Cooperative societies driving the rural economy: Yasha Mudgal – Jammu Kashmir Latest news | Tourism

* Distributes registration certificates among 28 new companies Excelsior Correspondent RAMBAN, July 16: Describing the cooperative movement as the engine of the rural economy, the secretary of cooperatives, Yasha Mudgal, on Saturday called on the district administration to engage more young people in the creation of viable cooperative societies in …

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Teenagers inspired by farming at first ‘Farm my Food’ day in Hampshire

Hampshire Secondary School PUPILS were inspired by farming when they found themselves stuck on a working farm. Hampshire’s first #FarmMyFood Day took place on June 30. It was organized by LEAF in partnership with Hampshire Fare, the county food group, and Wheatsheaf Farming. Cllr Roz Chadd, Deputy Chief and Senior …

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Cooperative societies driving the rural economy: Yasha Mudgal

Describing the cooperative movement as a driver of the rural economy, the secretary of cooperatives, Yasha Mudgal on Saturday called on the district administration to engage more young people in building viable cooperative societies in UT Jammu- and Kashmir. The secretary made the remarks during a function – Sehkar Se …

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A couple of farmers want to create a new cheese

Alan and Wendy Dempster, who farm just outside Co Antrim town, are creating the unique cheese as part of an agricultural diversification project which has already seen the launch of Lamb Van, a ‘street food truck specializes in a range of cooked snacks such as sausage rolls and burgers of …

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Alstom partners with United Way of Bengaluru for integrated rural development in Selakarichal panchayat, Coimbatore

Coimbatore: In line with its commitment to corporate citizenship, Alstom has collaborated with United Way of Bengaluru (UWBe) – a non-profit organization registered with the FCRA to launch “Rural Rising” – an integrated rural development program in Selakarachal Gram Panchayat, Sultanpet Block in Coimbatore, in January this year. The objective …

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UK-wide pork supply chain review launched

The consultation follows recent challenges faced by the sector due to global pressures, including rising costs and labor shortages, which have raised questions about how the supply chain works. It seeks opinions on issues such as transparency, price disclosure, clarity of contract terms and market consolidation. It will run until …

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Vermont Council on Rural Development to Host Leadership Summit for Vermonters | Things to do

Courtesy of the Vermont Council on Rural Development. All Vermonters who work to improve the lives of members of their communities are invited to attend the 2022 Community Leadership Summit on Wednesday, August 10 at Vermont Technical College in Randolph. Registration is open at www.vtrural.org/Summit 22. Registration is $50 but …

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USDA Rural Development Accepting Public Comment on Build America, Buy America Waiver – Conduit Street

The United States Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (USDA RD) is accepting public comments on a proposed 6-month waiver for the implementation of the Build America, Buy America Act. Under the bipartisan infrastructure law, the Build America, Buy America Act (BABA) established a requirement that a substantial amount of …

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Agriculture, Agrarian Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza will lead activities in Qunu village in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, on Nelson Mandela International Day.

Thoko Didiza, Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, will hold celebrations on Nelson Mandela International Day at Qunu village in Mthatha, Eastern Cape. On July 18, South Africans and the rest of the world pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, the late South African president and global icon. In …

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Training farmers to treat farming like a business in Papua New Guinea – Papua New Guinea

UNCDF, as part of EU-STREIT PNG, provided farmers with basic financial literacy skills with a focus on savings to make them understand that farming is a sustainable business and viable that can support their livelihoods.. Wewak, Papua New Guinea – Appreciating agriculture as a sustainable and viable business practice is …

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Rural community development workers receive training in underwater detection techniques – Love FM

Rural Community Developers will no longer tirelessly drill for groundwater. More than fifteen rural community development officers improved their skills in underwater detection through a capacity building exercise. A five-day training session on the use of electrical resistivity technology for geophysical water detection is taking place this week in several …

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Liz Truss ignored warnings about Brexit’s impact on agriculture

The UK government ignored warnings about the damage Brexit would cause to Scotland’s food and farming sectors, despite being ‘clearly aware of the consequences’, a Scottish minister has said. This follows the revelation that Tory leadership candidate and former international trade secretary Liz Truss received detailed warnings from her own …

