Forget what Monsanto's told you: A group of subsistence farmers is breaking harvest records without GMOs or artificial herbicides and fertilizers.
Big Ag's plan to kill spray resistant weeds? More spraying.
The Farmers Assurance Provision" is the title of a rider, Section 733, inserted into the House of Representatives 2013 Agriculture Appropriations Bill. Somehow, as a farmer, I don't feel the least bit assured. The only assurance it provides is that Monsanto and the rest of the agriculture biotech industry will have carte blanche to force the government to allow the planting of their biotech seeds. - By Jim Goodman
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Agribusiness giants Monsanto, DuPont and Dow are plotting the boldest coup of a global food crop in history. If their requests to allow a massive commercial planting of genetically modified (GM) maize are approved in the next two weeks by the government of outgoing president Felipe Calder195179n, this parting gift to the gene giants will amount to a knife in the heart of the center
Quella di cui parliamo è una brutta storia. Che rischia di lasciare gravi strascichi nei decenni a venire grazie a una delle più spregiudicate operazioni di marketing che la comunicazione della scienza (scienza?) ricordi. Un po' come la memoria dell'acqua di Jacques Benveniste, una ricerca manipolata e dagli esiti falsi che costrinse John Maddox, storico [...]
Da anni infuriano le polemiche sugli Ogm. Sono nocivi alla salute? Devono essere proibiti? Ma finora nessun studio davvero serio sulla materia era stato realizzato. Soprattutto un'inchiesta scientifica accurata su un periodo relativamente lungo (solo inchieste fino a un massimo di 90 giorni). Adesso, invece, dalla Francia sembrano arrivare le risposte tanto attese. E il
Monsanto's GMO corn is succumbing to corn rootworms, the exact insects it was designed to kill. And the drought in the Midwest is only making things worse.
UPDATE: A response from an Italian anti-GMO activist: [T]he stop to GMOs was maintained and is still present. Since then not much changed although PDL , where now is Alemao is trying to open the way to GMOs. However 18 of the 19 Regional governments joined the GMO free european regional movement and Agriculture is
The paper of record says consolidation and corporate influence has made the organic label meaningless. The Organic Trade Association says size doesn't matter. The truth, as usual, is somewhere in between.