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.
The future world’s food supplies may well be decided in America’s courts.
Update: 2-25-2011 According to Reuters, Dr. Don Huber’s letter to Secretary Vilsack [existence of letter] confirmed by R. Andre Bell, USDA spokesperson, and is currently under review.
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.