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King Global Earth & Environmental sciences Corporation – Striking this balance, between crop production and environmental impact for future generations, takes real innovation. At King Global Earth & Environmental Sciences Corporation, this is what we do.

Our world populations are rapidly expanding. Our planet is not. In a world where too many already go hungry, we, as citizen of the Earth, all have a very daunting challenge on our hands: feeding the estimated nine billion of us who will inhabit Earth by the year 2050 will require food to be grown on roughly the same amount of land that we use for farming today. Fortunately, we have King Global Earth & Environmental Sciences Corporation.

King Global Earth & Environmental Sciences Corporation is now turning its attention to the study of soil fertility and soil chemistry to help secure and grow the food supply for the future generations. This challenge is not just an agronomic issue; it is also an economic and freedom issue. Many developing countries struggle because their people have very little economic freedom. Agronomy by itself will not solve these issues. Agricultural education will.

At King Global Earth & Environmental Sciences Corporation, our first role is to help develop and refine enhanced efficiency soil nutrients and chemical free fertilizers. Our mission is to provide food security for the world using the land we already have. This means applying the right kinds of soil nutrients and chemical free fertilizers in just the right amounts to optimize the balance between crop production and environmental impact for future generations and striking this balance takes real innovation.

With newly developed soil nutrients and chemical free fertilizers we try to optimize the amount of nutrients getting into the plant or tree to help it grow and produce a better quality produce and harvest. By applying technical and scientific innovation, we are now also working on harnessing the power of microbial life that already exist and occur in the environment. to optimize both, the plant itself and the product.

The process begins by identifying precisely which microbial form of life can help naturally stimulate plants and trees to improve their performance in areas such as potency, water and nutrient use efficiency and crop yield. We test our products on plants in the lab, we test them in the greenhouse, and finally, if it proves promising by producing more grain or better fruits, we try it out in the field on a much larger scale.

We will screen thousands of microbial forms and test thousands of soil nutrients to find just a few that work. But it is all worth it, because helping plants grow bigger, better, stronger and faster, brings real, long-term value to society, which brings us back to our mission: doing our part to help feed the world today and tomorrow.

King Global Earth & Environmental Sciences Corporation is committed to making long-term investments in science, research and the development of new products and technologies that are going to take and get us there.

There are not a lot of other companies who would both see the potential, and be willing to make that deep financial commitment to this kind of promising Eco-friendly, environmentally sound and systemic technology.

Our partners do and are committed to our success, to our mission in feeding the world, in growing a stronger and better planet.

JMD

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https://jmdlive.com/

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Genetically modified Alfalfa

If you’re over fifty, you have to be wondering about what kind of mess we are leaving to our children and grandchildren. Especially when it comes to GMO

A genetically modified version of alfalfa is now being sold and planted in fields this spring, and its effects could be wide-spread, pernicious, and impossible to reverse.

Alfalfa is a popular “perennial forage crop” eaten by livestock, especially cows, either on pasture or in preserved forms like hay or feed pellets. It is also an important food source for bees. Alfalfa, while being a nutritious animal feed, also adds nitrogen to the soil while it grows and improves soil health and texture by adding organic matter.

Ten years ago, a version of alfalfa was genetically modified to be resistant to Monsanto’s pesticide Roundup, also known as glyphosate. Like other Roundup Ready crops, this genetically modified alfalfa is meant to allow farmers to spray broad-spectrum herbicides to kill weeds without harming the alfalfa crop.

According to Monsanto, the intent is to allow farmers to use less pesticide. But the effect may ultimately be the opposite: while Roundup Ready crops are relatively new, in many places they have already become weeds. If you grow Roundup Ready soybeans in a field one year, and corn the next, leftover soybean seeds can act as herbicide resistant weeds. Moreover, genetically modified traits are not limited to the crops they are put into.

Most domesticated crops we depend on have wild ancestors and wild relatives with whom they exchange genes and as herbicide-resistant genes move into feral plants, farmers will have to spray more herbicide, not less, to kill these new genetically modified weeds.

Genetically modified alfalfa was at first held back from both Canada and the US markets because of deep concerns about the its long-term effects.

There is no way to isolate a genetically modified alfalfa crop

Bees are amazingly effective pollinators: they move pollen many kilometers. Because bees feed and pollinate alfalfa, there is no way to isolate a genetically modified alfalfa crop in an area where bees cannot carry the genes to an unmodified alfalfa flower.

