Posts Tagged ‘genetic engineering’

From USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack: A Failure to Communicate

From USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack: A Failure to Communicate

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.

Major International Hurdle to Allow GM Labeling Removed

Major International Hurdle to Allow GM Labeling Removed

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: Man of Science, Ideas, and Humanity (video)

Alan Kapuler: Man of Science, Ideas, and Humanity (video)

Alan Kapuler is a public domain organic seed breeder, and is often regarded as the founding father of the organic seed movement.

Leading Plant Scientist Sounds Alarm—USDA GM Alfalfa Decision Under Possible Review

Leading Plant Scientist Sounds Alarm—USDA GM Alfalfa Decision Under Possible Review

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 […]

Seeds Of Life: Open Pollination (video)

Seeds Of Life: Open Pollination (video)

Willamette Valley organic seed breeder, Frank Morton, explains the benefits of open pollination in plant breeding.