Farming

What the budget can do to support agriculture, in five tables

In 2016, the BJP-led government set a target of doubling farmers’ incomes by 2022. An inter-ministerial committee set up to recommend strategies to achieve this goal highlighted seven sources of income growth , mainly focused on better farming practices and a change to non-agricultural occupations. Over time, the Center has …

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Be prepared to change: climate and agriculture [Opinion] | Master Edition

Climate change could be an invigorating political and environmental challenge – if only it didn’t seem impossible to solve. The magnitude of global warming and the variety of potential disasters associated with it are essentially inconceivable. This vast phenomenon could cause increased flooding in New York, increased drought in California, …

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Texas freeze brings farmers in again | by Borut Grgic | NearbyFees | January 2022

It is not the first time. It won’t be the last time. Adverse weather conditions have once again taken their toll on the Texas farming community, negatively affecting most local farmers, including many nearby Boggy Creek Farm, F-Stop, and Animal Farm to name a few. -ones. Climate change is real, …

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Coalition forms to help save local organic dairy farms

Published: 01/13/2022 16:01:07 Modified: 01/13/2022 16:00:15 A new group hopes a mix of pledges and actions from shoppers, stores and businesses will help the region’s organic dairy farms survive what could be a crippling loss of business. The Northeast Organic Family Farm Partnership, announced this week, was formed in response …

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Start-up AcreValue assesses the agricultural data landscape

Like access to farmland, data moves quickly. And in agriculture, there has long been a gap in the provision of accurate data on agricultural land. “The challenge with farmland data is that given all the counties you work in, all the ways you can track information in spreadsheets, and the …

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A woman lives big in dairy farming

The Chronicle Nqobile Tshili, columnistMrs Prayer Mhlophe is not for the hectic city life because as a dairy farmer in the countryside of southern Matabeleland her quality of life is so much better here. Ms. Mhlophe d’Irisvale in Umzingwane District earns up to USD 600 per month selling milk. She …

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Significant progress in the first year of the project

Members of the EIP group on Selective Targeted Anthelmintic Treatment met at John Martin’s farm last summer. Alongside AgriSearch, the EIP project group is made up of three cattle ranchers, two dairy ranchers, two sheep ranchers with technical input from Queen’s University, AFBI and AHWNI. This is one of seven …

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Highlights of agricultural news ICYMI | Monday, January 4, 2022

We are starting the first full week of the New Year, and there is a lot of news to share. In case you missed it, here’s a recap of the latest weather and machinery coverage on Agriculture.com. WEATHER It may be a new year, but the climate in Brazil is …

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How body farms and human composting can help communities

Spade began her investigations as a master’s student in architecture with her thesis, “A place for the urban dead”. Seeking to replicate the cattle composting process for humans, she invested a decade of research and fundraising in the Urban Death Project, followed by the opening of Recompose in 2020. Her …

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Pileated Farms in Chatham recaps its first growing season

CHATHAM, Mich. (WLUC) – In May, Olivia Kingery and her partner Brian Kakas purchased an 80-acre property in Chatham and launched Pileated Farms. As the pandemic has created uncertainty, Kingery says it has been a joy to call the earth home and start farming. “We love the local food community,” …

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There are still viable cane farms that can increase the productivity of the industry.

Mr. Editor, Few of today’s decision-makers, since the nationalization of the sugar industry, would remember the adoption of the law on the National Committee for Cane Cultivation (1965), the rules of the contract for cane producers (general conditions) and of the law on special funds for cane producers. It would …

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Plants That Can Tell Farmers What’s Bothering Them – Part 1

Plants That Can Tell Farmers What’s Bothering Them – Part 1 Tim hammerich Journalist It’s time for your report on the Farm of the Future. I am Tim Hammerich. For the past twenty-five years, genetically modified traits have dominated the seed industry of crops like corn and soybeans focused on …

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A separate directorate would be created to increase farmers’ incomes: Karnataka CM

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Sunday that a separate leadership would soon be established to increase farmers’ incomes. The Chief Minister was speaking at a reception to congratulate Farmer Leader Kuruburu Shanthakumar. Over the years, governments have focused on increasing food production, but not increasing farmers’ incomes. “I …

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Vertical farming on the rise in B.C., but facing challenges for the land, advocates say