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Farm bankers predict recession for rural economy

Farm bankers predict recession for rural economy With your southeast regional farm newspaper, I’m Haylie Shipp. It is the agricultural information network. There are a lot of metrics… numbers that we track year after year and honestly they go unnoticed because there are rarely huge changes. However, in our current …

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The drive to level Yorkshire’s rural economy must not be ‘lost’ in political uncertainty, landowners warn

A focus on affordable housing and heritage skills is essential to reversing a decades-long exodus, said Country Land and Business Association (CLA) President Mark Tufnell. Calling for planning reform as he warned the country’s system was “broken”, he spoke of the impact of the constraints on rural villages, which are …

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Officials call for safety after recent farm accident – Austin Daily Herald

Earlier this month a rural farmer in Mower County near Dexter was rescued from a grain silo and although the unidentified man emerged from the incident relatively unscathed, it highlights the need for safety in one of the most dangerous professions in the world. According to Mower County Steve Sandvik, …

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Churchill Stateside Group completes record $42.6 million USDA Rural Development 538 loan in Flagler Beach, Florida.

Due to the growing demand and growing competitiveness of the tax credit market, we strongly believe that workforce housing projects like this will play a major role in affordable housing for the foreseeable future. . CLEARWATER, Florida (PRWEB) July 12, 2022 Churchill Stateside Group, LLC (CSG), a real estate …

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Victory of David against Goliath in the fish farming of a small rural community

Historic victory for residents of Scotland’s ‘last wilderness’ to protect wild salmon A tiny Highland community in a remote area known as Scotland’s last wilderness has won a resounding victory over a multibillion-pound salmon farming giant. Now the group says its campaign to block the expansion of salmon farming on …

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Teagasc Ballyhaise College welcomes Ukrainian refugees

Fifty Ukrainian refugees are housed on the Teagasc Ballyhaise Agricultural College campus. With the refugee crisis unfolding in Ukraine and across Europe, Teagasc decided to work with Cavan County Council and donate the two unused residential homes and two student accommodations. With the help of local contractors and staff volunteering, …

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Linking Human Security and Sustainable Rural Development in South Asia « Khabarhub

South Asia advocated for human security, actively promoting it using the multi-stakeholder approach. She has long shared the importance of ensuring human security. The development of rural communities in South Asia has not only led to socio-economic improvement, but has had implications for social, economic and environmental systems. Rural development …

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Farmers go commercial with vegetable farming – myRepublica

ILLAM, JULY 10: Farmers in the eastern part of the district depend on commercial vegetable farming. Although there are occasional problems in the sale of vegetables, most of the vegetables produced here are sold at high prices. Farmers in Suryodaya-11 and 12 Municipalities and Rong Rural Municipality of the district …

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Farming Connect gives Thomas a hand

When Pembrokeshire-born Thomas Phillips was a 14-year-old schoolboy trying to plan his future prospects for work, he didn’t think his lifelong dream of working with cattle had a chance because he came from a non-agricultural environment. Today, this ambitious and focused newcomer, now 22 and assistant manager of a 450-cow …

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Agriculture, the backbone of the rural economy-Obidike

As Nigeria faces serious poverty challenges, Hon. Obidike Chukwuebuka, Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, said two out of three Nigerians live below the $1 a day income poverty line . He said poverty in Nigeria is concentrated in rural areas, which are home to over 70% of the …

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Sustainable Agriculture – A Big Focus on Egerton Farm

ARCZero is a European innovation partnership project led by farmers and funded by DAERA and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development led by Professor John Gilliland of Devenish does just that, creating a strong baseline for both emissions and carbon stocks on its seven member farms. John Egerton is …

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A true celebration of agriculture and rural life by the sea, and a wonderful day out for the whole family!

