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Agric Minister, stakeholders discuss food export and fertilizer subsidy

Ghana Web 08 Dec 2021
The discussions sought to agree on how best to approach such issues to ensure increased food production and availability of food in the country as well as making agriculture profitable to farmers ... He said the export of farm produce to neighbouring countries ensured good prices for farmers, which was a great incentive for high production.
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Govt urged to focus on agric mechanisation

Ghana Web 08 Dec 2021
He observed that the current rain-fed farming would not help boost food production in the country, as farmers could only farm during the rainy season ... The Employment and Labour Relations Minister entreated the citizenry to consume local food, saying the “Farmers’ Day should teach us to be self-reliant in food production.”.
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HAFA celebrates past work, raising funds to pay for its farm

Post Bulletin 08 Dec 2021
"Not just for our farmers, but for anyone who cares about family farms, and who cares about fair and just food systems, and who cares about making sure that we are uplifting the dignity of workers, especially farm workers." ... the local food movement in Minnesota.".
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Amid kisan camaraderie, Punjab’s langar culture rubs off on Haryana

Indian Express 08 Dec 2021
... food is still offered to the farmers. Karnal’s Bastara toll plaza and Panipat toll plaza are among few other langar locations in Haryana which are continuously offering food to the farmers en route Delhi borders apart from several langars at the dharna sites at the borders.
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Pahang state assemblyman calls on state govt to exempt tax, land rental to farmers

Malaysian National News Agency 08 Dec 2021
KUANTAN, Dec 7 -- A Pahang state assemblyman today proposed that the state government should exempt tax or land rental for farmers over two to three years to reduce the cost of food production.
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Flint restaurateur plans shipping container food hall, business incubator

Crains Detroit Business 08 Dec 2021
Should I come back or climb mountains? It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of the rebirth here," he said, sitting at a table at the Flint Farmers' Market, a few feet from his popular Vietnamese food stall, MaMang ... food at the pavilion outside the farmers' market.
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VFFC: Contamination airborne

Rutland Herald 08 Dec 2021
The winter farmers market is looking for a new location after tests found contamination in the air at the Vermont Farmers Food Center ...Anyone with health concerns or who frequented the Vermont Farmers Food Center should talk with their doctor so their exposure becomes part of their medical history.”.
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Let's minimise the use of agrochemicals - Association

Ghana Web 08 Dec 2021
A scholarly article titled “Agrochemicals Use Practices and Health Challenges of Smallholder Farmers in Ghana” reported that food crop farmers in Ghana used agrochemicals at a rate of 1.3 to 13 times higher than the recommended doses. Overdose application of pesticide was also reported among vegetable and other smallholder farmers in Ghana.
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Widespread flooding disrupts harvest

The Daily Telegraph Australia 08 Dec 2021
Farmers in northern New South Wales have returned to harvesting crops, after heavy rain caused widespread damage ... While this is unlikely to have an impact on the food supply chain, it means prices are affected on a grower level.
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Majority of Obuasi residents are farmers, not miners – MCE

Joy Online 08 Dec 2021
The MCE for Obuasi, Elijah Adansi Bonah, disclosed this while addressing the 37th Farmers Day event in Obuasi. “Obuasi predominately has more farmers than miners ... He believes this will make the sector attractive to prospective farmers. “If we’re planting to consolidate food systems in Ghana we need to invest in agriculture,” he said.
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Upcoming dinner to educate on farming mental health issues

Messenger-Inquirer 08 Dec 2021
The event, which is a partnership between the University of Kentucky’s colleges of agriculture, food and environment and nursing, will feature students acting out skits that pertain to farmer safety and mental health wellness ...Farmer suicide is not really anything people have heard about or think about ... Farmers’ Dinner Theater begins at 6.30 p.m.
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Nestle India gets approval under Production Linked Scheme

The Times of India 08 Dec 2021
'The Company has always believed that the PLI scheme for the food processing sector will help farmers and the food processing industries.
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Cookbook celebrates Latin America’s vast and vital cuisine

Republican American 08 Dec 2021
Martinez and the volume’s co-writer, food and travel writer Nicholas Gill, consulted home chefs, farmers, food journalists, village elders, bakers and restaurant owners across Latin America ... “We need to support our farmers and support people that are producing the food.
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Delhi: Vendors under EDMC hawk eye for hygiene

The Times of India 08 Dec 2021
The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on Tuesday issued guidelines to street food vendors for obtaining health trade licences. A senior official said it is the first civic agency in the city to come out with a policy that would ensure vendors serve food in a hygienic manner ... Farmers’ call today on ending stir as govt ‘meets’ 5 demands.
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Glanbia signs greements for sale of stake in dairy business

The Irish Times 08 Dec 2021
The food group announced the plans last month, saying it would sell the stake to Glanbia Co-op, which is owned by farmers who supply it. The move would allow Glanbia to concentrate on food ingredients and sports nutrition ... The programme is expected to run until May. .
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