hosted in people's yards (NaturalNews) The community food bank concept is taking a whole new form in many American towns, where a growing number of families are opting to set up tiny food pantries on their front lawns offering free food and persona
DARPA has a project to have insects spread genes to agricultural crops in one season
In 2016, Mexico managed to position itself as the main supplier of agricultural products to the United States, surpassing Canada and the European Union, according to data from the US Department of Agriculture.
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Anresco Laboratories, an ISO 17025 accredited and FDA-registered facility in San Francisco, was commissioned to test for glyphosate in a large range of foods. Founded in 1943 by Dr. Sylvan Eisenberg, Anresco is the forerunner in providing food safety
(NaturalNews) China continues to show a lack of regard for human health with the news that a Chinese biotech seed company is planting corn seeds that have been genetically modified.
In his column, Jim also explains some of the bizarre consequences of various specific handout programs, including the fact that American taxpayers have forked over $750 million to Brazil in order to continue huge (and impermissible, according to our
In 2011, Caleb Harper found himself in Japan shortly after the nuclear disaster at Fukushima as part of a "motley crew" sent by MIT's Media Lab who were tasked with finding creative solutions to problems created by the disaster. One of the thin
Interestingly, the pigs don't get ceftiofur after those initial doses at birth, except to treat sickness. And at later stages of the pig-raising process, such as the finishing barns where pigs are fattened to slaughter weight, no carbapenem-resistan
The study summarized the story of the coconut palm's fascinating spread around the world as follows: "The plant is originally from Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines) and the islands between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Fr
On Tuesday, researchers from Ohio State University published an alarming finding in a peer-reviewed journal: On a US hog farm, they found bacteria that can withstand a crucial family of antibiotics. Carbapenems, as they are known, are a "last line o
(NaturalNews) Is India on its way to becoming an entirely organic nation? Just over two years ago, in September 2014, the Indian Government launched their revolutionary Rastriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (National Agriculture Development Program) as a way
Here I interview Jon from Catskill Fungi to learn all about how to grow Stropharia a.k.a Wine Cap mushrooms. He talks about the right way to plant these annual blooming mushrooms in your garden so you can have a supply for years to come.
If Trump is going to 'drain the swamp,' he might start with wasteful ag subsidies.
Neonicotinoids work by affecting the central nervous system of insects, and are frequently used on corn and canola crops, as well as on everything from lawns and Christmas trees to flea treatments for pets. 'Long-time coming'
It's called the SESAM (Sustainable Energy Supply for Agricultural Machinery), and seems to be the first fully electric tractor.
"One third of the people we represent are farmers. The rest are professional landscapers, weekend gardeners, and government workers working for the city, county or state, spraying Roundup® to kill weeds on highways, near ditches, flood control area
For hundreds of years, the yeast species Saccharomyces cerevisiae has helped humans bake bread and brew beer. More recently, it has also assisted in the fight against climate change. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have created a
It's not often these days that we get to view rapidly advancing technology in a favorable light, but this is one of those rare occasions where high-tech is an incredibly good thing.
(NaturalNews) A new agricultural technique may have just solved the problem of growing food in some of the world's most inhospitable places - locations that don't currently support traditional agriculture.
In eastern North Carolina, the Times editorial board writes, "giant pools of bright pink sludge" dot the landscape. They are waste lagoons, places where industrial farms in North Carolina dump billions of gallons of (weak stomach warning) untreated
Landing humans on Mars would be a momentous event in human history. To live beyond Earth's biosphere is a dream to many, but establishing a sustainable presence on the Red Planet will require mastering its environment.
Carcinogenic' weedkiller found in American food at alarming levels.
The NYTimes has an excellent feature on genetically modified crops, written by Danny Hakim joined by Karl Russell on data. The usual story is about a battle between fears of contamination on one side and the potential of increased yields on the other
(NaturalNews) A group of beekeepers and environmentalists suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accused the agency of concealing documents that would prove the agency illegally decided to exempt neonicotinoid-treated seeds and their dus
Phylos Bioscience is working to keep marijuana from being corrupted by competing patents by making the plant's genome publicly available.
In the Arctic Circle, on the far-northern Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, a drab facility carved into the mountainside could be humanity's last hope in the event of a global catastrophe.
(NaturalNews) As the evidence supporting marijuana's healing properties continues to grow, the number of businesses getting involved with the commercialization of the plant also continues to expand.
Technocrats never have enough data. As the UN intends to transform the global agricultural complex, the lack of data is seen as the major obstacle. When their plans fail, potentially starving to death million of people, they will blame the lack of da