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moneycontrol.com September 27, 2018

Hopeful Of Agri Exports Crossing $40B By Year-end, Says Agriculture Secretary

The country has so far received 9 percent lower rainfall than normal in the current monsoon season. : Talking about agri exports, Shobhana Pattanayak, agriculture secretary, in an interview with CNBC-TV1, said the government has brought out a new export policy and over the last few years the level of exports has been around $37 billion. Pattanayak added that the government is hopeful of exports crossing $40 billion by the end of this year and $60 billion by 2022. Pattanayak also said the excess rainfall in and around Delhi has affected vegetables but fortunately has not damaged the main crop.
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realassets.ipe.com September 20, 2018

International Farming Corporation To Raise Initial $1.5bn For Core Fund | News | Ipe Ra

WSIB intends to invest up to $250m into IFC Core Farmland Fund. : International Farming Corporation (IFC) is planning an initial $1.5bn (EUR1.23bn) capital raise for an open-ended US farmland fund, according to an investor. Washington State Investment Board (WSIB) told IPE Real Assets that it will be seeking approval at a board meeting to invest up to $250m in the IFC Core Farmland Fund.
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business-standard.com July 29, 2018

Agri Min Suggests Green Logistics Corridor, Use Of E-comm To Boost Exports To $60 Bn By 2022 | Business Standard News

Agriculture Ministry has suggested several measures including setting up of a system for forecasting demand, green logistics corridor for perishables, and use of e-commerce, to boost shipments of agri commodities to USD 60 billion by 2022. Other steps suggested to Commerce Ministry in this regard include strengthening of domestic regulatory authority, review of Essential Commodity Act and involving Indian missions abroad. Besides, measures like protecting farmers through appropriate duty instruments, and special safeguard mechanism have been suggested, a senior government official said.
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telegraph.co.uk June 22, 2018

'special Needs' Farm Takes On Animals Unwanted By Other Sanctuaries

A farm for animals with "special needs" has opened in an attempt to save them from the slaughterhouse. More than one hundred animals with physical disabilities and behavioural problems are now cared for at Manor Farm, Bilsthorpe, Nottinghamshire. Several began their lives as part of animal attractions at petting zoos, while others were saved from the slaughterhouse at the eleventh hour. Di Slaney, the founder, said it was important for the farm to treat disabled animals the same as those without health issues.
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forbes.com April 05, 2018

3 Ways Crypto Is Disrupting The Energy Markets

Crypto assets on the blockchain promise a global transformation that will touch every industry, market and participant, with energy at the epicenter of disruption.
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channelnewsasia.com March 20, 2018

Agriculture Must Make Water Use Go Further: Experts

BRASILIA: In a world where water risks running short for many, the especially thirsty agricultural industry must learn how to manage the vital resource better, experts said on Tuesday (Mar 20). A day after the United Nations warned that 5.7 billion people could be short of drinking water by 2050 ...
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stltoday.com February 01, 2018

Australia Tightens Foreign Investment Rules On Power, Farms | Business

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The Australian government has announced tighter controls on foreign investment in electricity grids and farmland two years after Chinese buyers were blocked from high-profile corporate takeovers in both sectors.
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recordonline.com December 09, 2017

Community Solar Programs Booming In Mid-hudson - News - Middletown, Ny

Big Oil and Big Gas, meet Big Solar. Momentum is building for dozens of proposed mid-Hudson solar farms as locals join other New Yorkers signing up for solar credits to offset their electric bills.The New York Public Service Commission powered the solar boom by allowing community net metering in July 2015. That and other rule changes were encouraged by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's NY-Sun, Reforming the Energy Vision plan and the Shared Renewables Program, which aim to increase [...]
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moneycontrol.com November 04, 2017

Government Woos Investors To Tap India's Agriculture Sector

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Saturday called upon investors to leverage opportunities in the country#39;s farm, dairy, poultry and fisheries sectors.
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marketwired.com November 01, 2017

Future Farm To Ramp Up Hemp Production

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - Nov 1, 2017) - Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "Future Farm") (CSE: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) recently announced its plans to acquire a 120-acre industrial hemp farm in Amity, ME. Derek Ross, the farm operator and Future Farm partner, has already harvested the farm's first crop of 5,000 hemp plants and is now currently drying and preparing for CBD oil extraction. In 2018, Future Farm plans to perform extraction onsite by creating a vertically integrated, highly efficient large-scale CBD oil production business.
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