|Cow Urine Kills Farm Pests in India's First Fully Organic State|
Bloomberg - 6/22/2016. By Bibhudatta Pradhan - Nimtshreng Lepcha seeps medicinal leaves in cow urine and sprays the brew over his tomatoes. It’s the main way pests are repelled on his farm in the Himalayan foothills and across the northeastern state of Sikkim, the first in India to go fully organic.
|Farming for the Future: Organic and Agroecological Solutions to Feed the World|
Friends of the Earth - 6/21/2016. By Christopher D. Cook, Kari Hamerschlag and Kendra Klein, Ph.D. - Research consistently shows that hunger is not a problem of overall supply of food, but results from poverty, lack of democracy and unequal access to land, water and other resources. Rather than producing more food under unequal and ecologically destructive conditions, the solution to hunger hinges on creating a more sustainable, democratic and fair food system for all.