The Melplash Show is the annual event that locals and visitors to Bridport and West Dorset most look forward to. Taking place at the West Bay Showground, it is a traditional one-day agricultural show that brings together the best of agriculture and rural life. For farmers and those who work …

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Rural workers face serious decent work deficits

GENEVA (ILO News) – About 80 per cent of the world’s poor live in rural areas, many of whom face serious decent work deficits, including insufficient job security, low wages, lack of stability and work safety and excessive working hours, with women and young workers hardest hit according to a …

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UK dairy farmers warn of rising prices amid chronic staff shortages | Agriculture

Dairy farmers are warning that a chronic labor shortage is hitting dairy production and further fueling food price inflation, and are calling for urgent action to prevent the situation from getting worse. Eight in 10 farm owners looking for workers said they received very few or no applications from people …

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Village of Masset Receives StrongerBC Rural Development Grants

Residents of Masset and the surrounding Haida Gwaii region will benefit from three new infrastructure projects focused on enhancing tourism and local food production activities. This will be done through nearly $1 million in StrongerBC Rural Development Grants. “Building resilient communities and supporting rural economic development as we emerge from …

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Fish farming practices come under scrutiny as aquaculture booms

A recent investigative report claims to reveal for the first time the poor conditions, including the mistreatment of fish, at some Indonesian fish farms. While activists and industry figures disagree on the scale of the problem, both agree that aquaculture across Asia needs to be better managed while helping smallholder …

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Luxury glamping company opens its first site in the Republic of Ireland

Six exclusive glamping pods have been installed on the ancient Forth Mountain, giving guests sweeping views across the awe-inspiring ‘sunny south-east’ countryside towards Blackstairs Mountain and Mount Leinster. Further Space, which currently has eight luxury glamping sites in Northern Ireland and Scotland, is working in partnership with landowners on sustainable …

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Baling floods: Ministry of Rural Development to immediately construct temporary bridge at Kg Iboi

Workers pictured cleaning up the aftermath of last night’s flash flood affecting Kampung Bukit Iboi and surrounding areas in Baling, Kedah on July 5, 2022. – Image by Sayuti Zainudin Tuesday, July 5, 2022 10:31 PM MYT BALING, July 5 – The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) will immediately construct …

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Baling floods: Ministry of Rural Development to construct temporary bridge at Kg Iboi

BALING: The Ministry of Rural Development will construct a temporary bridge after the existing Lata Celak Bridge in Kampung Iboi collapsed when floods hit the district on Monday July 4. His minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid has taken corrective measures to allow villagers to visit nearby schools and mosques. “We …

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Plastic has made farming easier, but what happens to the material after it’s used?

Madeline Uraneck moved to Wisconsin from Oklahoma 50 years ago. Although she is not a farmer, Uraneck said she always paid attention to what was happening in farm fields when driving around the state. “As you walk through the beautiful farmland, you notice the changes in farming, like hay bales …

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How the revival of traditional agricultural practices in the Mediterranean enriches nature and people

Every morning during the summer months, Fatjoni wakes up early and emerges from his hillside farmhouse into the beautiful landscape of the Albanian mountains. Their peaks stretch around him, shrouded in clouds, their sloping sides dotted with groves of trees and golden pastures. As he leads his herd of goats …

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Feminization of agriculture: women in agriculture must be supported by legal and social infrastructure

Editor’s note: FII’s #MoodOfTheMonth for July 2022 is Gender and environment. We invite submissions on the many layers of this theme throughout the month. If you would like to contribute, please refer to our submission guidelines and email your articles to [email protected] Women in agriculture live at the intersection of …

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Grants to rural communities funding local programs

Over $140,000 has been awarded to rural community organizations in the Comox Valley. Funding comes from the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) Rural Community Grant Program. The district says the program launched in January 2021 to help nonprofits benefit their communities. More than 20 companies will benefit from the funding. …

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Randox Antrim Show opens registration

A host of YFC sponsors, stewards, members, supporters and locals gathered recently to see what’s new since the last show in 2019, as registration officially opened for this year’s event. The sponsor’s reception was graciously supported by Antrim & Newtownabbey Council and supported by Randalstown YFC. During the evening, the …

