Aggregated Farming News Articles
- Florida has its first LGBTQ consumer advocate
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Nikki Fried has appointed the state's first LGBTQ consumer advocate. Fried announced Thursday that she appointed Nik Harris to the newly created position. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:05:54 -0400.
- Plant scraps are the key ingredient in cheap, sustainable jet fuel
Scientists have developed a process for converting plant waste from agriculture and timber harvesting into high-density aviation fuel. Their research may help reduce CO2 emissions from airplanes and rockets.
Science Daily. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:19:55 EDT.
- Strong Demand From Farmers For Crop-Boosting Potash Triggers A Mining Rush
Strong demand from farmers trying to boost crop yields has triggered a rush to develop new potash mines.
By Tim Treadgold, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:56:00 -0400.
- Gov. Mike DeWine says Ohio 'kicked around' on international trade
When asked about Ohio farmers losing three-fourths of their soybean sales to China amid a trade war, Gov. ...
Randy Ludlow. Columbus Dispatch. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:11:23 EST.
- Flooding losses for farmers could reach $1B
Parts of the Midwest, crippled by days of historic flooding, are bracing for more rain. At least 15 states are under flood watches and warnings, and three deaths are blamed on the flooding. ...
CBS News. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:17:38 +0000.
- Farmers devastated by historic flooding in Midwest
Vice President Mike Pence met with flood victims in Nebraska. At least three people have died in the region and the rain is not letting up. Don Dahler reports.
CBS News. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 02:31:33 +0000.
- Trump Crackdown Unnerves Immigrants, and the Farmers Who Rely on Them
It has long been an open secret that some farms survive by relying on an undocumented labor force. Now, tough immigration enforcement has caused a crisis.
Christina Goldbaum. New York Times. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:48:11 GMT.
- How Neolithic stews, yogurt helped lead to 'F' and 'V' sounds
Changes to the human diet prompted by Neolithic advances in agriculture played a role in human jaw evolution that allowed people to pronounce the consonants F and V, researchers say. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:43:08 -0400.
- Scientists crack genome of superfood seaweed, ito-mozuku
For the first time, researchers unveil the genome of ito-mozuku (Nemacystus decipiens), the popular Japanese brown seaweed, providing data that could help farmers better grow the health food.
Science Daily. Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:57:50 EDT.
- Sask. farmer says canola export situation is 'critical'
Canola farmers are grappling with an uncertain market, something one Sask. farmer says will impact the bottom line.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:53:50 EDT.
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