:31 Thirty-inch rows aren’t Precision Planting agronomist Jason Webster’s preferred spacing when it comes to growing high-yield soybeans. But they’re a necessary evil at the Precision Technology Institute farm in Pontiac, Ill. Any narrower, and he’d risk …
  • Prepare for tax code changes 27 Jan 2020 09:31 The $1.4 trillion year-end spending package passed by Congress and signed into law on Dec. 20 contained an estimated $426 billion (over 10 years) in tax provisions. This year-end legislation included the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement …
  • 3 ways to get more from your cash flow statement 27 Jan 2020 09:31 It’s important to have an accurate cash flow statement, but it is even more important to use it during the year, says Blaine Carey, an instructor with the South Dakota Center for Farm/Ranch Management at Mitchell Tech. His tips to get more from your …
  • What does the ag business development division do? 27 Jan 2020 09:31 When I first became Missouri director of agriculture, I thought I had a pretty good grasp on what the department did for farmers and ranchers. On my first day, more than 100 employees in Jefferson City welcomed me to my new home. Little did I know that a …
  • Supercharge your pasture with these 10 renovation tips 27 Jan 2020 09:30 There are many reasons a landowner would need to renovate a pasture. Maybe you have some new land in need of some serious TLC, or perhaps you want to improve pasture performance for your cattle. Whatever the reasons, planning is key according to Amanda …
  • Water quality certification plans move forward 27 Jan 2020 09:30 Lots of Ohio farmers are already using conservation practices that protect water quality, but nobody has a good way to measure or track those practices. The Ohio Agriculture Conservation Initiative is working to change that with plans to assess existing …
  • Task force to look at housing needs as hired labor increases 27 Jan 2020 09:30 Michigan’s food and agriculture workforce traditionally consists of the self-employed and family members, but the trend has been showing a sharp increase in the need to hire additional labor within the food and agriculture communities. With an increased …
  • Kansas Livestock Association showcases industry advocacy 27 Jan 2020 09:30 Beef industry stakeholders from across the state participated in the Kansas Livestock Association Leadership Conference, which was held Jan. 20-21 in Topeka. During the two-day event, participants were exposed to services provided by KLA, the legislative …
  • Getting in on the hemp rush 27 Jan 2020 09:30 Hemp became a hot topic in 2019, when the 2018 Farm Bill opened the market by changing the crop’s status from forbidden to legal. Many farmers got on the bandwagon. But in 2020, after the peak of that first cannabidiol (CBD) rush, Western hemp growers are …
  • 1954 Super M-TA was perfect match to handle farmland 27 Jan 2020 09:30 In 1966, George Monis from Oconomowoc, Wis., needed a boost in horsepower to handle several different tillage chores. He went to Carl F. Statz and Sons Implement in Waunakee and purchased a used 1954 Super M-TA for $2,500, a huge upgrade from his 1950 Case …
  • Minnesota releases updated groundwater regulation maps 27 Jan 2020 09:30 The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has issued updated maps that will help farmers across the state comply with the Groundwater Protection Rule. The Groundwater Protection Rule will reduce the risk of nitrate from fertilizer impacting groundwater in …
  • Building a farm pond that works for you 27 Jan 2020 09:30 It took a while to accomplish, but Gerald Bousquet of Hubbard, Neb., and his family eventually came up with a farm pond development plan that would work. “It all started about 10 years ago,” Bousquet says. “We had a small existing dam that was 30 to 40 …
  • Germany’s new bioeconomy strategy criticised for overlooking agriculture, food production 27 Jan 2020 07:24 Germany’s federal cabinet adopted a new bioeconomy strategy last week, which has immediately been criticised for hardly mentioning agricultural reform and focusing too much on technology and optimisation. EURACTIV Germany reports. “Tires made of dandelions …
  • Dutch University to Develop Climate-Smart Agriculture in Iraq 27 Jan 2020 05:32 By John Lee. Wageningen University and Research (WUR) will support six Iraqi universities to develop climate-smart agriculture and efficient water management in Iraq. Together with the Institute for Water Education (IHE) in Delft and ICRA Global, …
  • Agriculture community using conservation practices to reduce phosphorous runoff 26 Jan 2020 21:53 The agriculture industry has found itself under more scrutiny as concerns grow over water quality and Lake Erie algae blooms. Some farmers are trying to be a part of the solution by participating in conservation practices while the state conducts further …
  • Women in Agriculture: Invisible they remain 26 Jan 2020 20:47 Sharifa Begum of Kapasia in Gazipur is the sole caretaker of her one-bigha homestead garden. In addition to doing all the household chores alone, 55-year-old Sharifa grows more than 20 species of pesticide-free fruits and vegetables -- mango, lychee, …
  • Many factors affecting prices 26 Jan 2020 19:58 On the Ag View Pitch podcast Duane Lowry and Chris Barron dig in on a number of topics affecting ag markets. 1) Impact of the new coronavirus situation in China and its potential influences to agricultural markets 2) Cash corn basis overview 3) Market …
  • EU-Iran workshop on organic agriculture, geographical indications 26 Jan 2020 18:39 On January 23 the EU Commission has organized a workshop to present the results of a study launched in the framework of the EU-Iran cooperation on agriculture, aiming at the evaluation of the Iranian system of organic farming and geographical indications ( …
  • Agriculture Management Software Market Share, Size 2020: Industry Growth, Price, Revenue, Application, Leading Players Update, Region, Pricing Analysis, Opportunities and Forecast 2024 26 Jan 2020 16:36 Jan 26, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- Agriculture Management Software Market research report (2020) studies latest Agriculture Management Software business aspects market size, share, trends, growth, business overview and Agriculture Management Software …
  • Hill farmer's hopes for a 'new dawn' in farming with introduction of the Agriculture Bill 26 Jan 2020 11:48 Finding a way forward that works best is different for every farmer, there are so many variables There are many sectors from massive arable farms to ‘dog and stick’ men and women. Richard Findlay who farms up to 1,300ft in the middle of the North York …
  • Brunei seeks Bangladesh's support for expanding its agriculture 26 Jan 2020 03:37 High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam Haji Haris bin Othman meets Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her parliament office in Dhaka on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 PID Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invites Brunei to invest in the food and agro-processing …
  • Profit matters more than price 26 Jan 2020 03:25 Now that we have digested the highly anticipated January USDA report and Phase 1 of the US/China trade agreement has been signed, producers’ attention should focus on the 20/21 crop year. There are both existing opportunities and challenges lurking …
  • Govt initiatives for agriculture sector lauded 26 Jan 2020 02:38 Govt initiatives for agriculture sector lauded Islamabad:The Islamabad Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) on Saturday lauded the initiatives of the government to revive the ailing agriculture sector, which is the backbone of the economy. …
  • Grassland: Quietness and Strength for a New American Agriculture 26 Jan 2020 01:24 Download Product Flyer Download Product Flyer is to download PDF in new tab. This is a dummy description. Download Product Flyer is to download PDF in new tab. This is a dummy description. Download Product Flyer is to download PDF in new tab. This is a …
  • Israel to support tourism and agriculture development in Volta Region 25 Jan 2020 19:46 By Sylvia Sika Afealetey, GNA Ho, Jan. 25, GNA – Ms Shani Cooper, Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Liberia and Sierra-Leone has pledged the support of the Israeli Government to the development of agriculture and tourism in the Volta Region. She said the …
  • Missouri FFA 25 Jan 2020 13:51 All of the Missouri FFA chapters are honored this week. Overall, the state FFA chapters have more than 25,000 members in more than 300 chapters. State Vice President Kensie Darst talks about what the members do and what it means to them. The weekly FFA …
  • This Week in Agribusiness, Jan. 25, 2020 25 Jan 2020 13:51 Part 1 Max attended the American Farm Bureau Federation convention, where they talked about trade deals and reactions, as well as farm labor. Brian Splitt, agmarket.net, joins Max and Mike Pearson to talk about markets. Part 2 Brian Splitt is back, sharing …
  • Fieldwork Ready: An Introductory Guide to Field Research for Agriculture, Environment and Soil Scientists 25 Jan 2020 10:45
  • Precision Agriculture Basics 25 Jan 2020 10:44 Newell R. Kitchen is a Soil Scientist with the Cropping Systems and Water Quality Research Unit of the USDA-Agricultural Research Service in Columbia, MO, and an Adjunct Professor with University of Missouri. Dr. Kitchen earned his B.S. degree from Brigham …
  • Malt Market Analysis | Top players Cargill, Incorporated, COFCO, Muntons Malt plc, Simpsons Malt, GrainCorp Limited 28 Jan 2020 09:57 Jan 28, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- The reports cover various key developments in the global malt market. Various companies are focusing growth strategies such as product launches, product approvals and others such as patents and events. Some of the growth …
