Category: Farming

Pesticides in Food The Dirty Dozen Foods List Plus++ & Safest Food to Buy 2012

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Pesticides in food, the dirty dozen foods list ++ and the safest food to buy 2012 that have the least amount of pesticides in them comes on the heels of the Environmental Working Group’s annual “Dirty Dozen” report for 2012 which was just released. The EWG has named the fruits and vegetables that rank the …

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Sustainable Foods Best Tips for Making Sustainable Food Choices

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For foods to be considered sustainable foods, it must meet certain standards to be a sustainable food. These foods are those whose production can be assured over a long term, or sustained, in other words. If a food is grown or produced in a manner that is destructive to the environment or human and animal …

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Biogas – What Is Biogas and How Can Is It Used?

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Biogas is a by-product of matter breaking down or rotting, which produces a mixture of carbon dioxide and methane. These gases, called biogases, can then be used in various applications. What Is It Made Of? Biogas is made from organic matter. It is produced by the natural fermentation process. Some of the materials that are …

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Why Is Organic Farming Bad – If It Is?

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Why Is Organic Farming Bad – If It Is? Why is organic farming bad, if it is? We have been told that organic farming (OF) is good for our health. Proponents have trumpeted the message that OF is good for the environment. How could it possibly be bad? It seems that, increasingly, life is being …

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Harvest Power To Receive Investment From Canada’s Clean Energy Fund

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Harvest Power To Receive Investment From Canada’s Clean Energy Fund The Canadian Government’s Clean Energy Fund has announced that Harvest Power Canada, Ltd. has been selected to receive an investment in support of Harvest Power’s proposed anaerobic digestion and renewable energy project at its Fraser Richmond subsidiary outside of Vancouver, British Columbia. Harvest’s Fraser Richmond …

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Crop Rotation Versus Monocultures The Dangers of Monocultures

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Crop Rotation Versus Monocultures The Dangers of Monocultures, as monocultures exemplify large areas of land on which only one type of plant is grown. There are tree monocultures as well as crop monocultures. There are dangers associated with this approach to agriculture, most importantly being environmental ones. 1. A monoculture is very vulnerable. It can …

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How to Grow Your own Food For Increased Security, Health, Financial and Happiness Benefits

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Learning how to grow your own food is becoming more essential for financial and climate reasons. First of all, consider the price of food that keeps on increasing it seems with each passing day. Next we have the climate change condition, which dumps heavy rainfalls producing floods, and other upcoming disasters like droughts and other …

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Farm Aid 2010 25 Kicks off Today!

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Farm Aid 2010 25 will begin today at 2pm Eastern Standard Time and will be broadcast live in HD on youtube HERE and DIRECTV’s The 101 Network at 6pm EST. The 25th anniversary kicks off from Miller Park in Milwaukee, WI tonight at 2pm Eastern, 1 Central (Milwaukee time), and among the scheduled performers are …

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