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Agriculture market is 'nearing bottom,' Deere says - ...
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Feb 17, 2017 ... Farm machinery giant Deere sees signs the agriculture market is 'nearing bottom' as it raises full-year guidance. ... Operating profit in the segment was up about 48 percent, driven mainly by a gain on the sale of a partial interest in a landscape supply business and partially offset by an employee-separation ...
First day of Maine ag fair to focus on food and farm jobs | ...
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Jan 2, 2018 ... The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says the first day of the state's annual farm show will focus on linking people with careers in agriculture.
A way to match the billionaires buying up farmland - ...
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Jan 21, 2016 ... Farmland REITs offer investors a way to join billionaires in the agricultural land- grab bet on a booming, and hungry, global population. ... then the value of the real estate goes down, and ultimately, a business that operates with as much as 50 percent leverage — considered a normal level of debt in farming ...
Grants for Buying Farm Land - Small Business - Chron.com
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The Natural Resources Conservation Service, an agency of the USDA, administers the Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program, which offers grants to help purchase the development rights of ranch and farm properties to ensure they continued to be used for agricultural purposes. The USDA makes FRPP funds available ...
Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation - Wikipedia
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The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation, also known as Farmer Mac, is a stockholder-owned, publicly traded company that was chartered by the United States federal government in 1988 to serve as a secondary market in agricultural loans such as mortgages for agricultural real estate and rural housing.
Forest farming - Wikipedia
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Agroforestry is a land management system that combines trees with crops or livestock, or both, on the same piece of land. It focuses on increasing benefits to the landowner as well as maintaining forest integrity and environmental health. The practice involves cultivating non-timber forest products or niche crops, some of ...
Juan Sartori - Wikipedia
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Juan Sartori (born 6 February 1981) is a Uruguayan businessman and entrepreneur. He is the president and founder of Union Group (http://www. uniongrp.com/), a privately owned conglomerate which holds significant interests in businesses spanning the agricultural, energy, forestry, infrastructure, minerals, oil and gas and ...
Agriculture in Portugal - Wikipedia
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Agriculture in Portugal is based on small to medium-sized family-owned dispersed units, however, the sector also includes larger scale intensive farming export-oriented agrobusinesses backed by companies (like Grupo RAR's Vitacress, Sovena, Lactogal, Vale da Rosa, Companhia das Lezírias and Valouro ). The extent of ...
Agriculture in New Zealand - Wikipedia
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Māori burned forest to flush out game and to encourage the growth of bracken fern, which was used as a food source, and practised agriculture using plants they brought from tropical Polynesia. The Europeans logged and burned off a third of the forest cover to convert land to pastoral farming. In 1993, the National Institute ...
Agricultural land - Wikipedia
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"Permanent cropland" includes forested plantations used to harvest coffee, rubber, or fruit but not tree farms or proper forests used for wood or timber. Land able to be used for farming is called "cultivable land". Farmland, meanwhile, is used variously in reference to all agricultural land, to all cultivable land, or just to the ...
Agroforestry - Wikipedia
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Agroforestry or agro-sylviculture is a land use management system in which trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops or pastureland. It combines shrubs and trees in agricultural and forestry technologies to create more diverse, productive, profitable, healthy, ecologically sound, and sustainable land-use systems.
Biltmore Farms - Wikipedia
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Based on his passion for creating sustainable forestry and agricultural practices, Vanderbilt launched Biltmore Dairy Farms as an internal operation on his estate, with surplus milk being donated to local Asheville hospitals. As productivity increased, the company expanded into home delivery and wholesale supply to area ...
Private landowner assistance program - Wikipedia
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Each state provides various programs that assist landowners in agriculture, forestry and conserving wildlife habitat. This helps landowners in the practice of good land stewardship and provides multiple benefits to the environment. Some states offer technical assistance which includes: assisting the landowner to decide ...
Agriculture in Syria - Wikipedia
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Industry, commerce, and transportation still depended on farm produce and related agro-business, but agriculture's preeminent position had clearly eroded. By 1985 agriculture (including a little forestry and fishing) contributed only 16.5 percent to GDP, down from 22.1 percent in 1976. By the mid-1980s, the Syrian ...
Royal Agricultural University - Wikipedia
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The farm was managed organically for many years but all the land apart from the outdoor-pig unit was taken out of organic management. The farm carries a 150- sow outdoor pig herd, managed as a joint venture with a business partner, alongside a 350-ewe breeding flock. Arable cropping is rotated with forage crops grown ...

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