Organic farming

Home & Garden Digest – Sentinel of Santa Cruz

SANTA CRUZ UCSC Arboretum Presents A Feast for the Senses The UCSC Arboretum will host “A Party for the Senses” event, an afternoon of plant-focused learning followed by an unforgettable dinner, from 2-7 p.m. on September 17. Attendees will see thriving unirrigated gardens in the summer, get plant recommendations in …

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Kentucky farmer says new grocery store policy forced her to close her small business

A Northern Kentucky woman is shutting down her tomato farm after saying a policy change at major grocery chains is now impacting direct delivery to local farmers Over the past nine years, the local farmer Linda Fritz picked her organic cherry tomatoes and delivered them directly to Kroger stores for …

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Youth adopting ICTs in agriculture – Kenya News Agency

Innovative agricultural technologies and practices have the potential to improve the productivity and efficiency of agricultural sectors. The government recognizes the potential of using data and ICT technologies in the development of agriculture by promoting digital solutions, especially for young aspiring farmers With the average age of farmers at 60 …

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Insha’s journey to becoming the change she wanted to see

Srinagar, August 24 (SocialNews.XYZ) The thought of leaving a prestigious career abroad to pursue a vague dream may seem daunting to most, but for Insha Rasool, the 33-year-old resident of Kashmir’s Budgam region, it’s a life decision that she never looked back. The doctoral student was pursuing her studies in …

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Nominations are open for the Young Organic Farmer of the Year award

Nominations are now open for this year’s Young Organic Farmer of the Year award, an initiative set up to shine a light on the next generation of organic growers. Nominations from innovative organic farmers and producers who are passionate about implementing organic principles are required for the annual award. The …

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Heading to the farm: why more and more people are taking working holidays

More and more travelers are ditching the traditional vacation in favor of staying on a working farm. Rosie Paterson investigates why and where to find the best. “It’s funny how these things come back with a different label,” muses Julian Matthews, the founder and managing director of Real Wild Estates. …

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Watch: Farmland – Changes to PAC and AI in Livestock

This week’s episode of Farmland focuses on the main differences in the future common agricultural policy (CAP), changes to the derogation for nitrates and the use of artificial insemination (AI) in animal husbandry. The program, which is now live on the agriland.ie platform, visible by clicking on the Youtube link …

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As XtraLarge Meal wins Best Brand in Africa award

“It is health that is real wealth and not coins of gold and silver.” –Mahatma Gandhi Making a big difference, as the leading player in the fertile field of the organic farming sub-sector in Nigeria’s competitive agricultural sector, is none other than Xtralarge Farms, ably led by the very resourceful …

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Brazilian farmers bet on environmentally friendly cotton

Published on: 08/11/2022 – 03:26Amended: 08/11/2022 – 03:22 Cristalina (Brazil) (AFP) – The road through Cristalina, Brazil, is in the middle of the tropics, but the fields on either side seem blanketed in snow – little puffs of white cotton stretching to the horizon. Alabaster plants interspersed with fields of …

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Book Review: Honoring Maine’s Organic Farming Past and Embracing the Future

At a food conference in California in 1990, Portland chef and Fore Street co-owner Sam Hayward was on a panel led by culinary demigoddess Julia Child. “So tell us,” she asked, turning to Hayward, “what is this agricultural revolution brewing in Maine?” Child had rightly identified the transformative changes that …

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Assam CM to Members of the Committee on Agriculture

Assam Chief Minister – Himanta Biswa Sarma has urged members of the Assam Agriculture Commission to carry out thorough visits to agricultural clusters, to ensure qualitative improvement in the sector. He asked members to interact with growers, learn about their plight and therefore recommend measures to improve the overall production …

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Can food crops grow in the dark? Scientists are working on how.

