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2014-10-17 08:27:12

DENVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSEMKT:FPI) (the "Company") today announced that it has entered into eight separate purchase agreements with separate sellers to acquire nine farms in Arkansas and Nebraska totaling approximately 6,080 acres for aggregate consideration of approximately $25 million in cash. The acquisitions are expected to close in 2014, and are subject to customary closing conditions. The Company also announced the expansion of the...

2014-10-09 23:08:21

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in farm equipment. (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 EZ CRANK, INC. announced that they will be featured in a series of commercials, airing via American Farmer and RFD-TV. EZ CRANK INC. was invented as an innovative design to work smoothly and to be easily seen by other drivers if the crank is left in operating position. In addition, the ZEE grips can be purchased to be converted and modified, for customers’ individual crank handle needs. "We...

2014-10-07 16:28:24

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Cargill are investing U.S. $2.5 million to strengthen and expand the successful Cargill Coop Academy in Cote d'Ivoire to provide greater access to advanced business skills training for over 300 cocoa cooperative leaders. The Cargill Coop Academy, established in 2013, was the first of its kind in the cocoa sector and remains unique in providing cooperative leaders with the management skills to improve...

2014-09-19 23:06:06

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in livestock nutrition. Ellendale, ND (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Orwig's Livestock Supplements, Inc. announced they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing later this year on RFD-TV. Steve Orwig, Owner of Orwig's Livestock Supplements has been in the feed supplement tub manufacturing business since 1982. Orwig’s dehydrated brittle-like molasses product helps with rationing, because it is able to get the...

2014-09-02 08:28:42

Seventy-nine-unit restaurant chain supports the Loma Linda University Children's Hospital for the fourteenth year RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmer Boys announced today the launch of its 14(th) annual fundraiser benefitting the Loma Linda University Children's Hospital-LLUCH. The campaign will take place at participating Farmer Boys locations during the month of September. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080812/FARMERBOYSLOGO For a minimum $1 donation,...

2014-08-27 16:26:31

DENVER and WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSEMKT: FPI) ("Farmland Partners") and the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) ("Farmer Mac") today announced Farmland Partners' initial issuance of a $20.7 million, 3-year, interest-only note to Farmer Mac with a fixed interest rate of 2.40% under a $30 million secured note purchase facility (the "Facility"), which may be upsized upon approval by both Farmland Partners and Farmer...

2014-08-11 08:31:20

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) today announced its second quarter 2014 results, which included continued strong portfolio credit quality and widening net effective spread. Farmer Mac's second quarter 2014 core earnings, a non-GAAP measure, were $23.2 million ($2.05 per diluted common share), compared to $16.5 million ($1.48 per diluted common share) in second quarter 2013 and $11.0 million ($0.97 per...

2014-08-08 16:23:52

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac) has declared a quarterly dividend per share on each of Farmer Mac's three classes of common stock - Class A Voting Common Stock (NYSE: AGM.A), Class B Voting Common Stock (not listed on any exchange), and Class C Non-Voting Common Stock (NYSE: AGM). The quarterly dividend of $0.14 will be payable on September 30, 2014 to holders of record of common stock as of...

2014-08-04 16:27:58

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) today announced that it will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. eastern time on Monday, August 11, 2014, to review its financial results for second quarter 2014. Farmer Mac is expected to release its financial results for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014 prior to the opening of the equity markets on August 11, 2014. The conference call can be accessed by...

2014-07-31 23:20:07

Dress up the backyard with simple summer containers filled with annuals that shine all summer long. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Outdoor celebrations are in full swing. From weddings to a simple family barbeque, the nation’s backyards and outdoor spaces will be places of sparkling sophistication and leisurely fun. To dress up the great outdoors for any special occasion, party throwers can decorate patios, decks and balconies with The Suntory Collection by creating summer...


Latest Farmer Reference Libraries

Plough (Plow)
2013-07-31 09:25:38

Plough or plow is a tool used by farmers in order to prepare a field for the planting of a crop. By using this tool the farmer is able to overturn the soil, bringing up nutrients, while covering weeds and other remnants for added compost. Aeration of the soil is also achieved, giving a fresh moisture absorbing base for the planting of a crop. Horses and oxen have been the traditional way, since human powered plows were not as sufficient, that farmers plowed their fields. In places where...

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2008-05-07 17:00:28

The Boerboel is a very large South African working breed. It was originally bred to be a farmer's dog and to defend the homestead. It is a heavy mastiff breed that is obedient, intelligent and dominant. It is thought that the breed was derived from interbreeding African species with French, British and Dutch breeds. The Boerboel should stand 23 to 28 inches high and can weigh between 154 and 200 pounds. It is a well-balanced, substantial breed. Its head is one of its most recognizable...

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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.