Agricultural production

The federal government will send 200 young people to Israel and Morocco on crop production and animal husbandry

The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) has announced plans to send 200 young Nigerians to build their capacity in crop production and livestock production in Israel and Morocco. Such a motive is in line with the continuation of the National Young Farmers Program (NYFS), a program that President Muhammadu …

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MA SMART Program: New guidelines for agricultural solar tariff production units | Robinson+Cole Environmental Law +

On May 15, 2022, the latest Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) review Directive on the definition of agricultural solar tariff production units (Guideline) for the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program has taken effect. The guideline complements the SMART program rules (225 CMR 20.000), provides guidance on how a …

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Wheat poised for a price breakout (NYSEARCA:WEAT)

Biserka Stojanovic/iStock via Getty Images War and weather | World agricultural markets in a vice Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine has profoundly accelerated the spectacular spike in wheat prices – classed as a strategic grain – and other agricultural prices due to the Russian blockade exports resulting in shortages …

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More than 9 million Indians at risk of hunger due to climate change: report

According to the report, the average temperature across India is expected to increase by 2.4°C to 4.4°C by 2100. Similarly, summer heat waves are expected to triple or quadruple by 2100 in India. Representative image. iStockphoto The effects of climate change will put 9.06 crore Indians at risk of starvation …

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Agricultural imports hit N2.7 billion despite intervention loans of N129 billion

Despite spending no less than N129.084 billion on agricultural loans to farmers, Nigeria’s agricultural imports have continued to follow an upward trajectory, reaching N2.7 billion in 2021 alone. According to our correspondent’s findings, the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Government, through the Agricultural Credit Guarantee Fund (ACGSF), have …

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The National Bureau of Statistics, the World Bank and the FAO will carry out an agricultural census

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in collaboration with the World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), will embark on a National Agriculture Sample Census (NASC) in Nigeria after 28 years. The move aims to ensure that agricultural yield data in the country is …

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Ask the Expert: Grain, Oil and Higher Food Prices | MSUToday

“Ask the Expert” articles provide information and insights from MSU scientists, researchers, and scholars on national and global issues, complex research, and topics of general interest based on their areas of interest. expertise and academic studies. They may present historical information, backgrounds, research results or offer advice. David Ortega, food …

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War Will Bring Famine Unless America Acts

Review Editor Rating: Star Tribune Opinion publishes a mix of national and local news comments online and in print every day. To contribute, click here. ••• The infernal war in Ukraine has unleashed another doomsday horseman: famine. The rapidity of many battle deaths has obscured the many other deaths that …

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Plastic used for mulching leads to soil contamination, study shows

According to a new study, plastic sheets used for mulching – a practice of covering the soil to retain temperature and moisture to facilitate higher agricultural production lead to microplastic pollution of agricultural soils. Microplastics are tiny plastic materials less than 5mm in diameter and are considered a major source …

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Degradation of 40% of Earth’s land threatens half of economic output

Up to 40% of our planet’s land is degraded, directly affecting half of humanity and threatening around 50% of global GDP. By 2050, if we don’t change our trajectory, an additional area almost the size of South America will degrade, with disastrous impacts on climate, biodiversity and human life. This …

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Agro-industrial parks established for three provinces

The government has identified three target provinces in which to develop agribusiness industrial parks, with industry experts calling for the initiative to be upgraded to Special Economic Zone (SEZ) equivalent status, to promote agricultural production in Cambodia. The Coordinating Committee for the study and development of agro-food industrial parks in …

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Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Risk of nuclear war now ‘very, very high’, says Russian foreign minister Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a news conference after his talks with Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif al-Zayani in Moscow, Russia, April 7, 2022. Alexander Zemlianichenko | Reuters The risks of nuclear war are now very great …

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Charles wants to change the ‘straw hat and boots’ image of agribusiness | Business

Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Pearl Charles Jr envisions a new image of the agricultural sector that is represented by individuals using robotic systems and other advanced technologies instead of what he describes as “the ‘man in straw hat and boots working in the fields’. It is a wish list on …

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PBC chief says price stability is monetary policy priority

