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- 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.
- Collateral Damage Of The Trade War, Farmers Want Chinese Market Reopened
American farmers rely heavily on selling their goods overseas. As the trade war heats up again, many Midwest soybean farmers have huge surpluses and are receiving government aid.
NPR. Wednesday, 22 May 2019.
- Cramer Remix: The cannabis stocks I'm eyeing
Jim Cramer turns to the charts to reveal that cannabis companies like GW Pharmaceuticals and Village Farms could be good additions to your portfolio.
CNBC. Tuesday, 21 May 2019.
- Wind developer seeks proposals for whale monitoring system
The developer of a wind farm off Massachusetts is taking steps to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale
ABC News. Tuesday, 21 May 2019.
- Michael Bennet introduces climate change plan
He announced his plan just after a weekend of campaigning in Iowa, touring farms and areas affected by extreme flooding
CBS News. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- How a new diet for gassy cows is helping the environment
Colombian farmers are piloting a way of raising cows that's better for the environment.
BBC News. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Electronic Trade Helps Cameroonian Farmers
Information technologies are changing the lives of many Cameroonian farmers, who previously were dependent on brokers, who charged fees to serve as middlemen to purchasers. ...
Voice of America. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Arkansas Soybean Farmers Caught Between Tariffs and Rain
Between President Trump's tariffs on China and an unusually rainy Spring, soybean farmers in Arkansas are bracing for less product and less profit. ...
NPR. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Is there a problem with salmon farming?
Marine biologist and diver David Ainsley is concerned about the effect fish farms have on marine life.
BBC News. Monday, 20 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.
- John Deere's Weak Q2 Results Drag Down Agribusiness ETFs
Rough trading in Deere' shares pushed down agribusiness ETF, especially those with the largest allocation to this farm equipment giant.
Zacks. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Storms, Tornadoes Sweep Through Central States
Parts of the central United States have been hit by destructive storms, including dangerous winds, tornadoes, heavy rain and hail. Much of the farmland in Midwestern states has been made unusable by floods, which began in March. ...
Voice of America. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- WSJ: China's Swine Fever to Lead to Meat Price Hike
The U.S.-China trade war is not the only weight bearing on farm trade as China has suffered from a swine fever epidemic, forcing it to import more swine and causing worldwide meat prices to rise, The Wall Street Journal reported."
Newsmax. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- Schools agree to buy beef produced with reduced antibiotics
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - Four upstate New York school districts have signed onto a new program aimed at reducing use of antibiotics on farms to prevent the emergence of antibiotic-resistant superbugs that threaten human health. ...
Washington Times. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- Virginia town remembers the high price paid on D-Day
Marguerite Cottrell remembers the summer day 75 years ago when a Western Union telegram was delivered to her family farm as her mother was hanging clothes on the line to dry.
Fox News. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
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