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Twenty tips for creating better looking drone footage

Shooting with a drone gives you an entirely new perspective and opens up plenty of new possibilities. Whether you use it for photography or video, …

The Healthiest Way to Cook Mushrooms Is Totally Surprising

Scientists have revealed the best way to cook mushrooms — and it’s not in a frying pan.<p>Mushrooms are healthy because of the significant amount of …

Why you should avoid consuming vegetable oil at all costs | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

I, like billions around the world, got trapped in the con of vegetable oil. There was competition among oils, “oh canola is better than sunflower”, …

American Farm Towns, With Changing Priorities, Reject Industrial Agriculture - WSJ

TONGANOXIE, Kan.—Rural Americans are turning their backs on the industry that made the U.S. the biggest meat-exporting country in the world.<p>Residents of Tonganoxie, a 5,300-person town in northeast Kansas, spent part of the fall hanging white-and-red placards that say “No Tyson in Tongie” on …

Agriculture

Gove announces plans to simplify farm support

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Defra Secretary Michael Gove yesterday announced that future farm support south of the Border would be simplified, …

Number of toxic chemicals on supermarket vegetables has risen 17 fold since the 1960s

The number of chemicals on supermarket vegetables has increased by up to 17 fold in 40 years, data shows, as the organic food industry and scientists have warned that consumers are exposed to a “toxic cocktail” of pesticides.<p>Figures released for the first time by the Soil Association, which …

Why does Nigeria import so much rice?

<b>Rice is a big deal in Nigeria. People love eating it. So the BBC's Ijeoma Ndukwe asks: why don't they grow more of it instead of importing so much?</b><p>A long line of customers queue along a glass divide separating them from a rice food station at an eatery in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital. Diners …

Africa

Supermarkets should be cutting food waste, not relying on charities

Retailers’ work with charities is barely denting the waste problem and leaves the biggest problems untouched<p>As public outrage over food waste grows, almost every British supermarket has responded to consumer pressure and linked up with food redistribution organisations such as FareShare and …

The Urban Agriculture trend continues in 2017

The Urban Agriculture trend continues in 2017<p>Urban agriculture can reconnect communities with healthy food, thereby supporting economic opportunities …

Urban Agriculture

Tackling food waste around the world: our top 10 apps

From helping farmers avoid roadblocks in Ghana to advertising discounted dinners in Singapore, these apps are doing their bit for the war on waste<p>Supermarket chain Asda has become the latest retailer to attempt to use technology to tackle food waste with the launch of an app that allows suppliers …

Sustainability

The 10 Most Innovative Companies In Food 2017

The food industry is rapidly changing as consumers develop an appetite for bold new flavors, healthier and more eco-friendly options, and more control over how their food gets served, delivered, and made. These 10 companies have hit on strategies that are serving up the biggest change in the …

英語教育と格差、文化資本(寺沢拓敬) - 個人

文化資本と英語教育機会<p>格差社会論の隆盛に伴い、家庭の経済状況が子どもの学習環境を大きく左右するという事実は学界だけでなく一般にも広く認知されるようになった。この点は、英語教育格差も同様だ。英会話教室に足繁く通ったり「子ども留学」をしたりする裕福な家庭の子どもがいる一方で、貧困家庭の子どもは学校の授業 …

What The Health Words On Food Packaging Actually Mean

Have you noticed a certain phenomenon going down at your local grocery store? Is the time you spend in each aisle getting longer with every visit? It …

Here’s How We Can Actually Stop Wasting So Much Food

A lot of money has been spent on public service campaigns to make people aware of the problem. Now it’s time to do something about it.<p>The U.S. throws away $212 billion in food every year, about $1,800 for an average family of four. We waste 1,250 calories per day per person–about half the daily …

Could These Robotic Kelp Farms Give Us An Abundant Source Of Carbon-Neutral Fuel?

By using elevators to grow kelp farther out in ocean waters, Marine BioEnergy thinks it can grow enough seaweed to make a dent in the fuel market.<p>Off the coast of Catalina Island near Los Angeles, a prototype of a new “kelp elevator”–a long tube with seaweed growing on it that can be moved up and …

Using Agriculture Drones to Move from Analog to Digital Farming: A Case Study in Quantifying the Return on Investment

Learn how agriculture drone imaging from SLANTRANGE, soil sampling, and variable rate nitrogen application are being used for real ROI in precision …

Can you plant a GMO crop and still certify it organic?

Neil deGrasse Tyson asks Plant Geneticist Pamela Ronald if genetically modified crops can be certified organic.<p>Check out the full <i>StarTalk</i> podcast …

22 Inspirational Women in Food and Agriculture

Women are crucial to the functioning of a healthy and sustainable food system. At Food Tank, we are continually inspired by the hard work and …

Farm-to-School Movement Fights for a Foothold in Corn Belt Cafeterias

As the movement for a local and ethical food system continues to gain traction, school food is slowly but surely becoming a focus in the fight for …

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Montreal supermarket opens huge organic rooftop garden

<b>Talk about slashing food miles; 'fresh from the roof' is as local as it gets.</b><p>When an IGA supermarket in the Saint-Laurent borough of Montreal was …

Steps to Becoming an Organic Farmer

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data shows that farming is not just a rewarding career, but a smart and potentially financially successful …

Farming

Brexit is a chance for farming reform – but we must get the policy right

Brexiteers argue UK agriculture will be more competitive once freed from the CAP, but the sector needs political support<p>The United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union no doubt carries many risks. But, if British politicians and business leaders are right, it also creates an important …

Hydroponics proposals see little agreement from organic advisory board

Listening to the National Organic Standards Board’s discussion Monday afternoon on hydroponic crops, one thing was clear: There is no consensus on …

Aquaponics

NUDES' eco-machine integrates housing components and nature to improve the quality of life

<b>‘eco-machine’ developing economies are being faced with severe housing shortfall challenges.</b> this results in the provision of housing strategic …

Sustainability

Farmers markets help entrepreneurs harvest success

When you hear “small business,” the first image is not likely a small farm. But, in fact, small farms are small businesses.<p>Aug. 6-12 has been declared “National Farmers Market Week” by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a good reminder that if you want to help small American farmers survive, one …

How Nonprofits Can Show Funders What Success Really Looks Like

A new program called Grantseeker streamlines the grant application process while helping nonprofits collect and analyze data on key performance indicators, so organizations looking for funding will have the numbers to back up their efforts.<p>Several years ago, shortly after backing a nutritional …

Morrisons will not adopt 'fake-farm food' brands

<b>Supermarket group Morrisons has pledged not to sell own-label "fake-farm" food.</b><p>It defines this as brands that can give a misleading impression that food comes from a British farm, market or farming town which may not even exist.<p>It said a meat brand it had created called Hemsley was a play on the …

Agriculture

Natural Makeup: What's Health and What's Hype?

All-natural. Pure. Safe. Green. Organic. Many cosmetics companies are going clean these days, and new niche brands seem to pop up daily.<p>But as a …

Skin Care