Photo: PCP Price stability is China’s monetary policy priority, central bank governor Yi Gang said in a video address at the 2022 annual conference of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), adding that agricultural production and the production and import of energy such as coal, oil and gas are the …

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Opponents of Pipelines to Lawmakers: Do Something to Protect Landowners

State lawmakers must act quickly to protect landowners from the threat of eminent domain to build nearly 2,000 miles of liquid carbon pipelines across the state, opponents of the pipeline said Tuesday. It was the 100th day of the legislative session. This means lawmakers can no longer bill their day-to-day …

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The Ministry of Agriculture forecasts low production at the end of 2022 – Edward Kareweh

General Secretary of the General Union of Agricultural Workers, Edward Kareweh, said the Ministry of Agriculture policy for 2022 will contribute significantly to low agricultural production for the year 2022. According to him, the policy which was developed without consulting key stakeholders in the agricultural sector poses several challenges to …

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Rethinking agricultural priorities in Pakistan

Although a significant portion of Pakistan’s workforce still works in agriculture, this sector is poorly organized and inefficient, and is now increasingly threatened by climate change. To better address the varied challenges facing our agricultural sector, there is a need to rethink the top-down process of agricultural development that continues …

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Rising fertilizer and diesel prices affect farmers

By THERESA OPEKACaroline Diary Farmers across the country, including North Carolina, are “taking matters into their own hands” when it comes to diesel and fertilizer prices, which are at all-time highs. The United States depends on and is a major importer of foreign fertilizers. Factors driving up costs include Russia’s …

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Agricultural exports rise by a record $50.2 billion

India’s agricultural exports grew by almost 20% in the fiscal year 2021-22 to reach $50.21 billion, provisional figures released by the Center revealed. The growth rate is higher than the 17.66% growth to $41.87 billion achieved in 2020-21. This comes despite unprecedented logistical challenges in the form of high freight …

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Merced County community divided over farmer’s proposal to expand dairy production

It’s a windy day in LeGrand as Eddie Hoekstra walks through rows of cattle on his farm. Hoekstra manages around 8,000 cows on his 2,290 acre farm called Hillcrest Dairy. He is 53 years old and has been running the farm for over 20 years. As he gets older, he …

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Germany divided over increased food production – EURACTIV.com

The debate over removing environmental measures to produce more food and alleviate the problems caused by the war in Ukraine has divided German policymakers and so far federal and regional governments have been unable to find a middle ground. At a meeting on Friday April 1, German federal and regional …

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India should suspend pesticide ban until threat of global food crisis subsides

The Ministry of Agriculture should wait until the current global mini-crisis in food production subsides before undertaking its review of a proposed ban on 27 pesticides which together account for around 50% of the pesticides used in the country. Rushing to ban pesticides and seeing a sharp drop in agricultural …

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Could vertical farming solve the problems in Canada’s food supply chain?

It’s a rainy afternoon in North York, the kind of weather farmers traditionally thrive on. But tradition trumps technology in the field of Jonah Krochmalnek. Basil, cilantro and arugula grow from floor to ceiling in his 5,000 square foot warehouse. Every germ is meticulously managed; two million seeds planted each …

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Nutrien: cultivating yields in times of high demand

NOTutrien ltd. (New York stock market : RNT) is perfectly positioned to capitalize on the growing demand for fertilizer products, and its effectiveness in meeting this demand is evident in both its stock market and financial performance. The current geopolitical situation has brought a lot of attention to the agricultural …

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MENAdrought Synthesis of Drought Vulnerability in Jordan – Final Report [EN/AR] -Jordan

Abstract Goal This report summarizes MENAdrought’s findings on the underlying causes of vulnerability to drought impacts in Jordan.It serves as a link between impact assessment and the policy planning process. The objective of the vulnerability studies has been to identify who and what is threatened by drought, what causes this …

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Calls for solution after CP labor disruption

A brief labor disruption that shut down CP Rail this week has prompted calls for a solution that will prevent labor disruptions from bringing rail travel to a standstill in Canada in the future. Moe asks for a solution In a letter to the Premier, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe called …

