14% OFF 2000: Potato crop hits eight-year low
- Crop update. Lawson, Stuart // Caterer (2055-7817);11/20/2015, Vol. 205 Issue 4901, p55
The article reports on the status of fresh produce availability as of November 2015, including British root vegetables, brassica crops and European apples and pears.
- The Soviet Achilles Heel. Wolfe, Henry C. // America;7/14/1962, Vol. 107 Issue 15, p487
The article discusses the agricultural problem considered as the weakness of the Soviet Union's political-economic-military structure and the relevance of communism as a contributing factor. It states that the root of the problem was the peasant who opposed the ruling of communism in the...
- WORLD FOOD OUTLOOK. Gibbons, William J. // America;3/2/1946, Vol. 74 Issue 22, p569
The article presents an outlook regarding global food supply. It states that after the World War II demand for food had increased and there was a shortage of food supplies. It analyzes the reasons behind the food shortage such as dislocation of agriculture, loss of manpower, and lack of...
- Short Chain Food Supply in Flanders (Belgium): Direct Sales of Farm Made Products. Huygens, Didier; Lips, Dirk; Aerts, Stef // Bulletin of the University of Agricultural Sciences & Veterinary;2010, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p154
During the last decennia, the distance between the producer and the consumer has increased strongly. This enlarged distance manifests in different areas. Firstly, the distance has become larger geographically. Food products are transported around the world and have become common goods. Secondly,...
- Veggies en vogue. Strugatch, Warren // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);11/20/98, Vol. 45 Issue 47, p1A
Focuses on produce in Long Island, New York that are featured in most restaurants in the area. Reasons for residents' celebration of local produce; Building of consumer awareness through regional branding; Chefs' preference for local produce due to freshness and grower integrity.
- Gourmet diners flock to Dig In. BECHMAN, TOM J. // Indiana Prairie Farmer;Oct2013, Vol. 187 Issue 10, p66
The article focuses on the thousands of consumers who have gathered for the annual event of nonprofit organization Dig In held at the White River State Park in August 2013, sponsored by the Indiana Family of Farmers, which aimed to promote the agricultural products in the state.
- Enterprisers' Mite. // Time;12/12/1960, Vol. 76 Issue 24, p27
The article reports on the food supply policy in Russia. It notes that the country's policy calls for the consumption of agricultural produce coming from collective and state-owned farms, but private gardening account for the majority the Russian diet. It also mentions that the nation has...
- Europe must catch up with rest of world on GM, expert says. // Horticulture Week;7/10/2008, p29
The article reports that Europe must catch up on research into genetic modification (GM) of food which according to a leading expert. Monsanto UK Ltd.'s scientist Dr. Colin Merritt said that molecular genetics had become the core for plant breeding and advances in genetic modification were huge....
- Verteilungskonflikte durch die Klimaschutzpolitik -- VerschÃ¤rft die EU die Hungerproblematik? Bräuninger, Michael; Leschus, Leon // Zeitschrift fÃ¼r Wirtschaftspolitik;2011, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p341
Food demand is strongly correlated to population growth and income growth. Both will lead to a strong demand increase in the future. At the same time, the agricultural products will increasingly be needed as energy resources. Boundaries to production growth are given by resources such as land...