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AMARAVATI: Expressing anguish over the sharp increase in the volume of smuggled cigarette sales in the state, the All India Federation of Farmers’ Associations (FAIFA) has called on the state government to launch a crackdown against sellers. FAIFA said the illegal sale of unlicensed cigarettes not only causes huge losses to the public treasury, but …

The IFA believes that the proposed CAP strategic plan, approved by Cabinet before the Christmas recess, does not strike the right balance between environmental, economic and social sustainability. FA President Tim Cullinan said, “The plan will affect a cohort of our most productive farmers who will see a devastating reduction in their base payment. Many …

A global economy freed from the grip of a pandemic has bright spots in terms of farm incomes and land values, but covid-19 still influences the supply chain and consumer behavior, according to a report released in December by the Fryar Risk Management Center of Excellence. The Fryar Center, created in 2020, analyzes all aspects …

The following items were provided by the USDA: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the deadline for farmers who are certified organic, or transitioning to organic, to apply for the Organic and Transitional Education and Certification (OTECP) program. This program provides pandemic assistance to cover certification and education costs. The deadline to submit …

Green Party politician Pippa Hackett and her husband Mark are part-time dairy / beef and sheep ranchers based in County Offaly. They cultivate nearly 200 acres in North Offaly and both work off the farm. Pippa is Minister of State for Regional Planning and Biodiversity and Mark is also involved in politics, serving as the …

The fertilizer industry is reaping the benefits of strong market fundamentals supported by strong global demand and prices for crop nutrients, which make it one of the hottest areas to invest in right now. The underlying strength of the agricultural market, soaring agricultural commodity prices and an attractive agricultural economy are driving the demand for …

Despite pandemic disruptions, U.S. farm income, a broad measure of profits, will be the highest since 2013, thanks to strong prices for corn, soybeans, wheat, broiler chicken, livestock and pork this year, the USDA said Wednesday. “It’s mostly a pricing story,” USDA economist Carrie Litkowski said. Corn, wheat and soybean receipts are said to be …

WITH great concern for making the dairy industry more sustainable, a young farmer from Northern Ireland has started delivering his own cow’s milk in reusable glass bottles. The bold move was made by Gareth Baird, 22, who operates a farm on the outskirts of the town of Carrickfergus in County Antrim, which has a population …

The verdant fields of the Punjab, the impressive mansions in the villages, the shackled people, the muscular SUVs, the shiny tractors, the rousing music, everything hides a silent despair, a feeling of sinking. The agricultural unrest arose out of this existentialist crisis facing the Punjab farmer. It is ironic that reformist farm laws (albeit with …

At the heart of recent debates around agricultural laws are the nature of state intervention in agriculture and the effectiveness of the pro-market reforms that are being pushed. Farmers’ unions demand the removal of agricultural laws, but also seek mechanisms to ensure remunerative production prices. In this context, Harish Damodaran and Samridhi Agarwal (‘Counting kisan‘, …

In Vermont, tourists can visit several maple orchards, tour the facility that produces the famous maple syrup, and purchase farm produce. Farmers’ markets open every summer and fall across America, bringing fresh produce, eggs, milk, and meat straight from the farm to the consumer. And in the highlands of Colorado, ranchers guide athletes to some …

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 …

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 …

Among the economic components of the GI Bill, an emphasis on low cost loans and free training in modern agriculture. Federally guaranteed farm and trade financing provided capital to hundreds of thousands of veterans seeking to purchase land, inventory, equipment, and knowledge after World War II. A National Committee on Agriculture for the American Legion …

The average net farm income of Illinois grain farms was above average in 2020, mainly due to two factors: 1) rising corn and soybean prices in the second half of 2020, and 2) federal assistance via the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) and the Payment Protection Program (PPP). Despite higher net farm income, farmers did …

We sell Windswept Maples Farm Eggs and Maple Syrup at our Miles Smith Farm store, so I thought the tour would be fun. Their place, which is at Loudon, is only eight miles from ours. Larry and Melissa Moore make maple products for large and special orders and keep the farm stand attached to the …

The recently released Situation assessment of agricultural households and household land and animal holdings in rural India, 2019 (SAS) serves as an important reminder of the diverse and regionally specific nature of agriculture in India. Farm incomes and the links between farming and non-farming activities vary considerably from state to state. Thus, avenues for “doubling …

ELBA – With farm fields in the background, State Senator George Borrello stood with fellow lawmakers, farmers and farm workers on Tuesday to urge state leaders and the State Wages Board of New York to reject any change to the 60-hour overtime threshold in the Farm Labor Act. At the Grow NY Farms Coalition event, …

A recently released government investigation report showed once again that farming in India has become very unprofitable, with monthly income from agricultural production estimated at an average of just Rs 3,221 in the country. Farmers in 16 states earn even less than this average. This has forced most farmers, especially the small and marginalized, to …

Jacob Wischmeier loads freshly harvested corn into a field along County Road 700E near Crothersville on September 10. Farmers are encouraged to donate grain through the Donate Grain program to the Jackson County Community Foundation. photo SUBMITTED Harvest conditions look set for a good harvest this fall, as some Jackson County farmers are already starting …

LUMBERTON – Risk is an important aspect of the farming business. Uncertainties inherent in weather conditions, yields, prices, government policies, world markets and other factors that affect agriculture can cause large fluctuations in farm income. There are five main types of risk: production risk, price or market risk, financial risk, institutional risk and human or …

news, local news, For the second quarter in a row, Tasmanian farmers are the most confident and optimistic in the country, according to the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey. The survey showed that 100% of Tasmanian farmers surveyed expect the current “excellent trading conditions” to continue or improve further over the next 12 months, with …

As a step towards increasing farm income, the Director of Agricultural Production and Farmer Welfare, Jammu KK Sharma, chaired a meeting with Supple Tec Rice Private LTD to discuss the establishment of a unit of 6 MTPH capacity Basmati rice processing by Supple Tec Rice Private LTD in Jammu to boost The team of Supple …

BROADACRE agriculture in Western Australia has largely avoided the dramatic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic closures on many industries last year, the latest annual statistical publication of Planfarm Benchmarks said. Despite the unique challenges created by COVID – including agricultural labor shortages, shipping delays, and a drop in global demand for wool – plus an onset …

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In 2020-2021, when the Indian economy suffered its largest ever contraction of 7.3%, agriculture was the silver lining. The sector grew by 3.63%, which, although lower than the growth of 4.31% in 2019-2020, was still an important cushion for the overall economy. What are the prospects for the rural, agricultural and non-agricultural sector this year? …

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ALBION – Noble County and other local governments will have the opportunity to increase their annual budgets by one of the highest percentages on record as they begin planning their spending for 2022. With Noble County Council set to begin its annual budgeting process next month, County Coordinator Jackie Knafel informed them they would have …

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service collects data from approximately 50,000 farmers and ranchers for its annual agricultural resource management survey. The survey examines all aspects of US farm production, the well-being of farm households, farm finances, chemical use, and various characteristics of farm production. ARMS also collects detailed information on production practices, costs and …

A new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists that studied farm consolidation trends between 1978 and 2017 indicates that rural communities are at risk. The study found that half of the mid-size farms in the Midwest have disappeared in nearly four decades – nationwide, nearly 700,000 – while large farms have grown by about …