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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 …

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 …

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 …