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Synthetic Efforts to Increase Soybean Yield and Quality

Photo taken on May 27, 2021 shows a self-propelled sprayer at work at a farm in Heihe, northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province. (Xinhua/Lu Wenxiang) HARBIN, March 24 (Xinhua) — Chinese soybean farmer Du Zhentao is buying soybeans and plans to double its soybean planting area. Du, in his 50s, lives in …

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Weather Based Agri-Reviews – Latest Jammu and Kashmir News | Tourism

Dr. Lobzang Stanzen, Dr. Ashu SharmaWorld Meteorological Day is observed annually on March 23 to highlight the importance of the role people and their behavior play in protecting the Earth’s atmosphere. The day also commemorates the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which was established on March 23, 1950. …

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Energy prices soar inflation, Ankara is working on a solution: Nebati

Rising global energy prices are accelerating inflation in Turkey, but Ankara will continue to work diligently to bring it down, Finance Minister Nureddin Nebati said on Saturday. He added that the lira’s recent decline was within “acceptable” levels. Inflation hit 54% in February and economists expect it to continue to …

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Agriculture magazine turns 25 – Manila Bulletin

BEFORE GARDENER Yvette Tan This year will mark the 25th anniversary of Agriculture magazine. The first issue of the magazine hit newsstands in October 1997 with the titles “Alfredo Rivera: he developed his market before going into full production” and “El Nino and our fisheries”. A problem costs P20. The …

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Government plans to cushion impact of price hikes on farmers

With feed and fertilizer prices continuing to rise, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries says it has intensified discussions with key industry stakeholders to develop a plan to reduce the impact on farmers. The increases come in the wake of continued supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic and the …

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A new technology to increase the fertility of Qatari soils

Proven new technology to improve Qatari soil fertility was showcased at the 9th Qatar International Agricultural Show (AgriteQ) and 3rd Qatar International Environmental Show (EnviroteQ), which end Monday at the Expo Center and the Doha Congresses. “This technology raises the fertility of the Qatari soil to the European level,” the …

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Showcase success stories | The Qatar Peninsula

The organization of an agriculture and environment exhibition by the State of Qatar is a reflection of the country’s commitment and successes towards food self-sufficiency and environmental protection through a number initiatives and programs. The AgriteQ and EnviroteQ exhibitions also support the efforts of the State towards its objectives set …

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News Briefs – Lake County Record-Bee

LAKE COUNTY Applications are now being accepted for the annual small business competition Lake County small businesses and start-ups are encouraged to apply online for the 3rd Annual “Hands Up Lake County, 2022” competition. The business competition has several stages. From the pool of submitted entries, twelve contestants and two …

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Moran: America can help address unfulfilled food and commodity markets overseas

U.S. farmers and ranchers stand ready to provide food and produce that would help ease the humanitarian crisis caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) told the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week. As co-chair of the Senate Against Hunger, Senator Moran urged USDA Secretary …

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Xi Jinping Visits CPPCC Members in Agriculture, Welfare and Social Security Sectors

Special: 2022 Two Sessions President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visits national policy advisers from the agriculture, welfare and social security sectors, who attend the fifth session of the 13th National Committee of the …

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How to earn on cereals

Rapid rise in grain prices The Russian Navy has completely blocked the Black Sea, preventing maritime vessels from entering or leaving through which 90% of Ukrainian agricultural products are shipped through its various ports. This current nightmare scenario was articulated in my SA article titled Buying opportunities as global agricultural …

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Australian farms face ‘disruption and decline’ due to climate change: IIPC report | Western Magazine

Australian crop yields will drop and livestock will experience heat stress due to climate change. According to a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Australian agricultural production will face “disruption and decline” as hotter and drier conditions stress rural communities in parts of the country. The new IPCC …

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Nebraska beef cattle online specialization comes full circle for Runck

Lincoln, Neb. — Originally from rural southwestern Minnesota, Melissa Runck is about to complete her major in beef cattle production in Nebraska’s Master of Applied Science program, and says her only regret is not started earlier. As a farmer, parent, and full-time farming systems extension educator at the University of …

