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Farmers pay farmers to advertise farm jobs

By Kate O’ConnorThe farming industry is in a state of disarray.The number of farmers who are paying people to do the farming and farming related jobs has grown exponentially.This is because farmers are becoming more confident that they can sell their produce online and at their farmers markets and that this has created a huge […]

Why you shouldn’t be buying fertilizer that’s labeled “green”

A fertilizer labeled “organic” or “natural” can be made of chemicals, herbicides and pesticides that can pollute waterways, pollute the air and harm wildlife.That’s according to the Natural Resources Defense Council, which has compiled an exhaustive database of chemicals that are used in fertilizers.According to the organization, some of the chemicals listed on the labels […]

Which NFL team has the most football advertisements?

The NFL has been in the news a lot this offseason, as the league continues to battle with a slew of lawsuits over its labor practices.That’s led to a flurry of new advertisements that are featuring former players and coaches, as well as current players and players from the NFL’s two major franchises, the New […]

California farmers complain of high prices for fertilizers

Farmers and ranchers in California are complaining that their state’s fertilizer industry is going bankrupt, with fertilizer companies and fertilizers suppliers unable to meet rising demand.The state has already experienced a shortage of fertilizers and growers are facing rising costs for the same fertilizers, the California Farmers Union reported Wednesday.The union reported that the shortage […]

Farmers want federal help to save Iowa farm jobs

Farmers want the Department of Agriculture to give them more help in protecting the jobs of more than 1,500 agricultural workers in Iowa, a new report shows.Farmers are concerned that the new federal crop insurance program is hurting their bottom lines.The report, released by the American Farm Bureau Federation, comes amid a nationwide drought, as […]

Why are we getting so excited about agribusiness pesticides?

In a recent survey of over 50,000 American adults, more than half (53%) said they were “very excited” about the “future” of agriculture and it was clear that more than two-thirds (68%) were either “somewhat excited” or “slightly excited” that the food supply could be more sustainable in the future.While more than seven in ten […]

When Canadians Are Allergic to Agrochemicals

The food industry has long been the subject of complaints from consumers about pesticide residue in their food.But now, a new study says that the chemicals that are most commonly found in farm-to-table meals are also found in the food supply.The researchers surveyed more than 10,000 people across the country and asked them if they […]

Ireland to increase production of corn and other crop oils

The Irish Government has announced plans to boost production of the country’s corn crop oil, with the first of 10 million tonnes being delivered in 2018.The announcement, made on Thursday by Agriculture Minister Jim Healy, follows a number of initiatives by the Irish Government to increase the production of foodstuffs including ethanol and biofuels.Mr Healy […]

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