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“We went from exporting 2.9 million boxes of table grapes in week 4 of last ...

Fresh Plaza 07 Feb 2023
“We were working with 1,700 people on the farm, but in general there is talk that there may be between 100,000 and 110,000 workers dedicated to grapes,” Nuñez stated ... Farmers can't enter their farms to work.

Top-quality Tipp land stirring plenty of interest

Irish Independent 06 Feb 2023
Mr Quirke describes it as a “good airy shed”.There is also a traditional three-column haybarn and lean-to.The private treaty sale is guided at €800,000.​32.3ac farm ‘in a lovely part of the country’In the same general area Mr Quirke is also ...

He had a ‘heart of gold’: Longtime Washtenaw County orchard owner was dedicated to farming

Michigan Live 06 Feb 2023
WASHTENAW COUNTY, MI -- Bruce Upston always wanted to run a farm ... 26, nearly a year after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, leaving behind a legacy of kindness, a passion for farming and a dedication to the customers at his Augusta Township orchard ... After a recent visit in October, he said Bruce was happy with his life at the farm.

Confessions of a Steward—Beginnings

Gab 06 Feb 2023
Does God Care How I Farm? That question defines my life’s work and vision because it moves the visceral, practical decisions I make in my farming vocation to a place of sacredness and godly living ... If God cares how I farm, then I should enthusiastically embrace searching for techniques and protocols that please Him ... What better place to farm?.

Donation to Larkin Cottage rebuild shines light on Essex Tech students

The Salem News 06 Feb 2023
It has remained a strong partner with Essex Tech since the merger of the Aggie, North Shore Tech and Peabody’s vocational programs in 2014, said James O’Brien, the general manager of the Topsfield Fair, which the society runs ... “All the farms that work with us here at the fair all ...

Smallholder farmers shift from staple to tree crops - GAWU blames high cost of production

Business Ghana 05 Feb 2023
The high cost of general ... In an interview with the Ghana News Agency, the General Secretary of GAWU, Edward Kareweh, said many farmers had also reduced the sizes of their farms due to the rising cost of farm inputs such as fertiliser, pesticide and general farm services.

Oakland County community calendar Feb. 5 and beyond

The Oakland Press 05 Feb 2023
Chef Frank Turner from Pontiac General Hospital will be featured, 10-11 a.m ... General admission is $5, and includes viewing of farm animals, bonfires, entertainment on Saturdays, access to the outdoor ice rink with your own skates, (skate rental is $8, limited availability), farm store and food to purchase.

Austin Scott appointed to key House agriculture committees

Victoria Advocate 04 Feb 2023
Austin Scott, R-Ga., has been appointed by House Agriculture Committee Chairman Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., to serve as vice chairman of the House Agriculture Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities, Risk Management, and Credit ... The Subcommittee on General ...

NoVo Foundation gave out $46M to Kingston, Ulster and Mid-Hudson organizations in 2021, tax records show

Daily Freeman 04 Feb 2023
The majority of the 2021 funding went to the Hudson Valley Farm Hub and Radio Kingston ... Buffet purchased the former Gill Farm in Hurley in 2013 ... “The Hudson Valley Farm Hub, which now employs 60 individuals, continued to be our most significant investment of ongoing general operating support and capital improvements in the Kingston area in 2021.

How to stop your livestock water from freezing

Bangor Daily News 04 Feb 2023
Jacki Perkins, organic dairy and livestock specialist at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, said that when she was a kid growing up on the farm, her family used watering troughs with float valves, and generally there were enough animals pressing the float for water that the liquid was running regularly enough not to freeze.

Snow lovers not only ones disappointed this winter. Why birders are also miffed. | Lehigh ...

Lehigh Valley 04 Feb 2023
February is a month when the weather’s usually freezing and oftentimes snowy ... Birds and animals in general don’t have to move around a lot to find food when it’s not real cold. Here on the farm I’m not even seeing the number of blue jays I normally see on winter days. Northern cardinals, however, are a different matter ... Footer Navigation ... Disclaimer.

Rotary Club gives grants to nonprofits

Athens Daily Review 04 Feb 2023
The Rotary Club of Athens awarded 17 grants amounting in $15,967 to Henderson County nonprofit organizations on Thursday ... This will allow them to take care of players dues for those families ... Ruby’s Safe Haven-The Farm will be adding to their general fund which helps provide a temporary safe place for women and children ... ....

John Fagan: It’s disillusioning to realise I’d be better off selling my flock and renting out my land

Irish Independent 03 Feb 2023
I find that lambing itself generally goes smoothly once all my ducks are in a row. For the last few years I pushed my lambing date out to March 17, to coincide with the beginning of grass growth on the farm ... It is no harm to align with a dairy farmer, investigate a diversified income that could be gained away from farming.

Thompson announces House ag subcommittee chairs

Capital Press 03 Feb 2023
Austin Scott, R-Ga., is the chair of the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities, Risk Management and Credit ... The subcommittee's jurisdiction will cover many areas, including the farm safety net, Farm Service Agency credit programs and oversight of the Farm Service Agency and Risk Management Agency.

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