Agriculture Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Govt comes to aid of Aussie dairy farmersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Struggling dairy farmers will be able to access an $A578 million support package as the federal government comes to their aid. Farmers doing it tough since milk processors slashed farmgate prices will be offered $55 million in low-interest concessional loans up to June 30. An extra $500 million will be set aside for loans over the next two years, Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce announced today.

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  2. It all started at school for beef ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... thought about any career options. She was accepted into Taratahi in Masterton and completed a Certificate of Agriculture (Levels 1-3) in the first year, staying an extra six months to complete Level 4. "I worked for them through the shearing beat so ...

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  3. EPA, Army Corps of Engineers Violate Law, Oppress Farmers in...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Westerner

    WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2016 - The Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have violated their own regulations and effectively invented new ones in enforcing the Clean Water Act, the American Farm Bureau Federation said today. Don Parrish, senior director of congressional relations at AFBF, told the Senate Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water and Wildlife that the Army Corps' novel interpretations of environmental law are threatening the very livelihoods of ordinary, middle-class Americans who happen to farm for a living.

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  4. Monsanto rejects $62 billion Bayer offerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The St. Louis-based company is seeking a higher price and more time to hold negotiations with Bayer, sources say. Photo / Getty Images Monsanto rejected a $62 billion takeover offer from Bayer as too low, while saying it remains open to further deal talks, putting pressure on the German company to raise a bid that has already sent its stock tumbling.

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  5. Coalition promises milk price index as part of dairy support packageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Warrnambool Standard

    THE Coalition will seek to implement a transparent milk price index if re-elected, to avoid a repeat of the dairy industry viability crisis caused by late season retrospective price cuts from Murray Goulburn and Fonterra. Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce today announced $2 million will be allocated to establish a commodity milk price index, in a package of support measures to support impacted dairyfarmers.

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  6. On Native GroundWE Need Illegals - and it's Time to Admit itRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    ... That's why farmers want Congress to pass an "AgJobs" bill that would enable those who have worked in U.S. agriculture for at least 150 days in the previous two years to get some kind of legal status. Farmers also say the visa program for temporary ...

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  7. Chinese speed date 120 Kiwi firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... a view to making domestic firms more competitive globally. "Therefore, the cooperation of the two countries in agriculture boasts great prospect and potential, capable of breathing new life to their economic and trade exchanges," he said. Wang Jian, ...

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  8. MomentumRE-Inventing VermontRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    Earlier this week, in my day job as a business reporter, I interviewed the founders of a Vermont solar energy company. I found it interesting that it was only founded in 1998, yet from 2004 to 2007 its revenue grew 463.3 percent.

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  9. The WilliesRACE and FaceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    ... began bloviating about it hours after the edited tape first surfaced. Then Tom Vilsack's deputy secretary of Agriculture calls Sherrod up as she's driving home from South Georgia and tells her the White House wants her to resign because Glenn Beck ...

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  10. India Seen Swinging From Sugar Exporter to Buyer on El NinoRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... tons in 2015-16, making it the fourth-biggest exporter in 2015-16, according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Raw sugar futures, which touched a 20-month high of 17.29 cents a pound on Friday on ICE Futures U.S. in New York, were at ...

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  11. On Native GroundIS Russia's Heat Wave Warning of a Hotter Earth?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    It's even harder to imagine a series of 100 degree days and summer weather more appropriate for Atlanta or Houston than for Russia. But that's what the past month has been like in Moscow, with more than 30 straight days of temperatures above 86 degrees and several days at 100 degrees or above - both all-time records for Russia.

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  12. Budget 2016: Growers hope for biosecurity boostRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Association chief executive Nikki Johnson hopes the Government will spend more on biosecurity to protect the industry from any threats. Photo / Jamie Troughton, Dscribe Media Services Bay dairy farmers are not expecting any support from the Government when it announces its Budget tomorrow, while those involved in the kiwifruit industry want more spent on biosecurity.

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  13. Generational differences among Japanese-American familiesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KSKA

    Susan Churchill is a Japanese-American who grew up in a small town near Seattle not long after World War II. But her experiences growing up were nothing like her father's.

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  14. Now fracking firms set sights on beauty spots across Britain:...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    ... to the decision amid fears it will cause irreversible damage to the environment and jeopardise tourism and agriculture. Fracking involves using high pressure to force water and chemicals deep underground to open up fractures in the rock to release ...

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  15. Preparing for Gypsy MothsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    In an effort to better understand how many gypsy moths are in Minnesota the department of agriculture is setting 18,000 traps state wide to catch them. These, gypsy moths, are invasive species and have made themselves at home on the east coast in the process they've destroyed trees and closed down parks.

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  16. Get ready to pick your summer berriesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

    Once again, it's been an early growing season for Whatcom County farmers, with many types of produce available earlier than usual. Seasonal changes are almost a given for local farms, so call ahead or check websites to see if produce is ready before you venture out.

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  17. Make My DayOUR First Upside-Down Tomato GardenRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    Well, not really a vegetable garden. More like a vegetable pot. And it's not really mine.

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  18. Use of parasitic wasps to fight ash borer grows to 24 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Brownsville Herald

    ... wooded areas in 23 states as the battle against the emerald ash borer turns biological. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has researched and approved for release in the U.S. four species of parasitic wasps that naturally target the larval and egg ...

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  19. Governor's Agricultural Summit coming to Brookings next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hastings Tribune

    The state Department of Agriculture has scheduled the 2016 South Dakota Governor's Agricultural Summit for next week in Brookings.

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  20. Rook Control Making Headway in Hawke's BayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    Over the past four months, around 900 rooks have been removed from Hawke's Bay following calls from farmers seeing birds on paddocks and crops. Hawke's Bay Regional Council contracts the control work to Rural Pest Services.

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