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Parker Farms starting Vidalia sweet onion program

Oak Grove, Va.-based Parker Farms is adding a Vidalia sweet onion program this year. Oak Grove, Va.-based Parker Farms is adding a Vidalia sweet onion program this year.

ZimmCast with CNH Industrial

This week I get to talk precision ag with the new Industry Relations Manager, Precision Solutions and Telematics for CNH Industrial, Dan Danford. Dan already has travel scheduled for the new job that will take him to South America and Europe as well as around the USA. In his role with CNH Industrial Dan will be getting involved with organizations... Read More

Ag Reacts to Trump Withdrawal from TPP

The detailed description touting the benefits of the Trans Pacific Partnership is now gone from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) website as President Trump signed an executive order today withdrawing from the trade deal. “With this...Show More Summary

MO Lt. Gov Praises Selection of Perdue as U.S. Sec of Ag

Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson has commended President Trump on his selection of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In a statement, Lieutenant Governor Parson praised Governor Perdue’s accomplishments in both the governmental and private sectors. Show More Summary

Titan Farms a Top Producer finalist

Titan Farms, a South Carolina peach grower, is a finalist for the annual Top Producer of the Year award. Titan Farms, a South Carolina peach grower, is a finalist for the annual Top Producer of the Year award.

Lunds & Byerlys removes recalled fresh-cut pineapple

Edina, Minn.-based retailer Lunds & Byerlys has removed fresh-cut pineapple from its shelves due to possible listeria contamination. Edina, Minn.-based retailer Lunds & Byerlys has removed fresh-cut pineapple from its shelves due to possible listeria contamination.

Awareness first in fight against antimicrobial resistance

At the end of her first year of mandate as Director General of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Dr Monique Éloit described the Organisation’s achievements under the framework of its 6th Strategic Plan, covering the period 2016–2020, and announced the highlights that will mark 2017.

The right terminal sire can reduce tainted pig carcasses

The German artificial insemination organisation GFS is making a distinction amongst boars looking at the risk of spreading boar taint to their offspring.

EU export value record, but drop in wheat

The value of exported wheat and other cereals by the EU-28 has dropped last year. At the same time, the total export value for the EU-28 increased.

Strategic Communications Director Retires from FFA

Members of the FFA community will miss Bill Stagg, 40 year director of strategic communications of the National FFA Organization. Stage has announced that he will retire at the end of this month. He has been with the National FFA Organization since November of 1978, dedicating his life to the motto “Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living... Read More

Algae production started on Bonaire

Wageningen University & Research (UR) in the Netherlands is building a small-scale algae pilot on the isle of Bonaire.

DDGS samples EU tested for feeding value

The type of raw material used in distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) significantly influences the chemical composition and feeding value for ruminants. This is concluded by researchers from the University of Bonn after analysing different sources of European DDGS.

New Biodiesel Board Chairman from ADM

Kent Engelbrecht of ADM was elected chairman of the National Biodiesel Board in November, marking the first time that company has moved into the leadership position for the organization. “We’ve been involved in biodiesel since 2006,” said Engelbrecht. Show More Summary

What is happening to our forests? Conference report and presentations

19 hours agoIndustries / Agriculture : Grain

From 21-25 November 2016, about 50 people, involved in struggles to defend the territories, forests and livelihoods of forest-dependent communities, came together in Thailand for a field visit to the Northeast of the country, followed by a 3-days meeting in Bangkok. Show More Summary

Literature Notice: Agribusiness & Socio-Ecological Epidemiology (or ‘agroecology, epidemiology, and health justice’)

The first members of a team of Cuban doctors and health workers unload boxes of medicines and medical material at the Freetown airport. Sierra Leone: October 2, 2014 (Photograph by Florian Plaucheur/AFP/Getty). At the moment I cannot...Show More Summary

More onion facilities down as snow continues in Idaho, Oregon

Another severe snowstorm in the Treasure Valley region of Idaho and Eastern Oregon has caused the collapse of more onion storage buildings, and grower-shippers expect the loss of onions and the ability to pack and ship them will drive prices even higher. Nyssa, Ore.-based Owyhee Produce had four buildings collapse Jan. Show More Summary

Here's what's at stake for rural America

Dear Friends, Today, the new administration was officially sworn into office. As a result, we will be facing new challenges and opportunities, and together we must quickly adapt our plans to capitalize on them. We need your help to ensure...Show More Summary

Most Ag Groups Pleased with Ag Secretary Choice

The agriculture industry had to wait until right up to the end to learn Trump’s choice for Secretary of Agriculture, but now that he’s nominated former Georgia Governor, Sonny Perdue, the agriculture groups seem generally pleased. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association calls him “an excellent pick” to head USDA. Show More Summary

Presidential Inaugural Parade to Highlight Agriculture

RFD-TV has invited every tractor manufacturer in the nation to participate in the Rural Tractor Brigade that will be participating in the 2017 Presidential Inaugural Parade. Case IH, Challenger, John Deere, Kioti, Kubota, Mahindra, Massey-Ferguson...Show More Summary

First time ever: Joint action plan for responsible soy

On January 19, Aprosoja, ABIOVE, FEDIOL, FEFAC and IDH have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in support of Brazilian responsible soy production and its market acceptance in Europe

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