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Why your tree planting isn't helping the Philippine environment

Why your tree planting isn't helping the Philippine environment | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Planning to join a tree planting event? Hold up, you might be doing more harm than good.
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Kyabram dairy farmer Simon and Jo Doolan bat above their average

Kyabram dairy farmer Simon and Jo Doolan bat above their average | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
GET bigger or get out has become the reluctant adage for small and medium-sized farmers around Australia.
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Microbes Will Feed the World, or Why Real Farmers Grow Soil, Not Crops - Modern Farmer

Microbes Will Feed the World, or Why Real Farmers Grow Soil, Not Crops - Modern Farmer | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
It's not just better crops that will feed the world -- it's better microbes.
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Hannah Goble's curator insight, September 2, 2015 12:57 PM

This article tells of the production of soil in the organic farming. Helping to better grow organic foods and make them healthier than before in previous farming methods. 

FOOD SERVICES NO.1 TESTING/CERTIFICATION/INSPEC/ GIREESAN's curator insight, September 14, 2015 10:41 PM

Microbes Will Feed the World,

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Why shade-grown coffee is good for birds and farmers

Why shade-grown coffee is good for birds and farmers | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
What kind of coffee you buy matters a lot to birds — key indicators of biodiversity in the tropics which likely provide many environmental and economic services.
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5 Ways to Put Your Chickens to Work For You

5 Ways to Put Your Chickens to Work For You | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Egg layers in and of themselves are a great addition to any homestead, large or small. And is there anything better than fresh eggs? But what if, in addition to the eggs, your chickens could provide an extra hand (or foot, as it were) in your gardening efforts? Taking advantage of their natural...
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▶ Chicken Tunnel Man - YouTube

http://www.ecofilms.com.au/ Bruce Morgan is into making his chickens do the work around the house using a series of wire tunnels.

 

 

 

http://www.realfarmacy.com/raise-chickens-garden/

 

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Organic Farming on One Acre or Less

Organic Farming on One Acre or Less | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Organic farming is possible even with a small piece of land.
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A Response to Slate Magazine on GMOs & Biotech - Tyrant Farms

A Response to Slate Magazine on GMOs & Biotech - Tyrant Farms | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine's article about GMOs & biotech says there is no difference between organic and conventional agriculture (or food). We respectfully disagree.
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More about smart farming - Craftsmanship Magazine

More about smart farming - Craftsmanship Magazine | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
A selective guide to further reading and resources about smart farming, the topic of the first issue of the quarterly online magazine.

 

 

http://craftsmanship.net/smart-farming-selective-guide-reading/?utm_source=Craftsmanship+Magazine+Updates&utm_campaign=0969083830-June_Newsletter6_2_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9d0b415041-0969083830-260109161

 

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The Food List: Biodynamics

The Food List: Biodynamics | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
There are farmers who believe that working with nature is better than working against it. These farmers are simply unconventional.
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Sustainable charcoal: Is that possible?

Sustainable charcoal: Is that possible? | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
  Originally posted on The #Forests 2015 Blog “For many persons the concept of charcoal and sustainability is a contradiction. However we have been able to develop a method to do just that” sa...
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I Ditched My Business-School Plans to Become a Farmer

I Ditched My Business-School Plans to Become a Farmer | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
"All I really remember now about my first season was that my back hurt for the first month, but I loved every second of what I was doing."
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Good idea?

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Changing from business to farming ...

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Co.Exist | ideas + impact

Co.Exist | ideas + impact | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
News, infographics, and videos about the future of energy, electric cars, the environment, and food on FastCoExist.com.

 

 

 

http://www.fastcoexist.com/section/feeding-the-future

 

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As biodiversity declines on corn farms, pest problems grow

As biodiversity declines on corn farms, pest problems grow | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Continued use of pesticides will lower diversity of beneficial insects, costing corn farmers more money over time.
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FOOD SERVICES NO.1 TESTING/CERTIFICATION/INSPEC/ GIREESAN's curator insight, September 14, 2015 10:42 PM

Continued use of pesticides will lower diversity of beneficial insects, costing corn farmers more money over time.

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Filter Rainwater in a Barrel for Drinking

Filter Rainwater in a Barrel for Drinking | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Rain barrels are everywhere these days, and while they are great for providing water for your lawn or garden, what about drinking water? This plan for a carbon filter was pulled from a 100 year old homesteading handbook.
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Home - OnFarm

Home - OnFarm | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
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 This site has been posted for those who would like to incorporate technology in their day to day farming.

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How will technology change farming?

How will technology change farming? | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Billions in startup investment are driving a new wave of "Ag 3.0" innovations that could make farms more productive, efficient, and responsible.
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Fertilizer Facts

Fertilizer Facts | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
What exactly is fertilizer? And, why do plants benefit from it? Fertilizer is simply a material added to soils or directly to plant tissues that contains nutrients essential to the growth and health of the plant. Usually, this means Phosphorous, Nitrogen, and... #agriculture #compost #farm
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Eric Larson's curator insight, August 5, 2015 11:33 AM

Fertilizers are significant.

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Tanya Jisa paired her love of fresh food with a desire to help women ex-convicts

Tanya Jisa paired her love of fresh food with a desire to help women ex-convicts | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Benevolence Farm, nestled in pastoral lands west of Durham, N.C., will serve as a transitional living program for just released female ex-convicts.
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Craftsmanship Magazine

Craftsmanship Magazine | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
A magazine about the masters of today's artisan movement, the art of excellence, and the future of quality. Published in San Francisco by Todd Oppenheimer.

 

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http://craftsmanship.net/issue-one/?utm_source=Craftsmanship+Magazine+Updates&utm_campaign=0969083830-June_Newsletter6_2_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9d0b415041-0969083830-260109161

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