Annual tractor, ATV, and UTV safety courses start next week across Nebraska

Annual tractor, ATV, and UTV safety courses start next week across Nebraska

Annual tractor, ATV, and UTV safety training course days are coming up soon at six sites across Nebraska, including Broken Bow, in late May and early June. Nebraska Extension and Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health at UNMC College of Public Health spearhead the events. Students can choose to complete the first day …

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NSW town Weilmoringle prepares to be cut off for winter, as rain replaces drought and closes roads

NSW town Weilmoringle prepares to be cut off for winter, as rain replaces drought and closes roads

A rural town is preparing to spend much of winter isolated, with the wet weather in NSW and Queensland predicted to cut off the community for an extended period. Key points: Weilmoringle is frequently cut off when it rains or rivers flood However, for most of the past 20 years it has been in devastating …

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Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 04-29-2022

Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 04-29-2022

Credit: Lakeview Images / Shutterstock.com Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended April 29, 2022, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: AL Weekly Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week ended April 29, 2022, …

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Northern farmers adopt solar-powered irrigation system

Northern farmers adopt solar-powered irrigation system

Most smallholder vegetable farmers in three of the northern regions have agreed to adopt the solar-powered irrigation system in their quest to ensure all-year-round vegetable production in their areas. The farmers grow their crops in the Upper West, Savannah and North-East regions. They agreed to adopt the solar-powered system of irrigation at a workshop organized …

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Matunuck’s Clark Farms: A place where more than just plants can grow |  South County Life Magazine

Matunuck’s Clark Farms: A place where more than just plants can grow | South County Life Magazine

In a time where the outside world seems bleak, a stunning plant can brighten one’s entire day. Although there were no shortage of challenges throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Rich Clark, owner of Matunuck’s gardening center Clark Farms, said a silver lining was the emergence of new gardeners. When people were spending an increased amount of …

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New Zealand hands out extra cash to fight ‘inflation storm’ |  Agriculture

New Zealand hands out extra cash to fight ‘inflation storm’ | Agriculture

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government said Thursday it will hand out an extra few hundred dollars to more than 2 million lower-income adults to help them navigate what it describes as “the peak of the global inflation storm.” The payments are part of a package of new measures announced in the government’s …

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Vladimir Putin ‘weaponising global food supplies’ in Ukraine war

Vladimir Putin ‘weaponising global food supplies’ in Ukraine war

Western officials fear the Kremlin has embarked on a ‘deliberate policy’ of dismantling infrastructure needed to produce food (Pictures: Getty/Reuters) Vladimir Putin has been accused of ‘weaponising’ global food supplies by stealing grain, destroying farming equipment and blocking shipping routes as part of his war in Ukraine. Western officials fear the Kremlin has embarked on …

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