Crop Biotechnology Impact on Developing Countries Part 2

Since 1996, the net economic benefit of crop biotechnology at the farm level has been $133.5 billion. In a previous post, we asked Zintro experts to share their thoughts about… Read More

U.S. Government Launches Local Food, Local Places

Rising consumer interest in locally grown food has turned it into a $7 billion industry. Truck farming, or small-scale fresh fruit and vegetable production, has led to over 8100 U.S…. Read More

Heirloom varieties of endangered fruits and vegetables make a comeback

The drive behind growing many heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables being grown in small backyard gardens and large CSAs is to save endangered fruits and vegetables from going away… Read More

Organic industry keeps on rolling

By Maureen Aylward The New York Times reports that with the global recession, organic farming and the organic industry is holding steady and growing. We asked our Zintro experts to… Read More