Monthly Archives: October 2012

Farmers facing ‘serious financial problem’ – TVNZ

Farmers facing ‘serious financial problem’TVNZA report from the Ministry for Primary Industries is warning farmers to brace for a subdued 2012/2013 season with milk solids forecasted to fall 20% to around $5.25 per kilogram. See on tvnz.co.nz

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No Farm Experience? HIRED! – Farm Futures (blog)

No Farm Experience? HIRED!Farm Futures (blog)He of course wants what most farmers want from an employee; drive and ambition, critical thinking and mechanical ability. See on farmfutures.com

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To Lower Pollution, Iran Becomes a Natural Gas Leader

Last year, Iran became the world leader in natural gas vehicles, and the reliance on its cleaner fossil fuel seems unlikely to diminish amid international sanctions on its nuclear program. See on http://www.nytimes.com

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Russia’s Mini Boom Of Cycling, But Still A Long Ride From Bike-Friendly

Russia’s Mini Boom Of Cycling, But Still A Long Ride From Bike-Friendly – Worldcrunch – All News is Global (#Russia’s cycling mini-boom: #Kommersant looks at how #Moscow is still a long way from being #bike-friendly | See on http://www.worldcrunch.com

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Community gardens could be paved over by road widening – 24 Hours Vancouver

Community gardens could be paved over by road widening24 Hours VancouverJill Weiss, vice-president of the Strathcona Community Gardeners Society, is afraid portions of the Cottonwood and Strathcona community gardens will be ruined if Malkin Avenue… See on vancouver.24hrs.ca

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Organic and Sustainable: At the Heart of a Food Revolution

The words organic and sustainable are increasingly important to the growing numbers of Americans who recognize the health consequences of toxic and persistent pesticides in our food supply. See on http://www.ideafit.com

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BBC Radio 4 – Farming Today, 23/10/2012

UK organic cereal farmers are facing seed shortages due to this year’s wet weather. See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Internet of food: Arduino-based, urban aquaponics in Oakland

The land in West Oakland where Eric Maundu is trying to farm is covered with freeways, roads, light rail and parking lots so there’s not much arable land and… See on http://www.youtube.com

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Los Angeles, Nashville and Miami join Bike Friendly Communities

Boulder, Davis and Portland top the list of great cities for cycling – The American cities of Miami, Los Angeles and Nashville haveunique cultures that would make it quite… – BikeRadar (LA becomes a Bike Friendly Community! See on http://www.bikeradar.com

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Russia’s Mini Boom Of Cycling, But Still A Long Ride From Bike-Friendly

Russia’s Mini Boom Of Cycling, But Still A Long Ride From Bike-Friendly – Worldcrunch – All News is Global (#Russia’s cycling mini-boom: #Kommersant looks at how #Moscow is still a long way from being #bike-friendly | See on http://www.worldcrunch.com

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