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[ad_1] **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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] **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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] Hurricanes are hazardous and may inflict significant damage like storm surges, wind damage, rip currents, and floods. They can occur along any U.S. coast or in any territory in the Atlantic or Pacific seas, like Hurricane Ida did in Louisiana, causing more than $500 million in damage to the agriculture economy. Hurricane Ida’s Destruction …

[ad_1] The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest nearly $75 million for 15 partner-led projects to address natural resource concerns on private lands. The projects include a $7.5 million investment in the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE)-led Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project to secure farmers premier access to low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) …

[ad_1] House Ag Committee The House Agriculture Committee passed a resolution designating July National Blueberry month. The designation passed unanimously but some committee members expressed frustration that instead of passing a resolution for a month that has passed, they should be working on a whole host of pressing issues. Ranking member Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson, …

[ad_1] Billings, MT— Join us in supporting the youth active in the agriculture industry as they sell market steers, hogs, lambs and goats in the 2021 NILE Jr. Fed Sale of Champions on Monday, October 18th at 2 p.m. in the Montana Pavilion at MetraPark. Raising a market animal is so much more than just …

[ad_1] The final episode features an interview with a local agricultural worker, Francisco Naranjo. It’s Spanish and the highlights are translated below. Californian: How long have you been working as an agricultural worker? Francisco: Not only did I work, I’m from four generations. My grandparents, my parents, us, and my children have also worked to …

[ad_1] Akihabara News (Tokyo) — Yamaha Motor continues to make strategic investments in robotic solutions for agriculture, with the latest move related to strawberry harvesting. In the most recent announcement, Yamaha together with Kubota Corporation have upped their investment in the California-based startup Advanced Farm Technologies. This startup seeks to raise efficiency by developing and …

[ad_1] The lessee should be a legal entity and the farm used in line with approved agricultural activities All agricultural land lease contracts in Abu Dhabi will be registered so as to enhance the sector’s legislative infrastructure and promote agricultural and livestock production. The Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) has issued decision No. 85-2021 …

[ad_1] Agriculture group New Cooperative group was hit by a ransomware attack over the weekend, potentially endangering operations of a company key to the agricultural supply chain. Security researchers shared posts detailing the attack across social media on Monday, and while New Cooperative did not respond to multiple requests for comment on the incident from …

[ad_1] The Vice President underscored the need to guarantee income security for the nation’s farmers and to unshackle the latent potential of India’s rural economy. He said, “Doubling the farmers’ income should be our endeavour. Along with this, the quality of life of people in rural areas should be improved” By Amitoj Singh Kalsi PUBLISHED …

[ad_1] Amid continuous protests against the contentious farm laws, a Situation Assessment Survey (SAS) of Agricultural Households, Land and Livestock Holdings of Households of Rural India, 2019, conducted from January to December 2019 revealed a 59% surge in farmers’ incomes that are not adjusted for inflation, on a nominal basis. The survey also showed that …

[ad_1] Tulane business forum to address surviving and thriving in new economy The Tulane Association of Business Alumni will host a free virtual forum Thursday that will address topics such as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health care and how leaders act on their ideas “Emergence: Surviving and Thriving in a Reimagined Economy” …

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[ad_1] EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – The Indiana Agriculture and Technology School, a charter school based in central Indiana, has expanded to the University of Southern Indiana campus. In August, the Indiana State Board of Education declared that USI was approved as a charter school authorizer. That means USI has the power to choose who can …

[ad_1] We will have to wait and see just how the promise articulated in a CARICOM Secretariat  statement earlier this week that Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) from September 4th- 8th, 2021 will be a “unique, game-changing event” will ‘pan out.’ Governments in the region have repeatedly reneged on their undertakings to raise the regional …

[ad_1] 16 Sep 2021 — PepsiCo is spearheading pep+ (“pep positive”), a refocusing of the company’s key strategic sustainability targets, including prioritizing chickpeas, plant-based proteins and whole grains, while reducing sodium and sugar. The initiative will also guide how PepsiCo improves its business operations, from sourcing ingredients using regenerative agriculture, to manufacturing, packaging and selling …

[ad_1] Published Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021, 1:45 pm Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Purchase a subscription to AFP Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is currently accepting applications for the inaugural Virginia Agriculture …

