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Thursday, June 09, 2016

Agriculture — A remembrance of the good old days - Columns - JamaicaObserver.com

Agriculture — A remembrance of the good old days - Columns - JamaicaObserver.com: ourism was in its infancy, with mostly elderly white Americans wearing straw hats, the men wearing Tower Isle shirts puffing on Jamaican-made cigars while the women shopped on fashionable King Street. Bauxite was also an infant industry just establishing itself.

Report: Agriculture industry big business for North State

Report: Agriculture industry big business for North State: Northeastern California's agriculture industry helped soften the blow of the Great Recession, a Chico State University Agribusiness Institute study says.

The value of agriculture production in the region more than doubled from 2004 to 2014 and agriculture accounted for approximately one of every five jobs in 2014, the report says.

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are lower as traders take profits before the USDA report. The US Dollar is higher with crude oil and stock indices showing a risk-off attitude.

The marketplace is running in high gear of worry about summer weather being too hot and too dry for US row crops. However, the recent GFS and Euro weather models have added instability to the near-term outlook with less persistent heat. Weather models will be followed closely for several weeks or until the fear of not having a crop is eliminated.