Science fiction stories have imagined future people living in underground cities on Mars, in hollowed-out asteroids, and in floating space stations far from the sun. But if humans are ever going to survive in one of these harsh, alien environments, they’ll need ways to grow food using limited resources — …

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This mom’s quest for pure milk led her to launch a profitable dairy startup

In 2015, based in Pune At Rupali Kakade four-year-old daughter often fell seriously ill with a stomach infection. After repeated visits to the pediatrician, the doctor suggested removing milk from her diet to see if it made a difference. To Rupali’s surprise, the child had stopped getting sick, but the …

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The market for agricultural organic products is worth $20.59 billion per

Pune, India, July 29. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The world agricultural organic products market The size is expected to grow significantly in the coming year due to the growing need to feed the growing population with higher quality agrarian production. Growing incidences of pest outbreaks destroy fields with a bang …

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TAFE Opens JFarm at Telangana State Agricultural University

CHENNAI: Major Tractor TAFE opened JFarm – Telangana, an adaptive agriculture research and extension center in Telangana State Agricultural UniversityARI Campus, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad. This facility is the first in the country to be built under the public-private partnership (PPP) model, set up under the umbrella of PJTSAU & TAFE. The …

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Beaches Resorts and Sandals Foundation are launching the community. “Compost and Grow” program to strengthen food security

With demand for local agricultural products currently outstripping supply on the islands, Sandals Foundation and Beaches Resorts have collaborated to launch the first community composting training to enhance food security and increase solid waste management. Speaking at the recent launch event on Tuesday, July 12, James McAnally, General Manager of …

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Thailand’s model of digital technology for farmers with disabilities

Rawan Bo-khuntod (l) and another farmer planting seedlings (Image by Pattama Kuentak/IPS)Nestled in Pathumthaini Province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, 0.24 hectares of land adjacent to Seangsan Temple has become an urban vegetable farm run by members of the Pathumthani Disabled Association. The Samart Khon Samart Farm consists of a …

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Mariposa County Veteran Receives Farm Grant

Lucas and his wife and business partner, Garnet, smile for a photo at their Bridgeport-area farm. The operation has taken off in recent years and is expected to see continued growth. Photo submitted Serving in the US Navy taught Jim Lucas how to improvise. Working as an underwater missile technician …

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Crisis in Sri Lanka: what is the Aragalaya?

It started with the farmers. They were the first to protest after an April 2021 decree by Gotabaya Rajapaksa, then Sri Lanka’s president, demanding that they switch to organic farming. The sudden change came as the country’s foreign exchange crisis began to manifest itself, and by stopping the use of …

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Biocontrol Agents Market On Track To Reach $13,634.3 Million By 2030, According To P&S Intelligence

NEW YORK, July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to the latest market research published by P&S Intelligence, in 2021 the biological control agents market had a $4,851.7 million value, which is about to touch $13,634.3 million by 2030, at a CAGR of 12.2%. The market is growing owing to the …

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University Affairs | Shively Farm offers a hands-on learning experience – Times-Standard

College of the Redwoods has a variety of labs to provide students with hands-on learning. For our agriculture program, that lab is the Shively Farm. The beautiful 36-acre sustainable and certified organic farm has grown programmatically since it was first gifted to us in John Bianchi’s will in 1995, to …

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At a CAGR of 12.0%, Organic Wine Market Size and Share to Exceed USD 24,557.14 Million by 2028 | Industry Trends, Demand, Value, Analysis and Forecast Report by The Insight Partners

The organic wine market size is expected to reach US$24,557.14 million by 2028, from US$12,471.20 million in 2022. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.0% from 2022 to 2028. In-depth market segmentation, regional and country-level deep-dive analysis of over 18 countries in 5 key regions, key company …

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Global organic dairy industry expected to reach $34.8 billion by 2027 at a CAGR of 7.78% – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The report “Organic Dairy Products Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunities and Forecast 2022-2027” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global organic dairy market reached a value of US$22.2 billion in 2021. Looking ahead, the publisher expects the market to reach US$34.8 billion by 2027 …

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The image of Thiruvalluvar on a paddy field makes Malaiappanallur a focal point for the farming community

In a new attempt to raise awareness of organic farming, a farmer from Malaiappanallur near Kumbakonam has grown paddy on his field in a pattern that reflects the image of Tamil poet-Saint Thiruvalluvar. PG Elangovan, 62, a strong supporter of organic farming, had started the work of growing seedlings on …

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If Your Local Farmer’s Market Has Been Hit by Rising Prices, You’re Not Alone

A recent problem that has hit farmers with rising prices is inflation in the fertilizer market. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a report on June 30 on rising fertilizer prices. According to the report, fertilizers make up about 20% of a farm’s costs. Although the United States …

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Agricultural schools set to start in Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh – The New Indian Express

