What is so hard to understand–warming would increase growing seasons, and improve farming at higher lattitudes.
Category Archives: Agriculture
This is a story of innovation. Sometimes these experiments go awry because the new species has no natural enemies and then becomes a new pest.
Here’s another stupid woman crusading through the world for “organic” farming. Condemning the companies and technology that are preventing starvation.
I went to my class reunion in Estherville Iowa this past weekend. Since the Estherville International Airport has not yet opened, I drove across Iowa from Omaha. 4 hours of cornfields and soybeans and surprisingly few feedlots and pastures. Big round hay bales stacked up where livestock operations were in place.
A study finds that percentage of agricultural lands in three watersheds correlates with testicular oocytes (eggs) in male smallmouth bass. A correlation between testicular oocytes (TO) was found with estrone, a naturally occurring hormone. There is no correlation between actual pesticides used was not studied. Testicular oocytes were not found in two species of suckers. Continue reading
The Right to Farm Act prevents nuisance suits against established farm operations.