Concerns over high trap counts of European corn borer

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Farm economics caused growers to plant more non-BT corn than usual and those acres will need to be watch carefully as recent trap counts for European corn borer have come in high. Brodbeck Seeds regional agronomist Terry Jones talks about the insect pressures that will be kicking up as the growing season begins, sidewall compaction and the 2016 planting season with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins.last_img

Trail Blazers sign Brandon Rush to 10-day contract

first_imgView comments Rush was selected with the 13th pick in the 2008 draft out of Kansas by Portland, but traded the same day to the Pacers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC AFP official booed out of forum Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatus John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Read Next Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving MOST READ LATEST STORIES Mavs owner Mark Cuban fined $600,000 for tanking comments Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Brandon Rush #4 of the Minnesota Timberwolves puts up a shot against the Washington Wizards at Verizon Center on January 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFPPORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers signed veteran guard/forward Brandon Rush to a 10-day contract Wednesday.Last season Rush played for the Minnesota Timberwolves, appearing in 47 games and averaging 4.2 points and 2.1 rebounds in 21.9 minutes. The nine-year veteran has also played for Indiana, Golden State and Utah. He was on the Warriors’ team that won the 2015 NBA title.ADVERTISEMENT LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon Citylast_img read more

Small Dairy Farmers Encouraged to Prepare for Revival of Sector

first_img According to the Minister, permission will be given to several large companies to import dairy cattle from disease-free countries, so that the shortage can be filled, because “we want to rebuild our industry”. Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, is encouraging small dairy farmers to get ready for a turnround of the industry. Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, is encouraging small dairy farmers to get ready for a turnround of the industry.According to the Minister, permission will be given to several large companies to import dairy cattle from disease-free countries, so that the shortage can be filled, because “we want to rebuild our industry”.Delivering the keynote address at the launch of the 2019 Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show on June 5, in White Marl, St. Catherine, Mr. Shaw said the Administration wants small farmers to start raising dairy cattle again.The Minister added that the same route will be taken to ensure a striving beef cattle sector, as the patty making industry is purchasing more than half of the beef that they require from abroad, which he described as “unacceptable”.Mr. Shaw also used the occasion to assure members of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) that, under the repositioning of the group from being an affiliated agency of his Ministry to a non-governmental organisation (NGO), support for farmers will not be diminished.Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), and Assistant Vice President at Hi-Pro, Colonel Jaimie Ogilvie, view mangoes on sale at the launch of the 2019 Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show, on June 5, at the Hi-Pro Ace Supercentre, in White Marl, St. Catherine. “The Government is not going to abandon you, we are going to work with you to do the transitioning in an orderly fashion; and most importantly, to make sure that you are at your productive best, and to support the over 230,000 small farmers in this country,” the Minister told the farmers in attendance.The show will be held from August 4 to 6 at the Denbigh Showground in May Pen, Clarendon, under the theme ‘Grow What We Eat…Eat What We Grow’.President of the JAS, Lenworth Fulton, said the event is moving to become an agro-business expo, where “business and investment opportunities in the sector can be initiated, pursued and consummated”. Story Highlights Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), in discussion with President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), Lenworth Fulton (left), at the launch of the 2019 Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show, on June 5, at the Hi-Pro Ace Supercentre in White Marl, St. Catherine. At right is Assistant Vice President at Hi-Pro, Colonel Jaimie Ogilvie. Delivering the keynote address at the launch of the 2019 Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show on June 5, in White Marl, St. Catherine, Mr. Shaw said the Administration wants small farmers to start raising dairy cattle again.last_img read more