Rural farming

In defense of nomadic agriculture, including with fire

For traditional Aboriginal Australians, the concept of ‘Wilderness’ was not cause for fond nostalgia, but was seen as a land without guardians. Whether you want to call them farmers or hunter-gatherers, these are “whitefella” words and they fail to grasp how central any country is to all things indigenous. The …

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Unions welcome Welsh Government’s commitment to prioritize financial support for agriculture

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Photo by Welsh Government Welsh agricultural unions have welcomed plans by the Welsh Government to prioritize financial support for agriculture, but are asking for clarification on its implementation. The government has announced that as part of its ‘green budget’ it will set aside £8.1bn to fuel ‘green …

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My Japanese Hero Whose Radical “Do Nothing” Theory Transformed Agriculture

Reading is one of life’s great joys, from that Tuesday supplement to the weekend papers. n reading teaches us to know the world and to take it into account. This week I read an inspiring book by Japanese farmer and writer Masanobu Fukuoka. The Dragonfly will be the Messiah is …

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A farming family dealing with change in a beautifully observed and richly inhabited ensemble drama

You can practically feel the midsummer fatigue wafting through “Alcarràs” on the weakest, most occasional breezes: a mix of sweat, terracotta and ripe, plump peaches, inviting in the moment but suggesting a future treat. All the simple pleasures of the season are on borrowed time in carla simonis a bittersweet …

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What would happen if the United States banned factory farming?

Memories often crystallize around food. Family rendered immobile by Sunday afternoon mac and cheese; warm pecan pie topped with melting ice cream on a crispy night; burgers hanging in buns from a tailgate before the big game; pulled pork dropping from steaming carnitas devoured in a bustling market; parents gathered …

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Capital grant fund to help Scottish farming’s low-carbon future

Capital grant funding worth £5million to help the low-carbon future of Scottish farming has been welcomed by industry groups. Announced by the Scottish Government, the entirety of the current year’s Farming Transformation Fund of £5m will be made available to farming businesses to become more sustainable . The fund will …

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Farm life isn’t all dark and dark – Brian Henderson

A moody moment from a Scottish Craft Butchers video (Picture: Scottish Craft Butchers) The consequences – including crops left to rot in the fields and companies forced to cut planned production and cut investment – were also well reported at last week’s NFU Scotland conference. Recently, a major survey showed …

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Tensions in Russia reveal threat to UK food supply, agriculture chief warns

Tensions in Russia and Ukraine have revealed a risk to the UK’s food supply, with soaring prices and post-Brexit in-fighting helping to create a “perfect storm”, a farming chief has warned. © PA A blockage of chemicals used in agricultural fertilizers has more than doubled prices – Sound system The …

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A grower ventures into farming through the backyards of the big city

Reading time: 4 minutes Reclaim Organics is a farm with an unusual trajectory – it has moved many times and existed both in town and in the countryside. Owner Ryan Mason grew up on a broiler chicken and grain farm near Pigeon Lake, but farming wasn’t his career focus when …

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Government’s poorly planned organic farming policy upsets rice farmers – Eurasia Review

By R. M. Samanmalee Swarnalatha The Sri Lankan government’s ill-planned organic farming policy that banned the use of chemical fertilizers on farms has upset farmers in this rice-growing heartland and a political stronghold of the ruling coalition. The policy has also drawn criticism from agricultural experts, who warn that Sri …

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Farm union concerned about Dyfi beaver projects

MEMBERS of a farmers’ union have raised concerns about plans to reintroduce beavers to the wild along the Dyfi River. Concern over proposals from the North Wales Wildlife Trust to reintroduce beavers to the area brought together a strong contingent of NFU Cymru members at a recent meeting. In early …

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NABARD launches JIVA to promote natural agriculture in its existing watershed and wadis programs

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on Wednesday launched a program based on JIVA agroecology that will promote natural agriculture within its existing watershed and wadis programs in 11 states. “JIVA is the culmination of several projects under the Watershed Program…and will be implemented on our …