  • Factbox: Key issues in New Zealand elections in September 28 Jan 2020 09:36 (Reuters) - New Zealanders will go to the polls on Sept. 19 to decide on a second term for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and also to vote in referendums on the divisive issues of legalizing cannabis and euthanasia. FILE PHOTO: New Zealand Labour leader …
  • International feed tonnage decreases in 2019 28 Jan 2020 09:29 International feed tonnage decreased by 1.07% to 1.126 billion metric tons of feed produced last year, due largely to African swine fever and the decline of pig feed in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the 2020 Alltech Global Feed Survey. The top nine …
  • Vegan senator declares war on big livestock farms 28 Jan 2020 09:29 The Farm Reform Act of 2019, intended to reform U.S. agriculture, has been introduced by failed presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ. Some call it a Trojan Horse. Environmental advocacy group Food and Water Action declared Sen. Booker had introduced …
  • Milk prices headed up for rest of 2020 28 Jan 2020 09:29 Milk prices typically drop in January following the holidays, and this year was no exception, according to Bob Cropp, University of Wisconsin-Madison dairy economist. Milk prices during the last quarter of 2019 had improved significantly from earlier in …
  • As for me, I’ll take real cream in my coffee 28 Jan 2020 09:28 Most mornings I splash milk in my coffee, mainly to cool it from its taste bud-blistering brew temperature to a drinkable, yet still sinus-clearing, 177 degrees F or so. Usually, the flavor of the milk isn’t noticeable, but recently I’ve been enjoying some …
  • Academy Awards Luncheon Serves Plant-Based Menu in 'Commitment to Supporting the Planet' 28 Jan 2020 09:28 The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences served an entirely plant-based menu for its Oscar Nominees Luncheon on Monday, noting, “we owe our global membership a commitment to supporting the planet.” The Oscar Nominees Luncheon’s plant-based food …
  • Yotam Ottolenghi: How to turn yesterday’s bread into a feast 28 Jan 2020 09:26 In the process of making sure that bread, one of the most popular but also most perishable staples, doesn’t end up in the trash heap, cuisines the world over have used every tool at their disposal to find delicious recycling options. The famous Irish and …
  • Corn Gluten Feed Market Share,Size 2020 | Global Companies, Consumption, Drivers, Top Leading Countries, Trends, Forces Analysis, Revenue, Challenges and Global Forecast 2025 28 Jan 2020 09:18 Jan 28, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- Global Corn Gluten Feed Market studies analyse the global Corn Gluten Feed size by company, key, regions, countries product, applications. History data from 2013 to 2019. To understand the structure of Corn Gluten Feed by …
  • Grape Preserves Market Analysis According to Revenue 2029 | Leading Investors: AGRANA, Frulact, ZUEGG 28 Jan 2020 09:11 Jan 28, 2020 (WiredRelease via COMTEX) -- Global News of Grape Preserves Market Study 2020-2029, by Segment (Jam, Filling), Playing a Pivotal Role in Expanding by (Dairy Industry, Baked Product Industry, Ice-Cream Industry), Investment Analysis by Leading …
  • 2020 Update: Cheese Ingredients Market Size, Trends and Share Forecast 2026 28 Jan 2020 09:07 Jan 28, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- Key Companies Covered in Cheese Ingredients Market Report are AlpuraArcher Daniels Midland Company, CSK Food Enrichment, Arla Foods, Hansen Holding A/S, DowDuPont, Koninklijke Dsm N.V., Fonterra Co-operative Group, …
  • Some dairy farmers are turning to unpasteurized milk 28 Jan 2020 08:50 YORKSHIRE, Ohio – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says raw milk poses a health risk, but proponents swear by its health benefits and quality. And now, some dairy farms are looking to unpasteurized milk to help save an industry that has been in free- …
  • Woman throws acid on stalker in UP’s Unnao 28 Jan 2020 08:48 Unnao, Jan 28 (IANS) A young man sustained burn injuries when a 20-year-old woman threw acid on him in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning as he had allegedly been stalking her. Rohit Yadav, 24, got burn injuries on his nape, back, chest and …
  • Greenlane Renewables Signs Agreement in Principle with SWEN Capital Partners to Provide Innovative Finance Solution ... 28 Jan 2020 08:33 ~Private equity firm with 5 billion Euro under management sets its sights on renewable natural gas (“RNG”) market in Europe with its first fund dedicated to RNG and joint venture with Greenlane~ BURNABY, British Columbia — Greenlane Renewables Inc. (“ …
  • South Wales Echo letters: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 28 Jan 2020 08:16 Communities suffering as NHS services slashed Our NHS In Wales is devolved to the Senedd, it’s about time there was a shake-up there because the Health Minister Vaughan Gething doesnt seem to have a clue how to run it. The people of the Rhondda Valleys and …
  • Global Goat Milk Powder Market by Product Types & Application, Top Manufacturer, Regional Analysis & Forecasts to 2026 28 Jan 2020 08:15 Jan 28, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- Goat Milk Powder Market objectives were achieved by an exploratory research. The research consisted of both primary and secondary study. Global “Goat Milk Powder” Market forecast 2020-2026 gives an dynamic review of the …
  • Villar blames Agriculture Department agency for kids' poor performance 28 Jan 2020 07:10 Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 28) — Senate Committee on Agriculture Chairman Cynthia Villar blamed the Philippine Carabao Center, an attached agency of the Agriculture Department, for the poor performance of children in school. Villar, during the …
  • Powerful union recognised in Australia Day honours 28 Jan 2020 06:57 WHEN an ex-alcoholic from Switzerland and a young goody-two-shoes met in a Coffs Harbour church in 1972 it was a match made in heaven. The union would prosper to see the creation of the region's Sherwood Cliffs Christian Rehabilitation Centre at …
  • Agrobank eyes RM1b loan growth for FY2020 28 Jan 2020 06:51 KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 ― Agrobank, formerly known as Bank Pertanian Malaysia Bhd, eyes a minimum of RM1.0 billion loan growth for the financial year ending December 31, 2020 (FY20) over last year’s RM11.75 billion loan disbursement. Khadijah Iskandar, the …
  • Madison County Extension good for a zombie apocalypse 28 Jan 2020 06:50 by Troy Bishopp MORRISVILLE, NY – There was a bit of tongue-in-cheek going on at the 2019 annual meeting of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County. Executive Director Karin Bump referenced an Instagram post from a program participant that …
  • Skaneateles Lake Watershed Ag Program celebrates 25th Anniversary 28 Jan 2020 06:50 by Troy Bishopp SKANEATELES, NY – Defensive end Chris Long remarked, “I do believe that clean water is the most efficient way to change the world.” This charge starts at the local level. For 25 years, the Skaneateles Lake Watershed Ag Program (SLWAP) has …
  • Farm Workforce Modernization Act 28 Jan 2020 06:50 by Tamara Scully The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act on Dec. 11, 2019. The bill now heads to the Senate, where proponents are hopeful that the bipartisan support the bill received in the House will be replicated. …
  • Research opportunities offer undergraduate students invaluable experiences 28 Jan 2020 06:39 Despite obstacles in application process, researchers see benefits that reach beyond the classroom UC Davis is widely renowned as one of the top public research institutions in the world, offering fields of concentration ranging from food science to …
  • Election 2020 TV debate: The best debater is, unexpectedly, Richard Boyd Barrett 28 Jan 2020 06:17 Seven leaders stand in a row at podiums looking like they’re at the starting line of the world’s most tedious Segway race. RTÉ assembled them here in NUIG in Galway, much like Yul Brynner assembled the original Magnificent Seven. Last week’s Virgin Media …
  • Politician's son pleads guilty to ill-treating dairy cows; charges against husband dropped 28 Jan 2020 06:01 The son of an MP has admitted causing a herd of dairy cows prolonged and severe pain.  Tony Michael Kuriger pleaded guilty on day two of his trial in the Palmerston North District Court on Tuesday, having initially denied 11 charges of ill-treating animals …
  • ELDON HUNT 28 Jan 2020 05:59 Eldon H. Hunt, 86, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020, at the Bickford Cottages. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 29, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Burial will be at North Lawn Cemetery. A visitation …
  • University of Minnesota Crookston Ag-Arama always brings them back 28 Jan 2020 05:26 This year’s event dedicated to retiring Westrom     The 45th annual Ag-Arama was hosted at the UMN Crookston UTOC arena all day and into the night on Saturday, consisting of the traditional showmanship contests in sheep, swine, goat, horse, beef, and dairy …
  • Secrets from your skin: Five signs you need a detox 28 Jan 2020 05:26 Get rid of anything that could be causing you stress (Photo: Shutterstock) Being the largest organ of the body, the skin serves many functions and one of them is indicating that you need a detox. ALSO READ: Detox hacks to ease holiday hangovers At one …
