Russian backyard agriculture

Green (Living) Review

backyard agriculture backyard gardens Dacha system Dachas feeding a nation green living kins domain Russia Russian Federation

Industrial agriculture and forestry

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We are dealing with Nature as if she were a factory floor and we even call agriculture and forestry nowadays industries. Agri-Industry agriculture Earth forestry green living Mother Earth nature

Interested in urban agriculture?

Green (Living) Review

The focus of the study was to explore models of urban agriculture that could generate livelihood opportunities, especially for young people; and/or enhance food security for vulnerable and low-income groups.

RED TRACTOR CEO RESPONDS TO US AMBASSADOR “MUSEUM OF AGRICULTURE”

Green (Living) Review

Jim Moseley, CEO, Red Tractor Assurance, said: “Categorically, the UK’s food standards are now under threat from the commercial appetites of the United States food lobby. We urge the government not to sacrifice legislation which prevents these sort of products from being sold in the UK.”

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Agricultural Reality Stars

Green (Living) Review

Now, attention-grabbing information is reaching new audiences, and agricultural innovations are successfully reaching the worlds smallest and most remote farming communities. In the United States, media is being used to familiarize the public with agriculture and food production.

ORGANIC AGRICULTURE IMPROVES LOCAL ECONOMIES

Green (Living) Review

According to a white Paper that summarizes and discusses three research papers that investigate organic agriculture hotspots in the U.S. and systematically assesses the impact of organic agriculture on local economies titled U.S.

Interest in 'community supported agriculture' grows

Green (Living) Review

community supported agriculture CSA growing foodASSUMPTION — A Christian County farm best known for corn and soybeans — including marketing ties to Brazil — has added a backyard garden.

Scaling Sustainable Agriculture

Nature Conservancy - Science

Ideas Agriculture Food Safety & Security Human Well-Being SustainabilityTo feed the world in 2050, we will need to grow roughly 40% more food. To be sustainable, we need our farms to survive and keep producing food, while also protecting the environment that we rely on to sustain us all.

Wild Pollinator Habitat Benefits Agriculture

Nature Conservancy - Science

Despite the evidence of wild pollinators being a viable alternative to managed honey bees, they are only just beginning to catch on as a strategy in the agricultural community, primarily due to a lack of understanding of the costs and benefits of investing in them. Department of Agriculture.

Can Traditional Agriculture Restore the Reef?

Nature Conservancy - Science

To restore the reef on Oʻahu, a local community and their conservation partners are turning to what may seem an unlikely tactic: agriculture. No, the path to success here is restoring the land to agriculture. Once and Future Agriculture. Restore Agriculture, Restore the Reef.

Climate Smart Agriculture

The Green Changemakers

This site is your gateway to implementing climate-smart agriculture. THE BASICS What is climate-smart agriculture? Why climate-smart agriculture? Agriculture Climate-change Future Sustainability Sustainable-development

10 Benefits of Crop Rotation in Agriculture

Greentumble

The practice of crop rotation is, therefore, one of the most effective agricultural control strategies, as it comes with numerous advantages that are very important for reducing the use of chemicals on farms and supporting long-term soil fertility. Crop rotation is a farming technique.

Adventures in Community Supported Agriculture

Green Home Blog

Adventures in Community Supported Agriculture. My interest in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA for short) started at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C.

Empty Lots to Garden Plots: Adventures in Urban Agriculture.

Elephant Journal

Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Adventure Apprentice Thesis Editor's Picks Elephant Academy Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) community gardens farming food food desert gardening growing food home urban agricultureIn fact, most of the cultivars of the produce we’re familiar with in stores have been chosen for hardiness for transport and how quick they can be harvested, not nutrition or flavor.

11 Steps to Starting an Agricultural Education Program in Your School

Green (Living) Review

With a little motivation and determination, you too can start an agricultural-education program in your high school. Why does your community need an agricultural education program? agriculture farming green living school

A Young Generation Sees Greener Pastures In Agriculture

Green (Living) Review

Small agriculture may be getting big again — and there''s new crop of farmers to thank for it. America''s heartland is graying. The average age of a farmer in the U.S. is 58.3 — and that number has been steadily ticking upward for more than 30 years.

