Rural farming

Rural Broadband Projects Get $500M USDA Funding

The Biden administration on Thursday announced half a billion dollars in grants and loans for broadband internet projects in rural areas from Alaska to Alabama, with more awards expected soon. The 2021 Infrastructure Bill earmarked billions of dollars for broadband access, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said: “We now have, …

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Agricultural extension workers are key to transforming the agricultural sector

The Chronicle Nqobile Tshili, columnist AGRICULTURE extension officers are key to transforming the country’s agricultural sector into agribusinesses by providing solutions to farming communities. Three extension agents are deployed per district and this is intended to ensure that they are in constant contact with the farmers; each serving up to …

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Evening Edition | Tuesday, September 20, 2022

In this evening edition, learn about agriculture’s role in the rural economy, planter and baler upgrades, and subsidies available to livestock processors. rural economy More U.S. farmers are relying on off-farm income as agriculture accounts for a smaller share of rural employment nationwide, a University of Missouri study said Monday. …

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There’s still time to participate in the award-winning ABP Angus Youth Challenge

The skills development program for 11/14-15 year olds recently became Business in the Community’s “Best Educational Partnership” winner for 2022. The prize package for anyone who reaches the final stage of the competition includes a small herd of Angus crossbred calves to rear, worth around £3,500, as well as a …

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Selected Ogun women empowered on added value of fish farming

With a determination to alleviate poverty among the two people in the grassroots areas, the Federal College of Wildlife Management (New Bussa, Niger State) and the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN) have collaborated with Senator representing Ogun West Senate District, Chief Tolu Odebiyi, empowering a select group of 22 …

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UN highlights transformative potential of family farming for global food supply |

The UNDFF runs until the end of 2028 and the Forum is hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (CAM) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). 🚨 The planet is heading towards climate catastrophe and we urgently need sustainable solutions. Investing in small-scale agriculture …

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Wheat crop milestone as Zim expects record 380,000 tonnes

the harvester harvests wheat in the field FARMERS have started harvesting winter wheat and for the first time since wheat cultivation began in 1966, Zimbabwe hopes to achieve self-sufficiency with a harvest of 380,000 tonnes. Speaking at the Mazowe District Winter Wheat Field Presidential Day at Craigengower Farm on Friday, …

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NDE trains Akwa Ibomites in herding – The Sun Nigeria

By Joe Effiong Uyo The National Employment Directorate (NDE), the agency in charge of designing strategies for mass employment opportunities in the country, organized a 5-day orientation and training for small livestock (goat) production in 2022 and the post-sustainable development program in Akwa Ibom State. The program was declared open …

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Rural support reflects on ‘productive year’ at AGM

The board heard from Vice President, Derek Lough, whose report reflected the organization’s successful year and the extent of the support it has provided to the farming community. In the reporting year, when the organization celebrated its 20th anniversary, Rural Support reached more than 28,500 beneficiaries through its programs, services, …

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Welsh Government must balance agricultural priorities – The Llanelli Herald

THE WELSH GOVERNMENT has ruled out controlling the spread of bovine tuberculosis through targeted culling in areas where the disease is endemic. A spokesperson confirmed the Welsh Government’s position ahead of the release of a major review of its TB eradication strategy. The review, led by Professor Glyn Hewinson of …

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I think we’ve reached the breaking point of adorable Farming Sims

Stardew Valley changed the world. Animal Crossing and Harvest Moon have been around for decades, but ConcernedApe’s indie farming sim has defined the magic of rural life away from the bustle of the city like nothing else before. It has sold millions of copies and embraced a community of modders …

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Interested in farming in New Jersey? Rutgers has a program for beginners

RU farm ready? It’s the name of a three-year beginner agricultural training program that launched in May 2021 at Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station last year. The goal of the program is to provide a pathway for people who want to become farmers, or who are already new and …

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Techie starts organic farming despite family opposition, earns Rs 1 Cr/year

Working for a tech giant in a metropolitan city is a dream come true for many, but that was not the case for Roja Reddy, who grew up in Donnehalli, a rural village in Karnataka. Passionate about agriculture, the 26-year-old dreamed of becoming a farmer. On the contrary, her family, …

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Task Force on Rising Agribusiness Costs Meets

Since the group’s inception in April 2022, members have worked to ensure that appropriate help and advice is available to industry in Northern Ireland. These activities have included a series of advisory articles published in print media, a dedicated webpage at: www.cafre.ac.uk, an industry-wide late spring survey and 16 on-farm …

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Agriculture: America’s Most Dangerous Job?

