In the UK You Can Now Only Buy Heirloom Seeds if You Are Part of a Private Members Club
The research showed that glyphosate residues, found in most processed foods in the Western diet courtesy of GE sugar beets, corn, and soy, “enhance the damaging effects of other food-borne chemical residues and toxins in the environment to disrupt no
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Farming methods that have been used in America and throughout the world for centuries are in danger of essentially being banned under proposed regulations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Indoor farming may be taking root.
I love my orange tree! (citrus sinensis) The blossoms in the spring are fragrant and inspiring. The fruit brings me joy during the chill of early winter. It is reasonably low maintenance and provides me with a wide variety of uses.
The youth know the truth,...now to the voting booth.
A May 7th solicitation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeks "the commercial acquisition of submachine guns [in] .40 Cal. S&W."
While government statisticians claim robust growth, recent data points suggest otherwise.
The Drug Enforcement Administration has seized a batch of seeds that were intended to be part of the launch of Kentucky's legal hemp industry following congressional legalization of the crop for research purposes.
A May 7th solicitation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeks "the commercial acquisition of submachine guns [in] .40 Cal. S&W." ["Plow the fields, boys! Mow 'em down!"]
Technology news is full of incremental developments, but few of them are true milestones.
Antibiotic overuse and inappropriate use – such as taking antibiotics to treat viral infections — bears a heavy responsibility for creating the antibiotic-resistant superbug crisis we are facing today.
What if I told you that according to the FDA “Nearly two-thirds of our fruits and vegetables--and 80% of seafood--eaten domestically come from outside the U.S. 4” OK so now we are not just talking about limes we are talking about 66% of ALL of our f
It’s Mother’s Day, don’t forget to buy her flowers. Tonopah Rob will have flowers available at the farm stand for 5.00/bouquet. Come early flowers sell out fast. Also, don’t forget to purchase your raffle tickets for a Farm Stand Only CSA Share. I
Democrats and libertarians are increasingly taking up the issue of food freedom, with a number of left-wing lawmakers increasingly siding with Americans who believe that farmers should have the right to sell fresh cow's milk to neighbors if they want
Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging agriculture technolog
It is highly profitable to sell “new and improved” chemicals to solve the problems that the original chemicals caused due to chemical resistance.
Tonopah Rob will be selling raffle tickets for a CSA Half Share, a 250.00 value. Tickets go on sale at the Farm Vendor Market and will be available the whole month of May and up to the first Saturday of June. The cost per ticket is 5.00 dollars. Ti
Jordan, his colleagues and their archaeological evidence just might be changing history. “I see an active, engaged, re-energized people building a reasonably sustainable, localized economy in the face of tremendous pressure from European empires and
It's no secret that non-organic apples contain pesticides, but new information demonstrates that upwards of 80 percent of them may also contain diphenylamine (DPA), a chemical banned in Europe.
Relatively cheap drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to increase yields and reduce crop damage.
By now, people are well aware of the dangers behind eating foods that have been treated with pesticides.
The biotech industry, including the likes of DuPont and Monsanto, is taking control of agriculture to a whole new level.
The embattled American consumer can't seem to catch a break. Gas prices remain high, electric rates are rising, clothing is becoming more expensive, school debt is piling up, taxes are climbing, healthcare costs have not come down and food prices --
The natural human community is 150 individuals on one square mile of land. That community can profitably handle twenty milking cows without depending on external inputs. That is also enough for internal consumption as well. Thus there is a specifi
Cutting-edge agriculture combines ancient techniques with innovations and extraordinary scale. The result can look like science fiction.
In the the Central Valley—California's most important growing region, which spans 450 miles along the center of the state—the drought is a massive inconvenience, but it hasn't cut farms off from water. Under ideal conditions, the great bulk of irri
Are You Ready For The Price Of Food To More Than Double By The End Of This Decade?
You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.