  • Petronas partners Agrobank to offer micro-financing worth RM100m 28 Jan 2020 05:21 KUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has formed a strategic partnership with Agrobank to offer micro-financing worth RM100 million to Bottom 40 micro-entrepreneurs in the agricultural and agro-based sectors. Petronas’ president and chief …
  • Sekeramayi and Parirenyatwa take on Mutodi in US$40K defamation lawsuit 28 Jan 2020 04:54 By Yeukai Karengezeka Deputy Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Energy Mutodi will on Thursday be defending a US$40 000 defamation lawsuit filed against him by former Minister of Defence Dr Sydney Sekeramayi and former Minister of …
  • Food as Medicine: Finding relief to chronic and mental health conditions 28 Jan 2020 04:44 MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) What we put in our bodies plays a significant role in our well-being and it may be fueling some chronic problems. Numbers from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention show 90 percent of the nation's $3.5 trillion in annual …
  • How to Vegan 28 Jan 2020 04:34 Express News Service Taking a leaf out of the book of the King from Alice in Wonderland, we’d better begin at the beginning. The term ‘Vegan’, which has become one of the most polarizing in our modern culinary lexicon, was first mentioned in 1944 by a …
  • Truman State BSU adopts cheerleaders 28 Jan 2020 04:10 KIRKSVILLE – It all started with a fundraising car wash one Saturday in July. Missouri Baptist Convention collegiate campus missionary Greg Xander and his wife stopped to have their car washed by a group of cheerleaders from Truman State University, where …
  • This cheese is so good you won't believe it's vegan 28 Jan 2020 03:43 Marie Hadasova calls her relationship with cheese "the biggest love of my life". She lists her favourites: mouldy cheeses, washed rinds and Camembert. "The stronger and smellier, the better," she says. She was working at the Michelin- …
  • Rock Lake Troopers 28 Jan 2020 03:24 The Jan. 6, 2020 meeting of the Rock Lake Troopers 4-H Club was called to order at 6:33 p.m. by President Camden Schultz. Pledges were led by members wearing the color red. Roll call was taken by saying your favorite flavor of ice cream. The secretary’s …
  • Meet Potato Farmer John: ‘Take Care of the Land, and the Land Will Take Care of You’ 28 Jan 2020 03:23 At Campbell, we believe that real food has roots. For 150 years, we’ve built strong connections with local farmers. Today, we’re proud to introduce you to John Coombs, owner of Coombs Sod Farms in Elmer, New Jersey, a nine-generation family farm. When …
  • In Search of Inspiration: Norman W.Manley 28 Jan 2020 03:16 by Spence Finlayson NASSAU, Bahamas – Norman Washington Manley MM, QC, National Hero of Jamaica ( 4 July 1893- 2 September 1969), was a Jamaican statesman. A Rhodes Scholar, Manley became one of Jamaica’s leading lawyers in the 1920s. Manley was an …
  • Calving difficulty: a system reboot 28 Jan 2020 03:05 Dr Ross Evans told the ICBF conference last week that while the longevity of the current system has underlined its success over the last two decades, a number of weakness identified has seen the ICBF move to make changes. There have been some 20 million …
  • Family affair delivers the results for Laois herd 28 Jan 2020 03:05 "The 'family' is the most important thing to follow in any herd," says Peter. "You can have a very good cow that breeds nothing, but the good cow family in a herd is the most important because the good family will give you a …
  • Information seminar on Investment Readiness Program to be held 28 Jan 2020 03:00 Dave Waddell, Windsor Star Updated: January 27, 2020 The new home of the Downtown Windsor Business Accelerator at 1501 Howard Avenue was once Purity Dairy, which opened in the 1920s. Nick Brancaccio / Windsor Star An information session on how to …
  • Not your garden-variety love story 28 Jan 2020 02:57 Call it a blossoming romance, 30 years in the making. In Shintomi, on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, Yasuko and Toshiyuki Kuroki married in 1956. They spent the next three decades as dairy farmers with a herd that reached 60. Along the way, they …
  • Fast food firms failing to effectively confront climate-related risks, investor coalition warns 28 Jan 2020 02:52 The investor coalition representing $11.4tr in assets wants several of the world's biggest fast food companies to act to reduce their exposure to climate- and environment-related risk An investor coalition calling on some of the world's largest …
  • Sustainable farming worked before; it will again 28 Jan 2020 02:48 Organic farmer Forrest Pritchard speaks on family the farm's future HOPEWELL — The tractor on the highway. The little red barn. Grandma and grandpa caring for the dairy farm. The notion of the family farm conjures up these and other nostalgic notions. …
  • City of Corcoran sues well-known dairy company for $65 million 28 Jan 2020 02:42 FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The city of Corcoran and Curtimade Dairy have been neighbors for more than 100 years. But about four years ago, their relationship turned contentious. The city said it planned to sue the dairy for contaminating its drinking water …
  • Sainsbury's in £1bn investment to become carbon neutral by 2040 28 Jan 2020 02:07 Sainsbury’s has pledged to spend £1bn to become a carbon-neutral business by 2040, 10 years ahead of the government’s target for a net-zero economy. The supermarket chain said the 20-year programme would include cutting its carbon emissions, food waste, …
  • Farmer’s dream of riches rides on stock of camels 28 Jan 2020 02:03 Tuesday, January 28, 2020 0:01 By GERALD ANDAE Mohamed Rashid at his livestock farm in Samburu. PHOTO | COURTESY  Mohamed Rashid’s desire was always to make good money and be rich. This dream is what drove him to quit employment in 2017 and start livestock …
  • King visits Mudawara area, launches agricultural projects 28 Jan 2020 01:34 AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah’s several-day tour in the southern region included, on Monday, a visit to Mudawara area in Maan Governorate, where His Majesty launched a number of agricultural projects, to be established on an area of 25,000 dunums that …
  • Ag News: Negotiations with India and New Strawberry Variety 28 Jan 2020 01:33 **President Trump is currently in trade negotiations with India and plans to travel there soon. According to milkbusiness.com, India denied market access to U.S. dairy products from 2003 to 2019, despite receiving preferential access to the U.S. market …
  • Oversight or interference? Jensen’s pending departure sparks debate about government’s relationship to OSC 28 Jan 2020 01:24 Maureen Jensen’s decision to leave the Ontario Securities Commission nearly a year before her term as chairperson expires is reviving debate over the relationship between Canada’s largest capital markets watchdog and the government that oversees it. …
  • Pressure mounts on opposition parties to back speedy ratification of new NAFTA 28 Jan 2020 01:21 By Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press on January 27, 2020. OTTAWA – The pressure was on opposition MPs to quickly ratify the new North American free-trade agreement as Parliament got back to work Monday for its first extended sitting since the Oct. 21 …
  • Future focused financial workshops being rolled out by Dairy Women's Network 28 Jan 2020 01:07 Dealing with mounting financial pressures on farmers is the focus for a new pilot workshop being run by the Dairy Women’s Network with support from NZ CA, Figured and Xero. “The impact of what you do today will affect your dairy farming business in five …
  • Is our love of steak fuelling the drought crisis? 28 Jan 2020 00:55 As the bushfires continue to rage across Australia claiming thousands of homes, millions of hectares of bushland, at least 32 human lives, and over 1 billion animals – our water stores are plummeting. Sydney’s dam levels currently sit at 43 per cent, …
  • Centre signs accord to resolve Bodo issue 28 Jan 2020 00:50 Guwahati: In what is expected to boost peace and development in the North-East, the Central government on Monday signed a fresh Bodo accord with all the factions of one of the dreaded insurgent groups of Assam — National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB …
  • Man scammed store with laundry soap switch, police say 28 Jan 2020 00:27 LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – Police are asking for help to identify a man they say pulled a “detergent deception” at a grocery store. Manheim Township police said the unknown man visited Oregon Dairy, at 2900 Oregon Pike, seven times between Nov. 24 and Jan. 19 …
  • 5 things we’re watching as Canada's Parliament returns 28 Jan 2020 00:27 As MPs return to Parliament Hill Monday, Trudeau has made clear that passing the new North American free trade pact is a top priority. The government also plans to introduce new legislation to expand medical assistance in dying. The Liberals will work to …
  • Is Zoetis Stock a Buy? - Motley Fool 28 Jan 2020 00:22 Animal health company Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) has been something of an investor darling since it was spun off from Pfizer in early 2013. Shares are up 382% since the close of the stock's first day of public trading about seven years ago. Zoetis' …
  • Centre signs pact with Assam, Bodo outfits for ‘permanent solution’ 28 Jan 2020 00:12 Written by Deeptiman Tiwary | New Delhi | Published: January 28, 2020 5:19:53 am Shah, Sonowal and others on Monday. (Photo: PTI) At a time when Assam has been roiled by protests over the new citizenship law, the Centre Monday signed a tripartite agreement …
  • Sainsbury's promises to go net zero by 2040 28 Jan 2020 00:11 Supermarket giant is to set Science-Based Target in line with 1.5C of warming, as CEO Mike Coupe pledges to 'put environmental impact at the forefront of every decision we make' Sainsbury's has today become the latest corporate giant to adopt a …
