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  1. Stunning starling murmuration filmed in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago |

    The remarkable sight sees tens of thousands of birds swooping and diving in unison, forming a rolling cascade of movement in the evening sky. According to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds the vast flying formations offer the birds safety in numbers, protecting them from predators such as peregrine falcons.


  2. Dairy farm company fined over effluentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago |

    Waikato company H & S Chisholm Farms Limited has been convicted and fined $57,375 for two discharges of dairy effluent last year. H & S Chisholm Farms Limited has been convicted and fined $57,375 for two discharges of dairy effluent from its South Waikato farm in mid-2017.


  3. Tribute to a hero of organic farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Ecologist

    ... director of the Soil Association. While in that position, he was successful in putting the cause of organic agriculture on both the national and the international agenda. Peter's environmentalism was also informed by his experiences as a politician; ...


  4. Two electrocuted in UP villageRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago |

    Lucknow, Nov 13 : Two persons were electrocuted in Ballia district when they were returning home after making preparations for the festival of Chatth, police said on Tuesday. The deceased, Satish Kumar and Amit Yadav , were on their way home in Mahawal village around midnight when they came in contact with wired fencing in an agricultural field that had been electrified to keep off stray cattle, police said.


  5. Walk to discuss merits of swaling on ExmoorRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | This is The West Country

    EXMOOR National Park has teamed up with the Exmoor Hill Farming Network, National Trust and the local fire service to raise awareness of the need to seasonally burn moorland to conserve the habitat and cut the risk of wildfires. Together they are hosting a walk this Friday for people to find out more about the centuries-old practice, known locally as swaling, and its role in moorland management.


  6. Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | WQQL-FM Springfield

    ... isn't going to replace traditional breeding," but make it easier to add one more trait. RULES AREN'T CLEAR The Agriculture Department says extra rules aren't needed for "plants that could otherwise have been developed through traditional breeding," ...


  7. Planning Department Weekly ListRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

    Frampton on Severn: Pear Tree House, Lake Lane, proposed new garage ; Heart of Oak, The Street, demolition of single storey extension, erection of a replacement single storey extension and a one and half storey extension, construction of front dormer window to match existing dormers, resubmission following refusal S.17/1925/HHOLD. Hardwicke: Unit 6, Gateway 12, Business Park, Davy Way, additional 200sqm of mezzanine space, additional first floor window and additional ground floor fire escape door.


  8. Farmers scramble to contain trade-war damage, find new marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | WQQL-FM Springfield

    ... income will fall to $65.7 billion this year, down 47 percent from just five years ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) forecasts. These activist farmers know they face overwhelming odds; China had traditionally purchased 60 percent of U.S. ...


  9. Stung by trade wars, farmers hope for quick progress on Farm BillRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | WQQL-FM Springfield

    ... help farmers survive the ongoing trade dispute, which has driven China, traditionally the biggest buyer of U.S. agriculture exports, mostly out of the market. "Some of our export programs are funded through the Farm Bill. While we are negotiating ...


  10. Superabsorbent Polymers Market Growing at 5.7% CAGR Up to 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | SBWire

    ... Polyacrylamide Copolymer) By Application (Baby Diapers, Adult Incontinence Products, Feminine Hygiene, Agriculture, Medical) Growth Potential, Trends Statistics, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Russia, China, ...


  11. UDV urges farmer input on dairy industry conduct codeRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Warrnambool Standard

    United Dairyfarmers of Victoria president Adam Jenkins is encouraging south-west dairy farmers to have input into a proposed mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry. Mr Jenkins said the federal agriculture department wanted feedback on how the proposed code could address issues such as cooling off periods when entering and terminating contracts, dispute resolution processes and limiting exclusive supply clauses between processors and farmers.


  12. Chubb (CB) and White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM) Head-To-Head AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago |

    ... multiple peril crop and crop-hail insurance; and coverage for farm and ranch property, as well as commercial agriculture products. Its Overseas General Insurance segment provides coverage for traditional commercial property and casualty; and ...


  13. Farm Progress America, Nov. 14, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Southwest Farm Press

    ... es more history about the group and its work for farmers. Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness .


  14. Rahul fires 'Mann Ki Baat' salvo at PM ModiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... give what is yours. Instead of working for a few industrialists, the Congress will work for the development of agriculture, education and health in the state." " We will also develop food processing units for farmers in each district and blocks if ...


  15. Sideswipe: November 14: Prince needs a jumperRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    At a Nespresso event in Paris, George Clooney revealed he spends the money he earns from starring in the coffee commercials on keeping a satellite over the border of North and South Sudan to keep an eye on Sudan President Omar al-Bashir, who has been charged with war crimes for leading genocide in Darfur. Clooney's spy programme, the Satellite Sentinel Project, tracks Sudan's army in an attempt to warn civilians before attacks occur.


  16. Netflix secures Ejiofor directorial debut The Boy Who Harnessed The WindRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salisbury Journal

    Netflix will launch the directorial debut of Chiwetel Ejiofor after securing the rights to The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind. The British-Nigerian actor has said his film shows the potential of developing countries, and what their future direction should be.


  17. India Agricultural Equipment Market to 2023 - Market is Projected to...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... by 2023, at a CAGR of 6.3% during 2018-2023. Over the last few years, there has been a considerable progress in agriculture mechanization. A significant proportion of farmers in the country have already started moving from using animate sources to ...


  18. La Coop federee agrees to sell some of Cargill's Ontario retail locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Coast Reporter

    The Competition Bureau says Quebec-based agri-food co-operative La Coop federee has agreed to sell several Cargill retail locations in Ontario as part of an agreement related to its purchase of some of Cargill's grain and crop input assets, including its stake in South West Ag Partners. The bureau says the agreement will preserve competition in specific areas of Ontario where the co-op and Cargill own competing crop input retail locations.


  19. Natasha builds resilience in tough dairy seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manning River Times

    ... Advancement Group, an industry group promoting Dairy NSW events to local farmers. It also promotes youth in agriculture and organises what has become one of the biggest dairy industry dinners in Australia. "We had 310 people at the dinner this year; ...


  20. Old Mutual says committed to empowering South African entrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    A forum running in Johannesburg this week will offer South African small and medium-sized enterprises a chance to network with big businesses such as Old Mutual as they look to develop their ventures, the financial services group said. The Banking Association of South Africa says SMEs have been identified as productive drivers of inclusive economic growth and development in the country and globally.