Changes to Burren environmental farming program prompt co-founders to quit – The Irish Times

According to one of its founders, the success of a single environmental scheme involving hundreds of farmers around the Burren could be jeopardized by the introduction of a new and wider scheme under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reforms ) of the EU. The Burren programme, which involves over 330 …

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Malawi: First Capital Bank introduces agricultural season loans for civil servants up to K3 million

One of Malawi’s leading financial institutions, First Capital Bank, has launched a special agricultural season loan product “Tiyeni ku Munda” – targeting Malawi government officials. The criterion is that they must possess valid national identity cards; stamped bank statements and needs no other collateral. Under the theme: “Feeding the harvest …

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Herbalife and United Way Bengaluru to Implement a Series of Integrated Rural Development Programs in Noolpuzha of Wayanad

NNA | Updated: November 23, 2022 6:31 p.m. STI Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India]November 23 (ANI/NewsSee): Herbalife Nutrition Ltd., United Way of Bengaluru (UWBe) and the Noolpuzha Gram Panchayat have partnered with a vision to ensure the integrated development of the Noolpuzha Gram Panchayat, the second largest tribal belt in Wayanad.This integrated …

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Children mark COP27 with ABO Wind and a “green” assembly

The school assembly was the culmination of seven weeks of work and learning and brought together parents and family members, so it was a great opportunity for the children to share with them all that they had learned. On the occasion of the COP27 in Egypt, the students highlighted their …

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Schaeffler India wins CSR Impact Award for rural development

Industrial and automotive supplier Schaeffler India has won the CSR Impact Award for Rural Development and infrastructure Project for its flagship program Jal Sahara. The project is part of the CSR brand, HOPE. As climate change emerges as a major challenge to agriculture, food security and rural livelihoods for millions …

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The rural community of Tipperary is worried about the future of its convenience store

Members of the SCÉAL community group held a meeting with Tipperary TD Michael Lowry in Lorrha over the uncertain future of plans to expand the village’s only store. Deputy Lowry was briefed on the ongoing challenges the voluntary organization faces in completing a vital extension project to St Ruadhán’s Hall …

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Agriculture as a Service Market Analysis, Growth Rate, Demand, Size

Market Overview: The global agriculture as a service market size is expected to grow at a significant growth rate during the forecast period 2022-2028, considering the base year as 2021. Farming-as-a-Service offers industry-leading business solutions for agricultural and related services on a subscription or pay-as-you-go basis. In order to increase …

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Environmental Farming Scheme applicants should complete their confirmation application now

The EFS Claim Confirmation Service was introduced in 2022 to help new policyholders make accurate claims. Farmers who accepted a Tranche 5 deal in 2022 and submitted a Year 1 claim this year through the Single Claim Service must submit a claim confirmation online between December 1, 2022 and January …

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Pankaj Tripathi shares his joys of acting and cultivating

November 22, 2022 | 04:52 IST Pankaj Tripathi shares his joys of acting and cultivating The only Bollywood actor to have released eight releases during the two-year-long Covid pandemic, Pankaj Tripathi was in Goa to give a masterclass. Speaking exclusively to Herald, he shares his journey and love for farming …

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Why not attend a discovery day on the Enniskillen campus?

Alex fondly recalls his experience of attending a discovery day at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE). “As I walked into the Enniskillen campus reception for discovery day, I was greeted by members of staff. The first thing I noticed was how friendly everyone was ;I felt …

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Presentation on USDA Rural Development Services Planned in Clarke County | Winchester Star

BERRYVILLE – An upcoming presentation in Clarke County will detail USDA rural development programs and services, including those through which people can obtain financial assistance for business operations. The presentation will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on December 13 at the Barns of Rose Hill on Chalmers Court …

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Odisha’s dolphin tourism hit by climate change, shrimp farming and infrastructure projects

