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 2018-01-20 06:24 

NDTV

ICAR To Recruit For Social Media Content Developer And Handler Posts...

Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture, ICAR has invited applications for recruitment to contractual posts of Social Media Content Developer and Social Media Handler....

 2018-01-20 02:30 

WVNS

[ Bluefield ]

Gov. Justice Announces That Additional Elk to be Acquired from KY for WV's Elk Restoration Project...

Gov. Jim Justice announced today that the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has reached an agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Forest Service and the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL) to acqui...

 2018-01-20 02:25 

WVNS

[ Bluefield ]

Capito, Manchin Announce Funding to Expand Telemedicine in Five West Virginia Counties...

U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) today announced a $100,079 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants program that will expand telemedicine in five West Virginia co...

 2018-01-19 23:34 

Reuters

[ World ]

USDA proposes new rule 'modernizing' hog plant inspections...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday announced new guidelines that could change how packers process hogs into pork....

 2018-01-19 23:31 

Xinhuanet

Int'l Green Week Berlin 2018 kicks off...

A Berlin bear made of flowers is seen at the International Green Week Berlin 2018 in Berlin, capital of Germany, on Jan. 19, 2018. The International Green Week Berlin, a leading global agriculture fair attracting 1,660 exhibitors from 66 countries and reg...

 2018-01-19 23:25 

Reuters

[ World ]

USDA proposes new rule 'modernizing' hog plant inspections...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday announced new guidelines that could change how packers process hogs into pork....

 2018-01-19 21:45 

Sierra Vista Herald

ImmuCell launches scours preventative...

PORTLAND, Maine — ImmuCell introduces First Defense Tri-Shield, a first of its kind U.S. Department of Agriculture-approved scours preventative for all three primary scours-causing pathogens in newborn calves: rotavirus, coronavirus and K99+ E. coli...

 2018-01-19 19:28 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Focus on new tech...

Reliance Jio expects more companies to adopt open source and cloud technologies to provide digital solutions across different sectors such as agriculture, education, medicine and fintech....

 2018-01-19 18:45 

KEYC

[ Mankato ]

KETELSEN REPORT: Farmers Keeping Watchful Eye On Weather Conditions In South America...

Because agriculture has become such a global industry, many Midwestern farmers are keeping a watchful eye on weather conditions in South America....

 2018-01-19 18:35 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Algoma company recalls jams, jellies over allergy concerns...

ALGOMA (WLUK) -- An Algoma company is voluntarily reaclling its jams and jellies because of improper labeling.The state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection says Wineke's Market jams and jellies contain butter, which can trigger re...

 2018-01-19 15:00 

Kansas City Star

$1.4 million an hour: That's how much opioid abuse costs Missouri, study shows...

The study estimates that the opioid crisis' toll on Missouri erases all the economic gains in the state's agriculture, mining and utilities industries...

 2018-01-19 15:00 

Irish Independent

Minister says Department is not 'specifically' seeking affidavits from farmers over wild fires...

The Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed has said his Department is not specifically seeking affidavits from farmers who have had their single farm payments held up due to mountain f...

 2018-01-19 15:00 

bgdailynews.com

[ KY ]

Quarles looking outward to get state farming trending upward...

Uncertainty in the wake of Gov. Matt Bevin's proposed state budget cuts isn't stopping Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles from making plans to add what he sees as a much-needed staff position to his department....

 2018-01-19 14:55 

WSYM

[ Lansing ]

$2.5M grant to help improve agricultural consumption of water, energy...

Around the world, irrigated agriculture is the largest consumer of water and one of the largest users of energy....

 2018-01-19 14:20 

NDTV

Budget To Prioritise Infrastructure Investments, Says Nitin Gadkari...

Nitin Gadkari said that his ministry has sanctioned Rs 1,00,000 crore for irrigation projects in Maharashtra's draught prone areas....

 2018-01-19 14:00 

Viet Nam News

Conference highlights strong ties between Viet Nam, India...

Bilateral relations between Vitnbsp;Nam and India have developed significantly over the past years, especially in trade, agriculture and food processing.nbsp;...

 2018-01-19 14:00 

Radio Prague

Agriculture minister says drastic reduction of wild boar population needed...

