Farming News Daily This is the RSS syndication feed for Cancerns over animal feed prices Trinidad & Tobago's poultry and livestock feed prices are expected to rise sharply as the on-going US drought continues to drive demand for corn and soybean up. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 18 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Harvesting rain Some 300 farmers in St Elizabeth are expected to benefit from a rainwater harvesting project. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 06 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Looking at organic farming The Lenten season is over and many are compensating for their food fasts by planning lavish meals. Easter is also the time for many brunches and tea parties. newsroom - Tue, 24 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT Problems over dairy prices According to Newsday, the latest data released by the Central Statistical Office indicate that inflation continued on a downward trend for the second consecutive month in 2011. Headline inflation, measured by the 12-month increase in the Index of Retail Prices, declined to 10.7 per cent in February 2011 from 12.5 per cent in January. On a monthly basis, headline inflation fell by 0.7 per cent in February following an increase of 1.1 per cent in the previous month. 5mpublishing Mon, 18 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT Poultry technology Avian Technology International (ATI) and Kemin Industries have signed a distribution agreement allowing ATI to sell Kemin feed ingredients in Puerto Rico, Trinidad, Jamaica and Panama. newsroom - Thu, 10 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT Farming problems Since publication of my last article I have discovered an article by Minister Mary King which sets out proposals for diversification of the economy in the on-line edition of the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Service Industries Quarterly, Issue 8 (January-March, 2011). The article is entitled: "The diamond that hopes to be forever." I am in entire agreement with the following statement which heads the article: "Diversification of the economy of Trinidad and Tobago is imperative in the global climate of uncertainty" and the reference to "our economic dependence upon a medium term unsustainable source of revenue — petroleum." newsroom - Mon, 07 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT