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More than half the world's agricultural land is at risk of pesticide pollution, experts warn

https://www.naturalnews.com/2021-04-20-over-half-global-arable-land-pesticide-pollution.html

Results revealed that 64 percent or 24.5 million square kilometers of the world’s agricultural land was at risk of pollution from more than one active pesticide ingredient. ... On the other hand, agricultural land across Oceania showed the lowest risk of pesticide pollution. "...

Nearly one-third of global agricultural land at high risk of pesticide pollution, study reveals

https://www.naturalnews.com/2021-04-01-pesticide-pollution-threatens-global-farmland.html

Nearly one-third of global agricultural land at high risk of pesticide pollution, study reveals Thursday, April 01, 2021 by: Divina Ramirez agriculture , badpollution , badscience , environment , food production , food safety , pesticide pollution , pesticides , soil pollution , toxic chemicals Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.afinalwarning.com/507642.html Copy URL - (Natural News ) Pesticides are heavily used in conventional farms to protect food crops....

Installing solar panels on pastures boosts land productivity, study finds

https://www.naturalnews.com/2021-05-11-solar-panels-on-pastures-boost-land-productivity.html

Past research shows that grasslands and croplands in temperate regions are the best places to install solar panels, which can cause competition between energy production and agricultural uses Recent proposals look to diffuse that competition through agrivoltaics, which involves developing the same area of land for both agriculture and electricity generation. ... The researchers concluded that combining lamb grazing and solar energy production on the same land greatly increases ...

Ancient soil amendments use agricultural waste to improve soil naturally

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-06-ancient-soil-amendments-use-agricultural-waste-to-improve-soil-naturally.html

Ancient soil amendments use agricultural waste to improve soil naturally Wednesday, February 06, 2019 by: David Williams agriculture , biochar , Everglades Agricultural Area , Florida , mill ash , sand soils , soil amendments - (Natural News ) A study published in the journal Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment revealed that the addition of mill ash and biochar made from rice hulls can significantly increase sugarcane biomass and sucrose yields when ...

A more diverse farm land provides better conditions for pest control

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-04-30-a-more-diverse-farm-land-provides-better-conditions-for-pest-control.html

Head over to Harvest.news to learn more about the benefits of crop diversity in agricultural landscapes. ... Five things you need to know Can agrihoods (agricultural neighborhoods) help tie communities together? "...

FOOD COLLAPSE: German farmers in despair as field mice strip bare arable land

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-08-14-german-farmers-despair-field-mice-decimate-crops.html

In fact, since mid-March of 2020, some regions had received less than 10 liters of rainfall per square meter of land compared to the usual 50 liters of rainfall per square meter, said agricultural minister Julia Klockner. ... Foxes are natural predators to field mice and other small rodents in agricultural fields. "...

Agricultural chemical companies transform Kaua'i from paradise to toxic nightmare

https://www.naturalnews.com/045662_biotech_companies_toxic_chemicals_kauai.html

Agricultural chemical companies transform Kaua'i from paradise to toxic nightmare Saturday, June 21, 2014 by: L.J. ... In fact, their usage of "restricted use pesticides" in Kaua'i tops the nation, unleashing alachlor, atrazine, chlorpyrifos, methomyl, metolachlor, permethrin and paraquat onto the land. "...

Marijuana farmers are destroying natural ecosystems as quest for profits outweighs "green" agricultural practices

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-11-20-marijuana-farmers-are-destroying-natural-ecosystems-as-quest-for-profits-outweighs-green-agricultural-practices.html

Marijuana farmers are destroying natural ecosystems as quest for profits outweighs “green” agricultural practices Monday, November 20, 2017 by: Isabelle Z. ... Part of the problem is that California laws state marijuana cultivation must be confined to just one acre per land parcel. "...

China grows its rice on land contaminated with industrial waste

https://www.naturalnews.com/040690_chinese_rice_contamination_global_food_shortage.html

But a number of experts are predicting that China may soon have to outsource additional agricultural product that involves heavy land use like raising beef. ... "The problem is that China has a big population and scarce land and soil, so we need to figure out another way of dealing with this." "...

How this couple earns a six figure annual income with 1.5 acres of land

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-11-03-how-couple-earns-a-six-figure-annual-income-in-1-5-acres-of-land.html

There’s no need for large agricultural organizations to “feed the world,” as goes the mantra, when everyday people are feeding themselves and their communities, they explain. ... They started out by renting some land to grow food, and gradually worked their way up to owning their own land and launching a full-scale business out of it. "...

