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Agriculture News For January, 2018

  • Poultry farmers appeal for government assistance; say sector is dying
    Date: January 09, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "The government has been asked to take urgent steps to revamp and give a new lease of life to the nation's collapsing poultry industry. Spokesperson of the Ghana Poultry Farmers Association, John Bewuah Edusei, said local poultry farmers were struggling to be on their feet."

  • Half-ton butter sculpture unveiled at Pennsylvania Farm Show
    Date: January 04, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "This Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, photo provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture shows a sculpture carved from a half-ton of butter in preparation for the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show, scheduled from Saturday, Jan. 6, through Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa. The sculpture unveiled Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, sponsored by the American Dairy Association North East , reflects the show's theme this year, "Strength in our Diversity," by depicting a dairy cow; a dairy farmer, second from left; an agronomist who helps produce corn to feed dairy cows, left; a milk processor, second from right; and a consumer, right, carrying agriculture products from Pennsylvania."

  • Do you know your soil by name?
    Date: January 02, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "In this May 31, 2007, file photo, a farm tractor scatters dust as it moves across a field on a farm along state road 82 near Tifton, Ga. Soil is an important natural resource that must be preserved against loss by such forces as wind erosion."

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