For years, health experts and concerned citizens have been warning about the possible health hazards from artificial colors, artificial flavors, and GMO ingredients in food.
Yesterday, the Maine state Senate joined the House and voted to override Gov. LePage's veto of a bill to authorize hemp farming in the state without gaining any federal permission.
Surprise! Whole Foods Market pushes new rating system that promotes chemical agriculture as better than organic
Chinese corporation Zoje Resources Investment has leased a large plot of land in Russia's Transbaikal region for agricultural exploitation.
As water shortages grip California and the seven state Colorado River basin, many users feel no pain, while some face a complete curtailment. That's because the water management system is not designed to be either efficient or equitable but consist
At the beginning of the month, the FDA issued a long-awaited update to its policies on the use of antibiotics in animal feed, officially banning the use of any drugs used for growth promotion.
The idea of a "food forest" or an edible "forest garden" is as old as Eden, but only in recent years has it started to make a comeback as a food-production strategy.
Elegant. Edible. Landscaping
It's tomato season, come to the farm stand and get veggie with it. There is a great selection of different heirlooms to choose from so come and get them...This week is the beginning of the new summer hours. Starting this weekend the farm stand in
As the war on weeds gears up for summer, the London-based Institute for Science in Society publishes a Manifesto on Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup®. The Manifesto was published today, June 8, and already 155 scientists and medical prof
This week it was reported that Monsanto recently attempted to change their name, since they have now become one of the most hated organizations on the face of the planet.
My partner, Ross, and I are small ranchers in eastern Oregon. We produce grass-fed beef and lamb. We're passionate about our work and life. But now we stand accused as criminals, facing animal neglect accusations. We are being charged with 45 count
Did you know that huge chemical and pharmaceutical companies have been taking over the global seed market over the last few decades?
This publishing company has come up with a fantastic project that is connecting literacy with sustainability in a particularly tangible way.
Monsanto, the agrochemical and seed giant, is eyeing a move to the UK as part of a complex merger with Swiss rival Syngenta that would take advantage of Chancellor George Osborne's lower corporation tax rate.
For millions, the future is running dry. As our atmosphere's carbon count ticks up and the planet continues to warm, those who live in arid-leaning areas are poised to see not just more frequent droughts, but decades-spanning megadroughts.
Remember when products made with glyphosate sported the label "biodegradable" and Monsanto, the company that makes those products, was sued for false advertising fraud in New York in 1996? Guess what? Monsanto LOST and had to remove the "biodeg
Repeated inquiries have gone unanswered and posters censored on the Factor GMO blog regarding the "transparency" of this study.
A creative and revolutionary new school in Vietnam has been constructed with a massive garden on its roof.
In case it didn't make it to your news table, the United States Department of Agriculture (headed by Tom Vilsack, Monsanto's best buddy) has recently (in January) approved two more Monsanto-owned genetically modified crops
As part of a summer scholarship project at the University of Queensland in Australia, Michael Godfrey came up with the idea of utilizing remote control technology to drop beneficial bugs on crops as a natural form of pest control.
Last week, the President of Sri Lanka banned the import of the herbicide glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto's "RoundUp."
This method is suitable for beginners, great fun to do with kids, and is very effective
As solar energy is quickly rising in efficiency and lowering in price, more creative solutions are being devised to fully bring this technology into widespread mainstream use.
Glyphosate may be rampantly sprayed on US crops, but Colombia isn't taking any changes with their coca plants…
More than 45,000 people came together last weekend and set the Guinness World Record for single-day reforestation efforts.
British astronaut Tim Peake has invited schoolchildren to help him in an experiment to learn more about how to grow food in space.
The federal government hopes to reverse America's declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations by making more federal land bee-friendly, spending more money on research and considering the use of less pesticides.
Erico Tavares: Jim, thank for being with us today. We would like to talk about water and other agricultural inputs, something you have been very vocal about in recent years.