Aggregated Farming News Articles
- Ag industry wants farmworkers prioritized for vaccinations
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The agriculture industry is asking Washington state Gov. ...
Nicholas K. Geranios. Washington Times. Fri, 15 Jan 2021 14:34:27 -0500.
- Filling a crucial gap in aquafarming: Ion beam breeding to the rescue
Researchers successfully created a larger strain of zooplankton by creating mutations with a heavy ion beam, which contributes to improving the survival rate and growth of juvenile fish in aquaculture.
Science Daily. Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:03:25 EST.
- Farmers Discover Rare Statue of Pre-Hispanic Woman in Mexican Citrus Grove
The sculpture may depict an elite ruler or a fusion of a goddess and a female leader
Smithsonian. Thu, 14 Jan 2021 12:30:00 +0000.
- Soil degradation costs U.S. corn farmers a half-billion dollars every year
One-third of the fertilizer applied to grow corn in the U.S. each year simply compensates for the ongoing loss of soil fertility, leading to more than a half-billion dollars in extra costs to U.S. farmers every year, finds new research.
Science Daily. Tue, 12 Jan 2021 12:52:15 EST.
- A night at India's largest farmers' protest
Thousands of farmers have been camped outside the national capital for nearly two months now.
BBC News. Sat, 09 Jan 2021 00:03:41 GMT.
- France's foie gras producers forced to conduct mass duck cull as bird flu rips through poultry population
The Ministry of Agriculture said about 350,000 ducks have been culled since Christmas Eve.
Janine Puhak. Fox News. Fri, 08 Jan 2021 18:23:29 GMT.
- India farmer protests: How rural incomes have struggled to keep up
Protests are continuing in India over new laws which farmers say will damage their livelihoods.
BBC News. Wed, 06 Jan 2021 10:17:56 GMT.
- Without Tourism, Life in a Tuscan Village Slides Back in Time
The sharp drop in visitors since the start of the pandemic pressed this small community in the hills of Chianti to cling to the essentials: the pharmacy, the food store and agriculture.
Gaia Pianigiani. New York Times. Mon, 04 Jan 2021 19:05:23 +0000.
- Agtech Attracts Celebrities
Food and farming are attracting celebrity investment including from Meghan Markle, Oprah to name a few.
By Amy Wu, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 03 Jan 2021 09:49:50 -0500.
- Access To Big Data Turns Farm Machine Makers Into Tech Firms
Modern farm machines beam reams of data back to their manufacturers. Farmers wonder if they'll see the full benefits of all the information they're handing out.
By Scott Carpenter, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 31 Dec 2020 22:56:21 -0500.
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