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  1. Exploiting resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Bangkok Post

    ... policy or good management plan," he said. The ministry will target four groups of businesses. The first is agriculture and food. Digital technology and innovations such as the internet, automation, drones and biotechnology will be used to help ...


  2. loading imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Manxnet Online

    Audrey Fowler from the Department of Environment Food and Agriculture, talks about finding our national dish and how the public can help choose it.


  3. NFU says dedicated rural policing needed to curb rural crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Somerset County Gazette

    Stark new rural crime figures reveal the urgent need for a dedicated rural police team in each police force and fair funding for rural policing. 60% of farmers and rural-specific business owners said they are fairly or very worried about becoming a victim of crime in the future The number of crimes going unreported to the police is up by a third for residents and two-thirds by businesses in rural communities The NFU, which sits on the executive board of the NRCN as its only farming representative, has called for dedicated rural police teams to better protect already isolated and vulnerable areas.


  4. Ensuring coffee quality will boost returns - stakeholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Daily Monitor

    Mr Fredie Sekyewa , the founder of Hope Coffee explains different coffee processes at his coffee semi-processing plant in Kyotera District. PHOTOS BY ISMAIL MUSA LADU Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde, said in a message delivered by Ms Hadijah Nakakande, the ministry's senior public relation officer, farmers should be reminded of the importance of maintaining high coffee standards because it is what makes the difference in the market.


  5. Ritz Crackers recalled over salmonella fearsRead the original story

    12 min ago | WTVR Richmond

    ... to raw turkey products, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Department of Agriculture. The illnesses have been reported in 26 states since November. But health officials have not identified a brand, product or ...


  6. IFT 2018: 'USDA's experience with traditional meat is not pertinent to cellular meat,' attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | FoodNavigator

    ... is that this should be FDA regulated." a This is in part because the FDA " already has experience of cellular agriculture on the food and biologics side," a while the USDA is "not used to dealing with new technology," a he said, but also because ...


  7. Greater Columbus Convention Center's indoor garden feeds guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Bright LED lights in white, red and blue hues gradually glide on a sliding track and shine on three doubled-sided 8-foot towers. In each tower, there are eight columns on one side with an irrigation system where water trickles down to the rows of plants, including basil, mustard greens, rainbow chard and bok choy.


  8. Falling demand for milk puts the future of Sullivan dairy farms at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... Farm in Callicoon; Dan Peters Farm in North Branch; and Kays Farm in Callicoon, according to Melinda Meddaugh, agriculture and food systems team leader for Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County. Originally, Jack and Daniel Diehl had until ...


  9. Has much changed after Fire Ball disaster?Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Review

    ... again the fair's ride vendor, its multi-year contract with the State Fair up after this year. The Department of Agriculture still has eight inspectors - the same eight employed last year - responsible for over 3,700 rides statewide. But those ...


  10. U.S. consumers' appetite for meat is growing, but not fast enough to keep up with record production.Read the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... and livestock to supply new chicken and pork plants across the U.S. South and Midwest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects the industry will produce a record 102.7 billion pounds of meat this year. Cold-storage warehouses are filling up as a ...


  11. Meat industry faces growing concerns over health and environmental impactRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... to contribute to the production of new plant-based meat alternatives and start the shift away from animal-based agriculture." Fiona Greig, the head of nutrition at Beef + Lamb New Zealand, said the Charles Godfray paper acknowledged red meat ...


  12. Social media post sharing positive images of farmers goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | ABC News

    Amid a growing wave of criticism for parties either side of the live export debate, a social media post hoping to turn the conversation around has gone viral. At first glance, the Facebook post shared by Western Australian farmer Laura Hutton-Storer looks like your typical social media photo - one that will tug at the heart strings.


  13. DuPage County Fair gearing up for five-day runRead the original story

    46 min ago | Daily Herald

    ... free with ID. Info: "Our mission is to keep people informed about the important role that agriculture plays in all of our lives," said Jim McGuire, fair association manager. The education and fun begin Wednesday when the annual ...


  14. Feral pigs in Sutter Buttes causing farmers griefRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    He's put up electric fences and set traps. He's even tried blasting music in the middle of the night and flashing red lights at sporadic intervals just to scare them off.


  15. Analysts Set Deere & Company (DE) PT at $181.39Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Breeze

    ... ratio (DPR) is presently 41.32%. Deere & Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes agriculture and turf, and construction and forestry equipment worldwide. The company's Agriculture and Turf segment provides ...


  16. British parliament committee appeals to ban fur in fashion tradeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    A call for a complete ban on real fur being used in Britain's clothing industry was made Sunday by a group of politicians in a House of Commons report. The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs committee made its call following an investigation which revealed some garments labelled as using fake fur were actually made with real fur from animals such as rabbit, fox and chinchilla.


  17. 'They are still using the ocean as a toilet': NDP Fisheries critic...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    It's all in an effort to stabilize and grow dwindling wild sockeye salmon numbers. The federal NDP critic for Fisheries and Oceans is proposing legislation that would overhaul fish farming by moving open-net fish farms from the ocean to land in an effort to stabilize and grow dwindling wild sockeye salmon numbers.


  18. Rescued animals thriving two years after Westport tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Fepo the Rooster was born for the slaughterhouse. He was on steroids and so top-heavy that walking became an issue for him.


  19. From Corn Laws to Trump tirades: A brief history of Canada-U.S. trade warsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Toronto Star

    ... introduced steep tariffs on "corn," meaning cereal crops. The move was meant to protect Britain's domestic agriculture industry - one of the primary functions of tariffs - along with raising revenue for the British government. But Britain's demand ...


  20. 'Do Indians have property rights?' Former Alberta chief's land dispute in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 680News

    A dispute between two families over land on Canada's largest reserve is heading to court in part to question whether First Nations members have any right to the ground beneath their feet. "Do Indians have property rights? That's what we need to know," former Blood Tribe chief Harley Frank says of his decision to take his battle to the Federal Court of Canada.