Latest News for: Food farmers


Agriculture Forum: School food services face force of nature

Traverse City Record-Eagle 27 Feb 2021
I remember a blizzardy day nine years ago when area farmers packed the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Station in Leelanau County to hear area school food ... And that snowy day from a decade ago reminds me of something food service directors and farmers have in common.

Ehingbeti 2021 Post Hub Activation Report:Unlocking Agricultural Potential, to ensure food security and sustainability

Business Day Online 27 Feb 2021
“If we don’t lend to farmers, they can’t farm and if farmers can farm; then there’s no food,” he added in conclusion ... According to her, there can be no food security without first, securing farmers as well as that of their farmlands ... · Provision of adequate and uncompromised security for farmers and their farmlands to ensure food security.

Virus pushed global hunger to new heights: Mian Zahid Hussain

Urdu Point 27 Feb 2021
Increased involvement of the private players have reduced production, farmers are not being paid their due share while masses are forced to buy food at very high price prompting them to compromise on health and education ... in the plans as their role is central to food security.

Starting over: Making a new life in Vermont

Times Argus 27 Feb 2021
I forgot to ask him whether his full beard and weathered-Vermont-man look are new additions, or if he sported those before becoming a farmer; but regardless of which it is, both his work attire and workday have changed dramatically ... And, he points out, that’s your job as a farmer, to do all of those things yourself.

Kansas Profile: Leon Winfrey, Southwest Tortillas

The Mercury 27 Feb 2021
Do farmers feed the world? In one sense, absolutely ... Today we’ll learn about an entrepreneurial Kansas farmer who increased his product’s value by taking it directly to the consumer ... He researched some alternatives, one of which was growing corn for human food such as tortillas.

Rural Roots: After two decades at state, national ag departments, Greg Ibach returns to Sumner

The Grand Island Independent 27 Feb 2021
One was the Farmers to Families Food Box Program to help ag producers, especially those with fresh produce, find markets during a COVID-related farm-to-table distribution system breakdown and to meet food needs across the country ... food sources, pack food boxes and distribute them.

In Trump farm bailout, top 1 percent reaped nearly one-fourth of aid

The Keene Sentinel 27 Feb 2021
... financial incentives for farmers ... “We’re at a time when so many Americans have lost their jobs, are struggling to put food on the table or keep their businesses open, it makes you wonder why so much money is going to farmers, especially the largest, wealthiest farmers.

Nonprofits partner to provide food to those in need

The Patriot Ledger 27 Feb 2021
The Massachusetts Military Support Foundation, working with the Marshfield Republican Town Committee and the Marshfield VFW, are distributing USDA Farmers to Families Food Boxes every Friday to any individuals who may need them. “We are pleased to provide these USDA Farmers ...

Villar lauds Bataan agriculture initiatives

Manila Standard Today 27 Feb 2021
... officials for turning Dinalupihan into a community focused on agriculture food production. This project intends to benefit directly their farmers and indirectly the rest of the population of Bataan as well as to establish food security, Villar’s office said in a statement.

Govt finalises products under scheme to increase farmer income, exports

Yahoo Daily News 27 Feb 2021
New Delhi, Feb 27 (PTI) The government on Saturday said it has finalised a list of products from agriculture and allied sectors that will be promoted in a cluster approach in 728 districts across the country as part of its effort to boost farm exports and enhance farmers income.

‘Harford County: Rooted in Agriculture’ free virtual event March 20 is for everyone who eats

Carroll County Times 27 Feb 2021
Broadcasting on YouTube and Facebook, the program will include a Native American blessing for Harford County, a cooking demonstration by a local chef, discussions on hydroponics and community gardening trends, and questions answered by farmers and food professionals.

Court stops govt from agri land acquisition for Ravi project

Dawn 27 Feb 2021
... that the acquisition laws had been blatantly violated by the government and the farmers were being deprived of their precious land. The counsel said compulsory acquisition would deprive the farmers of their agricultural land and it could pose food security threats in the future.

The real reason why Bill Gates is now the US’ biggest farmland owner

New York Post 27 Feb 2021
Farmer Bill, the guy who owns more farmland than anyone else in America.”  ... It aims to help poor farmers, especially in Africa and South Asia, get the “tools, technologies, and resources they need to lift themselves out of poverty.” If each acre can produce more food, that’s good news for farmers.