Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures on Tuesday
closed higher after wholesale beef prices notched another record
high fueled by grilling demand and tight supplies, said traders and
The former owner and ex-chief operating officer of
now-bankrupt Eastern Livestock Co. were sentenced Tuesday in U.S.
District Court in Louisville for their roles in a check-kiting
scheme that cost 200 cattle sellers in Kentucky and other victims
millions of dollars.
Grains futures mostly fell Tuesday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 4.75 cents to $6.805 a bushel;
July corn fell 9.5 cents to $6.40 a bushel; July oats fell 8.25
cents to $3.55 ...
Architects have come up with spectacular concepts for
vertical farms that would grow crops in city skyscrapers. But many
horticulturists think the future of vertical farming isn't in
skyscrapers, but rather in large, indoor warehouses lit up magenta
by superefficient LEDs.
The growing interest among investors and visitors toward the
Philippines is not limited to opportunities in the financial,
services, trade, and industrial sectors, or in our numerous tourist
Manhattan, KSâ€”The Kansas State University College of
Agriculture Alumni Association recognized one of the founders of
U.S. Premium Beef , a Kansas Wheat executive and a K-State
entomologist for their contributions to agriculture and Kansas
during its annual Wild for Ag events on May 4, at the K-State
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Plantagon
International AB - the Swedish vertical agriculture innovation
company headed by Hans Hassle speaks at the technical forum jointly
Panaji, May 21: India's premier agricultural research
institute is planning to conduct a study on 'yogic farming', an
agriculture practice using meditation as one of the means to
improve productivity. Indian Council for Agricultural Research
(ICAR) in Goa is contemplating
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) now offers more
scholarship slots to students interested to pursue studies on
organic farming. The agency partnered with Benguet State University
(BSU) to channel the scholarship opportunity to deserving
Senate panel supports Hatchâ€™s pot farming penalties by Matt
Canham The Salt Lake Tribune Published May 20, 2013 04:10PM MDT
Washington â€˘ The Senateâ€™s immigration bill now includes tougher
criminal penalties for growing marijuana on public lands after the
Judiciary Committee unanimously accepted an amendment offered by
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Monday. The new criminal penalties
largely target ...
Over the next five years, the Horse Farming industry is
expected to begin its recovery from the outbreak of the equine
influenza. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has
updated its report on the Horse Farming industry in Australia.
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Grains futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of
Trade. Wheat for July delivery rose 2 cents to $6.8525 a bushel;
July corn fell 3.25 cents to $6.495 a bushel; July oats fell 12.25
cents to $3.6325 ...
In patchwork and quilting one often comes across terms such
as Straight of Grain, Bias Grain, Warp, Weft, Straight edge, Bias
edge. Misunderstanding the definition can lead to all manner of
problems, least of all stretching of the quilt block. Here's a
simple explanation on these terms.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed lower
on Friday as traders adjusted positions ahead of the U.S.
Department of Agriculture monthly cattle-on-feed report that was
released after the futures closed, analysts and traders
The number of cattle placed in U.S. feedlots last month was
up 15 per cent from a year earlier, a government report showed
Friday, and analysts said reduced feed costs encouraged fattening
cattle for slaughter.
As the mountain real estate market rebounds, a Dallas private
equity firm is making bold moves, buying disheveled mountain
ranchland and forging top-tier trophy sport ranches with investors
who get to hunt, fish and play on the ranches.
Living in Southern California, residents are well aware
they're just a car ride away from the beaches, mountains and
desert, but there's another cool geographic anomaly - often
overlooked - on the sunny side of the state: ranch life.
* Grain sales being routed via brokers * U.N. says Syria
conflict a humanitarian catastrophe By Jonathan Saul LONDON, May 17
(Reuters) - Syria has managed to increase itsgrain imports in
recent months after a period when it was lessactive on
international markets, traders say, a development thatsuggests
President Bashar al-Assad has found a way to feed hispeople despite
war. Traders say Syria ...
The Agriculture Energy Coalition today thanked Reps. Timothy
Walz , Cheri Bustos , Ann Kuster, , William Enyart and Mike
McIntyre for introducing an amendment during the House Agriculture
Committeeâ€™s markup of legislation to reauthorize the Farm Bill that
would provide robust mandatory funding for renewable energy and
energy efficiency programs.
The Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday approved a
five-year farm bill that reveals a new consensus on crop and
nutrition policy, but it emerged over the objections of three
Republican senators from the Plainsâ€”Pat Roberts of Kansas, Mike
Johanns of Nebraska, and John Thune of South Dakotaâ€”who offered
amendments on food stamps and commodities that a majority of the
DUBAI, UAE, May 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After inaugurating
its Jumeirah branch on Al Wasl Road in November 2012, HSBC has now
officially opened the doors to its Arabian Ranches Customer Service
Unit (CSU) ...
Southwest Ranches issued a â€śNotice of Recommended Awardâ€ť on
April 29, endorsing Sun Bergeron to receive the Townâ€™s sole
contract for their municipal solid waste needs. Notable in the
contract is the considerably higher price Sun Bergeron is paying
the city for recyclables than was offered by Waste
EDGAR SPRINGS - High gas prices and a difficult economy mean
more and more hunters are venturing farther away from home to
practice their sport, and are choosing Missouri hunting ranches
over famous ones in Texas.