By Sudhansu R Das* Nature has blessed Odisha with a vibrant natural sector economy. The sectors of forestry, handicrafts, hand weaving, fishing, agriculture, animal husbandry, tourism, pilgrimage tourism and horticulture, etc. can create huge jobs and income in the state in a sustainable way. The state must develop a sound …

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Nebraska Rural Development Accepts Proposals for Future Rural Business Development Grants

LINCOLN — Joan Scheel, director of Nebraska’s rural development business programs, encourages support for small businesses in rural Nebraska through rural business development grants. This program is now open to new applications. “We’re proud to support small businesses through grants and loans, helping our rural main streets thrive,” Scheel said. …

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Bygones Days: Department Accused of Driving Up Land Prices (1984)

The charge follows payment of around £3,000 per acre by Loughry Agricultural College for a nearby farm. Several farmers who were outbid by the Department for the 58-acre property, known as Downs Farm, near Tullyhogue, Cookstown, Co Tyrone, were bitter and had raised the issue with the Ulster Fanners’ Union. …

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Iowa’s rural economy boosted by increased hiring, but confidence plummets amid lingering recession fears

Iowa’s rural economy grew slightly in November, trailing employment increases, but remained below neutral growth, with rural bank managers forecasting a continued slowdown in economic activity in the coming months. come. According to Creighton University Index of rural main streetsreleased on Thursday, Iowa’s index score rose to 47 from 45.6 …

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Establishment of Namdong Community and Rural Development Block in West Jaintia Hills

Syllad | The rising MeghalayaNovember 18, 2022 Meghalaya government on Friday notified the establishment of Namdong Community and Rural Development Block in West Jaintia Hills District with immediate effect. With the establishment of Namdong Community and Rural Development Block, West Jaintia Hills District will now have four C&RD blocks, namely …

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Here is your step by step guide to starting a dairy farming business in India

A dairy farm business is generally considered an all-season opportunity because there is a constant demand for milk, as well as other dairy products, across the world. According to reports, milk production in India increases by more than 3% to 4% each year. Over the years, the dairy industry has …

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Health care is lagging in rural America

Hospital closures and a lack of primary and specialty health care providers are causing big problems in rural America. The US Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the US Department of Health and Human Services has just released its 20th annual report on health care quality and …

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Sindh: floods and rural economy

What needs to be done? One of the main reasons for flooding from torrential rains this time around rather than rising river levels was that national waterways were encroached, the capacity of the drainage system such as LBOD was limited and outlets to the traditional drains leading to the sea …

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GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE TO BOOST RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Allocations for infrastructure, microcredit and social programs to improve the lives of rural populations RURAL development remains a priority for the government, with RM10.93 billion allocated to the Ministry of Rural Development under the 2023 budget, Acting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced on November 13. This amount …

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USDA Rural Development: Invests $13 Million on National Rural Healthcare Day to Improve Healthcare for Rural Wisconsin People

Stevens Point, Wisconsin, November 17, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) State Director of Rural Development for Wisconsin, Julie Lassa, announced today that the USDA is allocating $13 million in grants to improve health care facilities in rural Wisconsin towns. These grants will help 13 rural healthcare organizations …

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Applications are now open for the Center for Rural Development Rogers Fellowship Program 2023 | New

The Center for Rural Development is accepting applications from juniors in Southern and Eastern Kentucky for the 2023 Rogers Scholars Program. Rogers Scholars – the Centre’s flagship youth program – is an intensive, week-long summer program that provides students with valuable leadership skills and exclusive college scholarship opportunities to develop …

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Transform Trade launches its first women-run rural community store

British charity Transform Trade (legally known as Traidcraft Exchange) inaugurated its first women-run community shop called ‘Shodaipati’ at Bakoshpul Bazar in Manirampur Upazilla in Jashore district, Bangladesh on November 10, 2022 This is the first of 100 targeted rural community stores. which will be co-managed and managed by rural women …

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Machine manufacturers strive to reduce emissions

