Author Archives: Sandra Matheson

Resilience, Uncertainty, and Sustainable Agriculture

Resilience, Uncertainty, and Sustainable Agriculture By Ryan Grist In recent years, much focus in agriculture has shifted to sustainability. By definition, there are three main components to sustainability: environmental, social, and economic. Many farmers, ranchers, and consumers are interested in … Continue reading

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World Agriculture Must Become More Sustainable

It is a fact that some geographic regions that used to have fertile soil have become deserts due to inefficient agricultural practices that are common in the world today. Therefore, the fact of food overproduction at present will not seem … Continue reading

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US Cattle Farmers Adopt Eco-Friendly Methods

US Cattle Farmers Adopt Eco-Friendly Methods Holistic herding was first developed in Africa more than 40 years ago Erika Celeste | Hardwick, Massachusetts Photo: VOA – E. Celeste Massachusetts beef farmer Ridge Shinn uses holistic herding to reduce his carbon … Continue reading

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Carbon Sequestration and Holistic Management

This post is compliments of Raincrow Film LLC (aka Raincrow Farm Video) Every week www.raincrowfilm.com  will post a new interview short! In the next few weeks they will be highlighting Brian Marshall, a Holistic Management educator from Guyra, NSW, Australia. Can … Continue reading

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Benefits of Urban Agriculture

By Michelle Q Ching Urban agriculture is now being embraced and enjoyed by a lot of urbanites across the world today. People living in the city love it because they could enjoy gardening and farming right at the comforts of … Continue reading

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Community Supported Agriculture – A Direct Relationship Between Consumers and Farmers

Community Supported Agriculture – A Direct Relationship Between Consumers and Farmers By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Cameron_Terzini]Cameron Terzini Community Supported Agriculture, otherwise simply know as CSA, is gaining popularity throughout the country. A CSA is a direct relationship between the consumer and the farmer. … Continue reading

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Biopesticides Can Contribute to the Need For Innovation in Sustainable Agriculture

By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Ali_Withers]Ali Withers Researchers and scientists’ efforts to devise new and more sustainable farming methods are a response to pressure from retailers and consumers for healthier, chemical free food. Financial pressures have also increased on farmers all over the world, … Continue reading

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Have A Happy Holiday

Sustainable Ag Resource wishes you a very happy holiday season. We hope you will take time from your busy schedule to spend time with family and friends as well as to pause and enjoy those special moments in life and … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Avoid Genetically Modified Food

By Laurel Avery It is estimated that about 75 percent of processed foods sold in the U.S. contain at least some genetically modified food ingredients. Unlike many other countries, there is no law in the U.S. requiring the labeling of … Continue reading

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The Increased Availability of Farm Grown Healthy Food and Sustainable Agriculture

by Frank Dalotto Healthy food is the result of sustainable agriculture systems that are farming methods and processes geared to the growth, harvesting, and delivery of healthy food to the consumer while taking environmentally safe agriculture measures. The new generation … Continue reading

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