Farm and Food: The simple answer to the simple question | Agriculture

Farm and Food: The simple answer to the simple question |  Agriculture

Oftentimes the simple answer to a simple question is the simple truth. Some people, however, don’t want the simple truth, so they bend facts or shave figures so their square pegs replace roundly accepted reality. It’s commonplace in ag. For example, on April 12, President Joe Biden traveled to Iowa to announce an expansion of … Read more

No, China doesn’t own 30 million acres of US agricultural land — probably | Govt-and-politics

No, China doesn't own 30 million acres of US agricultural land — probably |  Govt-and-politics

Claims that financial interests from the People’s Republic of China own 30 million acres of private American agricultural land are probably not true, according to the best available information. But exactly how much land Chinese or any other foreign nationals own is impossible to say. In 2021, the US Department of Agriculture reported that Chinese … Read more

Super tax: PBC says Pakistan taxing ‘productivity and growth’ – Business & Finance

Super tax: PBC says Pakistan taxing 'productivity and growth' - Business & Finance

The Pakistan Business Council (PBC), one of the country’s largest business policy advocacy platforms, slammed the government’s recent measure of imposing 10% super tax for one year on the corporate sector, saying that the said measure would ‘compromise sustainable growth’ as ​​exporters and employment-generating sectors take a hit. The government on Friday announced a 10% … Read more

Agriculture can make UP a trillion-dollar economy in next five years: Yogi

Agriculture can make UP a trillion-dollar economy in next five years: Yogi

Lucknow: Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said that agriculture and allied sectors could play a key role in making Uttar Pradesh a trillion-dollar economy in next five years. Agriculture, he pointed out, had immense potential for growth in the state. Yogi was addressing a seminar on “Roadmap for Development of Agriculture and Allied Sector … Read more

Western Australia’s Safety Authority Launches Inquiry Following 12th Fatality in Agriculture Sector

Western Australia's Safety Authority Launches Inquiry Following 12th Fatality in Agriculture Sector

Western Australia’s WorkSafe Commission Darren Kavanagh will be conducting an inquiry into the state’s agriculture sector following the industry’s 12th work-related death in just 12 months. In a statement, WA’s Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety said that a 24-year-old male died on June 21 between Varley Creek and Lake King in the Great … Read more

2 Top-Rated Agriculture Stocks Outperforming The Market

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The agricultural industry has grown exponentially this year, driven by robust demand and high food prices. The sharp spike in food prices is mainly attributed to the Russia-Ukraine war and the rising cost of fertilizer and energy over the past year. Curtailed food supply due to the Russia-Ukraine war and food commodity export bans by … Read more

Industry Groups Back Groundswell NZ Call For Warming-based Accounting

ILO: Major Breakthrough On Occupational Health And Safety

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 11:05 amPress Release: Groundswell NZ Last week, on 15 June, Groundswell NZ sent a letter to the Minister of Climate Change James Shaw requesting that he provide evidence to back up his implied claim that NZ agriculture is creating additional warming of the climate, Groundswell NZ emissions spokesperson Steve Cranston says. … Read more

WTO Urged to Do More to Tackle Trade Barriers for Food, Agriculture

WTO Urged to Do More to Tackle Trade Barriers for Food, Agriculture

Countries resorting to “panic” protectionism after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, says expert News Analysis Farmers are struggling with skyrocketing fuel and fertilizer costs and labor shortages while international trade restrictions have become another headwind since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Against this backdrop, a leading food expert says the World Trade Organization (WTO), while limited in … Read more

VN localities seek ways to boost clean agriculture

VN localities seek ways to boost clean agriculture

VIETNAM, June 22 – Bananas grown in Gia Lai province according to GlobalGAP standards has helped farmers earn handsome profits. Photo tuoitre.vn HCM CITY — Recognition that there’s a growing market for safe agricultural produce is pushing several localities to pursue ways and means to advance clean agriculture. Đoàn Ngọc Có, deputy director of the … Read more

A quadfecta of spirits: WAR Craft Brewery adding distillery | Agriculture

A quadfecta of spirits: WAR Craft Brewery adding distillery |  Agriculture

RAPIDAN—Open less than a year, family-run WAR Craft Brewery is seeing success and preparing to add homemade distilled spirits to its list of adult libations. Beer maker Brad Stepp, an Air Force veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, fought for his right to open a distillery at his business on a hill along James … Read more