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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Out of season rains drown Karnataka’s rural economy

Already pushed to a breaking point by the Covid-19 pandemic over the past two years, the agrarian community of Karnataka had placed their hope in a bountiful kharif harvest. But relentless rains and a few flash floods have caused huge losses to farmers who could take three to four years …

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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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SNAP spending and the rural economy | News, Sports, Jobs

The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, is often misunderstood as favoring urban residents over rural ones. Formerly known as food stamps, a new study analyzing this program shows that the opposite may be true. SNAP makes nutritional assistance payments to one in eight Americans every month. About 16% of …

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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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Food and Drink – The Heart of North Devon’s Rural Economy

Posted: 1:00 a.m. on November 26, 2021 We are now starting to understand where the big winners and losers stand after leaving the EU and the devastating experience of Covid-19. There is no doubt that one of the greatest opportunities arising from this is the potential for the development of …

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