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- Construction Demand to Buoy Deere Till Agriculture Picks Up
Deere (DE) projects global sales for its Construction & Forestry segment to grow 10% in fiscal 2019, backed by the Wirtgen acquisition as well as strong demand for equipment.
Zacks. Friday, 23 Aug 2019.
- US official says China is far short of soybean purchase pledge
"Very publicly in the Oval Office, (China) made commitments for 20 million metric tons of purchases, and only about 9 or 10 (million tonnes) have been shipped and accepted," a U.S. Department of Agriculture
official said Thursday.
CNBC. Friday, 23 Aug 2019.
- Three Things to Know About the Fires Blazing Across the Amazon Rainforest
Experts say the majority of blazes were set by farmers hoping to clear land for agricultural
Smithsonian. Thursday, 22 Aug 2019.
- Health care workers unprepared for magnitude of climate change
An epidemic of chronic kidney disease that has killed tens of thousands of agricultural
workers worldwide, is just one of many ailments poised to strike as a result of climate change, according to researchers.
Science Daily. Thursday, 22 Aug 2019.
- Farming: The UK's deadliest industry
While the number of construction deaths has dropped over the past 30 years, fatalities in agriculture
BBC News. Thursday, 22 Aug 2019.
- Agriculture Operations Outlook: Tariffs to Mar Organic Gains
Operations Outlook: Tariffs to Mar Organic Gains
Zacks. Monday, 19 Aug 2019.
- USDA: South Dakota leads nation in unplanted acres
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture
says South Dakota farmers were unable to plant more than 3.8 million acres this year, the highest number in the nation. ...
Washington Times. Saturday, 17 Aug 2019.
- Why Nigeria has restricted food imports
The government hopes to boost agriculture
but will it lead to higher prices?
BBC News. Friday, 16 Aug 2019.
- Could biological clocks in plants set the time for crop spraying?
Plants can tell the time, and this affects their responses to certain herbicides used in agriculture
according to new research. ...
Science Daily. Friday, 16 Aug 2019.
- Vertical farming brings high-tech approach to metropolitan agriculture
A local entrepreneur has a high-tech take on agriculture
that could change what ends up on our plates.
ABC News. Thursday, 15 Aug 2019.
- UK MUST accept US food standards if it wants a post-Brexit trade deal, claims American farming chief
The UK will have no choice but to accept US food standards if it wants a post-Brexit trade deal because Donald Trump will not exclude agriculture
from a new accord and risk fury in rural America.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 15 Aug 2019.
- USDA: Ohio has its worst weather-prevented planting season
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - U.S. Department of Agriculture
numbers show Ohio farmers have been hit with the state's worst weather-prevented planting season on record. ...
Washington Times. Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019.
- Alberta farmers, workers weigh in as safety laws are rewritten
minister is touring the province to consult farmers and workers ahead of new fall legislation. The previous NDP government brought in the first farm safety bill, but it was unpopular with many farmers.
CBC News. Tuesday, 13 Aug 2019.
- Trump's Trade Wars Are Hurting Midwest Farmers, Banks, and State Coffers
Trump's trade wars are exacerbating problems in the U.S. agricultural
sector. The downturn is being felt in state revenues, agricultural
loan performance and corporate earnings. ...
Forbes. Tuesday, 13 Aug 2019.
- Building A 2.76M-Square-Foot Sustainable Greenhouse In Job-Starved Appalachia
Against the background of a looming global food and water shortage crisis, startup AppHarvest is building a massive controlled-environment agricultural
facility on 60-acres in Morehead, Ken., using hydroponic growing techniques.
Forbes. Monday, 12 Aug 2019.
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