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Call to sack civil servant in farm policy row

The Times/The Sunday Times 17 Apr 2021
The row centres on plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on farms.
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India Shuts British Era Military Farms After 132 Years

The Tennessee Tribune 16 Apr 2021
In June 2013, the Quarter Master General’s branch of the Army Headquarters, which looked after the Military Farms, issued a notification to shut down the farms in a phased manner ... “The sole purpose for raising these Military Farms was to have assured supply of hygienic milk to the troops,” retired Lieutenant General Gurmit Singh told Zenger News.
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Animal sanctuary scrambles to rehome 2000 rescued hens

RNZ 16 Apr 2021
The birds will be taken from an unidentified egg farm which is due to close its doors mid-year before the ban on battery cages is introduced next year. Franklin Farm Sanctuary Founder Sally Hart said she "will do whatever it takes" to ensure each of the Brown Shavers are freed before time runs out.
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Rural crime: Farmers 'feel like sitting ducks'

BBC News 16 Apr 2021
Freya Morgan, 57, said the 10 crimes on her north Bedfordshire farm in 2020 included hare coursing and fly-tipping ... As well as spending about £8,000 putting up about 50 lockable gates to fields and tracks on the farm, she has dug ditches "as a physical barrier" and erected a £4,000 electric entrance gate.
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Westport's Meatworks is booked up to 2022. Now lawmakers are pushing for more slaughterhouses.

The Herald News 16 Apr 2021
According to web sources, custom slaughterhouses produce meat for the farm owner only and not the general public ... Such was not the case for Blood Farm in Groton, which dealt with animal cruelty concerns from USDA inspectors late last year and is no longer in operation.
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President Biden Announces His Intent to Nominate Eight Key Administration Leaders

The White House 16 Apr 2021
Pamela Melroy – Deputy Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationSarah Bianchi – Deputy United States Trade RepresentativeJayme White – Deputy United States Trade RepresentativeRobin AshtonInspector General, Central Intelligence AgencyRobert Bonnie – ...
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Review: Patriarchy and the Pangolin by Aditi Patil

Hindustan Times 16 Apr 2021
When given a chance to voice their opinions, the “women seemed to have a more holistic approach to agroforestry, farms, animals and life in general.” Patil repeatedly faces the unsurprising situations of women taking a back seat in the farming process, stringently playing restrictive traditional roles that keep them within home and hearth.
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Tony Reagins leads MLB efforts to grow baseball in underprivileged communities

Tyler Morning Telegraph 16 Apr 2021
Former Angels general manager ... Reagins was his right-hand man as manager of baseball operations, quickly displaying a knack for scouting but also forming personal connections with prospects throughout the farm system. "He was so good at handling people," recalled former Angels general manager Bill Stoneman.
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Disneyland reopening day reservations ‘sold out’ — with a very important asterisk

SiliconValley.com 16 Apr 2021
The “sold out” sign hanging in front of Disneyland on reopening day comes with a very important asterisk ... At least you can at the moment ... Fans that logged onto the Disneyland website at 8 a.m ... The good news ... The bad news ... Knott’s Berry Farm will be bringing up the rear with passholders returning on May 6 and the general public welcomed back on May 21. .
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Litchfield FFA Advisor Brian Johnson Selected As NE Farm Bureau Advisor Of The Year

Sandhills Express 15 Apr 2021
The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation selected two recipients for the FFA Advisor of the Year award ... The mission of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation is to engage youth, educators, and the general public to promote an understanding of the vital importance of agriculture in the lives of all Nebraskans.
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Report shows extent of dairy farming destruction - environmental activists

RNZ 15 Apr 2021
Environmental activists say a new report shows the widespread destruction caused by intensive dairy farming ... describes the explosion of intensive farming ... "To improve, for example, farming effluent management, exclude stock from waterways and improve farming practices generally.
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Indoor Farming Lighting Market Key Trends And Opportunity Areas |Philips Lighting (Netherlands), EVERLIGHT Electronics (Taiwan), ...

The Sentinel Newspaper 15 Apr 2021
Philips Lighting (Netherlands), EVERLIGHT Electronics (Taiwan), Netafim (Israel), Argus Controls Systems (Canada), LumiGrow (US), Logiqs (Netherlands), Illumitex (US), Vertical Farm Systems (Australia), Hydrodynamics International (US), General Hydroponics (US), Richel Group (France), agrilution (Germany) and More ... Small Farming ... Large Farming.
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Coldwater to review animal ordinances

The Daily Reporter 15 Apr 2021
The Coldwater Planning Commission is set to begin work this month on an animal control ordinance after complaints about farm animals in the city ... The township bans all farm animals on residential property of less than an acre ... The department operates under Generally Accepted Agricultural and Management Practices for Site Selection and Odor Control.
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Standing out from the crowd: Ron Simmons isn't your average hog farmer

Fayetteville Observer 15 Apr 2021
Simmons, 39, doesn't fit the farming stereotype ... It’s so easy to get on their level,” said Simmons, who often invites local children to his farm to teach them about raising livestock and growing crops ... For Pate's Farm Market owner, new Fayetteville store is a lifelong dream come true ... McGowan has been farming for about 58 years.
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A familiar face leads MLB efforts to grow baseball in underprivileged communities

The Los Angeles Times 15 Apr 2021
Former Angels general manager ... Reagins was his right-hand man as manager of baseball operations, quickly displaying a knack for scouting but also forming personal connections with prospects throughout the farm system. “He was so good at handling people,” recalled former Angels general manager Bill Stoneman.
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