Rural farming

Red Tractor ‘fails to regulate’ pesticide use for UK supermarket produce | Agriculture

The Red Tractor scheme, used to mark food produced to a ‘high standard’, fails to regulate the use of pesticides on farms, according to a report. As the largest agricultural and food assurance scheme in the UK, which certifies around 50,000 farmers, Red Tractor is responsible for ensuring compliance with …

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The Moderator and agricultural issues

Dr Bruce was speaking during his visit to Iveagh Iveagh PCI Rectory, which involved farm visits and lunch with senior agricultural representatives and the denomination’s rural chaplain. The meetings and visits were part of 20 separate engagements during his week-long tour to one of ICP’s 19 regional presbyteries. The parsonage …

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Galbraith staff raise bullish total for agricultural welfare charity RSABI

A SIMMENTAL bull from Corskie Farm, near Fochabers, joined the Galbraith team in handing over a check for £5,470 to RSABI, at recent Stirling bull sales. (Left to right) Alice Wilson, Associate Rural Surveyor at Galbraith, Harry Seran, Head of Finance and Digital at RSABI, Carol McLaren, Managing Director of …

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Zero tillage makes farming profitable in Africa

Zero tillage is making productive agriculture profitable in Africa while improving soil health and farmer yields, especially in Uganda, Algeria, Lesotho and Zambia. Farmers in these countries have realized the environmental and economic benefits of adopting no-till on their land. Rural Business Development Services in Uganda train, advise and guide …

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AP will use drone technology for agriculture

Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government has unveiled plans to introduce drone technology to the state’s agricultural sector. Agriculture Minister Kurasala Kannababu announced the state’s decision to use drone technology while presenting the budget for agriculture and related sectors to the assembly. He said the state government is planning to spend …

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Bill would give Missouri tax credits for urban agriculture and agriculture outreach programs | State News

(The Center Square) – A bill that would provide state tax credits for establishing urban farms in Missouri’s food deserts and creating an outreach program in those areas has received support bipartite. Bill of 1919, sponsored by Rep. Kimberly-Ann Collins, D-St. Louis, would give up to 50% state tax credit …

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The debate on the right to repair in 2022

The right to repair became a hot topic again when the Biden administration in July introduced an executive order promoting competition in the economy. Biden Executive Order the executive order signed by President Biden called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to limit anti-competitive practices as a means of promoting …

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UFU launches manifesto for 2022 Northern Ireland Assembly elections

The manifesto will be distributed to all political parties in Northern Ireland ahead of the election, which will take place on May 5. UFU President Victor Chestnutt explained: “In our UFU manifesto, we have highlighted our vision of a productive, profitable and progressive agricultural sector that can benefit the environment, …

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Russian conflict and impact on food, agriculture

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has disrupted global commodity markets. It now threatens to drive up farming costs and skyrocket food prices. Food inflation in India could therefore soon enter double-digit territory. Mint examines the impact. How will the conflict affect India? The war in the Black Sea region, which is …

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Charity shocked by Covid impact on farmers

The fallout from Covid-19 on the mental health of farmers will be felt for months if not years to come, Irish Rural Link (IRL) has warned. Although most pandemic restrictions have been lifted, IRL CEO Seamus Boland said volunteers were “shocked” by the high level of loneliness in the community. …

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Is solar energy a threat to agriculture? | News, Sports, Jobs

At the 2022 PA Farm Show, the Pennsylvania State Grange presented an informative program on solar power generation as it relates to agriculture. The panel presented thought-provoking ideas on whether or not industrial-scale solar power generation can co-exist with production agriculture. Improving the use of alternative energies is …

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Climate Change Update | agricultural life

Tyron’s campaign. Photo: Cliff Donaldson The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has been consistent in its message throughout, stating that we want to see fair and credible legislation for NI based on science and expert advice. Despite all the evidence presented to them, some politicians do not understand the significant environmental …

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New Zealand trade deal ‘will hurt farming communities’

TRADE UNIONS and politicians have warned that the New Zealand-UK trade deal will hurt rural communities. The UK Government’s International Trade Secretary, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, said the deal would “cut red tape” between the two countries and UK trade would “skyrocket” as a result. But Mid and West Wales Ms Jane …

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Dutch Ambassador to Ghana urges cocoa farmers to take farming as a serious business

Economic news for Saturday March 5, 2022 Source: 3news.com 2022-03-05 Cocoa farmers are advised to run their farming business as a business Ghanaian cocoa farmers have been encouraged to view their farming activities as a business for sustainable growth. The Dutch Ambassador to Ghana, Jeroen Verheul, observed that this mindset …

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AEM addresses supply chain, COVID-19 and energy crises

Following President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) discussed the state of the industry and its top policy priorities ahead of the mid-election -mandate in 2022. AEM is the North America-based international trade group that represents more than 1,000 manufacturers and suppliers of …

