Film has grain. I love grain. In my photographs, grain is
often part of the image. For example, if I'm shooting a stark or
desolate scene, I know the grain will be a major component in the
photograph. The picture that illustrates this article was taken on
a foggy winter day at the beach.
In just three generations farming in South Canterbury has
changed dramatically from being very labour intensive with low
stock numbers and crop variety to mechanised large holdings and a
plethora of dairying.
Grains futures mostly fell Monday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for July delivery slipped 0.25 cent to $6.805 a
bushel; July corn rose 13.5 cents to $6.685 a bushel; July oats
fell 3 cents to $3.965 ...
After trading weakly Sunday night, the grain markets turned
upward Monday. Nearby corn futures were almost surely boosted by
talk of slow farmer selling, tightening spot markets and the weekly
Export Inspections report.
Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Pierre Lemieux, on
behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced up to
$15 million for the launch of a new Growing Forward 2 program to
encourage the ...
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan—The agriculture town of Pozorrubio has
taken steps toward promoting and developing organic farming,
starting with the passage of an ordinance that mandates the local
government to provide funds for the venture. The Pozorrubio
town council has submitted the ordinance, titled “An ordinance
institutionalizing, promoting and developing organic farming in
Pozorrubio,” to the ...
Following some of the rain storms and winds that have moved
through our area recently, I received a phone call from a farmer
who had noticed that a large wild cherry tree had fallen down into
a pasture paddock. His question was: 1) how long should cattle be
removed from that paddock?
Cattle roam free in the Valley of the Utes subdivision in
southeast Angel Fire May 24. Kelly Flowers is pretty sure he
violated Angel Fire Resort property covenants by building a
barbed-wire fence around his home.
India, June 17 -- In a one-of-its-kind initiative, iron and
steel giant Shyam Group has started organic farming in its plant at
Jamuria in Burdwan district to cater to the kitchen requirements of
around 3,000 staff who work in the plant.The plant covers an
approximate area of 400 acres of which the company identified
around one acre of surplus land on the premises to utilise it for
Take your Stampede activity to the next level with a brand
new fun run set to hit the streets on July 12th. The Angus Cattle
Run is a fundraising event for the Calgary Food Bank as part of
their annual ...
Grains futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 4.75 cents to $6.8075 a bushel;
July corn rose 11.5 cents to $6.55 a bushel; July oats fell 8.75
cents to $3.995 ...
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla.,
said Thursday he believes that the farm bill will come up on the
House floor next week and be finished in two days—assuming the whip
count shows that he and ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn.,
are close to the 218 votes they need for final passage.
June 6 was the last working day of the 15th Congress. On that
day, a critical component of the legislature met to take action on
agriculture. This is the Congressional Oversight Committee on
Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization (Cocafm). The Cocafm was
created as part of the Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act
(Afma). Its mandate is to promote agriculture development through
GRANTS PASS, Ore. - Tens of thousands of acres in Oregon's
drought-stricken Klamath Basin will have to go without irrigation
water this summer after the Klamath Tribes and the federal
government exercised ...
Nevada, and Reno in particular, was the divorce capital of
the world from the 1930s until other states liberalized their
divorce laws in the 1970s. During those years, the divorce trade
was a lucrative business for more than divorce lawyers.
Canned lion hunting has come under increased scrutiny and
criticism. Ranches in South Africa are accused of breeding lions
and selling them to trophy hunters. Some of the ranches have been
accused of hosting canned hunts on their land. Over 160 farms in
South Africa currently breed lions in captivity. Many of those
farms have [...] Canned Lion Hunting: Breeding For Sport [Video] is
a post from ...
WESTON, Colo., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Louis Bacon's
Tercio Ranch Holdings LLC and Red River Ranch Holdings LLC today
officially announced an agreement with Colorado Open Lands to place
21,000 acres ...
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Continental Grain, a top shareholder
in Smithfield Foods is supporting the company's planned sale
toShuanghui International Holdings of China for $34 a share in
cash. "Continental Grain congratulates Smithfield on the proposed
merger with Shuanghui International. We have been advocating for
value creation and are pleased that the Smithfield board of
directors and ...