Interesting reading from the Internet

Sometimes you find or someone points out an interesting article to read on the Internet and I encourage you to click onto these links below and find encouragement.

 

1. http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/01/24/265687251/soil-weedkillers-and-gmos-when-numbers-don-t-tell-the-whole-story?ft=1&f=1007

The question is posed “Are farmers using more herbicides now than before the introduction of GMO cultivars?

 

2. MOTHER JONES. http://grist.org/food/one-weird-trick-to-fix-farms-forever/

An Ohio farmer started with No-Till on his farm in 1970 and following crop rotation and strategic planting of cover crops has improved the soils on his farm a great deal!

 

3. http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/archive/2013/08/features/post-organic

A sugar cane farmer in Brazil started 27 years ago with No-Till or minimum till and today he has systematically swung completely to organic farming not on 100ha but 16,000. Amazing story indeed