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Archive for October, 2015

India’s Deadliest Epidemic for Farmers

More than 300,000 Indian farmers have killed themselves since agriculture was liberalized. On May 14, Ramnariam Barma woke up determined to end his life. He had long been pondering this decision, and the government’s refusal to compensate him for the loss of his harvest was the straw that broke the camel’s back. “We had been […]

October 22nd, 2015
Topic: DEATHS GRIEF MOURNING, DROUGHTS FLOODS, SUICIDES Tags: , ,

WILD DOGS & DINGO PROBLEM IN AUSTRALIA-VIDEO REPORTS

  Keeping the wild dogs at bay Brendan Cullen lives on the frontline trying to stop wild dogs heading east from South Australia into NSW across the dingo fence. Cullen talks of how the dogs massacre sheep and native animals and how, despite that, killing these beautiful killers is hard to do. Wild dogs are […]

October 17th, 2015
Topic: Dogs, PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES, VIDEOS AUDIOS Tags: , , , , ,

Inside Coober Pedy, Australia’s Awesome Underground City

It is the biggest opal mining area in the world. It is also home to around 3,500 people of 45 different nationalities, many of them Europeans who arrived in the 1960s in search of fortune. But this small city in southern Australia also lays claim to another rarity: most of its inhabitants live underground. The […]

October 10th, 2015
Topic: CAMERAS PHOTOS, MINING OIL GAS, South Australia, UNDERGROUND Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

DRONE DELIVERY OF IRRADIATED MOTHS INTO COTTON CROPS TO ELIMINATE THE PEST VIDEO SHOWS

Cotton crops in the USA have seen the light with the use of drones to help remove the moth pest from cotton crops. the results are spectacular as the article shows .Read more to know more in the link below in one of my other sites Henry Sapiecha >>DRONES DELIVER STERILE MOTHS TO CROP TO […]

October 9th, 2015
Topic: DRONES, PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES Tags: , , , , ,

Do you know an influential woman in the Australian rural sector?

NOW is the time to nominate influential women in agriculture for the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award. The award aims to identify and support emerging women leaders with commitment and leadership potential to make a contribution to primary industries and communities. If you know of an influential women in agriculture, […]

October 7th, 2015
Topic: EVENTS FAIRS SHOWS, WOMEN Tags: , , , ,