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City, Douglas and Lyon projects among $3.7 million in rural development block grants | Carson City Nevada News

Governor’s Office for Economic Development Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Thursday that $3,674,024 in community development block grant funds have been awarded to 17 projects in Carson City and rural Nevada. “This year’s CDBG projects will benefit 17,625 Nevada residents in five counties, the City of Ely, the City of Fallon, …

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Davis named state director of rural development | Free

Chase County Chief-News Christy Cauble Davis of Cottonwood Falls has been named state director of rural development for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the USDA announced Monday. Davis is a fifth-generation Kansan who has dedicated her career to serving and strengthening Kansas communities. According to a written statement, for more …

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Federal government launches carbon culture review

THE newly elected federal government has used the tenth anniversary of Australia’s carbon market to announce a review of some of the controversial methods used to generate credits. Federal Minister for Climate Change and Energy Chris Bowen announced the former chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb will lead the carbon culture …

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Infarm begins operation of vertical farming facility in Bedford

Infarm officially opened its Bedford farm in the UK on Monday. This will be their first large-capacity cultivation center in the country. The facility is 10,000m2 and has up to 40 Infarm units, each 10m high, all of which are cloud-connected agricultural units. Each unit can grow more than 500,000 …

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Rural Community Grants Return Funds to Comox Valley Regional District – Comox Valley Record

File photo of volunteers and visitors to the Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society – which receives support from the CVRD Rural Community Grants Program. Rural Community Grants put funds back into the Comox Valley Regional District Each year, the Comox Valley Regional …

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Tech Trends: Jeremy Gulban, CEO of CherryRoad Technologies, Saves Newspapers from Rural Communities

New Jersey tech entrepreneur Jeremy Gulban didn’t want to be a hero. Yet publishers and journalists across the country hail him as such. Gulban acquires rural community newspapers, but he does not empty them for their assets. Instead, he works to save community journalism. The reason: He thinks helping these …

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Ohio University Innovation Center Receives USDA Office of Rural Development Grant to Advance Technical Business Development

The Ohio University Innovation Center has been helping entrepreneurs turn promising ideas into successful businesses since 1983. The Ohio University Innovation Center recently received a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development to provide technical and business support to current and future customers of …

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TVS Group Trust revitalizes rural economy with women’s self-help groups

The past few years have seen the formation of several new self-help groups (SHGs), mostly made up of women, in the small village of Padavedu, Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu. Srinivasan Services Trust (SST), the social service arm of TVS Motor Company Ltd and Sundaram Clayton Ltd, enables rural women to …

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Local conference to support agriculture and agricultural industries

Members of the farming and agriculture industry are invited to attend the North Coast Region ‘River to the Sea’ Agriculture Conference to be held in Kempsey on July 28, 2022. The conference offers local farmers and the agricultural industry the opportunity to meet and identify other ways to work together …

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UP Women entrepreneurs launch the rural economy after the pandemic

For representation purposes (Photo: Flickr/UN Women/Gaganjit Singh) By Jinit Parmar “My family had very little to survive after the first wave of the pandemic in March 2020. My husband lost his job in Delhi, but we did not lose hope. With the help of an NGO, our relatives and friends, …

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Modern Agricultural Strategies, Environmentally Friendly Technologies to Accelerate Rural Economy Transformation: LG

Saying that the adoption of modern agricultural strategies and environmentally friendly technologies will accelerate the transformation of the rural economy, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said he was confident that the students will change the face of agriculture and horticulture. Sinha said the government has taken some steps …

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Tanzania: Horticulture transforms rural economy in Singida, Shinyanga

Rural women in SINGIDA and Shinyanga are slowly but surely moving from conventional subsistence farming to commercial and diversified horticultural production to fight poverty. Over the past two years, through the Tanzania Horticultural Association (TAHA) and a pilot project by UN Women, nearly 500 rural women and girls have organized …

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Modern Agriculture Implements Environmentally Friendly Technologies to Accelerate Transformation of Rural Economy LG

