1930s dust bowl conditions in the US now more than twice as likely to recur | Environment

The agricultural conditions known as “dust bowl”, which helped propel mass migration among drought-stricken farmers in the United States during the Great Depression of the 1930s, is now more than twice as likely to breed in the region, due to degradation of the climate, according to new research. Dust bowl conditions in the 1930s devastated…

Move from blueberry farm to pine farm shakes neighbors, who say waffle turtles are under threat

Residents are concerned about changes to a former organic blueberry farm in the heart of East Gainesville. The 114-acre farm located southeast of 23rd Place and 15th Street and owned by Tom Dorn, owner of Dorn’s Liquor and Wine Warehouse, has been fallow for 18 years. But over the years, neighbors and other members of…

Farm trades new tractors for fleet of Deutz Agrotrons

After years of keeping modern tractors on low schedule, Worcestershire farmers Phil and Martin Gibbs abandoned this policy and turned to managing a fleet of 2000s Deutz-Fahr Agrotrons. The main reason for this change was that the brothers believed they had little to gain from increasingly complex electronics adapted to new models and could not…

NCDOT has not given up on plans to widen I-95 in Robeson County: CEG

Plans to widen Interstate 95 in Robeson County are still underway, all fully funded and construction scheduled to begin in 2022, a spokesperson for the County said. North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). The expansion project in southeastern North Carolina County is in the development stage, with construction scheduled to begin in 2022 and finish…

Photographer publishes book “Abandoned North Dakota: Glimpses of the Past”

John Piepkorn, professional photographer from Minnetonka, Minn., Released his new book on Nov. 9 titled “Abandoned North Dakota: Glimpses of the Past, which is a book of photographs depicting the forgotten pasts of several buildings.” Piepkorn wanted to present North Dakota in a light not everyone sees and hopes his new book captures these abandoned…

Why Indian Farmer Protests Are Resounding in the United States | Agricultural news

Images of thousands of farmers flocking to India’s capital on tractors and carrying banners to denounce potentially devastating agricultural policy changes may seem a world apart, but the protests in New Delhi raise issues that resonate with the States- United and have led to dramatic changes in rural areas. America. Indian farmers left their homes…