Monthly Archives: June 2022

Infarm begins operation of vertical farming facility in Bedford

Infarm officially opened its Bedford farm in the UK on Monday. This will be their first large-capacity cultivation center in the country. The facility is 10,000m2 and has up to 40 Infarm units, each 10m high, all of which are cloud-connected agricultural units. Each unit can grow more than 500,000 …

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Rural Community Grants Return Funds to Comox Valley Regional District – Comox Valley Record

File photo of volunteers and visitors to the Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society – which receives support from the CVRD Rural Community Grants Program. Rural Community Grants put funds back into the Comox Valley Regional District Each year, the Comox Valley Regional …

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Tech Trends: Jeremy Gulban, CEO of CherryRoad Technologies, Saves Newspapers from Rural Communities

New Jersey tech entrepreneur Jeremy Gulban didn’t want to be a hero. Yet publishers and journalists across the country hail him as such. Gulban acquires rural community newspapers, but he does not empty them for their assets. Instead, he works to save community journalism. The reason: He thinks helping these …

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Ohio University Innovation Center Receives USDA Office of Rural Development Grant to Advance Technical Business Development

The Ohio University Innovation Center has been helping entrepreneurs turn promising ideas into successful businesses since 1983. The Ohio University Innovation Center recently received a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development to provide technical and business support to current and future customers of …

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TVS Group Trust revitalizes rural economy with women’s self-help groups

The past few years have seen the formation of several new self-help groups (SHGs), mostly made up of women, in the small village of Padavedu, Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu. Srinivasan Services Trust (SST), the social service arm of TVS Motor Company Ltd and Sundaram Clayton Ltd, enables rural women to …

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Local conference to support agriculture and agricultural industries

Members of the farming and agriculture industry are invited to attend the North Coast Region ‘River to the Sea’ Agriculture Conference to be held in Kempsey on July 28, 2022. The conference offers local farmers and the agricultural industry the opportunity to meet and identify other ways to work together …

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UP Women entrepreneurs launch the rural economy after the pandemic

For representation purposes (Photo: Flickr/UN Women/Gaganjit Singh) By Jinit Parmar “My family had very little to survive after the first wave of the pandemic in March 2020. My husband lost his job in Delhi, but we did not lose hope. With the help of an NGO, our relatives and friends, …

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Modern Agricultural Strategies, Environmentally Friendly Technologies to Accelerate Rural Economy Transformation: LG

Saying that the adoption of modern agricultural strategies and environmentally friendly technologies will accelerate the transformation of the rural economy, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said he was confident that the students will change the face of agriculture and horticulture. Sinha said the government has taken some steps …

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Tanzania: Horticulture transforms rural economy in Singida, Shinyanga

Rural women in SINGIDA and Shinyanga are slowly but surely moving from conventional subsistence farming to commercial and diversified horticultural production to fight poverty. Over the past two years, through the Tanzania Horticultural Association (TAHA) and a pilot project by UN Women, nearly 500 rural women and girls have organized …

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Modern Agriculture Implements Environmentally Friendly Technologies to Accelerate Transformation of Rural Economy LG

Jammu, Jun 28 (PTI) Stating that the adoption of modern agricultural strategies and environmentally friendly technologies will accelerate the transformation of the rural economy, Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said he believed that students will change the face of agriculture and horticulture. Sinha said the government has taken some …

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AGRICULTURE: New price records reached in cattle and sheep sectors

The latest report on the profile of the red meat industry, produced by Quality Meat Scotland (SMQ)also shows that overall demand for beef, lamb and pork has continued to rise, despite the rise of alternative proteins, and that emissions per unit of output are expected to decline. Iain Macdonald, Market …

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Royal Highland Show launches tickets for 2023

And with over 200,000 viewers of live online content on RHS TV, the reach of the Royal Highland Show has never been greater. Celebrating 200 years of showcasing the best of the country’s food, farming and rural life, high-profile figures were in attendance including First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Secretary of …

