Agriculture

First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 9 reports

Wisconsin ranks No. 8 in number of farmers markets

MILWAUKEE — There are few better places to buy summer vegetables, fresh cheese curds and homemade baked goods than Wisconsin, which has the eighth-most farmers markets of any state in the nation, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The U.S. ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 54 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

New Biogas Opportunities Roadmap is Part of Climate Change Solution

Farmers have long understood the need to care for our air, land and water. They know that farms are more productive and efficient when they’re properly cared for. Protecting natural resources protects their bottom lines and may be able to improve them ... [Published Ein News - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Yes, You Can Microwave It! Farm-Fresh Corn

Yes, You Can Microwave It! Farm-Fresh Corn Photo by Christine PorrettaI know it sounds like complete culinary heresy to cook the summer sweetness of corn on the cob in a m-i-c-r-o-w-a-v-e. How could anything come out of the microwave with the texture ... [Published The Bump - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Corn, Microwave, Acquisition
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Dangote to invest $1b in rice project in five states

By Chibuzor Emejor -  AbujaPresident , Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, announced on Friday that his company would invest $1billion in modern integrated rice projects and commercial rice farming in five states in Nigeria.Dangote stated this ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 18 reports

Panasonic contributes to Singapore’s self-sufficiency level of vegetables with first indoor vegetable farm

Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific (Panasonic) announced today its pilot commercial supply of locally-harvested vegetables to Japanese restaurant, Ootoya.The premium Japanese crop varieties, mini red radish; red leafy lettuce; and mizuna (potherb ... [Published Supply Chain Asia - 21 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 10 reports

Chicago Grains Finish Mixed: Soybean, Corn Down, Wheat Up

Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Friday, Corn and Soybean falling, and Wheat rising. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery fell 4.75 cents, or 1.29%, to close at 3.6225 bu. The Soybean contract for Nov delivery fell 23.5 cents, or ... [Published Live Trading News - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Soybean, Corn, Wheat, Chicago
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 13 reports

New rail transportation rules will help Sask. farmers, government says

The federal government says that new rail transportation rules will help clear up the backlog of grain in Saskatchewan.This spring, the government passed an Order in Council for Bill C-30, that amended the Canadian Transportation Act and Canadian Grain ... [Published CBC Hamilton - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 9 reports

Crafar company signs up for more NZ farmland

The Chinese company behind the Crafar farms purchase has signed a deal buy a further 14,000 hectares of prime New Zealand farmland.Pengxin, the Chinese company that bought the Crafar farms, has signed up to buy Lochinver Station near Taupo.Conservative ... [Published Southland Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 8 reports

Your View: No on Amendment 1

WEBB CITY, Mo. —I have done a considerable amount of research on Amendment 1, misleadingly called “Right-To-Farm.” I began my research with a completely open mind, because I truly care about Missouri's small family farmers. However, I found many troubling ... [Published Joplin Globe - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 6 reports

All Nestlé cocoa ‘will be sustainable by end of 2015’

NESTLÉ is set to become the first major confectionery company in the UK to source 100 per cent sustainable cocoa by the end of next year.The York-based confectioner's managing director Andrew McIver said that reaching this landmark goal would make a real ... [Published York Press - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 21 reports

EU wheat slides on quality fears, misses US bounce

Friday, 01 August 2014 19:02Posted by PARIS/SINGAPORE: Euronext wheat futures extended losses on Friday to a new four-year low as low quality in a rain-hit western European harvest led Paris prices to diverge from a recovering US market.New-crop US soybeans ... [Published Business Recorder - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 8 reports

Try to do better with what you have, advises long-time farmer

“Smarter, faster, better,” or some variation thereof, is a common cadence among those who preach the gospel of how to succeed in business. And, in farming, you might add “bigger” to that list.I’ve interviewed many farmers over the years who talk about ... [Published Southeast Farm Press - 18 hours ago]

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"We're really excited about these new business models," Alonzo said. She added, "I think it's a win-win. It's a win for the farmers, it's a win for the food hub and it's a win for consumers because ... it makes a lot of sense."
"I've been getting up at five o'clock since I was 12 years old and ... "
"Right now, we have a nice selection of about three kinds of squash. We also have cantaloupe and Spanish melon and two kinds of beans - black eyed peas and regular green beans" Lucy Sondgeroth said

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