Latest News for: Food farmers


Yara’s Grow Ghana initiative to help empower farmers

B & FT Online 08 Aug 2022
This is expected to benefit ~100,000 productive smallholder farmers, and help enhance the country’s food security. The war in Ukraine has compromised global access to affordable fertilisers, hindering farmers’ ability to feed their communities, threatening food security around the world.

Farmers Market Week: Celebrating in Oak Ridge, Clinton

Oakridger 08 Aug 2022
But the farmers are persistent and believe in their mission to provide healthy food for the community, the release stated, adding that the community has remained loyal, which FARM appreciates ... Farmers markets foster direct relationships between community members and farmers which can work to create a more fair and sustainable food system.

Govt to consider legislation to compel banks …to increase loans to farmers

Business Ghana 08 Aug 2022
The government is considering a legislation that will compel banks to increase their loan portfolios to farmers to help increase agricultural productivity in the country ... “We are developing a memo to cabinet for approval for a legislation to make the banks grant loans to the farmers,” he added.

The plans for giant seaweed farms in European waters

BBC News 08 Aug 2022
North Sea Farmers, the consortium behind the test, says it was the world's first mechanical harvest of an offshore (some distance from the coast) seaweed farm ... North Sea Farmers has almost 100 members including food and consumer goods giant, Unilever, and energy firm Shell.

NAFAS offering Peladang brand products with 30 pct discount at MAHA 2022

Malaysian National News Agency 08 Aug 2022
SERDANG, Aug 7 (Bernama) -- The National Farmers' Organisation (NAFAS) is offering a variety of options in its food product segment through the Peladang brand in ...

How expensive is owning a dog?

North Shore News 08 Aug 2022
Food ... There is a lot of controversy and debate in the dog-owning world surrounding dog food ... The age of the subscription delivery service has not left dog food untouched, either, with brands like the Farmer’s Dog and Nom Nom tailoring fresh food orders directly around your dog’s needs and preferences.

Column: National Farmers Market Week

The News Guard 07 Aug 2022
This year, both the national and state campaigns highlight the essential role that farmers market operators play in our local food systems; by curating a marketplace for fresh, affordable, and nourishing food ... Farmers markets foster direct relationships between community members and farmers, which builds a stronger connection to our food.

City of Pittsburgh to celebrate National Farmers Market Week 2022

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 07 Aug 2022
The City of Pittsburgh’s four farmers markets host nearly 20 farmers from the local region and more then 50 total vendors selling a variety of products, including fresh produce, baked goods, hot prepared foods and handmade items ...National Farmers Market Week will be a ...

DCHI Celebrating National Farmers Market Week

The Dillon Herald 07 Aug 2022
Farmers markets foster direct relationships between community members and farmers to create a fair and sustainable food system ... This year, the campaign is centered around the essential role that farmers market operators play in our local food systems and in developing resilience in communities as hubs for local economies and connection.

US to give 2.5million dollars development support to farmers—Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield

Ghana News Agency 07 Aug 2022
5 million scheduled development assistance in Ghana is to support farmers to increase food production. She said the US Government was concerned about challenges facing farmers in the country and would be working with them and supporting them to boost food production.

Punjab CM bats for MSP as legal guarantee

The Siasat Daily 07 Aug 2022
The Chief Minister, while addressing the national Council meeting of NITIO Aayog chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here, recalled that at the time when country was starving for food, the hard-working and resilient farmers of the state had made country self-reliant in food production.

100 smallholder farmers introduced to High-yield climate-resistant hybrid seedlings

Ghana News Agency 07 Aug 2022
A beneficiary farmer, Nana Afua Simewuah, Queen Mother of Dompoase, told the Ghana News Agency that the improved seeds were important in raising yields and ensuring food security, proper nutrition and prosperity for not only smallholder farmers but the entire population.

DA distributes P74-M aid in Zamboanga Sibugay

Sun Star 07 Aug 2022
Meanwhile, Senator Cynthia Villar, chairperson of the Senate Committee for Agriculture and Food, through a video message during the distribution of the assistance, also expressed support to the farmers and food producers and the agriculture development in Zamboanga Sibugay.

Take up responsibility and support food security – Thomas-Greenfield tells Russia

Joy Online 07 Aug 2022
Speaking to the media after interacting with some farmers who were trained on how to use improved methods to increase yields in the aftermath of the global fertilizer shortage, Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield stated that, in addition to other factors that have contributed to food ...

Celebrate National Farmers Market week at O’Hara Commons on Aug.10

Ravalli Republic 07 Aug 2022
Executive Director Samantha O’Byrne said The O'Hara Commons has celebrated National Farmers Market Week for six years ... Farmers’ markets stimulate the local economy, support healthy communities, increase access to nutritious food and promote sustainability.” ... Celebrate National Farmers Market week at the Wednesday Market on Aug.