Farmers at a paddy field | Representational image| Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan | Bloomberg Text Size: A- A+ A good thing about credible and dynamic data on various policy metrics is that it informs about the current state of affairs of the economy and via a time-series comparison, it helps establish its trajectory.
Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Ghana (MoFA) is projecting to earn US $16 billion annually revenue from the tree crop industry. Acting Manager of Wenchi Agricultural Research Station, Emmanuel Owusu-Poku, announced the prediction and said that, government through MoFA is actively putting measures in place to ensure the growth and development of the tree
The European Commission launched an ambitious Green Deal roadmap aimed at making agriculture more environmentally sustainable, nature-inclusive and contributing to the mitigation of greenhouse gas emission. A probable consequence, however, is that farm incomes can be seriously affected. Depending on market conditions (expected product price increases) and the costs of the measures that have to
New Zealand was the first country in the world to grant rights to a nature reserve. Sailors for Sustainab… After logging, a sad landscape remains In our motorhome we pass meadows with grazing sheep and cows. We see extensive plantations of exotic pines. Biodiversity is low here, there is especially a lot of ranching and
HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte announced the following appointments last Monday. Several of the appointees are from Northwest Montana. Here is the complete list: Fish and Wildlife Commission William Lane, Ismay Current owner and operator of Crescent Cross Ranch in Ismay, Lane brings decades of experience working in the private sector and serving on
California is in the middle of one of its worst droughts on record. The federal government reports that showed that nearly half of the state – including the entire Central Valley – is in an exceptional drought as of mid-October. Overall, 2021 has been the ninth driest year in California since accurate records began being
Monoculture farming is amplifying the prevalence of parasites in bees. October 12, 2021, 11:43 PM • 6 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Scientists have discovered another way modern-day farming techniques are killing off bee populations. While pesticides have long been blamed for the decline in pollinators, a study published in Proceedings
MIAMI, Okla. — Staying on campus, NEO A&M is also offering a new program for Ag students. They can now receive an associate’s degree in science and agriculture with an agronomy option. School officials anticipate the program growing after receiving a grant from the USDA. The grant will be used for scholarships to help agronomy
A BELATED but timely collaborative effort from various sectors of the global livestock industry helped to provide a more balanced, science-based outcome for animal agriculture than originally feared likely at the recent United Nations Food Systems Summit in New York last month. But despite those efforts, the war against meat is intensifying, and complacency is
Of course, come election time, you’ll hear some incumbents trying to tell Illinois residents that the F stands for fabulous, fantastic, or just freaking awesome. Fiscal watchdog TruthInAccounting.org isn’t running for reelection, so they crunched the numbers for Illinois and gave the state an F grade in its latest Financial State of the States report.