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Bees are amazing insects, and a small business in Western Massachusetts is growing thanks to the tireless work of bees, coupled with a large dose of curiosity. In 2009, Mimi’s Hilltop Apiary was born from the harvest of honey and beeswax atop Prospect Mountain in the Hampden County town of Granville. There, Mark and Tammy …

The demands relate to the preservation of agricultural land and exploited forests The Mills administration today announced two calls for proposals under the Lands for Maine’s Future Program (LMF). The applications are for agricultural land and working forest proposals and build on previous solicitations for conservation, recreation, water access and functional waterfront proposals. The Land …

Seven Farm Bureau members represented Oklahoma at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Issues Advisory Committee meetings Feb. 17-18 in Arlington, Virginia. IAC meetings bring together members of the Agricultural Bureau from across the country to discuss relevant issues facing agriculture, including energy, environmental regulations, farm labor, organic and direct marketing, technology, animal care, agricultural policy, …

A year ago, the Board of Regents announced it would launch a search to find the nation’s most qualified candidate to serve as chancellor and lead Georgia’s 26 colleges and their 340,000 students in what was sure to be a bright and glorious future. What the Regents were looking for, we were told – what …

Petros Levounis, MD, MA, has been chosen to lead the APA by his colleagues. Members of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) have elected Petros Levounis, MD, MA, as their next president-elect. Although the results for all positions have been released, they are not official until the APA Board of Directors confirms them at the March …

As climate change brings more and more droughts, rains and extreme weather to America’s farmland, the cost of insuring the country’s farmers has skyrocketed, increasingly putting taxpayers at risk. growing bill load. New analysis based on government data reveals that insurance payments to farmers increased by more than 400% for drought-related losses and almost 300% …

A series of solar farm projects in East Herts and Uttlesford are dividing communities. While Bishop’s Stortford Council’s Planning and Development Committee decided on the benefits to the wider community and climate change meant it was right not to oppose the plan by Endurance Energy, based in Cambridgeshire, for the farm of Wickham Hall, the …

News Whole farm approach at heart of UK agricultural transition, DEFRA Minister January 17, 2022 Labels could inform consumers about farm management In early January, Britain’s Minister of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Victoria Prentis, said she believed the future of farming lay in managing the whole of operation. “The …

An Eddy County solar farm will meet the needs of Chevron’s Permian Basin oil and gas operations after the fossil fuel giant won a bid for a section of State Trust land for the project. The New Mexico State Land Office has announced the lease of 326 acres in Eddy County, about 25 miles south …

LOWVILLE – With massive turbine bases in the ground and construction closed for the winter season, Invenergy’s Number Three Wind project will be the next large-scale renewable energy effort in Lewis County to add electricity to the network after its completion later this year after seven years of work. The 105.8 megawatt project, which includes …

Your browser does not support the audio element. The Pacific Northwest suffered some of the hottest temperatures on record last June, with parts of Oregon hitting as high as 118 degrees Fahrenheit. On June 28, Portland recorded a record high temperature of 116 degrees. The Columbia River Gorge, Hillsboro, and Salem also set all-time records …

The World Cement Association announced the unanimous approval of its climate policy proposal and the re-election of Mr. Cui Xingtai (CUCC President) to the Board of Directors at its Fifth General Assembly, which was held virtually this this month. The Climate Policy focuses on accelerating the decarbonization of the cement and concrete industry by encouraging …

It’s gone for the weekend after a week full of novelties. In case you missed it, here’s a recap of the latest coverage on Agriculture.com. By the numbers Soil testing can prevent the purchase and application of fertilizers where they are not needed. And with fertilizer prices soaring from where they were a year ago, …

It shows that one in two families in drought-affected areas need food assistance because of the drought, while one in five does not have enough food for all family members. Communities across Iraq have suffered damaging losses to their crops, livestock and income. Children eat less, and farmers and displaced populations are the hardest hit. …

PictureResidents examine the damage after a tornado swept through Mayfield, Ky.Credit…William DeShazer for The New York Times Dozens of people were feared dead, and communities in the Midwest and South were digging in the rubble on Saturday after a series of unusually strong storms and tornadoes for the season swept through six states overnight. Kentucky …

