Because it's a cheap and effective weedkiller, glyphosate is used everywhere around the globe, despite evidence it harms human health. The herbicide looks cheap now, but its true costs could turn out to be much higher.
Sitting on a picnic bench across from Joel Salatin on a beautiful day on Polyface Farm in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, I am struck with how much the farmer, author and lecturer reminds me of Ron Paul:
At Polyface Farm simple farming methods are modified by new technologies. The farm is regenerative, sustainable and organic: no pesticides, chemical fertilizers or antibiotics have ever been used and seeds have never been planted.
So, things are not going well in your garden. What do you do now? A little bit of detective work will help you pinpoint the issues and apply one of these solutions.
Weeds are a gardener's worst nightmare. For starters, they compete with plants for nutrients and water. Weeds can also overrun a garden if left unchecked. As such, weeds can cause plants to wither or stunt their growth.
The failed state of California and its recalled governor are preparing for droughts in 2021.
In Brazil, this couple planted 2 million trees in 20 years. So far, 172 species of birds have returned, 33 of mammals, 15 of amphibians and 15 of reptiles. In addition to that, more than 293 species of plants.
The UN seeks to remove humans from 30% of land and inland water, and considers this "even more important than climate change!"
Jim Mellon is a billionaire investor, a businessman, a philanthropist and an author of several prominent books. He also shows the ability to successfully identify emerging global trends.
"True Cost Accounting for Food: Balancing the Scale," written by farmers, researchers, scientists and other experts, provides a new lens through which to understand the true social, human, economic and environmental costs of food.
Farmers struggle to save crops and animals in scorching weather
A jump in meat prices is forcing families from Brazil to the Philippines to buy less just as a broader move to plant-based eating is gaining traction.
Flowertown Bee Farm and Supplies sued the South Carolina County of Dorchester, their town, Summerville, and the aviation contractee who sprayed a mosquito control chemical called Naled, alleging it killed millions of their bees.
Learn why and how to manually turn your compost, without the need for an expensive compost tumbler. Complete with troubleshooting tips to secure compost success.
Rest assured, when SHTF, unprepared neighbors will look upon your garden with great desire! Edible landscaping is one way to ensure and maintain good OPSEC in the garden.
By now, it's become quite evident that the western half of the U.S. is facing one of the worst megadroughts in decades. We've spoken about fallow land and drying up reservoirs, but the question remains what happens next?
This ancient method transforms even the worst dirt into thriving healthy soil.
E-Livestock Global, a venture-funded social enterprise, recently launched a blockchain-based livestock traceability system for Zimbabwean cattle farmers.
CORN AND SOYBEAN CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO DECLINE
Do you want to grow a garden but have limited space? Why not try container gardening? Here's all the info you need to choose your containers.
At the end of 2017, not long after the final harvest, we came across Herrick Kimball's Minibeds on Plastic. His system focused on maximizing production and minimizing the weeds. It made sense to us, so we bought his well-written, helpful PDF guide.
Frustrated with low productivity, these gardeners made over their suburban garden with minibeds on plastic, resulting in thriving, abundant harvests.
In 2014, Rory Aronson launched FarmBot, a farming robot built on open-source principles.
Ranchers Sell Off Cattle And Farmers Idle Hundreds Of Thousands Of Acres As America's Drought Emergency Escalates
A poll of 2,000 people found horticulture has enjoyed a renaissance among 18 to 34 year-olds during lockdown.
Today James talks to Christian Westbrook (aka the Ice Age Farmer) about the problems facing the global food supply--from the coming global solar minimum to the globalist plan to "reset the table" and transform global food systems. More important
With many options for inexpensive small space gardening out there, attempts to grow food in an urban environment can be successful .
What are the mistakes you can avoid making? How can you be sure your homestead side hustle is a fun way to monetize your hobby and not ruin it?
Want to become more self-reliant? Choosing to grow your own urban vegetable garden is a step in the right direction. Here are tips on how.
If Bill Gates has his way, the food in our future will little resemble what's on our plates today. It will be replaced by a menu of GMOs, fake lab-made "meat' and artificial cheese -- all made with patented technologies from which he'll make