Jammu, Jun 28 (PTI) Stating that the adoption of modern agricultural strategies and environmentally friendly technologies will accelerate the transformation of the rural economy, Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said he believed that students will change the face of agriculture and horticulture. Sinha said the government has taken some …

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AGRICULTURE: New price records reached in cattle and sheep sectors

The latest report on the profile of the red meat industry, produced by Quality Meat Scotland (SMQ)also shows that overall demand for beef, lamb and pork has continued to rise, despite the rise of alternative proteins, and that emissions per unit of output are expected to decline. Iain Macdonald, Market …

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Royal Highland Show launches tickets for 2023

And with over 200,000 viewers of live online content on RHS TV, the reach of the Royal Highland Show has never been greater. Celebrating 200 years of showcasing the best of the country’s food, farming and rural life, high-profile figures were in attendance including First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Secretary of …

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USDA Announces State Director of Rural Development for Kansas

TOPEKA, June 27, 2022 – President Joe Biden has announced his intention to appoint the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regional position to the position of Kansas State Director of Rural Development (RD). “Here at USDA, we continue to add experienced and talented people to our state offices,” said …

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Aerial windfall for agriculture | Enterprise standard column

Interestingly, India seems to have the potential to become the world leader in the manufacture and lucrative use of these mini planes. TopicsBS Reviews | Drones | Agriculture In less than a year after the government liberalized the drone policy last August, the agricultural sector has become …

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The Ministry of Rural Development is awaiting the approval of the Ministry of Finance to increase the allowance for kindergarten assistants in Kemas

Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid speaks during the convocation at Central Terengganu Development Authority (Ketengah) College at Dewan Sultan Mizan, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu in Kuala Nerus on June 26, 2022. – Bernama pic Sunday, June 26, 2022 6:14 PM MYT KUALA NERUS, 26th June – The Ministry of …

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Ministry of Rural Development helps promote homestay sector in Malaysia to boost economy, says deputy minister

Ministry of Rural Development Deputy Minister II Datuk Hasbi Habibollah (2nd left) plays ‘coconut bowling’ during the visit ma [email protected] Pulau Betong program at Sekolah Kebangsaan Tan Seri Awang Had Salleh at Balik Pulau on June 26, 2022. – Bernama pic Sunday 26 June 2022 18:06 GMT BALIK PULAU, June …

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Galway Rural Development Among Social Inclusion and Community Activation Program Operators to Win Prestigious United Nations Award – Connacht Tribune – Galway City Tribune:

Galway Bay FM Newsroom – A widow has told the High Court she was wrongly held liable for a €3.2million debt owed by her ex-lovers company, Top Quarries Ballinasloe Ltd. Yvonne Cotter claims her signature was forged on a personal guarantee on monies advanced to the company for the purchase …

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Harvest Hope Farm offers youth an authentic farming experience – Agweek

MOORHEAD, Minnesota – Nestled in the trees just north of Moorhead, you’ll hear an abundance of laughter mingled with the crackle of little feet and the constant chorus of sheep bleating in the distance. Harvest Hope Farm hosts summer camps in this countryside oasis, allowing young people to experience what …

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Boost for regenerative farming in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

REGENERATIVE agriculture has received a boost in the Yorkshire Dales National Parkthrough a new grants program that has completed its first year of operation. More than 30 projects – almost all led by farmers – have started with support from the Agriculture in Protected Landscapes programme. They include the introduction …

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Economist: Focus on family businesses to help rural economy

By WisPolitics.com A UW-Madison economist argues that the state should focus more on developing “local” businesses rather than recruiting companies to move to Wisconsin. “Going out and trying to recruit this company is not a good use of their time,” Professor Steven Deller said at a recent rural innovation event …

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Rural Development Loan Program Serves as Alternative Path to American Dream of Homeownership | Company

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Farming Talk: The Life of a Rural Land Surveyor

Harriet Jones is a rural surveyor with Barbers Rural When I was young, being a chartered surveyor was not a profession that was often talked about. I’ve always loved the countryside, but I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to do as a career. After embarking on a work experience …

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Rural Community Assistance Corporation and EDF Open Applications for 2022 Water Leadership Institute in Tulare and Kern counties