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USDA Announces State Director of Rural Development for Kansas

TOPEKA, June 27, 2022 – President Joe Biden has announced his intention to appoint the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regional position to the position of Kansas State Director of Rural Development (RD). “Here at USDA, we continue to add experienced and talented people to our state offices,” said …

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Aerial windfall for agriculture | Enterprise standard column

Interestingly, India seems to have the potential to become the world leader in the manufacture and lucrative use of these mini planes. TopicsBS Reviews | Drones | Agriculture In less than a year after the government liberalized the drone policy last August, the agricultural sector has become …

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The Ministry of Rural Development is awaiting the approval of the Ministry of Finance to increase the allowance for kindergarten assistants in Kemas

Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid speaks during the convocation at Central Terengganu Development Authority (Ketengah) College at Dewan Sultan Mizan, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu in Kuala Nerus on June 26, 2022. – Bernama pic Sunday, June 26, 2022 6:14 PM MYT KUALA NERUS, 26th June – The Ministry of …

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Ministry of Rural Development helps promote homestay sector in Malaysia to boost economy, says deputy minister

Ministry of Rural Development Deputy Minister II Datuk Hasbi Habibollah (2nd left) plays ‘coconut bowling’ during the visit ma [email protected] Pulau Betong program at Sekolah Kebangsaan Tan Seri Awang Had Salleh at Balik Pulau on June 26, 2022. – Bernama pic Sunday 26 June 2022 18:06 GMT BALIK PULAU, June …

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Galway Rural Development Among Social Inclusion and Community Activation Program Operators to Win Prestigious United Nations Award – Connacht Tribune – Galway City Tribune:

Galway Bay FM Newsroom – A widow has told the High Court she was wrongly held liable for a €3.2million debt owed by her ex-lovers company, Top Quarries Ballinasloe Ltd. Yvonne Cotter claims her signature was forged on a personal guarantee on monies advanced to the company for the purchase …

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Harvest Hope Farm offers youth an authentic farming experience – Agweek

MOORHEAD, Minnesota – Nestled in the trees just north of Moorhead, you’ll hear an abundance of laughter mingled with the crackle of little feet and the constant chorus of sheep bleating in the distance. Harvest Hope Farm hosts summer camps in this countryside oasis, allowing young people to experience what …

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Boost for regenerative farming in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

REGENERATIVE agriculture has received a boost in the Yorkshire Dales National Parkthrough a new grants program that has completed its first year of operation. More than 30 projects – almost all led by farmers – have started with support from the Agriculture in Protected Landscapes programme. They include the introduction …

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Economist: Focus on family businesses to help rural economy

By WisPolitics.com A UW-Madison economist argues that the state should focus more on developing “local” businesses rather than recruiting companies to move to Wisconsin. “Going out and trying to recruit this company is not a good use of their time,” Professor Steven Deller said at a recent rural innovation event …

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Rural Development Loan Program Serves as Alternative Path to American Dream of Homeownership | Company

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Farming Talk: The Life of a Rural Land Surveyor

Harriet Jones is a rural surveyor with Barbers Rural When I was young, being a chartered surveyor was not a profession that was often talked about. I’ve always loved the countryside, but I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to do as a career. After embarking on a work experience …

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Rural Community Assistance Corporation and EDF Open Applications for 2022 Water Leadership Institute in Tulare and Kern counties

(WEST SACRAMENTO, CA – June 23, 2022) The Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have launched the 2022 Water Leadership Institute for communities in the Tule Sub-Basin in Tulare and Kern Counties to acquire skills and knowledge to make informed, innovative and equitable water decisions. …

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Agriculture: Scottish agricultural policy suffers from a lack of information

SLE chair, Mark Tennnant That’s the claim made in an updated strategic plan due to be launched by Scottish Land and Estates at the Royal Highland Show today. Calling for a redesign of the Agricultural Reform Implementation Oversight Board (ARIOB), SLE says it is not moving fast enough – and …

