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Joint lab helps Kenya reap rich harvest

China Daily 18 Apr 2024
A China-Kenya joint agricultural lab in Kenya has bred more than two dozens of superior crop varieties over the past five years, effectively improving food security for farmers across the country ... Hence, farmers don't lose yields," he said.
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Pakistan eyes multi-billion dollar investment after Saudi team visit

The News International 18 Apr 2024
He said the Ministry of National Food Security would write to the provinces, saying the decision would bring prosperity to farmers ... The cabinet directed the Ministry of National Food Security to ask ...
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Genome editing: A potential panacea to Africa’s food insecurity    

Ghana Business News 17 Apr 2024
Farmers’ adoption of improved crop varieties birthed from GEd would lead to sustainable nutrient-efficient food production, resulting in food security in Ghana ... food crops such as maize, rice and yam.
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A’Ibom Adopts Multi-pronged Approach to Tackle Hunger, Hardship

This Day 17 Apr 2024
Offiong Offor, disclosed this at a media chat, saying the administration of Governor Umo Eno was embarking on a massive food production through investments in agriculture ...Food sustainability remains the priority of Governor Eno’s administration.
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Commissioner orders facilities at wheat procurement centres

The News International 17 Apr 2024
She urged farmers to cultivate wheat in a careful way as it is a staple food ... Director Food Shahid Khokhar said 45,604 farmers in the division have so far been registered for purchasing wheat.
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Florida faces huge impact from federal Farm Bill that Congress is revising

The Palm Beach Post 17 Apr 2024
Here in Florida, those investments are helping farmers save critical ecosystems and habitats ... Together, let us advocate for investments in conservation programs, in our farmers, in nourishing food, healthy soil and nutrition programs.
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Pesticide bill is about preserving Iowa farmers' access to American-made crop protection

Des Moines Register 17 Apr 2024
As a farmer, I know how important glyphosate is to raising crops ... Among my constituents and those of my colleagues, there has been a robust response to protecting both Iowa farmers and our food supply ... But it’s not just farmers who rely on glyphosate.
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State grants will help three Cape Cod cranberry farmers renovate bogs

Cape Cod Times 17 Apr 2024
Kim Driscoll announced more than $3 million in grants to support Massachusetts farmers through programs that improve cranberry bog restoration, composting efforts, food safety, and business planning.
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Asheville urban farm at risk of dismantling, community asked to support

Citizen Times 17 Apr 2024
... and other food from other local farms and farmers markets operated by people of color ... In 2023, nearly 2,000 pounds of food was grown and harvested by the farmers with more gathered by residents.
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Gene editing crops to be colourful could aid weeding, say scientists

The Guardian 17 Apr 2024
... food without pesticides, as it would make it easier to spot weeds, scientists have said.
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Farmworkers at State House advocate for hike in their minimum wage, now at $8

Metrowest Daily News 17 Apr 2024
“Farmers understand the value of their laborers; they can’t work the farms without them.” ... Products are sold through farm stands, at farmers markets and through CSAs (community supported agriculture) direct to food banks and restaurants.
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Farm workers at State House advocate for hike in their minimum wage, now at $8

Telegram & Gazette - Worcester 17 Apr 2024
“Farmers understand the value of their laborers; they can’t work the farms without them.” ... Products are sold through farm stands, at farmers markets and through CSAs (community supported agriculture) direct to food banks and restaurants.
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Surprising ways and places you can use SNAP EBT food benefits

The Galveston Daily News 17 Apr 2024
Did you know that SNAP EBT benefits used to be called food stamps and that recipients can use those benefits to get healthy food in places other than supermarkets? Farmers markets are one of those unexpected places that take SNAP ....
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Food Truck Friday kicks off, Earth Day events planned

The Elkin Tribune 17 Apr 2024
Explore Elkin’s monthly food truck event kicked off for the season on Friday at the Farmers Market Shelter downtown. Explore Elkin’s Food Truck Fridays take place the second Friday of each month from April through October ... .
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