|The New Farmers|
Orion - 10/31/2014. By Lauren Markham - Meet the youthful future of American agriculture
|New Report Finds Farmers Harmed by Decline in Nation’s Public Seed Supply|
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition - 10/31/2014. By Juli Obudzinski - A much-anticipated analysis of the state of our country’s plant and animal breeding infrastructure and seed supply was released today, marking the first such analysis in over ten years. The proceedings from the Summit on Seeds and Breeds for 21st Century Agriculture were published today by the Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI), a farmer-based non-profit organization based in Pittsboro, NC and member of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC).
|U.S. jockeys with China over GMO crop issues|
Reuters - 10/31/2014. By Carey Gillam andTom Polansek - With U.S. approval for Dow AgroSciences' package of chemicals and new genetically engineered crops now in hand, the Dow Chemical Co unit faces a major obstacle to a $1 billion market opportunity: Chinese import barriers.
|"The GMO Deception": Sheldon Krimsky on How BigAg & the Government Is Putting Your Food at Risk|
Democracy Now - 10/31/2014. By Amy Goodman - Watch part 2 of our conversation with Sheldon Krimsky, editor of The GMO Deception: What You Need to Know about the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our Families and Our Environment at Risk. He is a professor of urban and environmental policy and planning at Tufts University, as well as an adjunct professor in the Department of Public Health and Family Medicine at Tufts School of Medicine.