Ag Speedlinking: 02.11.08

Ethanol myth blasted in new Science mag

“The latest issue of Science magazine highlights studies showing that…replacing fossil fuels with corn-based ethanol would double greenhouse gas emissions over the next three decades.”


Jackson named Sustainable Woman of the Year

“The Women’s Food and Agricultural Network started the Sustainable Woman of the Year award to recognize women who have worked hard promoting sustainable agriculture. Dana Jackson of Stillwater (MN) is the first recipient.”


Advice to beginning farmers

“It’s the best of times and the worst of times to start farming, says Fred Kirschenmann.”


Reclaim control of agriculture to benefit Iowa

A Des Moines Register opinion piece


The Next Green Revolution

A new book subtitled “Essential Steps to a Healthy, Sustainable Agriculture”.


Organic chocolate a good alternative

Something to “chew on” as Valentine’s Day nears 🙂


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