  • Knights' Autism Fundraiser Game a Win-Win 27 Jan 2020 23:30 The Knights of Meaford Autism game on Thursday, January 23, was a win on two fronts when the Knghts defeated the Bradford Bulls 3-1 and raised upwards of $4,000 for special needs adults struggling with autism. Proceeds of the Knights of Meaford autism …
  • A Silicon Valley CEO is looking for a nanny who is a lifeguard, international driver and vegan chef 27 Jan 2020 23:20 The mythical Poppins-Bond unicorn this woman seeks must be able to — among many other things — cook organic meals avoiding dairy and using duck eggs (not chicken eggs), play math games, body surf in the ocean, swim in caves and rivers, ski at an …
  • Treatment plan for lame cows may have made condition worse, court hears 27 Jan 2020 23:10 The family of a politician deny neglecting a herd of dairy cows and say a veterinarian treatment plan they were given could have made their condition worse.  Tony Michael Kuriger and Louis Stephen Kuriger are on trial in the Palmerston North District Court …
  • Mutodi’s $40k lawsuit hearing set for Thursday 27 Jan 2020 22:46 The Herald Yeukai Karengezeka Court Correspondent Deputy Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Energy Mutodi will on Thursday be defending a $40 000 defamation lawsuit filed against him by former Minister of Defence Dr Sydney …
  • Miller, Upton present legislative update 27 Jan 2020 22:25 State Rep. Aaron Miller and U.S. Rep. Fred Upton presented a legislative update Friday for attendees at a Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast, held at Rivers Enrichment Center. Road funding continues to be a point of contention in the state …
  • Plant Based Fakeaway Tipped to Be Top Food Trend This Summer 27 Jan 2020 22:24 Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 10:35 am Press Release: gardein Increasing choice at supermarkets means Kiwis are recreating their favourite takeaways at home – even fish and chips! gardein, one of the world’s best known meat-free brands, is expecting plant- …
  • Wisconsin Weekly: How Wisconsinites are uniting to prevent farmer suicides 27 Jan 2020 22:16 Farmer mental health, football concussions, accused clergy, Evers scrutiny, domestic terrorism Of note: We highlight a story by Dan Simmons, a Wisconsin freelancer writing for The Washington Post. He shed light on efforts to prevent dairy farmer suicides …
  • LSU AgCenter state livestock show set for Feb. 8-15 in Gonzales 27 Jan 2020 22:13 "Judges are brought in from all over the country to evaluate the quality of animals presented by our state's 4-H and FFA youth," said livestock show manager Dwayne Nunez. Hundreds of youth from across Louisiana will gather in Gonzales this …
  • Derby 'spice sisters' behind curry kit business boosted by appearance on BBC’s Countryfile 27 Jan 2020 21:51 A business set up by two businesswomen from Derby which sells curry spice kits to ex-pats on Spain’s Costa del Sol has been boosted following an appearance on BBC’s Countryfile show. Nilam Wright and Veena Josh, are the founders of Curry On Cooking, which …
  • Analysis: We would need 3.4 Earths if everyone had my lifestyle. I need to change 27 Jan 2020 21:33 Posted January 28, 2020 07:43:52 Impotent. Frustrated. Anxious. Like many Australians, I have watched this horror bushfire season and felt helpless in the face of such devastation. It's also how I've felt for years watching warnings about the …
  • Gov. Tony Evers won’t be in Capitol for Vice President Mike Pence’s visit 27 Jan 2020 21:32 × Gov. Tony Evers won’t be in Capitol for Vice President Mike Pence’s visit MADISON — Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers won’t be in his office on Tuesday when Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to give a speech just a few feet away in the rotunda of …
  • Charting separate paths proves difficult for Brattleboro Retreat and state 27 Jan 2020 21:32 The Brattleboro Retreat, shown here earlier this month, is facing serious financial difficulties. Photo by Kevin O’Connor/VTDiggerWhen the floodwaters of Tropical Storm Irene surged into the Vermont State Hospital in August 2011, staff loaded 16 of the …
  • On the cutting edge: Great Clips grows as competitors trim staff 27 Jan 2020 21:06 There’s a reason why Regis Corp, the long-ailing haircut outfit, wants to look more like neighboring Great Clips. Regis, which just laid off another 290 people in North America, has struggled since the late CEO Paul Finkelstein, one of Minnesota’s top-paid …
  • Evers says VP Mike Pence should be challenged on dairy crisis during his visit to Wisconsin 27 Jan 2020 20:58 Gov. Tony Evers, left, and Vice President Mike Pence, right (Photo: Journal Sentinel,wires) MADISON - Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers took a jab Monday at Vice President Mike Pence, saying people should challenge Pence when he visits the state on his views on …
  • United Soybean Board, Illinois Soybean Association, and Syngenta Seeds Collaborate to Enhance Soybean Quality and Value 27 Jan 2020 20:58 BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – January 27, 2020 – A new collaboration amongst Syngenta Seeds, the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) and the United Soybean Board (USB) will help showcase and advance the livestock nutritional value of Syngenta soybean varieties. …
  • We review the best and worst vegan options on fast food menus 27 Jan 2020 20:52 I’m doing Veganuary. It’s been tough for a multitude of reasons. None of them is because I’m usually a big meat eater. As it happens, I’ve been called a ‘vegan food enthusiast’ on more than one occasion. What I have found tough is that I also took myself …
  • After wheat and sugar, a milk crisis looms 27 Jan 2020 20:44 Pakist­an Cattle Feed Associ­ation and Dairy and Cattle Farmer­s Associ­ation asks govt to set price at Rs150 per Representational image. PHOTO: AFP LAHORE: The Pakistan Cattle Feed Association and Dairy and Cattle Farmers Association have demanded an …
  • Natural Food Colors Market Expected to Witness the Highest Growth by 2028 27 Jan 2020 20:37 Jan 27, 2020 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - Market Research HUB) Global Natural Food Colors Market - A Report by Fact.MR Fact.MR, in its latest business intelligence study, depicts the nuts and bolts of the global natural food colors market. The natural …
  • Micronised grains suit young, early weaned calves 27 Jan 2020 20:34 Early weaning from as young as one week old was conventionally a practice used by dairy farmers but now beef producers are finding success with the help of a muesli substitute for milk. Roasted Calf Muesli specifically designed to meet the requirements of …
  • Police seek to identify man accused of making phony returns at Lancaster store 27 Jan 2020 20:28 LANCASTER COUNTY — Manheim Township Police are looking for help in identifying a sudsy scammer accused of making fraudulent returns at a Lancaster County grocery store. According to police, the pictured suspect made seven phony returns of laundry detergent …
  • Dairy Defined: Which Farm Voters Hold the Key to 2020? The Ones Milking Cows 27 Jan 2020 20:07 So, how important is dairy in swing states? Let’s look at two lists – the top eight U.S. dairy states, and the eight closest states in the 2016 presidential election. Notice anything? Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Minnesota – three states that …
  • Happy goats at Clover Top Creamery 27 Jan 2020 19:59 by Sally Colby Not long ago, Sasha Hayes and Madison Horn were working in careers unrelated to production agriculture. Although they didn’t envision themselves operating a goat dairy, that’s what they’re doing today. Their first goats were Horn’s mother’s …
  • Megan’s Galaxy and Gloriana 27 Jan 2020 19:59 by Enrico Villamaino Megan Hill has been involved in raising dairy cows for 19 years, which is pretty impressive. But when you learn that she’s only 21 years old, it becomes inordinately impressive. “I actually got my first Jersey cow when I was two years …
  • Top awards earned by top dairies 27 Jan 2020 19:59 by Enrico Villamaino A pair of Northeastern dairy farms were recently recognized by the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) for excellence in cattle breeding. Kayhart Brothers Dairy, located in Addison, VT, and Patterson Farm LLC, operating out of …
  • Farmers get together to talk shop 27 Jan 2020 19:59 by Troy Bishopp KNOXBORO, NY – When farmers get together to talk shop, it’s a practical, honest dialogue of reality down on the farm. However, like a box of chocolates, you never quite know what you’re going to get. Sam Yoder, Oneida County’s Cornell …
  • Milk Market Analysis by Top Companies | Nestle, Danone, Arla Foods, Mengniu Dairy, Lactalis 27 Jan 2020 18:16 Jan 27, 2020 (Market Insight Reports via COMTEX) -- New Jersey, United States, - The report on the Milk Market is a compilation of intelligent, broad research studies that will help players and stakeholders to make informed business decisions in future. It …
  • High Plains Dairy Conference set for March 3-4 in Amarillo 27 Jan 2020 17:08 The High Plains Dairy Conference will be March 3-4 in the Embassy Suites, 550 S. Buchanan St. in Amarillo. Conference chairs expect about 300 dairy industry representatives from across the U.S. are expected to attend. The conference will begin with …
  • Young graduate quits employment to venture into dairy farming and she is loving each moment 27 Jan 2020 13:29 Ms Chepkoech, 27, quit employment and ventured into dairy farming, a risk that she does not regret. By ONYANGO K’ONYANGOMore by this Author 1  hour ago Have you ever imagined resigning from a ‘white collar job’ within the first year when you are fresh from …
