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You've actually been told a lot of lies, but right now I'm going to focus on just one. It comes in many different forms: 1. Organics yield less/much less/half as much as conventional ag. 2. ...
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 681 comments on Mon Jun 22, 2009 at 06:35 PM PDT with 934 Recommends
OMG, funny stuff. A chemical ag organization (Mid America CropLife Association) got its panties in a twist over Michelle Obama's ...
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 643 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2009 at 09:08 AM PDT with 871 Recommends
...so says House Ag Committee Chair Collin Peterson. So, tell me, WHY is his name ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 645 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2008 at 07:10 PM PST with 860 Recommends
MONSANTO'S DESTRUCTION OF SEED CLEANERS AND THE IMMENSE THREAT TO HUMAN ACCESS TO SEEDS I have been reporting on the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's raids on Mennonite dairy farmers, on ...
by Scaredhuman
Comment Count 824 comments on Mon Dec 15, 2008 at 08:18 PM PST with 799 Recommends
Over the weekend, Hong Kong officials reported finding high levels of melamine in eggs shipped from mainland China. This is the first official notice that eggs have been contaminated with melamine. ...
by Deep Harm
Comment Count 588 comments on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 07:31 PM PDT with 737 Recommends
This has been a big news week for me... and not just because Obama decided to beat up on McCain FINALLY and Paris Hilton did something useful for a change. Here are the big, huge, screaming ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 237 comments on Thu Aug 07, 2008 at 07:06 AM PDT with 646 Recommends
I am frustrated. And depressed. First of all, the oil spill is just overwhelming. Everything about it. The amount of marine life killed, the wetlands destroyed, and then all of the extra disaster on ...
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 1120 comments on Sat Jul 10, 2010 at 03:42 AM PDT with 641 Recommends
I had a job interview on Friday morning, my first in nearly two years. It's been five years since I worked in a traditional full-time position and I almost can't remember how it felt to be ...
by laurustina
Comment Count 226 comments on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 06:20 AM PDT with 638 Recommends
This is huge! Obama's FDA has begun to ban giving prophylactic antibiotics in livestock production . Giving animals antibiotics in order to increase food production is a threat to public health and ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 519 comments on Wed Jul 07, 2010 at 04:03 PM PDT with 633 Recommends
I teach health policy. Pity me. I have traveled the length and breadth of the purple state of Wisconsin attempting to explain to skeptical, and sometimes hostile, audiences what the Affordable Care ...
by Cameron85
Comment Count 220 comments on Tue Sep 25, 2012 at 07:17 AM PDT with 622 Recommends
At this point in the rule of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, I thought I had reached shock fatigue. We've seen illegal invasions, torture, unprecedented levels of corruption, a warrantless ...
by Carnacki
Comment Count 232 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2007 at 09:42 AM PST with 609 Recommends
One of my favorite Kossacks, Judith2007, wrote a diary that was largely ignored yesterday. But it should not have been. Judith is a sustainable farmer... to you Michael Pollan fans, Judith is "my" ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 500 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2009 at 05:42 AM PST with 604 Recommends
A major study out of Kansas has now dispelled the myth (lie? charade? PR scam? boondoggle?) that Monsanto has been using for years to promote its GMO crops - that GM crops produce greater yields.
by Scaredhuman
Comment Count 370 comments on Tue Apr 22, 2008 at 04:44 PM PDT with 601 Recommends
Those who read my diaries will recognize a few common themes with policy musings dominated by renewable fertilizer, peak oil, the banking mess, and related issues. I've been working on ...
by Stranded Wind
Comment Count 900 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2008 at 09:06 PM PST with 600 Recommends
You are also what you drink. Yet another damaging HFCS report surfaces: researchers from the Monell Center in Philadelphia report that overweight people who ...
by Asinus Asinum Fricat
Comment Count 787 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2009 at 01:05 PM PST with 571 Recommends
After 20 years of B.S. from the FDA, a court in Ohio this week FINALLY recognized the same science that experts have been touting all along. The court case was about rbGH - Recombinant Bovine Growth ...
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 194 comments on Sat Oct 02, 2010 at 02:29 PM PDT with 569 Recommends
Well, I've found a frontrunner for "The Stupidest Article of the Decade" award. Oh, I'm sure it won't win overall because we've got most of 10 years to go and lots of rightwing publications all ...
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 341 comments on Mon Jan 11, 2010 at 07:36 PM PST with 564 Recommends
One long month in the peanut butter business from an insider: Last month I was trying to sell peanut butter at the San Francisco Fancy Food Show when people started showing up at my booth and ...
by jskoeze
Comment Count 342 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2009 at 12:23 PM PST with 563 Recommends
Last June I attended the big biotech annual convention, BIO 2008. I was anti-GMO on principle before I went in but it wasn't one of my bigger issues. During the many presentations I attended, I ...
by OrangeClouds115
Comment Count 666 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2008 at 08:01 AM PST with 552 Recommends
Yesterday I posted a diary that got nearly no attention. And that's fine, usually. I've got no ego problems with a diary falling off the page with 13 comments. But this time it's not about me. It's ...
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 206 comments on Thu Apr 15, 2010 at 08:26 AM PDT with 546 Recommends