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311 companies identified for 1D1F – Deputy Agric Minister

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:55
… Oduro, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Deputy Minister of Agriculture, George Oduro has … Service, Fertilizer Monitoring and National Agriculture Census and One-Village-One Dam.’’ He … this initiative, the Ministry of Agriculture through the National Buffer Stock …
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Nevada Board of Agriculture votes to transfer 3,000 wild horses to private ownership

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:37
… 11) — The Nevada Board of Agriculture has voted 8 -1 on … director of Nevada Department of Agriculture said in a written statement …
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Brazil Beefs Up Agribusiness Governance After Meatpacking Scandal

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:00
… —  Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture launched a program Tuesday to … lobby CNA will grant an agricultural seal of integrity to companies … standards of quality," Deputy Agriculture Minister Eumar Novacki told Reuters … meat. The country's agribusiness industry suffered billions of dollars …
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Homily on feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe addresses agricultural workers

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:26
Tyson urged worshipers to take comfort from the words "given to San Juan Diego by Our Lady at Tepeyac: 'I am truly your merciful Mother, yours and all the people who live united in this land and of all the other people of different ancestries, my …
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Farm Bill Coming Early Next Year

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:10
House Agriculture Committee leadership says the 2018 … quarter of next year. House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson …
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Pilot Program Gives Canada Beef and Pork Exports Expanded Access to China

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:10
A pilot program is allowing exporters of Canadian beef and pork expanded access to China. The bilateral pilot project announced Monday will expand access to China for Canadian chilled beef and pork, and commit China and Canada to “fully implementing” an …
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USDA Ends Prevented Planting +10 Percent Option

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:10
The Department of Agriculture has ended a ten percent … to DTN. Some suspect that Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue wants to …
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Celebrating National Poinsettia Day

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:10
Cathy Isom gives us a bit of history and ways of celebrating the flower of the holiday season. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Each year on the 12th day of December, people across the United States recognize National Poinsettia Day. The poinsettia …
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National Produce Consumption Still Significantly Low

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:10
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently published a report focused on American produce consumption.  The study found that only one in 10 adult consumers are eating the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. The data indicated …
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American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture Building Ag Literacy

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:08
… American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, among other things, is creating … that are out there for agriculture. People are interested in their … accurate information to consumers about agriculture. Maricle: Our kids and our …
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Market diversification enables MightyVine to supply multiple clients

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:08
Originally published in Issue 16 Although MightyVine has only been growing greenhouse tomatoes for a year, its sister companies have enabled its product to be sold to a variety of clients in multiple states. MightyVine has been producing greenhouse …
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Six ways drones are changing the face of agriculture

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:07
… , creating additional obstacles to productivity. Agricultural producers must embrace revolutionary strategies … options for agricultural drones Drone technology will give the agriculture industry a … autonomous drones that could tackle agricultural monitoring tasks collectively, as well …
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Developing businesses in rural and agricultural areas may become easier through proposed changes to the Official Plan

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:06
… is trying to both protect agricultural land and give the flexibility … prior to allowing construction of agricultural building and/or accessory dwelling on undersized agricultural lots with new policies. The … portion of an existing undersized agricultural lot providing the remaining lands …
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Agrium buys Australian fertilizer business Macrofertil

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:17
Calgary-based Agrium Inc. has signed a deal … first quarter of next year. Agrium's existing Landmark Operations … in Australia offers crop inputs, agricultural merchandise as well as agronomic … , finance, insurance and real estate. Agrium CEO Chuck Magro says the …
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KNUST/Danish Universities promote climate-smart agriculture

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:05
… Danish Universities to promote climate-smart agriculture. The goal is to help … Danish Universities to promote climate-smart agriculture. The goal is to help …
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Agriculture startups turn to AI, IoT to boost production

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:23
… around artificial intelligence (AI) in agriculture, especially in the West. In … billion. Accenture estimates the digital agriculture services market to hit $4 … ) and enhancing value in the agriculture ecosystem. Here are four interesting … sensors, drones, image analysis, precision agriculture machinery, etc. Large corporates are …
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Clint Perkins joins AgriLife's Smith County team

Agriculture News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:21
… Smith County Extension Agent of Agriculture and Natural Resources. His appointment … and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service," Shelia Harris … in the four areas of agriculture and natural resources, family and … the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of Texas through …
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