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Floor Vote Expected Next Week to Weaken Farm Worker Pesticide Protections - Petition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, farming, food, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 78 days ago - action.ufw.org
Farm workers labor in one of the nationâEUR(TM)s most dangerous industries and suffer the highest rates of chemical injuries and skin disorders. They have historically been among the least protected from on-the-job dangers.
Small Farmers, Not Corporations Like Monsanto,Are the Key to Food Security
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farmers, farming, crporations, crops, money, monsanto, small farmers, Sustainabililty, world, green, business, ecosystems, environment, health, water, CO2emissions, organic, sustainable )

Jess
- 118 days ago - alternet.org
Humanity has been eating 8,500 different plant species. Today we are being condemned to eat GM corn and soy
TPP: An Outrage for Family Farmers & Our Food
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, ecosystems, environment, farming, food, health, humans, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 230 days ago - farmaid.org
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a behemoth treaty involving twelve countries, including the United States, that together account for 40 percent of the global economy. The treaty would impact many aspects of the economy, with vast consequences...
Organic Agriculture Key to Feeding the World Sustainably
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, farming, food, greenliving, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 233 days ago - seeddaily.com
Washington State University researchers have concluded that feeding a growing global population with sustainability goals in mind is possible. Their review of hundreds of published studies provides evidence that organic farming can produce sufficient...
Farm Transparency Relieves Consumer Suspicion, Experts Say
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, food, farming, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 256 days ago - capitalpress.com
Consumers view agriculture as an institution, which breeds distrust, a research expert said.
Agriculture Is Big Threat to Water Quality. These Farmers Are Doing Something About It.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, farming, food, greenliving, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, water )

Kathy
- 266 days ago - csmonitor.com
...agriculture has emerged as the biggest threat to water quality in many parts of the United States. Phosphorus and nitrogen from manure and synthetic fertilizers are causing problems not only in the Midwest, but also in places like the Gulf of Mexico...
Carbon Farming Gets A Nod At Paris Climate Conference
Green Lifestyle  (tags: carbon farming, CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, farming, goodnews, greenliving, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 289 days ago - npr.org
This week, world leaders are hashing out a binding agreement in Paris at the 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference for curbing greenhouse gas emissions. And for the first time, they've made the capture of carbon in soil a formal part of the global response
Soper Farms Triples Net Income Switching From GMO Crops to Organic - NationofChange
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, habitat, green, healthconditions, protection, Sustainabililty, nature, humans, farming, marketing, eco-friendly, health, organic, protection )

Wilde
- 307 days ago - nationofchange.org
Making the transition from conventional to organic farming can be a big leap, but Harn Soper will tell you-based on experience-that it is worth it in terms of better crops, soil and financial returns. Soper, a member of a four-generation Iowa farming fami
UPOV 91 and Other Seed Laws: A Basic Primer on How Companies Intend to Control and Monopolise Seeds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, corporate control, environment, farming, food, health, protection, seed saving, seeds, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 330 days ago - grain.org
All over the world, farmer's seeds and seed systems are under attack. Corporations are pushing for ever more aggressive new laws and regulations that criminalise farmers for sowing, keeping, exchanging, and taking care of their seeds.
The Heavy Price Tag of GMO Contamination
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, farming, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 368 days ago - foodandwaterwatch.org
Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its newest data on the organic sector, featuring results from a survey of organic farmers conducted earlier this year. The survey results confirm what organic farmers have been saying in recent years
Study of US Farm Data Shows Loss of Crop Diversity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, farming, diversity, health, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 373 days ago - seeddaily.com
U.S. farmers are growing fewer types of crops than they were 34 years ago, which could have implications for how farms fare as changes to the climate evolve, according to a large-scale study by Kansas State University, North Dakota State University and...
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO Fracking Wastewater on "Organic" Crops!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, organic, environment, food, farming, goverement, false labeling, protection, health, green, greenliving )

Cal
- 392 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Did you know that organic standards allow farmers to call produce "organic" even if the crops are watered with fracking wastewater, which is filled with dangerous chemicals?
Crop-Killing Herbicides in Manure
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemical contamination, environment, farming, food, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 449 days ago - cornucopia.org
Nothing is more infuriating than first-hand accounts of "Big-Ag" putting sustainable organic farmers out of business. Herbicide carryover in compost embodies this travesty in the same vein as chemical drift, GMO contamination, and the monopolies created..
Accounting for the Hidden Costs of Monoculture Crops
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, environment, farming, food, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 475 days ago - thedailymeal.com
According to the USDA National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), total soil losses from erosion on agricultural land occur at about 13 tons per hectare annually, and represented about 1.56 billion tonnes (1.725 billion tons) as of 2007.
Victory Against Monsanto - Federal Judge Rules in Favor of GMO Ban
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, farming, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 484 days ago - revolution-news.com
U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Clarke has found the Jackson County Oregon GMO ban is not pre-empted by the stateâEUR(TM)s "right to farm" law, thereby allowing the ordinance to become effective on June 5.
 

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