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UK KATS will hold two workshops in March | Community

Organizers at the Kentucky Agriculture Training School at the University of Kentucky are kicking off the 2022 growing season with two upcoming workshops in March. The first is a repeat of the popular Drone Pilot Certification Workshop. Scheduled for March 15-16 at the Hopkins County Extension Office, this is the …

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The Fiji Times » Purchase to boost production

Ratu Naevo Farms Co-operative Ltd operated as a group before registering as a cooperative in December last year. Forty-seven farmers are now part of this cooperative and are mainly engaged in growing vegetables, roots and suki. On Wednesday, Acting Prime Minister and Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum launched the cooperative and …

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Kikwete and women farmers: the power of starting small

By Saumu Jumanne When our former President, Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, talks about agriculture, normally something special comes to mind, Kilimo Kwanza/Agriculture First, the adage has become a common vocabulary in Tanzania during his tenure. Dr. Kikwete was passionate about ending hunger in Tanzania, and it is true that even …

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Cultured antibiotics blunt bumblebee foraging skills

Share this Item You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International License. An antibiotic sprayed on orchards to fight bacterial diseases slows bumblebee cognition and reduces their foraging efficiency, a new study has found. The researchers focused on streptomycin, an antibiotic that has been increasingly used …

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Foodgrain production set to hit record high for 2021-22: government

Total foodgrain production in the country is expected to reach a record high of 316.06 million tonnes according to the second advance estimate of major crop production for the 2021-22 agricultural year, released by the Ministry of Agriculture and of Farmers’ Welfare on Wednesday. The estimated production of food grains …

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African and European agriculture needs protection – EURACTIV.com

In the run-up to the sixth European Union – African Union summit, small rural farmers from umbrella organizations in Africa and Europe are calling for coherent policies that protect African and European small-scale agriculture. From climate issues to trade, Ibrahima Coulibaly, Morgan Ody and Sonia Vidal call for future relations …

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Agricultural extension services: Punjab government strives to improve efficiency – Pakistan

LAHORE: The Punjab government is trying to improve the efficiency of agricultural extension services rendered to farmers to improve crop productivity at a cost of Rs 9.60 billion. The amount is being spent under the Prime Minister’s Agriculture Transformation Plan, Punjab Agriculture Secretary Asad Rehman Gillani said while chairing a …

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US military unveils climate strategy as military prepares for climate change

Why does the Pentagon care about climate change? The nation’s military staff did not suddenly turn into a bunch of schoolboys. But strategists are increasingly alarmed by the security implications of climate change. The story continues under the ad The strategy notes “an increased risk of armed conflict in places …

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Agricultural flood bill exceeds $76 million | News

Christopher Serju, Senior Gleaning Writer Preliminary estimates of the losses suffered by ranchers and farmers in St Ann, St Mary and Portland from recent torrential rains have been put at $76,815,000, according to the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA). During the period from January 31 to February 1, the agricultural …

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River District addresses controversial water speculation bill

Amendment says getting paid for not using water could result in abandonment An organization that works to keep water on the West Slope is trying to rewrite an unpopular bill aimed at preventing speculators from profiting from the water. The Colorado River Water Conservation District Board of Trustees voted at …

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Tanzania develops demonstration farm to improve sunflower production

The Tanzanian government has set up a demonstration farm in Chemba district, Dodoma region, to help improve sunflower cultivation in the country. Speaking at the launch on behalf of Agriculture Minister Hussein Bashe, the director of crop development at the ministry, Nyasebwa Chimangu, said the plan would help the ministry …

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Farm Wage Council Approves Lower Threshold

The state Farmworkers Wage Board met Jan. 28 to hear testimony from those ousted from its previous three sessions, then held a surprise vote to recommend a gradual lowering of the overtime threshold 40 hours per week from his current 60 hours per week. . With a 2-to-1 vote, the …

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The Vertical Agriculture Market Is Currently Valued At USD 3.89 Billion And Will Reach USD 21.15 Billion By 2028 | 23.6% CAGR | Grand View Research, Inc.

