Evening Edition | Friday, September 30, 2022

In tonight’s evening edition, find out about the lawsuit against Syngenta and Corteva, climate change in the farm bill, market analysis and this week’s top stories. Syngenta and Corteva lawsuit Two of the world’s largest pesticide makers, Syngenta and Corteva, illegally paid distributors to limit their dealings with competitors who made cheaper generic versions of […]

Scottish researchers awarded £16m to improve cattle genetics

New Scottish researchers awarded £16m to improve cattle genetics September 30, 2022 Improved genetics will be used to help smallholder farmers in developing countries According to a press release from Scotland’s Rural College, Scottish researchers dedicated to supporting smallholder farmers in the Global South through advances in animal genetics research are entering a new phase […]

Security Properties JV acquires $24 million asset in San Jose

Apartments Monte Vista. Image courtesy of Security Properties Security Properties in partnership with Hearthstone Foundation and Pacific Life Insurance Co. acquired Monte Vista Senior Apartments, a 118-unit affordable housing community in San Jose, California. Berkadia brokered the $23.6 million transaction, arranging financing through Fannie Mae. The acquisition marks the seventh collaboration between Pacific Life and […]

Is Australia’s livestock contact tracing system prepared for an outbreak of foot and mouth disease?

Shortly after foot-and-mouth disease was first detected in Indonesia, Brad Inglis made the difficult decision to shut down his spelling yards, one of the busiest in the Northern Territory. “If there is a [FMD outbreak]we are a high-risk area with the number of trucks and the volume of cattle going through here,” Mr Inglis said. […]

“Tight margins call for careful spending by SA farmers”

Despite today’s high commodity prices, farmers need to be careful when spending money this year. Maize yields are a good barometer of overall crop performance, and maize production projections this season have improved slightly, according to Paul Makube, senior agricultural economist at FNB Agribusiness. Photo: FW Archives Maize yields are a good barometer of overall […]

Positive results from hemp-based cattle feed study

A study from Oregon State University found that spent hemp biomass left over from CBD extraction – usually just treated as waste or reintroduced to fields – appears to be a good alternative food for lambs. Considered the first study evaluating the effects of feeding depleted hemp biomass on livestock, the research involved feeding lambs […]

From hydrogen trucks to regenerative agriculture: sustainability success stories from Climate Week NYC 2022

Scroll for our recap of a busy climate week in New York Since Monday, September 19, thousands of representatives from politics, business, science, academia, thought leadership and the third sector have attended events virtually and in person as part of Climate Week NYC. The event, orchestrated by The Climate Group, has been held annually since […]

Smart and simple energy solutions for retailers

With electricity costs likely to double in five years, retailers need to look for smart solutions to South Africa’s electricity crisis. Picture provided. Steven Heilbron, CEO of Capital Connect: “Making smart and sustainable energy choices doesn’t have to be complicated” With electricity costs likely to double in five years, retailers need to look for smart […]

Adjustments to Farm Bill Retention Programs Requested

The House Agriculture Committee continued its review of the Farm Bill with a Sept. 20 hearing by the Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee to consider the conservation title of the 2018 Farm Bill. Witnesses shared their conservation priorities and offered grassroots suggestions on needed improvements to the title that continues to gain increasing attention. The vast […]

Rajasthan BJP MLA brings cow to Assembly to protest against rising cases of lumpy skin disease

On Tuesday, the streets of Japiur saw massive protests led by leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) against rising cases of lumpy skin disease (LSD) in the worst affected state. Pushkar BJP MLA Suresh Rawat also reached Rajasthan Assembly with a cow on Monday. Viral disease has hit milk collection in Jaipur. This consequently […]

Government to construct 1000 sheds for tribal community livestock

SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated a workshop on “New Horizons in Sheep and Goat Husbandry within the Tribal Community: Challenges and Opportunities” here at SKICC on Saturday. Responding to requests and concerns from the tribal community, the Lieutenant Governor announced that the UT government would construct 1,000 sheds for the tribal community’s livestock. The […]

Kepak livestock supply boss gives outlook on beef trade

Beef farmers gathered at Kilkenny Mart on Tuesday September 13 for the Teagasc Winter Beef Finishing information event. One of the speakers for the evening was Jonathan Forbes, Kepak Group Purchasing Director, who provided insight into the market from both his personal perspective and Kepak’s perspective. Farmers at the event listened closely to the Purchasing […]

Study to explore potential for spread of monkeypox virus to cattle

While monkeypox has been circulating in Africa for many years, the recent outbreak across the world has revealed considerable uncertainty about virus transmission. People infected with the monkeypox virus usually recover from the disease on their own without medical treatment, but the questions raised reinforce the need for research to understand how the virus spreads […]

Slaughtering of heifers and cows in 2022

Increased cull cow slaughter and the number of heifers in feedlots have been key factors to watch in 2022. Each has implications for beef production and cattle supply this year and beyond. ‘coming. Beef cow slaughter was higher throughout 2022. In August, beef cow slaughter was up about 9% from a year ago, or about […]

Droughtmaster sire breaks world record for breed, selling for $220,000 at Central Queensland Livestock Exchange in Gracemere