Staff/thread Last update: 17:08, September 12, 2022 Join our Telegram channel to stay up to date on news coverage (Photo courtesy of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.) Farming is a tough job and farmers’ jobs often put them in potentially dangerous situations. According to the United States Bureau …

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Agricultural tradition: A new play on local agricultural life will open in Munster | Theater

Eloise Marie Valadez, 219-933-3365 A mix of agricultural history, family life and memorable meals will soon be in the spotlight at the Theater at the Center (TAC) in Munster. The new solo multimedia piece “Once upon a farm: a story, a family, a tradition” arrives at the TAC from September …

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Liberia approves $2 million grant applications to promote agriculture

The Liberia Agriculture Commercialization Funds (LACF) Fund Advisory Committee (FAC) ended its first session with the approval of twenty-three grants for agribusinesses, including smallholder farmers and processors. LACF is the agency managing the matching grant component of the Rural Economic Transformation Project (RETRAP) and the Smallholder Agriculture Transformation and Agro-industry …

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What is the scythe? This ancient farming skill is making a comeback in Britain

Could a long-lost rural skill be a cut above when it comes to working on wildflower meadows? Fans say the rhythmic elements of scything mirror yoga and tai chi, promoting mindfulness, better breathing and good sleep, while reconnecting with nature. Replacing noisy, fuel-hungry machinery with a simple blade must also …

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Cumbrian farming community: ‘Time will tell’ on new Prime Minister Liz Truss

PRIME Minister Liz Truss’ pledge to improve food safety in Britain by ‘simplifying red tape’ and ‘extending the seasonal worker scheme’ has been met with some skepticism by farmers in Cumbria. They welcomed the news that Ms Truss will occupy No 10 with the comment: ‘The jury is out and …

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USDA announces $1 billion for rural broadband

Today, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the agency is accepting applications for Reconnect Program loans and grants to expand high-speed Internet access in rural communities. The ministry is making over $1 billion available, funded through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. “Ensuring that people in rural America are connected …

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The Farming for Nature network appoints 15 new ambassadors

The Farming for Nature (FFN) project has announced the appointment of 15 new ambassadors to its growing network, who will help actively promote sustainability and biodiversity over the coming year. New Ambassadors include families, couples and individuals from all sectors including forestry, cattle, sheep, dairy, horticulture, tillage and High Nature …

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King Charles III: “a friend of regenerative agriculture”

Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the UK now officially has a new king who is a strong advocate of regenerative agriculture. Charles, who was with his mother when she died earlier today, is now known as King Charles III. In a statement shared by Buckingham Palacethe 73-year-old heir …

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Former Chief Whip Mark Spencer appointed Defra Agriculture Minister

Former Chief Whip Mark Spencer has been appointed Minister of State for Defra, replacing Victoria Prentis who held the post for more than two years. The MP for Sherwood, who comes from a farming background, said he was “looking forward to supporting food production, the environment and our rural communities”. …

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Scaling up: The weight impact of the evolution of pig farming?

