Major League Rodeo Returns to Montgomery March 5-7
MONTGOMERY - Alabama's only major league sporting event, the Southeastern Livestock Exposition Rodeo, is set to come to Montgomery for its 52nd consecutive year. This year's rodeo is set for March 5-7 at the Garrett Coliseum.
Not only will the annual SLE Week feature some of the world's most accomplished cowboys and cowgirls vying for $60,000 in prize money during 4 PRCA rodeo performances,... more inside LFS
The U.S. Department of Agriculture conducts an agricultural census every five years, and the results of the 2007 survey were released earlier this month. The new census reported 8.5 million acres of farmland in the state, compared with 9.1 million... more inside BYL
Disaster Relief Plan for Farmers Approved by Congress, President Obama
Baton Rouge: Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., praised the Louisiana Congressional delegation and singled out Senator Mary Landrieu for her effort to secure as much as $752 million in relief money for farmers affected by the natural disasters of 2008. The measure will apply mainly to farmers in Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Iowa, Illinois and Arkansas. Also included... more inside BYL
Business New Brunswick Minister Greg Byrne made this announcement at Eastern Grains Inc. in Drummond. He was joined by Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette and Eric Theriault, co-owner of Eastern Grains... more inside ENB
ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT STUDENT ART CONTEST OPEN CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI
Students and teachers from across Prince Edward Island will once again have the chance to share their stories about the importance of energy conservation through the annual Energy and the Environment art contest, Environment, Energy and Forestry Minster Richard Brown announced today.
"Every year, the contest, organized by Natural Resources Canada, has students across... more inside LFS
The USDA's latest agricultural census states that the number of Massachusetts farms increased... more inside BYL
Workshop for Food Entrepreneurs Coming to South Dakota
(Pierre, SD) - Do you have a family recipe that you would like to start selling commercially? Would you like to add value to a commodity that you already grow? If you answered yes to either of these questions, the "From Recipe to Reality" seminar is for you.
Governor Rendell Announces Plan to
Maintain Balanced Budget Despite
National Economic Slowdown
HARRISBURG - As the weakness in the national economy begins to be felt in Pennsylvania, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today he is directing commonwealth agencies to reduce spending and eliminate out-of-state travel. He also instructed cabinet members to fill vacancies only in the rarest of occasions. ....
ONTARIO GOVERNMENT HARNESSES WIND POWER AT KENORA FIRE MANAGEMENT HEADQUARTERS
Special Turbines Provide 'Green' Electricity Supply KENORA - The Ontario government is demonstrating its commitment to clean, renewable energy by installing a special type of wind turbine that will generate power at the Kenora Fire Management Headquarters, Natural Resources Minister ....