Monday, June 11, 2018

Recent Agricultural News Picks

Elderly woman reading the newspaper, 1930-1940. State Library of Queensland.

Here are a few Ag Links that I've collected over the last month. I hope you're all enjoying your summer and keeping up with the garden and fields...

  1. Monsanto No More: Agri-Chemical Giant's Name Dropped In Bayer Acquisition | NPR
  2. Would Rachel Carson Eat Organic? | The Conversation
  3. Crisis on the High Plains: The Loss of America’s Largest Aquifer – the Ogallala | University of Denver Water Law
  4. Mapping changes in world’s water, NASA scientists find 'human fingerprint' in many areas | Desert Sun - USA Today
  5. America’s national wildlife refuges are being doused with hundreds of thousands of pounds of dangerous agricultural pesticides every year. | Center for Biological Diversity
  6. Rotten results: Sainsbury's drops project to halve food waste | The Guardian
  7. Scientists have discovered why fast-growing farmed salmon are three times more likely to be partially deaf than their wild relatives | Univ. of Melbourne

(For your daily up-to-the-minute agriculture news, go to this site's sister webpage, Agriculture News Daily.)