Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday Links +

Jose Malhoa ~ 1898 ~ The Bakers, A Market in Figueiró

This Tuesday news thread is a weekly feature here at Big Picture Agriculture.

  1. The Company Making Egg Whites Without Hens | Medium
  2. UN experts denounce 'myth' pesticides are necessary to feed the world | The Guardian
  3. Million-dollar farms accounted for over half of production in 2015 | USDA (chart)
  4. As grasslands shrink, a rural war rages over mowing ditches; But cutting the grass could deplete much-needed wildlife habitat, Minnesota says. | Star-Tribune
  5. Tensions Grow as Solar Projects Supplant Farmland | WSJ
  6. House Ag Subcommittee Examines Conservation Issues | Farm Policy News
  7. Expanded land-idling measures proposed for new farm bill | World-Grain
  8. The Ongoing Debate over Farmland Taxation | Farmdocdaily
  9. Includes helpful maps. (Nebraska high in Midwest)
  10. Top 8 Richest Farmers in the World | Luxatic
  11. Scientists create ‘designer yeast’ in major step toward synthetic life | Wash-Post
  12. Raped, beaten, exploited: the 21st-century slavery propping up Sicilian farming | The Guardian
  13. Israeli agriculture conquers the desert | The Sagamore
  14. Northern Ontario and Cultivating the Great Claybelt | Timmins Press
  15. Organic farming matters - just not in the way you think | The Conversation
  16. The farming revolution that aims to bring free-range milk to Britain | The Guardian
  17. Are indoor farms the next step in the evolution of agriculture? | Japan Times
  18. A solar-powered greenhouse in a So. Australia waterless desert | Treehugger
  19. Rural America, The New Inner City | Huff-Post
  20. General Mills boosts eco-friendly grain Kernza | Phys.org
  21. In Praise of Quinoa | The Economist
  22. Blueberry concentrate improves brain function in older people | Medical Press

INTERESTING EMIGRATION MAPS:

World Mapper | The Big Picture


THIS WEEK'S VIDEO:

One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts


One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts from Peter Byck on Vimeo.



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4 comments:

  1. I've linked to this in a thread at intjforum.com but due to your great work I think more is called for, thus from The Automatic Earth, I enjoyed this - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTvYh8ar3tc(The man who planted trees).

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    1. My notations aren't liked by Blogger, it would seem.

      To clarify, 'this' is initial post was meant to point to the Vimeo video, One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts.

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    2. Thanks, RBM. I always appreciate your support. Sorry about the blogger comment system.

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