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Make It Your Book!

Posted in Ecological resilience, Evolution, Influenza, Organic agriculture, Sustainable farming with tags , , , , , on July 26, 2011 by farmingpathogens

Twenty-nine thousand hits in a little over two years. Not bad for a microblog. But it hasn’t been about the numbers (let’s hope not!). We here at ‘Farming Pathogens’ have much appreciated your thoughtful comments and questions, as well as your encouragement.

Today we are asking for a touch more.

We’ve just launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for completing a book based on the blog–largely on influenza and agribusiness. We are asking for contributions through our RocketHub site (which works a lot like Kickstarter).  We are also asking that you share the site’s link through your social media: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and–old school–your friends around the lunch table.

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Hiatus

Posted in Farming Human Pathogens book, Influenza with tags , , on May 26, 2011 by farmingpathogens

‘Farming Pathogens’ will be taking a break while we finish up a book on many of the topics discussed here, including influenza and agribusiness.

Thank you for your support and feedback. We’ll be back soon, promise, and in all likelihood will drop a post now and again. Agriculture, disease and evolution are unlikely to enter any hibernation while we step out for a bite.

Vote Farming Pathogens

Posted in Farming Human Pathogens book with tags , , , , on December 8, 2010 by farmingpathogens

Farming Pathogens post ‘The Alan Greenspan Strain’ is nominated for a 3 Quarks Daily award for political blogging. Public voting is open today through Monday, December 13, until 11:59pm EST. Vote here.

The top 20 nominations out of the round of public voting will be judged next by 3 Quarks Daily editors. The final six will be judged in a last round by Lewis Lapham, of Harper’s and Lapham’s Quarterly infamy.

Follow ‘Farming Pathogens’ on Twitter

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on September 17, 2010 by farmingpathogens

You can now follow ‘Farming Pathogens’ on Twitter here. Includes the latest in media reports and journal articles on agriculture, disease, evolution, dialectical biology, the practice of science, as well as any appearances or new work by FP contributors.

Follow ‘Farming Pathogens’ on Facebook

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on September 11, 2010 by farmingpathogens

Follow ‘Farming Pathogens’ on Facebook here. Includes the latest in media reports and journal articles on agriculture, disease, evolution, dialectical biology, and the practice of science, as well as any appearances or new work by FP contributors.