Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development seeks to develop rural communities in UP

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is working to develop Upper Michigan. It comes after Governor Gretchen Whitmer proposed a $10 million budget for MDARD’s new rural development office. MDARD Director Gary McDowell said Whitmer was offering an additional $30 million to expand rural …

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Ministry of Rural Development has received a list of 80% of the infrastructure affected by the floods, according to the Minister | Malaysia

Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid (right) after a meeting with KPLB agency directors in Muar, Johor on February 15, 2022. – Bernama pic MUAR, Feb. 15 – The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) has received about 80% of the list of houses, roads and public facilities affected by …

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Rural development a priority in the new bill presented by the DTs

The Rural Independent Group have announced the introduction of their Planning and Development Bill 2022. The Bill aims to hold the government accountable for all actions taken under the Ireland 2040 project, the group said. Ensuring that rural areas are not forgotten when it comes to delivering key infrastructure projects …

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Uganda Rural Community Planning Indigenous Cultural Institution

The Institute of Indigenous Cultures and Performing Arts in Kasasa, Southern Uganda, will work alongside the Standard Curriculum to provide a platform for community elders, leaders and entrepreneurs to preserve and transmit indigenous knowledge, cultural practices and skills training. Currently, the national curriculum in Uganda is based on a system …

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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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Researchers Seeking Feedback on Rural Community Resilience

Rural residents are being asked to share their thoughts on what it takes to be a resilient rural community in a survey that is part of the Rural Community Resilience Project. Residents of Prince George can look back to the wildfires of 2017, when more than 10,000 evacuees took refuge …

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Rural development: LAPO’s annual loan disbursement stands at N19.9 billion

Posted February 14, 2022 The organization Lift Above Poverty said it disbursed N19.9 billion under its rural development initiative in fiscal year 2021. LAPO Executive Director, Dr. Honestus Obadiora, who said this at LAPO’s annual media forum on Friday, said the figure represented a growth of 64% from the 12.2 …

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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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Terengganu wants to emulate Sabah in developing rural community tourism

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s community-based rural tourism (CoBT) approach has caught the attention of industry players in other states. Recently, the Terengganu Tourism Department traveled to the rustic Kiulu countryside of Sabah to find out more. They visited riverside Kampung Lingga, where villagers run the Dapako Hill hiking trail and Camping …

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Researchers seek to determine the resilience of rural communities

Posted: February 13, 2022 Researchers seek to determine the resilience of rural communities Rural Community Resilience Project researchers from the UBC Center for Rural Health Research want to understand how rural communities in British Columbia have been impacted by disruptions such as COVID-19, wildfires and floods, and some of the …

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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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Poots hails the role of young farmers in the rural community

The Ulster Young Farmers Clubs Annual Agribusiness Conference 2022 was officially opened recently by Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots at the Galgorm Resort and Spa in Ballymena. The conference offered YFCU members and rural youth across Northern Ireland the opportunity to come together to share and learn from industry experts and …

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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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USDA Rural Development seeks to build food supply chain capacity

“We know the beef processing industry is pretty consolidated by big companies,” Frescoln said. “So what we’re looking at is how can we increase capacity? How can we get a more reliable supply chain? » Eligible uses for the loan guarantee program may include business conversion, expansion, repair, modernization or …

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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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USDA Rural Development Participates in Tabor City Schools Groundbreaking

Rural Development A $28 million investment in Columbus County schools will benefit generations of students. Photo: (Rob Lerns/USDARD) (TABOR CITY, NC) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development participated in a groundbreaking ceremony today at a K-8 school site. Rural Development is investing $28 million to help build …

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USDA Invests Millions to Support Kansas Businesses to Strengthen Rural Economy | News

TOPEKA – The United States Department of Agriculture Acting State Director for Kansas Rural Development Dan Fischer today announced that the Department is investing $2.77 million in grants to help rural businesses in 12 Kansas communities. “The USDA is committed to helping rural agricultural businesses grow and diversify their products,” …

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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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Brown Announces More Than $28 Million for Rural Development in Southeast Ohio

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Department of Rural Development has awarded $28,250,011 to four southern organizations -eastern Ohio. “Small businesses face unique challenges, and this federal funding will help make the investments local businesses need and support …

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Chief Secy unveils book on voluntary organizations and rural development by Dr UK Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra in the presence of Principal Secretary for School and Mass Education, and Information and Public Relations Bishnupada Sethi unveiled the book titled “Voluntary Organizations and Rural Development in South Asia South: Assumptions and Realities” written by Dr Umakanta Mohapatra, PRO to Chief Secretary. The …

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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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Greenfield Brings Rural Development Message to Monroe County | News

