Rural farming

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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MLA on labor shortages worries in agriculture industry

A CUMBRIAN MP accused the Home Office of “not listening” to food security and the animal welfare crisis. The Committee on the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs questioned the Minister for Safe and Legal Migration at the Home Office, Kevin Foster MP, in a special session devoted to labor shortages …

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Modi calls on farmers to embrace natural agriculture

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday again called on farmers to embrace natural agriculture and also called for strengthening the dairy sector. The prime minister, who was in Varanasi to inaugurate the Banas Dairy Kashi Sankul in Karkhiyaon, said natural agriculture required fewer inputs, produced better yields and was more …

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Farm Finance Donates for the Future of Agriculture | News

GREEN Members of Greenup County 4H and Greenup County FFA gathered at Imel’s greenhouse on Route 1 on Tuesday to show their appreciation for donations for the portable cattle pens. The cattle pens will be used at the Greenup County Fairgrounds. Due to their portable nature, they can be relocated …

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“Fuel thieves target rural farmers,” farmers warn

Leading rural insurer, NFU Mutual, has compiled a handy safety checklist to help keep your property safe this Christmas. Rebecca Davidson, Rural Affairs Specialist at NFU Mutual, explained: “Thieves are stealing anything they can get their hands on and reselling for a profit – and high prices for diesel and …

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Launch of consultation on future agricultural policy proposals for Northern Ireland

Minister Poots is pictured with (left to right) Victor Chestnutt, president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union and Robert Workman, farmer in Larne. The consultation solicits stakeholder views on the policy proposals being developed to achieve the four key outcomes of the Future Strategic Framework for Agriculture portfolio, released by the …

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Rural Support wins a call for tenders | Life on the farm

Veronica Morris, Executive Director and Gillian Reid, Farm Support Manager). The pilot will see the organization and its team of business, financial and technical mentors and trainers working individually and in small groups with 50 farming businesses across Northern Ireland to help with decision-making to improve the sustainability of short-term …

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The impact of hard Brexit is just starting to be felt, says agriculture chief

The impact of a much harsher form of Brexit than promised has restricted access to key agricultural export markets on the continent in a way that is only starting to be felt, according to the President from FUW, Glyn Roberts, in her year-end speech. Mr Roberts also said the ongoing …

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The Minister encourages responses to the draft green growth strategy

Minister Poots is pictured with (left to right) Chris Corken, Head of the Science, Engineering and Construction Department at Belfast Metropolitan College; Paul McCormack, Principal Partner of GenComm and Head of Innovation at Belfast Metropolitan College, and Eamon Kerr GenComm is an Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) funded project, which aims …

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Longford Leader Farming: ICSA calls for GLAS extension deadline to be extended

ICSA Rural Development President Tim Farrell called on the Agriculture Department to extend the deadline for GLAS 1, 2 and 3 participants to renew their contracts to next year. “Participants were asked to respond by text message indicating whether they wished to continue with the program. However, the CAHI understands …

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The Fiji Times »A Bright Future for Agriculture

Fijian exports of fresh and chilled agricultural products topped $ 100 million in 2020, Agriculture Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy said. During a three-day visit to Taveuni recently, he said this was an indication of the continued growth of the agricultural sector. According to a statement from the Ministry of Agriculture, …

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Avian flu – this time it’s serious ‘deadly’

Press Eye – Belfast – Northern Ireland – January 11, 2020 – Parliament Buildings, Stormont. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. To date, 53 cases of the disease have been confirmed in the UK; five in the Republic of Ireland and four in Northern Ireland. The Minister further explained: …

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How Tingo is using Agri-Fintech to change agriculture in Africa

Tingo is a unique next-generation agro-fintech company delivering, through Tingo Mobile in Nigeria, Tingo’s Device-as-a-Service model that provides customers with Personal Communications Services (“PCS”) using GSM technology for customers. subscribers that are designed to meet the needs of individual consumers. and businesses. Tingo Mobile has developed a complete Agri-Fintech and …

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Highlights of agricultural news ICYMI | Friday, December 17, 2021

