Agriculture News Links – December 3, 2013

Clarks Nutcracker. Photo by Richard Crossley.

There Will Be Bread: The Newest Development in Food Culture Is Also the Oldest. By Anna Roth. (SF Weekly)

Ecological Impact of Chicken Farming. By Marie-Luise Blue. (Opposing Views)

Humans are becoming more carnivorous. By Hannah Hoag. (Nature)

Do food prices respond to oil-price shocks? By Christiane Baumeister, Lutz Kilian (VOX)

As Final U.S. Decision Nears, A Lively Debate on GM Salmon. Elliot Entis and Paul Greenberg. (e360)

Oil tankers, not icebergs, a water scarcity solution? By Chris Bennett. (Western Farm Press)

Note to readers: The bird in the photo is one that I observed at the high point of a recent hike on the First Flatiron here in Boulder… Also, I’ve been working on a number of things behind the scenes here, some of them technical. Expect a new focus and page launch coming here in January, which will be my feeble attempt to keep up with our changing times in media. Stay tuned.

2 thoughts on “Agriculture News Links – December 3, 2013

    1. K. McDonald Post author

      Yes, I think the wheat breeders are pretty excited these days about all of the potential. I’ve written up King Arthur’s flour in the past, and Ultragrain by Conagra, too. Thanks for the link.


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