|Push for ethanol production carries costs to land|
The Des Moines Register - 11/12/2013. By Dina Cappiello and Matt Apuzzo - The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America’s push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply.
|Changing the Global Food Narrative|
ensia - 11/12/2013. By Jonathan Foley - The dominant story about the future of the world food supply is logical, well known and wrong. To make better decisions, we need to examine where the narrative goes off the rails.
|Cutting Antibiotics: Denmark Leads Way in Healthier Pig Farming|
Der Spiegel - 11/11/2013. By Julia Koch - Many tons of antibiotics are administered every year to chickens and pigs in Europe, a trend that encourages the rise of drug-resistant microbes. But Denmark has shown how farmers can be made to abandon this policy of dangerous over-medication.