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Two new mentors added to the Farming Connect Mentor Directory

As part of the Farming Connect mentorship program, Delyth Fôn Owen and Andrew Rees have recently joined an already extensive roster of mentors. The program provides 15 hours of free guidance and advice on a wide range of topics for fellow farmers and foresters. Farming Connect is provided by Menter …

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Born Again Farm Child | successful farming

I have to admit that growing up in Iowa gave me a slight resentment for agriculture. Recently, however, I have found much more pride in my state’s heritage. That doesn’t mean I don’t respect agriculture. Farmers are the backbone of our country, and I’ve always felt a bit torn between …

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Trucking and farming are ideal for young drivers

Mackenzie Curr, 21, had parked her Volvo 450 at a rest area on the outskirts of Miles in Queensland when Big Rigs saw her. Curr was far from home in Julia Creek, 650 km from the coast, along the Flinders Highway from Townsville towards Mount Isa. “It’s my dad’s truck …

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Herefordshire farmer diehard schoolboys must learn farming

A YOUNG FARMER from the Herefordshire border spoke about the importance of showing school children what life is like on a working farm. Ernie Richards, who farms on the Herefordshire border at Craswall, near Hay-on-Wye, took part in video calls with Year Four pupils at a school in Exmouth, Devon. …

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Farm charity urges residents of Caithness and Sutherland to apply for ‘heating aid’

Chris McVey, RSABI Wellness Manager. Scottish farming charity, RSABI, reminds Highland residents worried about rising energy bills that they may be eligible for ‘Help for Heating’ grants. Following this week’s announcement confirming an increase in the energy price cap from April, the Scottish agricultural charity is urging those concerned about …

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A Weald and Downland Living Museum worker takes on the plow challenge using traditional farming methods

Andy, based in Chichester, is the working animal supervisor at the museum and took up the challenge on January 26, having spent more than 100 hours plowing in total since the start of the month alongside the museum’s three Percheron horses, Ollie , Leon and Kash. Andy set himself the …

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Minister for Stormont orders end to Brexit checks on food and agricultural products at Northern Ireland ports

Last night Northern Ireland ordered the end of Brexit controls on agricultural and food products arriving by sea from Britain. DUP Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots said authorities would stop carrying out inspections required under the Northern Ireland protocol at midnight. Opposition parties have reacted with fury, insisting the civil service …

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Budget 2022-23: Sowing the seeds of digi-farming : The Tribune India

Tribune press service Vibha Sharma New Delhi, February 1 Aiming to give a digital boost to the agricultural sector, the Union government, in the budget presented today, proposed the provision of high-tech services to farmers in public-private partnership mode and the use of “drones Kisan” for multiple activities. Even as …

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Natural agriculture without chemicals with a focus on the Ganges basin to be promoted: FM

New Delhi: The Center will promote chemical-free natural agriculture across the country focusing mainly on farmers’ land in 5km-wide corridors along the Ganges River in the first stage, Finance Minister Nramala Sitharaman said during the meeting. the presentation of the Union budget 2022-23 to Parliament. Tuesday. “To ensure that farmers …

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minister defends the “bureaucracy” of carbon farming | The rural

The “excessive bureaucracy” proposed by the Federal Government for its own voluntary carbon market will create sovereign risk for Australia, market participants have warned. Under these plans, the federal Minister and Department of Agriculture could step in and veto some new or expanded carbon projects, potentially hurting farmers and businesses …

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Sunflower cultivation will become compulsory

the herald Office of Nqobile Tshili Bulawayo All communal farmers will soon be required to venture into sunflower cultivation as it seeks to replace imports of crude sunflower oil worth US$200 million. The government has already started providing communal farmers with inputs to enable them to get involved in sunflower …

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NFU President: Farmers are pawns in Brexit negotiations | Agriculture

The chairman of the National Farmers’ Union has accused the government of using UK food producers as a ‘pawn’ in post-Brexit trade deals. Minette Batters, who has led the organization representing British farmers since 2018, said ‘the world’s most prized food market’ had been ‘handed over for nothing’ by ministers, …

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Simplification of agriculture – a complex process?

