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  • Farmers and Nonprofits Sue Trump`s USDA Over Organic Soil-Less Loophole

    Today, Center for Food Safety (CFS), along with a coalition of organic farms and stakeholders, filed a lawsuit challenging the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) decision to allow hydroponic operations to be certified organic. The ...

  • Growers Report Bigger Blackcurrants This Year – Cone Bottom Tanks For Optimum Storage

    If you’re a grower and one of your crops is blackcurrants, then you wont need telling that the exceptional weather this summer is resulting in larger berries than usual. Farming Life reports that this year’s crop is set to be as healthy as ever, enabling The Blackcurrant Foundation to continue to supply Lucozade Ribena Suntory Ltd. According to Farming Life, the blackcurrant crops ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • Growers Report Bigger Blackcurrants This Year – Cone Bottom Tanks For Optimum Storage

    If you’re a grower and one of your crops is blackcurrants, then you wont need telling that the exceptional weather this summer is resulting in larger berries than usual. Farming Life reports that this year’s crop is set to be as healthy as ever, enabling The Blackcurrant Foundation to continue to supply Lucozade Ribena Suntory Ltd. According to Farming Life, the blackcurrant crops ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • NRDC announces winners of the 2013 Growing Green Awards

    The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) today celebrates four remarkable food vanguards for their pioneering efforts to create healthier and more sustainable food systems at the fifth annual Growing Green Awards. The winners, who are leaders in tackling antibiotic resistance on farms, infusing urban areas with fresh produce in corner stores, ...

  • Small birds save big money for Costa Rica`s farmers

    Research in Costa Rica shows that wild birds significantly reduce damage by a devastating coffee pest, the coffee berry borer beetle, contributing to huge savings to local farms  and providing incentive to protect wildlife habitat, Nature News reported ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Home town farms solves skyrocketing food costs

    We are in the midst of a global food crisis, with the price of food skyrocketing globally over the last year. As the cost of corn has jumped 87% and wheat 74%, tens of millions of people are finding it harder than ever to feed their families, with the rising price of food even helping to trigger the wave of social unrest sweeping the Middle East. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Ag tourism touted as way to boost rural economies

    With its sweet fruit-flavored liqueurs, a working farm and eccentric cast of characters- including a dancing lemon - Bloomery Plantation Distillery has attracted tourists from every U.S. state and countries as far away as Laos and Iceland. The West Virginia mini-distillery is part of a growing agriculture tourism trend that advocates say can help revive struggling rural economies. Ag tourism ...


    By Associated Press

  • Let`s add climate knowledge to agroforestry plans

    We need to know more about how smallholder agroforestry can help farmers adapt to climate change, write James Roshetko and Rodel Lasco. Much is known about agroforestry — the mixing of tree species with crops and livestock to enrich farmers' livelihoods. But less is known about how it can help farmers adapt to climate change. This gap in our knowledge is increasingly ...


    By SciDev.Net

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