Other Ag News

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 2:30am
According to the FAO, the agri-food chain accounts for 30 percent of the world's energy demand. 70% of this 30%, or 21% of total global energy demand, is from beyond the farm gate 30% of the 30%, or 9% of total global energy demand, is from the farm Note that these numbers do not include land use,... Read More
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:25pm

Several dairy farms across the country are fortunate enough to be along the path of totality for the solar eclipse and they are sharing their farms with people from around the country.

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
Healthy soil is critical to effective, sustainable farming practices.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:25pm
Last week’s elections in my country of Kenya marked a turning point as our nation embraces the role of scientific advancement to develop innovative processes to feed its people.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 2:30am
Mrs. Leonard Gagnon at stove near Fort Kent, Maine. Photographer: John Collier. August 1942. FSA - Library of Congress. Making soup. Mrs. Leonard Gagnon making buckwheat pancakes 1942. Wife of Albert Leonard Gagnon, Acadian FSA (Farm Security Administration) client, spinning domestic wool... Read More
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Purdue University researchers are collaborating with science museums, zoos, and state and national park scientists across the country, as well as citizen scientists, to understand how Monday’s total solar eclipse will affect animal vocalizations and habits.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:00am
A pioneering state conservation officer and a leading advocate for sustainable farming have been named winners of the 2017 Women in Agriculture awards presented by Purdue Extension.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 7:45pm

A solar eclipse hasn't crossed the entire U.S. in nearly 100 years, and dairy processors and producers are preparing for the historic event that could bring an unusual amount of traffic.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 2:44pm

On New Zealand’s southern island a large dairy has been fined almost $42,000 (NZ$60,000) after pleading guilty to multiple charges of neglect that led to 193 cows being euthanized.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 1:24pm

Farmers’ market. Photo credit: USDA.

Millions of Americans struggle each day to access fresh, nutritious food. The Supplemental...

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