[ad_1] Farm Bureau on Supply Chain The American Farm Bureau Federation has a list for Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack as the USDA works to solve supply chain problems caused by the pandemic. The list includes efforts to modernize the packing and processing sectors of meat production and flexibilities for agricultural haulers and the overall trucking …

[ad_1] Lacee Sluggett of Sluggett Farms is thrilled to be back at the Saanich Fairgrounds for another year of festivities. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff) Saanich Fair return yields family fun, agriculture education Although scaled-back compared to previous years, the fun-filled weekend brightens the community The Saanich Fair returned to Greater Victoria this year in a scaled-back …

[ad_1] COLUMBUS — Nationwide recently recognized 10 Ohio teachers as finalists for the 2020-2021 Golden Owl Award. In partnership with Ohio Farm Bureau, Ohio FFA, AgCredit and Farm Credit Mid-America, the insurer recognized Don Hammersmith at Ayersville High School as Ohio’s 2020-2021 Ag Educator of the Year.  Hammersmith Hammersmith was formally recognized as the Golden …

[ad_1] News Coalition urges US Congress to prioritize climate solutions for agriculture in budget reconciliation 29 August 2021 The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) and 62 other farming, environmental and rural development organizations sent a letter to Congress calling for a strong reconciliation package that prioritizes climate-friendly farming. The NSAC’s letter was sent to Senate …

[ad_1] In Montana, one in three residents does not have access to reliable broadband internet- three times the national average. Even as internet access has increased statewide in recent years, there is still more work to be done to connect the countryside with reliable internet. Rural broadband is essential to modern agriculture, the farmers and …

[ad_1] Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Media Contact: Mack Burke | Editorial Coordinator | 405-744-5540 | [email protected] Cornerstone Donors and others celebrate groundbreaking of new $50 million building This spring, Oklahoma State University celebrated the groundbreaking for the new home of OSU Agriculture. Though rain forced the April 23 event indoors, the weather did little to …

[ad_1] Some farm workers who arrived in Australia on working holidaymaker visas say they feel undervalued and unwanted as the federal government spruiks a plan for South-East Asian immigrants to make up for the labour shortfall. Key points: Backpackers working on farms for more than two years say they deserve permanency The NFF says the government should …

[ad_1] The Abrahamic Business Circle – Agriculture Event AGRICULTURE MEETS BLOCKCHAIN at Agriculture Investment Forum 2021 “Let’s grow together” by The Abrahamic Business Circle DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, August 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — AGRICULTURE MEETS BLOCKCHAIN! Join us at Agriculture Investment Forum 2021 “Let’s grow together” by The Abrahamic Business Circle on 29th of September …

[ad_1] Editor’s note: This story was originally published by Mother Jones. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. During a debate about the Democrats’ new infrastructure bill in the Senate chamber on Tuesday night, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) took the floor, positioned next to a sign stating “No Cow Tax.” There, she …

[ad_1] Franklin County roads are lined with horse-themed mailboxes, farm signs, hay suppliers, veterinary clinics and many other businesses that serve the thriving equine industry. The county is home to more than 6,000 horses, valued at $37 million, the most in an eastern nine-county region except for Wake, says Martha Mobley, agriculture extension agent and …

[ad_1] The shortage of labourers in agriculture is being compensated by maximum automation of processes and robotization, says the board chairman of Association of Agricultural Statutory Societies and board member of Latvian Agricultural Organization Cooperation Council Kaspars Melnis. He admits technologies have developed rapidly in recent years. This includes the technologies used in animal husbandry. …

[ad_1] Louis and Megan Schlegel gathered up five of their six children to accept their award of the 2021 Crow Wing County Farm Family of the Year. The Schlegels are the fourth generation of their family to own the farm, which took off in 1908 about 15 miles south of Brainerd under the care of …

[ad_1] The North Carolina Local Food Council (NCLFC) serves as a collaborative network across different organizations and state agencies to support the state’s local food systems and producers. The council was created with the help of NC State Extension and became centerstage during the statewide shutdown in 2020, helping fisheries, producers and food banks navigate through …

[ad_1] U.S. Customs and Border Protection said this week that agricultural specialists with the agency in recent months have intercepted two species of pests that are rare in the U.S. at ports of entry at the Texas-Mexico border. One of the two, Cyclocephala forcipulata, a species from the scarab beetle family that is found in …

