A tigress, which had attacked three head of cattle in a span
of two days and killed one in Hirehalli of H D Kote taluk, was
captured by the Forest department on Wednesday. The big cat was
trapped early morning in a cage set up in the village by the Forest
department. Earlier, efforts to drive away the animal into the
forest by bursting crackers had failed. Also, an operation using
elephants to ...
Chicago | Reuters – Thinly traded Chicago Mercantile Exchange
feeder cattle futures settled down their three cents per pound
daily price limit for a fifth straight day on Wednesday, led by the
recent plunge in cash feeder cattle prices, traders said.
Chicago | Reuters — Lightly-traded Chicago Mercantile
Exchange feeder cattle futures finished down their three cents per
pound daily price limit on Tuesday for a fourth day in a row
following sharply lower cash prices, traders said.
A good deal of modern farming is being done in the cloud, not
just the soil, using data science as well as tractors and combines
as tools – at least that’s the way Michigan agricultural technology
* Deputy PM meets with grain exporters to discuss curbs *
Traders' lobby complains of hidden state regulation * Egypt says
confident Russia will honour contracts (Adds details from Deputy PM
meeting with exporters) By Polina Devitt and Sarah McFarlane
MOSCOW, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Russia, one of the world's main wheat
exporters, is taking steps to restrict grain exports in an attempt
to cool ...
BACOLOR -- Some farmers here have scrapped conventional
farming, citing that it is not only dangerous for human consumption
due to chemical fertilizers, but is also costly to maintain. With
growing awareness about the different processes of organic farming,
the town of Bacolor, particularly in Barangay Sta.
In the wake of a new survey showing that 68 percent of
Canadians with an opinion support a ban on fur farming in Canada,
Humane Society International/Canada is renewing its call for a
AS THE agriculture sector has taken a backseat to the
industry and services sectors, the National Economic and
Development Authority (Neda) has worked with the Department of
Agriculture to help the sector perform better. Neda 7 Director
Efren Carreon admitted that Central Visayas may not be able to
compete with the regions in Mindanao due to its smaller land areas,
but said it has an edge when ...
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Egypt's state grain buyer, the General
Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), said on Wednesday it was
confident all Russian wheat import contracts would be honoured and
that it would continue to include Russia as an origin in its import
tenders. Sources told Reuters on Tuesday that Russia's Veterinary
and Phytosanitary Surveillance Service (VPSS) had restricted grain
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble
(TRMB) announced today that its PurePixel™ Precision Vegetation
Health solution is now available in Canada and Europe. Previously
the solution was available only in the U.S. In addition, Trimble
now provides PurePixel data for download using the common shapefile
format, and it has added a chlorophyll index map—an improved
technology for ...
SEATTLE (AP) " Agriculture officials said Tuesday they've
found avian influenza in wild birds in Washington state but there's
no immediate public health concern.The U.S. Department of
Agriculture said separate strains of the H5...
At about 90 million head, the American beef cattle herd is at
historic lows not seen since the early 1950s. But a herd
repopulation appears to be forming that likely will drop beef
prices for consumers next year.
DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
-- USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has
funds available through its Catastrophic Fire Recovery Initiative
to address the immediate impacts of fire on natural resources on
land that has suffered impacts from recent California
wildfires. This assistance is available to agricultural
operators or private non-industrial forest ...
Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the
Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Mar delivery was unchanged at
$6.19 a bushel; Mar corn was 2.50 cents lower at $4.06 a bushel;
Mar oats were unchanged ...
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/
-- Each holiday season, the Salvation Army works with local
businesses, churches and schools to collect gifts for needy
children and teens who otherwise may not receive any presents for
the holidays. Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of
innovative financing solutions for healthcare professionals, was
one of the more than 100 ...
Russia may be forced into protecting domestic bread prices
from the country's currency crisis later in the 2014/15 marketing
year, analysts said, challenging government pledges to avoid curbs
on grain ...
Cattle hauler Preston Newcomer found lucrative work in recent
years moving cows from a quarantine center in Pennsylvania to the
Port of Wilmington, Del., for export on floating feedlots to
countries such ...
The Department of Agriculture (DA) is strictly monitoring the
supply of garlic in the country, particularly the entry of imported
varieties, to avoid smuggling, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala
said here yesterday. Alcala said DA is engaging in modern farming
technologies to increase garlic production and to expand the areas
of plantation to augment the supply by at least 30 to 40
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced
speakers for the 2015 Agricultural Outlook Forum, "Smart
Agriculture in the 21st Century," to be held from Feb. 19-20, 2015,
at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, Va. The forum's
plenary speakers and sessions will take a global, modern look at
different aspects of today's agriculture industry.
AUSTRALIA’S prosperity in the past decade may have been
underpinned by the resources industry but it might be worth knowing
that the big four banks have roughly twice as much exposure to
agriculture than they do to resources
a clear and sparkling morning, more than 100 riders from
South Florida's equestrian community saddled up for a two-mile ride
Sunday to celebrate the life of 16-year-old Maria Lucia Rodrigo,
who died 10 days ago while riding in nearby Southwest
DUTCH company Koppert Biological Systems will boost its
presence in the Philippines next year, a move expected to help
revive the declining natural farming practice among Filipino
farmers. Asia Pacific area manager Bram Koppert said the company
will make its products available in the Philippines through Allied
Long touted as the only sensible alternative to an industrial
agriculture system that has wreaked all sorts of environmental
havoc, organic farming has nevertheless been forced to limp its way
through the debates surrounding the future of our global food
supply. The notion of farming without chemicals is dogged by an
Achilles' heel of epic proportion: Simply put, you can’t feed the
planet with ...
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tampa
Bay Business Journal's 2014 Florida Fast 100 recognizes Florida's
fastest-growing private companies based on 2011-2013 revenue. This
year, construction ...
By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - Several thousand head of
cattle have been quarantined in Montana after a cow near
Yellowstone National Park tested positive for brucellosis, the
livestock disease much feared by ranchers and also carried by elk
and bison, state livestock officials said on Friday. The
disruption comes at a crucial moment for the region's beef
producers, who are in the midst of ...
A horse and a teenager were found dead on a riding path
Thursday in Southwest Ranches, Davie police said. The discovery was
made by a canal off Griffin Road and Southwest 188th Avenue after 4
p.m. Thursday. Witnesses said they had seen the teen, who appeared
to be a very experienced rider, riding her horse at full speed
along the canal. Vicki Geddis told Local 10 News she saw the horse
and rider ...