WHEN I wrote my December article, I remember saying that it was an exciting month. The month became even more exciting when my daughter Penelope was born between Christmas and New Years. I am currently writing this on the family farm as we introduce her to all things cow and …

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Tractor upgrade makes the machine suitable for a range of farming tasks

Originally from Switzerland, Wendel Sidler grew up on a 20ha dairy farm which supported a herd of 20 cows. Arrived in New Zealand in 2014 to share, in 2020, he and his wife Manuela had launched their own company, Green Farm Ltd. In 2020, when the farm’s 12-year-old 90hp tractor …

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Plastic tax on silage film increases agricultural costs

Sarah Cowie, NFUS All farm unions, including NFU Scotland and the National Sheep Association (NSA), have been lobbying HMRC to have the product excluded from the plastic packaging tax. They claim this would only increase the price of silage packaging which had already risen dramatically due to rising energy and …

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Opinion: The main ingredients of agriculture? family and cake

For future reference, if you arrive at our farm and it takes more than 30 seconds to get your boots on, I’ve already passed full judgment on you and it’s not looking very good. In his heyday, my dad could do it without even breaking his stride. Plus, his flat …

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Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says carbon farming legislation needs adjusting

Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor. Picture/file While the government must address carbon farming in New Zealand, farmers can also play their part in preventing the practice from spiraling out of control, said Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor. Rural communities have expressed concern that prime land for sheep and cattle is being …

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“Greenhouse agriculture can create jobs for internally displaced people and address food shortages”

An official from the Commodity Development Department of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr. Rufus Durodoye, said greenhouse agriculture can create jobs for displaced people and refugees, and enhance food security in the country. Nigeria. He said this during an online presentation on Journalist go Organic, a pan-African movement, …

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A cheesemonger gives school children a valuable farming lesson

Schoolchildren in AUSTWICK have been given a hands-on lesson in cheese making, courtesy of Andy Swinscoe, owner of The Courtyard Dairy. “It was a great opportunity to give the kids hands-on knowledge about cheese making and farming in general,” Andy said. “Their teacher had told me that as part of …

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Farm Commentary – Let’s Take a Litter Lesson From Cowboys

Ignorant tippers cost farmers time and money (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) And that’s when the seed was sown. I wanted to visit the vast prairie of the American Wild West and see it for myself. So, a dozen years ago, I fulfilled my dream and visited the states of …

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Dutch agriculture policy complicates matters in The Hague

European farmers can still consider the coming to power of the new government in the Netherlands a momentous day. The government was sworn in on January 10, an unprecedented 299 days since the country’s last election. Agriculture was probably one of the thorniest topics in the coalition negotiations, as more …

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Get risk-free government loans now to start a profitable business

Goat farming is slowly becoming a profitable business worldwide In addition to agriculture, a large part of the Indian population depends on livestock for their livelihood. Goat farming is one such profitable breeding business. To start a goat farming business, you will need a reasonable amount of money. Clients can …

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Online learning tools help the Powys farming family thrive

Beccie Williams is a wife, mother of three young children and now also a full-time poultry farmer. Beccie and her husband Matthew took over her parents’ beef and sheep farm in Llanbister, near Llandrindod Wells in 2010. They then bought the farm and are now business partners in the 280-acre …

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Agriculture in Modern Irish Literature: Writers Who Found Fertile Ground

In the scheme of things, the emergence of the family farm in rural Ireland is a relatively recent phenomenon. The land laws of the late 19th and early 20th centuries changed the character of rural communities and the character of people. They allowed tenants to become owners, leading to a …

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Schoepp: pitting one agricultural practice against another benefits no one

Reading time: 3 minutes The use of synthetic nitrogen is debated worldwide by farmers and scientists. Last month, an opinion piece entitled “Nutrition claims are crap” stimulated discussion, written by Jaqueline Rowarth in a New Zealand publication called Rural News. In it, the agronomist dabbled in regenerative agriculture, calling it …

