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Mango board to host Nogales meeting

As part of its national meetings, the National Mango Board is scheduling a domestic industry meeting in Nogales, Ariz., for Oct. 29.

Russia bans EU slaughter waste, animal meal

Russia has expanded the ban for EU food products by also including slaughter waste, animal meal, fats and other products derived from beef, pigs and poultry, the country’s veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor reports.

Russia bans EU slaughter waste, animal meal

Russia has expanded the ban for EU food products by also including slaughter waste, animal meal, fats and other products derived from beef, pigs and poultry, the country’s veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor reports.

Danish Crown: Antibiotics-free pig production trial

From 1 December this year, five of Danish Crown's cooperative owners will be participating in a trial to produce pigs for slaughter without the use of any antibiotics.

Missouri Veterans Learn (and Teach) about Farming

By Wyatt Fraas on October 16, 2014 - 6:35am More than 50 military veterans recently attended educational sessions on resources that can help them start farming. Workshops in central Missouri near Fort Leonard Wood and at the Lincoln University campus brought those in the know together with active duty veterans and military retirees. Show More Summary

Wrapping up the 2014 CTIC Tour

2014 CTIC Conservation in Action Tour Photo Album The CTIC Conservation in Action tour of the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) was the most interesting of the tours I have attended so far. I grew up just east of the Everglades in Broward County and did agricultural reporting in Florida for ten years, but I never really had the chance to... Read More

SF produce mart celebrates new building

More than 150 produce merchants, city leaders and community members joined to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market’s expansion.

Mango board to host Nogales meeting

As part of its national meetings, the National Mango Board is scheduling a domestic industry meeting in Nogales, Ariz., for Oct. 29.

BioSafe opens new production facility in Nevada

A new production facility in Sparks, Nev., will enable BioSafe Systems to better serve customers on the West Coast.

Mushroom sales grow, but production challenges loom

The U.S. mushroom industry is on pace for huge growth this year, but it also faces production challenges.

MHP reports strong results despite loss of poultry farm

Ukraine’s largest poultry producer, MHP, has reported strong results on the production and export of poultry in the third quarter of 2014 despite the fact the company actually lost control of one of its main poultry farms due to conflict in the east of Ukraine.

Biomin: focus on gut performance, mycotoxins

Austrian feed additive company Biomin will sharpen its strategic focus and concentrate on two core competencies: mycotoxin risk management and gut performance. This was announced at the World Nutrition Forum, held last week in Munic...

Sage Grouse Conservation in the Cowboy State

By Steph Larsen on October 15, 2014 - 12:00am Much of rural and small town Wyoming depends on the economic impact of recreation and tourism. Camping, hunting, fishing, birding, hiking, guiding and other activities in 11 Western states,...Show More Summary

3rd Annual Indoor Agriculture Conference

Indoor agriculture is experiencing rapid growth as drought, supply chain challenges and the scarcity of new farmland force growers to seek more efficient and sustainable growing methods. The leaders in this growing sector of agriculture...Show More Summary

Brazilians boost bid for Chiquita on eve of shareholder vote

The day before a vote on its $1 billion merger deal with Fyffes Plc., officials with Chiquita Brands International Inc. notified sharehold-ers that two Brazilian companies had upped their unsolicited bid for a second time, offering $14.50 per share.

Idaho dry bean industry sets sights on Costa Rica - AgMinute for October 22, 2014

Idaho's dry bean industry sees Costa Rica as one of its best potential new markets and the Idaho Bean Commission will use a $18,000 specialty crop grant to try to make inroads into that Central American nation. Click here for the full story

Crowley, Seaboard ink vessel sharing deal

Crowley Maritime Corp. Inc., is working a vessel sharing agreement with Seaboard Marine Ltd., to better serve customers in the Dominican Republic trade lane.

Wish Farms plans to double blueberry volume

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Plant City, Fla.-based Wish Farms plans to double its blueberry volume this coming season — not by planting more acres, but by bringing more growers on board.

Purchase boosts Mack Farms potato, watermelon acreage

Mack Farms Inc. is increasing its Florida potato and watermelon acreage and expanding into other items by purchasing a large south Florida operation.

Achieving optimal use of xylanase in corn-based diets

Consistency and dose hold the key to unlocking the full potential from xylanase use in corn-based diets, according to the latest findings from AB Vista.

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