Monthly Archives: June 2022

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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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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“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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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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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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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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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 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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