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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grants for the purchase, installation and construction of a renewable energy system or energy efficiency upgrades. REAP creates opportunities for economic development for rural small businesses, farmers and ranchers by supporting renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. REAP grants provide a 25% cash reimbursement of the total system costs, with a maximum grant of $500,000 for renewable energy systems and $250,000 for energy efficiency systems.
Applications for projects with total costs under $80,000 are accepted through Tuesday, October 31, 2017 . Applications for projects with costs of $80,000 or more are accepted through March 31, 2018.
Genetic patent claim an assault on entire Australian livestock industry: O’Sullivan By James Nason, 27 February 2018 An extraordinary case in which a giant US meat corporation and a small US shelf-company appear set to be granted a patent over methods of genomic analysis in the Australian cattle industry is set to come to a head this Friday…….. READ MORE…..https://www.beefcentral.com/news/genetic-patent-claim-an-assault-on-entire-australian-livestock-industry-osullivan/ Genetic patent claim an assault on entire Australian livestock industry: O’Sullivan
Dairy Promotion Directors Elect Board Officers ROSEMONT, IL – Leaders of Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) and the United Dairy Industry Association (UDIA) announce the following dairy farmers as new officers. The DMI and NDB elections were held during the February board meeting of DMI. DMI officers: Chair – Marilyn Hershey, Cochranville, Pa. Vice Chair – Steve Maddox, Riverdale, Calif. Secretary – David “Skip” Hardie, Lansing, N.Y. Treasurer – Larry Hancock, Muleshoe, Texas DMI, which manages the national
2/22/18 – New Holland Thursday Cattle and Calves Auction New Holland, PA Wed Feb 21, 2018 USDA – Ag Market News New Holland Sales Stables – New Holland, PA Dairy Replacement Cattle Auction Report for Wednesday, February 21, 2018 *** Next Heifer Special Wednesday, March 14th @ 10:30am *** Receipts: 372 Last Sale: 766 Last Year: 220 Compared to last week, Holstein cows sold mostly steady to weak on a large supply. Demand moderate. Holstein bulls sold steady to 100.00 lower. Bred Holstein heifers sold mostly 100.00-200.00 lower on a