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Kharif crop planting on target, next 10 days crucial: Agriculture Secretary

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 15:31
… days will be crucial, top agriculture ministry officials said. Rainfall in … the whole situation is good,” agriculture secretary Shobhana K Pattanayak said … the state is 15%. State agriculture secretary M Maheshwar Rao said … , the southern state’s principal agriculture secretary. He said timely rains …
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Field to Market’s Science Advisory Council Outlines Three Key Opportunities for Scientific Community to Unlock Advancements in Sustainable Agriculture Through Greater Collaboration with Supply Chain

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 15:15
… in quantifying environmental impacts from agricultural production and outlines opportunities for … sustainable agriculture, collaboration between the scientific research community and sustainable agriculture practitioners … diverse group of grower organizations; agribusinesses; food, beverage, restaurant and retail …
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Agri View: Outdoor Cooking

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:58
… the grill in today’s Agri View. Now, here is a … a meat thermometer. That’s Agri View for today. I’m …
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USDA Releases July WASDE, Crop Production Reports

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:58
… ) report by the Department of Agriculture projects corn and soybean farmers …
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NAFTA Boosted Canada’s Corn Syrup Consumption

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:58
… . Former U.S. Department of Agriculture chief economist Joe Glauber told …
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Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:58
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Politico: Nebraska Ag Director Being Considered for USDA Under Secretary

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:58
… . Ibach has led the Nebraska Agriculture Department since 2005. Politico speculates … regulatory programs, which oversees the Agricultural Marketing Service, Animal and Plant … Administration. Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey and Indiana Agriculture Director Ted McKinney …
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Germany Pork Consumption at 11 Year Low

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:58
Pork consumption in Germany has fallen to an 11 year low, as the nation is cutting back on the world-recognized Bratwurst and hot dogs in favor for more vegetables. Bloomberg News reports Germans last year consumed the smallest amount of pork since at …
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Chinese Fund Purchasing Dow Seed Business in Brazil

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:57
A Chinese investment fund has paid $1.1 billion to purchase Dow Chemical Company’s corn seed business in Brazil, a move Reuters calls a further sign of China’s fast-expanding role in the global seed sector. The assets, which generated revenue of about $ …
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Grow Your Own Ginger

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:57
Cathy Isom has some tips about the tropical plant that’s easy to grow and healthy to eat. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Ginger is a popular spice in the kitchen and has many medicinal purposes and health benefits. It’s known for its aromatic, …
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Development of Technologies Vital for Specialty Crops

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:57
The House Agriculture Committee heard testimony from California … . Wenger speaking to the House Agricultural Committee. Paul Wenger, President of …
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Farms and Ranches Need Tax Relief Now

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:57
… tax code that boosts the agricultural economy and frees them to … and contribute to a robust agricultural economy.” That’s an investment … afford to lose: In 2015, agriculture and related industries contributed $992 … in a tax increase for agriculture.” Like this: Like Loading... Related
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Funding for Research on Plant-Biotic Interactions

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:57
… ) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced 10 grants totaling … is made possible through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI … projects in the food and agricultural sciences. The Plant Biotic Interactions … . NIFA invests in and advances agricultural research, education, and extension and …
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American Farmer TV show to Explore Firestone Agriculture

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:44
… manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries. The … showcase the latest advancements in agriculture and farming. From seed to …
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Joint Statement of Minister Lawrence MacAulay (Canada) & Secretary Calzada (Mexico) Regarding Bilateral Agriculture Meetings in Calgary, Alberta

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:43
… Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, and Mexican Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock … in North America. SOURCE Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada View original content: http … ;13/c2449.html SOURCE: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada SOURCE: Government of …
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Dangote to invest $4b in Agriculture

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:39
Dangote Group plans to invest $3.8 billion in sugar and rice and additional $800 million in dairy production in the next three years. The conglomerate plans to increase its sugar production to 1.5 million metric tons a year by 2020 from current 100,000 …
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Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services recovers more than $250,000

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 13:26
… Submitted The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recovered more …
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Women Officially Leading the Way in Canadian Agriculture

Agriculture News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 12:26
… the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame (CAHF) are women. Agricultural publisher and … for outstanding contributions to the agriculture and food industry, and publicising … , currently operates Emerging Ag – an agricultural consulting firm where she applies … support women in agricultural leadership roles on farms, in agribusiness and on …
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