"USDA Helps Open and Expand Export Markets for US Agriculture through 2014 ... USDA.gov (press release) WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) awarded funding to more than 60 U.S. agricultural organizations to help expand ... USDA helps open and expand export markets for US agriculture Feedstuffs all 8 news articles »"
"A U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to help train and educate beginning farmers will be available to those who are starting to farm and ranch. To qualify, farmers and ranchers must be practicing for 10 or fewer years. Managed by the National ..."
"The Michigan agriculture department says a virus that kills piglets at an alarming rate has been found on 93 farms in the state."
"Beef prices soared to $5.28 a pound in February and are expected to remain high thanks to growing demand overseas and drought conditions that have hit U.S. farmers. That February price is more than 25 cents higher than January and the highest since 1987, Time reports. Other meats such as pork and chicken also have seen price jumps recently. Read more here."
"Since 1996--for the past 18 years--farmers of major field crops from across the nation have received direct payments from Uncle Sam to help abate the risks associated with production agriculture . With the enactment of the Farm Bill--the Agricultural ..."
"Since the 1980s, Vermont has lost more than 100,000 acres of hay fields that used to be full of bee friendly blooming alfalfa and clover."
"The scholarships will be available to students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's agriculture education program and will pay $1,200 during a semester of student teaching. The loan assistance program is for educators with student loans. Those ..."
"Have you ever wondered if you have a green thumb? Now that spring finally has sprung, it is the perfect time to head outside and find out by starting a small garden."
"Genetically modified or GMO corn has greatly simplified the process of getting rid of weeds, but has also substantially increased the amount of a chemical call glyphosate."
"Organic processed foods are about to become more plentiful and much cheaper at Walmart stores across the nation, including in the Bay Area, and that could change the landscape of California agriculture . The push by the country's largest grocer shows ..."
"eco-business.com Agriculture's greenhouse gas emissions on the rise - FAO Thomson Reuters Foundation This is the first time that FAO has released its own global estimates of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture , forestry and other land use (AFOLU), contributing to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ... Agriculture's greenhouse gas emissions on the rise eco-business.com all 5 news articles »"
"Rod Shupe keeps watch as the cows move through one by one, but he's no longer doing the milking."
"Up and down temperatures across Arkansas may affect Arkansas fruit trees and a wet spring could delay planting of row crops in the state."
"During this year, when the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War is being recognised and many people's thoughts are turning to the sacrifices made by so many during wartime, it seems appropriate that a memorial to the land girls and lumber Jills who worked throughout the Second World War is finally to be erected."
"Iowa State University has been ranked fifth in the world among universities in the area of agriculture and forestry by a British organization's annual university rankings. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings measures academic reputation ..."
"Local Students Learn About Farming and Agriculture St. James Plaindealer Area farmers and agri-business personnel spent time in local classrooms in late March, the 15th time the Watonwan County Farm Bureau has coordinated this unique event; students received several keepsakes from a variety of the area commodity ... and more »"
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