New USDA Iowa Rural Development Director Theresa Greenfield traveled to Albia Dec. 14 to meet with local office staff. Greenfield was named the new state director by the Biden administration on Nov. 29 and has visited all USDA field offices in the state since then. Greenfield said she was delighted …

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Brown announces over $32 million for rural development in Knox, Richland Counties

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Community Facilities Loan and Grant Program has awarded a total of $32,702,000 to three communities in Knox and Richland counties. “This federal funding makes critical investments in improving our state’s …

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grant program will help energy development in rural communities | Opinion

A new federal program provides grants to rural communities to develop community renewable energy projects. The Rural Energy Pilot Program, launched by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), will provide up to $10 million in grants to connect underserved rural communities to the benefits of community-scale renewable energy. The …

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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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Network of tourist villages: new hope for the rural economy through J&K

SRINAGAR- The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir is known worldwide for tourism and the tourism sector is one of the major contributors to J&K’s GDP. The tourism industry earns huge foreign exchange and provides jobs for thousands of unemployed young people. In order to enhance and harness the potential …

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Infrastructure funds granted for rural development in WV

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will fund nine organizations in West Virginia through community facility grants. The funds will be used to improve community infrastructure in rural areas of West Virginia, including Barbour County in North Central West Virginia. Grant applications are accepted throughout the year and …

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Agrarian Reform and Rural Development Committee Concludes Audit in Gwatyu

Download logo The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Agrarian Reform and Rural Development concluded its monitoring visit to Gwatyu with a session with the Provincial and National Departments of Agriculture, Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ALRRD) and the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. After hearing the views of all …

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Scott’s bipartisan bill increases capital for rural community banks

U.S. community banks would be better positioned to meet the credit needs of families, workers and the local small businesses they serve under bipartisan legislation introduced last week by U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC). “This bipartisan bill allows small local banks to compete with large banks for deposits,” Senator Scott …

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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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The 75 villages of J&K are developed to promote the rural economy

The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir is known worldwide for tourism and the tourism sector is one of the major contributors to J&K’s GDP.The tourism industry brings in huge foreign exchange and provides jobs for thousands of unemployed young people. In order to enhance and harness the potential of …

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Tourist Village Network: new hope for the rural economy through J&K

The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir is known worldwide for tourism and the tourism sector is one of the major contributors to J&K’s GDP. The tourism industry brings in huge foreign exchange and provides jobs for thousands of unemployed young people. In order to enhance and harness the potential …

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Our goal is to strengthen small farmers, the rural economy:

We are heading towards a new world order after the Covid pandemic, says PM Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Monday. (Photo: NNA) Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about the need to empower smallholder farmers in his speech to parliament on Monday. “We need …

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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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Three Whiteside County Communities Receive Rural Development Grants – Shaw Local

Rural development grants targeting the needs of three communities in Whiteside County were announced Wednesday by U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos. “With these significant funds from the United States Department of Agriculture, we will continue to support our rural towns and cities by repairing and improving their essential facilities,” Bustos said …

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Nearly 5,000 rural development projects inaugurated

TEHRAN – A total of 4,959 development and service projects have been launched in rural areas of the country by the Municipal and Village Government Organization. The projects were inaugurated on the occasion of the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution which is celebrated every year from February 1 to 11, …

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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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Ron Kind: Westby Cooperative Creamery Receives USDA Rural Development Funding | News

On Feb. 3, Rep. Ron Kind announced that more than $1 million is on its way to Wisconsin’s third congressional district to support local businesses, strengthen rural economies, and create well-paying jobs through department investments. American Agriculture. “I’m thrilled to see over $1 million in investment in Wisconsin’s third congressional …

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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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Government to boost rural economy with tourism in state

In an attempt to develop tourism as an industry in the state so that more people can generate money from it, the state government has formulated a new tourism policy to attract private investment into the tourism sector with the aim of attracting tourists to the state and providing them …

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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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A recipe for deepening the distress of the rural economy

The general consensus on the state of the Indian economy can be summarized as follows: the economy was in a deep crisis even before the disruption caused by the pandemic. Second, the crisis is not due to supply constraints but to insufficient demand, especially in the rural economy. Recent evidence …

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Beyond the third wave: rural economy, banking recovery, etc.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday unveiled a bigger budget of Rs 39.45 lakh crore, with higher spending on highways to affordable housing to launch key engines of the economy to support a global recovery after the pandemic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that the …

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PNG PM Marape says his government is committed to rural development

