Agriculture

Beyond the Weather: Montana Agricultural Mental Health

Just as a rancher would never neglect a sick calf, nor a farmer his broken-down tractor, so agriculturalists should never neglect their mental wellbeing, according to Montana Department of Agriculture Director Christy Clark. On April 15, the state launched their mental health outreach for agriculture producers, called Beyond the Weather. Suicide rates in the state …

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Ex-deputy agriculture minister: Approved permits revocation of popular move, but not solution to food price crisis

PKR’s Bayan Baru MP Sim Tze Tzin says the newly announced revocation of approved permits to import foodstuffs into the country is only a populist move and would not solve the nation’s food security woes in the long term. — Picture by Shafwan Zaidon By Yiswaree Palansamy Thursday, 19 May 2022 1:15 PM MYT KUALA …

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Nebraska, Colorado jostle over water rights amid drought | Agriculture

OVID, Colo. (AP) – Shortly after daybreak on the high plains of northeastern Colorado, Don Schneider tinkers with seed-dispensing gear on a mammoth corn planter. The day’s task: Carefully sowing hundreds of acres of seed between long rows of last year’s desiccated stalks to ensure the irrigation water he’s collected over the winter will last …

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Colorado Department of Agriculture seizes over 100 animals from Montezuma County property – The Durango Herald

Horses feed at a property on Road P in Montezuma County in this file photo. As part of a civil complaint, in early May the Colorado Department of Agriculture seized more than 100 animals from the property alleging mistreatment in violation of the Colorado Animal Protection Act. (The Journal file) Civil complaint alleges neglect, mistreatment …

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SBP And IFC To Promote Agriculture Finance Through Warehouse Receipts – Eurasia Review

Deputy Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Ms. Sima Kamil while addressing a two-day specialized training workshop on Electronic Warehouse Receipt Financing (EWRF) for banks observed that the training program will be instrumental to support SBP’s recent initiative to promote EWRF in the country and banks will be able to get hands on knowledge about …

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Agriculture provides a steady hand during mining booms and busts, but does it get enough support?

When the mining boom turned to bust a decade ago in central Queensland, John Hallam’s hotel in the town of Capella emptied out almost overnight. Key points: The Central Highlands sits in Queensland’s Bowen Basin and has 11 of the region’s 43 coal mines Its agriculture sector pumps almost $1 billion into the economy each …

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Vann Accepts New NC PSI Platform Director Role

The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative (NC PSI) is excited to announce that Dr. Rachel Vann will serve as the new Platform Director for Extension Outreach and Engagement. This new and important role will strengthen communication with our internal and external stakeholders creating opportunities for open dialogue and feedback. A key outcome will be to …

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Norton Shores coffee producer among West Mich. agriculture expansion grant recipients

State agriculture officials have announced $200,000 in grant funding to support a Norton Shores coffee producer’s expansion that would create the largest cold brew production facility in the United States. La Colombe Coffee Roastersa coffee roaster founded in 1994 in Philadelphia, Pa., known for its ready-to-drink canned lattes, purchased a production plant in Norton Shores …

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2022 Grow-NY applications now open for annual food and agriculture competition

This is a community announcement from Empire State Development. It was not written by The Ithaca Voice. To submit community announcements, send them to Matt Butler at mbutler@ithacavoice.com. Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that the application window is now open for the 2022 Grow-NY food and agriculture competition. Grow-NY, a unique initiative which connects …

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