  • Escape the city: Cobham Dairy, Kent 27 Jan 2020 12:44 Cobham Dairy in Kent is the latest property to join The Landmark Trust’s portfolio of upmarket self-catering holiday lets. Situated equidistantly between Gravesend and Rochester,  beside the National Trust-owned Cobham Wood, this beautiful, quirky little …
  • Dairy Alternatives Market Report Examines Latest Trends and Key Drivers Supporting Growth through 2026 27 Jan 2020 11:35 Jan 27, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) -- What is Dairy Alternatives Market With growing sedentary lifestyle, many people are becoming lactose intolerant or are switching towards the vegan lifestyle. Dairy alternatives are products rich in protein, calcium and …
  • WA dairy farmers issue dire warning as many are forced to sell milk at a loss 27 Jan 2020 10:58 WA’s dairy farmers have issued a dire warning saying they’ll be forced to leave the industry if they don’t get paid more for their milk. Dairy farmers across WA's south west have reached a critical crossroad, with two very tough choices - sell up or …
  • Dairy firm bosses set sights on Aberdeen base after boom in business 27 Jan 2020 08:32 A dairy firm which has experienced a massive rise in business from delivering glass milk bottles is hoping to create a new base in Aberdeen. Workers from Kerr’s Family Dairy regularly travel from Dundee to parts of Aberdeen to drop off products – and …
  • DEBATE: Should Britain introduce taxes on meat and dairy to meet our climate goals? 27 Jan 2020 07:51 Should we consider introducing taxes on meat and dairy products to meet our climate goals? Leo Murray, director of innovation at the climate change charity Possible, says YES. “Nanny state!” That’s the shrill, familiar cry of the reactionary commentariat …
  • Economist says look long-term when using risk management tools like Dairy RP 27 Jan 2020 05:06 News Economist says look long-term when using risk management tools like Dairy RP A dairy economist says producers should consistently take advantage of the new Dairy Revenue Protection program as far ahead as possible.  Dr. Marin Bozic with the University …
  • Advisor says culling dairy cows too soon hurts profitability 27 Jan 2020 03:07 News Advisor says culling dairy cows too soon hurts profitability A dairy advisor says producers should carefully consider when to cull cows from the herd. Dr. Andy Bohnhoff with ProAGtive Technologies says dairy producers might be losing money if they’re …
  • Dairy farming isn't good for state -- Charlie Talbert 27 Jan 2020 01:28 Environmental injustice exploits areas of the world where leaders allow their natural resources to be squandered and poisoned to produce products for consumption elsewhere. That’s what Wisconsin will get with Gov. Tony Evers’ proposal for taxpayers to …
  • Truth about dairy-free milk 27 Jan 2020 00:11 Another day, another type of milk to choose from when ordering your morning coffee. Oat milk is becoming the latest drop of choice among those wanting to incorporate more plant based foods into their diet. It may sound incredibly healthy but, unfortunately …
  • Tablelands dairy farmer honoured on Australia Day 26 Jan 2020 19:07 THIRTY new Australian citizens that now call our region home were joined by local achievers from all walks of life yesterday to celebrate with pride what it means to be an Aussie living on the southern Atherton Tableland.
  • More Minnesota dairy farms fall to the 'axe' 26 Jan 2020 06:18 The feelings of being pushed out not by one but by a number of reasons. According to Minnesota Department of Agriculture, in January 2018 there were 3,076 dairy farms in Minnesota. In January 2020, there are 2,601. There were 475 dairy farms that sold …
  • The Latest Dairy-Free Product Launches Coming To Your Grocery Store 26 Jan 2020 03:55 Non-dairy, plant-based milk. GettyThe dairy-free market continues to expand with new alternatives for consumers who are avoiding traditional milk because of allergies, diets, taste or personal preferences. The latest product launches focus on filling …
  • Asian dairy giant Yili in the spotlight as health becomes a hot topic at WEF 2020 in Davos 25 Jan 2020 18:01 Jan 25, 2020 (China Money Network via COMTEX) -- DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting has just come to a conclusion. At the forum, chairman and president of China-based healthy food …
  • Dairy Herd Management Market 2020 Analysis by Business Opportunities, Top Manufacture, Industry Growth, Industry Share Report, Size, Regional Outlook and Global Forecast to 2025 25 Jan 2020 15:53 Jan 25, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- Dairy herd management market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in tons and revenue in USD from 2019 to 2025. Dairy herd management is a process …
    • Country life: the young female farmer who is now a top influencer in China 28 Jan 2020 10:15 Since she began posting rustic-chic videos of her life in rural Sichuan province in 2016, Li Ziqi, 29, has become one of China’s biggest social media stars. She has 22 million followers on the microblogging site Weibo, 34 million on Douyin (China’s version …
    • L.I.F.E. Hacks: Get off your caboose and into the Palouse 28 Jan 2020 10:12 Now that everyone is cozy and acclimated into their new schedules, the week can seem rather boring. Our schedules and classes have stagnated, and many students have a lot of free time but not much to do.  Luckily, there are plenty of events in Moscow that …
    • Timor-Leste: Fill the Nutrient Gap - Timor-Leste Final Report, December 2019 28 Jan 2020 09:56 Executive Summary The ability of a population to access and consume nutritious, diverse foods in necessary quantities warrants particular attention as poor diets are a root cause of malnutrition in all its forms. A number of studies and surveys carried out …
    • Coronavirus latest: Government working to repatriate Brits in Wuhan 'as soon as possible' as sickness spreads and death toll rises 28 Jan 2020 09:48 The government is looking at plans to repatriate Britons in Wuhan "as soon as possible" amid the fatal coronavirus outbreak, a cabinet minister has confirmed. Grant Shapps, the transport secretary, was pressed on the gravitas of the situation …
    • 5 causes of bloating (and how to beat the bloat) 28 Jan 2020 09:48 Bloating is one of the most common digestive issues. Studies have shown that over 90 per cent of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) suffer with bloating. But, even people who don’t have IBS can experience uncomfortable bloating. Here, …
    • 5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday 28 Jan 2020 09:32 1. Stocks set to open higher after strong earnings from two Dow components Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on January 21, 2020 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images U.S. stock futures were pointing to higher Wall …
    • Garden travel: Sweet and spicy, the tropic's fruits and spices to discover and savor 28 Jan 2020 09:21 REDLAND, FL — This is orchid country! Heading down to southern Dade County on Krone Avenue through Redland, this fact becomes vividly apparent as we pass by one after another orchid nursery showroom. Tantalizing displays of glorious blooming orchids — …
    • Timmins rings in Year of the Rat 28 Jan 2020 08:25 Alexandre Scalabrini, 8, with his dad Marc, is seen here making a Chinese lantern as the Timmins Museum hosted a craft-making event as a part of the Chinese New Year celebration on Saturday afternoon. RICHA BHOSALE/The Daily Press jpg, TD City …
    • South Wales Echo letters: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 28 Jan 2020 08:16 Communities suffering as NHS services slashed Our NHS In Wales is devolved to the Senedd, it’s about time there was a shake-up there because the Health Minister Vaughan Gething doesnt seem to have a clue how to run it. The people of the Rhondda Valleys and …
    • This Morning mum sparks furious debate over how to make 12 meals for £5 28 Jan 2020 08:09 Jack Monroe has sparked a fierce debate after appearing on This Morning to share some cash-saving food shopping tricks. Viewers tuning into the ITV1 daytime favourite, hosted by Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes on Friday, were left torn. Many fans of the …
    • Global berry giant Driscoll's builds stake in Costa Group 28 Jan 2020 07:41 "Costa has a relationship with Driscoll's which dates back a number of years. It's one based on mutual respect, which is reflected in the fact that we have a joint venture marketing operation in Australia, and a joint venture farming and …
    • Crackdown on farms running non-agricultural... 28 Jan 2020 07:40  28 Jan 2020 - 9:17 Jabir Hasan Al Jabir, Director of Al Sheehaniya Municipality, who is also the Head of 'Team for Follow-up the Violations at Farms', along with other officials, speaking during a press conference at Al Mansour Tower of the …
    • Sainsbury’s pledges £1bn investment to hit net zero emissions by 2040 28 Jan 2020 07:22 Sainsbury’s plans to invest £1 billion towards making its operations “net zero” by 2040 – a decade earlier than the UK’s legal goal – it has announced. The retailer said it will take action to cut carbon emissions, food waste, plastic packaging, and water …
    • Bioherbicides Market: Facts, Figures and Analytical Insights 2017- 2025 28 Jan 2020 07:22 Jan 28, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) -- Market Overview: The global Bioherbicides market was valued at USD 798.6 million in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 2659.2 million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 14.3% from 2017 to 2025. The problems associated with …