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – For decades, around 1,000 families have made their home in the mud-walled lower town of Firqa. Some moved in during the civil war of the 1990s, while others were granted housing under the previous government. Shortly after the Taliban took control on August 15, the new government told them all to leave. …

Other farm groups supported the bill. In October, the National Farmers Union urged lawmakers to pass the bill to help farmers tackle climate change. The NFU noted that other provisions of the bill would help rural America, including improving the quality and affordability of health care and helping more children access healthy meals. The National …

By Karl Plume (Reuters) – Agricultural seeds and chemicals supplier Bayer AG is expanding its carbon cultivation program to members of the U.S. agricultural cooperative CHS Inc, strengthening incentives for members to participate in the program, the companies said on Wednesday. The deal will make it easier for 75,000 CHS member farmers to enroll in …

JIAOZUO, China (AP) – Wang Yuetang’s sneakers sink into the mud of what was once his thriving corn and peanut farm as he examines the damage caused by a volatile climate. Three months after torrential rains inundated much of central China’s Henan Province, swathes of the country’s flat agricultural center are still submerged in several …

Mhe husband left the farm we have worked so hard on since 2007. He says, “I can’t take it anymore. He needs time to rest and heal. I don’t know what this means for my marriage or if I can manage this farm on my own. Will he sell the only stable home I have …

The City of Victoria is seeking nominations for next year’s Young Poet Laureate. The City of Victoria is seeking nominations for next year’s Young Poet Laureate. Established in 2013, the role of the Young Poet Laureate is to reach out to vulnerable youth populations, develop a community youth poetry event, and encourage peer education through …

By Sam Brasch, RCR News For years, Lacie Harman has watched wind turbines come closer to her home in the eastern plains of Colorado. The White Towers now dot the Limon Prairie north to the Wyoming border, but have ignored Washington County, where his family has farmed and ranched for five generations. Harman tries to …

The food boxes will be used to fund other services for the hub, which would need around $ 25,000 to $ 40,000 to start up, but which could generate a million dollars in income each year for local producers. Legault added that the Peace Region is one of ten regions to receive funding under the …

6 P CLA: FRIENDS OF ORGANIC FARMERS Blaise Keller MADISON (WKOW) – The Biological Farmer Friends are part of a larger initiative by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture to bring together farmers in a single watershed. In Wisconsin, there are nearly 65,000 farms according to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture website. These farms also represent …

Why We Wrote This But here in Shiawassee County, the attitude of many residents is summed up in the message on signs planted near their alleys: “NO solar farms”. “They’re ugly,” says Jim Sheridan, who lives across from part of the new project. The boom in renewable energies promises economic gains for rural America. But …

BayWa re has finalized the acquisition of the project rights for the Broken Cross wind farm in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. BayWa re purchased the project, which is located on a restored coal mine, from developer Brockwell Energy. Broken Cross is a 48 MW wind farm consisting of ten turbines located 3.5 km northwest of Rigside …

GREENFIELD, Ind .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announces its inclusion in FORTUNE’s 2021 Change the World list, which recognizes companies that have made a significant social or environmental impact through their strategy and lucrative operations. This year’s publication honored Elanco’s shared value initiative ‘East Africa Growth Accelerator (EAGA)’ and …

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

The actors in the food chain all agree with the main principles set out in the farm to fork strategy and are fully aware that constant and substantial improvements must be made to ensure a more sustainable approach to our food systems. Nonetheless, several recently published studies on the farm-to-fork strategy indicate that the current …

In the Economic Survey 2020-2021, agriculture in GDP accounted for 19.9%, an increase from 17.8% in 2019-2020. The last time the industry provided such figures was in 2003-2004. Despite the current political climate surrounding India’s agricultural sector, it has witnessed a hit in the arm through a myriad of incentives this year. Like the allocation …

Nationals Party members were briefed by representatives of the Farmers’ Federation as part of a push for the government to pay compensation for land clearance legislation 30 years ago. Farmers Federation President Fiona Simpson released a statement on Monday saying the unconscious contributions of Australian growers to decades-long climate change goals should be offset. According …

