• This week: Congress races to prevent shutdown as recess looms 23 Sep 2019 14:41 Congress has days to prevent the second government shutdown of the year before leaving for a two-week break.  Lawmakers need to pass a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government through Nov. 21 before getting out of town.  The House already passed …
  • MDARD Grants aim to expand market for sustainable construction product, food processing 23 Sep 2019 14:40 LANSING – During its regularly scheduled meeting today, the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development voted to approve Food and Agriculture Investment Fund grants for two food and agriculture projects in Michigan. With these projects, the …
  • Wall Street cuts losses after upbeat manufacturing data 23 Sep 2019 14:34 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks pared early losses on Monday after a better-than-expected manufacturing survey reinforced confidence in the domestic economy. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September …
  • Meet your candidates: Kingston and the Islands 23 Sep 2019 14:30 With the 43rd federal election just weeks away, Global Kingston will be bringing you interviews with candidates from local ridings. We begin with Kingston and the Islands, which was reshaped in 2013, removing a portion north of Highway 401 to include only …
  • Agro-infrastructure project helps Botswana cut import: official 23 Sep 2019 14:28 President of Botswana Mokgweetsi Masisi speaks at a session at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town INTERNATIONAL – A local agro-infrastructure project is expected to enormously cut Botswana's import bill, Leslie Botshoma, deputy secretary …
  • No soil? No problem. H2Grow can cultivate crops practically anywhere 23 Sep 2019 13:59 Will Hawkins/Digital Trends This article is part of The Food Fight: a series that explores how the UN World Food Programme is using technology to battle food scarcity and put an end to hunger by 2030. Check out the rest of the articles here. A lush, …
  • Earth has a food waste problem. Can giant, solar-powered refrigerators help? 23 Sep 2019 13:59 Will Hawkins/Digital Trends This article is part of The Food Fight, a series that explores how the United Nations’ World Food Programme is using technology to battle food scarcity and put an end to hunger by 2030. Check out the rest of the articles …
  • Research study: Harvest management can enhance sorghum silage value 23 Sep 2019 13:53 Forage sorghum silage is an alternative to corn silage due to its drought tolerance, but management is key to making the silage valuable, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Jourdan Bell, agronomist jointly appointed to …
  • Is the cotton virus a problem in Georgia? Stay tuned. 23 Sep 2019 13:53 A new virus has grabbed the attention of Southeast cotton growers and scientists. At this time, it doesn’t appear the disease is causing economic damage to one of the region’s top row crops, but nobody in the industry is assuming it won’t. The cotton leaf …
  • Sask issues primer: trade barriers still top of mind for farmers in election campaign 23 Sep 2019 13:15 The Regina Leader-Post and the Saskatoon StarPhoenix are delving into some of the most pressing issues affecting Saskatchewan voters during the election campaign. Today, trade barriers facing farmers and the state of agriculture in the province. What’s the …
  • Feedback From The Field - Sept. 23, 2019 23 Sep 2019 12:59 How are your crops faring this year? What are your hopes for yields? We’re asking growers about what’s really happening in their fields. Click the Feedback From The Field reporting form and give us your first-hand account on conditions and yields. Use the …
  • Basis Outlook - Late harvest keeps basis from collapse 23 Sep 2019 12:59 The beginning of fall many years brings weaker basis. New crop corn and beans weigh on cash markets and wheat gets dumped to make room for results off the combine. Basis was indeed weaker last week on average. But a slow start to harvest 2019 helped to …
  • Morning Market Review for Sept. 23, 2019 23 Sep 2019 12:59 Overnight trends: Corn: Up 2 to 3 Soybeans: Up 10 to 12 Wheat: Up 1 to 8 Grain markets bounce back as charts try for bullish turn Grain futures are higher across the board this morning, paced by gains in soybeans and spring wheat on concerns over weather …
  • As climate change disrupts the annual monsoon, India must prepare (Commentary) 23 Sep 2019 11:57 Over the past few decades, India’s total annual rainfall averages haven’t changed but the intensity of precipitation has increased as extreme weather events (EWEs) become more frequent and widespread. Today, the country witnesses more episodes of extremely …
  • World: Background paper: Rural livelihoods, food security and rural transformation under climate change 23 Sep 2019 11:54 Executive summary Despite decades of attention to agricultural development, food security and rural poverty, poverty and food insecurity remain, especially amongst rural dwellers in Asia, Africa and Central America. With climate change the challenges only …
  • Financial services topple manufacturing as top source of tax revenue 23 Sep 2019 11:37 The financial and insurance sector has for the first time overtaken manufacturing to become the largest source of tax revenue for the Exchequer, shinning the spotlight on the dwindling competitiveness of Kenyan factories. Statistics from Kenya Revenue …
  • In Southern Brazil, Need Becomes an Environmental Virtue 23 Sep 2019 11:34 Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Editors' Choice, Energy, Environment, Food & Agriculture, Green Economy, Headlines, Integration and Development Brazilian-style, Latin America & the Caribbean, Projects, Regional Categories, Special …
  • Agri chief Dar given additional post as Cabinet officer for Regional Dev’t in Cordillera 23 Sep 2019 11:28 Agriculture Secretary William Dar (Photo from DA website)   (Eagle News) – President Rodrigo Duterte recently assigned Agriculture Secretary William Dar as Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) in Cordillera Administrative …
  • Harvest more than crops with your combine 23 Sep 2019 11:18 A participant at Purdue University’s recent digital roundtable asked a question during a break that no one could answer. Considering the discussion included well-respected Extension leaders and agricultural economists, that’s saying something. The question …
  • Come together to manage stress on the farm 23 Sep 2019 11:17 Our concerns are legitimate. The number of times I’ve written the phrase “depressed commodity prices, trade uncertainty and natural disasters” cannot be counted. These are the stresses that farmers, ranchers and agribusiness owners are shouldering today. …
  • Nominate your favorite ag educator 23 Sep 2019 11:17 The Golden Owl Award is an annual recognition honoring agricultural educators across Iowa for their contributions to helping develop the next generation of ag leaders. Students, fellow teachers and other supporters can nominate their favorite ag teacher …
  • Orange and blue and agriculture 23 Sep 2019 11:17 The University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences held its annual football tailgate this year with a new name and a new location: Celebrate Food and Agriculture Day, held in the Stock Pavilion. Alumni, friends, faculty …
  • $4 million grant awarded to combat onion disease 23 Sep 2019 11:17 For years, more than 15 bacterial species have ruined millions of dollars in onion crops across the U.S. That is bound to change, as a group of 24 researchers from 12 states — including one researcher from South Africa — plan to take on these bugs, armed …
  • $77.8 million invested in sustainable agriculture projects 23 Sep 2019 11:17 USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has invested $77.8 million in research focusing on sustaining a more abundant, nutritious, and accessible food supply. As part of this funding investment, eight universities will lead projects aimed at …
  • China green lights eight Argentine meat plants for beef exports World 23 Sep 2019 11:07 BEIJING/BUENOS AIRES — China’s customs office said on Thursday it had granted export licenses to some Argentine meat-processing plants, as the Asian country looks to plug a supply gap after an African swine fever outbreak decimated China’s pig herds. …