Growing for Alycia van der Gracht means producing up to 900 heads of lettuce per month in a classroom at the University of the Fraser Valley in Chilliwack, British Columbia. She grows shelves of lettuce, cilantro, and bok choy in a space of just two by four meters in a …

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USDA rewards OSU agricultural projects $ 800,000

Two Oregon State University Extension Service Small Farms projects have received grants from the United States Department of Agriculture totaling more than $ 800,000 to strengthen the viability of small and medium-sized farms and food businesses from Oregon. OSUCenter for Small Farms and Community Food Systemsreceived a $ 249,511 grant …

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State Farmers and Ranchers Deserve Congressional Investment | Opinion

David Miller It’s no secret that Colorado’s natural beauty is a major draw for residents and visitors, both long-time and newcomers. Our natural and public lands are a big reason Colorado’s population has grown by almost 15% over the past decade. According to a comprehensive 2019 statewide outdoor recreation plan, …

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Senator Lesser secures funding for Springfield Farmers’ Market

Posted: Dec 17 2021 / 18:26 EST / Update: Dec 17 2021 / 18:48 EST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Senator Eric Lesser was in Forest Park on Friday to announce funding to support staffing, website development, outreach and education for the Forest Park Farmers Market. Springfield Local Businesses Receive ARPA …

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Indigo launches CCA-accredited e-learning series to better understand carbon farming

MEMPHIS, Tennessee., December 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Indigo Ag, a company leveraging nature and technology to unlock economic and environmental advances in agriculture, today launched a continuing education series designed to improve access to information of high quality and accelerate the adoption of carbon-intensive agricultural practices. The complete …

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Introducing the Farmers Market Coalition – Mother Earth News

Farmers’ markets provide a unique opportunity for customers and farmers to engage with each other in a community space and bond. Stalls brimming with seasonal produce, colorful food and flower vendors, fresh baked goods, opportunities to see neighbors and chat directly with your farmer – all of these things are …

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The government acts on the protection of carbon agriculture

THE federal government has announced that it will soon finalize new protections on carbon cultivation, requiring companies to make a special request to undertake large projects. Earlier this year, the protections were accepted by the federal government as a condition for the National Party to commit to a goal of …

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Scientific ‘precision farming’ methods boost agriculture in India: report

ANI | Update: Dec 11, 2019 2021 18:54 STI New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): Strengthening scientific methods of “precision agriculture”, which involves the application of information technology in agriculture, will boost the agricultural sector in India.Historically, farming as a profession has had a lasting impact on the economy as …

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Farmers still struggling to receive new COVID relief money

Wisconsin will allocate new funds made available by the federal American Rescue Plan. Many Wisconsin farmers continue to struggle financially, even amid rising grain and milk prices, due to rising costs of production and continued supply chain disruptions, the top said Thursday responsible for state agriculture. These struggles are evidenced …

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Poots pledges £ 14million in environmental farming projects

Some 500 farmers are expected to give the green light to environmental farming projects with funding estimated at £ 14million, the Northern Ireland Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has announced, Edwin Poots. As part of the fifth round of DAERA’s Environmental Agriculture Program (EFS), successful applicants can expect …

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Aging farmers, dying farmland

SPENCER’S LITTLE FARM, home to around 6,000 chickens, is an anomaly these days. By comparison, one of Spencer’s good friends living in one of Montana’s Hutterite settlements – communal farms operated by German-speaking Anabaptists – recently set up a barn that holds around 75,000 birds. “Egg production right now is …

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Former flight attendant embarks on farming – fbc news

People have turned to the land for food during this pandemic. Former flight attendant Phyllis Vatucawaqa says she became satisfied with her farming business after being made redundant due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Vatucawaqa says the pandemic has disrupted his seven years of employment with the national airline Fiji Airways. …

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A farm in Visakhapatnam that popularizes natural agricultural techniques

Shankar Lingala of Rythu Mitra has spearheaded a silent movement to manage sustainable farms by applying soil science Ongole bulls, native cows, intermittent fighting of country chickens, sun-yellow butterflies and the peaty smell of fresh dung … this is Shankar and Padma Lingala’s farm for you. Shankar, despite being a …

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AgrAbility of Wisconsin helps injured and disabled farmers keep working

ARLINGTON – There was a time when farmers who were injured or had a physical health problem were forced to look for another job. Some farmers and their families may not view a health problem as a handicap, even though the day-to-day tasks of a food business may become increasingly …