PNG Prime Minister James Marape said his government is committed to rural development across Papua New Guinea. He said this at Ponowi Village in Ialibu, Southern Highlands on Friday, January 28, 2022, during the inauguration of Siwi Utame Agro Technical High School and Siwi Utame Loop Road. PNG PM Marape …

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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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Rural community at the mercy of mine

Johannesburg- The spill of dangerous toxins at the Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) coal mine located in the village of oKhukho near Ulundi, in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal, has again shone a light on the plight of rural communities who are at the mercy of mining companies. Subsistence farmers in the …

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Comment: For a rural community at the crossroads of crude oil, energy politics is complicated

Clearbrook, Minnesota is a small town of just over 500 residents located in far northern Minnesota. It sits on the edge of the fertile Red River Valley, but is decidedly more ‘north-wooded’. Hunting is like a second religion. Timber is plentiful, as is cultivated wild rice. Clearbrook is also my …

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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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USDA Rural Development invests in rural Ohio – Ohio Ag Net

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Secretary Jewel Bronaugh announced that the USDA is investing $1 billion to build and improve essential community facilities in 48 states, Puerto Rico and Guam. This infrastructure funding will increase access to health care, education and public safety while stimulating community development and …

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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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Basohli SVEP Model rapid empowerment of the rural economy; 1075 women, 478 men enjoy SHG mode – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

KATHUA: While the cityscape across India is abuzz with the startup ecosystem, the rural setting is also thriving with the culture of the entrepreneur through the Startup Village Entrepreneurship Program (SVEP) under the leadership of Deendayal Antodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM) Kathua is the first district in …

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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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Basohli SVEP Model rapid empowerment of the rural economy

Kathua, Jan 28: While the cityscape across India is abuzz with the startup ecosystem, the rural setting is also thriving with the culture of entrepreneurs through the Startup Village Entrepreneurship Program (SVEP) under the direction of Deendayal Antodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM)Kathua is the first district in …

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USDA Rural Development Kansas Highlights Year of Achievement – ​​Dodge City Daily Globe

Vincent Marshall Dodge City Globe Led by Acting State Director Dan Fischer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Kansas highlighted 2021 accomplishments to help rural Kansas residents and businesses access housing, health care, economic development and other essential services. “USDA Rural Development Kansas has had a very successful …

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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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USDA Announces Appointment of Glenn Pauley as State Director of Rural Development in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (News Release) – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to appoint Glenn Pauley to serve as state director of rural development (RD) in Wyoming. This announcement includes the appointment of additional Farm Service Agency (FSA) positions across the country. “As we work to build a better America …

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The budget should focus on rural development, MSMEs, Auto News, ET Auto

The government should guarantee a specific allocation to MSMEs under the PLI program and accelerate the fund-of-funds program to stimulate the use of private sector capacities and boost rural consumption. The Union budget for 2022 is expected to focus on reviving the financial sector – the backbone of the economy …

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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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Jennersville hospital closure spells bad news for rural community

On December 31, most of us found ourselves ready to put 2021 behind us and anticipate what 2022 might bring. For Jennersville Hospital in West Grove, Chester County, there would be no future prospects. At midnight on January 1, 2022, the rural hospital, which has been around for over 100 …

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USDA Invests $1 Billion to Improve Rural Community Infrastructure in Oregon and Nationwide | Community

Funding in Tillamook County and statewide will increase access to health care, education and public safety for people who call rural communities home PORTLAND, Oregon, January 26, 2022 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh today announced that the USDA is investing $1 billion to …

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Southern Tier to get over $7 million for rural community improvements

(WETM) – The Southern Tier is set to receive millions in grants and loans from the United States Department of Agriculture. The USDA announced Jan. 26 that it would invest more than $1 billion to “build and improve essential community facilities” in 48 states. The ministry said the money will …

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Expansion of fiber industries supported by the Rural Development Fund

Fiber Industries says its expansion includes increased capacity through the restoration and modernization of production lines, state-of-the-art control systems and increased warehouse space. The company plans to complete the expansion project in early 2023 and create more than 50 new jobs. The South Carolina Economic Development Coordinating Council approved job …

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Rural community in Armenia gets energy-efficient lighting system

January 26, 2022 – 15:38 AM PanARMENIAN.Net – A major infrastructure problem has been solved in Arpi, a locality located next to the Yerevan-Goris highway. Since 2018, Viva-MTS and the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Properties (FPWC) have implemented several infrastructure development projects: the last stage of …

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Feature: Rural Community Advantage 30 Minutes

Ann Carruthers, Deputy Chair of ADEPT’s Transport and Connectivity Council and Director of Environment and Transport at Leicestershire County Council, explains how the 30-minute rural neighborhood can benefit local communities. The 30 Minute Rural Community is a new concept that examines how to tackle inequality through new thinking and collaboration. …

