“agriculture” Charts

Hey College Grad, Wanna Job? Pick Your Industry Wisely »

With the Affordable Care Act fully enacted, the health sector will show the highest increase in employment, matched only by…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 676
Score: 7

#Sustainability: The Meal of Our Demise »

Turkeys may be all the rage for Thanksgiving and other holidays, but beef may be our undoing as one of…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 339
Score: 6

Chinese investment in the US »

Chinese (nonbond) investments in the US range from minority stakes in large financial enterprises to outright purchases of small medical…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 291
Score: 4

Why Does this Fertile State Buy So Much Food Out-of-State? »

1-in-6 Ohio residents works in the agriculture industry, yet nearly 90% of the food Ohioans buy comes from outside the…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 357
Score: 4

Co-ops: Growing the Local Economy »

In the 7 Rivers region of Wisconsin, the Fifth Season Co-op is strengthening the local economy by democratizing who owns…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 175
Score: 3

Engineered Cotton, Corn, Soy reach 90% of US Crop Production »

Herbicide-tolerant (HT) crops, allowing utilization of otherwise-deathly herbicides for weed control, and insect-resistant (Bt) crops, have grown rapidly as a…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 262
Score: 3

Fair Trade Volume is Growing »

Fair Trade has steadily grown in popularity as well as premium payments for Fair Trade products.

Food Tank
by: Food Tank
views: 194
Score: 2

An Ancient Industry Soars With Modern Tech »

Global annual crop production since the 1960s has more than doubled, a striking testament to improvements in modern farming practices.…

Worldwatch Institute
by: Worldwatch Institute
views: 119
Score: 2

Global GMO Trends By Trait: 1996-2006 »

Herbicide tolerance is the most widely modified trait among genetically modified crops. This trait experienced dramatic increases during the span…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 100
Score: 2

California Has Limited Water. Here's How The State Uses It. »

The recent Californian drought has brought a large amount of attention to just how The Golden State uses its limited…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 248
Score: 1

A Different Purpose for Antibiotics »

In 2011, the FDA reported that 80% of antibiotics sold in the US were sold for agricultural purposes.

Food Tank
by: Food Tank
views: 249
Score: 1

The Most Expensive Cow In the World »

Recently, "Missy," a Holstein cow, sold for an astonishing 1.2 million dollars - or about 769 times the price of…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 41

The Strength of American Agriculture »

The United States has long been known as the world's breadbasket, and recent advances in agriculture has only helped make…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 70

Freshwater Going Toward Agriculture Expected to Grow »

Currently approximately 70 percent of the world’s freshwater goes toward agriculture, and it is estimated that this will increase by…

Food Tank
by: Food Tank
views: 35

Land Use »

Total land area of Earth is 149 millions of square kilometers and it is almost equally distributed between agricultural, forest.…

Knoema
by: Knoema
views: 21

Farm Bill Spending Up 49 Percent »

The House of Representatives has officially passed a $956 billion farm bill. The farm bill trims $16.5 billion from expected…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 65

Food's Carbon Footprint: What is the Prius of Eating? »

This chart shows the sources of global greenhouse gas emissions. Did you know that agriculture accounts for more greenhouse gas…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 310

Availability of food across countries »

We tried to estimate how much people pay for food in different countries. In general, price of 1000 Kcal goes…

Knoema
by: Knoema
views: 29

What is driving farmers to turn away from GMOs? »

Some farmers around the nation are starting to turn away from genetically modified seeds as their productivity flags. They are…

Difference of Daily Diet Across Countries »

Due to many reasons people all over the world have different composition of their daily diet. Please take a look…

Knoema
by: Knoema
views: 90

US Food Expenditure On Steady Rise »

US Food expenditure has been on a steady rise over the last twenty years. Food expenditure first topped the trillion…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 78

Global GMO Trends: 1996-2006 »

During this span of time, the global coverage of genetically modified crops has consistently increased. Despite certain misgivings the public…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 83

GMO Crops Continue to Skyrocket, Developing World Joins In »

While the United States continues its significant lead in genetically-modified crop production, with 69.5 million hectares, the growth rate of…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 97

Genetically-Modified Foods Increase Substantially Every Year »

In 2012, genetically-engineered crop hectarage reached 170 million hectares-- a 100-fold increase since being commercialized in 1996. 17.3 million farmers…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 70