Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Latest Agricultural News Picks

  1. Out of state buyers, including from China, find Washington state's farmland desirable as California buyers are looking towards Washington, Oregon, and Idaho for more secure water. 
  2. Rural bartering is becoming even more popular in Greece these days. 
  3. A Brazil company has increased the shelf life of pasteurized milk from 7 to 15 days. 
  4. Caffeine containing yaupon is America's tea and perhaps it is ready for a come-back. 
  5. From the FAO, a coming international agreement to combat illegal, or, rogue fishing
  6. About the new normal in American agricultural operator balance sheets. 
  7. Farm and food tech startups pulled in $2.06 billion from investors in the first half of 2015. 
  8. Here is a map of the new proposed ammonia-based fertilizer plants for the U.S. 
  9. Wales has rapidly been losing farmers. 
  10. This small scale greenhouse combines growing food with desalination. 
  11. Resettlement projects in the Amazon are driving severe tropical deforestation. 
  12. The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank's report on operating loan risk for farmers. 
  13. The latest global population projection is for 8.5 billion people by 2030.