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Sedalia Democrat | Tony Monetti talks values, need for change in Washington

Attendees at Friday afternoon’s Pettis County Pachyderm Club heard from Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tony Monetti, of Warrensburg. Monetti announced his candidacy for the 2018 election against incumbent Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, earlier this year. So far he is McCaskill’s only opponent. He spoke Friday at the Best Western State Fair …

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Rainforest Alliance, UTZ Merge to Create Single Agriculture Sustainability Standard

Image Credit: Italian Aroma Coffee Two of the world’s leading sustainability certification bodies, Rainforest Alliance and UTZ have announced plans to merge later this year in an effort to simplify the certification process for sustainable agriculture. Under the name Rainforest Alliance, the organizations will continue to address environmental and social …

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Colorado initiative puts ag hydropower to work | 2017-06-06

COLORADO, June 7, 2017 – As Wyoming and Oregon watch closely, Colorado is harnessing mountain-state hydropower to drive farmers’ center-pivot irrigation systems. With four on-farm systems operating now and another three nearly complete, Colorado will be “assessing water and resource efficiency impacts in the coming year.” That’s according to Certified …

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How are farms and farmers dealing with climate change?

  Dear EarthTalk: How are farms and farmers dealing with climate change?                                                                                                            — Michael Harris, Lorton, VA   Agriculture may well be one of the industries hardest hit by the effects of global warming. The non-profit Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a leading environmental advocacy group, reports that warming-related …

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16 new tur procurement centres to be set up

Staff Reporter Vijayapura, June 05, 2017 01:06 IST Updated: June 05, 2017 01:06 IST “; var device = “”; for ( var type in WFClientTypeDef) if (window.matchMedia(WFClientTypeDef[type]).matches) switch (type) case “xlarge”: device = ‘desktop’; break; case “large”: device = ‘desktop’; break; case “medium”: device = ‘tab’; break; case “small”: device …

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