(WEST SACRAMENTO, CA – June 23, 2022) The Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have launched the 2022 Water Leadership Institute for communities in the Tule Sub-Basin in Tulare and Kern Counties to acquire skills and knowledge to make informed, innovative and equitable water decisions. …

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Agriculture: Scottish agricultural policy suffers from a lack of information

SLE chair, Mark Tennnant That’s the claim made in an updated strategic plan due to be launched by Scottish Land and Estates at the Royal Highland Show today. Calling for a redesign of the Agricultural Reform Implementation Oversight Board (ARIOB), SLE says it is not moving fast enough – and …

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International fly fisherman Stevie Munn looks forward to the Irish Game Fair

It attracts visitors from all over the world and is often enjoyed by people on fishing vacations. Now there is even more for visitors to see and do with the introduction of more attractions that will delight both the casual holiday visitor, as well as the visiting fisherman and family. …

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Rural Development and Empowerment – A Way Forward to Build a Developed India

During my recent visit to Raigad, Maharashtra, I was pleasantly surprised to meet a group of tribal women from Siddheshwar gram panchayat who had started practicing plastic waste management in their hamlets. Their zeal was inspiring and the sarpanch supported their initiative by engaging with a non-profit organization that collects …

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The estate’s new agricultural education program is bolstered by a donation

A new educational program at a Northamptonshire estate teaching young people the importance of sustainable farming has been boosted with a new donation. Property consultancy Fisher German has donated twenty laptops to Holdenby House to support its new rural education programme. The program takes primary school children to visit farms …

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Seaweed farming gets a boost | The Manila Times

CITY OF COTABATO: Bangsamoro MP Amir Mawallil has proposed creating more incentives for seaweed farmers by first improving their production and productivity. Mawallil said in a new bill he proposed there would be seaweed farming extension services, skills development, provision of production inputs, equipment, facilities and services. infrastructure for production …

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The answer to the British agricultural crisis? It’s in these books

Her book is full of telling details, like when, while applying for a five-year campaign management program, on a 123-page form and referring to a 312-page manual, she discovers she still has to fill out basic payment. Schema form, which has a completely different set of codes for each option. …

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US EPA urged to reassess glyphosate’s impact on health and the environment

By Jonathan Stempel June 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was ordered by a federal appeals court on Friday to reconsider whether glyphosate, the active ingredient in Bayer AG’s Roundup weedkiller, poses risks unreasonable for humans and the environment. In a 3-0 ruling, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court …

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Gov’s Cea expects rural economy to be a tailwind for economic growth

The world economy is in the grip of galloping inflation and at the same time fears of a slowdown in growth. In an interview with CNBC-TV18, V Anantha Nageswaran, the Chief Economic Advisor expressed concern about the contribution of the rural economy to growth and hoped things would pick up …

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‘Bad government policy’ should not stop young people from farming

Chris MacManus, Sinn Féin MEP for Midlands-Northwest, said bad government policy should not stop young people from starting a career in farming. To support young farmers in Ireland, the MEP will ask the European Commission to engage with the Irish government to address its “lack of ambition for generational renewal” …

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4 newcomers to agriculture to watch – News

Agriculture is a great industry to work in, especially if you don’t come from a farming background. With each day presenting new and different challenges, we asked four new entrants why they entered the industry. Share this 4 newcomers to agriculture to watch 1.Paul White Paul White (picture above) recently …

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Union Home Mortgage Named Top Lender for USDA Rural Development Program in Pennsylvania | Company

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 16, 2022– Union Home Mortgage (UHM) ranked first in Pennsylvania in loan volume for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program for Rural Development for 2021, improving its fourth place in 2020. 100% financing helps lenders work with eligible households living …

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IIT Madras researchers identify barriers to rural communities’ access to off-farm employment

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) have identified barriers to entry of rural communities into non-agricultural occupations. Researchers studied issues related to the rural economy. In particular, they analyzed the reasons why farmers do not adopt non-farm jobs even when agriculture does not provide them with a …

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Communities take part in the Rural Development Summit