Cycles of relentless drought and intense flooding mark the future of agriculture. “If ever there was a year where you had to say, ‘Is this real?’ this is the year,” says Eric Hansotia, President and CEO of AGCO. “I’m concerned that these types of weather events will be a part …

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Manchin and Capito announce $314,000 for four rural development projects in West Virginia

November 16, 2022 Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $314,930 from the U.S. Department’s Rural Development Program of Agriculture (USDA) for four projects in West Virginia. The funding will support the provision of financial and …

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Cherwell organizations invited to submit ideas for rural development

Businesses and community organizations in rural areas can submit their inspiring ideas for projects that could be funded by a £0.5m funding pot. Cherwell District Council has received £526,000 as part of the Rural England Prosperity Fund. The organisations’ proposals could be key to the success of an investment plan …

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Feedwell Dog Food competition to celebrate 60 years in business

They are donating 60 bags of dog food to the most named and independent dog shelter, sanctuary or sanctuary on the island of Ireland. Feedwell is a brand you can trust to make the best complete and balanced meal for dogs of all breeds and activity levels here in Northern …

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Off-farm income increasingly important to farm and rural economy – AgriNews

DENVER — The growing reliance of American farmers and ranchers on off-farm employment and income reveals the growing economic interconnectedness of rural communities and surrounding cities. According to a study by researchers at the University of Missouri, 82% of US farm household income now comes from non-farm sources. The study …

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Rural and community banks come together to strategize on industry performance

Kwame Owusu Sekyere, Acting President, Association of Rural Banks, Ghana The Association of Rural Banks, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and Directors of Rural and Community Banks gather in Koforidua for the 22nd Biennial General Meeting (BGM) and 4th Rural Banking Excellence Awards. The event, scheduled for November 7-19, will be …

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Senators quiz rural development chief on program access and reach | National

Improving access to programs and addressing staffing issues were among the top concerns expressed by a Senate panel during a Tuesday hearing with the USDA’s rural development chief. Members of the Senate Agriculture Committee also questioned Undersecretary for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small on the agency’s prospects for its rural …

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Farming Simulator 22 – Platinum Edition is the ultimate farming experience

If you’re not already in the know, put yourself in the right circles and you’ll find that Farming Simulator is a big deal. Offering the ability to control dozens of mechanical beasts, build your own farm and reap the rewards, for many, that simply can’t be turned down. And with …

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“Women must own land on which they cultivate”

One of the first steps towards accelerating women’s active participation in agriculture beyond primary production is to invest in women-led agricultural enterprises. But first African countries must step up and put their money in their mouths – a message at the heart of the fifth annual African Agri Investment Indaba …

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The Chamber of Agriculture will lose one in five members

Between retirement and election defeat, 10 members will leave the House Agriculture Committee at the end of the Congressional session next month, a fifth of its slate. house tenant Nancy Pelosi hailed one of the defeated Democrats, Rep. Tom O’Halleran of Arizona, as a respected leader of the agriculture and …

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Creation of a fourth community and rural development in North Garo Hills

Syllad | The rising MeghalayaNovember 14, 2022 The government of Meghalaya has notified the establishment of the fourth community and rural development block in North Garo Hills district and named it Adokrge. Till today, there are three C&RD blocks in the North Garo Hills district, namely Resubelpara C&RD block, Kharkutta …

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Land and Sandwiches: Urban Restaurants Fund Regenerative Agriculture in #Colorado – KUNC

Click on the link to read the article on KUNC website (Rae Solomon). Here is an exerpt : Yellow Barn is a baby of a farm. The 100-acre operation at Longmont started a little over 2 years ago, on the grounds of a closed stable. Nick DiDomenico is the young …

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Ba Ria – Vung Tau Grants Codes to More Agricultural Areas | Company

Farmers belonging to the Nhan Tam Agricultural Service Cooperative in Ba Ria–Vung Tau Xuyen Moc district in the province harvests longan from land that has been given agricultural codes. (Photo: VNA) Ba Ria–Vung Tau (VNA) – The southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau helps farmers register their land …

