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TURNER COUNTY, SD (KELO) — There’s an appeal to spending time and working outdoors; it’s a point particularly pushed home by the feel, colors and mood of the fall season. These scenes are pretty much heavenly for Lane Mellegaard. “It’s so peaceful here,” Mellegaard said. “It’s like the best place you can possibly go.” He …

The government must scrap the ‘Brexit bonus’ which would have paid farmers and landowners to improve nature, in what wildlife groups call an ‘all-out attack’ on the environment, the Observer can reveal. Instead, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) sources have revealed that they plan to pay landowners a fixed annual sum for …

Entries are open for the Ballance Farm Environment Awards 2023, with organizers hoping a record number of farmers will take part this year. Run by the New Zealand Farm Environment Trust, the awards celebrate farmers and producersimplementation and highlighting good practices. They also aim to share positive stories of cultivation and agriculture within the industry …

September is National Recovery Month, launched in 1989 to promote new evidence-based treatments, celebrate the vibrant recovery community and service providers who provide support, and offer hope to those still struggling. Three years ago this month, Pennsylvania joined Strong City Farman effort led by the American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Farmers Union to …

Majority of U.S. farm households now depend on jobs and income outside of agriculture /EIN News/ — DENVER, Sept. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The growing dependence of American farmers and ranchers on off-farm employment and income reveals the growing economic interconnectedness of rural communities and surrounding towns. According to a study by researchers at …

Farm stays aren’t just for farm lovers. They’re also great getaways for nature lovers and just about anyone who enjoys farm-to-table meals. The idea of ​​staying on a working farm and helping out with some farm work like harvesting or herding animals is so satisfying and worth living. Who knows, one might even fall in …

Nine farms in Schuyler County open their doors to the public this month for tours, tastings, wagon rides, demonstrations, apple picking and more. The 3rd Annual Schuyler County Farm Tour Weekend will be held September 24-25, 2022. “These authentic farm experiences are entertaining and informative, fun for families, couples or anyone,” says a recent release …

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Experience farm life inside the Big Red Barn during the annual 4-H Farm Friends Show at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. The 10-day event will run from September 15-25. Farm Friends has tons of hands-on fun, from petting bunnies, goats, and sheep to “milking” Daisy, the wooden easel cow. …

For Ronnie Sewell, owning a Christmas tree farm is the best job in the world. “I have everything I want here,” says Sewell, 80, who loves the shiny, glistening finish of the needles on his trees after a heavy summer rain. “It’s so rewarding.” Ronnie Sewell stands among the Christmas trees. Sewell’s Farm, is a …

WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) – A man and his wife are transforming their Loveland farmhouse into a sanctuary for people with disabilities, including those recovering from debilitating injuries. Eric Boltz is partially paralyzed after being hit by a car in 2015. The spinal injury left him with no feeling or movement under his chest. Previously, …

SYRACUSE, NY – The New York State Fair barn display for Ovaltop Holsteins was certainly eye-catching, with a red bunting hanging above 14 stalls. The farm deserves praise for its long-standing work in the industry. Mike Wolfe, his brother Doug and his parents Howard and Virginia come from a considerable line of dairy farmers. “The …

Application period begins September 6 for Phase 1 of the Ag Pass program By Miriam Raftery Photo: Horses on a farm in Clydesdale near Boulevard during Shockey Fire in 2012 September 1, 2022 (San Diego) – Tragic stories have emerged from past local livestock fires that perished not from the flames, but from lack of …

CRAWFORDSVILLE — The Washington County ISU Extension Office and the Washington County Women in Agriculture Advisory Council hosted a new event on Saturday that took women to visit local farms and businesses. The first-ever Women in Ag Farm Crawl was designed as a networking and learning opportunity for women. It included four stops in the …

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) — Jaquish Farms in Eau Claire County has brought back its maze of sunflowers, and it’s all for a good cause. The event held on Sunday afternoon raised funds for a local non-profit organization called “Joshua’s Camp.” “Joshua’s Camp is a family retreat for families who have a child on a …

Congressional staffers for the Agriculture Committee tour Rowan County farms Posted at 12:04 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, 2022 By Amy-Lynn AlbertsonNC Cooperative Extension Sam Shumate of Representative Ted Budd’s office and several other Washington, D.C. staff members of the Agriculture Committee visited Patterson Farms on Thursday, August 25 to learn more about their relationship …