A Droughtmaster bull broke the world record for the breed at the Central Queensland Livestock Exchange in Gracemere, selling for $220,000. Key points: Droughtmaster bull sold for $220,000 at Gracemere on Wednesday, breaking breed world record Adam and Shelley Geddes at Oasis Droughtmasters sold the bull to Rondel Droughtmasters He beats the previous record for […]

CBN Anchor Borrower Program Risks Derailment Over Non-Performing Loans – Businessamlive

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, also known as NIRSAL Microfinance Bank Limited, has recently issued a Final Demand Notice to agricultural industries that have benefited from the Anchor Borrower Scheme (ABP) to repay their debts totaling N5 0.67 billion. The action followed the CBN’s directive to the microfinance bank to recover […]

Updated price from Ruthin’s auction

RUTHIN Farmers’ Auction reports sales of 1,153 prime lambs at £130 / 279ppk and 241 ewes at £13. First Lambs (Auctioneer-Elfor Morris): A total of 1,153 lambs advanced through the day with an average weight of 38.4 kg at an average of 222 ppk. Corn feed vendors are always rewarded with a bounty with wanted […]

Export opportunities for breeders

The Sunday Mail Commercial orientationAllan Majuru Discussions of export opportunities in agriculture often focus on traditional export commodities such as tobacco and peas, as well as emerging crops such as blueberries and macadamia nuts. Although they are generally the highest paid, the capital needed for meaningful production is often high, especially for smallholders and rural […]

How oats can help you save money on ground beef

There are many ways to stretch ingredients. According to Vermont Creamery, making a grocery list, planning meals, stocking the pantry and stretching your protein are all ways to make your food shopping count. When it comes to stretching protein, substitution and smaller portions are key. This principle applies to adding oats to your ground beef. […]

Unique Farm Sells Cow Hugs | Cattle

Farmers are always looking for ways to generate more income from their activities. But a small company with farms in California, Missouri and Tennessee has developed a truly unique business model. The Gentle Barn sells contact with farm animals as therapy and stress relief – and has been in business since 1999. As founder Ellie […]

Researchers develop tool to help poultry farmers take full advantage of solar technology

Jessica Wesson Michael Popp, professor of agricultural economics and agribusiness, explained how producers could use the Poultry Solar Assessment (PSA) tool. The PSA tool helps growers make decisions about using solar power in their operations. Poultry producers considering using renewable energy on their farms will have a free tool this fall to […]

Farmers reap big | the herald

the herald Bulawayo Office LIVESTOCK farmers in Matabeleland South use provincially grown fodder as an affordable supplementary feed for their animals, which will help prevent livestock from dying from lack of grazing. Self-production of cattle feed is one of the cornerstones of the Second Republic’s vision to restore Matabeleland as the country’s primary center for […]

The Mushroom Council dedicates National Mushroom Month to showcasing the many benefits of mushrooms, including stretching grocery budgets

Expand your grocery budget, add more nutrients, eat more sustainably: whatever challenge you’re trying to solve in the kitchen, “Mushrooms are the answer.” This September, the Mushroom Council will dedicate National Mushroom Month and Beyond to showcasing the myriad ways mushrooms are increasingly a solution to many of the problems, wants and needs of consumers […]

Using Body Condition Score to Better Manage Livestock – Kiowa County Signal

By Rhett Newby Agricultural and Natural Extension Agent Resources [email protected] PRATT, KAN.- Body condition scoring is an important tool that cattle producers can use in their programs to get a better return on investment. Cattle scoring can give producers a better idea of ​​the overall health of their herd and understand who needs more feed […]

Good weather, high prices and the most valuable agricultural export earnings ever, ABARES predicts

For the first time, the value of Australian food and fiber exports is expected to exceed $70 billion as good weather conditions and high prices continue for farmers. Key points: Good conditions and high prices combine to create a record forecast for agricultural exports Australia’s winter crops are expected to yield over 55 million tonnes […]

OQBN VAC-45 Cattle Sales Series Begins November | Cattle

The Oklahoma Quality Beef Network’s VAC-45 program will continue to host a series of certified beef sales across the state this fall, beginning in November. OQBN is a partnership between Oklahoma State University Extension and the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association. The OQBN is a network of breeders, educators, veterinarians, industry professionals and livestock traders committed to […]

Women farmers need support

In South Africa, women often depend on subsistence farming to support their families and ensure that growing children have access to adequate nutrition. Today, with climate change and global warming affecting the agricultural sector, women working in agriculture are more vulnerable than ever. Due to the impact of global warming, parts of South Africa are […]

Online listings increase 35% as most young steer and heifer prices trend higher

From Grong Grong, NSW, this line of 80 11-12 month old Henwood Angus steers averaging 351kg fetched 641.6c or $2250/head. Another 80 of their heavier brothers averaging 391kg earned 611c/kg or $2390, while a third line of 36 325kg bottom weight steers earned 667.7c or $2170. LISTINGS via AuctionsPlus Commercial cattle sales reached 13,097 head […]

HBL and AICL collaborate to provide livestock insurance to customers – Latest News – The Nation

KARACHI – HBL and Adamjee Insurance Company Limited (AICL) have collaborated to provide livestock insurance to clients. The insurance arrangement will cover animal mortality in addition to covering the accidental death of the client.This partnership brings a unique insurance product to the industry, “Working Capital Livestock Insurance Scheme”. This product further strengthens HBL’s agricultural […]