[ad_1] DOJ rarely gives up without a fight in such cases, but legal experts say the Biden administration’s best move at the moment might be to huddle with congressional allies and come up with a program more likely to pass muster. Otherwise, they say, there’s a danger of provoking court rulings that might undermine other …

[ad_1] BALTIMORE, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Leading, national energy solutions provider CPower Energy Management today announced that it will support Scale Microgrid Solutions, a leading provider of distributed clean energy and microgrid platforms, to deliver energy management services to vertical commercial farming company, Fifth Season. Scale and CPower will provide Fifth Season with utility …

[ad_1] News Nebraska farmer says Western U.S. wildfires prevent corn from maturing July 20, 2021 By Kellan Heavican Filed Under: 2021 Growing Season, Ag Weather, Agriculture, Agronomy, Climate, Corn, Crops, Crops, Dicamba, Farmer, Nebraska, News, Soybeans, weather A Southwest Nebraska farmer says he’s worried crops might not get enough sunlight.  Andy Jobman of Gothenburg tells …

[ad_1] News Wisconsin crops doing well, despite scattered moisture July 19, 2021 By Larry Lee Filed Under: 2021 Growing Season, Corn, Crops, Crops, Grains, Hay/Forage, News, Soybeans, Specialty Crops, Wisconsin Widely scattered showers helped some of Wisconsin’s crops last week.  USDA reporters say rainfall was spotty except for a band of thunderstorms between Tomah and …

[ad_1] BOZEMAN — Important deadlines for farmers and ranchers are quickly approaching for the the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Conservation Reserve Program. Signed into law by President Reagan in 1985, the Conservation Reserve Program is one of the largest private land conservation programs in the nation. USDA is reminding landowners of two important enrollment deadlines …

[ad_1] BEIJING: Chinese, Pakistani and Turkish researchers have stressed on climate-smart agriculture, as the world is struggling to maintain and increase agriculture production against the backdrop of the growing climate-related challenges. In a milestone move, these researchers on Saturday published two English monographs on climate-smart agriculture. The publications, “Sustainable Soil and Land Management and Climate …

[ad_1] Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was appointed to the Midwestern Legislative Conference Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee for their 75th annual meeting in Rapid City, South Dakota. The committee meeting took place July 10-13 and focused on issues, challenges and interests facing multiple states in the Midwest. Ruud served as one of the representatives …

[ad_1] Jul. 15—HENDERSON — Vance Charter School teacher Kelly Dixon has earned an Ag in the Classroom Going Local grant from North Carolina Farm Bureau. Dixon started the project last winter, the title of her proposal from the grant was “Goat To Be NC Agriculture.” Dixon plans to use the money from the grant to …

[ad_1] Kaysi LaPoint visited the farm owned by her extended family in Lamar, Colo., as a child. They grew wheat and milo and raised cattle, and she loved “every minute of time spent out in the land” and learned the ins and outs of farming along the way. “That sincere love and joy of being …

[ad_1] One element of the order would ask the Justice Department to work with regulatory agencies against foreign-owned shipping alliances and monopolized rail routes that the administration believes have driven up shipping costs nationwide. “It doesn’t sound right to most people that there are three shipping companies that are dominating the market and upping and …

[ad_1] Some 4-Hers and clubs value static projects over livestock projects or vice versa. But I think a variety of experiences in life brings us all the greatest value, which is a part of why I love 4-H and county fairs so much. 4-H doesn’t dictate your path. Your 4-H member finds their own passions …

[ad_1] Jeff Tober There’s no question that we need to significantly increase use of solar and other clean sources of energy as quickly as possible to meet New Jersey’s worthy Energy Master Plan goal of transitioning to 100% clean energy by 2050 and try to prevent the worst effects of climate change. Farms and farmland may very …

[ad_1] Securing Plant Genebank Collections and Providing Educational Resources For Training Opportunities Contact: Maribel AlonsoEmail: [email protected] July 7, 2021 How many times have you heard, “it is vital to back up all important information to prevent accidental losses?” Scientists at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Center (ARS), in Fort Collins, CO, …

[ad_1] Scene from a constructed wetland in the Le Sueur River Basin. Credit: Amy Hansen A new paper from a lead author based at the University of Kansas finds wetlands constructed along waterways are the most cost-effective way to reduce nitrate and sediment loads in large streams and rivers. Rather than focusing on individual farms, …

