Ethan Stuckey

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Academics Weigh In on Journal Article: “GMOs, Herbicides, and Public Health”

An article published in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> by biotech critics Philip Landrigan and Charles Benbrook condemns the use of GMO crops and …

Why everyone who is sure about a food philosophy is wrong

There’s an unbreachable divide between advocates of modern conventional agriculture and, essentially, everyone else, from the mainstream (organic, local, anti-GMO) to the less-so (biodynamics, permaculture, agroforestry). The parties are entrenched, the tone is partisan. But I think we ought to be …

No-till agriculture offers vast sustainability benefits. So why do many organic farmers reject it?

Sustainability

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Succeed

Everyone needs some inspiration, and these motivational quotes will give you the edge you need to create your success. So read on and let them inspire you.<p>As entrepreneurs, leaders, managers, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think actually matters. If we are seeking success, we must …

Motivation

33 Tricks That Make Presentations Memorable

A collection of shortcuts that will make your presentation easier to remember and thus more likely to drive the decision you want made.<p>In the past, I've explained in detail the dos and don'ts of slide-making as well as how to give great presentations. This post summarizes my very best advice for …

Public Speaking

Why Warren Buffett hates gold

Warren Buffett didn't become one of the greatest investors of our generation by investing in gold. In fact, he pretty much hates the shiny metal. Just take a look at part of a speech Buffett gave at Harvard in 1998 when he said of gold:<p>"(It) gets dug out of the ground in Africa or someplace. Then …

10 things you need to know about sustainable agriculture

In a recent live chat, a panel of experts joined readers online to discuss the future of sustainable agriculture in the face of changing weather driven by climate change and increasing competition for food. Here are 10 things we learned:<p>1. We shouldn't just "accept" climate change<p>Just because …

Agriculture

Activists vs Scientists - Apples

Why is Canada’s bee population in rapid decline?

<b>A hard winter for Canadian bees</b><p>A new report on the health of honey bees in Canada says 58 per cent of the colonies in Ontario did not survive the winter.<p>Among the possible causes cited for the colony failures are starvation during a long winter, weak queens, viruses, and poisoning from pesticides, …

This Genius Cheat Sheet For Gardeners Tells Where And When To Plant Your Vegetables

If you've never planted a seed in the ground before, chances are that the thought of growing your own vegetables -- no matter how exciting -- incites feelings of anxiety. The general principle is easy: plant seed, add water and watch the vegetable grow. But the logistics are complicated. When do …