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Agriculture News For June, 2016

  • Md. Agriculture on Track to Meet Bay Goals - Lancaster Farming
    Date: June 24, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Md. Agriculture on Track to Meet Bay Goals Lancaster Farming We are pleased the EPA recognized the significant progress that has been made already and that Maryland agriculture is on track to meet its 2017 goals. Maryland farmers continue to plant record cover crop acreage, which is one of the most cost ..."

  • Agriculture needs to take the lead in managing pollutants - ABC Newspapers
    Date: June 24, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "ABC Newspapers Agriculture needs to take the lead in managing pollutants ABC Newspapers 1 problem regarding non-point pollution of our water is the runoff of excess nutrients from fertilizers used in agriculture operations, said Dr. Deb Swackhamer, recently retired co-director of the Water Resource Center at the University of Minnesota ..."

  • Invasive species could cause billions in damages to agriculture - Science Daily
    Date: June 21, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Invasive species could cause billions in damages to agriculture Science Daily "Invasive pests and diseases are a major threat to agriculture , natural ecosystems and society in general," said Matthew Thomas, professor and Huck Scholar in Ecological Entomology and a researcher in the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Penn ... and more »"

  • How Organic Agriculture Boosts Local Economies - AlterNet
    Date: June 20, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "AlterNet How Organic Agriculture Boosts Local Economies AlterNet New research links county-level economic health to agriculture , and finds that organic food and crop production, along with the business activities accompanying organic agriculture , creates real and long-lasting regional economic opportunities. The ..."

  • Secrets to having a no till garden
    Date: June 20, 2016
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Want to save your aching back from double digging or rototilling in the garden? Kevin Marini has a plan for you. Although it's not as simple as just sticking a plant in untouched earth, it's fairly simple and doesn't involve backbreaking labor."

  • Precision agriculture technologies growing in US - Food Business News (registration)
    Date: June 15, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Food Business News (registration) Precision agriculture technologies growing in US Food Business News (registration) WASHINGTON -- Information-based production (precision agriculture ) technologies have seen rapid growth in the United States, according to a May 2 article on Amber Waves, an on-line publication of the Economic Research Service (E.R.S.) of the U.S. ... and more »"

  • Agriculture plays leading role in our nation's history - Herald-Mail Media
    Date: June 13, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Herald-Mail Media Agriculture plays leading role in our nation's history Herald-Mail Media Many of you are trying to figure out how I am going to tie the flag to agriculture . Well, it really isn't all that difficult. Remember, on the first Flag Day, more than 90 percent of Americans were farmers. That meant most of the soldiers were also ... and more »"

  • Revitalising agriculture - Chronicle
    Date: June 13, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Revitalising agriculture Chronicle While a myriad of factors have contributed to the collapse of major manufacturing industries, low agricultural production experienced in the last decade or so has worsened the situation. Experts have repeatedly pointed to the need to revitalise the ..."

  • Farmer interest in digital agriculture technology experiencing 'extraordinary' growth this year - ABC Online
    Date: June 07, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "ABC Online Farmer interest in digital agriculture technology experiencing 'extraordinary' growth this year ABC Online While investment in digital technology for agriculture trails all other sectors, especially finance, the industry is sensing a boom in adoption by farmers. Less than $5 million was invested in Australian ag tech deals last year, while globally the ..."

  • Agriculture Prices Affecting More Than Just Farmers - KXNet.com
    Date: June 06, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "KXNet.com Agriculture Prices Affecting More Than Just Farmers KXNet.com The recent drop in commodity prices has farmers thinking twice about how to spend their money. And the feelings trickle down to other areas as well. Owner and operator of Ridl Farms --Art Ridl -- has been farming his entire life. Ridl is a third ..."

  • Community Supported Agriculture becomes a growing trend - New Jersey Herald
    Date: June 05, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "New Jersey Herald Community Supported Agriculture becomes a growing trend New Jersey Herald As I type, farmers all across the county are working hard to provide consumers with some of the freshest agricultural products to be found. If you are a local agricultural product enthusiast, whether it is fresh vegetables, farm-raised meats, poultry ..."

  • Agriculture package: Government working to empower farmers, CM says - The Express Tribune
    Date: June 02, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "The Express Tribune Agriculture package: Government working to empower farmers, CM says The Express Tribune LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif reviewed and finalised an Agriculture Package on Thursday. Addressing a meeting via video link on Thursday, the chief minister said a Rs100 billion package had been approved for development of agriculture sector ... and more »"

  • Maryland agriculture department highlights dairy industry - Washington Times
    Date: June 02, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Maryland agriculture department highlights dairy industry Washington Times ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - It's National Dairy Month, and the Maryland Department of Agriculture is highlighting the industry in the state. Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder says dairy farming is a vital part of Maryland's agriculture . It generates ... and more »"

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