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Farmland values ​​in Britain set to rise

From 2022 to 2026, Savills estimates that growth in the value of lower quality ranched land (6% per year) will outpace prime arable land (2.5%) excluding inflation amid still tight supply . These forecasts are included in Savills’ latest rural research report, “Spotlight: The Farmland Market”, which was released recently. …

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ICYMI Farm News Highlights | Thursday, January 20, 2022

It’s almost the weekend and a variety of topics have been making headlines. Check them out below in case you missed them throughout the day. Competition in the meat industry Meat prices soared 14.8% in 2021, part of the overall food inflation by 6.3%. Acknowledging that “we need to get …

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Teaching rural children about organic farming and ethics in Artificial Intelligence

V. Kamakoti, the new director of IIT Madras, diligently follows in the footsteps of his family V. Kamakoti, who recently took over as director of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, is a real blue boy from Chennai. In this interaction, he explains his areas of intervention for the institute. …

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Rural boy inspires Mzansi with thriving farming business: ‘Farming is a profession, not a sideline’

Farming is a job of hope for a young man who took to Twitter to share his business growth Briefly News spoke to Terry Maphosa who started his full-time agribusiness in 2017 and has never looked back The Zimbabwean farmer said he enjoys seeing his personal growth while being his …

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The battle between fish and agriculture intensifies during the House hearing on the Lorraine Loomis law | Washington

(The Center Square) — During a House committee public hearing Wednesday morning, Native American tribal representatives made known their support for legislation that would require landowners to set aside large buffer zones on either side of creeks on their land to help the salmon. Farmers and their allies argued that …

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£25,000,000 funding for high-tech machinery on farms

Grants ranging from £35,000 to £500,000 are available to invest in productivity-boosting equipment such as driverless tractors, robots that harvest, spray crops and weed, and automated milking systems. The new scheme, worth a total of £25,000,000, is the latest installment from the Farming Investment Fund – an umbrella fund which …

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What the budget can do to support agriculture, in five tables

In 2016, the BJP-led government set a target of doubling farmers’ incomes by 2022. An inter-ministerial committee set up to recommend strategies to achieve this goal highlighted seven sources of income growth , mainly focused on better farming practices and a change to non-agricultural occupations. Over time, the Center has …

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Defra and EA to provide ‘clear guidance’ on farming rules for water by spring

Defra and the Environment Agency (EA) have agreed to publish clear new guidance on the interpretation of the Agricultural Rules for Water (FRfW) for farmers by early spring. The pledge was made at a hearing of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee last week, which was attended by …

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Zimbabwe: Exciting and harsh realities of contract farming

Obert Chifamba Agri — Overview Simply put, contract farming is an agreement between farmers and processing and/or marketing companies to produce and supply products under forward agreements, often at pre-determined prices. In principle, the system commits a producer to produce a certain product at a certain time for an agreed …

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Extension of the Future Farming Resilience Fund

Defra has extended the interim phase of the Future Farming Resilience Fund for up to six months until September 2022. This phase of the fund, which was previously scheduled to end in March, has been extended to give vendors more time to submit the report. The scale-up phase, which was …

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Ten projects get $3.2m from WA government’s carbon generation scheme

Weelhamby Farm Manager Phil Logue, Wellhamby Project Founder and Investor David Martin and WA Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan. Photo: Weelhamby Project The Western Australian government pledged $3.2 million on Thursday as part of its Carbon Generation and Land Restoration Program, which aims to mitigate climate change through carbon …

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Make mental fitness a priority

The Cullyhanna Team This is an opportunity to start fresh and make positive changes that not only support the health of the farm business, but also the health of the farmer and the farm family. Veronica Morris, CEO of Rural Support, said: “The agriculture industry faces many stressors including rising …

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Why South West States Should Embrace Mechanized Agriculture — Features — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The South West region is unquestionably endowed with vast arable land and human resources that can be cultivated to produce enough food for the region and other parts of the country. [FILE PHOTO] Tractor In terms of agronomic policies and plans, the states in the region have what could be …

