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Backyard Farmers Out of Necessity. 53 Years On They Show No Signs of Stopping. (Video)

Backyard Farmers Out of Necessity. 53 Years On They Show No Signs of Stopping. (Video) | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
This couple has been farming for over 50 years. We can all learn from their commitment and ingenuity.
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Reasons to be optimistic about African agriculture in 2012

Reasons to be optimistic about African agriculture in 2012 | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
As we look to 2012, there are many reasons you might feel gloomy about food security in Africa.

In 2010 there were an estimated 239 million hungry people or 26 percent of the world’s undernour...
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Top 10 Foods Highest in Potassium

Top 10 Foods Highest in Potassium | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
Potassium is an essential nutrient used to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. A deficiency in potassium causes fatigue, irritability, and hypertension (increased blood pressure).
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The 2000 year old food forest

The 2000 year old food forest | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
In 1975, Geoff Lawton discovered a remarkable oasis in the Moroccan desert, a remnant of an ancient sustainable agriculture, the 2000 year old food forest farmed by 800 people. He returned to document...
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What We Learned From A Year Without Food From A Grocery Store | Wake Up World

What We Learned From A Year Without Food From A Grocery Store | Wake Up World | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
We learned a lot in a year. We are definitely healthier, but also we’re happier. Our relationship with each other is stronger as we’ve had to learn how to really work well together.
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Organic ketchup more nutritious than conventional, claims study

Organic ketchup more nutritious than conventional, claims study | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
Ketchup made from organically grown tomatoes contain higher levels of beneficial antioxidant compounds – like polyphenols – than ketchup made from conventional tomatoes, say researchers.
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Cargill recalls U.S. dog food due to aflatoxin | Agricultural Commodities | Reuters

* Dog food produced by Cargill's plant at Lecompte, La.
* No illnesses have been reported
Dec 7 (Reuters) - U.S.
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In a Changing Climate, Farming Methods Have Big Impact ...

In a Changing Climate, Farming Methods Have Big Impact ... | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
By adopting more sustainable practices, smallholder farmers can mitigate climate change and adapt to its impacts.
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Antibiotics in Agriculture Remain Hot Topic on the Hill

Antibiotics in Agriculture Remain Hot Topic on the Hill | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
RT @MaryamHenein: 80% of all antibiotics sold are given to animals. This is NOT preventative medicine. WTF?
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The Importance of Chelates in Plant Nutrition « Amino Acid Supplements

The Importance of Chelates in Plant Nutrition « Amino Acid Supplements | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
Health: The Importance of Chelates in Plant Nutrition: Article by Diana Chelates are compounds that serve to mak...
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SWISS ALLOWED TO GROW 4 CANNABIS PLANTS - Encod.org

SWISS ALLOWED TO GROW 4 CANNABIS PLANTS - Encod.org | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it

Cannabis smokers in Switzerland will soon be allowed to grow up to four marijuana plants each at home to stop them buying drugs on the black market. In a bizarre twist to the new law, four people sharing a house can grow ...

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Business Line : Industry & Economy / Agri-biz : Urea prices set to shoot up 40%

Business Line : Industry & Economy / Agri-biz : Urea prices set to shoot up 40% | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
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Plant Nutrition – The Crucial Importance Of Trace Elements For Your Garden Plants

Do not be fooled into believing that the trace elements are any less important for plant nutrition than nitrogen or phosphorus. This article shows...
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ORGANOPONICO! AN AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION

A short film looking at the success of organic urban agriculture in Havana, Cuba. An example for cities around the world. A PUDDLEPICTURES production. (An incredible video on urban agriculture in Cuba.
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Pretending to eat food can reduce your cravings for it. | UberFacts

Pretending to eat food can reduce your cravings for it. | UberFacts | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
Pretending to eat food can reduce your cravings for it. This idea is based on a common phenomenon called “habituation”. This is when food becomes less desirable the more you eat it. For example, how...
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Filipinos’ rice intake goes up as they cannot afford to buy meat, fruits—BAS

Filipinos’ rice intake goes up as they cannot afford to buy meat, fruits—BAS | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
Filipinos' rice consumption remains high, but their intake of meat and vegetables have gone down over the years, a sign that they cannot afford a more varied and nutritious diet, according to agriculture experts.
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The Destruction of Canada's Family Farm

The Destruction of Canada's Family Farm | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
The Destruction of Canada's Family Farm http://t.co/PkHXysSZ...
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Brazil’s Senate approves landmark land reform law | BusinessWorld Online Edition

Brazil’s Senate approves landmark land reform law | BusinessWorld Online Edition | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
BRASILIA -- Brazil’s Senate passed a landmark reform of the country’s land law on Tuesday, infuriating environmentalists who say it could spark a new wave of deforestation in the Amazon region.
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IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN INDIAN AGRICULTURE - - Ruby'blog

IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN INDIAN AGRICULTURE - The major challenge faced by the entire world today is Climate...
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Nestlé joins new partnership to improve dairy farming in Brazil | New ...

Nestlé joins new partnership to improve dairy farming in Brazil | New ... | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
Nestlé has joined a new partnership with its competitors in Brazil to help more than 2200 dairy farms...
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Canada's farm population vs. number of farmers in Commons

Canada's farm population vs. number of farmers in Commons | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
Canada's farm population vs.number of farmers in Commons - The Globe and Mail http://t.co/X3IwXZLD...
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My government is farmer-friendly: CM - IBNLive.com

My government is farmer-friendly: CM - IBNLive.com | Plant Nutrition | Scoop.it
The HinduMy government is farmer-friendly: CMIBNLive.comHYDERABAD: “Ours is a farmer-friendly government and nobody can dispute it,” asserted chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy while defending his government in the state Assembly on the noconfidence...
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