United States Farming & Agriculture

FHP: Beware of escaped pigs on I-95 near Crescent Beach

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FHP: Beware of escaped pigs on I-95 near Crescent Beach


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China's pig farmers go north, upending world's top meat, grain market

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China's pig farmers go north, upending world's top meat, grain market


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Long dependent on immigrant workers, Yakima Valley growers laboring with new reality

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Long dependent on immigrant workers, Yakima Valley growers laboring with new reality


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Pigs and acorns make an intriguing mix for farmer

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Pigs and acorns make an intriguing mix for farmer


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Video shows ‘horrific’ conditions at farm that sold turkeys nationwide

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Video shows ‘horrific’ conditions at farm that sold turkeys nationwide


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The Impact of Animal Agriculture with Chris Schlottmann

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The Impact of Animal Agriculture with Chris Schlottmann


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8 Minute Meals: sweet potato and carrot quinoa bowl

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8 Minute Meals: sweet potato and carrot quinoa bowl


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  • How to Get the Most Out of Farmers’ Markets While Traveling
    How to Get the Most Out of Farmers’ Markets While Traveling

    , nytimes.com

    Visiting a local farmers’ market should be on every vacation itinerary, according to the French chef Alain Ducasse, who runs 25 restaurants in nine countries. “No matter what city or town they’re in, farmers’ markets are a year-round attraction and about much more than produce,” he said. “They’re photographs of that destination and the local culture.” Mr. Ducasse makes it a point to explore the farmers’ market wherever he is in the world and has plenty of advice on how travelers can get the most out their trip to one, too
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    Tags: Farmers |  Travel & Tourism | 
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Animal Agriculture

  • China's pig farmers go north, upending world's top meat, grain market
    China's pig farmers go north, upending world's top meat, grain market

    , reuters.com

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s largest pig farming companies and new entrants are racing to build vast, modern hog farms in the north-eastern cornbelt, expanding the world’s biggest pork market and upending traditional trade flows in meat and grain. At least eight listed companies have announced or confirmed plans to produce around 17 million pigs annually in the north-east in coming years
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    Tags: Farmers |  Animal Husbandry |  Pigs |  Markets |  Pig farmers | 
    Places: United States |  Asia |  E. Asia |  China | 

Poultry

  • Poultry Being Pre-emptively Killed Near Olympic Venues

    , thepoultrysite.com

    SOUTH KOREA - Gangwon authorities are asking farmers near Olympic venues to slaughter or relocate poultry to prevent the spread of bird flu, which was detected in North Jeolla on Sunday. Korea JoongAng Daily reports that they plan to cull 6,000 birds and compensate farmers with up to 120 million won ($110,000) for their cooperation. To avoid embarrassing glitches disrupting the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games taking place in Gangwon in February, regional authorities decided to get rid of all poultry in the city of Gangneung and counties of Pyeongchang and Jeongseon, even though no avian influenza (AI) cases have been detected
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Agriculturers

  • China's pig farmers go north, upending world's top meat, grain market
    China's pig farmers go north, upending world's top meat, grain market

    , reuters.com

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s largest pig farming companies and new entrants are racing to build vast, modern hog farms in the north-eastern cornbelt, expanding the world’s biggest pork market and upending traditional trade flows in meat and grain. At least eight listed companies have announced or confirmed plans to produce around 17 million pigs annually in the north-east in coming years
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    Tags: Farmers |  Animal Husbandry |  Pigs |  Markets |  Pig farmers | 
    Places: United States |  Asia |  E. Asia |  China | 

Horticulture

  • 3-19 Coffee supports coffee-growing families, promotes Cleveland artists
    3-19 Coffee supports coffee-growing families, promotes Cleveland artists

    , cleveland.com

    That's the premise behind , a passion project started by three Ohioans who love great coffee and wanted their coffee beans to brew more than profits. "Coffee is an art," Vehar said, glancing into his raised cup before taking a sip. "Every roast, every bean, and every harvest is different." Every batch of coffee depends on the quality of the soil, when and how it was harvested, and how quickly it was brewed after the beans were sorted, roasted and ground
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    Tags: Horticulture |  Crops |  Coffee Farming | 

Farms

  • Generators keep farm running after storm
    Generators keep farm running after storm

    , concordmonitor.com

    By CAROLE SOULE For the Monitor Next to us at the gas pump, a man was filling a container with gas. The guy in front of us pulled a container from his car and filled that it as we pumped fuel into the generator strapped to our flatbed truck. Two days after a tree-uprooting storm flattened much of New Hampshire, we were all trying to cope by keeping generators filled with fuel
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Crops

  • Chilton County peach farmers hoping for more cold weather
    Chilton County peach farmers hoping for more cold weather

    , wbrc.com

    Chilton County peach farmers said they need more cold weather for a better crop this year. Mike Burnette opened a produce store in Pelham last April. He has been successful selling produce, but he has concerns about the peach crop on his farm in Chilton County. "This year was worse than last year. There was a lot of folks out of peaches in June
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    Places: Americas |  North America |  United States | 

Poultry Diseases

  • Germany reports outbreak of mild bird flu on farm: OIE

    , reuters.com

    PARIS (Reuters) - Germany has reported an outbreak of low pathogenic H5N2 bird flu on a farm in the Lower Saxony region in the north of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday. The disease was detected on a farm in Rotenburg where 43 ducks and geese showed mild clinical signs, the OIE said, citing a report from the German authorities
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