Once planted, there is no possible way to stop the genetically modified trait from spreading to organic and conventional farms and crops.

Many organic dairy farms depend on alfalfa

Alfalfa is a key species in our pasture and hay fields, along with other perennials like clover. Because it is a perennial, it is reliable. Its deep root systems make it resistant to drought and the challenging whether that climate change is already bringing. But again, the genetically modified trait has turned those very qualities against us. Unlike annual crops, which are mostly finished after a single year if not replanted, the genes in perennials like alfalfa will persist forever. Once released, there is no way to contain it.

How this will ultimately affect organic farmers and our certification is unclear, but it will not be good. Conventional farmers and the land itself may ultimately suffer from a crop that will mean more herbicide-resistant weeds and more pesticides sprayed.

JMD

jmdlive@lefuturistedailynews.com

https://jmdlive.com/

King Global Earth & Environmental Sciences Corporation

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Consumers can make more informed choices. (Brennan Linsley/Associated Press)

Making the changes necessary to fix the problems in both our agriculture and in our diets requires a fundamental shift in attitude.

Some of today’s major agricultural problems, such as pollution, greenhouse gases and soil erosion began decades ago, with government incentives that rewarded production of just a few commodity crops.

Here are some suggestions to improve and fix our broken food system:

Develop a worldwide farming best-practices standard

While it is important for producers with a focus on naturalness to find customers, it is not an optimal standard for environmental health. Farmers are experimenting with cover cropping, no-till, precision agriculture and lots of other strategies to reduce runoff, conserve water and cut greenhouse gas emissions. If we can codify best practices and certify the crops of farmers who use them, those farmers can attract customers willing to pay more for foods grown that way.

Move to crop-neutral insurance and subsidizing

Governments are disproportionately subsidizing crops that form the backbone of what public-health experts are telling us to eat less of: processed foods and meats. We should continue to help farmers reduce risk through insurance-premium help, but eliminate the supplemental programs that support commodity crops, primarily corn and soy.

Overhaul our governmental incentive programs

If we want to move away from subsidizing farmers for growing what is not healthful, we should consider the same idea at the consumer level as well. People shall be encouraged to disregard unhealthy foods by providing the customers with governmental incentives to buy healthful foods in their time of need.

Educate Children

While it is very hard to change adults’ habits but not quite as hard to change kids’, we should provide them with information and start them young learning what is good and what is not.

Use sourcing as a selling point

This is beginning to happen, as more companies ask farmers to reduce antibiotic use, let chickens out of cages and eliminate gestation crates, so they can give concerned consumers a way to support those practices.

Label everything

Consumers have aright to know what goes into products, how was their vegetables grown, how were the pigs and chickens treated. Where the products or meat they are buying genetically modified in any way? Were the fruits, vegetables or proteins they are buying treated with disease-resistant or herbicide-tolerant products? The consumer has a right to know.

As a consumer, her is what you should do:

Look for those labels and buy the products that align with your priorities. Create a demand for products grown with best practices.

Get closer to your food: grow something, anything. Plant some herbs in a window box or a tomato plant in a pot. It’s particularly important if you have kids. We all need a reminder that food begins with a plant that turns sunlight into energy.

Spend some time with animals, and you will end up giving more thought to the lives they had before ending in your plate. Raising and killing your own livestock will forever cured you of wasting any part of an animal.

Help our farmers, not the multinationals

Farmers are the interface between planet and people.

No matter what the rest of us do, the environmental impact of farming is in the hands of the people who are actually doing it. Everyone agrees that reducing pollution, safeguarding soil and sequestering carbon are important, but no one knows how to do that on any particular farm, or particular field, better than the farmer.

Governments and consumers have to find a way to give farmers the help they might need to make changes. We need to create and encourage a market for crops and animals raised with attention to the rights of farmworkers, the welfare of animals and the impact on the planet. We need to create a standard that allows farmers to harvest products and raise animals according to higher standards.

One way to achieve this goal would be to stop creating incentives to grow a few commodity crops at as high a capacity as possible, with insufficient attention to environmental repercussions. One other way to achieve this goal would be for the consumers to stop buying these fruits and vegetables, these meat products that are not harvested or raised according to higher standards, health, ecological and environmental considerations.

Remember: Farmers grow what people buy!

JMD

jmdlive@lefuturistedailynews.com

JMD is a talented Keynote and Motivational Speaker, Writer, Columnist, Public Affairs & Communications Strategist.