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Food companies work with farmers on sustainability

posted on June 13, 2014 at 1:54 PM

A nonprofit network of investors, companies and public interest groups says in a new report that manufacturers depending on U.S. corn and other commodities must send strong signals to farmers to help preserve water and soil. Full Story

Water woes force big brewers to tighten the tap

posted on June 13, 2014 at 1:48 PM

Some of the largest brewers in the U.S. are trying to reduce their water-to-beer ratio as drought and wildfire threaten the watersheds where they draw billions of gallons every year. Full Story

Prince Charles Touts Locally Grown Agriculture

posted on May 6, 2011 at 12:05 PM

Prince Charles Touts Locally Grown Agriculture
Charles, Prince of Wales, a consistent critic of genetically modified crops and strong proponent of organic agriculture, painted a bleak picture for domestic and foreign users of water in his speech at Georgetown University. Full Story

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