Agricultural production

Close in-cow-nters of the herd kind | Nebraska today

Husker students pause for extreme close-ups of livestock during a collaborative studio class co-led by the College of Architecture and the Department of Biological Systems Engineering. The studio, DSGN 410/BSEN 943, asks students to consider how the built environment can influence agricultural production and public perceptions of it. Social media …

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Further cuts in fertilizer production heighten concerns over global food supply

InsightEuropePriceAgricultureFertilizer August 30, 2022 Fertilizer producer Yara International last week announced further production cuts in the face of rising natural gas prices. Yara said the cuts would bring its European capacity use of ammonia, the main ingredient in all nitrogen fertilisers, to just 35%. The move, which follows cuts by …

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Saint Lucia among CBD member countries to benefit from new climate-smart aquaponics project

– Advertising – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is expanding its collaboration with INMED Partnerships for Children/INMED Caribbean to build the capacity of smallholder farmers to implement climate-smart aquaponics agriculture and strengthen micro-small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) . The project Increasing Access to Climate-Smart Agriculture in the Caribbean through the …

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Reduce sugar production and diversify agriculture towards energy and electricity sectors Gadkari

The overproduction of sugar is a problem for the economy and therefore we need to diversify the agricultural sector towards the energy and electricity sectors, said Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari. While addressing the National Cogeneration Awards 2022 kudos program in Mumbai, he urged the industry …

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An overview of ongoing and planned climate adaptation measures in European crop production shows large regional differences. Southern Europe has the most climate change initiatives and is also the region that, according to amo researchers — ScienceDaily

We are already experiencing this. Heat waves and droughts hit large parts of Europe during the summer, especially in the southern part of the continent. Winters have become milder and wetter in the north. These are two trends that will continue in the future and will affect our agriculture and …

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Can we “save the Earth” by destroying Prime VA farmland?

This commentary is from the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy and is published here with permission. Solar installations are accelerating loss of Virginia farmland Virginia lost about 2,000 acres of productive farmland per week in 2021, according to data released in February by the US Department of Agriculture. There …

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Farm and food: from Catalonia to California, it was a long and hot summer | Agriculture

A long time ago, on a trip through Europe, a friend developed what he called “Alan’s rule” because I never remembered the math of converting Celsius to Fahrenheit: 10 degrees Celsius, wear a coat; 20 degrees, a light jacket; 30 degrees, shirt sleeves. There was no suggestion for 40 degrees …

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Eat Just pockets $25 million and gets help from Alibaba to sell alternative proteins in China – TechCrunch

China is a notoriously difficult market for international startups to break into, but one company seems to have found the recipe for appealing to the country’s picky consumers. Three years after launching Eat Just in China, the San Francisco-based company is poised to put more alternative protein products on Chinese …

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To fight hunger, we need to fix food subsidies

Placeholder while loading article actions If you want a picture of subsidized food around the world, you might think of Egypt, where the price of flatbread is fixed and more than half the population lives on breads that cost just 0.05 Egyptian pounds. (0.25 cents) thanks to significant government support. …

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FG distributes agricultural inputs, equipment to 1,500 farmers in Katsina – The Sun Nigeria

As many as 1,500 smallholder farmers in Katsina State received various agricultural inputs and equipment from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Launching the distribution of the items on Friday in Katsina, Agriculture Minister Dr. Muhammed Mahmood said the gesture was aimed at boosting agricultural productivity and food …

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Averting an African food crisis

It didn’t take long for Russia’s war in Ukraine to have an impact on Africa. Already grappling with runaway inflation and still recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic, Africa now faces a shortage of at least 30 million metric tons of food, especially wheat, maize and soy imported from Russia and …

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World War II bomb revealed in dry waters of Po in Italy

BORGO VIRGILIO, Italy, Aug 7 (Reuters) – The heatwaves that swept across Europe this summer have not only resulted in record temperatures and scorched fields: the dry waters of Italy’s Po River are so low that they revealed a previously submerged World War II bomb. Military experts on Sunday defused …

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US Farm Groups Clarify Priorities in Next Farm Bill

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MoCCAE and UAE EDB sign MoU to support agricultural SMEs

The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) and the Emirates Development Bank (EDB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a program to offer financing solutions to SMEs and modern agricultural startups. According to the state news agency, W.A.M.The MoU aligns with the Ministry’s efforts to …

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QLD DataFarming launches $5M Series A to help farmers use AI

Australians are known for their love of technology and as early adopters we look to new technologies to deliver efficiencies and perhaps nowhere is more representative than in agriculture. Australian farmers have turned to agro-tech innovations to improve farming efficiency, crop yields and reduce costs where possible. DataFarming is a …

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Iowa DNR recommends against swimming in several lakes

Iowa (KCRG) – Many Iowans like to escape the midwestern heat by a lake during the summer. But the Iowa DNR tells swimmers to avoid certain lakes, including two in eastern Iowa. Daniel Kendall, an environmental scientist with Iowa DNR says that currently several lakes in Iowa have swimming advisories …