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Insecurity: Borno plans large-scale irrigated agriculture

Posted January 15, 2022 Following the gradual return of peace to parts of Borno State after more than a decade of insurgency, the state government embarked on massive irrigated agriculture to boost agricultural activities in 25 areas of local state government. State Governor Prof. Babagana Zulum during an inspection visit …

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Jeremy Clarkson’s farming neighbors back Top Gear star’s plan for Diddly Squat restaurant

Jeremy Clarkson has been backed by fellow farmers, food producers and local residents in Oxfordshire after his plan to build a hilltop restaurant was rejected by council. The Amazon Prime star, 61, said he was ‘very’ frustrated after local authorities turned down his bid to build a new restaurant and …

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Saai welcomes suspension of subsistence farming vouchers

African marmalade Saai welcomes the decision of the Ministry of Agriculture, Agrarian Reform and Rural Development to suspend the presidential employment stimulus programs (PES) which were implemented in the form of vouchers. Saai has continually warned based on complaints from subsistence farmers across the country that the system has been …

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Climate-smart agriculture presents itself as an agricultural model

FE REPORT | Published: January 14, 2022 8:49:41 a.m. | Update: January 14, 2022 1:35:44 p.m. Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) stands as an agricultural model for a sustainable agricultural production system aimed at food security even during climatic calamities in eight countries including Bangladesh. The officials said the D-8 grouping had …

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NAB supports Geora to provide agricultural data to banks to boost lending

“There’s all this great data available, but agricultural lending hasn’t provided much visibility into farmers,” said Bridie Ohlsson, CEO and co-founder of Geora. Real-time data “Right now there’s a lot of information that’s unrelated to what’s being funded, so banks have pretty strict credit scoring processes and risk profiles. We …

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Increase sheep housing capacity without additional investment

Adam Jones – Specialist Technical Facilitator on the Business Development Group Program. Jayme Carvill farms in partnership with her brother and father outside Hilltown, Co Down. The farm carries a total of 450 ewes, lambs, 300 lambs and 120 oxen on 100 hectares, more than 50% of which are classified …

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Reforms should make agriculture sustainable: The Tribune India

Devinder Sharma Food and Agriculture Specialist Although Indian policymakers and economists have learned no lesson from the failure of market reforms in American agriculture, and even after the repeal of the three controversial farm bills, they still reiterate that the supply- demand leads to price discovery. Market dynamics have once …

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PM Modi recognizes and appreciates the organic farming of FPO Jivamrit

Biological agriculture In addition to providing cash assistance to farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, the government provided capital grants to encourage agricultural producer organizations (OPAs). Haridwar, an FPO-Jivamrit organic agricultural production company based in Uttarakhand, is one such example. On the occasion of the Happy New Year 2022, …

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Turkish agronomist teaches hunger-stricken Malawians about agriculture

Ece ÇELİK – ISTANBUL As part of a project to train African villagers at risk of famine in farming practices, a Turkish agronomist spent days in Malawi teaching locals what to plant for food. class = “cf”> “You know the famous saying, ‘Give a man a fish and you feed …

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Promote low-carbon agriculture and protect the environment

Posted: Jan 11, 2022 1:30 PM Prize of the agri-environmental program on climate change. More than 600 rural businesses with projects that protect the environment and mitigate the impact of climate change will share £ 30million from the latest round of the Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS) 2021. AECS was launched …

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ICMSA chief criticizes ‘ridiculous’ decision not to change TAMS investment ceilings

There will be no change in investment ceilings under the Targeted Agricultural Modernization Program (TAMS) in 2022, the agriculture ministry confirmed. It comes as farmers increasingly worried about the continuing surge in the cost of construction supplies, especially lumber, concrete and steel, due to intense demand and supply chain issues. …