  • Bug Appétit: The future of food isn't what you thought. And IUPUI will be leading the way. 23 Sep 2019 10:59 At Sun King Brewery, Brooklyn Bugs director Joseph Yoon explains how to cook with bugs, such as ants, termites, crickets and roaches. Grace Hollars, Indianapolis Star The black ants could have been mistaken for caviar from a distance. At Sun King Brewery …
  • Farmer groups and cooperatives to receive preferential treatment 23 Sep 2019 10:34 Local farmers and agriculture cooperatives to supply farm produces for school feeding (file photo) September 23, 2019 News Leave a comment 8 Views The ministry of agriculture and forest (MoAF) has established a RNR Enterprise Development, an opportunity …
  • PM Kisan scheme may continue for some years: Official 23 Sep 2019 10:32 The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-Kisan), which gives a farmer a sum of ₹6,000 per year in three equated instalments of ₹2000 each as input subsidy, may continue for some years, even though it was initially announced for only a year, …
  • We Need Biodiversity-Based Agriculture to Solve the Climate Crisis 23 Sep 2019 10:17 Biodiversity, Environment, Food & Agriculture, Global, Headlines Opinion Dr. Vandana Shiva is a philosopher, environmental activist and eco feminist Credit: Manipadma Jena / IPS NEW DELHI, Sep 23 2019 (IPS) - The Earth is living, and also creates …
  • Green Alliance pleads with Labour not to ‘go soft’ on public money for public goods 23 Sep 2019 10:09 The Green Alliance has pleaded with the Labour Party not to ‘go soft’ on the public money for public goods approach to farm support set out in the Agriculture Bill. The think tank’s executive director, Shaun Spiers, issued the call after Shadow Defra …
  • Taiwan goodwill mission members sign agreement to continue purchases of US grains 23 Sep 2019 09:58 Taiwan recently signed a memorandum of understanding committing to purchase 5 million metric tons (197 million bushels) of United States corn and 500,000 tons of U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles, extending their stable buying commitment for …
  • African nations are among those most vulnerable to climate change. A new survey suggests they are also the least prepared. 23 Sep 2019 09:53 September 23 at 5:00 AM The 2019 U.N. Climate Action Summit brings thousands of government officials, climate and energy experts, and private-sector and civil-society representatives to New York. Months earlier, more than 3,000 African government, business …
  • New premises expands company's footprint 23 Sep 2019 09:37 AFGRI Equipment mechanic Andrew Bojanich demonstrated some of his work procedures in the South Guildford workshop. AFGRI Equipment has a big global footprint, with 1250 people working in 40 branches that are spread across five countries and the company …
  • Acreage of certified organic production rising: FSSAI chief 23 Sep 2019 09:18 PANAJI: Organic food production in the country is still low and the Union Agriculture ministry's Participatory Guarantee Scheme is expected to raise levels by bringing in more farmers, Rita Teotia, chairperson of the Food Safety and Standards Authority …
  • Land Bank investigates possible misconduct 23 Sep 2019 09:03 The land and Agriculture Development Bank has asked its head of internal audit, Yatheen Ramrup, who had become acting CFO from May 14, to take precautionary leave of absence, acting chief executive Konehali Gugushe said on Friday. File photo: Reuters. CAPE …
  • KTDA targets China market as it seeks to end bonus backlash 23 Sep 2019 08:50 KTDA Regional Manager Peter Kinyua, Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri, KTDA Chairman Peter Kanyago and Nyeri CEC for Agriculture James Muturi at the KTDA stand at Kabiru-ini showground in Nyeri.   Tea factories are diversifying in a bid to improve earnings …
  • Agric tops micro-finance loan book 23 Sep 2019 08:48 Fradreck Gorwe Business Reporter Good rains anticipated countrywide during the 2019/20 farming season, have seen agriculture topping the micro-finance loan book (35 percent) as reported in the sector’s performance report for period ending June 30, 2019 …
  • US-China Trade Deal's Status Uncertain After China Cancels US farm Visits 23 Sep 2019 08:46 A US-China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska as deputy trade negotiators wrapped up two days of negotiations in Washington. Chinese officials were expected to visit …
  • 'We're falling behind': Ag Minister launches review of R&D 23 Sep 2019 08:12 Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie has launched another review into the Rural Research and Development Corporations (RDC), "This is an opportunity for those who have a stake in the system to be involved so we can make sure our agriculture sector is …
  • ADB to Help Boost Growth, Rural Incomes of Four Provinces in Lao PDR 23 Sep 2019 08:07 VIENTIANE, LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $45 million financing package for a project that will increase the incomes and improve the quality of life of people living in the four northern provinces in …
  • Mwea BT cotton to unlock billions 23 Sep 2019 08:00 Dr. Charles Waturu, Principal Researcher of the Bt cotton project at its trial farm in Mwea, Kirinyaga County last week.   New money, estimated to hit more than Sh200 billion in the next five years is set to flow into parts of Mt. Kenya, lower Eastern, …
  • Growing importance of making plants drought-resistant 23 Sep 2019 07:57 Stressed plants typically stop growing. An EU-funded project has developed and is applying an innovative approach to generate drought-resistant plants that continue to grow. This could play an important role in ensuring food security in areas where water …
  • Climate Committee seeks data, evidence 23 Sep 2019 07:28 Climate Committee seeks data, evidence for future carbon budgets By Gavin Evans Sept. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The Interim Climate Change Committee is seeking additional evidence to broaden work it is doing to help prepare the first carbon budgets required …
  • Pune news: 2 booked for ‘cheating 18 people of Rs 7 crore’; FTII students express support for JU; and more 23 Sep 2019 06:56 The two were booked for cheating people under the pretext of lucrative returns on investment in the share market. Two men have been booked for allegedly cheating 18 people of Rs 7 crore under the pretext of lucrative returns on investment in the share …
  • Allegany County GOP honors Cathy Young with historic Reagan Award 23 Sep 2019 06:35 Former Senator first non-county resident honored BELMONT — The Allegany County Republican Committee made some history at this week’s annual Reagan Awards Dinner, bestowing the honor upon a non-county resident for the first time. Although for Cathy Young, …
  • Qatar takes part in 14th SIAMAP 2019 in Tunisia 23 Sep 2019 05:58 Doha: The State of Qatar, represented by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), is taking part in the 14th edition of the International Show of Agriculture, Machinery and Fishing (SIAMAP 2019) to be held in Tunisia during the period from …
  • Recession is here: Will depression follow? (2) 23 Sep 2019 05:56     By Dele Sobowale The first part of this series ended abruptly last week on account of space constraints. Pardon me if the last paragraph is repeated fully. Otherwise what follows might not make sense. FIRST, the farm workers who in the 1940s to 1970, …
  • About 40 000 cattle under vaccination against FMD in Zambezi 23 Sep 2019 05:43 WINDHOEK - In an attempt to avoid further spread of Food and Mouth Disease (FMD), the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry is currently vaccinating about 40 000 cattle considered to be at risk against the disease in the Zambezi Region. The …
  • Renewable fuels — important to North Dakota's future 23 Sep 2019 05:40 The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, commonly referred to as the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), set a course to change U.S. liquid fuel options. Its five primary objectives: • Reduce our dependence on foreign oil • Grow our economy • Improve …
  • Labor calls for release of drought envoy reports Barnaby Joyce says he sent via text 23 Sep 2019 05:39 Labor is calling on the government to release the “awful lot” of reports that Barnaby Joyce says he sent directly to the prime minister by text message during his time as special drought envoy. The agriculture minister, David Littleproud, told parliament …
