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Agriculture News For February, 2017

  • Farming Matters: Educating youngsters
    Date: February 25, 2017
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Visiting farms is a popular pastime for families, which is why there is such an abundance of farm attractions and open farms these days. But it wasn't always so."

  • Farming diary: We're all set for lambing
    Date: February 20, 2017
    Source: Agriculture News

    "THE weather this week started off cold, however as the week has progressed the sun has started to shine and the days are warmer. With the day length improving all the time, we are all beginning to think that maybe spring is on the way."

  • Farming Matters: Sweet future for sugar beet growers
    Date: February 18, 2017
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Sugar is not the first thing that comes to mind when people talk about farming. More usually we think of cattle and sheep and if considering arable crops, wheat and barley."

  • To Save The Planet, Give Cows Better Pasture
    Date: February 13, 2017
    Source: Agriculture News

    "The other day, in Puerto Rico, I stumbled across one small piece of an agricultural revolution. It didn't look all that revolutionary - just an abandoned sugar plantation where workers are clearing away a mass of grass, bushes and trees in order to create better pasture for cattle."

  • Pig Farming In Iowa Means Dirt Under Your Fingernails And A Strong Sense Of Pride
    Date: February 07, 2017
    Source: Agriculture News

    "It's the largest pork producer in the country. The ratio of pigs to people in Iowa is about 7 to 1. I've had a hankering to spend some time on a farm for my series "Our Land.""

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