AgriBusiness_7.2010

AgriBusiness_7.2010 - Climate Change vs. New Technologies...

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Climate Change vs. New Technologies Host: Smart Living at UCSD Phone: 415-713-4906 When: Friday, April 22 from 07:00 PM to 9:00
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Food for Thought Are you willing to make that trade? Agribusiness is betting you will! Don’t support pHarming! Don’t eat G. R. A. S. !!! You DO have a choice! Exercise it! Vote with your $ and friends!
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BIGGEST What is the anthropogenic impact on earth??
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Dr Jack Paxton Postmodern metaagriculturalist pHarming Ag is like a bus. But when you ask where you are going and the reply is “Faster”, it is time to get off !!!!!!!!!!!
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obliterates ecosystems with cultivation, impacts many other ecosystems by withdrawing/adding water, toxins and nutrients! pollutes ecosystems worldwide with soil T 2000 & toxic compounds designed to kill biological organisms! [ we aren’t all that different from an insect biochemically!] depends on huge source of cheap labor, which is mostly powerless . César E. Chávez AGRIBUSINESS
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What is Agriculture? Production of animals for meat Storing sun energy: firewood, ethanol, biodiesel Production of plants for food Management of insects such as bees Production of Agronomic plants seldom eaten directly such as cotton, hay or rags Production of milk, eggs Production of timber Production of coffee , Companion Animals e.g. Horses, dogs Fisheries Last but far from least in S.D.: Horticultural crops. Lawns ! ornamentals, cut flowers etc tobacco
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“The classic American lawn is an industrial, shocking-green carpet whose very survival depends on our polluting the environment and disturbing the peace. Other kinds of home landscapes can grow pollution-free. A natural-yard movement is showing that combinations of rugged plants, including grasses, can be far more interesting than a standard lawn while requiring little mowing, no
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course BILD 18 taught by Professor Saier during the Spring '07 term at UCSD.

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