Monthly Archives: January 2022

Rural community at the mercy of mine

Johannesburg- The spill of dangerous toxins at the Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) coal mine located in the village of oKhukho near Ulundi, in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal, has again shone a light on the plight of rural communities who are at the mercy of mining companies. Subsistence farmers in the …

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Comment: For a rural community at the crossroads of crude oil, energy politics is complicated

Clearbrook, Minnesota is a small town of just over 500 residents located in far northern Minnesota. It sits on the edge of the fertile Red River Valley, but is decidedly more ‘north-wooded’. Hunting is like a second religion. Timber is plentiful, as is cultivated wild rice. Clearbrook is also my …

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minister defends the “bureaucracy” of carbon farming | The rural

The “excessive bureaucracy” proposed by the Federal Government for its own voluntary carbon market will create sovereign risk for Australia, market participants have warned. Under these plans, the federal Minister and Department of Agriculture could step in and veto some new or expanded carbon projects, potentially hurting farmers and businesses …

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USDA Rural Development invests in rural Ohio – Ohio Ag Net

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Secretary Jewel Bronaugh announced that the USDA is investing $1 billion to build and improve essential community facilities in 48 states, Puerto Rico and Guam. This infrastructure funding will increase access to health care, education and public safety while stimulating community development and …

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Sunflower cultivation will become compulsory

the herald Office of Nqobile Tshili Bulawayo All communal farmers will soon be required to venture into sunflower cultivation as it seeks to replace imports of crude sunflower oil worth US$200 million. The government has already started providing communal farmers with inputs to enable them to get involved in sunflower …

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Basohli SVEP Model rapid empowerment of the rural economy; 1075 women, 478 men enjoy SHG mode – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

KATHUA: While the cityscape across India is abuzz with the startup ecosystem, the rural setting is also thriving with the culture of the entrepreneur through the Startup Village Entrepreneurship Program (SVEP) under the leadership of Deendayal Antodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM) Kathua is the first district in …

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NFU President: Farmers are pawns in Brexit negotiations | Agriculture

The chairman of the National Farmers’ Union has accused the government of using UK food producers as a ‘pawn’ in post-Brexit trade deals. Minette Batters, who has led the organization representing British farmers since 2018, said ‘the world’s most prized food market’ had been ‘handed over for nothing’ by ministers, …

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Basohli SVEP Model rapid empowerment of the rural economy

Kathua, Jan 28: While the cityscape across India is abuzz with the startup ecosystem, the rural setting is also thriving with the culture of entrepreneurs through the Startup Village Entrepreneurship Program (SVEP) under the direction of Deendayal Antodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM)Kathua is the first district in …

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USDA Rural Development Kansas Highlights Year of Achievement – ​​Dodge City Daily Globe

Vincent Marshall Dodge City Globe Led by Acting State Director Dan Fischer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Kansas highlighted 2021 accomplishments to help rural Kansas residents and businesses access housing, health care, economic development and other essential services. “USDA Rural Development Kansas has had a very successful …

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Simplification of agriculture – a complex process?

WHEN I wrote my December article, I remember saying that it was an exciting month. The month became even more exciting when my daughter Penelope was born between Christmas and New Years. I am currently writing this on the family farm as we introduce her to all things cow and …

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USDA Announces Appointment of Glenn Pauley as State Director of Rural Development in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (News Release) – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to appoint Glenn Pauley to serve as state director of rural development (RD) in Wyoming. This announcement includes the appointment of additional Farm Service Agency (FSA) positions across the country. “As we work to build a better America …

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The budget should focus on rural development, MSMEs, Auto News, ET Auto

The government should guarantee a specific allocation to MSMEs under the PLI program and accelerate the fund-of-funds program to stimulate the use of private sector capacities and boost rural consumption. The Union budget for 2022 is expected to focus on reviving the financial sector – the backbone of the economy …

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Tractor upgrade makes the machine suitable for a range of farming tasks

