primary production


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primary production

the production by living organisms (AUTOTROPHS) of organic material from inorganic sources. Gross primary production is the total amount of organic material synthesized in a given time, whereas net primary production is the amount of organic material formed in excess of that used in respiration. Compare SECONDARY PRODUCTION.
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The study, which Wrap said was the most detailed investigation ever into primary production waste, found the total of UK food surplus and waste in primary production stood at 3.6 million tonnes per year, or 7.2% of production, with an overall market value of PS1.2bn.
Farm from Gradacac, Pelagicevo, A amac, Bijeljina, Kozarska Dubica, Prnjavor, Livno, Prijedor, OdA3/4ak and Han Pijesak will have the opportunity to work on modernization of production, increase of productivity of agricultural holdings and strengthening of competitiveness through the introduction of new technologies and innovations in the processes of primary production, improving the quality of products, hygiene and food safety, and introducing good practices in the management of natural resources and environmental protection, as well as opening up new market opportunities.
in all human foods as well as in samples from the food processing environment, excluding primary production samples.
The Ancoris facility will be the primary production site to meet projected commercial demand for KB103.
More specifically, besides for primary production, interested candidates will have to provide business plans for construction of processing facilities," said Agriculture Minister Ljupco Nikolovski.
According to the Bank's Managing Director, Abubakar Bello, while speaking in Katsina, the money would be used to develop and support one or two export commodities from primary production to the export stage.
The Food Safety Act of 2013 mandates the DA to ensure food safety in the 'primary production and postharvest stages of the food-supply chain and locally produced or imported' products.
A value-chain approach to financing is adopted especially for agricultural CSI by covering primary production (defined as agriculture proper, livestock and forestry activities) as well as other linked activities that add value to primary products through processing, packaging, marketing and sales.
The company stated that its primary production constraint involves the battery module assembly line at its Nevada Gigafactory, but mention was made of other unspecified problems.
Summary: The law applies in all stages of the food chain from primary production through processing until it reaches to the consumer.
Government will double the subsidies for organic production by 30 percent compared to primary production, and purchasers, merchants and exporters will be subsidized with additional 5 percent of the value of the sold products.

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