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  • Marjorie Valin United States, MD, Columbia

    Business Title: SkywardApps
    Job Title: Other Ag Professional, Precision Ag Digital and Data
    Interests: Sustainable Agriculture, Apps, Precision Agriculture, Marketing, News, Agribusiness, Cover Crops, NRCS, Timber

    Alan Kuckuck United States, IN, Columbia City

    Job Title: Farmer, Farm Manager or Employee
    Interests: Fertility, Soil Health, Crop Scouting, Corn, Soybeans, Organic Row Crops, Marketing, Operating a Farm, Cover Crops, NRCS, Conservation Plans, Conservation Easements

    Scott Mickey United States, SC, Columbia

    Business Title: Main Street United Methodist Ch
    Job Title: Other Ag Professional, Farm Business Consultant
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Sorghum, Soybeans, Wheat, Beef, Poultry, Swine, Ag Commentary, Marketing, News, Accounting and Bookkeeping, Ag Policy, Agribusiness, Farm Management, Farmland and Real Estate, Human Resources, Operating a Farm, Succession Planning, Taxes, Purchasing, Repair, Organic Specialty Crops, Vegetables, Fishing, Hunting, Timber

    Sophie Bryant Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver

    Interests: Agribusiness, Marketing, Organic Row Crops, Vegetables

    Carlin Irwin United States, SC, Columbia

    Business Title: Irwin Mushrooms And Kombucha
    Interests: Agribusiness, Marketing, Rice, Vegetables, Wheat, Beef, Dairy

    Dudink's Garden Canada, British Columbia, Nanaimo

    Interests: Vegetables, Organic Row Crops, Marketing, Agribusiness, Fruit

    Robert Kallenbach United States, MO, Columbia

    Interests: Soybeans, Wheat, Beef, Dairy, Cover Crops

    Chris Feix United States, IL, Columbia

    Interests: Marketing, Agribusiness, AgTech

    RAY MASON Canada, British Columbia, Cowichan Bay

    Interests: Vegetables, Poultry, Organic Row Crops, Timber, Marketing

  • Marjorie Valin United States, MD, Columbia

    Business Title: SkywardApps
    Job Title: Other Ag Professional, Precision Ag Digital and Data
    Interests: Sustainable Agriculture, Apps, Precision Agriculture, Marketing, News, Agribusiness, Cover Crops, NRCS, Timber

    Alan Kuckuck United States, IN, Columbia City

    Job Title: Farmer, Farm Manager or Employee
    Interests: Fertility, Soil Health, Crop Scouting, Corn, Soybeans, Organic Row Crops, Marketing, Operating a Farm, Cover Crops, NRCS, Conservation Plans, Conservation Easements

    Scott Mickey United States, SC, Columbia

    Business Title: Main Street United Methodist Ch
    Job Title: Other Ag Professional, Farm Business Consultant
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Sorghum, Soybeans, Wheat, Beef, Poultry, Swine, Ag Commentary, Marketing, News, Accounting and Bookkeeping, Ag Policy, Agribusiness, Farm Management, Farmland and Real Estate, Human Resources, Operating a Farm, Succession Planning, Taxes, Purchasing, Repair, Organic Specialty Crops, Vegetables, Fishing, Hunting, Timber

    Sophie Bryant Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver

    Interests: Agribusiness, Marketing, Organic Row Crops, Vegetables

    Carlin Irwin United States, SC, Columbia

    Business Title: Irwin Mushrooms And Kombucha
    Interests: Agribusiness, Marketing, Rice, Vegetables, Wheat, Beef, Dairy

    Dudink's Garden Canada, British Columbia, Nanaimo

    Interests: Vegetables, Organic Row Crops, Marketing, Agribusiness, Fruit

    Robert Kallenbach United States, MO, Columbia

    Interests: Soybeans, Wheat, Beef, Dairy, Cover Crops

    Chris Feix United States, IL, Columbia

    Interests: Marketing, Agribusiness, AgTech

    RAY MASON Canada, British Columbia, Cowichan Bay

    Interests: Vegetables, Poultry, Organic Row Crops, Timber, Marketing

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  • What Farmers Need to Know About Mycorrhizae

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Nov 2, 2018 

    If someone asked you, “How do plants take up the water and nutrients they need?” you’d probably tell them through the roots. But did you know that for many crops, those roots aren’t working alone?That’s because most plant species associate with mycorrhizal fungi. What is mycorrhizal fungi? University of Alberta biological scientist JC Cahill says that mycorrhizas are actually the interaction between a fungus and a plant. Although there are many different types of mycorrhizae, the only one crop farmers need to be concerned about is arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), as 65% of plant species associate with it... And barring anything extreme that’s happened to your fields — such as mining or a toxic spill — your soils should already have AMF in it, says Miranda Hart, a soil microbial ecologist at the University of British Columbia...

