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Factors Affecting Land Values/Cash Rental Rates

The Crescent News 23 Sep 2021
The expected return from producing crops on a farm parcel and the variability of that return are the primary drivers in determining the value or rental rate ... Size of Farm/Fields ... Square fields with fewer “point rows” will generally translate into higher value/cash rent as owners/operators gain efficiencies from farming fields that are square.
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Poll outreach on halt, Akalis now in ‘open confrontation’ with farm leaders

Indian Express 23 Sep 2021
The move, however, has not gone down well with farm leaders with Bharatiya Kisan Union (Rajewal) chief Balbir Singh Rajewal terming as “frustration” the Akali leadership’s remarks ... They are only trying to harm the farm agitation ... He said that Akali Dal was only indulging in “blame game” aimed “at weakening the farm agitation.”.
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More than just numbers, Marion Pennock lived a full family life in McKean

Erie Times-News 23 Sep 2021
She was a city-raised young woman who embraced country life after marrying her husband and moving to a farm in McKean ... Bill Pennock was raised on a farm, but after he and his wife were married the two decided to go to work at General Electric ... It was always the farm," Carol Pennock said ... "Of course we sold farm equipment.
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Farming inflicts great damage on planet, Christian Aid says

The Irish Times 23 Sep 2021
Released to coincide with the UN Food Systems Summit on Thursday – which is running in parallel with the UN General Assembly in New York – the report details damage that conventional farming throughout the world is doing to the climate and soil systems upon which humanity relies.
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Rajasthan: Poor rainfall hits breeding of Great Indian Bustards

The Times of India 23 Sep 2021
JAISALMER ... Of the three eggs, two eggs hatched and the third one did not develop well ... Jaisalmer saw a few spells of rain only in July which disturbed farming in the region entirely. The breeding season of the GIB generally begins in April and ends in August ... Start a Conversation. .
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Poor rainfall hits breeding of Great Indian Bustards

The Times of India 23 Sep 2021
+Text Size. SmallMediumLarge. ARTICLES. Rajasthan. Poor rainfall hits breeding of Great Indian Bustards. Jaipur’s overflowing gutters, choked sewer lines give locals ‘stinky’ time ... Jaisalmer saw a few spells of rain only in July which disturbed farming in the region entirely. The breeding season of the GIB generally begins in April and ends in August ... .
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Electric co-ops get $21M from FEMA for wildfire damage

Corvallis Gazette-Times 23 Sep 2021
Consumers Power Inc ... The fires damaged electrical distribution and transmission systems. U.S. Sen ... U.S. Sen ... “Grants like this are essential to financing repairs to our transmission and distribution system after devastating events like the Holiday Farm Fire,” said Debi Wilson, the general manager of Lane Electric Co-op ... ....
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Genealogy Gems: The truth comes out

HJ News 22 Sep 2021
Out of necessity, John and Mary was given the opportunity to become caretakers of the Clay farm in Rasselas, Pennsylvania, near Wilcox. Captain Cecil Clay served under General Ulysses S ... Captain Clay liked to come to the Rasselas farm during the summer. General Grant also came to visit ... Farm life was hard work; however, all was not work.
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Allegation Climate Commission ignored advice on cutting synthetic nitrogen

TVNZ 22 Sep 2021
Organic farming and nitrogen. Mark Julian, Pāmu's (Landcorp) dairy general manager, told Breakfast its eight organic dairy farms had seen about a 75 per cent drop in the amount of nitrogen.  ... The use of these synthetic fertilisers has allowed for the intensification of farming. .
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Adrian Card: Agricultural technology as part of the farm labor solution

Daily Camera 22 Sep 2021
These employers surmise the top three reasons they cannot attract workers are the seasonal nature of the job (often April-October), the physical work is too difficult for most and a general lack of interest in being farm laborers.
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Allegation Climate Commission ignored own advice on cutting synthetic nitrogen

TVNZ 22 Sep 2021
Organic farming and nitrogen. Mark Julian, Pāmu's (Landcorp) dairy general manager, told Breakfast its eight organic dairy farms had seen about a 75 per cent drop in the amount of nitrogen.  ... The use of these synthetic fertilisers has allowed for the intensification of farming. .
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Letter: Congress needs to get serious on climate change

The Holland Sentinel 22 Sep 2021
Senate and is under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives. It deserves approval ... Supporters of the act include more than 50 corporations, farm groups and environmental organizations including the American Farm Bureau Federation, General Mills, McDonald’s, The Environmental Defense Fund and Citizens’ Climate Lobby ... .
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Village bans festivals after watching people have sex in car parks

Metro UK 22 Sep 2021
One World Festival Group Ltd applied for a premises licence to operate on land adjoining Colesdale Farm, which already has a premises licence ... The licence would have allowed 12 music events, or up to 18 general events to be held on Park Farm between April and November.
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USDA accepts more than 2.5 million acres in Grassland CRP sign-up, double last year’s sign-up

The Grand Island Independent 22 Sep 2021
“We were pleased to see this level of interest from conservation-minded producers here in Nebraska and across the country,” said Tim Divis, acting state executive director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Nebraska ... In Nebraska, 77,682 acres were accepted during the general CRP sign-up this year.
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Padres part ways with farm director and more changes are expected as San Diego slides ...

CBS Sports 22 Sep 2021
In a move that could be a harbinger of a deeper restructuring, the spiraling San Diego Padres have fired their farm director. Sam Geaney's contract was set to expire at the end of the season, and general manager A.J ... sure this team is continuing to grow as a top-tier farm system.".
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