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Retool Buffer Stock Company to boost storage capacity - Select C’ttee urges govt

Graphic 25 Oct 2021
The Parliamentary Select Committee on Food, Agriculture and ... Dr Jasaw called on poultry farmers to consider working closely with commercial farmers and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture so that they could produce poultry feed at affordable prices to increase their production.
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Farmers in Ghana ready to grow GM cowpea

Ghana Web 25 Oct 2021
More than 200 Ghanaian farmers have expressed their readiness to grow Genetically Modified (GM) cowpea, Ghana’s first genetically modified food crop ... The new cowpea variety could potentially increase yield by 20 times more and also support the nation’s economic development and food security while improving farmers’ livelihoods.
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Farmers in Ghana ready to grow genetically modified cowpea

Joy Online 25 Oct 2021
More than 200 Ghanaian farmers have expressed their readiness to grow Genetically Modified (GM) cowpea, Ghana’s first genetically modified food crop ... The new cowpea variety could potentially increase yield by 20 times more and also support the nation’s economic development and food security while improving farmers’ livelihoods.
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Rice Board backs DA hybrid rice clustering program

Manila Standard Today 25 Oct 2021
The private sector-led Rice Board has expressed support for the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) clustering program that consolidates at least 100 hectares of hybrid rice land in 15 provinces even as it pressed for an assurance of the DA national budget for food sufficiency program.
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Pinetops teen presents research paper at global summit

Rocky Mount Telegram 25 Oct 2021
A Peaceful, Sustainable Solution to a Terrible Crisis,” to the World Food Prize Foundation Summer Youth Institute ... I had the opportunity to present my proposal to safeguard the livestock of farmers in Nigeria and learn from laureates and food security experts from all around the world,” he said ... Rattan Lal; designer of modern food packaging Dr.
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True Grace and Rodale Institute Partner to Advance Research on Regenerative Organic Agriculture

The Marshall News Messenger 25 Oct 2021
... sample analysis, crop rotation planning, weed management guidance, equipment advice, inspection preparation, market / buyer discovery and more, effectively helping farmers meet the growing demand for organic food while earning 3-6 times greater profits from their crops (source.
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Jewel-Osco Stores Raise Over $12,000 for Agriculture Students: Supports Growing America's Farmers for Next Generation

News-Press Now 25 Oct 2021
will need 70% more food by 2050 ... echoed that sentiment, "We all have a responsibility to help young people follow their dreams and it is equally important in agriculture as we rely on the very goods and services farmers produce to maintain and elevate our food systems.".
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Farmers demand proper mechanism for tobacco production, procurement

The News International 25 Oct 2021
The farmers forwarded a number of proposals to the National Assembly Standing Committee on Agriculture and Food Security to work on them to protect the interests of growers and bring about a better change in their lives ... expenditures of tobacco farmers and increase their income.
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How Punjab can shine again with nutritional security and climate-friendly agriculture

Indian Express 25 Oct 2021
Can the Punjab government and the Centre come together on this important issue? Punjab was at the forefront of providing food security to the country in the late 1960s and early 1970s but today, the Punjabi farmer is languishing in a low-level equilibrium trap of the rice-wheat cycle with the open-ended procurement system of the government.
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Bill Gates Is This Country's Biggest Farmland Owner

Mercola 25 Oct 2021
They use their farmland to support their food products, such as Wonderful Pistachios and Wonderful Halos Mandarin oranges.13 ... However, you can protect your health and your future by starting with a few simple guidelines that include always choosing organic foods, buying from local farmers and never eating processed foods of any sort.
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NFA urged to buy 'damaged palay'

The Manila Times 25 Oct 2021
A member of Sangguniang Panlalawigan (provincial board) of Mindoro Occidental has urged the National Food Authority (NFA) to buy typhoon-damaged palay (unmilled rice) from farmers in Occidental Mindoro ... The clamor of our farmers is to be able to sell at a fair price on their unmilled rice.
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Government approves ¢44m to contain bird flu-Minister

Joy Online 25 Oct 2021
He said the economic cost to government in terms of loss of livelihoods of farmers, production, productivity and investments, particularly the Government’s Rearing for Food and Initiative, would bring the poultry industry down to its knees and compromise the self-sufficiency agenda of the nation in food production.
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Government approves over GH¢40 million to contain bird flu - Minister

Ghana News Agency 25 Oct 2021
He said the economic cost to Government in terms of loss of livelihoods of farmers, production, productivity and investments, particularly the Government's Rearing for Food and Initiative, would bring the poultry industry down to its knees and compromise the self-sufficiency agenda of the nation in food production.
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Ghana to get rice mills by end of 2021 to enhance rice production – Agric Ministry

Ghana Web 25 Oct 2021
Ghana’s rice farmers have been suffering post-harvest losses ... Government through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has acquired some rice mills to enable rice farmers to produce in larger quantities ... the country for distribution to the rice farmers in the country,” it added.
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Rice mills to arrive in Ghana by end of 2021 to enhance rice production – Agric Ministry

Ghana Web 25 Oct 2021
Ghana’s rice farmers have been suffering post-harvest losses ... Government through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has acquired some rice mills to enable rice farmers to produce in larger quantities ... the country for distribution to the rice farmers in the country,” it added.
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