By Express press service GUNTUR: With the aim of turning farmers into agricultural scientists and educating them on the best agricultural practices available, YSR Polambadi or agricultural schools are set to start in the former district of Guntur from the end of July. According to agriculture department officials, about 5.34 …

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Danish robots are making up for labor shortages on farms in Europe and beyond

Danish company AgroIntelli’s autonomous robotic system called Robotti is helping farmers in Europe, the UK, Australia and elsewhere fill critical labor shortages. “Our robots also take care of boring and repetitive tasks in vegetable farms like weeding, especially in organic farming, to free up scarce labor skills to focus on …

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“Organic farming is urban nonsense”

“Organic farming doesn’t exist. They just make these words up. It all makes no urban sense,” spiritual leader Sadhguru said in an exclusive chat with Asianet News. The Isha Foundation founder recently completed his 100-day Save Soil journey at Cauvery Basin which saw him travel to 27 countries across Europe, …

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A revolutionary carbon-free fertilizer set to take hold worldwide as “Biochar”

Reprinted with permission from World At Large, a nature, politics, science, health and travel information site. Kari Kohvakka/Stockholm Batten and Avfall/Stockholm Biochar Project/Nordregio Imagine if every time you throw away your lawn and garden waste, you are actively fighting global warming? This is the capability that a new soil amendment …

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With Organic Farming, Staggering Crypto Returns Janardan Khorate Retires at 32

The trend of organic farming in India started about 6-7 years ago. However, David Bower and his wife have been building organic farms in India since 1993. Janardan Khorate, born in a village, experienced struggles and hardships for most of his childhood and growing up. Seeking a better life for …

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ICAR Manipur Center and MOMA sign a memorandum of understanding for the promotion of organic agriculture – The Sangai Express

IMPHAL, June 23ICAR Center Manipur today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Manipur Biological Mission Agency (MOMA), Department of Horticulture and Soil Conservation, in a ceremony held at ICAR Center Manipur, Lamphelpat, Imphal.The MoU was signed by WOAgri Mission Director K Debdutta Sharma and ICAR NEH Region Director Meghalaya …

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Lots of money for your Double Up Food Buck

Boulder County Farmers Markets It’s no secret that food at the farmer’s market can be expensive. We believe that foods that support our local environment, the people who grow them, and our health are worth it. But we also know that everyone deserves access to this food, even if financial …

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Regenerative farms seek to keep plants healthy and people fed

Ten acres of veg sit between the wildfire-scorched foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains and a winding section of Highway 1 that connects San Francisco to Monterey Bay. The terrain is more linear and colorful than the coastal plain that stretches between the hills and the Pacific. A flock of …

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Some Wesleyan students summer in agriculture in Middletown

The weekly event, held this year on the South Green, runs through October 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rising juniors Gray Simon and Solea Fiester watched a toddler nibble on a garlic scape, which his mother said she loved. They sold fresh currants, globe turnips, radishes and kale. …

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Women-Led Startups Help Family Farmers Feed Latin America | Food

RIO DE JANEIRO/BOGOTA – Brazilians are no strangers to bouts of high inflation, but when grocery shopping became a “painful experience”, Priscilla Veras set out to find out what was happening to prices on the journey from farm to supermarket . Through her former work at a nonprofit humanitarian aid …

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A farmer from Bidar achieves what is considered impossible

A farmer from Ghatboral village, Humnabad taluk, Bidar district, has achieved what is considered impossible for many of his peers. Apparao D. Bhosle has successfully established his own apple orchard on three acres of land. Bhosle knew that Humnabad taluk is not the valley of Kashmir, but he was determined …

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Increased sustainability and technology on Canadian farms

According to the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA), Canadian farms are increasingly sustainable and technologically advanced, and they are rapidly modernizing to adapt to the changing world. The latest data from the Census of Agriculture published by Statistics Canada shows more widespread use of sustainable farming practices, higher rates of …

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The government wants to promote organic farming

Majaliwa told the National Assembly yesterday that the strategy aims to help the country’s agriculture shift to organic farming and get rid of the use of industrial inputs for sustainable development. “We have seen how organic farming is doing well in various crops such as corn, coffee, tea and others. …

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Oregon’s agriculture sector could win millions in federal funding

Loans and grants announced by the US Department of Agriculture will help small and medium-sized businesses, including organic farming. Minto Island Growers employees harvest beets at the South Salem farm. (Courtesy/Marion Polk Food Share) The thousands of farmers and ranchers in Oregon have the opportunity to get millions of dollars …

