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Please use AGRICULTURE NEWS DAILY for the great agricultural ad-free news resource that it is. Plus, my hand picked twitter feed that follows, is also a great up-to-the-minute news resource. Both of these resources draw from straight-forward and reliable sources and are the culmination of ten years of online work to produce this unique, independent site, Big Picture Agriculture. A Twitter List
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A breakthrough to bring driverless tractors into the mainstream? A startup in Iowa says it has fixes to many of the obstacles. | Star Tribune Nutrition Goddess Marion Nestle on the One Thing She’d Change About How We Eat. | Bon Appetit ‘Heartbreaking’ Drought Forces Canadian Ranchers to Cull Herds | Bloomberg PepsiCo to pump in $5 m to promote sustainable farming in India | The Hindu Business
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I've always been impressed whenever I've had amaranth, in cookies, and as a morning porridge. It grows in my state of Colorado.
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This roundup of global food, farming, and agricultural photos appears every Sunday on Big Picture Agriculture. U.S.A. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'IxJl4Bz1Q4xduf64eCf1BA',sig:'g89N2n-G5-wFswkDNn0YNDYkdnqGVC7Ji7NzTisQyzM=',w:'594px',h:'420px',items:'1052945690',caption: false ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false }
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Unloading Platform Pickaway Livestock Cooperative Association, central Ohio. Summer 1938. Photographer: Ben Shahn. FSA photograph. Every Thursday a carefully selected old agricultural photo is featured here on Big Picture Agriculture — lest we forget how things used to be.
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Rural Mainstreet Index Expands for October: Bankers Expect Farmland Prices to Continue Decline | Creighton University DowDuPont to Record $4.6 Billion Charge as Agriculture Unit Suffers; The charge reflects the many challenges facing seed and pesticide makers | WSJ The rise of the robot farmer. Animals farmed, tiny automated machines, fewer chemicals, more efficient. | The Guardian Government
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This post is republished from one of my favorite farming organizations, The Land Stewardship Project, out of Minnesota. And the article was written by their editor, Brian DeVore, who is a great writer. He has just recently published a book, Wildly Successful Farming - Sustainability and the New Agricultural Land Ethic, University of Wisconsin Press. I hope to see it under our Christmas tree at
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This roundup of global food, farming, and agricultural photos appears every Sunday on Big Picture Agriculture. U.S.A. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'EELQpz-bQ0hN2UsTMO5CxQ',sig:'NErjgqmTYr72Kg3c-BHO6WDRrMzc9JscEO2sdJWfwUg=',w:'594px',h:'454px',items:'1052546990',caption: false ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false }
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Navajo hogan and cornfield near Holbrook, Arizona, 1889. Photo credit: Smithsonian Institution. Every Thursday a carefully selected old agricultural photo is featured here on Big Picture Agriculture — lest we forget how things used to be.
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Doubling down on the biofuel boondoggle | Wash-Post Options for keeping the food system within environmental limits | Nature Why we need small farms - A photography project celebrates the small-scale and family-run farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s food. | National Geographic Meet the U.S. farmers who love Trump’s China trade war | Axios Ainsworth, Nebraska couple hope to draw other

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