HANGZHOU: An agriculture boom is forming, said Jim Rogers, who intends to invest in agriculture more than in Amazon.com Inc.
from herbicides to robots for their weed problems... (Natural News) Robotic weeders are growing in popularity, an expert said, to support the growth and proliferation of specialty crops, or crops that are not mass-produced, and which include vegetabl
Do genetically engineered crops and their pesticides make you think of the term "biofortified"? Chances are, the term biofortified makes you think of vitamins in kids' cereals.
(Natural News) A new study has revealed that Roundup exposure leads to major changes in the gut microbiome of rats, and it's a finding that could have significant ramifications on human health.
Our planet is expected to host an extra two billion people by 2050, but the amount of arable land we've got to work with won't be changing all that much.
We will see famine begin to rise as crops fail and that will inspire disease and plagues. We will see the first peak in agricultural prices come probably around 2024 after the lows are established on this cycle. We have been warning that this rise w
GMOs will quickly dominate the global food chain under a new mantra that gene editing is merely "accelerated breeding technology."
By now it is commonplace that most people in the western industrial world link the corporation Monsanto with something not healthy nor quite good.
Ginnie felt an "oppressive sense of dread" that intensified as the day wore on. At dinnertime, his truck was gone and Matt wasn't answering his phone. It was dark when she found the letter. "I just knew," Ginnie says. She called 911 immedia
The drawdown has become so severe that streams are drying at a rate of 6 miles per year and some highly resilient fish are disappearing. In rural areas, farmers and ranchers worry they will no longer have enough water for their livestock and crops as
The agri giant Monsanto, commonly known as the world's most evil corporation, is now offering farmers cash in a desperate bid to distribute its XtendiMax with VaporGrip dicamba-based weed killer product.
Glantz says this is the kind of manipulation in science that the tobacco industry took part in when it came to manipulation of data that showed inaccurate results about the dangers of tobacco.
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Monsanto Co will give cash back to U.S. farmers who buy a weed killer that has been linked to widespread crop damage, offering an incentive to apply its product even as regulators in several U.S. states weigh restrictions on its use.
There's something amazing growing in the city of Detroit: healthy, accessible, delicious, fresh food. In a spirited talk, fearless farmer Devita Davison explains how features of Detroit's decay actually make it an ideal spot for urban agriculture.
The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has quieted the mantra that all free trade agreements are good for America. Consequently, we now can analyze NAFTA's impact on the largest segment of American agricultural, the U.
armers may soon find their work a bit more relaxed as a team of researchers at the Harper Adams University in the U.K. is in the process of developing miniature robots that would help them harvest crops and apply pesticides. According to the research
I have never met a potato I did not like. Seriously. There was period during the 80s that I refer to as my potato years. I shunned meats of any kind and pretty much subsisted for weeks at a time on baked potatoes, asiago cheese, and apples. That,
Liz Whitehurst dabbled in several careers before she ended up here, crating fistfuls of fresh-cut arugula in the early-November chill.
for profits outweighs "green" agricultural practices...(Natural News) People who turn to medical marijuana are often drawn to the fact that it's natural. This is indeed a great quality from a health standpoint, but environment-minded marijuana
They tell all in their new book The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming, sharing many of the secrets they've uncovered about the local nature of food production. There's no need for large agricultural
At Silicon Valley startup Iron Ox, the plan for agriculture, or at least leafy greens, is to automate the entire growing process indoors with robots and artificial intelligence.
Neonicotinoid pesticides have been blamed for bee declines, and studies also link them to declines in aquatic insect communities. Many flying insects have aquatic life stages. More research is underway to better understand the causes and ramificat
But, as Reuters points out today, RoundUp isn't the only Monsanto herbicide causing outrage in the ag community these days as state regulators all across the country say they're being flooded with reports from farmers that Dicamba, Monsanto's othe
Chris Burggraeve is one of many entrepreneurs and investors increasingly flocking to the cannabis industry from the traditional business world
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, is the most heavily used agricultural chemical of all time.
Those in favor of GMO crops ?" who tend to also be the ones who benefit from it financially ?" say that they will end world hunger, but now such lofty proclamations have been deflated as a new study shows that pests are quickly developing resista
Earlier this year we wrote about a series of court documents that were unsealed and seemingly revealed a startling effort on the part of both Monsanto and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to work in concert to kill and/or discredit independe
China's longest tunnel is the eight-year-old 85km Dahuofang water project in Liaoning province, while the world's longest tunnel is the 137km main water supply pipe beneath the city of New York.