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Agriculture News For July, 2014

  • Bumper crop of Ohio corn drives down prices
    Date: July 28, 2014
    Source: Agriculture News

    "The high corn yields from this year and last year are forcing a drop in prices not seen in the past five years."

  • Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs - San Mateo Daily Journal
    Date: July 28, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs San Mateo Daily Journal ITHACA, N.Y. -- A physicist from Armenia, a juice-maker from Bermuda and a Burmese sushi chef are crafting new careers in agriculture under a program that applies the business incubator model to farming. The Groundswell Center for Local Food and ... and more »"

  • Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs - Alexandria Town Talk
    Date: July 28, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs Alexandria Town Talk ITHACA, N.Y. -- A physicist from Armenia, a juice-maker from Bermuda and a Burmese sushi chef are crafting new careers in agriculture under a program that applies the business incubator model to farming. The Groundswell Center for Local Food and ... and more »"

  • Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?
    Date: July 24, 2014
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Maybe you've wondered, while looking at the price tag on some organic produce, whether that label is telling the truth."

  • Agriculture tour will include Heyser Farms in Silver Spring -- Gazette.Net
    Date: July 23, 2014
    Source: pennsylvania agriculture - Yahoo News Search Resul

    "Farms in the upper reaches of Montgomery County are spilling over this July with baskets of corn, beans and peaches. Other farms produce lavender, honey and wine."

  • Educating educators about biotechnology in agriculture - Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net
    Date: July 23, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net Educating educators about biotechnology in agriculture Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net The third annual Agriculture Biotechnology Academy invited Ohio teachers to take the seats normally occupied by students at Clark State Community College in Springfield to learn about the latest technologies in agriculture and how to make those farming ..."

  • Speakers tout agriculture's place in Illinois' economy - Herald & Review
    Date: July 23, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Jim Olive, who helped organize Tuesday evening's event, said the idea began after discussions between county officials and farmers on ways to help encourage and promote agriculture in the area. The purpose of the event is to allow those that are ..."

  • Freezing blueberries improves antioxidant availability
    Date: July 22, 2014
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Blueberries pack a powerful antioxidant punch, whether eaten fresh or from the freezer, according to a researcher."

  • Changes in agriculture over our lifetimes - Times Bulletin
    Date: July 20, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "No one can deny that agriculture has changed in their lifetimes, especially if they have traveled down country roads following large equipment. It's so large the operator has to find a place he will fit to get off the road far enough for your vehicle ..."

  • 'Engaging Youth in Agriculture Increases Productivity' - AllAfrica.com
    Date: July 20, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "'Engaging Youth in Agriculture Increases Productivity' AllAfrica.com Policy makers need to adopt a comprehensive approach to the challenges of youth unemployment by prioritising higher productivity in agriculture , the World Bank has recommended. The recommendation follows a recent report by the World Bank and Agence ... and more »"

  • University of Missouri professor talks about potential for drones in agriculture - Columbia Daily Tribune
    Date: July 18, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Wiebold said drones have major potential in the future of agriculture . The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International wrote in a 2013 report that precision agriculture and public safety could make up 90 percent of known potential markets ..."

  • Virginia export deals made in food and agriculture - Lynchburg News and Advance
    Date: July 17, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Virginia export deals made in food and agriculture Lynchburg News and Advance Gov. Terry McAuliffe shakes hands with Culpeper Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Jim Charapich on July 8, 2014 in front of the Culpeper Center. Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014 5:15 am. Virginia export deals made in food and agriculture BY JOHN ... McAuliffe trip adds food, agriculture export deals TriCities.com Ferides in deal to be featured in overseas catalog Tidewater News all 6 news articles »"

  • Once a niche market, locally grown foods are becoming a big business with government help
    Date: July 16, 2014
    Source: Agriculture News

    "A growing network of companies and organizations is delivering food directly from local farms to major institutions like Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in downtown Philadelphia, eliminating scores of middlemen from farm to fork."