This is the first in a five-part series called “Scaling Up”. Each week we’ll post a new graphic explaining one way the pork industry has changed over the past few decades. This week we are focusing on changing the size of farms. Since the 1990s, pig farms have become larger, …

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Bales and moldy feed pose a serious health risk to farmers

Farmers have been warned of serious health hazards posed by bales and moldy feed. Additionally, spores and fumes from moldy bales can cause very serious respiratory illnesses and Teagasc health and safety specialist John McNamara has warned that many farmers should wear masks when opening the balls. Speaking at a …

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Engineers call for local production of modernized agricultural equipment

The Buhari branch of the Nigerian Society Of Engineers has called for local production of mechanized agricultural equipment. At the engineering body’s annual general meeting in Abuja, it was revealed that local production of machinery will help improve food production, especially for rural farmers. The average Nigerian farmer has a …

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Rural Support celebrates the success of the Social Farming Standard

The farm is not a specialized processing farm; rather, the farm remains a typical working farm where those in need of assistance can benefit from participation in farm activities in a non-clinical environment. It also creates the opportunity to reconnect farmers with their local communities through the opening of their …

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The museum’s Threshing Bee awakens agricultural memories of the past

Gord Ross of the Sukanen Ship Pioneer Village and Museum talks about his participation in the organization’s annual Threshing Bee and the past memories he awakens. Photos from the archives of the late Marjorie Russell/Thomas Editor’s Note – The photos in this article are from my grandmother’s personal photo collection. …

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Pinduoduo is reshaping small farm supply chains in technology for Agri Push

Before agricultural e-commerce took hold, peach farmers in Li Yang Village had to wait each summer for wholesale buyers to drive around the rural outskirts of Beijing and buy their harvests. Farmers had no visibility into consumer demand and had little choice but to accept the prices offered by wholesalers. …

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Dalby Farmers Focus on Farming the Future, Through Innovation and Education | North Queensland Register

Warren and Meg have refocused their operation towards more holistic practices to deliver a product that benefits the consumer, their business and the environment. Photo provided This is branded content for Rabobank Australia’s ability to provide healthy, ethical food is a source of great pride for Warren and Megan Salter, …

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Minister visits Moy Park Performance House

During his visit, the Minister was able to see the advanced systems that ensure the home environment is as energy efficient as possible. Solar electricity, generated on site, is converted into heat via an electronic boiler or stored in an on-site battery bank. Minister Poots said: “I would like to …

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Back to nature | Rise of Kashmir

posted on August 31, 2022 | Author DR. ASHU SHARMA To feed the growing world population, it is estimated that food production will need to increase by 70% by 2050. Meanwhile, India is expected to be the most populous country in the world by 2030, with 1.51 billion of inhabitants. …

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Fears for the future of farming in Angus, Perthshire and Fife

Fears for the future of farming in Angus, Perthshire and Fife Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” …

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Without a community, farming in Oklahoma is impossible

John M. Lam The pandemic has exposed many unspoken truths about society in the United States, truths that many marginalized peoples have known for a long time. The pandemic has caused us to withdraw into ourselves and reassess our place and our sense of belonging. A feeling of disconnection and …

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Investing in snail farming, Marketing

Snail farming is one of the most underrated but lucrative business that has been taken for granted for a long time and the economic benefits are very high for the local farmers. It is advised that when setting up a snail farm, only one species of snail is important. Also, …

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Smart farming is imperative for better agricultural production

Smart Agriculture, The agro-economy provides jobs for around 45% of the national workforce, contributes 21% of gross domestic product (GDP) and accounts for nearly 60% of exports. Almost all of the arable land, around 23.4 million hectares, is under cultivation as the country strives to reach the threshold of sustainable …

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Explore the peri-urban agriculture docuseries “Farming on the Edge”

Urbanization has reduced the physical gaps between some rural and urban areas, making it essential that peri-urban areas have efficient and knowledgeable agricultural practices, and that farmers are able to adjust and diversify quickly. their operations. The Peri-urban agriculture network released a docuseries Farming at the limitwhich examines the issues …

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Residents hope to change township farming and livestock rules

Cliff Knasinski with his organic farm in Davison Township. Photo by Gary Gould DAVISON TWP. – Cliff Knasinski said he saw weaknesses in the country’s food supply chain as early as 2019, prompting him to build his half-acre property to support his family. He made an organic farm to grow …

