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The farmer has disposed of his waste for the cost of trucking it to the plant and he receives in return the produced biochar which he stores in fertilizer tanks. Before using the biochar, he can blend in fertilizer and apply the combined blend as he

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Billions of people today owe their lives to a single discovery now a century old. In 1909 German chemist Fritz Haber of the University of Karlsruhe figured out a way to transform nitrogen gas—which is abundant in the atmosphere but nonreactive and th

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The legislation was originally created to protect the vulnerable, but the cow-share members were not vulnerable and were cognizant of all concerns associated with drinking unpasteurized milk, he added. "They consume the milk at their own risk," sa

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Researchers analyzing water samples have discovered fragments of Asian carp DNA in Lake Michigan, although there is still no evidence that that fast-breeding fish have breached electric barriers set up along Chicago-area waterways.

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In a report released January 14, the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program is taking the unprecedented step of approving a particular method for farming Pacific coho salmon that is currently employed exclusively by the Rochester, Wash.–based

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This brings home how easy it is to increase productivity throughout West Africa with a modicum of direct investment. Just managing water by lifting it as needed and distributing through drip irrigation is a revolution.

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The bamboos also spread roots quickly and prevented erosion without penetrating the caps used on waste sites, Nelson said. Caps prevent rain from seeping through waste and spreading contamination.

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The only problem is that so far it hasn't been much of a conversation. Instead, what we have are two armed camps deeply suspicious of one another shouting past each other

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Our anchor is the moose. It is already incredibly successful in this particular environment, at most we want to modify their natural behavior. Moose meat is already well understood and is presently been used extensively in Scandinavia and elsewhere

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China built its famous Great Wall to keep out marauders. Now, millennia later, a "Great Green Wall" may rise in Africa to deter another, equally relentless invader: sand.

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The tall, long-lived acacia tree Faidherbia albida could serve as a free source of long-lasting and crop-boosting nitrogen, Garrity said. A nitrogen fixer, the tree species could limit the use of polluting chemical fertilizers while also providing a

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A project to capture American signal crayfish on a Scottish loch has caught more than a million of the creatures. The pilot scheme at Loch Ken in Dumfries and Galloway was part of research into the impact the non-native species was having on marin

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"The pig toilets on my farm help me collect about 95 percent of all pig waste, making cleaning much, much easier," Chang Chung-tou, a pig farmer in Yunlin county, told AFP.

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Corn from five sites in Arizona and New Mexico now predates 2,000 B.C., which makes it too early to be explained by diffusion of settled Mexican villagers, said Fritz.

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But his most recent publication, in the latest edition of the Proceedings of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, challenges everything we thought we knew about the subject. Grainger spent more than three years combing through all available United

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My interest in char is to have an onsite facility that I can afford to operate, that is easy to operate, that costs less than a tractor to purchase and has the same return, and that I can use to convert true waste biomass, not the energy biomass that

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Perhaps we need to teach a new mindset to the global population. We need to be conscious of the idea of carbon management. We can convert our activities into exercises in carbon management in order to sustain a conscious awareness of its ability to

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“Our electric ‘G’ is absolutely the most important tractor on the farm. It has three times the power of the original ‘G’ which is huge and [has] enough battery life to do everything we need to on our diversified 8-acre farm… It’s totally silent. You

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But in the decades since, the population decline that spurred the plan not only continued, but accelerated. The already-stressed Ogallala Aquifer, the sole source of water for much of the region, has dried up faster than anticipated. Irrigated farmla

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Everybody wants to end hunger, but just how to do so is a divisive question that pits environmentalists against anti-poverty campaigners, big business against consumers and rich countries against poor. The food fight takes place at a time when e

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Add to this the many studies that now show that a cocktail of “insignificant” doses of several chemicals each acting on their own can combine to have significant results. In other words, exposure to very low concentrations of several chemicals at the

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Breitbart

AP: Several lawmakers blast a proposal by the Homeland Security Department to move research of a highly infectious animal disease from isolated Plum Island in New York to a site on the U.S. Mainland. A study says the public may be at risk.

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Though the sustainable food movement seems to be thriving in oases like the Bay Area, Philpott pointed out that still only 3 to 4 percent of food consumed in the U.S. is organic or local.

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Global rice stockpiles have plummeted because of poor crop yields, raising fears of upheaval in international grain markets ahead of the World Food Summit in the Italian capital next month.

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Independent UK

It's a question that has baffled the worlds of agriculture and science – what is it that has caused the mysterious deaths of honey bees all over the world in the last five years? A new film may have the answer.

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