Monthly Archives: May 2022

102-year-old WWII veteran says secret to long life is ‘farming and fresh air’

DICKINSON, ND — Residents of rural North Dakota are used to traveling long distances for certain services. The good news: Thanks to the kidney dialysis unit at CHII St. Alexius in Dickinson, that journey is a little shorter for some patients. The unit treats patients from western North Dakota, northern …

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The rural economy needs a new deal

Three catastrophic global events – the coronavirus pandemic, the Russian-Ukrainian war and the climate crisis – have made visible the sources of precarious resilience and fragility in India’s rural economy. Today, as India grapples with rising food inflation and slowing rural demand, policymakers must grapple with the dilemmas posed by …

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Airline leaving small airports could hurt rural Kansas economy

David Condos Kansas News Service Hay The COVID-19 pandemic has hit air travel hard. The number of canceled flights has exploded, airlines have lost billions in losses and a lack of passengers has turned once-bustling airports into ghost towns. For rural airports like Hays – not bustling, but critical in …

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Rural Development helps region’s hospital expand services | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo submitted The expansion of the McKenzie County Health Facility has provided the community with improved services. WATFORD CITY — According to the North Dakota Division of Behavioral Health, nearly 20 percent of adults in North Dakota suffer from problems associated with mental illness. The importance …

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Longford Leader Farming: €250,000 investment in Irish agricultural shows

Agriculture, Food and Marine Minister Charlie McConalogue TD has announced a major multi-year investment in the Irish agricultural show scene. Over the next five years, the Minister has announced that €250,000 will be invested in the core exhibition sector with the roll out of a brand new promotion aimed at …

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CIRDAP rewards PM with the rural development prize

Published: May 29, 2022 6:13:54 p.m. | Updated: May 30, 2022 4:56:11 p.m. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Sunday that her government was developing the country in a planned way from the bottom up. “My party, the Awami League, has given priority to the development of the rural areas …

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Women farmers in Nigeria seek a separate budget for their farming needs

According statistics, he says that in Africa, about 80 percent of agricultural production comes from small-scale farmers who are mostly women. Even though women make up the largest percentage of the labor force in the agricultural sector, they still face challenges such as lack of adequate finance, limited access to …

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East Spencer, China Grove selected to participate in statewide rural community initiative – Salisbury Post

Elisabeth Strillacci and Ben Stansell China Grove and East Spencer have been selected along with 17 other cities by the state Department of Commerce to participate in a capacity building program which, when completed, will help each city qualify for a major grant. The Department of Commerce partnered with Appalachian …

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‘Little knife in the rural economy’ as bird shortage leads to cancellation of series of shoots

Partridge and pheasant shoots, which begin in September and October, are now being prepared – like the planting of shelters for the benefit of game birds and other wild animals. They risk losing this money if they later have to cancel. Mr Breitmeyer said: “If we could get the eggs …

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Establishment of Sago and Nipah Board will boost rural economy, says Sarawak PM

Rumbia trees, also known as balau, are the main source of income for the Melanau people, especially around Mukah and Dalat. Mukah has the largest sago plantation area in Sarawak. The Sarawak government, through the establishment of the Nipah and Sago (Linas) Industry Development Authority, pays particular attention to commodity …

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Women in Agriculture profile with Lynsay Hawkes

Occupation: I am a communications assistant at the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) and coordinator of the Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend (BOIOFW) schools. Agricultural product : I live on a fifth generation dairy farm, which houses 250 Holstein, Jersey and Shorthorn cattle and a dairy herd of 135 people. …

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Nigerian rural community stuck in water crisis. A Nonprofit Takes a Photo and It Rocks the Narrative

Kemi Gbereogun, 52, frowns as he mixes the dough Foufou, a staple food made from cassava, on a fire. She becomes restless. It’s been over two hours since her children left for the creek and they haven’t returned yet. “This water problem will one day end up with us because …

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HFMD: 105 kindergartens, 75 crèches closed, according to the Minister of Rural Development