Originally from Switzerland, Wendel Sidler grew up on a 20ha dairy farm which supported a herd of 20 cows. Arrived in New Zealand in 2014 to share, in 2020, he and his wife Manuela had launched their own company, Green Farm Ltd. In 2020, when the farm’s 12-year-old 90hp tractor …

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Jennersville hospital closure spells bad news for rural community

On December 31, most of us found ourselves ready to put 2021 behind us and anticipate what 2022 might bring. For Jennersville Hospital in West Grove, Chester County, there would be no future prospects. At midnight on January 1, 2022, the rural hospital, which has been around for over 100 …

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USDA Invests $1 Billion to Improve Rural Community Infrastructure in Oregon and Nationwide | Community

Funding in Tillamook County and statewide will increase access to health care, education and public safety for people who call rural communities home PORTLAND, Oregon, January 26, 2022 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh today announced that the USDA is investing $1 billion to …

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Southern Tier to get over $7 million for rural community improvements

(WETM) – The Southern Tier is set to receive millions in grants and loans from the United States Department of Agriculture. The USDA announced Jan. 26 that it would invest more than $1 billion to “build and improve essential community facilities” in 48 states. The ministry said the money will …

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Expansion of fiber industries supported by the Rural Development Fund

Fiber Industries says its expansion includes increased capacity through the restoration and modernization of production lines, state-of-the-art control systems and increased warehouse space. The company plans to complete the expansion project in early 2023 and create more than 50 new jobs. The South Carolina Economic Development Coordinating Council approved job …

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Rural community in Armenia gets energy-efficient lighting system

January 26, 2022 – 15:38 AM PanARMENIAN.Net – A major infrastructure problem has been solved in Arpi, a locality located next to the Yerevan-Goris highway. Since 2018, Viva-MTS and the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Properties (FPWC) have implemented several infrastructure development projects: the last stage of …

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Feature: Rural Community Advantage 30 Minutes

Ann Carruthers, Deputy Chair of ADEPT’s Transport and Connectivity Council and Director of Environment and Transport at Leicestershire County Council, explains how the 30-minute rural neighborhood can benefit local communities. The 30 Minute Rural Community is a new concept that examines how to tackle inequality through new thinking and collaboration. …

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Plastic tax on silage film increases agricultural costs

Sarah Cowie, NFUS All farm unions, including NFU Scotland and the National Sheep Association (NSA), have been lobbying HMRC to have the product excluded from the plastic packaging tax. They claim this would only increase the price of silage packaging which had already risen dramatically due to rising energy and …

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Opinion: The main ingredients of agriculture? family and cake

For future reference, if you arrive at our farm and it takes more than 30 seconds to get your boots on, I’ve already passed full judgment on you and it’s not looking very good. In his heyday, my dad could do it without even breaking his stride. Plus, his flat …

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Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says carbon farming legislation needs adjusting

Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor. Picture/file While the government must address carbon farming in New Zealand, farmers can also play their part in preventing the practice from spiraling out of control, said Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor. Rural communities have expressed concern that prime land for sheep and cattle is being …

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Soto Named USDA State Director for Rural Development in Idaho | farm and ranch

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President Biden endorses state director for rural development in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — President Biden has approved the appointment of Rudy Soto to serve as USDA’s state director of rural development in Idaho. Several other regional appointments have also been announced, including the State Executive Director of the Agricultural Services Agency for Gem State. “As we work to build …

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Armstrong Named State Director for TN Rural Development | Agriculture

USDA News President Joe Biden recently announced his intention to appoint four regional positions in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), including four State Executive Directors of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and five State Directors of Rural Development ( RD). Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said, “As the USDA …

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Feature: The benefit of rural community 30 minutes

Ann Carruthers, Deputy Chair of ADEPT’s Transport and Connectivity Council and Director of Environment and Transport at Leicestershire County Council, explains how the 30-minute rural neighborhood can benefit local communities. The 30 Minute Rural Community is a new concept that examines how to tackle inequality through new thinking and collaboration. …