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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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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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Local Christmas tree grower says there is a shortage of some varieties

TARRANT, Alabama (WBRC) – Christmas trees grow in homes across the country, but for those who like to put their gifts under a real tree, you may have a harder time finding the variety you’re used to. . We have fingered the supply chain for many items that we can’t …

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Thank you for this year and prepare for the coming agricultural year

Haley Zynda As Thanksgiving Day approaches, you have undoubtedly been asked what you are grateful for. The typical answers I usually give are my family, my friends, the freedom to do whatever I want, and a career that I love. This year, I am also grateful for the bountiful harvest. …

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Crop insurance attracts more farmers to non-delta districts

About 6.65 lakhs of farmers registered on November 15, about 2.1 lakhs more than on the same date last year Districts in the non-Cauvery Delta recorded an increase of more than 45% in the number of farmers registered under the revised Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana this year compared to …

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The RSS feared that the agitation of the farmers would have an impact on social cohesion

The government’s decision to repeal the three controversial farm laws was also informed by RSS comments from the field that continued protests against them were having a negative impact on social cohesion. The Sangh Parivar, according to sources, was particularly worried about what he believed could translate into a chasm …

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Supply Chain Issues Affecting Missouri Farmers

I’m notoriously a last minute Christmas shopper, but I honestly do. Growing up, I remember going to Clinton with my dad on Christmas Eve after doing chores so he could shop at the jewelry store before it closed. Although I start planning with the greatest intentions, it always seems to …

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A new prairie skinning tool for farmers – Austin Daily Herald

Mower SWCD and USDA-NRCS Seek Partners to Enlist Cropland Parts After a heavy rain, Wayne DeWall would see the soil of his cultivated lands in Mower County blow up into the springs of the South Branch of the Root River. In recent years, however, that has changed where DeWall has …

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Swaraj tractors pave the way for the mechanization of horticultural agriculture

Swaraj Tractors, part of the Mahindra Group, has launched CODE, a revolutionary new multipurpose agricultural mechanization solution to transform horticultural agriculture in India. A locally designed agricultural mechanization solution, CODE is designed with the idea of ​​eliminating the drudgery of labor involved in horticultural agriculture. The narrowest and lightest ride-on …

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Small box turns waste into treasure for Ivorian farmers

NANDIBO, Côte d’Ivoire, November 10 (Reuters) – Award-winning waste processors help farmers in Côte d’Ivoire turn mountains of agricultural by-products into compost for their fields or gas for their stoves. The small green box “KubeKo” was imagined by the chemical engineer Noel N’guessan to recover the 30 million tons of …

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Cultivate at Susu Community Farm and Honor Vermont Indigenous Heritage

Cultivate at Susu Community Farm and Honor Vermont Indigenous Heritage Vermont has always attracted people looking to reconnect with the land. Susu CommUnity Farm’s mission goes beyond just growing vegetables, it’s about creating space for a community. Update: November 8, 2021 at 8:02 p.m. EST Hide transcription Show transcript COMMUNITY. …

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Farmers fear supply chain issues affect planting season 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – As local farmers finish this year’s harvest, they are already looking to next year. Farmers and economists have said they fear getting the supplies they need due to supply chain issues. Local farmers said they were worried about their inputs in 2022. These are things they …

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Agriculture of the future: a Burkinabé seeks to fight against hunger and food insecurity | Local News

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Zimbabwean nonprofit promotes agriculture ‘God’s way’

(RNS) – When farmer Craig Deall first heard about Brian Oldreive’s no-till approach to farming in the 1980s, he called it madness. But the results were undeniable. “Seeing is believing,” said Deall of Zimbabwe’s Olreive farm. “He held the national corn yield record for this country for over 20 years. …

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AgriWebb Shakes Up Livestock Industry With AgriWebb Connect, Industry’s Leading Supply Chain Manager, With Blade Farming As Early Adopter

DENVER – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – AgriWebb, creator of the world’s first livestock business management solution serving more than 8,500 farmers worldwide and 18 million animals, today announced the launch of AgriWebb Connect , an enhanced livestock business management platform designed uniquely for forward-thinking livestock supply chains. AgriWebb Connect is the …

