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.
Dr. Don M. Huber who coordinates the Emergent Diseases and Pathogens committee of the American Phytopathological Society in an email to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, issues an urgent warning for the agency to delay the deregulation of Roundup Ready alfalfa.
Frank Morton, an organic seed breeder, explains the current structure of the global commercial seed industry, as part of our ongoing Seeds of Life series.
Willamette Valley organic seed breeder, Frank Morton, explains the benefits of open pollination in plant breeding.
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 about 10,000 years, farmers have reused their seeds. Frank Morton traces the big changes in recent years.
Frank Morton, a Willamette Valley organic seed breeder shares his expert knowledge of how plant breeding techniques.
The recent Supreme Court decision on the Round Up Ready Alfalfa case has drawn a mixture of reactions from the mainstream media, and from the Blogosphere.
In Seeds of Life, Frank Morton, an organic seed breeder shares his concerns over the contamination threat of GMO sugar beets in the Willamette Valley.
In an ongoing David versus Goliath legal battle, an Oregon organic seed breeder, has sued the USDA over GMO sugar beets.