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csrwire.com October 23, 2019

Dominion Energy And Smithfield Foods Invest Half Billion Dollars To Become Largest Renewable Natural Gas Supplier In U.s. - Press Releases On Csrwire.com

Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) and Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today the companies are doubling their investment in renewable natural gas (RNG) projects across the U.S. to $500 million through 2028. This additional investment will expand their Align Renewable Natural GasSM joint venture beyond its initial projects in North Carolina, Virginia and Utah, to pursue new projects across the country, including in Arizona and California. Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods formed Align RNG in November 2018, committing $250 million over 10 years to capture methane from Smithfield's company-owned and contract hog farms and convert it into clean RNG.
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realassets.ipe.com August 05, 2019

Macquarie Buys Australian Agricultural Asset After Chinese Owner Forced To Sell | News | Ipe Ra

MIRA buys 49% stake in Cubbie Station, covering 93,700 hectares. : Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has acquired a 49% stake in one of Australia's largest agricultural properties, after Chinese textile manufacturer Shangdong Ruyi was forced by the Australian government to sell down its interest. In 2012, Shangdong Ruyi was originally required to wind down its 80% stake in the 93,700-hectare Cubbie Station within three years of purchasing it for A$240m (EUR146m). In 2016, Australia's current conservative government granted a three-year extension for Shangdong Ruyi to sell its holding down to 51% to an independent third party or third parties.
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business-live.co.uk July 31, 2019

Farmland Owned By The Kelham Estate In Nottinghamshire Goes Up For Rent For The First Time In 45 Years

Farmhouse undergoing refurbishment could be available too. : Some 292 acres of arable commercial farm land, owned by the Kelham Estate, is coming up for rent - the first time since the 1970s. The current tenants of Trentside Farm in Kelham, near Newark, who farmed the predominantly arable land are retiring. It has been 45 years since this sizeable block of farmland has been available to let. It is now being offered on a five-year Farm Business Tenancy, starting from Monday, September 30.
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telegraph.co.uk July 29, 2019

Ethiopians Plant More Than 200 Million Trees In A Single Day In Bid To Restore Landscape

Ethiopians planted more than 200 million trees on Monday, which officials stated will be a world record. The ambitious initiative of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed aims to help restore the country's landscape, which experts say is fast being eroded by deforestation and climate change. The state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate announced more than 224 million trees were planted on Monday, surpassing the initial goal of 200 million trees planted in one day. "Today Ethiopia is set in our attempt to break the world record together for a green legacy," the prime minister's office tweeted on Monday morning.
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business-standard.com July 29, 2019

Letter To Bs: Cms' Panel For Major Reforms To Transform Agriculture Sector | Business Standard Letters

There is a strong need to reform agriculture for the development and well-being of over 60 per cent of the population.
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prnewswire.com July 10, 2019

Soil Wealth Report Identifies 67 Investment Approaches To Grow And Develop New Regenerative Agriculture Capital Opportunities

CHICAGO, July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of researchers from Croatan Institute, Delta Institute, and the Organic Agriculture Revitalization Strategy (OARS) released a major new report for investors, agriculture practitioners, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists on financing...
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business-standard.com June 11, 2019

Increase Investment In Farm Sector, Enhance Mkt Access: Agri Experts To Fm | Business Standard News

Agriculture experts in their pre-budget consultation with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Tuesday demanded that the government take steps to boost investment in farm sector and enhance market access to farmers. Sitharaman, who will be presenting the 2019-20 Budget on July 5, assured them that farm sector issues, employment generation, and poverty alleviation are high on the agenda of the government. This was her first pre-budget consultation in the run-up to 2019-20 Budget with representatives of agriculture and rural development sectors. She is also scheduled to meet bankers and economists later.
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business-standard.com April 17, 2019

In Maharashtra's Dry Belt, Onions Are Born Only To Die In The Fields | Business Standard News

Amid stunted crops & stunted dreams, even politicians have turned their backs on this dry belt. : Shashikant Garad, 31, has taken over the role of a farmer, from being the son of a farmer a few years ago. In the last season, akin to how a retail investor diversifies his investment portfolio, he diversified his crop portfolio on his 20-acre farmland by planting jowar (sorghum), onion, and lemon -- a cereal crop, a vegetable, and a fruit.
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miningweekly.com April 08, 2019

Vast To Dispose Of Pickstone Interest To Open Up Core Focus Play

Aim-listed mining company Vast Resources has concluded a conditional sale contract for the proposed disposal, to Southern African Trade Finance (SATF), of its non-core 50.01% interest in Ronquil Enterprises, the holder of its Zimbabwe gold assets - the...
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recordonline.com March 16, 2019

Mostly Sunny Outlook Amid Community Solar Farm Boom - News - Middletown, Ny

WESTTOWN -- A new crop sprouted from fallow fields on both sides of County Route 1 over eight months last year: some 16,000 silicon solar panels, laid out in row upon row in the heart of what once was a prime dairy farming area.Today, those panels are catching the sun's rays to produce 5.29 megawatts of electricity, enough to power the homes of 800 Orange and Rockland customers who subscribed to Clearway Community Solar -- the company that built [...]
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