Tag Archives: feeding the world

Thought of the Week

We keep covering up our farmland with houses and pavement.  What are we going to do when we run out of farmland? Dig up the pavement, tear down the houses? Why aren’t we preserving and protecting our farmland, and building … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

We are committed to helping feed the world’s growing population while at the same time protecting the planet. -Cargill

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Enough To Go Around

Global undernourishment shouldn’t exist.  Each day the world’s farmers and ranchers produce the equivalent of 2,868 calories per person on the planet – enough to surpass the World Food Programme’s recommended intake of 2,100 daily calories and enough to support … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

U.S. AG. EXPORT FACTS In 2010, $115 billion worth of American ag. products were exported around the world. One in three U.S. farm acres is planted for export. Nearly 31% of U.S. gross farm income comes from exports. About 23% … Continue reading

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Sweet Hills Farm – New Farm Video

Here’s a groovy little video for y’all of the first disking on the New Farm.  Hope you like it!

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Thoughts on GMOs

The following was written by Larry Cochran, President of Washington Association of Wheat Growers (WAWG).  Most people don’t even know what GMO stands for, (it stands for genetically modified organisms), but for me it’s just another way of speeding up the … Continue reading

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Why Farmers Plant GMO Crops

Despite referendums around the country that are trying to restrict genetically engineered crops, a review of research on the crops’ impact to farming found the technology overwhelmingly positive. The analysis by PLOS ONE, a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

Modern supercrops will be a big help. But agriculture can’t be fixed by biotech alone. Tim Folger, National Geographic

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