Tag: agriculture

Dole IPO: 5 things to know about the newly-public fruit and vegetable giant

Dole Plc, the Dublin, Ireland-based fruit and vegetable giant, started trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker ‘DOLE,’ with shares falling...

Want to invest in U.S. pot stocks? Here’s what you need to know

Traditional vice sectors like tobacco and alcohol are investing heavily in the emerging legal cannabis industry, but commercial cannabis companies can’t quite act like they’re...

Why vegetarians are winning the inflation battle

Now is a great time to become a vegetarian. That’s because beef and pork-based foods are increasingly becoming more expensive. In June, Americans paid 4.5%...

Yellen keeps up push for greater U.S. climate-change regulation, rebuffing concerns of Republicans

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday she will lead an effort across U.S. financial regulators to better scrutinize the potential of climate-change risk, part of President Joe...

I’m 62, unemployed, living off my savings and waiting on Social Security — ‘Can I go fishing for the next 25 years and forget about work?’

I am a 62-year-old single male and have no children. I decided three years ago to quit work and enjoy my life instead of working...

G-7 recommits to clean-energy funds owed to developing nations, gets serious about 2030 targets

The Group of Seven most powerful nations on Sunday recommitted on cooperation to thwart climate change as they aim to nearly halve their greenhouse-gas emissions...

Bitcoin Mining Operation Is Uncovered During U.K. Drug Bust

British police got a shock when they raided a suspected illegal cannabis farm this week: Instead of halogen lamps and weed, they found about 100...

This old building material is new again

It’s been 150 years since Mrs. O’Leary’s cow earned them both a bad rap for incinerating a wood-built Chicago. Ever since, in that city and...

Centre ready to resume talks but farmer unions should first respond to government proposal: Tomar

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday reiterated that the government is ready to resume talks with protesting farmers but first the unions should...

Trader beware: Read this before buying stocks with investment apps like Robinhood

As social media has stoked interest in an assortment of stocks that recently were being shorted by hedge funds, Robinhood and similar, low-cost trading and...

No formal talks with govt until harassment stops, detained farmers freed: Samyukt Kisan Morcha

There can be no “formal” talks with the government until “harassment” by police and administration stops and detained farmers are released, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha...

Narendra Singh Tomar counters ‘misinformed’ Sharad Pawar’s views on farm laws

NEW DELHI: A day after NCP supremo Sharad Pawar claimed that the new farm laws will destroy the MSP procurement system and weaken the mandi...

‘They are in this situation through no fault of their own’: Biden boosts food benefits for poor Americans

Food insecurity and hunger have proved to be one of the most crippling effects of the pandemic. Millions of Americans became eligible for Supplemental Nutrition...

farm laws: Reconsider our proposal to put laws on hold: Narendra Singh Tomar to farmers

New Delhi: The government on Friday declined to make any fresh proposal to end the farmer’s agitation, and asked their unions to reconsider its offer...

farm laws: 8th round of talks between govt, protesting farmers on Friday

New Delhi: A day before the eighth round of talks, the government and the farmer unions stuck to their respective positions on Thursday — the...

My wife found a half brother through Ancestry.com. Are we morally or ethically obligated to share her father’s estate?

Dear Moneyist, Several years ago, on a whim, my wife and I had our DNA tested by Ancestry.com. Last week we were contacted by a...

Budget 2021 run-up: Green shoots galore, agri stands out in the year of the pandemic

Agriculture has been the only bright spot of the Indian economy from past couple of years carrying the heavy weight of lifting the growth rate...

Agriculture wish list for Budget 2021-22

As the clock ticks down to Budget 2021-22, even as the farmers’ agitation continues, with no sign of end to the impasse between incensed farmers...

Corporate debt boom resumes as 2021 kicks off

The training wheels came off without a hitch. The lapse of the Federal Reserve’s inaugural corporate debt-buying program at year’s end didn’t hold up the...

Govt has dashed all hopes of farmers, not much is expected on January 8: Darshan Pal

NEW DELHI: Farmers’ unions have said that central ministers were finally convinced that the agitation would not end with anything less than a repeal of...

My elderly father was physically abusive, and will leave his farm to my two sisters. Should I contest his will?

Dear Moneyist, I have 2 daughters. Growing up in an agricultural family during the farm crisis was tough. My dad was extremely abusive both physically...

On eve of talks with farmers, Narendra Tomar meets Rajnath Singh to discuss govt strategy to end deadlock

A day before the crucial seventh round of talks between the Centre and protesting farmer unions, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar met Defence Minister Rajnath...

new agri laws: Protesting farmers stay put in severe Delhi cold as talks with government remain deadlocked

New Delhi: Thousands of farmers stayed put at their protest venues near Delhi’s border on Friday, braving a severe chill as the mercury dipped to...

Govt-farmers meeting: Ministers join union leaders to share langar food

Three union ministers joined farm leaders on Wednesday to share ‘langar’ food arranged by protesting farmers during their sixth round of talks to resolve the...

Dialogue is way forward to resolve issues raised by farmers: Naidu

NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday emphasised that dialogue was the way forward in resolving the issues raised by the protesting farmers....