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Reviews | Agriculture, rural development for inclusive growth

Josef Kefas Sheehama The agriculture sector is one of the critical segments of the Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5) to advance Namibia’s economic growth. Therefore, it remains the backbone for sustained economic growth, to provide quality livelihoods and a high standard of living for the people. Despite the growth in …

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“Greenhouse agriculture can create jobs for internally displaced people and address food shortages”

An official from the Commodity Development Department of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr. Rufus Durodoye, said greenhouse agriculture can create jobs for displaced people and refugees, and enhance food security in the country. Nigeria. He said this during an online presentation on Journalist go Organic, a pan-African movement, …

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USDA has a new energy grant for rural communities

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering up to $10 million to rural communities to develop renewable energy projects that will increase energy efficiency and reduce pollution. “It’s exciting to get projects at the community level. To have multiple partners come together and create …

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Heifer, Walmart to help improve rural economy in Anantpur, East Godavari – The New Indian Express

Through Express press service VIJAYAWADA: Heifer International, Cargill and the Walmart Foundation announced the expansion of the Hatching Hope: Accelerating Earnings Through Diversification in India initiative to improve women’s financial independence in Anantapur and East Godavari. Addressing a press conference here on Monday, Heifer India country manager Avani Malhotra said …

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RRDC, NCRCRD celebrate 50 years of rural development

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — August will mark the 50th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s signing of the Rural Development Act of 1972, creating the Rural Regional Development Centers located across the United States. The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD), currently hosted by Purdue University, spans across this …

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A cheesemonger gives school children a valuable farming lesson

Schoolchildren in AUSTWICK have been given a hands-on lesson in cheese making, courtesy of Andy Swinscoe, owner of The Courtyard Dairy. “It was a great opportunity to give the kids hands-on knowledge about cheese making and farming in general,” Andy said. “Their teacher had told me that as part of …

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Government must do more for rural development, says Phillips | News

MILLE GULLY, Manchester: Manchester North Western MP Mikael Phillips is calling on the government to boost rural development not just by creating schemes but by providing the resources needed for sustainability. He indicated that among the needs for water, improved road surfaces and electricity in rural areas, access to consistent …

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Farm Commentary – Let’s Take a Litter Lesson From Cowboys

Ignorant tippers cost farmers time and money (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) And that’s when the seed was sown. I wanted to visit the vast prairie of the American Wild West and see it for myself. So, a dozen years ago, I fulfilled my dream and visited the states of …

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Dutch agriculture policy complicates matters in The Hague

European farmers can still consider the coming to power of the new government in the Netherlands a momentous day. The government was sworn in on January 10, an unprecedented 299 days since the country’s last election. Agriculture was probably one of the thorniest topics in the coalition negotiations, as more …

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Get risk-free government loans now to start a profitable business

Goat farming is slowly becoming a profitable business worldwide In addition to agriculture, a large part of the Indian population depends on livestock for their livelihood. Goat farming is one such profitable breeding business. To start a goat farming business, you will need a reasonable amount of money. Clients can …

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Online learning tools help the Powys farming family thrive

Beccie Williams is a wife, mother of three young children and now also a full-time poultry farmer. Beccie and her husband Matthew took over her parents’ beef and sheep farm in Llanbister, near Llandrindod Wells in 2010. They then bought the farm and are now business partners in the 280-acre …

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Agriculture in Modern Irish Literature: Writers Who Found Fertile Ground

In the scheme of things, the emergence of the family farm in rural Ireland is a relatively recent phenomenon. The land laws of the late 19th and early 20th centuries changed the character of rural communities and the character of people. They allowed tenants to become owners, leading to a …

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Schoepp: pitting one agricultural practice against another benefits no one