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Scottish Radical Farming funding application due to greenhouse gas concerns

A COALITION of environmental groups are calling for sweeping changes to the Scottish government’s decades-old agricultural funding system as it emerged the proportion of greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture has risen . Official analysis seen by the Herald shows that despite efforts to tackle climate change in 2020, 18.5% of …

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Ismail Sabri: Government is focusing on entrepreneurship to boost rural economy

Acting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob speaks in Bera on November 12, 2022. – Bernama pic Sunday 13 November 2022 11:44 GMT BERA, November 13 – The government continues to focus on the entrepreneurial sector, which is one of the important elements to stimulate economic development, including among …

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The Church Supports the Farming Community in the Current Economic Crisis

Kircubbin Presbyterian Church, Co Down Photo: Billy Maxwell With growing uncertainty facing farmers and their families, the church’s rural chaplaincy panel will seek to address some of the pressures at an evening gathering in the hall of the Rathfriland Young Farmers’ Club on Sunday November 20 (7 p.m.). There will …

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Ministry of Rural Development allocates RM15.5 million to “Desa Lestari” project in Pahang

Ministry of Rural Development allocates RM15.5 million to “Desa Lestari” project in Pahang The Desa Lestari or Sustainable Village project has benefited 4,500 people in terms of employment opportunities and 1,180 others, including heads of households, in terms of dividends as members of cooperatives. KUANTAN (November 11): The Ministry of …

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(Part II) Sind: floods and rural economy

In addition to adverse global and national developments in a post-pandemic world, Sindh and Balochistan have been badly affected by extraordinary torrential rains in a short span of time. During this period, the average precipitation received was 1100 mm, five times the normal. According to the Chief Minister of Sindh, …

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USDA Rural Development: Attends Grand Opening of New Anaerobic Digester in Brown County

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) State Director of Rural Development for Wisconsin, Julie Lassa, today joined representatives from Dynamic Renewables, Miron Construction, Live Oak Bank and others at a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the completion of BC Organics, a new anaerobic digester in Brown County. “The USDA, under the Biden-Harris …

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CAES Partners with Agrify to Expand Vertical Farming Efforts

Driving through rural Georgia involves miles of sprawling farmland – cotton, peanuts or any of the crops that make farming Georgia’s #1 industry. But on the University of Georgia campus, farms are on the rise. Vertical farming is a component of the broader discipline of controlled environment agriculture (CEA), defining …

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Cultivating fog for water? The Canary Islands are operating a new reservoir.

Since 2018, when rain is scarce during the summer months, Jonay González Pérez and Sara Rodríguez Dorta have relied solely on fog to water their 3.7 acres of farmland. On a good day, the couple’s collector wall — vertical U-shaped nets cemented into the ground by metal posts — can …

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Plans for 130 large-scale agricultural anaerobic digestion plants by 2030

Plans have been drawn up to build 130 anaerobic digestion (AD) biomethane plants in rural Ireland by 2030. Members of the Renewable Gas Forum Ireland (RGFI) today announced their ambition to reach 2.5 TWh of biomethane by 2030 and 9.5 TWh by 2050. This will see the construction of 130 …

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Rural Development Partners Receive $45 Million in New Market Tax Credits

FOREST CITY, Iowa, November 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Rural Development Partners (RDP) has been awarded $45 million in the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Authority of the US Treasury CDFI Fund. This is RDP’s eleventh NMTC award since the company was founded in 2004, totaling $701.7 million. RDP has funded …

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Fairer CAP payments will increase public support for agriculture

An Irish MEP has said improving the fairness of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payment system will increase public support for the European Union’s agricultural budget. Luke Ming Flanagan was speaking at a special hearing of the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI) marking 60 years of …

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Rural Development Center Announces New Board Members

SOMERSET, Ky. — The Center de développement rural is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its board of directors. Karen Kelly of Cornerstone Government Affairs and Tim Robinson, Founder and CEO of Addiction Recovery Care (ARC), will be full members, and Dr. Nancy Cox, Vice President …