“We hope all parents will help us stop the spread of HFMD by ensuring their children are healthy and symptom free,” Mahdzir said. (Photo by Zahid Izzani Mohd Said/The Edge) –A +A KUANTAN (May 28): A total of 180 kindergartens (tabika) and kindergartens (taska) under the Community Development Department (Kemas) …

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Elon Musk’s Starlink will serve as catalyst for rural economy, analysts say

The entry of Elon Musk’s Starlink into the Nigerian broadband market is expected to open up the rural economy, after several attempts by existing internet service providers (ISPs) to deepen unserved areas. Unserved areas are rural and semi-urban communities that do not have access to broadband service. And some of …

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AEDC Rural Community Grants Awarded Locally | New

JONESBORO — Three local communities have received Rural Community Grants from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) totaling $33,297 to make improvements to help their towns. According to a press release released Thursday by AEDC’s Rural Services Division, recipients of the Rural Community Grants included: the Bay Fire Department, which …

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THORNESS FARMERS JOIN GOVERNMENT PILOT TO HELP ENCOURAGE SUSTAINABLE FARMING – Island Echo

The Brooks family of Thorness has joined a pilot project to help the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs improve the delivery of sustainable agriculture incentives to farms across the country. For over a century, the family have worked at South Thorness Farm, located in the Hamstead Heritage Coast …

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Whitmer Tours Northern Michigan touting rural development

Governor Gretchen Whitmer was in northern Michigan on Friday, meeting with local communities to see how the state can help rural Michigan thrive. Governor Whitmer made three stops: Fremont, Thompsonville, and Honor, and at each of them, seeing how state projects helped and where they failed. It seemed the same …

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Building a stronger rural economy with climate-smart production

During a visit to Massive Timber Development in Iowa this week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack highlighted how financial support for USDA climate-smart programs helps carbon sequestration while creating jobs in rural America. One of these is the Wood Innovations Grant Program, launched in 2015. Mass timber is a construction technique …

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Residents of Chambers Pen, Hannover, will benefit from the rural development scheme

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Desmond McKenzie KINGSTON, Kingston —- Residents of Chambers Pen in Hanover will benefit significantly from the pilot implementation of the government’s rural development program, at a cost of approximately $223 million. The initiative, which aims to transform communities in various parts of the …

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Rural Development and Panchayati Raj | Listen to the voice of the village – Cover Story News

The distribution of benefits has improved, but resource efficiency is still far from being achieved Photo ANI The Gram Panchayats are the focal points for development activities. In this regard, a concerted campaign – Sabki Yojana Sabka Vikas – has laid the foundation for strong community participation involving panchayats and …

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Industrialization transforms the rural economy in Trishal

Nasrin Akhter, a resident of Dhanikhola Syndicate in Trishal, Mymensingh, never went to school as her day laborer father could not afford her school fees. She grew up with her two younger brothers in extreme poverty. But, she has now become the savior of the family through Consumer Knitex Ltd, …

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Large number of drunken children spill onto rural community streets after illicit parties

Extra police patrols are set to be deployed in Epworth following a spate of underage drinking and drunk children rampaging through the streets. According to Humberside Police, the Epworth Turbary area has seen an increase in ‘house parties’ with large numbers of children being supplied with alcohol. The force says …

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Women in agriculture follow the walk and talk the talk (agricultural)

Guests and Hosts Susanna Gorst, Nicola Massey, Romina Llorente, Louise Burchnall and Gary Mettam, Blankney Estates The walk to the farm, organized by property adviser Savills, law firm Shakespeare Martineau, chartered accountants Forrester Boyd, the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society and the Country Land and Business Association (CLA), was held at the …

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NTC Hosts 5th Annual Rural Community Health Workers Conference

Dozens of community health workers from the area and beyond gathered for the fifth annual Northwest Technical College Rural Community Health Workers Conference. According to a statement, the presentations focused on suicide prevention, sustainable workforce practices and how to work with incarcerated men. The …

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Integrating community farming culture into the current production ecosystem – Amanda Yeo

