NEWS

  • The Cherokee Nation Becomes First US Tribe to Store Seeds in Svalbard Doomsday Vault 25 Feb 2020 02:58 Gizmodo Photo: Getty Tuesday marks a milestone for indigenous farming. A collection of Cherokee traditional seeds has reached the Arctic Circle to be preserved in the world biggest seed bank, after a 4,147 miles (6,674 kilometer) journey. The Svalbard Global Seed …
  • Afternoon Market Recap for Feb. 24, 2020 25 Feb 2020 01:11 Delta Farm Press Corn, soybeans and wheat follow a broad range of commodities lower Monday News that the coronavirus outbreak is spreading beyond Asia gripped the financial markets Monday, kicking the Dow more than 3% lower today. Those fears cascaded across a broad range …
  • CFBF's Johansson an olive oil entrepreneur 25 Feb 2020 01:11 Delta Farm Press California is the only important olive-growing state in the U.S., with Tulare County as its leading producer. Production statewide remains fairly stable at around 40,000 acres planted for extra virgin oil, with one of those growers being the current …
  • UBCO Unveils Game-changing FRX1 Trail Bike And Launches NZ$2m Capital Raise Extension 24 Feb 2020 23:06 Scoop Press Release – Ubco Kiwi Utility Electric Vehicle (UEV) company, UBCO, has unveiled the innovative new Electric Trail Bike (FRX1). It has also launched a public capital raise of up to NZ$2m to drive further growth in product, inventory and market …
  • Farm Livin’ Is the Life for Me, <em>Ja?</em> Rem Koolhaas Tries Out Country Life 24 Feb 2020 21:08 New York Wide-eyed urbanites at the Guggenheim. Photo: Laurian Ghinitoiu/Courtesy AMO A museum-quality bale of hay dangles from the ceiling of the Guggenheim rotunda. Out front, a giant tractor watches over Fifth Avenue. In the galleries, a cutout of Stalin on …
  • As UN FAO Ambassador, Ind. Farmer Kip Tom Talks About US Role in Ag Development 24 Feb 2020 16:44 DTNPF.com The main work at the FAO is trying to create some resiliency and capacity for small farm holders to feed themselves. "The reality is many of them are operating using farming practices they have been using for thousands of years now," Tom said. …
  • Embracing technology to feed a growing world 24 Feb 2020 10:38 EurActiv It is time for America and Europe to work together to solve the next great challenge facing us – to produce enough food, with fewer inputs, to feed a growing world population – which means embracing innovation and technology in a safe, sustainable …
  • ‘Agri-tech’ spreading like wildfire across French farms 24 Feb 2020 10:37 EurActiv Technology can already be found everywhere on French farms, but the so-called “agri-tech” trend wants to push innovation even further. Two hundred fifty of France’s start-ups are already specialising in agriculture and working towards developing software, …
  • Industry seeks better weather risk tools 24 Feb 2020 07:50 Farm Weekly LENDERS, insurers and their reinsurers should work with farmers to develop weather risk products that perform better for all involved, according to 2018 Nuffield scholar and Latham grain farmer Dylan Hirsch. Multi-peril crop insurance (MPCI), which …
  • Inside grim US megasheds of chlorine-wash chickens that Brits may soon be eating 23 Feb 2020 22:38 Mirror This is one of the packed US chicken sheds where birds live a grim life before being killed and washed in chlorine. They are ­genetically changed to grow quickly and suffer a string of health ­problems. One campaigner said: “Such conditions are cruel.” But …