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Island Institute’s Rural Community Engagement Amplifies Maine’s Broadband Efforts

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 digital beat Furniture The Island Institute is dedicated to supporting Maine’s island and coastal communities, helping them address pressing environmental and socio-economic issues and leading by example in sustainability. With a focus on building resilient economies, this philanthropic institution works with community leaders to increase broadband …

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B2V4: A new approach to rural development – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Arvind Gupta After the successful completion of three phases of the Back to Village scheme, which was first launched in June 2019, the Union Territory Government of Jammu and Kashmir has launched its fourth edition of the Back to Village scheme on October 27, which was scheduled to run until …

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Farming Forever NZ: Syndicate seeks investors to save iconic Mangaohane station

Mike Barham, founder of the Farming Forever NZ syndicate, fears the iconic Mangaohane resort will be planted with pine trees when sold. File photo / Duncan Brown A syndicate unites to try to save the Mangaohane station from the loss of the pines. The 4,840-hectare landmark property manages 40,000 units …

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Ikwuano Summit 2023: CBO explores agrarian-rural community development

Desiring to kick-start the socio-economic development of its agrarian-rural community Ikwuano LGA, a community-based organization, CBO, the Ahamefula Development Initiative Ikwuano, ADII on Saturday invited all the sons/daughters of the LGA to its first “Socio-economic Summit of Ikwuano” scheduled for January 3 to 5, 2023 in Isiala-Oboro, the headquarters of …

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Ikwuano Summit: CBO explores agrarian-rural community development

Seeking to kick-start the socio-economic development of its agrarian-rural local government area of ​​Ikwuano, the community-based organization (CBO) of Abia State, the Ahamefula Ikwuano Development Initiative (ADII) invited on Saturday all his sons and daughters at his first ‘Ikwuano Socio -Economic Summit’ scheduled for January 3-5, 2023 at Isiala-Oboro, LG’s …

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Mushroom cultivation empowers women in Tripura

Agartala, November 6: There was a time when mushrooms were shunned in the local markets of Tripura. Blame it on the look and feel, it’s often been compared to poisonous mushrooms. On the contrary, today, mushrooms of different kinds have not only made their way into people’s daily plate, but …

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Northern tea culture shriveled by unfair prices

Thu, Nov 3, 2022 7:00 PM Last updated on: Fri, Nov 4, 2022 5:47 PM Tea workers in Panchagarh, like this man, use scythes to harvest tea leaves, instead of the traditional way of picking them by hand. PHOTO: MOSTAFA SHABUJ “> Tea workers in Panchagarh, like this man, use …

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The ladies take the lead role

A wide range of topics were covered, including an important panel discussion by Rural Support on the difficult topic of succession planning. As Managing Director of NIGTA, I was delighted to be involved with the event and took the opportunity to highlight the wealth of exciting career opportunities available in …

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USDA Rural Development Invests Nearly $2.4 Million to Improve Health Care for Rural SD People | Community

HURON – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Director Nikki Gronli announced USDA is providing $2.4 million in grants to improve health care facilities in cities rural South Dakota. “Emergency Rural Health Care Grants help rural communities provide health care to people and places in our country that …

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THE THREE OF MHLOPHE’S LIFE…Football, agriculture and business

Retired Colonel Kenneth Mhlophe. The Chronicle Raymond Jaravaza, correspondent of the Chronicle A SUIT in the morning, overalls in the afternoon and meetings with football executives in the evening is the best way to describe a typical day for retired Colonel Kenneth Mhlophe. Juggling the corporate world, working hard on …

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Democratize land rights in communal areas to unlock the rural economy

When the National Party government consolidated its policy of separate development from apartheid, it unwittingly dispersed parts of the black population into “black spots”, believing these areas to be of insignificant economic value. These so-called autonomous homelands and bantustans were not a new invention. They were preceded by three centuries …

