Morning Update
Farming and Ranching
Tue May 18 PREFERENCES >
OPEN IN BROWSER >
Morning Update
Tue May 18
Washington clear sky 51°
Agriculture 24 items
GROWERS REFINE DATE PALM IRRIGATION WITH UC ANR RESEARCH
California's $86 million date industry produces more than half of the nation's dates. Most of the fruit is grown in the arid Coachella Valley. Despite efforts by growers to conserve water, data was lacking on date palms' actual water use to refine the best irrigation management for the crop until . . .
UCAL-AgricultureandNaturalResources
1 day ago
more >  Ag & Natural Resources (UCAL) SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Natural Resource Management, Hydraulic Engineering, Coachella Valley, Asset Management  

NEW FOOD-SAFETY GUIDE OUTLINES LAWS AND BEST PRACTICES FOR URBAN FARMERS
Californians growing food in cities now have help understanding the food safety laws that apply to them. A free publication containing California-specific information on rules and regulations for urban farmers was recently published by the University of California Agriculture and Natural . . .
UCAL-AgricultureandNaturalResources
1 day ago
more >  Ag & Natural Resources (UCAL) SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Sustainable Food System, Urban Agriculture, Food Industry, Food Politics  

NEW AVOCADO STUDY OUTLINES COSTS AND RETURNS OF HIGH-DENSITY PLANTINGS
Growers considering producing avocados in San Diego County with high-density plantings now have help to determine the economic feasibility. A new study on the costs and returns of establishing and producing avocados in San Diego County has been released by UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' . . .
UCAL-AgricultureandNaturalResources
5 hrs ago
more >  Ag & Natural Resources (UCAL) SAVE SHARE
key  >  Tropical Agriculture  

PROMOTING AQUACULTURE
Matt Amick . The Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council is building markets to aquaculture in Vietnam. This is done with new pond technology that maximizes feed and production efficiency.
Brownfield-AgNews
13 hrs ago
more >  Ag News (Brownfield) SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Sustainable Food System, Aquaculture, Vietnam  

WISCONSIN'S PLANTING PROGRESS GOOD, BUT RAIN NEEDED
Wisconsin's farmers had a nearly perfect week for fieldwork, as dry conditions allowed tillage and planting, but prevented emergence of the new crops. . The state had scattered light weekend rains and some hard freezes in the north, but no significant rain events.
Brownfield-AgNews
13 hrs ago
more >  Ag News (Brownfield) SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Agricultural Soil Science, Tillage  

LIVESTOCK AND FARM GROUPS DISCUSS CATTLE MARKET TRANSPARENCY
In an unprecedented move, representatives from diverse ag and cattle industry groups met recently to identify issues and discuss potential solutions to the price imbalance in the cattle industry. . The groups met at the request of the Livestock Marketing Association, and included representatives . . .
Brownfield-AgNews
13 hrs ago
more >  Ag News (Brownfield) SAVE SHARE
keys  >  National Farmers Union, Food Industry, Livestock  

PERBACCO!
Macquarie University archaeologist Emlyn Dodd has a great thread over on Twitter summarizing the latest evidence for an earlier-than-generally-thought introduction of viticulture and wine-making into Bronze Age Italy. There is some great evidence emerging for local Bronze Age #viticulture and . . .
AgriculturalBiodiversity
6 days ago
more >  Agricultural Biodiversity SAVE SHARE

PRECISION AG NEWS 5/12
Several challenges prevent farmers from collecting and sharing data on their production practices, but there is ample opportunity to empower farmer's digital transition, according to new research from Farm Journals initiative, Trust In Food, and The Sustainability Consortium. View the full report . . .
AgWired
6 days ago
more >  AgWired SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Environmentalism, Precision Ag  

INDUSTRY AG NEWS 5/14
The Seam, a leading provider of food and agribusiness software and commodity trading solutions, announced that Coastal Growers and Tifton Peanut Company have entered into multi-year agreements for its cloud-based, peanut management platform. FarmOp Capital, LLC, a leading provider of innovative . . .
AgWired
4 days ago
more >  AgWired SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Information Technology, Cloud Computing, Industry Ag  

DAUGHERTY WATER FOR FOOD PODCAST EPISODE 8
This episode of the Daugherty Water for Food podcast features Qiao Hu, a Ph.D. student studying natural resource sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, who discusses his research using drones (UAVs) and artificial intelligence (AI) for wetlands management.
AgWired
4 days ago
more >  AgWired SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Emerging Technologies, Avionics, Robotics  

I ASKED. YOU ANSWERED. WHAT'S NOT TO LOVE ABOUT BEEF?
Use these talking points as inspiration to help you share your beef production story on social media during Beef Month.
RANCHBeefMagazine
11 hrs ago
more >  Beef Magazine SAVE SHARE
key  >  Cuisine  