Kaiden Roberts’ Big Champion Hog ​​sold for $9.25 a pound at Freshmark Sugardale. 5 AugustTotal sale: $166,925.85Total prizes: 143 BAVARIA Number of market lots: 15Average with champions: $3,107.51Average without champions: $2,569.35 Grand Champion Exhibitor: Chance RainsBid: $6/bookWeight: 1,423 poundsBuyer: Minor Acres Reserve Champion Exhibitor: Ryan DeschandBid: $3.50/bookWeight: 1,338 poundsBuyers: DJ’s Smokehouse and Howard and Son …

One of the oldest farmers in the country has a lesson in longevity. Earl Mallinger just celebrated his 105th birthday last week. He still tends to his thousand-acre farm in Oslo, Minnesota, north of Grand Forks. Although he now hires people to do the physical labor, he still makes all the farming decisions. Mallinger is …

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Maryland – More families in Montgomery County need help getting food. This is why the county “From Farm to Food Bank” invests thousands of dollars to ensure that local farms can produce plenty of fresh food and feed those who are hungry. The effort, which aims to provide more nutritious and culturally diverse …

Two of the world’s largest grain traders source soybeans from a Brazilian farm linked to abuses of indigenous rights and lands, according to a report by environmental group Earthsight Earthsight named the companies Bunge and Cargill and said they source the soybeans produced at a farm on the ancestral lands of the Kaiowá indigenous group. …

FRANKLIN – David and Claire Benjack never doubted that if they turned their back patio into a covered stage and invited bands to play, people would come. They were sure outdoor music fans would drive to their 580-acre beef farm not far from the International Paper Co. — and not just people from around Franklin, …

TWP MENDHAM. – The owners of Backer Farm will finally have the chance to present their reasons for wanting a brewery and tasting room at their farm at 32 Ironia Road on Thursday, when the Morris County Agricultural Development Board begins its public hearing on the proposed plan. The farm, located on the Mendham / …

POPLAR GROVE, Ill. (WIFR) – County fair season is in full swing, and a Poplar Grove family is making the rounds. However, they do not bring cows or pigs to fairs, but alpacas. As you pass Alpaca Pines Farm and Fiber Mill, owned by Vicki Donley and her family, you may notice a few animals. …

British farmers exporting cattle to the continent are trying to set up facilities for “bureaucratic” checks by vets in France, which cost millions of pounds – and may even pay for them themselves. UK breeders are unable to export their purebred cattle, sheep and pigs to the EU because no one has built any border …

The Escambia County Development Review Board on Wednesday approved a third Florida Power & Light solar farm in North Escambia on hundreds of acres in Molino. The Sparkleberry Solar Power Center is planned on 553 acres south of the end of Pilgrim Trail. According to FPL, more than 200,000 solar panels will produce nearly 75 …

A Fayette County family will receive the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on Thursday. Wenger Family Farms, southeast of Elgin, is owned and operated by Aaron and Kali Wenger, along with their three boys, Broc, Aksel and Niko, and Aaron’s father, Brian. The farm was established in 1886 and earned its Century Farm distinction in …

Two important people in this line are the parents of Thomas. His mother, Frances Louise Short Thomas, was raised as a sharecropper in South Carolina until she was three years old. Her family moved to a small town in Pennsylvania, where Pandora herself would eventually be born and raised. Thomas now takes care of his …

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — McKenzie Myers ended her junior show career in a big way — with three grand champions at the Shippensburg Community Fair. Myers, a Penn State senior, won a total of $11,500 for his top pork, goat and steer on July 30 at the fair’s junior livestock sale. To make the occasion even …

Ireland’s coalition government has struck a hard-fought deal to cut climate emissions from the country’s key agricultural sector by 25% by 2030. This level is significantly higher than the 22 per cent farmers had hoped for, but lower than Dublin’s initial target of up to 30 per cent. Environment Minister and Green Party leader Eamon …

WORTHINGTON – A cheerful yellow house overlooks the expanse of fields and apple trees south of Worthington. It’s impossible to miss – not just because of the house – but because the turnoff from the gravel road is marked by a large white sign that reads ‘Nystrom Orchard’, with a quaintly painted apple core next …

Local farmers and agriculture industry leaders gathered July 13 for Illinois Senate Deputy Minority Leader Sue Rezin’s Agriculture Advisory Committee meeting at Stewart Farms in Yorkville to discuss agriculture issues with Rezin, R-Morris and Illinois Department of Agriculture Director Jerry Costello. “Agriculture is the foundation of Illinois’ economy and the biggest job driver within the …

BULLOCH COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) – A young woman from Bulloch County has been helping young people in Africa for years. She works as a missionary and is now looking to establish a boarding school in the community to further help the children. To see the plans and hear the vision, it sounds like something an …

MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) – Dry weather in the Twin Cities may soon begin to affect the growing season for local farmers. The USDA lists most of McLean County as abnormally dry based on the amount of precipitation the area has received. Rodney Weinzierl, executive director of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, said this is …

Farmer’s market season is here. This is where you can find fresh produce, homemade treats, and artisan products throughout Dallas County. Adel Fresh Finds Farmers Market The Adel Fresh Finds Farmer’s Market kicked off the 2022 season on June 21. Market characteristics vendors selling fresh producebaked goods and more, plus food trucks and live music. …

Comment this story Comment ROME — Wild boars have emerged as a force of chaos in the Italian capital over the past decade, feasting on trash, disrupting traffic and encroaching on the Vatican. They are seen as symbols of urban decay by some or just plain cute piglets by others. In samea boar replaces the …

WARREN — A solar farm project that would be the largest in New England would be a game-changer for the city, a city official said during a more than two-hour public hearing Thursday night. The Planning Board voted unanimously at the end of the July 14 hearing to defer consideration of the site plan application …

Amid the seemingly global rise in inflation – which began with the effects of the pandemic and worsened by the global oil crisis fueled by the Russian-Ukrainian war – Europe is bearing the brunt of it. As if energy security were not enough of a problem, it has now spawned another potential (but expected) crisis: …

The break for the release of the inmate from the pre-release center at Lycoming County Jail Todd Hill last month lasted less than a day, according to court records that have recently come to light. After leaving the facility on County Farm Road in Loyalsock on the morning of June 17, …

By Tom NicoletteSenior Network Producer Farmers in the Texas Coastal Bend and Rio Grande Valley regions begin harvesting their 2022 crops. The last week of June is usually the start of the sorghum harvest in Coastal Bend. This year was no exception and the sorghum harvest is in full swing. But the dryland sorghum area …

Severe weekend storms caused damage to parts of the Susquehanna Valley, including Adams County. At Dayhoff Farm, just outside Gettysburg, winds and rain swept away two barns and a shed on Saturday. He owns a roofing and construction company that specializes in storm damage. “A lot of clean up. The worst thing was the debris …

Richard Melvin spent a lot of time thinking about the future of his farm. He grows fresh vegetables like cauliflower and romaine lettuce on his 200-hectare farm. Over time, he drew up a succession plan, outlining the details of passing on his farm. But Melvin, who is 67, is in the vast minority. According to …

AAt least three days of warm, sunny weather are needed to make hay, and good weather is often rare in Cumbria. We had been greedily looking at our weather apps and a window popped up. The grass had grown long enough to make hay, the seeds had grown and there were no nesting birds in …

Kaitlyne Metsker has been named the new Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company agent in the Lyon County Farm Bureau office. Metsker’s appointment was announced in Louisville by Chuck Osborne, vice president of agency support and marketing for KFB Insurance. Metsker earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Murray State University. She was previously …

If you’re a sports fan, you’re probably familiar with the term “second channel.” The second string basically refers to the second best players for the various positions on a team. Often the second strings train hard but still spend a lot of time sitting on the bench during games. Typically, the exception to this is …

Srinagar: The All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) on Thursday called for unity in the apple belt region through a peasant movement against what they called the ‘corporatization of agriculture’ and the fight against the large-scale exploitation of apple growers across the country. Following a two-day “national apple growers’ workshop” in Srinagar, members of the farmers’ …

HAMILTON, Ohio — The Biden administration and an Ohio think tank are among critics of a California law being challenged in the U.S. Supreme Court. If the law is upheld, it could lead to higher costs for consumers, according to the filing. Yet family farmers in Butler County see another side. “I’m sure there’s a …

Friday, Ohio Farm Bureau submitted public comments in a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission over a proposed rule that could seriously impact family farms by requiring public companies to disclose climate information. This letter adds to the 8,500 comments submitted by Farm Bureau members across the country who participated in the American Farm …

Opposing the Centre’s Agnipath programme, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Assaduddin Owaisi on Friday called it a “wrong decision”, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have to withdraw the recruitment policy of the army, in the same way that he revoked the three agricultural laws. “The Agnipath program is an …

The 75th annual Arkansas Farm Family of the Year program named the county’s 2022 Farm Families of the Year. Since 1947, Arkansas’ Farm Family of the Year program has served as a vehicle to recognize outstanding farm families statewide. The 2022 Pope County Farm Family of the Year has been named the Doug & Carla …

KINGMAN COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) – The 2022 Kansas wheat harvest is underway and combines are starting to roll across the state. With a prolonged drought and added expense to operating costs, Eyewitness News spoke with a Kingman County farmer who said this year’s crop was different from years past. High pump prices make this harvest …

