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nytimes.com - Kim Severson - This Year's Thanksgiving Feast Will Wallop the Wallet
This Year's Thanksgiving Feast Will Wallop the Wallet
The New York Times

Thanksgiving 2021 is shaping up to be the most expensive meal in the history of the holiday. Caroline Hoffman is already stashing canned pumpkin in the kitchen of her Chicago apartment when she finds some for under a dollar. She recently spent…

wibw.com - Bryan Grabauskas - Gov. Kelly visits Berryton farm to celebrate Kansas agriculture
Gov. Kelly visits Berryton farm to celebrate Kansas agriculture
WIBW

Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 7:50 PM CDT|Updated: 1 hours ago TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The governor was in Berryton Monday afternoon as she visited with Kansas farmers. Governor Laura Kelly and Agriculture Secretary Mike Beam visited Haselwood Farms, a…

reuters.com - Dominique Patton - Rise in human bird flu cases in China shows risk of fast-changing variants-health experts
Rise in human bird flu cases in China shows risk of fast-changing variants-health experts
Reuters

BEIJING, Oct 26 (Reuters) - A jump in the number of people in China infected with bird flu this year is raising concern among experts, who say a previously circulating strain appears to have changed and may be more infectious to people. China has…

reuters.com - Una Galani - India Insight: Climate fight goes way beyond coal
India Insight: Climate fight goes way beyond coal
Reuters

MUMBAI, Oct 26 (Reuters Breakingviews) - India is part of the global climate solution, not just part of a dirty problem to be fixed. That's the grand message Prime Minister Narendra Modi might prefer to emphasise when he attends read more the…

techcrunch.com - Catherine Shu - Malaysia-based Poladrone raises $4.29M seed round to protect crops
Malaysia-based Poladrone raises $4.29M seed round to protect crops
TechCrunch

Rhinoceros beetles are one of the greatest threats to oil palm crops, attacking plants while they are young and potentially lowering a farm's yield for years. They also affect workers' health, since pesticides need to be sprayed frequently. Based…

nation.com.pk - Staff Reporter - WB expresses satisfaction over progress on Agriculture Smart Programme
WB expresses satisfaction over progress on Agriculture Smart Programme
The Nation

LAHORE - The World Bank (WB) has expressed satisfaction over progress of the ongoing bank-funded Agriculture Smart Programme in the mid-term review meeting, and it has proposed to extend its scope and completion period by two years. This was…

un.org - Afghanistan on 'countdown to catastrophe' without urgent humanitarian relief
Afghanistan on 'countdown to catastrophe' without urgent humanitarian relief
United Nations

The latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report co-led by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP), revealed that the lives, livelihoods and access to food for 22.8 million people will be…

reliefweb.int - Agriculture, Gender and COVID-19: Impact and Recovery - Southasiadisasters.net Issue No. 195, September 2021 - India
Agriculture, Gender and COVID-19: Impact and Recovery - Southasiadisasters.net Issue No. 195, September 2021 - India
ReliefWeb

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, its impacts on women's welfare, food and livelihood security are becoming increasingly clear. The pandemic and its concomitant lockdowns have disrupted livelihoods and value chains in rural and urban areas.

geekwire.com - Amazon and Verizon team up on satellite and cellular connectivity
Amazon and Verizon team up on satellite and cellular connectivity
GeekWire

Amazon's Project Kuiper and Verizon Communications say they'll collaborate on connectivity solutions that capitalize on Kuiper's future broadband satellite constellation as well as Verizon's terrestrial 4G/LTE and 5G data networks. The…

reuters.com - Mayank Bhardwaj - India's record rice crop brings problem of plenty for farmers juggling protest
India's record rice crop brings problem of plenty for farmers juggling protest
Reuters

MUNAK, India, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Farmers in India are gathering in the largest rice crop in history, which promises record exports, while making sure to keep up their longest-running protest, set to turn a year old next month. The sit-in against…

phys.org - Science X staff - Managing water resources in a low-to-no-snow future
Managing water resources in a low-to-no-snow future
Phys.org

Mountain snowpacks around the world are on the decline, and if the planet continues to warm, climate models forecast that snowpacks could shrink dramatically and possibly even disappear altogether on certain mountains, including in the western…

ansa.it - Climate Crisis: Italy's Greenhouse emissions up 6% in 2021 - report - English
Climate Crisis: Italy's Greenhouse emissions up 6% in 2021 - report - English
ANSA.it

(ANSA) - ROME, OCT 26 - Rather than going down, Italy's emissions of greenhouse gases are set to increase by 6% this year, according to a report released on Tuesday. Furthermore, Italy suffered almost 1,300 extreme events linked to the climate in…

businesstoday.com.my - Malizah Isa - MAFI: 12 Experts Appointed For The National Agricultural Advisory Council
MAFI: 12 Experts Appointed For The National Agricultural Advisory Council
BusinessToday

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry (MAFI) announced the appointment of 12 industry experts and academics with experience in the field as Members of the National Agricultural Advisory Council (MPPN) for the 2021 to 2022 session. MAFI…

techcrunch.com - Mike Butcher - World Fund is a new €350M climate VC fund incubated by Green search engine Ecosia
World Fund is a new €350M climate VC fund incubated by Green search engine Ecosia
TechCrunch

You might have previously thought that Ecosia was a nice-to-have search engine that planted trees when you punched-in a search term. Lovely. How nice. But no. Ecosia's founders and the network around it are far more serious about climate change…

naharnet.com - Israel Opens Border to Lebanese Agricultural Workers as 'Gesture of Goodwill
Israel Opens Border to Lebanese Agricultural Workers as 'Gesture of Goodwill
Naharnet

Israel said Monday it was opening its border to agricultural workers from neighboring Lebanon, with which it is technically at war, to pick olives. 'In light of the economic situation in Lebanon, and as a gesture of goodwill to the Lebanese people…

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