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Chickasaw Attorney confirmed as USDA General Counsel

The Norman Transcript 05 Aug 2021
President Joe Biden and confirmed as general counsel of the Department of Agriculture on July 30 ... "Congratulations to Janie Hipp upon being confirmed to serve as USDA General Counsel," said Gov ... “As General Counsel, I am thrilled to be working alongside an entire office of agriculture lawyers ... My cousins are still farming and ranching around Idabel.
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Is Education the answer to transforming agriculture in Ireland? Or how to create a living ...

Resilience 05 Aug 2021
Closely linked to the environmental crisis is the threat to food security posed by monocultural, commodity based and export-driven farming ... The long term impacts of the decline of family farming to rural society are becoming ever-increasingly obvious ... Farming activities in Ireland still resonate stronger in Ireland than in other EU countries.
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Calves, cows, and poo on the face: Baz Macdonald's week as a dairy farmer

TVNZ 05 Aug 2021
reporter Baz Macdonald spent some time on dairy farms to see what life working on a farm was like ... The Mingiroa Farm team ... There were times where it felt like I was farming shit, not cows ... In most forms of pasture-based farming, animals get to live their life in a generally natural way because all we need them to do is grow.
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Lekela's first twenty turbines synchronizes to the grid at West Bakr Wind farm in Egypt

Egypt Commercial News 05 Aug 2021
The wind farm is now producing its first clean energy for Egypt, putting the 250 MW project one step closer to completion ... Faisal Eissa, General Manager for Egypt at Lekela said, “With the first turbines at West Bakr wind farm reaching synchronisation, we are one step closer to providing Egypt with clean, renewable wind power.
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Picks of the Week

Santa Barbara News-Press 05 Aug 2021
Grown, harvested and sold by Jacob Grant of Roots Farm, organic prity melons are available at the weekly Saturday Santa Barbara, Tuesday Santa Barbara and Wednesday Solvang Farmers’ markets ... Sam Edelman is general manager of the Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market Association and host of “Farm to Table,” which airs live at 9 a.m.
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Fix of the Week: Prity Melon Salad

Santa Barbara News-Press 05 Aug 2021
I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the vast world of melons this year ... A couple of weeks ago I encountered these beautiful prity melons from Jacob Grant of Roots Farm ... Prity Melon Salad. COURTESY PHOTO ... Yield ... Sam Edelman is general manager of the Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market Association and host of “Farm to Table,” which airs live at 9 a.m ... ....
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Northern Utah water supplier picks early date to turn off secondary water as drought lingers

Ogden Standard-Examiner 05 Aug 2021
By cutting the irrigation water off early, Weber Basin officials aim to “ensure an adequate drinking supply going into next year,” said John Parry, assistant general manager for the water supplier. Secondary water is typically used on farm land and for lawn watering.
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Kansas profiles: Sharing an imagination

The Kansan 05 Aug 2021
Welcome to my imagination.” ... Shannon Martin is the director of the Burford Theatre and Ark City Area Arts Council in Arkansas City ... Grady works for General Electric and runs a cow-calf operation. Their historic farm home, stone barn and rental cabins are near the rural community of Dexter, population 278 people. Now, that’s rural ... R ... .
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Battle of Klock’s Field to be among topics at American Revolution conference

The Daily Gazette 05 Aug 2021
On that day, Sir John Johnson, who remained loyal to the British, and his ally, Mohawk warrior Joseph Brant, attacked farms and homes in what is today the town of Nelliston along Route 5. It’s generally considered a moderate American victory since colonial troops, many of them ...
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Good Humus grows despite challenges | Focus on Capay

The Daily Democrat 04 Aug 2021
For husband-and-wife Jeff and Annie Main, their interest in farming stems from their days as UC Davis students ... While the farm has been doing well as a whole, it has not been without its challenges ... Annie said they need to start looking at how to farm in a new age of water loss that is going to change agriculture in general.
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Factory farming is pushing independent farmers to the edge of extinction

The Real News Network 04 Aug 2021
... from the factory farming industry. In this interview, we speak with local farmer and beekeeper Kristy Lynn Allen about the damage the industrialization of farming has done to agriculture in general, and about the damage the new CAFO would do specifically to farmers like her.
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Calif. Imposes Major Water Restrictions On Farmers As Drought Crisis Deepens

CBS Sports 04 Aug 2021
The dried and cracked soil in an irrigation ditch next to a cornfield on a farm in Fresno, Calif., July 24, 2021 ... Farmers are “discouraged” and “dismayed,” said Chris Scheuring, senior counsel for the California Farm Bureau. “In general, farmers understand drought and they understand lean rain years.
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Calif. Imposes Major Water Cutbacks For Farmers As Drought Crisis Deepens

CBS Sports 04 Aug 2021
The dried and cracked soil in an irrigation ditch next to a cornfield on a farm in Fresno, Calif., July 24, 2021 ... Farmers are “discouraged” and “dismayed,” said Chris Scheuring, senior counsel for the California Farm Bureau. “In general, farmers understand drought and they understand lean rain years.
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Ludhiana: Farmers gherao BJP Mahila Morcha meeting venue, clash averted

Indian Express 04 Aug 2021
But we won’t let them organise any public meetings till the time the farm laws are repealed ... Jeevan Gupta, general secretary of Punjab BJP, said, ” Some farmers have been misguided and are not able to see the benefits [of the new farm laws] ... But they just seem to have a one-point agenda — repealing of the farm laws.
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25 killed in north Nigeria attacks: police

China.dot.org 04 Aug 2021
According to Aruwan, 68 farms were destroyed and 63 huts were burned following the attack. The official said an investigation is underway in the general area, as the military and other security agencies have been ...

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