Early harvest

Harvest resilience every season, says young farmer: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Amritsar, May 3 Having recently completed the wheat harvest, the next few weeks until the paddy transplanting begins next month are very crucial for a farmer as they depend on a lot of things beyond his control. A young farmer, Jaspreet Singh, said that these days farmers …

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More than 5 million people face extreme hunger as the Tigray conflict has erupted for six months

Planting season ends as thousands of farmers lose tools, seeds and livestock Six months after the conflict began in Tigray, thousands of farmers have nothing to plant before the rainy season as the crisis exacerbated by climate-fueled locusts devastated their tools and livestock and pushed more than 5 millions of …

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Uganda Food Security Outlook Update, April 2021 – In Karamoja, the crisis (IPC Phase 3) will likely persist in August due to a delay in cultivation – Burundi

KEY MESSAGES • Delayed and below average cumulative precipitation delayed planting by at least three weeks in northern and parts of eastern Uganda. Near-average precipitation is forecast for May and is likely to support the development of late-maturing crops. However, the timing of the first season cereal and pulse harvests …

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COVID pandemic slashes Illinois economy by 4% in 2020

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ economy shrank 4% in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc in many of its sectors, although there were signs of recovery at the end of the year . These preliminary figures, released last week by the Bureau of Economic Analysis at the US Department of Labor, …

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5 important equipment trends for dealers in 2021 [Webinar]

We are in a once-in-a-career bull market and your price prediction and used equipment strategy may be more important than ever. Iron Comps, with its real-time access to over 100,000 auction values ​​representing over 70% of the entire agricultural auction market, will uncover the most important strategic price trends buried …

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Windsor Elementary School uses the garden for lessons and skills development

WINDSOR – Students Brooke Borja and Boston Bowring faced off against a small garden box outside Windsor Elementary School on Thursday. Borja, whose family owns a farm in Palermo, told Bowring what to do to remove weeds around strawberries and blueberries. Bowring is less familiar with gardening, but he and …

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Taste of Wine: A dynamic Italian duo – Flora and Antica

Editor Frank and I were delighted to attend the recent Antica Wine dinner at Flora Bar & Kitchen under the direction of owner Sal Ercolano. As a reminder, Ercolano was Taste of Wine and Food Restaurateur of the Year 2020. When many were closing restaurants, Ercolano bought Amici and converted …

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Spring flowering bulbs should take a natural course

As spring flowering bulbs go through the flowering process, keep the following three care tips in mind.1. If possible, remove faded flowers with scissors or hand pruning shears. This allows the plant to conserve its energy for flowering the following year rather than using it to produce seeds. 2. Let …

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Noodles & Company sees first progress towards major growth targets

Noodles expects 10 to 15 system-wide openings in 2021, including two to four franchises. More and more restaurants are coming to South Carolina, which will mark Noodles’ first new franchise territory in several years. Corporate restaurants will represent the majority of openings over the next few years, with a target …

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Napa Farmers’ Market: May at the Market | Food

– Shoup Farms: A new addition last year, find them on Tuesdays only with creamy avocados. – Stony Point Strawberry Farm: Another new addition to our market is Koy Saichow’s 10 acre Certified Organic Organic Farm, based in Petaluma. Koy’s family immigrated to the United States from Thailand and his …

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