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Let Women Connect Agriculture to Nature’s Laboratory – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Veena ParmarDuring the conclave on natural agriculture on December 22, 2021 in Anand, Gujarat, Prime Minister Modi said the time had come to correct the mistakes of the past before they became gangrene, adding that it was urgent to remove agriculture chemical and physical labs and connect it. with the …

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How the Vikings stormed the coast of Norfolk before trading the fighting for agriculture

If you’ve ever been on the coast of the Flegg District (Scratby and Hemsby) here in Norfolk, try imagining rowboats pulling the shore and hordes of Vikings heading your way! Over a thousand years ago in 840 AD, “the great pagan army” or the Vikings trod these lands before setting …

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Too much meat? Spain’s factory farming debate creates beef

Published on: 09/01/2022 – 14:34 Madrid (AFP) – Debate over the environmental impact of Spain’s huge factory farming sector is intensifying in the country, Europe’s largest meat consumer, and dividing its ruling coalition. In an interview published in the British daily The Guardian, the Minister of the Consumption Alberto Garzon …

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Farm subsidy scheme “risks increasing UK dependence on food imports” | Agriculture

Government plans for a post-Brexit program to support UK agriculture are based on little more than ‘blind optimism’ and risk increasing UK dependence on food imports, warned a parliamentary inquiry. The EU subsidy scheme – known as the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and worth £ 3 billion a year to …

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Ministers share different visions | Life on the farm

Minister Edwin Poots. Photograph by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Edwin Poots, Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for Northern Ireland, said their future agricultural policy proposals focused on environmentally friendly agriculture. “Improving our peatlands and hedges and allowing more tree planting are all key parts of how we …

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Prince Charles aims to find ‘new talent’ at Dumfries House School of Agriculture | Royal | News

Prince Charles, 73, is known for his longtime support for the environment and rural life. But the Prince of Wales is now hoping to provide further support by training a new generation of young farmers at a proposed school in Scotland. The Prince’s Foundation has submitted plans to build the …

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UK countries divided on way forward on agricultural policy

Environment Secretary George Eustice says he pledges to ‘change the game’ for animal welfare Speaking at the Oxford Agriculture Conference, EFRA Secretary George Eustice said that despite the scale of the change, the programs were “part of an evolution, not a revolution “which would give farmers the flexibility to adapt …

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CPU acquires food and agricultural inputs for storm victims

The Chronicle Yoliswa Dube-Moyo, Office Manager Mat SouthThe Gwanda District Civil Protection Unit secured tents, food, grain and agricultural inputs to assist 25 families in the district’s Matekenya village who were affected by a thunderstorm that hit the area the day after. Christmas. Heavy rains, accompanied by high winds, destroyed …

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Knowledge fund can help tackle climate change in agriculture

Scottish Farmhouse Conference, Perth Concert Hall, 10 November 2021. Mairi Gougeon, Cabinet Secretary for Rural and Islands Affairs unveiled at the Scottish Farmhouse Conference held at Perth Concert Hall today ‘hui (10 November 2021), Scottish Agritourism 2030 – The Strategy for Sustainable Growth sets out a shared vision for the …

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“From simple subsistence to a dignified life, milk production changes the life of Kartar Singh”

Added the 5 january 2022 KI News “Ramban’s animal husbandry department is doing it” RAMBAN: From simple subsistence to a dignified life, dairy farming has changed the life of Kartar Singh, a marginal farmer in Parnote village in the Ramban highway district. Kartar Singh’s story reveals how a person can …

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Aengus Mac Grianna opens up about alpaca breeding and home life

Former presenter of RTE Aengus Mac Grianna reflected on her life with husband Terry Gill after stepping down from his role with the national broadcaster in 2018 after 30 years. Aengus is currently preparing to take on other Irish celebrities on the ballroom floor in the final season of Dancing …

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Training plan improves career prospects for women in agriculture

MORE women and girls living and working in Scottish agriculture will be able to apply for funding for courses to develop their skills in 2022. Eligible courses include support to obtain tractor and trailer driving certificates or help with training sheepdogs. The Practical Training Fund, which was launched last year …

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Bangladesh: How climate-resilient agriculture empowers women

