PRODUCERS URGED TO PARTICIPATE IN AGRICULTURE SURVEYS BISMARCK Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is urging producers to participate in the upcoming June Agricultural Survey and the June Area Survey, conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
The June surveys provide an important picture of the current state of U.S. agriculture and how things are shaping up for the industry in the 2011 growing season,... more inside BYL
On May 1, 2011, Jackson and Price counties will officially join most of eastern Wisconsin considered to be generally infested with the gypsy moth. The counties have been placed under federal and state gypsy moth... more inside BYL
Cost Share Program Available for Fruit & Vegetable Growers MADISON - Fruit and vegetable producers have an additional tool to minimize food safety hazards, ensure a safe product, and increase sales through the GAP/GHP Audit Verification Program. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is offering a GAP/GHP Cost Share Program to defray the cost of this voluntary audit.
Employees paid a salary, or by commission, or by the piece, are entitled to receive at least the minimum wage for all hours worked under the control of the employer. Once this latest increase is in effect, an individual working 40 hours per week will earn... more inside LFS
SASKWATER CELEBRATES CANADA WATER WEEK AND WORLD WATER DAY 2011 Did you know that letting your faucet run to fill a glass with cold water, rinse dishes or wash fruits and vegetables uses 7-12 liters of water per minute? To conserve water, refrigerate a jug of tap water for drinking or fill the sink with a small amount of water for your rinsing and washing needs.
To celebrate World Water Day 2011 on Tuesday, March 22, SaskWater encourages people... more inside LFS
Premier Opens Bioenergy Plant at UNBC PRINCE GEORGE - The University of Northern British Columbia - the first university in Canada to use bioenergy from waste wood products to heat campus buildings - celebrated the official opening of its new Bioenergy Plant today.
The plant, which uses innovative technology to convert bark, branches, sawdust and leftover wood products from nearby mills into a highly efficient means... more inside ENE
International Display Developer to Expand Its Southern Indiana Operations
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. - Retail display designer and manufacturer idX announced plans today to expand its production and distribution operations here, creating more than 150 new jobs in the next three years.
The St. Louis-headquartered company, which provides retail, hospitality and ....