FLOYD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) – The very first Check Farm Trail Kick off this morning. The trail included five farms and two local stores across Floyd County. Owner Ed Skopal says they would consider I-Tal Acres a non-traditional farm. For the first time on Sunday, they welcomed people in to see what’s going on behind …

Lancaster County has gone a month with no new confirmed cases of bird flu at any of its many poultry farms, giving experts reason to believe an ongoing outbreak has slowed. To date, the highly contagious strain of bird flu has resulted in the deaths of more than 3.8 million domestic birds in the county, …

But what they found instead were newcomers, mostly from the city, who wanted a storybook version of a farm, minus the manure and noise, and a version that matched their own agendas and schedules, Ms Morley said. Many of them suggested a “one-year trial” – an incredibly short timeframe for a business like theirs – …

A Norfolk County farm, based in Vittoria, Ont., pleaded guilty to violating occupational health and safety laws after a COVID-19 outbreak resulted in the death of a migrant worker in 2020. Scotlynn Sweetpac Growers, one of Canada’s largest employers of migrant farm workers, pleaded guilty to one count of failing to take reasonable precautions to …

SARATOGA COUNTY — Roadwork at four Saratoga County sites not originally listed for this year will now be completed this summer, county officials announced this week. The county will use $3,549,100 in federal funding from the American Rescue Act to complete four freeway rehabilitation projects totaling 7.3 miles in the towns of Clifton Park, Corinth, …

SIVERSK DISTRICT, Ukraine – One of the few civilians still driving on a road leading to the battlefront, Oleksandr Chaplik skidded to a stop and leaned out of the car window to exchange information with a villager . He was bringing supplies back to his village, one of the few still in Ukrainian hands that …

Enjoy a pancake breakfast, farm wagon tour and more at the Kanabec-Isanti County Farm Bureau sponsored Farm Breakfast during June Dairy Month at the Haubenschild Family Dairy Farm Saturday, June 18 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. The farm is located between Cambridge and Princeton at 35050 Mother of Pearl St. NW, Princeton. This is …

Boulder County Farmers Markets Phil Chang, an irreplaceable member of our BCFM team, brings a lot of heart and inspiration to our team, inspired by his travels to local markets while visiting Taiwan with his family. He co-manages our online marketplace operations, giving farmers a year-round outlet and customers more opportunities to buy locally. Chang …

The Philippine Center for Post-Harvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech) said the domestic agricultural machinery industry needs to be strengthened to reduce reliance on imported equipment. The Philippines “cannot rely on imported agricultural machinery alone, and there is a need to develop the local agricultural machinery industry to improve their manufacturing capabilities and product quality,” said …

Raymond, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi State University Extension Service researcher hopes to help expand the market for passion fruit growers. Demand is growing for sweet, low-calorie tropical fruits, fruit and nut specialist Eric Stafne told the extension service. Most US production is in Florida, Hawaii, California and Puerto Rico, he said, but some is …

SUMMER 2022 TRIP – At one time, the property was a dairy farm, nestled on 70 sprawling, verdant acres in southern Schoharie County. It’s now a thriving cider house that pays homage to the land’s agricultural history, while showing how a farmhouse turned into a family gathering place where people gather to drink, eat, listen …

MONTICELLO – Piatt County Council has imposed a moratorium on permitting wind energy systems until August 1. The board voted 4-2 last Wednesday to put the moratorium in effect until August 1. Apex Clean Energy is proposing a 300 megawatt project that would include around 60 turbines. Apex officials expect to file the special use …

San Bernardino County’s chief prosecutor criminally charges nearly a dozen alleged “conspirators” for running a massive underground pot farm in a rural high desert alcove. District Attorney Jason Anderson’s office announced late Friday that it has filed charges against 11 people “in connection with an illegal industrial-scale underground marijuana grow operation in Newberry Springs.” Anderson …

A Lancaster County commercial poultry farm hit by the bird flu outbreak last month was officially declared virus-free last week by federal agriculture officials. The farm is one of eight poultry operations in the county to have a flock infected with the virus, which has been spreading across the country since winter. The farm’s virus-free …

LOS ANGELES — Urban mushroom growers Smallhold, pioneers in indoor farming technology, today announced the opening of a 34,000-sq. foot facility in Los Angeles County. In early May, Smallhold will begin delivering locally grown, USDA-certified organic specialty mushrooms to Southern California. This West Coast expansion, alongside existing farms in Brooklyn and Austin, continues the company’s …

