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NEW YORK, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Growing demand for tractors, brush cutters, water pumps, and lawn mowers for agriculture and horticulture is lending impetus to the growth of the South Asia agriculture equipment market. The agriculture sector has seen significant growth in the past few years, and the same is expected over the coming …

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s quarterly agricultural trade forecast projects fiscal year 2021 U.S. farm exports at $164 billion – the highest total on record. This represents an increase of $28 billion, or 21%, from last fiscal year’s total, and a $7-billion increase from USDA’s previous FY 2021 forecast published in February. The annual export record …

Court Cancels Ethanol Exemptions and American Rescue Plan Notficiations From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your Agribusiness Update. **With California farmers plowing under crops and removing trees due to water shortages, irrigation districts are trying to find supplemental supplies. Districts on the west side of the Central Valley face the prospect of …

In California’s San Joaquin Valley, the farming town of Corcoran has a multimillion-dollar problem. It is almost impossible to see, yet so vast it takes NASA scientists using satellite technology to fully grasp. Corcoran is sinking. Over the past 14 years, the town has sunk as much as 11.5 feet in some places — enough …

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — FBSciences, a global leader in the innovation and commercialization of sustainable biologicals for agriculture and food production, launches the ProSeries™ line of concentrated formulations developed for select manufacturers and formulators. The ProSeries line offers select manufacturers and formulators access to innovative biological formulations that allow partners to expand their …

Urban agriculture offers many benefits for food production but often has higher costs relative to traditional farming and is limited to only a few crops.  Robert Jinkerson, an assistant professor of chemical and environmental engineering at UC Riverside, is working to change this by engineering the size and nutritional value of tomato plants to increase …

Georgia Farmers A Fork In The Road and Trucking Prices Soar From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your Agribusiness Update. **From mushrooms and peaches to pecans and peanuts, Georgia growers are sharing their stories on the new Georgia Grown TV series, “A Fork in the Road.” According to www.thepacker.com, more than a …

“People are outdoors a lot more because of COVID so we’ve all discovered this newfound love relationship with nature, which is really cool and I’m really happy about. So there’s just a lot more chances for … human interactions with ticks,” said Patti Casey, environmental surveillance program manager for the Vermont Agency of Agriculture. It’s …

In the last three weeks of legislative session, some state lawmakers are talking about the birds and the bees. Democrats, who hold a supermajority in the Senate and Assembly, are pushing to advance the Birds and Bees Protection Act, or bill No. S699B/A7429, to prohibit the sale of neonicotinoid or “neonics” pesticides, insecticides and coated …

Rural communities across Colorado and Kansas are telling colorful stories about their local history through murals. These works of art make a statement and help regenerate community spirit by giving rural towns a voice. “Heart of Harvest” is a mural in Limon, Colorado, painted by Staci Beauford, Audrey Sayles, Krystal Wiser and Kayla Ravenkamp. (Journal …