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International fly fisherman Stevie Munn looks forward to the Irish Game Fair

It attracts visitors from all over the world and is often enjoyed by people on fishing vacations. Now there is even more for visitors to see and do with the introduction of more attractions that will delight both the casual holiday visitor, as well as the visiting fisherman and family. …

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Rural Development and Empowerment – A Way Forward to Build a Developed India

During my recent visit to Raigad, Maharashtra, I was pleasantly surprised to meet a group of tribal women from Siddheshwar gram panchayat who had started practicing plastic waste management in their hamlets. Their zeal was inspiring and the sarpanch supported their initiative by engaging with a non-profit organization that collects …

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The estate’s new agricultural education program is bolstered by a donation

A new educational program at a Northamptonshire estate teaching young people the importance of sustainable farming has been boosted with a new donation. Property consultancy Fisher German has donated twenty laptops to Holdenby House to support its new rural education programme. The program takes primary school children to visit farms …

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Seaweed farming gets a boost | The Manila Times

CITY OF COTABATO: Bangsamoro MP Amir Mawallil has proposed creating more incentives for seaweed farmers by first improving their production and productivity. Mawallil said in a new bill he proposed there would be seaweed farming extension services, skills development, provision of production inputs, equipment, facilities and services. infrastructure for production …

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The answer to the British agricultural crisis? It’s in these books

Her book is full of telling details, like when, while applying for a five-year campaign management program, on a 123-page form and referring to a 312-page manual, she discovers she still has to fill out basic payment. Schema form, which has a completely different set of codes for each option. …

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US EPA urged to reassess glyphosate’s impact on health and the environment

By Jonathan Stempel June 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was ordered by a federal appeals court on Friday to reconsider whether glyphosate, the active ingredient in Bayer AG’s Roundup weedkiller, poses risks unreasonable for humans and the environment. In a 3-0 ruling, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court …

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Gov’s Cea expects rural economy to be a tailwind for economic growth

The world economy is in the grip of galloping inflation and at the same time fears of a slowdown in growth. In an interview with CNBC-TV18, V Anantha Nageswaran, the Chief Economic Advisor expressed concern about the contribution of the rural economy to growth and hoped things would pick up …

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‘Bad government policy’ should not stop young people from farming

Chris MacManus, Sinn Féin MEP for Midlands-Northwest, said bad government policy should not stop young people from starting a career in farming. To support young farmers in Ireland, the MEP will ask the European Commission to engage with the Irish government to address its “lack of ambition for generational renewal” …

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4 newcomers to agriculture to watch – News

Agriculture is a great industry to work in, especially if you don’t come from a farming background. With each day presenting new and different challenges, we asked four new entrants why they entered the industry. Share this 4 newcomers to agriculture to watch 1.Paul White Paul White (picture above) recently …

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Union Home Mortgage Named Top Lender for USDA Rural Development Program in Pennsylvania | Company

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 16, 2022– Union Home Mortgage (UHM) ranked first in Pennsylvania in loan volume for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program for Rural Development for 2021, improving its fourth place in 2020. 100% financing helps lenders work with eligible households living …

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IIT Madras researchers identify barriers to rural communities’ access to off-farm employment

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) have identified barriers to entry of rural communities into non-agricultural occupations. Researchers studied issues related to the rural economy. In particular, they analyzed the reasons why farmers do not adopt non-farm jobs even when agriculture does not provide them with a …

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Communities take part in the Rural Development Summit

June 15—VALDOSTA — Nine Georgian communities participated in the first Rural Development Summit. Communities representing Bacon County, Crawford County, Dawson County, Lanier County, Mitchell County, Peach County, Seminole County, Twigs County and Worth County were selected to participate in workshops with practitioners identifying key resources, trends and best practices for …

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The CEO of Growbiz is concerned about “missed opportunities” for the Scottish rural economy

Jackie Brierton is CEO of the organization of support for rural companies Growbiz By Karen Peattie A rural business support organization has warned that there are “very specific challenges for rural and island businesses which may not be fully recognised” despite efforts to support them, pointing to rising transport costs, …

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GrowBiz CEO worries about ‘missed opportunities’ for Scotland’s rural economy

Jackie Brierton is CEO of rural business support organization GrowBiz By Karen Peattie A rural business support organization has warned that there are “very specific challenges for rural and island businesses which may not be fully recognised” despite efforts to support them, pointing to rising transport costs, problems digital connectivity …

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“Vertical Farming” is Best Engineering Project at the University of the Highlands and Islands Business Awards

Calum Macdonald wins the engineering prize. Calum Macdonald, a BEng (Hons) Energy Engineering student, won an award for his vertical farming idea at the 2022 UHI Business Awards. Calum (26), from Lewis, presented his idea for a small modular vertical farming unit that incorporates sensors and is self-contained but can …

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Communities Participate in Rural Development Summit | Local News

VALDOSTA – Nine Georgian communities participated in the first Rural Development Summit. Communities representing Bacon County, Crawford County, Dawson County, Lanier County, Mitchell County, Peach County, Seminole County, Twigs County and Worth County were selected to participate in workshops with practitioners identifying key resources, trends and best practices for advancing …

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A group of farmers go to town

The Dunedin City Young Farmers Club is revived. Journalist Shawn McAvinue speaks with Morgan Ramsay, President of Young Farmers Otago Southland, Balfour. Q: What is the history of the club? We’re not 100% sure, it’s something we’re looking into. We know there was a club because a farmer found an …

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Odisha’s Kalahandi will be included in PMAAGY Center’s new rural development program

Bhawanipatna: Kalahandi, one of the backward areas of Odisha, would be included in the Centre’s new rural development programme, Pradhan Mantri Adi Adarsh ​​Gram Yojana (PMAAGY). This was revealed by Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda during a visit to Kalahandi district on Monday. To further strengthen social protection schemes …

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A story of success in rural development: the Dennis family finds a home without borders

by Cortney Bealer, Public Affairs Specialist for Rural Development (rd.usda.gov/newsroom/success-stories/dennis-family-finds-home-without-boundaries) The Dennis family, Marc “Bill” and Nicole, opened their new home in Carneys Point earlier this year. Mrs. Dennis is in a wheelchair and their home will be built with handicap accessible features throughout. The Dennis family is more than …

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“Thousands of farmers could be deprived of agri-environment payments”

Thousands of farmers could find themselves without an agri-environment payment next year, despite news that a new agri-environment scheme will open later this summer. Applications for the new flagship €1.5 billion program that will replace GLAS will open this summer, Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue recently confirmed. However, in response to …

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Gunmen kill 37 in attack on rural community in Benue

Gunmen, who attacked Igama, a rural community in Benue state on Sunday morning, killed 37 people, residents of the community told PREMIUM TIMES. One survivor, Ambrose Adah, said the attackers raided the community as he and his family prepared for mass. Igama, an agrarian community, located in the local government …

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South of England Show: MP Andrew Griffith talks about helping the rural economy

He was invited by the Sussex Country Land and Business Association and spoke about how the government is supporting the rural economy, farmers and food producers in Sussex. The MP said he welcomed the government’s announcement on Thursday June 9 that permitted development would apply to more farm buildings, which …

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Women boost rural development and employment in Bangladesh: Minister

FE ONLINE REPORT | Published: June 13, 2022 7:12:28 p.m. | Updated: June 13, 2022 9:47:11 PM Young women in rural Bangladesh have contributed to overall development and employment in rural and remote villages, said Swapan Bhattacharjee, Minister of State for Rural Development and Cooperative Division. He made the comments …

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Successful operation of a family business for the Pirongia couple

Chris Poole, Waikato Bay of Plenty FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Photo / Provided Using technology to reduce their environmental footprint and take better care of their herd is part of the daily activities of Pirongia dairy farmers, Chris and Emma Poole. They were the first farm in the …

