The United Nations says locusts are threatening another part of Africa, with up to 7 million people in the southern region facing further food insecurity. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization says the outbreaks in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe are not related to the huge outbreak of billions of desert locusts that has affected East Africa for months. While these new outbreaks are far smaller, the U.N. agency says these outbreaks need quick attention to prevent a wider food security problem as farmers and others already struggle to recover from a serious drought last year and the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
all-day 4S Goat Expo Offers Educational ...
4S Goat Expo Offers Educational ...
Oct 3 – Oct 4 all-day
4S Goat Expo to Offer Seminar, Show, and Sale October 3rd and 4th at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, 5015 W Rodeo Road, North Platte Nebraska. The seminar will start promptly at 10:00 AM on October 3rd. Speakers[...]
all-day Kansas Sheep Association symposium
Kansas Sheep Association symposium
Oct 16 – Oct 17 all-day
HAYS, Kan. — The Kansas Sheep Symposium will be help October 16-17, 2020 in Hays, KS. This event is sponsored by the Kansas Sheep Association with cooperation from Kansas State University Extension. Friday morning will[...]
all-day Int’l Conf. on Pig Survivability
Int’l Conf. on Pig Survivability
Oct 28 – Oct 29 all-day
The International Conference on Pig Survivability is planned for October 28 and 29 in Omaha, Nebraska, at the Hilton Omaha. The conference is part of the Improving Pig Survivability project, a five-year, interdisciplinary, multi-university project[...]
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