Roberts vs Kahn on adaptation in agriculture

Environmental Economics

Mike Roberts : Matthew Kahn, author of the cheeky book  Climatopolis: How Our Cities will Thrive in the Hotter Future ,  likes to compliment our research ( Schlenker and Roberts, 2009 ) on potential climate impacts to agriculture by saying it will cause valuable innovation that will prevent its dismal predictions from ever occurring.    Matt Kahn : Michael Roberts is a top agricultural economist.

Developing a sustainable living may require urban agriculture

Green (Living) Review

"The goal of the Supurbfood project," Han Wiskerke tells youris.com, "is to make urban and peri-urban agriculture much more important than it is now." But it is clear that promoting urban agriculture is likely to encounter some hurdles.

URBAN AGRICULTURE AS A VEHICLE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

Green (Living) Review

As some of you may know, I am incredibly passionate about urban agriculture initiatives. It is this concept, of viewing urban agriculture as a vehicle for social change, as well as the issues that come with this, that I am going to further discuss with you.

Biochar in horticulture and agriculture

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Even when it comes to gardening (and agriculture) old is new and often this old is made out to be absolutely new and revolutionary. The only thing that is “new” about it is its potential to revolutionize agriculture around the globe as well as for removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.

How Solar Panels Increase Agriculture Productivity

Greentumble

Using solar energy in the agricultural industry. The agricultural industry plays an important role in our day to day lives. Agriculture will suffer the most from climate change, and generating more renewable energy will lead to a more secure future.

"Journals, Preferences, and Publishing in Agricultural and Environmental Economics"

Environmental Economics

Among the sample of journals studied, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics is ranked at the top for career progression for the aggregate sample, while Science was rated at the top for broader impact. Dan Rigby, Michael Burton and Jayson L.

Global Agriculture Trends: Are We Actually Using Less Land?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Slash and burn agriculture. The environmental news about the natural habitat being converted to agriculture has been pretty grim. It means that, compared to a few decades ago, agriculture is the driver behind less terrestrial habitat loss. FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization).

Semi-Sustainable Berber Agriculture

Green Prophet

With my talented mountain guide leading the way, I trekked across a handful of loose scree peaks and verdant valleys, occassionally stopping to drink mint tea with the locals, and admire their terraced agriculture plots. Terraced agriculture is very labor intensive.

Adventures in Sustainable Agriculture–Guatemala | Wend Magazine.

Wend Magazine

Our driver, Darren Yondorf, is the Field Director for Semilla Nueva , a small non-profit helping small farmers all around Guatemala learn and implement sustainable agriculture technologies. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

Sustainable Agriculture Curriculum

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] Back to Toolbox || Books & Manuals || Activities Learning to Plant SeedsDuring our summer programs , we use a series of workshops to introduce youth participants and their youth leaders to the principles of sustainable agriculture and the food system.

When They Said They Wanted to Rethink Agriculture, They Meant It

Nature Conservancy - Science

How is the world going to grow more crops with less water without expanding agriculture’s already sprawling footprint? New science says agriculture may benefit from a total rethink.

Could Phones Revolutionize Palestinian Agriculture?

Green Prophet

The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization recently reported that world food prices soared over 6 percent in July. A recent report by the World Bank found that mobile and digital technologies have immensely positive impacts on a developing community’s agricultural industry.

Making Urban Agriculture work in city

Green (Living) Review

Most case studies about urban agriculture in the city show that the only way it can consolidate in cities is by generating profit and jobs. A recent piece of legislation allows most types of agricultural activities in all parts of San Francisco.