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Nigeria: Gunmen kill 37 in attack on rural community in Benue

Survivors said the attackers raided the community in the early hours of Sunday Gunmen, who attacked Igama, a rural community in Benue state on Sunday morning, killed 37 people, residents of the community told PREMIUM TIMES. One survivor, Ambrose Adah, said the attackers raided the community as he and his …

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New alliance aims to balance Culpeper industry, historic sites and agriculture | Local News

Many residents want Culpeper’s farms to thrive, its rural landscapes to remain intact, and tourism to thrive. Some of them simply banded together to form the Culpeper Alliance for Balanced Growth, to argue for these results. The alliance describes itself as a group of Culpeper citizens and organizations passionate about …

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Your Views: Good People, Renewable Energy and Rural Development | Local News

for the right peopleA few weeks ago, I accidentally left my purse in the shopping cart at Hy-Vee on Madison Avenue. Thank you very much to the person who gave it to customer service. Thank goodness there are still good people in this imperfect world. Kamp a renewable energy advocateCouncil …

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Highrange Rural Development Society Courts Argue, Thanks to Swapna Suresh – The New Indian Express

By Express press service KOCHI: By allowing Swapna Suresh, accused of smuggling gold, to use his office premises to launch a tirade against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his family members, the Highrange Rural Development Society (HRDS) courted the controversial. Although the leaders of the organization insist that it is …

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Three new CAFRE dairy technology demonstration farms named

Over the past year, the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) has run a series of over 170 TDF training events at TDFs across Northern Ireland in the dairy, beef, sheep , agricultural, environmental and pork with excellent feedback and Le CAFRE continues to take bookings for future …

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Voorhees launches Rural Community Development Institute | Local

Special for T&D DENMARK – South Carolina State Senator John Scott announced on June 9 the establishment of the Rural Community Development Institute at Voorhees University. The institute is a collaboration between the community initiative Becoming Beloved at Voorhees University and the South Carolina Institute of Innovation and Information (SCIII). …

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Program aims to improve palliative care in rural communities

Finding quality care nearby is a real challenge for rural Americans. According to the National Organization of State Rural Health Offices, only 9% of all doctors, 10% of psychologists and psychiatrists, and 12% of all pharmacists practice in rural communities. There are half as many specialists and dentists per 100,000 …

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Ministry of Rural Development to meet Kelantan Orang Asli over hydroelectric dam project in Nenggiri

A group of Temiar Orang Asli demonstrate in Putrajaya against the construction of Nenggiri Dam in Gua Musang, Kelantan on June 7, 2022. — Photo by Shafwan Zaidon Thursday 09 June 2022 22:06 MYT KUALA LUMPUR, 9th June – Deputy Minister of Rural Development, Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Mohamad will …

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USDA’s Rural Development Program offers assistance to residents and business owners

June 9—AILE ROUGE — Need help buying your first home? Update a business? The USDA has a few solutions. The United States Department of Agriculture has opened its Rural Development Program for residents of Goodhue County as well as surrounding towns such as Fairbult, Owatonna, and Northfield. The program focuses …

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KOICA provides $10 million to build villages of peace through integrated rural community development

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) confirms an allocation of $10 million to develop communities in the northwestern region of Cambodia to become a community of peace and prosperity. The confirmation was made during the signing ceremony of a record of discussions with the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) on …

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Community takes on fish farming

A rural community in the Western Highlands province of Ogga saw 50 people attend a five-day fish farming training. The training was led by local resident Australia Awards Alumnus, Brian Yak. Among the 50 people who attended the training, 15 women and three people living with disabilities participated and acquired …

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Brown announces nearly $2.4 million for rural development in eastern Ohio

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development has issued two community facility loans, a grant and a loan for water and waste disposal totaling $2,376,500 to three Eastern Ohio communities. “This federal funding makes critical investments …

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The Minister sees a bright future for agricultural fairs

