The Small Gift of Microfinancing Makes for a Big Difference

Helping others with microfinanced loans[shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”15180628″][printfriendly]It’s the season of giving and there are various non-profit organizations seeking donations, volunteers and financial support such as local food bank, Red Cross, World Vision, and Gifts of Hope. These organizations are looking for support all year round! One option that doesn’t receive Read more…

Drone Farming

Can efficiencies increase if we farm from the sky?   This past spring the US Federal Aviation Administration gave clearance for the use of drones for agriculture purposes, approving Yamaha’s RMAX drone helicopter to spray crop fields (it has been in use for 20 years in Japan). Although this approval Read more…

Agri-vated over Bacon!

I enjoy grocery shopping, but I’m increasingly becoming agri-vated by labelling and how food companies misuse labels to market products to consumers. Don’t get me wrong, product labelling and marketing is important, companies know how to catch my eye and convince me to buy their products; nevertheless, I’m becoming agri-vated Read more…