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 […]

Walmart announces equity investment in Sustainable Beef LLC

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – Walmart is now working with the region’s newest rancher-owned company, Sustainable Beef LLC. Announce Wednesday, an agreement signed by Walmart, investing in a minority stake in the company. Walmart reports that the equity investment is part of a broader strategic partnership to source premium sustainable beef from Sustainable Beef LLC’s […]

Commentary: How to improve the global food supply? Encourage a more sustainable system

To make more informed decisions about risks and opportunities in the agriculture and food sectors, banks and investors need more reliable and robust biodiversity data. Two frameworks – the Principles for Responsible Banking and the Task Force on Nature-Related Financial Disclosures – provide solid starting points for the financial industry to address these issues. Both […]

Heavier hefts lift, while lighter lines make it easier to line up 9692 larger heads

Part of a series of 342 Droughtmaster and Droughtmaster cross backgrounder 8-11 month old steers from Springsure, central Queensland, drafted in three lines at 275-280kg, dropping from 611c/kg to 644.3c/kg on Friday . AFTER an extremely quiet August, AuctionsPlus commercial cattle sales numbers rose this week, with 9,692 head offered up 83% from the previous […]

Beef. That’s what’s for dinner. 300 returns to Daytona International Speedway for 2023 NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 27, 2022) – Daytona International Speedway announced today that the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), a subcontractor of the Beef Checkoff, will bring the Beef. That’s what’s for dinner.® 300 back at the World Center of Racing for a third year as an authorized sponsor of the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series […]

Palthu Janwar trailer: Minnal Murali director Basil Joseph plays a lowly livestock inspector in this rural drama

The Palthu Janwar trailer released on Saturday promises a feel-good movie with plenty of drama. Basil Joseph, who rose to national fame directing the Malayalam superhero film Minnal Murali, is seen as an affable and naive livestock inspector in the film. Palthu Janwar is directed by debutant Sangeeth P Rajan, who worked as an assistant […]

County Agricultural Development, Enhancement Strategy Adopted | News, Sports, Jobs

Chautauqua County has experienced significant changes in the farming community since the adaptation of the Farmland Protection Plan (FPP) of 2000. The county has a diverse agricultural production sector, agricultural input and service sector, as well as sectors related to food processing and value-added production. To understand how agriculture has changed in the […]

Great Florida Cattle Drive and gas prices down again

Great Florida Cattle Drive and gas prices down again From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your agribusiness update. ** The 2022 Great Florida Cattle Drive runs from December 4-10, celebrating previous campaigns and celebrating 500 years of Florida “cow culture”. Reports, the route will end in Kenansville with a celebration of […]

Lack of CO2 threatens Polish food industry

New Lack of CO2 threatens Polish food industry August 26, 2022 CO2 is also crucial for the meat and dairy sectors The subsidiary of Danish brewery Carlsberg in Poland could reduce or stop beer production due to a lack of carbon dioxide deliveries, which is becoming a problem for the country’s food industry, reported Reuters. […]

Bear Creek, Alliant Energy’s first large-scale solar project, is now operational

By Chris Crowell August 24, 2022 Alliant Energy’s first large-scale solar project is now operational. At 50 megawatts (MW), the Bear Creek Solar Project in Richland County is Wisconsin’s newest large-scale utility solar farm. The site can generate enough electricity to power approximately 13,000 homes. “This project represents an important long-term investment in our community,” […]

Market access, rather than price premiums, could become a key driver of carbon/methane reduction progress

WHO is ultimately going to pay for the carbon and methane reduction work in Australia’s red meat industry? The subject was discussed at an Australian Agribusiness Association rally held in Brisbane yesterday. MP Managing Director Jason Strong, BDO Director Responsible for Sustainability Brett Spicer and Anna Speer of Woolworths Greenstock pictured during the panel discussion […]

Nearly 720,000 tonnes of food exported from Ukraine under new deal

New Nearly 720,000 tonnes of food exported from Ukraine under new deal August 24, 2022 Exports of major commodities fell nearly 50% A total of 33 cargo ships carrying around 719,549 tonnes of foodstuffs left Ukraine under a UN-brokered deal with Turkey to unblock Ukrainian seaports, Reuters reportedciting the Ukrainian Ministry of Agriculture on Tuesday. […]

Energy crisis, agricultural crisis, water crisis

Guzman Energy isn’t exactly a household word, but it should be. The Denver-based company navigated through the Clean Technica radar three years ago with an innovative coal-versus-solar financing scheme for rural electric cooperatives. In the latest twist, the company shows how agrivoltaics can change the hearts and minds of local policymakers, convincing them to approve […]

Are Omaha steaks worth the hype?

