Category: Sustainable Agriculture

Agriculture, Fertilizer, Organic Agriculture, Soil, Soil Health, Sustainable Agriculture

Organic Farming More Productive Than Was Thought

BY LAUREN ROTHMAN The term “organic agriculture” tends to evoke the image of a verdant, small-scale farm, its friendly, overalls-clad caretaker kneeling among his rows of leafy chard to individually pluck…Continue readingOrganic Farming More Productive Than Was Thought

Agriculture, Organic Agriculture, Organic Farming, Soil Health, Sustainable Agriculture

Can Organic Agriculture Feed the World’s Hungry?

by Katey Troutman, The verdict is in: According to projections released this past fall, the world’s population is expected to hit more than 9.5 billion in 2050, and continue climbing up…Continue readingCan Organic Agriculture Feed the World’s Hungry?

Agriculture, Environment, Organic Agriculture, Organic Farming, Plant Nutrients, Sustainable Agriculture

Organic farming more drought resistant: Report

by Robert Ferris | @RobertoFerris, When it comes to groceries, “organic” and “sustainable” usually mean “expensive.” But the supposed productivity gaps between organic and conventional farming may be a lot smaller than…Continue readingOrganic farming more drought resistant: Report

Agriculture, Growing Plants, Organic Produce, Soil, Soil Health, Sustainable Agriculture

Oregon Farmer Uses Conservation to Grow Farm, Giant Pumpkins

by Spencer Miller, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Oregon organic farmer David Brown didn’t start off growing 400-pound pumpkins, but every fall they hold a prominent place on Brown’s Mustard Seed…Continue readingOregon Farmer Uses Conservation to Grow Farm, Giant Pumpkins

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