Berkshire Agricultural Ventures receives nearly $1 million from USDA

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (NEWS10) – Berkshire Agricultural Ventures (BAV) has been named the sole 2021 nationwide recipient of funding from the USDA’s Regional Food System Partnership (RFSP) and Local Foods Promotion Program (LFPP). The organization announced Monday the awarding of the grants, which total nearly $1 million. Over a period of three years, these grants […]

Hindering the Free Market – Editorial

Editorial Board (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Mon 31 January 2022 2022-01-31 01:23 0 6fe955910fed7b4d49952c2c14dce02e 1 Editorial Malaysia, cooking oil, palm oil, price, product, supply chain, demand, inflation, market, subsidy To free The prices of raw materials such as coal, other minerals, rubber and coffee are highly volatile and influenced by boom and bust cycles […]

Information for the local farmer

It’s hard to believe we’re almost at the end of January. One of the benefits of the passage of time is that our days are getting longer by nearly a minute each day, with the sun rising around 7:55 a.m. and setting at 5:14 a.m. This will continue until June 21 (summer solstice). As an […]

Register Texas Cattle Marks, Marks and Tattoos by Feb. 28

By Julie TomascikEditor The deadline to re-register Texas cattle and horse marks, marks and tattoos is fast approaching. Trademark owners have until February 28 to complete the re-registration process. “Even if the brand has been in your family for generations, it needs to be re-registered,” said Tracy Tomascik, associate director of product and regulatory activities […]

McDonald’s profits hit by rising costs and pandemic curbs

Customers are seen at a McDonald’s fast food restaurant in Tokyo, Japan September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register Jan 27 (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) missed its revenue and profit expectations on Thursday as rising costs and weak sales at its more than 4,500 restaurants […]

Canadian farmers face livestock feed shortage due to drought and transportation constraints

Beef cattle are pictured at a feedlot in Coaldale, Alberta, Canada May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Canadian farmers say they are days away from running out of feed for livestock, as severe drought last summer damaged crops needed to […]

Sow legumes in winter for cheap fertilizer in spring pastures

With nitrogen prices high, Craig Roberts says this winter, it’s important to consider freeze-seeded legumes as an alternative fertilizer source. “2022 is different because fertilizer costs have tripled,” says the state forage specialist at the University of Missouri Extension. “Think of legumes as almost free fertilizer.” Frost seeding, a method of broadcasting seeds to frozen […]

High Feed Costs Challenge Farmers | Local company

Benjamin Herrold Lee Agri-Media Higher feed costs have been a challenge for livestock, dairy and poultry producers. “Higher feed costs are squeezing margins for livestock and dairy, as well as poultry,” says Joe Horner, an agricultural economist at the University of Missouri Extension. Eric Bailey, beef condition specialist for MU Extension, says producers are bearing […]

Stamps draw attention to rare livestock breeds | Agriculture

In conjunction with the Livestock Conservancy, the US Postal Service released a set of Heritage Breed Forever stamps last May. The stamps feature images chosen by Phillip Sponenberg, professor of pathology and genetics, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Sponenberg has been involved with the Livestock Conservancy, an organization dedicated to the preservation of rare livestock […]

As parties focus on caste politics, stray cattle and lack of jobs continue to plague farmers

Kannauj: Difficult to pass by the heavy barbed wire fences of the Kannauj potato farms. Driving through the villages of one of Uttar Pradesh’s greenest belts, men and women guarding their fields are commonplace. Dotted with vast tracts of leafy farms and numerous cold storages, Kannauj and adjacent areas, also known as the Potato Belt, […]

3 Big Things Today, January 20, 2022

1. Soybean futures rise, grains fall overnight Soybean futures were higher in overnight trading on concerns over the weather in South America, while grains fell. Rain fell this week in parts of Argentina, including the states of Entre Rios, Buenos Aires and northeastern La Pampa, Donald Keeney, agricultural meteorologist at Maxar, said in a note […]

Community rescuers praised for pulling cattle out of overturned cattle bag during storm – Red Deer Advocate

Howling winds and whiteout conditions didn’t stop some Olds residents from helping firefighters rescue livestock from an overturned cattle liner during Monday’s snowstorm. “The wind was brutal, just brutal. We were waiting for a break in the storm which just didn’t come,” recalls Rachel Pavan, who was at the scene with her husband Darren and […]

Is there really such a thing as low carbon beef?

