‘Four Legs Good, Two Legs Bad’  – Kashmir Observer

‘Four Legs Good, Two Legs Bad’  - Kashmir Observer

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 1Shares By R. Raj Rao TWO expressions, both containing the word ‘stone’, come to mind. The first is the Biblical phrase “casting the first stone”. In John 8:7, Jesus Christ says: “He that is without sin among you, let him cast the first stone.” Then, there is the idiomatic phrase those […]

Survey: U.S. farmers feeling pretty good about 2021, all things considered

Agriculture barometer shows lift in U.S. farmer sentiment heading into 2021

“All farmers are optimists” is the truism attributed to humorist Will Rogers. But Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and the global exchange operator CME Group have it on somewhat better authority—namely, the monthly Ag Economy Barometer, calculated from a telephone survey of 400 U.S. agricultural producers on their short- and long-term farm industry outlooks. […]

Good crops, good credit: How a Washington land trust sustains farmland | Greenbiz

A railroad bridge over the Skykomish River in Washington state.

Dale Reiner’s family has farmed the 260-acre Reiner Farm in Monroe, Washington, for generations. The farm’s rich agricultural soils have produced hay, diversified vegetables and berries, beef and Christmas trees over the past century. The land today is used to grow corn, hay and silage. Reiner had reached retirement age, and wanted his land to […]

Cabinet nods Agricultural Good Practices Policy to ensure safe food

Cabinet nods Agricultural Good Practices Policy to ensure safe food

abinet meeting held at the secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair on December 21,2020 UNB  The cabinet also approved in principle the draft of Kurigram Agricultural University Bill, 2020 The cabinet on Monday approved the draft of Bangladesh Agricultural Good Practices Policy, 2020 in order to ensure safe and quality agricultural products […]

Bangladesh: Tangail banana growers are making good profits

Bangladesh: Tangail banana growers are making good profits

Banana growers from Tangail are making nice profits with the prices of their fruit going up this year, combined with a bumper yield of the popular fruit. More than a thousand farmers cultivate banana on a commercial basis in this district. They say they are delighted by the better prices of the fruit crop this […]