GMO canola contaminates majority of land on organic farm

https://www.naturalnews.com/030686_gmos_canola.html

GMO canola contaminates majority of land on organic farm Friday, December 10, 2010 by: Ethan A. ... He believes that when his neighbor swathed the modified crops prior to harvest, the seeds caught air and traveled in the wind to the organic land. "...

Scientists: Long history of fertilizer use on land is threatening our water quality today

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-04-scientists-fertilizer-use-on-land-is-threatening-our-water-quality.html

Scientists: Long history of fertilizer use on land is threatening our water quality today Tuesday, December 04, 2018 by: Tracey Watson agricultural chemicals , algal blooms , badhealth , badpollution , Big AG , clean water , conventional farming , ecosystems , environment , farming , fertilizer , Fertilizers , food supply , harvest , human health , nutrient pollution , phosphorous , pollution , runoff , toxic water , water pollution - (Natural News ) Imagine you’re driving down ...

Can agrihoods (agricultural neighborhoods) help tie communities together?

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-09-01-can-agrihoods-tie-communities-together.html

Agrihoods, short for agricultural neighborhoods, exist for this reason – and they help tie communities together . ... Researchers say vitamin B12 can inhibit a key Parkinson’s enzyme - More news on agricultural neighborhoods Can agrihoods (agricultural neighborhoods) help tie communities together? "...

Proposal Could Lead to Growing Crops on Preserved Land

https://www.naturalnews.com/024176_crops_lead_farmers.html

This land is currently designated as conserved land that is part of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). ... Some of the land is used to buffer streams and rivers. A typical contract has a duration of 10 to 15 years. "...

USDA agricultural census program is a covert surveillance operation to compile government database of food and farm assets

https://www.naturalnews.com/039652_usda_agriculture_census_government_surveillance.html

USDA agricultural census program is a covert surveillance operation to compile government database of food and farm assets Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by Mike Adams , the Health Ranger Editor of NaturalNews.com (See all articles...) ... The USDA agricultural census document provides the U.S. government with a "registration list" of all farms, seeds, tractors, livestock and water resources. "...

Scientists respond to overuse of agricultural chemicals by genetically engineering crops to produce their own fertilizer

https://www.naturalnews.com/033416_ge_crops_fertilizer.html

Rotating crops and ending use of microorganism-destroying fertilizers and pesticides will improve soil conditions and boost crop yields naturally The current agricultural system of planting endless acres of staple crops like corn and soy on the same plots of land year after year is precisely the reason why it is necessary to shower crops with millions of pounds of synthetic fertilizer in the first place. ... [t]his underscores how seriously we need to care for the land ...

At Disney World's 'Living with the Land' exhibit, teaching children about GMO agriculture is a fun activity for the whole family

https://www.naturalnews.com/035861_disney_world_gmo_agriculture.html

According to several different reports, the agricultural exhibit, called Living with the Land, takes parents and their children on a tour through "living laboratories" that highlight "the wondrous ways scientists are helping farmers prepare for the food needs of our world's nations." With over 2.5 million square feet of greenhouse space, Living with the Land is a behemoth display of agricultural technology, including a giant gravity-defying tomato "tree" with thousands ...

Some points to consider when buying land for homesteading purposes

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-24-points-to-consider-buying-land-for-homesteading.html

You will also want to make sure your land is composed of tillable acreage. Dense woodland, overly rocky soil, and muddy swamps do not make for good, tillable land to grow crops on. ... Try to look for land that can be legally used for agricultural purposes. (Related: Do your homework: Tips for making sure you get a good deal when buying your homestead property. ) Going organic Land that has been registered as “organic” is often more expensive ...

EPA proposing biggest land grab in the history of the world, wants control over everything

https://www.naturalnews.com/044912_epa_land_grab_seasonal_streams.html

Food freedom begins with land freedom, because if you have no control over your own property, you have no real control over what you can use it for, including growing your own organic foods. "...

California's hemp farms producing massive tonnage of toxic chemical runoff, polluting thousands of acres of land

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-08-20-californias-hemp-farms-producing-massive-tonnage-of-toxic-chemical-runoff-polluting-thousands-of-acres-of-land.html

California’s hemp farms producing massive tonnage of toxic chemical runoff, polluting thousands of acres of land Sunday, August 20, 2017 by: Rhonda Johansson agricultural chemicals , California , california environment , environmental destruction , hemp , hemp farms , illegal marijuana growers , marijuana , marijuana farms , Pot , toxic chemicals - (Natural News ) Illegal marijuana farms in California have left acres of land so contaminated with toxic chemicals and fertilizers ...