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How I met "Loschbour" Man - my 8000 y.o. yDNA cousin

First time I’ve heard about Loschbour Man, was somewhere when I researched ancient DNA (2017/2018). It could have been mix of Eupedia, GEDMATCH, FTDNA and YFULL as a source for me. 2,485 more words

Genetics

Hemp holds potential for Ohio farmers

The Ohio State Universtiy College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)

Ohio’s recent legalization of growing and processing hemp comes at a time when the state’s farmers might be especially interested in finding more sources of income. 672 more words

Ohio News

(Poem) Rain Drops Again, Evil Or Friend (#2)

Rain Drops Again, Evil Or Friend

Here in eastern Kentucky it has been quite wet

TV says in the north-east the water is running high… 129 more words

Poems

Why does the media seem to think farmers are at war with consumers?

There was an article in The Weekly Times (TWT) on 4th September 2019 titled Farmer fightback: Agriculture spending millions on trust campaigns.  Titles are meant to grab our attention and this one certainly grabbed mine. 423 more words

AGvocacy

Assessing Local Mutual Credit as a Socioeconomic Tool for Farmers in New York State’s Hudson Valley

Andrew Bonanno

University of Georgia Department of Anthropology, Email: avb86893@uga.edu

Thousands of local mutual credit networks and other complementary currency systems have been developed worldwide in the last several decades. 228 more words

Research Article

Picture Tales #2: Abandoned farming instruments haunt the fields of villages as youth shifts to new professions

With every passing season, farmers are facing huge losses in farming. Due to the risk involved in farming sector, new generation is not interest in this field. 141 more words

Ground Tales

[EDITORIAL] The Threat of Pesticide Mishandling to Philippine Farmers

The Philippines through the latter years of 1990s to the 2000s has experienced several dilemmas involving the improper use of insecticides and other various compounds with the same effects that adversely turned the health of farmers into a cesspool of complications, the safety of consumers in an imminent risk, and the environment in a disastrous ecological imbalance brought about by intoxicated soil and water, and the loss of beneficial insect fauna. 2,146 more words

Insects