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DOVER – The Delaware Department of Agriculture has been warning poultry owners since January to take extra precautions to protect their birds considering detections of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in wild birds in the Atlantic Flyway. But after a case of avian influenza was announced last week in a commercial poultry farm in New …

There is an increasing amount of idle land in the North and landowners have been urged to make use of it. Speaking to farmers in Wainikoro and Nadogo in Cakaudrove, Agriculture Minister Doctor Mahendra Reddy highlighted land became unused because leases have not been renewed for many years. He adds that landowners who are also …

While the conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues to unfold, its effects are already being felt across the globe. Here is a roundup of articles to help keep you informed on the markets, fertilizer industry, trade system, and more. Russia and Ukraine Rebuilding resilience has the USTR very busy these days, according to U.S. Trade …

Avian Influenza Found In Delaware Chicken Flock; Producers Urged To Take Precautions – State of Delaware News Read the latest news on coronavirus in Delaware. More Info NEWS FEED Delaware Heritage Commission’s Book of the Week Celebrating Black History MonthDate Posted: February 23, 2022 Avian Influenza Found In Delaware Chicken Flock; Producers Urged To Take …

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Thousands of farmers will gather in Kentucky Friday for the Global Agriculture Day of Prayer, a way to honor God and give thanks for their harvest. More than one million farmers, along with other people in the agriculture industry are taking part in the prayer gathering, as well as several special guests including Franklin Graham, …

Australia’s new agriculture visa could initially be capped at 1,000 foreign workers despite expectations that it would recruit at least 10 times that number. Key points: No country has signed up to participate in Australia’s agriculture visa program yet The visa covers horticulture, dairy, wool, grains, fisheries, forestry and meat processing workers The program is expected to take three …

Photo Submitted Randi Benefield is the master’s degree division winner of the Dr. Paul Noland Graduate Student Award in the Department of Animal Science. Randi Benefield and Kirsten Midkiff have been named winners of the 2022 Dr. Paul Noland Graduate Student Award in U of A’s Department of Animal Science. Each year, …

Technology companies are raising hundreds of millions of dollars to develop farm products that use microbes and seaweed to grow crops. The move comes at a time when fertilizer prices are very high and increased attention is being paid to how food is produced around the world. Biostimulants Microbes, including fungi and viruses, have been …

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural and Food Law at the U of A School of Law is celebrating more than four decades of its leadership. It was the first of its kind when it was established, and today, it continues to lead the nation in this important area of law, connecting lawyers to our food …

“I would love to spread the shop to girls and at the same time I would really love to help influence some kids and enter them into FFA,” Matejka said. “FFA was a big help to me in my teenage years, so I know it’d be great for somebody else.” As a junior, Matejka served …

Two multi-ethnic female farmers are using a digital tablet in farm field. Smart farming. Australian researchers lead study into collaborative technique foregrounding real-world experimentation Global agriculture could be transformed by a method that puts farmers’ individual circumstances “back at the heart of the research process”, a study has found. “On-farm research” uses farmers and working …

BUHL — Farmers had mixed reactions during the first Idaho hemp producers meeting on Friday.  Although many people are interested in growing the new crop, there were concerns about the number of steps the Idaho State Department of Agriculture requires to get a license.  “I know you may want to beat up on the state of …

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Some of your favorite products are missing from the shelves because supply chain issues are still prevalent. And that backup is also affecting the Kern County agricultural community. Agriculture is an integral part of Kern County’s economy but as supply chain issues continue to be an issue, a grower and a …

DLNR and DOA News Release: FEBRUARY IS HAWAIʻI INVASIVE SPECIES AWARENESS MONTH Posted on Jan 31, 2022 in Latest Department News, Newsroom (Honolulu) – Invasive species have a devastating effect on the state’s agriculture, food self-sufficiency, freshwater quality and quantity, human health, and on the health of native species and ecosystems. February 1st marks the …

Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Attorney General Ken Paxton each took a turn on stage at Trump’s Texas MAGA rally Saturday night, declaring in the strongest possible terms their support for the former president and his no-holds-barred brand of politics. Abbott said some variation of Trump’s name 27 times in a less …

