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A Valuable Reputation

A Valuable Reputation

by Rachel Aviv, New Yorker, 2014

After I read this article, twenty minutes ago, I felt compelled to write to the subject right before posting on the website, to tell him he was my new hero. 128 more words

HoF Articles

Meet BioConsortia, a startup using microbes to boost crops

There are tons of tiny and diverse organisms that live on the crops that farmers grow and the soil that crops are grown in. And the right combination of these bugs can be the difference between crops thriving, or not. 371 more words

Khosla Ventures

Debate rages over health effects of pesticide atrazine

FULL STORY: Pesticide Peril?

The end of the Second World War brought on the golden age of pesticides, as chemical companies promised to make weeds and pests a thing of the past. 955 more words


Is there Atrazine in your drinking water?

WATCH: The full story from this week’s episode of 16×9 – Pesticide Peril?

For more than 50 years farmers across North America have been spraying atrazine, a pesticide, on crops, mainly corn, applying millions of pounds a year. 796 more words


#FFA2014 makes the G20 look bad

I had yesterday the opportunity to attend the 7th edition of the Forum for (the Future of) Agriculture (FFA2014) organized by the European Landowners` Organization ( 475 more words

Thinking Cap

Hawaiian Surffers fighting GMO industry.

New Film on Pro Surfers’ Efforts to Fight the GMO Industry in Hawaii


Surfing for Change tells stories of people who are engaging their passions to create change… 229 more words

General News

Syngenta halts GMO corn seed sales in Canada due to importer resistance

What happens when more people hear about the damaging effects of GMO? You run out of a viable market for your goods

By Christina Sarich | Natural Society… 33 more words