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Do You Have Any Personal Agricultural Assets?

Positive Future #883 (Feature photo – Food Gardening – CCA SA 3.0 Unported, Arnaud 25)

Agricultural assets include land with reasonable topsoil and water, all located in a place that has a growing season. The purpose of posing the question comes on the heels of a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a division of the United Nations. The report covers how the world’s agricultural assets are doing. Without getting into the details, the FAO Director, General QU Dongyu, explains it this way: “The pressures on soil, land and water ecosystems are now intense, and many are stressed to a critical point.”

So how many acres of farmland are there in the world? The answer is 12,602,355,000 acres. Now that’s equivalent to a farm that is 100 miles wide and 200,000 miles long. If this farm is of a size and condition, that stresses the Earth’s limits, it doesn’t take a lot of thought to understand that access to any form of agricultural assets will play a role in the future. Cultivating your own personal love for growing food, and being a good steward may well be part of the larger solution.

To get a head start, and get the nutrients, microbes and plant foods to take your food garden to the next level, get acquainted with Kelp4Less products and tell your neighbors.

You can read the full story here:

https://www.fao.org/newsroom/detail/new-fao-report-on-land-and-water-resources-paints-alarming-picture-091221/en

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