Geeta Moni Mandal spends several hours a day on her farm where she grows a variety of vegetables this winter. Mandal, wife of a day laborer and mother of two, started growing vegetables in her garden two years ago after her husband’s income declined. “Intense flooding and waterlogging have forced …

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West Wales tech project advances agriculture

A WEST Wales project is underway to help farming communities become more efficient using the latest farming technologies. The Innovation and Technology Project, based at the Coleg Sir Gâr agricultural campus in Gelli Aur and funded by the Carmarthenshire County Council Leader program, houses project manager Rhys Jones who runs …

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Large-scale afforestation will decimate rural communities, warns agricultural union

// = do_shortcode (‘[in-content-square]’)?> Llwybr Ceffyl / bridleway, Cwrt y Cadno by Alan Richards is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 The National Farmers Union of Wales has warned that rural Wales’ farming communities could be ‘wiped out’ if widespread reforestation plans continue. The warning comes as the government plans on …

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Chamomile cultivation returns to Dharamsala: La Tribune Inde

Lalit Mohan Tribune press service Dharamsala, January 1 Many women covered by Mahatma Gandhi’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) have embarked on chamomile cultivation in Dharamsala bloc. Chamomile is a popular tea flavor. Rural development agents claim that women involved in its agriculture will earn Rs 2.5 lakh per …

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Tree plantation ‘blanket’ plans across Wales could ‘decimate’ farming communities, campaigners say | UK News

Rural farming communities in Wales could be ‘wiped out’ if widespread reforestation is allowed, according to the chairman of the National Farmers Union in Wales. The warning comes as the government plans on a large scale to plant millions of trees across the country to create a new national forest. …

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Wastewater value? New technology makes pig farming more environmentally friendly

Anyone who lives in Okinawa, a subtropical island in Japan, has an idea of ​​the intensity of its pork industry. Farms have a significant effect on the economy and culture of the island. According to the Cabinet Office of Japan, in 2018, there were more than 225,000 pigs in Okinawa. …

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Thieves target farm equipment in Three Rivers

About £ 1,000 of damage was caused to a tractor in Maple Cross as thieves attempted to steal equipment from it. Hertfordshire Constabulary said thieves targeted the vehicle on the night of Wednesday 29 December to Thursday 30 December. It is believed that they were attempting to remove the satellite …

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Get loans up to 3 Lakhs for breeding under the Pashu Kisan credit card

Pashu Kisan Credit Card 50,454 Kisan credit cards (KCC) have been distributed until December 17, 2021, as part of a national financial assistance program for breeders. The AHDF KCC national campaign started on November 15, 2021 and will run until February 15, 2022. According to the government, KCC camps are …

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Climate change concerns raised | Life on the farm

Alderman McCready said, “I have found all of the farmers I have spoken to were happy to have the opportunity to voice their concerns and discuss solutions. I also really appreciated the opportunity to talk to them. I support their efforts so far by trying to make their farms part …

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Farming and beavers could help each other in Scotland

AFTER MONTHS of discussion, legal argument, and deliberation, the judicial review verdict we delivered at Trees for Life on beaver management returned from Sessional Court. While we understand the verdict is not clear to everyone, this is an opportunity to look ahead and create an approach to beaver management in …

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A step towards smart agriculture

Modern agriculture Smart agriculture and precision farming use technology to improve the efficiency and productivity of the farm-to-market process. IoT sensors are used in smart agriculture, often known as agricultural technology, to connect everything from irrigation systems to soils and animal production. While the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has announced …

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Rice prices remain high despite an investment of 850 billion naira in rice cultivation

Nigeria may soon experience a food crisis as the price of rice, a major staple in the country, remains high despite huge government investments The farmers said that instead of injecting this money into rice cultivation, which has yielded little results, the country should instead use the same amount for …

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3 big things today, December 29, 2021

1. Soybeans, weaker grains in the day-to-day trade Soybean and corn futures were down in overnight trading due to technical selling and some optimism about the rains in South America. Investors are likely to be settling their positions before the end of the year, with some having been in the …