News Risk manager finds little interest in switching from corn to beans in ’22 January 27, 2022 By Larry Lee Filed Under: 2022 Events, Ag economy, Ag Inputs, Corn, Crops, crops, Farm Income, News, Risk Management, Soybeans Although input costs are higher, one risk management specialist says few farmers are switching from corn to soybeans. …

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton recently announced a hefty $2.8 million campaign haul, showing the competition he can still raise big bucks while under FBI scrutiny. But where most of the money came from is a mystery. Paxton has yet to name all his campaign donors, despite a deadline last week that required disclosure. …

The state of Iowa falsely accused me of “terrorism” for exposing animal abuse. They’re lying about the food system, too. In the spring of 2020, a truck driver at Iowa Select Farms, one of the largest pig farming companies in the nation, reached out to me with a shocking allegation: Iowa Select was about to …

“Did you crank up the music?” my friend asked. “No. Music distracts me when I am writing,” I said. “I tend to focus on the music.” I was alone in my work office finishing up some projects. No one else was in the building. Maybe instrumental music would have been OK. If I had been …

While many Manitobans are likely fed up with digging out from the recent snowfall, agriculture producers in the province are breathing a sigh of relief. They say the recent snowfall will give producers the added moisture they need to get a good start to the 2022 growing season. Joe Bouchard, a cattle …

SEATTLE — The state Supreme Court unanimously upheld permits that will allow Cooke Aquaculture Pacific to farm steelhead trout in net pens in Washington waters. The decision on Thursday clears the permit hurdle for the international aquaculture giant to change its operations from farming Atlantic salmon to steelhead in Washington, The Seattle Times reported. That’s …

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The last time a Republican primary for Kansas attorney general was competitive, candidates argued over criminal sentencing laws and crowded prisons. That was 20 years ago. This year’s competitive primary race is focusing on fighting Democratic President Joe Biden’s agenda and has almost nothing to do with fighting crime. The attorney …

Drinking water for more than 370,000 Californians is contaminated with arsenic, nitrate, and other chemicals, according to an extensive analysis by researchers at UC Berkeley and UCLA. In many cases, the state’s agricultural industry is to blame. The study also found that water contamination disproportionately affects communities of color — particularly Latino communities — and researchers warned …

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a key technology in what has been termed the 4th Industrial Revolution. To explore its role in the emergent field of smart agriculture, a paper has been published in Agronomy. Study: A Revisit of Internet of Things Technologies for Monitoring and Control Strategies in Smart Agriculture. Image Credit: Mr.Whiskey/Shutterstock.com IoT: …

The government’s plans for a post-Brexit scheme to support British farming are based on little more than “blind optimism” and risk increasing the UK’s reliance on food imports, a parliamentary inquiry has warned. The EU’s scheme of subsidies – known as the common agricultural policy (CAP) and worth £3bn-a-year to UK farmers – was one …

SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s plan to regulate hemp production statewide. The approval allows the state through ODA to continue as the primary regulator of hemp production in Oregon, the agency said Thursday. ODA previously operated its Hemp Program using the authorities provided by …

Shepard Price, Digital reporter Jan. 4, 2022 Undeclared spider monkeys intercepted by CBP officers and agriculture specialists at Progreso InternationalBridge. U.S. Customs and Border Protection On Dec. 30, a 20-year-old female U.S. citizen driver arrived at the Progreso International Bridge in Progreso, Texas and a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer referred her for further inspection, according …

Farmers in a Victorian border district have begun clearing the damage from a 7,000-hectare fire that wiped out thousands of livestock and destroyed farm infrastructure. Key points: The fire began in SA and crossed into Victoria, burning more than 7,330 hectares Thousands of livestock perished or have been destroyed  The fire also burnt into state forest …

More women and girls living and working in Scottish agriculture will be able to apply for funding for courses to help develop their skills. Eligible courses include support to get tractor and trailer driving certificates or help to train sheepdogs. The Practical Training Fund, which was launched earlier this year and is administered by Lantra …

