Program helps sort through farm bill

November 2003
Southeast Farm Press;11/19/2003, Vol. 30 Issue 26, p12
Trade Publication
Presents information on a computerized spreadsheet developed by J.B. Coltrain, a North Carolina Cooperative Extension educator. Benefits of the spreadsheet to farmers; Details of the farm bill adopted by the U.S. Congress in 2002; Efforts of agricultural agents to educate producers about the farm bill.


Related Articles

  • Free Estrus Synchronization Planner Available.  // BEEF Exclusive Insight;1/14/2011, p20 

    The article reports that the Bovine Estrus Synchronization Planner spreadsheet tool is available to beef producers free of charge. It indicates the decision of the Beef Reproduction Task Force to provide the spreadsheet for free as a way of sharing expertise with producers and offering...

  • Water wars create long-term problems for Southeast growers. Roberson, Roy // Southeast Farm Press;11/21/2007, Vol. 34 Issue 26, p27 

    The article reports on the implications of drought for Southeast farmers in the U.S. The drought that started in parts of Georgia and Alabama in early 2006 has spread throughout the region, worsened by sweltering temperatures and a drier-than-normal hurricane season. In North Carolina, the...

  • Fronting up to new challenges. Graham, David // New Zealand Dairy Exporter;Oct2005, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p49 

    Comments on the challenges faced by the farming industry in New Zealand as of October 2005. Response of New Zealand farmers to challenges faced by the farming industry; Characteristics of farmers in New Zealand; Recognition received by the farming industry.

  • Producer's rotten protest. Riley, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly;3/25/2005, Vol. 142 Issue 12, p8 

    Deals with the protest of former Welsh Assembly member peter Rogers against the fallen stock regulations in Wales in March 2005. Criticisms against the collection system in the region; Impact of the Fallen Stock Scheme on the farmer s in the area; Remarks from NFU Cymru president Peredur Hughes...

  • Rural Renovators. Chamberlain, Jenny; Larson, Virginia // North & South;Sep2003, Issue 210, p40 

    Looks at the Mystery Creek Fieldays in Hamilton, New Zealand. Country gear of farmers; Purpose of fieldays; Efforts made by New Zealand agriculture to survive.

  • 3600 BCE.  // History of Science & Technology;2004, p28 

    The article states that farmers from the lowlands of Southeast Asia move to Khorat Plateau in 3600 BCE in what is now northeast Thailand, where they become expert potters and metalworkers

  • Hidden value in feed wedge data. Crossley, Chris // New Zealand Dairy Exporter;Oct2011, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p101 

    The article discusses data which can be gleaned from weekly feed wedge data in New Zealand. It states that these are collected by farmers who use it to determine tactical pasture allocation. It reports, however, that this information can also be used to determine other factors, if plotted along...

  • Sharing seed and knowledge: farmer to farmer dissemination of agroforestry technologies in western Kenya. Evelyne Kiptot; Steven Franzel; Paul Hebinck; Paul Richards // Agroforestry Systems;Nov2006, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p167 

    Abstract  Although there’s increasing emphasis on farmer-led extension in rural development, very few studies have been done to understand the social processes involved. This study was undertaken to identify farm and farmer characteristics that...

  • Local flavor.  // Country Living;Mar2005, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p16 

    The article presents information about food items available at Tod Murphy's Farmers Diner in Barre, Vermont. At his affordable, family-friendly diner, most of the food served— burgers, mac-and-cheese, bacon and eggs, turkey sandwiches, mashed potatoes, apple pie— is grown or...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics