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reuters.com - Peter Hobson - Australia aims to improve decision making at farm chemicals regulator
Australia aims to improve decision making at farm chemicals regulator
Reuters

CANBERRA, April 17 (Reuters) - The Australian government will push the country's farm chemicals regulator to improve the quality and integrity of its decision-making and reduce its focus on approving pesticides at a consistent pace, it said on…

palmbeachpost.com - Martin Derrow - Florida faces huge impact from federal Farm Bill that Congress is revising
Florida faces huge impact from federal Farm Bill that Congress is revising
The Palm Beach Post

Farming is big business in Florida—affecting our economy, health, and quality of life. So, the Farm Bill – a massive piece of federal legislation that rolls out every five years or so – has outsized impact on the people of our…

grist.org - {'@id':'https:////grist.org//#//schema//person//image//2caf4eee23f226587f09bd3348db0a27'} - In a first, California cracks down on farms guzzling groundwater
In a first, California cracks down on farms guzzling groundwater
Grist.org: Climate. Justice. Solutions

In much of the United States, groundwater extraction is unregulated and unlimited. There are few rules governing who can pump water from underground aquifers or how much they can take. This lack of regulation has allowed farmers nationwide to empty…

cbsnews.com - Black market marijuana farms in Maine allegedly tied to Chinese criminal networks
Black market marijuana farms in Maine allegedly tied to Chinese criminal networks
CBS News

Hundreds of unlicensed marijuana farms have cropped up in Maine in recent years, a CBS News investigation has found. Officials believe criminal networks tied to China are behind some of these illegal operations. Nicole Sganga has the story.

people.com - Gabrielle Rockson - Zayn Malik Says Daughter Khai, 3, Helps Him Name Animals on His Philadelphia Farm: 'It's Fun'
Zayn Malik Says Daughter Khai, 3, Helps Him Name Animals on His Philadelphia Farm: 'It's Fun'
PEOPLE

Zayn Malik is sharing a rare insight into life on his farm with his daughter Khai. On April 17, the former One Direction star, 31, opened up about how his 3-year-old — whom he shares with ex-girlfriend Gigi Hadid — helps him name…

leicestermercury.co.uk - Hannah Richardson - Appeal launched over plan for solar farm next to Belvoir Castle
Appeal launched over plan for solar farm next to Belvoir Castle
Leicestershire Live

A rejected plan for a solar farm near Belvoir Castle could come to fruition after the developer behind it lodged an appeal against the refusal. The almost 100 hectare solar farm in fields off Muston Lane, near Easthorpe, was refused planning…

nationalobserver.com - David Macdonald - Budget 2024: Betting the farm on housing
Budget 2024: Betting the farm on housing
Canada's National Observer

Clearly, it's go big or go home on housing this year. This part of the budget was pre-announced last week to ensure it wasn't lost in today's budget coverage. And it's worth digging into this major push. The housing measures aren't the biggest…

dailycamera.com - Lauren Farrauto - At the market: Small farms have big impacts for our planet
At the market: Small farms have big impacts for our planet
Boulder Daily Camera

The cows at Grama Grass & Livestock do their part to restore prairie land in Boulder. (BCFM - Courtesy photo) Earth Day is coming up, which is a day for us to demonstrate our support for protecting the environment. A commitment to protect the…

channelnewsasia.com - CNA - Australia aims to improve decision making at farm chemicals regulator
Australia aims to improve decision making at farm chemicals regulator
Channel NewsAsia

CANBERRA:The Australian government will push the country's farm chemicals regulator to improve the quality and integrity of its decision-making and reduce its focus on approving pesticides at a consistent pace, it said on Wednesday. A review of the…

bristolpost.co.uk - Adam Postans - Farm shop and cafe faces backlash over 'bonkers' plan after hours
Farm shop and cafe faces backlash over 'bonkers' plan after hours
Bristol Live

Dozens of villagers are fighting “bonkers” plans for a farm shop and cafe to sell alcohol and play live music outside until midnight. Golden Valley Farm Shop in Bitton has applied for a premises licence, which will be decided by South…

thezoereport.com - Alexandra Owens - Forget A Beachside Resort - Luxury Farms Are The Hottest Summer Travel Trend
Forget A Beachside Resort - Luxury Farms Are The Hottest Summer Travel Trend
The Zoe Report

Cozying up next to a herd of cattle might not seem like the most alluring way to spend your next vacation — but don't pack up for the city just yet. With agricultural tourism on the rise, more luxury properties than ever before are jumping…

globalnews.ca - Guilty pleas heard in beating of mentally ill man on Sask. farm
Guilty pleas heard in beating of mentally ill man on Sask. farm
Global News

Two men accused of beating and tying up a mentally ill man on a Saskatchewan farm have pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily harm. Story continues below advertisement Adam and Peter Mclean of Melfort, northeast of Saskatoon, are to be sentenced…

theconversation.com - Yali Si - Migratory birds are on the move and nature-friendly farms can help them on their way
Migratory birds are on the move and nature-friendly farms can help them on their way
The Conversation

Every spring, hundreds of thousands of birds leave their winter habitat on Poyang, the largest freshwater lake in China, and fly north over the most densely populated region on Earth to reach their breeding grounds in Siberia. As with any…

nbclosangeles.com - Mekahlo Medina - Thieves steal 12 goats from dairy farm in Ontario
Thieves steal 12 goats from dairy farm in Ontario
NBC Southern California

Police Tuesday looked for a thief or thieves who stole 12 goats from a dairy farm in Ontario. Open since 1880, Drake Family Farm manages about 500 goats and uses the animals to make cheese, lotion and soap to sell at local farmers markets…

citizen-times.com - Tiana Kennell - Asheville urban farm at risk of dismantling, community asked to support
Asheville urban farm at risk of dismantling, community asked to support
The Asheville Citizen Times

ASHEVILLE - Farm manager Chloe Moore is in a season of cultivating the rows of vegetables, fruit and herbs grown at Southside Community Farm to help feed neighbors in the neighborhood and other residents in need. This spring, rainbow chard, kale…

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