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USDA ARS Selects AmplifiedAg As First Vertical Agriculture Platform; Launches a CEA study to develop new industrial standards – Urban Ag News

The agency will use AmplifiedAg’s advanced hydroponic container-based vertical agriculture platform to study crop production, food security, market quality and nutrition of produce grown in controlled farming environments. CHARLESTON, SC, – As vertical farming and other forms of modern indoor farming continue to evolve and transform the food supply, the …

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Greenhouses and beekeeping confirmed for Farming Simulator 22

GIANTS Software will grow with Farming Simulator 22, taking what they have learned from previous games to deliver the most exciting farming experience yet. There will also be a ton of players to get involved in, with the latest confirmed additions being taking care of your greenhouses and keeping control …

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Community farms help keep lakes clean | New

MADISON (WKOW) – Wisconsin is known for its dairy farms and beautiful lakes, but farms can sometimes cause lake quality issues. For example, phosphorus travels to lakes, creating blue-green algae. Some farms are looking for a solution, like Yahara Pride Farms. Yahara Pride Farms strives to improve the quality of …

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Maine could lose some of its best farmland to solar farms

There are a limited number of acres in Maine that can produce crops and support agricultural farms. According to the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, only 13 percent of the state has suitable farmland. In recent years, these acres have been targeted by developers of solar farms. The …

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[Guide] Hearthstone Mercenaries: All About Farming and Leveling

Hearthstone’s new Mercenaries mode launched on October 12. Mercenaries is quite different from the original Hearthstone mode. It’s more like Hearthstone 2.0, and there’s a lot of new information for players to learn. Mercenaries can be split into two different parts: Farming and Leveling up your Mercenaries (PvE) and Face …

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Starmetal New World Farming and Crafting Guide

Starmetal is an essential crafting resource that you will need to farm New world. For most of your Amazon MMO debut, you’ll be using gear upgraded to steel, fae iron, or something similar. When you hit the middle of the game, between levels 30-45, you need something with a little …

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The agricultural enterprise

Greg Doering, Kansas Agricultural Bureau My grandparents got exactly one paycheck a year, usually in mid-August when they took the calves to market. I was probably 5 or 6 years old the first time I could attend the auction and sit in the gallery while the cattle were auctioned in …

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the best social stories of the week

Social history spoke with entrepreneur Niranjan Swamy, co-founder of AttentionKart, a technology platform for children with special needs. Prateek Tiwari, CEO and Founder of The Living Greens, also spoke about how his product helps people grow organic produce on their rooftops. Sanjay Borkar, CEO and Co-Founder of FarmERP, discusses how …

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Grown Connected Fosters Farmer-Consumer Relationships in Quiet Corner of CT

A new initiative from UConn’s College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources is helping connect farmers and residents of Northeast Connecticut. Cultivated connected is a new marketing and education campaign to help showcase the robust agriculture industry in Connecticut’s “quiet corner”, a designated National Heritage Corridor, and help farmers promote …

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Digital agriculture aims to reduce emissions and toxic runoff

First of a two-part series. A climate revolution is starting to take hold in the agricultural industry. And this is all due to a growing interest in synthetic microbes. Advocates say these custom-designed microbes, when applied to seeds or fields, can help corn, wheat and rice extract more nitrogen from …

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Ohio To Lower Borrowing Costs For Farmers, Hospitals And Colleges

Ohio farmers, hospitals and public universities will benefit from reduced borrowing costs under “Ohio Gains,” a new program unveiled by state treasurer Robert Sprague on Wednesday. The program is threefold: modernize the long-standing Ag-LINK program to make agricultural cooperatives eligible and remove loan ceilings. allow the public treasury to act …

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“From Farm to Retail” workshop aims to help local farmers grow their businesses

PRESS RELEASESIMCOE COUNTY*************************MIDHURST – Starting October 28, Simcoe, Gray and Bruce counties, along with the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Center at Georgian College, are teaming up for an 11-week farm-to-retail workshop. Offered by the Food Venture Program, this workshop will help farmers turn their business ideas into finished products and develop …

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Fisherman’s Online Farmer’s Market This Fall

Fishermen – Saturday September 25 will mark the last summer farmer’s market in the Fisherman’s City. From October 2, the market will move virtually. New Portillo’s with beer garden arrives in central Indiana The Fishers Fall Farmers’ Market will allow people to order online. It will offer free home delivery …

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