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Food is essential, and we need a farm bill to protect it

The Ledger 03 Oct 2022
We need a new farm bill that will support American farmers and protect our access to a national food supply in the near term and for generations to come ... Florida farmers grow, raise and harvest food that is served on dining tables around the world.
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FAO Hails Rice Revolution, Urges FG to Build Resilience for Farmers

This Day 03 Oct 2022
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has commended Nigerian farmers for their resilience and contribution to food security particularly the revolution witnessed in local rice production ... Ahmed, however, emphasised the need to de-risk the sector for vulnerable farmers.
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GABEL | Only SCOTUS can save our bacon

Colorado Politics 03 Oct 2022
Agriculture puts food on the table every day for every American ... In America, because we have the safest, most affordable and most abundant food supply in the world, consumers can vote with their dollar, and they do every day. However, one man’s choice ought not take the food off the table of another ... hog farmers.”.
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Agroecology and Food Sovereignty

Capital Ethiopia 03 Oct 2022
The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) was first conceived in 2008 by a group of concerned individuals and was launched at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties 17 (COP 17) in Durban, South Africa in December 2011 ... Climate change will affect the level and access to food.
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Farmers seeking 2c more for eggs picket shops

RTE 03 Oct 2022
Farmers seeking an increase of 2c per egg from supermarkets Lidl and Aldi are continuing to picket those stores branches in Cavan town ... "Farmers are on their knees, there is a lot of guys very close to going out of business and if they go out of business there is no food," she says.
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FAO forecasts global rice shortage next year

B & FT Online 03 Oct 2022
as food import bill of vulnerable countries hits US$25bn ... The FAO has said the high natural gas prices and rising food prices could make the difference between life and death for millions of people around the world ... they face a steeper food import bill and higher cost of fertilizer – which has quadrupled and many farmers cannot afford it.
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U.S. International Development Finance Corporation invests $2.3 billion

New Business Ethiopia 03 Oct 2022
• Supporting smallholder farmers in Africa ... • Supporting food security and drought resilience in Mozambique ... A $10 million investment in MCE Empowering Sustainable Agriculture, a $40 million debt fund, will provide financing to agribusinesses and rural farmers, improving long-term food security in lower income countries.
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Will the Farm Bill be the next big climate package? It depends on the midterm elections

Grist 03 Oct 2022
Roughly every five years, lawmakers pass The Farm Bill, a spending bill that addresses the agriculture industry, food systems, nutrition programs, and more ... This draft document outlines a plan that completely defunds federal programs that support conservation efforts, as well as slashes federal food stamp and crop insurance programs.
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Climate change causes havoc for Gaza's date harvest

The New Arab 03 Oct 2022
They called on the Hamas-run agriculture ministry, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations "FAO" to support the palm sector and farmers in the strip and protect the upcoming harvest seasons ... "The farmers were ...
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Will bird flu stuff our Christmas turkey supply? Fears for livestock after more than three ...

The Daily Mail 03 Oct 2022
Stocks of festive turkeys could be at risk if the worst bird flu outbreak in UK history spreads, farmers warn ... The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs said around one billion birds a year are produced by British farmers and officials were working to 'eradicate the disease as quickly as possible'.
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Surging CO2 prices could push up UK grocery bills by nearly $2B: Report

Anadolu Agency 03 Oct 2022
Carbon dioxide is used to add fizz to soft drinks and some alcohols, food packaging, and the slaughter of some livestock ... “If high gas prices, or even blackouts, force factories to close it could create real problems for farmers and the food and drink industry.” .
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Trimble's New Agriculture Displays Provide Next-Generation Performance and Connectivity for In-Field Operations

Longview News-Journal 03 Oct 2022
With a range of functionality and price points, farmers can select the guidance solution that best fits their farming needs ... The solutions enable farmers and advisors to allocate scarce resources to produce a safe, reliable food supply in a profitable and environmentally sustainable manner.
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Bench Fashion Week 2022: Lesley Mobo’s ‘Masaganang Bukid’

Manila Bulletin 03 Oct 2022
Aptly titled “Masaganang Bukid,” his new line is a love letter to Filipino farmers and their role in preserving the country’s rich cultural and agricultural heritage ... The goal is to celebrate life and celebrate being Filipino and celebrate those people that provided us food during the pandemic—the farmers.
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Carbon dioxide price surge threatens £1.7bn extra cost for UK groceries

ITV 03 Oct 2022
Research by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) suggests that the UK’s food and drink sector could end up footing the mammoth extra bill for liquid CO2 if gas prices remain high ... “If high gas prices, or even blackouts, force factories to close it could create real problems for farmers and the food and drink industry.”.
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Nigeria: FAO Hails Rice Revolution, Urges Govt to Build Resilience for Farmers

All Africa 03 Oct 2022
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has commended Nigerian farmers for their resilience and contribution to food security particularly the revolution witnessed in local rice production ....

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