If you don’t live near a quality butcher and want an option that exceeds supermarket offerings, then yes, Omaha Steaks is worth it. He really impressed with every offer. Start with the sales of Omaha Steaks to see if you agree that it offers top-notch food and customer service. If you order the Beef Wellington, […]

Livestock lockdown won’t hurt your first summer braai – but a lot could happen by Christmas

Herd of oxen standing outdoors. (Image: Getty) South Africa’s ban on livestock movements won’t hugely affect meat prices, an economist says – not yet. The 21-day ban comes as South Africa’s peak red meat consumption season approaches. Everything will depend on when exactly the ban is lifted. For more stories go to The growing […]

Let livestock invest in packing plants

The “Local Meat Processing Expansion Act” introduced by Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM) would allow owners of livestock auction markets to invest in small meat processing operations. The Packers and Stockyards Act prohibits auction houses from owning, investing in, managing or operating a packing plant or meat marketing business. Senator Ernst […]

Coca-Cola bottler unveils sustainability funding program for its suppliers

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has introduced a new sustainability-related financing program, designed to offer companies in the soft drink bottler’s supply chain reduced financing rates if they meet key environmental and social objectives. CCEP described the financial scheme, to be overseen by specialist food and agriculture bank Rabobank, as one of the first of its […]

Lumpy skin disease: Milk prices rise, work on war footing, Hooda tells Haryana government

Former Haryana Chief Minister and Opposition Leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda has called on the government to work on a war footing to deal with lumpy skin disease which he said was still spreading at an alarming rate among livestock. Hooda said thousands of animals have fallen prey to the disease, with livestock continually succumbing to […]

Agricultural issues discussed during campaign stop at local farms

U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik, R-Saratoga, and Republican candidate for the 19th congressional district Marcus Molinaro both said Monday they would support reforming and expanding the federal agricultural visa program to help farmers to gain better access to legal immigrant workers, while lambasted New York State’s expansion of overtime rights for farmworkers. Stefanik and Molinaro spoke […]

Walmart Shoppers Replace Lunch Meat With Beans

Walmart says inflation continues to impact its shoppers, especially those with lower incomes. CFO John Rainey explained how consumers trade meat for beans. Inflation has hit low-income consumers harder than their affluent counterparts. Loading Something is loading. Walmart shoppers are looking for beans instead of meat for lunch, the company said Tuesday, in the latest […]

Breeding results and winners at the Tullamore Show

The Tullamore Show and the FBD National Livestock Show took place on Sunday August 14 and, according to show organizers, “over 60,000 people attended”. Judging in the pedigree and commercial cattle section began at 10:00 a.m. sharp and throngs of people and cattle basked in the August sunshine on the show ground at Blue Ball, […]

Prime Minister: health is not only the responsibility of the Ministry of Health

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 August – Health care is not solely the responsibility of the Ministry of Health (MOH) but other parties including stakeholders, public and private sectors and civil society, said today Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob today. He acknowledged that Malaysia needed a comprehensive and thorough plan for health care reforms after two years […]

Is meat more affordable outside the United States?

While the high inflation food prices may currently squeeze family meat budgets, Americans have always paid less for meat. In 2017, the Houston Press shared findings from Caterwings, a UK-based business-to-business catering service. At that time, Caterwings found that Americans were paying $17 for a pound of beef tenderloin, which was close to the market […]

A little taste of everything for students interested in plants for livestock – Daily Democrat

Everyone has a seat at the Agriculture Program table at Woodland Community College. Its role could expand further as the nation battles food insecurity. Just recently, United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visited the Yolo Food Bank in Woodland to announce a $43 million cooperative purchase assistance agreement to help local producers provide food […]

Q&A: Iowa State Fair

With US Senator Chuck Grassley Q: What awaits visitors to the Iowa Fair? A: For generations of Iowans, the Iowa State Fair is one of the most anticipated events of the year to celebrate our agricultural heritage, innovation and industrial achievement. Throughout 11 days, August 11-21, 2022, there’s something for everyone, from food and entertainment, […]

Copying ASEAN neighbors could be key to Ph’s agricultural growth – Manila Bulletin

BEFORE GARDENER Yvette Tan This is part two of last week’s column titled “Seven Systemic Things the DA Should Consider Reforming.” In part one, economist Cielito F. Habito outlined seven challenges that prevent the Department of Agriculture (DA) from being truly practitioner- and agribusiness-focused. Now he offers suggestions to help get the ministry back on […]


Nation’s Only Producer-Owned Beef Processor Awarded $12.232 million From the Texas Enterprise Fund AMARILLO, TX, August 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced today that the state of texasthrough the Texas Enterprise Fund, intends to support the establishment of Producer Owned Beef’s state-of-the-art beef processing facility in Amarillo –– the only facility of […]

