GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Budding plant growth across
northeastern Colorado's Pawnee National Grassland serves as visual
evidence of recovery and relief brought by greater rainfall this
year. Patches of dry dirt, devastated by extended drought, are
slowly giving way to the native grasses that define this protected
Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in U.S.
feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.1 million
head on Oct. 1, 1% less than a year earlier. September placements
totaled 2.01 million head (1.94 million net), up 1% from a year
While appealing to people not to abandon their cattle,
Virbhadra Singh said that government would open shelter homes for
such stray cattle all over the state in a phased manner so that
they could be properly fed.
Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle
futures settled lower on Friday, pressured by profit-taking ahead
of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s monthly Cattle-On-Feed
report, traders said.
Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery lost 9 cents to $5.1775 a bushel; Dec
corn was 6.75 cents lower at 3.53 a bushel; Dec oats fell 8.75
cents to $3.5175 ...
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Bankers Healthcare Group , a leading provider of innovative
financing solutions for healthcare professionals, is pleased to
welcome Dr. Pat Bass ...
Now, you can cast your vote for the next Faces of Farming
& Ranching! Beginning October 24 through November 2, visit the
Faces of Farming & Ranching Online Voting page to learn more
about each of the finalists and the work they do, including short
videos highlighting their farms/ranches.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures rose for a
third day in a row on Friday, supported by Thursday's record-high
prices for market-ready or cash cattle, traders said. * At 8:30
a.m. CDT , live ...
UFCW Canada expresses shock and dismay with Quebec's Liberal
government for ramming through legislation that has the potential
to strip many agriculture workers of their basic human rights. The
FILE - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks during a
Rural Tour stop at the Iowa State Fair, in this Aug. 19, 2009 file
photo taken in Des Moines, Iowa. A remote Alaska Native village
where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural
communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to rural water
and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from
the U.S ...
LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes
the worldwide markets for Whole Grain and High Fiber Foods in US$
Thousands by the following Product Segments: Cereals, Baked Food,
Snacks, and ...
The National Economic Council on Thursday endorsed the
disbursement of N100bn by the Central Bank of Nigeria for the
establishment of mini ranches nationwide. Governor Gabriel Suswam
of Benue, who said this when he briefed State House correspondents
on the outcome of the monthly NEC meeting presided over by
Vice-President Namadi Sambo, said the ranches... [Read
It’s drought resistant, easy to harvest and cook, and easier
to spell than freekeh and quinoa. Meet teff, the diminutive ancient
grain that’s been feeding Ethiopia for 5,000 years—and might soon
be coming to a store near you.
WINNIPEG, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Thanks to a
partnership with the University of Alberta Libraries, data on grain
elevators in Canada collected by the Canadian Grain Commission
beginning in 1912 is now freely available online. Fully searchable,
digital copies of these records from 1912 to 1998 are openly
accessible via the University of Alberta Libraries' website, Peel's
Prairie Provinces ...
The National Economic Council on Thursday resolved that the
Central Bank of Nigeria should provide seed funding of N100bn to
assist states establish mini modern ranches across the country.
This was one of the solutions proffered to the incessant bloody
clashes between cattle rearers and farmers in parts of the country.
Governor Gabriel Suswam of... [Read More...]
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery rose 3 cents to $5.2225 a bushel; Dec
corn was 3 cents lower at 3.53 a bushel; Dec oats rose 3 cents to
$3.54 a ...
‘Unsung heroines’ are these admirable women’s groups. Their
lives have been transformed by the significant shift they made in
their farming practice in the same breath that they have
transformed the quality of the farm products they have heretofore
produced. The post A Glimpse of an Ideal Farming Community appeared
first on Davao Today .
AUSTIN — Daily chores included gathering eggs and milking
cows. They started working young and didn’t let up. That was life
on the farm, and it began in much the same way for the top
contenders for state agriculture commissioner.
DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing the
trend of investing in some of America's most iconic viewsheds and
working landscapes, The Land Report released the 2014 Land Report
100 presented by Fay Ranches highlighting the major investments and
even bigger personalities of America's largest landowners. Among
the major movers is nationally known homebuilder D.R. Horton,
founder and ...
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- via PRWEB - Indoor agriculture is
experiencing rapid growth as drought, supply chain challenges and
the scarcity of new farmland force growers to seek more efficient
and sustainable ...
Moreno Ranches is a Florida producer of superior Brahman
Cattle. They will participate in the ABBA National Brahman Show in
Dallas, Texas, on October 12-16, showcasing their top Brahman show
cattle. (PRWeb October 13, 2014) Read the full story at
DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fay Ranches and Republic
Ranches, two of the most successful land brokerage firms in the
country, are announcing a groundbreaking strategic alliance that
will create one of the most powerful brokerage teams in the United
States and further expand each company's reach and breadth of
services. The two firms have built strong business
relationships over the ...
(Corrects headline of Oct. 8 story to remove reference to
scale of Aeon’s rice-farming ambitions, adds cooperative reference
in second graph.) Aeon Co. (8267) , Japan ’s largest supermarket
chain that sells everything from fresh food to bicycles across 424
stores, plans to add rice fields to its farming portfolio, possibly
making it the nation’s biggest corporate grower of the
A tough choice over Central Florida's water future is
unfolding now as the giant Deseret Ranches proposes to dam a pair
of creeks, an idea rejected long ago by state officials as
Edgar Silva, 20, harvests Tomahawk hops at Loftus Ranches in
Yakima on one of the final days of the 2014 growing season.
Tomahawk hops are highly bitter due to their high alpha acid
content, and just one of the varieties grown on the farm's 950
acres of hops.