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How a Founding Father and a British Agriculturist Helped America's Farmers
Business  (tags: Americans, farmers, agriculture, government, George Washington, Great Britain, history, farming, world, society )

Carrie
- 51 days ago - modernfarmer.com
George Washington believed his young nation was only as strong as its farmers, so less than 2 years after the end of war with England in, he turned to that country's best & brightest for help in improving his own, & America's, agricultural practices.
Want A Job After College? Study Agriculture
Business  (tags: Americans, jobs, education, agriculture, farming, business, economy, consumers, news, world, government, society, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 91 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Graduates in many fields will have a hard time finding jobs even remotely related to what they studied in college. Not so with agricultural students. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released a report this month showing that agriculture may be one ...
"A Corporate Trojan Horse": Critics Decry Secretive TPP Trade Deal as a Threat to Democracy
Business  (tags: TPP, Fast Track, SECRET, trade deals, THREATS, Anti-Democracy, opposition, corporate power grab, extrajudicial tribunals, Wikileaks, labor, indigenous rights, activists, agriculture, OGMs, Food Water Watch, FoodDemocracy, petitions, outcry )

LucyKalei
- 132 days ago - democracynow.org
BREAKING: The bill to Fast Track TPP & other secret trade deals officially introduced in Congress 2 days ago: Time to INTENSIFY ACTION- Get ALL PETITIONS here! Listen to Public CitizenâEUR(TM)s Global Trade Watch director & Rep Alan Grayson with Amy Goodman
3 Vile Myths Too Many Food Companies Are Shoving Down Our Throats. Gross.
Business  (tags: agriculture, business, farmers, myths, food production, technology, genetic engineering, pesticides, Food corporations )

Evelyn
- 154 days ago - upworthy.com
Myth #1: We need technology like genetic engineering and pesticides to grow more food. #2 : Food corporations are working hand in hand with farmers. #3: We need to double food production in order to feed the planet by 2050
The Stealth Trade Agreement That Could Super-Size Industrial Agriculture
Business  (tags: Diet, Food, Agribusiness, Agriculture, WikiLeaks, NAFTA, Big Agriculture, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trade Agreements, Pacific Rim, TPP, Robert Reich, Big Ag, Sustainable Agriculture )

Judy
- 187 days ago - psmag.com
The "finish line is in sight" for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would likely send a generation of forward-thinking agrarian reform straight down the drain.
21 Projects Helping Vets Through Food and Agriculture
Business  (tags: veterans, foodtank, farming, agriculture, homeless vets, family, world, war, humanrights, investments, business )

Nancy
- 290 days ago - foodtank.com
In the United States alone, there are 19.6 million veterans. According to the Independent Voter Network, approximately 3.6 million veterans have a service-related disability, 7.6 percent of veterans are unemployed, and veterans make up 13 percent of the-
Acquisition of Africa's SeedCo By Monsanto, Groupe Limagrain: Neo-Colonial Occupation of Africa's Seed Systems
Business  (tags: Monsanto, seed companies, Limagrain, Africa, Sustainable Development, threatened, agriculture, business, environment )

Evelyn
- 323 days ago - afsafrica.org
The encroachment of the international seed industry, which focuses almost exclusively on genetically uniform varieties, takes us further away from a vision of local crop R&D and closer to neo-colonialism of Africa's food systems.
Coca-Cola Is Not the Solution to Hunger in Africa
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, greed, agriculture, world, politics, society, investors, finance, government, ethics )

Cal
- 339 days ago - theecologist.org
Backed by £600 million of British aid under the guise of 'food security' and 'nutrition', a vast give-away of Africa's land is under way that will condemn small farmers to landlessness and povert
Africa's Dividing Farmlands A Threat To Food Security
Business  (tags: farming, Africa, land division, land grabs, agriculture, investments, money )

Nancy
- 350 days ago - ipsnews.net
Smallholder farmers across Africa account for at least 75 percent of agricultural outputs, according to FAO."They [smallholder farmers in Botswana] have less than eight percent percent of the agricultural land and they still account for nearly 100 percent
Stop Suicide Seeds in Brazil ACTION
Business  (tags: Brazil, terminator, suicide seeds, farming, GM, GURTS, agriculture, sustainable, corporate, corruption )

Nancy
- 525 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Terminator has not yet been commercialized in the United States, but Brazil's recent moves aim to undermine farmers' right to save seed while streamlining the corporate takeover of the Brazilian countryside. For further information visit the ETC Group's-
Berlin International Green Week 2014
Business  (tags: International Green Week Berkin, food, agriculture, horticulture, fair, exhibition, consumers )

Angelika
- 586 days ago - gruenewoche.de
The International Green Week (IGW) is a one-of-a-kind international exhibition for the food, agricultural and horticultural industries. Established in 1926 it has a long track record of success and offers a wide range of products.
How Farmers Are Ripping Off American Taxpayers
Business  (tags: The Great Depression, Insurance, Congress, government spending, Agriculture, Sustainability News, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 717 days ago - salon.com
Federal crop insurance was a really good idea during the 1930s Dust Bowl, but now, "the program's become "a 21st-century crutch enabling affluent growers and financial institutions to thrive at taxpayer expense":
 

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