“”Grand View Research, Inc. – Market Research and Consulting.”” According to a new report released by Grand View Research, rising demand for high quality food, independent farming technique and increasing urbanization are some of the critical factors responsible for the growth of the vertical farming market. The Global vertical farmer …

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TAHA targets $1 billion in exports by 2026

Agriculture Minister Hussein Bashe unveiled the plan to members of the Tanzania Horticultural Association (TAHA) here this weekend during the horticultural business forum linked to the association’s 15th Annual General Meeting at the Mount Meru hotel. He praised TAHA as a key player in the multi-million dollar horticulture industry for …

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Pawnee County Progress – GREAT BEND TRIBUNE

The first episode of the Great Bend Tribune’s annual Progress edition appears in this issue of the newspaper, focusing on Pawnee County. Under the theme “Dedication,” the section examines the commitment of those who continue the pioneering spirit that founded the county and helps it thrive today. The Tribune’s tribute …

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Grant helps farm workers succeed in Hartnell – The King City Rustler

SALINAS VALLEY – Hartnell College announced that it has received a $260,000 multi-year grant from Bank of America that will build its capacity to help Salinas Valley agricultural workers succeed and advance in an industry increasingly shaped by technology and automation. The grant will support Hartnell’s new $2.6 million, three-year …

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CBN has disbursed N927.94 billion to over 4.5 million smallholder farmers since the launch of PBA

The Central Bank of Nigeria has disbursed, under the Anchor Borrowers Program (ABP), N927.94 billion to more than 4.5 million smallholder farmers, who grow 21 commodities across the country . This was disclosed in the Central Bank of Nigeria Communique No. 140 of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting held on …

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Lyness, Ziemke: House Republicans advance $1 billion tax cut package to help Hoosiers and businesses

If Bill 1002 becomes law, it would be the biggest tax cut in state history INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana House Republicans on Thursday proposed a responsible and sweeping tax cut package that could put more than $1.3 billion back in the pockets of Hoosiers, according to state officials Randy Lyness (R …

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Fish and wildlife managers put ‘more teeth’ into Southwest Lake Heron

For the fifth time in as many decades, Heron Lake in far southwest Minnesota has a revamped natural resource management plan. New in 2022 for this historic waterfowl pool will have a strong focus on stocking, namely walleye and northern pike. Are duck hunters okay with that? In short, yes. …

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From the lab to the table: how the Kaplan Lab is pioneering cellular agriculture

When you think of where your meat comes from, you probably think of a farm. But here on campus, a group of scientists are creating meat. Kaplan Lab’s Cellular Agriculture Research Team Focuses on “The Basic Science Underlying the Cultivation [and] meat in vitro”, that is, the generation of muscle …

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USDA Releases 2020 New Mexico Agricultural Statistics; the total value is almost 3 billion dollars

Newsletter Report The New Mexico Field Office of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), in cooperation with the New Mexico Department of Agriculture, released the 2020 New Mexico Agricultural Statistics Bulletin . “In 2020, the total value of New Mexico’s agricultural production was just under $3 …

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Agriculture stakeholders call for incentives for organic farmers | The new times

The researchers called for incentives to support organic farmers and help them connect with buyers inside and outside the country. The call is based on a study which established that the use of chemical fertilizers alone without organic fertilizers or the use of chemical fertilizers inappropriately causes soil degradation and …

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Agriculture Bank under threat as decade-old issues go unresolved

By Vincent A. Yusuf, Baba Martins and Chris Agabi FFor more than 10 years, the Agriculture Bank, which was farmers’ most effective bank for financing agricultural production and value chain activities, has been in decline due to many long-standing issues. problems. The bank has a torturous history of changing from …

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Inflation will likely melt in 2022 – central banks will do a lot more harm trying to tackle it

It remains to be seen whether the omicron variant will move Sars-CoV-2 to a manageable endemicity. But as that happens, there will always be a “long COVID” to contend with. The latest inflation headlines — a 7% annual rise in the U.S. and tougher speeches from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome …

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Red flags raised: agricultural organizations and experts…

