Monthly Archives: December 2015

Whatever! So much for standardizing terminology …

This workshop announcement reflects what I was talking about in my last post. Agriculture 4.0; Connecting the Field to the Internet Scott Shearer, Ohio State University Understanding “Big Data” and the “Internet of Things” will be increasingly important for crop … Continue reading

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Sacred Life, Sacred Seed and Agriculture 3.0

Some writers are using the term ‘Agriculture 3.0’ (which refers to a future agriculture), to represent different versions of industrial agriculture (agriculture 2.0). Its use is already falling into the same problem that ‘sustainability’ fell into (see blog post). The … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: Doing Away with the Term “Sustainable”

In my Nuffield study report,  I argue that the use of the term ‘sustainability’ in agriculture is outdated. I conclude that the 3 legged model (see http://wp.me/p107b3-lI) needs to be replaced with a 5 pillar model for ‘resilience’. In a … Continue reading

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Healing the Wounds of Reason

This blog is all about the emergence of a new agricultural paradigm (Agriculture 3.0), with the idea of “Reclaiming the Miracle.” However, I have written little publicly to define what the essence of this new paradigm is. As we work … Continue reading

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Farming can Mitigate Climate Change

Agriculture 3.0 (resilient agriculture) mitigates climate change by sequestering carbon.

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