There is a lots of ways to describe a piece of beef. Walk through the meat aisle of a grocery store in the United States and you’ll be presented with an assortment of meat descriptors detailing your dinner’s upbringing: Angus, Antibiotic-Free, Hormone-Free, Grass-Fed, Vegetarian – fed, and so on. But soon, you might see another, […]

Farmers and ranchers thrilled with new action plan to help create a more competitive market | Mount family farms

GREAT FALLS, Mt. – Farmers and ranchers received good news in early 2022 after the White House released a plan to create a fairer, more competitive and more resilient meat and poultry supply chain. We spoke with Montana Farmers Union and broke down what farmers and ranchers get paid and how it aims to change […]

The rice festival and Buhari’s obsession with agriculture – By: .

By Khalifa Nuruddeen Abande President Muhammadu Buhari’s exclusive interview with Channels Television means different things to different groups of people around the world. In the interview, the president revealed so many things that have a deeper and deeper impact on the country. As Politicians focused on Buhari’s view on his successor, Igbo on Nnamdi Kanu, […]

Global Digital Agriculture Market Report

Dublin, Jan. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Global Digital Agriculture Market: Focus on Business Channel, Product Type and Country Analysis – Analysis and Forecast, 2020-2026” has been released. added to from offer. Global Digital Agriculture Market was valued at USD 10.00 Billion in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 22.88 Billion […]

Farm Bureau votes for higher reference prices, a complicated position for livestock

ATLANTA — Delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation‘s 2022 convention voted Tuesday to urge Congress to raise the prices on which agricultural crop subsidies are based and took a complicated stance on livestock swaps. Although the next farm bill will not be written until 2023, the full voting membership passed a report from the […]

Aiken Back: Washington County Farmer Appointed TN Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture Weeks After Leaving Farm Bureau Director Job | WJHL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – Washington County farmer Jeff Aiken said he missed his Telford beef farm when he announced he would not seek another term after six years as president of Tennessee. Farm Bureau. On Thursday, however, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture announced that Aiken would become Tennessee’s assistant commissioner of agriculture on March 1. […]

ISD Banquet Nueces County Junior Livestock Show

Banquete ISD was one of the many school districts on the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show. Their program is a family affair, run by a father-son duo. BANQUETE, Texas – A South Texas tradition we know, and love, is the cattle shows and despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the show continues. Schools across […]

WPUR’s sustainable energy for cryptocurrency and Web3 will be supported by RVLT

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC et al. Claim your 1-week free trial for Street Insider Premium here. Dallas, Texas, January 12, 2022 McapMediaWire WaterPure International, Inc. (OTC Rose: WPUR) today announced the company’s partnership with Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTC Pink: ALYI) was featured in a ALYI Presentation of the 2022 […]

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 […]

Fast food is getting more expensive: McDonald’s, Subway, Chipotle, Starbucks

Fast food prices continue to rise even though they remain more popular than ever. The costs of basic ingredients like chicken breasts, eggs and pork have skyrocketed. Labor has become more expensive as some companies say they cannot find workers. Loading Something is loading. The entire fast food landscape has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Year in Review: Demonstrating Results in Hopkins County

Comparison of the selling prices of preconditioned cattle under two protocols (60 days vs 45 days) of preconditioning of cattle in Northeast Texas Mario villarino Cooperator: Association for the Improvement of Beef of Northeast Texas Through Dr Mario A. Villarino, Hopkins County Extension Officer, Agriculture and Natural Resources, [email protected] Summary This demonstration of results compared […]

award-winning program focuses on pasture, hunting and herding leases | Livestock

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service programs are scheduled for January 10 in Hallsville, January 11 in Wylie; February 8 in Brenham and September 13 in Kerrville. The Rancher Rental Workshop costs $ 50 and pre-registration is required at Each participant will receive a copy of the “Farmer Rental Handbook for Farmers”, containing checklists and […]