MAY 26 — Food security has become a talking point among Malaysians as they begin to feel the pain of spending more money to buy the same amount of groceries. However, since there is no proper land and spatial planning from previous and current administrations for food production, this has …

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Angling for a splash at Shane’s Castle Game Fair

Running alongside the internationally renowned Game Fair at Shane’s Castle, this fantastic fly fishing fair dedicated to fly fishing is a real bonus for all Game Fair visitors. Game Fair Director Albert Titterington explained: “We have seen a huge increase in the number of angling enthusiasts who come to the …

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Highlights of the USDA Rural Development Infrastructure Tour | Master Edition

HERSHEY, Pa. — It’s hard for rural communities to take advantage of funds and programs if they don’t know about them. That’s why Bob Morgan, the USDA’s state director of rural development in Pennsylvania, is going on tour. On May 20, Morgan wrapped up a week-long tour of southwestern Pennsylvania, …

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Rural community college helps open conversation about opioid crisis

Overdose deaths in the United States are at an all-time high. There were over 100,000 overdose deaths in the United States from December 2020 to December 2021. LaSalle County has one of the highest overdose death rates in Illinois. It also has high rates of opioid-related hospitalizations and emergency room …

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New capital grants offered to farming businesses in Wales

Wales has opened its Small Grants – Environment Scheme for applications to support investments in capital works that improve water quality or reduce flood risk. Welsh farmers are also encouraged to apply for the Small Grants – Efficiency Scheme, which supports investment in new equipment and technologies to improve the …

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Rural development nonprofit pays $4 million for Broadway building

The nearly 8,000 square foot building at 838 Broadway previously housed local real estate brokerage PorchLight Real Estate Group. (Courtesy of Loopnet) A non-profit organization focused on rural community development in the Mountain West region sets up shop in Denver. The LOR Foundation purchased a 7,931 square foot building at …

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Solar energy and agriculture in Japan

Japan would like to increase the amount of electricity it gets from renewable sources. According to Tokyo’s Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies, it predicts that up to 38% of its electric power will come from renewable sources by 2030, but solar power only accounted for 8.9% of the country’s energy …

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VSU’s Rural Development Institute helps Georgian communities thrive

May 23, 202222-85 Jessica PopeCommunications and Media Relations Coordinator Nine Georgia communities representing Bacon County, Crawford County, Dawson County, Lanier County, Mitchell County, Peach County, Seminole County, Twigs County, and Worth County have been selected to attend Valdosta State University’s first rural development institute. VALDOSTA — With a focus on …

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Ministry of Interior, Housing Foundation to Expand Rural Development

TEHRAN – The Interior Ministry and the Islamic Revolution Housing Foundation have signed a memorandum of understanding to boost rural development, IRNA reported on Sunday. Within the framework of the MoU, the creation of a positive and constructive interaction between municipalities and village administrators and the Housing Foundation in the …

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A self-reliant process of holistic rural development – VC SKUAST Jammu – The Dispatch

JAMMU: Prof JP Sharma Vice Chancellor SKUAST Jammu while chairing a session during the 6th Agrivision National Convention ‘Coordination and Implementation of Modern Natural Agriculture Technology on 21st May 2022 at NAAS Complex, IARI New Delhi said it is time to take big steps and take agriculture out of chemical …

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Director of Rural Development Celebrates Success at WHC | Waverly Logs

USDA State Director of Rural Development Theresa Greenfield visited Waverly Health Center on Wednesday to celebrate a $27 million loan from her agency’s Community Facilities Program on which the hospital is set to close end of September, with what is hoped to be a low interest rate. “I love spending …

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Mafuro Farming, a large-scale dairy farming business established

By Wallace Mawire AFC Commercial Bank in Zimbabwe has supported the establishment of the large-scale Mafuro Safari Dairy Farm in Marondera District, Mashonaland East Province in Zimbabwe, which is expected to boost milk production in the country. Government of Zimbabwe officials from the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Fisheries and …

