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New Delhi: The answer keys of Kerala Engineering Agriculture Medical Degree (KEAM) 2014 are likely to be released on Wednesday at 6 pm on the official website of Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, which is www.cee-kerala.org. KEAM 2014 results are ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:50:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Speaking in Dar es Salaam during the Agrictech 2014 workshop with the theme 'Leverage technology in agriculture transformation', the Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Development Dr. Titus Kamani said there is a huge untapped potential. "Only 450,392 ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:48:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The National Progressive Institute (NPI) applauds Prime Minister Christie and his government for their vision in addressing the critically important issues of food security in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and economic diversification through the ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:37:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
... learn about the latest advances in water security in the agriculture, oil and gas, power and manufacturing industries. Sessions will focus on future water availability, agricultural water use, water for ecological needs and industrial opportunities for ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Farmland Partners Inc. has announced that it has entered into purchase agreements to acquire an approximately 3,696-acre row crop farm for approximately $8.75 million. The Burlington, Colorado-based farm is located primarily in eastern Colorado, with a ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:27:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Because in Fresno County this is considered commercial farmland, so it qualifies for a tax break under the Williamson Act because at one time, it was grazing land. Supervisor Henry Perea asked his fellow supervisors if they wanted to consider setting some ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:23:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
"California has placed restrictions on the sale or transfer ... But while remaining states do not have specific constitutional amendments protecting agricultural workers, many have some kind of legislative protections for resident farmers and ranchers. [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:21:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Amanda Van Steenwyk grew up on a farm in Iowa. She earned a degree in agricultural business from Iowa State University. She now works as a Central U.S. account manager for AgCareers.com, where she assists human resources professionals in the ag industry ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:21:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
California farmers are expected to idle 800,000 acres due to the drought and environmental restrictions, according to the California Farm Water Coalition ... what we can do to survive without the water we're used to," said Randall Palmgren, a barley ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:14:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
In Israel, more than half the water used in agriculture comes from treated sewage, according to the Israel Water Association. Only a few places around the globe, including Windhoek, Namibia, recycle it directly. In the U.S., there is widespread sensitivity ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:13:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The unit will be used to educate elementary school students in the Washington County Public Schools system about the importance of agriculture. “Everything is agriculture,” farm bureau member Ellen Matheny said. “We wanted to provide the children ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:11:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The study, released to coincide with Earth Day on Tuesday, also makes use of an April poll that shows the American public is concerned about protecting farmland and natural areas — for national food security considerations, safeguarding wildlife and for ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:10:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
CHICAGO, April 22- Two Brazilian soybean cargoes initially sold to China have been switched to the United States, according to port and shipping data updated on Tuesday, the first clear evidence that the U.S. is absorbing some of China's excess Brazilian purchases that were at risk of default. [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:07:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
looking for ways to set up zero-waste systems and exploring urban agriculture. Mumgaard said he’s had a positive experience working with students on sustainability issues and cited the Pinnacle Bank Arena as one example of where the city is looking to ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:05:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Tue, Apr 22: The BC Agriculture Union says as a result of federal government cuts, Metro Vancouver is now the only major metropolitan area in the country without a dedicated team of inspectors from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. So who’s really ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:54:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Since 2007, the Office of Farmland Preservation in the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has worked with local governments, farm and conservation organizations, and other interested parties to establish local PDR programs. [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:47:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The damaged beehives could hurt the broader agriculture industry. About 90 percent of honeybees that pollinate U.S. crops are used during the California almond bloom before being moved to pollinate other crops, such as apples, cherries and watermelons. [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:32:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
