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Beginning Farmer News ItemsCongress Hated Obama's Aid To Farmers, Seems OK With Trump's - HuffPost8/17/2018 4:50:58 PM
HuffPost Congress Hated Obama's Aid To Farmers, Seems OK With Trump's HuffPost Vilsack's USDA had used its Commodity Credit Corporation authority in 2010 to help farmers hurt by heavy rains in Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana. The agency spent $348 million on commodity purchases and payments to farmers that year, according to ... and more »
Trump official visits Rufus - Dalles Chronicle7/6/2018 5:22:58 PM
Dalles Chronicle Trump official visits Rufus Dalles Chronicle He is the second secretary to be appointed from the deep south, following in the footsteps of Mike Espy of Mississippi , who served under President Bill Clinton. #Perdue earned his doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Georgia and ... and more »
How States Can Gather Better Data for Evaluating Tax Incentives - The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)6/27/2018 11:51:06 AM
The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog) How States Can Gather Better Data for Evaluating Tax Incentives The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog) In 2016, analysts at Mississippi's University Research Center lacked sufficient data to formally study the costs and benefits of the state's Tourism Rebate Program, but the evaluation still went on to raise concerns about the program based on economic ...
A Conference in The Center of the Organic Universe - Mother Earth News (press release) (blog)5/8/2018 10:30:26 PM
Mother Earth News (press release) (blog) A Conference in The Center of the Organic Universe Mother Earth News (press release) (blog) MOSES, the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service, holds its annual conference in La Crosse, Wisconsin every year in February on the banks of the Mississippi River at the La Crosse Center. Put this event on your ... The 2018 bill maintains ...
Farmer Givers: 3 Stories of Farmer Firefighters - Agriculture.com1/16/2018 8:51:53 AM
Agriculture.com Farmer Givers: 3 Stories of Farmer Firefighters Agriculture.com The 53-year-old Shelby, Nebraska, farmer joined the fire department in 1990 when he was a beginning farmer . ... The Cassville VFD has 38 members and serves a 54-square-mile area, including the 4,000 residents of Cassville along the Mississippi River.
Farm Income Opportunities News ItemsHow One Woman Is Trying To Save Mississippi Through The Power Of Vegetables - HuffPost9/18/2018 7:13:00 AM
HuffPost How One Woman Is Trying To Save Mississippi Through The Power Of Vegetables HuffPost When Ayers Elliott, who now runs Foot Print Farms in Jackson, Mississippi , started looking at statistics, she saw that her own state was not immune to America's health crisis. “Wow ... At this event, speakers come from NRCS/USDA and a local 4-H group ...
GUEST VIEW: A gift horse named lottery - Meridian Star9/14/2018 11:07:52 AM
GUEST VIEW: A gift horse named lottery Meridian Star How did that work out? Most of the money that comes in from casinos goes right back out of the state and our education system remains underfunded. A study was completed in November, 2017 called "An Economic Analysis of a Lottery in Mississippi ," https ...
City, farm life helped shaped new Research VP's views - Sacramento State University9/13/2018 7:44:08 PM
Sacramento State University City, farm life helped shaped new Research VP's views Sacramento State University Yvonne Harris, who grew up in Chicago, spent summers as a kid picking cotton and feeding hogs on her grandparents' Mississippi farm . Her parents ... Harris, the new associate vice president for the Office of Research, Innovation and Economic ...
Mississippi County Farm Bureau holds annual meeting - Northeast Arkansas Town Crier9/4/2018 10:46:55 AM
Northeast Arkansas Town Crier Mississippi County Farm Bureau holds annual meeting Northeast Arkansas Town Crier Twenty percent of all jobs in our state are directly related to agriculture . Our farmers and ranchers in Mississippi County and across the state are ... Veach said farm income has dropped but farmers and ranchers are out there every day. Garrett ...
Aid to soybean farmers for lost trade at $3.6B; 'necessary program,' Arkansas Farm Bureau leader says - NWAOnline8/28/2018 7:59:40 AM
UPI.com Aid to soybean farmers for lost trade at $3.6B; 'necessary program,' Arkansas Farm Bureau leader says NWAOnline "It's a necessary program," Veach, who farms in Mississippi County, said. "We've had farmers and ranchers who've lost some ... The money comes from the Commodity Credit Corp., a federal agency created during the Great Depression to stabilize crop ... USDA to release first $6B in tariffs aid to farmers UPI.com USDA Announces Details of Assistance for Farmers Impacted by Unjustified Retaliation USDA.gov Manage : Market Facilitation Program | Farmers Farmers.gov NPR - American Soybean Association - Minnesota Soybean all 292 news articles »
Farm Resources News Items2018 On the Farm STEM Participants Announced - Farm Bureau News3/8/2018 2:05:37 PM
Farm Bureau News 2018 On the Farm STEM Participants Announced Farm Bureau News ... Mississippi ); Jamie Ricketts, Cypress Fairbanks ISD, Secondary Science Curriculum Coach (Fulshear, Texas); Kimberly Robia, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, Secondary Science Curriculum Coach (Houston, Texas); Monelle Rougeau, Education Service Center, ...
Don't Chicken Out, Lake Bluff - Daily North Shore11/1/2017 9:48:11 AM
Daily North Shore Don't Chicken Out, Lake Bluff Daily North Shore It specifically says “Histoplasmosis is a disease caused by Histoplasma capsulatum (H. capsulatum), a soil fungus prevalent in certain parts of the American continent, in particular the Ohio and Mississippi River valleys”. We agree with Mr. Boese that ... and more »
1000 Years Ago, Corn Made This Society Big. Then, A Changing Climate Destroyed It - NPR2/10/2017 5:00:02 PM
NPR 1000 Years Ago, Corn Made This Society Big. Then, A Changing Climate Destroyed It NPR About a 15-minute drive east of St. Louis is a complex of earthen mounds that once supported a prehistoric city of thousands. For a couple of hundred years, the city, called Cahokia, and several smaller city-states like it flourished in the Mississippi ... and more »
United States: The Farmer And The Data: How Wireless Technology Is Transforming Water Use In Agriculture - Mondaq News Alerts4/27/2016 11:53:14 AM
United States: The Farmer And The Data: How Wireless Technology Is Transforming Water Use In Agriculture Mondaq News Alerts 15 The second largest dead zone in the world is the Gulf of Mexico dead zone, a 6,474 square mile region that was created and continues to exist due to nitrogen and phosphorus washed into the gulf from sources along the Mississippi River; the dead zone ...
Monsanto Funds Groups to Improve Mississippi River Water - NBC Los Angeles12/8/2008 10:34:05 PM
NBC Los Angeles Monsanto Funds Groups to Improve Mississippi River Water NBC Los Angeles The Iowa Soybean Association will conduct research on paired, micro-watersheds in the Boone and Raccoon Rivers. The group will coordinate monitoring, measurement and evaluation of on- farm resources and environmental outcomes in those watersheds. and more »
Organic Certification News ItemsCarbon Farming for Pasture-to-Product Climate Solutions - GlobeNewswire (press release)9/10/2018 9:02:12 AM
GlobeNewswire (press release) Carbon Farming for Pasture-to-Product Climate Solutions GlobeNewswire (press release) Albert Straus grew up on his family's dairy farm and converted it to organic in 1994, making it the first certified organic dairy farm west of the Mississippi River. In 2013, the 500-acre Straus Dairy Farm became the first dairy in California to ...