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Four Laurel students selected for Rural Development Center youth programs | Local News

The Center for Rural Development selected four students from Laurel County to participate in its summer leadership programs. Rogers Scholars Trey Jackson, a sophomore at South Laurel High School, will join high school students from across southern and eastern Kentucky this summer for the 25th annual Rogers Scholars Youth Leadership …

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Backyard Poultry Farming

Importance of Backyard Poultry Backyard poultry makes a substantial contribution to household food security in the developing world. They are used as sources of meat and eggs for consumption. It is a source of income and therefore represents a major contribution to poverty reduction. The demand for backyard poultry is …

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Tanzania: Let’s focus on irrigated agriculture-MPs

MEMBERS of Parliament hailed President Samia Suluhu Hassan for increasing the budget for the Ministry of Agriculture and called on the government to push hard for irrigated agriculture. In the current financial year, the Ministry of Agriculture has been allocated 294 billion/- but in the next budget, the government will …

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The Timshel Desert | Agricultural News

Photos courtesy of Daniel Griffith Daniel Griffith and one of Timshel Wildland’s cattle. Daniel Griffith One man’s health saga leads to regenerative agriculture WINGINA, Va. — A former athlete with a degenerative disease has become a regenerative agricultural farmer, going “wild” and challenging the limits of this form of agriculture. …

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Clallam County Rural Community Leadership Program Information

Rural Development Initiatives invite residents of Clallam County to participate in the next West End Rural Community Leadership Class. This FREE program, supported by the Benjamin Phillips Fund and the Medina Foundation, is based on the belief that thriving rural communities grow from a broad base of skilled, motivated leaders …

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MP Sir Geoffrey Cox urges PM to support rural economy

Sir Geoffrey Cox, MP for Torridge and West Devon, has, along with more than 30 other MPs and peers, written to the Prime Minister asking him to present a new White Paper to promote the growth of the rural economy, following publication of a major new report by a multi-stakeholder …

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USDA State Director of Rural Development visits Wallace | Local

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Rural development roundup discusses improvements to local communities

OSBURN — Prominent members of the community gathered Tuesday afternoon at Shoshone County Fire District No. 1 to participate in a “Rural Development Rally.” The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Idaho recently launched the roundup to engage with rural areas to learn and understand community issues, concerns, …

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EU to fund Albanian agriculture, organic farming and rural development – ​​EURACTIV.com

The EU is set to inject some €112 million into Albanian agricultural and rural development, including sustainability, agro-tourism and organic farming, under the IPARD III program announced on Wednesday. The program covers the period 2021 to 2027 and aims to support sustainable food systems by strengthening the competitiveness of the …

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Climate FieldView, RCIS partner to simplify the declaration of crop insurance

For Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS) who use Climate FieldView, a new feature allows them to access, analyze, manage and now share their planting and harvesting data with an agent – ​​at no additional cost. “Whether it’s increased profitability, simplified tasks, time savings or peace of mind, creating value for …

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South Africa: North West Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development launches Muni-MEC forum

“One District, One Plan and One Budget” in Action as Department of Agriculture Launches MUNI-MEC Forum The North West Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (NWDARD) is in favor of a whole-of-government approach as it spearheaded the launch of the Muni-MEC forum, a structure aimed at involving the three spheres …

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Milestone: Olympic Medical Center Named Best Rural Community Hospital for Seventh Consecutive Year

For the seventh consecutive year, the Olympic Medical Center has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals by the Chartis Center for Rural Health, WTO officials announced in late April. Chartis names the best rural hospitals each year, using 36 different metrics to measure rural …

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Lucas Ingvoldstad Named USDA Nevada Rural Development Director

Alumnus Lucas Ingvoldstad (’05, ’11) has been named Nevada State Director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Agency by President Joe Biden. Ingvoldstad brings deep expertise in Nevada’s problem areas as well as critical relationships with federal, state, tribal and local leaders. “Rural America is critically important …

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Free Fed book aims to highlight effective rural development

