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US farmers can help in the battle for climate resiliency. A massive bill highlights how.

Popular Science 17 May 2022
Jim Chew uses multiple sustainable practices and tools on his pistachio farm in Chowchilla, California, including no-till tractors and storm water management ... Farms make up about ... The decision will depend on a multitude of factors, including the state of the general economy, the health of the farming economy, and the make-up of next year’s Congress.

Oregon receives $6.7 million to protect high-value farmland from development

Capital Press 17 May 2022
The money will go toward helping Oregon farmers create nearly 15,000 acres of working land conservation easements, which the Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts defines as "voluntary legal agreements that remove development rights and help protect soil health and water quality while keeping land in farming and ranching.".

ECA committee planning Rowan farm tour

Independent Tribune 17 May 2022
Plan to enjoy a visit to LL Goodnight &Sons, farm general store and greenhouse, Millbridge Elementary School Discovery Garden for K-5 students, Ranchside Veterinary Clinic, Patterson Farms, Price of Freedom Museum, China Grove Roller Mill to view displays and demonstrations ...

DSR will render farm labourers jobless, say unions; demand govt to step in

Indian Express 17 May 2022
This will help take care of both farm labourers as well as ground water.”. Lachhman Singh Sewewala , general secretary of PKMU, added, “The government’s focus should be on increasing the area under paddy ... The rising inflation was another reason given by farm labourers to ask for more money for growing paddy this year.

Almeria's agricultural land bubble

Fresh Plaza 17 May 2022
One hectare of land can amount to 400,000 or 420,000 euros on farms that do not have special characteristics to support that price, emphasized Adoracion Blanque, the general secretary of the ASAJA agricultural association in Almeria ... Andres Gongora, the general secretary of the ...

How does Maryland plant 5 million trees? It’s complicated

Wtop 17 May 2022
Colby Ferguson, director of government and public relations at the Maryland Farm Bureau, is a member of the tree commission and a supporter of the 5 million tree goal generally ... The panel is supposed to issue a written report to the General Assembly this fall, outlining how the state can hit the 5 million tree mark by 2030.

MSP Recovery Sees Substantial Business Expansion Since Announcement of Its Business Combination Through Development of ...

Cadillac News 17 May 2022
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Morrow County Farm Bureau offers Agricultural Tour on June 18

Richland Source 16 May 2022
MOUNT GILEAD -- The Morrow County Farm Bureau will host a drive-it-yourself Agricultural Tour of Morrow County on June 18 ... and includes a grain farm, a small livestock farm operation and a greenhouse. The family-friendly event is free to attend and open to the general public ... Linder Farms in Edison ... HC Farms in Marengo ... at Linder Farms.

Clean sweep at dairy industry awards for Canterbury and North Otago farmers

RNZ 16 May 2022
The 34-year-old originally from the UK is a 34 percent sharemilker on a farm milking 1060 cows ... Jaspal Singh, who works as a farm manager on Mark and Carmen Hurst's 220 hectare 800 cow property in Waimate, won Dairy Manager of the Year ... "He has good broad general knowledge of the industry and how those topics then flow back to on-farm.".

Letters to the editor: May 16, 2022

The News-Enterprise 16 May 2022
This primary election, Kentuckians will be selecting candidates for United States Senate, United States House of Representatives and Kentucky’s General Assembly. Members of Hardin County Farm Bureau hope every voter will make their voices heard by casting informed votes for our government leaders ... Hardin County Farm Bureau.

Eamon O’Connell: Sign up for the worm dose consult — it’s free, it’s easy and it could save you money

Irish Independent 16 May 2022
... (AHI) funded parasite control consult, which will facilitate a discussion between farmers and their vets about dosing and general parasite control on their farm.This discussion is already happening on many farms but the beauty of this consult is that it is free to the farmer.

Burna Boy Follows Up Madison Square Garden Debut With ‘Love, Damini’ Summer 2022 Tour

Rollingstone 16 May 2022
The brief stretch of dates will kick off with the Bridgetown festival in Barbados on July 17 and span through July 31, where Burna Boy will wrap with a performance at Atlanta’s State Farm Arena ... General sale for the ...

DeSantis expects reforms as insurers set to cancel policies

Citrus County Chronicle 16 May 2022
TALLAHASSEE — Gov ... DeSantis Phelan M. Ebenhack. Get more from the Citrus County Chronicle ... and St ... Also, the Office of Insurance Regulation will hold three hearings Tuesday on proposals by First Floridian Auto and Home Insurance Co., Kin Interinsurance Network and Florida Farm Bureau General Insurance Co. and Florida Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Co ... .

Midwest at greater risk for rolling blackouts

Finger Lakes Times 15 May 2022
Power lost from retiring coal plants is exceeding the supply gained by new wind and solar farms ... Its carbon dioxide emissions are half that of coal, and it is generally less expensive ... Wind farms, by contrast, generally have 15.5% capacity by MISO's calculations.

CIMMYT to lead CGIAR varietal improvement and seed delivery project in Africa

Algeria Times 15 May 2022
“Sorghum, groundnut and millets are essential staples of nutritious diets for millions of farmers and consumers and are crucial for climate-change-resilient farming systems,” explained CIMMYT Deputy Director General and Head of Genetic Resources, Kevin Pixley.

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