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Smart Food Choices: A response to Former Secretary of Agriculture John Block | Food Tank

Smart Food Choices: A response to Former Secretary of Agriculture John Block | Food Tank | Farming News | Scoop.it
There’s no question that we all want a food system that is safe, transparent, and sustainable. But we also want this system to provide access to and support all farmers, regardless of their product or size.
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The Benefits of Sustainable Agriculture

The Benefits of Sustainable Agriculture | Farming News | Scoop.it
Large-scale commercial farms using practices that include large-scale clear cutting of forests and biodiverse areas, and the use of fertilizers to ensure high productivity are damaging to the...
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If organic farming is the natural way, | Food Tank

If organic farming is the natural way, | Food Tank | Farming News | Scoop.it
shouldn't organic produce just be called 'produce' and make the pesticide-laden stuff take the burden of an adjective?
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Tertiary agricultural education crucial for food security | News

Tertiary agricultural education crucial for food security | News | Farming News | Scoop.it
Over the next few years, food security will become one of the key topics for the survival of the human race, Stellenbosch University (SU) Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation Prof Eugene Cloete predicted on Tuesday (13 ...
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The Inputs Needed to Feed a Growing Population

The Inputs Needed to Feed a Growing Population | Farming News | Scoop.it
Safe, nutritious food produced in a sustainable manner to feed a couple billion more people than the seven billion or so that already reside on this planet—that is a tall order to fill.
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Top 20 Foods and Products that have been Genetically Modified « Seattle Organic Restaurants

Top 20 Foods and Products that have been Genetically Modified « Seattle Organic Restaurants | Farming News | Scoop.it
RT @OrganicLiveFood: USDA approval of #GMO alfalfa could be an end to sustainable #organic agriculture #yeson37 #prop37 http://t.co/oVkipDen...
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Putting Agriculture on a Low Chemical Diet

Putting Agriculture on a Low Chemical Diet | Farming News | Scoop.it
The American model of agriculture comes with a heavy price. I'm not going to go into a big diatribe here about the giant agribusiness corporations and their lobbyists that control so much of the way we get our food supply.
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Jim Rogers: The Agriculture Sector Will Boom In The Coming Years

Jim Rogers: The Agriculture Sector Will Boom In The Coming Years | Farming News | Scoop.it

ETF Daily News: The Agriculture Sector Will Boom In The Coming Years.

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Agriculture to go hi-tech - The Star Online

Agriculture to go hi-tech - The Star Online | Farming News | Scoop.it
Agriculture to go hi-techThe Star OnlineSERDANG: There are plans to make farming go hi-tech with information and communications technology (ICT) to attract the young to agriculture, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister Datuk Seri Noh...
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Japan and Korea Pledge Additional $60 Million to Boost Food Security in ... - The FINANCIAL

Japan and Korea Pledge Additional $60 Million to Boost Food Security in ... - The FINANCIAL | Farming News | Scoop.it
Japan and Korea Pledge Additional $60 Million to Boost Food Security in ...The FINANCIALThe FINANCIAL -- At a Ministerial meeting on the margins of the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings today, U.S.
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Stuff

Stuff | Farming News | Scoop.it
Waikato University Agriculture students | http://t.co/8uLLsjPd http://t.co/elGV9k7W Sustainable Agriculture as taught in New Zealand...
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Treating food like stocks and shares is a recipe for disaster

Treating food like stocks and shares is a recipe for disaster | Farming News | Scoop.it
Allowing financiers to gamble with food commodities distorts the market and is a threat to the world's poor, writes Heather Stewart (#Commoditization of #food - less food security and more volatile food prices!
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Sapropel Fertilizers to Revolutionize Bulgarian Organic Farming - Novinite.com