June 15—VALDOSTA — Nine Georgian communities participated in the first Rural Development Summit. Communities representing Bacon County, Crawford County, Dawson County, Lanier County, Mitchell County, Peach County, Seminole County, Twigs County and Worth County were selected to participate in workshops with practitioners identifying key resources, trends and best practices for …

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The CEO of Growbiz is concerned about “missed opportunities” for the Scottish rural economy

Jackie Brierton is CEO of the organization of support for rural companies Growbiz By Karen Peattie A rural business support organization has warned that there are “very specific challenges for rural and island businesses which may not be fully recognised” despite efforts to support them, pointing to rising transport costs, …

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GrowBiz CEO worries about ‘missed opportunities’ for Scotland’s rural economy

Jackie Brierton is CEO of rural business support organization GrowBiz By Karen Peattie A rural business support organization has warned that there are “very specific challenges for rural and island businesses which may not be fully recognised” despite efforts to support them, pointing to rising transport costs, problems digital connectivity …

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“Vertical Farming” is Best Engineering Project at the University of the Highlands and Islands Business Awards

Calum Macdonald wins the engineering prize. Calum Macdonald, a BEng (Hons) Energy Engineering student, won an award for his vertical farming idea at the 2022 UHI Business Awards. Calum (26), from Lewis, presented his idea for a small modular vertical farming unit that incorporates sensors and is self-contained but can …

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Communities Participate in Rural Development Summit | Local News

VALDOSTA – Nine Georgian communities participated in the first Rural Development Summit. Communities representing Bacon County, Crawford County, Dawson County, Lanier County, Mitchell County, Peach County, Seminole County, Twigs County and Worth County were selected to participate in workshops with practitioners identifying key resources, trends and best practices for advancing …

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A group of farmers go to town

The Dunedin City Young Farmers Club is revived. Journalist Shawn McAvinue speaks with Morgan Ramsay, President of Young Farmers Otago Southland, Balfour. Q: What is the history of the club? We’re not 100% sure, it’s something we’re looking into. We know there was a club because a farmer found an …

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Odisha’s Kalahandi will be included in PMAAGY Center’s new rural development program

Bhawanipatna: Kalahandi, one of the backward areas of Odisha, would be included in the Centre’s new rural development programme, Pradhan Mantri Adi Adarsh ​​Gram Yojana (PMAAGY). This was revealed by Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda during a visit to Kalahandi district on Monday. To further strengthen social protection schemes …

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A story of success in rural development: the Dennis family finds a home without borders

by Cortney Bealer, Public Affairs Specialist for Rural Development (rd.usda.gov/newsroom/success-stories/dennis-family-finds-home-without-boundaries) The Dennis family, Marc “Bill” and Nicole, opened their new home in Carneys Point earlier this year. Mrs. Dennis is in a wheelchair and their home will be built with handicap accessible features throughout. The Dennis family is more than …

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“Thousands of farmers could be deprived of agri-environment payments”

Thousands of farmers could find themselves without an agri-environment payment next year, despite news that a new agri-environment scheme will open later this summer. Applications for the new flagship €1.5 billion program that will replace GLAS will open this summer, Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue recently confirmed. However, in response to …

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Gunmen kill 37 in attack on rural community in Benue

Gunmen, who attacked Igama, a rural community in Benue state on Sunday morning, killed 37 people, residents of the community told PREMIUM TIMES. One survivor, Ambrose Adah, said the attackers raided the community as he and his family prepared for mass. Igama, an agrarian community, located in the local government …

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South of England Show: MP Andrew Griffith talks about helping the rural economy

He was invited by the Sussex Country Land and Business Association and spoke about how the government is supporting the rural economy, farmers and food producers in Sussex. The MP said he welcomed the government’s announcement on Thursday June 9 that permitted development would apply to more farm buildings, which …

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Women boost rural development and employment in Bangladesh: Minister

