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Agriculture News For October, 2018

  • Rambharat: Take advantage of agriculture subsidy
    Date: October 11, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat encouraged the Santa Rosa First Peoples Community to get involved in organic farming and avail themselves of the $100,000 grants available to potential farmers. He made this comment while delivering remarks at the Santa Rosa First People's Community School Rally at Eastern Regional Complex, Tacarigua, on Wednesday."

  • Fall is a great time for planting a cover crop. Your plants will be happy too.
    Date: October 11, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Dear Garden Coach: I took a compost class with you this summer. After that class I started finding ways to take better care of my soil ."

  • SDSU breaks ground on new precision agriculture center
    Date: October 11, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "South Dakota State University held a groundbreaking ceremony for the future Raven Precision Agriculture Center on the SDSU campus in Brookings Oct. 6. South Dakota State University held a groundbreaking ceremony for the future Raven Precision Agriculture Center on the SDSU campus in Brookings Oct. 6. South Dakota State University held a groundbreaking ceremony for the future Raven Precision Agriculture Center on its campus in Brookings on Saturday, Oct. 6. Following the event, SDSU hosted the first-ever Precision Agriculture Bowl football game vs. Indiana State to celebrate the occasion. The $46.1 million Raven Precision Agriculture Center building project is supported by South Dakota stakeholder groups and legislative leaders."

  • 3 farmers to plead guilty in organic grain fraud scheme
    Date: October 11, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Three Nebraska farmers will plead guilty to knowingly marketing non-organic corn and soybeans as certified organic as part of a lengthy, multi-million-dollar fraud scheme, federal prosecutors revealed Thursday."

  • Brexit could 'wipe out' British agriculture says David Drew
    Date: October 11, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "This autumn the Government published its Agriculture Bill and, as shadow minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, I will be working over the coming weeks to ensure it supports farming and our environment. But there are fundamental omissions from the Bill which make his promises rather hollow, as I told BBC Sunday Politics this weekend."

  • Elusive feral dog found in West Valley City, killed on site
    Date: October 11, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "West Valley officials on Thursday say a feral dog that has been killing livestock for "fun" and successfully avoided capture for a year was located and immediately euthanized. The German shepherd was spotted Thursday morning by an animal control officer who is a former police officer with 20 years of service, West Valley City announced."

  • Global Windrower Market 2018-2022 | Windrowers With Precision Agriculture Tools to Boost Demand | Technavio
    Date: October 11, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Oct 11, 2018--The global windrower market 2018-2022 is expected to post a CAGR of close to 4% during the forecast period, according to the latest market research report by . A key factor driving the growth of the market is the need to reduce grain losses."

  • Rising Seas: Farmer offers solution to Cumberland flooding
    Date: October 11, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Note: Sea levels are rising at a pace unparalleled in modern times and storms are becoming more intense as a result of global warming. This story is part of a weeklong series examining our rising oceans, the impact on our region and what government, scientists and others are doing to track change and mitigate damage ."

  • He shot right over my head and I got really scared - jury in farmer murder trial hears
    Date: October 11, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Michael Ferris who appeared at Tralee District Court in May 2017. Anthony O'Mahony Pic:Mark Condren A crow banger used by deceased tillage farmer Anthony O' Mahony would go off every four minutes and 26 seconds at key tillage periods to frighten off crows and pigeons, and was so loud some neighbours wore ear protectors, the trial of a 63-year-old dairy farmer for the murder of a 73-year-old tillage farmer, has been told."

  • Some vegetable growers warn of possible shortages in new year
    Date: October 11, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Some vegetable growers are warning of possible shortages in the new year after this year's series of extreme weather conditions led to low yields. Growers of carrots, brassicas, onions, parsnips, potatoes and leeks have reported a drop in the size of the vegetables and yields after a year that has seen delays to planting because of freezing temperatures and an exceptionally wet April and a scorching summer that halted growing at best."

  • Minnesota farmers concerned about wet weather, harvest
    Date: October 11, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Rainy weather has put the Minnesota harvest behind schedule, making for a nerve-wracking fall for the state's farmers. The wet weather has affected soybean harvest the most."

  • Centre County Farm Tour a Chance to Experience Area's Agriculture
    Date: October 05, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "For most of the past 2,000 centuries, humans were hunter-gatherers who found or captured the food they needed to survive, just like other animals. About 10,000 years ago we invented agriculture and discovered how to make the earth produce the food we need when and where we needed it."

  • Tiny rare fruit that tastes like pineapple could hit stores thanks to gene editing
    Date: October 04, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "A rare fruit could wind up in U.S. stores in the near future after scientists spliced its DNA to make it heartier and more efficient. It's called the groundcherry, and its success could lead to the modification of more rare fruits and vegetables."

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