Ellicottville Farmer Seeks Tax Breaks to Grow Fresh Vegetables | Business premises

A Southern Tier farm operator who specializes in growing various types of lettuce, herbs and other green vegetables for sale to consumers, restaurants and grocery stores asks the Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency for a tax-exempt financing to build a corporate headquarters and growing facility in Ellicottville for the company’s vertical gardens. Ellicottville Greens, which […]

Qld plans livestock biosecurity task force

The state will recruit biosecurity officers to prepare the livestock industry for disease risks as Australia strives to remain free of foot-and-mouth disease. Queensland will set up a task force to help protect the state’s livestock from ‘unprecedented biosecurity risks’ amid the threat of foot and mouth disease on Australia’s doorstep. Over 450,000 cases of […]

Meridian (NASDAQ:MRBK) vs. Ames National (NASDAQ:ATLO) Critical Contrast

Meridian (NASDAQ:MRBK – Get Rating) and Ames National (NASDAQ:ATLO – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which stock is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk. Analyst Notes This is a summary of Meridian’s and Ames National’s current ratings, as […]

Producer Sentiment Rises Slightly – Farm Economics Barometer

New Producer Sentiment Rises Slightly – Farm Economics Barometer August 06, 2022 Higher input costs, lower prices among top concerns The Purdue University/CME Group Agricultural Economics Barometer The Farmers’ Sentiment Index rose 6 points in July to 103. Producers were slightly more optimistic about current and future economic conditions on their farms compared to June. […]

State plans to designate reintroduced wolves in Colorado as experimental, which would give ranchers more flexibility to harass, harm or kill

The gray wolf once inhabited all parts of Colorado, but was shot, trapped, and poisoned until it was eradicated from the state in the 1940s.Getty Images As Colorado Parks and Wildlife continues its meetings and process to reintroduce gray wolves to the West Slope, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service begins its process to introduce […]

Financing agreements finalized with Trafigura to secure up to US$55 million for El Domo development

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – August 5, 2022) – SALAZAR RESOURCES LIMITED (TSXV: SRL) (OTCQX: SRLZF) (FSE: CCG.F) (“Salazar” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Adventus Mining Corporation (“Adventus”) has entered […]

Column: China’s agricultural imports to the United States reach new highs in 2022, but volumes vary

A plot of wheat that was missed by the combine harvester is seen during harvest in Corn, Oklahoma, U.S., June 12, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug 4 (Reuters) – China is on track to become the top international buyer of U.S. agricultural products for the […]

Livestock Spotlight – Houston Herald

Over the years, I’ve witnessed many cattle competitions at the Texas County Fair, and one thing never gets old: listening to a judge describe what makes one animal stand out from the rest. But while it’s always nice to hear them speak, not all judges are created equal when it comes to their performance. In […]

In Brief: Main Legal Issues of Project Finance Transactions in Taiwan

Government authorities Competent authorities 16What are the relevant government agencies or departments with authority over projects in typical project areas? What is the nature and extent of their authority? What is the history of state ownership in these sectors? In Taiwan, project finance mainly applies to infrastructure projects developed by the private sector or through […]

Livestock arrive for the Ekka as organizers step up biosecurity measures against foot-and-mouth disease

As foot-and-mouth disease fears loom over the Ekka, organizers and breeders say “very comprehensive” plans are in place to limit the risk. Cattle began arriving yesterday for the Stud Show, the largest annual stud show in the Southern Hemisphere. About 1,300 head of cattle are expected to attend the show, which runs from August 6-14. […]

Crop and Livestock Insurance Market 2022-2028 – InsuranceNewsNet

New JerseyNJ–(SBWIRE)– 07/30/2022 – Latest research study published by HTF MI “Global Crop and Livestock Insurance Market” with 100+ pages analysis on business strategy taken up by key and emerging industry players and provides know-how on development market current, landscape, technologies, drivers, opportunities, market view and status. Understanding the segments helps to identify the importance […]

Ag-tech startup Verility closes $3.5M Series A funding round to further develop livestock fertility testing platform

INDIANAPOLIS — Verility Inc., led by co-founder and CEO Liane Hart, has closed a Series A funding worth $3.5 million. The round was led by Mountain Group Partners of Nashville, Tennessee, and includes an earlier investment from Purdue Foundry. Verility has created a global platform called Fertile-EyezMT which provides fertility testing products that enable breeders […]

Livestock Monitoring Market Expected to Reach USD 9.45 Billion by 2030; The milk harvest management segment is likely to dominate the market share

Brainy Insights Pvt. ltd. Growing number of poultry, dairy and swine farms globally is an opportunity factor for the growth of the livestock monitoring market. Newark, July 25 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to report published by The Brainy Insights, the global livestock monitoring market is expected to grow from USD 3.02 billion in […]

