NEWS

  • Filipino American Democrat Declares Victory Over Republican Incumbent in 21st District 13 Dec 2018 06:04 Rafu Shimpo FRESNO — Another Democrat has won a congressional race in California and another Asian Pacific American is heading for the House of Representatives. TJ Cox In the 21st Congressional District, with the counting of ballots continuing long after the Nov. 6 …
  • Recent study examines effects of ‘whole-body vibration’ during long-te 12 Dec 2018 20:49 Agweb I n 2009, Perry Galloway lay face-up on the concrete floor of his farm office, barking orders and conducting business, desperate for relief from back pain that was akin to sand paper on raw nerves. He knew the inescapable reality—no matter the agony, the …
  • European Parliament backs bigger €120B EU research budget 12 Dec 2018 20:31 Science|Business STRASBOURG - The European Parliament gave its formal stamp of approval to the EU’s next big research programme, Horizon Europe – moving forward legislation for it and calling for a €120 billion budget, a 27.5 per cent increase on the €94.1 billion proposed …
  • Gordon elected VP of American Soybean Association 12 Dec 2018 17:04 Daily Globe The election, which pitted Gordon against Valley Springs, S.D., farmer Kevin Scott for the seat, will result in a three-year leadership role for Gordon. He will move from vice president to president of the ASA in 2020, and then follow a year-long …
  • How self-driving tractors, AI, and precision agriculture will save us from the impending food crisis 12 Dec 2018 16:33 SmartPlanet.com Image: Jevtic/iStock This article was originally published as a TechRepublic cover story. Marcus Hall was nine years old when he first drove a tractor on his family's sprawling Iowa farm, eschewing Tonka trucks and Matchbox cars for long rides on …
  • Baltic farmers in Brussels to restore CAP’s ‘historical anomaly’ 12 Dec 2018 12:31 EurActiv Farmers from the Baltic countries will gather on 13 December in Brussels to call for a fairer distribution of payments in the framework of the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Farmers from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania aim to put pressure on EU …
  • World's first laboratory-grown STEAK tastes 70% like real meat' 12 Dec 2018 12:18 Charleston Daily Mail Lab-grown steaks the size of a credit card have been grown and eaten for the first time, according to an Israeli firm. Cell-cultured meat takes samples from living animals and turns them into food using scientific methods and incubation. A race is evolving …
  • GrainCorp bidder talks of $150m network spend 12 Dec 2018 00:41 Farm Weekly The secret to the financial structure behind the debt-heavy $2.4 billion bid for east coast grain giant, GrainCorp, is likely to remain fairly secret for some time. Despite speculation that European insurance giant, Allianz, is set to play a long-term …
  • Chief pledges to fight outmoded cultural practices 12 Dec 2018 00:10 Ghana News Agency By Anthony Apubeo, GNA Paga (UE), Dec. 11 , GNA - The Chief and Elders of the Tampola community in the Kassena-Nankana Municipal of the Upper East Region, have pledged to fight against any member of their community who would deny a widow access to her late …
  • Report: Brexit chaos fuels fears over on-going environmental risks 11 Dec 2018 14:08 Business Green Greener UK Risk Tracker argues that with less than four months to go until the UK leaves the EU huge uncertainties remain over the future of environmental safeguards The government's shock decision to delay today's hotly anticipated parliamentary …