Zero hunger through integrated farm management

Bangladeshi farmers are engaged in subsistence farming (replacing commercial farming and mechanization today) where they need to produce sustainable, reliable and balanced food products, as well as cash for basic needs and recurring farm expenses. Therefore, there is a need to develop suitable integrated farm management systems for such farmers, as single crop production enterprises … Read more

“Dingwall did not disappoint,” they say, as the cattle sale drives a “huge” trade with far-flung buyers bidding for strong quality

Buyers came from as far away as the north of England for the sale. Photo: Callum Mackay DINGWALL and Highland Marts Ltd sold 837 store cattle, 13 head of breeding cattle and 165 OTM cattle at the sale as the busy season reached its climax. Bulls (420) averaged 235.4p per kg and sold to 298.4p … Read more

California drought hurts Iowa beekeepers

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (AP) — Some Iowa beekeepers are making extra money by taking their bees to California for the winter to pollinate almond trees, but that business is literally drying up because of the West Coast drought. “Some of the old gardens are being torn down,” said Phil Ebert, 80, founder of Ebert Honey, … Read more

Lessons from red rot disease affecting UP’s farms – The New Indian Express

The prevalence of red rot in a very popular variety of cane in Uttar Pradesh further confirms that there is insurance in variety. Co 0238 developed by Bakshi Ram, former Director of Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore and released for North Indian states in 2009, spread across UP with the speed of fake news on social … Read more

Red rot puts popular Indian cane variety at risk – The New Indian Express

The prevalence of red rot in a very popular variety of cane in Uttar Pradesh further confirms that there is insurance in variety. Co 0238 developed by Bakshi Ram, former Director of Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore and released for North Indian states in 2009, spread across UP with the speed of fake news on social … Read more

Can vertical farming and hydroponics work in the Philippines?

VERTICAL farming and hydroponics are viable solutions to increase food production in the Philippines, given the country’s dwindling land and water resources. Dr. former secretary of the Department of Agriculture. William Dar is positive that vertical farming and hydroponics are viable solutions to increase food production in the Philippines. TMT PHOTO Besides hydroponics, there are … Read more

‘Phenomenal average’ for OTM cows at Dingwall and Highland Marts sale amid ‘animated poll’ for Angus bulls

Market prices. DINGWALL and Highland Marts Ltd sold 1,001 store cattle and 19 large head of breeding cattle yesterday. Bulls (626) averaged 235.4p per kg and sold at 298.7p per kg for a pair of 452kg limousines from Clury Farm, Dulnain Bridge, and a £1,590 total 670kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Knockdee Farm, Halkirk . … Read more