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Northern Ireland HYB storms National Weekend Rally

It was the first weekend held since 2019 due to the coronavirus pandemic and what a success it has been for the Northern Ireland contingent. On Saturday, members participated in National Competitions Day. This sees members who have qualified in the Stock Judging and Lineal Assessment events compete at national …

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FAO: Peru’s second agrarian reform prioritizes benefits for family farming | News | ANDEAN

The priority of the second agrarian reform proposed by the Peruvian government is to promote family farming, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported. “This strategy, as it stands, prioritises the benefits for family farming, which has shown that it can be the answer to a food …

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A single Redfall an agricultural district is bigger than any Prey

Well yes? A single farming district in Arkane’s future red fall is greater than all of Preyfrom the Talos space station. Speaking at QuakeCon, Arkane Austin’s Harvey Smith and Karen Segars confirmed this. “Talking about size, I think the Talos in Prey had five football fields, and the size of …

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China’s agricultural areas and industrial centers are suffering from worsening drought conditions and water shortages

Hundreds of persimmons that should be laden with yellow fruit lie wilted in the greenhouse at Gan Bingdong in southwest China. Key points: Authorities ordered ‘to use all available water sources’ to supply households and livestock China’s Sichuan province gets 80% of its electricity from hydroelectric dams, which have fallen …

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Critics of UK trade deal slam Australia’s decision to continue practice

“To some it will seem that Australia is being unscrupulous and negligent when it comes to animals for commercial advantage. “And the fact that they’re trying to sweeten that up by saying it’s until 2036 gives the game – they hurt and Australia knows they hurt because what will be …

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Agriculture – the biggest job on earth

Agriculture is currently undergoing unprecedented change and it is an industry that has a powerful impact on humanity and the animals of our planet. Farmers have an increasingly challenging and crucial role in growing food, energy and fiber crops while balancing increased productivity, environmental protection and societal values. This summer …

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It’s been an action-packed summer for the Rural Support Team

Rural Support kicked off the show season at the Ballymoney Show on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th June. The sun was shining, and the local community came out in force to support the first show since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The team enjoyed being in full force and …

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National Recognition for Badger-Baiting Prevention Initiative

Led by the Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (USPCA) and the Northern Ireland Badger Group (NIBG), the initiative called ‘Operation Brockwatch’ is an effective rural partnership working with landowners and the PSNI to protect the vulnerable settlements previously targeted by criminal gangs. This award is a …

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City dwellers try their hand at hands-on farming

A view of Xiushan Tujia and Miao Autonomous County, Chongqing Municipality (southwest China). [Photo/VCG] CHONGQING-Deng Xingyu, a 77-year-old farmer, worked year after year on his small plot of land, planting crops. So he was surprised to discover that an increasing number of nearby townspeople were heading to his sleepy village …

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Next trip to the CAFRE EFS farm

Farmers attending the event will have the opportunity to view the environmental work being done on the CAFRE Enniskillen farm, including hedging, creating woodlots, riparian strips, creating orchards, winter forage crops for birds, annual wildflower margins and pollen and nectar margins as well as discussing all available EFS work. This …

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Your farming community needs you more than ever, so why not volunteer

Register to our daily newsletter Farming Life Today Volunteers are an essential part of the rural support team and without them it would not be possible for the organization to offer the diverse range of support and programs for agricultural and rural communities that they provide. Each year, these volunteers …

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LETTER – The return of agricultural fairs is vital for rural agriculture

It seems like only yesterday we were getting ready for the Royal Welsh Show, writes Gwawr Parry of NFU Montgomeryshire. Now that it’s over for another year, we look forward to the return of county broadcasts across Wales after a hiatus in many cases due to the coronavirus pandemic. Meeting …

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Effectively helping betel-growing communities in India

Advertising betel leaf or Paan is widely consumed throughout India. It has been part of our culture since ancient times as betel leaves are needed for most religious occasions as well as for consumption. The traditional medicine system considers it a plant with medicinal value. The shade-loving betel vine is …