Dear Editor, It was most informative to read in SN of the prompt Report on GuySuCo’s operations for year 2021. First of all, one must sympathise with the Corporation having to cope with the agricultural challenges posed by historic floods, even though no statistic is provided about the active amount of rainfall – which is …

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is leveraging its authorities under the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program to bring in new types of partners and ultimately expand opportunities in voluntary conservation for the nation’s agricultural producers and private landowners. In direct response to feedback from state agencies, Tribes, nonprofits and other groups, USDA has updated …

A new federal funding stream is aimed at supporting ecological agriculture startups in northern Ontario by covering half of new farmers’ eligible equipment costs. The Ecological Farmers’ Association of Ontario announced the new pilot program last week. In addition to partially funding eligible expenses through a FedNor grant, EFAO connects participants with mentorship opportunities. Ecological …

Counting New Producers Agricultural producers in the southeast who are new to the industry are hearing from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. The Service has sent out their National Agricultural Classification Survey, or NACS for short. “Not all agricultural operations will get a NACS, only if there are new ones and we are not sure …

State Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Cumberland County Treasurer Kelly Neiderer announced availability of 2022 dog licenses, reminding Pennsylvania dog owners that a dog license makes a good stocking stuffer. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings. kAm“%96 …

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Ranchers and farmers across Kansas are dealing with major losses after wildfires and record-setting winds rampaged through the state. KC Farm School at Gibbs Road is home to market growers from across the metro who depend on its facilities to start growing the food many KC locals eat. Alicia Ellingsworth, co-founder …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday address farmers and scientists across the country on natural and zero-budget farming during the valedictory session of the ongoing National Summit on Agro and Food Processing. The three-day summit, which commenced on December 14, is being held in Gujarat; it has been organised to bring in a focus …

Over the past year, farmers have watched fertilizer prices climb with little to no hope for a price break on the horizon. Urea fertilizer cost Matt Miles—a corn, soybean, rice, and cotton farmer in Arkansas—$400 per ton for the 2021 growing season. At $1,100 per ton, Miles faces a 175% price increase for the 2022 …

There has been a lot of angst in recent years about housing affordability in Australian cities. That is because, while the meteoric rise in house prices is good for those who own a home, it is a diabolical problem for the economy and society in general. The same thing is happening to agricultural land prices, …

Dec. 9—The third annual Tehama County Agricultural Producer’s Day was a well attended and very informative event. Held at the Tehama District Fairgrounds, the workshop provided growers with chemical use certification credits and an array of knowledge provided by five presenters. Capay almond grower Don Minto said he attended the workshop to earn credits towards …

  By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor The American Pistachio Growers Association has brought on a grower liaison to help build up the voluntary association and to retain current members. That person is Campbell Gilkey, a fifth- generation farmer with Gilkey Farms, a diversified farming operation, including pistachios in the Corcoran area of Kings County. “I’ll be …

Submitted by Wayne Campbell President, Pennsylvania State Grange This past summer, two reports were issued that have real meaning to the agricultural community. First was a report from USDAís National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) revealing just how much rural Pennsylvania lags behind neighboring states and the entire continental United States digitally. It showed that 64% …

Flooding has had minimal effect on Christmas turkey stock, says B.C.’s agriculture minister. Recent heavy rain across the province led to flooding and loss of livestock, but at a news Friday (Dec. 3), Agricultural Minister Lana Popham said a significant amount of poultry survived. As water recedes, the province can get better grasp on loss …

Oakland News Now – MDARD director visits GR, talks importance of agriculture – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the video’s upper left hand corner. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video-blog content. (Dec. 1, 2021) via IFTTT Note from Zennie62Media and OaklandNewsNow.com : this video-blog post …

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s annual poinsettia sale, with thousands of plants and dozens of varieties and colors, will kick off Friday Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Poly Plant Shop and will run through mid-December. 
The flowering holiday plants are grown by students who work in the Horticulture and Crop …

In what could possibly be one of his first direct interactions with farmers after the decision to repeal three contentious agriculture reform laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is most likely to address a farmers’ convention on cow-based organic agriculture proposed in Varanasi in the third week of December. The convention is proposed to be held …