  • Helping abused and migrant children in Pattaya: Hoping for Danish support 23 Sep 2019 05:20 Upon entering the big, pink building, several small heads turn to look at me. Some of the children giggle and some put their hands together in front of their chest and bow their head in the traditional Thai greeting known as Wai. They are all wearing pink …
  • $1.5m+ for research to help farmers to meet climate challenges 23 Sep 2019 05:11 Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor says a slew of new research projects will boost New Zealand's efforts to help farmers understand and mitigate the effects of climate change. "Many farmers are quietly getting on with the work of introducing …
  • Chinese Trade Delegation Called Off Farm Visits at U.S. Request 23 Sep 2019 04:58 (Bloomberg) -- China’s cancellation of a planned visit to farms in the American heartland was done at the request of the U.S., people familiar with the matter said, indicating it wasn’t caused by a negative turn in the lower-level discussions held in …
  • Fake pesticides, fertilisers seized 23 Sep 2019 04:48 Wasif Khursh­eed says there will be zero tolera­nce agains­t the sale of fake pestic­ides or fertil­iser PHOTO: AFP MULTAN: The agriculture task forces seized fake pesticides and fertilisers worth Rs200 million in the current year said Punjab Secretary …
  • CropIT, IITA to Launch Digital Advisory Agriculture Platform 23 Sep 2019 03:03 Oluchi Chibuzor CropIT Nigeria Limited (CropIT) in partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have concluded plan to launch a digital platform that will impact more than 5,000,000 farmers and over 100,000 agricultural …
  • Federal govt should collect agriculture tax: Farogh 23 Sep 2019 02:41 KARACHI: Federal Min­ister for Law and Justice Dr Farogh Naseem has said that because a lot of economic activity is generated in the agriculture sector, the federal government should collect agriculture tax. Speaking as chief guest at the annual dinner of …
  • The application of advanced technology in preservation and processing is the most important factor in Việt Nam’s rice value chain, said Nguyễn Hồng Sơn, Director of the Việt Nam Academy of Agricultural Sciences under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rur… 23 Sep 2019 01:14 HÀ NÔI – Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc described new-style rural area building in Hà Nội as comprehensive and impressive while addressing a conference reviewing the 10-year efforts by the capital on Saturday. The national target programme on building new …
  • World: Agriculture holds the key to offering nature-based solutions 22 Sep 2019 19:48 FAO Director-General points to the need for change based on innovation, investments and inclusiveness 2 September 2019, New York - Agriculture has a crucial role in providing sustainable solutions to many of today's most urgent environmental issues, …
  • 'Agriculture will be Zimbabwe's trump card' 22 Sep 2019 17:21 Zimbabwe must use the agriculture sector and its value chain to leverage on the newly established African Continental Free Trade Area (Afcfta), which has a market of more than 1,2 billion people. Agriculture is the backbone of the country's economy, …
  • The case for a North Yorkshire free school specialising in agriculture and rural economy – The Yorkshire Post says 22 Sep 2019 09:25
  • New agriculture initiative helps farmers grow their business 22 Sep 2019 07:28 POMARIA, SC (WSPA)- Agriculture is the state’s largest industry. There are more than 25,000 farms in the state and the industry brings in $42 billion for the state. But it’s also a difficult industry to get into and sustain. That’s why the SC Department of …
  • Shaping the ‘Women for the Land’ Initiative in California 22 Sep 2019 02:34 The Women for the Land initiative from American Farmland Trust (AFT) will be continuing to develop the program in California through feedback provided by women landowners and farmers.  Initially launched in California back in November 2018, AFT California …
  • CBZ commits to fund Command Agriculture 21 Sep 2019 23:40 The Sunday Mail Dumisani Nsingo One of the country’s leading financial institutions, CBZ Holdings, has agreed in principle to fund Command Agriculture as Government intensifies preparations for the 2019/20 summer cropping season, a Government official …
  • Sabah govt to launch state agriculture blueprint 21 Sep 2019 19:46 Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal (right) speaks to reporters in Parliament in Kuala Lumpur November 26, 2018. ― Picture by Hari Anggara KUDAT, Sept 21 — The Sabah government will launch its Agriculture Blueprint in October, reveals Chief …
  • IFAD to support Pakistan for agriculture development 21 Sep 2019 13:16 ISLAMABAD   -  The International Funds for Agriculture Development (IFAD) on Thursday reiterated the resolve for continuing its financial and technical supports to Pakistan to promote climate smart agriculture in order to eradicate poverty and  hunger from …
  • Insurgency: Yobe State To Partner With North East Development Commission On Agriculture, Education, Employment, Roads, Health Interventions For IDPs 21 Sep 2019 12:43 By Sadiq Abubakar, The Nigerian Voice, Yobe Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has enjoined the North East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene on education, health, agriculture, employment and roads in the state to enable people affected by the …
  • Agriculture States Face Off: Cornhuskers vs. Fighting Illini 21 Sep 2019 11:20 The Nebraska Cornhuskers are set to take on the Fighting Illini this Saturday in NCAA football.  But, the two states compete on more than just the football field. In agricultural cash receipts, Nebraska ranks fourth in the nation, and Illinois ranks sixth. …
  • Restoring Dodge farm truck a mission of love 21 Sep 2019 09:46 Anyone who grew up on a farm likely has vivid memories of their early years. For many people, these memories involve a classic tractor or truck that Grandpa drove around the farm. Terry Williams, Elwood, Ind., remembers his Grandpa Frank driving a 1938 …
  • Cooperative Extension Agriculture Tour informs leaders 21 Sep 2019 06:29 Saturday Sep 21, 2019 at 12:01 AM The annual Agricultural Tour offered to local government and business leaders by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County was well attended Monday, Sept. 9. Christy Hoepting (Cornell Vegetable Program Specialist) and …
  • Field Day Gives Glimpse at the Future of Agriculture 21 Sep 2019 03:33 Words like “tech”and “start-ups,” or “drones” and ”innovation” sound like they belong in Silicon Valley but in Memphis these days they’re at home out on the farm. Agricultural innovation got a high profile last year when Indigo Ag announced they’d bring …
  • Wisconsin Agriculture Tourism Day 21 Sep 2019 02:55
  • Agriculture minister calls for staying vigilant to contain African swine fever 21 Sep 2019 02:31 Agriculture Minister Kim Hyeon-soo on Saturday called on quarantine officials to continue to stay vigilant to contain African swine fever, after recently reported cases at two pig farms in the border city of Paju tested negative. "For the next three …
  • Quebec National Assembly’s edible garden promotes urban agriculture 21 Sep 2019 00:11 For several years, the front lawn of the Quebec National Assembly was fenced off to the public, while major renovations went on inside. Now that construction is complete, the fence has come down and a beautiful “edible garden” has been revealed. READ MORE: …
  • Corn, soybeans, winter wheat finish week lower 21 Sep 2019 00:09 Missed some market news this week? Here’s what Bryce Knorr and Ben Potter have been writing about. Audio Commodity markets gave back some of Monday’s rally overnight, with concerns over supply easing a little. Crude oil futures dropped a dollar a barrel …
  • Funds cover shorts 21 Sep 2019 00:09 After selling relentlessly in July and August, big speculators finally had enough in the wake of the Sept. 12 USDA reports, which triggered at least a little short covering by hedge funds. Here’s what funds were up to through Tuesday, September 17, when …
  • Zimbabwe banks now funding command agriculture 20 Sep 2019 23:54 The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development says it has partnered with banks to fund command agriculture under a new model aimed at capacitating the agriculture sector and boosting productivity. Previously the government was directly funding command …
