here’s why industrial agriculture is such a total loss

Rice production Maize production
Modern
(United States)
Transitional
(Philippines)
Traditional
(Philippines)
Modern
(United States)
Traditional
(Mexico)
Energy input (MJ/ha) 64,885 6,386 170 30.034 170
Productive yield (kg/ha) 5,800 2,700 1,250 5,083 950
Energy input yield (MJ/kg) 11.19 2.37 0.14 5.91 0.18

1 kilo rauwe mais levert 14.84 MJ (volgens de voedingswaardetabel.nl)

harvest on the field NOW, november 2013

salads/corn salad/winter purslane/mustard/swiss chard2colours/green onions/chives/celerywhite&green/pumpkin/carots/potatoes/zucchini(ending)/savoy cabbage/kale2kinds/broccoli/coalflower/cicoria/sugarloaf/radish(ending)/herbs/koriander/bell peppers/tomato(ending)/cucumber/dill/leek/curly endive/black radish/parsnips/….all thanks to the supernice autumn weather. Thanks pacha mama !