  • County fairs educate public about agriculture - Uniontown Herald Standard
    Date: July 15, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Educating the public about Pennsylvania's No. 1 industry long has been the mission of the Fayette County Fair, which will be held July 24-Aug. 2 at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in Dunbar Township. Fairgoers can learn about agriculture by walking ..."

  • Nozzolio: Agriculture means everything to Finger Lakes - Lake Ontario region - Auburn Citizen
    Date: July 14, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Virtually every business, family and individual in our region, directly or indirectly depends on agriculture , the single largest job producing enterprise in New York State. That is why we are fortunate here in the central Finger Lakes to be home to one ..."

  • Garden set to yield 25,000 pounds for needy
    Date: July 14, 2014
    Source: Agriculture News

    "She and the other volunteers at the St. Patrick's soup kitchen in Terre Haute depend on the many pounds of fresh vegetables donated each week by the Wabash Valley Master Gardeners Association from their Giving Garden at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds."

  • Growing fruits and vegetables with no soil? No problem a " just add water a " or air
    Date: July 11, 2014
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Growing backyard fruits and vegetables used to mean clearing out a patch of land, preparing the soil, spending hours digging, planting, fertilizing, watering and then tending a garden for several months before reaping the reward of a crop."

  • Fairs and Festivals ߣ great places to promote agriculture - Michigan State University Extension
    Date: July 10, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "With only 1.8 percent of the population providing food for the other 98 percent, there is a huge opportunity to provide information and education about agriculture and food production. Most fairs and festivals draw a large audience who are not familiar ..."

  • Chicken prices rising, but reason might surprise you
    Date: July 09, 2014
    Source: Agriculture News

    "The world's largest chicken breeder has discovered that a key breed of rooster has a genetic issue that is reducing its fertility, adding to problems constraining U.S. poultry production and raising prices at a time when beef and pork prices are already at record highs."

  • Agriculture: a booming business for Broome - WBNG-TV
    Date: July 08, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Donna Lupardo stood next to county farm leaders to express the potential success the agriculture industry holds. Agriculture is a $5 billion industry in New York. In Broome County, farms are popping up and creating opportunities for local products ..."

  • Pennsylvania Farm Bureau hosted national agriculture conference
    Date: July 08, 2014
    Source: pennsylvania agriculture - Yahoo News Search Resul

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  • Pennsylvania Farm Bureau hosted national agriculture conference - Penn Live
    Date: July 08, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "The goal of the program is to provide educators with resources for integrating agriculture , nutrition and natural resource education into the K-12 curriculum. According to the Farm Bureau, the program uses hands-on lessons that keep students interested ..."

  • US Department of Agriculture reminds local producers of acreage report deadline - Allentown Morning Call
    Date: July 08, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "US Department of Agriculture reminds local producers of acreage report deadline Allentown Morning Call The deadline is quickly approaching for agricultural producers to file an acreage report for spring seeded crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Northampton/Lehigh/Carbon/Monroe county Farm Service Agency required that planted acres be reported by ... USDA announces acreage reporting dates, funding availability messenger-inquirer 2014 Acreage Reporting Requirement NRVN News all 26 news articles »"

  • Community engagement key to reducing agriculture's impact on climate - Devex
    Date: July 07, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Community engagement key to reducing agriculture's impact on climate Devex As the associate director of agriculture for ACDI/VOCA, Daniel White provides technical strategy and support in agricultural production, training, climate-smart agriculture and agribusiness development to ACDI/VOCA projects worldwide. But a lot of the ... and more »"

  • Community-supported agriculture proving popular - Albany Times Union
    Date: July 06, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Community-supported agriculture proving popular Albany Times Union NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) -- The concept of community-supported agriculture is gaining momentum in Lincoln County. On Wednesday, Cathy Grauerholz loaded laundry baskets full of produce into a suburban and dropped them off at the West Center ... and more »"

  • Husband-wife duo finds second career in agriculture - RFD-TV
    Date: July 03, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "The couple started Hill Family Farms as a small CSA, or community supported agriculture venture, selling their produce, poultry and pigs. The farm exists about 30 minutes north of Nashville, Tennessee. Watch the video above to find out how the Hills ..."

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