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- New Mexico land office weighs changes to agricultural leases
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The State Land Office is considering changes to rules that govern agricultural leases. ...
Washington Times. Friday, 24 May 2019.
- Aid payments of up to $16 billion coming for farmers hit by Chinese tariffs
Farmers and ranchers will begin to receive government aid payments totaling up to $16 billion in late July or early August to ease the impact of Chinese tariffs, the Agriculture Department announced Wednesday. ...
Washington Times. Thursday, 23 May 2019.
- White House Announces $16 Billion In Aid To Farmers Hurt By China Trade Dispute
The U.S. agricultural sector has been hit hard by the trade conflict with China. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says some of the aid money will be used to build markets elsewhere.
NPR. Thursday, 23 May 2019.
- Report: Mass Exodus at Ag Dept. Ahead of Relocation
After plans were announced to move Agriculture Department staffers out of Washington, federal workers at two science agencies are quitting in droves, according to The Washington Post.
Newsmax. Wednesday, 22 May 2019.
- Farmers eagerly await Trump's trade aid plan but concern grows that it may disappoint
American farmers are eagerly awaiting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest trade aid plan, but there are concerns that producers of corn and wheat could lose out with the package that could top $15 billion.
CNBC. Wednesday, 22 May 2019.
- Farmers have less leisure time than hunter-gatherers
Hunter-gatherers in the Philippines who adopt farming work around ten hours a week longer than their forager neighbors, a new study suggests, complicating the idea that agriculture represents progress. ...
Science Daily. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Vienna Beef hot dogs recalled for possible metal contamination
Chicago-based Vienna Beef Ltd., is recalling approximately 2,030 pounds of beef frank links products that may be contaminated with metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Saturday.
ABC News. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Japan ends longstanding trade restrictions on American beef, setting stage for exports to grow
Japan has agreed to lift longstanding restrictions on American beef exports, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday.
CNBC. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Opposite pathways in forest recovery
Tropical forests are being deforested at an alarming rate to make way for agriculture; the good news is that they can regrow naturally when the fields are abandoned. ...
Science Daily. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Deere (DE) Q2 Earnings Lag Estimates, Trims FY19 Guidance
Deere & Company (DE) lowers fiscal 2019 guidance on account of escalating trade war and weakening agricultural market.
Zacks. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane
Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modified (GM) sugarcane, which is expected to be widely used in Brazil in coming years.
Reuters. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Dallas-Based Company Recalls Salad Sold at HEB
Dallas-based Taylor Farms Texas Inc. is recalling a ready-to-eat Caesar salad with chicken sold at H-E-B due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food ...
NBC. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- Republicans Balk at More Tariffs as Trump Mulls More Farm Aid
The agricultural sector continues to feel pain from trade wars.
New York Times. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- Deere (DE) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in the Offing?
Pricing actions, cost management, replacement demand for agricultural equipment and strong demand in construction will be key catalysts for Deere's (DE) second quarter fiscal 2019 results.
Zacks. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- African swine fever outbreak spreads to fourth province
An outbreak of African swine fever, a severe hemorrhagic disease of pigs, has spread to a fourth province in South Africa, the agricultural ministry said on Monday, following a spate of outbreaks last month.
Reuters. Monday, 13 May 2019.
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