A Novel Solution to Land Tenure Issues for Women at Root of West Africa’s Food Insecurity

A Novel Solution to Land Tenure Issues for Women at Root of West Africa's Food Insecurity 2015-01-14 Print   Boulder-based Agile International announces the final phase of its crowdfunding campaign to raise $6,000 for farming projects in Mali. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Agile International announces the final phase of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.com to raise $6,000 … Continue reading A Novel Solution to Land Tenure Issues for Women at Root of West Africa’s Food Insecurity

Local food to eclipse organic, as consumers begin to doubt definition | Genetic Literacy Project

Local food to eclipse organic, as consumers begin to doubt definition Elizabeth Crawford | January 15, 2015 | New consumers continue to enter the organic category for the first time, but the health halo cast by the US Department of Agriculture’s certification is dimming as it becomes more mainstream and as shoppers’ interpretation of the … Continue reading Local food to eclipse organic, as consumers begin to doubt definition | Genetic Literacy Project

Agri.EU | International Green week 2015 started in Berlin – Events – Agri.eu

International Green week 2015 started in Berlin Green week 2015 expect around 400 000 visitors - farmers, farm NGO representatives, agribusiness experts, people from the rural areas and direct customers from the cities 15.01.2015 Author: Agri.EU International Green week 2015 fair started in Berlin today.  The vevent was officialy opened by Phil Hogan, EU Commissioner … Continue reading Agri.EU | International Green week 2015 started in Berlin – Events – Agri.eu

Conventional ag wages losing war on organics – The Western Producer

Conventional ag wages losing war on organics Posted Jan. 15th, 2015 by Kevin Hursh Conventional agriculture is fighting back in the public relations battle against the disciples of organic and non-genetically modified agriculture. Unfortunately, it is likely too little, too late. Rob Saik, founder of the Agri-Trend Group of Companies, is spearheading an effort to … Continue reading Conventional ag wages losing war on organics – The Western Producer

Could carbon farming save our soils?

By: Tom Oder Sustainable agricultural practices add essential carbon to soil's organic matter, which could be key to reviving soil quality Declining soil health could mean problems ahead as the world's population grows. (Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture/flickr) The world’s soils are in jeopardy. Some scientists think agricultural soils are in such serious decline that … Continue reading Could carbon farming save our soils?

Union Agriculture Minister Urges Students and Scientists of Agriculture Faternity to Adopt one Village for Creating Awareness among Farmers

Delhi  Union Agriculture Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singhunderlined the importance of fundamentals of agricultural growth for the development of country as he mentioned improved soil health, high productive seeds, modern agriculture practces and best practices, effective irrigation facilities, water to every agricultural land, apt marketing facility for agricultural produce are essential points for development of … Continue reading Union Agriculture Minister Urges Students and Scientists of Agriculture Faternity to Adopt one Village for Creating Awareness among Farmers

Local claims are rising star as sun sets on organic claim

Local claims are rising star as sun sets on organic claim By Elizabeth Crawford, 14-Jan-2015 New consumers continue to enter the organic category for the first time, but the health halo cast by the US Department of Agriculture’s certification is dimming as it becomes more mainstream and as shoppers’ interpretation of the standard evolves. http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/Markets/Local-claims-are-rising-star-as-sun-sets-on-organic-claims

New EU regulation could curb organic farming

As demand for organic products continues to grow among Europeans, the supply of sustainably manufactured and animal-friendly foods is struggling to keep up, experts indicate, warning that a new EU amendment could widen this gap.EurActiv Germany reports. For several years, the market for organic food products has been booming and not only in Germany, the … Continue reading New EU regulation could curb organic farming