Rural farming

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Women in Agriculture profile with Lynsay Hawkes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Angling for a splash at Shane’s Castle Game Fair

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

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New capital grants offered to farming businesses in Wales

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

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Solar energy and agriculture in Japan

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

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

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

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Mafuro Farming, a large-scale dairy farming business established

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

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Backyard Poultry Farming

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

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Tanzania: Let’s focus on irrigated agriculture-MPs

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

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The Timshel Desert | Agricultural News

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

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

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

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BJP Kisan Morcha to promote organic farming, native cow breeding

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

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

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

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

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

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Prioritize residue-free farming over organic farming

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

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A unique opportunity for children to learn about agriculture,

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

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Government of Uttar Pradesh to promote floriculture with NBRI

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

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Passion for New Zealand sheep farming

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

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Farming for meat where the three counties meet

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

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

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

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Rural connectivity still holding back UK agriculture, survey finds

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The closing date for EFS applications is approaching

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

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Youth trained in agriculture – Malawi 24

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

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

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

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FERN’s Back Forty: How Vegetable Farming Can ‘Redevelop’ the Mississippi Delta

By Boyce Upholt Back Forty will bring you periodic reviews, interviews and insights from journalists on the stories they’ve written. Register here or below Woodruff County, Arkansas is located at the western end of what has come to be known as the “Delta,” the flat empire of farmland that hugs …

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CSO: 25 farmers committed suicide in 2019

Mental health issues in rural Ireland are coming under increasing scrutiny, with the farming community particularly at risk of rural isolation and depression. n average, 25 farmers die each year by suicide, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) to the Independent of agriculture. Mental health in …

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Smart farming practices pay more dividends

AAgriculture continues to be a key contributor to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of various economies around the world. As of the 2020/2021 financial year, agriculture accounted for around 23.7% of Uganda’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 31% of export earnings. Taking inspiration from the cultivation of coffee, which is …

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The NBA is focused on the future of beef

Christine Middlemiss, UK’s Chief Veterinarian, Professor Alice Stanton, renowned expert on the health benefits of red meat, and MP Daniel Zeichner will speak at the NBA Beef Expo seminars The expert panel includes Will Jackson, Director of Beef and Lamb Strategy at AHDB, Independent Livestock Sustainability Consultant, Dr. Jude Capper, …

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Carlow Nationalist — Support group for bereaved farm families launches mentorship program

Caroline Redmond, Tom Canning, Veronica Morris, Ciaran Austin, Norma Rohan, Aisling Meehan, Eimear Kelly, Catherine Kenneally, Brian Rohan, Angela Hogan and David Leydon launch the Embrace FARM Encircle program, funded by the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) , through the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine By Suzanne Pender EMBRACE FARM, …

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Two major agricultural estates are coming to market with a total price close to £90million

The estates of Coldham and Goole, in the counties of Cambridgeshire and South Yorkshire, are for sale on behalf of Urban&Civic, with agents Savills and Bidwells jointly managing the process. Together, the estates total over 8,350 acres, including 20 residential properties and 30 wind turbines. The Coldham estate, comprising 4,179 …

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Blending math learning and farming at Ysgol Pentrecelyn

DENBIGHSHIRE pupils learned about agriculture and mathematics. Children from Ysgol Pentrecelyn recently hosted Lord Newborough for a visit, as part of a project recently launched by Young Enterprise. The innovative project involves Welsh middle school children in developing an agriculture-based financial education manual tailored to their needs. The handbook is …

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Soaring costs threaten farmers’ livelihoods and ways of life

Amaze a few shoppers outside an Albuquerque supermarket and you’ll find that everyone noticed the groceries were more expensive. “Products by the pound in particular have increased,” says university student Laura Miramontes. She adds that food prices are a frequent topic of family conversation. “Oh, my God, my father,” she …

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Improving the perception of agriculture is important for the industry | rural life

Editor’s note: Please enjoy this column by Dr. Rosmann from 2015. How farmers take care of their land and their animals is an opinionated and emotionally sensitive topic for almost all farmers. Their feelings are understandable. Any threat to the ability of agricultural producers to meet basic human needs for …

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Farming efforts to delay eco-friendly subsidies risk hitting net zero – report | Agriculture

According to a new analysis, there will be a “substantial gap” in UK farming’s efforts to reach net zero if post-Brexit eco-friendly subsidies are delayed for two years. The National Union of Farmers (UNF) is urging the government postpone Environmental Land Management (Elms) schemes until 2025 and maintain the EU’s …

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Milton Downs sells to a farming family in the district

Milton Downs in Bellata is a major producer of grain and dry cotton. Photo: Moree Immobilier ONE of Australia’s largest and best-known farm properties, Milton Downs, near Moree in north-west New South Wales, has been sold at an undisclosed price to a young family who was already farming in the …

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Urban Ontarians learn the art of small-scale farming in Antigonish

Meghan Johnny says with increased severe weather and increased instability in the global supply chain, she feels a duty to be a farmer. “The more I learn to grow food for myself and my community, the more equipped I am to continue caring for my community for the future,” she …

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Agriculture was central to recovery in the Mwai Kibaki era

Former President Mwai Kibaki during a past public lecture at Taifa Hall, University of Nairobi. [Mbugua Kibera, Standard] When the National Rainbow Coalition (Narc) government led by Mwai Kibaki came to power in early 2003, its main objective was to improve the country’s economic performance. To this end, it produced …

