It may have been a chilly Saturday morning, but Ijams Nature
Center became a little more prepared for spring, as a group of
University of Tennessee agriculture students spent the morning
preparing the gardens for warmer weather.
OTTAWA, March 28, 2015 /CNW/ - Transport Minister Lisa Raitt
and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced that the
Government of Canada will not renew its requirement for Canadian
National Railway (CN) Company and Canadian Pacific Railway Company
(CP) to transport minimum volumes of grain by rail after the
current Order in Council expires on March 28, 2015. A year ago, the
government took ...
‘There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask
why... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?’ –
Robert Kennedy The most obvious downside to contract farming is the
potential for the buyer/contractor to take advantage of the growers
and impose lopsided conditions in the contract. In these more
“mature” farming environments, the biased power relations against
The fact that everyone but Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan
Singh is speaking on the issue only gives credence to the specious
fears of farmers that this government is out to get them. Aditi
Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Felix Koskei has stepped aside
to pave way for investigations into corruption allegations against
him. Addressing the press on Saturday, Koskei said graft
allegations against him had cast aspersions on his character and
dented the honor and dignity of his office.
From the Tyler Cattle Baron's Gala Committee:“Sporting Clays
for the Cause” will offer the 25 five person teams the opportunity
to test their shooting skills in 12 scenario-designed shooting
stations with 8 to 10 birds at each station.
Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board
of Trade. Wheat for May delivery gained 8.50 cents to $5.0775 a
bushel; May corn fell .25 cent to 3.91 a bushel; May oats were 5.50
cents lower ...
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- via PRWEB - Tetra Financial Group
announced today that it has provided $800,000 in lease financing to
a large Ohio-based Ethanol company for a grain elevator. The
company's operations ...
"Cattle were starving on the ranches in Antelope Valley. Lake
Elizabeth had dried into a mudflat, and by July the city was
consuming more water than was flowing into the storage reservoirs,"
writes Les Standiford in "Water to the Angels." This was 1904,
several years into a severe drought, when...
Inyanga Ranch, one of the most pristine ranches in western
Colorado, is being offered for sale through Ranch Marketing
Associates (PRWeb March 27, 2015) Read the full story at
Moreno Ranches is a Florida producer of superior cattle.
Their cattle garnered prestigious awards at the 2015 International
Brahman Show and Sale in Houston, Texas. (PRWeb March 26, 2015)
Read the full story at
Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for May delivery declined 19.75 cents to $4.9925 a
bushel; May corn fell 3.75 cents to 3.9125 a bushel; May oats were
4.50 cents lower ...
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram (http://bit.ly/1Bs8JKH ) reports
while Bonds and other ranchers hope that four years of bone-dry
conditions may soon be over, he is not ready to start "doubling
down" by going on a spending spree to replenish his cattle herd.
Texas ranks first in the U.S. in total cattle and calves, making up
13 percent of the nation's inventory, said Bryan Black, a spokesman
Grain futures were lower Thursday in early trading on the
Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery was unchanged at
$5.19 a bushel; May corn was 2 cents lower at $3.93 a bushel; May
oats were unchanged ...
In 30 years of farming, Randy Edmundson had never seen
anything like the summer of 2013. More than 50 inches of rain fell
in six months, flooding virtually all of the 110 acres that
Edmundson had planted in the French Broad valley.
The Canadian government will not, for now, start telling
railways where to ship farmers' grain but it will decide within
days whether to extend its requirements on how much grain they must
haul, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said on Wednesday. In an
interview in her parliamentary office, Raitt said farmers and
shippers have questioned whether the government's grain-shipment
minimums are still ...
At one of Asia’s largest slaughterhouses, there are more
police officers than cattle. The stalls where butchers clean and
quarter chicken, sheep, goats and pigs buzz with activity while the
section reserved for bulls sits barren.
Moreno Ranches is a top Florida breeder of Brahman cattle.
The ranch's "This is It" is an educational event on cattle breeding
for Brahman juniors and others interested in the cattle industry.
(PRWeb March 24, 2015) Read the full story at
DALLAS, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing the
trend of reporting and focusing on America's most iconic viewsheds
and working landscapes, The Land Report announces the 2015 Land
Report Texas 10 presented by Republic Ranches, which highlights the
largest landowners and even...
Giants Software's Farming Simulator series is making the jump
to new consoles this year, with versions of Farming Simulator 15
bound for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, as well as PlayStation 3 and
Xbox 360. Farming Simulator 15 will let players farm across North
America on a new Nordic environment, using more than 140 farming
machines, including new vehicles that are exclusive to consoles,
Cattle herders killed 82 people and wounded 25 in a village
in central Nigeria over grazing rights, police said on Tuesday,
less than two weeks before a national election in which political
and ethnic tensions are running high. Police went on Monday to
investigate the attack by Muslim Fulani herdsmen on the mostly
Christian Egba ethnic group at the weekend in the remote village
Agatu Iga in ...
Ryann Greenberg pushes for access to public records and
governmental meetings in the town of Southwest Ranches. The access
provides information about a town plan to approve a 1,500-bed
immigration-detention center, she says. The property is just up the
road from her house and those of many others. Southwest Ranches
Mirr Ranch Group is pleased to announce a 37% price reduction
on the historic 1,328-acre Capitol Creek Ranch, one of the largest
ranches for sale in the Aspen area. Now listed at $17 million, this
luxury real estate property offers stunning scenery with
end-of-the-road privacy. (PRWeb March 11, 2015) Read the full story