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Farmers Business Network is the brainchild of Charles Baron, a former program lead of energy innovation and geothermal projects at Google. For $500 a year farmers can contribute to and access FBNâ€™s giant store of farming data that tells them which products and methods deliver the highest yields for a specific crop in a given location
Research has found that potential causes for pollinator losses could be as varied as pesticide exposure, including neonicotinoids found in seed treatments; pests; poor diets; changing farm and hive management practices; limited habitat or forage; and others
Though Monday's USDA Crop Progress report showed another big week of planting progress, it certainly wasn't a dry week, with anywhere from .5 inch to 2 inches of rain falling through the Corn Belt and heavier amounts up to 4 inches in the Dakotas and northern Corn Belt, according to Tuesday's USDA Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin.
The OAC will induct William J Haddad of Danville, the late Don Loudenslager of Morral, Roy Loudenslager of Marion, and Gerald (Gary) Mast of Millersburg into the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame during a special breakfast ceremony held in the Celeste Center at the Ohio Expo Center.
Even more, every cut of cow is priced near record highs set late last year, and itâ€™s all thanks to forces set in motion in 2008 when drought gripped Western ranches.
Even as population growth slows in the United States and other developed nations, higher birth rates in emerging markets mean the world will require a 70% increase in food production by 2050
It feels particularly misleading when excessive earnestness is a cover for fatally unimaginative, formulaic food. Transparency about sourcing and insisting on food raised to ethical standards is laudable: every chef and restaurant owner and shopper outside Brooklyn and Berkeley should think about it. But purity and moral superiority are not excuses for not knowing how to cook.
Oregon farmers contesting a county's ban on GMOs were in court Wednesday to argue that the ordinance is prohibited by the state's "right to farm" law.
The study estimates that demand in agriculture and life science-related fields will be strongest for plant scientists, water-resource scientists and engineers, farm animal veterinarians, and precision ag and pest control specialists, among other positions.
The startup is among a growing number of companies in North America designing new products and systems specifically for the cultivation of cannabis, a finicky crop that needs a precise balance of light, moisture and water to thrive