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Sri Lanka must rebuild agriculture sector immediately to avoid food shortages: PM

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka must immediately start rebuilding its agricultural sector to prevent impending food shortages and to retain the international market for export crops, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said. “We are losing the international market for our export crops. Measures must be taken to prevent this. [Inorganic] fertilizers …

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Pakistan’s GDP growth will slow to 5%

Reuters, Islamabad Sun Jun 5 2022 6:46 PM Last updated on: Sun Jun 5 2022 6:52 PM Representative image. Reuters file photo “> Representative image. Reuters file photo Pakistan’s GDP growth will slow to 5% for the next fiscal year starting July 1, from 5.9% the previous year, following a …

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Uttar Pradesh will boost India’s growth story, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that Uttar Pradesh would add momentum to India’s growth story. He said the youth of Uttar Pradesh have the ability to give wings to the dreams of businesses and businessmen. “Your dreams will come true through the commitment and passion of young people,” …

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The best fair trade coffee of 2022

We independently research, test, review and recommend the best products. Learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. If you love coffee, you’re not alone: ​​7 out of 10 Americans drink coffee weekly, and 62% of us drink it daily. Additionally, …

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Indian biofertilizer market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.89% during the period 2022-2027

The latest report from the IMARC group, titled “Biofertilizers Market in India: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunities and Forecast 2022-2027”, offers a comprehensive industry analysis, which includes insights into the Indian biofertilizer market. The report also includes competitor and regional analysis, as well as contemporary market advancements. The Indian …

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Spot rate gains over Rs 1,000 amid weak activity – Markets

LAHORE: The Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) Spot Rate Committee on Saturday raised the spot rate by Rs 1,000 per maund and was available at Rs 22,500 per maund. The local market remained bullish and trading volume remained low. Cotton analyst Naseem Usman said the cotton rate in Punjab and Sindh …

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“Summer season is good for fish farming,” says expert

Aquaculture In the northwestern states, March/April through October/November is the best time for fish growth; where smart management practices can dramatically increase production and farmers’ incomes. The summer season is favorable for fish growth, but protection from …

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Non-GMO project stands with Straus Family Creamery and other dairy farmers as Synbio milk gains momentum

How do you treat a germ? Non-GMO project, farmers worry about synbio dairy Tweet that “Synbio dairy products are GMOs because they are created by genetically engineering a microbe like yeast to excrete milk proteins,” said Megan WestgateFounder and Executive Director of the Non-GMO Project, North America the most relied …

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Jhalawar Farmer to Share Expertise on ‘Bacteria Breeding’ at Tech Meet | Jaipur News

Jaipur: Devilal Gujar (67) from Dhaturia village in Jhalawar, known for his expertise in earthworm-based organic farming and development of organic spray formula in the district, is on the about to give a talk on “Bacterial Agriculture” in front of agricultural scientists at an international conference organized by the Pusa …

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Working for a shared and sustainable future

The UN proclaimed the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. When it was created by the Second Committee of the United Nations General Assembly at the end of 1993, December 29 (the date of entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity) …

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USDA program helps farmers switch to organic farming

LOUISIANA (KNOE) — Two USDA programs have been announced to help farmers switch to organic farming. The Organic Certification Cost-Sharing Program (OCCSP) will help cover the costs of transitioning to organic processes up to $750. If they need help training for certification, the Organic and Transitional Education and Certification Program …

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Sonoma County Barrel Auction Holds First In-Person Event Since 2019

Advertisement The return of live auctions celebrated by more than 350 trade members, winegrowers and media SANTA ROSE, CA (May 11, 2022) – Sonoma County Vintners (SCV) is pleased to announce the results of this year’s Sonoma County Barrel Auction (SoCoBA) presented by American AgCredit and held in person at …

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where are the best farm shops in Somerset?

