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  1. New Jersey Wineries May Yield Standout Vintages Due to Dry Summer WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    ... Gary Pavlis, professor and agricultural agent at Rutgers University. According to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture , New Jersey is the seventh largest wine-producing state in the country, making over 1.5 million gallons of wine each year. ...


  2. With great light comes great responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times of Israel

    ... unimagined water desalinization technologies, and now recycles over 80% of its wastewater nationally for agriculture. In fact, an Israeli water recycling plant was named a Global Model by the United Nations (yes, THAT United Nations). But Israelis ...


  3. Farming family takes on big boys by selling raw milk directly to puntersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    The initiative, which started last Sunday, comes as a result of the fall in the wholesale price for the milk Mark and Jenny Stevens sell to farm co-operative Arla. The couple run Peak House Farm, at Cole Henley, home to a herd of 100, mainly Holsteins, British Friesians, crossed with Brown Swiss and Swedish Red cows.


  4. Global Salmon Initiative Issues Tender for New Sources of Omega-3 Feed OilsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | SBWire

    The Global Salmon Initiative , a group representing many of the world's top Salmon Farming operations, issued a tender for new sources of oils rich in omega-3 to be used in salmon feed. With 84% of the world's oceanic fisheries already at capacity, over-utilized, or outright exhausted, Farmed Salmon are an increasingly important source of food for the growing global population.


  5. Photo Courtesy of Platte Institute for Economic ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Recalling on ABC N... The Nebraska Legislature's Agriculture Committee will hold a public hearing to review the fee structure of the Nebraska Brand Committee on Friday, September 4th at 11:00am at ... The Nebraska soccer team's Jaylyn Odermann captured a spot on's Primetime Performers Honor Roll for Division I, announced by the site on Thurs... -- The lives of champion UFC fighter Ronda Rousey and speech pathologist and mom Laura Smith might seem worlds apart, but the two women share a unique connection.Sm... -- ABC News has obtained State Department e-mails that shed light on Bill Clinton's lucrative speaking engagements and show he and the Clinton Foundation tr... -- The Dancing with the Stars cast is growing.


  6. Idle lands eyed for plantationsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Sun-Star

    THE Davao City Council's Committee on Food and Agriculture, in partnership with the City Agriculturist Office , is planning to develop some 100 hectares of idle and unproductive lands into plantations in the city. This according to councilor Marissa Salvador-Abella, chair of the committee on food and agriculture after she attended the Mindanao Development Authority -led forum on Land Consolidation for Inclusive Rural Development Thursday at the Marco Polo Hotel Davao.


  7. Officials: Bowie Resident May Have West Nile VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    City officials say the Maryland Department of Agriculture notified them Wednesday that a resident may have contracted the disease. As of Thursday the case had not been confirmed and it is unknown where the individual may have come in contact with the infected mosquito.


  8. Land And Water Access Issue 'In Mid Flow' In WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | AmmoLand

    The Welsh Government consultation on improving access to land and water is now in mid flow and interested parties have just under 30 days left to respond. The consultation aims to collate views and welcomes suggestions on improving responsible access to both land and water - and even hints at introducing the Scottish model for a " right to roam" .


  9. Local food goes the distanceRead the original story

    31 min ago | Sunday Herald

    ... forward a few decades, through advances in shipping and refrigeration, coupled with the industrialisation of agriculture and the arrival of the supermarket, and our seasons are flatlined. Looking at the fruit and vegetables in supermarkets we would ...


  10. Move-in Day Sept. 5, Roads Around Campus AffectedRead the original story

    38 min ago | The Ontarion Newspaper

    ... ence (P16) on both Friday and Saturday. Access to South Ring Road adjacent to One Stone Rd. (Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs building) will also be restricted to move-in traffic.


  11. BOC is most corrupt among 36 gov't agencies: SWS surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... (-25); Department of Public Works and Highways (-21); Philippine National Police (-16); and Department of Agriculture (-10). According to the SWS survey, nine agencies were in the "neutral" category: Department of Budget and Management (-7); ...


  12. Dorset badger cull condemned by DWT and Brian MayRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago |

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  13. Marginal rise in area under kharif cropsRead the original story

    47 min ago | Nerve News

    After brisk sowing in the initial weeks of the current kharif season, there appears to be a slowdown, with just a 1.14 percent increase in the crops sown till Friday. Compared with similar data released a week ago, the area under paddy this year stood at 345.89 lakh hectares, marginally more than last year's 345.48 lakh hectares.


  14. Solar energy boom over in the UK as Government cuts subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | This is Lincolnshire

    The solar boom looks like it could be over as the Government announces cuts to its subsidy for homeowners wishing to install solar panels. Under the new proposals announced by the Department for Energy and Climate Change, the feed-in tariff paid to home owners and businesses who wish to install solar panels from next year will fall by almost 90 per cent - lowering payments by around A 192 a year.


  15. Savor: The Tastes of HoneyRead the original story

    53 min ago | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    When it comes to honey, that sweet golden elixir in the bear-shaped squeeze bottle on the supermarket shelf is just the beginning. Honey comes in different varietals, ranging in hue from almost colorless to as dark as maple syrup.


  16. How farmers have hit record numbers ... despite the droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Business Journal

    Despite the drought, California farmers have enjoyed record high revenue and employment, largely due to using water more efficiently and to transitioning into higher-value crops like fruit and nuts. A new report from the nonprofit Pacific Institute in Oakland shows that those gains are likely temporary, however, because they arrive as a result of unsustainable groundwater pumping.


  17. India's river waters cleanse spirits at Hindu festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago |

    It's a way to cleanse themselves of sin, to come close to God, to immerse themselves in a tradition that dates to antiquity. They have come to this city from across India and around the world.


  18. Live from Sioux City, it's HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Power Line

    ... crowd and it was very hot as the air conditioning had not been turned up in advance of the rally. Secretary of Agriculture and former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack introduced her. Bill and Hillary saved his campaign for governor so Vilsack owes her big ...


  19. Ministry in the gun over 'relaxed' corn quarantine measuresRead the original story

    1 hr ago | World-Grain

    The Ministry of Primary Industries is being slammed for relaxed quarantine measures in the wake of two spillages of imported maize in New Plymouth. The incident was labelled a major biosecurity threat with a reported 40 litres of American imported maize spilled along Ocean View Pde and Bayly Rd, around Port Taranaki.


  20. Chicago corn, soybean higher on weather concerns; wheat lowerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | World-Grain

    ... areas that are short of moisture, stress will be building heading into mid September. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said Thursday in its weekly export report that for the week ending Aug. 20, the United States witnessed exports of ...