Rural farming

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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