News Stories relating to "crops"
Friday, July 18, 2014
A new scientific review has made claims that organic foods are higher in nutrients and lower in pesticides compared with those grown in the now conventional method of intensive farming.
The review encompassed 343 previous peer-reviewed studies, assessing crop composition and foods, and the authors concluded that organic crops had higher...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Unprecedented plagues and diseases are threatening crops across the globe, and the results could be disastrous according to scientists.
Bananas are one such crop that has fallen victim to a variety of bugs and fungal infections, which are spreading so rapidly that the government in Costa Rica, one of the biggest suppliers of the fruit...
Monday, May 2, 2011
On Dreamland, we're not afraid to ask the hard questions
can still listen to this show). When we see signs of unrest in countries, such as the "Arab Spring," where young people are...