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Beginning Farmer News ItemsAdrift on the Mississippi: Tiny boat found near Red Wing still hasn't found its makers - Republican Eagle9/5/2018 2:17:41 PM
Republican Eagle Adrift on the Mississippi : Tiny boat found near Red Wing still hasn't found its makers Republican Eagle This is the 2nd boat that we have put out on the Mississippi River in Hastings MN. We have an email address and we would like to hear from you, like where you found the boat, etc. We also hope that you add to or fix up the boat and send it on its way ... and more »
Video: Crews practice spill response on the Mississippi River - Republican Eagle8/8/2018 3:10:19 PM
Republican Eagle Video: Crews practice spill response on the Mississippi River Republican Eagle The exercise was held the same day a train derailment near St. Paul sent 3,200 gallons of diesel fuel into the Mississippi River. CAER provides support and facilitation in case of a spill in the Mississippi River, its backwaters and Lake Pepin. Members ... and more »
Mississippi National Golf Links agreement is approved - Republican Eagle6/27/2018 3:04:15 PM
Republican Eagle Mississippi National Golf Links agreement is approved Republican Eagle "I do want to say one thing," Council member Dean Hove said. "The city of Red Wing taxpayers are not putting any more tax dollars into the Mississippi National. The only funds that we're putting in there is what we would have done if there wasn't a ...
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 ItemsFarmers Cry Fowl Over Tariffs - Valley News10/21/2018 12:11:35 AM
Valley News Farmers Cry Fowl Over Tariffs Valley News A group of senators from chicken-producing states — Democrat Chris Coons, of Delaware, and Republicans Johnny Isakson, of Georgia, and Roger Wicker, of Mississippi — have detailed their concerns in a recent letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross ...
US, South African farmers cry fowl over Trump metal tariffs - Hot Springs Sentinel10/17/2018 5:18:44 AM
Hot Springs Sentinel US, South African farmers cry fowl over Trump metal tariffs Hot Springs Sentinel A group of senators from chicken-producing states -- Democrat Chris Coons of Delaware and Republicans Johnny Isakson of Georgia and Roger Wicker of Mississippi -- have detailed their concerns in a recent letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. They ... and more »
REX NELSON: Welcome to cotton country - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (blog)10/14/2018 3:16:48 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (blog) REX NELSON: Welcome to cotton country Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (blog) Ray Benson of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture is pointing out the various varieties of cotton as we drive alongside the runway of the Manila Airport in Mississippi County. A Manila native who has been employed by the university for ... and more »
How schools are fighting back against obesity in Mississippi - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal10/13/2018 10:52:00 PM
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal How schools are fighting back against obesity in Mississippi Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Yet even as the district fights back with education and farming experience, obesity in Mississippi is a public health crisis. Across the state, poor examples set by adults and entrenched ... There is no income or education level in the state with an ...
Mississippi: A tale of two states - Northside Sun10/13/2018 2:31:28 PM
Northside Sun Mississippi : A tale of two states Northside Sun They have the opportunity to build some of the world's most popular cars in Canton and Blue Springs, or work in Batesville using advanced technology to build cutting edge composite materials. If they live on the Coast, they ... Despite the recent ...
'It's like they're trying to push us out': In the Delta, people are concerned about jobs, not politics - Mississippi Today10/2/2018 9:14:22 AM
Mississippi Today 'It's like they're trying to push us out': In the Delta, people are concerned about jobs , not politics Mississippi Today When he's not working seasonal power plant jobs , Hertz works as a handyman for several of his neighbors for income . ... “The state is not really that aggressive on bringing jobs to Mississippi and networking it where the individuals in those smaller ...
Farm to school week celebrates connecting local produce with cafeterias - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal9/29/2018 5:04:31 AM
Farm to school week celebrates connecting local produce with cafeterias Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Mississippi , farm to school makes so much sense when we talk about the problems we face with the economy and our health,” Mississippi Farm to School Network Director Sunny Baker said. “This can provide both more income for our farmers and healthier ...
Damaged soy crop hits farmers reeling from US-China trade war - Reuters9/28/2018 12:01:18 AM
Reuters Damaged soy crop hits farmers reeling from US-China trade war Reuters CHICAGO (Reuters) - A rain-damaged soybean harvest in the U.S. Mississippi Delta is heaping more pain on farmers already suffering from a damaging trade war between the United States and China that has dragged prices to lows not seen in a decade. and more »
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, ...
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 LOUIS, Missouri, December 8, 2008 (ENS) - Conservation and agricultural groups announced a new initiative today that aims to reduce the polluting sediment and excess agricultural nutrients that flow off farm fields into the Mississippi River and the ... and more »
Organic Certification News ItemsOur Home — The fabric of our lives - Athens Messenger9/23/2018 5:05:47 AM
Our Home — The fabric of our lives Athens Messenger For five days, my husband and I have been riding our tandem bicycle through western Tennessee — the Mississippi bluffs and flood plain. Daily high ... Organic certification doesn't permit genetically-modified cotton varieties, which dominate the US ...