|'Sack it to 'em|
Grist - 12/16/2008.Brushing aside pressure, Obama taps a big-ag man [Tom Vilsack] as USDA chief
|One gene, one protein, one function - not so |
ScienceAlert Australia & New Zealand - 12/15/2008.With the abrupt and uninvited introduction of genetically modified (GM) food into our supermarkets and restaurants, many of us are looking more closely into the food we eat.
|Diverse landscapes are better – Policymakers urged to think broadly about biofuel crops|
MSU News - 12/15/2008.
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Diversity is valuable socially, economically and now environmentally. Research by Michigan State University scientists has found that growing more corn to produce ethanol – creating less diverse landscapes – reduces the ability of beneficial insects to control pests, a loss valued at about $58 million per year in the four states studied (Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin).