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bloomberg.com - Mike Dorning - Agriculture Secretary Sees 'Early Wins' on Climate From Farms
Agriculture Secretary Sees 'Early Wins' on Climate From Farms
Bloomberg

Vilsack says farmers will respond to financial incentives Cites ‘some flexibility' to use USDA entity's credit line Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack predicted farms would provide “early…

9to5mac.com - Photos: Apple Fritz Farm opens in Lexington, Kentucky
Photos: Apple Fritz Farm opens in Lexington, Kentucky
9to5mac

Apple Fritz Farm opened today in Lexington, Kentucky. The new store is located at The Summit at Fritz Farm shopping center and replaces Apple Fayette Mall. With sunny, street-facing windows, Apple Fritz Farm brings fresh air and a fresh look to…

cnbc.com - Anmar Frangoul - Major offshore wind farm using 187-meter high turbines starts to produce power
Major offshore wind farm using 187-meter high turbines starts to produce power
CNBC

Published Mon, Mar 1 2021 10:42 AM EST The turbines, from Danish firm Vestas, have been described as 'amongst the most powerful operating anywhere in the world.' The North Sea, where the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm is located, is home to a…

nationalpost.com - Sean Speer - Sean Speer: Farming industry is cutting edge, but Trudeau and O'Toole prefer to celebrate smallness
Sean Speer: Farming industry is cutting edge, but Trudeau and O'Toole prefer to celebrate smallness
nationalpost

A common theme of this column is the lack of ambition and the role of complacency in Canadian politics and our broader society. We are too often apprehensive, self-conscious and inclined to cast our sights on the local and familiar rather than the…

koaa.com - Bill Folsom - Flowers in its future; Venetucci Farm reopening
Flowers in its future; Venetucci Farm reopening
KOAA.com

FOUNTAIN — The future of the beloved Venetucci Farm in Fountain has been reimagined. Forward is as a flower farm. For now, growing pumpkins and other produce has to be in the past. “Growing flowers is a fantastic alternative,”…

mb.com.ph - Vina Medenilla - Survival farm: Couple engages in soil-less farming for sustainable food and income amid the pandemic
Survival farm: Couple engages in soil-less farming for sustainable food and income amid the pandemic
Manila Bulletin

Many Filipino households have been severely affected by the effects of the COVID-19 health crisis. The Pagkaliwagan family from Lucena City, Quezon Province is familiar with this situation. When the pandemic started affecting their livelihood…

gmanetwork.com - San Miguel to turn part of Ortigas compound into urban farm
San Miguel to turn part of Ortigas compound into urban farm
GMANetwork.com

Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) is set to convert a portion of its head office complex in Ortigas into its first urban farm which it said would support its staff. Under the 'Malasakit Grade' program, employees and workers doing…

freemalaysiatoday.com - ETX Studio - Huawei to modernise pig farms with facial recognition
Huawei to modernise pig farms with facial recognition
Free Malaysia Today

Feeling the financial pinch, notably due to US sanctions hitting hard in the smartphone market, Huawei has announced plans to try out its technologies in the field of pig farming in China. For that, Huawei intends to make good use of its knowledge…

yesmagazine.org - Breanna Draxler - Reclaimed Water Could Be the Solution to Farming in a Drier Future
Reclaimed Water Could Be the Solution to Farming in a Drier Future
YES! Magazine

A California farm is making sure wastewater no longer goes to waste. On a Saturday in late October, Carolyn Phinney is hip-deep in a half-acre of vegetables, at the nucleus of what will one day be 15 acres of productive farmland. “You can't…

thestar.com - Kevin Jiang - This Toronto farmer wanted to address inequity in agriculture. Now she's helping youth start and operate their own farms
This Toronto farmer wanted to address inequity in agriculture. Now she's helping youth start and operate their own farms
Toronto Star

As the world stares down a climate crisis, more and more youth are growing interested in agriculture — but for lower-income communities, starting a farm can seem like a pipe dream. Non-profit Growing in the Margins is working to fix that by…

bikeportland.org - Job: Retail Sales - Fat Tire Farm
Job: Retail Sales - Fat Tire Farm
BikePortland

We're looking for an enthusiastic mountain biker who wants to share their stoke for the sport with our customers. Retail experience is a plus, and even better if you've worked in the bike industry, but we're willing to train. Knowledge of mountain…

arlnow.com - Arlington's Only Commercial Farm to Expand, Double Production
Arlington's Only Commercial Farm to Expand, Double Production
ARLnow.com

Believe it or not, Arlington County has a working commercial farm. The farm, which is located in a commercial building along Lee Highway, uses hydroponic technology to grow a variety of edible plants indoors. And it's about to expand. Virginia Gov.

boingboing.net - David Pescovitz - Thousands of monkeys still in forced labor farms
Thousands of monkeys still in forced labor farms
Boing Boing

Some farmers in Thailand are still forcing monkeys to harvest coconuts even after a 2019 investigation led to companies, supermarkets, and the Thai government promised to help stop the cruel animal labor practice. According to National Geographic…

dronelife.com - Miriam McNabb - Drones for Disinfection at State Farm Arena
Drones for Disinfection at State Farm Arena
DRONELIFE

The award-winning State Farm Arena, home of the Atlanta Hawks, is the first in the NBA to use drones for disinfection, as the arena prepares to host the annual NBA All-Star Festivities and start the second half of the 2020-21 season. State Farm…

stuff.co.nz - Inexperienced farming machine operators 'cause havoc'
Inexperienced farming machine operators 'cause havoc'
Stuff

Harvest is in full swing across the country, and while rural contractors have managed to get workers in the tractor driving seat, in many cases the work hasn't been up to the necessary standard, industry commentators say. Rural Contractors…

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