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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
- 742 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
- 767 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
- 1006 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
- 1230 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
- 1358 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
- 1495 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
- 1565 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
- 1586 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
- 1601 days ago - care2.com
The shameful and dangerous working conditions for migrant farm workers.
7 Ways the Koch Bros. Benefit From Corporate Welfare
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers, Koch Industries, second largest corporation in U.S., libertarians, corporate welfare recipients, think tanks, institutes, foundations, media outlets, llobby groups, free markets, oil, petrochemicals, paper, agriculture )

Judy
- 1606 days ago - observer.com
Mainstream America is finally getting to know the billionaire brothers backing the libertarian movement, thanks to a pair of dueling profiles in New York and The New Yorker. How libertarian are they? The short answer...not very.
Super Weeds: Another Reason Why Organic Farming Is the Solution
Business  (tags: farming, humans, SustainableDevelopment, ethics, agriculture, weeds, pesticides, toxic, organic, safety )

Elena
- 1678 days ago - technorati.com
Just as the overuse of antibiotics have created super-bugs, bacteria resistant to scores of antibiotics, super-weeds have emerged due to the overuse of herbicides.
Canadian Farmers Seed Saving in Jeopardy
Business  (tags: farmers, farming, agriculture, seeds, etchics, corruption, unfair, business, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, humans, lies, law, labor, money )

Elena
- 1708 days ago - manitobawildlands.org
Boehm went on to explain that CETA would give seed companies the power to seize crops, farm property, seeding and harvest equipment, and freeze farmers' assets. Seed companies would also have a veto power over independent seed cleaners. "If farmers can't
Grain Companies Exploit GM Flax Contamination to Stop Seed Saving
Business  (tags: agriculture, farming, farmers, seeds, GMOs, genetically midified, ethics, corruption, government, humans, lies, money, dishonesty, farms )

Elena
- 1830 days ago - nfu.ca
SASKATOON, SK--Grain company Viterra wants to force all farmers wishing to grow flax in 2010 to purchase certified seed. AViterra spokesman delivered that message in a presentation on January 11 at the Crop Production Show in Saskatoon.
Kucinich Secures Funding for Organic Farming Research- Victory!
Business  (tags: environment, farming, farms, GoodNews, Agriculture, organic, government )

Tierney
- 1928 days ago - organicconsumers.org
"Organic foods and products should be able to, at a minimum, compete equally with foods and products made with pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and genetic manipulation," said Kucinich.
Sign Petition: Support AgJOBS To Help America's Farm Workers
Business  (tags: society, culture, rights, farm, workers, government, law, agjobs, poverty, wages, housing, healthcare, food, agriculture, stability, guestworker, business, economy, humans, rights )

Tom
- 2081 days ago - ufwaction.org
There's a bipartisan immigration bill before Congress that could drastically improve the lives of these men and women who pick our country's food. It's called AgJOBS--The Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits and Security Act (S. 1038, Feinstein).

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