Day: September 22, 2022

Agriculture

Flindt on Friday: The debate over ploughing is getting dirty

While the Deere’s turbo cooled for my tea break, I gave the plow skims a bit of a scrape off. The National Trust have called me in to help with some autumn grass establishment, and that meant getting the old rusty Kverneland out of the bushes. An hour or two with some Norton Blaze pads […]

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Agriculture

How farmers can avoid a Class Q planning permission refusal

Class Q permitted development rights (PDRs) have been part of planning legislation for eight years, with the aim of making the process of developing agricultural buildings as housing faster, cheaper and easier. However, a huge regional discrepancy in Class Q success rates exists, says Louise Newton, associate rural surveyor at land and property consultant Bidwells. […]

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Weather

President Biden’s Green Great Leap Forward – Watts Up With That?

Essay by Eric Worrall h/t M; “… The Green Leap Forward has set humanity on a fast track to another man-made catastrophe. …” – a warning from a respected US civil rights activist who was born and raised in Communist China. The West Mimics Mao, Takes a Green Leap Forward By Helen RaleighSept. 21, 2022 […]

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Agriculture

Video: Britain’s Fittest Farmer 2022 – meet the winners

The winners of Britain’s Fittest Farmer have been crowned after battling it out at the finals in Essex. The competition was fierce, the camaraderie was strong and our four winners got to keep their coveted titles for a year. Organized by Farmers Weeklythis unique event – ​​promoting physical and mental health in agriculture – involved […]

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Agriculture

Meristem, MaxxYield Ag Form Agreement to Bring High-Quality Crop Inputs to Wisconsin Farmers

By AgPR|September 22, 2022 Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC and Jarred Huber of MaxxYield Ag, LLC have announced a new dealership agreement to serve farmers in Wisconsin. Under the new relationship, MaxxYield Ag will carry the Meristem Crop Performance product line and become Meristem’s ally in helping farmers make the most of every dollar they […]

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Agriculture

Labour woes and soaring costs push more pig farmers to the wall

Pig producers in England and Wales have endured seven successive quarters of negative margins, and cumulative losses are estimated at £600m since autumn 2020, AHDB figures show. The levy board’s latest cost of production estimates show producers faced losses of £52 a finished pig during the second quarter of 2022. With standard pig prices hovering […]

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Health

Officials Express Optimism That Monkeypox Can Be Eliminated in the U.S.

Cases are declining nationally, and the deputy coordinator of the White House monkeypox response team said he expected that, over time, they would drop to a trickle.

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Agriculture

Growers, Retailers Can ‘Be Versatile’ with SIMPAS Application System

AMVAC recently concluded a 12-stop Technology Summit road tour showcasing the expanding SIMPAS-applied Solutions portfolio and SIMPAS application system. SIMPAS-applied Solutions (SaS) are products that are prescriptively applied with patented SmartCartridge container technology through the SIMPAS application system to address unique agronomic needs. Multiple SaS products, such as insecticides, fungicides, nematicides, and micronutrients, are delivered […]

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Agriculture

Fruits of the harvest, labour, supply chain issues, and when to take corn silage – RealAgriculture

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire! Today’s show is brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Tyler Lester, of Bloomfield, Ont.; Jason Kehler of Carman, Man.; Devon Walker of Lashburn, Sask.; and Gerrit Herremam of Uxbridge, Ont. Don’t miss our spotlight interview […]

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Health

Weekly Health Quiz: Broken Hearts, Anxiety and Exercise

Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

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