Peterson Farms Seed focuses on increasing customer yield at annual field day | Agweek

An attendee looking at their program pamphlet while listening to Tommy Grisafi talk about the current market sitation. Photo taken September 1, 2021, in Harwood, North Dakota. (Emily Beal / Agweek)

“Frankly, I love this day. I love the interactions with customers,” Carl Peterson, president of Peterson Farms Seed said. A day full of learning An attendee looking at their program pamphlet while listening to Tommy Grisafi talk about the current market sitation. Photo taken September 1, 2021, in Harwood, North Dakota. (Emily Beal / Agweek) […]

Mexican imports continue to hurt Polk produce farmers, annual Florida agriculture report shows

Mexican imports continue to hurt Polk produce farmers, annual Florida agriculture report shows

LAKELAND – Blueberry farmer Marcio Nunes already knew firsthand the impact of Mexican blueberry imports on his bottom line prior to a report released Monday from the Florida Department of Agriculture. The report confirmed another decline in the sales of the state-grown blueberries and other fresh crops. Nunes grows 11 acres of blueberries in Polk County at the Shady Oak Farm and struggles to make a profit with the crop.   “It’s insane,” he said by phone Monday. “Mexico and […]

Bangladesh: Covid causes drop in Chattogram’s annual vegetable exports

Bangladesh: Covid causes drop in Chattogram’s annual vegetable exports

Annual vegetable exports from Chattogram by air have decreased by Tk400 mln (€4 mln) as a result of the closure of international flights amid the outbreak of Covid-19 in the country. Normally, about 3,000 tons of vegetables are exported to various countries in the Middle East through Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport every year. Fruit […]

PA Agriculture Secretary visits Reading in fourth annual Urban Agriculture Week

PA Agriculture Secretary visits Reading in fourth annual Urban Agriculture Week

Secretary Russell Redding via Facebook. Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding is traveling the commonwealth this week to visit 11 urban farms and ag operations in the cities of Reading, Lancaster, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia. On Monday, Redding visited the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Reading along with Treasures of Hope Foundation and DECA City Farms in […]

International Forest Day: Annual deforestation rate in Bangladesh almost double the global average, TIB report says

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the annual deforestation rate in Bangladesh is almost double the global average, 2.6 percent, the TIB said in a statement. Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) called for ensuring transparency, accountability and effective supervision in forest conservation and management. The organisation made the call on the occasion of […]

IGU announces annual $200,000 scholarship annually for Bangladeshi students

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IGU is the first  university owned by American Bangladeshi  Engineer Abubokor Hanip  Education Desk  In the month of mother language, a new leaf has been added to the Bangladeshi community in the USA. A diligent and brilliant migrant makes history. In this context, one might reminisce about Rafiqul Islam and Abdus Salam of Canada regarding their […]