USDA rewards OSU agricultural projects $ 800,000

Two Oregon State University Extension Service Small Farms projects have received grants from the United States Department of Agriculture totaling more than $ 800,000 to strengthen the viability of small and medium-sized farms and food businesses from Oregon. OSUCenter for Small Farms and Community Food Systemsreceived a $ 249,511 grant …

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Trump USDA overpaid corn growers $ 3 billion in 2019, GAO audit finds

The Trump administration overpaid corn farmers about $ 3 billion in federal aid in 2019, and farmers in the South were paid more for the same crops as those in the rest of the country, a federal agency has found monitoring. The Government Accountability Office said in a report released …

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Plant Biostimulants market size is booming globally with strong growth, industry outlook and challenges

Global “Plant biostimulants market”Provides a detailed overview of the factors influencing the global business scope. This research report provides in-depth analysis of future trends, latest developments, market size, growth drivers, restraints, and major players along with their profile details. The growth of the plant biostimulants market is mainly driven by …

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Jeffrey Schouten – Davis Enterprise

D. December 2, 2021 It is with immeasurable sadness that the family of Jeffrey Michael Schouten announce his sudden passing on December 2, 2021, at the age of 50. Jeff was born in Escondido to Joy Mack and Peter Schouten. In 1974, the family moved to a dairy in Dixon. …

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TSCAB President emphasizes need to add value to agricultural products

KARIMNAGAR: TSCAB President Konduru Ravinder Rao stressed the need to add value to agricultural products, as this will facilitate doubling of farmers’ incomes within a reasonable timeframe. Speaking at an outreach program for bankers in Karimnagar Integrated District organized by NABARD here on Tuesday, he said banks should educate farmers …

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State Farmers and Ranchers Deserve Congressional Investment | Opinion

David Miller It’s no secret that Colorado’s natural beauty is a major draw for residents and visitors, both long-time and newcomers. Our natural and public lands are a big reason Colorado’s population has grown by almost 15% over the past decade. According to a comprehensive 2019 statewide outdoor recreation plan, …

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Gainesville medical device plant to lay off more than 500 employees

A medical device manufacturing plant in Gainesville has announced that it will lay off more than 500 employees in the coming months. Invivo’s diagnostic imaging plant at 3545 Southwest 47th Ave., owned by Philips North America, to begin its first round of mass layoffs of 330 workers starting December 31, …

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Local organic farmers face uncertain 2022 as they battle inflation

This story comes from our partner, 90.5 WESA. The first thing you see when you approach Edible Earth Farm in Sandy Lake, PA are four tall tunnel cultivation structures. They look like long tents and are made of metal frames with greenhouse plastic stretched over them. Inside there are long …

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Decades later, lawyer revisits fight to save family farms

BISMARCK, ND (AP) – Late at night buried in legal briefs, Sarah Vogel sometimes took a moment to contemplate the scale of the lawsuit she had filed to help farmers facing a foreclosure. I should keep a journal, she thought. But she didn’t have time, especially as more and more …

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Larkspur Greenhouse Company Becomes Major Player in Colorado Hemp Industry | Subscriber content

The owners of Dutch Heritage Gardens in Larkspur, a greenhouse complex that sells flowers and ornamental plants to large retailers, have found a lucrative side business: hemp, a close cousin of the cannabis plant. Aaron and Rozalia Van Wingerden started Royale Botanicals in 2017 to grow hemp plants to make …

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