    • ‘Ndombolo’ comes to rescue of residents crossing River Athi 28 Jan 2020 07:15 Ndombolo makes its way across the crocodile infested River Athi. The nearest bridge is tens of kilometres downstream. [Stephen Nzioka, Standard] There are only two bridges across River Athi linking Makueni and Kitui counties. One bridge is at Wamunyu in …
    • 'Like I'm trapped': Africans in China lockdown see no escape 28 Jan 2020 07:01 JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The normally bustling supermarket in Wuhan was deserted, looking more foreign than ever. Khamis Hassan Bakari walked the aisles and saw just two other shoppers, and fear sank in. “Everybody is scared. Scared of seeing anyone,” the 39- …
    • Focusing on health at Lima Family Farm 28 Jan 2020 06:50 by Richard Skelly HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP, NJ – At last winter’s meeting of the New Jersey chapter of the Northeast Organic Farmers’ Association, Philadelphia-raised civil engineer-turned-cattle farmer John Lima revealed that the only experience he had …
    • Cleaner water and better soils, here we come 28 Jan 2020 06:50 First four agribusinesses achieve nutrient management certification It’s called 4R NY Nutrient Stewardship Certification. Its goal is to reduce nutrient runoff from farms which contributes to water quality programs. “The New York State Agribusiness …
    • Pasta is not past it when it comes to nutrition 28 Jan 2020 06:16 When I was a student, carbohydrates were not a contentious topic. That’s partly because many of us were not sure what they were. Those of us not taking home economics as a subject didn’t come across the word often. January is Health Month in The Irish …
    • ‘Attitude is everything’: how to feel great in your 60s 28 Jan 2020 06:16 With better healthcare and an increasing awareness of how to look after our bodies, minds and, let’s face it, looks, we are often hard-pressed to determine the age of many people who would have been metaphorically put out to pasture a generation ago. …
    • Weekly pop-up markets bring veggies to the doorsteps 28 Jan 2020 06:16 The archway that leads into Mandi Mir Alam market has an invocation in Arabic and no date of establishment of the market. A protective iron scaffolding has been erected to keep the arch in its place at a cost of ₹14 lakh. “This market was the biggest …
    • The long road from wholesale to retail market 28 Jan 2020 06:16 The erstwhile malls of Hyderabad are now a pale shadow of their former selves. Yes, the Monda Market was a mall. “One row of shops was for meat, another for fish, the central quadrangle was for vegetables and the shops in the V-shaped area were grain shops …
    • Toyota Updates Its "Housaku Keikaku" Agricultural IT Management Tool in Japan 28 Jan 2020 06:04 Toyota City, Japan, Jan, 28 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation announces that it has made improvements to its "Housaku Keikaku"(2) agricultural IT management tool and will launch the revised service on April 1. Verification began …
    • Most Americans feel companies aren’t transparent enough about their products 28 Jan 2020 05:58 The majority of Americans would shell out an extra 36 percent of the retail price if it meant what they were buying was ethically sound, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 Americans found a trend emerging among respondents, as 63 percent of those …
    • PHOTO GALLERY: Celebrating Soup Month with a How-To lesson 28 Jan 2020 05:43 Range Free, a bakery and cafe, holds their "Soup's On" class about everything related to the making of soup. Students are able to learn about different types of soups, cooking technique and best flavors. Anna Meyer, the owner and cooking …
    • Botulism suspected in Argentina, confirmed in Iceland 28 Jan 2020 05:36 Authorities in Argentina are investigating two suspected cases of foodborne botulism linked to a brand of pickled wild boar. The National Administration of Drugs, Foods and Medical Devices (ANMAT) reported those ill are associated with eating “Escabeche de …
    • Lunch box hero: Dad shares sandwich recipes for the year ahead 28 Jan 2020 05:29 Long are the days gone of a standard ham and cheese sandwich accompanied by a piece of fruit as a Melbourne father saves parents the difficulty of getting creative for their children each morning. George Georgievski, who is known for his great lunchbox …
    • Your new ‘chef’ cooks over 800 recipes faster with no LPG 28 Jan 2020 05:27 sivaprfactory Chennai-based engineer-turned-innovator Saravanan Sundaramoorthy, introduced his brainchild in the city Wouldn’t it be fun to cook over 800 recipes of Indian, Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai cuisine in much less time than usually required, yet …
    • Food as Medicine: Finding relief to chronic and mental health conditions 28 Jan 2020 04:44 MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) What we put in our bodies plays a significant role in our well-being and it may be fueling some chronic problems. Numbers from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention show 90 percent of the nation's $3.5 trillion in annual …
    • How to Vegan 28 Jan 2020 04:34 Express News Service Taking a leaf out of the book of the King from Alice in Wonderland, we’d better begin at the beginning. The term ‘Vegan’, which has become one of the most polarizing in our modern culinary lexicon, was first mentioned in 1944 by a …
    • ​Weight loss: This guy lost 16 kilos by following Keto diet 28 Jan 2020 03:59 It does not matter if you have become comfortable with all the extra kilos, you should never quit striving for your ideal weight. Something similar happened with Adil Masoodi, who is a Kashmiri businessman. From weighing a whopping 97 kilos to losing 16 …
    • Why China has emerged as epicentre of global outbreaks of disease 28 Jan 2020 03:47 Written by Abantika Ghosh | New Delhi | Updated: January 28, 2020 7:18:19 am Paramilitary officers wearing face masks stand guard at the Tiananmen Gate, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China January 27, 2020. ( …
    • Unnecessary new changes at Marketplace entree box lead to monotony, student body backlash, potential health concerns 28 Jan 2020 03:29 You walk into Marketplace for lunch and turn to look at what the College of William and Mary’s Dining Services is serving today at the entree box. It’s Asian food: a choice of fried rice, plain rice or lo mein, with the protein options of chicken, beef or …
    • Clovis East High School helping Sanger restaurant with crops 28 Jan 2020 02:42 FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- At School House Restaurant and Tavern in Sanger, owner Ryan Jackson wants customers to have the best culinary experience possible. "One thing we like to do is work with local farmers and local schools and get the freshest …
    • Despite Industry Lies & Bribes, Single-Use Plastics Are On The Wane 28 Jan 2020 02:33 January 27th, 2020 by Steve Hanley  Single-use plastics are getting hammered everywhere you look. What was once considered “normal” is now seen as an incredibly destructive influence that threatens the health of the Earth and all of the creatures who call …
    • Coastal women rebuild life by combating soil salinity 28 Jan 2020 02:25 Coastal women rebuild life by combating soil salinity HYDERABAD: Zarina, a peasant, looks at her precious fodder crops - jantar (Sesbania), barseem (Egyptian clover), and lucerne (Alfalfa) - standing on saline land in coastal village Anb Ratto near Mirpur …
    • Study finds American households throw away more than 30 percent of their food every year 28 Jan 2020 02:18 A new study has just proved something many tourists say when visiting the US – Americans are wasteful. Data shows that the value of wasted food in the country is about $240 billion annually, which is $1,866, 30 percent to 40 percent, per household. …
    • Sainsbury's vows to become 'net zero' by 2040 and will pump £1BILLION into eco-friendly policies 28 Jan 2020 02:08 Supermarket giant Sainsbury's has vowed to pump £1billion into environmental policies in order to reach 'net zero' by 2040.  The ambitious target is some ten years ahead of the UK government and would see the company halve its plastic packaging …
    • Mother, 29, reveals the exact diet and type of BREATHING she followed to get her bikini body back 28 Jan 2020 02:07 Surfer, 29, reveals how 'special BREATHING', HIIT and a vegan diet helped her sculpt the bikini body of her dreams after birth - and shares the workout regime she swears by Hawaiian surfer Alana Blanchard is dating Australian pro surfer Jack …
    • Hamza rejects reports of forward bloc 28 Jan 2020 01:22 Staff Reporter Lahore Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz Sharif said that he is hearing claims of forward bloc in Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) since childhood. Speaking to media outside Punjab Assembly, Hamza rejected reports of …
    • Demand spikes at Montreal food centre 28 Jan 2020 01:20 MONTREAL -- The Benedict Labre House says requests for food hampers have almost quadrupled since moving from Griffintown to Saint Henri in 2018. The food bank has had to set a monthly limit of one basket per client now that requests for hampers have gone …
    • FEATURE-Tension heats up between church and villagers amid land ownership debate 28 Jan 2020 01:13 MOKHE, Georgia, Jan 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a snow-covered plateau in southern Georgia, a wooden cross marks the construction site of a monastery that has triggered a bitter land dispute between local Muslim villagers and the Christian …
    • Is our love of steak fuelling the drought crisis? 28 Jan 2020 00:55 As the bushfires continue to rage across Australia claiming thousands of homes, millions of hectares of bushland, at least 32 human lives, and over 1 billion animals – our water stores are plummeting. Sydney’s dam levels currently sit at 43 per cent, …
