small farmer

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a farmer on a small farm

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42 hectare), the small farmer customer group is an important one for the PBDAC and for the greater goals of improved agricultural productivity and food security.
We heard one small farmer comment that, "farmers don't need protection BY regulation, they need protection FROM regulation
Fair trade programs for coffee, cocoa, and other products have proved a boon for many small farmers like Menendez.
The marginal and small farmers account for nearly 80 percent of the total operational holdings in the country, cultivating about 36 percent of the operated area.
Through the fair trade certification system, the small farmers of CIRSA and similar cooperatives throughout Latin America are guaranteed a minimum price for their coffee.
100% of Equal Exchange products are fairly traded, benefiting 40 small farmer co-operatives around the world.
Miller - who organizes the event - is an enthusiastic proponent of draft-horse farming whose books and quarterly magazine, The Small Farmer's Journal, support the notion that small farmers relying on draft horses really can make a living off the land.
They are also going to label products with an Ox-eye daisy to tell consumers that they are buying goods that not only have been produced in the UK but are selling at a price which guarantees the small farmer a profit.
And he calls for regulations to ensure that if a small farmer sells up, his milk quota will go to a neighbour, rather than to some huge outside operation.
However, there is quite a difference of opinion about the definition of what is a small farmer.
These are the proud words of an Egyptian small farmer whose tomato yields topped those of a typical Californian farmer.
But the stereotype of the small farmer as obsolete human clinging to an obsolete kind of life, though equally false, is harder to deal with because it comes from a more complicated prejudice, entrenched in superstition and a kind of insanity.
As against Pakistan in India small farmer is one who owns land below 2 hectares (5 acres) and that average holding in Asia comes to over 1 hectare (2.
A small farmer, Shafiq Hassan from Sahiwal, told on Sunday that credit went to the PML-N government which for the first time in history of the country announced unprecedented the farmer relief package.
A small farmer from South Punjab, Amir Abbas appreciated the announcement of the package and said he would now get a cash support of Rs 5000 per acre for cultivating cotton on his land besides getting subsidy on agriculture inputs.
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