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greenhorns report on the national ffa convention

 Greenhorns, in partnership with Organic Consumers Association were in attendance last month at the national gathering of the FFA. The FFA National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, saw a sea of 60,000 students representing every nook and cranny of America (and its territories) gathered together for fellowship, belonging, education and scholarly competition. 1,963 more words

Essays & Articles

Lesson 10

We’ve talked a lot in class about GMOs, because, well, pretty much everyone in the agriculture industry is talking about GMOs. Genetically modified organisms have had a huge effect on the agriculture world in the past few years. 331 more words


The variety spec :

1 ) High uniformity which allow high density planting up to 18,000 plants per acre.
2 ) plant height about 180 cm (medium height ) with strong anti lodging ( wind resistant) 144 more words


Industry challenges EPA's claim about neonicotinoid benefits

In a video on Delta Farm Press, Jay Vroom from CropLife America explains why several industry groups are challenging EPA’s statement several weeks ago that neonicotinoids have no benefit to soybean yields.


The buzz about the bees no more

Beware the next time you swat-stomp a bee, not for the sting, but for the starvation.

Time magazine is calling it the “beepocalypse,” in which a severe colonial collapse of the global honeybee population is threatening all life on Earth. 621 more words


Commodity buyers worldwide are rejecting Syngenta's GM corn

One of America’s biggest manufacturers of High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS), Ingredion, has just announced that it will not be using a new strain of genetically modified (GM) corn from biotech company Syngenta. 826 more words

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GMO Crops Accelerate Herbicide & Insecticide Use While Mainstream Media Gets It Wrong

Michael Specter’s recent articles bashing Vandana Shiva and the labeling of genetically engineered foods in the New Yorker (Seeds of Doubt and The Problem with G.M.O. 546 more words