In a recent Guardian post, there’s an effort underway in the state of Nebraska to enable farmers the right to repair electronic products that requires access to proprietary software.
Today’s article in the NYT is written by a british sheep farmer in the north of England whose livelihood is as old as the hills. 4500 years old to be more exact.
In this John Hopkins Center For a Livable Future talk, Wendell Berry speaks of natural human limits and the need to respect them.
Some universities are offering online courses to help make it easier for new farmers to ramp up quickly. “The Cornell Small Farms Program offers over twenty courses each year to help farmers improve their technical and business skills.”
The genetically modified grass was called Creeping Bentgrass, ideally suited for golf course greens, smooth, tough and easily cut to a short surface. And, it has escaped into the wild.
Often it is stated that no-till practices which don’t disturb the soil require greater use of herbicides to control the weeds. Not necessarily, as this South Dakota rancher shows.
Billionaires and powerful vested interests largely call the shots and are able to stack the economic deck in their favor.
According to a recent Kellogg School of Management report, based on research conducted by Lorenz Kueng and Evgeny Yakovlev, the Russian male mortality rate have improved dramatically.
How to lessen the amount of food waste estimated at about 1/3 of all food produced is wasted on a global level? A charity in Denmark has their own answer.
There is a food camp for youth ages 9-14 that’s hosted by two university county cooperative extension agents in New Mexico.