Rural farming

Copeland MP encourages farming community to apply for new grant program

THE AGRICULTURAL community has been invited to seize a funding opportunity offered by the UK government. Copeland MP Trudy Harrison has endorsed the £ 27million Farm Investment Fund, urging the farming community to come forward if they are eligible for some of the money. Grants from the Ministry of Environment, …

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Gene-editing technology should not be used to pursue low-welfare agriculture – report

Cows in a field The new gene-editing technology shouldn’t be used to breed farm animals with characteristics that mean they can endure poor welfare conditions, an independent report said. And food retailers should commit to only selling meat from responsibly raised animals, urged the Nuffield Council on Bioethics in a …

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Global Indoor Agriculture Market Report 2021: Focus on Greenhouses, Indoor Vertical Farms, Container Farms, Indoor Deep Water Cultivation – Forecast to 2026

Dublin, November 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Indoor Agriculture Market – Global Opportunity and Forecast to 2026” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global indoor agriculture market has grown at a CAGR of around 12% during the period 2015-2020. Looking ahead, the market is expected to show …

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Economic impact of salmon farming on Scottish regions revealed

According to statistics, in the third quarter of the year, the North Coast and West Highlands produced the most fish – 26% of the total, or 15,900 tonnes; Argyll and Clyde followed with 14,000 tonnes, or 23% of production; followed by Shetland with 20 percent of production (12,400 tonnes); the …

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Carbon agriculture worries B + LNZ | Otago Daily Times News Online

Beef + Lamb New Zealand says the growing chorus of voices against runaway carbon farming cannot be ignored and urgent solutions are needed before more damage is done to rural communities. The good industry organization has supported the recent formation of the Native Forest Coalition which includes the Environmental Defense …

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Community supports Swaby family after agricultural accident

“Your support will help Carla and the boys with the funeral, ranch expenses, education and hopefully some things that can make Carla and the boys smile… making life a little more manageable,” Hoffart said on the GoFundMe page. “Your support will have a huge impact this holiday season and is …

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YFCU supports Mission Noël | Life on the farm

YFCU Vice President Hannah Kirkpatrick (center right) is joined by colleagues Claire Ramay (front left) and Jayne Kirkpatrick (front right) from Kilraughts YFC to announce the organization’s support for the Christmas call for the Cash for Kids 2021 mission. Lauren Baxter (left) head of the Cash for Kids association, the …

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Agricultural Forum: Sustainable protection of agriculture in Leelanau | Business

To those of us who don’t farm, the vitality of Leelanau’s agricultural culture can seem as guaranteed as a beautiful sunset over Lake Michigan or as predictable as trees turning in the fall. Once you take a closer look, you realize that our agricultural heritage is the product of intentional …

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Fane Valley supports Air Ambulance NI

The charity Air Ambulance Northern Ireland, in partnership with the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, provides emergency medical helicopter service for Northern Ireland. The service provides emergency medical assistance throughout the province, operating seven days a week for 12 hours a day. It can reach anywhere in Northern Ireland in about …

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Study examines changing role of women in agriculture

Dr Lee-Ann Sutherland. New research released this week by the James Hutton Institute (JHI) also found that moving to the virtual world saves time on travel and avoids childcare difficulties. Additionally, the research, which was linked to the Scottish Government’s Women in Agriculture initiative, found that the pandemic also provided …

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