Agriculture News Links – November 22, 2013

● FAMILY FARMS: Today, the UN kicks off its International Year of Family Farming. (FAO)

● FARM THEFTS: Copper thefts still frustrating Northern Colorado farmers, law enforcement. By Kevin Duggan. (Coloradan)

● INNOVATION: Israeli Startup Grows Super Crops. By Elliott Gotkine & Gwen Ackerman. (Bloomberg)

● POLICY: How Industrial Agriculture Has Thwarted Factory Farm Reforms. By Christina M. Russo. (Environment360)

● ORGANIC VS CONVENTIONAL: The Myth of Organic Agriculture. By Henry I. Miller. (Project Syndicate)

● CHINA: Farmland expansion threatens Great Wall. (

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