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Field of dreams: heartbreak and heroics during a World Ploughing Championships – podcast

Some review it to snooker, others to figure skating. But for those who have given their lives to rival ploughing, it’s some-more than a sport, it’s a approach of life • Read a content chronicle here How to listen to podcasts: all we need to know Article source:

IFA: Energy process contingency concentration on plantation and village projects

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has called on Richard Bruton, a Minister for Communications, Climate Action and a Environment, to make plantation scale and village projects executive to his renewable appetite policies. The association’s renewable plan chairman, Tom Short, claimed that vast scale renewable appetite projects, driven by large business, would “lock out farmers, home-owners […]

ICSD 2018 : 6th International Conference on Sustainable Development

The International Conference on Sustainable Development is orderly by the European Center of Sustainable Development in partnership with CIT University. The 6th ICSD 2018 is desirous from a vicious plea of human, environmental, and mercantile sustainability concerning a benefaction and destiny generations in a global-scale context. The Conference venue is:  Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Piazza della […]

As meridian change bites in America’s midwest, farmers are unfortunate to ring a alarm

Richard Oswald did not need a latest US supervision news on a creeping fee of meridian change to tell him that tillage in a midwest is confronting a grave future, and unequivocally expected changing forever. For Oswald, a impulse of realization came in 2011. The 68-year-old lives in a residence he was innate in and […]

Pig farmers’ onslaught continues as marketplace stays challenging

Pic : Lorraine O’Sullivan The normal pig cost during a impulse is €1.36 – €1.38/kg. Sows are creation reduction than €0.50/kg. It would take a really good boar to make €80, a run organisation orator has claimed. Chair of a Irish Farmers’ Association’s (IFA’s) Pig Committee, Tom Hogan, continued: “If we were to go on […]

GFAR / GODAN / CTA webinar "Data and Agri-food Systems: Past, Present and Future"

Presenter: Ajit Maru Thursday 10 May 2018, 2pm CEST Webinar held. Recording accessible here: As partial of a work on farmers’ rights to information and following adult on a face-to-face march on Farmers’ Access to Data orderly in Centurion in Nov 2017, GFAR continues a partnership with a Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition beginning […]

GFAR / GODAN / CTA / KTBL e-consultation on ethical, authorised and process aspects of open information inspiring farmers

The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation (GFAR), the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition initiative (GODAN), the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the Kuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft (KTBL) entice we to an e-consultation on ethical, authorised and process aspects of open information inspiring smallholder farmers. The forum will take place on a […]

US agribusiness lobbyists paid for outing by David Davis

A six-day outing to a US by former Brexit secretary David Davis was partly saved by an American lobbying organization that is purported to foster weakening European Union regulations on environmental and food standards. The Oklahoma-based organisation, a E Foundation, paid £5,362 to Davis, who was accompanied by associate Brexiter Owen Paterson on a outing […]