BEIJING, April 23 (Xinhuanet) -- In the next decade, China is expected to maintain a high level of food self-sufficiency in the three major staples, according to the Chinese Agricultural Outlook report (2014-2023). The report was released on April 20 ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:13:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Last night’s Homecoming Concert in Rec Hall didn’t start out anything like a typical rock show. In fact, the fourth annual event began with dozens of students seated calmly in rows of chairs behind a table of four “celebrity” judges whose purpose ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:13:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Last night’s Homecoming Concert in Rec Hall didn’t start out anything like a typical rock show. In fact, the fourth annual event began with dozens of students seated calmly in rows of chairs behind a table of four “celebrity” judges whose purpose ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:13:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Urban agriculture seems like an idiosyncrasy, but director and producer of the film “Growing Cities,” Dan Susman, is proving that the two words are compatible. In honor of Earth Day, Susman came to Penn State for a screening of his film, followed by a ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:13:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Urban agriculture seems like an idiosyncrasy, but director and producer of the film “Growing Cities,” Dan Susman, is proving that the two words are compatible. In honor of Earth Day, Susman came to Penn State for a screening of his film, followed by a ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:13:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Urban agriculture seems like an idiosyncrasy, but director and producer of the film “Growing Cities,” Dan Susman, is proving that the two words are compatible. In honor of Earth Day, Susman came to Penn State for a screening of his film, followed by a ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:13:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
“This is a bold vision for the City of South Bend to embrace urban agriculture, while adding a strong educational and social anchor in the downtown area,” Deputy Mayor Mark Neal says. “With this move Ivy Tech continues its longstanding effort to ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:08:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The weather phenomenon is likely to return, possibly bringing enough water to end the severe drought in California. [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:04:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
NEW YORK- Unrest in Ukraine pushed up prices for corn and wheat Tuesday. Wheat rose 4 cents, or 0.6 percent, to $6.80 a bushel. Ongoing tensions between Ukraine and Russia have rattled wheat prices this year. [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 8:22:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The concept calls for retrofitting the building to include bakeries and kitchens, as well as dramatic installations where students could test and practice methods of urban agriculture. Tanks for raising fish -- a practice known as aquaculture -- would be ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 8:02:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
*Brazilian soybeans sold to China head to United States. CHICAGO, April 22- U.S. corn futures jumped on Tuesday as concerns about slow planting progress helped fuel a rebound from sharp losses the previous session, while soybean futures tumbled on increased imports into the United States. [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 7:50:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
WASHINGTON- In a story April 20 about new research showing biofuels made with corn leftovers are worse for global warming than gasoline in the short term, The Associated Press erroneously reported that cellulosic biofuels that failed to release 60 percent less carbon than gasoline wouldn't earn a $1 per gallon [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 7:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
A program in the Chaina watershed pays upstream landowners to protect the stream, compensating them for income they would have received from expanding farming ... for something that they used to get for free,” he said. “Water used to be clean and ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 6:34:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
“When Congress wrote the Clean Water Act, it clearly intended for the law to apply ... Even for those farms, the exemptions do not cover weed control, fertilizer use or other common farm practices. The already narrow exemptions, Stallman said, have ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 5:13:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
As promised, Everclear and Liz Phair have recorded a cover of Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land” for the soundtrack to a new documentary called Farmland. They played the song together at the film’s Tribeca Film Festival premiere last week ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 5:11:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
A lack of arable land and growing number of mouths to feed makes food security a pressing issue for the Gulf Arab States The GCC is known for having huge energy resources, but when it comes to food the situation is quite the opposite. Imports account for ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 4:40:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A university located in the middle of fertile North Dakota farmland is planning a new center to research and help develop a safe and healthy food supply for people around the world. North Dakota State University officials say the ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 3:58:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Have you ever seen those “Thank a Farmer” bumper stickers? They might seem a little bit flip, but at its heart that sentiment is true. We can thank farmers and farm workers for every bit of food on our plates, so it’s important to consider farm ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 1:27:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
This Earth Day we have a global community in crisis. A terrifying climate trend that has the American people...yawning? A recent poll shows people nearly across the board rate climate change near the bottom of their list of problems facing the nation. [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 1:27:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Alexis Koefoed was a darling of Bay Area restaurant chefs as one of the first to offer pasture-raised eggs, and later chickens, in the early 2000s. Two years ago, after a couple devastating fires along with the increasing cost of feed and other factors ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 11:26:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
We must protect our ocean or risk significant impact on global food security, stated the Global Ocean Commission, an independent international panel of global leaders championing ocean health and high seas governance recently in Hong Kong. “Healthy high ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 11:18:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
YORK, S.C. Sam Hall wouldn’t have to dig very deep to find his roots. They’re draped over the dirt of Bush-N-Vine Farm like the tendrils of strawberry plants. The house up the road, where his older brother Benjamin lives? That’s the old Hall homeplace. [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 11:06:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
USDA New Jersey Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, SED Paul J. Hlubik, announced that orchardists and nursery tree growers who experienced losses from natural disasters that occurred on or after Oct. 1, 2011, can sign up for the Tree Assistance ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:25:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

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