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Solar energy and agriculture revive the Tunisian school as a social enterprise

Most Tunisian schools are cash-strapped and dilapidated, but an innovative project has enabled one to become self-sufficient by generating its own solar power and growing its own food. Now the man behind the initiative hopes the success of rural boarding school in Makthar can serve as a model for improving …

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Fianna Fail wants rural development ministry in next month’s cabinet reshuffle

FIANNA Fail wants one of its TDs to be put in charge of the Rural Development Department when next month’s cabinet reshuffle, the Irish Sun can reveal. Taoiseach Micheal Martin is to swap places with Tanaiste Leo Varadkar as part of a deal made when the Coalition was formed. 2 …

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USDA Rural Development Announces $730,000 Meat and Poultry Processing Expansion Grant – News/Talk KRMS 1150 AM, 97.5 FM & 103.3 FM

Kyle Wilkens, director of rural development for the state of Missouri at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announced today that the department is providing a $730,000 grant under the Processing Expansion Program Meat and Poultry (MPPEP). “USDA Rural Development works hard to provide farmers, ranchers and small …

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Heifer calving at 24 months discussed in Fermanagh Suckler BDG

Roland Graham, County Fermanagh farmer and member of the BDG, is one farmer who has bred his own replacements and calved them at 24 months for the past few years. As part of the BDG program, Ruth Moore, CAFRE’s local Beef & Sheep Advisor, hosted a BDG meeting hosted by …

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Northeast Texas Habitat to Receive $375,000 USDA Rural Development Grant | New

Northeast Texas Habitat received a $375,000 Housing Preservation Grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to improve rural homes in Gregg, Harrison, and Upshur counties. The organization will focus on addressing health and safety hazards in the homes of low-income seniors, people with disabilities and veterans residing in rural …

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Northeast Texas Habitat to Receive $375,000 USDA Rural Development Grant | Lifestyles

Northeast Texas Habitat received a $375,000 Housing Preservation Grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to improve rural homes in Gregg, Harrison, and Upshur counties. The organization will focus on addressing health and safety hazards in the homes of low-income seniors, people with disabilities and veterans residing in rural …

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Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development awards $430,000 to local businesses to increase production facilities, sustainability practices and 166 new jobs

LANSING, Michigan — Today, the Michigan Commission on Agriculture and Rural Development voted to approve grants to five local Michigan businesses, totaling an estimated $430,000. These funds will allow companies to increase production space, expand services with a focus on sustainability and scalability, and create 166 new well-paying jobs. Grants …

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USDA awards $223 million to increase meat processing capacity

Trying to create “more, better, and new markets” for U.S. producers, the Department of Agriculture has awarded a total of $223 million in grants, loans, and loan guarantees to expand meat processing capacity and poultry, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday. Increased competition would support farmers’ incomes, the USDA said. …

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Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Celebrates 2022 Outstanding Employees

LANSING – Service Commitment. Adaptability. Collaboration. These are the words that describe 2022 as much as they describe this year’s Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) award winners. MDARD is known for its ongoing commitment to problem solving with its customers and stakeholders, for its dedication to growing …

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Post-Brexit political chaos may mean farmers miss out on nature-friendly payments | Agriculture

Farmers could lose thousands of pounds after government chaos on post-Brexit nature-friendly agricultural programs made them not apply. These programs were developed to replace the old system of EU subsidies for farmers, who paid according to the amount of land they managed. The new English system would instead pay for …

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USDA Rural Development Attends Inauguration of Affordable Workforce Housing Project | Agriculture

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Czech Rural Pact aims to mobilize resources for rural development in the Czech Republic – Brno Daily

Smart villages and an effective rural pact are essential to ensure the development of rural areas. Photo credit: KK/BrnoDaily. Czech Republic, Oct. 31 (BD) – On October 27-28, at a conference on rural development in Lednice, the Czech Republic presented its Rural Pact, a strategy that brings together citizens, local …