UPDATE: The Book Investing in rural prosperity will serve as the setting for a rural investment public event sponsored by the New York Federal Reserve Bank on Tuesday, May 24, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. EST. The live event is taking place in New York, but if you prefer to …

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Oxford Rural Community Hospital will reopen in June.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 1:04 p.m.Press release: Canterbury District Health Council Canterbury DHB will reopen Oxford Rural Community Hospital in mid-June. Becky Hickmott, executive director of nursing, says the Oxford facility will reopen first as capacity is limited at other aged care facilities in Oxford. The majority of residents come …

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BJP Kisan Morcha to promote organic farming, native cow breeding

SANAWAD (Madhya Pradesh): BJP Kisan Morcha will organize village-level campaigns to promote organic farming and motivate farmers to keep cows in every household, BJP Kisan Morcha Vice State Chairman Rajendra Singh Rajput said as a guest of a workshop held for farmers under ‘Kisan Mera Gaurav’ at the Sheetla Mata …

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nabard: NABARD strengthens its support for the rural economy of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh | Jammu News

JAMMU: In line with its vision and mission to foster rural prosperity, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has strengthened its support to various sectors of the rural economy for sustainable growth and development of union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in 2021-22. According to …

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Range Telephone Cooperative Incorporated Recognized for Rural Community Services – Sheridan Media

Courtesy of NTCA NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association, recently recognized Range as the winner of the NTCA Marketing eXcellence Awards for Marketing Campaign and Public Relations Campaign. Range is a member of NTCA, the premier association representing nearly 850 independents,community telecommunications companies in rural communities across America. The Marketing eXcellence Awards …

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NABARD strengthens its commitment to the rural economy of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Penalties Rs 1542 cr under RIDF in 2021-22 registering an increase of 92.75% over last year JAMMU, 17 MAY: Aligning with its vision and mission “Nation’s Development Bank to Foster Rural Prosperity”, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has strengthened its support to various sectors of rural …

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USDA Rural Development Undersecretary Xochitl Torres makes short visits to Traverse City and talks infrastructure

Six months ago, the Biden administration signed into law a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. On Tuesday, Xochitl Torres Small, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s undersecretary for rural development, and Brandon Fewins, Michigan state executive, traveled to Traverse City to review new projects underway. “I really appreciate the opportunity to learn …

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Factors influencing COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and hesitancy among rural community in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional survey-based study

This article was originally published here Hum Immunother Vaccine. 2022 May 17:1-9. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2022.2064685. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Although more than one hundred million beneficiaries have received the COVID-19 vaccine till February 20, 2022 in Bangladesh; however, proportionately, low uptake has been recorded in rural areas and a substantial …

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Albania pledges to meet Green Deal organic farming targets by 2030 – EURACTIV.com

Albania is confident that it can meet the European Green Deal target of 25% organic farmland by 2030 without negative impact on farmers or consumers during the transition, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Frida Krifca. Krifca represented Albania at the 33rd Regional Conference for Europe in Poland, organized …

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A Cree community leader for rural development and assures residents of inclusive leadership

Mr. Christian Ughanze, the newly elected General Chairman (PG) of Amansea Development Union, Awka North Local Government Area in Anambra, assured the people of inclusive leadership and rural development. Ughanze said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday that his regime would implement an open door …

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Galway Rural Development praised for Oireachtas joint committee submission

Galway Rural Development was praised for presenting to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Social Care, Communities and Rural Development and the Islands last week. The Committee spent much of Wednesday and Thursday examining the challenges that Tús and the Rural Social Regime currently face and the call for collective discussions …

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USDA Native American Rural Development Coordinator to Visit Hi-Line Reservations – Hi-Line Today

BOZEMAN, Mont. (NMB) – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Native American Coordinator for Rural Development (RD) Montana will be on site in several tribal areas over the next few weeks to meet with tribal residents and discuss programs USDA Rural Development single-family housing, and other USDA R&D initiatives …

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Welsh dairy sheep farmers make the most of Farming Connect support | Wales

