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Four Words Gates and His Pals Despise: Democracy and Minimum Support Price

Dissident Voice 10 Apr 2021
This would represent the ultimate betrayal of India’s farmers and democracy as well as the final surrender of food security and food sovereignty to unaccountable global traders and corporations ... central government via the Food Corporation of India (FCI) is responsible for buying food grains from farmers at MSP at state-run market yards or mandis.

PH to have sufficient food supply amid health crisis, DA chief assures

Manila Bulletin 10 Apr 2021
“We thank our farmers, fishers and other players in the food value chain for their continuing labor and resilience,” he said ... Dar also reiterated his appeal to the Philippine National Police and local government units to allow the unhampered movement of farmers, fishers, and other essential workers in the food value chain.

Farmers protest ‘outside procurement’: Truckloads of wheat from UP meant for Ropar plant to return

Indian Express 10 Apr 2021
The high voltage drama, which started with farmers lodging a protest till late evening on Thursday and scaling it up to block the Chandigarh-Ropar road for over three hours on Friday, ended after Solkhian-based Megastar Food Limited gave an undertaking to purchase wheat from ...

DA: Food supply for 2021 sufficient

The Philadelphia Inquirer 10 Apr 2021
"We thank our farmers, fishers, and other players in the food value chain for their continuing labor and resilience.

Three retirees who have become successful farmers

Manila Bulletin 10 Apr 2021
from a former OFW to a full-time farmer ... Danny Hizon, a former overseas Filipino worker in Saudi Arabia who is now a certified organic farmer ... Being born and raised in a family of farmers has contributed a lot to his journey ... In hopes of changing Pedroso and his wife’s unhealthy eating habits, they opted to grow their food on a 3.7-hectare land.

Paraquat Poison — Another Hazardous Chemical in Your Food

Mercola 10 Apr 2021
But even if you manage to avoid GMO foods, you still might be paraquat-affected because, at harvest, some farmers may use herbicides as a desiccant to quick-dry the plants and speed ripening in preparation for the harvesting machine.

Couple move from Oregon to Iowa hometown, start organic farm

Corvallis Gazette-Times 10 Apr 2021
“I hope I can just help them reach more people in the community and bring more awareness, not only about food shortage, but also how you can be more self-sufficient,” Phillips said ... We’re getting some food produced so we can get it to the farmers market and probably start getting greens going because those are more early season kind of crops.”.

Let’s focus on making marijuana an alternative foreign exchange earner – Ras Mubarak

Ghana Web 10 Apr 2021
“We need to dissuade the minds of people ... It will also create jobs for our farmers who after harvesting their food crops have to wait till another planting season, leaving their lands fallow ... The farmer who insists he has never intentionally ingested marijuana shared that he might have used eye drops and hair creams that were made from the substance.

SACP has long called for land expropriation

Independent online (SA) 10 Apr 2021
Under agricultural transformation, the programme called for “Redivision of the land so as to ensure equitable distribution among poor farmers and landless agricultural labourers”; “The fullest utilisation of the land so as to increase the food supply of the people ... of food.

Pantry to offer food boxes in Bluffs, Carter Lake

The Daily Nonpareil 10 Apr 2021
Story Street Pantry will distribute USDA Farmers to Families food boxes on April 17 in both Council Bluffs and Carter Lake ... .

Africa seeks $25 billion for climate adaptation, green recovery

Beijing News 10 Apr 2021
Its aims include providing farmers with access to digital technologies to help them better deal with erratic weather and ensure food security, and mobilizing resources from international capital markets, Verkooijen said.

Today's events for April 10

The Post and Courier 10 Apr 2021
The event will feature vendors, food trucks and more ... The event will feature group rides, demos, the official Pedego Tour Bus, giveaways, live music, food and more ... ACTS will hold Senior Food Distributions from 8-9.30 a.m ... ACTS will hold a food distribution from 9.30-11 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, at the Ridge Spring Farmer's Market, 906 W.

Amid row, Punjab to start procurement of 130 lakh tonnes of wheat

TeluguStop 09 Apr 2021
With the 'arhtiyas' announcing a boycott of wheat procurement in Punjab beginning on Saturday owing to direct payment to farmers on the purchase of food grains, the state's Mandi Board Chairman Lal Singh said they were fully geared up to accomplish the challenging task of procurement amid the pandemic.

Punjab agrees to implement direct bank transfer for farmers from April 10

Live Mint 09 Apr 2021
Badal, after a lengthy discussion with Union Food Minister Piyush Goyal on this issue, said the Centre rejected the state government's demand to give more time to implement direct bank transfer (DBT) of minimum support price (MSP) to farmers ... make payment directly to farmers.

Punjab to begin wheat procurement from April 10; farmers to be paid in bank a/cs

The Times of India 09 Apr 2021
The wheat procurement in Punjab will begin on April 10, the state's food, civil supplies and consumer affairs minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu said ... Ashu said the department of agriculture and farmers' welfare expect the arrival of 130 lakh tonnes of wheat in the local markets (mandis).