Sapropel Fertilizers to Revolutionize Bulgarian Organic Farming - Novinite.com | Farming News | Scoop.it
Novinite.comSapropel Fertilizers to Revolutionize Bulgarian Organic FarmingNovinite.comBulgarian researchers have developed a plan for the extraction and application of fertilizers from organic matter rich marine sediments (sapropels), saying that...
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The Organic Revolution Myths and Messages

The organic food market has become a multi-billion dollar industry. In this program, we'll look closer at what being "organic" means, the industry oversights...
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Enhanced top soil carbon stocks under organic farming

Study shows that organic farming has the potential to accumulate
soil carbon http://t.co/iEEApnA2
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New Research: Cow Pee Can Spread Antibiotic Resistance Through the Soil

New Research: Cow Pee Can Spread Antibiotic Resistance Through the Soil | Farming News | Scoop.it
Environment | antibiotic resistance | Antibiotic resistance is a well-known menace: Witness the dangers of hospital-acquired MRSA infections, or the totally drug-resistant tuberculosis found in Indi (http://t.co/eWBDgp5p...
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Organic vs. conventional farming: Which uses less energy?

Organic vs. conventional farming: Which uses less energy? | Farming News | Scoop.it
While the data are incomplete, most studies suggest that organic farming uses less energy than conventional. (Which farming style is best for the environment? Organic or conventional?
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How High Oil Prices Promote Sustainable Agriculture

How High Oil Prices Promote Sustainable Agriculture | Farming News | Scoop.it
How High Oil Prices Promote Sustainable Agriculture (How High Oil Prices Promote Sustainable Agriculture http://t.co/lbmdwo5s...)...
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IN ORGANIC WE TRUST

IN ORGANIC WE TRUST | Farming News | Scoop.it
"In Organic We Trust" is an eye-opening food documentary that looks beyond organic for practical solutions for me and you. Local farmer's markets, school gardens, and urban farms are revolutionizing the way we eat.
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Reducing food waste could help feed a billion people - EarthSky

Reducing food waste could help feed a billion people - EarthSky | Farming News | Scoop.it

Reducing food waste could help feed a billion people. EarthSky Scientists have calculated that halving food waste could improve global food security by providing enough extra food to feed a billion people.

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Rice agriculture accelerates global warming: More greenhouse gas per grain of rice

Rice agriculture accelerates global warming: More greenhouse gas per grain of rice | Farming News | Scoop.it
More carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and rising temperatures cause rice agriculture to release more of the potent greenhouse gas methane (CH4) for each kilogram of rice it produces, new research reveals.
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Carbon Farming Solution Providers Remain Positive

Carbon Farming Solution Providers Remain Positive | Farming News | Scoop.it
Dr Peter McGee from Sydney University will reveal at the Carbon Farming Conference next week how the behaviour of fungi in soil peds can be the main catalyst for soil carbon sequestration. Posted by Michael Kiely at 12:08 ...
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Taking action for agriculture: Countdown to Doha | CGIAR Climate

Taking action for agriculture: Countdown to Doha | CGIAR Climate | Farming News | Scoop.it
In the last few years, great strides have been made towards agriculture's inclusion on the official climate change policy agenda. Finally, issues related to farming, food and sustainable agriculture have gained recognition, both ...
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UrbanRelations.Info, Urban Agriculture in the Sky: Hong Kong's Farming Boom

UrbanRelations.Info, Urban Agriculture in the Sky: Hong Kong's Farming Boom | Farming News | Scoop.it
Urban Agriculture in the Sky: Hong Kong's Farming Boom In one of the world’s most dense cities, urban agriculture finds its place on the rooftops of Hong Kong buildings. Fears of tainted imports is...
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Carbon Farming Initiative: Will Family Farmers Miss Out?

Carbon Farming Initiative: Will Family Farmers Miss Out? | Farming News | Scoop.it
We are an alliance of farmers, scientists, extension officers and soils enthusiasts who believe the farmer should be rewarded for building carbon levels in the soil. You don't have to believe in Global Warming to believe in the ...
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