November 2009 - Farmland LP

  • How Safe is that Chicken?

    http://www.consumerreports.org/health/healthy-living/health-safety/chicken-safety/overview/chicken-safety-ov.htm You would think that after years of alarms about food safety—outbreaks of illness followed by renewed efforts at cleanup—a staple like chicken would be a lot safer to eat. But in our latest analysis of fresh, whole broilers bought at stores nationwide, two-thirds harbored salmonella and/or campylobacter, the leading bacterial causes of foodborne disease. […]
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  • The Triple Bottom Line of Sustainable Agriculture

    Sustainable farmland yields healthy investment returns while providing broader economic, social and environmental benefits. The Power of Synergies Many businesses and investments entail trade-offs between personal profits and wide-boundary costs by externalizing environmental, social or economic issues. However, triple bottom line investors recognize that some of the greatest returns are achieved when environmental, social and […]
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  • Soil Bacteria Work In Similar Way To Antidepressants

    http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/66840.php UK scientists suggest that a type of friendly bacteria found in soil may affect the brain in a similar way to antidepressants. Their findings are published in the early online edition of the journal Neuroscience. Researchers from Bristol University and University College London discovered using laboratory mice, that a “friendly” bacteria commonly found in […]
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