    • Watching cooking shows may motivate kids to eat healthy food 28 Jan 2020 00:50 Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 27 (ANI): Making a picky kid eat healthy food is a hell of a task. However, to make the task easier, a study suggests making kids watch more healthy cooking shows. As per a recent report by CNN, the study published in the Journal …
    • Why a cool wash may be good for the planet but bad for your health 28 Jan 2020 00:43 Whether it's reducing plastic bottle use or sticking on the laundry at a lower temperature, many of us have the best of green intentions. But could this have consequences for our health? A study last year suggested washing machines used at energy- …
    • Lawyer, 27, on $150,000 salary reveals her PARENTS are still paying her bills 28 Jan 2020 00:42 Lawyer, 27, on a $150,000 salary that brings in $8,000 per month admits her PARENTS are paying her bills - and while she 'feels guilty' she doesn't say no A 27-year-old lawyer earning $150,000 still allows her parents to pay her bills  She has …
    • OPINIONISTA: ‘Forever chemicals’ aren’t that scary 28 Jan 2020 00:42 “US drinking water widely contaminated with ‘forever chemicals’: environment watchdog,” read the Reuters headline. It is based on a report by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a lobby group with an irrational fear of chemicals of any variety and in …
    • Coronavirus outbreak: Yet to get solid reply from embassy, say Indian students in Wuhan 28 Jan 2020 00:27 The outbreak has already killed over 80 people in China. (File) About 45 Indian medical students at Jianghan University School of Medicine in Wuhan, who are stranded in their hostels after the novel coronavirus outbreak, are seeking immediate help from …
    • How a Designer Learned to Cook Using Memory Alone 28 Jan 2020 00:18 In 2011, the designer Phillip Lim built his dream kitchen in his SoHo home: With the help of the architect Joe Nix, he installed a marble island, concrete pendant lighting from Aplomb and cabinets that open with just a tap of the elbow, ideal for when your …
    • Farm Arts Collective visits HS 28 Jan 2020 00:11 Monday Jan 27, 2020 at 2:38 PM DAMASCUS —Farm Arts Collective, the cultural community organization based on Willow Wisp Organic Farm presented a live theatrical cooking show entitled Stone Soup Cooking Class to students at Fallsburg Junior Senior High …
    • Crispy noodle pillows with stir-fried beef 28 Jan 2020 00:11 1. Place the beef in a bowl, add 2 teaspoons of the oyster sauce and a pinch of salt and pepper. Toss to combine and stand for 10 minutes. 2. Meanwhile, stack 4 layers of the rice noodle sheets on top of each other, then cut into 4 cm squares. 3. Heat the …
    • Teriyaki Madness Kicks Off Miami Expansion Efforts With a... 27 Jan 2020 23:57 With One Shop Already In Operation, Two More Arriving Soon and Another Nine In Development, the Fast Casual Teriyaki Shop Concept is Bringing the Party to the City Where the Heat is On. MIAMI (PRWEB) January 27, 2020 Wait, so you’re telling us that one of …
    • Master gardeners offer free classes at Perham and New York Mills libraries 27 Jan 2020 23:54 The East Otter Tail Master Gardeners are offering free classes this winter at the Perham and New York Mills public libraries. The class at the Perham Area Public Library is at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 8, and requires no pre-registration. The class will be about …
    • Investigation: Residents in food deserts are hungry for help 27 Jan 2020 23:50 (WAVY) — Few options — and even those are usually more expensive and less nutritious. That’s what people face when they live in food deserts. The United States Department of Agriculture says a food desert is any area where at least one-third of the …
    • Boarding schools warned to be alert of xenophobia against Chinese students following coronavirus outbreak 27 Jan 2020 23:49 The coronavirus outbreak has triggered a warning to be wary of xenophobia to be issued across boarding schools in the UK. The Boarding Schools’ Association issued new instructions that its members should be watchful for prejudice against Chinese pupils by …
    • Coronavirus death toll climbs to 80 with more than 2,700 victims in China and cases in 12 other countries 27 Jan 2020 23:47 The death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 80, China’s National Health Commission has said. There were 769 new cases confirmed on Sunday, bringing the total number of infected to 2,744. The government also reported five cases in Hong Kong and two in …
    • Coronavirus latest: More than 1,400 travellers recently back in UK from Wuhan told to 'self-isolate' 27 Jan 2020 23:46 People who have returned to the UK from the coronavirus-hit Wuhan in China should "self-isolate" even if they show no symptoms of the virus, the Health Secretary has said.  In a significant ramping up of precautions in the UK, Matt Hancock said …
    • Avivagen Announces Closing of Additional $1.75 Million Private Placement 27 Jan 2020 23:35 OTTAWA, Ontario — Avivagen Inc. (TSXV:VIV) (“Avivagen” or the “Company”), a life sciences innovation company with a series of patent protected products that support and optimize human and animal health, is pleased to announce the successful second and …
    • A Milwaukee Childhood Memory: Pork Ribs & Sauerkraut 27 Jan 2020 23:32 Lake Effect contributor Lucien Young speaks with Linda Gru about her family recipe, and memories of pork ribs and sauerkraut. Linda Grus remembers her mother, Hilde Jach, as a strong woman who didn’t take guff from anyone. Born in Parchim, Germany in 1925, …
    • Finance Law: 7.5% VAT Implementation Starts February 1 27 Jan 2020 23:07 The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has confirmed that the Federal Government will begin the implementation of the 7.5% VAT increase on the 1st of February 2020.   Ahmed disclosed this during the inauguration of the board of the Federal Inland Revenue …
    • WAHO advises Nigerians on outbreak of coronavirus in China - Guardian 27 Jan 2020 23:06 West African Health Organisation (WAHO) has advised Nigerians on the recent outbreak of coronavirus infection in China so that they can protect themselves and the region. The WAHO Director General, Prof. Stanley Okolo, gave the advice in a statement on …
    • South Park Kitchen dishes comfort to beer fans 27 Jan 2020 22:33 Something new seems to come out of the kitchen at South Park Brewing Co. every year or so, and with the departure of Tacos La Mezcla to Twisted Taps in North Park (more on that later), the new restaurant inside the brewery this year is called South Park …
    • Millions left worried, angry and isolated after Wuhan lockdown 27 Jan 2020 22:26 For the millions of people trapped in Wuhan and other cities in China's Hubei province, life has taken on a feeling of imprisonment and boredom. While some 5 million people left Wuhan before officials locked down the city on Thursday in an attempt to …
    • Japanese chef wins first ever three-star rating in France 27 Jan 2020 22:21 PARIS (Reuters) - The French edition of the Michelin Guide, the bible of gastronomy, for the first time in its history awarded the highest rating of three stars to a Japanese-born chef. Newly awarded three-star Michelin chef Kei Kobayashi of Kei restaurant …
    • Mario Buatta Auction Shatters Estimates for Chintz 27 Jan 2020 22:04 After 22 hours of bidding on 922 lots, the auction of the late decorator Mario Buatta’s belongings — a giddy assortment of dog paintings, porcelain fruits and vegetables, needlepoint pillows, gilded door knockers, Chinese jardinieres and a thousand other …
    • Adam Kamani's investment fund backs start-ups Dash Water and Travel Curious 27 Jan 2020 21:50 KM Capital, the specialist investment vehicle launched by prettylittlething co-founder Adam Kamani to fund early-stage businesses, has kicked off 2020 with two new deals. Manchester-based KM Capital has recently backed Dash Water and Travel Curious taking …
    • Learning science brings public, private schools together at Green House Venture in St. Louis 27 Jan 2020 21:49 In a few weeks, construction will start on a 3.5-acre terrace garden on an embankment of Interstate 44 along De Tonty Street that is expected to open in the fall. Students will plant and eventually harvest herbs and vegetables, if their tests on the soil …
    • Bumps On The Road Do Not Change The Future Destiny Of Sociedad QuíMica Y Minera De Chile 27 Jan 2020 21:43 Not many people may be familiar with Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM). The name may be somewhat obscure, but the company is a supplier of lithium, iodine, potassium, and a number of other chemicals. SQM is a company that should be on people…
    • 9 tips to avoid illness from salad greens 27 Jan 2020 21:12 In a cruel twist of irony, some of the world's healthiest food – leafy greens – have become some of the riskiest in terms of foodborne illness. This is so on-brand for modern humans. Seventeen of the top 20 most nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables are …
    • What 7 personal trainers eat for lunch 27 Jan 2020 20:50 Weekday lunch is a tough meal. Much of the time we are away from home — either at the office or running errands around town. This means that we have one of two options: take the time to meal prep and plan ahead or fly by the seat of our pants and grab …
    • There’s an Elite New Japanese Restaurant in Downtown Plano 27 Jan 2020 20:50 While the rest of America was looking elsewhere, Dallas quietly built one of the country’s finest Japanese food scenes. Direct flights to Tokyo, a thriving business scene and the recent arrival of Toyota, Honda, Fujifilm and other corporate offices have …