Reading time: 3 minutes The use of synthetic nitrogen is debated worldwide by farmers and scientists. Last month, an opinion piece entitled “Nutrition claims are crap” stimulated discussion, written by Jaqueline Rowarth in a New Zealand publication called Rural News. In it, the agronomist dabbled in regenerative agriculture, calling it …

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Farmland values ​​in Britain set to rise

From 2022 to 2026, Savills estimates that growth in the value of lower quality ranched land (6% per year) will outpace prime arable land (2.5%) excluding inflation amid still tight supply . These forecasts are included in Savills’ latest rural research report, “Spotlight: The Farmland Market”, which was released recently. …

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Forbes India – Rural Development: Community Ownership: Essential Step for Rural Empowerment

Community ownership promotes cooperation, coordination and collaboration among stakeholders and community members. Image: Shutterstock /> Almost two years ago, I visited Kavelawadi Thakurwadi, a remote village in Maharashtra. Many families had migrated to the cities for work and only 70 families still remained in the village. The inhabitants had gathered …

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Vilsack takes stock of the rural economy

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sat in the hot seat for several hours of questions from members of the House Agriculture Committee on Thursday, January 20. In his rural economy update for members, he provided updates on many key questions posed by members, including animal biotechnology, support for biofuels, pandemic and …

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ICYMI Farm News Highlights | Thursday, January 20, 2022

It’s almost the weekend and a variety of topics have been making headlines. Check them out below in case you missed them throughout the day. Competition in the meat industry Meat prices soared 14.8% in 2021, part of the overall food inflation by 6.3%. Acknowledging that “we need to get …

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Teaching rural children about organic farming and ethics in Artificial Intelligence

V. Kamakoti, the new director of IIT Madras, diligently follows in the footsteps of his family V. Kamakoti, who recently took over as director of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, is a real blue boy from Chennai. In this interaction, he explains his areas of intervention for the institute. …

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Bankers survey: rural economy remains strong in 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The economy of rural areas in 10 Plains and western states remains strong, according to a new monthly survey of bankers in the region released Thursday, but those bankers said they are increasingly concerned about the rising costs associated with operating farms. The Rural Main Street …

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Free book from the Fed aims to shine a light on effective rural development

If your winter reading list needs a little weight, the St. Louis Fed has just what you need: a 600-page volume showcasing investments in community development across rural America. The publication also offers a framework that the editors hope “can help more communities achieve shared economic prosperity.” The volume includes …

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Rural boy inspires Mzansi with thriving farming business: ‘Farming is a profession, not a sideline’

Farming is a job of hope for a young man who took to Twitter to share his business growth Briefly News spoke to Terry Maphosa who started his full-time agribusiness in 2017 and has never looked back The Zimbabwean farmer said he enjoys seeing his personal growth while being his …

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Opinion – Agriculture and rural development are necessary for inclusive growth

Josef Kefas Sheehama The agriculture sector is one of the critical segments of the Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5) to advance Namibia’s economic growth. Therefore, it remains the backbone for sustained economic growth to provide quality livelihoods and a high standard of living for the people. Despite the growth in …

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Bankers Survey: Rural economy remains strong in 10 states | Illinois News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The economy of rural areas in 10 Plains and western states remains strong, according to a new monthly survey of bankers in the region released Thursday, but those bankers said they are increasingly concerned about the rising costs associated with operating farms. The Rural Main Street …

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Bankers Survey: Rural Economy Remains Strong in 10 States | Economic news

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The economy of rural areas in 10 Plains and western states remains strong, according to a new monthly survey of bankers in the region released Thursday, but those bankers said they are increasingly concerned about the rising costs associated with operating farms. The Rural Main Street …

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The battle between fish and agriculture intensifies during the House hearing on the Lorraine Loomis law | Washington

(The Center Square) — During a House committee public hearing Wednesday morning, Native American tribal representatives made known their support for legislation that would require landowners to set aside large buffer zones on either side of creeks on their land to help the salmon. Farmers and their allies argued that …

