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Today’s season two premiere episode of “Farmhouse Rules,” with Nancy Fuller, the born and raised farm girl from Upstate New York is titled “Antique Hunt.” Her recipes called “rules” are farm recipes handed down from generations. Now through ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:44:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Reading the governor’s press releases, Connecticut might think that preservation of farmland and prevention of “suburban sprawl” are compelling issues. Riding the train from Greenwich to Hartford gives a contrary impression. Thanks to Amtrak ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:40:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The Edmonds Floretum Garden Club teamed up with the local urban agriculture experts at Farmer Frog to run its first-ever Saturday workshop designed for kids. The event attracted about a dozen young and eager participants who learned about garden pests ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:35:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The Edmonds Floretum Garden Club teamed up with the local urban agriculture experts at Farmer Frog to run its first-ever Saturday workshop designed for kids. The event attracted about a dozen young and eager participants who learned about garden pests ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:35:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
RAWALPINDI: In a clear violation of law, both of the public sector agriculture universities of Punjab are being run without a pro vice chancellor (pro VC), Dawn has learnt. In 2012, Punjab Assembly had passed a law, binding chancellor of Pir Mehr Ali Shah ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:33:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Environmentalists are using water allocations allegedly to save fish in order to make it impossible for the state to grow. Eco-activists are using the guise of fish and a natural drought to destroy the agriculture industry, as they used the spotted owl to ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Yet other causes are man-made: Federal restrictions have been placed on the amount of water that California’s water system can pump from the Delta into the aqueducts serving urban and agricultural water users, brought about by actions of environmental ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
LONDON—The conflict in Syria has devastated much of the country’s agricultural sector. But while the fighting has left large tracts of farmland abandoned, irrigation systems smashed and livestock neglected, other forces have also been at work. [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
This piece first appeared at Climate News Network. LONDON—The conflict in Syria has devastated much of the country’s agricultural sector. But while the fighting has left large tracts of farmland abandoned, irrigation systems smashed and livestock ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Chico >> The Jesus Center, which serves meals to the needy in Chico as well as providing other services, recently received $2,500 as part of a program through a group of farm bankers. Throughout the state, farm credit groups have pledged $100,000 to help ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
These lenders provide loans and financial services for California's agricultural economy, and are owned by farmers, ranchers and growers, served by boards of directors. "One of the many downside impacts of the drought has been increased food insecurity for ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Saturday tasked the Ministry of National Food Security and Research to formulate the national agricultural policy on priority basis for optimum use of natural resources to make the country self-sufficient in food. [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:25:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Saturday tasked the Ministry of National Food Security and Research to formulate the national agricultural policy on priority basis for optimum use of natural resources to make the country self-sufficient in food. [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:25:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The old saying is if you don’t like the weather in Kentucky just wait a few hours. Last Sunday it was in the 80s, Wednesday morning it was 24 degrees (that was five feet above the ground) at sunrise here and that was after snow the day before! Low ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:21:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
It can be found at http://www2.ca.uky.edu/agcollege/plantpathology/ext_files/PPFShtml ... If you’re seeing damage to your agricultural crops let us know what you are seeing so we can report back to the specialists. Scrap metal collection set Look around ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:21:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
There is a requirement under the Sustainable Use Directive for Member States to encourage ... of best practice when using pesticides in the garden or on the farm. Over the past year the Water Catchment Partnership representatives have attended and hosted ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:19:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The “Young Nurseryman of the Year” Award was presented to Melissa Minto of Watson Farm by the Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association (RINLA). Shannon Brawley, RINLA Executive Director said, “This prestigious award is given to promising young ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:02:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Watson Farm is owned by Historic New England and provides sustainable agriculture education. Melissa has a spirited commitment to working landscapes and the beauty of nature. Her upbringing nurtured her passion for agricultural education and encouraged her ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:02:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
SANA'A, April 19 (Saba)- Yemen is to take part in the Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth to be held in the Netherlands from 22 to 25 April. Speaking to Saba, Fisheries Minister Awadh al-Sugutri said on Saturday that the ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 5:42:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
