Rural farming

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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Economic impact of salmon farming on Scottish regions revealed

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

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

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

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Community supports Swaby family after agricultural accident

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

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YFCU supports Mission Noël | Life on the farm

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

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Agricultural Forum: Sustainable protection of agriculture in Leelanau | Business

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

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Fane Valley supports Air Ambulance NI

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

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Study examines changing role of women in agriculture

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

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Greenview CEO Honors Farming Family of the Year

The Isaac family has been named the Managing Director of Greenview Farming Family of the Year. (Provided by the General Manager of Greenview) Jerome and Liz Issac saw their commitment to agricultural excellence and community involvement recognized, winning the Greenview Farming Family of the Year 2021 award. The Isaac family …

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Biofloc tilapia farming set to help India’s rural poor

CMFRI assisted members of five SC families in the region to start a biofloc fish farming unit under the Scheduled Castes Sub-plan (SCSP). The group started by storing 1,800 genetically improved tilapia (GIFT) fry in a biofloc tank, set up next to their households. CMFRI assistance includes setting up the …

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Agriculture in transition

A webinar on the transition to a more sustainable agricultural model in the face of climate change was organized on December 8. Featuring experts from the European Union and New Zealand in sustainable agriculture, the webinar will examine current initiatives in this area, such as strategy, regulation, standards, research and …

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Study shows key factors behind loneliness in agriculture

Print and digital download photos available Long working hours, working alone and feeling undervalued and out of touch with the general public are among the key factors causing loneliness in the farming community, according to a major new study. Research by the Rural Policy Research Center (CRPR) at the University …

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Financial institutions supporting farming communities in Papua New Guinea

The Center of Excellence in Financial Inclusion (CEFI) and the Village Farmers Market (MVF) signed today (Thursday, November 18) a memorandum of understanding with seven (7) partner financial institutions (PFI). The MoU will see PFI’s partner with MVF implementing the project in six targeted provinces, Western Highlands, Jiwaka, Simbu, Eastern …

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Cannabis cultivation is a future reality, but the state con …

The new hemp regulations recently announced by Agrarian Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza are his department’s attempt to reap the fruit perceived to be within reach of industrial cannabis. And yet, they only serve to create additional elitist barriers to entry and entrench the colonization of cannabis by …

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Welsh Labor to work with Plaid on key agricultural policies

Welsh Labor and Plaid Cymru have agreed to work together over the next three years on key policies affecting rural areas, including agricultural payments and agricultural pollution. The two sides will cooperate on 46 policies where there is a common interest, including second homes, the Welsh language and the post-Brexit …

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How 5G will improve smart and precision farming in Australia

Over the next decade, 5G will play a pivotal role in smart and precision farming, which promises to be the key to maximizing resources and improving production. As the next generation of mobile technology, 5G was designed to meet the continued growth in demand for data and connectivity from industries, …

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Family focus on saving Irish Farm Rally

On Sunday November 21, the focus was on family at the Save Irish Farming Rally in Dublin. “The farm family is the cornerstone on which the broader agri-food sector is based. Our event in Merrion Square will see different generations come to Dublin to interact with families outside of the …

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How Mushroom Cultivation Helps Women Entrepreneurs in Jammu and Kashmir | India News

Two girls from Tral village in Pulwama district in South Kashmir have started growing mushrooms as part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) program. Raukaya Jan and Sobiya, originally from Dadsar village, became entrepreneurs by getting into mushroom cultivation. The Ministry of Agriculture helped them both to establish mushroom …

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Government should back UK agricultural standards in global market, says Welby

THE government must work with farmers to encourage good trade deals that preserve UK export standards, the Archbishop of Canterbury said. Archbishop Welby was delivering the annual Lord Henry Plumb lecture at the National Farmers Union (NFU) on Monday evening. The NFU represents 48,000 agricultural businesses across the country. “In …

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Educated opt for organic farming

Visakhapatnam: The young geoscience graduate Ananthatmakula Venkata Narasingarao from the University of Petroleum-Dehradun returned home to Gokavaram in the East Godavari district a few years ago, leaving behind a lucrative career in petroleum to go into the business. organic farming as a vocation. Today he is the proud owner of …

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Studies: How can agriculture, ecotourism get back under the new normal?