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£25,000,000 funding for high-tech machinery on farms

Grants ranging from £35,000 to £500,000 are available to invest in productivity-boosting equipment such as driverless tractors, robots that harvest, spray crops and weed, and automated milking systems. The new scheme, worth a total of £25,000,000, is the latest installment from the Farming Investment Fund – an umbrella fund which …

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What the budget can do to support agriculture, in five tables

In 2016, the BJP-led government set a target of doubling farmers’ incomes by 2022. An inter-ministerial committee set up to recommend strategies to achieve this goal highlighted seven sources of income growth , mainly focused on better farming practices and a change to non-agricultural occupations. Over time, the Center has …

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Defra and EA to provide ‘clear guidance’ on farming rules for water by spring

Defra and the Environment Agency (EA) have agreed to publish clear new guidance on the interpretation of the Agricultural Rules for Water (FRfW) for farmers by early spring. The pledge was made at a hearing of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee last week, which was attended by …

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Launch of IFAD’s China Rural Development Report – advocating for food systems transformation for rural prosperity

– The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in collaboration with the China Agricultural Policy Center at Peking University, today launched the IFAD Rural Development Report 2021, during a virtual event. The 2021 flagship report focuses on transforming food systems for rural prosperity. It describes global issues that affect the …

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Zimbabwe: Exciting and harsh realities of contract farming

Obert Chifamba Agri — Overview Simply put, contract farming is an agreement between farmers and processing and/or marketing companies to produce and supply products under forward agreements, often at pre-determined prices. In principle, the system commits a producer to produce a certain product at a certain time for an agreed …

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Extension of the Future Farming Resilience Fund

Defra has extended the interim phase of the Future Farming Resilience Fund for up to six months until September 2022. This phase of the fund, which was previously scheduled to end in March, has been extended to give vendors more time to submit the report. The scale-up phase, which was …

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Ten projects get $3.2m from WA government’s carbon generation scheme

Weelhamby Farm Manager Phil Logue, Wellhamby Project Founder and Investor David Martin and WA Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan. Photo: Weelhamby Project The Western Australian government pledged $3.2 million on Thursday as part of its Carbon Generation and Land Restoration Program, which aims to mitigate climate change through carbon …

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Honey production is changing the rural economy of Bharatpur

Providing an alternative livelihood model to farmers, honey production in the vast mustard fields of Bharatpur district in eastern Rajasthan is changing the face of the rural economy. Beekeeping activities have turned the backward region into a ‘honey bowl’ amid rising cost of agricultural inputs and shrinking size of farmland. …

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Make mental fitness a priority

The Cullyhanna Team This is an opportunity to start fresh and make positive changes that not only support the health of the farm business, but also the health of the farmer and the farm family. Veronica Morris, CEO of Rural Support, said: “The agriculture industry faces many stressors including rising …

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Why South West States Should Embrace Mechanized Agriculture — Features — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The South West region is unquestionably endowed with vast arable land and human resources that can be cultivated to produce enough food for the region and other parts of the country. [FILE PHOTO] Tractor In terms of agronomic policies and plans, the states in the region have what could be …

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Insecurity: Borno plans large-scale irrigated agriculture

Posted January 15, 2022 Following the gradual return of peace to parts of Borno State after more than a decade of insurgency, the state government embarked on massive irrigated agriculture to boost agricultural activities in 25 areas of local state government. State Governor Prof. Babagana Zulum during an inspection visit …

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Biden appoints new director of rural development in Washington

January 14, 2022 3:22 p.m. Job : January 14, 2022 3:22 p.m. Credit: Eddie J. Rodriquez, Shutterstock OLYMPIA, Wash. – A new director for rural affairs management in Washington is now in the United States Capitol building. President Biden announced eight new regional positions at the USDA, with Washington receiving …

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Jeremy Clarkson’s farming neighbors back Top Gear star’s plan for Diddly Squat restaurant