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Zimbabwe to maintain contract farming method

The government of Zimbabwe has announced that the concept of contract farming will continue. The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Resettlement, Vangelis Haritatos, noted that the agricultural system has a number of advantages, more so for small farmers. According to the Deputy Minister, the system is a …

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Poots visits anaerobic digestion plants in Norfolk

Norfolk’s utility scale plants produce either renewable electricity and/or renewable gas to decarbonize local electricity and gas grids. The first site, Corbiere Renewables, was of particular interest to the minister as it produces biomethane for direct injection into the gas grid, which Northern Ireland hopes to emulate in the near …

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Farm unions warn of dangers to farm safety

Farm unions across the UK have warned the public to be careful when taking part in Halloween activities such as lighting bonfires, setting off fireworks and using sky lanterns in because of the dangers they pose to farms and farm animals. The Farmers Union of Wales (FUW) released a statement …

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USDA Rural Development Provides $58 Million to Bring High-Speed ​​Internet Access to Communities in Rural Missouri – News/Talk KRMS 1150 AM, 97.5 FM and 103.3 FM

Kyle Wilkens, Missouri State Director for Rural Development for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), today announced that the department is allocating more than $58 million to provide high-speed Internet access to people living in rural Missouri. “Broadband internet is crucial for rural Missouri residents and businesses to …

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Government introduces caged fish farming for youngsters

the herald Sharon Shayanawako In a move that promotes demographic inclusiveness, the government has introduced commercial cage fish farming for young people as part of the Presidential Fisheries Program in a bid to make fish farming attractive to the age group. This will boost youth involvement in agriculture and contribute …

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US Senate candidates diverge on how to support family farming

Family farms are essential to Iowa’s rural economies, the state’s two U.S. Senate candidates agree, but they differ on how to ensure the farms’ long-term viability. Longtime U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, a Republican, said a strong federal safety net for farmers and trade policies that benefit their exported products are …

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€5.8 million for Longford rural development and enterprise projects over the next five years

Longford will receive a €5.8 million investment that will support thousands of locally run rural development and business projects over the next five years. Rural and Community Development Minister Heather Humphreys TD today announced details of the €180 million LEADER program for 2023-2027 and released the funding allocation for each …

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USDA Rural Development: Attends Groundbreaking of New Affordable Workforce Housing Project

DARLINGTON, Wisconsin, October 26, 2022 – Julie Lassa, State Director of Rural Development for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), joined representatives from the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA), WHEDA, Cinnaire, United Migrant Opportunity Services (UMOS), The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago and others at a grand opening …

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Evening Edition | Wednesday, October 26, 2022

In tonight’s evening edition, learn about the six states that harvested more than 75% of the corn, the RIPE100 stewardship program, and a fined cattle farm in Iowa. corn harvest Editor Natalina Sents Bausch reports on states with less than 25% corn harvest remaining. These include North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, …

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USDA Rural Development’s ReConnect Program Helps Rural Families Bridge the Digital Divide

Posted by Darrah Perryman, Public Affairs Specialist, USDA Rural Development in Rural Technology October 26, 2022 McClellanville County is a rural community in South Carolina, and like many communities across rural America, high-speed internet access presents real obstacles. Families like Lindsay’s have struggled to stay connected in the digital age. …

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Crowds of Maori farmers attend the Ahuwhenua Māori Awards of Excellence

Wī Pere Trust won the Ahuwhenua 2022 trophy on the night. Photo / Alphapix Public interest journalism funded by NZ On Air Hundreds of people gathered in Napier last week to celebrate the Ahuwhenua Māori awards for excellence in agriculture for beef and mutton. The Ahuwhenua Trophy recognizes and celebrates …

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The rural economy is the pillar of the national economy: Yogi

Neglected for decades, the Musahar and Vantangiya communities were front and center during Diwali celebrations at Jungle Tikoniya Number 3 on Monday. Addressing the assembly on this occasion, the CM addressed his greetings to the population and declared that the rural economy was the pillar of the national economy. If …

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NE Texas Habitat to Receive $375,000 USDA Rural Development Grant – The Gilmer Mirror

25/10/2022 – Northeast Texas Habitat received a $375,000 Housing Preservation Grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to improve rural homes in Gregg, Harrison, and Upshur counties. The organization will focus on addressing health and safety hazards in the homes of low-income seniors, people with disabilities and veterans residing …

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National Natural Agriculture Mission Guidelines 2022: Is Meghalaya Prepared?