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How Taimba’s Retail Farm Market is fighting food waste

Kenyan B2B agritech start-up Taimba is here to help smallholder farmers find markets for their produce by connecting them directly to retailers. It sources fresh agricultural produce with short shelf life from rural farmers who often lack proper storage methods, and delivers it to a range of small retailers in …

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Steady increase in agricultural imports has set off alarm bells

Nepal’s steadily rising agricultural imports hit the 400 billion rupee mark in the last financial year ended July 16, prompting experts to warn that an agricultural country becoming so dependent on imported food signals a real emergency. . In 2001, the value of India’s food and agricultural imports was just …

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Valorization of green ammonia and technological growth

Dublin, 20 July 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Green Ammonia: Valorization and Technology Growth Opportunities” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Growing concerns about the environmental impact of conventional ammonia production and the implementation of zero-carbon policies by governments around the world are driving advances in ammonia manufacturing …

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Moroccan company donates 15,000 tons of fertilizer to Rwanda | The new times

According to Gerardine Mukeshimana, Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Moroccan company OCP Group has donated 15,000 tonnes of diammonium phosphate (DAP) fertilizer, a development that will support the use of fertilizers in the country. and increase agricultural productivity efforts. Mukeshimana made the observations on Saturday, July 16, during an …

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FG gives reasons why food insecurity is a growing problem – The Sun Nigeria

By Tony Osauzo Benign The combined effect of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the escalating war between Ukraine and Russia and the growing number of internally displaced people has made food insecurity in the country a growing problem, said the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, …

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Increase agricultural GVA to complement demand growth

Seoul, South Korea, July 13. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to a new report from Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the global potash fertilizer market has reached a valuation of US$28.9 billion and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% during the forecast period (2022-2032). …

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Việt Nam targets $5.5 billion in agro, forestry and fisheries export value to EU

VIETNAM, July 11 – HÀ NỘI Việt Nam has set a target for the export value of agricultural, forestry and fisheries products to the EU market to reach $5-5.5 billion by 2025. In 2025, processed products would represent 30% of the total agricultural, forestry and fishery products from Việt Nam …

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Importance of historical weather information in setting premiums – AgFax

Corn damaged by hail. Photo: Wes Nelson, USDA-FSA A new study by agricultural economics experts from Texas A&M AgriLife and Virginia Tech makes the case for using historical weather information in crop insurance programs for even more accurate policy pricing. The study “Integration of Historical Weather Information in Crop Insurance …

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Ukraine in talks with Turkey, UN over securing grain exports as port damage persists and Ukraine’s harvest continues • Agriculture Policy News

Reuters writer Ronald Popeski reported yesterday that “Ukraine is in talks with Turkey and the United Nations to obtain guarantees for grain exports from Ukrainian portsPresident Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Monday. “‘Talks are actually going on right now with Turkey and the UN (and) our representatives who are responsible for …

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South Africa: Magashule Free State’s Operation Hlasela flagship project sinks

Note to editors: Please find the audio clip of Dr. Roy Jankielsohn attached, see images here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here. What was hailed as Operation Hlasela’s flagship project by former Free State Prime Minister Ace Magashule has finally sunk. A monitoring visit to the approximately …

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Mozambique Food Security Outlook, June 2022 to January 2023 – Mozambique

Attachments The crisis (IPC Phase 3) is expected to persist through early 2023, with needs expected to remain high KEY MESSAGES Minimal (IPC Phase 1) outcomes prevail across Mozambique for most poor households supported by recently harvested crops from the 2021/22 agricultural season. However, in drought-affected areas of southern and …

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PICC, Zurich, Tokio Marine – InsuranceNewsNet

New JerseyNJ–(SBWIRE)– 06/26/2022 – The latest released market research on the Growing Crop Insurance Market provides an insight into the current market dynamics in the Growing crop insurance space, as well as what our survey respondents – all outsourcing decision makers – predict the market will look like in 2027. …

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The United States needs a better strategy to limit the effects of Putin’s war on food

RRussian dictator Vladimir Putin is carrying out war plans beyond the battlefield. It targets Ukrainian agricultural production, seizing almost 20% of Ukrainian grain silos, closing more than a third of the country’s planting season and blocking 22 million tonnes of grain ready for export at the port of Odessa with …

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EU seeks to heal and bring back nature with landmark law

By Kate Abnet BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission will on Wednesday propose legally binding targets to restore nature across the EU, with the aim of restoring plummeting wildlife populations and repairing degraded habitats. European Union environmental policy chief Virginijus Sinkevicius told Reuters the proposal would require EU countries to …

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Rose Pest Solutions stresses the importance of protecting pollinators

Mark VanderWerp, BCE, Education and Training Manager for Rose Pest Solutions, performs a bee ceiling vacuum extraction. PHOTO: ROSE PEST SOLUTIONS As the world observes National Pollinator Week June 20-26, Rose Pest Solutions highlights the importance of promoting and maintaining ecosystems that attract bees, butterflies and other pollinator species. The …

