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stuff.co.nz - Regenerative farming: NZ soils need fertilizers to be productive
Regenerative farming: NZ soils need fertilizers to be productive
Stuff

OPINION: There has been much media interest recently around regenerative agriculture as a paradigm move away from “conventional” agriculture. Agriculture is not static, it's always evolving. What is alternative today may be the new…

reliefweb.int - Nurturing resilience in smallholder farming systems: Emerging insights from a Climate-Smart Village in Southern Shan State, Myanmar - Myanmar
Nurturing resilience in smallholder farming systems: Emerging insights from a Climate-Smart Village in Southern Shan State, Myanmar - Myanmar
ReliefWeb

Barbon WJ, Myae C, Su MN, Gonsalves J. 2020. Nurturing resilience in smallholder farming systems: Emerging insights from a Climate-Smart Village in Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Cavite, Philippines: International Institute of Rural Reconstruction…

indianexpress.com - Gagandeep Singh Dhillon - Their source of income lost to tourist ban, many in Kufri take to farming, NREGA jobs
Their source of income lost to tourist ban, many in Kufri take to farming, NREGA jobs
The Indian Express

A solitary pony grazes at the ridge abutting the Mahasu peak near Kufri, the tingling of its bells the only sound to ring the air. Rows of deserted shacks with worn-out tarpaulins line the ridge located more than 2,500 metres above the sea level…

medium.com - Lucas Outumuro - Bitcoin on Ethereum: Key On-Chain Insights
Bitcoin on Ethereum: Key On-Chain Insights
Medium

Based on guest post on The Defiant. “Show me the incentives and I will show you the outcome” — Charlie Munger While the renown American investor and vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway was not referring to cryptoassets with…

longfordleader.ie - News reporter - Longford Leader Farming: IFA welcomes extension to loan deferment deadline
Longford Leader Farming: IFA welcomes extension to loan deferment deadline
Longford Leader

“The postponement to 30th September from the end of June for first-time applicants for a loan break is much more realistic and practical. “In recent meetings with the banks, I have outlined that the impact on income is delayed for…

dailymail.co.uk - Fake meat grown in labs heralded as the eco-friendly future of food
Fake meat grown in labs heralded as the eco-friendly future of food
Mail Online

On Saturday, in our first extract from a mesmerising new book, JENNY KLEEMAN explored how we could soon live in a world devoid of intimacy — where thousands of sex robots are sold worldwide. In this second, equally haunting part, she unveils…

furtherafrica.com - Onion farming in Rwanda is the next big deal
Onion farming in Rwanda is the next big deal
FurtherAfrica

Onion farming has become a lucrative business because of the readily available and rapidly growing and demand from both local and foreign markets. Rwanda Agriculture Ministry considers handling of onions right from preparing nursery bed to planting…

huddle.today - Veronica Paul's Journey From Insurance To Hop Farming: 'I Couldn't Sit In An Office'
Veronica Paul's Journey From Insurance To Hop Farming: 'I Couldn't Sit In An Office'
Huddle

Though business was what she went to school for, she soon realized the insurance industry wasn't where she wanted to be. “I couldn't sit in an office. I did not belong there. My father and I started working from home,” says Paul.

evwind.es - In 2019 the solar PV market increased an estimated 12% to around 115 GW | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world
In 2019 the solar PV market increased an estimated 12% to around 115 GW | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world
REVE

Following a year in which global solar photovoltaics (PV) additions were stable or even contracted slightly, in 2019 the solar PV market increased an estimated 12% to around 115 GW i. 1 The decade ended with strong demand in Europe, the United…

stuff.co.nz - Forest owners group says industry will save rural communities
Forest owners group says industry will save rural communities
Stuff

Converting farmland into forestry can offer a lifeline to rural communities, rather than sound a death knell, a group representing forest owners says. On Friday, Labour forestry spokesman Stuart Nash announced plans to introduce a resource consent…

nytimes.com - Coronavirus Live Updates: Assessing the Real Death Rate
Coronavirus Live Updates: Assessing the Real Death Rate
The New York Times

More than six months into the pandemic, the coronavirus has infected more than 11 million people worldwide, killing more than 525,000. But despite the increasing toll, scientists still do not have a clear answer to one of the most fundamental…

nytimes.com - Tracey Tully - How You Get Your Berries: Migrant Workers Who Fear Virus, but Toil On
How You Get Your Berries: Migrant Workers Who Fear Virus, but Toil On
The New York Times

HAMMONTON, N.J. — Workers at the largest blueberry farm in the Northeast move through the fields in small groups, fingers dancing with the speed of musicians as they pick bushes heavy with fruit. The more they gather, the more they are paid…

reliefweb.int - Restoring drylands, strengthening resilience: Insights from a Climate-Smart Village in Htee Pu, Nyaun Oo, Myanmar - Myanmar
Restoring drylands, strengthening resilience: Insights from a Climate-Smart Village in Htee Pu, Nyaun Oo, Myanmar - Myanmar
ReliefWeb

Barbon WJ, Myae C, Su MN, Gonsalves. 2020. Restoring drylands, strengthening resilience: Insights from a Climate-Smart Village in Htee Pu, Nyaun Oo, Myanmar. Cavite, Philippines: International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR). Permanent…

theguardian.com - Guardian staff reporter - Farmers' markets go hi-tech: how online sales are saving Indian farmers
Farmers' markets go hi-tech: how online sales are saving Indian farmers
The Guardian

When the call finally comes, the connection is so poor that Silme Marak can barely catch the words. After running upstairs to the roof of her house for a better signal, the 39-year-old farmer finally hears the first piece of good news to come her…

bbc.co.uk - David Robson - Coffee in crisis: The bitter end of our favourite drink?
Coffee in crisis: The bitter end of our favourite drink?
BBC

Drought, flooding, disease - climate change is already threatening the source of our caffeine fix. Are we facing the end of coffee as we know it, asks David Robson. As we sip our lattes and espressos and read the daily headlines, climate change can…

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