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Some farm workers who arrived in Australia on working holidaymaker visas say they feel undervalued and unwanted as the federal government spruiks a plan for South-East Asian immigrants to make up for the labour shortfall. Key points: Backpackers working on farms for more than two years say they deserve permanency The NFF says the government should add …

The Abrahamic Business Circle – Agriculture Event AGRICULTURE MEETS BLOCKCHAIN at Agriculture Investment Forum 2021 “Let’s grow together” by The Abrahamic Business Circle DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, August 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — AGRICULTURE MEETS BLOCKCHAIN! Join us at Agriculture Investment Forum 2021 “Let’s grow together” by The Abrahamic Business Circle on 29th of September 2021 …

Editor’s note: This story was originally published by Mother Jones. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. During a debate about the Democrats’ new infrastructure bill in the Senate chamber on Tuesday night, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) took the floor, positioned next to a sign stating “No Cow Tax.” There, she floated …

Franklin County roads are lined with horse-themed mailboxes, farm signs, hay suppliers, veterinary clinics and many other businesses that serve the thriving equine industry. The county is home to more than 6,000 horses, valued at $37 million, the most in an eastern nine-county region except for Wake, says Martha Mobley, agriculture extension agent and organizer …

The shortage of labourers in agriculture is being compensated by maximum automation of processes and robotization, says the board chairman of Association of Agricultural Statutory Societies and board member of Latvian Agricultural Organization Cooperation Council Kaspars Melnis. He admits technologies have developed rapidly in recent years. This includes the technologies used in animal husbandry. «It …

Louis and Megan Schlegel gathered up five of their six children to accept their award of the 2021 Crow Wing County Farm Family of the Year. The Schlegels are the fourth generation of their family to own the farm, which took off in 1908 about 15 miles south of Brainerd under the care of Megan’s …

The North Carolina Local Food Council (NCLFC) serves as a collaborative network across different organizations and state agencies to support the state’s local food systems and producers. The council was created with the help of NC State Extension and became centerstage during the statewide shutdown in 2020, helping fisheries, producers and food banks navigate through food …

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said this week that agricultural specialists with the agency in recent months have intercepted two species of pests that are rare in the U.S. at ports of entry at the Texas-Mexico border. One of the two, Cyclocephala forcipulata, a species from the scarab beetle family that is found in Mexico, …

DOJ rarely gives up without a fight in such cases, but legal experts say the Biden administration’s best move at the moment might be to huddle with congressional allies and come up with a program more likely to pass muster. Otherwise, they say, there’s a danger of provoking court rulings that might undermine other programs …

BALTIMORE, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Leading, national energy solutions provider CPower Energy Management today announced that it will support Scale Microgrid Solutions, a leading provider of distributed clean energy and microgrid platforms, to deliver energy management services to vertical commercial farming company, Fifth Season. Scale and CPower will provide Fifth Season with utility bill …