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AgriLife Extension's Swisher County Ag Day is Dec. 10 in Tulia
Nov 28, 2013 • AgriLife TodayTULIA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Swisher County Ag Committee will conduct the Swisher County Ag Day from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Dec. 10 in Tulia. The program will be held in the Swisher County Memorial Building, 127 SW Second St. More
Another Thumb Ag Day: 'It's all good people'
Dec 12, 2013 • Huron Daily Tribune“It's been a big success,” said Shelly Sowles of the Michigan State Extension in Huron County about Thumb Ag Day, a yearly event for farmers and farm businesses. “Quite a few people who are here are new, but many have been coming for years.” More
Boys and Girls Ag Day Results
Nov 21, 2013 • Scoop.co.nz (press release)Boys and Girls Ag Day Results. The Boys and Girls Agricultural Club Championship Day was held today at Canterbury Agricultural Park. Outlying Canterbury Primary Schools were given the opportunity to compete in livestock judging, similar to what they ... More
Audubon County farmer earns excellence award
Dec 12, 2013 • Iowa Farmer TodayWhether he's helping with the first-grade coloring contest, orchestrating the fourthgrade ag day or sharing agriculture career paths with eighth graders during career day, Dreher relishes the opportunity to engage with youths and share the message of ... More
Farmers Have Only 40 Chances to Innovate
Dec 11, 2013 • AgWebBuilding on the theme of Warren Buffett's book, 40 Chances, Kip Tom told a Farm Journal Forum 2013 audience last week that the typical farmer doesn't take full advantage of the 40 growing seasons he may experience in a lifetime to improve productivity. More
Is Organic Milk Better?
Dec 11, 2013 • AgWebA recent study by Washington State University suggests organic milk, produced by cows eating primarily pasture grass, provides a better ratio of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. While that may be true, it might not be all that meaningful, says Greg ... More
Petroleum Report: Propane Stocks Fall Hard as Distillate Gains Ground
Dec 11, 2013 • AgWebAccording to EIA, "While West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil has traded at a persistent discount to Dated Brent crude since late 2010, the near-parity between Light Louisiana Sweet (LLS) crude and Dated Brent has only recently changed. In July, as ... More
Pass the Turnips, Please!
Dec 12, 2013 • AgWiredDan and I helped one of our hired farm hands move some cattle the other day. As we were driving home, I remembered that I had promised you an update on our cover crop that was planted after the corn and soybeans died. Even though the ground is frozen ... More