Peak oil the next threat facing world agriculture

February 2007
Farmers Weekly;2/2/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 5, p19
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The article focuses on the threat posed by the limited supplies of oil to the agricultural sector according to Jeremy Leggett, chief executive of Solarcentury, speaking at the 2007 annual conference of the Soil Association in Wales. It cites the advantages of adopting strategies that will reduce farming's reliance on fossil fuels. Author Richard Heinberg believes that the future is about food production devoted to local consumption.


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