46th Annual Georgia Peanut Show and Farm Bill Hearing Begin – AG INFORMATION OF THE WEST

46th Annual Georgia Peanut Show and Farm Bill Hearing Begin I’m Bob Larson with Ag Information Network, Agribusiness Update. ** At the 46th annual Georgia Peanut Show last month, peanut growers heard several policy updates. According to www.gfb.org, one of them is National Peanut. Encourage board members to beat the Feb. 21 deadline to ask … Read more

Telangana: A green success story where a Teksi couple farmers earn big in horticulture

Last Updated: January 25, 2023, 00:24 IS Srikanth, a bachelor of science, and his wife Anusha, an aerospace engineer, were working in software companies in Hyderabad (Image: News18) By strictly following the guidelines and instructions given by the Horticulture and Agriculture Department officials, the couple is earning Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000 per day. A … Read more

Buying mushrooms from the garden? Here’s how to know if they’re safe to eat

Two older people smile while holding a cardboard tray of mushrooms.

Backyard mushroom businesses are popping up in sheds and shipping containers across Australia, but the fascination with fungi presents a new challenge – proving they’re safe to eat. Main points: Mushroom startup growth is driving the need for a food safety program. Australia has never had an outbreak of pollution caused by mushrooms The program … Read more

‘Deeply humiliated’: MP Todd Muller promoted, given agriculture, climate change portfolio

Bay Area MP Todd Muller. Photo / Mark Mitchell Bay of Pentity MP Todd Muller said the new portfolios were “crucial” to New Zealand’s future prosperity and he looked forward to recommending them to the farming sector. Muller has been given the agriculture and climate change portfolios, National leader Christopher Luxon announced yesterday at the … Read more

Union research highlights the failures of the Scottish Government’s future agricultural policy

The NFU’s Scotland 2023 Demand Survey has identified growing uncertainty among the country’s farmers and consumers about the Scottish Government’s future agricultural policy as the biggest threat to their businesses. In an initial analysis of 555 responses – the largest ever survey the union has received – two-thirds of all respondents identified the future of … Read more

The state has completed the purchase of Hayes Farm in Edenton

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A new Scottish farming event is coming to Aberdeen to help businesses take positive steps towards their future.

Agriconnect – the parent company of the LAMMA Show and CropTech Show – has announced a new event for 2023. The event will be held in October in Aberdeen The Future of Agriculture Expo Scotland event will take place over two days on Tuesday, October 10 and Wednesday 11 at the P&J Live venue in … Read more

15 special crop block grants were awarded in 2022

Image by Devon Breen from Pixabay. The Kansas Department of Agriculture has been awarded $780,776 through the 2022 Special Crop Block Grant Program. Funding for the program was provided by the US Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Marketing Service. The objective of the SCBG program is to increase the competitiveness of specialty crops. According to … Read more

FHS teachers, students build working farms on school grounds.

Agriculture students and teachers at Fauquier High School are creating a working farm with barns, fences, goats or sheep, an expanded community garden and even an orchard and berry patch. Two pigs and up to 200 chickens are already in place. About two acres of fencing is underway between the school’s tennis courts and Thorpe … Read more

Collier Row Cottage Flower Farm offers fresh flower arrangements and more

DEMOTHE — Although Collier Row Cottage Flower Farm has been around for more than two years, fresh flower arrangements are new to the small business. Tony and Tori Van Gorp started their flower farm after covid hit and everything was shut down. Troy and Tony VanGorp are the owners of Collier Row Cottage Flower Farm … Read more