On this week’s “5 to Try” we want to hear our readers’ picks for the best sellers at the Johnson County Farmer’s Market. Above, fresh vegetables for sale at the Shawnee Farmer’s Market. File photo. Summer is almost upon us and Farmer’s Market season has begun in earnest in Johnson County. Almost all of the …

Sunday, May 8 marks the 100th anniversary of a tragedy near Elkton of which shocking news has spread across the state. The death of Joseph and Agnes Lobert on their farm in Huron County would be discovered by a passerby who alerted authorities after hearing the cries of a child. The Loberts’ five young children …

2. A NEW LOOK Rory Sabbatini and Adam Scott are part of the bridge between the old TPC Potomac and the new TPC Potomac. The 2003 and 2004 Booz Allen Classic champions, respectively, will play a different track in their 40s than they did in their 20s. After the departure of the TPC Potomac competition, …

Poland is preparing to adapt its Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) strategic plan to put more emphasis on food security and crisis relief, while remaining committed to the Green Deal objectives. EURACTIV Poland reports. As part of the recently submitted National Strategic Plans for CAP reform 2023-2027, EU Member States have detailed how they will meet …

the Brownland Farm Residential Development to Franklin appears to be dead in the water three years after it was first announced. The Franklin Mayor and Aldermen’s Council unanimously rejected a rezoning application for the controversial development Tuesday night after a two-hour public hearing. Therefore, residential development cannot move forward. The vote marked the end of …

Content of the article The Lakeland College Farm Party returns in August, with tickets on sale April 20. Content of the article “Feast on the Farm is one of our most enjoyable events,” says Dr. Alice Wainwright-Stewart, President and CEO of Lakeland College. “I am so happy that we can welcome guests who join us …

Amanda from Airmidian Herbal Remedies and her sister from K+G produce photo by Liz Balchin By Nick Sergi In May, the Monroe County Farmers Market will reopen. You can almost taste the freshness of the air. Every Saturday in the spring and summer, in downtown Stroudsburg at Courthouse Square. The market will operate with various …

California officials say up to $30 billion is needed to protect the state’s agricultural heartland from major flooding over the next three decades By MICHAEL PHILLIS Associated Press April 21, 2022, 11:45 p.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article Climate change is worsening the already significant threat of flooding in …

Independent vet Amy Watts, of Black Sheep Veterinary, seen with her dog, Weka, has learned a lot in the year since starting her own practice. Photo / Valu Maka Amy Watts has taken a far-reaching path in her quest to become a veterinarian. Growing up on a sheep and beef farm in Waipukurau, she worked …

Globally, agriculture is the main source of food supply. Creating a food secure future continues to be a daunting task, Dubai acknowledges. This shows why the emirate is using emerging technologies to revive the country’s agricultural sector. “Smart agriculture is the way forward to achieve food security,” says Mariam Al Mheiri, Minister of Climate Change …

Celebrating 50 years of rice planters at Snee Farm CC – Bobby Carrier Photography photo The Amateur Rice Planters Championship celebrates its 50th anniversary at Snee Farm CC in Charleston, South Carolina, June 20-24. For the past 50 years, the Rice Planters have been a staple of the amateur golf program, with a roster of …

Ouseburn Farm in Newcastle has welcomed a flock of adorable newborn lambs that should put a smile on visitors’ face this Easter. The popular urban farm is now home to 10 little Northumberland lambs and youngsters can come and feed or pet them over the Easter holidays. But anyone who wants to meet the cute …

Breadcrumb Links Local News Canadian Food Inspection Agency vehicles sit outside a turkey farm on Highway 2 in Oxford County following an outbreak of avian flu in 2015. (Photo London Free Press archive) Content of the article Four more bird flu outbreaks were reported by the federal government on Thursday, including one at a Chatham-Kent …

Jackie Mundt By JACKIE MUNDTPratt County Farmer and Rancher I recently traveled to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the Kansas Ag and Rural Leaders (KARL) program. Our trip included visits to unique farms like a camel dairy, a falcon hospital, and the oldest irrigation district in the world. We learned about local traditions and …

But the cost of inaction is also considerable, in terms of deaths, displacements and damage. In the United States last year, damage from floods, wildfires, drought and other weather- and climate-related disasters totaled approximately $145 billion, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The agency said “extremely high” levels of disasters were becoming “the …

St. Roch Market is a stylish, design-centric food hall in New Orleans that elevates the talent, food and drink of top chefs. Like the French market of The Big Easy, St. Roch also has an important history. Opened in 1875, it is one of the last public markets in the city. According to NOLA.comSt. Roch …