Climate Smart Agriculture

The Green Changemakers

Climate Smart Agriculture “Climate-Smart” Agriculture Policies, Practices and Financing for Food Security, Adaptation and Mitigation Full pdf - 440kb [link]. Policy Ebook Food Urban Climate-change Agriculture

Urban Agriculture

The Green Changemakers

The most striking feature of urban agriculture, which distinguishes it from rural agriculture, is that it is integrated into the urban economic and ecological system: urban agriculture is embedded in -and interacting with- the urban ecosystem.

Urban Agriculture to be Extended in Cuba

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Havana, Cuba – The urban and suburban agriculture programmes in Cuba will be extended to 156 out of the 169 municipalities of Cuba before the close of the year, so said Adolfo Rodriguez, head of the National Group in charge of that initiative.

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Discovering Modern-day Racial Segregation in the U.S. Agricultural Industry.

Elephant Journal

agricultural industry. Sanjay Rawal, director of Food Chains (Executive produced by Eva Longoria | produced by Smriti Keshari) shares with us in the first episode of “SRO Conversations” how he uncovered modern-day racial segregation and slavery in the U.S.

Global Change and Urban/Agriculture Competition for Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

More than 1 in 4 cities could have water shortages by 2050 even if they had first priority for water. Climate Change Climate Nature + People Urban Conservation Water

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Designing Agricultural Watersheds with Science and Community Engagement

Nature Conservancy - Science

Scaling-Up Agricultural Planning for Conservation in the Brazilian Cerrado. Department of Agriculture Regional Conservation Partnership Program grants, and in 2015 the “Middle Cedar Partnership Project” (MCPP) was born. Agricultural watershed workshop.

Community Supported Agriculture

Green Earth Journey

If you don't have the resources, space, or desire to grow your own food, you can still support your local economy by purchasing a "farm share" from a local CSA (community supported agriculture) provider. Well, summer is underway, and if you are growing your own food in an effort to be eco-aware and frugal, a good resource to consult is How To Grow More Vegetables (than you ever thought possible on less land than you can imagine) by John Jeavons.

Egypt’s Urban Agriculture Movement is Growing!

Green Prophet

Can urban agriculture save Cairo? There has been an important spotlight on agriculture not only in Egypt, which is suspected by the EU of causing the E. But getting the seeds of urban agriculture programs to grow in a vast city like Cairo needs tender loving care.

Climate-Smart Agriculture: Integrating Adaptation and Mitigation in the Tropics

Nature Conservancy - Science

At the same time, funders recognize the potential for tropical agricultural lands to mitigate the impacts of climate change. They fund projects that reduce deforestation, keep carbon in the ground and reduce agricultural emissions.

Urban Agriculture

The Green Changemakers

Click on the image above to read details about this newly published book on the risks and benefits of urban agriculture with regard to the health of poor urban populations in Kampala, Uganda and beyond, and how findings may shape future research and policy. MB) What is Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture (UPA)? Urban agriculture (UA) broadly describes agricultural activities and livelihoods in an urban setting. Why develop Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture (UPA)?

Agriculture and Water Connect Israel to Africa

Green Prophet

He continued on to Uganda and Kenya, where he will inaugurate two Israeli-cooperation projects in agriculture and health. According to Israel’s ambassador to Uganda, Gil Haskel, Israel is interested in strengthening agricultural cooperation and collaboration with Uganda.

African Agriculture Already Struggling From Climate Change

Green (Living) Review

The new report on climate change and African agriculture, published by the African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC), the technical arm of the Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev Africa) programme, based at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), examined the extent of climate change impacts in Africa and their effects on food security, and found that even small temperature increases were likely to affect yields.

Israeli Business Boosts Agriculture in Kenya

Green Prophet

Today, he has returned to Kenya as a private businessman with food and agriculture on the agenda. Governments and businesses around the globe are now looking to make stronger connections with Israeli agriculture , water and alternative energy experts.

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CropX nails precision agriculture with $9 million investment

Green Prophet

The round was led by some familiar names: Finistere Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, and GreenSoil Investments, and each investor in the Series A round is dedicated to agriculture technology innovations. ” Cities agritech agtech CropX flux precision agriculture