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[ad_1] Gregg Motley. President of the Bourbon County Economic Development Council. Submitted photo. Agriculture is #1 Changes in how we produce food has to be the number one reason rural America and Bourbon County are shrinking; however, agriculture continues to be a major economic influence in rural America and the number one industry in BB. …

[ad_1] A Fauquier landowner will get to keep his permit to build a looping road on his property — even though his neighbors believe it was designed to be a go-kart track — as the result of an unusual Board of Zoning Appeals meeting on Thursday. Still, a neighbor who lost her attempt to stop …

[ad_1] **Small-stature tomato plants being developed by the University of California could benefit indoor urban agriculture, and could perhaps be grown on long-duration space flights. Researchers at UC Riverside have been studying different types of small tomatoes. One type has been engineered for use in urban “vertical farms.” Other, similar tomatoes will ultimately be grown …

[ad_1] June 03, 2021 SIU names interdisciplinary scientist as new dean of College of Agricultural, Life and Physical Sciences by Tim Crosby CARBONDALE, Ill. — A professor of geology and soil science from a North Dakota university will be the next dean of the College of Agricultural, Life and Physical Sciences at Southern Illinois University …

[ad_1] On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its May 2021 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining to the U.S. agricultural economy. Graph of Fed Districts from, “The Beige Book.” * Sixth District- Atlanta– “Agricultural conditions remained mixed.  Widespread rain across …

[ad_1] HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch says 20 human trafficking victims were rescued during three undercover operations across the state. Fitch announced in a news release that operations took place in Hattiesburg, Jackson and Jackson County over the course of two weeks, leading to six arrests. The Hattiesburg operation was conducted …

[ad_1] As I am writing, soybeans have hit 2013 pricing, corn and wheat are over $7, and there are drought conditions for the summer. Second crop corn in Brazil is under pressure from heat and drought during pollination, threatening bushels. World demand is still high, and world stocks are low. Everything the world needs has …

[ad_1] QUEENSLAND farm advocacy group AgForce has questioned the Australia Institute’s credibility after its latest report on climate highlighted emissions caused by livestock had declined 25.4 percent between 1990 and 2019, yet claimed, “any reduction in these emissions is likely to revert to previous levels” as drought conditions ease. In its report, “Banking on Australia’s …

[ad_1] Southeast Arkansas students, ages 14-17, have until June 4 to apply for Anitrak Camp, a two-week summer residential veterinary and animal science career enrichment program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The camp is set for July 6-19 and hosted by the UAPB Department of Agriculture, according to a news release. In …

[ad_1] COMING UP ON AGWEEK TV LAWMAKERS TURN UP THE HEAT ON A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION ON PACKER CONCENTRATION TO PROTECT PRODUCERS AND CONSUMERS. PALMER AMARANTH IS SLIPPING THROUGH STATE INSPECTION CRACKS AND CREATING HEADACHES FOR PRODUCERS. Katie Pinke: IN THE HEART OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, FRIENDS SARAH WATSON AND TERRI TRICKLE BOUGHT THE FORMER DISTRICT …

[ad_1] FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – The Franklin County Agricultural Fair won’t be happening this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. “This was not an easy decision but was made out of an abundance of caution due to the uncertainty associated with the present and anticipated lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic,” officials said in a …

[ad_1] The California citrus industry has a message for road trippers traveling this Memorial Day weekend: Don’t give grandma (or anyone else for that matter) your homegrown fruit. The transport of backyard oranges, lemons, grapefruits and kumquats is illegal in most of Southern California, which is under a citrus fruit and plant quarantine. That’s because …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 — …

[ad_1] 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 ProSeriesâ„¢ 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] “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. …

[ad_1] 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 …

[ad_1] 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. …

[ad_1] An extra 350,000 Michigan families will be able to get food assistance this month thanks to the US Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service.  That brings the state’s total to more than 700,000.  Those households will get a monthly boost, even if they’re already getting the maximum payment, and use their bridge card …

[ad_1] Cooler-Wetter Good for Georgia and Bayer on Roundup Ruling From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your Agribusiness Update. **A chilly, wet winter isn’t the worst thing if you’re a Georgia farmer. A cooler December, January and February slowed the growth of broccoli, cauliflower, onions, greens and cabbage, and also brought a …

[ad_1] New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office is criminally investigating longtime Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg’s personal taxes, an official close to the investigation told NBC News. The investigation of Weisselberg’s personal finances stems in part from documents shared by his former daughter-in-law, Jennifer Weisselberg. Alan Garten, the Trump Organization’s general counsel, …

[ad_1] A new effort from the Bipartisan Policy Center to combat food and nutrition insecurity is headlined by a celebrity chef and former ag secretaries but also includes heavy-hitters from all aspects of food and agriculture. The Bipartisan Policy Center on Tuesday announced its Food and Nutrition Security Task Force, which will be co-chaired by …

