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US Running Low on Farmable Land

US Running Low on Farmable Land NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – A federal conservationist has warned that the United States is running out of farmable agriculture land to grow enough food for its growing population. Leonard Jordan, associate chief for Conservation at the USDA’s Natural...

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Key Senators Reach Deal on GMO Labeling

Key Senators Reach Deal on GMO Labeling From NSAC Blog: Despite what feels like endless “controversy”, national polls have overwhelmingly shown that the vast majority of American consumers want the use of genetically engineered or genetically modified organisms (GMOs) noted on their food labels. Last...

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2015 National Food Hub Survey Results

2015 National Food Hub Survey Results Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems has released the Findings of the 2015 National Food Hub Survey, produced in collaboration with the Wallace Center at Winrock International. This is the only study of its caliber to track nationwide...

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Food Systems Experts Urge Global Shift Towards Agroecology

Food Systems Experts Urge Global Shift Towards Agroecology Input-intensive crop monocultures and industrial-scale feedlots must be consigned to the past in order to put global food systems onto sustainable footing, according to the world’s foremost experts on food security, agro-ecosystems and nutrition. The solution is to...

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