MANILA -- A former official of an attached agency of the
Department of Agriculture will spend between six months and more
than two years in jail for tampering with meal receipts in 2000,
the Office of the Ombudsman said Tuesday. Raul Montemayor,
ex-chairman of the Philippine Crop...
Panaji, May 21: India's premier agricultural research
institute is planning to conduct a study on 'yogic farming', an
agriculture practice using meditation as one of the means to
improve productivity. Indian Council for Agricultural Research
(ICAR) in Goa is contemplating
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Plantagon International AB - the Swedish vertical agriculture
innovation company headed by Hans Hassle speaks at the technical
forum jointly organized ...
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) now offers more
scholarship slots to students interested to pursue studies on
organic farming. The agency partnered with Benguet State University
(BSU) to channel the scholarship opportunity to deserving
WATSONVILLE — The Agriculture History Project staged their
annual Day on the Farm Saturday under warm sunny skies. More than a
1,000 people enjoyed the six-hour showcase of what life was like on
the farm in earlier days.
Senate panel supports Hatch’s pot farming penalties by Matt
Canham The Salt Lake Tribune Published May 20, 2013 04:10PM MDT
Washington • The Senate’s immigration bill now includes tougher
criminal penalties for growing marijuana on public lands after the
Judiciary Committee unanimously accepted an amendment offered by
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Monday. The new criminal penalties
largely target ...
Over the next five years, the Horse Farming industry is
expected to begin its recovery from the outbreak of the equine
influenza. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has
updated its report on the Horse Farming industry in Australia.
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U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said
Monday legislation transforming national immigration and
agriculture policy were opportunities for members of Congress to
engage in rare bipartisan compromise.
Grains futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for July delivery rose 2 cents to $6.8525 a bushel;
July corn fell 3.25 cents to $6.495 a bushel; July oats fell 12.25
cents to $3.6325 ...
In patchwork and quilting one often comes across terms such
as Straight of Grain, Bias Grain, Warp, Weft, Straight edge, Bias
edge. Misunderstanding the definition can lead to all manner of
problems, least of all stretching of the quilt block. Here's a
simple explanation on these terms.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed lower
on Friday as traders adjusted positions ahead of the U.S.
Department of Agriculture monthly cattle-on-feed report that was
released after the futures closed, analysts and traders
The number of cattle placed in U.S. feedlots last month was
up 15 per cent from a year earlier, a government report showed
Friday, and analysts said reduced feed costs encouraged fattening
cattle for slaughter.
As the mountain real estate market rebounds, a Dallas private
equity firm is making bold moves, buying disheveled mountain
ranchland and forging top-tier trophy sport ranches with investors
who get to hunt, fish and play on the ranches.
Living in Southern California, residents are well aware
they're just a car ride away from the beaches, mountains and
desert, but there's another cool geographic anomaly - often
overlooked - on the sunny side of the state: ranch life.
Grains futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 4.5 cents to $6.8325 a bushel;
July corn rose 11.25 cents to $6.5275 a bushel; July oats slipped
2.25 cents ...
* Grain sales being routed via brokers * U.N. says Syria
conflict a humanitarian catastrophe By Jonathan Saul LONDON, May 17
(Reuters) - Syria has managed to increase itsgrain imports in
recent months after a period when it was lessactive on
international markets, traders say, a development thatsuggests
President Bashar al-Assad has found a way to feed hispeople despite
war. Traders say Syria ...
The Agriculture Energy Coalition today thanked Reps. Timothy
Walz , Cheri Bustos , Ann Kuster, , William Enyart and Mike
McIntyre for introducing an amendment during the House Agriculture
Committee’s markup of legislation to reauthorize the Farm Bill that
would provide robust mandatory funding for renewable energy and
energy efficiency programs.
The appeal of owning your own property — and all the private
goods that came with it — may have convinced nomadic humans to
settle down and take up farming. So says a new study that tried to
puzzle out why early farmers bothered with agriculture.
DUBAI, UAE, May 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After inaugurating
its Jumeirah branch on Al Wasl Road in November 2012, HSBC has now
officially opened the doors to its Arabian Ranches Customer Service
Unit (CSU) ...
Whether or not you can appreciate it - nude recreation is a
multi-billion dollar industry. Alabama is now home to four nudist
resorts. The fourth, officially opened this past March in Blount
County. But, how safe is it for families, especially for
children? And, what effect do the camps have on nearby
neighborhoods? Alabama's 13 Investigates: Alabama's nude
Southwest Ranches issued a “Notice of Recommended Award” on
April 29, endorsing Sun Bergeron to receive the Town’s sole
contract for their municipal solid waste needs. Notable in the
contract is the considerably higher price Sun Bergeron is paying
the city for recyclables than was offered by Waste
EDGAR SPRINGS - High gas prices and a difficult economy mean
more and more hunters are venturing farther away from home to
practice their sport, and are choosing Missouri hunting ranches
over famous ones in Texas.