Agriculture

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Name: Agriculture
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

President describes sustainable agricultural development, food security and nutrition as main duty for ASEAN members

Nay Pyi Taw,  23 SeptMyanmar hosted the 36 th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) in its capital city of Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday, with an address by President U Thein Sein.Speaking at the meeting, President U Thein said: ASEAN ... [Published Myanmar President Office - 2 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

UN Forest Pledge Relies on Supply Chains, Human Rights

The United Nations has set its first ever global deadline to end forest loss, bringing together for the first time actors that have been perennial antagonists.A coalition of national governments, companies, civil society organisations and indigenous groups ... [Published Forbes.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 13 reports

Farming 'vital for global growth'

Scientific advances can help "climate-proof" farming systems around the globe, especially in developing nations, a conference will hear.The Development Dialogues meeting will consider the role agriculture can play in delivering food security, poverty ... [Published BBC - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Down Across The Board

Chicago agriculture commodities dropped across the board Tuesday, led by Corn .The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery fell 4.75 cents, or 1.44%, to close at 3.255 bu.Dec Wheat lost 0.75 cents, or 0.16%, to close at 4.76 bu.Nov Soybean shed 2 cents, ... [Published Live Trading News - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 13 reports

Agriculture Safety and Health Week promotes farm safety

DARKE COUNTY — Agriculture Safety and Health Week is happening this week (Sept. 21 through 27), and this year's theme is “Protecting what Matters.” ... [Published Darke County Daily Advocate - 4 hours ago]
Entities: farm, Agriculture
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

Bills link farmers and schools

A multibill package that gives children access to healthy school breakfasts and lunches from Jersey-grown products has been signed into law.Assembly Republicans Ron Dancer, Parker Space and Alison McHose sponsored the bills that enhance the state’s Farm ... [Published News Transcript - 8 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Plans Afoot to Halt Agricultural Land Decline

2014-09-23Department of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesAgriculture, forestry and fisheries minister Senzeni Zokwana says bold steps are being taken to address the growing decline in high value cropping land.The minister told the LandCare conference, ... [Published Sabinet Law - 18 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 4 reports

AgriMin asks Canada to import agri commodities from India

New Delhi, Sep 23 (PTI) Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today asked Canada to look at the possibility of importing agricultural commodities, including tomatoes and grapes, to reduce trade imbalance between the two countries."He also requested for ... [Published Press Trust of India - 15 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 4 reports

Zokwana punts conservation agriculture

By Staff ReporterThe widespread adoption of conservation agriculture practices is being encouraged by South Africa’s minister of agriculture, Senzeni Zokwana.Speaking at the sixth Biennial LandCare Conference in Durban yesterday (22 September), Zokwana ... [Published Farmer's Weekly - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 6 reports

Farmers who apply fertilizer required to be state-certified

In June, Gov. John Kasich signed a law to require farmers who apply fertilizer to become certified. The law was the result of a bill co-sponsored by state Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay.The new law is Ohio Revised Code 905.321-322 and can be accessed at http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/905.322 ... [Published Findlay Courier - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 7 reports

Farming special - Day 1: Suicide and mental health

Suicide hits rural community hard ... [Published IrishExaminer.com - Ireland - Sep 23 2014]
Entities: Suicide, Agriculture
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 7 reports

Don’t hold us to deadline: Joyce

Talking trade: Barnaby Joyce hoped a trade deal deadline with China would not weaken Australia’s negotiating position. Source: News Corp AustraliaAUSTRALIA’S self-imposed end-of-year China trade deal deadline should be extended if it meant a stronger ... [Published Weekly Times Now - Sep 23 2014]

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"The bees deliver control on target, every day," she says. "There is no spray drift or run-off into the environment, less use of heavy equipment, water, labour and fuel."
"Once you get them you just want to keep them," Howe said. "Once you realize the whole cycle you learn to pay attention. They really make you more aware."
...The founder of this scheme says, "It's like gold, but better, because there is this cash flow."
"This pipeline will be buried underground about 3 to 5 feet with soil on top, and the farmers can grow crops, raise livestock, even build a road over it to get-farm equipment from one field to another" said Norvelle

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Open thread for night owls: Three activists dis... [Published Daily Kos - 2 hours ago]
Child Laborer, Newberry, South Carolina, photographed in 1908 by Lewis H. Hine, a sociologist who used the camera to document conditions in which young American children worked in the early 1900s.At Democracy Now on Tuesday, Amy Goodman and Aaron Maté ...
Bangladesh: Bangladesh Uncovers the Crippling C... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
Source: UN Environment ProgrammeCountry: Bangladesh With a population of 140 million, Bangladesh is one of the world's most populated countries. It is also one of the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Cyclones, floods and droughts have ...
World: Leaders at UN summit take steps to ensur... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Malawi, World, Zambia 23 September 2014 – With demand for food set to increase 60 per cent by 2050, world leaders, major corporations and civil society at the United Nations Climate Summit today pledged commitments to transform ...
Bread, Circuses, & Bombs - Decline Of The Ameri... [Published Zero Hedge - 4 hours ago]
Submitted by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog , “Already long ago, from when we sold our vote to no man, the People have abdicated our duties; for the People who once upon a time handed out military command, high civil office, legions — everything, ...
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Farm Aid brings music, and its message, to Raleigh [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 14 2014]
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