  • Collège Boréal launches online agriculture program 20 Sep 2019 23:20 Collège Boréal, a Sudbury-based bilingual college with locations across Ontario, announced the launch of its online Agricultural Practices program at the 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo on Sept. 18.  The program, an offshoot of the college…
  • Olds College launches agriculture technology programs with support from philanthropist David Werklund 20 Sep 2019 21:46 The Werklund School of Agriculture Technology will give students access to new tech-driven programs Olds College is launching a slate of agriculture technology programs. Olds College Olds College, known for its agriculture programming, has launched a new …
  • Olds College announces Werklund School of Agriculture Technology 20 Sep 2019 21:29 From left to right: Michael Frankiw, student; Debbie Thompson, Vice President Academic and Student Experience, Olds College; David Werklund, Founder and Chairman of Werklund Ventures Ltd.; Stuart Cullum, President, Olds College; Demetrios Nicolaides, MLA …
  • Chinese agriculture officials cancel US farm visits 20 Sep 2019 20:28 Washington (AFP) - Chinese agricultural officials canceled a planned farm visit to Montana scheduled for next week, industry representatives said Friday. But a spokesman for the US Trade Representative's Office told AFP on Friday the mid-level trade …
  • Advantages to Growing Your Own Scallions 20 Sep 2019 19:01 Cathy Isom has a few tips for you, as well as lets you know some advantages why you should be growing your own scallions. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Advantages to Growing Your Own Scallions There are many advantages to growing your own …
  • Farm City Newsday Friday, 09-20-19 20 Sep 2019 19:01 AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Friday, 09-20-19 Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering industry impacts of the Federal …
  • California Receives Funding to Support Trade Development 20 Sep 2019 19:01 California will be receiving significant funding support to help promote trade development for small businesses.  The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has granted $600,000 to the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the Governor …
  • Perdue Comments on Administrative Actions to Streamline H-2A Process 20 Sep 2019 19:01 (Washington, D.C. (USDA-Sept. 20, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement highlighting actions announced by the Department of Labor (DOL) which will modernize the burdensome H2A visa process. First, DOL published a …
  • Best Practices for Getting Food Products into Retail Outlets 20 Sep 2019 19:01 Alli Ball hosting a panel on selling food products during the 2019 California Food Expo The process to get food products onto store shelves can be lengthy and difficult, particularly for those who are just starting out in the industry.  Founder of Retail …
  • The California Kitchen: Pear Salad 20 Sep 2019 19:01 AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The California Kitchen: Pear Salad In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing Pear Salad with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: Vinegarette 1 /4 C Pear …
  • Former Secretaries of Agriculture urge Congress to pass USMCA 20 Sep 2019 18:27 WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Speaker Pelosi got another push to move forward on the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement on Thursday afternoon. Three former Secretaries of Agriculture joined forces with Secretary Sonny Perdue to show their support for the trade agreement …
  • China agriculture delegation scraps U.S. farm visit to Montana 20 Sep 2019 17:48 By Karl Plume CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chinese agriculture officials who were due to visit U.S. farm states next week have canceled their trip to Montana as the officials will return to China sooner than originally scheduled, the Montana Farm Bureau told …
  • Wheat Outlook - Is wheat rally real? 20 Sep 2019 17:36 USDA made no changes to its wheat supply and demand balance sheet in the Sept. 12 updates, keeping projected year-end inventories above 1 billion bushels. But wheat is trying to prove otherwise, and it has perhaps a little time on its side. Seasonal trends …
  • Prepping for a ‘soft start’ to harvest 20 Sep 2019 15:14 Saturday was one of those days where we just picked the jobs we wanted to do, all part of the fall prep list. It’s a pretty long list. Some days it seems overwhelming given how soon we hope to start. However, it really isn’t that bad as we will most …
  • Good marketing can set up expansion 20 Sep 2019 15:14 Last week I mentioned there was some volatility in the market exposing profit potential. To demonstrate, here is a "fun with math" scenario from a young woman in Nebraska. She sold 700-pound heifers for $1.37 and replaced with 400-pound heifers …
  • 7 ag stories you might have missed this week - Sept. 20, 2019 20 Sep 2019 15:14 Missed some ag news this week? Here are seven stories to catch up you. 1. A Chinese delegation will visit American farms with U.S. officials next week in an effort to build goodwill amid ongoing trade negotiations, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue …
  • Farm Progress America, September 20, 2019 20 Sep 2019 15:13 Max Armstrong looks at data during the National Farm Safety and Health Week with an eye toward the dangers on the farm for children. According to the stats, every three days a child dies on the farm. It’s a number that surprises Max. He offers a look at …
  • Larry Yowell, Tommy Doerderline honored for service to ag 20 Sep 2019 15:13 The West Texas Agricultural Chemicals (WTACI) Institute honored two individuals for their contribution to agriculture at its 67th annual meeting in September: one through his chemical business; and the other as an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) agent. …
  • Wheat tries to lead rally 20 Sep 2019 15:13 News from the wheat market yesterday wasn’t especially bullish. Export sales were well below expectations, but the market was able to rally thanks to gains in Minneapolis. The slow spring wheat harvest on the northern Plains triggered buying helped by …
  • Soybean Outlook - Gamble with house money 20 Sep 2019 15:13 Everything has changed in the soybean market and nothing has changed. Yes, production is smaller, and better old crop demand added to the supply reduction USDA reported Sept. 12. But the bottom line of carryout is still too many soybeans thanks to demand …
  • Morning Market Review for Sept. 20, 2019 20 Sep 2019 15:13 Overnight trends: Corn: Steady Soybeans: Down 1 to 2 Wheat: Up 1 to 4 Good weather offsets good exports for now Grain futures are mixed this morning with markets mostly holding gains this week in the wake of the Sept. 12 USDA reports. While export news is …
  • Grower panel talks about challenging year, drift concerns 20 Sep 2019 15:13 From weather to pest challenges, to drift concerns, three Texas South Plains growers weighed in on the 2019 season on a producer panel at the 67th Annual West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute Conference, Lubbock, Texas. The panel was moderated by Dr. …
  • One of those years for Georgia peanut pests 20 Sep 2019 15:13 A peanut scout would have paid off in Georgia this year. “We get insect pressure every year, but when it's hot and dry like it has been this year, it is tough,” said Dr. Mark Abney, University of Georgia Extension peanut entomologist, speaking to Brad …
  • Water availability key to Fresno's crop success 20 Sep 2019 15:13 Just add water. Three words farmers know well and may be the sole factor in not just reversing Fresno County’s ag value slide these last few years, but in pushing the figure back into record territory. Related: Fresno County hits record crop value with …
    • Brexit 'will not stop Spanish produce being enjoyed in... 23 Sep 2019 14:49 BREXIT should not stop British people enjoying Spanish food and drink, given that exports from the Mediterranean country to the UK have 'increased significantly' in the last two or three years and demand is not expected to decrease much, if at all, …
    • Restaurant Report Card: Repeat violations serious problem for failed location 23 Sep 2019 14:41 Wu’s Garden The Littleton restaurant failed our report with 8 serious health code violations in July with 4 mistakes being repeat violations. A Jefferson County inspector wrote in their report the ‘owner was unable to demonstrate food safety knowledge,’ …