Increasingly popular with shoppers and helping farmers to diversify and survive in a tough industry, farm shops are thriving in Somerset. Catherine Courtenay checks out some of the best. House meat: 1. Kimbers Farm Shop Generations of the Kimber family have been farming for 350 years and sell their produce …

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Renovated Kalamazoo Farmers Market opens to clear skies after cold spring

KALAMAZOO, MI – Residents of Kalamazoo encountered clear skies Saturday for the opening day of the Kalamazoo Farmers Market at the newly renovated Bank Street location. The market was temporarily moved to Mayors Riverfront Park in 2021, with the first phase of renovations completed at 1024 Bank St. The first …

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GTG unveils hemp-based applications

Mr Kris, centre, says there is an opportunity to develop a range of hemp-based products to meet growing consumer demand. Golden Triangle Group (GTG) has launched several hemp-based balms to serve consumers interested in the medical benefits of hemp and the company plans to develop more new products for the …

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baghel: The State Adopts Organic Agriculture To Counter Climate Change: Cm | Raipur News

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on the occasion of Akshay Tritya and ‘Mati Pujan Tihar’ said the state has started taking sincere measures to deal with global warming and problems similar environmental conditions by promoting organic farming and encouraging scientific farming. CM Baghel attended events with farmers at the …

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How Lamole di Lamole is paving the way for organic wine in Chianti Classico

Respect for the land has always been a guiding principle for the Lamole di Lamole estate in Chianti Classico. A strong commitment to working sustainably is just one of the ways this historic estate is leaving its legacy for the future. Vineyards have played an important role in Lamole since …

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This Jaipur start-up is refreshing homes with rooftop gardens

Hyderabad: In most Indian cities, especially metropolitan cities, green spaces are used for road widening projects or to build skyscrapers. At a time when unused spaces in a city are shrinking, how can we recover our green coverage? How about growing on the roof? Living Greens Organics Private Limited is …

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Why Champagne Telmont plans to reduce the weight of its glass bottles

When Champagne Telmont announced it was experimenting with reducing the weight of its 35-gram glass bottles earlier this month, it presented a platform to the Champagne House to show its broader commitment to the environment. “Reducing our carbon footprint is an obsession for us,” said Ludovic du Plessis, Chairman and …

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Iwan Dento, “hero” of the karst mountains of South Sulawesi

For more than a decade, environmental activist Iwan Dento has opposed the mining of limestone karst formations in his native Maros, Indonesia. Until 2013, the mountainous karst area of ​​Rammang-rammang was mined for marble and limestone, but local resistance led to protective regulations and the creation of an ecotourism area. …

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History in a grain of rice

About 70 years ago, thousands of heirloom rice varieties were cultivated across India. Each type was native to a particular region and had a unique shape, taste, and scent. Many of these heritage rice varieties have been lost over time, giving way to a few commercially viable hybrid varieties. The …

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Kerala strives to boost agricultural sector, says Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

The Kerala government is striving to ensure the overall development of the agricultural sector, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. He virtually inaugurated the Department of Agriculture’s Njangalum Krishiyilekku project on Thursday. “The government has implemented several projects aimed at achieving self-sufficiency in food production. Modern farming practices take root …

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In northeastern Brazil, family farmers are guardians of Creole seeds

Families in the Alto Jequitinhonha region of northeast Brazil have resisted industrial agriculture by preserving dozens of traditional seed varieties through generations of family farming. The tradition led to the publication in 2019 of the Alto Jequitinhonha Creole Seed Catalog, which lists 132 varieties kept and cultivated by 28 families …

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Valerie Banschbach named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Valerie Banschbach has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, interim president and provost Herbert Medina announced in an email to the university community on April 7. Banschbach previously worked at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota as Associate Provost and Dean of Science and Education …

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A “guardian of nature” and organic farmer joins the Farming For Nature network

Co. Wexford farmer Nicholas Redmond, who describes himself as “more of a nature keeper who is also a farmer”, has recently joined the Farming for Nature Ambassador Network. The new Farming For Nature (FFN) Ambassador is a mixed organic farmer with sheep and dexterous cattle, who has a central vision …

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How Chhattisgarh’s “manure market” works

the plan to buy cow dung to boost the rural economy, keep villages clean and solve the problem of stray cattle had initial success, but things didn’t go as planned We haven’t run it in a while; that’s why it takes time,” said Janak Dhuve, as he pulled the handle …

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Strawberries and spinach often contaminated with pesticides despite washing: report

The annual Dirty Dozen details the most pesticide-contaminated fruits and vegetables. Strawberries, spinach and other green vegetables had the most pesticides after washing. Avocados, sweet corn and pineapple were the cleanest produce, according to the report. Loading Something is loading. Strawberries, spinach and leafy greens once again top the list …

