The Agrarian Renaissance needs new kinds of farms – polycultural, low-input, skills intensive; and these new farms need appropriate markets – generally local, and geared to the small-scale; and overall we need a true food culture – people who truly appreciate what good food is, and are prepared to seek it out.
This new report, Feeding the Future , from the Land Workers’ Alliance declares “Small and Medium Scale Agroecological Farmers can address the Agricultural Challenges of the Twenty-First Century …but we need … Read on
The report can be found here Farm Power: Exploring the Size of the Prize The Vision: By 2020, UK farms and rural communities will be making a significant contribution to a … Read on
Benefits of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments to Soybean Production This from the EPA website (October 15 2014): ” EPA analyzed the use of the neonicotinoid seed treatments for insect control in … Read on
Press release from the University of Zurich (October 16 2014). The research is published in Nature 10.1038/nature13869 Diverse plant communities are more successful and enable higher crop yields than pure … Read on
This from the French Government’s website (September 11 2014): “The bill on the Future of Agriculture, Food and Forestry was definitively adopted by a large majority in Parliament. The text … Read on> Go to The College