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21 Projects Helping Vets Through Food and Agriculture
Business  (tags: veterans, foodtank, farming, agriculture, homeless vets, family, world, war, humanrights, investments, business )

Nancy
- 41 days ago - foodtank.com
In the United States alone, there are 19.6 million veterans. According to the Independent Voter Network, approximately 3.6 million veterans have a service-related disability, 7.6 percent of veterans are unemployed, and veterans make up 13 percent of the-
Maryland Farmer at Forefront of GMO Debate
Business  (tags: Agriculture, Farming, Yield, Insect Resistance, Artificial Selection, Jenny Schmidt, GMOs, Maryland, Farmers, Costs, Health Concerns, Safety )

Brian
- 55 days ago - cctv-america.com
"Correspondent Jessica Stone interviewed Jenny Schmidt, a farmer who is planting crops from genetically modified seeds in Maryland's Eastern Shore."
Acquisition of Africa's SeedCo By Monsanto, Groupe Limagrain: Neo-Colonial Occupation of Africa's Seed Systems
Business  (tags: Monsanto, seed companies, Limagrain, Africa, Sustainable Development, threatened, agriculture, business, environment )

Evelyn
- 73 days ago - afsafrica.org
The encroachment of the international seed industry, which focuses almost exclusively on genetically uniform varieties, takes us further away from a vision of local crop R&D and closer to neo-colonialism of Africa's food systems.
Coca-Cola Is Not the Solution to Hunger in Africa
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, greed, agriculture, world, politics, society, investors, finance, government, ethics )

Cal
- 89 days ago - theecologist.org
Backed by £600 million of British aid under the guise of 'food security' and 'nutrition', a vast give-away of Africa's land is under way that will condemn small farmers to landlessness and povert
Africa's Dividing Farmlands A Threat To Food Security
Business  (tags: farming, Africa, land division, land grabs, agriculture, investments, money )

Nancy
- 101 days ago - ipsnews.net
Smallholder farmers across Africa account for at least 75 percent of agricultural outputs, according to FAO."They [smallholder farmers in Botswana] have less than eight percent percent of the agricultural land and they still account for nearly 100 percent
GMO Corn, Soybeans Dominate US Market
Business  (tags: Agriculture, Genetic Modification, GMOs, Corn, Soybeans, US Market )

Brian
- 103 days ago - phys.org
"Since their introduction in the 1990s, GM products have conquered agriculture in the US and hold a large share of the food on Americans' plates."
Simplot's GMO Potato Plan Advances
Business  (tags: Simplot, Agribusiness, Potatoes, Innate, GMO, Agriculture, Farming, Farmers, Consumers, Food, Concerns, Biotech )

Brian
- 177 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
- 276 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
- 337 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
- 468 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
- 572 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
- 699 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
- 707 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.
 

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