Farm and Agriculture

South Africa

Report: South Africa Expropriates First Farms Without Compensation

South African news sources reported Sunday that the government had begun taking farmland without compensation with the attempted expropriation of two game farms in Limpopo, the country’s northernmost province, home to Kruger National Park.

Ryan

Speaker Ryan Fails to Pass Farm Bill

The House passed the Farm bill that includes work requirements for Food Stamps, working towards Trump’s campaign pledge get Americans off of welfare and back to work.

Agritech (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

U.S. States Feature at Israel’s Agritech Conference

TEL AVIV, Israel — Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb joined over 40 ministers of agriculture from around the world on Tuesday at the Agritech Israel conference, a triennial showcase of Israeli innovation in agricultural technology.

Kneeling before a King

Brandon Darby: Rural GOP Leaders Were Attacked for Not Kneeling to Kiss Billionaire’s Ring

Breitbart Texas Editor Brandon Darby sounded off on Houston radio about the recent primary elections in Texas, the state of the Texas Republican Party in general, and a “Russian oligarchy-like” scenario in Texas politics that occurred because rural Texas GOP state lawmakers wouldn’t “kiss a billionaire’s ring.” Darby said Texas Republican leadership likes to “romanticize rural Texans by wearing cowboy hats, boots, and Wrangler Jeans,” but their policies actually “strangle rural Texas communities.”

Lower Bois d'Arc Creek Planned Reservoir

Texas Ranchers Angered over Eminent Domain Taking for Reservoir

Ranchers and farmers in North Texas are angered over the prospect of losing their land and homes through an eminent domain taking for a new reservoir. One rancher estimates that 200 people will lose their property while the water will go to the Dallas area.