FARM PROGRESS AMERICA, MAY 18, 2021
Max Armstrong continues his book review of Laughing at myself by Dan Glickman.
RANCHBeefMagazine
14 hrs ago
more >  Beef Magazine SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Farm Progress, Max Armstrong  

THE FUTURE OF MEAT IS MAGGOTS?
Fake meat companies continue their crusade to strip cattle off the land and beef off the plate. Will they use maggots, crickets and kelp to do it?
RANCHBeefMagazine
16 hrs ago
more >  Beef Magazine SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Brisket, Zoology, Cricket  

HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE FIRE STARTERS
Learn how to make simple homemade fire starters with materials from around your house. . The post How to make homemade fire starters appeared first on Farm and Dairy.
FarmandDairy
7 days ago
more >  Farm and Dairy SAVE SHARE

WOOLY PIG FARM BREWERY BRINGS BAVARIA TO COSHOCTON COUNTY
A craft brewery in rural Coschocton County focuses on maintaining a historic farm's integrity while bringing traditional German beers to the area. . The post Wooly Pig Farm Brewery brings Bavaria to Coshocton County appeared first on Farm and Dairy.
FarmandDairy
16 hrs ago
more >  Farm and Dairy SAVE SHARE

WOOLY PIG FARM BREWERY BRINGS BAVARIA TO COSHOCTON COUNTY
A craft brewery in rural Coschocton County focuses on maintaining a historic farm's integrity while bringing traditional German beers to the area. . The post Wooly Pig Farm Brewery brings Bavaria to Coshocton County appeared first on Farm and Dairy.
FarmandDairy
16 hrs ago
more >  Farm and Dairy SAVE SHARE

WHY THE HUMBLE LEGUME COULD BE THE ANSWER TO EUROPE'S FERTILIZER ADDICTION
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Peas, lentils, chickpeas, beans and peanuts: if it comes in a pod, then chances are it's a legume.
ModernFarmer
12 days ago
more >  Modern Farmer SAVE SHARE

JUST FOR KIDS - SPRING 2021
Hen and Fox Fox and Crow Fox, Wolf and Horse String Phone Signaling by Semaphore
Small Farmer's Journal
5 days ago
more >  Small Farmer's Journal SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Fox Broadcasting Company, Video Game Characters, Crow People  

TINY TIM
The frail kid has a strong heartbeat - and he's sucking on my sweater. Good sign. I wrap him in a towel and nestle him in the hay.
Small Farmer's Journal
5 days ago
more >  Small Farmer's Journal SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Heartbeat, Linens  

LETTER FROM A SMALL CORNER OF FAR AWAY
Looking back at the garden after seven months of the growing season, the time seems to have whizzed by, the hopes and expectations of March and April have been made, worked upon and revised, and now they have either been achieved or disappointed. Most years I keep a gardening/farming diary, usuall . . .
Small Farmer's Journal
4 days ago
more >  Small Farmer's Journal SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Plant Reproduction, Applied Sciences, Agronomy, Sowing  

A HORSE THAT KNOWS TO STAND OR RUN
This past year like most shut-ins I've had time to read, write and sit quiet, but little met my need to face some ugly truths and quiet our political and social demons, until I came across this 2007 novel set in the Civil War, a ruggedly chiseled but beautifully rendered piece called COAL BLACK . . .
Small Farmer's Journal
1 day ago
more >  Small Farmer's Journal SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Hill People, Backcountry, Appalachia  

TEST DON'T GUESS" TO CONTROL ROUNDWORM AND LIVER FLUKE IN RUMINANTS
A new animation from the Moredun Institute showcases "Test Don't Guess", a fun way to learn about parasite monitoring to improve livestock health and performance.
The Cattle Site
11 hrs ago
more >  The Cattle Site SAVE SHARE
keys  >  Parasitism, Ecology  

UK GEARS UP FOR COP26 BY SHOWCASING GREEN CREDENTIALS
UK ministers are touring the nation to learn about the country's green future ahead of the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow.
The Cattle Site
11 hrs ago
more >  The Cattle Site SAVE SHARE
keys  >  In Scotland, Glasgow  

DR JEWEL BRONAUGH CONFIRMED AS US DEPUTY SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE
In a voice vote, the US Senate confirmed Dr Jewel Bronaugh to serve as Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, making her the first Black woman to hold the position.
The Cattle Site
11 hrs ago
more >  The Cattle Site SAVE SHARE

Copyright © 2020 Taxonometrics, Inc. All rights reserved.

This Daily Briefing was sent to 

You've received it because you, or someone on your behalf,
registered you on 03/21/2020.

To unsubscribe from this list click here UNSUBSCRIBE

To send us feedback click here FEEDBACK

Our physical mailing address is:

Taxonometrics, Inc
204 West 92nd St., Suite #2R
New York, NY 10025