[ad_1] Posted: Apr 11, 2021 / 09:57 PM EDT / Up to date: Apr 11, 2021 / 10:13 PM EDT The U.S. Division of Agriculture’s Meals Security and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public well being alert for about 211,406 kilos of uncooked floor turkey merchandise, produced by Plainville Manufacturers, LLC, a Pennsylvania institution, …

[ad_1] AP supply: Suspect in Capitol assault suffered delusions WASHINGTON (AP) — The person who rammed a automobile into two officers at a barricade outdoors the U.S. Capitol, killing one among them earlier than he was shot to demise by police, had been affected by delusions, paranoia and suicidal ideas, a U.S. official advised The …

[ad_1] ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Ana Liss, Monroe County’s director of planning and growth, is one of many girls accusing Gov. Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate habits. Liss, a former aide for the governor, confirmed to Information 8 that the New York State Legal professional Normal’s Workplace has contacted her about scheduling an interview regarding the workplace’s investigation …

[ad_1] BELLAIRE — Attorneys with the monetary crimes division of the Michigan Legal professional Basic’s workplace are pursuing a larceny case towards the homeowners of a failed Antrim County “glamping” resort. Bradley and Sandra Carlson in 2015 introduced plans to open a high-end glamour tenting resort, full with luxurious tents, tree homes and novelty villas, …

[ad_1] Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh distributed agriculture equipment and tools to farmers and monetary help of Rs 10,000 for handicraft software kits below North East Area Textile Promotion Scheme to 1,500 artisans in Imphal on Saturday. “Immensely glad to distribute monetary help for handicrafts software kits below North East Area Textile Promotion …

[ad_1] UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — In early 2020, Adrian Barragan was wrestling with the way to incorporate farm journeys into the brand new spring course on ruminant herd well being administration he was main at Penn State. Other than the standard logistical issues concerned, the coronavirus had simply breached the U.S., inflicting the assistant scientific …

[ad_1] **The restaurant business has little question been one of many hardest hit through the pandemic. The truth is, in a LendingTree survey of greater than a thousand Individuals, half of them say a restaurant they beloved has gone out of enterprise prior to now yr. www.agrimarketing.com reviews, moreover mandated shutdowns that pressured eating places …

[ad_1] Commodity Basic Replace Trevor Williams Information Reporter Along with your Southeast Regional Ag Report, I am Trevor Williams. Commodity Basic kicked off on Tuesday of this week. The extremely well-liked convention, which focuses primarily on soybean associated information, additionally covers different row crops like cotton and corn. Whereas Soybean manufacturing may not be a …

[ad_1] AFBF Happy with CFAP Extension and Vilsack Imperatives From the Ag Data Community, I’m Bob Larson along with your Agribusiness Replace. **American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall is happy with the USDA’s choice to increase the Coronavirus Meals Help Program software deadline. Duvall tells www.agrimarketing.com, AFBF applauds Secretary Vilsack for his swift response …

[ad_1] Recruitment is underway for a youth advisory council to supply voice, perception and imaginative and prescient to North Dakota’s vitality and agricultural pursuits. Three of the state’s largest associations – The Lignite Power Council, the North Dakota Farm Bureau and the North Dakota Petroleum Council – are partnering on the mission, in …

[ad_1] Laws that will change the definition of agricultural land for tax functions will head to Gov. Kristi Noem’s desk for signing, however not with out reservations from some senators. Home Invoice 1085 adjustments the tax code in order that land could possibly be categorised as agricultural — and obtain any ensuing tax breaks — …

[ad_1] UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Madalyn Arthur, of Dallas, Pennsylvania, a junior majoring in meals science in Penn State’s School of Agricultural Sciences, is elevating the picture of agriculture and the school as an Ag Advocate. Arthur has been a member of the Ag Advocates for the reason that spring semester of her freshman yr. …

[ad_1] Right here’s what you must know: Tracy Davie, left, and Renee Thevenot, each carrying masks, procuring in Austin, Texas, in January.Credit score…Tamir Kalifa for The New York Occasions Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas stated on Tuesday that he was ending his statewide masks mandate, efficient March 10, and that every one companies within the …

[ad_1] Days after federal regulators accredited one other COVID-19 vaccine, Idaho’s timeline for when meals and agricultural staff can entry photographs has moved up two weeks. State well being officers instructed reporters in a convention name Tuesday that 13,300 doses of Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose virus shot will arrive within the state by Thursday, boosting …

[ad_1] TEL AVIV, Israel, March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As local weather change continues to impression agriculture worldwide, a convention geared toward advancing technological cooperation in agriculture and water was held in Tel Aviv this week with senior authorities representatives from Israel and Africa together with buyers from the United Arab Emirates and Israeli agricultural expertise …

[ad_1] DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Agricultural Wastewater Remedy (WWT) – International Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s providing. International Agricultural Wastewater Remedy (WWT) Market to Attain $3.1 Billion by 2027 Amid the COVID-19 disaster, the worldwide marketplace for Agricultural Wastewater Remedy (WWT) estimated at US$2.1 Billion within the yr 2020, is projected to …