Moriah Flanagan

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Organic Farmers Beat Monsanto, GMO Seeds Now Banned

How can we help the bees?

Most of us know that bees are in crisis, but confusion reigns on the causes - and the answers.<p>The global decline of honeybees, bumblebees, butterflies and moths continues to accelerate. Many theories have been put forward - industrial farming, systemic pesticides, varroa mites - and the debate goes …

Insects

Leaf Illustrations and Charts to Help Diagnose Plant Nutrient Deficiencies

By Marc Gunther<p>Sunday mornings, after my weekly long run, I enjoy visiting the Bethesda Central Farm Market. I'll buy some organic greens, tomatoes, …

Calls for farmers to help find the genes that control their working dog's best traits - ABC Rural - ABC News

Researchers hope to find the genes that make the perfect working dog, and they are calling on those who know their dogs best to help.<p>The Farm Dog …

Why I Grow GMOs

What do you think about GMOs?<p>Is there a more emotionally charged question out there in this part of today’s world? Certainly, it is understandable …

Agriculture

Farmers, ranchers battle Oregon lawmakers over bill to restrict animal antibiotics

Farmers and ranchers in Oregon are locked in a battle with lawmakers who want to restrict their ability to give antibiotics to their animals -- as part of a first-in-the-nation push to crack down on the alleged overuse of the drugs.<p>Driving the push is the threat posed by so-called "superbugs," or …

Victory! Federal Judge Rules to Uphold GMO Ban in Oregon

<b>A federal judge in southern Oregon recently decided to uphold Jackson County’s ban on genetically engineered crops after two alfalfa farms requested</b> …

Agriculture

Monsanto’s sick new power play: Why we could all be eating their GMOs

The biotech giant is close to the biggest agribusiness merger in history. Our food supply hangs in the balance<p>Earlier this month, Swiss seed and agrochemical company Syngenta rejected Monsanto's second takeover bid in a year. Syngenta's board said the offer undervalued the company and did not fully …

GMO foods offer most promising way to address global water shortages

The UN's annual World Water Development Report, published last March, warned that unless the balance between demand and supplies is restored, the world will face a "global water deficit" of 40 per cent by 2030. Two weeks ago, protesters in hundreds of cities in 38 countries rallied against …

Organic Agriculture Statistics: Size Market Share

For a long time we have been hearing that “Organic is the fastest growing segment of the food industry.” Organic advocates make the claim that …

Sign the Petition

The ability to put food on our tables is under threat. Bees pollinate much of our produce, and bees are dying off at an alarming rate. We need the …

European Union

Why I Quit Processed Foods

Nutrition

Honeybee numbers getting stung

Entire bee colonies continue to die off across North America causing chaos in the apiculture community.<p>And while it isn’t as drastic here in the …

Soil Association

10 key points in response to Defra<p>Unwrapping Organic Packaging<p>Opportunities in Organic Arable<p>Donate Today<p>Post-Brexit farming policy must ensure that …

Farming