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Can Organic Crops Compete With Industrial Agriculture?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, food, organic agriculture methods )

Judy
- 10 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
- 52 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
- 53 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
- 76 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
- 92 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
- 188 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
- 201 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
- 207 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
- 244 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
- 296 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
- 304 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
- 350 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
- 375 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.
Stop the Monsanto Protection Act
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, conservation, ecosystems, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, organic, Monsanto )

Kathy
- 452 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
The Monsanto Protection Act is an outrage. It allows big agricultural and biotech corporations to ignore food safety regulations and sell genetically engineered foods even after a court order to stop.
One Weird Trick to Fix Farms Forever
Green Lifestyle  (tags: americans, agriculture, business, farming, food, ideas, sustainability )

Kit
- 464 days ago - motherjones.com
Does David Brandt hold the secret for turning industrial agriculture from global-warming problem to carbon solution?
 

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