It’s gone for the weekend after a week full of novelties. In case you missed it, here’s a recap of the latest coverage on Agriculture.com. By the numbers Soil testing can prevent the purchase and application of fertilizers where they are not needed. And with fertilizer prices soaring from where …

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Stigma still surrounds mental health, say Iowa farmers

Seeking help with mental illness has always been associated with stigma, especially in small towns and rural areas where everyone knows each other’s affairs. Those who might benefit from therapy or other treatment may be reluctant to get it if others might find out. Although there have been many efforts …

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AGRICULTURE: Expert predicts increase in rural tourism businesses in Buckinghamshire next year

An increase in rural tourism businesses in Buckinghamshire and the South East has been predicted by an agricultural expert. Rupert Wailes-Fairbairn says farmers in the area drew more than a third of their income from diversified activities last year. The region’s total income fell from £ 174million last year to …

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Declining funding for conservation programs does not meet demand

“The long-term viability of farms and ranches depends on the sustainable health of soil and water resources,” says Anna Johnson, policy manager at the Center for Rural Affairs. “However, most conservation practices require an initial investment from farmers and ranchers, which can be a barrier to implementation.” Johnson recently published …

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A lesson in community farming

“When I wake up in the morning, I am greeted by the sunlight reflecting through the dewdrops in the rice leaves of the vast fields. This sight is one of the most beautiful and rewarding experiences of my life, ”says Bino, 32, a young aspiring farmer. The story of Korangatti, …

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ADVANTAGES OF LEARNING IN BEEF AND SHEEP FARMING

New collaborative project between NFUS, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and Borders College will help cattle and sheep farms secure the future by highlighting the benefits of workplace learning for young people, career influencers and agricultural employers. The Beef and Sheep Farming Careers project will follow a range of students, all …

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The growing strength of agriculture as social justice

A new crop of farms is taking root in the Capital Region, with shoots and leaves spreading towards the light of social justice. The fertile soil of the Hudson, Mohawk and Schoharie valleys has long attracted urban transplants to try their hand at farming, but more of these farmers are …

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Agriculture Pays New Zealand’s Covid Bills

New Zealand’s primary sector export revenues are expected to hit a record $ 50.8 billion by June 2022, according to the latest MPI projections. MPI’s Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries (SOPI) projects that the country’s annual food and fiber export revenues will cross the $ 50 billion mark for …

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Companies invited to support peanut cultivation

The herald Conrad Mupesa Mashonaland West OfficeENTERPRISES in the agri-food industries should complement government in supporting the agricultural sector where most of their raw materials are produced, an official said. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of at least 70 Agritex officers from Makonde District on Sunday, Deputy Minister of Information, …

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Commercial agriculture with high value-added crops recommended to overcome post-graduation shocks

REZAUL KARIM | Posted: Dec. 14, 2021, 9:24 a.m. Boosting agricultural production and productivity and cultivating high-value, export-grade crops are seen as urgently needed to cushion possible external shocks to Bangladesh’s export trade in the post-LDC era. To this end, the researchers recommend that the government take steps to develop …

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Climate change bill ‘will devastate our agricultural industry’ – Allister

Mr Allister was pleased to accept an invitation from the Ulster Farmers ‘Union and the Farmers’ Association of Northern Ireland (NIAPA) to attend a local farmers briefing on Friday. The event took place at a farm in Loughguile and centered on Clare Bailey’s climate change bill, which has’ co-sponsors from …

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USDA Opens 2022 Listing For Dairy Margin Coverage

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s continued efforts to support dairy farmers and rural communities, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) opened enrollment in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program and extended the program to enable dairy producers to better protect their operations. by registering an additional production. This …

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Agricultural safety messages launched in rural schools

Deirdre Goan, HSENI, Robert Kidd, Managing Director of HSENI, Joshua Armstrong, Irvinestown PS, and Edwina Read, Director of Irvinestown PS, at the launch of the 2022 “Avoid Damage on the Farm” Child Safety Calendar. In June of this year, HSENI invited pupils from rural primary schools (foundation, Key Stage 1 …

