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  1. 89% “climate-smart” Agriculture Needed To Steer Food Security Through Changing ... - Un News Centre
    Date: December 05, 2013
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "“ Agriculture is a major contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, famers worldwide are increasingly feeling the effects of a warming climate,” Mr. Ban said in a message to the Third Global Conference on Agriculture , Food and ..."

  2. 89% Is Organic Agriculture Sustainable? - Herald Times Reporter
    Date: May 26, 2014
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Aside from its other benefits to our health and environment, organic agriculture , which eschews synthetic pesticides and fertilizers, can potentially reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent compared to conventional farming. / Flickr ..."

  3. 89% Organic Farming Can Change Agriculture Ecosystem From Carbon Source To ... - Science Codex
    Date: April 29, 2015
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Science Codex Organic farming can change agriculture ecosystem from carbon source to ... Science Codex Approximately 35% of global greenhouse gases (GHGs) come from agriculture . Some argues that human can reverse global worming by sequestering several hundred billion tons of excess CO2 through regenerative, organic farming, ranching and land use. Create A Carbon Sink From Your Organic Farm Science 2.0 all 3 news articles »"

  4. 89% Study: Organic Farming More Co2-intensive Than Conventional Farms
    Date: July 15, 2015
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Organic farming is often sold as more environmentally friendly, but a new study out of Oregon found that large-scale organic farms are more greenhouse-gas intensive per acre than conventional farms. { "position1" : { "type" : "show", "id" : 23389018, "name" : "Food and Farm", "description" : "Ray Bowman relies on 40 years of media experience combined with his love of farming and rural lifestyle to tell stories of an industry that is thriving against all odds.""

  5. 89% California Targets Dairy Cows To Combat Global Warming
    Date: November 29, 2016
    Source: Agriculture News

    "California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation's leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock."

  6. 89% The Plants In Your Garden May Not Come From Where You Expected
    Date: May 16, 2018
    Source: Agriculture News

    "That hanging flower basket you bought mom for Mother's Day, the perennials you planted for ground cover or the annuals being considered for the special pot on the patio may have been shipped from a greenhouse near Puget Sound, but some of the plants inside the containers may have started out in South America or Africa. Western Washington is one of the nation's biggest producers of landscape and nursery plants, generating more than $365 million in annual sales for an industry producing everything from acaena to zinnias."

  7. 88% Longer-lasting Flowers: Fresh Ideas From Ars Researchers
    Date: April 02, 2010
    Source: USDA Agricultural Research Service

    "Tomorrow's fragrant bouquets and colorful potted plants might last longer, thanks to floriculture research by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant physiologist Cai-Zhong Jiang . His investigations might help boost the vase life of favorite cut flowers and shelf life of prized potted plants. Jiang is with the ARS Crops Pathology and Genetics Research Unit at Davis, Calif. He's collaborating with researchers from the University of California-Davis (UCD) and elsewhere. In ongoing studies, Jiang, UCD colleague Michael S. Reid and co-researchers have shown that spraying low concentrations of a compound known as thidiazuron (TDZ) has significant, sometimes spectacular effects in extending the life of potted plants' leaves and flowers. For example, in tests with greenhouse-grown cyclamen plants, TDZ-treated plants had a significantly longer life than did unsprayed plants, according to Jiang. Leaves of TDZ-treated cyclamen plants took longer to yellow and fall off than t..."

  8. 40% Farming Group From India Gets Tips During Franklin County Tour
    Date: June 09, 2008
    Source: The Herald-Mail

    "CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - After meeting with Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff and visiting greenhouses, produce auctions, a hydroponic farm and other sites of interest, a group of agriculture officials sat down Thursday to a fairly typical Pennsylvania meal - chicken, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw and apple compote."

  9. 40% Going 'green' Has Fans In Slc - Salt Lake Tribune
    Date: April 06, 2011
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "That's what Salt Lake City officials heard from urban agriculture aficionados who "illegally" farm their front yards about Mayor Ralph Becker's push to liberalize regulations on neighborhood gardens, greenhouses, solar panels and even wind turbines. ..."

  10. 40% Agriculture Students Tend Winter Crops - University Of Delaware Review
    Date: November 13, 2012
    Source: agriculture - Google News

    "Winter temperatures are not enough to keep Emmalea Ernest from growing lima beans. When the weather begins to change, she moves her growth operation from the outdoors to greenhouses in Georgetown, Del. Ernest, a UD Cooperative Extension agent ..."

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