India should keenly monitor both agricultural production and population growth so that food security is fully protected, Governor H.R. Bhardwaj has said. Speaking after releasing books in ‘The basics of human civilisation: food, agriculture and humanity ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 5:33:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Speaking on the occasion, Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan said Pakistan has a great potential in agriculture. He said the Ministry is working on a number of projects to make modern agricultural technology ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 4:56:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The district fears that pressure from modern fire trucks could break the rural district’s plastic water lines, which were constructed in the 1970s and built for low-pressure domestic and farm use. The district also fears contamination from backflow from ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 4:45:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Chinese scientists hope new technologies can save the country’s farmland from widespread soil pollution. Scientists in South China’s Guangdong Province have discovered a chemical derived from a type of clay mineral that can help control heavy metal ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 4:38:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Real Food Rising invites volunteers every Saturday morning to help with a community garden. Much of the produce that results from the garden is donated to local food pantries or sold at reduced costs. “There is such inequity of who gets really good ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 4:19:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan said Pakistan has a great potential in the agriculture sector. Although, constitutionally, agriculture is a provincial responsibility, national issues such as the import and ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 4:18:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
CHINA’S government says in a report that almost 20 per cent of the country’s farmland is polluted, mostly from years-long accumulations of toxins from factories, mining and agriculture. The report raises sharp concerns about the country’s food safety ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 4:06:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Sylvan Beach resident Richard Carrier has raised the art of farming to a new level, not just raising animals but creating them. Carrier welds propane tanks, plastic barrels, saw blades, shovels, coffee cans, water and sewer pipes, other used farm ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 3:11:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
There's been an Easter surprise on a farm in North Yorkshire... the birth of a baby camel! His owners, Andrew and Maria Henshaw, didn't even know the calf's mum was pregnant until she went into labour, unexpectedly, on Thursday night. [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 3:08:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Porcine epidemic diarrhea has killed millions of pigs in 27 states since showing up in the U.S. last May [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 2:25:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
PERAMABALUR: Perambalur district is seeing a major shift in cropping patterns as prolonged water scarcity has forced farmers to ... Tapioca is mainly used in the making of sago and some food products. [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 2:06:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
WAIALUA, Hawaii- You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii. Kauai and Hawaii counties have moved in the past several months to regulate genetically modified organisms and the pesticides the farms use. [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 1:51:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Thumbs up to the organizers of the first-ever Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit, held earlier this week here in the Hill City. One of the event organizers was Michael Van Ness, a founder of Lynchburg Grows. The two-day gathering focused on how to ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 1:11:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The California State University, Chico College of Agriculture's Young Cattlemen's Association (YCA) is hosting its inaugural Beefin' It Up 5K at the University Farm at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26. YCA President Cain Madrigal said the idea for the 5K came to ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 10:03:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
American consumers are up in arms about rising food prices and they will likely feel more of a financial pinch, courtesy of California's drought. [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
A previously top secret report has emerged from China's Environmental Protection Ministry showing that 19.4% of China's farmland is contaminated with heavy metals, particularly cadmium, nickel, and arsenic. The toxins come from factories and mining. [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:26:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
I bought this healthy eating food guide to see if I liked it, and decided to write a ... Urban agriculture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Join your parents when they go food shopping and are making meals or sit down with your family to plan a menu and ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 6:48:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Urban Agriculture Coordinator; Gregory Butler, Deputy Director. Jackson McIntosh, Cat Island Administrator and Rosetta Wells, Centre Manager for Urban Renewal in Cat Island also joined the group. Mrs. Jolly said the repairs have made life a little bit ... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 6:29:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
WASHINGTON, April 18- The U.S. government launched on Friday a probe into allegations that cheap imports of Mexican sugar are causing nearly $1 billion in damages in the local market, even as the Mexican representatives made a formal rebuttal of the accusations. [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 1:43:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
The winners of the competition will receive assistance on their projects. Berea will convert a city lot into a production and educational facility for urban agriculture. The other communities' projects all involve farmers market development. Huntington ... [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014 7:59:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
WASHINGTON, April 18- Mexican sugar imports are no threat to the profitable, "well-heeled" and protected U.S. sugar industry, Mexican producers said on Friday, rebuffing accusations that super-cheap imported sugar risks nearly $1 billion damage to the local industry. [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014 7:54:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

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