Somaliland Farmers Lacking Farming Knowledge

Somaliland Farmers Lacking Farming Knowledge

Somaliland agriculture in sector is ranked in importance among the productive sectors after the livestock sector with 20 to 25 % of the population depending directly on the sector for their livelihood. Despite many constraints such as unfavorable climatic conditions, inadequate investment capital, inadequate technical capacity, lack of post-harvest technology, inadequate institutional capacity, inadequate agriculture […]

Solar Power Farms Continue To Spread Across The Globe

Solar Power Farms Continue To Spread Across The Globe

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced that a 100.1 MWp solar plant utilizing the Company’s 1500Vdc central inverter solutions came online in Cafayate, Salta Province, Argentina, demonstrating the Company’s dedicated contribution to the largest solar plant in one of LATAM’s most booming solar energy regions. The project is located in Cafayate, a region […]

Drones Take Over Farming

Drones Take Over Farming

Buzzing like a giant insect over the verdant Moselle Valley, a drone sprays fungicide over rows of vines. Last month over part of her century-old family estate near the borders with France and Germany. Luxembourg wine producer Corinne Kox began trials of the small unmanned aircraft. The test drone, guided by a pilot operating a […]

Who Supports Organic Family Owned Farming

Who Supports Organic Family Owned Farming

It was 34 years ago that Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp came together in Champagne, IL for the first Farm Aid. Responding to the rise in bankruptcies and foreclosures of family farms in the 80s, they wanted to raise awareness and funds to help farmers in crisis. Over the decades, Farm Aid has grown into an organization providing […]

Indonesia’s Chocolate Dream is Sustainable Cocoa Farming

Indonesia’s Chocolate Dream is Sustainable Cocoa Farming

$OLMIY, $BYCBF FLASH: Asia’s biggest producer of cocoa beans is looking to diversify and make more Top-quality beans. The farmers in Tabenan, Bali, set aside 80% of their output for the single origin Bali bar made by Pipiltin, the Jakarta-based company founded in Y 2013 to produce premium chocolate from Indonesia-grown beans. Malaysia aims to […]

Celebrate by Helping US Veterans Transition to Healthy Civilian Lives

Celebrate by Helping US Veterans Transition to Healthy Civilian Lives

Celebrate by Helping US Veterans Transition to Healthy Civilian Lives This Veterans Day, Food Tank brings you 18 initiatives from around the United States that are working to help veterans transition to healthy, productive civilian lives through farming and agriculture. By providing veterans with roadmaps to help them become integral players in the sustainable food […]

Stone Barns Center Releases Its 1st Book: “Letters to a Young Farmer”

Stone Barns Center Releases Its 1st Book: “Letters to a Young Farmer”

 Stone Barns Center Releases Its 1st Book: “Letters to a Young Farmer” Today, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture released Letters to a Young Farmer,  a book which compiles insight from some of the most influential farmers, writers, and leaders in the food system in an anthology of essays and letters. The United States is on the […]

American Industrial Farming Can Create Another Dust Bowl

American Industrial Farming Can Create Another Dust Bowl

American Industrial Farming Can Create Another Dust Bowl $TSN, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB The Great Depression of the 1930’s was tough for most Americans, and farmers were really hard hit. Plowing up the Southern Plains to grow crops turned out to be a massive miscalculation that led to enormous suffering. In that circumstance 3 consecutive droughts […]

Dubai’s Ruler Receives $1.22-M in UK Farming Subsidies

Dubai’s Ruler Receives $1.22-M in UK Farming Subsidies

Dubai’s Ruler Receives $1.22-M in UK Farming Subsidies Greenpeace said Sheikh Mohammed was one of the biggest beneficiaries of UK farming subsidies UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been revealed as one of the biggest beneficiaries of UK farming subsidies over the […]