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Monsanto: 'Cure' For World Hunger Is Cursing The Global Food Supply

Agriculture & Farming |  | What if the very GM agricultural system that Monsanto claims will help to solve the problem of world hunger depends on a chemical that kills the very pollinator upon which approximately 70% of world’s food supply now depends? A study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology titled, “Effects of field-realistic doses of glyphosate on ...Read More »

Organic Standards Update: Finally Some Good News!

Agriculture & Farming |  | Our movement needed a win. We’re happy to report not one, but two recent wins in the battle to preserve organic standards. New GMO technologies such as cloning, nanotechnology, synthetic biology—technologies sometimes referred to as GMO 2.0—won’t be allowed in organics, thanks to a recent decision by the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). (And thanks ...Read More »

Thriving When It Counts: How To Use Bug Infested Food (VIDEO)

Agriculture & Farming |  | It is a fact that bugs in all of their life cycles can be harmful to your stored food sources. They are one of the true enemies of your food supply and can usually be avoided by properly storing food for long-term use. But there are times when they find a way to penetrate your ...Read More »

Is Rocket Fuel (Perchlorate) Destroying Organic Farming?

Agriculture & Farming |  | Perchlorate is an environmental pollutant primarily associated with releases by defense contractors, military operations and aerospace programs, as it is a key ingredient in rocket fuel. It is now found contaminating conventional and organically grown food, alike.   Perchlorate and the Post-Organic Era Perchlorate is an environmental pollutant primarily associated with releases by defense contractors, ...Read More »

City Farming with Backyard Quail – An Alternative to Raising Chickens

Agriculture & Farming |  | Some time ago, I shared some information about raising livestock.  Although it was a bit tongue in cheek, the serious part of it all was that if given the room, it would be wonderful to have a small flock of chickens that could provide fresh eggs for consumption.  That plus chicken meat, of course. A ...Read More »

How GMO Farming and Food Is Making Our Gut Flora UNFRIENDLY

Agriculture & Farming |  | Two studies published reveal a disturbing finding: glyphosate-based herbicides such as Roundup® appear to suppress the growth of beneficial gut flora, leading to the overgrowth of extremely pathogenic bacteria. Late last year, in an article titled Roundup Herbicide Linked to Overgrowth of Deadly Bacteria, we reported on new research indicating that glyphosate-based herbicides such as Roundup® may ...Read More »

Men, Beware Of This Toxic Chemical In Your Food And Environment

Agriculture & Farming |  | The existence of toxic chemicals in our environment and especially in our food must be of grave concern to all. However, the fourth article of the Chemical Reality series is going to focus on a toxic substance that affects men in particular. Its name is Atrazine. It is produced by Big Chem, more especifically, Syngenta. ...Read More »

USDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potatoes

Agriculture & Farming |  | The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved commercial planting of two types of potatoes that are genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine. The potatoes next must clear a voluntary review process through the Food and Drug Administration as well as get the OK from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ...Read More »

Gardening At Home Linked To Increased Veggie Consumption

Agriculture & Farming |  | Scientific research confirms that gardening may be linked to higher rates of vegetable eating in older populations of adults. According to a report from Texas A&M University and Texas State University, older populations of adults who garden are more likely to eat vegetables than their non-gardening counterparts. This study, published in Hort Technology, surveyed adults ...Read More »

Big Corporations Have An OVERWHELMING Amount Of Power Over Our Food Supply

Agriculture & Farming |  | From our fields to our forks, huge corporations have an overwhelming amount of power over our food supply every step of the way.  Right now there are more than 313 million people living in the United States, and the job of feeding all of those people is almost entirely in the hands of just a ...Read More »

6 Fall Plants To Get Planted Now

Agriculture & Farming |  | By: Pamela Bofferding, Ready Nutrition | The weather is getting colder, but that doesn’t mean your gardening plans are thwarted. There are distinct benefits to planting some things in the autumn months: the temperature is cooler, the soil is still quite warm, there is more moisture in the soil and there are more good weather ...Read More »

'People Must Know'

Agriculture & Farming |  | The village of Avia Terai in Argentina is surrounded by GMO soy crops. Here, children are born with birth defects and degenerative diseases of unknown origin. One little girl has large brownish-black spots all over her face and body—marks she’s had since birth. Another is slowly wasting away from an undiagnosed degenerative disease thought to ...Read More »

Why You Are Insane If You Think GMOs Are Safe

Agriculture & Farming |  | You are insane if you are drinking Biotech’s GMO-infused Kool-Aid. Here’s why… Let’s put aside the debate about antigenic proteins introduced by transgenes in GMO crops. Transgenes are genes from species that are not naturally present in crops of feed or food importance, e.g. spider genes, bacterial genes, viral genes, etc. These transgenes are capable ...Read More »

Big Pharma-Big Agra Mergers: Furthering The Synthetic Agenda

Agriculture & Farming |  | Big Pharma-Big Agra mergers have accelerated recently, with Syngenta being bought by ChemChina (China National Chemical Corporation), Dow Chemical merging with DuPont, and Monsanto agreeing to be acquired by Bayer on Sept. 14th 2016 for US$66 billion. Bayer and Monsanto have signed off on the deal. Syngenta had previously rejected a $47 billion takeover bid by Monsanto ...Read More »

Bayer And Monsanto: A Marriage Made In Hell

Agriculture & Farming |  | Bayer and Monsanto finally agreed to say “I do” on September 14, striking a $66-billion deal that Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant tried to sell as a move to improve “the lives of growers and people around the world.” Wall Street Journal reporter Jacob Bunge painted the news in a different light. Bunge implied that behind ...Read More »

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