FE ONLINE REPORT | Published: June 13, 2022 7:12:28 p.m. | Updated: June 13, 2022 9:47:11 PM Young women in rural Bangladesh have contributed to overall development and employment in rural and remote villages, said Swapan Bhattacharjee, Minister of State for Rural Development and Cooperative Division. He made the comments …

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Successful operation of a family business for the Pirongia couple

Chris Poole, Waikato Bay of Plenty FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Photo / Provided Using technology to reduce their environmental footprint and take better care of their herd is part of the daily activities of Pirongia dairy farmers, Chris and Emma Poole. They were the first farm in the …

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Nigeria: Gunmen kill 37 in attack on rural community in Benue

Survivors said the attackers raided the community in the early hours of Sunday Gunmen, who attacked Igama, a rural community in Benue state on Sunday morning, killed 37 people, residents of the community told PREMIUM TIMES. One survivor, Ambrose Adah, said the attackers raided the community as he and his …

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New alliance aims to balance Culpeper industry, historic sites and agriculture | Local News

Many residents want Culpeper’s farms to thrive, its rural landscapes to remain intact, and tourism to thrive. Some of them simply banded together to form the Culpeper Alliance for Balanced Growth, to argue for these results. The alliance describes itself as a group of Culpeper citizens and organizations passionate about …

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Your Views: Good People, Renewable Energy and Rural Development | Local News

for the right peopleA few weeks ago, I accidentally left my purse in the shopping cart at Hy-Vee on Madison Avenue. Thank you very much to the person who gave it to customer service. Thank goodness there are still good people in this imperfect world. Kamp a renewable energy advocateCouncil …

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Highrange Rural Development Society Courts Argue, Thanks to Swapna Suresh – The New Indian Express

By Express press service KOCHI: By allowing Swapna Suresh, accused of smuggling gold, to use his office premises to launch a tirade against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his family members, the Highrange Rural Development Society (HRDS) courted the controversial. Although the leaders of the organization insist that it is …

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Three new CAFRE dairy technology demonstration farms named

Over the past year, the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) has run a series of over 170 TDF training events at TDFs across Northern Ireland in the dairy, beef, sheep , agricultural, environmental and pork with excellent feedback and Le CAFRE continues to take bookings for future …

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Voorhees launches Rural Community Development Institute | Local

Special for T&D DENMARK – South Carolina State Senator John Scott announced on June 9 the establishment of the Rural Community Development Institute at Voorhees University. The institute is a collaboration between the community initiative Becoming Beloved at Voorhees University and the South Carolina Institute of Innovation and Information (SCIII). …

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Program aims to improve palliative care in rural communities

Finding quality care nearby is a real challenge for rural Americans. According to the National Organization of State Rural Health Offices, only 9% of all doctors, 10% of psychologists and psychiatrists, and 12% of all pharmacists practice in rural communities. There are half as many specialists and dentists per 100,000 …

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Ministry of Rural Development to meet Kelantan Orang Asli over hydroelectric dam project in Nenggiri

A group of Temiar Orang Asli demonstrate in Putrajaya against the construction of Nenggiri Dam in Gua Musang, Kelantan on June 7, 2022. — Photo by Shafwan Zaidon Thursday 09 June 2022 22:06 MYT KUALA LUMPUR, 9th June – Deputy Minister of Rural Development, Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Mohamad will …

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USDA’s Rural Development Program offers assistance to residents and business owners

June 9—AILE ROUGE — Need help buying your first home? Update a business? The USDA has a few solutions. The United States Department of Agriculture has opened its Rural Development Program for residents of Goodhue County as well as surrounding towns such as Fairbult, Owatonna, and Northfield. The program focuses …

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KOICA provides $10 million to build villages of peace through integrated rural community development

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) confirms an allocation of $10 million to develop communities in the northwestern region of Cambodia to become a community of peace and prosperity. The confirmation was made during the signing ceremony of a record of discussions with the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) on …

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Community takes on fish farming

A rural community in the Western Highlands province of Ogga saw 50 people attend a five-day fish farming training. The training was led by local resident Australia Awards Alumnus, Brian Yak. Among the 50 people who attended the training, 15 women and three people living with disabilities participated and acquired …

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