The emergence of dairy sheep as one of the newest and most promising farming ventures in Wales is no accident. A new sector driven forward by pioneering farmers from all parts of Wales keen to meet market demand and based on centuries of knowledge and tradition in sheep management, Farming …

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Rural Development Grants to Boost Nicola Valley – Okanagan Economy

The province on Friday announced a series of rural development grants in the Nicola Valley to support economic development and diversification. This is the next step in the StrongerBC economic plan and ongoing recovery efforts in Merritt following the November floods of last year. “The people of Merritt have been …

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Prioritize residue-free farming over organic farming

In recent years, there has been a paradigm shift in consumer preferences. Indian shoppers are becoming more health conscious and mindful of the food they consume. In light of this trend, two modes of farming – residue-free and organic – have become increasingly popular. In simple terms, zero-residue farming techniques …

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A unique opportunity for children to learn about agriculture,

APPROXIMATELY 1,200 children from five primary schools from across the region have been invited to the Border Union Agricultural Society’s School Campaign Day at the Borders Events Center on Tuesday, May 17. The annual event, which is closed to the general public, offers children a unique opportunity to learn about …

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Out and About WRAL.com

By Maggie Brown, WRAL Multiplatform Producer Raleigh, North Carolina — In an effort to boost rural North Carolina’s economy, VisitNC and Airbnb are teaming up to highlight small-town stays. Last year, new Airbnb hosts in North Carolina earned a total of $75 million — and that doesn’t include the extra …

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Dr. Farrell: Women are “untapped potential in rural development”

Women in rural economies, in agriculture or in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are probably one of the most untapped potentials of rural development, according to Dr Maura Farrell Dr Farrell, who is a senior lecturer in the School of Geography and Archeology at the National University of Ireland (NUI) …

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Unique initiative of DMCH-Ludhiana serving the rural community: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Manav Mander Ludhiana, May 13 Medical facilities are still not easily accessible to the rural population. In the government structure, dispensaries and community health centers are there, but the problems are not lacking. Sometimes doctors run out while many times theses run out of medicine. …

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Brown Announces $600,000 for Rural Development in Southeast Ohio

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development Program has awarded a total of $600,000 to two southeastern communities. east of Ohio. “This federal funding makes critical investments in improving our state’s infrastructure and strengthening economic growth,” Brown said. …

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Government of Uttar Pradesh to promote floriculture with NBRI

The Government of Uttar Pradesh has agreed to partner with CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) to prepare a roadmap for the promotion of floriculture in the state under the National Floriculture Mission launched by the Center more than two years ago, people aware of the development said. A decision in …

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Sarah Waring: Investing in the Earth is investing in rural development

This commentary is from Sarah Waring, State Director of the US Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Earth Day and Green Up Day are perfect opportunities to reflect on Vermont’s environmental history and future. The Clean Water Act (Law 64), the Universal Composting Act (Law 48) and the recent Environmental …

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Merritt residents to benefit from rural development supports

The province offers a series of rural development grants in the Nicola Valley to support economic development and diversification. This is the next phase of the StrongerBC economic plan and continued recovery efforts in Merritt following the November 2021 floods. “The people of Merritt have been through a lot over …

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Government must act in the interest of the rural economy, says CLA

The government must set clear milestones on how it will upgrade the rural economy to benefit rural communities, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has said. New planning measures were outlined in the Leveling and Regeneration Bill after it was announced in Tuesday’s Queen’s Speech. The bill includes proposals …

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Passion for New Zealand sheep farming

When Brazilian Dayanne Almeida chose to settle in New Zealand, it was our expertise in sheep farming that attracted her. She now rewards that passion by promoting the country’s sheep sector to the world through her vast network of social media channels. Almeida, an animal science graduate, fell in love …

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Farming for meat where the three counties meet

BRENDAN with some of his Angus cattle. Photo: Ray Ryan Singer and farmer Brendan Shine raises up to 100 cattle Published: Wed, May 11, 2022, 10:13 AM BRENDAN Shine cuts and packs his own silage. The Roscommon native has had more Irish chart hits than the Beatles (30 to 27), …

