Canadian Agriculture News
Mar 23, 2017
Mar 23, 2017
A research initiative to promote soil health through the development and adoption of new cover crops across the country is being made possible by a $2.2 million grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research and the Samuel Noble Foundation.
In what appears to be his first public speech since taking the job at the White House about four weeks ago, Ray Starling, special assistant to the president for agriculture on the National Economic Council, on Tuesday announced that President Donald Trump had issued a proclamation of National Agriculture Day and also talked about regulation, infrastructure and nominations for subcabinet positions.
Analyzing and working toward an improved company culture doesn't have to take a lot of time, but it does require a continuous focus and evaluation.
Mar 22, 2017
USDA on Tuesday announced $6 million from the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to assist farmers and ranchers hit by wildfires in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. The funds can be used for grazing lands, rebuilding fences and protecting damaged watersheds.
Ag lenders and Extension services need to immediately begin educating borrowers about finance and the basics of management to help producers survive the downturn in the ag economy.
Life In a Glass Barn
If you don’t think the local media would ever question how you treat the livestock or dairy animals in your operation, you haven’t been paying attention to recent headlines.
Moving the Coffee Shop To Your Laptop
The absence of a voice from the farm in social media is conspicuous, given that many conversations about you are going on without you. These include discussions about atrazine, ethanol, vegetarian lifestyles, farm subsidies … you name it, the conversation is taking place. In too many cases, there’s no farmer providing a farm perspective.
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