Jeremy Clarkson has been backed by fellow farmers, food producers and local residents in Oxfordshire after his plan to build a hilltop restaurant was rejected by council. The Amazon Prime star, 61, said he was ‘very’ frustrated after local authorities turned down his bid to build a new restaurant and …

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Saai welcomes suspension of subsistence farming vouchers

African marmalade Saai welcomes the decision of the Ministry of Agriculture, Agrarian Reform and Rural Development to suspend the presidential employment stimulus programs (PES) which were implemented in the form of vouchers. Saai has continually warned based on complaints from subsistence farmers across the country that the system has been …

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Development Ministry Aims to Accelerate Rural Projects This Year, Minister Says | Malaysia

Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid speaks to cleaning staff after delivering his New Year term at the ministry in Putrajaya, January 14, 2022. – Bernama pic PUTRAJAYA, Jan. 14 – The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) aims to fast-track every development project in rural areas this year, its …

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11,000 preschool teachers in Kemas will have a bachelor’s degree

Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said it would be done in stages and coordinated by the Ministry of Rural Development in terms of finance and personnel. – Photo Bernama PUTRAJAYA (January 14): Around 11,000 preschool teachers (Tabika) from the Department of Community Development (Kemas) will upgrade from graduate to bachelor status, …

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Climate-smart agriculture presents itself as an agricultural model

FE REPORT | Published: January 14, 2022 8:49:41 a.m. | Update: January 14, 2022 1:35:44 p.m. Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) stands as an agricultural model for a sustainable agricultural production system aimed at food security even during climatic calamities in eight countries including Bangladesh. The officials said the D-8 grouping had …

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Rural economy put to the test again

Lower government spending, abundance issues such as record harvest and free grain distribution, unfavorable terms of trade for farmers, etc., could threaten rural growth By Sachchidanand Shukla A new threat in the form of Omicron now hangs over the economic trajectory of India, which has already weathered two devastating waves. …

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USDA Announces Appointment of Additional Directors of the Agricultural Services and Rural Development Agency

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2022 – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to appoint eight regional positions in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), including five State Executive Directors of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and three State Directors rural development (RD). “As we work to build a better …

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NAB supports Geora to provide agricultural data to banks to boost lending

“There’s all this great data available, but agricultural lending hasn’t provided much visibility into farmers,” said Bridie Ohlsson, CEO and co-founder of Geora. Real-time data “Right now there’s a lot of information that’s unrelated to what’s being funded, so banks have pretty strict credit scoring processes and risk profiles. We …

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USDA Rural Development invests $331 million in rural Iowa | News

(Des Moines) — The United States Department of Agriculture is continuing to invest more than $300 million in rural infrastructure in Iowa. USDA Rural Development last month announced a $331 million investment to improve critical infrastructure in rural Iowa. Theresa Greenfield, director of rural development for Iowa USDA, said the …

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Startups can help rural economy go digital, says Piyush Goyal

The number of Indian billionaires has risen from 102 to 142, while 84% of households in the country have suffered a drop in income in 2021, which has also been a year marked by huge losses in lives and livelihoods , according to the non-profit organization Oxfam. The latest report …

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Increase sheep housing capacity without additional investment

Adam Jones – Specialist Technical Facilitator on the Business Development Group Program. Jayme Carvill farms in partnership with her brother and father outside Hilltown, Co Down. The farm carries a total of 450 ewes, lambs, 300 lambs and 120 oxen on 100 hectares, more than 50% of which are classified …

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Startups can help India’s rural economy go digital: Piyush Goyal

Union Trade and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday called on startups to help micro-entrepreneurs in rural areas leverage technology to grow their businesses and encourage farmers, weavers and artisans to use digital platforms to sell their products. “Startups will help India transition from an assembly economy, …

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Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Suspend Implementation of Presidential Jobs Stimulus Bonds with Immediate Effect