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Agricultural Robots and Drones Market Size, Growth and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – The research study on the Agricultural robots and drones market offers you detailed and precise analyzes to strengthen your position on the market. It provides the latest updates and powerful insights on the Agriculture Robots and Drones industry to help you improve your business tactics …

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Lessons from Lanka on switching to organic farming

Experts warn of sudden change following crisis in neighboring country Experts warn of sudden change following crisis in neighboring country A question that echoed in academic circles in the state over the past few weeks was whether Kerala had anything to learn from the economic crisis in Sri Lanka. Finance …

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Tnau plans to hold an agricultural festival in May | Coimbatore News

Coimbatore: An action plan will be prepared to promote agriculture, which is being disrupted by extreme weather conditions, water crises and depletion of soil health, the Vice Chancellor of the Agricultural University of Coimbatore said on Friday. Tamil Nadu, V Geethalakshmi.Geethalakshmi became TNAU’s first female vice-chancellor on March 29.Speaking to …

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MP organic cotton farmers want their ‘own’ producer groups to be recognized

Thousands of organic farmers from nine districts of Madhya Pradesh have formed their own ‘local samitis’ and want recognition from the Center to continue farming, amid reports of action against certifying agencies for using clusters of fictional producers. Farmers are also exploring opportunities to sell their products at higher prices. …

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How organic farming helps women feed their families and communities

Elizabeth Martin, market gardener from La Trinidad, Benguet (Photo courtesy of Bicol Umalohokan) By MAVIC CONDEBicol Umalohokan / Bulatlat.com LEGAZPI CITY, Albay – Elizabeth Martin, a vegetable farmer from La Trinidad, Benguet, said when it comes to agriculture, the roles of men and women are not that different. “Women also …

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Organic Valley launches new lactose-free flavored creams with 40% less sugar

Launch of the “Trade Up” campaign; Consumers can trade in their old creamer for an Organic Valley Premium Creamer* LA FARGE, Wis., March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Organic Valley announced the launch of its new premium organic Creamers, available in French Vanilla and Sweet Cream flavors. Home baristas now …

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Huge Impact on Local Agriculture as State Cuts Imported Water Allocation | News

Continued drought dealt another blow to agriculture in Tehachapi and across the state on Friday with the Department of Water Resources announcing a significant reduction in an already low State Water allocation. project this year. Instead of receiving 15% of their Table A allocations, SWP contractors — including the Tehachapi-Cummings …

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OAD certified organic farmer’s bottling milk

In this week dairy sector, It’s farming, speaks at Temple Roe Farm. Sean Condon discusses going organic, crossbreeding, milking once a day, his raw milk business and the impact of rising input costs on him. Sean Condon, from Limerick, converted to organic farming 17 years ago from 70 cows on …

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Monoculture rice production surpasses traditional techniques that incorporate aquatic animals

(Beyond pesticides, March 15, 2022) Adding animal diversity to rice fields reduces weed pressure, increases food production and makes fertilizer use more efficient, according to a study published late last month in the journal eLife. As industrialized, chemical-dependent agriculture has spread around the world, local farmers are increasingly being forced …

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Vertical Farming Market Share, Emerging Growth, Insights, Industry Analysis, Trends and Forecast Report 2027

Emerging research logo Growing demand for organic foods and scarcity of natural resources are driving the market demand. VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA, March 13, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Market intelligence research Vertical Farming weighs its global position over the forecast period from 2021 to 2027. The research uses techniques from primary and …

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How This Ski Bum Became a Modern Farmer in Maryland

Depending on the season, rolling rows of lavender, herbs and other aromatics stretch almost as far as the eye can see at Star Bright Farm in the hills of northern Maryland. Taught by lead farmer Peter Elmore, everything is harvested by hand and processed using traditional methods. Growing up on …

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Governor Mills applauds Organic Valley’s commitment to saving Maine dairy farms abandoned by Horizon Organic last year

Governor Janet Mills and Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) Commissioner Amanda Beal issued the following statements applauding Organic Valley’s announcement this morning that the company will offer small Northeast Organic Family Farms a market for their milk after Horizon Organic informed them last year it intended not to …

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Promoting the breeding of indigenous cow species: Sosamma Iype

