Within those bounds there are only 3,500 acres under cultivation, farmed
by 638 growers.
We reported recently that several organic contaminants occurred at elevated concentrations in farmed
Atlantic salmon compared with concentrations of the same contaminants in wild Pacific salmon [Hites et al.
A virus now threatening the Mexican farmed
sardine stocks has started to spread across the oceans, infecting wild species.
No question, it's been rough seas for farmed
They're helping dismantle our very effective system of family farmed
agriculture in favor of a failed Soviet model that replaces state control with corporate-level control.
A land of fertile and loamy river valleys and craggy inhospitable highlands, the people who settled and farmed
here were no less shaped by the land than they shaped the land to meet their agricultural needs.
Wilmer Atkinson, a journalist, farmer and Quaker, created the journal as a way to communicate to others who farmed
within a day's journey from Philadelphia.
In the first place, it was common: in 1820, 53% of the landholders in Cramahe were tenants; by the 1842 census, 38% of the occupiers of land who farmed
were tenants; and by the 1871 census that percentage had declined to 29%.
Earlier studies had already shown that the organically farmed
soil had higher levels of organic matter and a larger mass of microorganisms and soil enzymes.
I like that our cows are a lot healthier and we don't lose as many from the herd as we did before the transition to organic," said DeVos, whose family has transitioned 1,000 acres (550 acres from their family farm with the balance from leased land) to certified organic with a herd of 200 dairy cows, on a farm that had been conventionally farmed
Although McMurry emphasizes the advantages of the Great Transformation, most notably the reduced labor for women, she too recognizes that under the old system "(t)hey farmed
with greater consideration for the land and its productivity and tried to accommodate to natural processes, rather than to overcome them.
Earthbound Farm certified organic produce currently is farmed
on more than 24,000 acres and is available in every state and in 74 percent of all supermarkets nationwide.