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) wishes to advise subsistence farmers receiving Presidential Employment Stimulus Checks (PES) of the decision to suspend all implementation of the PSE effective immediately until further notice. The department reviews, reorganizes and redefines the implementation of the ESP, to meet all …

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Reforms should make agriculture sustainable: The Tribune India

Devinder Sharma Food and Agriculture Specialist Although Indian policymakers and economists have learned no lesson from the failure of market reforms in American agriculture, and even after the repeal of the three controversial farm bills, they still reiterate that the supply- demand leads to price discovery. Market dynamics have once …

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Startups can help rural economy go digital: Piyush Goyal

Homepage ” General” Business ” Startups can help rural economy go digital: Piyush Goyal Posted By: Gopi January 12, 2022 New Delhi, January 13 (SocialNews.XYZ) Union Trade and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday called on startups to help micro-entrepreneurs in rural areas leverage technology to grow their businesses and …

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PM Modi recognizes and appreciates the organic farming of FPO Jivamrit

Biological agriculture In addition to providing cash assistance to farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, the government provided capital grants to encourage agricultural producer organizations (OPAs). Haridwar, an FPO-Jivamrit organic agricultural production company based in Uttarakhand, is one such example. On the occasion of the Happy New Year 2022, …

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rural economy: industry is optimistic about sentiment of rural economy: CII

The Rural Business Confidence Index for October 2021 stood at 63.9 thanks to improved rural credit, leading the industry to be bullish and optimistic about sentiment in the rural economy, said the Confederation of Indian Industry in its first rural business confidence index developed in partnership with CRIF High. Brand. …

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Has the pandemic helped revive the rural economy?

The pandemic may in fact have led to reverse migration, although the jury is still out on whether there is a positive impact on rural demand and growth. The number of very small business loans has increased by 100% since the pandemic (fiscal years 19-21), while personal loans have increased …

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Turkish agronomist teaches hunger-stricken Malawians about agriculture

Ece ÇELİK – ISTANBUL As part of a project to train African villagers at risk of famine in farming practices, a Turkish agronomist spent days in Malawi teaching locals what to plant for food. class = “cf”> “You know the famous saying, ‘Give a man a fish and you feed …

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Promote low-carbon agriculture and protect the environment

Posted: Jan 11, 2022 1:30 PM Prize of the agri-environmental program on climate change. More than 600 rural businesses with projects that protect the environment and mitigate the impact of climate change will share £ 30million from the latest round of the Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS) 2021. AECS was launched …

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Former state senator begins new role as Nebraska director of rural development at USDA

Former Nebraska State Senator Kate Bolz assumed her new role last week as Nebraska’s director of rural development for the United States Department of Agriculture. Bolz was appointed by President Biden to lead USDA grants and loans in Nebraska. Kate Bolz said her experiences growing up in rural southeast Nebraska …

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ICMSA chief criticizes ‘ridiculous’ decision not to change TAMS investment ceilings

There will be no change in investment ceilings under the Targeted Agricultural Modernization Program (TAMS) in 2022, the agriculture ministry confirmed. It comes as farmers increasingly worried about the continuing surge in the cost of construction supplies, especially lumber, concrete and steel, due to intense demand and supply chain issues. …

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Let Women Connect Agriculture to Nature’s Laboratory – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Veena ParmarDuring the conclave on natural agriculture on December 22, 2021 in Anand, Gujarat, Prime Minister Modi said the time had come to correct the mistakes of the past before they became gangrene, adding that it was urgent to remove agriculture chemical and physical labs and connect it. with the …

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Agriculture is the heart of the rural community of NI – Poots

Agriculture is the heart of the rural community of Northern Ireland and action is needed to ensure that it continues to develop and maintain a viable, profitable and environmentally friendly food industry. This was the message of Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots, in his address to the Oxford Agricultural Conference 2022, …

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Michigan Rural Development Office Can Make a Difference for UP | News, Sports, Jobs

