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Agriculture News For May, 2016

  • How do you define sustainable agriculture? - GreenBiz
    Date: May 26, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "GreenBiz How do you define sustainable agriculture ? GreenBiz This is why we need to change the conversation about sustainable agriculture to talk about performance -- rather than focusing on which production systems are good or bad. And instead of pointing fingers at bigger, conventional farming operations."

  • ''TPP good for US agriculture'' - FreshPlaza
    Date: May 24, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "National Hog Farmer ''TPP good for US agriculture '' FreshPlaza The U.S. International Trade Commission reports that U.S. agriculture would see significant gains with the implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. The recently released ITC report, "Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Likely ... Agriculture gains significantly with TPP National Hog Farmer all 70 news articles »"

  • Ice Cream Trail helps boost agricultural tourism in Maryland - Baltimore Sun
    Date: May 23, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Baltimore Sun Ice Cream Trail helps boost agricultural tourism in Maryland Baltimore Sun The state Department of Agriculture launched the trail five years ago with seven farms that make and sell ice cream to consumers to encourage people to visit working farms -- and buy local. Now with nine stops, it stretches more than 290 miles from ... and more »"

  • Why we need better ways to cut greenhouse gases from agriculture - The Conversation US
    Date: May 23, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "The Conversation US Why we need better ways to cut greenhouse gases from agriculture The Conversation US We need a global target for reducing emissions in agriculture to meet the Paris Agreement. Farmers have an opportunity to help meet the 2 degree C target in the Paris Agreement, but known practices will not be enough. chrisgold/flickr, CC BY-NC ..."

  • What exactly is 'agriculture'? - OUPblog (blog)
    Date: May 06, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "What exactly is ' agriculture '? OUPblog (blog) So which is it, farm or factory? Where do we draw the line between farms and factories, or where do we set the boundaries of agriculture ? This isn't a new question. Ruth Harrison raised it in 1964, when she published Animal Machines: the new factory ..."

  • Online resource The Farm Table makes agriculture more accessible for all - ABC Online
    Date: May 05, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "ABC Online Online resource The Farm Table makes agriculture more accessible for all ABC Online Described as "a central information platform for the Australian agricultural industry", the website is a toolbox of information for all those involved in, or interested in, agriculture . And with two thirds of the country given over to farming ..."

  • A question of the Secretary of Agriculture's jurisdiction - Food Safety News
    Date: May 04, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Food Safety News A question of the Secretary of Agriculture's jurisdiction Food Safety News A question of the Secretary of Agriculture's jurisdiction. By Dan Flynn | May 4, 2016. After an Iowa jury found the founder of Midamar Corp. guilty of a scheme to falsify documents behind certain Halal beef shipments several years ago, others involved ..."

  • Agriculture Department says new pest reported in Lancaster County - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Date: May 01, 2016
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Agriculture Department says new pest reported in Lancaster County Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A new pest that destroys leeks, onions, garlic, chives, shallots and green onions has been reported in Pennsylvania, the state Department of Agriculture announced. A tiny fly known as the allium leafminer was discovered for the first time on a farm in ..."

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