Recommended Articles on Farming and Food Systems (6/30/10)

Agriculture Struggles with Lack of Young Farmers (Bakersfield.com)

http://www.bakersfield.com/news/business/economy/x1008891541/Agriculture-struggles-with-lack-of-young-farmers

2010 State of the Industry: Vegetable Growing (Farming Journal)

http://www.farmingmagazine.com/article.php?id=5553

It’s the Policy Stupid: Why Eaters Alone Cant Transform the Food System (Grist)

http://www.grist.org/article/food-why-eaters-alone-cant-transform-the-food-system/

Consumers are buying into organic farms: They believe in the health benefits of organic food but also see the ventures as investments (Chicago Tribune)

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-0628-organic-farmers-20100628,0,6671982.story

Articles About FDA’s Announcement Regarding Antibiotics in Agriculture:

Antibiotics in Animals Need Limits, F.D.A. Says (New York Times)

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/29/health/policy/29fda.html

Meat and Antibiotics: Getting Our Animals Off Drugs (Time)

http://ecocentric.blogs.time.com/2010/06/29/meat-and-antibiotics-getting-our-animals-off-drugs/

2 Comments on Recommended Articles on Farming and Food Systems (6/30/10)

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