The first of these is the establishment of mechanisms to generate greater cohesion and cooperation between the different events. “A second result will be that of identifying opportunities for DAERA to support agricultural fairs in a more strategic way”, explained the Minister. Edwin Poots made the comments while attending the …

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Orrum Receives NTCA Smart Rural Community Designation — The Rural Broadband Association

June 8—SHALLOTTE — FOCUS Broadband recently awarded the town of Orrum Smart Rural Community designation along with a sign to proudly display the title in the town. The Smart Rural Community designation, awarded by the NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association, highlights member projects that make rural communities vibrant places …

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Orrum Receives Smart Rural Community Designation by NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association

SHALLOTTE – FOCUS Broadband recently awarded the town of Orrum Smart Rural Community designation along with a sign to proudly display the title in the town. The Smart Rural Community designation, awarded by the NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association, highlights member projects that make rural communities vibrant places to …

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USDA Rural Development and Habitat for Humanity: Building Dreams, One Owner at a Time

Posted by USDA Rural Development Public Affairs Specialist Emily Cannon June 08, 2022 Across rural America, people are picking up hammers, screwdrivers, and measuring tapes to build their own homes. The strong partnership between USDA Rural Development (RD) and Habitat for Humanity helps ensure that every family has access to …

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USDA Rural Development Program Offers Assistance to Residents and Business Owners – Post Bulletin

RED WING — Need help buying your first home? Update a business? The USDA has a few solutions. The United States Department of Agriculture has opened its Rural Development Program for residents of Goodhue County as well as surrounding towns including Fairbault, Owatonna and Northfield. The program focuses on three …

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Michigan Rural Development Office Explains Rural Michigan Goals

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) — The beginning of a new future for rural Upper Michigan may soon be here. The National Office for Rural Development (ORD) plans to improve the quality of life in UP by tackling some of its problems. On Tuesday, representatives from 12 of UP’s 15 counties showed …

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Ministry of Rural Development says optimistic about handling food security issues

Deputy Minister of Rural Development Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Mohamad (centre) talks to aid recipients at the Kuala Muda District Equipment and Warung [email protected] Assistance program and presentation to Dewan Desa Keda, Kota Kuala Muda, June 7, 2022. – Bernama pic Tuesday, June 07, 2022 6:24 PM MYT SUNGAI PETANI, …

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Rural Development Bureau Deputy Director meets with stakeholders | WJMN

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) — Sarah Lucas was named deputy director of the new Office of Rural Development on April 18. On Tuesday, Lucas was at the Northern Center on the NMU campus to meet with UP stakeholders and economic development and community leaders to share their vision for the office. …

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New laws to protect property owners from walker bodily injury claims

New laws are being drafted to better protect landowners from potential lawsuits from walkers and hikers who injure themselves on their land. aws are made to provide for voluntary risk-taking if a person voluntarily places themselves in a position that they know could result in harm. It comes as the …

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Tributes to Max, ‘a popular young man in our rural community’

Max, who was just 18, comes from a well-known farming family in Eglinton. He was the beloved son of Ryan Boggs and Rhonda Connell. In a Facebook post, Gorthill Farm Contracting said: “We are totally broken. Rest Max. Register to our daily newsletter Farming Life Today It is understood Max …

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Farming talent recognized in Queen’s birthday honors

The hard work and commitment of talented people working in agriculture across the UK was recognized on the Queen’s birthday. The honors recognize the impressive contributions and service of farmers, agricultural scientists and researchers, industry leaders and government officials. See also: Opinion: Queen’s strong leadership has a lesson for agriculture …

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$103 million allocated to rural development plans

TEHRAN – The Majlis (Iran’s parliament) has approved a total of 31 trillion rials (nearly $103 million) for rural development in the finance bill for the current Iranian calendar year (March 2022- March 2023), the IRIB reported on Sunday. By allocating this amount of budget, the total credit of comprehensive …

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The Bucksport section of Horry County is transformed from a rural community into an economic center.