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Learning the wrong lessons from the experience of organic farming in Sri Lanka (commentary)

Long-time organic farmers have performed well over the past two years, although conventional farmers in Sri Lanka have suffered due to a sudden import ban on chemical fertilizers. The real lesson to be learned from the Sri Lankan economic crisis is that good governance is important for a nation’s health …

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More young people are taking up farming, says 4-H boss

Jamaica 4-H Clubs Executive Director Dr Ronald Blake presents an award at a previous edition of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show held in Clarendon. MORE Jamaicans, especially young people, are getting into farming as a lucrative profession, says executive director of Jamaica’s 4-H Clubs, Dr. Ronald Blake. He …

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Lost in nostalgia | successful farming

They say nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. It’s true. Thanks to modern technology, nostalgia is better than ever. I dove deep into the past after new neighbors moved into nearby Warnes Farm. I spent a lot of my childhood racing with my buddy Steve on Al and Lorraine …

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Agriculture loses to urban policy

Most Canadians have never been on a farm, let alone lived on a farm, resulting in over 98% of our population being agricultural illiterate. For many Canadians, agricultural production is an unfamiliar concept. For this reason, it is relatively easy to use fear to influence public opinion on any food …

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Agricultural Careers: Working as a Poultry Manager

Ed Wilson, 49, is the manager of a 180,000-bird poultry unit in Lincolnshire that supplies a major processor. He grew up in Malawi and did not come from a farming background, although his father worked in fishing and Ed helped a family friend who was a cattle herder during school …

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Inaugural Western Cape Agriculture Department Summit highlights relevant issues in agriculture – SABC News

The inaugural summit of the Western Cape Department of Agriculture highlighted issues related to rural security, food security and land reform. The summit took place in Rawsonville, Boland. As a major economic driver, agriculture is responsible for creating over 14% of all jobs in the Western Cape. The department’s Jerry …

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Farmers’ groups receive subsidies for raising goats « Khabarhub

Farmer groups receive subsidies for raising goats Goat/Image for representation POKHARA: Commercial goat herders have received subsidies worth Rs 2 million in rural areas of the metropolitan city of Pokhara. The program is part of encouraging farmers to promote goat farming, it is said. The Mayor of Metropolitan City of …

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Discover organic farming in MharoKhet in the lap of nature

Discover organic farming in MharoKhet surrounded by nature – The CSR Journal Mharokhet Jodhpur, Rajasthan: A forty-acre experiential farm in Jodhpur, MharoKhet is home to over 100 varieties of natural and organic crops and offers soothing experiences in the lap …

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Bangladeshi agriculture moving towards large-scale commercial farming: BIDS Seminar

Bangladesh’s agriculture will increasingly be dominated by large-scale commercial farming as corporate interests dispossess the peasantry, says a paper presented Wednesday at a seminar organized by the Institute of Development Studies of Bangladesh (BIDS). “It will continue to be a nation of small and small commodity producers, with some shifts …

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India’s natural farming policy should recognize the new role of women

According to the 2011 census, about 33.7% of rural men migrate to find employment and better economic opportunities. The increasing migration of rural men has led to the feminization of the agricultural sector, with women’s participation in agriculture and related activities becoming more prominent. To cope with this changing scenario, …

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Steven Meyen: How to keep wildfires from spiraling out of control

As I write this, Europe is burning. So many huge fires are destroying thousands of hectares of forests across the continent during this latest heatwave. the Mediterranean countries are the most affected, but the countries of central and western Europe, including Ireland, are also suffering. We can all help prevent …

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Ecological agriculture proves beneficial for farmers in Africa

An international team of scientists has found that environmentally friendly practices such as growing a range of crops, including legumes like beans or pigeon peas, and adding plant residues or manure to soils can increase food crop yields in places like rural Africa, where smallholder farmers cannot apply much nitrogen …

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Agriculture can be the solution, not the problem it is generally seen as