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33% of young people are now farmers – FBC News

33 percent of the country’s 83,000 farmers are under 35. Agriculture Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy highlighted this in front of the 2021 class of Tutu Rural Training Center in Taveuni. Dr Reddy says there is a need for more young farmers and this is an opportunity for graduates to use …

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Top 10 applications of robotics in agriculture and livestock

by Analytics Insight December 11, 2021 Recent applications of robotics in agriculture are paving the way for a bright future for farmers. The world’s population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2025. With a dramatic increase underway, it’s time for countries to think about new ways to feed their …

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Different agriculture for the future of people, the planet and farmers

Different agriculture for the future of people, the planet and farmers Phil Thompson, CEO of Balance the power, discusses the recent Glasgow summit on climate change, tiny profit margins, changing land use, and why he thinks it’s time to take a balanced approach in the quest for a carbon-free future. …

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Research shows the value of concentrated agriculture

Three pillars: High efficiency production by all means; low yield production to support farmland species; habitat restoration What if greater productivity could be achieved on less farmland so that more space is dedicated to natural habitats, richer biodiversity and greater opportunities for net zero emissions targets? This concept of conserving …

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Shrimp farming offers many chances of recovery | Business

A shrimp farm in My Xuyen district, Soc Trang province in the Mekong Delta (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – There are now many favorable conditions for shrimp exportincluding rising prices – an important factor for processors and exporters to recover quickly after a long time social distancing period. Deputy Agriculture …

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Black farm incubator seeks to bring racial equity back to farming in eastern North Carolina :: WRAL.com

By Keenan Willard, WRAL Eastern North Carolina reporter Pinetops, North Carolina – Black farmers have lost 90% of their land in the United States over the past century, according to a report by Modern Farmer magazine, so a farm in Edgecombe County is trying to bring racial equity back to …

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Baldwin County farming families attempt to preserve their way of life as area grows

Baldwin County is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country. It is also considered the fastest growing county in Alabama. Data from the 2020 U.S. Census shows that Baldwin’s population has jumped more than twenty-seven percent since 2010. That means more than two hundred additional residents inhabit …

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Federal regulations hamper agriculture with drones

This scan shows a cornfield seen from a drone. Green and yellow indicate healthy plants and red indicates bare soil, dead plants, or in this case an insect infestation. Image: MSU RS & GIS By Nicolas SimonCapital Information Service In the sky above one of the largest Christmas tree farms …

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Research project seeks parent farmers to improve safety for children on farms

MARSHFIELD, Wisconsin (WSAW) – Farmer parents are invited to participate in a new study evaluating the effects of reading news stories on injuries. Parents will earn a total of $ 50 during the study, and an additional $ 20 by completing a one-year follow-up. CLICK HERE to participate in the …

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Poots pledges £ 14million in environmental farming projects

Some 500 farmers are expected to give the green light to environmental farming projects with funding estimated at £ 14million, the Northern Ireland Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has announced, Edwin Poots. As part of the fifth cycle of the Environmental Agriculture Program (EFS) of the Ministry of …

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INTERVIEW | Agriculture has become a lucrative profession: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

Through Express news service From the Gauthan ploy to the claims of soft Hindutva, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel spoke on a wide range of issues with The New Indian Express group’s editorial director, Prabhu Chawla, at the Kisan and Kisan summit. the award ceremony held in Raipur. You have …

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USDA Creates $ 400 Million Local Food Program

To strengthen the resilience of the food system, the Department of Agriculture on Monday announced it would provide up to $ 400 million to state and tribal governments to purchase locally grown food for emergency food aid. The goal of the Local Food Purchase Assistance Program is to buy food …

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“It is thanks to agriculture that our ancestors made us what we are today”

The District Director General (DCE) of Bole District in the Savannah Region, Ms. Veronica Alele Heming, said it was refreshing to recognize farmers and fishermen for the huge role they play in socio development. -economic of the country. She said; “Ghanaians owe a huge debt of gratitude to our farmers …

