Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Google Alert - organic farming

News10 new results for organic farming
Food Notes: New book examines organic farming
Edmonton Journal
EDMONTON - Edmonton-born Heather Stretch is in Edmonton over the next few days to promote her new book, All The Dirt, Reflections on Organic Farming. The book, published by Touchwood Editions and written along with Rachel Fisher and Robin Tunnicliffe, ...
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Organic Farmers to Monsanto: We Don't Want Your Seeds Anyway!
Indian Country Today Media
By ICTMN Staff February 22, 2012 In a lawsuit against lawsuits, a coalition of organic farmers and farms are trying to curtail a giant agribusiness's practice of suing them for patent violations that the farmers claim are completely unintentional.
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Francis and Susan Thicke honored as 2012 MOSES Organic Farmers of the Year
Aledo Times Record
By Anonymous The 2012 Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) Organic Farmer of the Year honorees are Francis and Susan Thicke, owners and operators of Radiance Dairy in Fairfield, Iowa. Since 2003, the annual MOSES Organic Farmer of ...
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Organic and Free Range Farming
There is STILL NO official implemented Governmental Legislation on Free Range and Organic Farming in South Africa. Whilst it's a known and seemingly obvious fact that the Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries and the Department of Health in ...
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BOOKS: All the Dirt on organic farming: not for everyone, says Heather Stretch
Gig City
By Scott Lingley When Edmonton expat Heather Stretch comes to town this week to promote All the Dirt, the book she co-wrote about organic farming, she'll obviously be keen to share her knowledge with folks passionate about sustainable local agriculture ...
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We Need an Organic Farm Bill
New York Times
A new breed of farmer has developed highly sophisticated ways of farming with nature that promote soil health, higher nutrient value of food and increased farm income. · Implement a $25 billion plan to transition to organic food and farming production, ...
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Nation's biggest-ever huddle on organic growing
Winnipeg Free Press
He was fascinated by the indigenous practices of Indian farmers, whom he called his professors. His 1940 book, An Agricultural Testament, has become a classic organic farming text. Lady Eve Balfour supported Howard's ideas and was instrumental in ...
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What's the Deal with Organic Certification?
Food and Drink Digital
Anyone can use organic farming methods, but why go to the trouble of certification? Two words: customer service It may be the dead of winter, but it's sunny and warm in Southern California and the farmers' market is in full swing.
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100 per cent organic certification achieved in Haryana
Punjab Newsline
CHANDIGARH: With organic farming gaining ground in Haryana as a result of the constant efforts of Haryana State Cooperative Supplies and Marketing Federation (Hafed), 295.5 acres of land in districts of Kaithal, Karnal and Kurukshetra has achieved the ...
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Farmers Santos, Vitug and Yap work in their farm. (Mark Navales / Mindanao ...
Mindanao Examiner
Organic farming system adopters when asked why they shifted from chemical based inputs to natural or organic farming, they agreed with the same declaration "it's faming with nature, not against it". Another reason is that chemical-based fertilizers, ...
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Blogs1 new result for organic farming
LAT: Organic farmers take on Monsanto over patent lawsuits ...
By Editor
"We've been farming organically for 35 years, and we're very concerned with being able to continue on with our livelihood," says Jim Gerritsen, an organic seed farmer in Maine and president of the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Assn. "We ...

Web1 new result for organic farming
Integrated Pest management in Organic farming ...
1 day ago ... Please post details of Integrated Pests Management for Organic Farm for all types / varities of Vegetables, Cereals, Pulses, Fruits, herbs, spices etc.


Google Alert - agriculture technology

News6 new results for agriculture technology
Progress of agri-technology in country
Pakistan Observer
Islamabad—Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad, Chairman, PARC, Dr. Kingsley Bash, IFPRI and Dr. Rick Ward, CIMMYT addressed a high level meeting on "promoting science and technology in agriculture in Pakistan" in Karachi presided over by Mr. Sohail Ahmad Shah, ...
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UAE's farming reforms
Khaleej Times
We are promoting the use of state-of-the-art technologies in agriculture through the Farmers Services Centre. All the latest technology platforms in agriculture, such hydroponics, aeroponics and greenhouses are currently used in Abu Dhabi.
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China's hybrid wheat to bloom in Pakistan
The Nation, Pakistan
The Beijing National Modern Agricultural Science and Technology City, whose construction started in 2010, has conducted bold, innovative seed research with full support of China's Ministry of Science and Technology and Beijing Municipal Science and ...
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The Nation, Pakistan
Paradigm shift in media-researchers partnership to promote agric
The Week offers an opportunity for scientists and researchers on the continent to showcase their innovations and technologies whilst raising awareness on the role of agricultural products and services to food security and economic development.
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Golden Jubilee of Ziraat Nama: 'media plays vital role in transfer of ...
Business Recorder (blog)
Electronic and print media have become instrumental in effective transfer of agricultural technology to farmers to achieve breakthrough in crop yields. This was stated by the Additional Secretary (Planning) Ms Sumera Samad on Tuesday while speaking at ...
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FFA From Both Sides of the Table: Meeting Ariculture Teacher Bill VandeWeert
Champlain Valley Voice
By Cookie Steponaitis When Bill Vandeweert was a student at VUHS and a member of the FFA, long time vocational and agriculture teacher Harmon Boyce was used to the ribbing about "Farmin with Harmon", because Mr. Boyce knew the program was so much more ...
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Web3 new results for agriculture technology
Mobile Farming Systems sowing seeds of new agriculture technology
Richard O'Connor comes across like a whiz-kid in a vegetable store, passionate about the hydroponic grow system business he is incubating. Called Mobile ...
2011 agricultural science and technology progress contribution rate ...
Central rural work leading group assistant group leader,director of General OfficeChen XiwenSaid at the press conference,2011 agricultural technological ...
Narendra Dev University of Agriculture and Technology ...
Archive for the 'Narendra Dev University of Agriculture and Technology' Category ... Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (0) ...