There is a major fight between Irish farmers and the government. As the climate crisis engulfs the planet, the government must reduce carbon emissions from all sectors, and agriculture is an important one. Many farmers feel they are being unfairly targeted. The fight seems inevitable and intractable, with big industry …

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The Black Isle Show farming event will return in August after a two-year absence

Perfume in the air at the 2019 Black Isle Show Flower Show. Photo: Gary Anthony. It’s just not summer in the Highlands without the Black Isle Show! And after two years without the first agricultural and family event in the North, this month of August, it is indeed Show time! …

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North Shropshire: MP in search of a farming hero

THE MP for North Shropshire is looking for a community farming hero. The National Farmers Union has launched a new award to celebrate the importance of individuals to farming and rural communities, and MPs have been asked to nominate a farmer from their constituency as a Farm Hero for 2022. …

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IFA warns of ‘potentially devastating blow’ to agriculture

The government’s announcement of a sectoral emissions cap for agriculture 25% lower than 2018 emissions is a potentially devastating blow to Irish agriculture and the rural economy, the Irish Farmers’ Association has warned . IFA chairman Tim Cullinan said the deal between Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party …

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Agritech startups Saurabh Agarwal explain sustainable farming options

Image source: INDIA TV India’s agricultural sector supports nearly 60% of the rural population. India is known worldwide for its agricultural prowess. India’s agricultural sector supports nearly 60% of the rural population. The semi-annual GVA of agriculture and related sectors is estimated at 18.8% of total GVA in FY22. Between …

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The future of San Joaquin Valley agriculture could be ‘dryland agriculture’

Faced with fallow land as California dries up, farmers in the Central Valley may need to adopt new types of crops to survive. (CN) — Often touted as the breadbasket of the world, California’s San Joaquin Valley is the most agriculturally productive region with more than 250 different crops. But …

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Andhra Pradesh: the president of NABARD campaigns for sustainable agriculture

Drastic changes are happening in the agricultural sector, says GR Chintala Drastic changes are happening in the agricultural sector, says GR Chintala Integrated farming, use of proper agricultural tools, climate change management and soil regeneration will play a key role in agriculture in the future, said the president of the …

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Ecological farming, a boon for African farmers: new study

The Africa Emergency Food Facility program for Kenya will give more smallholder farmers like Lucy Njeri access to climate-resilient staple crop seeds and affordable fertilizers. (Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) An international team of scientists has found that environmentally friendly practices such as growing a range of crops, including …

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Value of Welsh agriculture underlined after comments from Mark Drakeford

NFU Cymru has highlighted the value of the Welsh agricultural industry following controversial comments from the First Minister of Wales. Mark Drakeford said farmers must “do things that taxpayers are willing to invest in” to receive subsidies in the future. Under the Welsh Government’s recently announced agricultural policy, growers must …

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Bauchl engages international agricultural consultants on mechanized farming – The Sun Nigeria

By Paul Orude Bauchi The Bauchi State Government has engaged the services of International Agricultural Consultancy Farms for mechanized farming to transform the economic fortunes of the state. The project would ensure the development of 200,000 hectares of land for mechanized agriculture across the state. Governor Bala Mohammed revealed it …

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Drakeford comments he had to justify agricultural spending in Cardiff ‘astonishing’, says Tory member of Senedd

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> On the left, Samuel Kurtz. That’s right, Mark Drakeford. A Tory member of Senedd called “astonishing” the Prime Minister’s comments to the Royal Welsh in which he said he would have to justify spending money on farmers to the people of Cardiff. Mark Drakeford said farmers should …

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Subsistence farming still matters in Nepal « Khabarhub

Nepal’s agricultural sector’s contribution to the economy has declined by around 7% over a decade, reaching 24.90% in the financial year 2020/21, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics. It is not surprising that around 68% of farmers, among the two-thirds of the population dependent on agriculture, practice subsistence agriculture. …

