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Five Nuffield Farming Scholars named for 2014

A diverse group of rural New Zealanders has been chosen as the latest crop of Nuffield Scholars.

New cattle market inaugurated

NONGPOH: The Deputy Chief executive member of Khasi Hills District Autonomous Council Teinwell Dkhar on Saturday inaugurated the new cattle market at Ronghana village in Byrnihat of Ri-Bhoi district. Dkhar graced the inaugural function as chief guest while the Executive member and in-charge of market and also MDC of Umsning, Donkupar Sumer as the guest of honour. Other who were present in the ...

Women Empowered to Reshape Indian Farming With Video

Every other week, 22-year-old Dharmendra Kumar transforms his family’s buffalo shed into a makeshift movie theater. His younger brother milks their animals and sweeps out the stall as Kumar tapes a white paper rectangle to a brown, fuzzy blanket on the wall.

Farming Sector Hit by Insecurity: Central African Republic

29 October 2014 – The continuing crisis in the embattled Central African Republic has taken a large toll on agricultural production and is eroding the capacity of the country’s population to secure sufficient food, a new report by the United Nations food and agriculture agencies has found.

Government respond to beef industries safety needs

NAPPAN – The federal and provincial government are contributing $89,100 to the Safe Handling of Cattle Program created by the Nova Scotia Cattle Producers. “I’m glad the government is starting to listen to what the producers want,” said Larry Weatherby, chair of the Nova Scotia Cattle ...

NZ farming film premieres in Wellington

The documentary Family Farming in New Zealand - our stories has its world premiere in Wellington on Tuesday November 25. Directed by Hugh Macdonald,- the film first traces the origins of family farming ...

Grain futures - weekly outlook: November 24 - 28

Grain futures - weekly outlook: November 24 - 28

Cloud-based farming software company Figured appoints CEO

Auckland, October 29 2014 - Figured ( www.figured.com ), New Zealand’s innovative farm financial management software provider, has appointed Paul Reid as Chief Executive.

Agriculture Hackathon sees drones, smart seeding apps

Canada's first Emerging Agriculture Hackathon — held this weekend at the University of Saskatchewan — saw participants brainstorm new ways for the industry to harness technology including drones, smart seeding apps and digital ways to monitor an animal's health.

Mamaku farming company fined for effluent discharge

A Mamaku dairy farming company has been fined a total of $49,875 in Tauranga District Court for two offences of discharging effluent to land where it could enter a watercourse, and one offence of breaching an abatement notice.

Grain bin survivor thankful to be alive, plans return to work

A Holly Springs, Mississippi farmer rescued after falling into a grain bin, opened up to WMC Action News 5 Saturday.

Snowy weather means extra work on ranches

Winter weather for me means sweaters and a lot of coffee, but for my father and my uncle’s cattle ranch it means more work. The last snow was less than an inch, which did not worry my father as our horses and cattle could still reach the grass below the snow.

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says the Liberal Party, not the Nationals, responsible to defend SPC Ardmona

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says it was up to the Liberal Party and not the Nationals to defend Australia's last remaining fruit processing plant when it was in financial strife earlier this year.

Drought revives 'forgotten art' at wineries: Farming without irrigation

The gnarled zinfandel grapevines on Rich Czapleski's land have borne fruit for more than 100 years, producing dark, intense wines that exemplify the special growing conditions in this coveted winemaking region.

Crop scanner a grain winner

A GRAIN marketer is getting access to real time data in regards to protein and moisture levels utilising a new system of grain analyser.

Agriculture Officials Encourage Shopping Local For Thanksgiving Meals

Several communities are planning to hold holiday farmers' markets over the weekend and leading up the holiday, featuring turkeys, cranberries, pumpkins and other Massachusetts-grown food products.

Assam's agriculture sector benefitting from scientific practices

Jorhat, (Assam), Nov. 22 (ANI): Science is being used to benefit the agriculture sector of Assam, and in other parts of North East India, given its sizeable population.

Three area college students tabbed for Nebraska Agriculture Youth Council

On Monday, Gov. Dave Heineman and and Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach announced the selection of the members of the 2014-2015 Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council (NAYC).

Key trends and demands in New Zealand’s farming sector

Thank you for having me to speak to you this morning. It is an exciting time to be in the farming sector, as pastoral farming lies at the heart of our economy and how we see ourselves as a nation.

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Grain News

The class runs from Monday, Jan. 12, through Friday, Feb. 13, and is open to anyone, even if they are not a member of GEAPS or a student at K-State. Registration for this course opens Monday, Nov. 17 and closes Tuesday, Dec. 16.

Palette or palate, Art About Agriculture exhibit is a feast to the eyes

Whether palette or palate agriculture is sure to please at the 7th Annual Art About Agriculture exhibit, where the scenes of how and what people put on their plates is a true feast to the eyes.

October U.S. cattle placements not as slow as expected

Chicago | Reuters - - The number of cattle placed in U.S. feedlots in October declined versus last year, a government report showed on Friday, but not by as much as expected, said analysts.

Grain mixed, livestock mixed

Grain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Mar delivery was up 1 cent to $5.535 a bushel; Mar corn was 1 cent lower at 3.8525 a bushel; Mar oats fell 2.25 cents to $3.26 a ...

Intensive Dutch animal farms seen vulnerable to disease

By Thomas Escritt AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Agriculture has helped make the Netherlands rich, but experts warn that the density of farms and the increasing number of animals in one of the most intensive agricultural sectors in the world make it vulnerable to diseases. The discovery last Sunday of a highly infectious strain of bird flu at a Dutch farm forced officials to impose a three-day lockdown ...

