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Shifting Cultivation vs. Intensive Cultivation

Blog: F.A. Farm   -   Wednesday January 14, 2009   -   By Walter

I got a new world atlas recently and I took a look at agricultural patterns around the world. I was especially struck by the shifting cultivation mode in the equatorial areas of South America, Africa, and Southeast Asia. The complementary mode of production...

Do We Need to Raise Meat Animals?

Blog: F.A. Farm   -   Tuesday December 23, 2008   -   By Walter

The December 23rd Seattle PI had a picture of a Zimbabwean farmer who was living on a "meager diet of vegetables, wild fruit and insects." This farmer's plight was the result of Mugabe's dictatorship and seven years of hunger. The photo got me...


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