In recent years, the Union government has paid increasing attention to nature-friendly farming practices. The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, himself, during his 2022 Independence Day speech, highlighted the potential of organic and natural agriculture as an important pathway to make India Atma Nirbhar (self-reliant) in reducing the costs of expensive …

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New novel explores women’s roles in the farming community

Elise Gregory, writer from western Wisconsin The Clayfields: A Story Novel is a hymn to Midwestern farming communities, whose members spend their time growing corn, raising and milking goats and cows, riding horses, fishing and hunting, and attending summer festivals . The book focuses on the experiences of a range …

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East Tyrone UFU Group Champions Success

The group recently started their winter program meetings and are thrilled that face-to-face meetings are now back. During the winter, the group organized many educational and fun meetings. The dates of the next meetings are as follows: Tuesday 8 November 2022, 8 p.m., Hôtel Royal Topic: Challenges Facing NI Agriculture …

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“Nigeria can improve the economy through rural development” — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Nigeria’s 70% rural population will significantly improve the country’s economy and accelerate Gross Domestic Product (GDP) if the government and well-meaning Nigerians prioritize the need for improved skills and infrastructure in rural communities . This is according to a non-profit organization, True Foundation, which aims to increase the ability of …

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Utah think tank offers new ‘playbook’ to catalyze rural community development

Brief news Have you ever seen a building in your downtown area and thought it would be a great bookstore or a great restaurant, but the money isn’t there to fuel the dream? In response to the lack of investment in rural communities, a nonpartisan think tank in Utah has …

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Keene council moves forward with rural development incentives

Oct 21 – Plans advanced at Thursday’s town council meeting for an ordinance that would create benefits for housing development projects in the rural district of Keene, days after councilors dropped a controversial part of the measure which would have reduced the minimum size of land in the district. Mayor …

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Why did so many people from Voices for Freedom participate in an agricultural protest?

ANALYSIS: It’s an unusual picture: tractors lined up in the Auckland Estate, used as a stage prop for a crowd of Voices for Freedom (VFF) supporters, without a red stripe gumboot in sight. For event oppose a proposed methane taxit should be noted that, in some regions, the majority of …

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Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) supports rural development in Somalia

The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) and the South West State of Somalia implemented the “Modern Beekeeping Development Project” in Baidoa in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and of Somalia Irrigation. Although the best honey is produced in Baidoa in Somalia, traditional methods are used in beekeeping activities …

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Fermanagh Rural Community Network celebrates local heroes

Community spirit was front and center at Fermanagh House this week as the Fermanagh Rural Community Network (FRCN) held its AGM and Celebrating Community Achievement Awards on Monday evening. Louise McLaughlin, President of FRCN, welcomed the more than 50 people in attendance, as well as those watching online on Zoom, …

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St. Johns City Manager Ramsey Appointed to Rural Development Council | New

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Weston Recognized as a Smart Rural Community

WESTON – Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company (NNTC) recognized the Village of Weston as a Smart Rural Community (SRC) on Tuesday, October 11 at the Weston Fire Station as part of the company’s open house. The designation comes from the Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) in conjunction with NNTC. This recognition is …

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Farmers heed government call for smart farming

The Chronicle Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu, Head of Matabeleland South OfficeLivestock farmers are responding to the government’s call to increase the national herd by adopting smart farming practices such as stud farming, artificial insemination and intensive fodder production. The government, through ARDAS, formerly Agritex, has also put in place various programs to …

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