Northern Ireland’s Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots used his attendance at a McDonald’s event, held earlier this week, to confirm his very strong view that the environment should be seen as an opportunity additional income by farmers. The event was organized to celebrate 30 years of McDonald’s presence in Northern Ireland. Poots commented: “Farmers in Northern …

LONDON, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Montgomery Group, well known as one of the oldest organizers of international exhibitions in the world, is launching a very important and strategic new event for the international development community. Development2030 will be launched at Brussels Expo on November 17-18, alongside AidEx’s 10th anniversary, which focuses on …

AAlthough the area cultivated with GMOs has grown rapidly around the world since GMOs began to be cultivated in the mid to late 1990s, production remains heavily concentrated in a handful of crops such as cotton, soybeans and corn which are grown in a few countries. Of the 190.4 million hectares (469.5 million acres) of …

The committee’s approval of the site master plan for The Ottawa Hospital’s new Civic campus is based on tree protection, collaboration with surrounding communities on parking, and federal legislation limiting future development of the Farm central experimental. The planning committee voted 6-2 in favor of the site plan Monday after a full day of public …

The British military has opened its very first solar farm to power one of its main training bases, as the force prepares to become more climate-friendly. Over 4,000 signs have been installed at the sprawling Defense School of Transport site in Leconfield, East Yorkshire. Officials say it will cut carbon emissions by 700 tonnes each …

Send your letter to the editor using this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. Wind farm reductionharms climate efforts D. “A wind farm rebuilt to supply 47,000 homes”, page A1, September 25: While I am a member of the Audubon society, I find the proposed downscaling of the proposed project by a factor of …

“There is an urgent need to address the agricultural value chain, which would help improve the quality of income in rural areas and initiate the socio-economic transformation of the country,” said ITC President Sanjiv Puri. . India accounts for only 2.5% of global agricultural exports, and there is an opportunity to double it in the …

Athens, Greece – Climate experts say last month’s wildfires that razed 100,000 hectares (247,000 acres) of Greek forest are just a small sample of the environmental and economic devastation the country will face due to a global warming this century. The fires occurred as a result of a heat wave, repeating a pattern seen in …

GREENFIELD – Find out how the climate shapes our lives, affecting the way we build roads, manage farms, transport water and use energy and more in a program at the Hancock County Public Library. “Climate Change in Indiana” is scheduled for Monday, October 4 at 6 pm at the main branch, 900 W. McKenzie Road. …

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned of the threats of climate change to the country’s farming community, saying “science, farmers and society” must work closely together. He was speaking via video conference Monday at an event to launch 35 new crop varieties designed to withstand extreme weather conditions. He also virtually inaugurated a leading …

ABERDEEN, Scotland – It’s easy to see how vital oil is to Aberdeen, a venerable port city on the northeast coast of Scotland. Step out of the gate of the small international airport and you are rocked across the road by the roar of helicopters carrying crews to oil rigs scattered across the North Sea. …

A computer modeling program can determine by how much yields and emissions would drop if fertilizer use were reduced Advanced computer modeling programs developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota will allow farmers and food businesses to explore their nitrogen reduction plans. This will give them insight into the economic and environmental costs, as …

As we pick up this ripe avocado in a Western European supermarket, we rarely think about the farmer who brought this seed to life, let alone how our modern food and farming systems are both a driver and a victim. climate change and the loss of nature. But we are sleepwalking in this crisis. Madagascar …

Fruits and vegetables thrown in a trash can Peter Dazeley | The image bank | Getty Images SINGAPORE – Covid-19 is a red flag that has highlighted the urgency of tackling the global food waste crisis, experts and industry players told CNBC. Amid global lockdowns and travel stoppages, the pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in supply …

Dividend stocks are a great way to start earning passive income. However, a minor downside to most dividend stocks is that they only cut checks quarterly. Because of this, the dividend income may be somewhat lumpy. One solution to this problem is to buy stocks with monthly dividends. Three great monthly payers to consider are …

