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African Swine Fever has caused the loss of hundreds of millions of pigs across China and Southeast Asia, creating a massive shortfall in animal protein supply for these regions through 2020, and possibly for years to come. That shortfall will have significant implications for the U.S. animal protein and feed sectors.
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ReadyQuip JCB is the newest addition to JCB's growing North American dealer network. The new JCB dealership operates from ReadyQuip's premises in Timmins, Ont., to sell and support JCB machines throughout eastern Ontario, including Algoma, Cochrane, Greater Sudbury and Timiskaming.

"For more than 30 years, ReadyQuip has provided customers with innovative construction machines and outstanding service and support," said Mike Larose, vice president of ReadyQuip JCB. "As a JCB dealer, we now represent the brand that invented the backhoe loader, the telehandler and the telescopic skid steer loader. And with more JCB product innovations on the way, we'll be equipping our customers for even greater success."

ReadyQuip was founded in 1986 and is today a full-line construction equipment supplier. As a JCB dealer, the company offers a full range of JCB construction machines, including backhoe loaders, skid steer and compact track loaders, wheel loaders, excavators and telescopic handlers.

In 2015, ReadyQuip invested $1.5 million to expand its 10-acre head office facility in Timmins, which includes a parts and service department, seven-bay workshop and fleet of support vehicles.

"ReadyQuip has built an outstanding reputation with the customers it has served over the past three decades," said Christian Baillie, vice president of Construction Equipment Dealer Sales for JCB North America. "We're excited to work with the ReadyQuip team to offer the productive, reliable and innovative construction machines their customers need to compete and grow in a competitive market"

JCB is the world's largest privately-owned manufacturer of construction, agricultural and defense equipment. From its North American headquarters in Savannah, Georgia, and at 21 other manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom, China, India and Brazil, JCB manufactures a range of more than 300 products for customers in 150 countries. JCB products include Loadall telescopic handlers, backhoe loaders, excavators, wheel loaders, compact excavators, skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, Access aerial work platforms, rough terrain forklifts, and Fastrac tractors.

For more information, visit www.jcb.com.
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The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Texas has announced the first application funding deadline of July 22, 2019 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) under current approved Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) projects.
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The governments of Canada and Ontario are giving farmers in the province a quicker and easier way to renew their Environmental Farm Plans (EFPs).
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Through the months of February and March, Top Crop Manager, Fruit and Vegetable, Canadian Poultry, Manure Manager and Potatoes in Canada – the agricultural magazines published by parent company Annex Business Media – polled their readers to find out their opinions on their succession plans and the future of farming in Canada.
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The North American Manure Expo (NAME) has released a Request for Proposals for mini-grants and seed funding. The NAME funding is intended to further advance the manure industry through education or research.
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Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, recently announced an investment of over $6 million to help the Canadian Pork industry harness innovation to boost production, strengthen public trust, and expand markets for Canadian pork at home and abroad.
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The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is seeking public comment on the draft Request for Proposals and application materials developed for the 2019 Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Technical Assistance Grant Program.
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Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Raj Saini, Member of Parliament (Kitchener Centre), recently announced a repayable contribution of up to $10 million to Conestoga Meats under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, AgriInnovate program while visiting the facility today in southwestern Ontario. This funding will increase the Canadian pork industry's productivity, helping the sector to meet growing domestic and global demands for their high-quality, sustainable products.
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Ontario farm groups strongly disagree with a recent decision to drop charges against a well-known animal rights activist.
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Livestock farmers are subject to inspections by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). And, because these assessments usually occur with little or no notice to the farmer, it is essential to be prepared for your livestock farm to be inspected at any time.
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At the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Global Animal Welfare Forum in Paris, the International Dairy Federation (IDF) in collaboration with the OIE and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released the updated IDF Guide to Good Animal Welfare in Dairy Production.
Published in Dairy
The Canadian government recently announced an investment of over $6 million to help the Canadian pork industry harness innovation to boost production, strengthen public trust, and expand markets for Canadian pork at home and abroad.
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The USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced that up to $250,000 of funding is available in Oregon for eligible individuals, local and state governments, non-governmental organizations, and tribes through the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program.
Published in State
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that the City of Madison, Wisconsin, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, and Washington State University's Energy Program have been selected to receive funding for projects to help reduce food waste and loss and divert food waste from landfills by expanding anaerobic digester capacity in the United States. These projects further the federal government's efforts set forth in the Winning on Reducing Food Waste Initiative.
Published in Anaerobic Digestion
A bill that would change how concentrated animal feeding operations are permitted in Arkansas was pulled by its House sponsor Wednesday and moved to interim study.
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For the eighth consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will offer an opportunity for agricultural producers in three Ohio watersheds to apply for assistance to install conservation practices that protect water quality through the National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI).
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The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Texas has announced the first funding application deadline of March 15, 2019 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). A second funding application deadline is scheduled for May 10, 2019.
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In response to the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, the American Biogas Council (ABC), the trade association for the U.S. biogas industry, released the following statement. Biogas systems recycle organic material like food and yard waste, sewage sludge and animal manure, producing renewable energy in addition to valuable soil products.
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GEA recently achieved a significant milestone in its company history by manufacturing its 10,000th liquid manure spreader tank.
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