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Enduring the ongoing effects of the pandemic is taking its toll on Australian farmers

Fresh Plaza 23 Jul 2021
State restrictions have intensified across most of Australia in the past two months, with either lockdowns or domestic border restrictions coming back into force ... "Farming it is not easy as it looks; we know that and we can deal with the traditional ups and downs, but COVID is pushing growers to the limit," he said ... Budou Farms.

Beautiful moment 200 Samoans sing a traditional Christian hymn from their hotel quarantine balconies as ...

The Daily Mail 22 Jul 2021
The heartwarming moment hundreds of seasonal workers from Samoa stand on the balconies of their quarantine hotel and sing a traditional Christian hymn as a 'thank you' to Australia has been captured on video ... Those who fly to Australia under the Pacific Labour Scheme are entitled to the same rights as Australian workers - including the minimum wage.

Samoans in hotel quarantine sing ‘hymn of thanks’ to Australia

The Daily Telegraph Australia 22 Jul 2021
"A perfect example are a couple of hundred people who are currently in a form of quarantine, they came from Samoa, they will eventually work on the farms of Australia.

How economic reforms of 1991 focussed on urban centres at the cost of rural India

Yahoo Daily News 22 Jul 2021
Migration and reverse migration have left little scope for any doubt about the fact that India as an economy must generate gainful opportunities in rural areas at a large scale to accommodate local skilled and semi-skilled workforce, marginal farmers and farm labourers.Story continues ... Younger generations are too disenchanted to adopt farming.

Wind turbines off the coast could help Australia become an energy superpower, research finds

MENA FN 22 Jul 2021
(MENAFN - The Conversation) Offshore wind farms are an increasingly common sight overseas. But Australia has neglected the technology, despite the ample wind gusts buffeting much of our ... .

Land repair vital for survival: Successful dryland restoration to benefit two billion people

Phys Dot Org 22 Jul 2021
Martin Breed, one of three Australian researchers who helped coordinate data collection for the live database, says the new paper is really important for Australia. "Much of Australia is drylands and huge areas of these drylands in Australia are degraded," he says.

Prince William Will Contribute to a New Book ( But It’s Nothing Like His Brother’s Tell-All Memoir)

Yahoo Daily News 22 Jul 2021
Read full article. (PureWow). 21 July 2021, 4.19 pm·1-min read. Prince William is contributing to a book of his own, and no, it’s not a tell-all memoir ... “The Earthshot concept is simple ... Our book reaches from the coral reefs of Mexico, via palm oil plantations in Borneo and sheep farms in Australia, to the forests of Kenya ... ANI ... .

Meet one vertical farm venture helping the industry grow past greens

GreenBiz 21 Jul 2021
The company has eight farms deployed in Scotland, Australia and France and recently announced one for Abu Dhabi for customers including Eden Towers, Vertegrow and Madar Farms ... The IGS system is in its Australia farms, where it grows kale, arugula, lettuce and bok choy.

The Duke of Cambridge is working on a book to support The Earthshot Prize

Harpers Bazaar 21 Jul 2021
It's not quite a royal memoir, but Prince William has a writing project in the works too. The Duke of Cambridge will pen an exclusive introduction for the book Earthshot ... A Life on Our Planet ... Our book reaches from the coral reefs of Mexico, via palm oil plantations in Borneo and sheep farms in Australia, to the forests of Kenya ... Related Story ... From ... .

Flow Power starts production at its first two solar farms in South Australia

Renew Economy 20 Jul 2021
Retailer Flow Power has begun construction at two small solar farms in South Australia, the first it owns and operates directly. ....

Northern Territory's biggest date farm records largest-ever harvest

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 20 Jul 2021
A co-operative date farm in Central Australia records its biggest harvest thanks to improved horticultural techniques ... .

Aging Athletes Are Enjoying A Moment. Team USA’s Oldest Olympian Plans To Keep It Going

Time Magazine 20 Jul 2021
We’ve entered a golden age for graying athletes. Tom Brady, for example, just won his seventh Super Bowl. He’s 43 ... Dutton laughs at the question ... He won team eventing gold medals for Australia in 1996 and 2000 ... medalist since 1952 ... “I grew up in Australia on a sheep and cattle farm and that was kind of a bit foreign to me ... Brady.

6 unusual South African attractions to explore during the third wave

Independent online (SA) 19 Jul 2021
You do not have to travel to Australia to see the Big Pineapple, there’s one closer to home ... The Big Pineapple on Summerhill Farm is a replica of Australia’s biggest tourist attraction on Sunshine Plantation in Queensland ... Farm Sanctuary, Western Cape ... A post shared by Farm Sanctuary SA🇿🇦 (@farmsanctuarysa).
Edit – a Digital Platform for Sustainable Agriculture Scales up to Become Part of the OpenAg™ Network

Algeria Times 19 Jul 2021 – a digital platform for growers, farming communities and food systems, is scaling and expanding its global reach as a part of the OpenAg™ network ..., which was incubated by UPL, will operate as an open platform in the supply of products, innovation and mechanisation.

Where’s your beef from? Biden order seeks to boost US ranchers, clarify for consumers

West Hawaii Today 19 Jul 2021
The meat in your bun could have come from a cow raised on a Kansas farm. Or it could be from Australia, Canada or a handful of other countries ... comes from American farms, Biden’s administration argued that imported meat that can be marketed as American under current rules creates unfair competition for U.S.

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