Willamette Valley organic seed breeder, Frank Morton, explains the benefits of open pollination in plant breeding.
This post is under construction. A new video player will be added shortly. : Excerpts of talks from this event in 2010 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 […]
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.
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.