Food Crops News 008

Slumping U.S. Crop Reserves Raising Food Costs in Election Year
Bloomberg
US corn stockpiles are poised to be the smallest in 16 years by August and
soybean reserves will be lower than the government expected, potentially
accelerating food-price inflation in an election year. The US Department of
Agriculture may say tomorrow …
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Slumping US Crop Reserves Raising Food Costs
BusinessWeek
By Jeff Wilson on April 08, 2012 US corn stockpiles are poised to be the
smallest in 16 years by August and soybean reserves will be lower than the
government expected, potentially accelerating food-price inflation in an
election year.
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The Power of Food: Grant helps The Greenway Table educate community
Cleveland Daily Banner
While that knowledge helps produce a better crop at The Greenway Table, it
is also knowledge that Norton and others associated with the project want
to pass on to others. “Our mission is to enhance and enable the community
through the power of food, …
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Hunger Ravages the Country’s Dry Regions
AllAfrica.com
A local Arex official Robson Masaiti said even drought resistant crops that
have been recommended for the areas also wilted this year. “For the past
three years we have been experiencing food shortages,” said Masaiti. “But
this time it is serious …
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Food security must remain a top priority for African governments
Daily Monitor
As agreed, we will grow desperately needed crops including wheat, sorghum
and maize, all of it for local consumption. We believe large-scale farming
using global best practices is the most efficient, scalable and sustainable
way to achieve food …
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Food alarm for boarders
Fiji Times
Senior education officer West Lorima Voravora said farm damage in most
areas near the schools would affect their food supply. “Most of the schools
depend on crops grown in nearby farms but most of these were damaged in the
recent floods,” said Mr …
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USDA Announces No Marketing Quota for 2013 Wheat Crop
GardenNews.biz (press release)
WASHINGTON, The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that no
marketing quota will be in effect for the 2013 wheat crop. The Food,
Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 authorizes a commodity program for
only the 2008 through 2012 crops of wheat …
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Proposed rules would allow year-round night hunting & trapping of feral hogs
The Republic
When hogs root up the ground for food, it can cost Louisiana wetlands
habitat and cost farmers their crops, he said. And one hog can have as many
as three litters of six to eight piglets a year. Biologists say the problem
has been made worse where …
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Organic order: Gardening their way to health and happiness
Times of India
When we define a good diet, it definitely includes fresh green leafy
vegetables and nutritious food rather than junk from fast food corners. But
little do we know where our vegetables come from. With worsening health
conditions and an increasing …
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GMOs Create Insect Resistance Problems
AllAfrica.com
… including but not limited to mammals including human beings, insects,
aquatic life, soil microbes, and their food web dynamics, The primary
justifications for the genetic engineering of Bt into crops is that this
will reduce the use of insecticides …
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SBP warns of food insecurity | DAWN.COM
Pakistan is vulnerable to food insecurity due to slowdown in availability
of irrigation water, slower growth of food crops, insufficient storage
capacity, higher post …
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Container Gardening With Veggies and Herbs | Food Freedom News
These are among the best food crops for container gardening: artichoke,
arugula, bok choy, celery, chard, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, lettuce,
onion, pepper, …
<http://foodfreedomgroup.com/2012/04/06/container-gardening-with-veggies-and-herbs/>

Food Crops News | Food Crops
Growing Food Demand Strains Energy, Water Supplies National Geographic But
for the past three decades, many crop and dairy farms have remained …
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X-ray technology harnessed to grow more nutritious crops …
[KIGALI] Agricultural researchers in Rwanda have adapted a technology
widely used in the mining sector to analyse the mineral content of food
crops such as …
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