Atlantic Sea Farms is the leading commercial seaweed farm in the United States and now accounts for over 80 percent of all seaweed grown in the country in partnership with 34 independent partner seaweed farms along the Maine coast. Led by an economist and former American diplomat, CEO Briana Warner, the company is working with …

Sep 18, 2021 Tepanco de López ROMÁN JUÁREZ has expanded its tomato farm several times since its inception 15 years ago. It now spans two separate sites in a rural area of ​​the state of Puebla, southeast of Mexico City. In a good season, each of the 38,000 plants he cultivates in his large greenhouse-shaped …

Gro updated its climate projections with the sixth (and latest) generation of models from the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP6), which, through their inclusion in the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), will play a key role in guiding climate research for the next 5-10 years. Using Gro’s new climate projections, …

(Click on here Subscribe to the new Delivering Alpha newsletter. ) There are traditional ways to hedge inflation, such as gold or TIPS (Ministry of Finance Inflation Protection Securities). There is a new approach. Crypto supporters say Bitcoin will enter the camp. But perhaps the unexpected way to cover inflation and volatility is to invest …

23 Aug 2021 | By Andrew Aldrich Loyola University Maryland will support the development of clean energy in Maryland by purchasing electricity produced by Friendship Solar Farm in West Friendship, Maryland. The university signed a 25-year power purchase agreement with Chaberton Energy Holdings, which developed the solar park. Chaberton Energy is a Maryland-based renewable energy …

Wild Home: Ohio River Valley, a play by Gwen Kingston, tells the stories of the coal and oil lands and the people who live there. The play will premiere as a dramatic reading on August 27, 2021. This FREE public event will feature food, music, drama and community conversations. Created by Jessica Kahkoska and Notch …

July 24, 2021 IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD from Algiers where the presidential palace and foreign embassies are located, some believe the water pressure has increased in recent times. But don’t tell those who live in the suburbs of Algeria’s capital, where faucets have been running dry for days, as temperatures and temperatures soar. Protesters blocked main …

The Shropshire Council plans to build its very first solar farm to supply local businesses in Oswestry with clean energy. The proposed solar park site would be on top of the old landfill site near Maesbury Road and would be largely invisible from surrounding areas. If the project gets planning approval, the council said it …

Producers of the world’s most important beverage crop – coffee – are not receiving enough income to lead a decent life and thrive, a concern that threatens their future and that of the culture, experts have warned. This is an urgent matter that was discussed by the 3rd World Coffee Growers Forum (WCPF) – hosted …

SINGAPORE, July 14 (Reuters) – Singapore on Wednesday unveiled one of the world’s largest floating solar panel farms, covering an area the size of 45 football fields and producing enough electricity to power the five processing plants of island water. The project is part of the efforts of the land-scarce Southeast Asian city-state to achieve …

MACo’s Marilyn J. Praisner Civil Service Award was created to honor the legacy of former Montgomery County Council member, past president of the Maryland County Association (MACo) and beloved public servant Marilyn J. Praisner. The prize rewards current or former county elected officials who have demonstrated exceptional service to a county, its constituents and MACo. …

ST. PAUL – Governor Tim Walz promulgated on June 29 the Omnibus bill on finance and environmental and natural resources policy. The final bill with a start date of July 1, 2021, includes the establishment of a new program to provide landowners with financial support to retain water in the landscape. The Minnesota Board of …

A solar farm with five thousand solar panels will be built in Lancaster to generate power for the local recreation center. The solar farm will be built on a former landfill adjacent to the Salt Ayre Recreation Center as part of the Lancaster Council decarbonization project. The Salt Ayre Leisure Center is the largest carbon …

Barentz International expands its activities in North America. The Company has entered into an agreement to acquire Pestell Nutrition Inc, a distributor of food additives, nutritional ingredients, macro and trace elements and specialty pet ingredients for the animal health, food and beverage industries. animal nutrition and pet foods in Canada and the United States. Based …

It’s time for the Northern Ohio Vegetable Tour to grow. City fees Is an Oberlin-based organization that offers fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables in Lorain and Kaiyahoga counties. It began distributing inventory for the 2021 season on June 15. The program deals with global warming, sustainable agriculture, economic justice and healthy eating by connecting farmland …