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PHOTO RELEASE: Gary McDowell, Director of MDARD, and Sarah Lucas, Deputy Director of the Office of Rural Development, tour Right Brain Brewery, Leelanau Cheese Co. and 9 Rows of Beans in Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY, MI – Today Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Gary McDowell and Office of Rural Development (ORD) Deputy Director Sarah Lucas visited several local food and agricultural businesses in Traverse City, including Right Brain Brewery, Leelanau Cheese Co., and 9 Rows of Beans. McDowell continues …

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Minister defends government decision amid HUGE cuts to rural Dorset economy

A MINISTER has defended government support for farmers after complaints that Dorset is losing tens of millions of pounds from its rural economy. As previously reported, research for the organization Great South West found that the £38.3million currently paid to landowners in the county under the Common Agricultural Policy Basic …

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Better days are ahead for the rural economy

Having spent most of my life in and around rural communities, I know firsthand the challenges that many rural communities have faced. My parents, who were both educators, left school every day to come home to take care of our small family farm, because they loved the land and they …

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BRAC Bank organizes a workshop on financing solutions and insurance facilities for cattle farming

BRAC Bank held an awareness workshop for its sales team in Chattogram on livestock finance and insurance facilities for cattle farming entrepreneurs. The workshop was meant to train its field staff on the benefits of the finance facility and how it can help farmers grow their livestock business, a press …

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Eight Pike County Students Selected for Center for Rural Development Youth Programs | News

The Center for Rural Development has selected eight students from Pike County to participate in its summer leadership programs. Rogers Scholars This summer, two high school sophomores from Pike County will join students from southern and eastern Kentucky for the 25th annual Rogers Scholars Youth Leadership Program. Aneesh Sharma of …

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SMEs, sustainable rural development and local authorities

Mohammad Tarikul Islam | Published: 09 May 2022 21:39:33 Traditionally, rural development in Bangladesh has been broadly defined as agricultural dependency, and the agricultural sector has remained an important part of rural development in Bangladesh to this day. Moreover, rural development is essentially complementary to the fight against poverty. The …

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Rural connectivity still holding back UK agriculture, survey finds

Lack of action to improve rural connectivity is holding back food production and farming in the UK, reports the National Farmers’ Union. The NFU’s new digital technology survey reveals that greater broadband and mobile connectivity is needed to meet the needs of modern food and agriculture businesses. Respondents emphasized that …

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SMEs, sustainable rural development and local communities

Mohammad Tarikul Islam | Published: 09 May 2022 21:39:33 | Updated: May 17, 2022 8:57:24 PM Traditionally, rural development in Bangladesh has been broadly defined as agricultural dependency, and the agricultural sector has remained an important part of rural development in Bangladesh to this day. Moreover, rural development is essentially …

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Varadkar says no farmer will be told to stop farming or reduce herd size

No farmer will be told to stop farming or reduce herd size in order to meet tough climate change targets, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar told a Fine Gael conference on the agriculture and rural Ireland. He said Ireland would take “reasonable” steps to meet the government’s target of a 51 per …

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Historic photos of Edinburgh show the farming past of the capital’s western communities

West Edinburgh is known for its green residential areas which are teeming with local businesses. But what many locals forget is that the area was once made up mostly of farmland and its associated businesses. Corstorphine as a rural village only officially joined Edinburgh in the 1920s as part of …

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MP for Penrith calls on PM to support rural economy

An MP for Cumbria, along with more than 30 other MPs and peers, has written to the Prime Minister asking him to support the rural economy. Dr Neil Hudson, MP for Penrith and The Border, joined the group who wrote to Johnson asking him to present a new white paper …

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U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development accepts grant application – Times News Online

Published on May 06, 2022 at 1:54 p.m. US Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small recently announced that the department is accepting applications for grants to help start, expand, or improve rural cooperatives and other commonly owned businesses. The USDA is offering Priority Points to projects …

