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Rumen microorganisms and methane

Beef + Lamb New Zealand is a partner in the Pastoral Greenhouse Gas Research Consortium or PGgRc . Research investigationg greenhouse gasses held a conference in Palmerston North at the end of April – … 244 more words

Farming

Reflection

Most of my jobs have been in the restaurant industry. A trait I adopted out of boredom as a server was the eagerness for challenges, which lead to winning sales contests, transitioning into bar-tending, managing, and training others to help make my employer money. 480 more words

Introduction

Cows halt traffic on major GTA road

WATCH ABOVE: Warm weather means more animals could be darting onto roadways. Marianne Dimain reports.

Three York Region police officers went from from wrangling crime to wrangling cows Tuesday morning when a group of bovines broke through a farm fence and ended up on a major road north of Toronto. 273 more words

News

Almost Free Food, Frog Legs, and a Tractor Parade--All at the Got to Be NC Festival

I love when a few of my favorite things combine together to make a fun day. Last Saturday, my family and I went to the Got to Be NC Festival. 663 more words

Agriculture

Walmart, Nation's Biggest Food Seller, Adopts Five Freedom Principles for Farm Animals

Image Credit: A Humane Nation

This morning, Walmart, one of the world’s biggest companies–and the nation’s biggest food seller by a long shot–announced it has… 453 more words

Humanity

Relationships

We have a neighbouring dairy farm, Caseydale, with huge, dreamy, surreal horses.  They let us have the manure for composting and then spreading on our farm and we offered to do some rock-picking on their field.   323 more words

Growing Vegetables

Improved small ruminant value chains in Ethiopia focus of new Livestock and Fish project

In April this year, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) agreed to co-finance a three year project to improve the performance of pro-poor sheep and goat value chains for enhanced livelihoods, food and nutrition security in Ethiopia. 302 more words

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