USA: Dodge County first to adopt Livestock Assessment Matrix

Dodge County is the first county in Nebraska to adopt the Livestock Assessment Matrix, according to the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. The matrix is a valuable tool to assist local officials in evaluating livestock siting applications. “Livestock development is critical to Nebraska’s agricultural industry because it adds value to the millions of bushels of feed […]


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Supermarkets accused of below cost selling as vegetable prices slashed

The IFA has accused supermarkets of below cost selling practises, in light of the decision taken by a number of retailers to slash the price of fresh vegetables in the run-up to Christmas. A spokesman for the organisation said that selling sprouts and other seasonal vegetables at 39c/500g is just not sustainable from a grower […]


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Demonetisation: ‘Agriculture sector will be transformed with better credit facility for farmers’

As cash is the primary mode of transaction in agriculture sector, demonetisation is bound to cause temporary stress in the system. But as they say ‘No pain, no gain’, for I believe this historic move has the potential of bringing about transformational changes in the sector like better access to credit for farmers, elimination of […]


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Agriculture Latest Prices – Crop Report Grains 24 NOV – Tomas Elias Gonzalez

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Farmland investment firm Homestead Capital USA closes oversubscribed fund ii at $400 million

Homestead Capital USA LLC (“Homestead”), a private equity firm investing in operating farmland in the United States, has held a final close of its second fund, Homestead Capital USA Farmland Fund II, L.P. (“Fund II”), at its hard cap of $400 million in limited partner capital commitments, surpassing an original fundraising target of $350 million […]


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