South-central farmers battle inflation and hay shortages

PALMER, Alaska (KTUU) – Farming is not for the faint-hearted, especially in times of inflated economic prices and unprecedented labor shortages. On top of that, Alaska had another sun-fueled start to summer, with temperatures in south-central Alaska exceeding 80 degrees on a few occasions. While extreme weather conditions can cause uncertainty for farmers, owner of […]

Statement by Senator Cramer on Livestock Compensation Program Payment Adjustments

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) released the following statement on the Farm Service Agency (FSA) Livestock Compensation Program (LIP) payment adjustment: “The Livestock Compensation Program exists to help producers who have had higher than normal livestock deaths as a result of storms, such as the major blizzards that hit North Dakota this spring. […]

The livestock department sets up a disease investigation laboratory as part of the AMR resistance monitoring plan

PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – July 20, 2022): The Department of Livestock and Dairy Development of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has established a Disease Investigation Laboratory (DIL) in Peshawar with the aim of implementing a plan surveillance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the animal health sector. “The Peshawar Disease Investigation Laboratory is established, designated and notified as […]

To Reduce Harmful Algal Blooms and Dead Zones, the United States Needs a National Agricultural Pollution Regulatory Strategy

Satellite photo of an algal bloom in western Lake Erie, July 28, 2015. Photo courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory Mid-summer is the time for predictions of the size of this year’s “dead zones” and algal blooms in major lakes and bays. Will the Gulf of Mexico dead zone be the size of New Jersey, or […]

The True Costs of Inflation in Small Town Texas

One Sunday a few months ago, Robert Rodriguez thought he’d try something new at R-BBQ, the restaurant he owns in Sabinal, on the southwest edge of the Texas Hill Country. Wholesale prices were increasing has been increasing since covid-19 pandemic began – and now a box of one hundred and eighty eggs, which cost about […]

Wild animal groups are blasting the process of reintroducing wolves to Colorado parks and wildlife

A group of wildlife advocates denounce Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s wolf reintroduction process, saying the intent of the voter-approved proposal has been “lost or undermined.” Since voters approved Proposition 114 in November 2020 directing the state to develop a plan and reintroduce wolves to the Western Slope by the end of 2023, CPW has held […]

Europe Agricultural Drones Market By Type, By Components,

Definition and overview of the agricultural drones market A drone is a gliding humanoid that can be controlled manually or autonomously by software-controlled flight plans in its on-board systems, which interconnect with built-in sensors and a navigation system (GPS). These are usually referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aircraft systems. These are […]

How Texoma Drought Could Affect Your Next Meal

CALERA, Okla. (KXII) – Texoma Counties is at a D1 level drought, which is a moderate drought severe enough to damage crops, reduce hay production and affect livestock producers. On Thursday, the majority of Texoma entered a D1 drought, leaving many farmers and ranchers worried about the future of their crops and livestock. News 12 […]

Farmers Diversify and Grow with Value-Added Agriculture – Farmville

Consumers are increasingly demanding locally produced agricultural products, and farmers are better positioned to meet that need with a little help from friends at the Virginia Foundation for Agriculture, Innovation and Rural Sustainability. Whether moving from an on-farm stand to an on-farm store or directly marketing locally grown and processed meats, the nonprofit Cooperative Development […]

MSU College of Agriculture Receives State Funding for Greenhouse Facility Update

With the passage of higher education spending by the Michigan Legislature, Michigan State University will receive $53 million in state funding to upgrade the university’s dairy and greenhouse facilities. Governor Gretchen Whitmer has yet to sign the bill, which contains annual state operational support to the state’s public universities, including MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension. […]

FAO and OECD publish meat outlook for 2022-2031

New FAO and OECD publish meat outlook for 2022-2031 July 11, 2022 Per capita beef consumption expected to drop 2% by 2031 FAO and OECD have released their Agriculture Outlook 2022-2031 report, highlighting consumption forecasts for the next decade. In terms of consumption, the FAO/OECD said the shift in meat consumption from catering to home […]

Nebraska to Provide Grants to Help Meat Processors | Cattle

Cattle ranchers and meat processors in Nebraska continue to work diligently to strengthen the nation’s food supply. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture will award approximately $9.8 million in Independent Processor Assistance Program grants to support projects designed to improve and/or expand Nebraska’s meat processing capabilities. The money was directed to this program through Governor Pete […]

Mendip District Council offers free farming webinars

MENDIP District Council is working in partnership with an independent farmer-led company to help landowners in Somerset tackle climate change. The Farm Carbon Toolkit will offer a series of free agricultural webinars throughout the summer on how to measure, understand and act on greenhouse gas emissions. Cllr Tom Ronan, Climate Change Portfolio Holder, said: “We […]