by Worldwatch Institute on April 15, 2015
Farmers today can grow two to three times as much grain, fruit, and vegetables on a plot of land as they could 50 years ago, but the nutritional quality of many crops has declined...Whole Foods Produce Ranking System
by AP News on Oct. 15, 2014
Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as "good," ''better" or "best" based on the supplier's farming practices...Signs of Drought Squeeze Economy in Thailand
by NY Times on Oct 5, 2014
In a country with seven million farming households, mostly small landholders, the water shortage will affect the poorer segment of the population...Smithfield Foods Collaborate to Reduce Fertilizer Runoff
by TriplePundit May 28th, 2014
The Environmental Defense Fund is collaborating with Smithfield Foods and its livestock production subsidiary, Murphy-Brown LLC, to help farmers optimize fertilizer application on livestock grain. More efficient application of fertilizer leads to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and water pollution...Wal-Mart pushes plan to reduce fertilizer
by USA Today on March 16, 2014
Retail giant Wal-Mart could hold a key to reducing water pollution while making agriculture production more efficient in a program that conservationists and agricultural groups are touting as a "win-win"...
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