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2014-02-04 16:24:11

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Farmland Trust today praised final Congressional adoption of the new Farm Bill which makes the biggest reform in agricultural policy in years, according to Andrew McElwaine, President and CEO of AFT. "The new Farm Bill requires farmers who receive crop insurance premium assistance to have a conservation plan which helps protect erodible soil and wetlands," said McElwaine. "Conservation compliance in past has been...

2014-01-29 23:31:05

With support from Growers Mineral Solutions, Lakes Country Living begins filming more farm and rural lifestyle stories about outstate Minnesota. Brandon, Minnesota (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Lakes Country Living, a half-hour made-for-cable video magazine featuring stories of rural Minnesota, has announced a new sponsorship agreement with Growers Chemical Corporation, the Ohio-based manufacturer of Growers Mineral Solutions. The sponsorship is timed in conjunction with the beginning of the...

2014-01-29 23:26:24

Exploring the Latest Innovations and Advancements in Sweet Potato Production Sims, NC (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Triple J Produce announced today that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer airing second quarter 2014 on RFD-TV. American Farmer will showcase Triple J Produce, a family owned business operated by Mike, Jay, and Joey Hocutt. The Hocutt family has been involved in farming for three generations. This episode will explore Triple J Produce's diversified...

2014-01-29 08:29:52

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance's Discussion on Nutrition & Healthy Food Choices to Stream Live at www.FoodDialogues.com CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) announced its line-up for the Food Dialogues: Washington D.C. panel taking place at the USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum on Friday, February 21. Carolyn O'Neil, the author of "Slim Down South Cookbook" and a nutrition advisor to BestFoodFacts.org, will moderate the...

2014-01-27 23:01:50

DMG Productions explores the latest advancements in agriculture. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 DMG Productions proudly announces an upcoming episode of American Farmer, which will air on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. EST on RFD-TV. In this episode, American Farmer follows TriStates Grain Conditioning for a behind-the-scenes look at grain conditioning and preservation. Viewers will learn about Tri-States Grain Conditioning's 30 plus years of experience providing...

2014-01-20 08:23:05

13th annual fundraiser benefitting Loma Linda University Children's Hospital began November 1st; every guest who makes a donation of $1.00 receives 20% off their entire order of $10.00 or more RIVERSIDE, Calif., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, Farmer Boys presented a check to Loma Linda University Children's Hospital in the amount of $42,133.63. The Farmer Boys 13th Annual in-store Fundraiser began November 1st - November 30th where every Farmer Boys...

2014-01-18 23:04:17

In response to an article on USDA, Colle Farmers Market, the leading online organic farmers market, discusses one Montana couple’s strategy on organic farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an organic farmers market, responds to an article by USDA on January 2, which details how one Montana couple developed an unconventional approach toward organic farming. According to the USDA article titled “Montana Seed Growers ‘Sow’ Importance of Organic...

2014-01-17 23:05:04

Exploring the Latest Innovations and Advancements in the Dairy Industry Novi, MI (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Michigan Milk Producers Association announced today that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing second quarter 2014 on RFD-TV. MMPA was formed on May 23, 1916 when a small group of dairy farmers from the Howell area gathered at what was then the Michigan Agricultural College in East Lansing. They met to establish a stable, reliable market and price for...

2014-01-10 23:04:39

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations and advancements in manufacturing. Frankfort, IN (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 CM Welding Inc. announced today they will be participating in an upcoming episode of American Farmer airing second quarter 2014 on RFD-TV. American Farmer will explore CM Welding's RPR Thrashing/Separating Concave System, which was developed for getting more capacity and less rotor loss in rotor combines. The show will educate viewers on standard rotor loss'...

2014-01-08 16:27:10

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The tricky problem for today's economic scale farms is that they are large investments of dozens of millions of dollars, but small companies from a management standpoint. Consequently, the challenge for the farmer as CEO is to assemble the talent team needed for success in today's increasingly complex and risky environment was the message Gregory Duerksen, President of Kincannon & Reed, delivered yesterday to the audience at the Farm Futures...


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
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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