Although the state government has widely promoted organic farming in recent years, its cattle breeding policy does not yet consider indigenous cow herders as dairy farmers, Padma award winner Sosamma Iype, who has pioneered the conservation of the Vechur breed of native cows. cows, said. Mrs Iype said The Hindu …

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Household Composters Market to Show Trajectory Growth of $725.5 Million to 2028, Driven by High Demand for Compost from Agriculture Sector Globally | million ideas

“Million Insights – World’s Fastest Growing Market Research Database” According to a new report available with Million Insights, the global household composter industry is expected to witness increased growth owing to rising awareness of bio-waste management and organic eco-friendly practices among people during the period of forecast. The Global home …

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Global Agriculture Compost Turners Market 2021 Manufacturer Landscape, Revenue & Volume Analysis and Segment Insights to 2027

the Global Agricultural Market Compost Turners Market research represents the vast opportunities for market research and market development that Market research location is launched for the industrial sector during the projected period of 2021-2027. The study examines the history of the industry and its potential for future growth, as well …

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Beset by Cannabis Industry Misfortunes, Renowned Farmer ‘Just Creaking’

Beset by California’s cannabis industry woes, the Benziger Family Winery scion turned cannabis cultivator says he’s “just squealing,” despite his well-known last name and the accolades his products of cannabis have sparked. Mike Benziger of Glentucky Family Farm in southern Sonoma County has long been considered a bridge between the …

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Big Tree Farms is revolutionizing the best-for-you sweetener category

Big Tree Farms has announced the launch of its new Vacuum Evaporated Coconut Nectar (VECN), bringing a new level of quality and consistency to the organic sweetener industry. Through an innovative formulation, VECN takes the incredible health benefits and unique warm flavor of traditional brown coconut sugar to the next …

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A roadmap for India’s natural agricultural ambitions

In her budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reaffirmed the Centre’s commitment to natural, chemical-free, organic and zero-budget agriculture. This is the third time in the last four budget speeches that natural (zero budget) farming has been mentioned. While the FM talked about promoting natural or chemical-free agriculture across the …

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It’s time for consumers to grow their own food

COVID-related lockdowns, mobility restrictions and physical distancing rules, supply disruptions, high consumer demand and stockpiling of food supplies have all led to higher food prices. The common expectation is that after the pandemic, food prices will normalize or return to pre-pandemic levels. Will this happen? The trend is reverse. Another …

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New Vineyard Advisor Appointed for UC Extension Programs for North Bay Counties

Christopher Chen has been appointed viticultural systems advisor for the UC Cooperative Extension program working with farmers in Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake counties. Chen received his doctorate from UC Davis last year and has a background in horticulture and agronomy. He previously worked on finding ways to reduce heat damage …

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India invites agricultural start-ups and FPOs to EXPO2020 Dubai

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Sustainable Agriculture Advocates Set to Participate in 2023 Farm Bill

Advocates for issues like more sustainable food systems, better policies against systemic racism and climate-smart practices in agriculture have an opportunity to be heard as lawmakers begin work on the bill of 2023, said speakers at the Ohio Ecological Food and Farming Association’s virtual conference. 12. Scott Marlow, assistant administrator …

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Farm leaders wary of shift to organic milk

Farm leaders are still unconvinced of the financial viability of full-time dairy farmers switching from conventional to organic production systems. he Department of Agriculture is reportedly targeting commercial dairy farmers through major proposed amendments to the €21million organic farming scheme due to reopen this week. As part of the changes, …

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Farmer Ramgopal is doing wonders by embracing organic farming

Where there is a will, there must be a way. If a person is determined in his mind to do something new, he definitely achieves success. Shri Ramgopal, a farmer from Sirsoda village in Bhind district, proved it. Farmer Shri Ramgopal has embraced organic farming while renouncing agriculture based on …

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Coconut oil market worth $7.4 billion by 2027

CHICAGO, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to the report “Coconut Oil Market by Product Type (RBD, Virgin & Crude), Source (Dry Coconut & Wet Coconut), Application (Food & Beverages, Cosmetics & Personal Care Products, and Pharmaceuticals) , Nature and Region – Global Forecast to 2027“, released by MarketsandMarkets™, the …

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BJP promises full debt forgiveness to farmers under 5 acres as party releases poll manifesto: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Chandigarh, February 8 The Bharatiya Janata Party pledged on Tuesday to cancel all debt of all kinds of all farmers with less than five acres of land in Punjab. Further, he also pledged “Mehnat Da Pakka Mull” under which Minimum Support Price (MSP) for farmers …