New grant to research community perceptions of agricultural careers and occupations and experiences of agricultural workers. Raising community perceptions of agricultural careers and occupations The Australian Government is providing $1.3 million towards new research that aims to bolster agriculture’s capacity to attract and retain workers. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud said the …

Ending a suspension of trade in fresh potatoes from P.E.I. to the United States is a top priority for the Canadian government, says federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau. The trade suspension was ordered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on Monday, following the discovery of potatoes infected with potato wart in two P.E.I. fields in October. …

For decades, agriculture employers have claimed that an inability to find willing American workers forces them to hire foreign-born labor. Sometimes the foreign-born workers are legally authorized and hold H-2A, temporary, nonimmigrant visas through the State Department. Other times, they’re illegally employed in the cash-only, under-the-table market. The “jobs Americans won’t do” meme is convenient …

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed a brief in a federal appeals court to defend an Arkansas law that prohibits what Marshall called experimental transgender treatments. Alabama led 18 other states in supporting the Arkansas law in a case with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Arkansas passed a law in …

RUTLAND — The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has ruled a Rutland City police officer was justified in using deadly force when he shot and killed a man inside a bathroom at a McDonald’s restaurant. The officer said he believed the man was charging at him with a weapon, but it turned out to be a …

Villagers of Nukulau in Ra are working to get their agriculture produce and exports back on track. Turaga ni Koro, Waisea Matevata says the village was once well-known for its high record production and exports but this changed after Tropical Cyclone Winston struck the village in 2016. Matevata says they have sought assistance from the …

News Ethanol production recedes, stocks climb U.S. ethanol production peeled back from the recent near-record highs last week as stocks grew. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 1.039 million barrels a day, down 68,000 on the week, but up 62,000 on the year. Ethanol margins remain firmly in positive territory, but there are …

MAUMEE, Ohio, Nov. 8, 2021 /CNW/ – The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) announces that it will participate in a virtual fireside chat at the Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals, Agriculture, and Packaging Conference on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. President and CEO Pat Bowe and Executive Vice President and CFO Brian Valentine will speak at the conference at …

Jambi (ANTARA) – Agriculture Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo has pushed for the diversification of agriculture and downstream products to increase income potential from the pineapple plantation in Tangkit Baru Agrotourism Village, Muaro Jambi District, Jambi. “This pineapple plantation has good potential for the regional economy. To enhance this potential, diversify the plantation by cultivating other …

**Citing widespread supply chain problems, four major farm groups are urging EPA not to impose new restrictions on herbicides. According to www.agrimarketing.com, the American Farm Bureau, American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association and National Cotton Council are concerned about new conditions on herbicides containing dicamba and 2,4-D, saying they strongly urge EPA to avoid …

News MU research center expanding focus November 2, 2021 By Will Robinson Filed Under: Missouri, News The new director of the University of Missouri’s Fisher Delta Research, Extension and Education Center says its working to expand its research. Aaron Brandt tells Brownfield the center is working with several partners, like state soybean and corn growers …

New York City, NY, Nov. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today (Monday, November 1), as world leaders and a conference of Parties gather in Glasgow for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), over 100 NGOs and prominent figures have joined forces to call on national governments to address the impact of food and …

The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced today that 12 projects will receive funding through the Food Insecure Urban Agriculture Matching Grant. The competitive grant program will provide up to $50,000 per project to address food insecurity in urban areas. One of the recipients is located in Joplin (the Joplin Empire Market). “These projects are making …

submitte Nathan Kemper, a two-time U of A graduate, has been a faculty member in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness since 2014. Associate professor Nathan Kemper has been named assistant department head for undergraduate programs and online instruction for the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness in U of A’s Dale Bumpers College …

Earlier this month, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said that the department was reviewing the matter, including “new information that has come to light.” Appearing before lawmakers for an oversight hearing Wednesday, Garland was asked by Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy for an update on the review. “I believe Deputy Attorney General Monaco said at her …

