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US FARMERS

Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 31, 2022
Forgiving student debt is a bad idea — just ask Indian farmers
Evidence from elsewhere in the world is clear: Canceling out debt incentivizes bad choices among borrowers and political leaders.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 11, 2022
Cutting China’s pork prices means reining in millions of farmers
A surge in the cost of China's staple meat has officials worried about inflation, which grew faster than expected in June.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 21, 2021
India’s farm laws are a global problem
Agriculture is an intricate issue that raises important questions not just for India but for all economies struggling to strike a balance between the market and the state.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 10, 2021
Farmer protests warrant Modi’s concern
The farmer's protest constitutes the largest and most sustained mass protest that Modi has faced since being re-elected with a landslide majority in 2019.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Apr 17, 2020
Will the COVID-19 pandemic cause a food crisis?
For the sake of food security, Japan needs to abolish the policy of curbing its rice acreage.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 28, 2019
Farmers bring central Dublin to a halt with tractor protest over beef prices, climate initiatives
Farmers shut down busy parts of central Dublin for a second successive day on Wednesday by parking dozens of tractors in the streets to protest against low beef prices and climate change initiatives they say are unfair.
WORLD
Nov 18, 2019
Trump hails 'cash' subsidies to farmers and U.S. aid in China trade war
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday welcomed a "cash" payout to American farmers before the Thanksgiving Day holiday that he attributed to China tariffs, but that money actually is part of a U.S. government aid package.
BUSINESS
Sep 22, 2019
Motegi says U.S.-Japan trade talks will bring peace of mind to farmers and automakers
Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said trade talks with the United States will bring peace of mind to farmers and automakers, according to an interview with public broadcaster NHK aired Sunday ahead of a key bilateral meeting this week.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Women of Taste
Sep 7, 2019
Takako Yoshino's growing community of farmers
With the average age of farmers in Japan over 65 and predicted to decline in the next decade, Takako Yoshino hopes to inspire a new generation of younger farmers.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Aug 4, 2019
Why the farm vote still matters in Japan
Behind the LDP's grip on power for much of the more than six decades after its establishment in 1955 is the loyal support from farmers.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Food Sustainability in Japan
May 25, 2019
For Eat Local Kobe, it's important to stick close to your roots
Through its farmer's market, cafe-supermarket and community events, Eat Local Kobe is building a sustainable and robust network to support the region's small organic farmers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 30, 2019
U.S. farmer income falls most since 2016 as Trump trade war losses mount
Personal income for farmers fell by the most in three years in the first quarter, as losses to U.S. agriculture mount from President Donald Trump's trade wars.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Jan 26, 2019
Justin Rose cards 6-under 66, pulls ahead at Farmers Insurance Open
World No. 1 Justin Rose shot a six-under-par 66 to open up a three-stroke lead at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego on Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 30, 2018
Edible flower family adding color to Japan's culinary arts
Katokaen, a flower farm in the suburbs of Tokyo, has built a thriving business by producing blooms that are not only pretty but are also enriching the culinary arts with colorful petals as crisp as lettuce or as sweet and sour as berries.
WORLD
Dec 17, 2018
Nigeria's farmer-herder clashes have left over 3,600 people dead since 2016, Amnesty says
Clashes in Nigeria between farmers and seminomadic herders have killed more than 3,600 people since 2016, most of them this year, Amnesty International said on Monday, in a report documenting an upsurge in violence that could sway the results of February 2019 elections.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Nov 25, 2018
Women help bolster Japan's farming industry
Female farmer Atsue Durrant explains how establishing The Base Side Farm allowed her to escape the daily grind of an office life and contribute to boosting Japan's agricultural industry.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
Oct 29, 2018
Villagers lose their homes, farmland to feed India's booming power sector
Siyaram Saket refuses to give up his 1½ acres of farmland in central India — no matter how much the coal mining company offers him.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 25, 2018
New U.S.-South Korean free trade pact raises hopes for NAFTA, China deals
The signing of a renegotiated free-trade agreement between the U.S. and South Korea is spurring optimism that export markets for American farm goods won't shut down and may even expand.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 13, 2018
Hokkaido dairy farmers hit by quake work together to overcome hardship
With many dairy farmers in Hokkaido forced to dump thousands of liters of fresh milk following power outages and a scarcity of water triggered by the powerful earthquake on Sept. 6, local communities are trying to overcome the hardship by banding together.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 17, 2018
Trump claims farmers are doing well but data beg to differ
President Donald Trump said Thursday that American farmers are starting to prosper. But recent data tell a different story.

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