Energy in Agriculture Historical Lessons

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Energy in Agriculture Historical Lessons

Post by shawn » Sun Nov 26, 2006 1:03 pm

I just read this abbreviation (still long) of a lecture by Richard Heinberg delivered to the E. F. Schumacher Society in Stockbridge, Massachusetts on October 28, 2006. It details worries about a fossil-fuel based agriculture, discusses past and future solutions to food-crises, mostly tapping into de-industrialized horticulture. Interestingly, it touches on the need for more education in agronomy and horticulture, so that there are farmers and gardeners ready for future transitions:
http://energybulletin.net/22584.html
-Shawn

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