powerful nation blocks Monsanto's agricultural imperialism and mass poisoning of the population
McDonald's (MCD) said it would reduce the amount of antibiotics used in its chickens back in March. But the company hasn't changed its policy on pork and beef, which the investor say is a double standard.
Expert advice on how to establish self-sufficient food production, including guidance on crop rotations, raising livestock and grazing management.
In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed and Cuba lost its major supplier of fuel, fertilizer and food. Since they were importing more than 80 percent of the food consumed, they needed to learn how to produce their own food.
How Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are rushing to cash in on cannabis.
A French court upheld on Thursday a 2012 ruling in which Monsanto was found guilty of chemical poisoning of a French farmer, who says he suffered neurological problems after inhaling the U.S. company's Lasso weedkiller.
As the liver and kidneys take notable damage
Financially, the farm is struggling this year. In order for the farm to continue, Tonopah Rob needs at least 50 new CSA memberships. The only share size available are the half shares. If all current CSA members can recruit at least one new CSA mem
After the World Health Organization declared glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide, to be "probably carcinogenic," the biotech company quickly countered the claim, saying the research is biased and inaccurate.
A new farm-to-table community, said to be the first in California, has opened in the city of Davis. The Cannery is made up of more than 500 energy-efficient homes, open spaces and trails surrounded and fed by a 7.4-ac (3-ha) working farm.
By training, I am a plant biologist. In the early 1990s I was busy making genetically modified plants (often called GMOs for Genetically Modified Organisms) as part of the research that led to my PhD.
In a lawsuit filed this week against Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., a California woman is accusing the restaurant of serving GMO ingredients while advertising that they are GMO-free.
One of the promises of GMO crops was that they would be more resistant to bugs and pests, however, it seems that the chemicals used on these crops, and the modifications that have been made to their basic structure, have actually created an explosion
Monsanto has been known to buy out their competition every chance they get over the years, in further attempts to monopolize the biotech industry.
The summer sale has been down sized this month. After several inspections of the peppers, melons, okra and tomatoes, many of the crops have been ruined, high temperatures and animals are to blame. Animals such as quail, turkeys, and mice have eaten
"Print, because it's green."
Uranium levels nearly 100 times that of safe limits established by the Environmental Protection Agency have been repeatedly detected in two of the United States' largest groundwater sources: the High Plains and Central Valley aquifers.
In January of 2015, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by Oakland organization U.S. Right to Know requested email records between academics, scientists, and representatives of Big Agriculture.
Judaism and Christianity, often to the horror of their proponents, are and always were subversive sets of beliefs. The quote I open with below is but one of many that can be found in the Bible. And this set of writings, no matter how desperately abus
As ridiculous as it sounds, growing food on government land is an illegal practice in many cities and towns across the U.S. But not everyone desires – or has the means – to pay an extraordinary amount on fruits and vegetables just to maintain the
As more states legalise the recreational and medicinal use of marijuana, American Indians are looking to grow the crop on tribal land
Review of F. William Engdahl's book published by Global Research
Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA -- in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where "the drive-thrus are killing more p
Imagine sailing out to sea to tend to your garden underwater. Or envision a world where large scale farming could be moved into the depths of the ocean.
Farming in the Sky: Inside a Wall Street-Backed Vertical Farm
Many people who pay the huge premium--often more than 100%--for organic foods do so because they're afraid of pesticides. If that's their rationale, they misunderstand the nuances of organic agriculture.
This facility will grow 22 crops per year with the help of LED lighting and a controlled environment.
In recent months, we have been reporting on the worldwide bee die-off, which is likely the result of pesticides.
I know you are probably making "Little Shop of Horrors" jokes in your head right now about man-eating plants, but this was one of the coolest interviews I have ever done.
Consumers of organic foods are getting both more and less than they bargained for. On both counts, it's not good.