Just an up-date from Zero Hedge. add to that the suicide rate of farmers is double that of veterans, and the average age of a farmer is 63. My opinion, when the farms go down – the guns will come up. As I said, with food we can solve virtually any problem, without – none. No food = No United States. Cut the supply chain and no enemy can survive. The Just in Time Delivery system is simple to collapse. There is only 1 solution, and that one is being ignored.
Solution & Analysis of Soviet Situation Below the Fold.
My mission is to change the paradigm on investment in Small Sustainable farms in America. It is clear – if we do not create “true” sustainable agriculture then we will not be here as a species very long. Further , if we do not create a diversified, balanced, and healthy “Food Grid” in America we will not be here as a country very long. I consider this a “National Security” issue.
Chinese scientists have harvested alkali-resistant ‘sea rice’ planted in east China’s Shandong Province, marking initial success of an ambitious plan to boost the country’s rice production and feed an additional 80 million people.
Earlier this year, the research team successfully grew and harvested the salt-resistant rice in a Dubai desert.
Erik Molvar is a wildlife biologist and is the Laramie, Wyoming-based Executive Director of Western Watersheds Project, a nonprofit group dedicated to protecting and restoring watersheds and wildlife on western public lands.
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Industrial oil and gas drilling is compatible with healthy wildlife populations
Nobody wants to see the sage grouse (or anything else) listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Logging, grazing, or fuelbreaks can stop big fires
Wild horses are the real threat to western rangeland health
Ranchers are the real environmentalists
Predators are killing our wild game (or our profits) and their numbers need to be “managed”
When the next boom hits, the good times will return
Ranching is the cornerstone of western rural economies
The oil, timber, and livestock industries have the right to extract private profits from public lands
Local control would result in better management of western public lands
Chris Cleverly is building a totally integrated/harmonious ecosystem for food growth and supply in Africa using AgriTech and Big Data through small holder farmers. Creating greatest wealth to the greatest many through greatest efficiency.