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John Deere Infographic: A Chronological History

December 19, 2013

John Deere is one of the longest lasting agricultural and tractor companies in the United States. This infographic provides a chronological history of the company and their products.

conglomerATE: The Consolidation of America...

conglomerATE: The Consolidation of America…

April 25, 2013

If you’ve been following the news, you know that Big Food successfully lobbied this week to have pizza sauce considered a vegetable under school lunch rules. The industry also managed to block most of the nutritional changes that to school lunches that doctors and dieticians had been recommending for years, virtually guaranteeing that America’s schools […]

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Why India Can’t Feed Her People

March 6, 2013

This infographic shows the problems in the Indian food supply which leave 4 out of 10 children malnourished. Based on data from the Toronto Star, it documents an agriculture that produces less food per person than 30 years ago. Source

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Cereal Killers

January 28, 2013

Indian Agriculture v/s The Insects. Source

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Corn Terrorism

January 14, 2013

Corn is America’s most planted, most processed, most subsidized crop. But there’s more to these seemingly innocuous kernels than you think. Source

Mitigating Climate Change

Mitigating Climate Change

December 5, 2012

Agriculture’s role in mitigating climate change is often underestimated. Agriculture and forestry could actually be a key to reducing greenhouse gases by up to a third. Also crucial are the major synergies between mitigation, adaptation, food security, environmental sustainability and rural social and economic development. Source

Percent of Agriculture Population in the Yunnan Province

Percent of Agriculture Population in the Yunnan Province

November 30, 2012

What you don’t necessarily see in this infographic is the amazingly rich old/new art form of Chinese Folk Painting. Chinese Folk Painting, or Chinese Peasant Painting, reflects both styles and scenes of the peasants’ lives in the vast countryside of China. Keep in mind that this includes 800 million of the Chinese population, which is […]

Financial Relief from Mother Nature

Financial Relief from Mother Nature

November 21, 2012

Weather is the unwelcome wild card in agricultural production that farmers have to contend with every year. Whether it is drought, too much rain, a killing freeze or excessive heat, weather is the number one factor that affects yields – and it is completely out of a farmer’s control. The federal government offers farmers some […]

The Global State of Agriculture

The Global State of Agriculture

May 17, 2012

We need to increase food production by 70 percent by 2050 in order to meet the needs of people around the world. Agriculture is needed in developing countries, and if women had equal access to resources for agriculture, they could increase crop yields by 20-30 percent alone! Check out the infographic to learn how many […]