Queensland bans personal injury ‘claim farming’ – Daily – Insurance News

Queensland parliament today passed new laws forbidding so-called “farming” of personal injury claims after a rise in the targeting of cases such as institutional child abuse and workers’ compensation. The new laws prohibit anyone soliciting or inducing another person to make a claim, as well as payments to claim farmers for the details of potential … Read more

Ukraine’s Farming Industry Suffers $4.3 Billion in Damages From Russia’s Invasion

Ukraine has suffered $4.3 billion in damage to farmland, machinery and livestock as a result of Russia’s invasion, according to the Kyiv School of Economics. About half of the “already immense” destruction from the war comes from pollution caused by mines and unharvested crops, according to a report by authors Roman Neyter, Hryhorii Stolnikovych, and … Read more

Cranswick calls on UK government to save pig farming industry

Cranswick, one of the UK’s largest pork producers, has called for government action to save the pig industry after feed price rises added to labour shortages to place farmers under “unsustainable strain”. Adam Couch, chief executive of the listed group, said ministers must do more in the coming months to ensure that the UK had … Read more

Bayer’s farming business drives Q1 earnings beat By Reuters

© Reuters. The logo of Bayer AG is seen in a showroom of the German drugmaker where the annual results news conference takes place in Leverkusen, Germany February 27, 2020. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/Files By Ludwig Burger FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Agriculture and pharmaceuticals company Bayer (OTC:) reported quarterly adjusted core earnings rose a better-than-expected 27.5% on strong … Read more

Markets alongside Ganga in UP to discourage illegal farming, fishing

To encourage the local people in conservation of biodiversity, the Bijnor administration has decided to develop an open-air market and a craft bazar along the river in the area. A forest official said on Tuesday that the primary goal is to encourage villagers to participate in the exercise and also … Read more

indian agriculture: 4 lakh hectare under natural farming now; Niti Aayog to prepare roadmap to scale up: Minister

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday said about 4 lakh hectare has been brought under natural farming so far as part of a sub-scheme of the Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana and think-tank Niti Aayog will prepare a roadmap to scale this up. Tomar, while addressing a national workshop on innovative agriculture here, said the … Read more

4 lakh hectare under natural farming now, says agriculture minister Tomar

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday said about 4 lakh hectare has been brought under natural farming so far as part of a sub-scheme of the Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana and think-tank Niti Aayog will prepare a roadmap to scale this up. Tomar, while addressing a national workshop on … Read more

Natural farming need of the hour, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Natural farming is the need of the hour as the cost of production of foodgrain has increased due to the use of chemicals and fertilisers, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Monday. Addressing the ‘National Workshop on Innovative Agriculture’ organised by NITI Aayog, Kant further said India is now … Read more