Grape picking in 2022 and beyond

As this year's harvest moon rose over the East End in early September, local grape growers, like Peconic Bay Vineyards, were immersed in an annual ritual that began on the North Fork nearly 100 years ago. 50 years. The process of driving…

Intwasa, poultry & cotton at Binga

The Chronicle Nqobile Tshili, columnist The GOVERNMENT yesterday launched three farmer support programs in Binga District, Matabeleland North to ensure food security while castigating the abuse of the presidential input scheme by…

U.S. Hog Inventories Are Trending Down

WASHINGTON– The inventory of all pigs and hogs as of September 1, 2022 was 73.8 million head, down 1% from a year ago but up 2% from June 1, 2022, according to data from the United States Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural…

Moore Orchards open this fall

After being closed for two years, Moore's Orchards will reopen their Apple Haus this fall. The little store is located on Sasse Road, just five miles south of Midland. Orchard manager Steve Heilig says the COVID-19 virus in 2020 and a…

Floods damage up to 91% of minor crops

Minor crops including oilseeds, pulses, vegetables and orchards spanning thousands of hectares have been destroyed due to the recent unprecedented monsoon rains and widespread flooding in the country. Flash floods destroyed about 55% of…