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Agricultural Stress Index System – ASIS

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Published on Aug 24, 2018 Agricultural drought is a climatic phenomenon that slowly develops and has an impact on the agricultural sector across the globe. Since it affects food production and access … Continue reading

Dr. David Montgomery – Q & A on Maintaining Soil Quality

The Real Truth About Health Published on Feb 20, 2016 • David Montgomery author of Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations and The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health. • Dirt, soil, call it what you … Continue reading

How Seeds, Soil Life, GMOs and Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria will Impact Your Famiilies’ Future

The Real Truth About Health Published on Feb 20, 2016 Expert Panel Host: David Montgomery, Claire Cummings, Roger Greenlaw David Montgomery – Dirt, soil, call it what you want—it’s everywhere we go. It is the root of our existence, supporting … Continue reading

How the humble cabbage can stop cancers – BBC News

Scientists say they have discovered why some vegetables – including cabbage, broccoli and kale – can reduce the risk of bowel cancers. That cruciferous veg is good for the gut has never been in doubt but a detailed explanation has … Continue reading

Dr. David Montgomery – The Hidden Half of Nature: Microbial Roots of Life & Health

The Real Truth About Health Published on Feb 20, 2016 Expert Panel Host: David Montgomery • A riveting exploration of how microbes are transforming the way we see nature and ourselves—and could revolutionize agriculture and medicine. Prepare to set aside … Continue reading

The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health

“Sure to become a game-changing guide to the future of good food and healthy landscapes.” ―Dan Barber, chef and author of The Third Plate Prepare to set aside what you think you know about yourself and microbes. The Hidden Half … Continue reading

New pesticides ‘may have risks for bees’ – BBC News

By Helen Briggs BBC News 15 August 2018 Attempts to find a new generation of pesticides to replace neonicotinoids have been dealt a potential blow. Neonicotinoids are the most commonly used insecticide in the world, but had been linked to … Continue reading

Scientists are raising the alarm that upcoming USDA overhaul will slash research funding – The Washington Post

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue plans to relocate a top research office as part of a reorganization of his department. (Pablo E. Piovano/Bloomberg News) by Caitlin Dewey August 16 at 7:00 AM Scientists are raising alarms over a Trump administration plan … Continue reading

The 4 man-made famines threatening 20 million people

Vox Published on Jun 12, 2017 Fighters are using hunger as a weapon. Jane Ferguson’s reporting in Africa was supported with a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Read more: https://www.vox.com/world/2017/6/1/15… Food-Matters

Watch This New Technology in China That Converts Desert Into Productive Land Rich With Crops

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