Latest News for: Food farmers


Japan Motors donates 3-wheel vehicles to support 39th Farmers’ Day celebration

B & FT Online 04 Dec 2023
(JMTC) has handed over brand-new 3-wheel vehicles to both the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) and Ministry of Fisheries & Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) to support the celebration of this year’s National Farmers’ Day ... Yaw Frimpong Addo, Deputy Minister-Food and ...

After the Harvest volunteers tol glean 1 million pounds of food for the hungry from ...

The Joplin Globe 04 Dec 2023
Since 2014, After the Harvest has been partnering with farmers and distributors to supply hungry people in Kansas City with safe, quality food — to the tune of over 30 million pounds shared over the life of the nonprofit ... the food, and it limits a farmer’s production waste.

COP28: 7 Food and Agriculture Innovations Needed to Protect the Climate and Feed a Rapidly ...

Scheerpost 04 Dec 2023
For the first time ever, food and agriculture took center stage at the annual United Nations climate conference in 2023 ... The global food supply is increasingly facing disruptions from extreme heat and storms ... Simply eliminating deforestation and these practices without alternative solutions would decrease the world’s food supply and farmers’ incomes.

Where did all the veterinarians go? Shortage across Kentucky impacts pet owners, farmers

Courier Journal 04 Dec 2023
Kentucky is in the grips of a veterinarian shortage that is critically impacting farmers and pet owners and could eventually harm our food supply ... “The shortage of veterinarians to treat our agricultural animals is affecting farmers and may soon begin affecting our food supply,” Quarles said in a statement in June.

Guest Column| Stubble trouble: Make policies more evidence-based

Hindustan Times 04 Dec 2023
Government policies, ensuring timely supplies of inputs at affordable prices, easy credit, and assured marketing, motivated farmers to contribute significantly to national food production ... Discontinuation of the MSP is not an option, as it would jeopardise farmers’ livelihoods and national food security.


Malaysian National News Agency 04 Dec 2023
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 4 (Bernama) -- The 2023 Penang Farmers, Livestock Breeders and Fishermen Day (HPPNPP) is expected to draw more than 10,000 visitors, said Penang Agrotechnology, Food ...

Farm equipment parade brings back to mind an old story about a farmer and big city man

Times Recorder - Zanesville 04 Dec 2023
The farmer was approached by a big city executive caught in a snowstorm on a two-lane highway ... Considering the cost associated with this necessary harvesting equipment and its important role in providing our country’s food supply, I encourage you to have some patience and silently thank our farmers the next time you see a parade like this go by.

Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food announces first RSPO certification for independent farmers

The Jakarta Post 04 Dec 2023
Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food, a prominent global palm oil producer, announced that the first group of independent farmers under its Sawit Terampil program had successfully attained Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification ... oil practices among independent farmers.

Are state rules enough to protect against the heavy metals in farm fertilizers?

The Spokesman-Review 04 Dec 2023
Those allegations — which were never proved — upset a large french fry producer in town, drew the ire of some farmers and alarmed the vice president of environmental affairs of the Northwest Food Processors Association, who feared it would cause “a large scale, unfounded food scare.”.

'Best food with least resources': UAE launches food innovation hub at COP28

Khaleejtimes 04 Dec 2023
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) in cooperation with the World Economic Forum and the Ministry of Climate and Environmental Change has launched the UAE Food Innovation Hub in order to deal with the challenges arising from climate change to the food safety and security.

Progress made in potential Kroger, Albertsons acquisition deal as companies seek to mitigate local concerns

Sky-Hi News 04 Dec 2023
Critics have pointed to the prospect of the merger leading to a store closure or negatively impacting consumers who shop at the stores, as well as farmers and ranchers who sell to them ... “According to the USDA Economic Research Service, only 14.3 cents of every dollar spent on food is paid to farmers and ranchers.

‘Cash cow’ subsidies: China targets fraud in farm machinery sales scheme

South China Morning Post 04 Dec 2023
The money was meant to help farmers to buy equipment as part of the bigger national cause of food security but in at least one case the machinery was soon unusable, according to report ... .

Port Jefferson shopping center rezoning vote postponed

Newsday 04 Dec 2023
"We want to work with the developers on this ... The new mall would include a mix of shops, restaurants, offices, a food hall and areas for events such as farmers markets, he said ... The new mall would include a mix of shops, restaurants, offices, a food hall and areas for events such as farmers markets, he said ... More on this topic ... ....

Wild boars cause panic and destroy crops in western Idlib

Enab Baladi 04 Dec 2023
Jamal al-Saleh, 45, said that the damage by wild pigs is not limited to fruit trees, but rather herds of pigs searching for food enter agricultural crops and destroy them. The farmer added that the entry of wild pigs into fields in the region causes losses, including crop damage ...

BJP Sweeps Hindi Heartland, Congress’s Only Consolation Telangana

Kashmir Observer 04 Dec 2023
Free food grain, income assistance for farmers, housing for all, 100 per cent electrification of villages, and tap water to every home, were listed by the BJP as some of Modi’s guarantees in Chhattisgarh ... of work was done for the welfare of farmers, poor people and youth.