With much of the state’s population, resources and industry concentrated in the urban centers of the Lower Peninsula, the strengths and needs of rural communities – particularly here in the Upper Peninsula – can sometimes seem to be overlooked by Lansing lawmakers. However, there has recently been some welcome news …

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Vermont Council for Rural Development Presents Community Visit Plan to Concord | Local news

CONCORD – The Concord Planning and Zoning Council proposed to the city’s board of directors that the Vermont Council for Rural Development (VCRD) be brought into the community to conduct a series of brainstorming meetings, which would begin with a dinner get-together, coming up with the best ideas on how …

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How the Vikings stormed the coast of Norfolk before trading the fighting for agriculture

If you’ve ever been on the coast of the Flegg District (Scratby and Hemsby) here in Norfolk, try imagining rowboats pulling the shore and hordes of Vikings heading your way! Over a thousand years ago in 840 AD, “the great pagan army” or the Vikings trod these lands before setting …

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Too much meat? Spain’s factory farming debate creates beef

Published on: 09/01/2022 – 14:34 Madrid (AFP) – Debate over the environmental impact of Spain’s huge factory farming sector is intensifying in the country, Europe’s largest meat consumer, and dividing its ruling coalition. In an interview published in the British daily The Guardian, the Minister of the Consumption Alberto Garzon …

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Farm subsidy scheme “risks increasing UK dependence on food imports” | Agriculture

Government plans for a post-Brexit program to support UK agriculture are based on little more than ‘blind optimism’ and risk increasing UK dependence on food imports, warned a parliamentary inquiry. The EU subsidy scheme – known as the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and worth £ 3 billion a year to …

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Whitmer establishes new rural development office

Governor Gretchen Whitmer hosted a virtual panel discussion to highlight her latest executive directive establishing the Office of Rural Development within the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD). The panel discussion included MDARD Director Gary McDowell, Michigan Economic Development Corporation CEO Quentin L. Messer, Jr., and several key …

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Ministers share different visions | Life on the farm

Minister Edwin Poots. Photograph by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Edwin Poots, Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for Northern Ireland, said their future agricultural policy proposals focused on environmentally friendly agriculture. “Improving our peatlands and hedges and allowing more tree planting are all key parts of how we …

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Prince Charles aims to find ‘new talent’ at Dumfries House School of Agriculture | Royal | News

Prince Charles, 73, is known for his longtime support for the environment and rural life. But the Prince of Wales is now hoping to provide further support by training a new generation of young farmers at a proposed school in Scotland. The Prince’s Foundation has submitted plans to build the …

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UK countries divided on way forward on agricultural policy

Environment Secretary George Eustice says he pledges to ‘change the game’ for animal welfare Speaking at the Oxford Agriculture Conference, EFRA Secretary George Eustice said that despite the scale of the change, the programs were “part of an evolution, not a revolution “which would give farmers the flexibility to adapt …

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CPU acquires food and agricultural inputs for storm victims

The Chronicle Yoliswa Dube-Moyo, Office Manager Mat SouthThe Gwanda District Civil Protection Unit secured tents, food, grain and agricultural inputs to assist 25 families in the district’s Matekenya village who were affected by a thunderstorm that hit the area the day after. Christmas. Heavy rains, accompanied by high winds, destroyed …

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Whitmer establishes Office of Rural Development | News, Sports, Jobs

LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday signed an executive directive establishing the Office of Rural Development within the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. The Office of Rural Development will focus on all rural matters, providing advice on pressing issues in rural Michigan “Rural Michigan is a fundamental …

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A forward-looking vision of Exmoor’s rural economy revealed

A new shared vision of the rural economy of Exmoor is described as ‘forward thinking’ and ‘progressive’ by local businesses and entrepreneurs in a new film about the initiative. The comments were captured during a dynamic business networking session held to launch the vision. Dan James, rural business manager for …

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