Hundreds of residents have signed a petition against a planned animal feed and waste processing plant in Heathhall, Scotland.
Agricultural Economy Reuters writer Naomi O’Leary reported yesterday that, “Global food prices rose 2.6 percent in February in the sharpest climb since mid-2012 due to unfavourable weather, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday, with the crisis in Ukraine threatening to cause future volatility. Show More Summary
Fortune magazine has named Tyson Foods, as one of “America’s Most Admired Companies.”
The Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation, a Colorado nonprofit, has awarded a $30,000 breast cancer research grant to Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Retail giants Safeway and Albertsons have agreed to merge.
Congrats to Julie Deering (née Douglas) who has been named new editor of Seed World. We just saw Julie last week at the Commodity Classic and Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum, where she was busily gathering content to use in … Continue reading ?
Under a new U.S. Department of Agriculture rule, more misshapen kiwifruit may be shipped with normally shaped fruit.
ISA, the layer division of Global multi-species breeding company, Hendrix Genetics, and Russian poultry breeders, BPR (Breeding Poultry Reproductor) Sverdlovsky, have entered into a strategic partnership.
The Ghanaian government is working on a proposal for funding to revamp the poultry industry in the country, the Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Hannah Louisa Bisiw, has indicated.
Shoppers purchasing New York apples in March are helping fund cancer research.
Mobile precision technology continues to evolve. iCropTrak just announced the release of Rapid Scouting Enhancements in Version 4.1 of their award-winning iOS Mobile Farm Management app iCropTrak. This comprehensive update for farmers and scouting professionals offers Rapid Observation and Action … Continue reading ?
The White House fiscal year 2015 budget has both good and bad for the produce industry, Washington D.C. observers say.
Wish Farms is releasing a children’s book to help promote healthy eating.
Santa Cruz, Calif.-based Awe Sum Organics has collected $450,000 in fair trade premiums under the Fair for Life certification of Switzerland-based Institute for Marketecology.
BreatheWay packaging membranes have been used to extend the shelf of Apio Inc.’s Eat Smart fresh-cut vegetable products since 1995.
LENEXA, Kan. — Sun World International LLC has big plans for grapes.
VIDALIA, Ga. — Recent sub-freezing temperatures across central Georgia disrupted the growth of Vidalia onions and could result in a stand loss of 25% or more of this year’s crop.
Retail giant The Kroger Co. may be interested in buying part of fellow grocer Safeway Inc.
United Indian River Packers Inc., one of Florida’s oldest and largest citrus growing and packing operations, plans to discontinue growing and packing operations.
Executive Director of The Cotton Museum, Anna Mullins, was present at the 3rd Annual Season Starter Party during the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show and sat down with Chuck to share what the museum offers to visitors. Anna has a … Continue reading ?