    Categories: Cover Crops

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    Understanding Agrilend and the MERCOSUR

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 17, 2018 

    The MERCOSUR is a powerful dominant force in international global markets and originally began with its Members;Bolivia, Venezuela, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina as direct Member Countries, in South America, however it is rapidly gaining momentum by its cooperative Associate Member Countries in Central America and its international prowess relies on its ability to cooperate confidential public private initiative agreements with cooperating countries desiring to do corporate business attached with attractive concensions by partnering with MERCOSUR for the sake of obtaining finance, capital, agricultural export or import, natural resources and as an exchange for favor. It is however important to distinguish its Members current state and its Associate Members current state. The MERCOSUR is a consummation of a likely, if not inevitable global economic marriage. It began its path of greater cooperation in International Trade Finance of Agriculture by the signing of the Iguazu Declaration, signed by Presidents Raul Alfonsin of Argentina and Jose Sarney of Brazil on November, 29, 1985... In the Pre-Columbian era, Central America was inhabited by the indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica to the north and west and the Isthmo-Colombian peoples to the south and east...

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  • Posted By Pee Dee Crop Producer Reports
    Oct 6, 2015 

    Columbia, S.C. – During the last few days of disaster in South Carolina, focus has been exactly where it needs to be – protecting lives. Thank you to the first responders and public service providers who have been working diligently around the clock to keep people safe and assist those in need.(cont...)
    http://www.scfb.org/news/sc-farmers-continue-to-survey-agricultural-damage-officials-request-information

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    Posted By Cover Crops
    Oct 6, 2015 

    Landowners Encouraged to Apply by November 20, 2015 to be considered for FY 2016 EQIP funding Columbia, SC, September 29, 2015—South Carolina’s farmers and forest landowners can apply for financial and technical assistance to protect the health and productivity of their private agricultural and forestland through USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) popular Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).
    http://www.scfb.org/news/fiscal-year-2016-signup-underway-for-environmental-quality-incentives-program

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    Posted By Treely
    Jul 26, 2017 

    View Treely's Slade Gleaton's article for SC Tree Farm News, July 2017 edition: "A Changing Future for Small Private Timberland Owners in South Carolina"The forest products industry in South Carolina has come a long way since England laid claim to the territory in the 17th century. Over the years, large timberland holdings have been responsible for sustaining the forest products economy through naval stores, lumber, and paper. Today the forest products industry contributes over $21 billion to the South Carolina economy and continues to grow stronger each year. As we look forward, one of the challenges the industry faces in South Carolina is the growing fragmentation of timberland ownership. Today, forested timberlands cover approximately two thirds of the state (over 12 million acres). Nearly 75% of this total is owned by non-industrial, private landowners. When you break this down further and look at the family owned timberland component, there are nearly 7 million acres across the State, of which over 3 million acres are composed of parcels of 50 acres or less. That’s a lot of acreage and tonnage spread across a growing segment of small forest landowners. Why is this happening? A recent study from Clemson University points to death (and subsequent sale or inheritance of property), urbanization, rising incomes and regulatory uncertainty as the main reasons for larger timber tracts being split into smaller parcels. “Across the South, where poverty and minority land ownership is prevalent, small landowners continue to struggle and large tracts continue to be sub-divided by heirs due to death, taxes and poor estate planning,” says Sam Cook, Executive Director of Forest Assets with the Natural Resources Foundation at NC State University, and recent recipient of the Henry Hardtner Award, which recognizes contributions to forest stewardship and sustainable forest management on non-industrial private lands. These smaller parcels are sometimes taken out of timber production or are not managed as effectively as they were in the past. In addition, the smaller landowner is often faced with the difficulty of selling timber because the smaller volumes are often too costly to harvest. “I own around 20 acres and when I decided to sell my timber, it was very difficult to find a buyer who was interested in harvesting my small acreage,” shares Joe Wheeler, a landowner in Chesterfield County. From the buyer perspective, it boils down to efficiency and profit margin. “Today’s loggers have more efficient and expensive equipment. Moving equipment between smaller tracts leads to a loss in productivity that puts pressure on already thin profit margins,” adds Jeff Tant with White Wood, Inc. “Even though there is no clear path to figuring out small tracts, one day a solution will be found and this will be a real plus to the industry.” One possible solution to smaller acreage parcels may be found online. As our world becomes more...
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    Posted By Rodney Michael
    Updated Jul 7 