    • Sunshine Butterflies has new skills on the boil 23 Sep 2019 14:17 SUNSHINE Butterflies is really cooking with gas after a $100,000 grant made an outdoor cooking space a reality at charity’s Noosaville facility. Herbalife Nutrition — a premier global nutrition company — made the grant to the not-for-profit NDIS registered …
    • Make chicken pot pie for Great American Pot Pie Day 23 Sep 2019 14:16 × Make chicken pot pie for Great American Pot Pie Day INGREDIENTS 1 unbaked single-crust pie crust 4 tablespoons butter 3 celery stalks, finely diced 3 medium carrots, peeled and finely diced 1 large yellow onion, finely diced 1/2 cup frozen peas 2 …
    • Earth has a food waste problem. Can giant, solar-powered refrigerators help? 23 Sep 2019 13:59 Will Hawkins/Digital Trends This article is part of The Food Fight, a series that explores how the United Nations’ World Food Programme is using technology to battle food scarcity and put an end to hunger by 2030. Check out the rest of the articles …
    • Thanks to iris scanning, refugees can get the food they need at a glance 23 Sep 2019 13:59 Will Hawkins/Digital Trends This article is part of The Food Fight: a series that explores how the UN World Food Programme is using technology to battle food scarcity and put an end to hunger by 2030. Check out the rest of the articles here. If you …
    • Ledoux: Exploring Mysteries Of Living - Some Fictitious Causes 23 Sep 2019 13:53 By STEPHEN F. LEDOUXLos Alamos member of The International Behaviorology Institute The magazine, Consumer Reports, regularly carries articles on the benefits of maintaining a healthy weight, even if that requires some special diet. All too commonly, people …
    • HERITAGE DAY COOKOUT #1: Heritage Day Lamb T-bones with garlic, lemon and rosemary butter 23 Sep 2019 13:37 This recipe is from Gordon Wright’s book, Veld to Fork. There are more venison recipes in that book and in his recent best-seller, Karoo Food. Photo by Sean Calitz. A T-shaped bone sandwiched between a lovely tender fillet and loin, just begging to be …
    • All hail Scott Morrison, man of, er, titanium? 23 Sep 2019 13:24 US President Donald Trump meets Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the Oval Office of the White House.Credit:APAdviser: But titanium is an element that makes an alloy. It’s not an ally. Didn’t you mean the Prime Minister of Australia is a good ally? Trump: I …
    • Las Vegas resort expands buffet, adds outdoor seating 23 Sep 2019 13:20 A newly refurbished and expanded buffet — including an outdoor dining area, perhaps unique in Las Vegas — has opened at the J.W. Marriott Las Vegas/Rampart Casino.   A newly refurbished and expanded buffet — including an outdoor dining area, perhaps …
    • What is the Scottish Social Security Service? Four key benefits available to help vulnerable families 23 Sep 2019 13:18 Low income families in Scotland could be entitles to a number of benefits through the Scottish Social Security Service. Since launching last year, the new service has helped nearly 100,000 Scots paying out £190million. The service was launched as part of a …
    • Lisbon for Vegetable Lovers: 8 Vegetarian-ish Fine-Dining Restaurants 23 Sep 2019 12:44 Summer ravioli with cucumber and tomatoes, just one of the gourmet vegetable dishes on Lisbon menus GrenacheEver since I lived in Lisbon, the farmers’ markets have been piled with beautiful, colorful vegetables. But until recently, they somehow didn’t seem …
    • Local Savory Baby Food Inspired By The Paleo Diet Austin parents create Serenity Kids for health-conscious infants 23 Sep 2019 12:43 In anticipation of the birth of their daughter Della, Austin parents Joe and Serenity Carr researched baby food brands far and wide, only to find a surplus of sugary fruit purees. The Carrs were disappointed, given their penchant for healthy living and …
    • 'Edible forests' can fight land clearing and world hunger at the same time 23 Sep 2019 12:17 Reducing emissions from deforestation and farming is an urgent global priority if we want to control climate change. However, like many climate change problems, the solution is complicated. Cutting down forests to plant edible crops feeds some of the world …
    • West End Bistro Realizes a Decade-Long Dream for Kevin and Marion Green 23 Sep 2019 12:16 When West End Bistro (5513 Pershing Avenue, 314-354-8436) opened in the DeBaliviere Place neighborhood this spring, it realized a decade-long dream for  Kevin and Marion Green. Located in the space formerly occupied by Atlas Restaurant and Pig & Pickle …
    • BC’s Fraser Valley is a food lover’s paradise 23 Sep 2019 12:14 Standing in a picturesque farmer’s field just outside of Chilliwack, British Columbia, I can smell the aroma of dill, chives and cilantro wafting through the air. I may only be an hour outside of Vancouver, but this vast field of green feels like its a …
    • Sunday funday: Rachel Allen's secret to a perfect roast dinner   23 Sep 2019 11:52 Sunday lunches take on a whole new meaning for me once autumn hits. The cosy, comforting Sunday roast is one of the food memories I treasure most from my childhood, and indeed still love today. A really good piece of meat, cooked to perfection, with roast …
    • Pot of camellias launches dream garden 23 Sep 2019 11:41 The rooftop space of the multi-functional activity room in the Dushi Gangwan residential area in Jiading’s Zhenxin Community has become a “dream garden†that offers residents a leisure and social space. After a resident brought a pot of camellia to …
    • Rachel Roddy’s recipe for Italian confit chicken 23 Sep 2019 11:41 It is estimated that fragments of 53m terracotta amphorae once containing olive oil make up Monte Testaccio in Rome. The hill was constructed between the first century BC and the third century AD, when billions of litres of oil from Baetica (modern-day …
    • Liane Faulder: Growing solutions for downtown farmers market conundrum 23 Sep 2019 11:28 Have you ever tried to put a big bunch of fresh carrots, with their grassy-green tops, into a bag? Dieter Kuhlmann, chair of the board of the Edmonton Downtown Farmers Market and co-owner of Kuhlmann’s Market Gardens, says that’s what it’s like getting …
    • Zionsville farm finds a place in the workforce for adults with disabilities 23 Sep 2019 11:17 × Zionsville farm finds a place in the workforce for adults with disabilities ZIONSVILLE, Ind. — It may look and sound like your typical farm, but ask Watch Us Farm founder Janice Agarwall and she’ll tell you it’s so much more. “We bring out these high …
    • French Company First to Adopt Hiperbaric’s In-Bulk HPP System for Juice Production 23 Sep 2019 11:16 System enables a leaner approach to HPP process while broadening the variety of final packaging. BURGOS, Spain (PRWEB) September 23, 2019 Ateliers Hermes Boissons (AHB), a French co-manufacturer, has become the first company investing in Hiperbaric’s …
    • Harvest blessing 23 Sep 2019 11:14 “One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed” (Proverbs 11:24-25). If you are in St Catharines, please drop by and I will be happy …
    • Kuda Musasiwa: A young trailblazer 23 Sep 2019 10:42 Harare-based entrepreneur Kudakwashe Musasiwa turns everything he touches into gold and he believes it was his upbringing that paved the way for him Musasiwa rose to prominence during pastor Evans Mawarire’s #ThisFlag online campaign that became a rare way …
    • Chinatown without Chinese grocery stores, and the delicate balance of ethnic communities 23 Sep 2019 10:24 Why does an ethnic neighborhood change? It’s a question I’ve agonized over in my years reporting on diverse communities for the L.A. Times. Though gentrification and rising rents are often the immediate causes, the ultimate reasons that businesses close …
    • Export-import headwinds to continue in coming months, says Maersk 23 Sep 2019 10:24 India’s export-import (EXIM) trade is expected to face continuedheadwinds in the coming months, A P Moller Maersk, said after its April-June India trade report showed the country’s containerised trade growth slowed to 1 per cent (9 per cent in the same …
    • Veteran and Avon native digs into horticulture 23 Sep 2019 09:56 Samantha (Wells) Kniskern, an Avon native and Navy Veteran now resides in North Carolina,where she’s busy as ever. NORTH CAROLINA-Samantha (Wells) Kniskern, an Avon native and Navy Veteran now resides in North Carolina,where she’s busy as ever. She's …