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James Maroney: Lawmaker is still captured by farming fantasy

This commentary is from Leicester resident James H. Maroney Jr. The Legislative Assembly is considering a bill to strengthen the Right to Farm Act, the intention of which was to protect farmers from nuisance lawsuits brought by neighbors who object to noise and /or pollution generated during the vital work …

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Proposed new rules for carbon farming of exotic forests in the future

Forestry Minister Stuart Nash and Climate Change Minister James Shaw have released a public discussion paper that seeks input on ideas for better managing afforestation. “Climate change is a challenge that we cannot postpone. The government wants to encourage reforestation to help meet our climate change goals, offset carbon emissions …

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Farmers ‘relieved’ after vote on climate change amendments

It is a key amendment tabled by Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots, aligning the cuts with advice from the Climate Change Committee. UFU President Victor Chestnutt said: “After the careful consideration stage, our farmers are extremely relieved that a separate methane target has been supported by MPs, bringing us back to …

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Zimbabwe farmers urged to intensify chilli cultivation

Farmers in Zimbabwe have been urged to intensify the cultivation of chilli peppers to help build the resilience of local communities through this viable livelihood option in the wake of climate change risks, a local agronomist has said. Special Musakura, a chilli agronomist with the Unicare company, said he is …

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Man created the age of fire: the Pyrocene era

I started the fire this weekend after returning from a brisk walk to the farm and pointed out to my wife that it was becoming a political act. like a mixed fire of briquettes, grass and later charcoal to really turn up the heat. Fire is perhaps our oldest act …

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Kikwete: Adopt technology to develop rural agriculture

By Josephine Christophe Dar es Salaam. Retired President Jakaya Kikwete said limited access to modern technology, as well as little adoption and absorption of technology, are among the major challenges hampering the transformation of rural agriculture. He said these – coupled with the unavailability of important facilities such as markets …

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2022 Tri-County Food and Agriculture Awards: Applications Open

THE Hereford Times is delighted to launch the Three Counties Food and Farming Awards 2022, with our county’s finest ensemble to be honored at a glitzy ceremony this summer. After running the event online for the past two years due to the Covid pandemic, it is with great pleasure that …

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‘Modern Day Pioneers’ See Northern Ontario’s Vast Agricultural Potential

Selina and Jim Rogers, transplanted to Saskatchewan, prepare for the fourth harvest at the former demonstration farm in Kapuskasing In 2017, when Selina and Jim Rogers and their four children left their well-established farming operation in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, in favor of a relatively undeveloped acreage in northern Ontario, more …

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Global Biochar Industry to 2028 – Organic Agriculture Industry Growth Presents Opportunities | News

DUBLIN, February 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Biochar Market 2022-2028” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.comit’s offer. This report indicates that the global biochar market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.40% in value and 10.34% in volume over the forecast period 2022-2028. Factors such as favorable …

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What’s the news today? | Thursday, February 24, 2022

Today’s roundup features the latest news from Russia and Ukraine, crop management news and recent developments in the spread of avian flu. Catch up here. Russia and Ukraine As President Biden and NATO allies respond to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine with Kremlin sanctions, the people of Ukraine are trying to …

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Moving Defra to Yorkshire to be closer to farming communities ‘makes perfect sense’, suggests Tory MP

MP for York Outer Julian Sturdy said moving the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs out of London was ‘perfectly logical’ and suggested York in particular would be a ‘fantastic place’ . He made the comments during a debate in Westminster Hall on sustainable agriculture and food production practices. …

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Save lives from the sky

Morne Mountain Rescue has received £212,000 and Skywatch NI has received £284,000 from the new £2million Covid scheme announced by Minister for Rural Affairs Edwin Poots. The program will help nine of the Northern Ireland Search and Rescue (NISAR) teams, which rescue some 500 people each year, to purchase essential …

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Lothian crime: Farming communities in Lothian hit hard as police issue warnings over stolen quad bikes

According to the National Farmer Union, “Global supply chain issues, shipping delays and the impact of Covid and Brexit have contributed to waiting lists for new quads and increased demand. used kits”. This has led to an increase in quad thefts in the UK, with areas of Scotland including Lothians, …

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Applications open for the Sustainable Food and Agriculture Awards

Advocacy group ANIMAL WELFARE Compassion in World Farming is calling for entries for its 2022 Sustainable Food and Farming Awards. The CIWF Awards were created to reward producers and companies that take action to produce better quality meat, dairy and eggs, while protecting wildlife and the wider environment. Applications are …

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Is solar energy a threat to agriculture | Opinion

At the 2022 Pennsylvania Farm Show, the Pennsylvania State Grange presented an informative program on solar power generation as it relates to agriculture. The panel presented thought-provoking ideas on whether industrial-scale solar power generation can co-exist with production agriculture. Improving the use of alternative energies is a positive objective that …

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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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