Neatorama Posts Tagged "agriculture"
Permafrost Farming in Alaska...

The average temperature in Bethel, in western Alaska, is below freezing, although summers see temperatures in the 50s for short time. Yet the town's sole farmer, Tim Meyers, grows root vegetables, greens, and even strawb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/08/Permafrost-Farming-in-Alaska/
Red Farm Propaganda...

The cows are fat and happy in this 1962 Soviet agriculture poster. The text says, "The Gas Station to Abunda...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/04/Red-Farm-Propaganda/
A Day Picking Strawberries...

Los Angeles Times writer Hector Becerra picking strawberries. Photo: Al Seib That clamshell of filled with sweet, ripe strawberries you just picked up at your local supermarket? That was picked...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/04/A-Day-Picking-Strawberries/
Farmer Style...

[http://youtu.be/LX153eYcVrY] (YouTube link)This i...  ...ever. Again, they are extolling the importance of agriculture

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/06/Farmer-Style/
I'm Farming and I Grow It...

(YouTube link) The Peterson Farm Brothers sing about where your dinner comes from. The lyrics are at the YouTube page. -via Metafilter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/07/im-farming-and-i-grow-it/
Invasive Bugs Eat Invasive Plant...

For 50 years, farmers, scientists, and homeowners have looked for a way to get rid of kudzu. The invasive plant native to Japan grows at such an astounding rate that people in the southern U.S. joke about closing their w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/04/invasive-bugs-eat-invasive-plant/
Farming Like the Incas...

The Inca civilization grew a variety of crops in the Andes Mountains, despite the rough terrain and scant rainfall, using sophisticated agricultural methods developed over centuries. Those methods faded away when the con...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/09/farming-like-the-incas/
The Strange History of the Sunflower...

Sunflowers were grown as a food crop thousands of years ago in North America, although they looked very different from modern flowers. Sunflower seeds were exported to Europe in the 16th century as ornamental plants. But...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/23/the-strange-history-of-the-sunflower/
Atomic Energy for the Farmer...

This 1948 advertisement for a "radioactive soil conditioner" promises a 20% increase in your tomato, beet, lettuce, and carrot crops. What could possibly go wrong? Link -via Boing Boing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/12/atomic-energy-for-the-farmer/
Real Life FarmVille...

Many of my Facebook friends are virtual farmers on...  ...d that the project will raise awareness about how agriculture works. Link - Via Good

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/05/real-life-farmville/




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