Bucksport marina file. June 1, 2022. JASON LEE [email protected] The area known today as the communities of Bucksport and Bucksville—about a dozen miles south of Conway along SC 701—was once dense cypress forest. Henry Buck, originally from Maine, moved his family there in the 1820s to establish a plantation and …

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Queen’s birthday honours: Taranaki farming identity humbled by gong

LISA BURD/Stuff Bryan Hocken is the happiest on the farm, but he’s also very honored to have been honored on this queen’s birthday. Taranaki’s farming identity, Bryan Hocken, will finally be able to relax on Monday morning after hiding a huge secret from his wife and children for weeks. And …

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PHOTO REPORT: Cassopolis Beach Bash brings the rural community together – Leader Publications

CASSOPOLIS – With music echoing through downtown Cassopolis and across Stone Lake, local residents came together for two days of music, laughter and community bonding at the second annual Beach Bash over the weekend . Children waded along the shore and played in the sand, while older children and teenagers …

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Poots says agricultural show funding deadline extended

During visits to Ballymoney and Lurgan lounges today, he said the deadline for applications would be extended by four weeks to June 30. “It was fantastic to visit two of our very popular agricultural shows and meet farmers, food producers and visitors. Performances like this are essential to supporting our …

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The pioneer of rural development

Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD) Abdulla Al-Mamoun | Published: June 04, 2022 00:16:27 | Updated: June 04, 2022 00:18:15 Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD) is a pioneering institute in the field of rural development in Bangladesh. The journey of this pioneering institute began 63 years ago on May …

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If not auctioned, Department of Rural Development will farm Shamlat land itself: Kuldeep Dhaliwal

CHANDIGAR: The Department of Rural Development of Punjab has made an important decision regarding shamlat land which is auctioned every year through open bidding. In case a shamlat land is not auctioned, the department will cultivate this land itself. In a meeting with district and Panchayat development officials here today, …

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Black rural community in California hit by historic drought restriction

Listen to this article here According to KCRW, Southern Californians are facing new water restrictions that began June 1 due to extreme drought. However, circumstances are especially worse for unincorporated communities along the shores of the San Joaquin Valley, known as colonias where mostly black and Latino families have lived …

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A strong rural economy is essential for self-sufficiency: Nitin Gadkari: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Sonepat, June 2 Union Roads, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday focused on boosting agriculture-based rural economy and said it was necessary for self-reliant India . Awarded diplomas to 107 students Union Minister Nitin Gadkari honored four students with gold …

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A Southland man determined to change the perception of dairy farming

Kavinda Herath/Stuff Southland Federated Farmers President Jason Herrick is running to serve on the National Board of Directors. A Southlander hasn’t served on Federated Farmers’ national board since 2011 and farmer Jason Herrick is determined to change that. Federated Farmers Sharemilker President Herrick will be running for a seat at …

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USDA Rural Development Celebrates Homeownership Month and Highlights Life-Changing Stories and Programs

Posted by USDA Rural Development Public Affairs Specialist Jamie Mobley June 02, 2022 In honor of National Homeownership Month, USDA Rural Development (DR) and the Biden-Harris Administration will highlight stories about how our programs have helped people in rural communities , tribal and underserved to buy, repair and build houses …

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Myanmar farmers struggle to make ends meet amid rising farming costs

YANGON (Xinhua): In 30 years of growing rice in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady region, Nyo Win has had many difficult times. But, with costs rising every day following a poor harvest, its current woes resemble many of the biggest difficulties to date. Fertilizer and diesel prices, the mainstays of rice cultivation, have …

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Medical student makes longitudinal impact in rural community

Rural patient care experience prepares third-year medical student for her future as a doctor Payson, Arizona Ninety miles northeast of Phoenix is ​​a rural town with a population of approximately 15,000 people. Payson, Arizona, a small community with a lush forest landscape and majestic views of the Mogollon Rim, is …

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