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Posey County Co-Op customers:
While the Coronavirus is having an impact on all of our lives and our nation, we want to let you know what we are here and operating for your needs.
We realize that animals have to eat and they have no knowledge of this virus. They just want to know that there will be food in their bowl, pan, bucket or bunk.
We don't know what tomorrow will bring or what state/federal government might do, but for now we plan on being here to serve you.
If there is anything that we can do, or anything that you need please let us know,
Stay safe, stay well and stay calm.
Will COVID 19 change the food industry, forever? That's the title of a piece written by Dr. Sylvain Charlebois of Dalhousie University this month, as the pandemic continues.
Stock markets have crashed, but continued global demand for food has allowed for some stability in grain and pork demand, even if prices are volatile.
The USDA’s March Hogs and Pigs report pegs the March 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs at 77.6 million head.
The Alberta government says there is no food shortage in the province despite unnecessary stockpiling by some people amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Rick Burton, the Saskatchewan deputy minister of agriculture, shares how the ministry is helping farmers during COVID-19.
2020 vision for the farm business has become cloudy as we have moved into the first quarter of the year.
The Ontario government is investing up to $4.5 million in the Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative to fund projects to improve the industry’s production, marketing, biosecurity and effects on the environment.
On a field crop farm, the goal of biosecurity is to keep the owners, operators and staff safe and healthy.
The International Grains Council has trimmed its 2019-20 global soybean production forecast, citing downgrades in both Argentina and Brazil.
A spokesman for CN rail says grain movement is running smoothly this month, despite some major disruptions this winter. The railway was affected by a week-long strike in November and illegal blockades in February. But the director of bulk sales, Scott Shurvell says rail traffic is consistent.
This year’s Cereals event is to move online for the first time, meaning growers will still be able to hear the latest advice as well as take part in interactive discussions with experts. The seminar sessions will now be run as video-based webinars, enabling attendees to collect valuable BASIS and NRoSO points. See also: Farm […]
Hogg finishers targeting the late market after paying elevated store prices might be pleased to break even after supply chains have been rocked by the coronavirus outbreak. Lamb prices tumbled 70p/kg (£30 a head) last week after retailer and export demand evaporated with tightening lockdown rules. Analysts forecast a slow price recovery based on the […]
Shearing contractors concerned about labour shortages amid the Covid-19 crisis can use an online hub to link up with professional sheep shearers. The shearing register is an online directory from the National Association of Agricultural Contractors (NAAC) aimed at addressing anticipated labour shortages this summer due to foreign travel bans. The NAAC has estimated that […]
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More than 1,500 farmers battled challenging conditions to take part in the 2020 Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) –the highest participation since it launched in 2014. Organisers the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) extended this year’s count window by a week after storms Ciara and Dennis wreaked havoc for many farm businesses in February, […]
Former NFU president Meurig Raymond is launching his own range of fine wines – made from grapes grown on his Pembrokeshire farm. The veteran farm leader, who stood down as NFU president in 2018, has spent the past two years perfecting production at his Llafi Roop Vineyard, near Haverfordwest. Working with top viticulturists, Mr Raymond […]
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Harvest has always been an extremely pressured time of the year – time is precious, manpower is precious and everyone and everything must pull together to bring the harvest home. It is the perfect opportunity to benefit from the advances of digital technology and New Holland has a solution with the IntelliSense system, fitted to […]
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It is vital that fertility key performance indicators (KPIs) for every herd are monitored to track performance and identify weaknesses to optimise fertility. But with so much data now available at the touch of a button, exactly what information should you dismiss and what metrics should you really focus your attention on? Vet Stuart Russell, […]
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The loss of diquat means potato crop desiccation will be a longer and more protracted process, which could increase the risk of late-season diseases such as tuber blight and rhizoctonia. Rapid burndown of potato haulm was a valuable tool in helping manage disease, by rapidly removing foliage that could be at risk from virus-carrying aphids […]
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Case-IH has added the AFS Connect system onto its monster Quadtrac tractors. The new machines will be available in Europe throughout the second half of 2020 and they follow the largest wheeled Magnum models that got the AFS treatment last year. See also: Driver’s view: 1997 Case Magnum 7230 still paying its way AFS Connect […]
Rural landlords and tenants must work together collaboratively and compassionately during this unprecedented time, say the Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) and Country Land and Business Association (CLA). The call relates particularly to rent payments, notices to quit and finalising new tenancy agreements, but covers all tenancy matters, the two organisations said in a joint statement. […]
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