Four years into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, some Americans are losing confidence that the conventional wisdom at our disposal, whether liberal or conservative, is capable of restoring the financial security and opportunity we once enjoyed.
In a stunning reversal, the U.S. Delegation of the Commission removed their opposition to allow GM labeling as a right of nations to pursue.
Alan Kapuler is a public domain organic seed breeder, and is often regarded as the founding father of the organic seed movement.
February 24, 2011. “For the past 40 years, I have been a scientist in the professional and military agencies that evaluate and prepare for natural and manmade biological threats, including germ warfare and disease outbreaks. Based on this experience, I believe the threat we are facing from this pathogen is unique and of a high […]
Willamette Valley organic seed breeder, Frank Morton, explains the benefits of open pollination in plant breeding.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Cooking For Solutions Sustainable Foods Institute annual conference, a two day event for the media to promote learning and discussion around the many issues that impact food and sustainability issues. This year’s talks and panel discussions brought together an eclectic mix of scientific experts, environmental journalists, top sustainability chefs, science authors, […]
March 16, 2010. Despite the successful outcome in September 2009 of a Federal lawsuit brought by The Center For Food Safety, Earth Justice, and other environmental groups against the USDA to require an environmental statement before allowing GM sugar beets to be grown, U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White ruled yesterday to allow the 2009 […]
For almost all of agriculture existence, farmers were largely the stewards of the land and the crops that they grew.
Frank Morton, a Willamette Valley organic seed breeder shares his expert knowledge of how plant breeding techniques.
Part 6: The USDA rolled out its first proposal for national organic standards in late 1997 and within weeks the verdict was decisive: universal repudiation, to put it mildly.