UK channel 4 news item with Brian May, badger supporter/guitarist with Queen and Jan Rowe, cattle farmer, debating the badger cull which is taking part in the UK now.
CNN: Brian O’Hanlon is a pioneer in farming the open ocean.
Farmers from around Ireland broke a world record and raised tens of thousands of euro in the process.
Two hundred and eight combine harvesters were counted working in one field at one time. It’s the second time the Combines4Charity group have set this world record.
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Jonathan Foley is the director of the Institute for the Environment at the University of Minnesota. We caught up with him at the Aspen Environment Forum to talk about how farmers are adapting to climate change and why they may not be able to do so forever.
Extreme weather in the US and the UK has added to the woes of British farmers already struggling with the aggressive pricing strategies of supermarkets. Louise Lucas, consumer industries editor, visits the north of England and reports on the challenges facing the country’s once booming agriculture industry.
The island republic of Vanuatu in the South Pacific ocean is running out of time. The island’s residents are hard hit by floods, cyclones, coastal erosion and water scarcity. Weather extremes due to climate change is on the rise with sea levels climbing and food and water becoming scarce. The majority of the island’s population depends on natural resources for their livelihoods with agriculture, forestry and fishing the main job-providers. For a long time, the impact of climate change on these sectors wasn’t clear. Resilient vegetables and trees could play a role in combating climate change and helping ease the island’s problems.
A film by Joachim Eggers. deutschewelleenglish
ITN: 1,215 farmers in Taiwan set a new world record for transplanting rice seedlings on a plot of land. . Report by Simon Parker.
PBS: Northwestern Michigan calls itself the Cherry Capital of the World and supplies most of the country’s tart cherries. That wasn’t possible in 2012 and may become increasingly harder. We follow the cherry from field to pie to learn about the risks for the industry.
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- Dark days for UK farmers
- Vanuatuan farmers adapt their agriculture on climate change
- Rice farmers in Taiwan smash Guinness World Record
- A Sour Season for Michigan Cherry Farmers
- Indonesia farmers struggle to keep up
- French farmers praying for sunshine
- EU refuses to help farmers hit by low milk prices
- Farmed & Dangerous: Dairy demos vs corporate herd
- USA Drought: Hog farmers can't feed pigs
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- 'Colony Collapse Disorder' Threatens Bees And Agriculture
- Irish Farming Colleges Thrive During Recession
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