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2008-09-19 15:00:00

By Clinton Thomas Fresh off one of the most bountiful harvests in history, American farmers are stuck on the defensive. High grain prices brought a welcome piece of good news to rural America with last fall's harvest. But soon after, those prices dragged farmers and the ethanol industry into the headlines as possible scapegoats for rising grocery bills. Assigning blame proves a tricky situation for the average consumer who lacks knowledge in farm economics. Unlike most forms of business...

2008-09-17 15:00:26

But if growers don't get the prices to remain viable, New Zealand will see an increase in growers exiting the industry. -------------- ------ Federated Farmers Grain and Seed vice-chairman, Hew Dalrymple, said maize growers needed $520 a tonne for maize grain this year to remain viable. The Bulls arable farmer said that the drought and now water logging of pastures has resulted in an increased demand for stockfeed. "Buyers need to be aware that demand is greater than supply when deciding...

2008-08-30 00:00:21

By Michelle Koetters BLOOMINGTON - If nothing else, farmers can expect crop prices to continue to fluctuate. The prediction for the price of corn in the next year is $6 a bushel, plus or minus $2, while the price for soybeans could be $13 a bushel, plus or minus $5, said Darrel Good, University of Illinois Extension agriculture marketing specialist. "The truth is we may see both (increases and decreases) before all's said and done," Good told about 120 people Thursday at Soy Capital Ag...

2008-08-29 15:00:36

By STICKLEY, Marcus Afro soul funk 11-piece the Hot Grits play Nelson tonight and frontman Barnie Duncan is promising some revelatory experiences. Marcus Stickley reports. -------------------- Barnie Duncan says he had an experience like becoming a born- again Christian while listening to a cassette that had been dropped into his backpack by a friend of his dad. This was eight years ago, after a trip to Rome, before he became a singer for the Hot Grits. He has since converted the...

2008-08-12 15:00:45

By RUSSELL LEADBETTER and JAMES WATT YOU'LL recognise the moment - you're at the pictures, engrossed in a rivetingly tense moment in the film, when suddenly the magic is shattered by someone noisily opening a bag of popcorn two rows in front. Or it's a couple taking it in turns to sip - again with a seemingly amplified degree of noise - from a shared straw in a giant vat of soft drink. And, if these two things don't distract you entirely, it'll be the crowd of giggling teens passing...

2008-08-10 15:00:26

Officials with Britain's Picturehouse Cinema theater chain say the art-house group will begin offering popcorn-free screenings at their theaters. Picturehouse official Gabriel Swartland said the snack food's messy and noisy presence in the group's theaters has become a point of so many complaints that the theater group decided to create specialized screenings starting next month, The Mail on Sunday reported. "Popcorn is a contentious issue," Swartland said. "Lots of people absolutely hate...

2008-08-07 09:00:43

Writethru: Zambia expects prices of foodstuffs to rise in market LUSAKA, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Consumers in Zambian should prepare for an increase in the cost of protein foods and grain following the rise of fuel and shortage of cereals on the market and the prices of foodstuffs expected to increase include chicken, eggs, rice, soya beans, bread and mealie meal, Hybrid Poultry Farm Limited has said. Managing director of the company Richard Keeley said in an interview in Lusaka that a...

2008-07-24 15:00:39

Environment Waikato is inviting farmers to a free workshop that could save them hundreds of dollars on fertiliser costs every year. The workshop will discuss results from trials that have proven healthy maize crops can be grown in effluent blocks without any commercial fertiliser. The trials, involving Environment Waikato, the Foundation for Arable Research, DairyNZ, Pioneer and Crop and Food Research, have also shown maize crops can improve environmental performance by mining nutrients...

2008-07-24 09:00:52

Marfrig Group, a producer of beef and beef by-products in Latin America, has acquired the Pemmican beef jerky brand and related production equipment from ConAgra Foods through its subsidiary Mirab USA for $25 million in cash. Marfrig and ConAgra Foods have also entered into a sales and distribution agreement for the five years up to July 20, 2013 under which, ConAgra Foods will sell and distribute the Pemmican brand beef jerky for Marfrig within its existing consumer products division....

2008-07-23 09:00:50

SAO PAULO, Brazil, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marfrig Group (Bovespa: MRFG3), one of the largest producers of beef and beef by-products in Latin America, announced today that it has acquired the Pemmican beef jerky brand and related production equipment from ConAgra Foods, Inc. through its subsidiary Mirab USA Inc. for USD 25 million in cash. Marfrig and ConAgra Foods have also entered into a sales and distribution agreement for the 5 years up to 20th July 2013 under which ConAgra...


Latest Native American cuisine Reference Libraries

Three Sisters
2013-05-18 07:30:48

Three Sisters crop is a technique of gardening used primarily by Native Americans, but gardeners of any kind may also use this technique. These crops use three types of plants; in the Tewa tribe, they use four. The traditional seeds used are corn, beans, and squash. There are many benefits from this method, the first being the use of the corn stalks for the beans to grow on. The beans themselves then provide nitrogen for the corn and squash, while giving the corn amino acids, lysine, and...

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2009-04-17 14:37:21

The Death Camas or Meadow Death Camas (Zigadenus venenosus) is a species of flowering plant that occurs in some regions of western North America. It can often be confused with the edible onion of the genus Allium. They are found in dry meadows and on dry hillsides as well as sagebrush slopes and mountain forests. The plant is up to 27.55 inches tall with long, grass-like leaves. The bulbs are oval and look like onions. The flowers are cream colored or white and grow in pointed clusters....

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2005-06-01 20:44:29

The four species of wild rice comprise the genus Zizania, a group of grasses that grow in shallow water in small lakes and slow-flowing streams. Often, only the flowering head rises above the water. Three of the four species are native to North America: Northern wild rice (Zizania palustris) is an annual plant native to the Great Lakes region of North America. Wild rice (Z. aquatica), also an annual, grows in the Saint Lawrence River and on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United...

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