FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Flames from welding equipment touched
off a grain-dust explosion at a Nestlé Purina plant in Flagstaff
Sunday, burning two workers severely and leaving two others with
less serious burns, authorities said.
DEMO farms showcasing Israeli organic farming technology are
being eyed in Davao City by Israel-based businessmen, an investment
official said. Davao City Investment Promotions Center (DCIPC)
officer-in-charge (OIC) Ivan C.
It's a rural tradition that faded out decades ago as Hong
Kong turned into a neon-lit megacity: rice seedlings being dropped
into watery paddy fields with gentle plops. "In the past people in
Hong Kong grew rice," said Kan, 42, about his move. "I could teach
the people again and revive rice farming." The naturally-farmed
rice paddies started reappearing in Long Valley seven years ago
after a 40 ...
By Reese Ewing SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential
candidate Marina Silva, an icon of the green movement, is cozying
up to old adversaries in the sugar and ethanol industry as she
seeks to win over the powerful farm lobby ahead of next month's
election. Since entering the race in mid-August, Silva has picked a
pro-agriculture congressman as her running mate, met repeatedly
The Africa Rising Project, a farming project that is
introducing new farming technologies and new crop varieties to
farmers in the Upper East Region is making progress to improve food
security of small holder farmers in the area.
THERE is a new breed of youngsters getting involved in
agriculture these days. The importance of the agriculture sector to
the economy is undeniable. In Malaysia, getting the younger
generation into the agriculture sector is one of the strategies
taken to revitalise the sector and make it more vibrant.
A circuit court judge dismissed Thursday a petition by
Southwest Ranches that had been blocking the creation of a charter
school in Pembroke Pines, near the town's border. Now officials for
the Franklin Academy Charter School are now moving forward with a
40-acre, 2,600 student middle-high school campus just south of
Griffin Road and east of Southwest 208th Avenue.
(Photo courtesy Canada Beef Inc.) Chicago | Reuters – Chicago
Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures posted losses for a second
straight day on Friday, weighed down by lower prices for
slaughter-ready or cash cattle and pork at wholesale, traders
Broward County Democratic Chairman Mitch Ceasar has a
controversial history of being paid to lobby the same politicians
that rely on his backing when they run for election. But now he’s
stepped into one of the most heated fights in South Florida: The
bitter feud between Southwest Ranches and Pembroke Pines. The Town
of Southwest Ranches hired Ceasar as "special counsel" in its
attempt to derail ...
U.S. cattle futures are falling early in the session Friday,
pressured by concerns that lukewarm demand for wholesale beef from
grocery stores and restaurants could weigh on prices owners get in
the cash markets this week.
Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board
of Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery fell 7 cents to $5.0250 a bushel;
Dec corn was 2.50 cents lower at 3.3850 a bushel; Dec oats were
5.50 cents ...
The Algae Biomass Organization continues to expand the
breadth and depth of experts in energy, agriculture, national
security and sustainability at the 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit,
taking place in ...
Grain harvests in Alberta and Manitoba are threatened by
unusual weather conditions, just as farmers prepare to harvest. In
western Manitoba, the problem is rain, with a wet summer and
flooding in some areas followed by heavy downfalls this autumn.
Farmers in Alberta say they need a good 20 days of sunny, dry
weather to get their crops in shape to harvest in the wake of the
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaChina Green Agriculture,a
awhich primarily produces and distributes humic acid-based compound
fertilizers and other agricultural products, soared 33.77% to $3.05
in morning trading Friday after the company reported its
fourth-quarter results. Net sales rose 3.4% year-over-year to $72.2
million from $69.8 million, but net income plunged 70.2% to $4.3
million from ...
XI'AN, China / ACCESSWIRE / September 11, 2014 / China Green
Agriculture, Inc. (NYSE: CGA) will host a conference call and live
webcast to discuss the results of the 2014 fiscal year will be held
Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery fell 10.25 cents to $5.0950 a bushel;
Dec corn was 4.75 cents lower at 3.41 a bushel; Dec oats were 3
cents lower ...
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria's grain harvest dropped to 3.4
million tonnes this year from 4.9 million tonnes in 2013, hit by
drought, Agriculture Minister Abdelwahab Nouri said on Thursday.
"Our production fell this year to 34 million quintals due to bad
weather conditions," he told reporters on the sidelines of a
parliamentary session. He did not give further details. Algeria,
with a population ...
Clever farming techniques would provide China with more than
enough grain to feed its escalating population in the coming
decades while easing stress on its environment, scientists reported
on Wednesday. China faces a double crunch as its population of 1.35
billion rises to an expected peak of 1.47 billion in 2030, which
will require more than 650 million tonnes of rice, wheat and corn
SAN FRANCISCO—There have been harder times to be a renter in
this city of 826,000. Room rates shot up during the 1850s and again
following the 1906 earthquake and fire. But talk to tech workers,
Despite a persistent drought in California, the largest
agriculture state in the U.S., record harvests in other parts of
the country are chasing investors from agriculture exchange traded
funds and exchange ...