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U.S. Farmers Report Widespread GM Crop Contamination
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, farming, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 46 days ago - ipsnews.net
A third of U.S. organic farmers have experienced problems in their fields due to the nearby use of genetically modified crops, and over half of those growers have had loads of grain rejected because of unwitting GMO contamination.
Drought Weary California Farmers Lobby For Fracking Ban
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, energy, environment, farming, food, fracking, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, water, California drought )

Kathy
- 47 days ago - mintpressnews.com
Citing concerns that fracking would consume a lot of water in a state already plagued by the worst drought in decades, California's farmers are amplifying their calls against pro-fracking legislation.
U.S. GMO Crops Show Mix of Benefits, Concerns - USDA Report
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, farming, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 53 days ago - reuters.com
After more than 15 years of using genetically modified crops, U.S. farmers are continuing to see an array of benefits, but the impacts on the environmental and on food production are mixed, and high farmer use of a popular herbicide on GMO crops is a caus
Bye Bye Bumblebee: Honeybees Aren't the Only Pollinators in Danger
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bee, Bees, bumblebees, Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), bayer crop sciences, syngenta, monsanto, round-up, pesticides, permaculture, food, ecosystems, environment, conservation, farming, sustainable, world, pollinators )

Syd
- 63 days ago - grist.org
The near disappearance of once-common bumblebees across the nation -- and in other parts of the world -- doesn't only jeopardize our food supply. It puts into question the future of nearly every single wild plant that blooms...
Support Local, Sustainable Farms ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, farming, greenliving, protection )

Cher
- 67 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Farming should help the environment, not hurt it. Unfortunately, farming today is dominated today by factory farms that pollute or rivers and lakes, and contaminate our food with chemicals. It doesn't have to be this way.
Farmers Abandoning GMO Seeds and the Reason Will Surprise You
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, farming, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, interesting, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 86 days ago - cornucopia.org
A growing number of farmers are abandoning genetically modified seeds, but it's not because they are ideologically opposed to the industry. Simply put, they say non-GMO crops are more productive and profitable.
Triffid Results for GM Farming
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, health, genetic engineering, GMOs, farming, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 126 days ago - gmeducation.org
Unlike the plants in "The Day of the Triffids" they can't move yet but they are spreading, and herbicide resistant weeds have developed protection mechanisms which genetic engineers can't deal with.
Turns Out Those Old-Fashioned Ways of Farming Were Actually Pretty Smart
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farming, agriculture, eco-friendly, greenliving, food, garden, green, sustainable, organic, healthy )

Roseann
- 130 days ago - grist.org
Remember those things humans did for thousands of years to feed themselves before we came up with all kinds of newfangled methods? We might want to go back to doing those old-school things.
One Weird Trick to Fix Farms Forever
Green Lifestyle  (tags: americans, agriculture, business, farming, food, ideas, sustainability )

Kit
- 219 days ago - motherjones.com
Does David Brandt hold the secret for turning industrial agriculture from global-warming problem to carbon solution?
Group Calls on USDA to Improve Oversight of GE Crops
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, farming, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 239 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
Beyond Pesticides, along with upwards of 150 U.S. farm and food businesses and organizations, sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) calling on the department to strengthen their oversight of field trials of experimental, genetically->
Farm Aid 2013
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Farm Aid, Willie Nelson, food, farming, USDA, Monsanto, GE crops, DOJ, health, family, concert, protection, prevention )

Nancy
- 264 days ago - farmaid.org
Farm Aid is the longest running benefit concert series in America, raising more than $43 million to help family farmers thrive all over the country while inspiring millions of people to learn about the Good Food movement. Take Actions too please!
Stop the Field Testing of Genetically Engineered Crops
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, farming, food, garden, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 322 days ago - secure3.convio.net
A farmer in Oregon just got an unwelcome surprise: he found genetically engineered (GE) wheat growing in his field. The most surprising part: GE wheat was never approved for use -- it's only been used in field tests. This discovery has serious implications
Major Victory as Jury Rules in Favor of Private Food Rights
Green Lifestyle  (tags: family, health, farming, organic, prevention, ecosystems, habitat, healthconditions, Sustainabililty )

Nancy
- 324 days ago - foodrenegade.com
I am doing my happy dance. Vernon Hershberger, the Amish dairy farmer recently on trial in Wisconsin for providing raw milk to his community, was acquitted last week by a jury on three of the four charges against him.
The Backyard Chickens of New York City
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, environment, food, farming, irrigation, economy, goodnews, Sustainabililty, greenliving, business )

Marty
- 361 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Chickens being kept in New York City backyards? Thanks to an innovative company called Victory Chicken, the answer is yes--and in ever-increasing numbers.
Tell Congress To Promote Organic Farming, Not Big Ag
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, family, food, farming, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 378 days ago - takepart.com
Tell Congress that you want your tax dollars to go to programs that help families gain greater access to healthy, affordable food in the new farm bill.
 

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