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If It Doesn't Challenge You It Won't Change You.

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Leigh Beisch is sharing a blog post about how social media has changed how she is shooting.  And, thankfully for us, the example she uses is full of yummy turkey recipes. 208 more words

In Their Own Words

Cargill Responds To Report Of Restructuring, Layoffs

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota-based Cargill has responded to reports that it plans to restructure, a move that Reuters says will include layoffs.

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Sugar growers' lawsuit over "Sweet Surprise" advertising goes to trial

After several years of hearings, a federal jury trial is set to begin Tuesday in Los Angeles in the $1.5 billion alleged false advertising case brought by Palm Beach County-based sugar growers and others against the Corn Refiners Association  and their members, Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), Cargill Inc, Tate & Lyle (LON: TATE), Ingredion Inc (NYSE: INGR) and others. 719 more words


No peat - checking corporate disclosures

To see what company policies about peat are, and how transparently companies report on them, we start by looking at RSPO membership. RSPO members are under fairly extensive disclosure requirements, and form good starting point to map company operations and to gauge their attitude towards responsible production in general, and peat land in particular. 178 more words


Harper’s wrecking of Canadian farming goes hand in hand with wrecking of Ukrainian farming

“Ukraine’s agriculture could be a real gold mine.” – U.S.-Ukraine Business Council

The Harper government intervenes in Ukraine and provides troops, guns and “aid” under the pretext of opposing “Russian aggression.” Canadians should firmly reject this meddling in Ukraine’s affairs as they can no doubt extrapolate that the same process in the Ukraine is also being carried out by the imperialists in our country and elsewhere.  1,869 more words



Secrets were power. Money was power. Being needed was power. Power, power, power: how could the world be organized around the struggle for a thing so lonely and oppressive in the having of it?

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Books And Essays

Biotech, public perception and feeding the world

By Jasmine Dell

DES MOINES, Iowa —Public perception of modern biotechnology is a concern of agricultural leaders worried about meeting the demand for food of a growing world population. 216 more words

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