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Agri.EU | Focus on breeding research and many farm activities at Green week 2015 – Livestock – Agri.eu

Home » News » Livestock » Focus on breeding research and many farm activities at Green week 2015 Focus on breeding research and many farm activities at Green week 2015 The aim of this year’s BMEL special show is to present innovative projects from the fields of breeding and breeding research. Sustainable and resource-conserving production […]

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Sacred soil | The Asian Age

Sacred soil Jan 16, 2015 – Francis Gonsalves Francis Gonsalves My January 1 article Light up 2015 — heralding UN’s International Year of Light — dovetails with this one since 2015 is UN’s International Year of Soils, too. Launching this landmark, José Graziano da Silva, director-general of UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation said, “The multiple […]

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Could carbon farming save our soils?

By: Tom Oder Sustainable agricultural practices add essential carbon to soil’s organic matter, which could be key to reviving soil quality Declining soil health could mean problems ahead as the world’s population grows. (Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture/flickr) The world’s soils are in jeopardy. Some scientists think agricultural soils are in such serious decline that […]

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Year of soil offers chance for growth

This week, Zero Waste Mann’s Sarah Calverley looks at one of the fundamental building blocks of good food – the soil it’s grown in ——————- I remember, in the 1980s, my friend Alice telling me about Le Puy lentils. They have to be Le Puy and not ‘Le Puy-type’ lentils, she emphasised. The point is […]

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K-State expert: Why soil is necessary component for life to exist | Ag Professional

K-State expert: Why soil is necessary component for life to exist By Kansas State University January 14, 2015 | 11:40 am EST COMMENTS PRINT Soil, along with water, air and sunlight, are essential components for any life to exist, including crops such as wheat. Many authors have documented the rise and fall of civilizations throughout […]

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