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Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Space: pay particular attention to spring agricultural production and strive to obtain a good harvest of summer cereals

April 22, 2022 11:15 p.m. (GMT+8) EqualOcean Tang Renjian, director of the central bureau of agriculture and minister of agriculture and rural areas, chaired an executive meeting of the ministry of agriculture today to convey and study the spirit of the executive meeting of the Council of Agriculture. ‘State, study …

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Precision dairy farming: a new technological marvel in the dairy

posted on April 23, 2022 | Author DR. FAAZIL BASHIR RATHER Worldwide, about 150 million households are engaged in dairy farming with a production of about 860 million tons of milk. India is the highest milk producing country in the world with production of around 187.75 million tons of milk …

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Agricultural Concessions

By Phil Jarratt They might be the star couple of new-age farming, but Bray Farms directors Nina and Mitch Bray have much bigger goals in mind. Through their company properties in the Darling Downs and Noosa Shire in Cootharaba, they want to demonstrate by personal example that farming, even in …

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China to take new measures for spring agriculture, secure and increase energy supply

China will adopt measures for healthy agricultural production in spring to ensure a bumper harvest and stable supply of major agricultural products, according to a decision taken at the executive meeting of the State Council chaired by the prime minister on Wednesday. Li Keqiang. The meeting stressed that job security …

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Unclear Federal Law Allows Logging, Agriculture, and Mining to Threaten U.S. Biodiverse Ecosystems

No version of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS), which is part of the Clean Water Act, adequately protects the country’s natural areas. By Sam Davis The recent decision by the Supreme Court to examine the “scope limitation” of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS), which is a important part …

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Over £30,000 of farm equipment stolen in East Yorkshire

SEVERAL farmers have reported thefts of over £30,000 worth of equipment. Humberside Police have received reports of thefts of GPS systems from agricultural tractors, including at Goodmanham, near Market Weighton (25 March) and Wressle, near Howden (1 April). More than £35,000 worth of GPS receivers and displays were stolen from …

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Australian agricultural standards investigated ahead of trade deal | farm online

A panel of UK trade experts consulted animal rights campaigners in Australia ahead of the recent signing of a free trade deal. The group of scientists was brought together by the government after UK farmers raised concerns about a flood of imports from Australia ‘stealing’ local markets. The UK has …

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Media Today Group and Krishi Jagran sign MoU to help farming community through mutual collaboration

This MOU covers the coordination of delegations, international promotion and marketing of exhibitions, and many more for the benefit of agricultural communities, agricultural startups and other related stakeholders in the same field. MB Naqvi, Managing …

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Mayo Sheep Farmer Joins Farming for Nature Network

A County Mayo sheep farmer who considers himself a steward of the land has joined the Farming for Nature (FFN) Ambassador Network. Now in its fourth year, FFN has been created to highlight the stories of farmers across Ireland who are managing their land sustainably, while providing an income for …

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New Farming Connect Workshop | tenby-today.co.uk

Farming Connect has added an additional module to its fully funded Animal Health and Welfare (AH&W) training workshop. “Improving the performance of lambs after weaning” will be deployed from the beginning of April, bringing the total number of subjects currently available to 16. With all AH&W Farming Connect course content …

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Free-roaming dogs cause £1.5m loss to farming industry

‘Carnage in the countryside’ is what the Easter holidays could bring to local farmers according to recent figures released by NFU Mutual. The latest statistics confirm that in 2021 farmers lost livestock worth an estimated £1.52million, after the animals were injured or killed by runaway dogs. And those most at …

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Michigan food, agriculture and forestry exports jump 19% in 2021

Exports from Michigan’s food, agriculture and forestry industries jumped 19% in 2021. // – Stock Image Michigan’s food, agriculture and forestry exports saw 19% year-over-year growth in 2021, as business owners and farmers across the country continued to adapt to global challenges. According to the US Census Bureau, Michigan’s food …

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Scottish farmers invited to bid for £5m fund for sustainable farming equipment

Image: Shutterstock/Nancy Anderson Farmers, smallholder farmers and contract farmers in Scotland are invited to bid up to £5million for equipment that supports sustainable farming. The Sustainable Agriculture Capital Grants (SACGS) program will provide funding for equipment “with a recognized evidence base” to protect the aquatic environment and reduce agricultural impact …

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Laois-based farm organization says turf ban ‘bureaucratic nonsense’

A farming organization headquartered in Laois has blasted the turf sale ban. Irish Cattle & Sheep Farmers’ Association rural development chairman Tim Farrell said there was simply no justification for making ordinary people criminals by banning the sale or distribution of turf. “While those with cutting rights will be allowed …

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Be aware of applicable inheritance tax laws

If you’ve thought about estate tax for as long as I have, you’ll remember the estate tax exemption of $600,000 per person. Twenty-five years ago, many more people than today had to consider “death tax.” Many families had separate mom and dad trusts in an effort to double the rather …

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TAMS benchmark costs rose as inflation bit

Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue announced TAM benchmark cost increases with increases ranging from 5-15% on investment items listed under TAMS, The move comes as construction costs continue to soar and comes on top of the 5-20% cost increases already introduced in July 2021. These come after a full review by …

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