[ad_1] Guy Barnett,Minister for Primary Industries and Water The Tasmanian Government is continuing to work with farmers and landcare groups to sustain the natural resources that underpin our world-class agricultural sector. Twenty-eight projects across the State have been funded under the latest round of the Landcare Action Grants Program. The Program supports enhanced land management …

[ad_1] HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The governor signed seven bills into law Friday all related to Hawaii’s sustainability goals. The measures addressed local food production, protecting people and businesses from rising sea levels, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and prioritizing the creation of green jobs. One of the bills signed by Gov. David Ige creates a goal …

[ad_1] Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s office spent $969,587 in state funds on radio and television advertising in the fiscal year that ended Wednesday — a reduction of 57% from the $2.26 million spent in the previous fiscal year — according to records in the attorney general’s office. The Republican’s office spending on radio and …

[ad_1] State Rep. James White, R-Hillister, announced Wednesday that he is running for agriculture commissioner, marking the first major primary opponent for incumbent Sid Miller. “The combination of my proven conservative record, experience on agriculture issues, and commitment to integrity and ethics makes me the right candidate to steer this crucial agency back in the …

[ad_1] Proceeds from the government’s carbon tax should be used to support Irish agriculture into the future, according to Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) National Livestock chairman Brendan Golden. He told Agriland: “Revenues from the tax should amount to €1.5 billion annually. A proportion of this should be used to meet the needs of those farmers …

[ad_1] Late last week, Reuters writers Andrew Chung and Stephanie Kelly reported that, “The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday made it easier for small oil refineries to win exemptions from a federal law requiring increasing levels of ethanol and other renewable fuels to be blended into their products, a major setback for biofuel producers. “The …

[ad_1] MARSHALL — Funding for a program which encourages low-income Minnesotans to buy fresh food from farmers markets is no longer in jeopardy, state Sen. Gary Dahms said Friday. While funding for the Market Bucks program was cut from the Minnesota Senate agriculture budget, Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, said Friday that $325,000 was included in the state …

[ad_1] ZimmCast Preview of 2021 Agri-Marketing Conference After a virtual year the National Agri-Marketing Association will have an in-person Agri-Marketing Conference in July. In the program, conference committee chair, Greg Lammert, Corteva Agriscience, provides a preview of the activities planned for this year’s event. I’ll be there and ZimmComm will have a booth in the …

[ad_1] The SpaceJLTZ payload will be onboard the D2/Atlacom-1 high-performance nanosatellite, developed by the Hyperactive Consortium, launching on SpaceX’s Transporter-2 mission via the Falcon 9 rocket. WATERLOO, Ontario, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — SkyWatch Space Applications Inc. (“SkyWatch“), a Waterloo-based space technology startup, announced today it has signed an agreement to deliver data management capabilities …

[ad_1] The Oklahoma County District Attorney is requesting the acting state attorney general investigate an Oklahoma City police detective. District Attorney David Prater sent a letter to the attorney general’s office requesting they open an investigation into the conduct of investigator Bryn Carter after he recanted his findings in the police shooting of Bennie Edwards. …

[ad_1] News EU farming unions call for livestock to be included in upcoming agriculture promotion policy 22 June 2021 Excluding livestock products from the EU Promotion Policy would be both an environmental and economic aberration, says Copa and Cogeca. MEP Elsi Katainen (Renew) hosted an Parliamentary Intergroup event “Biodiversity, Climate Change, Sustainable Development” on the …

[ad_1] AG Jennings announces more than 120 charges in NorthPak gang indictment – State of Delaware News Read the latest news on coronavirus in Delaware. More Info NEWS FEED State Auditor McGuiness Demands $24.5M in Overcharges Back From State Employees’ PBM, Express ScriptsDate Posted: June 21, 2021 AG Jennings announces more than 120 charges in …

[ad_1] Connectivity is a word we hear a great deal nowadays, in many contexts and with many connotations. It has become a generic term which tends to give an impression rather than deal with specifics. Despite this lack of clarity the influence of digitalisation is all pervasive and it is no longer the novelty it …

[ad_1] “The President has been clear throughout these negotiations: He is adamantly opposed to raising taxes on people making less than $400,000 a year,” White House spokesman Andrew Bates said. “After the extraordinarily hard times that ordinary Americans endured in 2020 — job losses, shrinking incomes, squeezed budgets — he is simply not going to …

