Source: ATD Manure Systems Inc The Federal Government's recently announced target of a 30% reduction in fertilizer GHG emissions is a challenge that is now more clearly defined as a reduction in Nitrous Oxide, a gas 300 times more powerful...
Source: NC State University Assistant Professor Alejandro Gutierrez-Li and his collaborators Cesar Escalante, Luis Peña-Levano, Shaheer Burney, Grace Melo and James Salfer recently won a competitive $250,000 grant from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program. Their three-year project will study the costs and benefits of implementing automatic milking systems (AMS) and...
Source: PennState Extension Develop a Business Plan and SWOT Analysis It is important to remember that a dairy farm is a business. Development of detailed business plan and a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) of your plan and the...
OTTUMWA — John Deere announced some product production will move from Ottumwa to Mexico by the end of 2023, but simultaneously announced plans to revitalize their Ottumwa plant for the future. The company on Thursday announced that over the next...
Canada’s agriculture industry is in a good position to weather inflationary pressures and higher interest rates, according to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) chief economist. “We are in a unique position where record farm revenues are helping to offset the impact...
Source: Compeer Financial With historically high milk prices over the past several months, it can be easy for dairy producers to shift their focus from managing milk price risk to other farm priorities. In reality, now is the ideal time...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced over $1 million in funding for SomaDetect Inc. and Vivid Machines Inc. through the AgriScience Program to help producers improve farm management and...
Source: Yara International news release Yara's Incubator Farm in Auburn, Alabama, is now focused on exploring practical approaches to managing and positively impacting soil health. The farm will focus on long-term management blocks to observe and measure how combining established...
By Judy Mae Bingman, Illinois Extension Marketing and Communications Manager Pesticides assist in managing pests. People should use precise application techniques detailed on the label so they don't endanger people, pets, livestock, plants, and the environment. Damage can occur when pesticide...
Source: Government of Alberta “Blue-green algae is actually cyanobacteria, and can produce toxins that can be dangerous,” says Shawn Elgert, agricultural water engineer with Alberta Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development (AFRED). “It can cause organ damage or even death...
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