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Bihar plays a key role in agricultural growth: Tomar | Patna News

Patna: Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Saturday that by making tremendous progress in agricultural productivity, Bihar has contributed significantly to the country’s agricultural growth.Opening a two-day national seminar on “Recent Developments in Nutrient Management Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture: Indian Context”, organized by Bihar Agricultural …

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The Ministry of Agriculture will create a food production center for the cultivation center – Magnetic Media

From: Betty Vedrine Bahamas Information Services #TheBahamas, June 14, 2022 – With the pressing issue of food sustainability being a top priority for the government, the Ministry of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Island Family Affairs (MOAMRFIA) is actively seeking ways to achieve this goal. To this end, a partnership has …

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Nigeria: Ending Food Insecurity in Nigeria

Recent statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that the inflation rate rose to 15.92% in March 2022, representing an increase of 0.22% from the 15.7% recorded in February 2022. The Bureau also said that the composite Food Index increased year-on-year (YoY) by 0.09 percentage points to 17.20% …

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Farmers and others to benefit from federal government and World Bank COVID-19 stimulus package

Vulnerable Households and Poor Farmers in Bauchi State to Benefit from $20 Million Federal Government and World Bank COVID-19 Economic Recovery Support Package to Ease Hardship Caused by Pandemic . The State Agriculture Commissioner, Barrister Jidauna Tula Bami said so during a capacity building workshop for Fadama Cares facilitators and …

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Refocus farm policy on food security, says NFU Scotland

Future agricultural policy must focus on food security with direct support retained, in a turbulent global political climate, NFU Scotland said. The union has just completed a 12-stop tour of Scotland to discuss the Scottish Government’s upcoming consultation on the future direction of farm support. Jonnie Hall, head of rural …

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Reducing air pollution could dramatically help crops, save land and money, here’s how

Increasing additional commodities isn’t the only unique option to sustain the world’s producing population. According to a recent study, reducing air emissions could help increase food yield while conserving valuable assets and resources. How reducing air pollution will help crop harvesting Models indicate that reducing pollution by 50% from a …

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Our dreams terrify us! – ARABIC TIME

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger This message has been read 264 times! AAs usual, and for the thousandth time, I say that we are not paying attention, or rather, the relevant authorities in the government are ignoring the possibility of disasters and are not taking precautionary measures. We have seen …

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Linamar completes acquisition of Salford Group

GUELPH, ON, June 3, 2022 /CNW/ – Linamar Corporation (TSX: LNR) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Salford group of companies (the “Salford Group”), a world leader in the application of crop nutrition and tillage products. The acquisition is an important step in the expansion of …

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Stakeholders advocate for the domestication of gender policy in agriculture

By Felicia Imohimi Stakeholders from the agriculture and environment sector have called for the domestication of the National Gender in Agriculture Policy (NGPA), to accelerate sustainable agricultural production to achieve food security. Stakeholders included the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Women Affairs and …

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Learn about best practices for cover crops to optimize crop production

Soybeans growing in a field in Pennsylvania in the summer of 2016. The study looked at the impact of cereal rye seeding rate, termination time, and nitrogen level. This field used a high seeding rate, high nitrogen content and green plantings. Credit: Heidi Reed Planting cover crops is a beneficial …

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Signing of a $135 million credit facility to support the agricultural sector

ACLEDA Bank Group Chairman and Chief Executive In Channy (right) signs the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on May 27. ACLEDA The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Singapore Branch of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp (SMBC) on May 27 signed a $135 million facility agreement with ACLEDA Bank Plc to channel …

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China’s interest in U.S. agriculture poses security threat, federal report warns

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! China’s determination to become self-sufficient and address its food security problems could put the United States, as the world’s top agricultural producer, in Beijing’s crosshairs, a federal report warned this week. The report released by the United States-China Economic and Security Review …

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The food crisis is bad. US crop insurance makes the situation worse.

Placeholder while loading article actions Food prices are skyrocketing and the worst may be yet to come. The United States Department of Agriculture reported that there were only 3.7 days suitable for agricultural work in Minnesota last week due to unusually cold and wet weather. This type of bad weather …

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Sustainable and local sourcing enables healthy and efficient animal feeding systems – Lorna Smith

Thanks to scientists and farmers who are passionate about doing good and who have spent years working for food safety, local sourcing and research, the animal feed industry is able to feed animals a way that keeps them healthy and efficient. At Norvite, as specialists in animal nutrition, we focus …

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Here’s how agricultural research in Antarctica is helping scientists grow food in space

Understanding how to feed people in space is an important part of a larger effort to demonstrate the viability of long-term human habitation in extraterrestrial environments. On May 12, 2022, a team of scientists announced that they had successfully grown plants using lunar soil collected during the Apollo lunar missions. …

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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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