Rising input costs and fallout from the war in Ukraine dragged down farmer confidence for a third quarter. The results of Rabobank’s latest rural confidence survey show optimism around high commodity prices and another bumper grain harvest has been clouded by the rising cost of agricultural inputs like fertilizer andRead More →

Women in Plateau State dominate agricultural space, generate income for their families and support their spouses. With good weather conducive to vegetable and grain production, they take advantage of the fertile soil and availability of farmland in the state to venture into farming. Ms. Atong James, an enterprising woman fromRead More →

Scottish Sea Farms won the UK Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) Sustainability Award at its annual ceremony, held on Thursday June 9 at the Birmingham Botanic Gardens. The awards were launched in 2006 to recognize measurable progress by organizations and individuals towards net zero. In a categoryRead More →

Olga Motshweni (25) from Doornkop in the local municipality of Steve Tshwete, aspires to introduce young people to agriculture as a means of reducing unemployment.Motshweni is the youth president of this municipality in agriculture and rural development. The Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Lands and Environmental Affairs (Dardlea) has helpedRead More →

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. It’s no secret that the Earth’s biodiversity is under threat. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, 26% of all mammals, 14% of birds and 41% of amphibians are currently threatened worldwide,Read More →

By Vince McDonagh – June 2, 2022 Icelandic salmon farmer Arnarlax strengthens its smolt business following a key acquisition. The company has signed a share purchase agreement for the remaining 50% shares in the Eldisstöðin Ísþór smolt facility in Þorlákshöfn (pictured) in the south of the country. Arnarlax previously co-ownedRead More →