    • Where to relax in Tokyo by Anna Chittenden 23 Sep 2019 09:54 23 September 2019 With over 10 million people living in Japan’s capital Tokyo, it’s easy to sometimes feel overwhelmed in this frenetic, bustling and crowded city. After hitting the busy traveller hotspots of the Shibuya Crossing and hip Harajuku, you’re …
    • The perils of plastic 23 Sep 2019 09:52 Last week, I visited Wat Chak Daeng in the Phra Pradaeng district of Samut Prakan to make merit. Instead of donating cash, food or monk robes, I donated paper boxes, UHT (ultra-high temperature) boxes and a big bag fully loaded with single-use plastic bags …
    • Project crochet: a millennial spin on old-fashioned craft 23 Sep 2019 09:41 A millennial is putting a snazzy spin on an old-fashioned hobby, writes Aznim Ruhana Md Yusup CROCHET Commuter was born when Chua Pei Wen was working in Kuala Lumpur city centre. The 28-year-old was travelling daily by LRT from her home in Subang Jaya and …
    • Don't let the haze stop you from putting together a great picnic! 23 Sep 2019 09:41 If not for the haze, a picnic outdoors in some lovely local park or by the swimming pool in someone’s apartment complex with our favourite people would have been a great idea for weekend bonding. But that doesn’t look like it can happen any time soon. Day …
    • Acreage of certified organic production rising: FSSAI chief 23 Sep 2019 09:18 PANAJI: Organic food production in the country is still low and the Union Agriculture ministry's Participatory Guarantee Scheme is expected to raise levels by bringing in more farmers, Rita Teotia, chairperson of the Food Safety and Standards Authority …
    • Varsities act on universal goals 23 Sep 2019 09:15 THE 17 United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) address serious global challenges such as climate change, inequality and poor access to education. These universal goals seek to fuel action in areas that are critical for humanity and the planet. …
    • Green ads look to the next generation 23 Sep 2019 09:03 OTTAWA — Elizabeth May's Green party is turning its federal campaign into something of a children's crusade. The party is introducing a batch of video advertisements — in English and French — that feature fresh-faced kids brandishing signs with …
    • Early prostrate screenings are important | Health - Journal Review 23 Sep 2019 08:58 September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society prostate cancer can often be successfully treated, and is the most common cancer among men except for skin cancer. In the early stages you may not notice any symptoms. …
    • From the mouths of babes: Green ads featuring youngsters strike new chord 23 Sep 2019 08:56 OTTAWA - Elizabeth May's Green party is turning its federal campaign into something of a children's crusade. The party is introducing a batch of video advertisements — in English and French — that feature fresh-faced kids brandishing signs with …
    • Meet Afiya Titus: An Accountant Turned Food Entrepreneur Making Caribbean Cuisine Healthier 23 Sep 2019 08:54 Afiya Titus, Founder of Lime Hut Courtesy of Lime Hut Caribbean food is known across the world for its rich flavours and is a food category which is growing in the UK and beyond as many people are increasingly curious to try food from different cultures …
    • East Frank Superette to open kitchen next month 23 Sep 2019 08:49 002: Co-owner Carley Englander works the cash register at East Frank, which will debut a kitchen in October. Lee Noles/UCW photoMONROE – After operating several, and successful, market-style shops throughout the Charlotte area over the past 17 years, …
    • Taste the Island of Ireland like never before 23 Sep 2019 08:28 Taste the Island, the first extensive festival of food and beverage experiences to be showcased in Ireland, invites visitors to immerse themselves in modern Irish cuisine, from September 6th until November 30th. Set to be the world's longest-running …
    • 10 natural ingredients you have no idea you’re eating: Fish bladders, bug secretions and more 23 Sep 2019 08:20 It’s hard to find a packaged food at the grocery store that doesn’t have a million ingredients in it. And most of them seem to be unpronounceable. But what about the ingredients we do recognize on labels? The ones we think we know just because we see them …
    • 20 best easy autumn recipes 23 Sep 2019 07:56 Simon Hopkinson’s mushrooms on toast Of an occasional Sunday evening, Dad would make the most delicious mushrooms on toast. Well, actually, he didn’t make toast; rather, he would make the most delicious, perfect squares of immaculately fried bread. It …
    • Moray producers preparing taste sensation at feast event to showcase local food 23 Sep 2019 07:54 A feast of local produce is being prepared in a Moray town to showcase the range of flavours grown in the region. Food and drink producers from the Forres area have teamed up for the event next month for a taste sensation to show what is capable of being …
    • Tackling the growing problem of heart disease in children with common sense interventions 23 Sep 2019 07:15 Heart disease, which was once an illness affecting adults, is now a major concern among children. In fact, many studies have shown that the risks of cardiovascular disease pile up since childhood, hence, starting to educate them about practicing a healthy …
    • Kiwi transgender and non-binary people at higher risk of suicide - survey 23 Sep 2019 06:46 Transgender and non-binary Kiwis are at a greater risk of psychological distress, suicidal thinking and suicide attempts, a landmark survey has found. Counting Ourselves has prompted its researchers to call for better measures to improve outcomes for …
    • How to wash veggies before cooking 23 Sep 2019 06:45 By Express News Service KOCHI: Washing your veggies before cooking can be a tiring task, but that doesn’t mean you should skimp out on the process. Popular chef Uma Raghunathan, who runs the handle @masterchefmom, shares her tips on how to ensure your …
    • Improving diet cuts risk of heart attacks in kids: Study 23 Sep 2019 06:20 Porto Alegre: Encouraging physical activity and improving diet in children is crucial to cut deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD), a new study suggests. “Atherosclerosis – clogged arteries – starts in childhood and is more likely with a sedentary …
    • 9 Habits a Cardiologist Wants You Take Up for a Healthier Heart 23 Sep 2019 06:03 We don't have to tell you how important your heart is—it's what, to put it bluntly, keeps you from not dropping dead. And if you want to live a long and healthy life, how you treat your heart is key. This is especially important for women, as the …
    • Helping abused and migrant children in Pattaya: Hoping for Danish support 23 Sep 2019 05:20 Upon entering the big, pink building, several small heads turn to look at me. Some of the children giggle and some put their hands together in front of their chest and bow their head in the traditional Thai greeting known as Wai. They are all wearing pink …
    • Remember Momma and her Momma 23 Sep 2019 05:17 Like the old TV show, I remember Momma.  My mother did everything.  I never realized it at the time, but in her mind she was always her Momma’s little girl. Long after I’d become a grandmother myself, I remember mother going to her mother’s house and ‘ …
    • Aldi’s ‘sassy’ dig at Woolworths 23 Sep 2019 04:57 Anyone who doesn’t know about the collectables battle raging between Coles and Woolworths has been living under a large pile of small plastic toys for the last 18 months. First it was the Coles Little Shop, then Woolworths hit back with Disney tiles but it …
    • Obese Cats Struggle To Lose Weight, Study Finds 23 Sep 2019 04:43 We all know that obesity is a growing problem for many people around the world, and the number of obese people is steadily rising with each year that passes. There’s simply no other way to go about it, obesity is becoming a real epidemic, posing a lot of …
    • Did you get your winter garden planted this year? 23 Sep 2019 04:26 Last year, I planted my winter garden in early October. I planted seedlings — peas, lettuce, spinach, Swiss Chard, and kale — because it was so late. Nothing much came of it. I probably had one plant of Swiss Chard and one of kale. Most of the plants just …