Organic products from Onderstepoort: relevant or not? With our economy effectively in intensive care after the devastation of Covid-19, one sector provides most new jobs and is in fact one of the few sectors to show growth. It’s farming. See: The alarm has sounded over livestock vaccine shortages in South …

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Farm subsidy scheme ‘risks increasing UK dependence on food imports’ | Agriculture

Government plans for a post-Brexit program to support UK agriculture are based on little more than ‘blind optimism’ and risk increasing UK dependence on food imports, warned a parliamentary inquiry. The EU subsidy scheme – known as the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and worth £ 3 billion a year to …

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Chinese scientist pleads guilty to stealing trade secrets, US Department of Justice report says

A Chinese national has allegedly pleaded guilty in a US court to stealing trade secrets from the agricultural company Monsanto in order to offer Beijing a benefit, according to a statement released by the US Department of Justice. According to the statement, Xiang Haitao, 44, who lived in Chesterfield, Missouri, …

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Purdue dashboard reveals weaknesses in U.S. food supply chain

“We call exposure to the workforce and upstream industries the Achilles heel of the supply chain,” said Jayson Lusk, internationally renowned food and agriculture economist and Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. “If a key link is weakened, it impacts the strength of …

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Headlines: Despite pandemic, 2021 markets a good year for crops in Nebraska | Local news from the Big Island

Soybean production is expected to hit a record 344 million bushels, up 15% from last year. Harvest area, at 5.55 million acres, is up 8% from 2020. Yield is expected to reach a record 62 bushels per acre, up 4.0 bushels from year on year last. Crops face many environmental …

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Berkeley’s new urban farming ordinance grows food together

The recent zoning changes of the Berkeley Urban Agriculture Ordinance jointly cultivate food production by enabling the production and programming of adaptive urban farms in backyards, community gardens and vertical farms, setting a precedent for other cities (photo by Claire Weissbluth.) The recent little-known zoning changes of the Berkeley Urban …

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News summary for the new energy market_SMM

SHANGHAI, December 29 (SMM) – A weekly update on trends in the new energy sector. 1. Vesna Prodanovic, CEO of Rio Tinto’s subsidiary in Serbia, said Rio Tinto plans to suspend its Jadar lithium mine project in Serbia after the municipality canceled a land allotment plan for the mine. The …

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Chinese blockade on Lithuania hits other EU exports

Dpa, berlin Sun 26 Dec 2021 00:00 Last update on: Sun 26 Dec 2021 00:00 VALDIS DOMBROVSKIS Executive Vice-President, European Commission “> VALDIS DOMBROVSKIS Executive Vice-President, European Commission EU Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis has warned that a Chinese blockade of Lithuanian exports over a dispute over Taiwan is increasingly affecting …

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Agriculture: the backbone of our economy | Dr Cielito F. Habito

As our economy has teetered under the most severe lockdown imposed anywhere in response to Covid-19, few people are likely to realize that our agricultural sector has actually shown strength and resilience. Data from the Statistics Authority of the Philippines (PSA) shows that during the economy’s worst contraction in the …

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Government must put agriculture first – Dorodola – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

The Nigerian agricultural sector needs to be reviewed. In this interview with SALIHU OYIBO, the founder of Optimal Akeshinjo Farms, an indigenous farming business, Azeez Oluwanifemi Durodola, speaks at length about the need for federal and state governments to prioritize agriculture as a sustainable way to rejuvenate the country. national …

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Malawi: Center for Agricultural Transformation grants $ 1 million to 19 companies

The Center for Agriculture Transformation (CAT) has awarded grants to the second cohort of businesses that will implement business incubation and commercialization initiatives in Malawi. Speaking at the awards ceremony in Lilongwe on Thursday evening, CAT Executive Director Macleod Nkhoma said the first parameter considered for groups to consider was …

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Report: Iowa has the 13th highest risk of natural disaster in the country | national news

(The central square) – Iowa has the 13e highest natural disaster risk in the country, according to a new MoneyGeek Report released this week. MoneyGeek analyzed data from the Federal Emergency Management Agency when compiling the report. He assessed the expected financial losses in total and per capita, as well …