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Dharna against the private market enters the fourth day

Farm leaders who oppose the creation of a private agricultural produce market in Belagavi have said that what is needed is a cooperative farmers’ market instead. It is in response to a public announcement by Satish Jarkiholi, the incumbent chairman of KPCC, that he will set up a parallel market …

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Allison Johnson appointed to National Organic Standards Board

WASHINGTON — Allison Johnson, senior counsel at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), has been appointed to the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) by US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. The NOSB is a federal advisory board responsible for making recommendations on a wide range of issues concerning organic agriculture. …

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THE WHISKEY DIARIES: BIODYNAMIC DRINK

According to a study published by YouGov in December, only 12% of regular drinkers intended to participate in Dry January this year. If you were one of them, now that February is here, you might be looking to get back into booze with something that maintains a sense of well-being …

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Century-old family farm finds new customers during pandemic

OLD BROOKVILLE, NY – Youngs Farm is a throwback to a time when much of Long Island was farmland, and while most of those Nassau County farms are gone, the Youngs family is still here, trading on their century-old traditions that have found new customers during the pandemic. The farm, …

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Farms See Demand Rise After New CLU Policy

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Jan 29 (ANI/NewsSee): The government of Haryana has drawn up a new Land Use Change (LUC) policy in the agricultural areas of the state to prevent the uncontrolled construction of farms and encourage environmentally friendly housing. A major real estate company, Raheja Developers, has applied to …

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School in Kerala opens carbon neutral track

AAlmost every kid would agree that the playground is the best part of going to school. But in Koonammavu in Kerala, children at Chavara Darsan CMI Public School have a different response. For them, time is better spent in their thriving and lush bamboo garden. This school is on an …

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New on-farm training tackles two local issues

Merrymeeting Food Council will launch an agricultural skills training pilot program in February in a bid to address the labor shortage plaguing local farms. The program, which will consist primarily of on-farm training at Growing to Give in Brunswick, will target low-income workers. Most of the program’s on-farm training sessions …

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The planet-friendly diet that still allows you to eat meat

In the restaurant world, chef Ivan Tisdall-Downes and Imogen Davis of Native restaurant in Browns Brook Street in Mayfair are highlighting star regenerative producers on their menus. “Regen is looking for alternatives to mass-produced foods. The way the big, profit-hungry companies farm makes them a lot of money, but it …

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A coffee with a purpose opens in Central America’s strongest coffee region

Paul Gromek and Kathya Irías of Spirit Animal, as well as Gary Urrutia, Interim CEO of Cup of Excellence Organization. The new Spirit Animal Coffee in San Pedro Sula, Honduras is on a mission to support the local community through its coffee beans and social enterprise. Our premium coffees have …

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panchayat: Panchayat takes a leaf out of the Wayanad tribes | Thiruvananthapuram News

Thiruvananthapuram: Kalliyoor grama panchayat started land preparation to introduce the traditional method of paddy cultivation followed by the Wayanad ‘ketti netti’ tribes. It is a method of germinating seeds in a medium composed of medicinal plants. As the farming method is adopted from Wayanad, the variety of paddy they grow …

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fssai: Pro-GMO Cultures Rally Against Center’s Natural Farming Push, Others Oppose FSSAI’s GM Food Project | India News

NEW DELHI: At a time when the Center is advocating for “natural agriculture” without pesticides or chemical fertilizers in the country, Anil Ghanwat – head of the Maharashtra-based organization Shetkari Sanghatana who was also a member of the Supreme Court-appointed committee on farm laws now repealed in 2021 – urged …

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Kenyan grower groups say they will block pesticide ban

Kenyan grower groups have pledged to fight the proposal that their country would ban some of the commonly used pesticides. The push for a ban comes from organic food groups and the European Union’s “farm to fork” strategy. Residents of eastern and central Kenya said smallholders would be hardest hit …

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What’s in a name: Catholic farmers weigh in on ‘bioengineering’ label

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Department of Agriculture, effective January 1, authorized the replacement of its “GMO” symbol – specifying the inclusion of a genetically modified organism among the ingredients of a product – by a logo “Bioengineering” on the packaging: lots of green, with a stylized barn and …

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