Latest News for: General farms


State legislature has filed 1,600 farm-related bills

The Portland Sun 03 Mar 2021
When the pandemic kept members of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation from their annual trip to Nashville to talk with legislators about farm issues, the legislators came to them ... According to Farm Bureau member Jim Donoho, there are 1,600 bills filed in the Tennessee General Assembly related to farming.

Why we should all be game for venison

The Spectator 03 Mar 2021
Ethically minded chefs and environmentalists have long been making the case for us to eat more venison, and more game generally ... Deer are free-spirited animals and resistant to full domestication, so even farmed deer graze naturally and generally avoid being reared at a forced pace like intensively farmed meat.

‘Narcotic Farm: The Rise and Fall of America’s First Prison for Drug Addicts’

LEO Weekly 03 Mar 2021
On March 16, University Press Of Kentucky will release “Narcotic Farm ... The book looks at the United States Narcotic Farm, which opened in 1935 in the rolling hills of Kentucky horse country ... Below are experts from three chapters of ‘Narcotic Farm.’] ... Patients were then sent into the general prison population so rehabilitation could begin.

Naylor provides sanctuary to abused animals at 4Them in Sweetwater

The Daily Post-Athenian 03 Mar 2021
Naylor is a devoted vegan and any animal who comes to her farm is either re-homed or stays on her farm until they live out their life and pass away ... Items that are always needed and appreciated on the farm include. ... For general information, including families visiting or bringing groups to tour the farm, contact Naylor at.

Adrian to sell off more West Beecher property

The Daily Telegram 03 Mar 2021
The city agreed to sell 102 acres of its Marvin Farm property to the company last November for $1.3 million ... It'll be general fund revenue for the city. The company will pay more than what marijuana companies Fluresh and Highwire Farms paid for city-owned land on the south side of Beecher.

Interview: Ethiopia's floriculture industry mitigates COVID-19 effects 03 Mar 2021
"If we look at the data of last year, it fetched nearly 500 million U.S ... Sintayehu Kebede, the general manager of a wholesale plant nursery in Holeta town, Oromia, told Xinhua that the farm is operating with 500 workers, while observing all COVID-19 protocols. He said the farm is exporting to the Middle East, and to China ... We have customers in China.

MLB moving back start of Triple-A season to May affects Pirates' affiliate in Indianapolis

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 03 Mar 2021
... president and general manger Randy Lewandowski said in a statement ... Pirates manager Derek Shelton on Wednesday said that he still has to meet with general manager Ben Cherington and farm director John Baker to figure out the logistics of how it affects the major league roster.

Hosemann cites problems with House tax bill, but won’t rule out action on it this session

Delta Democrat-Times 03 Mar 2021
The state’s current sales tax is 7% on most general sales tax items with lesser amounts such as 1% to 3% on primarily “big ticket” items, such as farming equipment, airplanes, vehicles and manufacturing equipment ... He cited retirees who generally do not pay a state income tax as a group that could be negatively impacted by the sales tax increase.

Youth unveil plan to revive village economy

The Voice Botswana 03 Mar 2021
They wanted for themselves the monopoly to supply commodities and get tenders from councils.”. With revival of community co-operations, Somolekae says they hope to re-build farming and general production industries and take advantage of free trade in Africa which Botswana government has since entered into with the rest of the region ... ....

From remote Rapa Nui, a pianist emerges

Straits Times 03 Mar 2021
But the 38-year-old has not stopped playing ... "She played a serious programme ... Rapa Nui has been especially hard hit because of its reliance on tourism - the chief engine, along with farming, of the island's economy. But even before last year, a general lack of opportunities has led to high rates of alcoholism, drug abuse and domestic violence ... NYTIMES.

Rockies Mailbag: Colorado has sights set on being competitive as fans see a deep rebuild

Denver Post 03 Mar 2021
Given the strong positions the Padres and Dodgers hold, Trevor Story’s imminent departure, the barren farm system, and the far smarter front offices in San Francisco and Arizona, why are (general manager) Jeff Bridich and Co.

MLB's 2022 free-agent shortstop class could be loaded; but will Lindor, Baez and other stars ...

CBS Sports 03 Mar 2021
They are so good at maintaining their farm system they've generally been able to move on from players if they feel like it ... It all depends upon how things shake out with the names here and the Dodgers' organization in general this season, of course, but we've already seen the ...

New study examines importance and unique characteristics of U.S. female farmers

Phys Dot Org 02 Mar 2021
"Is it because they want to engage in this kind of work, or is it because they are pushed into farming due to a lack of other economic opportunities locally? We also wanted to examine how local agricultural conditions—what farming generally looks like in a given place—relate to women's participation in agriculture.".