Monthly Archives: April 2001

A Growing World Will Need More Irrigation

Dennis T. Avery Some Environmentalists Want To Burst Dams, But Feeding the 21st Century May Require Building More CHURCHVILLE, Va.–The World Bank is no longer funding dams. Eco- activists are blocking new dams. More and more of the water from … Continue reading

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Free Farm Trade Tries To Regain Momentum In Quebec

Dennis T. Avery Despite The Setback For Free Trade In Seattle, There Are Bright Spots In the Farm Trade Liberalization Picture CHURCHVILLE, Va.–As trade protesters gather again, this time in Quebec for the Summit of the Americas, the farm trade … Continue reading

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Emulating The Sound Eating Habits Of The Stone Age

Dennis T. Avery Stone Age Farmers On Plant Diets May Have Lacked Vitamins. Tomorrow’s Challenge Is Ensuring Livestock Diets For The Developing World CHURCHVILLE, Va.–”It’s easy to tell from the skeletons of our ancestors whether they were agriculturists or hunter-gatherers,” … Continue reading

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