Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Tuesday Links +

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This Tuesday news thread is a weekly feature here at Big Picture Agriculture.
  1. Net income for the nation’s top 100 ag co-ops rose 14% in 2015, says new USDA report. | Wallaces Farmer
  2. High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars | The Conversation
  3. Agroecology Booming in Argentina | IPS
  4. How many farmers are actually planting cover crops? | Agweb
  5. German Agriculture Minister Says 'Nein' to calling this food Meatless 'Meatballs' | NPR
  6. The "chickenization" of beef | High Country News
  7. 2017 launched as the 'Year of Sustainable Grassland' in Ireland | Farmers Journal
  8. Scottish salmon farming ‘fighting a losing battle’ against sea lice | Press and Journal UK
  9. Costco's future chicken plant in Nebraska raises environmental concerns | Journal Star
  10. Western Massachusetts farm family lives by values of yesterday, using draft horses. | NPR
  11. Congress' budget patch averts national farm loan crisis | LA Times
  12. How the US Government Subsidizes Obesity | IPS
  13. The market for agricultural robots is developing at a rapid pace | USAgnet
  14. What’s Happening to the Bees and Butterflies? | New York Review of Books
  15. New wood technology may offer hope for struggling timber | Phys.org
  16. The 99 best things that happened in 2016 (includes a number of Ag-related) | Quartz
  17. Research scientists funded by Syngenta struggle with issues. | NYTs
  18. The Vertical Farm | The New Yorker
  19. An Aquaculture farm in Selbyville, Delaware | Coastal Point
  20. In 2017, learn to eat sustainably (with 3 recipes) | Adirondack Daily Enterprise

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