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Agriculture: support payments achieve their objectives according to Mairi Gourgeon

Minister Mairi Gougeon Commenting on the rapid delivery of agricultural support, Rural Affairs Secretary Mairi Gougeon said the global pandemic and the impact of the illegal invasion of Ukraine had highlighted the importance of food chains and security. eating : “These events also demonstrated how hard the agricultural sector works …

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Gambia: Agriculture in ruins as rural-urban migration continues

Most farms in rural Gambia are cultivated by labor. However, in recent times, farmers have complained of losing their labor due to rural exodus. Most of these migrants are young people who could cultivate the land but preferred to go to urban centers to seek white-collar jobs, which makes farming …

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Farming in ruins as rural exodus continues

Sedia Ceesay, the first child in a family of 17 from Sami Pachonki village in the Central River Region (CRR) Sami district who now lives temporarily with his uncle in Abuko, described climate change as a factor contribution to his departure from the village for the urban center. “With this …

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5 key areas Welsh Farmers Union call on government to tackle food and energy security – Swansea Bay News

The Farmers Union of Wales has launched a ‘five-point plan’ for UK governments which it says should be implemented to tackle the effects of the war in Ukraine and other factors on farmers , food producers and consumers. Speaking at the FUW press conference ahead of the Royal Welsh Show …

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Dairy farming: a sustainable means of income in sustainable agriculture – Le Sangai Express

17-Jul-2022 | Mr Norjit Singh, Th Ranadhir Singh, Chongtham Sonia, Blessa SailoAnimal husbandry is an integral part of agriculture. It makes multifaceted contributions to the growth and development of the agricultural sector. Livestock contributes to improving food production and ensuring nutritional security. It generates income, jobs …

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Teenagers inspired by farming at first ‘Farm my Food’ day in Hampshire

Hampshire Secondary School PUPILS were inspired by farming when they found themselves stuck on a working farm. Hampshire’s first #FarmMyFood Day took place on June 30. It was organized by LEAF in partnership with Hampshire Fare, the county food group, and Wheatsheaf Farming. Cllr Roz Chadd, Deputy Chief and Senior …

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A couple of farmers want to create a new cheese

Alan and Wendy Dempster, who farm just outside Co Antrim town, are creating the unique cheese as part of an agricultural diversification project which has already seen the launch of Lamb Van, a ‘street food truck specializes in a range of cooked snacks such as sausage rolls and burgers of …

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UK-wide pork supply chain review launched

The consultation follows recent challenges faced by the sector due to global pressures, including rising costs and labor shortages, which have raised questions about how the supply chain works. It seeks opinions on issues such as transparency, price disclosure, clarity of contract terms and market consolidation. It will run until …

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Training farmers to treat farming like a business in Papua New Guinea – Papua New Guinea

UNCDF, as part of EU-STREIT PNG, provided farmers with basic financial literacy skills with a focus on savings to make them understand that farming is a sustainable business and viable that can support their livelihoods.. Wewak, Papua New Guinea – Appreciating agriculture as a sustainable and viable business practice is …

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Liz Truss ignored warnings about Brexit’s impact on agriculture

The UK government ignored warnings about the damage Brexit would cause to Scotland’s food and farming sectors, despite being ‘clearly aware of the consequences’, a Scottish minister has said. This follows the revelation that Tory leadership candidate and former international trade secretary Liz Truss received detailed warnings from her own …

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Officials call for safety after recent farm accident – Austin Daily Herald

Earlier this month a rural farmer in Mower County near Dexter was rescued from a grain silo and although the unidentified man emerged from the incident relatively unscathed, it highlights the need for safety in one of the most dangerous professions in the world. According to Mower County Steve Sandvik, …

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Teagasc Ballyhaise College welcomes Ukrainian refugees

Fifty Ukrainian refugees are housed on the Teagasc Ballyhaise Agricultural College campus. With the refugee crisis unfolding in Ukraine and across Europe, Teagasc decided to work with Cavan County Council and donate the two unused residential homes and two student accommodations. With the help of local contractors and staff volunteering, …