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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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Soto Named USDA State Director for Rural Development in Idaho | farm and ranch

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President Biden endorses state director for rural development in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — President Biden has approved the appointment of Rudy Soto to serve as USDA’s state director of rural development in Idaho. Several other regional appointments have also been announced, including the State Executive Director of the Agricultural Services Agency for Gem State. “As we work to build …

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Armstrong Named State Director for TN Rural Development | Agriculture

USDA News President Joe Biden recently announced his intention to appoint four regional positions in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), including four State Executive Directors of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and five State Directors of Rural Development ( RD). Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said, “As the USDA …

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Feature: The benefit of rural community 30 minutes

Ann Carruthers, Deputy Chair of ADEPT’s Transport and Connectivity Council and Director of Environment and Transport at Leicestershire County Council, explains how the 30-minute rural neighborhood can benefit local communities. The 30 Minute Rural Community is a new concept that examines how to tackle inequality through new thinking and collaboration. …

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Reviews | Agriculture, rural development for inclusive growth

Josef Kefas Sheehama The agriculture sector is one of the critical segments of the Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5) to advance Namibia’s economic growth. Therefore, it remains the backbone for sustained economic growth, to provide quality livelihoods and a high standard of living for the people. Despite the growth in …

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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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USDA has a new energy grant for rural communities

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering up to $10 million to rural communities to develop renewable energy projects that will increase energy efficiency and reduce pollution. “It’s exciting to get projects at the community level. To have multiple partners come together and create …

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Heifer, Walmart to help improve rural economy in Anantpur, East Godavari – The New Indian Express

Through Express press service VIJAYAWADA: Heifer International, Cargill and the Walmart Foundation announced the expansion of the Hatching Hope: Accelerating Earnings Through Diversification in India initiative to improve women’s financial independence in Anantapur and East Godavari. Addressing a press conference here on Monday, Heifer India country manager Avani Malhotra said …

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RRDC, NCRCRD celebrate 50 years of rural development

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — August will mark the 50th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s signing of the Rural Development Act of 1972, creating the Rural Regional Development Centers located across the United States. The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD), currently hosted by Purdue University, spans across this …

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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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Government must do more for rural development, says Phillips | News

MILLE GULLY, Manchester: Manchester North Western MP Mikael Phillips is calling on the government to boost rural development not just by creating schemes but by providing the resources needed for sustainability. He indicated that among the needs for water, improved road surfaces and electricity in rural areas, access to consistent …

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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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Forbes India – Rural Development: Community Ownership: Essential Step for Rural Empowerment

Community ownership promotes cooperation, coordination and collaboration among stakeholders and community members. Image: Shutterstock /> Almost two years ago, I visited Kavelawadi Thakurwadi, a remote village in Maharashtra. Many families had migrated to the cities for work and only 70 families still remained in the village. The inhabitants had gathered …

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Vilsack takes stock of the rural economy

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sat in the hot seat for several hours of questions from members of the House Agriculture Committee on Thursday, January 20. In his rural economy update for members, he provided updates on many key questions posed by members, including animal biotechnology, support for biofuels, pandemic and …

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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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Bankers survey: rural economy remains strong in 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The economy of rural areas in 10 Plains and western states remains strong, according to a new monthly survey of bankers in the region released Thursday, but those bankers said they are increasingly concerned about the rising costs associated with operating farms. The Rural Main Street …

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Free book from the Fed aims to shine a light on effective rural development

If your winter reading list needs a little weight, the St. Louis Fed has just what you need: a 600-page volume showcasing investments in community development across rural America. The publication also offers a framework that the editors hope “can help more communities achieve shared economic prosperity.” The volume includes …

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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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Opinion – Agriculture and rural development are necessary for inclusive growth

Josef Kefas Sheehama The agriculture sector is one of the critical segments of the Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5) to advance Namibia’s economic growth. Therefore, it remains the backbone for sustained economic growth to provide quality livelihoods and a high standard of living for the people. Despite the growth in …

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Bankers Survey: Rural economy remains strong in 10 states | Illinois News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The economy of rural areas in 10 Plains and western states remains strong, according to a new monthly survey of bankers in the region released Thursday, but those bankers said they are increasingly concerned about the rising costs associated with operating farms. The Rural Main Street …

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Bankers Survey: Rural Economy Remains Strong in 10 States | Economic news

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The economy of rural areas in 10 Plains and western states remains strong, according to a new monthly survey of bankers in the region released Thursday, but those bankers said they are increasingly concerned about the rising costs associated with operating farms. The Rural Main Street …

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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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