[ad_1] News Arkansas farmers battling a post-flood mess June 18, 2021 By Meghan Grebner Filed Under: 2021 Growing Season, Ag Weather, Agriculture, Agronomy, Arkansas, Crops, Crops, News, Soil, Soil Health, Weed management A weed scientist says recent floods have destroyed thousands of acres of crops at a crucial point in the growing season.    Tommy Butts …

[ad_1] Robert Holifield, co-founder and a principal of Lincoln Policy Group and a longtime Capitol Hill staff member, died June 16. He was 43. He is a former staff director of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry Committee, where he served as the principal adviser to then-Chair Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark. During his tenure, Robert helped …

[ad_1] Media top headlines June 16 CNN’s Andrew McCabe getting slammed for claiming FBI still doesn’t know motive behind 2017 shooting of GOP lawmakers, Associated Press announcing they will no longer release mugshots, suspect names in minor crime stories, and Charles Barkley criticizing TNT bosses over cancel culture round out today’s top media headlines. The …

[ad_1]   The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) this week announced the launch of an inaugural foodservice competition challenging professional chefs to create innovative “to-go” dishes using California dairy products. The “CADairy2Go” competition is inspired by chefs and foodservice operators who made quick, creative pivots to adjust their menus for the takeout and delivery model …

[ad_1] News EPA’s water rule reversal a “blow to agriculture”, says AFBF 15 June 2021 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) President Zippy Duvall commented on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of its intention to reverse the Navigable Waters Protection Rule. “The American Farm Bureau Federation is extremely disappointed in the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement …

[ad_1] A new promotion for New York’s dairy industry recently kicked off at the New York State fairgrounds. Provided The Citizen staff A pair of decorated life-size cows that will be on display at the New York State Fair this year are first going on a summer vacation, traveling across the state in an effort …

[ad_1] PIERRE — The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the South Dakota Farm Bureau are proud to continue recognizing longstanding South Dakota family farms and ranches. The South Dakota Farm and Ranch recognition program honors South Dakota families who have owned their farm or ranch for 100, 125 or 150 years. Century …

[ad_1] As the national food system came to a screeching halt in the early days of the pandemic, the demand for food increased, providing a unique opportunity for local agriculture. This opportunity was only possible due to the hoarding of supplies, the closure of restaurants and outbreaks in large scale processing causing an inability to …

[ad_1] A federal judge in Wisconsin has ordered a temporary halt to a $4 billion federal loan relief program aimed at addressing longstanding inequities for farmers of color after a legal challenge by white farmers who argue the policy discriminates against them. Judge William Griesbach found in an order issued Thursday that the white farmers …

[ad_1] BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s office announced more charges in an amended lawsuit on Thursday against local orthodontist Dr. Mouhab Rizkallah, who was already being accused by Healey of keeping children in braces for longer than medically necessary “to steal millions of dollars”. The state attorney general’s office said on Thursday …

[ad_1] New life is coming to an old Vermont dairy farm that ceased operations.  Along Vermont’s busy Route 7 in Charlotte, the big white barn at Nordic Farms has long been a recognizable landmark. The cows that used to be there, though, are gone — part of the gradual contraction of dairy farming.  “When I …

[ad_1] MADISON, WI FFA Stars Over WI finalists announced Here are the FFA members that will be vying for the most prestigious awards presented at the 92nd Wisconsin State FFA Convention and those hoping for national recognition as well. State Star in Agribusiness finalists – Kaelyn Sumner, Pulaski and Madison Russell, Shullsburg. State Star in Agricultural Placement – Carter Schmitt, Cochrane-Fountain …

[ad_1] “We are concerned by the fact that these chicken growers still have not received federal assistance since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic,” lawmakers said in the letter referencing the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) aid. “We recognize that it is challenging to determine how losses and payments should be calculated fairly, given variations …

[ad_1] ZimmCast Farmers Edge Smart Carbon Program Want to learn more about carbon credits and values for farmers and buyers? Wade Barnes, founder/CEO, Farmers Edge, talks about their new Smart Carbon Program. In the program, Wade will explain the kind of data Farmers Edge provides to customers and how the company is reaching out to …

[ad_1] Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, a Democrat, mounted her campaign for governor with a rebuke of conditions under two decades of Republican leadership. “I’m here to break the rigged system in Florida,” Fried said in her June 1 video announcement. “It’s corrupt. It’s anti-democratic. And it’s time for something new.” Asked about her campaign, …