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Extincting Cocks

This is from Cecil Torr’s Small Talk from Wreyland. a letter from his grandfather 7 October 1852:

“The old barn-door or dung-hill cock appears to be extinct, being crossed with China, Minorca, etc. 95 more words

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Waste not want not, or eat only the best? You can't have both

Mmm, snouts and jowls!

Actually, they had me windpipes and tails, so the snouts and jowls are just an extra treat.

A couple of thoughts come to mind regarding these sorts of graphics. 379 more words


Get used to expensive Canadian steaks as drought takes toll on cattle

From burger meat to prime steaks, the rising cost of beef from Canada shows no signs of easing anytime soon. To understand why, look no further than ranchers like Shawn Freimark who can’t afford to feed their cattle. 844 more words


Factsheet of the month: July 2015 - Prevention of powdery mildew on mango using cultural methods

The use of pesticides in Ethiopia has been increasing in recent years but it is thought that due to a lack of training and awareness, these chemicals are often being used… 140 more words


Tassal (TGR) - fish where the fish are

Tassal has redeveloped the business with a more strategic focus evident.

The emphasis is on developing the domestic market, specifically lifting domestic consumption, and the company has largely walked away from export or contract sales. 585 more words


A way forward for direct payments to farmers in Wales?

06 July 2015

Article by Nia Seaton, National Assembly for Wales Research Service

On 7 July the Deputy Minister for Farming and Food is expected to announce the results of the recent consultation on… 618 more words


Cabinet nod to central irrigation plan, national common agri market

Source: Business Standard, Jul 02, 2015

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has cleared the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchaee Yojana (PMKSY), which, with an outlay of Rs 50,000 crore spread over a period of five years starting from 2015-16, aims to provide irrigation to every village by converging the various ongoing irrigation schemes. 216 more words

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