The Czech Republic should reduce the numbers of its wild boar population by90 percent in order to prevent the spread of the highly infectious Africanswine fever, Agriculture Minister Jiri Milek said on Friday. He said thewild boar population should be red...

 2018-01-19 13:00 

Irish Independent

Forestry targets are doomed to failure if farmers' concerns are not addressed...

Forestry and its role in carbon sequestration is an obvious part of any solution to the problem of emissions produced by agriculture....

 2018-01-19 13:00 

Lismore Echo

DAF: No drought, no worries...

COUNCIL at loggerheads with Department of Agriculture, which said farmers didn't seem to want drought assistance....

 2018-01-19 11:07 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Gov. LePage says Trump administration blocked ban on food stamps for junk food...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- the Trump administration is rejecting Governor Paul LePage's request to prevent the use of food stamps to buy candy and soda.Maine leaders got the news this week in a phone call from the US Department of Agriculture.Governor LePage h...

 2018-01-19 10:00 

Irish Independent

German farm minister sees no timetable for end to glyphosate use...

German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt said on Thursday he could see no set date for an end to use of the controversial weed-killer glyphosate in Germany....

 2018-01-19 09:49 

Korea Times

New pet rule means opportunities for 'dog paparazzi'...

From March 22, you could be fined up to 500,000 won ($470) for not leashing your dog in public. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced Thursday that the stricter rule would be introduced for people's safety. With a promised rewa...

 2018-01-19 09:23 

NDTV

IGNOU, Agriculture Council Sign Agreement To Launch New Programmes...

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) on Thursday signed an agreement with the Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) to develop new educational and training programmes in the areas of......

 2018-01-19 08:32 

Philippine Star

Philippine farm output rises in 2017...

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoons that came late last year failed to dampen the Philippine agriculture sector, which significantly recovered in 2017 after suffe...

 2018-01-19 08:07 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Oregon agency whittles down food inspection backlog...

In response to a November 2016 Secretary of State audit of the Oregon Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Program, the backlog of inspections of food establishments has been reduced......

 2018-01-19 05:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

We're working toward general amnesty deal: Zeaiter...

Agriculture Minister Ghazi Zeaiter said Thursday his Amal Movement was working to secure a general amnesty for those convicted of nonviolent crimes that would also clear tens of thousands of outstanding warrants....

 2018-01-19 05:08 

NDTV

Budget Must Stimulate Agriculture Sector To Help Fertiliser Players: Icra...

The urea sector works on normative cost-plus-return framework, with controls on farm gate prices, distribution and gas allocation....

 2018-01-19 03:09 

Reuters

China's Q4 GDP growth backed by continued strength in services, agriculture...

China's better-than-expectedeconomic growth in the fourth quarter of last year was supportedby continued strength in the services industry and an expandingagricultural sector, official data published on Friday showed....

 2018-01-19 02:15 

WVNS

[ Bluefield ]

USDA Investing Millions in Forest Health & Water Quality Projects through Joint Chiefs' Partnership...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest nearly $32 million this year to mitigate wildfire risk, improve water quality and restore healthy forest ecosystems in 24 states and Puerto Rico. More than $2,457,750 of that funding will support forestry pro...

 2018-01-19 01:39 

Oneindia

How budget 2018 can give a new lease of life to fertiliser companies by rescuing agriculture...

The forthcoming budget should provide several policy measures to give a stimulus to the troubled agricultural sector, which in turn would help the cash-starved fertiliser companies, says the report....

 2018-01-19 00:13 

Washington Times

North Dakota accepting specialty crop grant applications...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's Agriculture Department is accepting applications for grants to help promote specialty crops. The state last year got about $2.2 million from the federal government for the grants. This year's allocation won'...

 2018-01-18 23:15 

WFXL

[ Albany, GA ]

42nd Annual Peanut Convention educates farmers...

The third Thursday in January may not mean much to you but for local peanut farmers, it's a day to collaborate and learn about new agriculture technology.Farmers from Augusta all the way to Donaldsville came to the UGA Tifton Conference Center Thursda...

 2018-01-18 22:54 

Digital Trends

How 'speed breeding' will supercharge farming to save us from starvation...

Scientists recently published a paper detailing a new "speed breeding" technique that may revolutionize the way we grow crops and accelerate the rate at which we can develop hardier, healthier, and more versatile plants in the face of climate chan...

 2018-01-18 22:20 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Catahoula, Avoyelles designated primary natural disaster areas...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Avoyelles and Catahoula parishes in Louisiana as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by flooding from Hurricane......

 2018-01-18 21:30 

Radio Australia

Genetic modification laws set for shake-up, with health and agriculture research industries to benefit...

Australia is set to reform how it regulates genetically modified research, with health and agriculture scientists set to benefit....

 2018-01-18 21:26 

Dothan Eagle

Two area farmers named to National Peanut Board...

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has appointed two Wiregrass farmers to serve on the National Peanut Board....

 2018-01-18 21:23 

NHK

China sends surveillance ships to assess oil spill...

China's Agriculture Ministry has reportedly sent 2 surveillance ships to assess the environmental effects of an oil spill from an Iranian tanker that sank in Japan's exclusive economic zone....

 2018-01-18 20:53 

US News & World Report

Water Quality Initiative Announced for Cedar River Watershed...

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has announced a public-private partnership to help improve water quality and fight flooding in the Cedar River watershed in southern Minnesota....

 2018-01-18 20:42 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Genetic modification laws set for shake-up in Australia...

Australia is set to reform how it regulates genetically modified research, with health and agriculture scientists set to benefit....

 2018-01-18 20:41 

Press Trust of India

Fadnavis welcomes Israeli help in agriculture...

Mumbai, Jan 18 (PTI) Maharashtra Chief MinisterDevendra Fadnavis today welcomed Israel's help in thedistressed agriculture sector, saying it will help meet thegoal of doubling farmers' incomes."Technologies which you (Israel) offer will surely...

 2018-01-18 19:48 

The Hindu

'Agri growth unbelievable'...

The growth rate achieved by the State in the agriculture sector is a matter of suspicion for the NITI Aayog. Its Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar was not ready to believe when Chief Minister N. Chandrababu N...

 2018-01-18 18:59 

Houston Chronicle

Perry backs a second term for Sid Miller...

U.S. Energy Secretary and former governor Rick Perry endorsed Sid Miller for agriculture commissioner Thursday, lending his political popularity to the incumbent in contentious Republican primary race....

 2018-01-18 18:55 

US News & World Report

Minnesota Farmers Skeptical of Free Nitrate Tests...

A south central Minnesota county has rejected the Department of Agriculture's offer for free nitrate well tests amid regulation concerns....

 2018-01-18 18:46 

WLUC

[ Marquette ]

Nominations open for Michigan's Food & Ag Exporting Award...

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is pleased to announce that the nomination period for Michigan's "Ag Exporter of the Year" award is now open....

 2018-01-18 18:24 

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Animal Trainer Sid Yost Fined, License Revoked...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture cited around 40 Animal Welfare Act violations dating back to 2008 for Yost, who supplied animals for 'Get Out' and '12 Years a Slave.'...

 2018-01-18 18:15 

Washington Times

US Agriculture Secretary to visit Arkansas, tour farm...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is visiting Arkansas to hold a roundtable discussion with the state's governor and to meet with farmers. Perdue is participating in a roundtable lunch with Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the...

 2018-01-18 18:15 

US News & World Report

US Agriculture Secretary to Visit Arkansas, Tour Farm...

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is visiting Arkansas to hold a round table discussion with the state's governor and to meet with farmers....

 2018-01-18 18:14 

The Hindu

Suicide by farmers not blot on strides made by TS: KCR...

State to be role model in agriculture for other states...

 2018-01-18 17:30 

Viet Nam News

Vit Nam to help Cambodia develop cashew industry...

Vit Nam will help the Cambodian agriculture sector to raise cashew output to one million tonne in the next 10 years....

 2018-01-18 16:10 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Foreign ministry to host workshops to promote UN SDGs...

Hundreds of government officials, specialists and business owners from 50 countries are to be invited to workshops this year on sustainable agriculture and other issues pertaining to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Ministry of Foreign Aff...

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