Monthly Archives: November 2021

Discover Haywood Farms with the help of the Local Kitchen app | Life

Farm visits, overnight stays, weddings. Clearly, there’s more to farming than just growing food these days. Agriculture is North Carolina’s primary industry, and the Visit NC Farms smartphone app aims to highlight this by being a one-stop-shop for all things agriculture and agritourism. The application lists agricultural and agro-tourism destinations. …

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Supply chain issues cause small retailers to gamble on hoarding

Megan Searfoss racked up sneakers in Connecticut. Ms Searfoss, owner of two running stores in Darien and Ridgefield, Connecticut, would normally have around 3,000 pairs of shoes in stock before the holiday season. But as she watched supply chain problems in Vietnam mount this summer and into the fall, she …

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USU Extension receives grant to help refugee and Native American farmers

By Shelby Ruud Jarman Utah State University Extension recently received a grant to fund programs that will improve farming opportunities for refugees and Native American farmers in Utah. The grant comes from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). “Strengthening and …

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Tuesday November 30: Winter agriculture

Tuesday November 30: Winter agriculture Winter farming sounds like an oxymoron, but the growing, growing and selling of produce takes place during the colder months of the year. Update: November 29, 2021 at 7:22 p.m. EST Hide transcription Show transcript These 180 cultivated acres at Natick have endured many winters. …

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LG Energy Solution Confirms $ 1.36 Billion Electric Vehicle Battery Factory

The Michigan branch of LG Energy Solution has confirmed a $ 1.36 billion investment in an electric vehicle battery plant in North America by 2024, according to Korean regulatory documents released on Monday. The $ 1.36 billion funding will be used to expand its annual production capacity to the United …

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Advance Growing Season, Harvest to Sprout Broccoli | New

WILLSBORO – Harvesting and planting broccoli in early spring is one of the last growing season projects at Willsboro Research Farm funded by the Upstate New York Agricultural Development Program. “One of the main crops I’m interested in is sprouting broccoli,” said Elisabeth Hodgdon, regional vegetable specialist for the Cornell …

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India’s fertilizer black market is booming as prices skyrocket

Indian farmers pressed by a massive shortage of fertilizers are turning to the black market and paying exorbitant prices for their supplies. The shortfall has led to a thriving market where nutrients from subsidized crops are sold illegally at prices well above government-set levels. Shady agents have been busy responding …

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Community systems offer alternative pathways for solar growth

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Walking on the roof of his church among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr. acknowledged that climate change is not the most pressing concern for his predominantly black congregation – albeit it disproportionately harms people of color and the poor. “The violence we are experiencing, the …

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Migori youth venture into herb cultivation – Kenya news agency

Fred Odhiambo, a youth from Rongo Town, Migori County, cultivates herbs on his 40-square-meter organic farm for medicinal purposes. Odhiambo, teacher by profession and director of Organic Green System whose herbal business initiative is my farm, my food, my health and my wealth. He said he was motivated to start …

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Chicago Small Business Saturday: “Time to Really Get Out”

Neighborhood groups across the city focused on small businesses on Saturday, luring shoppers with deals, live music, refreshments and more after another brutal year for retail due to COVID -19. “Small businesses are what makes Chicago, Chicago,” said Angelica Moore, owner of Detoxxed Body in Bridgeport. “We are a city …

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