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World Bank approves $ 700 million for new climate resilient projects in Nigeria

Obinna Chima The World Bank yesterday announced its approval of a $ 700 million loan from its International Development Association (IDA) for the Nigeria Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) project. The project is expected to increase the implementation of sustainable landscape management practices in northern Nigeria and strengthen the …

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Drought on Prairies Drops Canola and Wheat Production by Over 35% in Canada: StatsCan

Curtis McRae opens a half-empty grain silo and collects a handful of seeds. “It’s not pretty canola,” he jokes. The farmer in St. Andrews, Man., Only managed to produce half the canola he expected this year. All of its grain crops suffered as the Prairies were battered by months of …

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Cannabis production workers allowed to vote for union

By Beverly Banks (Dec. 13, 2021, 5:27 p.m. EST) – A group of 21 employees at a cannabis production company in Washington state can vote in a union election by mail, an NLRB official said, but some workers must be excluded from the proposed bargaining unit because they are engaged …

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NCTA’s Stehlik Wins National Teaching Award

Dan Stehlik is a lifelong learner and educator. The Dorchester native, Neb., And resident of Curtis took what he learned as a farmer, rancher and teacher in Kansas and Nebraska, and applied his “learn by doing” philosophy to 29 years of agricultural programs in high school and college. Stehlik approaches …

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Conflict, displacement impeding food production in Nigeria, nine more – World Bank

Posted December 9, 2021 The World Bank says conflict, forced displacement and low agricultural productivity have prevented Nigeria and some African countries from becoming self-sufficient in food production. The Washington-based lender D said in a new report released Wednesday, titled “Insect farming and hydroponics in Africa: the new circular food …

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Possible investment of seven billion euros in Croatian agriculture

December 6, 2021 – There could be a big cash injection for Croatian agriculture, which the vast majority of people working in this sector would easily explain as indispensable … As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the Republic of Croatia will send a strategic plan to the European Commission (EC) by the …

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Doubling farmers’ incomes: a long journey

Legislative processes to repeal the 2020 agricultural laws were completed with the President’s assent on November 30. The agricultural laws were envisioned to increase the net income of the farmers by providing extensive market facilities in addition to the traditional APMCs with an idea of ​​”higher real remuneration income on …

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Brazil’s GDP in Q3 contracted 0.1% vs. 2T after drought hit agriculture

By Jeffrey T. Lewis SÃO PAULO – Brazil’s economy contracted in the third quarter compared to the previous three months as a drought hit agricultural production, outpacing growth in the service sector. Gross domestic product contracted 0.1% in the three months to September compared to the second quarter of 2021, …

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V-Con: Agriculture and Food Stocks – A Tasty Investment

V-Con is Stockhead’s investment-focused video conference series, bringing you expert insight, panel discussions, and presentations from leading analysts, listed small caps and industry players. This latest videoconference focuses on the food and agriculture sector. Australia’s agriculture and food sector is a booming $ 71.2 billion industry, contributing 1.9% to our …

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Agrichainx will help Nigerian farmers access finance and tools

The Nigerian agricultural company, Agrichainx Innovative Technologies Limited, reaffirmed its commitment to improve the quality of agricultural production in Nigeria through the application of modern technologies, access to finance and tools. The Managing Director of Agrichainx Innovative Technologies Limited, Dr Dodfrey Otoaye, made this commitment this weekend during the awards …

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Mosti conducts studies to reduce agricultural production costs

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Mosti) is carrying out several studies to reduce the costs associated with the production of agricultural products in the country, says Datuk Ahmad Amzad Hashim. The Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, said that the recent increase in the prices …

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Food as a portal – to myself

My natural instinct is to celebrate and respect food, to see it as an offering, to savor the connection, the deep joy and the nourishment that it can bring. But growing up, this desire was often repressed and overshadowed by the food culture telling me that the importance of food …

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Burning questions about Thanksgiving turkey

We’ve all seen stories of how rising inflation drives up the price of Thanksgiving dinner in 2021. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, a traditional feast will cost 14% more this year. The good news is that almost all of the rise is due to temporary upheavals resulting from …

