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Simplot's GMO Potato Plan Advances
Business  (tags: Simplot, Agribusiness, Potatoes, Innate, GMO, Agriculture, Farming, Farmers, Consumers, Food, Concerns, Biotech )

Brian
- 35 days ago - idahostatesman.com
"The Boise agribusiness says that its Innate spuds reduce waste. But farmers might struggle to sell them."
Stop Suicide Seeds in Brazil ACTION
Business  (tags: Brazil, terminator, suicide seeds, farming, GM, GURTS, agriculture, sustainable, corporate, corruption )

Nancy
- 133 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Terminator has not yet been commercialized in the United States, but Brazil's recent moves aim to undermine farmers' right to save seed while streamlining the corporate takeover of the Brazilian countryside. For further information visit the ETC Group's-
Berlin International Green Week 2014
Business  (tags: International Green Week Berkin, food, agriculture, horticulture, fair, exhibition, consumers )

Angelika
- 195 days ago - gruenewoche.de
The International Green Week (IGW) is a one-of-a-kind international exhibition for the food, agricultural and horticultural industries. Established in 1926 it has a long track record of success and offers a wide range of products.
How Farmers Are Ripping Off American Taxpayers
Business  (tags: The Great Depression, Insurance, Congress, government spending, Agriculture, Sustainability News, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 325 days ago - salon.com
Federal crop insurance was a really good idea during the 1930s Dust Bowl, but now, "the program's become "a 21st-century crutch enabling affluent growers and financial institutions to thrive at taxpayer expense":
Is the Government Helping Speculators Manipulate Grain Futures?
Business  (tags: Trading, Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Franklin Roosevelt, Chicago, Stock Market, Food, Editor's Picks, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 429 days ago - salon.com
How sophisticated traders exploit an obscure USDA rule change to get rich, fleece farmers, and drive up food prices
Green Week in Full Swing in Berlin
Business  (tags: Berlin, International green week, agriculture, SustainableDevelopment, food, gardening )

Angelika
- 557 days ago - dw.de
The world's biggest agricultural fair has kicked off in Berlin. With live animals and exotic food, it is set to attract hundreds of thousands of visitors. But Germany's food industry may not be as green as it seems.
Stop the Pipeline of New GE Seeds! ACTION
Business  (tags: food, family, health, USDA, prevention, agriculture, big ag, synthetics, organic, hunger, science, ge seeds, chemicals, gmos )

Nancy
- 565 days ago - action.panna.org
A suite of "next generation" GE seeds is heading for USDA approval, with the first application sitting on Agriculture Secretary Vilsack's desk right now.
Curbing Tanznia's "Land Grabbing Race"
Business  (tags: africa, land grab, agriculture, investors, Tanzania, restriction, food security, money, government )

Naoko
- 590 days ago - ipsnews.net
From January 2013, Tanzania will start restricting the size of land that single large-scale foreign and local investors can "lease" for agricultural use.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Let Big Ag Companies Like Monsanto Dominate the Farming Industry
Business  (tags: corporate, business, Monsanto, agriculture, anti-trust laws, Monsanto, politics, money, government, economy, americans, society, usa, news )

Cal
- 828 days ago - forcechange.com
Help To break apart the monopolies in the United States food production industry that limit food diversity and competition. We must urge the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to further enforce the laws that are already enacted and n
Mexico's Corn Heritage Eroded By Free-Trade and Food Speculation
Business  (tags: world, society, Big Agribusiness, agriculture, Mexico, news, politics, dishonesty, business, economy, government, money )

Cal
- 1052 days ago - theecologist.org
A combination of free trade and volatile food speculation is squeezing small-scale Mexican maize farmers and allowing agribusiness to dominate
FARM OF THE FUTURE
Business  (tags: agriculture, business, farming, environmentally friendly )

Dave
- 1180 days ago - terrapass.com
The march toward a zero-waste society takes another step forward. Might modern US farms be realizing the importance of minimizing waste and working towards a cleaner,healthier future world for the environment and people.
DRIVEN OUT: Embers of Discontent as African Farmers Lose Land to Foreign Investors
Business  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, government, world, AFrica, agriculture, society, investments, investing, finance, business, corporate, economy, politics, money, abuse, news, ethics )

Cal
- 1317 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Across Africa and the developing world, a new global land rush is gobbling up large expanses of arable land. Despite their ageless traditions, stunned villagers are discovering that African governments typically own their land and have been leasing it, of
What Monsanto's Fall From Grace Reveals About the GMO Seed Industry
Business  (tags: agriculture, biodiversity. business, food, GMO. pesticides, seeds )

Julie
- 1387 days ago - grist.org
As Monsanto execs scramble to win back their mojo with Wall Street investors, the rest of us would do well to remember that the surest path to a bountiful future lies in supporting biodiversity, not in handing away the globe's seed heritage.
Monsanto, Blackwater, and GM Crop Saboteurs
Business  (tags: Activism, Agriculture, Censorship, Disinformation, Environment, Europe, Food/Nutrition, GMO, mercenaries )

Judy
- 1409 days ago - dissidentvoice.org
Monsanto, by hiring a mercenary army and former CIA field agents, is deadly serious about protecting its deadly products. This paints an even bleaker picture of the firm that brought us Agent Orange, PCBs, rBST, DDT, aspartame and, now, hit men.
Support Farm Workers This Labor Day
Business  (tags: Agriculture, migrant farm workers )

Craig
- 1423 days ago - care2.com
The shameful and dangerous working conditions for migrant farm workers.
 

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