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2013-11-18 08:31:11

For every dollar given, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation donates two more to help feed people in need this holiday season CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Bank of America is teaming-up with Feeding America this holiday season to help provide meals to individuals and families in need across the country. As part of the "Give A Meal" campaign, for every $1 donated, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will give $2 more, up...

2013-11-14 23:21:20

Crop Science Company’s Agricultural Sustainability Efforts Showcased on Rural America’s Most Important Network Nov. 19 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 In recognition of Bayer CropScience’s ongoing commitment to agricultural sustainability, RFD-TV will feature the company in a segment on American Farmer to run Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 8:30 a.m. EST. The segment showcases Bayer CropScience’s leadership in the continuation of the “green revolution,” a movement...

2013-11-14 23:21:16

Event Set for November 21 in Lansing, Michigan Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The Global Food Protection Institute (GFPI) and the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD) will host a symposium on November 21 in Lansing that will explore ways to foster job growth and build workforce capacity in Michigan’s food and agriculture sector. The program, titled “Growing Michigan’s Food & Ag Sector Economies through Food Protection and Workforce...

2013-11-14 16:23:01

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two hundred farmers, public officials, food professionals, land trusts and citizens will be coming to Albany on November 20th to attend the Harvesting Opportunities In New York: Growing Local Food Economies and Protecting Farmland Conference organized by the American Farmland Trust. The one-day conference is designed to inspire and educate New Yorkers on ways to expand the state's farm economy, protect farmland and expand access...

2013-11-14 08:35:28

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1,300 state and local hunger-relief charities sent a letter to Congress urging members to strengthen and protect hunger-relief programs in the farm bill. The letter comes as the farm bill conference committee works to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the farm bill. Specifically, the letter calls on Congress to protect the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) from funding cuts and harmful policy changes...

2013-11-08 23:02:25

David Hollinrake, Vice President, Describes Need for a New Revolution in Agriculture RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Speaking to an audience of food security advocates, farmers, CEOs, governmental agency leaders, academics and students from universities throughout the United States, David Hollinrake, Vice President for Agricultural Commercial Operations Marketing at Bayer CropScience, discussed Bayer’s vision of a new agricultural revolution at the inaugural...

2013-11-07 23:34:21

In response to an article published by Science Daily, Advancing Eco Agriculture, a regenerative agriculture products and services company, discusses SoilDoc, a new soil testing kit designed to help farmers in third world countries improve and maintain soil quality. Middefield, OH (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Advancing Eco Agriculture, the leading provider of regenerative agriculture systems, discusses SoilDoc, a new soil testing kit designed to help farmers in third world countries restore...

2013-11-04 20:22:46

In the news release, Thomas Mielke of OIL WORLD predicts bearish outlook for oilseeds and oilmeals in 2014 at Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit, issued 04-Nov-2013 by HighQuest Partners over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the link in the last paragraph should read "www.oilseedcongress.com" rather than "www.oilseedcongresseurope.com" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Thomas Mielke of OIL WORLD predicts bearish outlook for oilseeds and...

2013-11-04 12:29:18

BOSTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attendees at last week's 8(th) annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit in Minneapolis, Minn., benefitted from key market insights provided by renowned industry analysts and executives, including Thomas Mielke, editor of OIL WORLD, and Carl Casale, CEO of CHS, the nation's leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131104/NE08993) With a projected world...

2013-11-04 08:25:08

BRUSSELS, November 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New academic study shows that productive agriculture brings significant benefits for food security, resource efficiency, economic stability, improved biodiversity, climate-change mitigation Productive agriculture delivers important benefits to Europe and the world - from increased food security and more efficient land use to climate change mitigation, biodiversity protection and economic and social stability - according to a...