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Bob Cannard, Farming with Nature for True Taste

From ORGANIC CONNECT: Bob Cannard, Farming with Nature for True Taste Food & Nutrition > Farms & Farmers > Bob Cannard, Farm…

Started by LissaLatest Reply

Article on Andy in Cheesemaking newsletter

From the New England Cheesemaking newsletter: Monday, August 19, 2013 Purple Onion Feta with Andy Cumberland Andy Cumberland with hi…

Started by LissaLatest Reply

Petition against patents on nature, Monsanto, and genetic engineering

It’s unbelievable, but Monsanto and Co. are at it again. These profit-hungry biotech companies have found a way to gain exclusive control o…

Started by ScarlettLatest Reply

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Uses of Cactus (Prickly) pear...

To spread knowledge of how to manage the cactus pear effectively, FAO and ICARDA launched Crop Ecology, Cultivation and Uses of Cactus Pear…

Started by Dave Riley

8 Jan 24
Reply by Dave Riley

Who will feed a changing world — industrial agriculture or peasant food webs?

Industrial agriculture uses 75% of farm land but delivers only 30% of the world’s food.  Peasant farmers feed 70% of the world’s people usi…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Jan 11
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Surprising types of Ocean Farming

When I hear of farming in our oceans, I assume aquaculture is the subject at hand. The following article links give an insight into differ…

Started by Rob Collings

3 Sep 7, 2017
Reply by Rob Collings

The Green Revolution: Effects in Asia and implications for Africa

Alan Broughton reviews the history and impacts of the Green Revolution to destroy a few myths: "It is a myth propagated by corporations tha…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Sep 3, 2017
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

Fipronil contamination and eggs

In Australia, it is marketed under numerous trade names, including Combat Ant-Rid, Radiate and Termidor, and as generic fipronil.  http://…

Started by Valerie

4 Aug 15, 2017
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

A people's food policy

Stepping away from market imperatives frees our minds and thinking about food and farm production. Agriculture and food systems, the reso…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Aug 13, 2017
Reply by Dave Riley

Interview: Author Judith Schwartz Examines Water Management

If you are interested in soil 'context' , Schwartz is good value. This extensive interview can change your mind about water. Along with foc…

Started by Dave Riley

3 Jul 21, 2017
Reply by Dianne Caswell

Super Efficient Irrigation With Buried Clay Pots

I've written much about all this before but this article is a useful summary of the simple technology of clay pot irrigation. COMMENT (Dav…

Started by Dave Riley

11 Jul 2, 2017
Reply by Christa

Recycling Disposable Coffee Cups?

from theChoice website: Are takeaway coffee cups recyclable? CHOICE explains the problems with disposable cups and actions you can take to…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

8 Jun 22, 2017
Reply by Valerie

Recycled organics a growing prospect for healthy soil

Australia-wide, about 20mt of organic material is collected, meaning 13mt of organic material is wasted in landfill. But even if farmers di…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Jun 12, 2017
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

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