Articles about agriculture


Man dies after being hit by tractor on Powys farm - Farming UK News

Last updated: 03/30/2018

Police were called to reports of a collision between a tractor and a man at Llanfair Caereinion at around 11.30am on Tuesday (27 March).Dyfed-Powys Police have confirmed that the m

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As milk prices fall, dairy farmers in Pennsylvania seek mental health support

Last updated: 03/28/2018

Pennsylvania is fifthin the nation for milk production, but as supply outpaces demand, some area farms are experiencing difficulty. Some farmers have put together a network of cou

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Sen. Mitch McConnell Pushes Bill To Legalize Hemp

Last updated: 03/28/2018

"I will be introducing when I go back to senate a week from today," he said, legislation to "finally legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity and remove it from the list of contr

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Labour Party urged to reconnect with farmers and rural areas - Farming UK News

Last updated: 03/28/2018

A new Fabian Society report published today (27 March) urges Jeremy Corbyn's party to capitalise on the demise of UKIP and decline of Liberal Democrats to gain seats in rural areas

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After 3 Decades, Washington State Bans Atlantic Salmon Farms

Last updated: 03/28/2018

Atlantic salmon farming has been banned from Washington state waters after Gov. Jay Inslee signed the restrictions on non-native fish farms into law last week in Olympia. "These p

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Open Farm Sunday 'has never been more important' - Farming UK News

Last updated: 03/28/2018

With public access to the natural environment on the government agenda, LEAF Open Farm Sunday, taking place on 10 June, aims to unite the UK food and farming industry to demonstrat

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Victorian peat fires could smoulder for months, farmers fear

Last updated: 03/25/2018

Peat fires that have forced residents in Victoria's south-west to evacuate their houses could continue smouldering for months, farmers say. About 100 houses have been evacuated du

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The future of farming after Brexit

Last updated: 03/24/2018

To mark a year until the UK officially leaves the EU I was asked by the team at BBC Farming Today to take a look at how preparations for Brexit are going when it comes to agricultu

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Nationals MP fears food shortages in South Africa if white farmers migrate

Last updated: 03/23/2018

A Federal MP has warned there could be food shortages in South Africa if white farmers are allowed to migrate en-masse to Australia. The Government is considering options to help

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Tanzania: Short Supply of Tomatoes Cause Prices to Skyrocket

Last updated: 03/20/2018

Dar es Salaam — Residents in the city are facing a shortage of tomatoes whereas traders claim this is due to the on-going rains. A spot check by The Citizen found out that price

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