New bill aims to diversify Minnesota’s heavily white farming field.

New bill aims to diversify Minnesota’s heavily white farming field.

Growing up in Minnesota’s Hmong community, Representative Samantha Vang was surrounded by people who knew how to farm. But very few of those people had access to the land and resources needed to use their skills to make a living.  “When Hmong refugees started coming here, the only skill we had was farming,” said Vang […]

Jessore dairy farmers pin hopes on white revolution to tide over Covid losses

Jessore dairy farmers pin hopes on white revolution to tide over Covid losses

Some 436,000 litres of milk are produced daily in the district but the supply is outpacing demand UNB In Jessore district, for instance, it was a double whammy for the 3,000-plus small dairy farmers in 2020 — first their businesses were hit by the sudden disappearance of demand due to the pandemic and then they […]

White gold at its lowest

White gold at its lowest

Pakistan has spent $3.9 billion on imports of agriculture from July to December 2020. This quantum of import is 52 percent higher compared to the same period last year. The agro import bill is likely to remain elevated in the second half of FY21 as well, considering the country’s requirement for wheat, sugar, palm oil […]

Harris prepares for central role in Biden’s White House

Harris prepares for central role in Biden’s White House

Kamala Harris will make history on Wednesday when she becomes the nation’s first female vice president — and the first Black woman and the first woman of South Asian descent to hold that office. But that’s only where her boundary-breaking role begins. Also read:  Harris pays tribute to Black women in 1st speech as VP-elect […]