Aggregated Farming News Articles
- More farmers, more problems: How smallholder agriculture is threatening the western Amazon
Small-scale farmers are posing serious threats to biodiversity in northeastern Peru -- and the problem will likely only get worse.
Science Daily. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:52:24 EDT.
- Georgia aims to spark interest in agriculture in schools
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia aims to encourage more students to seek agriculture jobs by offering new educational courses. Some of the courses begin as early as kindergarten, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported . ...
Washington Times. Sat, 13 Jul 2019 11:19:53 -0400.
- Trump Escapes Blame for Ethanol Policy Hurting Corn Farmers
Farmers and the politicians representing them hesitate to directly blame President Donald Trump for EPA decisions on ethanol that hurt corn farmers, targeting instead the EPA and its Trump-appointed administrator.
Voice of America. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:03:48 -0400.
- How the 2019 coffee crisis might affect you
Farmers are struggling as coffee prices drop to historic lows, so why is the cost of a latte rising?
BBC News. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:31:49 GMT.
- Global farming trends threaten food security
Citrus fruits, coffee and avocados: the food on our tables has become more diverse in recent decades. However, global agriculture does not reflect this trend. Monocultures are increasing worldwide, taking up more land than ever. ...
Science Daily. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:56:47 EDT.
- Would you drink camel milk?
Australia's growing number of camel farmers say that global demand for camel milk is rising fast.
BBC News. Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:06:47 GMT.
- Ottawa announces $8.3M for beef industry amid China standoff
The federal agriculture minister was at the Calgary Stampede on Wednesday to announce $8.3 million to help support Canada's beef industry.
CBC News. Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:43:00 EDT.
- Dixon farmers angered by sunflower selfies
"This is illegal, and farmers have every right to request selfie seekers stay off their private property," advised Solano County Sheriff's officials on the department's Facebook page.
Kim Fu. San Jose Mercury News. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 11:34:53 +0000.
- Research Headlines - Greater biodiversity means new, improved food culture
The introduction of intensive farming has increased productivity but has also led to crop standardisation and a dangerous loss of biodiversity. ...
European Commission. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 00:00:00 GMT.
- One of Maine's top Nordic skiers dies in farming accident
A spokeswoman for Central Maine Medical Center says that 19-year-old Roy Varney died Tuesday morning at the Lewiston hospital.
Associated Press. Boston Globe. Wed, 03 Jul 2019 18:56:41 +0000.
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