Virginia’s fledgling marijuana industry took root in Richmond and expanded in 2021

A Green Leaf Medical employee tends to marijuana plants at the company’s growing and processing facility in Richmond. (BizSense File Photos) At the end of what was already a pivotal year for marijuana in Virginia, a recent move by state lawmakers could be seen as an early Christmas present for …

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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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A biblical rest from agriculture in Israel could help producers in Gaza. They’re waiting: NPR

Farmer Marwan Abu Salah picks sweet potatoes on his land in Rafah, south of Gaza City. Fatima Shbair for NPR hide caption toggle legend Fatima Shbair for NPR RAFAH, Gaza Strip – Palestinian farmers in Gaza are in tune with the rhythms of the Jewish calendar and have looked forward …

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Noida Agritourism, a suitable break from the city’s humdrum

As Covid-19 wreaks havoc not only on those infected with the viral disease, but also on those confined to their homes since the start of the pandemic, the vast expanse of agricultural land in Gautam Budh Nagar has opened the doors to the agricultural tourism in the district, offering a …

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Some Carytown businesses report ‘great’ Christmas season

RICHMOND, Virginia – Chet Bland and Eugene Henry were among the few retail workers still showing up as the sun sets over Carytown in Richmond on Friday night. “Christmas Eve from start to finish has been great so far,” said Bland. “We are devastated. It’s been super busy. Bland’s dad …

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Monetary policy is financially inclusive by design, says Patra

India’s monetary policy is financially inclusive by nature and the benefits of such a strategy will be visible in the future, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor Michael Patra said on Friday. “India’s monetary policy is by nature financially inclusive, and it will reap the benefits of this strategy …

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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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Know the market dynamics, opportunities and risks 2026

The On-Board Power Plant Market report is designed keeping in mind the concerns of stakeholders regarding critical parameters affecting the performance of the industry in the coming years such as major growth drivers, constraints and opportunities. The report cites that the market is expected to experience a CAGR of XX% …

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Vietnamese farmers and traders should not be at the mercy of a single buyer

It is high time that we realized that as long as Vietnam stagnates in innovation and technological development, our agricultural exports will remain at the mercy of our neighbor to the north. Huynh Xuan Thai, a driver from Binh Dinh province, has been stuck at a border post in Lang …

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North Bay nurse explains why she quit her profession

As many frontline healthcare professionals face burnout from COVID-19, a former nurse in North Bay shares why she quit her job. Katelyn Boulet is a six year old RN from Northern Ontario who quit her dream job in critical care and now works in retail. THE BREAKING POINT “It was …

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