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Farmer Protest To Continue As MSP Law, Seed Bill Problems Unresolved: Rakesh Tikait

The agitation of farmers will not stop now as demands for the MSP Guarantee Law and the Seed Bill have yet to be accepted, Union Bharatiya Kisan leader Rakesh Tikait said on Monday. (BKU). “The turmoil will not stop because many of our issues like the MSP Guarantee Law, the …

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The IMF seizes the mood Zim

Sunday mail Victoria Ruzvidzo The International Monetary Fund is not exactly the most generous of institutions in terms of forecasting economic growth for some of its members, and Zimbabwe has always emerged a victim of its seemingly tough stance. But the story has changed. The Bretton Woods institution gave this …

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Afghanistan – urgent agricultural aid needed to avert disaster

Kabul / Rome – As the Afghan people face widespread drought, collapsing rural livelihoods and widespread economic upheaval, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is providing vital aid to farmers and ranchers, while urging much more and immediate support for agricultural production. In Afghanistan today, at …

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The coalition seeks to decarbonize the agricultural supply chain

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, USA —BRF, Raízen, Rumo, AMAGGI and SINAI Technologies have formed a collaboration to collect, calculate, forecast and share primary data on emissions across the global agricultural supply chain to help drive industry mitigation and decarbonization. Through this collaboration, companies are strengthening their commitments to the global agenda, …

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CHINA GREEN AGRICULTURE, INC. Management report and analysis of the financial position and operating results (Form 10-Q)

The following discussion and analysis of our financial condition and results of operations should be read in conjunction with our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements and the notes to those financial statements appearing elsewhere in this report. This discussion and analysis contain forward-looking statements that involve significant risks and uncertainties. …

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$ 3 Million Support for PA Farmer-Veterans, Services Available for Post-Service Agriculture | Connect FM | Local news radio

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding speaks at a press conference, which highlighted recent support for veteran farmers through the Pennsylvania Farm Bill and support for veterans seeking entry into the industry through the Agricultural Business Development Center, at Sinking Creek Meats in Spring Mills Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Homegrown By Heroes …

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Colusa ag’s turnover down | New

The gross value of Colusa County’s agricultural production in 2020 was $ 926,812,000, down 0.7% from the previous year, according to the latest crop report released by the Commissioner for Agriculture. “Although the estimated values ​​vary slightly from year to year, the Colusa County agriculture industry remains strong,” said Anastacia …

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Knotts Joins Koenig Equipment as COO

Aaron Koenig, right, welcomes J. Brian Knotts, left, to his family business. Courtesy photo BOTKINS – J. Brian Knotts joined Koenig Equipment, effective November 1, 2021, as COO and Vice President of Agricultural Production, bringing to the position over 25 years of farming experience, lawns and gardens and construction equipment. …

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Will bring relief to all affected farmers: LG Sinha

Srinagar, October 28: The government on Thursday declared recent heavy rains, hailstorms and snow that caused “damage” to growing crops and horticultural products in many parts of Jammu and Kashmir as a “natural calamity” and a disaster specific to UT. Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha assured affected farmers that relief …

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ADM and Gevo sign MoU to produce sustainable aviation fuel, around half of ADM’s ethanol production could go to jet fuel • Farm Policy News

A press release issued Monday by ADM stated that “SMA, a global leader in nutrition and agricultural origination and transformation, and Gevo, Inc., a pioneer in transforming renewable energies low carbon, high energy density liquid hydrocarbons, announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the …

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The regulator opens the agricultural insurance market

Non-life insurance companies are allowed to provide agricultural insurance. independently or in conjunction with the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC), the government agency mandated by law to provide crop insurance to smallholder farmers, the Insurance Commission (IC) said in a circular to general insurers and middlemen. insurance that takes effect …

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US regulation of foreign direct investment

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Expansion of CFIUS into agricultural supply chain and genomics tools in the United States The passage and implementation of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) was the most significant change in U.S. foreign investment regulation since the establishment in 1975 of the Committee on …

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