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RINLA’s “Young Nurseryman of the Year” awarded to Melissa Minto

The “Young Nurseryman of the Year” Award was presented to Melissa Minto of Watson Farm by the Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association (RINLA). Shannon Brawley, RINLA Executive Director said, “This prestigious award is given to promising young people in the agricultural and plant based industries.” 97 more words

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Modern Livestock Poultry Production Of

As pointed out in recent blogs-Who defines humane treatment of animals? and The ethics of livestock production. Will you do what’s right?-a few bad actors in the Texas… 286 more words

Water in the News

Registration is open for Soil and Water Conservation Society 69th International Annual Conference ‘Making Waves in Conservation’

Soil and Water Conservation Society has released the preliminary program for the 69th SWCS International Annual Conference, “Making Waves in Conservation: Our Life on Land and Its Impact on Water,” and is now accepting conference registrations. 284 more words


Farmer Friday: Not All Piggies Are Pink

Hog farmers and aggies are laughing at me right now, but I’m gonna hit you guys with a fact: not all piggies are pink.

Some are red. 195 more words


The Taste in the Bud, Taste-buds That Is

I’ve grown up in a world where women are told, “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, honey!” I find that completely false.  486 more words


New insurance product protects pastoralists from losses due to drought in Kenya

This is rather interesting. Pastoralism is characterized as a complex system of avoiding, accounting for and taking advantage of risk, not unlike hedge fund managers in the United States. 112 more words