|Upper Midwest farmers transitioning to organic can get aid|
Associated Press - 1/29/2016. By Blake Nicholson - Bismarck, N.D.: North Dakota and Minnesota are helping farmers with the three-year transition from traditional crops to organic production, an effort that the industry's main trade group says could boost the acreage of organically grown crops in the U.S. if it takes root beyond the upper Midwest.
|GMOs for thought|
Science News - 1/29/2016. By Rachel Ehrenberg - Agricultural economist Matin Qaim, of the University of Göttingen in Germany, has been studying the social and financial impacts of genetically modified organisms for years. Yet he is not blindly pro-GMO and his interpretation of his own study’s results was nuanced.
|Activists Demand A Bill Of Rights For California Farm Workers|
National Public Radio - 1/29/2016. By Tracie McMillan, The Salt - Farm workers in two of the nation's most important agricultural counties joined other low-wage food sector workers on Wednesday, demanding better wages with a new Bill of Rights.