The U.S. agriculture industry has been suffering from a labor
shortage for a while. As it stands, E-Verify would be a death blow
to agriculture, according to one labor contractor. Seanica Otterby
has the story.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Department of Agriculture
says it has received 53 applications seeking approval to grow
industrial hemp. The Knoxville News Sentinel
(http://bit.ly/1CFrlZc) reports the applicants will serve as test
cases for the state law if the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
gives its approval to the project. Officials say industrial hemp is
the same plant species of ...
The number of U.S. poultry flocks infected with a deadly
strain of bird flu rose on Tuesday as Iowa identified its first
case and Minnesota confirmed eight more cases, according to the
U.S. Department of Agriculture. Twenty-two commercial turkey flocks
in Minnesota, the leading U.S. turkey-producing state, have been
infected with the H5N2 flu in about six weeks. Prior to Minnesota's
eight new ...
Grain futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 3.75 cents to $4.9650 a bushel;
July corn rose 3 cents to 3.81 a bushel; July oats were up .75 cent
to 2.6825 ...
Minneapolis — MGEX , a Designated Contract Market (DCM) and
Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO), recorded its 16th-highest
daily electronic volume of alltime on Monday, finishing the day
with 14,361 electronic contracts traded.
Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the
Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery was unchanged at
$5.0025 a bushel; July corn was 1 cent higher at $3.79 a bushel;
July oats were ...
Iteris, Inc. , a leader in providing information solutions to
the transportation and agriculture markets, has received a patent
for technology related to assessing the impact of weather on crop
harvest operations in precision agriculture.
ACAMPO- San Joaquin farmers are facing an ongoing dilemma —
thieves are stealing copper from their wells and water pumps. The
well water that irrigates Mohr-Fry ranches dried up in April. “I
just had to replace from the wires that were connected to the pump
motor down to the pump panel,” Bruce Fry, the vice […]
More than 40 sports medicine physicians of the American
Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) will be volunteering to
revitalize an outdoor recreational area for the local Boys and
Girls Club this Tuesday, April 14, 2015.
Price of cattle is looking positive in the Clarence Valley.
Emily Smith THE only price-related hurdle cattle farmers had this
year at the Grafton Saleyards was Cyclone Marcia forcing Queensland
Abattoirs to temporarily shut down and a small oversupply.
I was idly contemplating what playing a Farming Simulator
game for the first time would be like, because Farming Simulator
2015 is coming out on consoles in May. This family playing it
together just made me super excited about it. Read more...
This is what Dubai-based Rakesh Joe Francy, 22, envisions
with his Mini Automated Farming prototype — a three-shelved
recycled cabinet where organic herbs and vegetables can be grown —
that requires little to no knowledge of gardening skills. Francy
beat contenders from Japan, China, the US, among others. “We aim to
integrate already available technology with clean modern farming
techniques such ...
Africa's agriculture potential is staggering. The region has
about 60 percent of the world's uncultivated arable land. Some 50
years ago, it was a net exporter of agriculture produce. These
potentials have helped foster economic growth and sustained
livelihoods of millions of people.
Twenty-four grain cars on a Canadian National Railway train
derailed in Alberta on Friday morning without injury or dangerous
goods involved, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said. The
derailment on the 104-car train took place in a rural area south of
Irricana, Alberta, 63 kilometers (39 miles) northeast of Calgary,
at 10 a.m. local time (1600 GMT). CN Rail crews were responding and
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for May delivery rose .25 cent to $5.2625 a bushel;
May corn lost 3.75 cents to 3.7925 a bushel; May oats were 3 cents
lower at 2.70 ...
The state Supreme Court has upheld a court order barring a
Wyoming ranch from operating as a youth facility after it took in
delinquent boys without a state license. Under Wyoming law, farms
and ranches ...
Moreno Ranches is a Florida producer of superior cattle.
Their cattle garnered prestigious awards at the 2015 International
Brahman Show and Sale in Houston, Texas. (PRWeb March 26, 2015)
Read the full story at
Moreno Ranches is a top Florida breeder of Brahman cattle.
The ranch's "This is It" is an educational event on cattle breeding
for Brahman juniors and others interested in the cattle industry.
(PRWeb March 24, 2015) Read the full story at
DALLAS, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing the
trend of reporting and focusing on America's most iconic viewsheds
and working landscapes, The Land Report announces the 2015 Land
Report Texas 10 presented by Republic Ranches, which highlights the
largest landowners and even...
Giants Software's Farming Simulator series is making the jump
to new consoles this year, with versions of Farming Simulator 15
bound for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, as well as PlayStation 3 and
Xbox 360. Farming Simulator 15 will let players farm across North
America on a new Nordic environment, using more than 140 farming
machines, including new vehicles that are exclusive to consoles,