Study Finds Higher Yields & Lower Production Costs with Organic Cotton

Study Finds Higher Yields & Lower Production Costs with Organic Cotton
GM WATCH , Sept 28, 2006
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With India’s indebted cotton farmers taking their own lives in ever increasing numbers after being ruined by expensive Bt seeds and other input costs, here’s an eye catching study on organic cotton production in India.
Over a period of two years, an Indo-Swiss research team collected and compared agronomic data on 60 organic and conventional farms.

Energy efficiency is high on homeowners’ wish lists

Green Scene Energy efficiency is high on homeowners’ wish lists “Energy efficiency is a gigantic subject,” says John Abrams, founder and president of South Mountain Co., a design/build firm in West Tisbury, Mass. “In the last couple of years there has been a staggering change in what people are asking for. We’ve been doing this for theContinue reading “Energy efficiency is high on homeowners’ wish lists”

Greenland’s Ice Melt Accelerating

Yup:_______________________________________________ BOULDER, Colorado, September 21, 2006 (ENS) – Greenland’s ice sheet is melting faster than previously thought, according to research published Wednesday by U.S. scientists. The data shows the rate of loss accelerated from 2004 to 2006, with the massive ice sheet melting two and one-half times faster than the previous two-year period. Analysis ofContinue reading “Greenland’s Ice Melt Accelerating”

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