|Organic standards will exclude next generation of GMOs|
Friends of the Earth - 11/21/2016. By Kate Colwell - The National Organic Standards Board voted unanimously on Friday to update U.S. organic standards to exclude ingredients derived from next generation genetic engineering and gene editing.
|Family Farms Navigate Risk in the New Economy|
Bloomberg - 11/21/2016. By Alan Bjerga, Cindy Hoffman and Laurie Meisler - The fall U.S. crop harvest has finished, and it’s a record. That’s the problem. Oversupply has pushed wheat prices to decade lows, while corn is at less than half the price it fetched in 2012. Cattle and hog prices have also plunged, pushing up farm debt and making some farmers wonder if they'll be able to stay afloat.