Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday Links +

From Mowing ~ Pyotr Konchalovsky ~ 1948

This Tuesday news thread is a weekly feature here at Big Picture Agriculture.
  1. Tiny, family-run newspaper wins Pulitzer Prize for taking on big business | Poynter
  2. Inside a $10 million aquafarm that grows slime-colored 'water lentils' | Business Insider
  3. Past climate a better predictor of soil carbon than current climate | Phys.org
  4. Rural population continues its five year drop | Daily Yonder
  5. Young midwestern farmers want to grow sustainable food – but they need help | The Guardian
  6. What is one ear of corn worth? | AgWeek
  7. Make our soil great again | Phys.org
  8. Mergers: Under recent merger proposals, the six global firms that dominate private agricultural chemical and seed research and production would be reduced to four. | USDA Amber Waves
  9. The soybean situation | DTN
  10. Chef Massimo Bottura’s Sleek Soup Kitchens will soon land in U.S. cities to fight food waste and isolation | City Lab
  11. Nearly two billion people depend on imported food | ScienceDaily
  12. Farmland in Canada Rises for 25th Straight Year | USAgnet
  13. China grain producers 'encouraged to diversify crops' | World-Grain
  14. Sanderson Farms to Build $200 Million Poultry Complex in Texas | USAgnet
  15. Consumer Demand Drives Organic Milk Industry Expansion | CoBank PDF
  16. Boston's Urban Farming | The Guardian
  17. Saving water while irrigating in Kansas | Successful Farming
  18. Lab-grown meat is about to go global, and one firm is feverishly paving the way | Quartz
  19. Inside Blue Apron’s Meal Kit Machine | Bloomberg
  20. Designers Develop Edible Water Bubble to Replace Hazardous Plastic Bottles | My Modern Met
  21. Grow Turmeric and Ginger in Any Climate | Heirloom Gardener

THIS WEEK'S VIDEO:

USDA AMS: Organic Integrity in the Supply Chain: Overview for Certified Organic Handlers




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