- the CUPBOARD is BARE. Qualman, Darrin // Alternatives Journal (AJ) - Canada's Environmental Voice;Jul2006, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p10
The article reports on the current problems associated with the supply and demand of grains in 2006. According to the projection of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for 2006/2007, consumers will consume more grain than it produce in the coming years. Transnational businesses rule world grain...
- Testing crop inputs not simple. BAY, TED // Wisconsin Agriculturist;Jul2014, Vol. 245 Issue 7, p16
The article discusses how on-farm testing can help determine input levels in production agriculture to ensure reduced risks and managing costs and mentions topics that include input decisions of farmers, production factors and reliable farm testing results.
- Less stress and more success. Forrest, Robert // Crops;9/20/2003, p18
For years the author, a Scottish farmer had imagined what it must be like to harvest in the south of England, often thinking that it would be very different. A fantastic spell of weather in the Scottish Borders this harvest confirmed his thoughts. The harvest was the least stressful and in many...
- Harvest over, rain needed. Fenton, John // Crops;9/20/2003, p21
The article presents information on agricultural productivity of the crops of the author, a Berwickshire, Scotland-based farmer. Sixth September saw the last of the seed beans combined at Elmswell. Of the two varieties grown this year, Victor and Nile, there was little to differentiate them in...
- Low-cost GPS can bring precision to grassland. Hill, Peter // Farmers Weekly;2/2/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 5, p64
The article focuses on the benefits of low-cost global positioning system to grassland farmers in Great Britain. Dairy farmer Geoff Wilson states that the Trimble EZ-Guide that he uses on his spreading and spraying tractor improved work rate. Contractors David and John Scobbie have an increase...
- DROUGHT HAS REPERCUSSIONS. Van Zyl, Johann // Finweek;1/15/2009, p35
The article reports on the impact of the global warming on the agricultural industry of South Africa. Global has great impact on the country's agricultural sector since it pressures farmers to use irrigation and restricts the success of dry-land production. In addition, the shrinking...
- Tehama County walnut growers eyeing good 2011 crop prospects. Northcutt, Greg // Western Farm Press;9/3/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 20, p20
The article reports that walnut growers in Tehama County are expecting best walnut crops in 2011.
- Education in Farm Production: The Case of Taiwan. Wu, Craig C. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Nov77, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p699
The role of education m production is studied for the medium-stage developing agriculture of Taiwan. Results suggest that, in a densely populated agriculture where production is typically carried out by small family farms, education of farmers of a moderate level (about six years of schooling on...
- Much of America's bounty comes from right here. Cortinovis, Valerie // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);9/29/2010, Vol. 138 Issue 39, p6A
In this article the author discusses the importance and role of ranchers and farmers in the agricultural production.