Food Crops News 010

FOOD CROPS, Food Crops News 010. Richmond poised to take stand on genetically modified crops; US cuts Latam soy estimate due drought, prices rise; Five Tasty Ways to Save When Buying Organic Food; Mars, Incorporated Answers Question: ‘How Does Feeding People and Pets Nurture …; Zimbabwe Agriculture Struggles to Meet Demand; The honey trap: How the demise of Britain’s bees could cost us £1.8billion a year; Slow Food USA Partners to Build 1000 Gardens in Africa; Farmers sowing what they’ll reap in Greater Victoria area. Vietnam Travel. Vietnam Video

Richmond poised to take stand on genetically modified crops
Vancouver Sun
Opponents say crops such as canola that are engineered to survive pesticide
applications lead to excessive use of chemical weed controls. They also
worry that engineered genetic material will mix with conventional and
organic crops and that foods made …
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US cuts Latam soy estimate due drought, prices rise
Chicago Tribune
While a more than 20 percent rally in soybean prices this year has
reignited concerns over food prices, the outlook for corn supplies appeared
upbeat after the Agriculture Department said end-season stockpiles would be
higher than traders estimated as …
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Five Tasty Ways to Save When Buying Organic Food
Fox Business
“Organic” applies to how a food is grown. It must be grown and processed
using organic farming methods and sustainable agriculture. Crops labeled
organic are produced without the use of irradiation, prohibited pesticides,
synthetic fertilizers, …
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Mars, Incorporated Answers Question: ‘How Does Feeding People and Pets Nurture …
MarketWatch (press release)
… World Wildlife Fund, Life Technologies, University of California, Davis
and many other partners in mapping and sequencing the genomes of 100
traditional African food crops that would both enable greater production
yields and produce higher nutrient …
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Zimbabwe Agriculture Struggles to Meet Demand
Voice of America
But today it is a basket case, where people depend on handouts for food.
For more than 10 consecutive years since President Robert Mugabe’s
government embarked on a land reform program targeting white farmers,
Zimbabwe has had to import food to avert …
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The honey trap: How the demise of Britain’s bees could cost us £1.8billion a year
Daily Mail
By Tamara Cohen Losing bees would cost Britain £1.8bn to foot the costs of
hand-pollinating plants, a study has found. Researchers at the University
of Reading say the decline in their numbers would be disastrous for crops
and drive up food prices.
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Slow Food USA Partners to Build 1000 Gardens in Africa
The Daily meal
The US exports a large amount of agriculture to Africa in the form of food
aid or in GM seeds, Viertel said. These crops, mostly grains like corn or
soy, are beginning to drive local farmers out of business; either they
can’t compete with low prices …
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Farmers sowing what they’ll reap in Greater Victoria area
Victoria Times Colonist
More strawberries are being produced in 2012, for example, and the first of
a greenhouse-grown strawberry crop is due to be picked today. “We’ve got
them earlier than everybody else,” Vantreight said. Other food crops are
also coming.
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