Caption: Photo by Dana Fournier. It’s shortly before 8 p.m. and across an open field from a small farmhouse set back from the road on the outskirts of this rural Western New York town, a bright sun is sinking fast, ending another busy day for Carly Santangelo — but not just yet. There’s still a …

Bloomberg writers Kim Chipman and Elizabeth Elkin reported late last week that, “Skyrocketing fertilizer prices could lead U.S. corn profits to drop by about a quarter next year, potentially motivating farmers to shift millions of acres into less cost-intensive soybeans. “Fertilizer Price Shock Threatens to Slash U.S. Corn Profits,” by Kim Chipman and Elizabeth Elkin. …

Regional agriculture coordinators for the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) are working to develop outreach initiatives to address two specific priority areas within the RDBN’s food and agriculture plan. The RDBN is currently in phase one of the plan, which was put together in 2020, and consists of eight priority areas to be completed by …

News Strong week for soybean, corn export sales October 21, 2021 By John Perkins Filed Under: Ag Exports, Beef, Corn, Crops, Grains, Livestock, News, Pork, Soybeans, Trade, USDA, Wheat The USDA says corn and soybean export sales surged during the week ending October 14th. U.S. beans and corn have the best price position on the …

The agricultural harvester market report on the agricultural harvester market provides a holistic update, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis. The market is driven by farm labor shortage in the agriculture sector and government initiatives to support harvesting mechanization. The agricultural harvester market covers the following areas: …

Alex Templeton doesn’t miss a hair appointment. At any given time, there are three to four salon visits on her calendar to make sure her signature long, platinum blonde locks are in tiptop shape.  “I love fashion, and I love getting dressed up. I’m super into hair and make-up trends. That’s what makes me me, …

Ghana needs a comprehensive data on women in the agricultural sector to know the numbers, peculiar challenges and proffer solutions to enhance their work, Ms Paulina Addy, Director of Women in Agriculture Development (WIAD), has said. She said women often combine their reproductive and productive roles such as cooking, fetching water, collection of fire wood, …

ZimmCast Preview of the ARC Annual Meeting The ARC Annual Meeting will be held in-person in Richmond, VA. In the program, you will learn all about the schedule of activities from Kristy Mach, Corner Window Communications and Executive Director of ARC. I hope you enjoy it and thank you for listening. Your browser does not …

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says a Facebook representative provided false testimony in a lawsuit that accuses the company of violating state campaign finance laws. The Seattle Times reports that in court filings the Democratic attorney general says both the social media giant and its attorneys knew the testimony was false. Ferguson …

Assistant Professor Nicholas Szczecinski will investigate how animals, particularly stick-insects and cockroaches, measure and respond to forces acting on their legs as they walk. (WVU Photo/Paige Nesbit) A West Virginia University engineer is combining the study of neuroscience and robotics to better understand the nervous system and motor output of insects to create animal-like robots …

The Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group – 1 has literally issued a “code red” to humanity as we rush towards a 1.5 degree Celsius hotter planet by 2040. The UK is set to host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (CoP26) in Glasgow from October …

Linda Harris THE TEAM — From left, junior biology major Melody Vetrovec, biology Professor Chris Payne and junior biology major Max Wilson surveyed 3,000 trees in the area and discovered the spotted lanternfly is back in Ohio. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture figures the lanternfly infestation has cost the commonwealth hundreds of millions of dollars …

**Researchers in the Klamath Basin are studying new barley varieties that can adapt to climate change and potentially benefit breweries, craft beer producers and malting companies. Historically, the basin is California’s largest production area for malting barley because of its warm, dry conditions. But due to the drought, researchers are working with barleys that can …

TALLAHASSEE, Fla, — Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried plans to release COVID-19 data for schools that she says has been hidden by Governor Ron DeSantis. Fried announced a virtual press conference to be held early Thursday morning where she plans to discuss COVID-19 data for Florida school districts. >>> STREAM CHANNEL 9 EYEWITNESS NEWS LIVE …

Anura Rathnayake has been appointed assistant professor of agricultural engineering for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Department of Agriculture. In addition to teaching courses in power and machinery and agricultural production systems, Rathnayake is tasked with challenging UAPB agriculture majors to design, develop and improve the next generation of agricultural equipment, machinery and …

