NRCS Missouri State Office will offer the following funding categories: These funding categories may include applications that focus on market-based approaches to conservation, including the advancement of emerging markets for ecosystem services and the development of market-based tools. Beginning Farmers or Ranchers, Limited Resource Farmers or Ranchers, Socially Disadvantaged Farmers or Ranchers, and Indian tribes or eligible entities servicing Beginning, Limited Resource, Socially Disadvantaged Farmers or Ranchers, and Indian tribes are encouraged to submit application(s) in any of the categories.
Great day at MDK with a seminar for the local dairy farmers
In connection with the upcoming product launch of the new and bigger Breeze Fan, we invited the local farmers to have a sneak peek and to hear more about heat stress and its effect on the cows. Industry manager for Dairy Gil Inbar shared his knowledge about heat stress and presented the results from a recent study that has been made about the effect of the Breeze Fan in dairy farms. The study compares two farms with 100 cows each for a year, one farm with breeze fans installed and another without. The result...
Empower yourself with information from our free to attend Farmers Workshops.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family-Kofi Annan.Agritech Expo Tanzaniais offeringtake-home knowledgeand skills from thefree-to-attend interactive training workshops, in order for farmers of all scales to make informed decisions on new products and agri supplies by comparing them side by side in one location. Tailored Workshops 1. Commercial farmers workshop on26 January 2017Theme: Enabling advances in commercial farming - boosting...
ASA to Review Bayer/Monsanto Acquisition for Impacts on Soybean Farmers
The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded to an announcement today from Bayer and Monsanto that the two companies have signed an acquisition agreement under which Bayer will purchase Monsanto. In a statement, ASA President Richard Wilkins, a soybean farmer from Greenwood, Del., noted that the association will first and foremost evaluate the acquisition with respect to its impact on soybean farmers: “With respect to any merger and acquisition affecting soybean farmers, ASA is concerned primarily with...
Ohio State Aquaculture Boot Camp Program Recruiting New Fish Farmers
Want to learn how to become a fish farmer? The Ohio Center for Aquaculture Research and Development at The Ohio State University South Centers is offering 30 new and beginning fish farmers an in-depth introduction to aquaculture and aquaponics and the business of fish farming through a yearlong program. Called Aquaculture Boot Camp-2 or ABC-2, the program’s goal is to increase the number of fish farmers in the region, said Hanping Wang, the director of the ABC program at the OSU South Centers. The OSU...
Dairy Farmers of Canada’s AGM closes with a continued commitment to strengthen the dairy industry for the next generation
Prince Edward Island hosted dairy farmer delegates from across the country at the Dairy Farmers of Canada’s (DFC) annual general meeting on July 12th and 13th. Farmers participated in a series of dairy industry discussions and conference sessions, and reinforced their commitment to strengthen and grow Canada’s dairy industry for the next generation of dairy farmers and Canadians. “We take great pride in feeding our fellow Canadians, taking care of the land, contributing to the economy, and...