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Eight Magoffin students selected for Rural Development Center youth programs – Salyersville Independent

The Rural Development Center has selected eight students from Magoffin County to participate in its summer leadership programs. Rogers Scholars This summer, two sophomores from Magoffin County will join high school students from across southern and eastern Kentucky for the 25th annual Rogers Scholars Youth Leadership Program. Bella Dunn is …

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Nearly 80% shortage of medical specialists in rural community health centers

The shortage of specialists in community health centers in rural areas has worsened. The total shortage widened to 79.9% in 2021 from 76.1% a year earlier, according to data from the Rural Health Statistics 2020-21 report. There is a shortage in all specialties, including surgeons, doctors, pediatricians as well …

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In pictures: CAFRE students attend the “Job opportunities in agriculture” event

More than 30 agricultural companies presented the range of positions and career opportunities available in the sector. Exhibitors also took the opportunity to meet students interested in internship opportunities, with a wide range of opportunities available. Joe Mulholland, the event organizer and Head of Higher and Higher Education Internships at …

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The closing date for EFS applications is approaching

The EFS Higher Tranche 6 agreements are scheduled to begin on January 1, 2023 and run for five years until December 31, 2027. If the number of applications exceeds the funding available, the applications will be ranked and those offering the greatest environmental benefit will be selected. You are encouraged …

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Texas Rural Community Library Support Grants

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail Click on the arrow to listen to the story: OUR GRANT OPPORTUNITIES: Youth Today’s grant listings are carefully curated for our subscribers working in youth-related industries. Subscribers will find local, state, regional and national grant opportunities. PURPOSE OF THIS GRANT: Library support, …

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FREE EVENT: How can conservatives grow the rural economy?

You are cordially invited to our next ConservativeHome Live event, organized in partnership with the Country Land and Business Associationexploring the subject: Rural Central – How can the Conservatives grow the rural economy? Join us for free, via Zoom, from 7-8:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 10 to hear from a panel …

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Sturgeon County First Rural Community to Adopt Clean Energy Retrofit Program – FortSaskOnline.com

It’s a win-win. Residents of Sturgeon County will soon have the opportunity to lower their utility bills while increasing their property value with a new financing program. In mid-April, the county council approved the Clean Energy Improvement Program (CEIP) tax settlement. CEIP allows municipalities to provide competitive funding to landowners …

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Public input sought for Staffordshire rural development plan

Submitted by Staffordshire County Council Staffordshire County Council is urging businesses, individuals, groups and organizations to finalize how to get the most out of the region’s rural economy over the next decade. After preliminary work with a wide range of bodies, the county council has released its draft rural economic …

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South Africa: Agriculture, land reform and rural development welcome proclamation of May 12 as annual International Plant Health Day

Download logo The Department of Agriculture, Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) welcomes the announcement by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly of the adoption (29 March 2022) of the resolution proclaiming the May 12 International Plant Health Day (IDPH). The Department sees this as a positive step towards solving …

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Youth trained in agriculture – Malawi 24

A non-governmental organization called “Conserve with Benefits” trained young people in farming practices that are more resilient to climate change. The young people in this training come from Ukwe EPA, TA Kabudula in Lilongwe district. Speaking in an interview, Conserve with Benefits team leader Collins Mittochi said he noted that …

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Fine Gael organizes a conference on agriculture and rural development

Fine Gael is hosting a one-day conference this weekend on issues related to agriculture and rural development, with the aim of supporting stronger and safer communities in rural Ireland. The conference will take place on Saturday 7 May at the Tullamore Court Hotel in County Offaly and will bring together …

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YouTube farming couple based in Tap O’Noth by Rhynie, share the joy of 10 years of success

A YOUTUBE farming couple are celebrating a decade of sustainable farming in rural Aberdeenshire. James Reid and Rosa Bevan have amassed an impressive following on YouTube. Young farmers James Reid and Rosa Bevan have made a living at Tap O’Noth by Rhynie using permaculture techniques. With over 19,000 YouTube subscribers, …

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