Possible wolf sighting north of Ruidoso

Nathan Thomas was walking with his wife on Box Canyon Circle in Ranches of Sonterra subdivision north of Ruidoso when... more »

Grain Mostly Higher, Livestock Mostly Lower

Grain mostly lower on the CBOT, cattle mixed and pork lower on the CME

Cattle trafficking; SC asks Centre, states to keep up vigil on Indo-Nepal border

Cattle trafficking; SC asks Centre, states to keep up vigil on Indo-Nepal border

Raven (RAVN) Q3 Earnings Lag on Soft Agriculture Market

Raven's (RAVN) third-quarter earnings declined year over year and missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate.

How To Catch A Cattle Thief

Cattle theft has been making a major comeback. A drought in the West has meant higher beef prices, making cattle an attractive target for thieves.

Cattle Network

High employee turnover can lead to inconsistent animal production or potentially lower quality products, both meat and milk. "How is this possible?" asks Heidi Carroll , SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Extension Associate.

Grain higher, livestock mixed

Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Mar delivery was up 11.5 cents to $5.525 a bushel; Mar corn was 10.25 cents higher at 3.8625 a bushel; Mar oats fell 2 cents ...

Grain Mixed, Livestock Mostly Lower

Grain mostly lower on the CBOT, cattle mixed and pork lower on the CME

Opinion: Minister aims to put farming at centre of tech revolution

Technology has the potential to transform farming, writes Defra parliamentary under secretary Lord de Mauley. The idea behind the Agri-Tech Strategy, co-developed by government and industry, is that we want the UK to be at the forefront of this agricultural revolution.

Steger woman sues over seized cattle, says rescue group profited

A Will County woman filed a lawsuit this week against Cook County Animal Control, claiming that officers seized 19 heads of cattle from her Chicago Heights property without due process, and that the animal rescue organization in charge of taking care of the seized cattle misrepresented the...

Iraq Accuses ISIS of Stealing 1 Million Tons of Grain

Grain supplies thought to be routed to militant-controlled cities in Syria

CME live cattle futures seen opening firm; hogs mixed

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures are expected to open firm on Monday, supported by follow-through buying led by Friday's record-high cash prices, traders said. * Last week, some market-ready, ...

Research and Markets: Global Precision Farming (GPS/GNSS, GIS, Remote Sensing & VRT) Market Outlook 2020 - Technology ...

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Precision Farming Market by Technology, Components, Ap

China Wastes Half as Much Grain as It Imports

Falling prices worldwide have triggered China’s rising purchases of grain, much of which is wasted

Salazar to retire as Colo. Commissioner of Agriculture

Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar will retire at the beginning of January.

Innovative Brahman Junior Show with National Appeal, the Heartland Classic 2014, Announced by Moreno Ranches

Moreno Ranches is a Florida producer of superior Brahman Cattle. The ranch is hosting their second annual show for Juniors, the ‘Heartland Classic.’ (PRWeb November 12, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/brahman-national/show/prweb12322280.htm

Billion dollar Australia-China cattle export deal

One million Australian cattle worth Aus$1 billion (US$860 million) will be shipped to China annually in a deal that will double the size of the live export industry, officials and reports said Friday. The deal, which is still being finalised, is expected to be formally announced in the coming days, The Australian newspaper said, with government frontbencher Christopher Pyne hailing a ...

Special school reunion in Hollywood

Carver Ranches in Hollywood was one of the last segregated elementary schools in Broward County.

More discussion planned on Point Reyes National Seashore ranch plan

The future of ranches in the Point Reyes National Seashore will be the focus of meetings later this month.

Merck takes steps to return Zilmax to U.S. cattle market

By P.J. Huffstutter (Reuters) - Merck & Co. is taking steps to resume sales of its controversial cattle feed additive Zilmax by changing the way the drug is administered, hoping to recapture some market share in the beef industry, where the U.S. herd has the fewest animals in more than 60 years. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved adjustments to the drug's label that would allow ...

Press Release

SOUTHWEST RANCHES Fla. Nov. 4 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group a leading provider of innovative financing solutions for healthcare professionals is joining the Movember Foundation by growing mustaches during the month of November to raise awareness for men's health issues especially prostate cancer testicular cancer and men's mental health.

Bankers Healthcare Group Joins Movember Foundation For Men's Health Awareness

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of innovative financing solutions for healthcare professionals, is joining the Movember Foundation by growing mustaches during the month of November to raise awareness for men's health issues, especially prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men's mental health. On November 3, BHG employees were ...

‘Sell Back’ Option for Registered Brahman Heifers for Sale Enhanced on Website, Announces Moreno Ranches

Moreno Ranches is a Florida producer of superior Brahman Cattle. In addition to the ‘breed back’ program, the ranch offers a ‘sell back’ option for its registered Brahman heifers for sale. (PRWeb October 29, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/brahman/heifers/prweb12281264.htm

Bankers Healthcare Group Nominated as a 2014 Centerstate CEO Economic Champion

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Bankers Healthcare Group , a leading provider of innovative financing solutions for healthcare professionals, has been nominated as a 2014 CenterState ...

Enhancements to Registered Brahman Heifers for Sale 'Breedback Program' Announced by Moreno Ranches

Moreno Ranches is a Florida producer of superior Brahman Cattle. The company’s innovative ‘breed back’ program allows Brahman Juniors to breed their show cattle, after the cattle are retired. (PRWeb October 27, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/brahman/heifers/prweb12281155.htm
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