Farm income

Community systems offer alternative pathways for solar growth

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Walking on the roof of his church among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr. acknowledged that climate change is not the most pressing concern for his predominantly black congregation – albeit it disproportionately harms people of color and the poor. “The violence we are experiencing, the …

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The State of food and agriculture 2021: making agrifood systems more resilient to shocks and stresses – World

Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the vulnerability of agrifood systems to shocks and stresses and has led to increased food insecurity and malnutrition around the world. Actions are needed to make agrifood systems more resilient, efficient, sustainable and inclusive. The State of Food and Agriculture 2021 presents national indicators …

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Meet the team helping farmers in India

Now that the 2021 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge winners have been officially announced, we want you to learn more about each winning team and the story behind each innovation. The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is an annual competition that awards cash prizes to entry-level technology entrepreneurs who solve …

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Kelly Bullis: Income averaging for farmers

Tax advice (and others) Kelly bullis By Kelly J. Bullis Saturday 20 November 2021 How many of you remember when you were a child that you dreamed of being a farmer or a rancher? What!? Am I the only one who has dreamed of driving tractors to plant and harvest …

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AgriStability should not be replaced

Farmers hoping to replace AgriStability in the next five-year federal-provincial-territorial partnership will likely be disappointed. Canada’s agriculture ministers agreed on a set of principles to guide the next policy framework at their November 8-10 meeting in Guelph. However, replacing AgriStability with a margin-based program is not one of them. Instead, …

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The 10 Most Common Mistakes Farm Families Make During Transitions

What are the biggest mistakes farmers make when transitioning their businesses to the next generation? Curt Ferguson spent 30 years in estate law, working with farming families to plan their estates and grow their businesses. And as the insurance ad says, he knows a thing or two because he’s seen …

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Mill Creek Farm donates to Purple Haze SAP

Coraggioso at Mill Creek Farm (ignore Dickstein’s photo) SARATOGA, NY – Mill Creek Farm of Saratoga is pleased to announce that we will be donating a 2022 season to their new stallion Coraggioso, the 2012 NYSS Champion, to the Purple Haze Standardbred adoption program, said owner Anne Morgan. In addition, …

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