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Ethiopia: Harnessing the fisheries sector alongside summer farming

As the homeland of various lakes, rivers and other water resources, Ethiopia is rich in fishery resources with over 175 different species. The fish resource in Ethiopia is found throughout the country, although it varies depending on the availability of water resources. Although fishing is a common agriculture in different …

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To promote natural agriculture, women become messengers: The Tribune India

Shimla, December 28 Rural women chosen as “Krishi Sakhis” (community resources) for agriculture-related activities under the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) have become the messengers of natural agriculture in Himachal. . To raise awareness Natural agriculture cuts costs and improves nutrition and we need to break this psyche and educate …

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3 big things today, December 27, 2021

1. Soybeans and grains jump in the night trade Soybean and corn futures surged in trading overnight in the first session after the Christmas break amid concerns over the South American crops. Dry weather in Brazil and Argentina has raised concerns over soybeans and corn in South American countries. Weekend …

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Longford Leader Farming: ICMSA says water quality is ‘clearly’ improving

Commenting on the government’s latest nitrates proposals, ICMSA President Pat McCormack (pictured) described them as excessive and likely to affect the incomes of farmers – especially commercial family farmers – who he said were “The economic backbone of rural Ireland. And who are generally totally dependent on agriculture for their …

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Peterborough’s farm income drops to record high

Farming incomes in Peterborough fell to an all-time high last year. The National Farmers’ Union has said 2020 is a tough year for the industry, with farms across England losing more than £ 1 billion in revenue. Figures from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs show total farming …

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Himachal ‘Krishi Sakhis’ now advocates natural agriculture

SHIMLA: Launched three years ago, Prakritik Kheti Khushhal Kisan Yojana, a state government funded program that supports natural agriculture, has now roped 502 ‘Krishi Sakhis or female farm friends, for training to boost production. agricultural at lower cost by natural means. They will also spread the message to other members …

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2021: What made the agricultural news in July and August?

Our 2021 review continues with a look at the months of July and August. The NFU Mutual Rural Crime Report revealed some interesting numbers, a used 1983 County 1474 tractor auctioned off for a staggering amount and Arla revealed data suggesting UK dairy farmers were among the most respectful of …

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Corporate agriculture: BoR Punjab sends policy document to cabinet – Pakistan

LAHORE: The Punjab’s Board of Revenue (BoR) has forwarded a detailed enterprise agricultural policy to the provincial cabinet for approval, reliable sources said. Once the cabinet puts its seal on it, the BoR would lease large tracts of land to interested parties, they added. According to sources, cultivable land would …

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Vizag police encourage vegetable cultivation to eradicate ganja cultivation

Visakhapatnam: Rural police in Vizag have started distributing seeds of vegetables, silver oak and young eucalyptus trees to villagers in G Madugula to wean them from growing ganja. Recall that the Andhra Pradesh police decided to explore alternative cultures in order to eradicate the cultivation of ganja in the Vizag …

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House, car and borehole from chicken farming!

The Chronicle Nqobile Tshili, columnist Mr. R. Lameck Sibanda from the village of Silozwi in southern Matabeleland was a trinket seller working in either Victoria Falls or Harare before quitting his job to support his wife, a poultry farmer on their farm. Mr Sibanda, an elderly person, says the proceeds …

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Vertical farming on the rise in B.C., but facing challenges for the land, advocates say

Growing for Alycia van der Gracht means producing up to 900 heads of lettuce per month in a classroom at the University of the Fraser Valley in Chilliwack, British Columbia. She grows shelves of lettuce, cilantro, and bok choy in a space of just two by four meters in a …

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Mental health in agriculture is more important than ever at Christmas

Posted: 13:57 December 23, 2021 As Christmas approaches, the pressures facing farmers and rural businesses are greater than ever, says Emma Haley, charity manager of rural mental health charity YANA (You Are Not Alone). In my work at YANA, I am constantly aware that the rural mental health support we …

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