Pastoralists unload their cattle to avoid more losses due to drought

The effects of the drought have driven pastoralists from neighboring counties to Laikipia County in search of pasture and water. [Boniface Gikandi, Standard] A decision by the national government to buy cattle from pastoralists in Laikipia County as part of its adoption program has saved pastoralists from suffering huge losses as drought continues to ravage […]

Omicron disrupts supermarket supply chains • Farm Policy News

Bloomberg writers Leslie Patton, Elizabeth Elkin and Deena Shanker reported last week that “the highly contagious variant of the omicron virus is disrupt already stressed food supply chains, sickening so many workers that more shortages in grocery stores are almost certain. “Supermarkets have struggled to keep food fully stocked throughout the pandemic due to labor […]

CPW Commission considers wolf hazing measure

The proposed regulations would allow livestock owners to use techniques that scare or annoy gray wolves to protect their animals. DENVER – The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission (CPW) will consider action next week to allow livestock owners to suffocate gray wolves in order to protect their animals. According to CPW, the proposed regulations specify […]

KVG Bank partners with Mecwin Tech to finance solar pump units for farmers

Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB), the regional rural bank headquartered in Dharwad, and Bengaluru-based Mecwin Technologies Ltd, which is involved in the manufacture and supply of solar pump units for farmers, have signed a memorandum of agreement (MoU) on Saturday to introduce solar-powered pump units suitable for farmers thanks to bank financing. KVGB Chairman P […]

USDA Increases School Lunch Funding By $ 750 Million To Counter Rising Food Prices

Top line Friday, the US Department of Agriculture announcement a $ 750 million increase in funding for school lunch programs, citing the disruption of the Covid-19 pandemic and rising food costs. West Reading, PA – March 17: Myah Abeloff, 8, hosts a packed lunch and breakfast as a Wyomissing … [+] The area school district […]

Q&A: New Year’s Agenda

Q&A: New Year’s Agenda With US Senator Chuck Grassley Q: What does the second session of 117 have in store for us?e Congress? A: As we enter the third year of the pandemic, Congress has a full plate as the New Year approaches. There is no doubt that Americans are ready to turn the page […]

Economic Benefits of Mario Villarino’s Preconditioning Programs – Front Porch News Texas

Summary This demonstration of results compared the selling prices of preconditioned cattle (averages) for five consecutive years using a 45-day preconditioning protocol and the selling prices of cattle in 2021 using a 60-day preconditioning protocol. The results indicated a significant difference between the beef prices of preconditioned cattle (+ $ 59.27) in 2021 compared to […]