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  • Frankenfuel: Genetically Modified Corn, Ethanol, and Crop Diversity

    This article focuses on the impact of planting greater amounts of genetically modified corn for ethanol production, and its potentially serious, and environmentally dangerous, long-term consequences on crop diversity. First, the state of corn and crop diversity will be addressed, with particular heed to the potential negative consequences of increased genetically modified corn cultivation. Second,...

  • Dry Weather Tests Farmers

    Farmers across northeast Ohio have started harvesting soybeans and corn in what for many is among the most expensive growing seasons in history. Seed prices, fertilizer, field spray, fuel, rent for land, crop insurance, equipment maintenance -- you name it -- are among the most costly inputs farmers have ever paid for one year's crops.

  • Capital Plan Omits Cheshire School Carpet

    A $125,000 project to replace moldy carpet in more than a dozen Doolittle Elementary School classrooms has raised the possibility that the Board of Education might have to seek a special appropriation from the town if any major maintenance emergencies crop up through the remainder of the fiscal year June 30. District officials had asked for money to be included in the current fiscal year of the...

  • 7 CFR 457.8 - The application and policy.

    ...Subtitle B: Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued). CHAPTER IV: FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. PART 457: COMMON CROP INSURANCE REGULATIONS. ... which two or more crops are planted in a manner that does not permit separate agronomic maintenance or harvest of the insured crop. Irrigated practice. A method of producing a crop by which water is ...

  • Our Readers' Views

    Solve neglect of public spaces You cannot help but notice the lack of maintenance (especially landscaping) on our roadways, parks and public facilities. The center median weed strips on our roadways are getting ready to seed next year's crop of weeds.

  • Dilemma in the Delta

    In only five years and counting the days, John Jones will retire from a life-long career of farming. His combine, the largest and most expensive piece of equipment he owns, has reached the point of high maintenance costs or replacement. John and his wife are contemplating four options: 1) keep the current combine, 2) rent a combine when needed, 3) hire a custom cutter to harvest the crops, or 4)...

  • USDA Awards Insightek Phase II Research Grant; Company To Apply Predictive Maintenance Technology to Crop Storage Environments.
  • Bombers Not Barren On Farm

    When the Yankees sprung a leak in their starting rotation, they were fortunate this time. One of their best pitching prospects was ready, waiting and able to fill a void. Chien-Ming Wang's call-up from Class AAA Columbus led to a far wider question: Who else is down below? And how soon might they come up? Where the Yankees once produced a bumper crop of prospects, their minor league system has...

  • Building bio-based supply chains: theoretical perspectives on innovative contract design.

    ... stages minimizes farmer disincentives to enter into production contracts for novel biomass crops. Trialibility, information sharing, and education also have strong influences on the ... provide the most favorable strategy to address moral hazard during establishment and maintenance. Although developing the fieldmen model may take time, the benefits discussed in the framework ...

  • Talking To: Tyra Banks

    A new group of girls is more determined than ever in the third season of "America's Next Top Model" (8 p.m. Wednesday, UPN). Executive producers Tyra Banks and Ken Mok have described this year's crop as high maintenance and highly competitive. We know it's only a matter of time before they claw one another's eyes out. Expect the model-wannabes to "master complicated catwalks," ...

  • 33 CFR 323.4 - Discharges not requiring permits.

    ... within established farming, ranching and silviculture lands on farm, ranch, or forest crops to aid and improve their growth, quality or yield. (B) Harvesting means physical measures employed ...(Construction and maintenance of upland (dryland) facilities, such as ditching and tiling, incidential to the planting, ...

  • 7 CFR 205.601 - Synthetic substances allowed for use in organic crop production.

    ...(b) As herbicides, weed barriers, as applicable. (1) Herbicides, soap-based?for use in farmstead maintenance (roadways, ditches, right of ways, building perimeters) and ornamental crops. (2) Mulches. (i) Newspaper or other recycled paper, without glossy or colored inks. (ii) Plastic mulch and covers ...

  • 7 CFR 400.701 - Definitions.

    ...Subtitle B: Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued). CHAPTER IV: FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. PART 400: GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS. ...Maintenance. For the purposes of this subpart only, the process of continual support and improvement, as ...

  • Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit; an Illustrated Encyclopedia.

    ... plant species, several additional sections address garden planning, including annual timing, crop rotation, pollination, maintenance, pest control, and harvesting--as well as a supplemental section ...

  • We Need Bats

    Bats also disperse plant seeds essential for reforestation and timber production. Rainforests, the lungs of the Earth, rely on bats to pollinate flowers and disperse seeds for countless trees and shrubs. Studies done in the Neotropics have shown that bats were more responsible than birds for dropping seeds in the center of large openings in forests. Desert ecosystems also rely on nectar-feeding...

  • 7 CFR 407.9 - Area risk protection insurance policy.

    ...Subtitle B: Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued). CHAPTER IV: FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. PART 407: AREA RISK PROTECTION INSURANCE ... separate land), separate capital, separate inputs, separate accounting, and separate maintenance of proceeds; or. (ii) Your child who resides in your household or any other member of your ...

  • 7 CFR 400.683 - Administration and maintenance.

    Title 7: Agriculture. Subtitle B: Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued). CHAPTER IV: FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. PART 400: GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS. Subpart U: Ineligibility for Programs Under the Federal Crop Insurance Act. 400.683 - Administration ...

  • Part II

    ...Crop Production (NAICS code 111), e.g., establishments primarily engaged in growing crops, plants, ...The crop needs maintenance to grow properly. It is not a weedy species'' (Ref. 42). EPA therefore believes that coffee meets ...

  • 7 CFR 989.80 - Assessments.

    ...) which the Secretary finds will be incurred, as aforesaid, by the committee during each crop year less any amounts credited pursuant to ? 989.53. Such handler's pro rata share of such expenses ...The payment of assessments for the maintenance and functioning of the committee, and for such purposes as the Secretary may pursuant to this ...

  • 7 CFR 2.21 - Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics.

    ... of life for rural America; food and agricultural system productivity and development of new crops and new uses; the environment and natural resources; or the promotion of human health and welfare ...284). (vi) Administer the appropriation for the endowment and maintenance of colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanical arts (7 U.S.C. 321-326a). (vii) ...

  • 7 CFR 981.80 - Expenses.

    ... expenses as the Secretary may find are reasonable and likely to be incurred by it during each crop year, for the maintenance and functioning of the Board, including the accumulation and maintenance ...

  • 7 CFR 400.412 - Record retention.

    ...Subtitle B: Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued). CHAPTER IV: FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. PART 400: GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS. ... 3 years from the date of final action on a policy for the crop year, unless further maintenance of specific records is requested by FCIC. Final actions on insurance policies include conclusion of ...

  • 26 CFR 25.2518-2 - Requirements for a qualified disclaimer.

    ... this rule, for example, an executor who is also a beneficiary may direct the harvesting of a crop or the general maintenance of a home. A fiduciary, however, cannot retain a wholly discretionary ...

  • Making Holiday Cheer, Naturally

    WEST SUMNER -- Jessica Doe's year-old Allium Farm last year entered a crowded Maine holiday market, hoping to carve a niche by offering eco-friendly wreaths. Jessica Doe, owner of Allium Farm in West Sumner

  • Making Holiday Cheer, Naturally

    WEST SUMNER -- Jessica Doe's year-old Allium Farm last year entered a crowded Maine holiday market, hoping to carve a niche by offering eco-friendly wreaths. Jessica Doe, owner of Allium Farm in West Sumner