    This is encouraging, funding for #agrepreneurs... includes a regenerative farm using a silvopasture system, an indoor hydroponic garden entity, a Gullah Farmers Coop, a woman owned certified organic farm, and more. Thank you to ACRE - Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship for supporting these innovators.

    https://columbiabusinessreport.com/news/agriculture/80754/

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    Call for applications: IMPACT Startup Visa Accelerator for Global Startups

    Spring’s IMPACT Startup Visa (ISV) Accelerator is a comprehensive 4-month program that combines a traditional acceleration program with the processes and support to help you settle into a new life in Canada.

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    AgriTech

    B2B/Enterprise

    E-commerce

    Energy & Cleantech

    FoodTech

    Application deadline for The Next Cohort Starts in April 2020: Nov 30th, 2019

    Illustration Photo: Over the next four years, farmers and researchers across the province will be working together to demonstrate and evaluate technologies and practices that increase the resilience of British Columbia’s (BC) farms and ranches as producers adapt to a changing climate. (credits: Province of British Columbia / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

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    Call for International Collaborative Projects: Market driven R&D in innovative technologies applied to the food chain

    Although Eurostars is open for projects within all technology fields, this Call for project outlines is focused on developing innovative products, processes or service systems in the fields of “Market driven R&D in innovative technologies applied to the food chain”. Applicants are expected to develop ready-to-market solutions for products, technology-based services or methods in:

    Food technology (processing, packaging and labelling, additives),
    Food safety and quality (food-borne diseases, quality and nutritional properties),
    Novel proteins and food products
    Valorisation of agricultural waste streams (organic waste from agriculture, Agro-industrial side streams, waste streams from food-processing)

    Dateline for Applications: 13th of September 2018 (20.00 hours)

    The relevant offices can provide a professional assessment of your draft proposal if it is sent for comments before the 31st of August 2018 at the latest.

    Illustration Photo: At the FPL Foods facility in Columbia, S.C., technicians are producing a new meat product that incorporates a French-developed osmotic drying process that is more nutritious, has a longer shelf life and is less costly to produce than current meat jerky products. (credits: U.S. Army photo by Tom Faulkner / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0))

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    Canada launched Forest Bioeconomy Framework to enhance the Sustainability of the Forest Sector

    The Forest Bioeconomy Framework establishes a path that will result in a forest bioeconomy that identifies sustainable bio-based materials from healthy forests available for high added-value manufacturing. The framework highlights innovation, collaboration, and investment and opens the door to further enhancing the sustainability of the forest sector through research, innovation and strong public policy.

    Canada's forest sector provides 230,000 direct and nearly 700,000 indirect jobs across the country and is also a leader in the fight against climate change. The forest sector was the first major Canadian industry to launch a comprehensive plan to reduce carbon through its 30 X 30 Climate Change Challenge which alone can help the federal government achieve 13 per cent of its carbon reduction goal by 2030 as committed at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Paris.

    Illustration Photo: Shannan Falls in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada (credits: Rick Schwartz / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

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    Posted By Pee Dee Crop Producer Reports
    Feb 14, 2017 

    "Clemson University experts are ready to help South Carolina farmers and food processing facilities meet requirements brought about by the biggest change in food safety laws in 80 years. . . . Clemson University is providing FDA-approved training for anyone interested in becoming certified Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals (PCQI). The training is called Preventive Controls for Human Food Regulation (PCHF) and will be offered from 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m., Feb. 15-17, in the Phillips Market Center, 117 Ballard Court Highway, West Columbia, S.C. 29172."
    http://newsstand.clemson.edu/mediarelations/clemson-workshop-to-help-sc-food-processors-comply-with-fsma/
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    Posted By Pee Dee Crop Producer Reports
    Feb 2, 2017 

    "Nathan Smith, an Extension professor and economist at Clemson’s Sandhill Research and Education Center in Columbia who spoke at the South Carolina Cotton Growers’ annual meeting on Jan. 24, said cotton acreage in South Carolina is expected to increase in 2017."
    http://newsstand.clemson.edu/mediarelations/2017-predicted-to-be-a-good-year-for-south-carolina-cotton-growers/
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    Posted By Sam Carter
    Apr 15, 2020 

    https://agfax.com/2020/04/12/georgia-cotton-you-get-one-chance-to-gain-a-health-stand-5-key-considerations/
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