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- It’s half a ton, it’s on the loose and it wants to run. Stay calm?
- Legal tips for all purpose vehicle use
- May 2013 County Farm Bureau Round-up
- Farm payments resume after temporary suspension
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More than 1 billion people are classified as overweight and obese around the world, while an estimated 868 million are undernourished. This paradox is examined in a new book, â€śDiversifying Food and Diets," which explores the concept of agricultural biodiversity, in the context of the challenge of under-nutrition in many parts of the developing world and unhealthy diets in developed countries.
Youâ€™ve only got until June 3 to enroll in Acre for this year. You catch a break with DCP and have until Aug. 2 to enroll in DCP (and yes, thatâ€™s after the deadline for reporting your crops).
The Muskingum and Guernsey conservation districts will have a cover crop informational meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 30. The meeting will be at the Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Co-Op meeting room, 17 S. Liberty St., New Concord.
Vilsack announced a number of changes and new initiatives to support the continued growth of organic agriculture, including that the USDA's Risk Management Agency's (RMA) federal crop insurance program will increase coverage options for organic producers this year and provide even more options in 2014, including a contract price addendum as well as new premium price elections for organic crops.
Why are we getting so stuck on terminology, and who is â€śbetterâ€ť than the â€śotherâ€ť. And, why are we so worried about everyone who does things differently? If we look at differences under the same narrow focus, does that mean that corn farmers cannot get along with peanut farmers? What about fruit and vegetable farmers? They are differentâ€¦why are they not arguing over methods of raising produce?