Agriculture and ecotourism: how will they fare in the new normal? The recent Sixth National R&D Conference (NRDC) discussed food risk and security issues online, and the impacts of the pandemic on 10 ecotourism sites. Dr Belinda F. Espiritu With the theme “Pananaliksik in Pagpapaunlad: Daan Tungo sa Pagbangon [Road …

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Startup Mantra: AgriVijay re-exploits the eco-revolution in India

AgriVijay, a Pune-based agrotech startup founded by Vimal Panjwani and Shobha Chanchlani, in the midst of the Covid outbreak in June 2020, has developed a market for renewable energy products connecting farmers and rural households. With a vision focused on increasing farmers’ savings and incomes, reducing dependence on fossil fuels …

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How can agriculture contribute to UK net zero targets?

Posted: 8:00 a.m. 20 November 2021 William Hargreaves of Savills Suffolk explores how farmers and landowners can contribute to UK environmental goals. Recent COP26 climate talks have drawn everyone’s attention to reducing the global carbon footprint and the UK government has made it clear that it expects agriculture to contribute …

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Q&A: Rich Ansell, VP of Marketing for Mahindra Automotive

At a ranch in New Mexico, Mahindra Automotive vice president of marketing Rich Ansell sat down to provide an overview of the company’s work to bring the Roxor to farming. Mahindra is targeting farmers and ranchers looking for a simple and durable work vehicle with its recent relaunch of this …

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Cumbrian agricultural champions appointed to top RBST positions

TWO leading champions of Cumbrian agriculture have been appointed to the most senior positions of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust. The new RBST chairman is shadow spokesperson for environment, food and rural affairs in the House of Lords, Baroness Sue Hayman, and the new RBST chairman is Lake District farmer …

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Speed ​​ramps approved for the rural school of Laois despite some agricultural opposition

The speed ramps on the busy road to a rural primary school in Laois were approved by the Laois advisers, despite objections from some local farmers. Raheen Village will benefit from a new traffic calming program, increasing the safety of children attending Raheen National School and a nearby nursery. This …

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Wisconsin DNR abandons clean water effort

by Ruth Conniff The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on Wednesday announcement it is abandoning its efforts to develop regulations that would reduce nitrate pollution in drinking water caused by runoff from manure and commercial fertilizers. “The statutory process and the associated firm deadlines set by the legislature for …

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Goat farming brings solvency to poor families in Chuadanga

The internationally renowned black Bengal goat, known as the poor man’s cow, has played an important role in reducing poverty in Chuadanga A B Although several species of goats are found in Chuadanga, around 70% of them are Black Bengal goats. Just three years ago, Lima Khatun faced extreme poverty …

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KVK Anjaw launches six-day training for rural youth on duck farming

Duck breeding On Monday, KVK, Anjaw began a “six-day vocational training for rural youth on duck farming,” which was sponsored by the National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technical Management. “Farmers can raise ducks for meat or eggs,” said District HA and Veterinary Officer Dr G Singh during the opening …

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Kildare farmers win Farming for Nature award

FFN’s Brigid Barry presenting their award to Norman and Michael Dunne The 2021 National Agriculture Ambassador for Nature Awards took place last Saturday evening (23 October) as part of the annual Burren Winterage weekend. Now in its fourth year, the annual awards have welcomed 23 new Farming for Nature (FFN) …

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Hartpury continues to shape the future of digital agriculture

Spikes are buried this month at Hartpury’s Agricultural Campus and Commercial Farm to create a new kind of workspace with tailor-made business support packages dedicated to the growth of Gloucestershire agro-tech businesses. The construction of a “Digital Innovation Farm Tech Box Park” will allow Hartpury to further develop its 360 …

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Restarting agriculture could lay seeds of prosperity in poor and food insecure regions – ScienceDaily

Agricultural experts from the Australian National University (ANU) have partnered with government agencies and NGOs in sub-Saharan Africa to improve irrigation systems and boost agricultural production. Researchers’ work improves food security, reduces water wastage and lifts people out of poverty. “This simple restart of irrigation systems made up of small …

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Check which banks offer goat breeding loans

Goats in the field Goat Farm Loan is a type of working capital loan used for the management and rearing of livestock. Goat Farming Business requires a certain amount to start. To meet working capital requirements and maintain healthy cash flow, customers can opt for goat farming offered by various …

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The future of American agriculture demands broadband

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Digital rhythm How can we provide the broadband that farmers need? For many farmers, the definition of sustainability incorporates the economic, environmental and social impacts of agriculture, a “triple bottom line”. Farmers think about the profitability of their operations, not only to support the farm from …

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How can digital technologies help rural farming communities?

COVID-19 has made us all dependent on digital technology, but we must ensure that the world’s poorest are not left behind. In particular, digital technologies can improve the lives of farmers and agricultural workers. Digital agriculture – where farmers use digital technologies to access useful information – could revolutionize the …

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