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2 Shocking Maps That Reveal How American Agriculture Actually Works
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, farming, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - realfarmacy.com
Drifting through the ocean looking for fresh water to drink is a lot like venturing through farmland in Iowa looking for freshly grown food to eat. Being surrounded by water that you canâEUR(TM)t drink is surprisingly similar to being lost in rural Iowa, why?
This Is Who We're Feeding With Our Extra Food. And You'Ll Spit Out Your Corn As Soon As You Know.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, crops, hunger, agriculture, meat, cars, fuel )

Freya
- 15 days ago - upworthy.com
Here's something you may not have known: In 2008, we grew enough food for 11 billion people. But half of that food went to feeding animals (you know, so we could eat them). And a great deal also went to fueling cars.
Can Organic Crops Compete With Industrial Agriculture?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, food, organic agriculture methods )

Judy
- 45 days ago - newscenter.berkeley.edu
A systematic overview of more than 100 studies comparing organic and conventional farming finds that the crop yields of organic agriculture are higher than previously thought.
Making a More Perfect Produce Aisle
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Agriculture, Food, Genome Mapping, Cross Breeding, Not GMO, Monsanto )

Brian
- 88 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"Monsanto's newest offerings aren't GMO -- €”but they don't carry the controversial company's name, either."
10 Billion People for Dinner   video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Population, Agriculture, Farming, Food Crops, Nina Federoff )

Brian
- 89 days ago - youtube.com
"Nina Fedoroff gives an overview of what's needed, highlighting the important role that science has played in developing food and agriculture throughout human history and the solutions it could offer."
The Biggest Myth About Organic Farming
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Environment, Agriculture, Farming, Organic Farming, Pesticides, Marketing, Proponents, Misconceptions, Science, Evidence )

Brian
- 111 days ago - realclearscience.com
"People buy organic because they think it's better for the environment; it's not. It's safer; it's not. It tastes better; it doesn't. It's more nutritious; it isn't. And these are all misconceptions that have been deliberately promoted by organic..."
Biology Fortified: Do GMO Crops "Foster Monocultures?"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Agriculture, Crop Rotation, Monoculture, Biology Fortified, GMO Crops, Diversity, Production )

Brian
- 128 days ago - nblo.gs
"First of all, the corn/soy rotation in the corn belt is a highly successful production system. It also includes enough genetic diversity within those species to continue to perform. That said, some additional diversity would be a good thing."
Miracle Crop: India's Quest to End World Hunger
Green Lifestyle  (tags: humans, greenliving, greenproducts, green, food, green revolution, feeding the hungry, agriculture, cop rotattion, new methods, Sustainabililty, protection, health, environment, eco-friendly )

Cal
- 223 days ago - spiegel.de
Over one third of humanity is undernourished. Now a group of scientists are experimenting with specially-bred crops, and hoping to launch a new Green Revolution -- but controversy is brewing.
Thoughts On Avoiding GMO Contamination
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Agriculture, Food and Water, GMO, Monsanto )

Brian
- 236 days ago - popularresistance.org
"We CAN grow food in a way that is environmentally sustainable, safe, and economically viable."
How to Bring Minerals Back Into the Soil and Food Supply - Via Waking Times
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Environment, Agriculture, Farming Industry, Toxic Chemicals, GMOs, Monsanto, Health Risks, Nutrition, Food, Sustainable Agriculture, Article )

Victoria
- 243 days ago - wakingtimes.com
The continual depletion of minerals in food matches the progressive implementation of agricultural practices like mechanization, nitrogen-heavy fertilizers, and pesticide use. Chemical use and GMOs in farming have rapidly Increased disease rates.
Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: seeds, farming, agriculture, open source, free sharing, saving, Open Source Seed Initiative )

Brian
- 280 days ago - npr.org
"A group of scientists and food activists is launching a campaign Thursday to change the rules that govern seeds. They're releasing 29 new varieties of crops under a new "open source pledge" that's intended to safeguard the ability of farmers..."
Organic Agriculture: 'The Way Forward' in the Age of Climate Change
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, greenliving, organic, food, eco-friendly, agriculture, Cool Foods Campaign, CO2emissions )

Evelyn
- 332 days ago - commondreams.org
Cling to a food system that contributes to climate change and jeopardizes food security, or adopt a regenerative system that strengthens food security and helps mitigate the climate crisis--"The choice is ours to make," a new report states
Is There Room in the Market for Small Organic Dairy Farmers?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farming & Agriculture, Movies, Organic Farming, Organic Foodsorganic, greenliving, sustainable )

Nancy
- 339 days ago - mnn.com
'Betting The Farm' tells the story of a group of intrepid organic farmers struggling to keep their small Maine dairy farms alive. Learn about how MOO Milk is fighting for a place in your refrigerator.
Meet Paul Willis: Free Range Pig Farmer
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, organic, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, sustainable, Sustainabililty )

Marty
- 386 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Paul Willis, founder of the Niman Ranch Pork Company, raises free-range, pastured pigs for Chipotle.
Turns Out Those Old-Fashioned Ways of Farming Were Actually Pretty Smart
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farming, agriculture, eco-friendly, greenliving, food, garden, green, sustainable, organic, healthy )

Roseann
- 411 days ago - grist.org
Remember those things humans did for thousands of years to feed themselves before we came up with all kinds of newfangled methods? We might want to go back to doing those old-school things.
 

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