    • I did a juice cleanse. I got great skin... and diarrhoea 23 Sep 2019 04:16 I lost 3kg in nine days, but it might be due to a few vital organs falling out, writes Lee Suckling. There are only so many times you can watch a Kardashian drink a green smoothie before you think about trying one yourself. I have never liked blending or …
    • Growing tummies mother of all diseases 23 Sep 2019 03:30 Growing tummies mother of all diseases KARACHI: Cardiologists at an awareness session Sunday urged people to beware of their truncal obesity, or their growing tummies due to lack of exercise and overeating. They said truncal obesity or growing tummies was …
    • Does a plant-based diet actually increase metabolism or not? 23 Sep 2019 03:01 Health and wellness expert Vanessa Ascencao – a nutritional consultant – answers your critical questions about whether a plant-based diet really does increase your metabolism and help you lose weight… So, let’s be honest: does a plant-based diet actually …
    • Goodbye Winter - Hello Asparagus! 23 Sep 2019 02:53 Every September winter-weary shoppers across the country are thrilled to see one of the first (and most tasty) signs of spring hit the supermarket shelves. Along with daffodils, the country’s asparagus harvest is a welcome signal of warmer days to come. …
    • FIU professor leads project to turn Brownsville park into community garden 23 Sep 2019 02:53 September 22, 2019 September 22, 2019 NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Volunteers and residents joined forces to plant for a purpose at a park in Miami-Dade County’s Brownsville neighborhood, thanks in part to the efforts of a Florida International …
    • Vegetable, fruit prices surge in Sunday bazaars 23 Sep 2019 02:31 Vegetable, fruit prices surge in Sunday bazaars LAHORE: Increasing trend in the prices of all vegetables and fruits, unavailability of perishable items and overcharging of these commodities continued in weekly makeshift markets of the city. In open markets …
    • Seven strategies to put your diet on a plant-based path 23 Sep 2019 02:09 By Michelle Washington A plant-based diet may have seemed extreme years ago, but today it’s all the rage — and for good reason. In many ways the planet and human health are in trouble, and a plant-centric diet is one way to address both issues. More than …
    • Artist Lý Trực Sơn and his student Triệu Quốc Chiến are displaying sơn mài (lacquer) paintings at Việt Nam National Museum of Fine Arts. 23 Sep 2019 02:08     Nguyễn Minh Ngọc, a  regular online customer of Lotte Mart, is always with her smartphone. On the bus home, she can order her groceries to save her going to the store. — VNS file photo By Minh Hương HÀ NỘI — As the world goes digital at a mind-boggling …
    • HCM City solicits proposals that will enable further decentralisation of power, deputy chairman of its People’s Committee, Trần Vĩnh Tuyến, has said. 23 Sep 2019 02:07   Growing flowers and ornamental plants in Đồng Tháp Province’s Sa Đéc City. — VNS Photo Ngọc Diệp HCM CITY — The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta has restructured agriculture towards climate-change adaptation and market demand by establishing specialised farming …
    • Hinduism in Manipur #3 :: Dr Chirom Rajketan Singh 23 Sep 2019 02:05 Hinduism in Manipur - Part 3 - Dr. Chirom Rajketan Singh * Basanta Ras : performed at JNMDA, Imphal in October 2014 :: Pix - Deepak Oinam How Manipur was named: With the introduction of Hinduism this land had seen many changes. On the advice of Shantidas …
    • Weight loss story: “My maa helped me with my weight loss journey and I lost 30 kilos! 23 Sep 2019 01:34 Imagine living with all sorts of rude and nasty names, just because you are overweight. For 25-year-old Navin Jain, battling unsolicited comments had become a way of life. Slowly, he realised that he had stopped doing the things he loved, including …
    • Z launches first Habitual Fix 23 Sep 2019 01:29 Monday, 23 September 2019, 12:06 pm Press Release: Z Energy Consumer demand for healthy food sees Z launch first Habitual Fix First Habitual Fix at Z makes healthy eating easier for Kiwis on the go Service stations are typically known for packaged snacks …
    • David Unwin reveals his mouth-watering recipes to help fight diabetes 23 Sep 2019 00:41 If you are struggling with excess weight or type 2 diabetes, this low-carb plan — part of the Mail’s Good Health for Life series — should put you back in control of your health.  Here, Dr David Unwin — the NHS GP behind the plan — explains how it works, …
    • Todd Mill modernizes sugar cane production 22 Sep 2019 23:51 TROY, Ala. — Ralph Waldo Emerson said "Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door." Joe Todd of Todd Farms in Dothan said "Amen" to that. The seventh-generation syrup-maker with deep Pike County roots, has …
    • Congress usurped by sychophants: Kripashankar Singh 22 Sep 2019 22:06 Kripashankar Singh also clarified that he would not join any party, including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Mumbai: An influential and established North Indian leader, Kripashankar Singh, who resigned from the Congress 12 days ago, on Sunday said that …
    • New Zealand is top of the world for Bowel Cancer 22 Sep 2019 21:54 New Zealand has the sad honour of having the highest rate of bowel (colorectal) cancer in the world. Thousands of people are affected annually and even more are affected indirectly - family members and loved ones dealing with the heartbreak and often loss …
    • Flower exporters face tighter Australia rules 22 Sep 2019 21:47 Sunday, September 22, 2019 22:00 By GERALD ANDAE A worker on a flower farm in Naivasha. Australia demands completely pest-free flower exports to that country. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Kenyan flower farms will have to acquire special permits from their buyers in …
    • Nakuru facing tough, costly decisions on sewerage services 22 Sep 2019 21:23 A pupil cross drainage system mixed with stormwater and raw sewer at Mwariki estate, in Nakuru town. Sewer connectivity in the cosmopolitan town was connected during the colonial era, that is now overstretched as a result of increased population on …
    • Enjoying the taste of autumn in an apple 22 Sep 2019 21:22 Autumn arrives on Monday and will be greeted with bushes of red, green, pink and yellow apples at farmers’ markets and produce stands across the Piedmont. The very best will come in later this month when New York state apples arrive. Apples are raised in …
    • How Mumbai's Masalawaalis Make a Single Spice From 30 Ingredients 22 Sep 2019 20:56 First came the burning eyes. Then the uncontrollable sneezing. I was seven years old and watching three sari-clad ladies, each holding a tall, wooden pestle, adroitly throw their sticks into the center of a deep wooden vat. It was filled with dried chilies …
    • Talabat ties up with Carrefour to start online grocery service in Oman 22 Sep 2019 20:26 With Talabat being one of the most frequently-used apps in the region, this innovation drives further convenience for users in Oman. Talabat’s partnership with Carrefour is also the first time a food delivery platform in the region has offered a complete …
    • I Tried To Give Up Plastic For A Month⁠, And It Was Harder Than I Thought 22 Sep 2019 20:22 Throughout history, human beings have demonstrated a seemingly innate desire to leave their mark on the world, with some experts suggesting that the same neurochemistry that drives animals to promote their genes also pushes people to want to leave their …
    • Jakarta- To learn a city, look to street food 22 Sep 2019 19:54 HIT THE STREETS. What's there to eat in your city? All photos by Tess Pantoja To really get to know a city, you have to hit the streets. Beneath the shadows of the city skyline, the roads beat out a rhythm of daily life. Some cities of the race without …
    • Living classroom feeds a school and teaches the students 22 Sep 2019 19:53 At harvest time at Knowlton Academy in the Eastern Townships, students at the school pick produce as part of a living garden classroom they grew themselves. "They're learning about science and they're learning about bugs and composting and …
    • Glenn Roach's: Roe Deer Wellington, Celeriac Mash, Roasted Beetroot 22 Sep 2019 19:52 This week’s recipe is by Glenn Roach, Regional Executive Chef of the Surf & Turf restaurants situated in Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews & Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh. The Surf & Turf concept will also be launching soon in the …