Download logo Morocco’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Omar Hilale, highlighted on September 30 that agricultural sciences and new technologies are an important part of the country’s new economic projections. Morocco’s Green Plan reached a goal of strengthening localized irrigation, one of the three major components of its Irrigation Strategy. The high-level meeting …

The NRA announced Saturday that Wayne LaPierre was reelected as executive vice president and CEO. The AG’s office has sued to dissolve the NRA for allegedly misusing charitable funds. “The NRA’s decision to re-elect Wayne LaPierre and other top leaders yesterday despite the detailed evidence of repeated fraud and self-dealing we have laid out in …

North Central, Pennsylvania has plenty of opportunities to enjoy movies. The local university promotes an educational and timely film that will be screened on campus in October. For those who want to screen from home in October of this year, WVIA will stream its own educational and timely film on crime and punishment. WVIA documentary …

Rising out of the prairie like a small mountain range, the parts lot at All States Ag Parts in Salem, South Dakota, is a maze of farm machinery of every conceivable make, model, vintage and state of repair. Chaotic at first glance, the landscape features tractors, combines, balers and other equipment organized by type as …

RED BLUFF — Whether or not the weather agrees, fall is here and that means the annual crop report from the Tehama County Department of Agriculture. The yearly report will be given during Tuesday’s Tehama County Board of Supervisors meeting and will showcase how many crops moved in and out of the county in 2020 …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Comparative SWOT & Strategy Focus – 2021-2025 – Global Top 6 Agriculture Equipment Manufacturers – John Deere, CNH Industrial, AGCO, CLAAS, SDF, Kubota Corporation” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The market is expected to grow to a figure of $120 billion while registering a 44% year on year increase despite battling …

Randall Mattson, Co-owner of Richvale Natural Foods, stands at his booth for a picture. Mattson is a donor to the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry. Photo by Noah Herbst, taken Sept. 25 The 14th annual California Nut Festival returned this weekend after being postponed then canceled last year. The event attracted consumers and vendors alike to …

Teenagers clad in white stood in a line, holding their small animals atop a table at the Kern County Fair Livestock Competition Round Robin on Wednesday afternoon. The animals attempted to escape, but were subdued by deft hands. A judge sat across from them, observing and asking questions in the quiet showroom. Squealing toddlers ran …

There is no such thing as an unhackable system if it’s connected to the Internet to share data. (DTN/Progressive Farmer file photo) Can U.S. farmers and ranchers take advantage of the benefits precision agriculture promises and still be assured their data is protected? One well-known precision ag business, linking producers and their data with the …

Millions of acres of public lands leased for grazing livestock should be counted toward the Biden administration’s aggressive conservation pledge, according to top officials with the Interior and Agriculture departments. While the White House has yet to detail how it will tally land for its “America the Beautiful” initiative — the Biden version of what …

Sep. 27—RUSH COUNTY — Harvest season is upon us. Farmers, did you know you could support the Rush County Community Foundation (RCCF) with a gift of grain? It’s true. RCCF has an account with all local elevators. At delivery, just decide the dollar amount or number of bushels you’d like to donate and complete a …

**Irrigation districts in several of California’s Central Valley farm communities are suing the State Water Resources Control Board over its recent water curtailments order. Lawsuits, filed in Fresno and Sacramento County superior courts, claim state officials overstepped their legal authority in halting diversions from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The August 20th water board action effectively …

Friday marked the opening day of the Central Washington State Fair, an event that has become, with only a few exceptions, an early autumn tradition in Yakima for the past 127 years. The first opening day of the fair was one of pomp and ceremony, with parades, speeches and horse races. For what was then …

BATON ROUGE Three members of the Pattons Fine Jewelry team garnered key awards from the Jewelers of Louisiana at its annual convention at the Marriott Hotel on Canal Street. Tenisha Jason-Moore was named Jeweler of Louisiana, one of the association’s top honors. Melinda Wallace took first place in the 2021 Jewelers of Louisiana Design Competition in …