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Solar-Powered, Weed-Killing Robots Could Save Farmers Billions of Dollars on Herbicides
Business  (tags: americans, business, economy, finance, farming, ethics, environment, government, investments, labor, law, money, politics, society, technology, robots, farmers, herbicides, ethics )

Ricardo
- 27 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
These dexterous robots are getting ready to disrupt the multi-billion dollar pesticide and seed industry by using AI technology to selectively seek and destroy weeds. Currently, farmers are forced to shell out cash for large amounts of......
Farm Group Opposes CAFOs, Foreign-Owned Farmland
Business  (tags: farming, farms, foreign investments, government control. )

Carolyn
- 59 days ago - newstribune.com
Farm group opposes CAFOs, foreign-owned farmland - I concur
PETITION/VIDEO - Starbucks: Please Stop Supporting Cruel Cage Eggs
Business  (tags: starbucks, eggs, cage eggs, cruelty, abuse, consumers, ethics, farming, society, world )

Lone
- 60 days ago - change.org
We want Starbucks to make a full cage-egg free commitment globally and set an end date for the sale of all cage eggs.
The Bayer Monsanto Merger Is Bad News For Planet Earth
Business  (tags: Bayer, Monsanto, Merger, Trump Administration, US Department of Agriculture, Death Of Honeybees, Planet Damaged, business, corporate, corruption, ethics, farming, humans, investing, investments, law, news, society, technology, usa, world )

Fiona
- 64 days ago - portside.org
Bayer and Monsanto have a long history of collusion to poison the ecosystem for profit. The Trump administration should veto their merger not just to protect competitors but to ensure human and planetary survival.
Monsanto Merger Approved: What's Next?
Business  (tags: Big Agra, mergers, greed, agriculture, farming, crops, food )

Freya
- 72 days ago - panna.org
The Bayer-Monsanto merger was approved on the heels of the authorization of the Dow-DuPont and Syngenta-ChemChina mergers. As a result, just 3 corporations will control 59% of the seed market and 64% of the pesticide market - globally.
Why Farmers Oppose the Monsanto Mega-Merger
Business  (tags: Big Agra, farms, farming, agriculture, greed, mergers, monopolies )

Freya
- 104 days ago - panna.org
As the Department of Justice considers its final decision regarding the merger, the poll demonstrates serious concern from farmers and some details about why many believe more consolidation will be harmful.
Petition: Keep Our Community Residential and Agricultural - STOP Industrial Encroachment, Forsyth, GA
Business  (tags: Industrial encroachment, corporate business, communities and societies, agricultural production, farming, quality of life, prevention of damages, prevention of pollution, zoning change, protection act )


- 237 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
USC Timber Holdings, LLC has requested a zoning change for a 90 acre parcel of land located at the corner of Smith Road and Johnstonville Road, from Agricultural to Industrial for the purposes of pouring and storing concrete forms which will be moved...
Tyson Poultry Will Pay $2,000,000. Fine
Business  (tags: Tyson chicken, Fined, Fish Kill, Missouri, Department of Justice, abuse, corporate, corruption, farming, GoodNews, law, money, news, politics, marketing )

Fiona
- 260 days ago - reuters.com
Tyson Poultry Inc had been charged with violating the Clean Water Act in the 2014 event, and agreed to pay a $2 million criminal fine. Tyson accepts "full responsibility".
Big Food Creates Their Own Fair Trade Labels
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, farming, marketing, Big Food companies, fair trade, organic )

Ricardo
- 271 days ago - cornucopia.org
Some companies are creating their own fair trade guidelines, claiming their guidelines are superior to those of third-party certifiers like Rainforest Alliance. Consumers have a right to be suspicious of such self-serving guidelines Big Food labeling..
Petition - Defend the Forest Defenders!
Business  (tags: Amazon Rainforest, farming, palm oil industry, murderers, ethics, massacre, Indigenous communities, indigenous people's rights, People Before Profits, dirty business, Justice for victims, punishment, prevention of exploitation, protection )


- 282 days ago - action.foe.org
On September 1, six peasant farmers were murdered in the Peruvian Amazon. All the evidence suggests the massacre was part of a violent campaign to evict local farmers and indigenous communities to make way for industrial palm oil plantations.
Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods, and That's Bad News for Humans.
Business  (tags: consumers, corporate, dishonesty, economy, environment, ethics, farming, humans, lies, marketing, money, usa )

Kathy
- 345 days ago - otherwords.org
Wall Street analysts tell us that AmazonâEUR(TM)s $14 billion buyout of Whole Foods isn't only a win'win for both of them, but also for consumers, for Amazon intends to lower the organic grocer's prices.
Colonizing Africa: Monsanto And Big Ag Criminalize Traditional Seed Exchanges
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, corporate, cover-up, ethics, farming, investments, lies, money, SustainableDevelopment, Monsanto, Syngenta, Big AG, exploitation of foreign workers, Africa, criminalizing the poor )

Ricardo
- 374 days ago - technocracy.news
Monsanto and its very small handful of competitors are enforcing âEUR~intellectual property rightsâEUR(TM) by criminalizing unauthorized distribution of their seeds. Farmers around the world are at the mercy of these giants to use their seeds only, and there...
No Patents on Beer - Petition
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, farming, money, world )

Kathy
- 383 days ago - act.wemove.eu
Carlsberg and Heineken did not invent beer brewing-it's been around for thousands of years. Regular barley belongs to all farmers and cannot be owned for the profit of companies, such as Carlsberg or Heineken. We urge you not to grant patents on regular
This Woman Started An Amazing Business to Help Farmers Raise Baby Chicks TAKE ACTION
Business  (tags: business, farmers, raising baby chicks, companies, women-owner businesses, business, economy, farming, investments, society, world )

Lone
- 387 days ago - globalcitizen.org
Sign the petition calling on influential companies to support women-owned businesses.
 

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