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2013-09-27 00:20:13

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ram Truck to Co-sponsor the September 28 North Carolina State University Agriculture and Farmer Awareness Football Game The Ram Truck brand declared 2013 "The Year of the Farmer" and on September 28 they will work with the Chrysler Group LLC Southeast Business Center (SEBC) to bring that support to the grid iron. Together with North Carolina State University, the SEBC and Ram Trucks are co-sponsoring the agricultural and...

2013-09-23 08:31:11

Through Second Harvest Heartland, Minnesota Soybean feeds 25,000 local families MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota Soybean is excited to announce they are donating $30,000 through Second Harvest Heartland to feed local families and they are asking college students to help make it happen. As part of the University of Minnesota's Homecoming week, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) will be hosting a virtual food donation at Goldy's...

2013-09-16 08:23:12

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® to Convene Farmers, Ranchers and Food Pundits for Discussion in Boston on Food Day CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There are many factors that influence food-purchasing decisions, including the methods used to grow and raise food. Increasingly, consumers are hearing they should be concerned about larger farms, and may be making purchasing decisions without understanding how food is grown and raised on farms of any size. U.S. Farmers &...

2013-09-06 23:17:52

DMG Productions explores the latest advancements in agriculture. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 DMG Productions proudly announces an upcoming episode of American Farmer, which will air on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. EDT on RFD-TV. From seed to harvest, livestock and more, American Farmer explores the people, places, and revolutionary technologies impacting all corners of farm country. In this episode, American Farmer will explore UniSouth Genetics, a non-profit...

2013-09-04 23:21:42

DMG Productions explores the latest technologies in agricultural irrigation equipment. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 DMG Productions announced today that Lindsay Corporation will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. EST on RFD-TV. American Farmer will explore the Nebraska-based company's dependable Zimmatic irrigation systems, which have been the choice of the world’s irrigators for over 50 years....

2013-08-30 23:22:18

DMG Productions Explores the latest advancements in agriculture. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 DMG Productions proudly announces an upcoming episode of American Farmer, which will air on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. EST on RFD-TV. From seed to harvest, livestock and more, American Farmer explores the people, places, and revolutionary technologies impacting all corners of farm country. In this episode, American Farmer audiences will learn about Bruno Rimini Corporation, makers of...

2013-08-21 16:26:27

Funded projects to improve animal welfare and farm profitability CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) awarded 18 Fund-a-Farmer grants to farmers located across the country - double the number the organization awarded in 2012. The Fund-a-Farmer Project is a competitive microgrants initiative designed to empower livestock and poultry farmers across the nation. Thousands of farm animals have already benefited as a result of this project. (Photo:...

2013-08-20 23:23:00

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations and advancements in sugaring. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 American Farmer announced today they will focus on maple syrup production in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, slated to air first quarter 2014 on RFD-TV. In this episode, American Farmer will take a behind-the-scenes look at maple syrup production. Maple syrup is among the oldest natural food products produced in North America. While modern day commercial operations...

2013-08-08 23:24:28

In response to an article published by the Chicago Tribune, online organic farmers market, Colle Farmers Market, commends Prairie Farm Corp for their Youth Development Program. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 On August 8, Colle Farmers Market comments on an article published by the Chicago Tribune on July 23, 2013 titled "Farming Program Cultivates Vegetables and Youth," which discusses Prairie Farm Corp and their dedication to teaching young people important life skills...

2013-08-08 16:29:17

Outstanding Business Volume Grows 11% Year-over-Year WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) today announced its second quarter 2013 results, which included portfolio growth, the continuation of good credit quality, and increases in core earnings and GAAP net income. Farmer Mac's second quarter 2013 core earnings, a non-GAAP measure, were $16.5 million ($1.48 per diluted common share), compared to $12.9 million...


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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