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Farmer and dairy groups applaud Evers for signing agricultural export bill

Groups representing the state’s farmers and dairy producers applaud Governor Tony Evers for enacting a bill to increase exports of Wisconsin agricultural products. Under Wisconsin Law 92 of 2021, the Department of Agriculture, Commerce, and Consumer Protection will work with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. five years. “Exports are critically …

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Cultivate a miracle | City News, The Indian Express

“Listen, don’t forget to bring Chamatkar when you get home. “ Ram Singh gives these instructions to the caller and disconnects the phone. Then, his eyes sparkling, he begins to think of his potentially bountiful potato crop for which he needs this Chamatkar, a chemical fertilizer. The 59-year-old does not …

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New Book: A Serious Effort to Revive Agriculture and Improve Agriculture in Leitrim After the Famine

Developing Rural Ireland chronicles the trials and tribulations of the revival of Irish agriculture and the development of agriculture in Ireland after the famine. The book focuses on Leitrim, one of Ireland’s most famine-stricken counties. The famine exposed major inequalities, showing that there were too many very small farms and …

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Elliott Dairy Research Facility to Host Smarter Farming Field Day | Avocado

new, Northwestern farmers have the opportunity to learn about new technologies at a Northwestern research farm. The Tasman Institute of Agriculture’s dairy research facility in Elliott will open the doors to its Smarter Farming Day. TIA Animal Production Center manager James Hills said there are currently several projects underway. He …

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ICMSA AGM Hears ‘Lack of References’ from Agricultural Commentators in Media

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA) AGM, which took place yesterday (Friday, December 3), was informed that it is incumbent upon the media in general to establish the “credentials of those who claim to speak about the the way agriculture needs to change ”. Association President Pat McCormack told …

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Man with 40 years of farming experience named Kumasi Metropolitan Best Farmer

Mr. Andrews Amankwaah Mr. Andrews Amankwaah, a 62-year-old mixed farmer, was named the best farmer of 2021 for Kumasi at the 37th National Farmers Day celebration, held in Sokoban. The winner, who has been engaged in agriculture for over 40 years, received as a prize a tricycle, wax print, latex …

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BM: Cooperatives, the key to dynamic agriculture

STRONG producer groups are essential for a thriving agricultural sector in the Philippines, according to a new report from the World Bank (WB). The WB said in a statement on Friday that its report found that grouping and organizing small farmers into cooperatives and various types of producer organizations, as …

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Odisha Forestry Department and OLM Partner for Multi-Farm Business in Koraput – The New Indian Express

Through Express news service JEYPORE: The district unit of the Odisha Livelihood Mission (OLM) in partnership with the Divisional Forest Office of Jeypore, started the cultivation of pineapples in the middle of a bamboo plantation as part of a valuable project added in the village of Nuagada under the chain …

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Strong producer organizations are the key to a vibrant agricultural sector

Increasing agricultural production among smallholder farmers by grouping and organizing them into cooperatives and various types of producer organizations, and forging partnerships with agribusiness companies can help increase their incomes and subsequently stimulate social transformation. -economics of the Philippine countryside. A report titled “Realizing Scale in Smallholder-Based Agriculture: Policy Options …

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FAO unveils new technical platform for family farming – world

Santiago / Rome – Family farms represent 90 percent of all agricultural holdings in the world, covering a wide range of production systems and people, and their flourishing is essential to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) number 1 (no poverty) ), 2 (no hunger) and 10 (Reduction of inequalities). . …

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Polaris goes electric with its all-terrain vehicles

Carbon emissions, while terrible for the environment, are also not ideal for deer hunting. Gasoline engines, it turns out, are a dead gift for many snipers; nor are they ideal with finicky cattle. hat is part of Polaris Inc.’s lot this morning as it unveils an electric version of its …

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Delta seeks to better support its farming community

The new plan must lead to an update of the current policies of the Official Community Plan in order to better support the farming community. The future of Delta Farms could include small processing operations located on site. These were among the comments of the Agricultural Advisory Committee which recently …

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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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