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Farmers go commercial with vegetable farming – myRepublica

ILLAM, JULY 10: Farmers in the eastern part of the district depend on commercial vegetable farming. Although there are occasional problems in the sale of vegetables, most of the vegetables produced here are sold at high prices. Farmers in Suryodaya-11 and 12 Municipalities and Rong Rural Municipality of the district …

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Farming Connect gives Thomas a hand

When Pembrokeshire-born Thomas Phillips was a 14-year-old schoolboy trying to plan his future prospects for work, he didn’t think his lifelong dream of working with cattle had a chance because he came from a non-agricultural environment. Today, this ambitious and focused newcomer, now 22 and assistant manager of a 450-cow …

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Sustainable Agriculture – A Big Focus on Egerton Farm

ARCZero is a European innovation partnership project led by farmers and funded by DAERA and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development led by Professor John Gilliland of Devenish does just that, creating a strong baseline for both emissions and carbon stocks on its seven member farms. John Egerton is …

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A true celebration of agriculture and rural life by the sea, and a wonderful day out for the whole family!

The Melplash Show is the annual event that locals and visitors to Bridport and West Dorset most look forward to. Taking place at the West Bay Showground, it is a traditional one-day agricultural show that brings together the best of agriculture and rural life. For farmers and those who work …

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UK dairy farmers warn of rising prices amid chronic staff shortages | Agriculture

Dairy farmers are warning that a chronic labor shortage is hitting dairy production and further fueling food price inflation, and are calling for urgent action to prevent the situation from getting worse. Eight in 10 farm owners looking for workers said they received very few or no applications from people …

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Fish farming practices come under scrutiny as aquaculture booms

A recent investigative report claims to reveal for the first time the poor conditions, including the mistreatment of fish, at some Indonesian fish farms. While activists and industry figures disagree on the scale of the problem, both agree that aquaculture across Asia needs to be better managed while helping smallholder …

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Luxury glamping company opens its first site in the Republic of Ireland

Six exclusive glamping pods have been installed on the ancient Forth Mountain, giving guests sweeping views across the awe-inspiring ‘sunny south-east’ countryside towards Blackstairs Mountain and Mount Leinster. Further Space, which currently has eight luxury glamping sites in Northern Ireland and Scotland, is working in partnership with landowners on sustainable …

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Plastic has made farming easier, but what happens to the material after it’s used?

Madeline Uraneck moved to Wisconsin from Oklahoma 50 years ago. Although she is not a farmer, Uraneck said she always paid attention to what was happening in farm fields when driving around the state. “As you walk through the beautiful farmland, you notice the changes in farming, like hay bales …

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How the revival of traditional agricultural practices in the Mediterranean enriches nature and people

Every morning during the summer months, Fatjoni wakes up early and emerges from his hillside farmhouse into the beautiful landscape of the Albanian mountains. Their peaks stretch around him, shrouded in clouds, their sloping sides dotted with groves of trees and golden pastures. As he leads his herd of goats …

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Feminization of agriculture: women in agriculture must be supported by legal and social infrastructure

Editor’s note: FII’s #MoodOfTheMonth for July 2022 is Gender and environment. We invite submissions on the many layers of this theme throughout the month. If you would like to contribute, please refer to our submission guidelines and email your articles to [email protected] Women in agriculture live at the intersection of …

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Randox Antrim Show opens registration

A host of YFC sponsors, stewards, members, supporters and locals gathered recently to see what’s new since the last show in 2019, as registration officially opened for this year’s event. The sponsor’s reception was graciously supported by Antrim & Newtownabbey Council and supported by Randalstown YFC. During the evening, the …

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Federal government launches carbon culture review

THE newly elected federal government has used the tenth anniversary of Australia’s carbon market to announce a review of some of the controversial methods used to generate credits. Federal Minister for Climate Change and Energy Chris Bowen announced the former chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb will lead the carbon culture …

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