A company says 3-D nanoparticles boost the efficiency of water desalination and water purification.
Liberated Yard (since 1990): Growing food not grass. Providing not only beauty but food, medicine and income.
Converting sunshine and rainfall into high quality protein. (FYI)
[Government assured pretty food.] Classifying tomatoes based on their size, shape, color, firmness, and defects, and accordant rules on tomato labeling, will facilitate trade and eventually make it easier for regulators to impose safety standards.
Updated daily information on harvesting, canning and canning supplies.
Monsanto has agreed to pay all the clean-up costs of the Roundup Ready canola that contaminated Schmeiser’s fields. Also part of the agreement was that there was no gag-order on the settlement and that Monsanto could be sued again if further contamin
Live in an apartment, or just want to grow herbs and veggies in a limited indoor space? Here are detailed instructions to make your own portable hydroponics system for around $50.00.
Compost is one of nature’s best fertilizers, and you can use it instead of the commercial stuff. Best of all, you can make it without spending a cent.
Have a small area that you want to grow your own food in? Learn how to build raised garden beds to make the most of your limited space.
Think you can't grow in a small space? Think again. A must-see video for those interested in making it through the coming economic collapse and food shortage.
We drive, they starve. . .The UN says it takes 232kg of corn to fill a 50-litre car tank with ethanol. That is enough to feed a child for a year. Last week, the UN predicted "massacres" unless the biofuel policy is halted.
Transitioning from dependency on multinational agribusiness to localized food sources is not as hard as it sounds.
I don't want to alarm anybody, but maybe it's time for Americans to start stockpiling food. No, this is not a drill. You've seen the TV footage of food riots in parts of the developing world. Yes, they're a long way away from th
Families have been warned that the prices of basic foods will rise steeply again because of acute shortages in commodity markets. Experts said prices of rice, wheat and vegetable oil would rise further, with high prices and shortages here to stay,
At least one Bay Area store is asking customers to hold back on their rice purchases. Costco has posted signs asking customers to follow their regular rice-buying habits. The rice price increase is a result of a domino effect, NBC11's Noelle Wa
Farmers and food executives appealed fruitlessly to federal officials for regulatory steps to limit speculative buying that drives food prices higher. Some Americans are stocking up on staples such as rice, flour and oil in anticipation of high price
Wal-Mart's Sam's Club warehouse division said it is limiting sales of Jasmine, Basmati and long grain white rice "due to recent supply and demand trends." The news came as rice prices surged, with U.S. rice futures hitting an all-ti
Climate change could cause global conflicts as large as the two world wars but lasting for centuries unless the problem is controlled, a leading defense think tank has warned. [give us money]
In addition to "climate change," Mohan blames the failures of capitalism — described as "supply-side responses" to market forces — and the "absence of technological breakthroughs in terms of higher yields from new varieties o
Steaks out of a test-tube? The animal rights group PETA is putting up a million dollar reward for anyone who by 2012 can grow in-vitro meat that looks and tastes like the real thing.
It takes deluges of water, mountains of fertilizer and vast greenhouse gas emissions to grow corn crops on the scale they're now being grown in America. All at a net loss of energy and public money. Not to mention a doting Congress.
You can improve your health, spend less, build a new business for yourself when your boss tells you that the one you have has been outsourced. You can survive - and you can prosper despite the CorporaState. Getting off the Grids can save your life.
The growing appetite of China and other fast-developing nations has combined with the expansion of biofuel programs in the United States and Europe to transform the global food situation.
An urgent probe into Britain's foot and mouth outbreak homed in on an animal disease research laboratory Sunday amid fears of a virus leak, as other countries watched the potential crisis closely.
Blue corn isn’t subsidized like white and yellow corn, and that’s just not right. The growers feel hurt and victimized and, you know, invisibilized. They want to be an official government-recognized crop. And, you know, get the loans and subsidies. L
(Unintended govt consequences. You can't fool Mother Nature or the Free Market) "In a bid to solve one problem, we risk creating another, and making things worse. Rainforest destruction is a major contributory factor in global warming and
It’s been only a few hours since the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) made its voluntary-to-required debut in Michigan, and already a farmer is challenging its underpinnings. The Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) quickly responded
A mysterious illness is killing tens of thousands of honeybee colonies across the country, threatening honey production, the livelihood of beekeepers and possibly crops that need bees for pollination.
Monson turned in an application to the state Agriculture Department to become the nation's first licensed industrial hemp farmer. Monson provided fingerprints, which will be used for a background check to prove he is not a criminal.
"It is potentially the worse threat since the boll weevil," said Alan York, weed scientist at North Carolina State University in Raleigh