    • Derek Johnstone's Fennel and orange soup with seafood 22 Sep 2019 19:52 Scottish seafood is renowned across the world for its quality and freshness. There are few finer sights for a chef than a delivery of fresh shellfish; living in East Lothian, I feel so fortunate to have such amazing, fresh seafood right on my doorstep. …
    • The best diet to protect against prostate cancer 22 Sep 2019 19:45 Are you a man? Do you have one in your family? If you answered "yes" to either of those questions, read on: this column is for you or the men in your lives and explains how they can, potentially, live longer. It's Blue September right now, …
    • Over 2,000 bookings in IRCTCs Tejas Express in two days; combo meals 22 Sep 2019 19:42 Image Source : PTI Over 2,000 bookings in IRCTCs Tejas Express in first two days; combo meals on offer More than 2,000 passengers have booked tickets in the first IRCTC-run train, Tejas Express, from Lucknow to New Delhi and back, within two days of the …
    • Horticulture staff told to start showing results 22 Sep 2019 19:33 Dimapur, Sep. 22 (EMN):The commissioner-secretary for Horticulture Y Kikheto Sema, has urged departmental officers and staffs of the department to focus on timely implementation of all the schemes. They should implement all the schemes as scheduled, he …
    • Dar: Loss of forests should worry farmers 22 Sep 2019 19:13 William Dar —NIÑO JESUS ORBETA LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, POhilippines — Resuscitating depleted forests should now be a priority of the farming sector, as extreme weather affects food production, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said here on Friday. Droughts, …
    • My Hometown under Siege 22 Sep 2019 19:06 By Chimamanda Adichie One night in July, the signboards disappeared. The people of Abba, my hometown in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra state, woke up to see that the signboards were gone — the signboard that said ‘Welcome to Abba Town’ had …
    • A 16-Week Vegan Diet Can Do Wonders for Your Gut Microbiome 22 Sep 2019 18:54 By Dan Gray Research shows that 16 weeks of a vegan diet can boost the gut microbiome, helping with weight loss and overall health. A healthy microbiome is a diverse microbiome. A plant-based diet is the best way to achieve this. It isn't necessary to …
    • A bagful of fresh food for £7: The supermarket surplus scheme that's a big hit with families 22 Sep 2019 18:52 Families in Moss Side are buying 'good quality' food for just £7 a bag thanks to a scheme that makes use of surplus products from supermarkets. Based at The Work Shop on Alexandra Road every Tuesday, The Bread and Butter Thing (TBBT) has expanded …
    • ‘It’s in my past now’ Australian journalist Sarah Wilson, who urged world to quit sugar, back for dessert 22 Sep 2019 18:51 Sarah Wilson, the Australian journalist famous for her book I Quit Sugar, has revealed she is back eating sugar and ‘never actually told anyone to quit’. Speaking with The Mail on Sunday about her new health focus, anxiety, Ms Wilson, whose sugar-free …
    • Chef Jason Ferraro talks Sugarbacon 22 Sep 2019 18:45 Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments Jason Ferraro’s Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen is a hidden gem nestled in downtown McKinney.  The menu consists of American food with a Southern flare, but it’s Ferraro’s midwestern roots that have had the biggest impact …
    • Eric Akis: Easy-peasy chop suey 22 Sep 2019 18:22 My first experience with North American-style Chinese food occurred when I was a kid living in Saskatchewan. One winter, my Moose Jaw-based peewee hockey team traveled to Swift Current to play a game. It must have ended around suppertime, because our …
    • Music, food, and free tree giveaway as NFL teams up to plant a community garden in Brownsville 22 Sep 2019 17:38 The Brownsville Community Garden takes root is this morning, September 22 at 9 a.m. They will have music, food, and free tree giveaways! The community event comes as a result of NFL Green and Miami-Dade County Parks teaming up to bring sustainability to …
    • When life was so sweet in Bournville 22 Sep 2019 17:38 Val Major remembers life in the village built by the Cadbury family Cadbury’s Bournville site in Birmingham. Photograph: Mondelez International/PA Re Lucy Mangan’s review of Inside Cadbury on Channel 4 (G2, 16 September), I sympathise with her over the …
    • The 12 best halal restaurants in Cardiff according to TripAdvisor and what we made of the one rated top 22 Sep 2019 17:22 A Mediterranean restaurant has been rated the number one halal restaurant in Cardiff . Deli Fuego, in City Road, opened in 2016 and has slowly established itself as a popular choice for diners in the capital. The restaurant has a huge variety on their menu …
    • Weight Watchers app Kurbo is terrible for Kids 22 Sep 2019 17:20 Kids should not have to worry about their weight. Illustration: Kelsea Shore/Fulcrum When Weight Watcher’s released its new app, “Kurbo,” the company instantly received heavy criticism.  Designed for children between the ages of eight and 17, Kurbo …
    • Japan faces urgent need to develop autonomous transportation system due to graying society, shortage of drivers 22 Sep 2019 17:20 With an aging population and a growing shortage of drivers, Japan is a country where autonomous transportation services would seem to have a bright future. Demand is particularly high for self-driving trucks in regions with few alternatives to hauling …
    • A time to harvest 22 Sep 2019 17:15 Our History is a regular column submitted by Kate Rauhauser-Smith, visitor services manager at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, examining the region’s history and some related displays at the museum. The storm clouds crashed into the Hollows, …
    • Ghana uncompetitive in African markets – Research survey reveals 22 Sep 2019 17:03 Business News of Sunday, 22 September 2019 Source: goldstreetbusiness.com 2019-09-22 Trade and Industry Minister, John Kyerematen The results of a research survey conducted this year by the AfroChampions Initiative – a regional public-private partnership …
    • ‘Ornamental’ vegetables planted by Crown corporation were once donated to food bank 22 Sep 2019 15:00 Vegetables planted along the Rideau Canal are not meant to be consumed by humans, the Crown corporation behind the project says, even though some of them were once donated to a food bank. The National Capital Commission has been planting kale and brussels …
    • 'Ornamental' vegetables planted by Crown corporation were once donated to food bank 22 Sep 2019 14:26 Vegetables planted along the Rideau Canal are not meant to be consumed by humans, the Crown corporation behind the project says, even though some of them were once donated to a food bank. The National Capital Commission has been planting kale and brussels …
    • Processed Fruits and Vegetables Market worth over USD 392 Billion by 2025; says Global Market Insights 22 Sep 2019 13:21 Sep 22, 2019 (AmericaNewsHour) -- Global Market Insights, Inc. has launched a report on Processed Fruits and Vegetables Market that elucidates an in-depth synopsis of this business vertical over the forecast period. The report is inclusive of the prominent …
    • Three companies share market in EU School Fruit, Vegetables and Milk scheme in Bulgaria 20 Sep 2019 20:14 The National Association for Healthy Children’s Nutrition has announced that three large dairy companies have split the market and are absorbing most of the funds under the EU School Fruit, Vegetables and Milk scheme in Bulgaria. According to the President …
    • Farmers find formula to reap from vegetables 20 Sep 2019 19:42 By WINNIE LELEI More by this Author A group of farmers in Lari, Kiambu, have come together to reap from all areas of the agricultural value chain. Known as Kabunge Commercial Village, the 30 farmers who grow indigenous African vegetables are turning around …
    • Kaiser Aluminum appoints Leo Gerard to board of directors 23 Sep 2019 10:16 Sep 19, 2019 (MarketLine via COMTEX) -- Kaiser Aluminum (KALU) has announced that its board of directors increased the number of authorized members of its board of directors from 11 to 12 and appointed Leo Gerard to fill the vacancy on the Board resulting …