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News | Interesting Links

How Industrial Agriculture Affects Our Soil

In soil-based agriculture, soil health is the most important foundation of a healthy farm ecosystem. Learn more about its conditions.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

What foods and spices look like before they're harvested - INSIDER

From banana blossoms to pineapple bushes and peppercorn plants, some of the most common food items are almost unrecognizable before they're harvested.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

New fund utilizes Israeli tech to help small farmers in Africa

JDC program will give thousands of agriculturists access to low-interest loans in bid to improve their crop yields, ensure their products command a fair market price

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Delegation seeks Israeli startups to help African farmers boost crops

Team from Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa visits Israel to pinpoint local agricultural technologies that are pertinent to Africa's challenges

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The Fate Of The World's Chocolate Depends On This Spot In Rural England : The Salt : NPR

Cocoa is unusually susceptible to disease. Every year, a third of the crop is destroyed, even as the appetite for chocolate grows. That's why the world needs the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre.