The farming industry is expected to see massive growth in food demand. It is estimated that the world population will increase 47% to $8.9 billion by 2050. Current trends in the industry are looking for a way to increase efficiency and meet growth expectations. Alternative energy sources is being encouraged of farmers with new plans by the US Department of Energy that aims to provided 5% of the nations energy sources by alternative fuels come 2020. An expected $1.2 billion in new income for farmers will be supplied for those that take up wind power energy and other sources. The following series of farming slogans have been used within the organic farming movement and other sayings popularized by farmers everywhere.
A decision for nature.
Acres or inches? Size matters.
As a farmer, I am simple outstanding in my field.
Don’t let them pull the wool over your eyes.
Eat clean and green. Eat organic.
Farmer, we feed the world.
Farming is a profession of hope.
Fences should be horse-high, pig tight, and bull-strong.
Good for nature, good for you.
Good health and conscious living.
Grab a sheep.
Growing community by inspiring healthy, whole, abundant living.
Growing green fields and a green environment.
Grown by nature.
Hungry? Why wait?
I farm, You eat.
I live my life by the seeds of my plants.
If you ate today, thank a farmer.
In goodness we trust.
In nature we trust.
It’s in our nature.
Know your farmer, know your food.
My tractor costs more than your beemer.
Never answer a question from a farmer.
Putting mother nature in a better mood.
The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn’t still be a farmer.
The natural choice.
Trespassers will be shot, survivors will be prosecuted.
The farming industry uses 128 billion gallons of water daily. This accounts for 40% of the United States fresh water withdrawals. 70% of fresh water is used globally for agriculture. The following infographic outlines interesting facts about farm water and conservation efforts reduce the impact on natural resources. Indoor farming can cut down the time for plant growth, recycle water, and create a climate controlled environment anywhere in the world.