    • Rising inflation distresses citizens 27 Jan 2020 20:44 PHOTO: MOHAMMAD AZEEM/EXPRESS LAHORE: The prices of essential seasonal fruits and vegetables have increased despite fresh harvest as the government failed to rein in rising inflation. The greengrocers blame the increase in petroleum prices, high …
    • Laksa Mi, a signature dish of Pulau Pangkor 27 Jan 2020 20:33 Laksa seller Noraimi Hashim, 48, shows Laksa Mi Pangkor sold at her shop in Telok Gadong, Pulau Pangkor, January 27, 2020. — Bernama pic LUMUT, Jan 27 — A trip to Pulau Pangkor will not be considered complete without savouring its delightful version of …
    • Local businesses support Vermonters making a difference 27 Jan 2020 20:20 “I really like this place. I was always an indoors guy, but this place really changed my perspective. Look at the view out here, the mountains.” Photo courtesy VYCC. Vermont Business Magazine Sean, a recent Winooski High School graduate, gestured beyond …
    • Food bank essentials, esoteric donations and cash advantages 27 Jan 2020 20:14 Gale Carruthers says you have to think about the most likely recipients when packing a box, Jeff Skinner adds that although people may enjoy a jar of olives, a bag of pasta is more useful, and Molly Lee on why cash donations are beneficial ‘A standard list …
    • Coronavirus: NHS issues Wuhan virus advice over fears deadly infection has spread to UK 27 Jan 2020 20:08 The NHS has issued advice to the general public following the recent outbreak of novel coronavirus. The new respiratory illness, which has no previously been seen in humans, was first identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019. Infection has …
    • The best school dinner ladies in North Wales - and the fantastic food they cook 27 Jan 2020 20:08 Two North Wales dinner ladies have been judged the best in the region. The 'LACA School Chef of the Year' competition aims to show just how how the standard of school dinners can be. Contestants had 90 minutes to prepare a nutritional and exciting …
    • The evolution of Howling Flats Farm 27 Jan 2020 19:59 by Enrico Villamaino “Chickens are the gateway drug of farming!” Kelley Babbin’s explanation of how she became the owner and operator of Howling Flats Farm is less than subtle, to say the least. Just like her side-splitting statement suggests, Babbin …
    • Lessons from a grocery store jogger 27 Jan 2020 19:59 To say I don't stress over where the food I put in my cart comes from or how it's produced is a bit of an understatement. I generally try for healthful foods — lean meats, vegetables, fruits, dairy, whole grains. And since I'm generally cheap, …
    • Restaurant Health Inspections (Jan. 17-23) 27 Jan 2020 19:53 Health departments in Mecklenburg and Union counties inspected these restaurants Jan. 17-23: Lowest Scores • Special Touch Catering and Deli, 1310 Wesley Chapel Stouts Road, Indian Trail – 84 Violations include: Certified food protection manager wasn’t …
    • 'Don't assume bulk is best': top tips from savvy shoppers 27 Jan 2020 19:40 Smart shoppers earn money back on their purchases by using the right card. Photograph: Tom Werner/Getty Images For many of us, the big shop is a weekly trundle around the same supermarket, picking up the usual array of items and plonking them in the …
    • Aramark Chefs Dish on 2020 Food Trends 27 Jan 2020 19:39 PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 27, 2020-- The start of a new decade brings a time of reflection and positive change, including what will influence the food decisions we make. Aramark, the largest U.S.-based food service company, asked its top chefs to …
    • For online retailers, offline becomes the crucial battleground 27 Jan 2020 19:34 That explains Bezos’ decision to invest $1 billion to bring 10 million small and medium businesses online. “Amazon partners with thousands of kirana stores all over India as delivery points. It’s good for customers, and it helps shop owners earn additional …
    • Valentine's Day supermarket dine-in deals from Tesco, M&S, Aldi, Morrisons and Co-op 27 Jan 2020 19:27 Valentine's Day is just a few short weeks away. For couples who don't want to sped the evening sitting in an overcrowded restaurant, waiting longer than usual to be served, then perhaps a quiet night in will be a better choice. As always, the …
    • It’s Traumatic For All Involved When An ER Patient Must Be Restrained. But What’s The Right Solution? 27 Jan 2020 19:18 Researchers talked to patients who had been restrained, and they characterize the experience as "traumatic as hell." But emergency departments are more and more handling mental health patients in an over-stressed system, and there needs to be a …
    • Harvest Algoma grows food rescue program 27 Jan 2020 19:02 Harvest Algoma director of operations Mike Delfre unloads boxes of food donated from local grocers. The reclaimed food will be processed and provided to organizations and individuals in need. ELAINE DELLA-MATTIA jpg, SM Carson Beauregard is on a rescue …
    • Oscar Menu to Be Almost All Plant-Based 27 Jan 2020 18:54 Oscar Menu to Be Almost All Plant-Based Click here to read the full article. The Oscars are getting greener. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Monday that it will be offering entirely plant-based menus at today’s Oscar Nominees …
    • Fast Pesto Chicken Recipe 27 Jan 2020 18:50 When the school year gets busy, it’s hard to find time for things like laundry, cleaning, or cooking. Healthy eating often gets pushed aside in favour of comfort food and fast food; there’s a reason for the term “freshman 15.” So when my friend told me …
    • 'It's like something from a movie': Britons in Wuhan describe eerie quiet after early coronavirus panic 27 Jan 2020 18:46 The eerily quiet streets of Wuhan, the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus, are like a scene from a film, according to one British resident of the city. With a population of 11 million, the capital of Hubei province is usually a bustling hub. But with the …
    • Ledyard approves $125,000 in funding for high school agri-science purchases 27 Jan 2020 18:43 Ledyard — Wish list items for the high school's agri-science program, including a new pickup truck, hydroponics equipment, a 3-D printer, and two buckets of preserved rats, are one step closer to reality, thanks to extra unallocated funds from the …
    • Tofazzal finds fortune in Kashmiri plum 27 Jan 2020 18:35 In an attempt to change his fortune, Tofazzal Hossain went to Saudi Arabia a few years back, after selling all his arable land and taking loan from local moneylenders. Four years later, the 40-year-old man from Kachua village in Sakhipur upazila, however, …
    • Additional CBP Ag Specialists Wanted At US Ports 27 Jan 2020 18:17 A group of more than 80 trade associations representing the agricultural products industry wants the U.S. House to pass legislation that would fill the current shortfall of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at the nation's …
    • Woodhill students challenged to drink water 27 Jan 2020 18:10 A contest between classes at Woodhill Elementary School has students parting with their favorite sodas and befriending their new water bottles. Woodhill Partner Project, made up of Gaston Family Health Services, Gaston County Department of Health and Human …
    • From headaches to heart disease: How your diet can improve your health 27 Jan 2020 18:10 This is part of Canadian Health and Wellness, a series in which Corus radio stations nationwide dig into health issues facing Canadians with the help of some of today’s most respected diet and exercise practitioners. Whether you suffer from heart disease …
    • Despite kharif loss, Centre pegs 7% rise in 2019-20 onion output 27 Jan 2020 18:04 While onion prices continue to remain hot, latest government data show production in the 2019-20 full crop year (July-June) could be seven per cent more than last year. This is in sharp contrast with the government’s projection for the year’s kharif and …
    • Peri Urban Farmer Engages in Vegetables Production 27 Jan 2020 18:00 Smith Falsee, a father of four, has spent many years growing vegetables in his Barnersville community, a suburb of Monrovia, for income in order to sustain his family. This farming season, with meager resources, he has planted a variety of vegetables …
    • Holocaust survivors in Israel getting more cash but some still impoverished 27 Jan 2020 17:56 JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Holocaust survivors in Israel are better off financially than in the past thanks to the efforts of campaigners after decades of government neglect and bureaucracy, but some still live in poverty. Holocaust survivors collect vegetables …
    • The top six healthiest vegetables you can eat 27 Jan 2020 13:34 There may be a select few people on earth who actually enjoy eating vegetables, but with the rise of health and wellness in the past few years, vegetables and other superfoods are finally being consumed by more people. For more news your way, download The …
    • Prices of vegetables, fruit remain high 27 Jan 2020 03:49 Prices of vegetables, fruit remain high LAHORE:Prices of vegetables and fruit are not coming down mainly due to increase in cost of production and transportation charges despite the harvesting has reached its peak and ample supplies are arriving in markets …
    • Haryana to set up 200 pack-houses for vegetables and fruits 25 Jan 2020 19:46 CHANDIGARH: Haryana Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Jai Prakash Dalal said that the state government will open 200 integrated small and big packhouses in the state in the next three years and a budget of Rs 500 crores has also been allotted for …